According to My San Antonio, a man armed with a stun gun tried to rob an area convenience store. The clerk, who was armed with a firearm, opened fire on the suspect and struck him.
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An off-duty California police officer is being hailed as a hero after he foiled the plans of an armed individual who walked into a restaurant on Valentine’s Day and allegedly threatened to kill everyone inside.
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Federal appeals courts strikes down California’s concealed weapons permit rules Continue reading “Court tosses California’s concealed weapons rules”
The Ninth Circuit’s decision in Peruta v. San Diego, released minutes ago, affirms the right of law-abiding citizens to carry handguns for lawful protection in public. Continue reading “Ninth Circuit strikes California’s restrictive rule against licensed carry of handguns”
In a major victory for gun rights activists, a federal appeals panel in California has rejected a law in San Diego County that requires applicants for concealed carry permits to demonstrate “good cause” as to why they need a gun for personal safety. Continue reading “Federal court deals gun-grabbers a blow in San Diego concealed carry ruling”
There is some great work being done to advance the state of the art in self-defense-specific handgun ammunition. One thing that hasn’t changed, though, is the price: It’s always expensive. Yet in using it you are trusting your life to it. So, how to you test it for function and reliability without breaking the bank? It doesn’t matter how many new features your ammunition has if it won’t cycle through your gun.
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If you don’t exercise your rights, they become weak and flabby.
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“Owning a handgun doesn’t make you armed any more than owning a guitar makes you a musician.”
— Jeff Cooper
A recently completed study at Northeastern University finds that many of the ‘facts’ circulated by gun control groups about mass shootings in the US are far from it. In fact, the study contends that mass murders rarely use ‘assault weapons,’ cannot be prevented with background checks and gun bans, and that the rates of these shootings as well as their toll is not increasing.
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