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BOOK REVIEW: “Surviving a mass killer rampage"

Chris Bird has released his latest book, “Surviving a Mass Killer Rampage.” Unlike his previous books, written for people who carry guns, this book is written for the masses. If you carry a gun, this is still a book for you, but it may be even more important for those who are troubled by recent mass killings and want to understand them and be prepared for them. It’s not about guns; it’s about...

Now Obama's targeting gunsmiths

The Obama administration has announced new regulatory guidelines that will drive thousands of small gunsmiths out of business. This reinterpretation of existing regulations lowers the bar for what constitutes “manufacturing” of firearms and will require that any gunsmith who performs any service more involved than simply cleaning or replacing old parts with functionally identical new parts...

The importance of the woman vote

Enough is Enough. I have a feeling that the terrorists are not surprised by our elected leaders' responses to the terrorist attack on American citizens in Orlando, Florida in the early morning hours of June 12th, 2016 - but we should be. We should be outraged and appalled by their inability to speak out against the inhumane, inconceivable murders of Americans, and we should take action. There...

Lavish Gun Control Contributions Further Undermine Anti-gun Narrative

A key fiction that gun control supporters have been perpetuating for nearly a half-century gets more indefensible by the day. Whether it’s the latest political cartoon depicting NRA buying-off congress, or an alternate Hillary Clinton Delegate at the Democratic National Convention contending that “all of the money, the big money is with the NRA,” gun control advocates continue to claim that the...

Report: Women with concealed handgun licenses on rise in Ohio

Toledo Blade reporter Elena Saavedra Buckley recently visited a monthly meeting of the Maumee chapter of the Armed Ladies shooting club. The club meets monthly at the Henry County Sportsman Club, a shooting range near Liberty Center, Ohio. Much of the article centers around Tammi Erdman, an NRA-certified instructor who leads the group. From the article : Tammi Erdman was raised believing no one...

When Your Outfit is the Issue: How to Carry Concealed with an Ankle Holster

Quite often the outfit I’m wearing determines my method of concealed carry. Form-fitting shirts are not as conducive as a sweatshirt or sweater for carrying a gun anywhere near my waist. Waist carry is not an issue if I’m wearing a jacket or blazer. I never overlook the option of carrying off body, in a purse or another bag. However, there are times I don’t want to carry a purse and my clothing...

Attorney General announces Second Quarter 2016 CHL statistics; 65% increase over prior year

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (R) has released the Concealed Handgun License (CHL) statistics for the second quarter of 2016 and it was another record-setting quarter. There are now 550,000 valid Ohio CHL’s and Ohio honors an estimated 12,300,000 more. Stats at a glance: For the first time, there are 550,000 active Ohio CHLs 32,259 is the most initial CHLs ever issued in the second quarter...

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