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Purse Carry, CCW, and Police Interactions

I’ve heard some true horror stories about traffic stop interactions between cops and people with concealed carry handgun licenses. To be honest, while I occasionally hear about CCW carriers doing stupid things from my cop friends, I hear far more stories from my gun students about police officers acting paranoid and unprofessional while dealing with a legal CCW carrier on a traffic stop. I hear...

Millions of New Gun Owners Will Join in the Fun of National Shooting Sports Month® in August

Whether you’re a first-time gun owner or experienced, here are 10 ways to enjoy the target shooting sports and special events NEWTOWN, Conn. – America’s millions of first-time firearm owners will find National Shooting Sports Month® in August a great time to enjoy using their new firearms, whether in a training course, competition or simply having fun shooting targets with friends. NSSF®...

PODCAST: Will NYSRPA v. Bruen Lead to the Next Landmark Gun Rights Decision?

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 24: It's been 13 years since the Heller case and 11 years since the McDonald case. Now, finally, another major gun rights case goes to the U.S. Supreme Court. And once again, Buckeye...

NSSF Welcomes Senate Hearing Protection Act Reintroduction

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearm industry trade association, proudly welcomes U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo’s (R-Idaho) reintroduction of the Hearing Protection Act. The legislation, S. 2050, is co-sponsored by 14 additional senators, all who endorse the legislation that would provide greater access to the firearm safety devices by regulating them in the same...

Experience Ohio’s Premier Public Shooting Ranges During Free Event

Experienced and beginning recreational shooters are invited to visit any of Ohio’s premier public shooting ranges on Saturday, Aug. 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during Free Range Day, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. On this date, the shooting range permit requirement is waived at all Division of Wildlife Class A, B, and C shooting ranges. The...

New Program Connects Ohio Hunters with Participating Landowners

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife recently launched a new incentive program that provides a path for Ohio hunters to access participating landowner properties during the hunting season. Enrollment for the Ohio Landowner and Hunter Access Partnership program is underway now. Once enrolled, participating landowners receive annual payments ranging from $2 to $30...

Man accused in Toledo's Savage Park shooting arrested on gun charge week prior

In early June, as he stumped for a package of gun control proposals he's been promoting since 2019, Governor Mike DeWine (R) warned that we were on the verge of a "summer of violence" and claimed "we need to toughen our laws." But as the summer wears on, more and more examples are proving that it isn't a lack of gun control laws that is resulting in the violence, but rather a lack of enforcement...

Tactical Training Scenario- “They’re Putting On Ski Masks”

I once responded to a very unique call in my cop job. The details might generate some critical thinking on the part of my readers. A woman and her infant child were parked outside a small electronics store on a busy thoroughfare in the suburban city where I work. She was waiting to provide a ride home to her sister and her best friend, both of whom were working in the store. Five minutes before...

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