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New Electronic Gun Range Open to Public at Camp Perry

CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is pleased to introduce 10 innovative electronic targets available for Open Public Shooting at Camp Perry. Rifle and pistol marksmen will now have the chance to fire towards the future of competitive shooting from the place that has been a pinnacle of marksmanship for over 100 years. Whether experienced or just beginning, the ground-...

The Texas Tower massacre and concealed carry: If safety matters, understand the facts.

The following op-ed was submitted in response to a USAToday editorial entitled " Concealed carry on campus is a bad idea ." The newspaper chose not to publish our response Our children are dying because adults are unwilling to put safety above politics. When killers target our schools/kids, time (not guns) is the problem. Lives are saved when we reduce the time the killer is allowed to kill...

Gun Grip Tips: Too Fat? Too Wide? Too Short? You Have Options!

They say a handgun with the proper grip fits your hand like a well-made glove. You’ll just pick it up and know that it is right. That thought looks great on paper and is something we can all relate to, but it is fish bait. If you catch a lot of fish, the bait was great! If you do not catch a fish, it was the bait’s fault. It is true that your handgun grip should feel good in your hand. If it is...

You can legally defend yourself with a gun if the situation includes these 3 elements

While specific laws vary, it is generally accepted in every state in the U.S. that you have a right to defend yourself with lethal force. Whether you exercise this right legally is based on the "reasonable man" doctrine. In other words, would a reasonable person in the same situation be likely to use deadly force in self defense? What is considered reasonable? Self defense expert Massad Ayoob...

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...

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