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How Trustworthy is the ATF?

As you consider the different departments and agencies within the government, you may have a host of questions about how trustworthy they genuinely are. When it comes to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, you are likely undoubtedly interested in this topic. While people may have differing views about some aspects of these hazards, they likely can all…

How to Prepare For Your Enlistment

The most honorable decision a citizen can come to is to enlist in the armed forces, whether for love of country, an enlistment bonus, funds for education, or various other reasons. Preparing to transition from civilian life to military life can be overwhelming. Listed below are a few steps you can take to simplify the process. Spend Extra Time with…

Proper Trigger Pull Technique

Proper Trigger Pull Technique Proper Trigger Pull Technique or Pulling the trigger is the action of discharging a firearm. While the concept is simple, it can create problems for most shooters, even experienced ones. Let us go over the basics: Hold the gun firmly Use proper grip Align the sights on the target Place the center of the first pad…

Preventing load misfeeds and negligent discharges while loading and unloading

Preventing load misfeeds and negligent discharges while loading/unloading Loading and unloading pistols, any weapon for that matter, can have dire consequences.  Over the years I have witnessed some spectacular negligent discharges (note I didn’t say accidental).  Typically, negligent discharges occur because of unsafe practice or a general lack of situational awareness.  Establishing processes and training to those processes helps reduce…

What is the Second Amendment

The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution reads: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” Such language has created considerable debate regarding the Amendment’s intended scope. On the one hand, some believe that the Amendment’s phrase “the right of the people to keep and…