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We probably have more handgun calibers than we need. Some should be allowed to die a quite death. Just the same, during my career I remember scrambling to locate and actually fire such oddities as the 7.65 French Long, .32 Rimfire, and the .41 Rimfire. Quite a few old numbers might be useful even in
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With most new introductions in the concealed carry handgun market focused on polymer-frame striker-fired handguns, it is good to see that Springfield Armory has catered to the rest of us with a modern, polymer-frame double-action first-shot handgun with a decocker. Springfield incorporated a manual safety into the design as well. The XDE is a clean
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Even regular readers of The Shooter’s Log can’t read or respond to all of the comments, so we have started a new weekly feature that will recap a sampling of the most active, interesting, or on occasion, randomly selected comments from the previous weeks. Feel free to respond with your two cents at the bottom of this
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What comes to your mind when you think of first aid? Is it CPR? Or perhaps the Heimlich maneuver? Both are lifesaving skills that everyone should know. But have you ever thought about what happens when someone is bleeding out from a gunshot wound? If you were faced with this scenario would you know what
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I have been shooting since I was nine years old. My grandfather taught me firearm safety and the .22 rifle. We kept a .22 for hunting squirrels and a shotgun for wing shooting or rabbits. The handgun was for personal defense. These stag handled Colts, a big gun and a small gun for concealed carry
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Within 24 hours of Stephen Paddock’s attack on 22,000 country music festival-goers at the Route 91 concert venue in Las Vegas Oct. 1, the so-called Islamic State, or ISIS, claimed on social media that the 64-year-old former mailman had ‘pledged allegiance’ to the group in the weeks before his attack. While police and FBI agents
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Left-wing Democrats and their hypocrite allies in Hollywood and the media have blamed Republicans, conservatives, the NRA, and the Trump administration for what happened in Las Vegas last weekend, with many actually blaming the noted and respected gun rights organization for putting the guns Stephen Paddock used to kill 58 people and wound 500-plus more
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As authorities continue to piece together information that will help them better understand the motives behind the Las Vegas murders, one thing has become abundantly clear already: The fully automatic firearms the shooter is believed to have used are extremely rare, heavily regulated and expensive to own/obtain. Already insane Democrats are blaming the guns and
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The governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands has issued an order ahead of Hurricane Irma, which is fast building in intensity and is approaching a Category 5 status, for the National Guard to confiscate guns and ammunition prior to the storm’s arrival. As reported by The Daily Caller, the order includes government confiscation of explosives
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The Trump administration continues to wipe away the most authoritarian aspects of the Obama White House, including Friday’s dismissal of a Justice Department program that was often used to target gun retailers. In a letter to the House Judiciary Committee [pdf] the DoJ announced that it was ending all activities related to “Operation Choke Point,”
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In a letter to James Madison dated December 20, 1787, Thomas Jefferson wrote, “What country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance. Let them take arms.” This perfectly summarizes the true intent of the Second Amendment, while simultaneously explaining the
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