ANOTHER GIANT OF SHOOTING PASSES

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While teaching in Arizona last week, I heard from friends at Gunsite Training Center that Jack Weaver had passed. The retired lawman was eighty. Back in the 1950s when Jack Weaver was a young...

ONE MORE TIME

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Our military – not for the first time – listens to complaints about poor “man-stopping” ability with 9mm ball ammunition in combat: http://m.military.com/daily-news/2014/07/03/army-wants-a-harder-hitting-pistol.html . It seems to me that there’s little wrong with Beretta M9...

GUN AND AMMO SHORTAGE COMING?

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We’ve all heard that amusingly hypocritical line, “Lay in a big supply before the hoarders get it all!”  Indeed, we shooters all lived through that in 2008 and for a good time after.  People...

WHY WE USE EXPANDING BULLETS FOR SELF-DEFENSE

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PART I This past Monday I was at a state bar association headquarters, leading a panel discussion they were filming on gun modifications and gun-and-ammo choices as they relate to shooting cases.  On the same...

REFLECTIONS ON THE IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENCY

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The time between Lincoln’s birthday and Washington’s is called by some “President’s Week.” It’s the perfect time to reflect on the character of our nation’s top leaders. George W. Bush left the office with...