Guns & 2nd Amendment

Shootout In Oklahoma

By: Mike McDaniel    In two decades of police work, I was fortunate in never having to actually shoot anyone. I came close on many occasions, but was fortunate indeed. Much of my good fortune was good tactics and experience, some just dumb luck. Imagine, however, the situation of a [Read More]

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Blaming a homeowner for defending his life?

A man used his AR-15 to shoot and kill three armed home invaders in Oklahoma. The grandfather of one of those who armed themselves with a knife and brass knuckles says there was “no need” for him to use deadly force. The law, and reality, disagree The grandfather of Jacob [Read More]

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Sandy Hook: The Bloody Flag Waves Again

By: Mike McDaniel    Progressives never cease trying to undermine the Second Amendment. One of their oldest tactics has been to sue firearm manufacturers whenever a lunatic misuses a firearm to injure or kill others. Fortunately, in 2005, Congress passed, and George W. Bush signed, the Protection of Lawful Commerce In Arms [Read More]

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A Basic AR-15 Primer

By: Mike McDaniel  With the uninstalling of Obama 2.0, America has dodged a civil rights bullet, as Fox News reports:  Being tough on terrorism — particularly the sorts of homegrown terrorism that we’ve seen now in Orlando and San Bernardino — means making it harder for people who want to kill [Read More]

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A Basic Long Gun Primer

By: Mike McDaniel    With the advent of the Trump Administration, gun control measures of any kind face more difficulty in the Congress than at any time in recent memory.   Advances in firearm rights, such as relaxation of the federal restriction on suppressors, are actually possible. However, anti-gun forces–and the media [Read More]

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Guns: Securing The Right To Self-Defense And Life, Part 10

By: Mike McDaniel    This portion of the series focuses on the primary differences, advantages and disadvantages, between revolvers and semi-automatic handguns. I’m making the assumption that readers contemplating what I’ve had to say in the first nine installments intend to do more than purchase a firearm exclusively for home defense.  [Read More]

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Sandy Hook: The Bloody Flag Yet Waves

By: Mike McDaniel   On 01-30-15, in Sandy Hook: Can’t Anyone Rest?, I wrote, in part: This, of course, did not stop gun banners from trying to destroy the firearm industry by filing frivolous lawsuits with language virtually identical to that of the Newtown defendants. The result was 15 USC Chapter 105, the [Read More]