American Sniper killer wants new trial location

January 28, 2015

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The attorneys of Eddie Ray Routh, the man who shot and killed American Sniper Chris Kyle, are requesting a change in trial location based on the movie’s success and the impact it will have on a fair trial. I’m not quite sure where exactly he wants the trial moved to since the movie is breaking […]

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SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range Part 2 [Video]

January 26, 2015

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Here’s a video recap of the 2015 SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range, followed by a few other product highlights. Check out SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range Part 1 if you haven’t already.     Here are some of the products we were able to get our hands on: CMMG MK47 Mutant The […]

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Man arrested after tackling legal permit holder for carrying a gun

January 22, 2015

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You may have heard that a man in Florida, Clarence Daniels, who was legally carrying a concealed weapon was attacked by Michael Foster who spotted his gun, then followed him into a Walmart store where he attacked him. While he was attacking him he yelled “This man has a gun” to which Daniels responded that he had […]

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January 21, 2015

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SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range Part 1

I had the opportunity to attend the SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range  this year and try out some of the new products being showcased. Now you can’t tell a whole lot about a gun with five or ten shots, but you can get your hands on it and get some initial impressions. The event is […]

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January 15, 2015

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Utah to reduce the application fee for CFP

The Utah BCI has consistently reduced the cost for the Utah Concealed Firearm Permit over the last several years even as recently as June 2014. They just announced that they are again reducing the fee effective February 1, 2015 as follows: Resident Permit: $39 (Previously $41) Non-Resident Permit: $49 (Previously $51) As they’ve had a […]

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January 14, 2015

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Former police officer shoots finger off in gun store

A former Glasgow police officer in Kentucky, Darrell Smith was checking out a .380 pistol at a gun store when he unintentionally discharged a live round and shot off his finger.  There is so much wrong with this situation it’s hard to believe. The police officer neglected to check the weapon to make sure it […]

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December 17, 2014

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What you should look for in a concealed firearm course

Many people think that all concealed firearm courses are the same. In the sense that the law only requires you to take a class from a certified instructor, then they are the same. But there’s more to it than that. Different instructors teach in different manners and they offer different resources so you could come […]

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December 12, 2014

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Why Everyone Should Take a Concealed Weapon Permit Class

Obviously, as a Utah Concealed Firearm Permit instructor, I want people to take the concealed weapons class, but it goes beyond that–I think EVERYONE should take the class. Many people think that the course is only for those people who want to carry a concealed firearm or for firearm owners and enthusiasts. Obviously the permit allows […]

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October 10, 2014

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Better to be judged by 12 than carried by 6…but it’s best to walk away free

Earlier this week a homeowner in Florida fought off 3 home invaders killing two and wounding a third. After police arrived at the scene they searched the homeowners home and found marijuana and arrested the homeowner on drug related charges. In what now appears to be a drug deal turned home invasion,the old adage “Better […]

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