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OH – Self-Protection – Now you can bring your gun to work — under certain conditions

NORWALK REFLECTOR.COM March 22, 2017 –  A new Ohio law began Tuesday, allowing employees to bring guns to company parking lots and licensed Ohioans to carry concealed guns to more places. Employers can still ban weapons inside their businesses, but they can no longer prohibit concealed carry permit holders from leaving firearms locked in their personal vehicles parked on company property. The new law also grants civil immunity to…

OH – Self-Protection – Big changes to Ohio’s gun laws take effect today (VIDEO)

WLWT.COM March 21, 2017 – CINCINNATI — Big changes to Ohio’s gun laws take effect on Tuesday. Anyone with a concealed carry license will be able to carry a gun in more places, including day cares. Gun advocates say Ohio’s laws finally bring the Buckeye State in line with how other states view firearms. But for some, the new legal landscape is a shot in the wrong direction. Signs…

CT – Self-Protection – The number of gun permits in one deep blue state skyrocketed last year — and for good reason

THE BLAZE.COM March 20, 2017 – The state of Connecticut in 2016 had an extremely high uptick in the number of gun permits issued, recent reports reveal. According to WTIC-TV’s account of a Norwich Bulletin report, state police issued 30,000 pistol permits last year — an increase of 73 percent — from 2015 when 17,000 permits were issued. Gun owners told the Bulletin that they attribute the increase to fears that then-Democratic presidential candidate…

Concealed Weapons: The Best (& Worst) Ways To Carry Them

OFF THE GRID NEWS.COM From the Archives – Concealed carry is the form of personal weapons carry that the courts (both state and federal) have more or less agreed upon; unanimously, courts prefer that if Americans carry, they do so concealed. There are several reasons for this, the chief among them being that both law enforcement and the courts feel that exposed weapons represent too much of a threat…

UT – Self-Protection – Fight Or Flight: Local Experts Teach Combat Skills For Concealed Weapons Permit Holders

STANDARD EXAMINER  March 17, 2017 – A kick to the groin might be the ticket. The typical Utahn carrying a handgun lacks broad skills to survive unpredictable encounters, say two local experts who are teaming up to run a multidiscipline self-defense program. “Most people don’t understand it isn’t as simple as pulling out your gun,” said Clayton Mortensen, who owns the Fortified Krav Maga studio in Layton.   

WY – Self-Protection – New Wyoming Law Allows Schools to Make Campus Gun Policies

CAMPUS SAFETY MAGAZINE March 17, 2017 – Wyoming Governor Matt Mead on March 15 signed a bill that will allow school districts to craft concealed gun policies. Original House Bill 194, School Safety and Security will permit school districts to allow guns on campus if they meet several safety and training requirements. If a district wishes to allow guns on campus, they will need to create an application and…

AZ – Self-Protection – Good Samaritan with a gun saves wounded cop

JOURNAL STAR March 17, 2017 – The gunshot that struck state trooper Ed Andersson was “one in a thousand,” he said. “A half inch to my right it would have missed me,” the Arizona State Police officer told CNN. “A few inches to my left, it would have hit my vest.” But the bullet found Andersson’s right shoulder — paralyzing it and preventing him from reaching his own weapon….

IL – Self-Protection – Alleged Walmart Shooter Fired Gun After Victim Ran Over His Brother

PATCH.COM March 15, 2017 – BEDFORD PARK, IL — An attorney for a Chicago man accused of firing a gun at another man in a Walmart parking lot said his client was trying to protect his brother from being run over by the alleged victim. Xavier Hernandez, 24, appeared before Cook County Judge Donald Havis on a charge of aggravated unlawful use of a loaded firearm. Hernandez had a valid FOID…

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A man claimed he stood his ground with a warning shot. A judge revoked his carry permit.

WASHINGTON POST March 15, 2017 – North Carolina Judge John O. Craig doesn’t believe it’s his job to make policy about guns — that’s a job for the legislature. But he told The Washington Post he’ll probably sleep a little better at night knowing Daniel Ray Brown isn’t toting a gun around. Craig found Brown’s armed, bad-Samaritan response to a minor altercation so extreme that he immediately revoked the…

Nat’l – Self-Protection – 5 Nifty Multi-Caliber Guns That Will Save You Big Money On Ammo

OFF THE GRID NEWS.COM March 13, 2017 – Multi-caliber firearms have great appeal. Here’s a look at five choices of revolvers and long guns that add versatility to your gun collection while making your ammunition dollars stretch further. The 357 Magnum load boasts a fast-moving, heavy round. Although I don’t subscribe to the notion of stopping power, at least as it compares in importance to shot placement, there’s no…

IL – Self-Protection – Concealed Carry Up Nearly 50 Percent in One Year in Gun-Controlled Chicago

BREITBART.COM March 10, 2017 – The number of concealed carry permits issued to Chicago residents was up nearly 50 percent in 2016 compared to 2015. In 2016, 22,517 permits were issued in 2016, versus 13,948 in 2015. Even apart from concealed carry, the number of law-abiding citizens seeking permits to own a gun for self-defense in their homes and businesses surged. DNA Info reports that 38,712 Chicago residents got a Firearm…

Nat’l – Self-Protection – Cause And Effect: After You Use Your Gun To Defend Yourself, Expect Delays

CONCEALED NATION.ORG March 8, 2017 – The vast majority of all gun owners will never need to use their gun to defend themselves or their family. A very small percentage of the total law-abiding gun-owning population encounters what’s called a ‘defensive gun use’ situation. That is a situation where the person feels a need to draw his or her gun. Just because the gun came out doesn’t mean the…

FL – Self-Protection – Florida Cabinet could get special exemption to carry concealed guns almost anywhere

BRADENTON HERALD.COM March 8, 2017 – Three of Florida’s four highest-ranking elected officials — and potentially the lieutenant governor and the state’s 160 lawmakers, too — could be able to carry guns almost anywhere in the state under a special carve-out in Florida law being considered by the Legislature. That means — unlike most of the rest of the state’s 1.7 million concealed-weapons permit-holders — those statewide elected officials…

WI – Self-Protection – Wisconsin Supreme Court Allows Guns On Madison Buses

WPR.ORG (NPR) March 7, 2017 – The state Supreme Court has overturned an appeals court ruling and sided with a gun rights group, concluding the city of Madison must allow bus passengers to carry concealed weapons. Wisconsin Carry, a gun rights advocacy group, challenged the administrator of Madison’s Metro Transit in 2014 after it prohibited a passenger with a concealed-carry license from bringing a gun on the bus. The…

Nat’l – Self-Protection – A Provocative New NRA Video Argues Owning A Gun Is A Feminist Act (VIDEO)

FORBES.COM March 2, 2017 – For women, is owning a gun a feminist act? The NRA says: You bet. A provocative new video from the National Rifle Association, the country’s hard-charging advocate for gun rights, argues that women who buy firearms are engaged in an act of self-empowerment. The video, “Why Women Own Guns,” is the latest episode of NRATV’s newly launched firearms-focused “The DL” program, hosted by Dana Loesch,…

MD – Self-Protection – Women Talk About How Guns Save Lives, Including Their Own (VIDEO)

TOWNHALL.COM February 27, 2017 – Over the weekend I had the absolute privilege of moderating a panel of female gun owners at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference. Ashley Lundvall, Kimberly Corban, Antonia Okafor and Kristi McMains all have their own stories of perseverance and survival, which they generously shared with the audience. Guns save lives and these women know first hand that fact is true.   

ID – Self-Protection – Arming yourself: What you need to know about self-defense (VIDEO)

IDAHO NEWS.COM February 27, 2017 –  It happens fast, when you’re least expecting it. Face to face with an attacker, would you be prepared? Until Sunday’s lesson inside Forward Movement Training Center; KBOI 2’s Kelsey McFarland thought she might have been. But that’s far from the truth. The training center provides real-live scenario training to provide gun owners with the skill and education they’d need if put in a…

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