Training Scars

Training scars … we all have them. I’m not talking about training scars like the black eye you get when your partner goes a little too hard while sparring or the scars you get when you cut your finger trying to quickly open your fighting knife. The training scars I’m talking about are the unintentional bad habits you have acquired during the course of your training. All training, no matter how...

CAUTION: Criminals don't think like you do!

Reprinted with permission from Second Call Defense . A couple years ago, I attended a 3-day handgun class at Tactical Defense Institute in West Union, Ohio. One of the many ideas that stuck with me was what the training center's owner, John Benner, said in the classroom portion of the training: "Criminals don't think like you or me. Their minds work differently. They want what they want and all...

Processing the Concealed Carry Draw

Republished from The Outdoor Wire . It's been a great week. You finished up a big project at work, and decide to stop at your favorite market to pick up some steaks for an evening celebration. The market is in a questionable part of town, but you've been coming here for years. It's twilight, the streetlights are just coming on, and the temperature is perfect. This is one of those evenings when...

Gun Grabbers High on Hillary, Look to Her to Enact Controls Where Obama Failed

Never mind all the rhetoric about how Hillary Clinton can’t get the Democrat Party’s presidential nomination because some fringe elements don’t think she’s radical enough. The Hill reports that “Advocates for gun control [an increasingly fringe group in their own right] have high hopes for Hillary Clinton’s presidential run,” seeing her as “an ally who can finish the push for tightened background...

Gun store robbed once by thieves – then by ATF: Agents won’t return stolen firearms to owner

An Indiana gun store was robbed last year and its owner is attempting to get his inventory back. No, not from the original thieves, but from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents who had recovered his stolen merchandise. And when asking nicely doesn’t work, you turn to the courts. Profire Arms and Supplies owner Andrew Hall filed his handwritten complaint in a federal...

Report: Gun grabbing sweeping the nation

According to a recent report on Fox News, and despite claims from anti-gun extremists including the current president of the United States assuring us that no one wants to take our guns away, cases of persons having their firearms confiscated are far from rare. From the article : Cherished family heirlooms were among the 21 firearms Michael Roberts surrendered to the Torrance Police Department in...

Ohio Wildlife Council Approves 2015-2016 Hunting Regulations

COLUMBUS, OH - A reduction in white-tailed deer bag limits and antlerless permit use during the 2015-2016 hunting seasons were among regulations approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council at its scheduled meeting [last month], according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The council also voted to remove the peregrine falcon from Ohio’s list of threatened species. The Ohio Wildlife...

USA Today: Contentious debate over guns expected soon in Congress

While there has been little action to advance gun rights in the months since voters handed Republicans control of the U.S. Senate, USA Today is reporting that "the debate is coming." From the article : "Last November, Americans sent a clear message to Washington that they do not want more gun control by defeating anti-Second-Amendment candidates at the ballot box," said Chris Cox, executive...

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