If you have an encounter with law enforcement, do you have to tell them you’re carrying a firearm or that you have a valid license or permit to carry? If there is a legal requirement where you live, failing to do so might mean losing your license or permit, or being charged with a crime.
As summer turns to fall, supporting good mental health takes center stage for many people. The months of September and October are dedicated to raising awareness of mental health issues and encouraging honest discussions about these challenges.
Concealed carry is the practice of carrying a firearm (typically a handgun) on one’s physical person while taking steps to ensure that the presence of the firearm is undetectable to casual (or trained) observers. Concealed carry is often accomplished by securing the firearm in a holster specifically designed to aid concealment underneath everyday clothing.
Kansans between the ages of 18 and 20 years old may now apply for a “provisional” Concealed Carry Handgun License (“CCHL”), which—once issued—allows such licensees to lawfully carry a concealed handgun on their person.
Two “facts” have been washing over mainstream media for quite some time now: The number of violent crimes reported has decreased and the number of “murders” is on the rise. So, which is it? Both statements can’t possibly be true, …can they? And if they are, what does that mean about your safety and self- defense?
The morning of September 11th, 2001, began like any other for most Americans across the country. They went to work, attended morning classes, and followed their normal routines. Many of those living on the West Coast were still asleep when the terror attacks began. Some saw the destruction play out in real time; some woke to a world forever changed by hate and terror.
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.
Labor Day is often seen as an opportunity for a long three-day weekend full of BBQ, pool time, and maybe some dove hunting (because you can also grill dove poppers). And while it’s certainly nice to have a chance to unwind with friends and family, there’s more to the holiday than that. What is Labor Day about? How far back do its roots stretch, and why do we celebrate it to begin with?
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.
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?