July 5, 2018
Americans Bought More Guns Than the Military Has on Hand the Last 2 Months, but That’s Not All

Shortly before the 2016 elections, gun sales soared. Fears of a Democratic landslide stoked the demand, and gun companies responding by scaling up production. Gun sales in the era of President Trump have continued to remain strong, and some new figures provide an interesting context for gun ownership in America.

Justice Kennedy's Retirement—Good News or Bad for Gun Rights?
U.S. & Texas Law Shield

With the announcement by Justice Anthony Kennedy that he will retire after serving on the U.S. Supreme Court for thirty years, years of uncertainty on how the nation’s highest court might decide cases involving the Second Amendment may soon become more clear.

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COMMITTEE:     Violence in Schools & School Security, Select 
TIME & DATE:   9:00 AM, Tuesday, July 24, 2018 
PLACE:         E1.036 (Finance Room)  
CHAIR:         Senator Larry Taylor 

The Senate Select Committee on Violence in Schools and School Security will meet at 9 a.m. in E1.036 on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, to hear invited and public testimony on the following:
Examine whether current protective order laws are sufficient or whether the merits of Extreme Risk Protective Orders, or “Red Flag” laws, should be considered for seeking a temporary removal of firearms from a person who poses an immediate danger to themselves or others, only after legal due process is provided with a burden of proof sufficient to protect Second Amendment rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution.
Public testimony will be limited to two minutes per person.

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A Great Grip Helps

These days, you will hear lots of firearms trainers tell you how to hold a pistol...The best explanation of grip I ever got was from Massad Ayoob.

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John Lott Coming to Fort Worth ... July 19, 2018
Project Fort Worth

John R. Lott, Jr. is a columnist for He is an economist and was formerly chief economist at the United States Sentencing Commission. Lott is also a leading expert on guns and op-eds on that issue are done in conjunction with the Crime Prevention Research Center. He is the author of nine books including "More Guns, Less Crime." His latest book is "The War on Guns: Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies" (August 1, 2016). 

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Understanding the Law: Culpable Mental States
U.S. & Texas Law Shield

Culpable mental states are one of the most important parts of the functioning of criminal law. Though this topic digs into some complex legal theory and wordy definitions, understanding culpable mental states is essential to understanding criminal law as a whole.

Train to Fight: Solid Defensive Habits for the Armed Citizen
NRA Shooting Illustrated

... When talking about personal defense, it is really a good idea for the brain to be full of good, useful habits...

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The Value of a Training Partner When Shooting
USA Carry

Just like with going to the gym, or running, when it comes to serious pistol practice, having a training partner can be of incredible value.
How to Treat a Gunshot Wound: Part 2
Gun Carrier
PLEASE NOTE that this article contains graphic and disturbing images.

This is the second installment in our series on how to treat a gunshot wound.

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FBI Director Comey Refused to Carry a Gun
The Truth About Guns
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When Should I Replace My Gun's Springs?
NRA Family
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'You take a life, you’re going to go through something'
Chicago Tribune
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