April 26, 2017: S&W M&P Shield 40

At the Gun Store:

The fish scale cuts at the rear of the slide, the curved cut grip panels on the frame, the slide release, the take down lever, and the cut of the slide all identify this as a Smith & Wesson Military & Police. The Shield was introduced in 2012 as a sub-compact extension of the M&P line of striker fired, polymer frame, semi-automatic pistols.  Slimmer, lighter, shorter than the MSP 40C, the Shield has become a popular concealed carry and backup duty gun. Continue reading


April 4, 2017: You won’t see this on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, or even Fox News

A policy change by the NRA as exclusively reported by The Gun Writer came to fruition today.  Lee Williams, a senior investigative reporter for the Herald-Tribune in Sarasota, FL, reported in December 2016 that the NRA was going to change the Blended Basic Pistol Course.   Continue reading