Category Archives: self-defense

How safe is your area? New on AllOutdoor.

A simple visual indicator of crime levels.

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One and a half seconds

A second and a half from rest to first shot is considered a reasonably quick draw from concealment. Two is a bit slow. How slow is waiting for cops to show up after either bystander call them or you — … Continue reading

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Technology isn’t the devil.

Until 1994, any teen in America could buy a 30-round magazine, in person or by mail. From 1957 to 1968, they could buy an AR15 to go with it, mail order if they so wished. After 1968, they would have … Continue reading

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ATV Riders

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AMENDMENT TWO: A LEGAL IMMIGRANT’S CAUTIONARY TALE by Anonymous

A good friend, a long-time American by choice, wrote this excellent essay. I post and propagate it because my friend cannot without dire consequences to self and family from state authorities acting as employers, educators and officious busibodies. It’s sad … Continue reading

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The ethical imperative for small arms in private hands: new on GAT Daily

The ethical imperative for small arms in private hands.

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“Be sure to come unarmed.”

The date went well, though they disagreed on a few things: he carried, she thought all guns should be banned.  They decided to meet again. “I’ll make dinner Friday night. Come over around 6pm,” he said “And be sure to arrive … Continue reading

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The impossibility of surrender

Most gun owners don’t know exactly how many guns they own. That should not be surprise: most mechanics couldn’t tell you how many wrenches they have, either. Guns are tools, and sometimes objects of collection, sometimes heirlooms, sometimes wall decorations. … Continue reading

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Finishing the murderer’s job?

The 18 to 21 age group is already the most vulnerable to criminal victimization. Florida legislators obviously want them even worse off.

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When is old enough suddenly not old enough?

Very much adding confusion to a legal injury, the Florida legislators claim that people who were perfectly capable of legal actions must be stripped of that ability on the basis of their age…which is now insufficient. And yet, the same … Continue reading

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Old enough to fight for you…not old enough to protect herself?

Emancipated enough to volunteer for the military and be accepted. Not emancipated enough for the Florida legislators!

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One 19 year old committed a crime…every 19 year old in the state got punished!

Collective punishment is what occupying armies of totalitarian states do to subjugated populations. And now we know how Florida legislators view their neighbors.

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Safety first

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Backpack armor.

A friend from a body armor company just wrote: “With the shooting that happened in FL, we are about 3-4 months backordered on some products right now.” Since most of the armor for kids is used in the form of … Continue reading

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Rifles as canaries in the coal mine.

Weapons are unique in the lineup of the items typically banned or regulated by governments. They are the only contraband that can be used to fight the enforcement of the ban on them. Neither a bottle of rum, nor a … Continue reading

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Gun “Buy-Back” Scalability: new on AllOutdoor

The real reason why “compensated” gun turn-ins don’t work.

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One part of abuse-proofing the kids

This way, every potential abuser would have this nagging thought in the back of its mind…what if the kid doesn’t get intimidated and turns me into dead meat, either on the spot or later? The same applies to adults.

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A good question.

And the answers vary from “criminal intentions” to “treason”. Or well-meaning stupidity of such magnitude as to preclude a successful election campaign…so very unlikely.

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KSG25 review on Shooting Illustrated

Kel-Tec KSG-25 Shotgun

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Two new articles on AllOutdoor

A 3-round AR Magazine that Fits In Your Grip   MTR Tuckable Holster  

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