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05Jan

Trump and Critical Gun Rights

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President-elect Donald J. Trump signifies a massive shift in American culture. For the last decade, media outlets have been blatant with their bias towards left-leaning topics, while the hard workers have been marginalized and treated like deplorables, simply because we hold different values than their so-called, “tolerant,” way of life. One of the keys battlefields of this debate involves gun violence.

I know that this is going to sound like nails on a chalkboard, but the left isn’t trying to be evil, honestly they are just naive. They believe by …

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03Jan

Best Glock for First Time Buyers

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Whether you’re a combat hardened veteran or an anti-gun nut, due to popular media, “Glock,” has become a household word. While the uninformed might think it is just slang for a pistol, we know that Glock is actually a firearm manufacturer based out of Austria. They’ve been in the business for a decent minute and currently have over fifty models to choose from. (Note, not all models are available for civilian purchase, in order to get full access to the products and have an order shipped to your house from an online vendor you will need an FFL …

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18Aug

Makers of Anti-Gun Feature Violate Federal Gun Laws

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Under the Gun Isn’t the Honest Documentary It Claims to Be

Released in May 2016, the Katie Couric-backed documentary Under the Gun claimed to be a neutral exploration of gun violence and gun safety in the U.S. However, the film was plagued with criticism from its first showing. Journalists proved that the documentary had deliberately been edited to make pro-gun advocates seem stupid. In an even bigger controversy, the film’s director actually admitted to breaking federal gun laws during filming.

What Happened Behind the Scenes of Under the Gun?

While filming Under the Gun, a producer who lived in Colorado traveled to Arizona …

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12Aug

How Eliminating “Gun-Free Zones” Can Keep Us Safe

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Why Gun-Free Zones Don’t Make Sense and What We Should Do About It

Many communities, facilities and businesses in the U.S. have established “gun-free zones” where no one is allowed to carry or possess firearms. The supporters of such zones claim that they cut down on violence and help protect people. In the wake of recent mass shootings and tragedies, though, it’s time to question whether or not gun-free zones keep us safe.

Do Gun-Free Zones Really Make Sense?

Gun-free zones were originally created by well-intentioned people who thought that removing guns from such areas would help keep citizens safe. However, these well-meaning …

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01Aug

Hawaii Takes a Step Backward with Federal Database

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Hawaii Becomes First State to Track Law-Abiding Gun Owners

Hawaii has taken action to become the first state to list all licensed gun owners in a federal database. Passed on June 23 by a Democrat-controlled legislature with support from Honolulu Police Department Maj. Richard Robinson, Hawaii Senate Bill 2954 takes effect immediately.

With Democrat Governor David Ige’s signature, Hawaii is the first state to utilize the FBI’s Rap Back Next Generation Identification (NGI) system to track the activities of firearm owners. The new law allows Hawaii police departments to evaluate and monitor whether an individual should have the right to possess firearms, …

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11Jul

Can We Predict Gun Politics?

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Protecting Our Rights in the Election Year

Should politics play a part in gun ownership rights? Whether we like it or not, firearm legislation is a hot issue in American politics and media. Considering the attempted legislative restrictions on gun rights in the past few years alone, we all feel the uncertainty that lies ahead, especially in a presidential election year.

Ironically, for all the gun restrictions proposed during the Obama administration, he did not emphasize gun control during his campaign. This year, presumptive Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton is making a point of being tough on gun issues, and she’s already gone …

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07Jul

Can We Predict Gun Politics? original

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Protecting Our Rights in the Election Year

Should politics play a part in gun ownership rights? Whether we like it or not, firearm legislation is a hot issue in American politics and media. Considering the attempted legislative restrictions on gun rights in the past few years alone, we all feel the uncertainty that lies ahead, especially in a presidential election year.

Ironically, for all the gun restrictions proposed during the Obama administration, he did not emphasize gun control during his campaign. This year, presumptive Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton is making a point of being tough on gun issues, and she’s …

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28Jun

Sensible Safety for Self-Defense

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Safe Storage without Sacrificing Performance

If you’re serious about protecting yourself, your home and your family, you should also be conscious of gun safety. No, we don’t mean banning all weapons (as so many politicians and media would love); rather, when we talk about gun safety, we mean effective ways to store your weapons so that they’re ready to be used the way they’re intended.

If you store furearms in your home for self-defense, you want to be able to access them quickly. How can you keep your weapons easily accessible, yet safely out of reach (and out of sigh t) of young …

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21Jan

Universal Firearms Background Check- A Closer Look

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The National Shoot Sports Foundation and McKeon & Associates released study findings that concluded that far fewer Americans think that universal background checks are necessary at gun shows than originally reported. The report written by the NSSF goes on to point out the sharp contrast between their findings and what has been commonly reported by the media. The McKeon study showed that 40 percent of Americans surveyed believe that gun show universal background checks are needed versus the 90 percent which is the statistic many media sources like to use.

So why the large difference in numbers? Knowledge seems to be …

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03Jan

FFL Location- Required Documents

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When you have your FFL license, you are required to keep several important documents and other material on hand at your licensed location (often your home). The ATF will look to be sure you have these things if they do an inspection, so it’s important to know what these documents are.

The first document you need on hand is, obviously, a copy of your FFL license. The license needs to be kept readily available for the inspection of any ATF officer. It’s not as though you’ll have someone from the ATF coming into your location once a month to look at …

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