Back to School – Safely

With the school year beginning, it’s reasonable that the subject of school shootings will likely come up for discussion. Given that, its useful to keep some facts in mind as this discussion develops. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 50.7 million students will attend public elementary and secondary schools in 2018. About 3.1 […]

“The Gun That Won The West” – Everyone Should Own a Lever Gun, They’re Just Too Much Fun!

Since rediscovering firearms a few years ago, I’m continually amazed at how much fun I’m having with each new thing I try out. When I bought my first handgun (Glock 34) and started going to the range I thought, “wow, this is really cool”. Once I was comfortable shooting at the range, I discovered USPSA […]

Survival After the Fight – Making Your Self-Defense Incident Unattractive to the Prosecutor

Recently I read Meditations On Violence by Sgt. Rory Miller. In his book, Miller discusses two predator types, resource predators and process predators. “Resource predators want something and have decided to take it from their victim. Process predators enjoy the violent act itself.” When dealing with a resource predator, there is a reasonable chance that compliance […]

The Evil Gun Culture – Really?

New York State Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D) recently proposed legislation that would ban all high school shooting programs throughout the state. The ban would also include air rifle teams and archery clubs. Rosenthal stated the following to the Associated Press: “Schools should not be supporting the spread of gun culture in society.” She further stated, “If […]