Tag Archives: Self Defense

Sunday Sermon: Plan.. Then Have a Back Up

“A good plan never survives contact with the enemy…” “Proper Prior Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance.” “A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.”   There are a myriad of one liner wonder quotes that are supposed to encompass how important (and how unimportant) planning is when it comes to violent interactions. The long …

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Are We Gunslinger Super Heroes?

From Mike Westra Every student that takes my concealed carry class hears these two questions at the beginning of the class. “Why are you here? and “What motivated you to take this course?” The usual answer is ” So I can protect my family”, however not last week. The only answer that I heard was “To kill the next active …

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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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Terrorist attacks are Not Mass Shootings, But they are a Gun Control Issue

Let’s be very clear on a few points before the flame wars begin. Though the numbers are skewed to show more than occurred, the US has a mass shooting issue. These events are as deadly as they are because of a Gun control issue. Let’s also be very clear that if we are calling what happened in France earlier this …

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Zale trial, Will it Shape How Stand Your Ground is Interpreted?

(Photo: Lisa Roose-Church/Livingston Daily) The Livingston Daily recently published this article: Zale trial provides test case for self-defense act “In Michigan, a person can only stand his ground and use deadly force when necessary to repel an attack that will result in imminent death or imminent great bodily harm, otherwise there is still a duty to retreat in Michigan before …

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Bad Choices Lead to Conviction in Detroit Porch Killing

AP Photo/Paul Sancya

We reported on the Renisha McBride slaying commonly referred to as the Detroit Porch Slaying a few months ago when the news hit the wire. On Thursday Theodore Wafer the homeowner who shot Renisha was found guilty of second-degree murder. He is now in custody and awaiting the final sentencing where he can server 25 to life. To some this …

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Breach Bang Clear Everyman Tactical Series

Every once in a while I read a blog article on another site that just makes me say wow these guys get it. We have done a few series on the importance of training both with medical tools and with firearms. Unfortunately speaking to the instructors in the area it is clear to me that those articles often fall on …

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Michigan Gaining Legal Gun Owners

Michigan has had to deal with just about every self-inflicted wound possible. Corrupt politicians, Anti Gun democratic politicians, high crime, bankruptcy, loss of pensions and a decline in the auto industry. What was once a great example of American labour and hard work has become a blight pointed at by the liberal media. As conservatives and gun owners we have …

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Patriot Defense Training EC3 Medical Trauma Class

Over the weekend 248Shooter was invited to Jackson Michigan to train with Patriot Defense Training. The subject of the class was very different from the usual handgun, carbine or shotgun training that they traditionally offer. The subject for the 2 day course was Emergency Casualty  Care Class which is marketed as EC3.  The focus of the class was on identifying …

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AR-15 Do’s and Don’ts

AR-15 Do's and Don'ts full playlist of all videos

Youtube is an incredibly valuable source of information if you can weed through the chaff to find the people worth following. One of my prefered Youtubers is Highjak86. He has been working on a multi-part series called AR-15 Do’s and Don’ts. It is by far one of the better video series I have seen on the topic. If you are new …

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