Archive for March, 2012:

Reciprocity and Reciprocal Carry, Part 2 In A 9 Part Series

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Reciprocity and Reciprocal Carry, Part 2 In A 9 Part Series: Why All Of This Attention On Handguns And What Does It Mean? A disproportionate focus on legal regulation of handguns is often a topic of discussion at shooting schools I attend and also engage in with others at an academic level in analyzing topics with firearms. In the theoretical, all things being equal (i.e., shooter skill), most everyone who has studied lethality of firearms, forensics, and ballistics would much rather suffer Gun Shot Wound (GSW) by a handgun than long gun (rifle or shotgun). The reason is simple and not Read More »

Reciprocity and Reciprocal Carry, Part 1 in a 9 Part Series

Reciprocity part 1

Reciprocity and Reciprocal Carry, Part 1 in a 9 Part Series A Basic Understanding of the Legal Concept of Reciprocity A common discussion topic among gun owners, gun show patrons and exhibitors and those in the gun community at large, is reciprocity: carrying a handgun in a foreign (different) state by an out-of-state license to carry. As an attorney handling legal matters within the gun industry, I am frequently asked questions on this topic. A thread that runs between each formulation of every question reflects misunderstanding of what reciprocity is and how it is legally Read More »

All Work and Some Play – A Wild Boar Hunt in Tennessee

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Every now and again we take some time off to enjoy life a little bit. We decided a hunting trip for this particular occasion and headed down to the Wilderness Hunting Lodge in Monterey, TN. Our goal was to fashion a couple of 300 pound Wild Boar and that we did. We used our PTR91 MSG rifles with Mueller red dot sights and 150 grain .308 Ammo from BVAC (Bitterroot Valley Ammunition Company). The combination brought home the bacon. Check out the videos. Read More »