William "Bucky" Lawson is a self-described "typical Appalachian-American gun enthusiast". He is a military historian specializing in World War II and has written a few things, as he says, "here and there". A featured contributor for Strategy & Tactics, he likes dogs, range time, and a good cigar - preferably with an Old Fashioned that has an extra orange slice.

Bill Doolin: Last of the Old West Outlaws

The Old West wasn’t what we see in the movies, but the outlaw gangs were real. Hardly romantic, these desperate men lived hard and mostly died young. Bill Doolin never saw 40.

The Colt Peacemaker: 150 Years of the Great American Firearm

Many folks consider the 1873 Colt Single Action Army to be the definitive American firearm. That’s hard to argue with, though a few contenders admittedly exist. That it’s the single action sidearm by which all others are judged cannot be denied.

Light Up the Night: A Streamlight TLR-9 Weapon Light Review

If you’re looking for a great quality light, be sure to check out the Streamlight TLR-9.

Gun Safety for Experienced Shooters: Training Never Stops

Gun safety rules for experienced shooters are the same as for beginners. The only difference is that they may be applied to a wider range of scenarios, some of which may distract experienced shooters more than beginners. Let’s examine how that might look.

New Changes to ATF Form 4473

The ATF has announced changes to Form 4473, which is the form required for the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. The new Form 4473 was made available in August 2023, but FFLs don't have to start using them until February 1, 2024.

Vortex Defender-CCW Red Dot on the Henry Homesteader?

What to do when Vortex sends me a Defender-CCW for testing? Well, I did what any other right-thinking person would do. I stuck it on a rifle, namely my Henry Homesteader 9mm Carbine. Here’s how that went.

California Magazine Ban Ruled Unconstitutional… Again

Federal District Judge Roger T. Benitez ruled that California’s ban on magazines holding more than 10 rounds is unconstitutional. Let’s break that down and examine why this will hopefully be the last time this case makes the rounds.

White House Announces New “Office of Gun Violence Prevention”

Here's a look at what we know about the new "Office of Gun Violence Prevention," who will be working there, and what they can be expected to actually do.

Hollow Points vs. Hollow Points: Aren’t They All the Same?

Hollow point bullets are not all created the same, so take some time to learn about your defensive ammo. If you’re serious about defensive firearm use, it’s worth your time.

Holosun AEMS Core: My New Favorite Red Dot

I’ve been told by others that a closed emitter red dot is the way to go, and I’m convinced. The AEMS Core quickly became my favorite red dot.

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