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Gun ownership up, crime down
The Washington Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Gun-control advocates are noticeably silent when crime rates decline. Their multimillion-dollar lobbying efforts are designed to manufacture mass anxiety that every gun owner is a potential killer. The statistics show otherwise. Recently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced that violent crime decreased 4 percent in 2011. The number of murders, rapes, robberies and aggravated assaults all went down, continuing a pattern. More

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Firearms instructor development tips
Ammo Land    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Director, Sig Sauer Academy, Adam Painchaud: "As a lifelong firearms instructor and constant student of the gun, I've always tried to stay current with best practices, new techniques and adult learning theory. We owe it to our students to keep up-to-date and provide them with the absolute best we have to offer, because that may be their last chance to train before they need it to survive. This is why continuing education is so important. All of us out here at the Sig Sauer Academy attend a few instructor development classes and firearms/tactics classes every year to keep our edge. More

Obama and Holder: Batman and Robin stonewalling congress
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Congressman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., reminded President Brack Obama and his Attorney General Eric Holder that Obama isn't King of the United States of America and can't ignore the powers of Congress. After 14 months of refusing to give the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee documents relating to the Fast and Furious fiasco, the committee, chaired by Issa, voted to hold Holder in contempt recently. More

Glock gives us 10 trusty tips for National Safety Month    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Glock is promoting National Safety Month and wants to remind you of a few helpful safety tips that can ensure that you are a responsible firearm owner. Yeah, we know what you're thinking: "I don't need no stinkin' safety lesson. I learned how to handle my firearms years ago and I could be the poster boy (or gal) for gun safety." Well, that may be true, but brushing up on gun safety can't hurt, can it? Each one of these tips is just as important as the last. Think of them as the 10 Commandments of gun ownership. More

Concealed carry license considerations in getting your permit
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United States Concealed Carry Association announced their latest report, "How to Get a Concealed Carry Permit," which is now available in digital format, free of charge, to citizens interested in procuring a concealed carry license. This 22-page report covers more than a dozen of the most frequently asked questions about getting a concealed carry license, including why honest, law-abiding citizens carry concealed weapons. For the person who wants to take personal protection into their own hands, this report will help them to decide if carrying a concealed weapon is the right choice. More

Top 5 concealed carry handguns
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Max Rodriguez: "It's often asked what I prefer as a concealed carry handgun. Many of my students ask for guidance for a reliable, comfortable model. The truth is, it always comes down to the user and what feels right, but I have compiled a list of models I prefer with a little info about each" More

Church to host gun class
San Angelo Standard-Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Whether people should be allowed to carry guns into churches has been a matter of debate, although in Texas, unless the church says otherwise, it's legal to carry a concealed handgun into a place of worship. Coming soon, not only will people be allowed to carry a weapon onto one church premises, but there will be a class on how to use that weapon. The Heights Baptist Church will hold a concealed handgun class a church staff said. More

Concealed carry a success in county
Bucyrus Telegraph Forum    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The concealed carry law in Ohio passed in 2004. Eight years later, more than 250,000 Ohioans have permits to carry a loaded weapon in public. "I can see both sides of the issue," Bucyrus Police Chief Ken Teets said. "We have had very few complaints regarding those with permits. For the most part I would call it a success." When the law first passed, Teets and Crawford County Sheriff Ron Shawber were outspoken, one against the law, and one for it. More

Ohio passes firearm bill to modernize reciprocity and concealed carry
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By a 59–28 margin, the Ohio House has passed House Bill 495, sponsored by Rep. Terry Johnson, R-McDermott, which will reform Ohio concealed carry law to protect the rights of law-abiding gun owners and continue a trend toward making Ohio law similar to other states. HB495 makes three changes to current law. More

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