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Lessons from Shooting my CCW Rig in an IDPA Match

Earlier this evening I shot the PDHSC/Shoot2Live IDPA match in south Raleigh. I decided that today I would shoot my actual concealed carry setup in the match. Even though it’s a match tailored for concealed carry, I usually shoot IDPA with my Glock 34 from what is essentially a competition specific holster (even though it’s within IDPA’s rules, it’s not something I’d carry with outside of a shooting range.) The Gear: Pistol: Springfield XDs 9mm …

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“Orange Hats For Men” Against Guns

Tonight I came across this picture on Facebook: I know the picture is a little hard to read, here’s what it says: “Orange Hats for Men, based in Lake Odessa, Michigan, is a club for men who agree not to be armed in public. There are no fees or dues to belong, just always be polite Policemen in the public are armed, as they should be. However Politemen are not armed out in the public, …

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Tatiana Whitlock for NRA on Weapon Mounted Lights

Great minds must think alike, the NRA released this video just a couple days after we recorded Episode 94 of the podcast on weapon mounted lights. (Video link for Email/RSS Readers) How long before someone makes a momentary activation weapon light small enough for concealed carry? Want.

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Harnett County, NC Sheriff Rollins Urges Citzens To Arm Themselves

After a recent spike of violent crime in rural Harnett County, NC, Sheriff Rollins is urging citizens to arm themselves. “When I am out with my family, even though I am a cop, I don’t go anywhere without a gun,” Rollins told the crowd. “I mean it’s sad we have to have that attitude, but I am going to protect myself and my family. I want my deputies at your house just as fast as …

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This Week in Bad Ideas

Sigh. I’m not sure what’s going on with gun manufacturers and accessory companies this week. First, the folks at DeSantis (who make fine leather holsters) came out with this monstrosity this week: Post by Triangle Tactical. What were they thinking? A “holster” that attaches to the gun, but other than holding the gun onto your belt, doesn’t do anything that a holster is supposed to do (like cover the trigger guard, have a means for …

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Palmer vs. DC

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:04:33 — 59.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThe Palmer vs. DC case has been the giant news piece from the past week, and the decision only came out on Saturday. Ben and I dive deep into the decision and talk about what lead up to it, what it all means (We’re not lawyers though…) and where we think the decision will take …

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BREAKING: Washing DC Grants FULL Concealed Carry Reciprocity!

From Emily Miller on Twitter: STUNNING DEVELOPMENT: DC Police Chief Lanier just told force not to arrest a person who can legally carry a gun in DC or any state. — Emily Miller (@EmilyMiller) July 28, 2014 More — DC police chief using guidance from AG — grants full reciprocity for all open and concealed carry from others states. — Emily Miller (@EmilyMiller) July 28, 2014 Update: Not long after carry was allowed in DC, …

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US Rep. Amends Bill to Defund DC Gun Control Laws

An amendment was added by Rep. Massie (R – KY) to the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act of 2015 today that would allow for concealed carry, and repeal the “assault weapon” ban in Washington, DC. The amendment was successfully added to the bill, and the bill passed out of the US House, and is on it’s way to the Senate. According to Rep. Massies website his amendment will not allow Washington, DC to use …

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A Blaster in the Crapper

A customer at the WalMart in York, NC found a surprise when he went to use the restroom: a S&W 642 loaded with what appears to be 5 rounds of Federal Hydra-Shok .38+P. Police came and retrieved the pistol, and later a man called the police stating that he believed he had left his gun in the restroom. The above linked article says that they aren’t sure whether or not the man who left the …

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Second Amendment Foundation Sues North Carolina

I had no idea this was coming, but I couldn’t be happier to see it! BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a lawsuit in federal district court in North Carolina on behalf of an Australian citizen who legally resides in the state, but cannot obtain a concealed carry permit under a state law that only allows citizens to get such permits. This is great news! We have plenty of people who are …

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