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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 1

January 21, 2015

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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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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

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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

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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

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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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