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YouTube HQ: What We Know. What We Suspect. What We Should Do.

Tuesday at around 12:45 in San Bruno California a middle aged woman, Nasim Najafi Aghdam, attacked and wounded 3 employees at YouTube headquarters. A fourth employee was injured while fleeing but not shot. Aghdam shot and killed herself, ending the attack. https://www.theblaze.com/news/2018/04/03/breaking-multiple-shots-fired-injuries-reported-at-youtube-headquarters That is what we know.   Aghdam had a channel(s) on YouTube that was apparently being flagged and restricted …

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A Grand A Day for Your 2A Rights, Deerfield Illinois

Fines up to $1,000 a day for residents of Deerfield Illinois who do not comply with the new ‘Assault Weapon’ and ‘High Capacity Magazine’ ban. High capacity magazines are defined as having a capacity over 10 rounds. Assault weapons are defined as semi-auto rifles and handguns that can take these magazines. AR’s, AK’s, SKS’s, etc. Fairly typical AWB langauge. Deerfield, IL …

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The Ethical Imperative for Small Arms in Private Hands.

From Oleg Volk “Real men don’t need guns” is the mantra of many prohibitionists. They envision strong, fit men holding off armed foes like the characters of Hollywood superhero films. To them, the strength of the body and skill in (unarmed only) martial arts are worthy of admiration, but the same martial arts skill augmented by a weapon, be it …

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Mr. Hogg… David… Shut Up. Just for a Second, Cool your Jets and then Speak

Mr. David Hogg, You are sabotaging your message more effectively than any external group possibly could. The display of ignorance, arrogance, and vehement disregard of dissent lends you no credence where you need it. You do not need the allies for gun control that you currently have. They were waiting for you or someone like you to advance a tired …

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The Fix NICS QB Sneak, President vs. Bumpstocks, and a 17 Year Old who can’t vote teaches you how to Democracy… in a Republic.

What a weekend. With the spending omnibus passed the Fix NICS language of Senator John Cornyn’s bill is now law and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is getting money for gun violence research. The effects of both of these additions to the budget extension could be catastrophic if other policy shifts along with them. In short. Fix …

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PE Class with AR500 Armor, Physics not Physical

There is a universal truth to armor. It sucks to wear. The materials capable of stopping a bullet or shrapnel impact and imposing it between you and that potentially lethal puncture/energy transfer usually carry the characteristic: HEAVY. The affordable steel plates that AR500 Armor is known for weigh 8lbs each. Combine that with necessary trauma padding or soft armor and a …

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Popular Online is not Always Better: ETS

Frim Mike Westra I am a firm believer in always carrying at least one firearm and a back up self defense tool. My gun of choice is the Glock 19. I love the 19 for many reasons, capacity and reliability being the top two. Between undercover police work, bounty hunting, and carrying as a civilian I have run into a …

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West Michigan’s HolsterCo EDC Solution: The Stealth.

Holsters are hard. Seriously. Those of us who carry regularly usually accumulate a small dragon’s horde worth of holsters, even if they are quality offerings. In many cases it’s difficult to find holsters, especially with other than main stream models. Everything is Glock-centric, understandably but it doesn’t help if you enjoyed a different firearm model. P320’s and Glock 17/19 frame …

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It’s a Monday…

Gun Control proponents have made gains. -Florida passed the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act. The age to purchase firearms in Florida is now 21. Military service members and LEO’s can purchase if they are under 21 for rifles and shotguns. A three day minimum waiting period is now applicable for all firearms. Exceptions for concealed carry license holders, …

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Gun Control and Carry in Schools, Florida Legislature Passes The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act

Florida’s legislature is sending gun control to the desk of the governor. But it’s a mixed bag. Depending upon which news outlet you use to read the news of the bill’s contents you could see “Gun Control Passes the Florida Legislature” right next to “Florida Senate and House Approve MORE GUNS in Schools!” The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public …

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