Do Revolvers still make sense for Every Day Carry?

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I’ve been carrying a handgun for thirty years now; long enough to have seen a lot of popular trends come and go.  I was there for the birth of the ‘wondernines’, the rise of polymer-framed, striker-fired pistols, and through to today’s era of micro-compact .380s and 9mms.  I’ve owned a lot of handguns over that […]

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RTBA Newsletter– For Liberals, Tragedy = Opportunity

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On the evening of 17 June, an emotionally disturbed young man interrupted a bible study group in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, opening fire on the assembled worshipers, killing nine and wounding one.  The shooter was white, the victims black.  By his own words just prior to the attack, he hated African-Americans, reportedly stating […]

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What’s Up Next for the BATFE?

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After the fiasco involving their efforts to ban M855 ammo over this past winter, one may be inclined to think that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (BATFE) has been thoroughly chastened, and will no doubt feel constrained against infringing upon our rights from now on.  Though it’s natural for us to hold […]

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The 2nd is On the Line…

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Though it seems like politicians have been campaigning for 2016 since November 2012, last month’s annual meeting of the NRA, held in Nashville, Tennessee, marks the official start of the 2016 presidential race, at least as far as gun rights and 2A issues are concerned. One of the two declared Republican candidates, and most of the hopefuls, were in attendance, […]

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How Many of Our Rights Will We Let Them Take?

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Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” How Many of Our Rights Will We Let Them Take? There’s a debate currently underway in the Colorado legislature that mirrors the larger debate taking place nationally. Is it better to accept smaller incremental thefts of our rights, or stand […]

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Is This The Next Battleground for Gun Rights?

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As Gun Control groups across the country find themselves losing their fight to strip law-abiding Americans of their constitutionally protected liberty at the statehouse level (despite the vetoes of a few turncoat Governors who proclaim their support for 2A while acting against it), they’ve begun to shift their efforts to the retail level. Groups such as Moms Demand Action […]

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Are Gun Rights FINALLY Coming to D.C.?

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Legislation introduced in Congress (S. 874/H.R. 1701) by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) would strip the District of Columbia City Council of its authority to write gun laws for the district. It would repeal the harshly restrictive gun licensing requirements, semi-auto ban, microstamping requirement, and allow DC residents to purchase outside the District, eliminating what is […]

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IT PASSED: Constitutional Carry in West Virginia!

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Constitutional Carry in West Virginia With Constitutional Carry efforts progressing in several states as these words are being written, one may well ask how to move the process forward in their states. For those who doubt that such efforts can bear fruit, I would point to West Virginia, which made news this past week when the State House passed […]

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Constitutional Carry: The Ultimate Goal

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A term that has become increasingly common in discussions of Second Amendment rights over the last decade or so is Constitutional Carry. Though most of us are familiar with the terms Open and Concealed carry, Constitutional carry can be confusing.  While Open and Concealed describe modes of carry, Constitutional carry describes the recognition, in a […]

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BREAKING: Green Tip Ammo Ban is BACK!

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The President is committed to that effort. I think the President’s personal conviction on this matter has been pretty evident…” Apparently, the fat lady has yet to sing… Although the BATFE was quick to back-pedal their decision to reclassify M855 green tip ammunition as “armor piercing”, four house Democrats have rallied behind the unconstitutional cause. Representative Eliot […]

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M855 AMMO BAN: Obama’s Continued Assault on the Second Amendment

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Backdoor Usurper The Obama administration has not made any secret of its antipathy to the Constitutional rights of American citizens, especially those associated with gun ownership and self-defense. From his pre-election, “… clinging bitterly to their guns and religion” comment, to his callous exploitation of every tragic incident in which a criminal uses a firearm, to his injecting himself into […]

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MIDTERMS: The Fight’s Over… (For Now)

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Well, the fight’s over … for now. The fat lady’s warbled her tune, Elvis has left the building, and I swear that, somewhere around 11pm on election night, I heard Dandy Don Meredith cranking out, “Turn out the lights, the party’s over …” Yes, it’s all over but the kicking and screaming, and the Democrats […]

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TOP 23 Pro-Gun Celebrities

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Top 23 Pro-Gun Celebrities With the overwhelming number of anti-gun celebrities coming out of the woodwork, it’s easy to think that all celebrities are a bunch of anti-gun snobs… …but thankfully, that’s not the case. Believe it or not, there actually are some celebrities who support the right to bear arms, such as: S.E. Cupp S.E. Cupp, for example, […]

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SHOCKING: Officer Slaps Man for Refusing Search

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“I’ll pop your head off and shit down your neck.” -Saratoga County Deputy Sgt. Shawn R. Glans Clearly, Deputy Shawn Glans of Halfmoon, New York enjoys his position of power. In this video, Sergeant Glans can be slapping a citizen after the man refuses to let the officer search his car. The officer verbally and […]

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Switching Back to 9mm: Is the FBI Ignoring History?

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On the morning of Friday, April 11 1986, a team of eight FBI Special Agents attempted to execute a felony stop on a black 1979 Chevrolet. The car contained two men who were believed to be responsible for a string of bank and armored car robberies in the area. The stop immediately disintegrated into the […]

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Rookie Cop Schooled By Open Carrier Who Knows His Rights

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What’s a sure-fire way to get under a police officer’s skin? Show him that you know your rights. I’m unsure what the cameraman was doing or trying to prove by openly carrying, but he makes it very clear that he knows where to draw the line when it comes to police interaction, what he is legally required […]

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“I Like Your Gun, Give it to Me”

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I like your gun. Give it to me.” Just after 2:00 a.m. on October 4th, William Coleman III was walking with his cousin in Gresham, Oregon while openly carrying his brand new Walther P22. Coleman had purchased the gun less than twenty-four hours beforehand. He was approached by a young black man who asked for a […]

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DEBUNKED: The Relationship Between Guns and Violence

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It’s Time for a Guns and Violence Fact Check As election season approaches, gun control groups are gearing up their usual scare-tactic propaganda campaigns in an effort to convince the ill-informed that guns make us less safe. Many of the gun control lobby’s claims attempt to link the existence of guns to violence. However, the facts paint […]

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SHOCKING: Gun Violence Restraining Orders

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Picture this: You’re awakened to the sound of footsteps and hushed voices outside your home. As you instinctively reach for your gun before peeking outside your window to see what is causing the commotion, you’re taken aback by the flashing blues and reds. Confusion sets in. You try rubbing the sleep from your eyes but […]

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Thug Armed Robbery; Clerk Narrowly Escapes Death

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Store Clerk Narrowly Escapes Death The clerk was working alone at 2:45 am when a pair of armed robbers held up his Kangaroo Express and demanded that the clerk open the store’s safe. The robbers began pistol-whipping the man when he told them that the manager was the only person who could open the safe. […]

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[VIDEO] No Jail Time for Illegal Immigrant Who Killed Two Kids

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Yet Another Failed Policy… On January 15th, Cinthyia Garcia-Cisneros was convicted of hit and run, after killing two little girls who were playing in a leaf pile. Now, on it’s own, this is horrific on an epic scale. The two little girls were ages 6 and 11. Absolutely tragic. The incident took place in Forest […]

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BREATHTAKING: Navy Seal Shot 27 Times, Survives – Hear His Story

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Anywhere you can put a finger on me, I was shot.” Navy SEAL Sr. Chief Mike Day tells a harrowing tale of how he survived being shot 27 times in Iraq’s volatile Anbar Province. During a 2007 mission, Mike Day kicked down a door to find himself in a room, within spitting distance of four heavily […]

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BREAKING: Terrorists Captured at Southern Border, DHS Denies Terror Threat

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Terrorists Captured At Southern Border Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) broke this shocking news Wednesday about four known terrorists who were apprehended at the Southern U.S. border in Texas on September 10 – the day before the 13th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks. Chaffetz questioned the Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson about whether or not he […]

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BREAKING: Public Beheading Terrorism Plot Foiled By Australian Police

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Australian police thwarted a terrorist plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the Islamic State group ISIS. Police raided more than a dozen properties across Sydney today and are holding fifteen people and have also identified the suspected ringleader, officials said. Prime Minister Tony Abbot reports that Australian authorities obtained intelligence about a “demonstration […]

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What do Ray Rice and Gun Control have to do with each other?

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What do Ray Rice and Gun Control have to do with each other? Mr. Colin Noir dives in how the preferential treatment Ray Rice’s recent domestic violence issue relates to a law abiding single mother that faces jail time for what could only be described as a mistake. What do you think? Is a double standard being […]

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3D Animation: How Does an M2 .50 Cal Machine Gun Work?

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How Does a 50 Cal Work? Here’s an informative 3D animation depicting how the M2 .50 caliber machine gun cycles and fires. The Browning M2, or “Ma Deuce” as it is affectionately called, has been in Army service since 1939 and is still, to this day, one of the mainstays of the American infantry.

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“We Got A White Dude!” – Why You Need to Carry a Gun EVERYWHERE

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Senselessly brutal attacks, such as this are becoming ever more commonplace. This is why everyone should carry a firearm, not just police and military, but every law-abiding citizen. This is also why you need to carry a gun, not just to the range, but everywhere. Tell that to Moms Demand Action, Everytown for Gun Safety, or any […]

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3D Animation: How Does An AK-47 Work?

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Here’s an awesome 3D animation put together by the folks at Grook.net which illustrates, in almost excruciating detail, how an AK-47 assault rifle works. The AK-47, or “kalash” in Russian slang, is a gas operated, 7.62x39mm assault rifle, developed by Mikhail Kalishnakov for the Soviet Army at the end of World War II. The AK-47 is […]

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10 Pro-Gun Celebrities You’d Never Guess

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10 Pro-Gun Celebrities You’d Never Guess… #10 – Jeremy Renner Jeremy Renner, star of The Avengers and Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, has a very simple and practical point of view when it comes to guns.   Renner states: I’m for guns. I own guns and I don’t think guns kill people, I think people kill […]

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UN: Self Defense is Not A Human Right

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<<Back to Part Three Meanwhile, at the UN SAF Operations Director Julianne Versnel cited that Peru had introduced a resolution to the UN Human Rights Council which demands that all governments institute strict civilian gun control. Versnel stated that “NGOs are starting tobase their opposition to firearms on the Frey report at the expense of recognizing […]

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UN & Friends: Everytown for Gun Safety

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<<Back to Part Two Everytown for Gun Safety may call for universal background checks, minimum wait-times for firearms purchases, and high-capacity magazine bans. However, the Santa Barbara killer passed three such background checks, endured three mandatory wait periods, and used legal, 10-round magazines in his firearms. It’s obvious that more legislature is not what is needed. […]

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UN & Friends: Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America

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  <<Back to Part One On the Home-front SAF Operations Director Julianne Versnel criticized a UN Human Rights Council report, which she said “refused the idea that there is a right to have arms for self-defense and furthermore rejected any concept of self-defense as a human right. It also went on to say that states had a […]

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UN: We’re Coming for Your Guns and We Have Company

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  The battle for the Right to Bear Arms extends much further than Capitol Hill “The United Nations is on a collision course” with the U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment and the natural right of all people to defend themselves,” the Second Amendment Foundation stated at a United Nations Programme of Action (POA) meeting in New York last […]

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Good idea: Gun Myths Gone in 5 Minutes

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Gun Myths Gone in 5 Minutes This episode from ABC’s 20/20 dispels many common gun myths in under five minutes. Unfortunately, many Americans fall prey to the all-to-common and highly sensationalized gun violence misrepresentations, distortions, and out-right lies. The truth is that the vast majority of gun control legislature is backed and supported by highly […]

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Firearms Education and Accident Prevention

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Firearms Education and Accident Prevention “Ideology is the opposite of philosophy. Philosophy is the curiosity which guides its inquiry according to universal principles. Ideology is a prior prejudice that seeks out an echo chamber of reaffirming information.” -Stefan Molyneux The problem isn’t that there has been a surge in gun violence, the problem is media spin […]

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Do You Still Believe in The Good Guys?

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In a world filled with violence, we’re constantly reminded of both the bad guys and of our own mortality. We know that there is no shortage of evil, villainy or scum. However, we often overlook the very fact that many men and women willingly put themselves into harm’s way, for the sake of their country and community. […]

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CNN: Mass Shootings Are Not An Epidemic

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When debating the topic of gun control, gun control advocates rely heavily on two main talking points. The first is that gun related violent crime is on the rise in the United States and stricter gun laws will make the country a safer place. Unfortunately, this talking point does not hold up when compared to […]

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Pick and Choose Your Own Gun Crime Statistics

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When it comes to gun crime statistics, it is important to remember that the data is only as good as the people who collect and interpret it. This means that not all data is created equal. Political biases or personal agendas can often skew the data, and so the first step in analysis is to […]

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Gun Control: Obama Wants Us To Feel Ashamed

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  Obama Wants Us To Feel Ashamed By Gregory Smith, Blogger at SellingtheSecondAmendment.com   Mass shootings happen in every country yet Obama wants us to feel ashamed. He lies when he claimed that “We’re the only developed country on Earth where this happens,” during a question-and-answer session on Tumblr. Really? Are Germany, Sweden, England, and […]

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Ares Armor is Ready To Battle the ATF Agents Again!

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Ares Armor, a shop in Oceanside, California that sells 80% lower receivers, took a huge hit these past couple of months. They were raided by federal agents and all of their merchandise was confiscated. Ares Armor estimates their losses to be in the range of $300,000 – $500,000. However, this hasn’t stopped them from inviting federal agents back into their doors for a second […]

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Pro Gun Activists Harass a Marine?! (Warning Explicit Language)

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This clip emerged from Mother Jones’ Youtube Channel. A marine and couple pro gun activists gets into a verbal argument (warning explicit language) The former marine is not pleased with the pro gun activists hanging out with “assault rifles”. Did both sides handle the argument very well? We don’t think so, the situation is aggravated […]

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High School Student Suspended for Wearing Pro Gun T-Shirt Takes A Stand

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Chris Borg, an Illinois high school student, was suspended for wearing a t-shirt depicting an AK-47 and a pro-gun website’s url. Now, Chris is taking an active stance and protesting against the school’s decision for violating his 1st Amendment rights. A school official noticed Borg’s shirt and demanded that he either turn it inside out, change into a different shirt, or be […]

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3D Printed Guns – “Gun restrictions are a violation of human rights”

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Where there’s a will, there’s a way… The ownership of firearms may be extremely restricted in some countries, but that didn’t stop 27 year old Yoshitomo Imura of Kawasaki, Japan. Imura was recently arrested for the possession of 3D printed firearms after he uploaded a video to YouTube in which he assembles and fires a […]

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Texas Gun Shop’s Funny/Controversial Gun Sign Provokes Obama Supporters – “I like my guns like Obama likes..”

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The sign definitely speaks up for pro-gun activists and anti-obama groups. It states “I like my guns like Obama likes his voters, UNDOCUMENTED.” It’s definitely a statement that is sure to provoke the Leftist and Obama Supporters all over the nation. The owner of the the gun shop is taking things lightly and says that […]

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Explosive Exchange at Gun Hearing – Ted Cruz VS Dianne Feinstein

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Gun Control Bills.. a heated back and forth argument between Ted Cruz and Dianne Feinstein. Who’s side do you take? Feinstein doesn’t want to be lectured on the constitution by Ted Cruz, but she has no evident reason other than the fact that she’s been a mayor for 9 years and the committee for 20 […]

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Top 4 Guns You Can’t Miss for Home Defense

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Aaron Mulligan is a long-time friend who has years of experience when it comes to guns, camping, and hunting. He’s been sharing his knowledge and experience by writing for Gun Mate. This article even shows his expertise in choosing guns to secure your family and home. Most homeowners nowadays are faced with the decision of […]

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Concealed Carry Options for the Quiet Professional

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Society is going to hell in a high-speed handbasket… Every time we turn on the TV we’re told about the latest murder, rape, home invasion, or shooting. Nowadays, horrific news headlines such as these are more the norm than the exception. ​In these uncertain times, an ever-increasing number of Americans are taking on the individual […]

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The Absurdity of ‘Gun Free Zones’

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Spoof on just how really effective “gun free” zones are when it comes to prevent crimes at liquor stores, street, and even your home. It’s sad but this spoof really nails just how ridiculous the concept of having gun free zones really are.  

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22-year-old educates Piers Morgan on guns

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Two 22 year old gun advocates educate Piers Morgan on gun control and why they need an AR-15. Very well informed smart individuals. Piers Morgan has nothing left to offer in this debate once he gets educated with facts

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Piers Morgan Vs Ted Nugent On Gun Control

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With two figures making head lines recently, lets have a flashback to this classic debate. Piers Morgan vs Ted Nugent in a heated battle on Gun Control.. Piers Morgan Vs Ted Nugent On Gun Control On Piers Morgan’s own television show (Piers Morgan Tonight) takes on the rock and roll star legend and constitutionalists Ted Nugent. […]

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The Awesome POWER of Gun Free Zones

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It is obvious to anyone with an open mind that “Gun Free Zones” do NOTHING to deter criminals or ensure safety. People who intend to harm other for their own self interests will NEVER pay attention to laws that are supposedly designed to protect citizens. Quite to the contrary, those who obey the signs are […]

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Why Good People Should Be Armed

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Despite all the fear-mongering, emotionalism, and deceptive propaganda surrounding the issue of firearms, the principle that matters most is quite simple. Why good people should be armed. Do you support the Right to Bear Arms?

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CTA: City Threatens Tactical Store with Jail Time for AR-15 Sign

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“Take down the sign or go to jail. We do not approve of guns…or you.” This is the unmistakable messages sent by progressives when they take over a city’s government and freedom pays the price. Ares Armor is a small tactical store operating one of their stores in National City, CA, a suburb of San […]

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Un-Aired Super Bowl Ad – Front Sight Firearms Training Intitute

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Read Full Blog Post here: http://www.ignatius-piazza-front-sigh… Did you see the our Super Bowl advertisement during the first quarter of the game? We actually created three ads. One to play during the first quarter, then another for half time and a final ad to play in the third quarter. The ads were designed to demonstrate WHY every […]

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Gunmakers angry over Calif. law requiring coded ammo

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Imagine if every bullet had its own unique mark that showed what gun it was fired from. How would that change police investigations, and could it stem the country’s gun violence? That’s exactly what California wants to find out with a law going into effect that requires new semiautomatic pistols to use “microstamping” technology that […]

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Jesse Ventura VS Piers Morgan On Gun Control

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Jesse Ventura and Piers Morgan in a heated debate in regards to why Americans need our guns. Ventura goes to explain how he witnessed Ferdinand Marcos in the Phillipines taking away everyone’s guns and giving them only two weeks to turn their fire arms in or they would be executed. Piers Morgan is no longer […]

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SB 808 Update (Ghost Guns)

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SB 808 Passed out of Senate Appropriations Committee and is on it’s way to the Senate floor. In this update, CAL-FFL outlines the numerous problems with the amended version on the bill.

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Top 5 Pro Gun Moments in 2013

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Breitbart News has compiled what we believe were the top five pro gun moments from 2013. 5. Lopsided win NRA-backed Virginia delegates secured over delegates backed by Michael Bloomberg and Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG) on November 5. Out of 67 delegate races, NRA-backed candidates won 65. 4. Number four on the list is the signal […]

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New Study Demolishes Almost Every Gun Control Myth

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A study published in the latest issue of the academic journal Applied Economics Letters took on many of the claims made regularly by advocates of stricter gun laws. The study determined that nearly every claim made in support of stronger restrictions on gun ownership is not supported by an exhaustive analysis of crime statistics. The study, “An […]

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Sheriffs Across U.S. Rise Up Against Obama Regime

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Sheriffs Across U.S. Rise Up Against Obama Regime Sheriffs have risen up all over our great nation to stand up against the unconstitutional gun control measures being taken. The following is a list of sheriffs and state sheriff’s associations from who have vowed to uphold and defend the Constitution against Obama’s unlawful gun control measures. […]

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