Archive | April, 2016

Intruder Fled When He Found Out I Was Armed

“After Audra Humphrey let her dog outside her family’s West Sacramento, California, home Monday morning, she had a feeling something wasn’t quite right. Humphrey told KMAX-TV she heard the dog barking — “it was just a really strange bark” — and then saw a man run into the house. “I turned around and ran and […]

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Colorado Campus Carry: 12 Years, No Mass Shootings, No Crimes by Permit Holders

“On April 20, The Washington Post ran a column showing that campus carry has been the law of the land in Colorado since 2003, and the results have not been anything like those currently fighting against campus carry claim it should be. There have been no mass shootings and, apart from one incident in which […]

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Concealed gun permits soar in Sacramento County

“When Sheriff Scott Jones took office, fewer than 400 civilians had concealed weapons permits By 2015, Sacramento County had the third-highest number of concealed carriers in California. In El Dorado County, about one in every 60 adults now has a concealed carry permit When Scott Jones became sheriff of Sacramento County in 2010, there were […]

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Safety First! Benefits of Attending Gun Training

Safety First! Benefits of Attending Gun Training Apr 7, 2016 by Matt Harding in Training gun trainingIn this day in age, you can never be too safe. Learning how to defend yourself through a gun safety course is a great way to find out how to protect yourself and how to make yourself aware of […]

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Report: The Gun Industry Has Ballooned Under Obama, Added More than 100,000 Gun-Related Jobs During His Presidency

“The gun industry has boomed under President Barack Obama, according to a new study from the National Shooting Sports Foundation, resulting in a significant increase of gun-related jobs throughout the Untied States. The number of full-time jobs in the gun industry has ballooned from approximately 166,000 in 2008 to nearly 288,000 in 2016, according to the […]

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Professor Says Decision to Write Student Recommendation Is ‘Complicated’ After Learning She Shot AK-47 at Gun Range

“A college professor has revealed that she’s not sure she can give one of her students a recommendation because that student is a gun enthusiast. The professor, writing under the pseudonym “Myrtle Lynn Payne” in the Chronicle for Higher Education on Monday, said a student named “Sarah” enrolled in one of her classes about a […]

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Kidnapped jeweler fatally shoots assailants from back seat of their car

“The attempted kidnapping and robbery of a jewelry store owner in Henderson, Nevada, last week didn’t go as planned after the suspects made the critical mistake of not checking to see if their victim was carrying a concealed handgun. It was just after midnight on April 12 when the suspects went to the home of […]

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Gun, Ammo Imports Surge

“The number of handguns imported into the U.S. had a major jump for the month of February, according to a report on firearm imports by the National Shooting Sports Foundation released this week. Compared to last year, handgun imports increased by 66 percent, jumping from 140,045 to 232,406, according to the report. Other firearm categories […]

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Armed Robbers Stopped by 11-year-old Girl With a Shotgun Sentenced

“A man and woman who committed an armed robbery stopped by a shotgun wielding 11-year-old girl have been sentenced in Michigan. Last year,, 11-year-old Reese saw two people banging on her door before circling her house trying to find a way in. The young girl remembered her father’s advice, that if anything went wrong, she […]

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Woman fatally shoots man kicking in front door while waiting for police

“A Kansas City homeowner, who said she feared for her life, shot and killed a man after he kicked down her door late Wednesday night. Police were called to the home just after 11 p.m. when the homeowner said she heard someone repeatedly banging and knocking loudly at her front door. The woman, who is […]

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