Stopping Power Is a Myth…Mostly

We have all heard that stopping power doesn’t exist and for all intents and purposes, it doesn’t. The force with which a bullet hits the target is equal to the force that’s directed back into the shooter. A far smarter guy than any of us (Isaac Newton) figured that one out. He went on to develop […]

OOPS: Cook County (IL) Judge Drops Gun In Courthouse

Concealed carry means concealed. Unfortunately for one Cook County, Illinois judge, he failed to grasp that concept. While walking out of the Leighton Criminal Court Building, Judge Joseph Claps’ gun fell out of his jacket and skittered onto the floor. Not missing a beat, he picked it up and continued on his way. There’s just […]

When Is It OK To Violate The Four Rules?

By A. Reeder The question came up after reviewing several shooting episodes posted on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter (also some news station videos). In a number of shooting situations, the “good guy” was dealing with bystanders in range and proximity to the “bad guy”. We all know about several incidents where police generated collateral casualties […]