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Should We Ban Machetes Too?

This week I stumbled upon two different home invasion news stories that both involved a machete. The first, from September 5th in South Carolina involved three men forcing their way into someones home and “hacking” him to death. Their weapon was a machete. According to the Associated Press: Investigators say a man was hacked to […]

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Gun Falls Out Onto Ground at Tampa Movie Theater

Earlier this month Tampa police responded to a call from an AMC movie theater when a patron’s firearm accidentally dropped to the floor. (News story below) To share my own incriminating story, I recall many years ago shortly after receiving my concealed carry permit but shortly before my first holster came in the mail I […]

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Patriot Day – 3 Lesson for All Patriots

September 11th was first proposed as a national holiday on October 25th, 2001, only 44 days after the 9/11 terrorist attack that profoundly changed our nation. September 11, 2002 was the first Patriot Day. On Patriot day it is customary to fly US flags at half-staff and to display them at citizen’s homes. There is […]

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Critical Rules of Home Emergency Firearm Storage

Have you ever thought about having a firearm specifically dedicated for home defense? Shotguns and handguns are both suitable options. There may be some confusion about the way a firearm should be stored and safeguarded from children or anyone else who should not have access to it. Some argue that having a loaded firearm in the home is inherently […]

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[Video] Ruger 10/22’s New Features, Stocks, and Style

Damon’s Monday Video Each Monday we publish a video with one of our Senior Instructors, Damon Thueson. Damon has a big personality and a great approach at learning. Ruger 10/22’s: Today’s video is a quick look at some of the innovations with America’s favorite and most popular 22 rifle. Expandable stocks, pistol grips, rails, and […]

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Three Reasons to Renew Your Permit Early

How early can you renew your concealed carry permit? This is something you should be clear on in the state where your permit(s) was issued. Another key thing you will want to know in advance is if the issuing state will be sending you a reminder. Many states will not. Regardless you should take some […]

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Why The Media is Wrong About Violent Crime

If you have listened to the news for any amount of time, you have heard countless accounts of violent crimes that sometimes make you question the morality of the human race. Without a doubt, you have heard someone say something like, “Society is getting increasingly violent.” In fact, the media ensures that crimes involving mentally ill people using firearms […]

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