June 14, 2018
Today [June 5, 2018] we filed suit against the Attorney General, USA and the FBI for more NICS denials
Stamboulieh Law, PLLC

The FBI simply must fix its NICS appeals system.  After it was reported that the FBI stopped processing firearms denials in early 2016, we filed a FOIA for that information.  It was recently received...So, today we filed a lawsuit on behalf of five individual plaintiffs from across the country that were erroneously denied their firearms purchase.

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When friends are strangers
Grant Cunningham

Let’s assume, for the moment, that you have a perfect teenager...This is a kid you can trust, and who has never betrayed that trust. You can rely on him or her to always do not just what you ask, but what is right. Congratulations!

But…what about their friends?

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Advanced/instructor level classes at KR Training (near Giddings, Texas)

Since 1991, KR Training has been offering high quality, affordable firearms and self-defense courses. We’re the oldest and largest firearms training school in Central Texas, staffed by male and female instructors with decades of combined experience and national level credentials in firearms training, defensive shooting and tactics, competition shooting, threat and risk assessment, law enforcement and military service.
Please visit for information about upcoming classes.
“Don’t Buy Expensive Defense Guns?” Revisited
NRA American Rifleman

Recently, Sheriff Jim Wilson posted his thoughts regarding the practice of purchasing and carrying “pricey” firearms for personal defense, and I’d like to offer my perspective to the conversation. 

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Why You Should Be Shooting Steel Targets and Some Guidelines
USA Carry

Most shooters routinely shoot paper plates, cardboard, or paper targets, but shooting steel targets is a fun choice to consider. What are the advantages of shooting steel targets? What are the differences between steel targets and what are the key safety guidelines to follow? Col Ben helps you by giving his ideas and suggestions for shooting steel.

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Guns For Self-Defense Isn’t Just For Two-Legged Predators
Bearing Arms

One of the favorite statistics for gun control advocates trying to counter the idea of good guys with guns saving lives is the number of people killed in self-defense shootings...For one thing, they fail to account for those who are simply wounded or who stop their criminal acts when a firearm is presented. For another, self-defense doesn’t just mean defending yourself against two-legged predators.

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Choose Your Shots and Your Words Wisely

A recent episode of Into the Fray prompted one viewer to comment about how he would fire all his rounds if he was hit and going down in a gunfight. He went on to say he would want his attacker dead.

Both of these are bad ideas. 

Testing the .38 Special Cartridge
NRA American Rifleman
Most of what we understand today about the terminal ballistics of pistol bullets comes from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. After the infamous “Miami Shootout” in 1986, the Bureau’s ballistics lab went to work establishing testing protocols that remain the standard nearly 30 years later.

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Fire the Combatives Community
Spotter Up

...The intent of this article is not to promote or degrade any practitioner or instructor of combatives but rather to serve as a scream in the theater to a general public willing to trade entertainment for reality. In the last 5 years I have watched combatives go from a little-known term used only in military circles to a community of self-proclaimed experts, seemingly overnight...

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5 Essential Concealed-Carry Tips for Women
NRA Shooting Illustrated

...In addition to learning state and federal guidelines, there is the matter of finding and completing training (which truly never ends) and applying all you learn toward your everyday life.

Fortunately for women, the industry has grown to better accommodate the fairer sex, which dominates the fast-growing segment of new gun owners in the last 3-5 years.

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Bad Apple: Concealed Carrier Brandishes Gun To Off-Duty Cop During A Bit Of Road Rage
Concealed Nation
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Can your Weatherford ISD teacher pack heat? District votes yes - VIDEO
Dallas WFAA 8 (ABC)
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How To Get Inside the Mind of Someone Who Wants a Disarmed Population
Gun Watch
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