Is Self-Defense Homicide?

Under what legal circumstances can you pull the trigger in self-defense?

If you kill someone in self-defense, are you guilty of homicide? Well, yes, technically speaking, but we’ll get into that more in a minute. You know as well as I do that lawyers get paid by the page, so any discussion of the legal issues surrounding a self-defense incident could break the internet. We just […]

Top 11 Bad Gun Cliches…

Bad Gun Cliches

Cliche  [klee-shey] noun a trite, stereotyped expression; a sentence or phrase, usually expressing a popular or common thought or idea, that has lost originality, ingenuity, and impact by long overuse, as sadder but wiser,  or strong as an ox. anything that has become trite or commonplace through overuse. A truly annoying phrase or saying which […]

Open Carry Ban Leads To Concealed Carry Win in California?

California Shall Issue Permit Process

Back to back Second Amendment victories emerged from an unlikely source – the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In two cases filled with irony, it turned out that California’s recent ban on open carry paved the way for the concealed carry victory. Huh? Monkeys are now flying out of my… well, never mind. While California […]

How to Buy a Gun Online in 12 Easy Steps

Gallery of Guns online shopping

Given the confusion, lies and pure garbage being regurgitated by the mainstream media about gun sales and background checks, it seems appropriate to release this excerpt from our forthcoming book, The Insanely Practical Guide to Guns and Shooting. We hope you enjoy! You can buy all sorts of things online. The Jack LaLanne Power Juicer, […]

Going (Contract) Postal Because ACE Is The Place

contract post office ace hardware

I almost went postal today. I think. But it was a contract deal, so I’m not sure. You see, I stopped by an ACE Hardware store near my home. ACE is the place. Ours sells everything from designer spackle to multi-color Post-It Notes to Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. I know this because the Reese’s are […]

Signs, Mom Counting to 3, and Caning by Celery at the NRA Annual Meeting


“Oh, signs, signs, everywhere there’s signs Blocking up the scenery, breaking my mind Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?” While the 5 Man Electrical Band was nowhere to be found, the city of St. Louis took the message to heart – and even hired James Earl Jones to make new audio […]