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ATF’s Behavior Paints Ominous Picture for Biden’s “Crackdown” on FFLs

According to the president and his ever-obliging attorney general, a “crackdown” is coming on America’s federally licensed gun dealers (FFLs), with “zero tolerance” for allegedly illegal behavior. While no decent person – least of all the NRA or its members – supports arming dangerous criminals, a recent case from Texas provides disturbing hints as to what this policy might look like in practice...

Court of Appeals Affirms Second Amendment Rights Start at Age 18 for Handguns

On Tuesday, July 13, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled that 18, 19, and 20-year-olds share Second Amendment rights with every other U.S. adult and should have the ability to legally purchase handguns. You can read the full decision in Hirschfeld v. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives . The case involved Tanner Hirschfeld and Natalia Marshall,...

NSSF Hitting Airwaves to Urge “NO” Vote on David Chipman for ATF

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) is making its first-ever television commercial debut in a spot that is urging U.S. senators to oppose President Joe Biden’s nomination of David Chipman for director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). The television ad spots will appear in West Virginia and Maine. “This is monumental for NSSF and it...

Woman forced to shoot man caught performing sex acts in her kitchen

WTOL (CBS Toledo) reported recently that a woman was forced to use her firearm to defend herself when she discovered a home invader performing sex acts in her kitchen. From the article : Toledo police say a woman shot a man who walked into her home and was conducting inappropriate acts in her kitchen around 3 a.m. Monday. Police say 38-year-old Joshua Hall, a homeless man, walked into the home of...

Who pays for the Ohio Division of Wildlife?

Sportsmen pay the bills. Sportsmen have heard from the Ohio Division of Wildlife personnel that they are actively managing the funds - the sportsmen and women's dollars - and making wise use of that resource just as with natural resources. What does that mean, how is it accomplished and where does the Division of Wildlife receive their funding? While I had some glimpse into the process, I...

PODCAST: 10 Things You Should NEVER Do After a Self-Defense Shooting

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 21: When it comes to armed self-defense, it's usually not the shooting itself that trips you up legally. More often than not, it's what you do afterward that gets you in hot water. Sean...

The “Date Night” Restaurant Robbery

[S]ome friends and I had a discussion on my Facebook page about [an] incident where two off-duty police officers (husband and wife) interrupted a robbery in progress at a local restaurant. The incident was captured on surveillance video. The two cops spread out, flanked the bad guy at gunpoint and gave verbal commands. The bad guy fled. They gave chase and caught him outside. If you aren’t...

Your Tactical Training Scenario - Surprise Attack

Have you ever been hit in the head? How did you perform immediately after it happened? Now imagine being hit in the back of the head with a hammer. Do you still think you could make your sub-one second draw? Look at what happened to this guy . He was trying to buy a metro pass when a man walked up behind him and hit him in the back of the head with a hammer. That was the very first indication...

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