Unsecured Surveillance System Monitoring Gun Store Traffic

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Fox News informs us that, “(A)utomatic license plate readers — like the one that helped crack the (Walter) Bailey murder case and send his killer to prison for life —…

Quote of the Day: For Them, That’s Not a Bug, That’s a Feature Edition

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“Why are you trying to take my firearm and add something to it that’s going to make it more prone to failure?” – NSSF President and CEO Steve Sanetti in…

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Obscure Object of Desire: Underground Tactical’s Maquina de la Muerte

If you have little ones, you’re probably all ready for Halloween. But are you ready for the Day of the Dead? That’s Mexico’s traditional day for honoring and remembering those…

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TTAG Reader: What I Carry and Why – Cliff H’s 642, SR9c and LC9s

Our What I Carry And Why series proved to be very popular. Kinda like pics of pocket dumps, lots of readers like to get a glimpse at what others carry…

Quote of the Day: Yep, That Probably Has Something to Do With It Edition

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“For me, the idea of guns on campus borders on the insane. (Maybe that’s because I teach at the University of Toronto, where not even the campus police carry guns.)”…

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Maine Cuts Reciprocity With Several States, Enacts Constitutional Carry

Here’s an alert we received from Texas Law Shield: If you have a Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Texas or Virginia handgun license, you need to know that your state-issued carry…

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Brady Campaign: CNBC Sucks!

If you watched last night’s Republican debate broadcast from the notorious conservative stronghold of Boulder, Colorado, you know that it didn’t go well at all. For CNBC. The Democrat operatives…

[h/t getzone.com]

Despite what the Civilian Disarmament Industrial Complex would have you believe, more Americans seem to be concerned about societal breakdown these days than being victimized by street crime. Some of this is reflected in the media. For instance, it’s been argued that the demise of slasher films and the growing popularity of dystopian action flicks are evidence of this angst. And who could forget NatGeo’s Doomsday Preppers? Maybe that’s because, with violent crime rates at historic lows and more people owning and carrying guns, handling a micro problem like a random mugger seems a lot more manageable than dealing with a macro problem like a pandemic or large scale terrorist attack. Hence this (year old) flick from Savannah River Armory . . .

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Question of the Day: Are You SHTF-Ready?

[h/t getzone.com] Despite what the Civilian Disarmament Industrial Complex would have you believe, more Americans seem to be concerned about societal breakdown these days than being victimized by street crime. Some of…

Quote of the Day: It’s a Mystery Edition

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“I don’t know what in the world Indiana could have to do with (Chicago’s) inability to deal with their criminal activity.” – Indiana State Senator Jim Tomes in Is Indiana…

Reader Mr. B. writes:

I started teaching high school English in a new district this year. My school is located in a small town in the upper Great Plains, with a student population of around 500. Like every other school in this country, we have a system in place to deal with an armed intruder. Most of these systems are garbage, turning students and teachers into defenseless sitting ducks. My district’s policy is aligned with a program designed by the ALICE Training Institute. This is a step in the right direction, as the ALICE program teaches students to react differently to an active shooter than traditional lockdown plans, but it is still woefully inadequate as far as saving lives is concerned . . .

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ALICE in Gunnerland: Why Lockdowns Fail

Reader Mr. B. writes: I started teaching high school English in a new district this year. My school is located in a small town in the upper Great Plains, with…

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What I Carry and Why: Dan Zimmerman’s GLOCK 43

[ED: In response to reader requests, this is part of a series of posts by TTAG writers revealing their choice of carry guns.] Hi, my name is Dan and I’m a lazy…