Castle Rock, CO Votes to Support Open Carry

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Castle Rock, Colorado sits on the urban corridor that stretches south between Denver to Colorado Springs. It’s primarily a bedroom community that has had explosive growth in the last 30…

Self-Defense Tip: Mind the Gap!

“Atlanta police say an officer was forced to open fire after a man stabbed a plainclothes Georgia State University officer with a large knife in the middle of downtown Atlanta,” wsbtv.com reports. Roger that. Also no question: it sucks to get stabbed. The best way not to be stabbed is not to be stabbable. The best way to attain unstabbability? Stay out of reach. How far out of reach? Different time zone works for me. Short of that . . .

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“Atlanta police say an officer was forced to open fire after a man stabbed a plainclothes Georgia State University officer with a large knife in the middle of downtown Atlanta,”…

This Is This is What Happens to A Disarmed Populace: Canada Edition

Warrantless searches. No right to remain silent. This could be you! That is all. [h/t SS]

Warrantless searches. No right to remain silent. This could be you! That is all. [h/t SS]

Don’t mess with Mama bear. That’s one of the takeaways from this assault on a mother of three by a faux Big Apple taxi driver. The back story [via pix11.com]: “Police said the 26-year-old woman and her children — ages 1, 3, and 5 — were picked up about 2:45 a.m. Wednesday allegedly by Vargas, who claimed to be a cab driver, on 207th Street in Manhattan. When they arrived at their destination in the Elmhurst section of Queens, the driver was caught on camera attacking the woman. Police said he was trying to sexually assault her. As the woman fought back and tried to escape with her children, the attacker elbowed one of the children and tossed another out of the car before fleeing.” You caught the time, yes? Which raises a few questions . . .

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Should Have Been a Defensive Gun Use: Fake Taxi Driver Edition

Don’t mess with Mama bear. That’s one of the takeaways from this assault on a mother of three by a faux Big Apple taxi driver. The back story [via pix11.com]: “Police said the…

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Sandy, Utah Agrees to Comply with State Preemption Law

The Utah municipality of Sandy City, A Salt Lake City suburb, has agreed to stop violating state law. Most states have reserved the power to regulate firearms to the state level…

Border Patrol Agent Fires at Armed Militia Member

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The Border Patrol has for decades adopted strict policies about the firing their weapons. In the most famous recent case, Border patrolman Brian Terry was killed in a firefight in…

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Quote of the Day: F*ck The Second Amendment Edition

“This magazine bills itself as follows — ‘Tactical Weapons is the exciting bi-monthly publication that is much more than a gun-test driven magazine.’ Exciting??? Sorry, that’s not a word I…

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There’s More to School Safety Than Active Shooter Training

By Paul Hughes Soon after the Columbine shooting, security experts, school administrators and other observers at the time began looking for lessons in the “teachable moment.” Since then, with shootings from…

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This Is What Happens to a Disarmed Populace: Everyone Becomes a Spy

“The home of Godzilla actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson [not shown] and his wife, Fifty Shades of Grey director Sam Taylor-Johnson, was raided by police on Thursday evening (August 28) after a…

Incendiary Image of the Day: Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America’s Poster Child Edition

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OMG! He called Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America member Claire a “child”! First, the NRA portrays our beloved maximum leader Shannon Watts as a 50’s style hausfrau (note:…

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Dan Baum: Shooting is Good for Kids

The sturm und drang has been flowing freely since Charles Vacca met an untimely end earlier this week after allowing a 9-year-old girl to fire an Uzi with the giggle switch engaged….

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Question of the Day: Who’s to Blame for Police Militarization?

“The Jul/Aug 2014 issue of The Police Marksman is now available online at www.policemarksman.com from Hendon Media Group,” ammoland.com reports. “This issue’s ‘Bullseye’ focuses on long guns with reviews of…