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Beware of Fake Guns and Parts

A Canandaigua, NY man named Jonathan Roberts is facing multiple charges after allegedly violating weapons laws by purchasing gun part modifications for Glocks from China. It all began when Customs and Border Patrol agents intercepted a package in New York City that contained a selector switch for a Glock. This device converts Glock pistols into …

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Surviving a Gunshot Wound

In this week’s Must-Read articles we will take a look at what you need to keep in your digital bag along with the real and scary side effects of sleep deprivation. You will see real explanation of your chances of surviving a gunshot based on the location of penetration and caliber. Take a look at …

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Keeping Safe in a Public Bathroom

In this week’s mailbag I’ll discuss my take on earplugs as part of your everyday carry along with which sling I recommend to use for the AR-15. I’ll also go over the precautions I take to allow optimum safety and awareness in a public bathroom. I’ll explain some benefits of tactical flashlights and how to …

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Samsung’s Facial Manipulation

In this week’s Must-Read articles learn what your options are for home defense weapons as well as how you can survive without access to food and water. You will also get a take on how to turn complacency with alarms into a more productive and responsive alert system. See how Samsung is tackling technology of …

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Five Eyes Cyber Summit

For the first time ever, members of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing group made a joint public appearance in the U.K. to discuss how they work together in the intelligence world. Created in 1941, the Five Eyes alliance includes Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the U.K. and the U.S. where they share military and human intelligence. During …

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Advice on Joining the CIA

In this week’s mailbag I’ll explain… How much gasoline to keep on hand in case of an emergency… My take on AR-15 pistols… How criminals are using drones to case your home… My most important advice when trying to join the CIA… How states are trampling our 2nd amendment rights… And more! Let’s dive in… …

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Self-Defense: The Brachial Control Point

While training law enforcement in self-defense at the local, state and federal levels over the last 25 years, getting a proper curriculum “approved” to meet both ethical and legal standards has always been a challenge. On one hand, I need to keep within important guidelines of standards, good decision making and proper response given a …

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Improvised Signaling

In this week’s Must-Read articles see how you can signal for help even without commonly used tools as well as 3 fast and effective ways to siphon gas from a car. Discover if you would survive in a threatening situation, along with how to spot the 4 most common real estate scams criminals are using …

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Buy This Gear Before It Gets Banned

Beginning July 1st, 2019, a new law will take effect in California that requires people purchasing ammunition to pass a background check, also called an eligibility check by the Department of Justice. In addition, when purchasing ammo in CA every purchase will be reported to the DOJ including the amount of ammo bought. This new …

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Long-term Ammo Storage

In this week’s mailbag I’ll discuss how much cash to keep on hand in case of an emergency, the pluses and minus’ to batons for self-defense and how the FFL could affect you under a policy change. I’ll also explain how you can effectively find hidden surveillance equipment in your home or hotel room, tips …

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Bullet Penetration in Your Home

In this week’s Must-Read articles we will take a look into how a bullet penetrates different materials along with how you can start a fire with water. We will also visit the debate over steel vs paper targets, as well as a breakdown of all the different door security and reinforcement options and finally, the …

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The Use of Deadly Force

In this week’s mailbag I’ll discuss… Why I choose 9mm over .45 cal… Specs for the CZ P-10 C… Whether or not to bother with your lights when an intruder breaks in… How to know when you are justified to take action with your firearm… What to do when an explosion goes off… And how to …

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Hollywood Myth vs Reality

In this week’s Must-Read articles we’ll dive into what you need to know to turn an old cellphone into a survival tool as well as which holster is right for not only your firearm but also your clothing. We will also take a look at which documents are most important to have and how you …

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Should You Answer the Door?

In this week’s mailbag I’ll discuss… Why I use a rapid-access gun safe… How to travel on a plane with your tactical pen… How and when to use a gun trust… Ways to protect and defend yourself when riding a bicycle… Choosing the best pocket gun for you… And whether or not I ever answer …

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How to Store Your Guns to Evacuate Fast

About a week after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, local police went door-to-door evacuating residents. During evacuations, police confiscated guns so they wouldn’t face armed resistance during the forced evacuation. As P. Edwin Compass III, superintendent of the New Orleans police stated, “No civilians in New Orleans will be allowed to carry pistols, shotguns, or …

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Choosing the Right Ammo

In this week’s Must-Read articles learn specialized tips to help completely conceal your firearm as well as which optics you should use when tracking or hunting. Learn about the current food crisis in the corn belt along with how you can power your home with batteries and solar power. And finally, don’t miss the article …

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Fight or Flight

In this week’s mailbag I’ll discuss… How to use paper plates for the 3 circles drill… Which firearm I recommend for older individuals… Vulnerabilities in banks vs credit unions… Why I think it’s important to keep a loaded firearm… Adding security measures to your front door… And my take on fight or flight during a …

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The Truth About Handgun Ballistics

One of the most intense gun battles in U.S. police history was the North Hollywood shootout, between two heavily armed bank robbers and members of the Los Angeles Police Department. By the end of the shootout, the robbers were dead, 12 police officers and 8 civilians were injured and numerous property was damaged by the …