Deconstructing a Warrantless Traffic Stop, Or What Illinois’ Finest Think of Your Fourth Amendment Rights

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Reader Mike Kane writes: I sell packaging equipment for other companies and recently designed my own machine. One customer wanted details about how it works, and being reluctant to send pictures…

Billy Johnson Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Produce “Protecting Liberty” Documentary

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If you’ve never seen one of filmmaker Billy Johnson’s video commentaries – either his own, or those he used to produce through the NRA – you’re really missing something. No one…

ShootingTheBull410 9mm Ammo Quest: Buffalo Bore 124+P JHP

With this test I’m continuing the 9mm Ammo Quest, searching for the best-performing defensive ammo for use in a 3″-barrel pocket pistol. Next on the line: Buffalo Bore part #24E, their 124-grain +P ammo. And this test produced some weird results . . .

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With this test I’m continuing the 9mm Ammo Quest, searching for the best-performing defensive ammo for use in a 3″-barrel pocket pistol. Next on the line: Buffalo Bore part #24E, their…

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Self Defense Tip: Don’t Give Chase After a Gun Fight

By Brandon via concealednation.org A St. Paul, Minnesota man with a permit to carry a concealed firearm did everything by the book, until he decided to give chase. I wish this story…

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Quote of the Day: Infringing on D.C.’s Right to Infringe on Gun Rights

“If Senator Rubio and Representative Jordan are concerned about the reach of the Second Amendment in the United States, there are many opportunities in the federal sector where current law…

Defensive Gun Use of the Day: OK Home Invasion’s OK Result

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By Brandon at concealednation.org A man credits his firearm for saving both his life and his wife’s during a scary home invasion that could have been much worse. Instead of crediting his…

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Reader: Mike Thompson is Not a ‘Fudd’

A reader who prefers to remain anonymous writes: Recently I read an article accusing Mike of being ‘Fudd’.  I am here to tell you right now Mike Thompson is not a…

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Gun Review: Ruger Redhawk Hunter .44 Magnum

(This is a reader-submitted review) By Russ C in Alaska The Ruger Redhawk is Ruger’s flagship revolver, providing the user with the cannon-like firepower of the .44 Magnum since its…

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BREAKING: Driver Rams Gate of NSA HQ, Gun Battle Ensues

“Police shot at an SUV after its driver used the vehicle to ram a set of gates at the National Security Agency’s headquarters in Fort Meade, Md., according to a…

Quote of the Day: Naturally Very Bitter Edition

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“I understand that when the white men see their guns disappear into thin air before their very eyes—a fate that most certainly awaits them, due to the actual existence of an…

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On Flinging Poo and the Right to Self-Defense

Reader Arthur Milton writes: This was originally intended as a response to Bruce Krafft’s ‘Schooling a Young Scholar‘ posted last week, but then realized I had quite a bit more to say. I once…

Probably the first question is whether you’re someone who thinks you need to do press checks at all. It’s not quite as contentious a subject as .45 vs. 9mm, but there are plenty of firm opinions on both sides of that question. But if you are a press checker, do you know how to do it without dropping a round or causing an out-of battery situation? Not to get too personal, but are you an over-the-top front, over-the-top rear or a pinch kinda person? Inquiring minds want to know. How do you press check your guns?

Question of the Day: Do You Know How to Do Press Checks?

Probably the first question is whether you’re someone who thinks you need to do press checks at all. It’s not quite as contentious a subject as .45 vs. 9mm, but…