Self-Defense Tip: Be A Sheepdog

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Dave Grossman is fascinated by the individual’s ability to take another life. Or lack thereof. The retired Lieutenant Colonel’s book On Combat divides citizens into three main groups: those oblivious to the danger…

Happy Anniversary, D.C. v. Heller . . . Now What?

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June the 26th marked the third year since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in the District of Columbia v. Heller case. The Heller case has been viewed…

Off-Duty Cop Dressed as Clown Shoots Teen

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South Side Chicago. Off-duty cop dressed up as a clown for a day-care fundraiser with roughly 50 kids in attendance. Afterwards, at around 10:10 pm, the clown headed home. He…

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What You Do When Your Gun is Un-Welcome

You’re out running some errands. You have to go into a Post Office. You’re carrying a firearm, as usual. What do you do?

For many members of TTAG’s Armed Intelligentsia, a political candidate’s stance on the Second Amendment is a critical litmus test. How can we trust a politician that doesn’t trust us to freely exercise our personal and collective right to bear arms? Not that we trust politicians, but gun rights is as good an indication of their basic idea of government as any. And so here’s a run down of the 2A views of the current crop of Republican presidential hopefuls . . .

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2012 Presidential Candidates on Gun Rights

For many members of TTAG’s Armed Intelligentsia, a political candidate’s stance on the Second Amendment is a critical litmus test. How can we trust a politician that doesn’t trust us…

Kids and Guns: When? How? and Why?

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From as early as I can remember, there were guns in the house while I grew up. Back in the day, it was more common for guns to be in…

Self-defense is just that: defense. The concept is a non-issue. Enter Jerome Ersland, the Oklahoma City pharmacist who shot Antwun Parker in the head during a botched robbery attempt and, after chasing the second robber out of the pharmacy, returned, retrieved a second gun, then shot the unconscious Parker five more times. [Click here for more.] Ersland was accused of first-degree murder of Parker. And the jury verdict is . . .

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Self-Defense Tip: Don’t Murder

Self-defense is just that: defense. The concept is a non-issue. Enter Jerome Ersland, the Oklahoma City pharmacist who shot Antwun Parker in the head during a botched robbery attempt and,…

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Self Defense Tip: STFU II

The trial of Jerome Ersland [above] is underway. Ersland is the pharmacist charged with first degree murder for shooting Antwun “Speedy” Parker in the head during a botched robbery attempt…

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This much we know: Jerome Ersland, an Oklahoma City pharmacist, kept at least two guns within easy reach. On May 19, 2009, Antwun “Speedy” Parker (16) and his gun-wielding pal came into the pharmacy attempting to rob the place, Ersland shot Parker in the head from behind the counter. At the time, Parker was trying to put on a mask. Parker’s partner in crime fled the scene.

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Self Defense Tip: STFU

[HTML1] This much we know: Jerome Ersland, an Oklahoma City pharmacist, kept at least two guns within easy reach. On May 19, 2009, Antwun “Speedy” Parker (16) and his gun-wielding pal came…

Oklahoma’s Make My Day Law Amended to Include Businesses

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According to NewsOK, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed into law an amendment to the Oklahoma Make My Day Law that allows the use of deadly force against unlawful felonious attack or…

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Medicine Park Man Gets a Taste of His Own Medicine. And Dies.

Saw this article this morning at newsok.com. “Charles Timothy Taylor, 52, was escorted by Park Tavern employees out of the bar, 196 E Lake Dr., about midnight because several patrons…