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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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Why Everyone Should Take a Concealed Weapon Permit Class

December 12, 2014


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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Should gun owners move to gun friendly states?

February 27, 2014


Should gun owners move to more gun friendly states?

Recently we’ve seen a significant amount of gun and gun accessory manufacturers leaving less gun-friendly states in order to re-locate in a more gun-friendly location. Magpul continually warned state politicians that they would leave if Colorado enacted a high-capacity magazine ban, which Colorado proceeded to do. Now Magpul is following through on their promise by […]

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What would happen if you follow Joe Biden’s advice . . .

March 1, 2013


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Recently Vice President Joe Biden gave advice aimed towards women on self defense. He recommended that you have a double barrel shotgun and you fire two shots into the air if you think there is a problem. And then whoever is coming in is not gonna.  So what would happen if you follow Vice President […]

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President Obama and Vice President Biden Announce Gun Control Measures

January 16, 2013

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President Obama Speaks on Gun Control

President Obama and Vice President Biden just announced several gun control measures that they proposing, but also some that they will issue Executive Orders to implement. He separated out measures based on what he will sign an Executive Order for and those measures that he is recommending to Congress to pass. Before he began, Vice […]

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Understanding the Gun and Crime Stats That Are Recklessly Thrown Around

January 14, 2013


Since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre many, especially in the media, have started a full out war against the Second Amendment. Perhaps most vocal and outspoken of all on the issue has been Piers Morgan, the British CNN host. He has hosted numerous people including Larry Pratt, Alex Jones, Ben Shapiro, and others which in more cases than […]

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Bob Costas and his Ignorant Rant

December 3, 2012


Guns Save Lives

  Bob Costas went off on guns during half-time of the Sunday night game between the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles on NBC  He was mostly quoting Jason Whitlock while expressing his agreement with Whitlock’s statement.  Here is the statement in full:     Costas and Whitlock blame guns, rather than people for Javon Belcher’s murder-suicide that happened over the weekend. It […]

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Wisconsin Concealed Carry Updates

November 1, 2011

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Congratulations Wisconsin!!  Today is the official day that Wisconsin will allow concealed carry in their state. For Wisconsin residents they can now start submitting applications, but for non-residents who hold a permit that is honored by WI you can carry there legally now. This is a big day in the concealed carry world–state #49 moved […]

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