California’s New Gun Rights Infringement Bills – Fifteen great ideas from Sacramento to make your life safer and happier
Americans are suffering at the hands of our two major political parties. In their current configurations, we can reasonably refer to these parties as the Evil party and the Stupid […]
Is State Mandated Training for Concealed Carry a Good Idea? – Does it increase public safety or infringe on a constitutionally protected right?
Can state mandated training make an irresponsible person responsible? As a firearms instructor I’m a big advocate of regular, purposeful, training. Anyone intending to carry a firearm in public has […]
Some people (over 23 million) have chosen to take responsibility for their personal protection and for that of their loved ones by being legally armed in public. They know that […]
Have California Gun Owners Become Institutionalized? – When people have their basic rights oppressed for long periods do they become more accepting of further restrictions?
I had the opportunity recently to watch the Shawshank Redemption. Some of you may remember the film starring Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins. Freeman plays long-time prisoner Ellis “Red” Redding […]
Do I need a red dot on my everyday carry (EDC) gun? This question comes up from time to time in our CCW classes. The short answer is no, the […]
Gunsite for Women – Gunsite Academy in Paulden Arizona is one of the finest firearms training schools in the country and a significant (and growing) number of their students are women.
Gunsite Academy was founded in 1976 by Lt. Col. Jeff Cooper. Col. Cooper is widely recognized as the creator of the Modern Technique of the Pistol and defined the Four […]
A Majority of States Now Have Some Form of Constitutional Carry – Gun owners and all Americans are winning it just doesn’t always feel that way.
With Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis signing Florida’s constitutional carry bill into law, Florida becomes the 26th state to allow law-abiding citizens to carry a concealed firearm for self-defense without […]
Another Tiresome Attack on Gun Owners and The Second Amendment in the Wake of a Tragic Mass Murder – The real threat facing our country goes far beyond attacks on gun-owners and the Second Amendment
Another mass murder has occurred where someone with severe mental health challenges murdered innocent adults and children. Attacks like the one at Covenant School will occur again. They are unpreventable. […]
He’s Back! – After two years New Mexico authorities finally attempt to hold Alec Baldwin and others accountable
I find myself somewhat ambivalent on writing about this subject. On the one hand I have no interest in Alec Baldwin or in what happens in his life. On the […]