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Dynamics of efficient defensive shooting
Gun Digest
Seeking artificially high levels of precision, beyond what the target requires, during an incident is counterproductive to efficient defensive shooting. Working to simply become a better shooter, in other words spending time learning to deliver artificially high levels of precision, may not be the best way to train to survive violent encounters.
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Open carry causing controversy among Texans
KWES-TV
In April of this year the House of Representatives passed an open carry bill that would allow Texans to carry their firearms in a holster on their shoulder or on their hip. But the bill has caused a lot of controversy among Texans on whether open carry is safe or not. Texan Larry Tedder feels strongly about his second amendment right, stating, "I think it's right, I mean, you have the right to defend yourself, everyone has that right."
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Alien Gear Holsters now available for Viridian Reactor Series lasers
Officer.com
Alien Gear Holsters, the most comfortable, concealable holsters on the planet have teamed up with Viridian Reactor Series green or red lasers, producing a state-of-the-art combination of two outstanding products. Alien Gear Holsters will make durable holster shells to accommodate the Viridian attachments for the most popular firearms including Glock, Springfield and Smith & Wesson.
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Shooting fundamentals: Figuring out your dominant eye
Gun Digest
Given how much you use it, figuring out your dominant hand is a no-brainer. But deducing your dominant eye can be a bit less intuitive. Since almost all of us use our eyes in concert, the lines are blurred as to which one we favor. But determining which eye is dominant is extremely important, especially when it comes to pistol marksmanship.
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Defense bill would put 100,000 untraceable guns on streets
The Huffington Post
Psst. Want an untraceable gun? Courtesy of Congress and the U.S. military? That may soon be possible thanks to a provision tacked onto this year's National Defense Authorization Act, which the House of Representatives is set to pass soon.
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Shooters: Are you milking the trigger?
OutdoorHub
Since the motion of milking a cow apparently involves squeezing some part of the bovine anatomy with your fingers, it's not a far leap to figure out where the terms "milking the trigger" or "milking the gun" come from. In short, it simply means that your grip fingers are also contracting as your trigger finger contracts to press the trigger.
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Texas police chiefs talk 'what if' for campus carry measure
KXII-TV
There's a debate going on in Texas legislature about a controversial gun law — but it's not open carry. The measure is known as "Campus Carry," and would allow the carry of concealed handguns on campus at public universities in Texas. It's inching closer to becoming a reality.
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Shooting tips: Why you should dry fire practice more than you do
Outdoor Life
Fess up: You don't really dry fire do you? Or, if you do, how much time do you spend doing it? At a minimum, dry firing, even without a specific drill in mind, builds up your familiarity with that firearm's trigger, and that is a worthy goal.
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