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Study: California's Background Checks Have No Effect on Homicide or Suicide

Dec 4, 2018 3:34:55 PM / by Savannah Ashworth posted in Uncategorized

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1991 was a banner year for California gun control. That was when the state instituted their expansive background checks for all firearm purchases, and outlawed buying guns for people convicted of violent misdemeanors.

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Concealed Carry: Know When to Hold 'Em.

Nov 16, 2018 4:42:04 PM / by Savannah Ashworth posted in Uncategorized

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Three stories today about carriers responding to active threats in their communities.  Two are worthy of praise, while the third gives us a great example of what not to do.

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Proving Themselves Wrong: Gun Control Advocates Keep Breaking Gun Laws

Nov 10, 2018 12:16:30 PM / by Savannah Ashworth posted in Uncategorized

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Wyatt Earp's Colt Single-Action Army Auctioning Today

Oct 30, 2018 2:35:37 PM / by Savannah Ashworth posted in Uncategorized

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This post was written by the awesome guys over Ammoland, but we thought you history/gun nuts would like to read it:

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VIDEO: Violent Car Jacking Spree Ended by Concealed Carriers

Oct 16, 2018 4:23:24 PM / by Savannah Ashworth posted in 2A, Active shooter training, Basic pistol training, Beginner training courses, Conceal carry permit class, Defense In Depth, Four rules for gun safety, Gun safety inside the home, Handgun safety course, Handgun safety training, How to improve my shooting skills, How to use a pistol, Pistol shooting tips, Uncategorized, What to do in an active shooter situation, Concealed carry class, Firearm training, First time gun owner training, Gun safety class, Gun safety classes, Gun safety training, Gun safety training classes for businesses, Gun training classes near me, Gun training courses, How to shoot a gun for the first time, How to shoot a pistol for beginners, How to use a hand gun, Self defense classes, Student courses for gun safety training, wv

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The video says it all for this one.

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When Animals Attack: Concealed Carry Edition

Oct 4, 2018 2:26:29 PM / by Savannah Ashworth posted in Uncategorized

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The world of concealed carry tends to revolve around defense against bad guys who are intent on doing harm.  But human beings aren't the only danger out there.

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Man Who Shot at Someone Outside Daughter's Window May Face Charges

Oct 2, 2018 5:14:05 PM / by Savannah Ashworth posted in 2A, Active shooter training, Basic pistol training, Beginner training courses, Conceal carry permit class, Defense In Depth, Four rules for gun safety, Gun safety inside the home, Handgun safety course, Handgun safety training, How to improve my shooting skills, How to use a pistol, Pistol shooting tips, Uncategorized, What to do in an active shooter situation, Concealed carry class, Firearm training, First time gun owner training, Gun safety class, Gun safety classes, Gun safety training, Gun safety training classes for businesses, Gun training classes near me, Gun training courses, How to shoot a gun for the first time, How to shoot a pistol for beginners, How to use a hand gun, Self defense classes, Student courses for gun safety training, wv

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Knowing how to effectively use your firearm is only one aspect of home and personal defense.  Knowing when it's legal to draw and fire your weapon is an entirely separate matter.  Being unclear about the law is a potentially life-changing error, and it is the responsibility of every gun owner (and especially every concealed carrier) to be aware of all legal factors affecting the decisions

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Armed Robbery in Morgantown

Sep 14, 2018 3:40:20 PM / by Savannah Ashworth posted in Uncategorized

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Police were called to the 300 block Madigan Avenue in the Hopecrest / First Ward area yesterday around 5pm after receiving a report of an armed robbery.

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Home Invasion Preparedness

Sep 13, 2018 4:22:21 PM / by Savannah Ashworth posted in Uncategorized

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It's National Preparedness Month, which directly relates to our mission: preparing our customers for the unexpected.  We've talked a little about basic disaster preparation, but since DID is focused primarily on defense, let's focus on something a little more directly related to our area of expertise: home invasion preparedness.  Here are some things to keep in mind as you think about how you might get ready for a worst-case scenario at your own home.

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N.C. Town Bans Guns During Hurricane Florence, Quickly Regrets It

Sep 13, 2018 3:58:37 PM / by Savannah Ashworth posted in Uncategorized

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As Hurricane Florence bears down on the east coast, many cities are effectively shut down and evacuating.  But before Florence made landfall, another storm was brewing.

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