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How to Handle a Mugging

How to Handle a Mugging

According to the most numbers from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, crime rates continue to fall in these United States. Violent crime and property crime in particular are approaching historic lows, and there’s an argument to be made that we live in the safest period in the country’s history. However, sometimes trouble come looking for…

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How to Spot a Bad Neighborhood

How to Spot a Bad Neighborhood

We’re a mobile culture. The days of folks living out their lives in the same neighborhood they grew up in are over. Most of us move, travel, or relocated several times throughout our lives, and this may put is into unfamiliar territory. So as we journey through this thing called life, how can we identify—and…

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Should Concealed Carriers Be Crime Fighters?

Should Concealed Carriers Be Crime Fighters?

There's one term that comes up over and over again when we run into case examples of concealed carriers responding to a violent threat: justification of the use of deadly force. A gun is immediately deadly force. As concealed carriers, we're just Plain Jane or Joe citizens. We're not sworn officers of the law and…

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Texas Carry 15 Years On: Is Texas Safer?

Texas Carry 15 Years On: Is Texas Safer?

The Texas legislature has passed a bill allowing employees to keep guns locked in their cars while at work. Lawmakers also had considered allowing concealed handguns to be carried onto college campuses. The legislation begs a question: does it do good or harm to have thousands of Texans legally carrying concealed handguns? KHOU 11 News…

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Gun Ownership Skyrockets, While Violent Crime Drops…Again

Gun Ownership Skyrockets, While Violent Crime Drops…Again

Gun Ownership Skyrockets, While Violent Crime Drops…Again Friday, May 27, 2011 This week, the FBI estimated that the number of violent crimes decreased 5.5 percent from 2009 to 2010, including a 4.4 percent decrease in the number of murders.  Because the U.S. population increased during the period, the figures imply that the total violent crime per capita…

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