History Stories
How the Black Panthers Inspired California’s Strict Gun Laws
March 22, 2018

Back in the 1960s, even the NRA supported gun control to disarm the group. Read More

1960s Unrest Was The Impetus For The First Gun Age Limits
March 2, 2018

You have to be 21 to buy a handgun at a store, but only 18 to get one at a gun show. Read More

The Notorious Botched Cover-Up That Became ‘Alabama’s Watergate’
August 7, 2017

It was police, not politicians, who misled the public in 1975. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Samuel Colt
July 18, 2014

On the 200th anniversary of Samuel Colt’s birth, learn 10 surprising facts about the gun manufacturer and industrialist. Read More

Guns Found on Outlaws Bonnie and Clyde for Sale
July 16, 2012

Nearly 80 years after the bloody shootout that killed the notorious outlaws Bonnie and Clyde, their handguns are being put up for auction. Read More

A Tale of Two Guns: Legendary Gangsters’ Revolvers Up for Auction
May 31, 2011

Al Capone’s gun will go up for auction next month, but a revolver that belonged the lesser-known gangster Cole Younger may fetch more money. Read More