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Bloomberg Activists Behind Suit Over Concealed Carry in Lebanon Government Building

Three Lebanon, Ohio, residents have filed a civil lawsuit against the city and City Attorney Mark Yurick over a local March 2020 gun ordinance authorizing anyone with a valid concealed handgun license to carry a gun in the Lebanon City Building. The residents are being represented by attorneys from Everytown for Gun Safety, an out-of-state gun control group funded by former NYC Mayor Michael...

CHL-holder forced to defend own life after motor vehicle accident

WKW (Fox Cleveland) reported recently that an Ohio concealed handgun license (CHL) -holder was forced to use her firearm in defense of herself and others when a motorist returned to the scene of his crashed vehicle and began to assault nearby homeowners. From the article : Police say a suspect, who allegedly fled the scene of a single-car crash, was shot by a homeowner nearby during a violent...

PODCAST: Alec Baldwin Shoots and Kills, the Supreme Court Hears a Case, and Cincinnati Loses in Court

The Keep and Bear Radio podcast is hosted on Podbean and is also available on Apple , Google , Spotify , iHeartRadio and many other platforms. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast to hear every episode. How to Listen to Podcasts on Your Mobile Phone *** Episode 38: Alec Baldwin, an anti gun fanatic with anger issues, shoots and kills his cinematographer on the set of a movie. The U.S. Supreme...

Headline: 'Straw-buyers' in illegal gun buys rarely prosecuted despite crackdown

Whenever given the opportunity, Governor Mike DeWine continues to stump for his so-called STRONG Ohio gun control proposals. DeWine prefers to talk about the parts of the bill which he hopes will be most palatable to voters - namely increasing penalties for possession of weapons by repeat offenders. As we observed in our legal analysis of DeWine's plan , these proposals would raise weapons...

Your Tactical Training Scenario - Someone is Following Me

Have you ever thought about what you would do if you noticed someone following your vehicle? It’s a pretty common scenario and most people have thought about it. You probably know enough not to lead the suspicious person back to your home. That’s a good start. But unfortunately, that can’t be the only play in your playbook. The man in the story below remembered not to lead the follower to his...

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Powerful Argument for Concealed Carry

On November 3, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in the case of New York State Rifle & Pistol Assn. v. Bruen . You can listen to the audio and download a transcript here . The proceeding lasted nearly two hours and put on full display the strength and logic of the argument in favor of concealed carry and the ignorance and disdain of the argument against. Based...

Backup Guns vs Hideout Guns

I’ve seen some recent articles on the internet talking about citizens with CCW permits carrying more than one gun in public. While I carry two pistols in uniform every day, I rarely carry a second pistol when I am off duty and on my own time. I have nothing against the practice, I just don’t feel the need to carry a second pistol very often in my personal life. If you are going to carry a second...

Issues with Weapon Mounted Lights

I spent [a] week attending Massad Ayoob and Marty Hayes’ Deadly Force Instructor class as a student. We spent some time discussing the use of weapon mounted lights and the safety concerns associated with them. It caused me to realize that I haven’t written about this topic in more than six years. I’ve changed some of my views on the topic over that time frame, so I thought it would be useful to...

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