Amanda Smith

Benefits of Dry Fire Training

The absent-minded maestro was racing up New York’s Seventh Avenue to a rehearsal, when a stranger stopped him. “Pardon me,” he said, “can you tell me how to get to Carnegie Hall?” “Yes,” answered the maestro breathlessly. “Practice!” OK, so practice might not get you to Carnegie Hall, but it will make you a better

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Range Bag Checklist

Going to the gun range and practicing is one of the most important things you can do to prepare for a self-defense encounter. In all honesty, chances are good that you’re not training enough with your gun if you’re only shooting it a couple times per year. If you want to step up your training

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CA AR Ban deemed Unconstitutional

The 2019 case Miller v. Becerra, now known as Miller v. Bonta, has delivered a decision. The case sponsored by the Firearms Policy Coalition, Second Amendment Foundation, and others revolves around California’s prohibition on so-called “assault weapons.” In the original claims for relief, Miller et al. stated many things, among them: “Plaintiffs Miller, Russ, and

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Think Before You Post

We have a public service announcement, and for some, it may be a tough pill to swallow. However, we think education is vital, so we want to address a serious issue. Look at any social media posts about gun law, defensive gun use, or something similar. You will find comments such as, ‘I am too

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5 Things We Need to Stop

I like to think I’ve made a ton of new shooters. Through both basic safety courses to just taking friends shooting. I am my friends’ designated gun guy, and I’m betting many of you on here fill that same role. In all my time teaching new shooters and concealed carriers I’ve learned a few things I

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Man Punches 6 Year Old Boy

Millcreek, Utah — A man punched a child, fired his gun at the kid’s father, and then barricaded himself inside his home in Millcreek, Utah. The man, being identified as 61 year old Richard Lindem, has been arrested and is facing some pretty intense felony charges. According to police, the man was angry that two

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Man Mistakenly Shoots Roommate

Adamsville, Alabama — A man shot his roommate after reportedly mistaking him as an intruder just after 11:30 pm, on September 24th. When Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies arrived on the scene at the 2800 block of Woodruff Mill road, they found the roommate with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The shooter apparently heard a

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