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  • Hunting with Kids

Get Outdoors: Hunting with Kids

August 30th, 2021|

Hunting is a treasured American pastime, not only because hunters go out in hopes of bringing home game meat, but also because time spent in the field can be such an enriching experience. Whether it’s enjoying the sunrise, sunset, or the hours of peace and quiet spent leaning up against a tree or sitting in a blind, hunting has so much to offer.

  • Unusual Gun Carry

Unusual Gun Carry Methods—and How to Carry Safely

August 23rd, 2021|

Gun owners sometimes carry in areas that might seem surprising to those outside the firearms world. In fact, before 2021 was even halfway over, there were 14 arrests reported at Disney World because guests had been carrying their guns even though it’s prohibited in the park. Why do people carry guns in areas they aren’t allowed? Reasons vary, but some of the ways people carry, and the locations where they are carried, are definitely unexpected. These are just a few of them.

  • 24 Strange Gun Storage Ideas—and 7 Good Ones

24 Strange Gun Storage Ideas—and 7 Good Ones

August 11th, 2021|

The options for how and where to store your firearms can sometimes seem overwhelming. However, there are some people who feel storing a firearm requires little to no thought. We disagree; all guns should be stored safely and in accordance with local laws at all times.

  • Second Amendment Sanctuaries: Are They Realistic?

Second Amendment Sanctuaries: Are They Realistic?

August 11th, 2021|

The number of states declaring themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries is on the rise. This means a question being asked with increasing frequency is coming to the forefront: Is the decision to make states “sanctuaries” legally binding, or does it only do lip service to the gun rights community at large?

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Biden’s Gun Control Plan Targets “Rogue Firearms Dealers”

July 28th, 2021|

Recently, President Biden announced his new strategy to combat the rise of gun violence in the United States. This plan seeks to make federal funds available to local law enforcement, school programs, and programs designed to help former prisoners reintegrate into their communities after serving their sentences.

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Could Your State’s Permitless Carry Make You a Felon?

July 26th, 2021|

Permitless carry, also known as constitutional carry, is becoming much more common in the United States. Twenty-one states have now passed some form of permitless carry, and given the overall expansion of carry rights over the last 40 years, it’s not unreasonable to imagine a future where one might be able to carry in almost any state without ever having to complete a firearm licensing or permitting course.

  • Flying with Guns

Flying with a Gun: The Do’s and Don’ts of Firearms and Air Travel

June 28th, 2021|

With the pandemic slowly drawing to a close and a return to normalcy appearing on the horizon, it’s safe to assume Americans will be traveling more in 2021 than in 2020. And whether you’re new to guns or have been shooting your entire life, it’s important to remember there are very specific rules in place if you decide to travel by air with your firearm.

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Deverick Woodfork Member Story

June 16th, 2021|

What's the difference between life and death? A split second. Watch Deverick Woodfork's incredible story about self-defense and legal protection.

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Targeting Ghost Guns: The DOJ’s Amendment for 80 Percent Lowers

May 26th, 2021|

The term “ghost gun” has been used by politicians and the mainstream media for years as a broad label for firearms lacking a manufacturer-engraved serial number. Now the ghost gun debate and coming legal battle have been heating up due to a proposed rule change the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) listed in the Federal Register on May 21, 2021.

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GUN OWNERS: THE REAL VALUE OF LEGAL DEFENSE

May 17th, 2021|

It’s no secret that the legal system is often skewed against gun owners. You see it all the time; the victim who was forced to protect their life against a dangerous threat often ends up being painted as a criminal. And the financial, emotional, and mental toll it takes to defend yourself against these courtroom bullies? It can be well… astronomical.

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