When it comes to shopping safely, it’s important to recognize there isn’t always safety in numbers. Here are some general safety tips to keep in mind if you decide to venture out to hunt for a bargain.
It may not be immediately obvious how lessons from the self-defense world might help you have a drama-free holiday dinner, but there are many similarities between how you’d handle a potential violent encounter and drama brewing at the in-laws’ during dinner.
On the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month, the Great War comes to an end. The historical roots of what we now know as Veterans Day in the United States began over 100 years ago in France, when Germany signed an armistice agreement that would bring about the end of World War I.
Carrying firearms on a boat is an issue for more gun owners than one might imagine. Boating is a popular pastime, whether you’re fishing or cruising, and carrying a gun is a daily practice for many people. If you’re wondering about the legalities of carrying firearms on a boat—and if it’s even legal—we’re here to help. Generally speaking, the answer is: It depends.
On all days here in the United States, but especially on the Fourth of July--the birthday of American independence--people show their love for America by displaying flags along streets, hanging them from porches, and proudly carrying them in parades and festivals.
When the end of Spring approaches, many national holidays are on the horizon, and looming large among them is Memorial Day. As a holiday, it stands out for its traditionally somber tone—seemingly alone among a class of officially recognized days that are jubilant and celebratory, but it’s perhaps the most important of them because of this.
We’ve all seen how biased the legal system can be against gun owners. So, what’s a responsibly armed person to do? Maybe you’ve heard how self-defense coverage can be a saving grace during the legal aftermath of a self-defense incident. But with all the different legal defense and concealed carry weapon (CCW) insurance providers out there, how do you know what separates the good from the best? What do you actually need in your CCW or self-defense insurance policy?
As gun owners know best, gun laws are complex and one false move could put you on the other side of the law. Plus, gun laws are different in every state, which makes things confusing for law-abiding individuals across the nation. For example, the use of force in one state may constitute “deadly force” in another state, possibly creating a sticky situation if you’re traveling between states.
The pre-dusk Texas sunlight cast a glowing haze over the trees and fields, surrounding my oldest daughter and me as we sat in an elevated blind, waiting. Watching. Trying to be patient. It was time for a management deer hunt, meaning the season hadn’t yet begun state-wide but here we were, using the landowner’s tags to cull the herd. My daughter was 16 at the time, and it was far from her first hunt. Her ability to sit and wait wasn’t quite as developed as mine, but there she was, looking to put meat in the freezer.
There’s no question that the Star WarsTM franchise hosts some of the best weapons in sci-fi. But out of all the lightsabers, blaster rifles, and flammable weapons shown in this galaxy far, far away, which ones are the coolest? Here’s our list of the top 10 coolest Star Wars weapons.