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Second Amendment Right vs All Other Rights

Second Amendment Right vs All Other Rights

I just spent a few minutes watching Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) make compelling arguments to the left over a series of subjects. One of the most argued over rights as granted in the Constitution, is the Second Amendment. In one of the exchanges, the honorable Mr. Gowdy points out that if the federal government decided…

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Should You Modify Your Concealed Carry Handgun

Should You Modify Your Concealed Carry Handgun?

No, the above is not an acceptable concealed carry handgun modification, but it looks unique. What carry holster would you use? So what are some useful carry handgun modifications? How about the custom New York 1 and New York 2 triggers? Will they make your self-defense gun more accurate? Is there a heavier or lighter…

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Transitioning from Handgun to Hand-to-Hand: A Wakeup Call

Transitioning from Handgun to Hand-to-Hand: A Wakeup Call

While this article is of  course written “for information purposes only”, I have to open by stressing that there’s a lot to learn about this topic and that these skills really need to be taught by a professional and practiced regularly and often. You can’t armchair-commando your way to success this time; we’re all going…

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Shooting To Wound

Shooting To Wound Is Hollywood Hoopla

If you've ever wondered about the viability of shooting to wound, let any ideas about the viability of doing so be hereby dispelled. If you must shoot, shoot to stop the threat - if that means your assailant dies, they die, and if they live, they live. If a situation has unfolded that requires use…

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Waffle House Employee Fired for Firing a Warning Shot

Waffle House Employee Fired for Firing a Warning Shot

One Waffle House employee has found herself unemployed after attempting to foil a robbery in Coweta County, GA. Early Thursday morning three suspects passed a note to a waitress demanding money and threatening to shoot everyone. Heather Stanley, a different waitress, went out to her car to retrieve a gun. Stanley then fired one shot into…

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Magazine Storage - Myths, Facts, and Commentary

Magazine Storage – Myths, Facts, and Commentary

There’s a little trick I’ve learned in my career as a gun writer: when in doubt, kick over a hornet’s nest--at a minimum, you’ll get an article that will start some conversation. Having flipped through a few online forums whilst doing the research for this piece, it’s pretty clear that magazine storage is one such…

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[FIREARM REVIEW] Colt 1911 XSE

[FIREARM REVIEW] Colt 1911 XSE Combat Commander .45

How about the Colt 1911 XSE Combat Commander with a 4.25" barrel shown here in .45 ACP? Would it make a good concealed carry gun? I heard several great reports about this gun's accuracy, features, and enhancements and had to explore it for myself. While the XSE has been around a few years, Colt made…

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Record Number of Concealed Carry Permits Issued in Ohio

Record Number of Concealed Carry Permits Issued in Ohio

The buckeye state is on track to far exceed the number of concealed carry permits it issued in 2015. A total of 93,851 permits were issued in the first three quarters of 2016, the Ohio Attorney General's Office reports show. Compared to the 72,000 permits issued in all of 2015, Ohio had a 58 percent increase…

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Why You Should Have A Gun Safe

Why You Should Have A Gun Safe

Some people question whether it's worth the expense or hassle of getting a gun safe, and the answer is a resounding "yes you should." There are too many benefits to getting one and too many drawbacks to not having one to entertain not having a gun safe of some sort. This can include a solid…

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2A Rights Being Quietly Stripped from US Citizens

2A Rights Being Quietly Stripped from US Citizens

Here we all are at the end of 2016 which has proven to be a tumultuous year, indeed. And with the end of 2016, comes the end of an era. The Obama presidency. However, even though the voters of this great country have largely spoken by voting in a new president, house and senate that…

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