What Could Possibly Go Wrong: I’m Cold Edition

wtvr.com:

Allen Marshall, also an avid hunter, says he has got special plans for Saturday when he takes his 6-year-old daughter out for the very first time. “She’s going hunting with me, but she will not be carrying a gun with her. She will be by my side, and I’m not sure how much hunting we’ll get accomplished but I think it’s great to get them out in the woods, get them acclimated and teach them safety,” he says.

wtvr.com: Allen Marshall, also an avid hunter, says he has got special plans for Saturday when he takes his 6-year-old daughter out for the very first time. “She’s going hunting with…

What is The Adnarim Statement?

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If there’s one thing I hate more than Fox News’ Uncle Unctuous (a.k.a. Bill O’Reilly) it’s their constant cliff-hangers. “Wait ’til you hear who’s got a sniper rifle aimed at your head.”…

I need a new wingman…uh…Wingmaster.

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In my continuing effort to come up with a workable home defense strategy, some time back I bought a shotgun. Actually, let me be more specific. Sometime ago, I bought…

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Obscure Object of Desire: Grizzly Custom Guns Marlin 1895G

Despite its reliability, superior rate of fire (for pre-automatic weaponry) and ammo capacity, the lever action rifle never found much success in the U.S. military, for one simple: they’re a…

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Question of the Day: Volunteer Cops?

It’s often said that America has an all-volunteer Army. I don’t think so. Every United States soldier receives a paycheck. The compensation may be meager (and the hours inflexible), but…

Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 3

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Went to the range today. If you’d like to read my in-depth review of the gun I’m carrying for the 30-day project, click on over. I’ll wait. Back? Good. Okay,…

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The Event and the ‘Stopping Power’ of the Mighty .380

DVRs are great. No more are we held hostage to the autocratic whims of the networks. So I was watching last week’s episode of The Event (hey…I’ve been busy) when…

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Three Things You Should Teach Your Children About Guns

1. Never point a gun at someone—unless you need to kill them. This rule stops your child from shooting anyone who doesn’t need shooting. Which is just as well, given…

chicagotribune.com

Illinois State Police are investigating the shooting death of a 40-year-old eastern Illinois man by a Vermilion County sheriff’s deputy.  Police say Michael J. Brandel was shot three times Saturday night by an unnamed deputy at Brandel’s apartment. Three deputies were called to the apartment by the landlord who reported that Brandel was damaging the property. Brandel reportedly refused to comply with their commands and jabbed at deputies with a sharp piece of wood after being shocked with a stun gun.

Never Bring a Stick to a Gunfight

chicagotribune.com Illinois State Police are investigating the shooting death of a 40-year-old eastern Illinois man by a Vermilion County sheriff’s deputy.  Police say Michael J. Brandel was shot three times…

Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 2

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My first full day of conceal carry is complete. And it was an eye-opening experience, in more ways than one. Let me explain…

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“Weapons cache may be linked to Hells Angels” Ya Think?

canada.com: Mounties made a major weapons haul after stopping a car for speeding on the Trans Canada Highway. A search turned up a sawed-off shotgun, three shotguns and a large quantity…

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Glock 34 Goes BOOM!

Gun blogger and Boomershoot originator Joe Huffman captured this image (and the one after the jump) of a Glock 34 handgun that exploded at yesterday’s Lewiston [Idaho] Pistol Club Steel Challenge…