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Article first appeared at Ammoland – THOUGHTS FOR OUR FELLOW OUT-OF-STATE CHP HOLDERS First, I’d like to offer an apology to our fellow CHP holders from the 25 states that are about to lose recognition from Virginia on February 1st 2016. All of you who have visited Virginia over the

Article first appeared in  NRAMedia – It’s hard to know when and where you might face an armed, violent criminal intent on doing harm to you and those around you. If you knew in advance, of course, you’d avoid going there. If you work in a smoke shop, however, you

Article first appeared in  NRAMedia – The sheer size and scale of the Battle of the Bulge gave rise to so many feats of arms that examples of individual heroism have tended to get swallowed by the big picture. As the largest battle fought by the U.S. Army during the

Article first appeared in  NRAMedia – Recently, I ran into someone I hadn’t seen since my high school days—I’ll call him “Danny.” We talked about mutual friends, families, careers and personal interests and when he learned of my occupation, it became apparent that he belongs to what I call the

  Article first appeared at Ammoland – I don’t like horror movies. There is nothing attractive about sitting and waiting for the monster to jump out of the dark screen at me, even though the fear is irrational. Hoplophobes are people who have an irrational fear of firearms. What is

Article first appeared at Ammoland – Visit LaserMaxnext week at the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) at the Sands Expo Centerin Las Vegas to examine an all-star lineup of ground-breaking new products. LaserMax booth #12771 will offer show-goers a first-look at the all new MantaRay easy snap-on WeaponLight,

  Article first appeared at Ammoland – ProSounds and SportEAR by ProSounds will debut the all-new X-Pro Earplugs at the 2016 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Jan. 19-22. The acclaimed hearing protection and enhancement brands manufacture devices for use by civilian, industrial, shooting and military/police sectors. The companies have 57

“With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants, I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost.” William Lloyd Garrison, Abolitionist Here we go again.  Barack Hussein Obama has issued another illegal executive order, which stands in direct

A recent Gallup poll featured “Guns and gun control” as 19th on a list of most important problems in the eyes of the American people. “Government” was the first on the same list. Thus, it should say something to the American people when “guns and gun control” is so overwhelmingly important

Whacking targets at stupidly long ranges has become the cool thing to do. Indeed, it’s gratifying to get behind a rifle, fire a single shot and hit a target the size of a guitar five football fields away. For many, this mastery of ballistics and pulling triggers seems as complicated