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Articles written by: Joe Tartaro

Joe Tartaro is the executive editor of TheGunMag and president of the Second Amendment Foundation.

Judge Finds NYC ‘Stop And Frisk’ Unconstitutional, Orders Monitor

Judge Finds NYC ‘Stop And Frisk’ Unconstitutional, Orders Monitor

In a landmark decision involving two class-action lawsuits handed down Aug. 12, a federal court found the New York City Police Department’s highly controversial “stop-and-frisk” policy unconstitutional as practiced on at least two grounds. TGM […]

Gun Review: At Long Last, the Whitney Wolverine

Gun Review: At Long Last, the Whitney Wolverine

Way back in 1955, when the Whitney Wolverine .22 pistol first appeared, I wanted one. Alas, even the modest $39.95 price was a problem. Remember, those were real dollars back then, and my weekly pay […]

Max Michel Sets New Records World Speed Shooting Event

Max Michel Sets New Records World Speed Shooting Event

Shooters from around the world and the US traveled to Frostproof, FL, July 19-21 to show off their speed shooting skills at the 2013 Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships. The top shooters, including competitors […]

Where Is The Outrage At The Media’s Role?

Where Is The Outrage At The Media’s Role?

The verdict is in on the first trial of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. I say first trial because there is now a drumbeat from the popular media and Internet savants […]

Swiftness Of NY, CT Gun Acts Cause Gun Industry Reactions

Swiftness Of NY, CT Gun Acts Cause Gun Industry Reactions

Business has been good for Rockland County-based Kahr Arms, so much so that it plans to expand with a new factory on more than 600 acres, but not in New York state, the Albany Times Union reported […]

Congressman Addresses Concerns About Huge DHS Ammo Purchases

Congressman Addresses Concerns About Huge DHS Ammo Purchases

Gunowner concerns about the shortage and rising cost of ammunition and the impact of large purchases by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) previously have been addressed in statements by the National Rifle Association (NRA) […]

PTR Industries Leaving CT; Other Firms Seen Likely to Follow

PTR Industries Leaving CT; Other Firms Seen Likely to Follow

A Connecticut gun-maker is planning to leave the state following passage there of some of the toughest gun control legislation in the country. Two other manufacturers are considering relocation offers as well, according to Fox […]

Cuomo, State Police fumble SAFE Act Gun Grab

Cuomo, State Police fumble SAFE Act Gun Grab

As the late Desi Arnez of TV’s beloved Lucy Show might have said, “Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his New York State Police still have some ’splaining to do.” Their first gun confiscation effort under the […]

The People Always Pay for the Folly of Politicians

The People Always Pay for the Folly of Politicians

Politicians, especially those who think they are doing something “for the good of the people,” seem oblivious to the cost of their folly. Unfortunately, the people that encourage them to “do something” about every imaginable […]