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Don't Tread On Me

Don’t Tread On Me

Need? We need not justify. When asked what I do for a living I reply: I teach people how to shoot people. I teach people how to shoot people because some people need to be shot – and they need to be shot NOW. I have found that in the long run sugarcoating reality rarely […]

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Chimp with a gun

Accidental Discharge Question

Could you address the idea that guns just go off? On the news they say, ‘the gun accidentally went off.’ I would love to [read a post] from an expert debunking this scary thought! First, I hardly would refer to myself as an “expert.” Dan Shea over at Small Arms Review pointed out decades ago […]

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Gun Shop Employee Shoots Customer

It’s being reported that this past Tuesday a New Mexico gun shop employee accidentally shot a customer in the back with 45-caliber handgun. The news accounts, of course, are suggesting the gun “went off”, as if it suddenly became possessed with a mind of its own and actuated its firing mechanism beyond the control of […]

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Self-Made Mess

Photo from [framed_box] Today we are joined by Frank Sharpe, Jr. from Fortress Defense Consultants to discuss some of the lessons that can be learned from Hurricane Sandy. Frank has been a firearms instructor for over 10 years. As a senior staff instructor for Defense Training International (DTI), he has trained thousands of citizens, police, and […]

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