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Kakadu Hoover CCW Jacket Review

December 12, 2012


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A couple months ago I reviewed the Kakadu CCW Satchel Bag.  I was very pleased with the bag and I am still using the bag today in place of my old bag. I’ve also been wearing the Kakadu Hoover jacket. I live in Utah where the weather changes frequently. It can be warm and sunny […]

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What Can Happen When You Pull the Trigger: A Life Lesson From George Zimmerman

April 11, 2012



Over the last month the country has been up in arms about the shooting of Trayvon Martin, a 17 year old boy in Florida. The shooter, George Zimmerman, was a 28 year old Hispanic male who was a ‘neighborhood watchman’. Zimmerman claimed self defense in the shooting and to this date hasn’t been arrested or […]

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Be Prepared to Defend Yourself in ALL Places

March 8, 2012


Your home is your castle, and you have the right to defend your castle.

Last week just a few miles from my home in Utah an intruder broke into a home and after grabbing a snack and changing clothes went upstairs where the homeowners  (husband and wife) were and demanded under the threat of a gun to get keys to the car to take him to an ATM for […]

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Update On Changes to You Can Carry

March 5, 2012

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As you’ve probably noticed (if you’ve been around for a bit or have been reading our blog) we’ve made a lot of changes to the site. You Can Carry started off as a hobby while I began my journey into the concealed carry world, but because of the tremendous strength in the community it has […]

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More Women Buying and Using Guns

February 24, 2012


Women buying and using firearms is more common today

There’s been quite a bit of talk about how more people are buying guns over the last few years. Seems like every year sales are up over the previous year now. And that’s not just the men.  A Gallup poll from late last year showed that 23% of women own a gun. And it’s not […]

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You Can Carry Websites Updates

February 14, 2012

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We’ve been getting backed up with You Can Carry’s website the last few months–there’s been a lot of changes with reciprocity and a lot of submissions to our directory that we haven’t been able to stay current with. Yesterday I spent the entire day, and a chunk of today–and I’ll need several more work stations just to […]

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John Lott’s Analysis of Crime Rates After Bans Are Removed

August 30, 2011

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In June 2010 the Supreme Court struck down Chicago’s gun bans. Predictions about Chicago running red with blood in the streets (not sure what they thought was already happening)  and turning into the wild wild west (that probably would have been better than what was currently happening in Chicago). Chicago Mayor Daley predicted the following: […]

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“Gun-Free” School Zone Again a Failure

April 29, 2010

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The following article was written by Robert G. Heinritz, Jr., J.D. on Wednesday, April 25, 2007 in the wake of the Virginia Tech school shootings. The article is being printed with his permission. Bob Heinritz is an honors graduate in management, economics, and law; and a member of the Bar of the states of Arizona, […]

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The Four Rules of Gun Safety

October 29, 2009


As we all know firearms have the potential to be deadly. One mistake could cause serious injury or death. So it’s important to take them seriously and understand the basic safety rules. First, know that guns do NOT just go off. They are inanimate objects and need to be acted upon in order to be […]

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