Quote of the Day: Gun Culture to Blame for Michael Brown Shooting

“A system in which legal police shootings of unarmed civilians are a common occurrence is a system that has some serious flaws. In this case, the drawback is a straightforward consequence of America’s approach to firearms. A well-armed citizenry required an even-better-armed constabulary. Widespread gun ownership creates a systematic climate of fear on the part of the police. The result is a quantity of police shootings that, regardless of the facts of any particular case, is just staggeringly high. Young black men, in particular, are paying the price for America’s gun culture.”  – Matthew Yglesias, We shouldn’t talk about Ferguson without talking…
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Happy Thanksgiving from TTAG

Even in the midst of economic uncertainty, plague and riots in the streets there’s still plenty to be thankful for. Each in our own way. Big things and small. Whether it’s health and happiness or moist sage cornbread stuffing and plentiful ammo. So whatever it is you’re thankful for, don’t forget to include our Second Amendment freedoms, too. Not that you would. The post Happy Thanksgiving from TTAG appeared first on The Truth About Guns.

Colt Defense: More Financial Problems

Following right on the heels of Colt Defense narrowly avoiding default on its loans, Colt Defense announced it may miss its May 2015 high yield bond payment. Forbes reports: Colt Defense may not have sufficient cash or availability under its credit agreement to meet the May 15, 2015 interest payment for its 8.75% senior notes, the […] Read More … The post Colt Defense: More Financial Problems appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Black Friday Coupons

As usual, the best deals can be found at SlickGuns, but here are a few coupon code deals that have landed on my desk: Cabela’s: • Pre-Black Friday Daily Deals + free shipping on $49 with code 4GIFTS (ends 11/26) • Up to 60% off Thanksgiving Day Sale + free shipping, no minimum with code 4WINTER (valid […] Read More … The post Black Friday Coupons appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Happy Thanksgiving From All of Us, To You

The staff of The Firearm Blog would like to extend its best holiday wishes to all of you, our readers. We’ve grown a lot over the past year, and it wouldn’t have been possible without our readers following us every step of the way. Today we here at TFB are giving thanks for you, our readers. […] Read More … The post Happy Thanksgiving From All of Us, To You appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

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