Crimson Trace’s Interesting Banner at the NRA Annual Meeting
Firearms / Personal Defense

Crimson Trace’s Interesting Banner at the NRA Annual Meeting

Among the subtle but very misleading claims made by Evan Osnos in his previously mentioned New Yorker essay on the gun industry is his statement, “The centerpiece of the N.R.A. annual convention this year was the endorsement of Donald Trump for President.” Actually, the centerpiece of the NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits is always THE … Continue reading

Facebook Let Me Boost My Post About How They Wouldn’t Let Me Boost My Other Post, Because Guns
Firearms / Media / My Experience

Facebook Let Me Boost My Post About How They Wouldn’t Let Me Boost My Other Post, Because Guns

In response to my last post on how Facebook wouldn’t let me boost a post about the USCCA Concealed Carry Fashion Show — because it promoted the sale of firearms blah blah blah — reader Zack wondered whether Facebook would let me boost my post about how they wouldn’t let me boost my post. In … Continue reading

Hornady Rapid Safe Female-Centered Television Advertisement
Firearms / Media / Personal Defense

Hornady Rapid Safe Female-Centered Television Advertisement

This is the second of two commercials that ran on Sportsman’s Channel during the “Handguns and Defensive Weapons” program. The first that I wrote about was for the Walther CCP and exemplified the masculine protector ideal of gun culture. On the same episode, there was a 30 second ad for the Hornady RAPiD Safe which … Continue reading