In response to the unannounced open carry demonstrations in Texas, some of which have gotten bad press recently, the National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action published a letter to gun owners on May 30 about the gun owner’s etiquette. Here at NRA, we are big fans of responsible behavior … legal mandates, not so much.  We think …

Smart Gun Technology Comes With A Remote Kill Switch “Preferably, the apparatus of the invention can be controlled remotely, for example, via satellite and can send information to a satellite.” The Armatix iP1 has been outfitted with a remote kill switch, or so it seems. TTAG, the makers of the high-priced .22 pistol, filed a patent application that …

Whether Global Digital Solutions (OTC-QB: GDSI) was announcing serious plans to launch an acquisition of Remington Outdoor Group or not, their announcement (made as per SEC requirements) certainly brought the company to the attention of both the firearm and financial industries. There’s not much doubt how Remington Outdoor Group feels about the 8-K filing and …

The Armatix SmartSystem Pistol This recent WaPo story on so-called “smart guns” isn’t the worst I’ve read on the topic. The author gives some space to the objections that gun owners raise concerning reliability. In all, it’s a pretty solid look at the smart gun debate, even if it does err on the side of a bit …

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) has just published the results of a McKeon & Associates survey that shows a large amount of distrust of so-called “smart gun” or “personalized gun” technology and any regulation to require its use. Smart guns are firearm equipped with electronic radio frequency or biometric scanners that disable themselves when not in the …