Posts Tagged ‘gun owners’

We Can All Breathe Easier

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Yep. Heidi Yewman has surrendered her firearm, or as she liked to call it…”weapon”.  Don’t know who Ms Yewman is?  She is an anti-gun activist who chronicled “My Month with a Gun”, starting in Ms Magazine and ending in The Daily Beast, Her stated intent was to show that she was able to get a permit and carry a gun without any training, and she did.  Putting herself, her family and all those around her in jeopardy by her reckless actions. She wrote of the fear, sitting in a Starbucks with a gun on her hip, and children nearby.  Later she wrote of leaving her gun in her purse Read More

Vintage Gun Ads on Huffington Post

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The claim, they “will make you wince”. Their point was supposed to be about firearms used to be marketed in mass media, shamlessly. Gee, so were cigarettes, cigars, alcohol…and, ladies delicates used to be shown over the top of full coverage garments, compared to the “Angels” of Victoria’s (not so) Secret. I looked at the ads, and it brought a smile to my face. Many of them had a Norman Rockwell vintage feel to them, and it was nostalgic. It is a sign of how far we have come from our roots that firearms are vilified instead of respected in mass media. The Red Rider BB gun has Read More

Response to Violence – Citizens Are Pushing Back

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Across the country, we have seen instances of random acts of violence, assaults on our homes, neighborhoods and communities.  They are frightening and remind us of our vulnerability to fall prey to selfish thugs who only care about themselves and what they can get with minimal effort.  They aren't interested in working for what they want, they want you to work for it so they can take it from you. There is a growing trend coast to coast.  Citizens are pushing back.  There are events such as Light the Night, Neighborhood Watch groups, and neighbors looking out of their windows in response Read More

NRA News Interviews Gun Law Book Author, Bryan L. Ciyou

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NRANews Executive Producer John Popp spoke with firearms attorney and author Bryan L. Ciyou about the release of the 2012 edition of Gun Laws by State. With so many different laws on a local, state and federal level, the guide is essential for gun owners. Grab your copy of the book at http://gunlawbook.com. Listen To The Interview Read More

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

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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

Six Keys to Running a Good Gun Show

Six Keys To Running A Good Gun Show

Anyone who has been to and enjoyed a good time at gun shows may think it is an easy way for a promoter to make a buck. Nothing could be further from the truth. The ease comes from experience, but more importantly, hours of pre-planning and relentless attention to detail. There are lots of gun shows, but few good ones and even fewer great ones. Whether you are an attendee, dealer or promoter, understanding the six keys to what makes for a well-oiled gun show provides insight for all segments of gun industry, ownership, safety and the business world at large. Zip-Tied Guns. The simple Read More