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Spartan Armor Systems Introduce Hercules Level IV Ceramic Body Armor

Spartan Armor Systems New Hercules Level IV Armor Tucson, Ariz. (Ammoland.com) – Spartan Armor Systems®, manufacturers of American-designed and made body armor, tactical gear, and targets, unveil the new Hercules Level IV Ceramic Body Armor, made at the Spartan Armor Systems facility in Arizona. The Hercules level IV body armor plate has been thoroughly tested by an independent NIJ Certified laboratory. The Hercules offers wearers maximum protection without sacrificing comfort. Designed using ...
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St. Louis Couple That Defended Home from Protesters Face November Trial

Published reports say a Nov. 1 trial date is tentatively set for Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis couple that stood outside their home last year to ward off protesters. (Screen snip, YT, PBS) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The St. Louis couple whose armed defense of their home from protesters last summer made national news now faces a criminal trial tentatively scheduled during the first week of November, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Mark and Patricia McCloskey became relucta...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Minneapolis, Senate, Politico, Joe Biden, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Associated Press, District Of Columbia, St. Louis, Donald Trump, Second Amendment, Nra, Mark, Portland Press Herald


Adaptive Tactical’s EX Performance Adjustable Stock is Ideal Upgrade

Adaptive Tactical EX Performance Adjustable Stock Nampa, Idaho (Ammoland.com) – Adaptive Tactical, LLC, manufacturers of innovative firearm stocks and accessories, is proud to announce its highly successful EX Performance Adjustable M4-Style Stock for AR15/AR10 Carbines has received some updates for 2021 to meet growing customer demand. With its advanced design and high-impact, polymer construction, the EX Performance Adjustable Stock is the ideal upgrade. The stock is engineered for compatibi...
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The View Recycles Biden’s Stupidity About Self-Defense

Second Amendment Activist Protest Activism Take Action United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- One of the purposes behind the Second Amendment is to provide us the ability to protect ourselves should our lives be at stake. This is why it is very important to speak out when the media – or politicians – gives horrendously bad advice. Sadly, we got a bit of a double-dose in the wake of the fallout from a Columbus, Ohio, police officer’s decisive action to prevent a stabbing death. The fact that many wh...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Reagan, Joe Biden, United States, Silicon Valley, Biden, Second Amendment, Nra, Harold, COLUMBUS Ohio, Joy Behar, Institute for Legislative Action, Behar, Biased media, Gun Rights News


The View Recycles Biden’s Stupidity About Self-Defense ~ VIDEO

United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- One of the purposes behind the Second Amendment is to provide us the ability to protect ourselves should our lives be at stake. This is why it is very important to speak out when the media – or politicians – gives horrendously bad advice. Sadly, we got a bit of a double-dose in the wake of the fallout from a Columbus, Ohio, police officer’s decisive action to prevent a stabbing death. The fact that many who seek to take away our rights have attacked that offic...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Reagan, Joe Biden, United States, Silicon Valley, Biden, Second Amendment, Nra, Harold, COLUMBUS Ohio, Joy Behar, Institute for Legislative Action, Behar, Biased media, Gun Rights News


Diamond Age NeoSteel Tactical Helmet Now Available in Full-Cut Option

Diamond Age New ACH-Style NeoSteel Helmet McKinney, Texas (Ammoland.com) – Texas-based, materials science and ballistics specialists, Diamond Age, are pleased to announce the Full-Cut model option of its next-generation steel NeoSteel Helmet.  Designed to offer maximum coverage, the Full-Cut option meets and exceeds VPAM-3+ Special Threats ballistic requirements. The ACH-style helmet is a modular combat helmet produced using the most technologically advanced metal alloys offering all-day comfo...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Gear, Self Defense, Shooting Industry News, Texas Ammoland, Diamond Age, NeoSteel, VPAM, ACH helmet, NeoSteel Helmet Designed


Oklahoma Considers Law Reform to Allow Defensive Escape by Motor Vehicle

Image from indystar.com video, cropped, scaled, arrows and lettering added by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- One of the tactics used by the far left to disrupt the lives of private citizens and to show their power, is to block roadways, streets, and public right of ways. Blocking public right of ways has been a minor crime. Most states have statutes that require vehicles to give way to pedestrians. The far-left found this weakness in the system, which allowed them to disrupt and end...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Ap, Cnn, Arizona, Oklahoma, On The Road, Chris Cuomo, Faulk, Oklahoma National Guard, Gun Rights News, Self Defense, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


EAA’s New Optics Tactical Shotguns for Home Defense

EAA’s New Optics Tactical Shotguns for Home Defense Cocoa, Fla. (Ammoland.com) –  EAA Corp., importers of select quality and affordable handguns, rifles, and shotguns, built upon the success of their Churchill semi-auto and pump shotguns in 20ga, and with upgraded and enhanced features, has created the ultimate home defense tactical shotgun with the Churchill 220 Optics Tactical semi-auto shotgun and the Churchill 620 Optics Tactical semi-auto, pump-action shotgun. The semi-automatic 220 Optic...
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Reform of Italian Self Defense Law Effective – No Charges for Fredy Pacini

Reform of Italian Self Defense Law Effective – No Charges for Fredy Pacini U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 15 March 2021, Fredy Pacini, a 61-Year-Old tire and bicycle shop owner from Monte San Savino, Tuscany, Italy, was officially notified he would not be prosecuted for shooting and killing one of the intruders who had broken into his shop, at night, with a pick-ax. From newsrnd.com: For the judge “it is reasonable that Pacini could have foreseen that, shortly thereafter, he could have found him...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Department Of Defense, Italy, Arizona, Benito Mussolini, League, Matteo Salvini, Salvini, Gun Rights News, Self Defense, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Fredy Pacini


Mission First Tactical (MFT) Introduces the React M-LOK Compact Foregrip

Mission First Tactical introduces the React M-LOK Compact Foregrip Horsham, Pa. (Ammoland.com) – Mission First Tactical, LLC (MFT), a leader in USA-made rifle/carbine accessories, is proud to introduce the React M-LOK Compact Foregrip (SKU: RCG-MLOK). This compact, textured vertical grip is designed to minimize material and dimension, all while providing a positive grip surface for the shooter. It allows the support hand to apply rearward pressure, keeping the weapon shouldered, yielding bette...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Gear, MFT, Self Defense, Firearms Accessories, Mission First Tactical, Boltaron, Tactical Rifles, Mission First Tactical LLC MFT, Mission First Tactical MFT, Mission First Tactical LLC, LOK Compact Foregrip


Brit Contractor Uses Gun to Save Lives During ISIS Attack in Mozambique

Brit Contractor Uses Gun to Save Lives During ISIS Attack in Mozambique, iStock-1220532981 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On Wednesday, 24 March, a force estimated to be between 100 and several hundred Islamic terrorists attacked the Mozambique city of Palma, which is on the coast of East Africa, in the north of Mozambique, near the Tanzanian border.  Palma has bout 75,000 residents. The Islamic State (ISIS) in Africa has been growing, according to a U.S. official. From iol.co.za:  The US Departmen...
Tags: Isis, Guns, Islamic State, Africa, US, Department Of Defense, Bbc, Arizona, Mozambique, Johannesburg, Times, Palma, Alexander, East Africa, Islamic State ISIS, US Department of State


A Crash Course in Real World Self-Defense

Editor’s note: This is a guest article from Eric Flynn.  Self-defense is an art that every man should know, not only for protecting himself, but also his friends and family. When it comes to learning this art, there are a wide variety of combat disciplines and systems one can study, and nothing can take the place of training with an experienced coach. The reality is, however, that sometimes you just might not have the money or time to take up lessons, or you’ve started them, but you’re st...
Tags: Amazon, Life, Martial Arts, Self-defense, Manly Skills, Tactical Skills, Eric Flynn Self, Eric Flynn


Use a Gun in Chicago in Self Defense with No FOID, Go to Jail

Use a Gun in Chicago in Self Defense with No FOID, Go to Jail U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On Monday, 22 March, in Chicago, 15 people were recorded as being shot. Three of them were killed. One of those shot is recorded as acting in self-defense, on the South Side of Chicago. From the Chicago Sun Times: An hour prior, a man was shot in South Deering on the South Side. They were sitting in a parked vehicle about 10 p.m. in the 2500 block of East 109th Street when two people walked up to them and f...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Department Of Defense, Chicago, Arizona, Illinois, Martin Luther King, Nra, Chicago Sun Times, Dunkin, South Side of Chicago, JOHN LOTT, University of Chicago Medical Center, Gun Rights News, Self Defense, Leroy Brown


Florida’s Church Carry Bill Pass Out of Florida House

Official Communication by Marion P. Hammer Unified Sportsmen of Florida Executive Director NRA Past President Florida’s Church Carry Bill Pass Out of Florida House Florida – -(AmmoLand.com)- Florida House Legislators Heard Your Voices And Passed HB-259. On Thursday, March 25, 2021, the full Florida House of Representatives met and heard HB-259 Sponsored by Rep. Jayer Williamson & Rep. Cord Byrd. During the Q&A period, anti-gun legislators were allowed to question sponsors. Then, under the ...
Tags: Florida, Guns, House, Nra, Marion, Tallahassee Florida, Florida House, Florida House of Representatives, CWL, Gun Rights News, Self Defense, Marion P. Hammer, Florida Senate, Jayer Williamson, Florida House Florida


Rittenhouse, Grosskreutz Hearings, Trial Delayed until November, 2021

Screenshot of pre-trial hearing on 10 March, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 10 March 2021, there was a pre-trial hearing on the Kyle Rittenhouse self-defense case in Kenosha County.  Judge Schroeder of Kenosha presided over the hearing with his usual competency. DA Thomas Binger seemed considerably subdued compared to his demeanor on 11 February, when Judge Schroeder had to repeatedly correct him on the law, bond procedure, and the facts. Link to pre-trial h...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Court, Department Of Defense, Chicago, Arizona, Wisconsin, Kenosha, Kyle, Richards, Kenosha County, Grosskreutz, Schroeder, West Allis, Rittenhouse, Kenosha Wisconsin


Iowa Gun Battle: Four Wounded, One Killed, Confusion, Bad Judgement, and Alcohol

Iowa Gun Battle: Four Wounded, One Killed, Confusion, Bad Judgement, and Alcohol U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 30 May 2020, a gunfight ensued at Sunset Village Mobile Home Park in Hiawatha, Iowa. In the end, one person was dead, three others were wounded, and 25 shots had been fired. The gunfight happened at the intersection of Sunset Lane and Wright Drive, a little before high noon. The trouble started when Selena Straka, who was living in the trailer park with her sister, her brother-in-law, ...
Tags: Guns, Medical, Department Of Defense, West, Iowa, Arizona, Bell, Smith Wesson, East, Wright, Truman, Tyler, Lathrop, Linn County, Robert Heinlein, Lusk


Podcast #688: Protection for and from Humanity

When celebrities, dignitaries, and executives go out and about and travel around the world, they’re often surrounded by bodyguards whose job it is to protect them and their loved ones. My guest today offers a look at what’s involved in offering these professional protective services for VIPs, and how average citizens can apply the same principles to protect themselves and their families. His name is Todd Fox, he has an extensive military and law enforcement background, and he’s the founder of...
Tags: Podcast, Life, Self-defense, Vietnam, Tao, Todd, Cooper, Boyd, Jason Bourne, Manly Skills, Todd Todd, Situational Awareness, Tactical Skills, Todd Fox, Close Protection Corps


Concealed Carry Corner: Questioning Whether You Could Take A Human Life

Welcome back to TFB’s Concealed Carry Corner. Most people have heard various statistics about people being killed with their own gun, of which I don’t really pay attention to, since the typical sources are coming from known anti-gunners. However, I won’t deny that people have been killed with their own firearms, which could stem from […] Read More … The post Concealed Carry Corner: Questioning Whether You Could Take A Human Life appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Mindset, Editorial, TFB, Self Defense, Concealed Carry, Deadly Force, Weapon Retension, Concealed Carry Corner, Defense Of Others


Why You Can (And Should) Start Learning Martial Arts Later in Life

In the western world, particularly the United States, martial arts tends to be defined by stereotypes: People who train are either eight year olds learning Karate kicks, or bloodthirsty brawlers who hope to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. But the notions that define mainstream popular conceptions of the…Read more...
Tags: Martial Arts, Sports, United States, Lifehacks, Karate, Kata, Self Defense, Combat Sports, Jujutsu, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Individual Sports, Grappling, Japanese Martial Arts


Which Martial Art Is Right For You?

The term “martial arts” encompasses many different schools of thought and approaches to training. The one through-line is that any discipline you study is a vehicle for self-improvement—whether you’re a kid taking karate classes or an adult committed to training Brazilian jiu-jitsu seven days a week.Read more...
Tags: Martial Arts, Sports, Hapkido, Lifehacks, Krav Maga, Self Defense, Combat Sports, Jujutsu, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Individual Sports, Grappling Positions, Hybrid Martial Arts, Grappling


Protect Your Home By Installing a Solar Timetable Light Switch

When it comes to personal and home security, there’s one very important thing to understand: most criminals are criminals of opportunity. In my podcast with security expert Dave Young, he says that every bad guy adheres to a “bad guy equation”: the lower the effort and the higher the reward, the more likely they are to make you the target of a crime. Thus, to discourage would-be criminals from choosing you as their next victim, you want to raise their effort, and lower their reward. When it com...
Tags: Life, Self-defense, Manly Skills, Dave Young, DIY Home Maintenance, Honeywell Econoswitch, Econoswitch, Rocker Wall Plate Flathead, Cut Ground and Red Wire


Arkansas Paramedics Wounded in Shooting, Return Fire and Kill Attacker

Arkansas Paramedics Wounded in Shooting, Return Fire and Kill Attacker, iStock-1185364077 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In the early morning hours of 17 December, at about 4:38 a.m., in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, in the 1400 block of West 23rd Avenue, two paramedics had been called to a scene where a 20-year-old woman was complaining of knee pain. Sunrise would not occur for another two and a half hours. The temperature was a bit below freezing at 25 degrees F. There was almost no wind. It was clear, b...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Guns, Kentucky, West Virginia, Department Of Defense, Arkansas, Arizona, Kansas, Ohio, Bishop, South Carolina, Second Amendment, Curl, Wegner, Gun Rights News


POTD: Hand-To-Hand Combat

The Self-Defense Photo Of The Day. Above you have it, an Austrian Glock pointed at an attacker armed with a knife – way too close for comfort and bound to leave a mark or two somewhere, somehow, at least on someone. Luckily this is only melee training for the soldiers in the Austrian Bundesheer, and […] Read More … The post POTD: Hand-To-Hand Combat appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Training, Self-defense, Austria, Glock, Photo of the Day, Melee, Stand Your Ground, Steyr Aug, Carry Knife, Sturmgewehr 77


Top Home Defense Weapon Accessories or Add-Ons

Opinion: Gunsmith, Michael Ware gives us his rundown of the top home defense weapon features you should consider with your weapon choice. Top Home Defense Weapon Accessories or Add-Ons, IMG iStock-GummyBone USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- I build and customize a lot of home defense weapons. Most are firearms, but I’ve been commissioned for just about every kind of small arm you can think of. I have a lot of people that come in wanting the down and dirty list of things I recommend they buy for that ‘b...
Tags: Guns, Montana, America, Gear, Capitol Hill, Michael, Midwest, Iowa Firearms Coalition, Michael Ware, G19, Self Defense, Midwest Industries, Streamlight TL Racker, Streamlight Inforce Cloud Defense LLC, First Light USA, Hubbel Telescope


Broward Sheriff’s Office Stands By While Violent Home Break-In Drags On ~ VIDEO

Opinion Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- Wave of the Future! Earlier this month in south FL (Broward County, which includes the Miami metro area), a disabled senior citizen (disabled from childhood by polio) frantically called the BCSO to report that a man was breaking into his home. The suspect (unknown to the resident) was pounding on the resident’s locked door, eventually slamming his body into it, breaking the glass. Eighteen BCSO deputies were dispatched and arrived at the scene within ...
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USCCA vs NRA: Complementary Firearms Training Programs ~ VIDEO

Opinion USCCA vs NRA: Complementary Firearms Training Programs, img USCCA New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)- A few months ago I was wrapping up a training class with one of my students. In fact, the discourse that usually follows after completing a basic safety and use training course on firearms includes “What else do you teach? What is next? What about self-defense training?” I’ve been an NRA Certified instructor since 2014 and have had the chance to train several people over the years. My emph...
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Concealed Carry Corner: Back To Basics with FAQs

Whether it’s because of the latest scare with COVID or the instability of society, there has been an explosion in new gun owners and individuals conceal carrying in public. I can’t tell you how many times I get questions on a weekly basis about different topics so I’ve decided to put them all together and […] Read More … The post Concealed Carry Corner: Back To Basics with FAQs appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Self Defense, Concealed. Carry, Pistols, Shooting Accessories, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, Holsters, Concealment, Concealed Carry Corner


Defensive Wolf Shooting: Washington State Sheriff says Carry a Gun

Wolves from game camera in Wisconsin, courtesy Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 7 October 2020, a Coleville, Washington man was checking game cameras in the area near Rocky Creek Road. The sun had set seven minutes earlier, but the sky was clear. The fading glow from the sun, in a clear sky, illuminated the woods. There was no wind. As he approached a game camera in an area outside of cell phone coverage, he felt as if eyes were upon him. Looking ahead, he saw wolves 30 yards away....
Tags: Guns, Washington, Sheriff, Department Of Defense, Alaska, Arizona, Wisconsin, North America, Washington State, Trump, Wolf, Stevens County, Washington Department of Fish, Gray Wolf, Gun Rights News, Hunting News


Top 5 Worst Self-Defense Guns

Top 5 Worst Self-Defense Guns USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- If you buy essential oils on the lower rungs of the quality ladder, the worst thing that can happen is that you’ll be out a few bucks and feel a bit slimy. Oh, and your friends will think you weird for investing in magic oil in the first place. If you buy a self-defense gun that doesn’t rank above the midpoint of the Gunsumer Reports Annual Ballistics issue, it might cost you your life. And for cheaping out on so important a decision, your...
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Semi-Automatic Rifle Used in Defense Against Home Invaders

Arsenal SGL-21 Russian AKM carbine in 7.62x39mm. IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- At about 1:30 in the morning of 2 January 2019, four people attempted a home invasion/burglary in Yuma County, Arizona. I remember the incident as it was reported. Very few details were given. Four people were shot. The location was not revealed. It was not in the City of Yuma, because the Sheriff department was the responding department. The identity of the defender was not revealed. The firearm or firear...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, United States, Arizona, Biden, Kelly, Yuma, Mark Kelly, Jim Grant, Yuma County Arizona, Yuma County, Self Defense, Shooting Industry News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch