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We Remember

But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate — we can not consecrate — we can not hallow — this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget …

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Santa Fe, Shotguns, and the Moving Goal Posts of Gun Control

Image via NY Daily News Last Friday another school shooting dominated the headlines of the nation. A 17 year old student killed 8 fellow students and 2 teachers with an assault weapon. Assault weapon in so much that the .38 revolver and pump shotgun, firearm technology that has been around for the better part of two centuries, were used in …

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NRAAM Roundup

To anyone who attended it was an excellent show. Great weather. BBQ everywhere. Vendors ready and eager to discuss their gear and how the year is shaping up. Manufacturers are in a stage of refinement, polishing and improving the existing product lines while looking to be predictive in the long term. I saw several iterations of lightweight products as various …

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Coolers, Commerce and Calumny

From Dr. LateBloomer In the ongoing battle of political righteousness versus lawful commerce, the virtue-signaling drama award for the week goes to… YETI and the NRA. The NRA claimed that YETI cancelled their relationship and prior orders and called YETI’s behavior “unsportsmanlike”. Then YETI claimed that the NRA report was inaccurate, and they were simply realigning their programs, or somesuch. One …

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AR500 Armor Wants You in PE!

Polyethylene The fine folks of AR500 dropped me a line that their latest addition to their rifle armor offerings is on sale.  Seriously on sale. Like an exceptional Testudo carrier and UHMWPE plates for less than a pair of plates normally on sale. Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene offers a lighter weight, greater mobility, increased comfort load out of rifle rated …

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The Waffle House

On Sunday morning another mass shooting awoke the nation. An Antioch Tennessee Waffle House was attacked at 3:23 am by Travis Reinking Reinking, an Illinois resident, was carrying an AR-15 he had purportedly previously owned but was confiscated after he was arrested by the secret service in Washington D.C. for trespassing in restricted areas. The firearm was allegedly returned to …

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3 Gun Fun!

From Team Hollis A few weeks ago my husband and I attended a 3 gun competition at South Kent Sportsman’s Club (http://www.sksc.org/). It was my first three gun match so instinctively I was a bundle of nerves, not knowing expectations and course rules. But after an hour or so of being there I decided that this was going to be …

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VG6 Precision Epsilon 762

We’ve asked… VG6 Answered… VG6 Precision is proud to announce the launch of the new EPSILON 762 muzzle device. Compatible with most common .30 caliber chambered rifles, this hybrid device features both recoil compensation and flash signature mitigation in one package.   With a continued focus on improved recoil control, the EPSILON 762 features a new enhanced chamber design that …

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The 2A Today

Well readers Massachusetts ban on ‘Assault Weapons’ stands with U.S. District Judge William Young dismissing the lawsuit challenging the measure. Young said assault weapons are military firearms and aren’t protected by the constitutional right to “bear arms.” Regulation of the weapons is a matter of policy, not for the courts, he said. States can individually decided whether or not to allow …

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Safety and Freedom – The Parkland Lesson

From Dr. LateBloomer   The high schoolers in Parkland Florida returned to school this week. They returned to the scene of heartbreak and trauma, but also to new rules – rules that were put in place by school authorities in an effort to increase their safety. Unfortunately, this is also providing the students with important lessons about the cost of …

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