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About Us

Gunpowder Magazine is a Second Amendment and shooting sports site dedicated to covering all things related to firearms and gun culture. GPM provides comprehensive coverage of state and federal gun policy and politics news, reviews of the latest guns and gear, inspiring self-defense stories, and content celebrating America’s Second Amendment history and its rich hunting and shooting heritage.


Who We Are

Zach Lautenschlager is Publisher of Gunpowder Magazine. He is a 20-year veteran of professional politics, building campaigns for public office, public policy organizations, and media operations. He has focused on gun rights policy and been instrumental in the nation-wide Constitutional Carry movement.

Zach and his wife Amy live in Northern Colorado with their six children, where they enjoy homeschooling, family music, entertaining guests, and every outdoor activity ranging from big-mountain skiing and mountaineering to sitting outside on a summer evening. They are members of Emmaus Orthodox Presbyterian Church. Zach’s favorite firearms are his M14 rifle, his Brown Bess musket, and his H&K USP Compact in .45 ACP.

Teresa Mull is editor of Gunpowder Magazine. She cultivated her appreciation for the Second Amendment and love of shooting in the Pennsylvania Wilds, where she grew up. Teresa attended the University of Dallas, majoring in comparative literature, and has worked as a reporter, writer, and editor in varying capacities. Her writing has been published by The New York Times, Baltimore Sun, Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, and many other print and online publications. Her concealed carry weapon of choice is a Glock 43, and she is very excited about recently having added a Sig P225 with wooden grips and a Barrett Sovereign Rutherford over/under to her collection.

Contact Teresa at: teresa@gunpowdermagazine.com.