Tag Archives: self-defense

A Husband & Father Without a Gun?

I don’t often link to other blog articles.  And, this may be the first time I’ve linked to a non-dental blog article.  But, I found this article SO riveting and compelling.  It’s a bit of a long read, but it … Continue reading

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Why I “Need” an AR-15

Hoplophobes, due to willful ignorance and fueled by recent emotionally-wrenching news, can do little more than regurgitate what’s been fed to them by the media and politicians.  Rather than looking into the real cause of violence, they reflexively ask, “Why … Continue reading

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Stuff Happens – Is It (in the) Safe?

Another quickie post here.  A recent news story about a home invasion inspired this post.  See the news video after the jump. I’m obviously an advocate of our rights protected by the 2nd Amendment (and the rest of them).  I … Continue reading

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Lethal Force In Self-Defense – A Rarely Heard Perspective

A Michigan newspaper article series (M Live) was just mentioned on one the forums I frequent.  This is a very well-written five-part piece by a man who has been there and done that:  Used lethal force to save his own … Continue reading

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Lessons From Martin – Zimmerman Case

I’ve remained relatively quiet on the Zimmerman – Martin case, and that may surprise those who know I am a strong advocate for the 2nd Amendment and refusing to be a victim of crime. When I first heard about this … Continue reading

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Distracted Walking (by cell phone) as Dangerous as Driving!

This morning, there was a segment on NBC’s “Today Show” about violent cell phone robberies.  The crux of the “investigative report” was that cell phone companies refuse to “blacklist” stolen cell phones.  That means that a cell phone that has … Continue reading

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Teach Your Children Well – over and over

Stranger Danger Last September, I blogged about teaching your children about gun safety, even if you don’t have one at home.  They may encounter one at a friend’s house or even discarded in a park playground by a criminal. Yesterday … Continue reading

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“Conflict” Resolution – What Would You Do?

It happened to me. I was recently reminded of an incident as I read a gun blog about non-violent conflict resolution.  Sounds like a subject contradictory to a gun blog’s focus, doesn’t it?  It’s not. Some 20 years ago, I … Continue reading

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Personal Safety – The Prequel to Armed Self-Defense

A few blog articles back, I introduced the concept of armed self-defense.  And, it may have been premature in this series.  I’d like to take a baby-step back and bridge the gap, or missing link, I may have created between … Continue reading

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Why Armed Self-defense?

I’ve been meaning to write about this and cover it in as much detail as I can.  Armed self-defense is not a topic that can be covered in a short article.  So, I’m going to break it down into multiple … Continue reading

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