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Avoid These 5 Bad CCW Habits

New to CCW? Avoid These 5 Bad CCW Habits

First off, let me say that there is no judgment in this article: we were all newbies once. No one is born knowing how to shoot, CCW, or most other skills. That having been said, the beginning is foundational to all that comes later. The old saying about shooting remains true: there are no advanced…

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Cars, Escape and Evasion, and CCW

Cars, Escape and Evasion, and CCW

Americans love cars—our 20th century was defined by them in many respects, and they remain a huge part of everyday life in virtually all parts of the USA. With that in mind, it’s not surprising that car theft is an ongoing problem, despite the overall drop in crime over the last several decades.  Carjackings—the violent…

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10 Reasons Why You Should Consider A Revolver For CCW

10 Reasons Why You Should Consider A Revolver For CCW

Who needs a high rate of fire when you can put high caliber rounds on target? In this article, we'll discuss a few reasons why revolvers should be considered for concealed carry. Affordable When we're talking about having a single handgun that can serve all purposes of self-defense, a good, solid revolver is it. Capable…

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Armed Robber Gets More Than He Bargained For

Armed Robber Gets More Than He Bargained For

The suspect of an armed robbery at the local credit union in Spokane Valley, WA received a bit more than the cash he demanded. The suspect, who is still at large, entered the Spokane Teachers Credit Union just before 2:00 in the afternoon on Friday, according to the Spokane Valley Police Department. He could not…

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South Carolina CCW Holder Thwarts Nightclub Shooter

South Carolina CCW Holder Thwarts Nightclub Shooter

On June 26th, festivities at a nightclub in Spartanburg County, South Carolina were interrupted when a man open fired into the crowd outside.  The local sheriff's department reports that there were several injuries at the scene. Speaking for the department, Lt. Kevin Bobo told the press that: "His rounds struck 3 victims, and almost struck…

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Florida CCW Shoots and Kills Would-Be Robber

Florida CCW Shoots and Kills Would-Be Robber

An aspiring criminal was shot and killed by one of his intended victims during a convenience store robbery in Tampa, Florida on May 10th, 2016. No one else was harmed during the incident. Around noon on that day, a man identified as Joel Alberto Torres approached the Ace Beverage Castle. He was wearing a bandana…

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Utah Issues New CCW Permit Cards

Utah Issues New CCW Permit Cards

The Utah Department of Public Safety recently announced a change in the look and format of the state's CCW permit cards.  The new design removes the bright red line from the top of the card, and integrates a number of new security features including an embedded hologram overlay. The change comes at an opportune time…

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CCW Applications Soar Among Women in Washington State

CCW Applications Soar Among Women in Washington State

Record numbers of women are applying for concealed carry permits in the state of Washington. From the beginning of 2013 through the end of April, the population of female CCW holders has increased 62%.  Women now comprise over a quarter of the 535,596 Washington residents with CCW permits. In a state marked by an intense…

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