THE SMOKING GUN

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I recently read “The Smoking Gun,” famed defense attorney Gerry Spence’s account of his successful defense of a woman and her son accused of Murder. Taking place in the 1980s, it is a vivid...
Moot Court

TRAINING THE TRAINERS

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Last week we completed a five-day Deadly Force Instructor class in Florida, graduating 21 future trainers on the topic. Teaching use of force is my primary occupation. I love the “train the trainers” classes because...
Tim Gramins & Massad Ayoob

PRO-ARMS PODCAST: THE TIM GRAMINS INCIDENT

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In just under a minute, you fire almost three dozen rounds before finally killing the heavily-armed bank robber who opened fire on you.  It’s the story of Tim Gramins, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3QfyqtJLN4 available again on YouTube and filled...
Line of MaxxPros

THE AFGHANISTAN CLUSTERCOITUS HAS PARALLELS…

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International diplomacy and geopolitics are out of my lane. However, what’s happening now in Afghanistan has multiple parallels for armed citizens in America, and that is in my lane. Do not eat the yellow snow,...

SHOOTING IN DOG DAYS

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Alert, fellow shooters: if we’re pursuing our live fire interests outdoors, we’re doing so at the hottest time of the year. Heat brings on fatigue. Fatigue brings on carelessness.  We’re handling loaded firearms.  You don’t...