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Florida: Protection Of Church Property Bill Killed Again

Opinion by Marion Hammer Florida: Protection Of Church Property Bill Killed Again Florida – -(AmmoLand.com)- Once again the Florida Legislature has turned a deaf ear to the pleas of ministers, church administrators and church members. Churches have repeatedly – for over 3 years – prayed and urged the legislature to correct the provision in Florida law that usurps the right of churches to provide safety and security on their property. While the Florida House listened and passed legislation r...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Senate, House, Grant, Michael Bloomberg, David Smith, Senate Judiciary Committee, Legislature, USF, House Education Committee, House Judiciary Committee, Florida House, James Grant, Drew Wilson, Church Security


Media: All We Want is “Good Little Victims”

Opinion Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- CNN’s Agenda On 7 May 2019 (Tuesday), two active murderers entered a charter school in a Denver suburb and started shooting with pistols stolen from the parents of one of them. One dead. Eight wounded. Both suspects were taken into custody, apparently uninjured. In reporting the incident, CNN reporters piously wring their hands over the fact that a twelve-year-old student, Nate Holley, with the two active murderers standing outside a closet-door behind...
Tags: Guns, Cnn, Denver, School Shootings, Jefferson, Franklin, Planet Earth, John Farnam, HOLLEY, Gun Rights News, Self Defense, Defense Training International, Farnam, Anti-Gun Media, Collins CO AmmoLand, Nate Holley


Down Range Radio #622: The Issue of School Shootings

This week Michael pats himself on the back, adds some disturbing thoughts on red flag laws and then speaks to the ole issue of school shootings. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #622. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and reference link...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, America, Malcolm Gladwell, Michael, Second Amendment, John Farnam, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO, Andrei Kyrlov, Takako Nishizki


We Politely, But Audaciously, Refuse Learned Helplessness

Opinion We Politely, But Audaciously, Refuse Learned Helplessness Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- “Every day is ‘ordinary,’ until it isn't!” ~ Bernard Cornwell On 3 June 2017, a group of van-driving, knife-wielding Islamic jihadi fanatics carried-out the notorious “London Bridge/Westminster Attacks” in the UK Inquest findings have been published. These should be required reading for complacent Americans who purchase a pistol, maybe even expose themselves to relevant training, obtain a CCW ...
Tags: Usa, UK, London, Guns, United Kingdom, Planet Earth, John Farnam, Competitive Shooting News, Self Defense, Defense Training International, Farnam, Collins CO AmmoLand, Bernard Cornwell


Down Range Radio #621: The Winchester .350 Legend

This week Michael talks about taking weight off his Sweetie’s 3-Gun rifle, the antecedents of the Winchester .350 Legend and an “unfortunate” period in his life, another reason he can never run for President. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #621. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO


POTD: Bond Arms “Liberator“ Derringer in .45ACP

Derringer – Today’s Photo Of The Day here at TFB. Derringer is a collective name for a type of compact gun that usually lacks a magazine, for it to become as small as possible. Some Derringers are available in multi-shot design; this is achieved with the help of several barrels instead of a magazine. Typically […] Read More … The post POTD: Bond Arms “Liberator“ Derringer in .45ACP appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, CCW, Derringer, Photo of the Day, Self Defense, Inland Manufacturing, Bond Arms, Liberator, 45 ACP, American Derringer, 454 Casull, Inland Mfg, Henry Deringer, TFB Derringer


Despite Self-Congratulations NW Anti-Gunners Haven’t Stopped Violent Crime

Efforts by gun control advocates in the Pacific Northwest haven't stopped bad people from committing violent crimes, while ratcheting down on the rights of law-abiding citizens. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- “This year in Washington (state),” the self-congratulatory email from Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America’s Washington chapter read, “our volunteers made their voices heard.” But those voices could not drown out the ten gun shots heard on a dramatic 911 audio released by...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, Senate, America, Salem, Gun Control, Bill, Washington State, Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Tacoma, Nra, Legislature, Bellingham, Columbia River


Down Range Radio #620: The NRA Show Report

Michael Bane talks to fans at the NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits in Indianapolis. This week, the NRA Annual Meeting in Indy, the good and the bad… Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #620. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and reference l...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Indianapolis, Michael, Second Amendment, Nra, JOHN LOTT, NRA Annual Meeting, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Leningrad Cowboys, Aimpoint Acro


Idaho Case Illustrates Attacker Doesn’t Need Weapon to Justify Armed Defense

Self-Defense Gun Stories Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- At about 8 p.m. on 5 October, 2018, 27-year-old Keven Custer went to his girlfriend's apartment to pick up some clothes that had been washed for him. The clothes were not sorted, so to avoid an issue, he did not go through his girlfriend's laundry, and started to leave the apartment. On the way out, 46-year-old Chris Gunderson stopped Keven, forced him to empty his pockets, and refused to let him leave the apartment. Gunderson then struck Keve...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, United States, Idaho, Arizona, Chris, Springfield, Gunderson, Keven, Custer, Gun Rights News, Self Defense, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


Down Range Radio #619: The NRA Dust-Up

This week Michael talks about the NRA and what it is going to take to get that organization back on track. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #619. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and reference links: The Michael Bane Blog Michael Bane ...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, WSJ, Michael, Second Amendment, Cincinnati, Nra, David Cole, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Jeff Knox, Tom Knighton


Down Range Radio #618: Red Flag Laws

Michael Bane talks about Red Flag laws, death threats, vulnerability and being a target. He also talks handgun drills and coyote poop. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #618. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and reference links: The Mic...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, David Kopel, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO, Outdoor Channel Weekly Video Blog Colorado


Orders Of Magnitude Of Insecurity. I’d Rather Live with My Own Set of Risk

Opinion Christopher Hitchens Fayetteville, AR – -(AmmoLand.com)- Christopher Hitchens was one of the most perceptive commentators on politics and culture. Born in England shortly after the end of the Second World War, he came to the United States in the 80s, growing enamored with our defining values, while at the same time pointing out our moments of inconsistency and absurdity. One example of this is his discussion about our attitudes toward freedom and government activity at the Sydney Wri...
Tags: Amazon, England, Guns, America, United States, Christopher Hitchens, Hitchens, Neil Peart, Ranjit Singh, Gun Rights News, Self Defense, Greg Camp, Greg Camp Greg Camp, Christopher Hitchens Fayetteville


Down Range Radio #617: A Trip to Taurus

This week Michael wraps up his trip to Bainbridge, Georgia, and his visit to the new Taurus facility. He also talks about the Taurus guns that rang his chimes. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #617. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Hunter, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Bainbridge Georgia, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO


When the Unexpected Meets the Unprepared

Opinion Those who routinely go armed, have necessary weapons skills, and are mentally prepared have a good chance of victory, even under such desperate circumstances. Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- Mosque Shooting Incident in New Zealand, 16 Mar 2019. Learning points from that mass shooting in New Zealand: 1) Islamics are no less vulnerable to these events than are Jews, nor Baptists. Perpetrator’s “manifesto” was (as most are), rambling, confusing, incomprehensible drivel. An army of me...
Tags: Guns, New Zealand, TX, Planet Earth, John Farnam, Christchurch New Zealand, Gun Rights News, Self Defense, Defense Training International, Farnam, Collins CO AmmoLand, Mehmet Murat


Down Range Radio #616: Mental Preparations

This week Michael talks about his confusion about what handgun(s) to compete with this year, and a bit about mental preparations, including dealing with emotions. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #616. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information ...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, California, Michael, Second Amendment, Michael Bane, Lipsey, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Sergey Cheremisinov, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO, Kathleen Martin


Philly Store Owner Shoots, Kills Man Attempting To Rob Him

Bob Irwin highlights the latest self-defense and other shootings of the week. Read them and see what went wrong, what went right and what we can learn from self-defense with a gun. USA –-(Ammoland.com)- KYW 1060 News radio reports 03-15-19 in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Police say a man is dead after being shot by the owner of the store he was trying to rob in West Philadelphia on Thursday night. Philadelphia Police say a man in his 20s went into the store, at 54th Street and Wyalusing A...
Tags: Guns, Las Vegas, Bob, West Philadelphia, Philadelphia Police, Federal State, Wyalusing Avenue, Gun Rights News, Guns Save Lives, Self Defense, USA Ammoland, Bob Irwin, Law Enforcement Academies, Nevada Talk Network, Presbyterian Hospital, Rob Him


Delaware: House Passes Gun Control Legislation to the Senate

Opinion Delaware: House Passes Gun Control Legislation to the Senate Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- This week, the Delaware House passed gun control legislation, House Bill 63, by a 22 to 19 vote.  HB 63 now heads to the Senate for further consideration. Please contact your state Senator and strongly urge them to OPPOSE House Bill 63 when it comes up for a vote. House Bill 63 amends the current law on access to firearms to create a blanket prohibition from having a firearm unsecured and un...
Tags: Guns, Senate, House, Bill, Delaware, Delaware House, House Bill, Gun Rights News, Self Defense, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, House Passes Gun Control Legislation, Senate Fairfax VA Ammoland


Down Range Radio #615: Anti-Gun Screeds

This week Michael delves into the fetid, feverish week of anti-gun screeds… Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #615. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and reference links: The Michael Bane Blog Michael Bane on Facebook Shooting Gallery On...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Robert Johnson, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Gabe Suarez, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO, Michael W Austin, Lucian Truscott


Man On-The-Run Confronted by Homeowner with Gun

Bob Irwin highlights the latest self-defense and other shootings of the week. Read them and see what went wrong, what went right and what we can learn from self-defense with a gun. Man On-The-Run Confronted by Homeowner with Gun USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Mlive.com reports in Caro, Michigan in March 2019; A suspect entered a Frankenmuth Road home after a chase where he tried to steal a car but was confronted by the homeowner with a gun. Earlier the suspect then fled in another vehicle (driven by ...
Tags: Guns, Las Vegas, Bob, Taser, Lapeer County, Caro Michigan, Michigan Department of Corrections, Sanilac County, Federal State, Mlive, Gun Rights News, Guns Save Lives, Self Defense, Bob Irwin, Law Enforcement Academies, Brown City


Robber With Fake Gun Shot By Victim With Real Gun In Robbery Attempt

Bob Irwin highlights the latest self-defense and other shootings of the week. Read them and see what went wrong, what went right and what we can learn from self-defense with a gun. Robber With Fake Gun Shot By Victim With Real Gun In Robbery Attempt. IMG: myeverettnews.com USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Herald.Net reported Friday, March 8, 2019, in Everett Washington, two men met in Everett for the sale of an iPhone. The buyer didn’t intend to pay. The fake buyer reportedly used a fake gun to try to ...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Las Vegas, Bob, Everett, Everett Washington, Federal State, Gun Rights News, Guns Save Lives, Self Defense, Ammoland TV, Bob Irwin, Law Enforcement Academies, Nevada Talk Network, Bob Irwin Las Vegas About Bob Irwin Bob, Ammoland com Herald Net


Down Range Radio #614: Report From The 2019 Tactical Conference

This week Michael recaps Tac-Con 2019 in New Orleans; plus, some thoughts on analyzing risk. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #614. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and reference links: The Michael Bane Blog Michael Bane on Facebook Sh...
Tags: Podcast, Texas, Featured, Guns, New Orleans, Michael, Second Amendment, John Murphy, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Gabe White, Lee Weems, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO


Down Range Radio #613: Influencers in Shooting Sports

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Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Verdana, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Waylon Thornton, Leon Lishner, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO, Outdoor Channel Weekly Video Blog Kahr CW


Down Range Radio #612: Understanding the Gun Culture

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Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Verdana, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Gabe Suarez, Elizabeth MacBride, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO, Peter Rudenko


Down Range Radio #611: Upcoming Battles on Gun Control

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Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Verdana, Greg Ellifritz, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Richard Nance, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO


Bad self-defense cliches: I was afraid for my life

Have you ever heard this gem on a forum? “Oh all you have to do is say you were afraid for your life!” Turns out that isn’t true even a little bit. Donate on Patreon!
Tags: Guns, Self Defense


Woman Shoots, Kills Intruder: 911 Operators Say It’s OK to Shoot

Bob Irwin highlights the latest self-defense and other shootings of the week. Read them and see what went wrong, what went right and what we can learn from self-defense with a gun. Woman Shoots, Kills Intruder: 911 Operators Say It's OK to Shoot; File Photo USA –-(Ammoland.com)- KOCO TV-5 (ABC) reported back in 2012 a young Oklahoma mother shot and killed an intruder to protect her 3-month-old baby on New Year's Eve, less than a week after the baby's father died of cancer. The young mother s...
Tags: Guns, Abc, Las Vegas, Bob, Oklahoma, Abc News, Oklahoma City, KOCO, KOCO TV, Federal State, Gun Rights News, Guns Save Lives, Self Defense, USA Ammoland, Bob Irwin, Law Enforcement Academies


Girlfriend Acted In Self-Defense When Fatally Shooting Boyfriend

Bob Irwin highlights the latest self-defense and other shootings of the week. Read them and see what went wrong, what went right and what we can learn from self-defense with a gun. Girlfriend Acted In Self-Defense When Fatally Shooting Boyfriend USA –-(Ammoland.com)- The Duluth Tribune reports 02-05-19 in Alexandria, MN, no charges will be filed in the shooting death of a 43-year-old man in his home near Leaf Valley on May 9, 2018. The boyfriend reportedly moved to the area in the fall of 20...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Las Vegas, Bob, Alexandria, Douglas County, Chad Larson, NW, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Federal State, Gun Rights News, Guns Save Lives, Self Defense, Bob Irwin, Law Enforcement Academies, Nevada Talk Network


Girlfriend Acted In Self-Defense For Fatal Shooting Boyfriend

Bob Irwin highlights the latest self-defense and other shootings of the week. Read them and see what went wrong, what went right and what we can learn from self-defense with a gun. Girlfriend Acted In Self-Defense For Fatal Shooting Boyfriend USA –-(Ammoland.com)- The Duluth Tribune reports 02-05-19 in Alexandria, MN, no charges will be filed in the shooting death of a 43-year-old man in his home near Leaf Valley on May 9, 2018. The boyfriend reportedly moved to the area in the fall of 2017 ...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Las Vegas, Bob, Alexandria, Douglas County, Chad Larson, NW, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Federal State, Gun Rights News, Guns Save Lives, Self Defense, Bob Irwin, Law Enforcement Academies, Nevada Talk Network


Down Range Radio #610: Reconsidering the .380

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Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Holly Golightly, Verdana, Greg Ellifritz, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO, Outdoor Channel Weekly Video Blog


Woman Holds Mountain Lion While Husband Shoots It

Woman Holds Mountain Lion While Husband Shoots It U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- On January 30th, 2019 a woman thought she was stopping a dog fight. She ended up holding a 35-pound juvenile mountain lion instead. From idaho.gov: Early on the morning of Jan. 30 a woman responded to what she thought was a fight between her dog and another dog outside of her Mackay home. As she pulled the two animals apart, she realized that in one hand she held a juvenile, male mountain lion about 35 pounds, and not a...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Idaho, Arizona, Mackay, Mountain Lions, Gun Rights News, Hunting News, Self Defense, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Larimer County Colorado



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