Category Archives: rkba

“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 a 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 … 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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Another article in the newest Blue Press

Numerology of Gun Control on pages 36-37.

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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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How and Why.

Martial skills aren’t very good without the underlying ethics. Teach the “why” along with the “how”. Project Appleseed does a good job, but the bulk of the task falls to the parents.

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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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Rhonda Ezell

One of the heroes of the RKBA movement.

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“You can’t fight the City Hall!” Perhaps, but…

The state, be it the USSR, the Third Reich, The Peoples Republic of Trashcanistan, or the United State of America, can generally defeat a lone dissenter. The only difference between the dissenter being armed or not is the amount of … Continue reading

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California, 25 years later

The rifle, fed with stripper clips, is actually California-legal for now. The Glock as well, with 10-round magazines. Actual defense against rioters…not so sure. Urban cops might take the side of the looters. On the plus side, it seems that … Continue reading

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Hospital carry: new on AllOutdoor

Hospital Carry: the Next Frontier for the Right to Self-Defense

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An Italian adaptation of my article about gun control now available

About Alleged and Observable Goals of Gun Control. Controllo delle armi: scopi dichiarati e scopi reali a confronto

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What can the Brits do?

With proper ammunition, even an over an under shotgun can be a formidable weapon in a pinch, but the issue with the UK is that what weapons are owned may not be carried. That reminds me unpleasantly of New York … Continue reading

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A right and a responsibility.

Ukrainian translation of my poster about self-defense.

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Safety rules, now in Italian

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