Making Women Equal

From New Hampshire Union-Leader: Senate Bill 116 (which has cleared the Senate and moves on to the House) would allow all legal gun owners to carry concealed without first applying for permission. This fully baked idea (it is the longstanding policy of Vermont, hardly a den of gun violence) would grant women an extra degree of protection against both abusers and street criminals. The question for opponents should be: Why…

February 24, 2015

Keeping Training Fresh

From Beretta: For those of us who have been shooting for quite a while and in high quantities, improvement can sometimes elude us, especially if we get burnt out. As a new shooter, there is a lot of room for improvement, but as an experienced shooter we sometimes struggle to gain that extra bit we need to get to the next level. As you get to the highest levels in…

February 23, 2015

Glock The Choice of Female Officers

From Tactical Life: About five years into my career, my agency made a significant change to its policy on authorized duty weapons. The change, which was rumored to have been prompted by aging and problematic duty weapons—specifically a light primer strike/failure to fire during an officer-involved shooting—allowed officers to purchase GLOCK firearms at their own expense. My agency not only allowed the officers to purchase GLOCK firearms, but it also…

February 21, 2015