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<p>Schematic courtesy of Laura Burgess.</p>

DoubleTap Tactical Pocket Pistol Now Shipping

May 31, 2013
DoubleTap Defense has begun shipping its Tactical Pocket Pistol, which was shelved in October after a falling out between the developer and manufacturer. Raymond Kohout and Azimuth Technologies have begun shipping the slim, two-shot pistol to distributors.

Illegal Gun Owners Would Be Reported To NICS Under La. Bill

May 30, 2013
Louisiana legislators approved a bill requiring information about residents banned from possessing a firearm be reported to the federal system accessed for background checks.
<p>California&#39;s state Sen. Darrell Steinberg introduced a gun-violence bill in February. Screenshot via CASenDems/YouTube.</p>

Calif. Lawmakers Approve Tighter Gun Control

May 30, 2013
California lawmakers passed a dozen gun bills Wednesday that would tighten controls on ammunition purchases, ban semi-automatic rifles, and give a 15-day amnesty to illegal gun owners to hand over their guns.
<p>Photo courtesy of Global Military Gear.</p>

Global Military Gear Introduces Tactical Weapon Accessories

May 24, 2013
Global Military Gear (GMG) has added 18 new products to its 2013 product line and will launch a business-to-business advertising program by July 1, the company announced.

R.I. Ends Ban On Armed Campus Police

May 24, 2013
Police at the University of Rhode Island could soon be carrying firearms following a vote Thursday by state education officials to end Rhode Island's distinction as the only state to prohibit police on public campuses from carrying guns.

Calif. To Enforce Handgun Micro-Stamping

May 20, 2013
A hotly contested California gun-control law that was passed in 2007 is finally ready to be implemented, state Attorney General Kamala Harris said last week. The requirement that every new semiautomatic handgun contain "micro-stamping" technology would allow police to trace a weapon from cartridges found at a crime scene.

Video: Colo. Sheriffs Sue To Overturn Gun Laws

May 20, 2013
Nearly nine of 10 Colorado sheriffs have signed onto a lawsuit seeking to overturn a trio of new gun-control laws signed into law in March. Of the state's 64 sheriffs, 55 support the lawsuit announced Friday that's spearheaded by Weld County Sheriff John Cooke.
<p>Photo courtesy of Safariland.</p>

Safariland Introduces Weather-Resistant Duty Holster

May 17, 2013
Safariland has released its 7TS duty holsters designed to resist extremes in temperature. The company is initially offering fits for the Beretta 92 and Glock G17 (9mm) or G22 (.40 S&W).

Texas Town Allows Concealed Carry for City Employees

May 17, 2013
The Aransas Pass (Texas) Police Department and city manager have begun crafting a policy allowing city employees to carry concealed weapons to protect themselves from an active shooter.
<p>Screenshot via Ohioans for Concealed Carry.</p>

Open Carry Activist Sues Ohio City Over Police Detention

May 15, 2013
In a lawsuit against the Ohio city of Riverside, its mayor, and two police officers, Roy Call claims he was illegally detained and briefly had his gun confiscated.
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