BREAKING :
BRING ON THE TURKEY — BUT MAYBE HOLD THE POLITICS. THANKSGIVING IS GLENN ROGERS' FAVORITE HOLIDAY, WHEN PEOPLE GATHER AROUND THE TABLE AND TALK ABOUT THINGS TO CELEBRATE FROM THE PAST YEAR. IF YOU FAMILY’S POLITICAL IDEOLOGY IS MIXED, DON’T BRING UP THE SUBJECT OF GUNS OR TRUMP.FOUR ARMED MEN PARTICIPATED IN A ROBBERY AND MURDER SCHEME IN A #GREENLEAF TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN HOME ON SEPTEMBER 19. THEY INTENDED TO ROB THE PREMISES AND KILL WHOEVER THEY FOUND INSIDE. THEIR PLANS WERE THWARTED BY AN ARMED RESIDENT WHO SHOT AND KILLED TWO OF THE MEN ACCORDING TO THE TIMES HERALD.THE U.S. ARMY IS SELLING SOME OF ITS MOST POWERFUL GUNS (AND YOU CAN BUY ONE). THE .45 ACP M1911A1 PISTOL HAS SERVED THE U.S. ARMED FORCES FOR MORE THAN A CENTURY IN EVERY WAR ZONE AND HOTSPOT ON THE PLANET — AND THANKS TO THIS YEAR’S FEDERAL DEFENSE BUDGET, IT WILL SERVE CIVILIANS FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE.HUNDREDS OF VICTIMS OF THE OCT. 1 MASS SHOOTING IN LAS VEGAS FILED FIVE LAWSUITS ON MONDAY IN A CALIFORNIA COURT AGAINST THE OPERATORS OF THE HOTEL FROM WHICH THE GUNMAN FIRED, THE ORGANIZERS OF THE COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL HE TARGETED AND THE KILLER’S ESTATE.IT'S WELL-KNOWN THAT GUN INDUSTRY SALES ARE RUNNING SLOWER THAN LAST YEAR'S RECORD PACE, BUT NOW THEY'RE ALSO STARTING TO SERIOUSLY LAG 2015'S RATE, AND THAT MEANS FIREARMS MANUFACTURERS COULD FACE AN EVEN MORE PERILOUS SLUMP THAN PREVIOUSLY FEARED. WITHOUT THE THREAT OF SIGNIFICANT GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION MAKING IT THROUGH CONGRESS, THE U.S. MARKET WILL LIKELY SEE FURTHER STEEP SALES DECLINES. FORTUNATELY, FIREARMS MANUFACTURERS MAY FIND SALVATION OVERSEAS.

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WI – Training – New FBI virtual reality training shows the real life scenarios many agents go through (VIDEO)

CBS 58 WDJT MILWAUKEE  November 8, 2017 – Cell phones, police dashboard video, and body cameras have put the actions of law enforcement officers under unprecedented scrutiny. Today, CBS58’s Mike Strehlow got a taste of the split second life and death decisions they’re being trained to make. 

CO – Training – The Texas Shooting Is Inspiring More Wannabe ‘Good Guys with Guns’

VICE.COM November 8, 2017 – On the fringes of the Three Percenter militia movement, adherents amass guns to ward off the rise of Illuminati-style world government. 

CrossBreed® Sponsors The Well Armed Woman National Leadership Conference (TWAW)

SPRINGFIELD, MO – CrossBreed® Holsters, a leading manufacturer in the category of concealed carry, will be among the top sponsors of The Well Armed Woman National Leadership Conference in Provo, Utah, taking place September 29 through October 1, 2017 at the Provo Marriott downtown hotel.  

Ladies with have the opportunity for learning about safe firearms handling, concealed and open carry techniques specific…

NYC – Training – A millennial attends a gun safety course

RED ALERT POLITICS.COM September 21, 2017 – Although I am a steadfast supporter of the Second Amendment, I had never so much as held a gun until a week ago. With that in mind, I attended a gun safety class led by Carolann Puzio, CEO of Shoot Like A Girl LLC. In addition to my need to become comfortable and well-practiced around firearms, the journalist in me wanted to see…

CA – Training – Firearms Training for New Shooters in Los Angeles

RELEASE WIRE.COM September 15, 2017 – Those who are new to firearms would benefit greatly by taking a firearms class in Los Angeles from LAX Firing Range. Learning how to use a firearm safely and effectively makes shooting fun, and the instructors at LAX’s firearms class in Los Angeles have the expertise to do just that. Their main goal is to educate you about the safety and correct usage of firearms…

KS – Training – Even with available training, faculty says only PSO should handle gun-related emergencies

KANSAN.COM September 15, 2017 – University faculty say they will never be properly trained to handle situations like an unattended gun left in Wescoe Hall. Despite the trainings offered by the Public Safety Office, American studies professor Ben Chappell said, law enforcement officers are the only people who are able to deal with issues arising from concealed carry on campus. Chappell is a member of Faculty and University Senates. Chappell spoke…

Nat’l – Training – Gunfight Science: Get Your Gun Into the Fight

GUNS AMERICA.COM September 12, 2017 – Unlike what we see on television when a gun is drawn in self-defense, things happen pretty quickly. The fight starts at “A” and quickly progresses to “Z.” The time it takes you to get from A to B however is the factor that can dictate the outcome of a lethal force event. In more common terms, you have to get your gun into…

SD – Training – ALICE active shooter training: Learning how to thwart violent intruders

HOT SPRINGS STAR.COM August 22, 2017 – Some 100 people – including teachers, school secretaries, county personnel, Hot Springs Police Department, Fall River County Sheriff’s Deputies and people from Fall River Hospital – assembled in Tays Auditorium at Hot Springs High School to receive their ALICE training on Thursday morning, Aug. 17. In a nutshell, ALICE training is a new way of looking at how to handle violent intruders…

Nat’l – Training – Gun Fight Myths: You Can’t Use Your Sights In Battle

GUN CARRIER.COM August 17, 2017 – In most cases, shooters don’t have the luxury of time in a gun fight. There is no time to think.  You just have to allow your instincts to take over in a life and death situation and get the job done before it’s too late. Should you think about using your sights from a defensive standpoint? I don’t intend to remove your focus from basic…

Nat’l – Training – What Is ALICE Training? Some Parents Think It Normalizes Gun Violence In Schools

ROMPER.COM August 10, 2017 – With school right around the corner, you might be wondering what ALICE training is and why your kid is learning about it. The ALICE method of response to active shooter situations: Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate, is the 2001 brainchild of a law enforcement officer.  Since its inception in 2001, the ALICE training Institute has educated roughly one million Americans in this form of response.  

AL – Training – The Face of Armed Citizens in America is Changing and Alabama Leads the Way

YELLOWHAMMER NEWS.COM August 7, 2017 – At first glance, not many people would guess that Beth Alcazar of Chelsea, Alabama, owns guns and has a concealed carry permit. Much less would they take a look at her and assume that she’s an action pistol competitor, NRA lifetime member, and USCCA-certified firearms training counselor. In other words, if there’s a stereotype for gun ownership, this outgoing wife and mother of…

WI – Training – Wisconsin Republicans, Democrats spar over gun safety course in schools

WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL August 4, 2017 – Democrats pushed back Thursday against a Republican measure that would allow Wisconsin high schools to offer gun safety courses, arguing such classes aren’t appropriate and could generate fear in classrooms. The bill calls for the state superintendent to work with the Department of Natural Resources, police or an organization that specializes in firearm safety to develop the curriculum for the course. Schools…

WV – Training – I Went Shooting With A Former ATF Officer, And Here’s What Happened (VIDEO)

THE FEDERALIST.COM August 4, 2017 – I spent a day learning techniques to use a handgun to defend myself with Rick Vasquez, a retired Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms officer and professional firearm instructor at a state-of-the-art outdoor gun range in rural West Virginia. In recent years, a growing number of women in America, particularly black women, are choosing to arm themselves. But when it comes to defending yourself with a firearm,…

AR – Training – Gun Instructors Wait for State Police to Pull Trigger on Enhanced Carry Training (VIDEO)

ARKANSAS MATTERS.COM August 3, 2017 – A handful of Arkansas gun laws took effect this week, but the state’s nearly 200,000 concealed carry license holders are still waiting on one: enhanced carry.  Act 562 technically goes into effect Sept. 1. However, the law gives Arkansas State Police until January 2018 to develop the training program. A CHCL holder for nearly 20 years, an instructor for seven and an owner…

VA – Training – Dropping the Standard: More Fake News About Gun Owners

AMERICA’S 1ST FREEDOM.ORG (NRA) July 31, 2017 – Being gun owners, Second Amendment advocates and NRA members means we have to take our lumps in the media on a nearly daily basis. Never mind that we can’t believe most of what we read, due to the strong anti-gun and anti-gun owner bias so prevalent in media today. Keller’s headline read, “Americans Love Guns, But They Have No Idea How…

CA – Training – Watch: Keanu Reeves once again shows his unbelievable skill with firearms (VIDEO)

THE BLAZE.COM July 28, 2017 – Video of actor Keanu Reeves, star of the “John Wick” and “Matrix” movies, on the gun range surfaced earlier this month and proved that he’s every bit an expert with firearms. More footage of Reeves’ expert skill has now surfaced, courtesy of Taran Tactical. In the video, this time lasting more than three minutes, Reeves goes further in showing just how well he handles firearms. This…

FL – Training – Why cops shoot: An in-depth look at ‘use of force’ training

WJHG.COM July 26, 2017 – BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Police officers have carried firearms for more than 150 years, but officer involved shootings around the country have caused many communities to question the use of deadly force. According to experts, the decision for police to fire their weapon must be made in a fraction of a second. “A half a second. Tenths of seconds are deadly for us,” said Lt. James…

VA – Training – Behind The Training At NRA Carry Guard

AMERICA’S 1ST FREEDOM.ORG (NRA) July 26, 2017 – With the NRA Carry Guard Expo set to kick off in Milwaukee Aug. 25-27, the new nature of the event has some wondering what it’s all about. In a nutshell, the expo brings together the biggest names in self-defense, along with manufacturers of related products, under one roof, and is on track to be the largest such gathering ever. If you…

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BREAKING :
BRING ON THE TURKEY — BUT MAYBE HOLD THE POLITICS. THANKSGIVING IS GLENN ROGERS' FAVORITE HOLIDAY, WHEN PEOPLE GATHER AROUND THE TABLE AND TALK ABOUT THINGS TO CELEBRATE FROM THE PAST YEAR. IF YOU FAMILY’S POLITICAL IDEOLOGY IS MIXED, DON’T BRING UP THE SUBJECT OF GUNS OR TRUMP.FOUR ARMED MEN PARTICIPATED IN A ROBBERY AND MURDER SCHEME IN A #GREENLEAF TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN HOME ON SEPTEMBER 19. THEY INTENDED TO ROB THE PREMISES AND KILL WHOEVER THEY FOUND INSIDE. THEIR PLANS WERE THWARTED BY AN ARMED RESIDENT WHO SHOT AND KILLED TWO OF THE MEN ACCORDING TO THE TIMES HERALD.THE U.S. ARMY IS SELLING SOME OF ITS MOST POWERFUL GUNS (AND YOU CAN BUY ONE). THE .45 ACP M1911A1 PISTOL HAS SERVED THE U.S. ARMED FORCES FOR MORE THAN A CENTURY IN EVERY WAR ZONE AND HOTSPOT ON THE PLANET — AND THANKS TO THIS YEAR’S FEDERAL DEFENSE BUDGET, IT WILL SERVE CIVILIANS FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE.HUNDREDS OF VICTIMS OF THE OCT. 1 MASS SHOOTING IN LAS VEGAS FILED FIVE LAWSUITS ON MONDAY IN A CALIFORNIA COURT AGAINST THE OPERATORS OF THE HOTEL FROM WHICH THE GUNMAN FIRED, THE ORGANIZERS OF THE COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL HE TARGETED AND THE KILLER’S ESTATE.IT'S WELL-KNOWN THAT GUN INDUSTRY SALES ARE RUNNING SLOWER THAN LAST YEAR'S RECORD PACE, BUT NOW THEY'RE ALSO STARTING TO SERIOUSLY LAG 2015'S RATE, AND THAT MEANS FIREARMS MANUFACTURERS COULD FACE AN EVEN MORE PERILOUS SLUMP THAN PREVIOUSLY FEARED. WITHOUT THE THREAT OF SIGNIFICANT GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION MAKING IT THROUGH CONGRESS, THE U.S. MARKET WILL LIKELY SEE FURTHER STEEP SALES DECLINES. FORTUNATELY, FIREARMS MANUFACTURERS MAY FIND SALVATION OVERSEAS.