There are a number of firearms bills currently under consideration in the 2013 Indiana Legislative Session. But I believe one bill needs special notation. Senate Bill SB555 was proposed by State Senator Brandt Hershman (R, District 7 and also the Majority Floor Leader). You should also know that I’m the guy that asked my Senator [...]
About Van PhillipsVan Phillips uses his long university teaching teaching experience as an NRA Pistol Instructor offering numerous yearly classes in Central Indiana for adults. He is also a 4H Pistol and Shotgun Instructor, CMP and SCTP Coach. Van is a competitive clay target shooter active in both ATA Trap and Sporting Clays. While he teaches pistol to adults so that through knowledge they can be better and safer firearms owners, his passion is empowering the youth who represent the future for continuation of 2nd Amendment and Concealed Carry rites!
I don’t know if you have ever attended the NRA National Convention, but I had not. I had been told that it was well worth attending as it was the closest thing civilians get to being able to attend the “Shot Show” which is held in February each year. People told me that like the [...]
I don’t know about you, but as I age my biggest frustration is not being putting tight groups together on target with a pistol’s metal sights. I “was” damn good! Who knows about Top Shot as it wasn’t around when I was 30. But, I was good both with pistol and rifles. I wore glasses [...]
In early September two items of interest caught my eye related to the US Government and subtle actions which relate to Americans’ 2nd Amendment rights. Because of the internet, and with no help from the mainstream media, a frantic outraged cry went up from firearms owners and supporters of 2nd Amendment rights when an Italian [...]
I was just reading the USA Carry article titled Will I know the Time? discussing dementia and gun ownership. As I read the article three thoughts slammed together in my head. The first was the old 1958 Johnny Cash song Don’t Take Your Guns to Town where a mother pleads with her cowboy son to [...]
With Governor Mitch Daniels signature Indiana puts two laws into place that will change the right to Carry Concealed for the better. On June 1, 2011, Senate Bill 292 and Senate Bill 506 will become law. In an attempt to counter the type of confusing localized restrictions on firearms and an individual’s right to carry [...]
In an attempt to counter the type of localized restrictions on firearms and an individual’s right to carry a firearm like those passed in Chicago, both before and after the US Subprime Court decision in 2010, Indiana Senate Bill 292 was introduced for consideration in the 2011 Indiana Legislative session. Introduced by State Senator Jim [...]