Stories

Pepper Spray - How to Choose it and How to Use it

Many of the questions I receive from students involve the use of chemical sprays. It seems that nearly everyone carries or is contemplating the carrying of some type of Mace or chemical irritant. Accurate information about the selection and use of these chemicals exists, but it is often difficult to find truth in the sea of lies and misinformation promulgated by the chemical manufacturers. This...

Ohio Knife Law Preemption Bill Hearing

With the August legislature recesses over, Knife Rights efforts are picking up again. [This week], at a hearing of the Ohio Senate Veterans and Public Safety Committee, a substitute version of SB 156, Knife Rights' Ohio knife life law preemption bill, was introduced. The substitute version is the result of efforts by Prime Sponsor Senator Kristina Roegner’s office and our Director of Legislative...

The Art of Aiming a Handgun

For some reason, I always seem to struggle getting my sights properly aligned and on the intended target quickly. I’m sure it is a combination of my eyesight, my arm strength, my grip, and my reaction time. The result—for me anyway—is that once I get my handgun up into my eye-target line of sight, my front sight is usually low, and I must bring it up into the rear sight notch and then get them...

Appendix Carry - Thousands of Thugs Can’t be Wrong!

"95% of criminals carry their guns on their strong side, mostly stuck in the front of their bodies, inside the waistband without a holster. ” – From a US Secret Service Seminar on detecting concealed weapons Why are all the thugs carrying pistols in their waistbands in front of the hip? And why do most cops and CCW permit holders carry behind the hip? Are there lessons to be learned from the bad...

Stopping Government Abuse During States of Emergency

Most will remember the devastation that hit Louisiana, as well as several neighboring states, when Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005. New Orleans was dealt a particularly hard blow, and some may feel it will never completely recover. Certain losses, especially those who lost their lives, can never be restored, but the region covered by Katrina’s deadly path has spent a decade-and-a-half building...

PODCAST: Democrats Sue. The White House Retreats. And the CDC is Coming for Your Guns.

The Keep and Bear Radio podcast is hosted on the Podbean platform and is also available on Apple , Google , Spotify , and iHeartRadio . Make sure to subscribe to the podcast to hear every episode. *** Episode 30: Democrats and the NAACP call stand your ground racist and file a lawsuit. The White House withdraws David Chipman's nomination to head the ATF. President Biden says he wants to sign on...

What is the most frequent mistake committed by concealed handgun license-holders? Forgetfulness.

I know I consume more firearms-related news than most people, but even with my over-consumption, I think it's safe to say that there are far too many reports of otherwise law-abiding citizens unknowingly taking their loaded firearms through airport security. Sometimes it seems like a weekly occurrence. Consider these headlines just from the past month, and just from Ohio: TSA catches Ohio man...

Biden waves white flag on nomination of gun grabber Chipman to head ATF

Less than six months after President Joe Biden nominated anti-Second Amendment extremist David Chipman as Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, the White House sources are widely signaling to the press that the president will withdraw the nomination. From CNN: The move comes amid concerns among moderate Democrats and independent Maine Sen. Angus King -- along with...

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