THE GATES INCIDENT IN CAMBRIDGE: IT’S “CLASS,” NOT “RACE”

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I deliberately waited until the furor over the Cambridge incident had died down before discussing it here, now. I figured a lot of folks would assume I was the guy with time wearing a...

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...

MORE ON GUN/AMMO AVAILABILITY

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We recently kicked around the ammo shortage situation.  Here’s a look from a fresh business-oriented eye at current and short-term future availability of guns and ammo: http://www.emissourian.com/more_news/business_news/article_b891b686-95eb-11e1-8f32-0019bb2963f4.html Most of us shooter folk have enough guns to...

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...

STUDENTS REINFORCE LESSONS FOR TEACHERS

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For 19 years, I served as chair of the Firearms Committee for ASLET, the American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers, and spent a few years on their Ethics Committee as well. ASLET’s motto was...