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PODCAST: Where’s All the Ammo? Is it Government Hoarding? A Ploy to Drive up Prices? Aliens?

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 26: Where oh where has all the ammo gone? Is the government hoarding? Is it a corporate conspiracy to drive up ammo prices? Have aliens abducted all our ammo? It's time to demand some...

NSSF Launches PSAs on Storing Firearms Securely in Vehicles

New informational videos offer important safety considerations to help responsible gun owners prevent theft and unauthorized access NEWTOWN, Conn. – In two new video public service announcements, the National Shooting Sports Foundation® encourages gun owners to securely store their firearms when temporarily leaving them in vehicles. Thefts of firearms from vehicles have risen in many parts of the...

Attacked at Home

I had a long-time reader write to ask the following questions: “My wife (who is not a fan of guns, concealed carry, etc.) and I were talking about self-defense the other day, and she asked what percentage of self-defense incidents happen on a person’s property (house/yard/garage/etc) versus anywhere else. The discussion came up as I was explaining why I favor carrying a weapon even at home (both...

Questioning the Effectiveness of the .380 Auto Cartridge

You folks really like your .380 semi-automatic pistols. Two of the top 10 most read articles on my site are about the .380. Every post I’ve written about this caliber has been consumed voraciously. Lots of the email questions I get from readers concern the .380 as well. Since my 2011 handgun stopping power study was reproduced in American Handgunner Magazine , I’ve received regular questions...

Damaged Defensive Ammunition

I recently had a reader reach out to me with a very intriguing question: “I’ve got about 50 rounds of quality JHP in 9MM divided between three guns (mine+wife) and they are getting beat up. Question is, do I stick with the beaters (dinged cases or heads, etc.)or switch to hard cast lead or FMJ since the quality stuff is either priced out of reach or just not available at any price? We use my...

PODCAST: David Kenik Talks About Guns and the Harsh Realities of Armed Self-Defense

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 25: When can you use lethal force in self defense? Is self defense just about guns? Can you actually take a life? Is .45 caliber more effective than 9mm or does that even matter any more?...

Sen. Terry Johnson Introduces Constitutional Carry Bill SB 215

On August 5, 2021, Senator Terry Johnson introduced Senate Bill 215 to bring Constitutional Carry to Ohio. SB 215 will not eliminate Ohio's licensing system, but will make the license optional for those who prefer to have a license, or who wish to carry in other states that recognize Ohio's license. "Ohioans have proven themselves to be overwhelmingly law-abiding over the past 17 years since...

Trigger Geometry and How it Affects Your Shooting

I suspect most of you haven’t thought much about how your trigger affects your ability to shoot your gun beyond how much effort it takes to press the trigger and make the gun fire. But the basic design of your trigger can have a significant influence on how close your bullets impact the target compared to where you wanted them to hit it — i.e., your point-of-impact (POI) vs. your point-of-aim (...

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