Lincoln, NE Man Openly Carrying AR Calls 911 On Himself to Provoke Police Overreaction

“Police this week arrested a man they say had been openly carrying an AR-15 rifle in Lincoln and calling 911 on himself, pretending to be a concerned citizen.” So reports the Lincoln Journal Star. It seems young Master Benjamin Brantner was doing his level-best to provoke a disproportionate police response. Exactly what Brantner’s motive was […]

Shot Placement: Adrenaline Rush

Stress. It can be categorized by type – distress, eustress, neustress – and classified by hormone – adrenaline, norepinephrine, and cortisol. Some of its effects can be positive, at least in the short-term, while others are overwhelmingly negative. When it comes to the role of stress in hunting one factor rules them all: training. Yes, […]

Politicians Only Want To Be Seen As Doing Something, Results Are Purely An Afterthought

“This is something that’s doomed that local politicians are doing to grandstand. It’s not designed to keep guns away from anybody or make anybody any safer, but rather, designed to make members of city council and the mayor easier to get elected.” – Ohioans for Concealed Carry’s Chuck LaRosa in Gun-rights groups sue to block Columbus […]

Boulder City Council Doubles Down on Gun and Magazine Ban

On May 15, the Boulder, Colorado, city government unanimously passed an “assault weapons” and “high capacity” magazine ban. The ban is likely illegal and was immediately challenged in a lawsuit. On Tuesday, the Boulder city council doubled down on the ban, adding still more restrictions, and an exemption for competitive shooters who travel through the […]

NRA Backs Motion to Halt New Jersey Magazine Ban 

A press release from the National Rifle Association: Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today announced support for a motion filed in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey to halt the enforcement of New Jersey¹s ban on so-called “high-capacity” magazines until the court rules on the underlying case. The […]

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