How to Get Rid of Gun Free Zones

I am taking it for granted that the majority of our readers already understand WHY we need to get rid of the gun free zones. Today’s article is focused on how I think we might go about the legal process. As a general rule, when we refer to gun free zones we are referring to…

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Jacob Weighs in on ABC Story About Warning Shots

Recently I had the opportunity to speak to the local ABC Denver team to chime in on a incident where a supposed bounty hunter chased a robbery suspect out of a Subway store and fired first warning shots into the air and then fired shots at the robbers car in order to prevent his escape.…

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Clarifying the Impact of Virginia’s Change to Permit Reciprocity

Last week the Attorney General in Virginia made national headlines when he announced that on Feb 1st, 2016 Virginia will stop honoring permits from 25 states. He has been accused of using his authority to further a political agenda while hurting law abiding citizens… which is true. Because we (USA Firearm Training) have promoted the…

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Why Magazine Capacity Limitations Are A Bad Idea

Why Are Politicians Calling for Magazine Capacity Limitations? In the words of Joe Biden when speaking about the need for magazine capacity limits after the Newtown Conn shooting, “Maybe if it took longer, maybe one more kid would be alive.” There seems to be a group of people out there who are calling for capacity…

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All Legal Weapons Now Covered With US Law Shield

U.S. Law Shield, the country’s largest firearm legal defense group has announced that moving forward their member legal coverage will extend not just to firearm related incidents but to any weapon related incidents. This greatly increases the value of the membership since we never know what might have to be used in the course of…

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Why Universal Background Checks Won’t Work

Of the many common rhetoric of the gun-control lobby, one of the more frequent we hear is a call for “Universal background checks.” This article covers all the core points surrounding the arguments for and against this legislation. Next time you hear anyone call “Universal background checks” a good idea please send them the link to…

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Constitutional Carry Goes Into Effect in Maine

On October 15th, 2015 LD 652 goes into effect. Governor Paul LePage signed the law on July 8th. This law allows that all residents of Maine who are not otherwise prohibited by law from possessing a firearm may carry concealed without obtaining a Concealed handgun Permit (CHP). The law still allows that those who travel outside…

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Maine Now Honors Permits from 16 New States

On June 5th, 2015 Legislative Document 868 was signed into law by Governor Paul LePage of Maine. Described as “An Act To Remove Limitations on Reciprocity for Concealed Handguns Permits” the change removes the power from the state police to enter into reciprocity agreements and instead forces Maine to recognize any resident permit from any state that also…

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Things Gun People Say That Make My Blood Boil

A few Jacob Pet Peeves are going to come out here today. There are a handful of things that I hear often in the gun community that are either out right wrong or tend to communicate the wrong message. Here are a few that I really don’t like. Because Its My Right I often hear…

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