These Are the 73 Reasons Why I Carry a Handgun

I teach high school English, a profession commonly thought to number among the most touchy-feely. I love books. And if that weren’t bad enough, I’m a professional, classically trained singer, a first tenor. Yes, the highest male voice. One of a few good (and rare) men, sometimes in tights. I regularly don a tuxedo and […]

How Does Plastic Body Armor Work?

Most people know of three options for body armor: steel, fiber (e.g. Kevlar), and ceramic. However, if you’re into military news, you may also have heard that more U.S. troops may soon be replacing their Kevlar-based equipment with a fourth option: lightweight plastic armor. More specifically, the type of plastic is UHMWPE (Ultra High Molecular Weight […]

Scottsdale Home Owner Uses Shotgun to Stop Naked Home Invader Caught in His Child’s Room [VIDEO]

Discovering a home invader in your house is frightening enough. Catching one in your child’s room — masked and naked — is probably every parent’s worst nightmare. A Scottsdale physician was working in an outbuilding on his property Wednesday night when the family dog raised the alarm. From 12news.com: The man began to check the […]

Plainclothes Louisville Police Raid Wrong Home, Shoot Homeowner Eight Times, Killing Her

A lawsuit filed in Louisville alleges that three plainclothes cops in unmarked cars raided the wrong address looking for a suspect who was already in custody. When the officers forced the door, allegedly without announcing themselves or knocking, they woke EMT Breonna Taylor and her CCW-licensed boyfriend. One or both of the residents, jarred awake […]

Why Americans Are Buying Guns: Virginia Accelerates Release of Killers, Rapists, and Kidnappers

By Sarah Rankin and Denise Lavoie, AP During a push to accelerate the review of parole-eligible inmates because of the coronavirus pandemic, Virginia released dozens of violent offenders, including killers, rapists and kidnappers, blindsiding prosecutors and victims’ families who say they were not properly notified as required by law, a review by The Associated Press has […]