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Tennessee v. Garner and Missouri’s Use of Force Statute

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by Eric Vought A grand jury is currently convening in the matter of the Mike Brown shooting in Ferguson and whether the shooting was a justified use of force by Darren Wilson. This post will detail some of the issues of law in Missouri in determining that question and perhaps …

Alternative to the Police State Violence in Ferguson

by Eric Vought Gun-control advocates like to say that the militia, and therefore the Second Amendment, is obsolete. We have professional forces of police, Guard, and military now, and citizen participation is simply not necessary. Ferguson gives the lie to that argument. If a volunteer law enforcement chaplain, black, had …

3 Reasons the Ferguson Riot Happened

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by Eric Vought It will likely be some time yet before we have any real idea why and how Mike Brown was killed in Ferguson, Missouri. The Chief of Police has said that if the shooter is indicted, the evidence will be released as part of the trial record, and …

9 Ridiculously Easy, Mind Blowing Ways to End the KnockOut Game! The 10th is to Make You Smile…!!

      – Meet the Springfield XD-9 with the shortest carry polymer pistol in the world and it has a light rail! – Meet the Smith & Wesson M&P 360 showstopper. She is light weight, gorgeous and a smooth trigger!! – Meet North American Arms .22 Magnum. Perfect for …

6 Pictures That Will Make You Want To Put Down Your Gun and Grab Camera!! What Would You Do?

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If a Smith & Wesson .357 could talk- This Is What It Might Say About the FBI Crime Numbers….

January 13, 2014 Featured, Self-Defense 13 Comments

In 2012, there were an estimated 8,975,438 property crime offenses in the nation. The 2-year trend showed that property crime declined 0.9 percent in 2012 when compared to the 2011 estimate. The 10-year trend showed that property crime offenses declined 14.1 percent in 2012 when compared to the 2003 estimate. …

Breaking News: This is as Scary as it gets. How In the World Did Radioactive Tritium get in the Groundwater in South Carolina?!?

  From the our Government wants us to trust them desk: From WLXT CBS Affiliate in Columbia, South Carolina: Columbia, SC (WLTX) -The Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) confirmed to the Governor’s Nuclear Advisory Council a plume of radioactive Tritium is in the groundwater. “DHEC has documented there …

Carry Travelogue – Reno Trip, Nevada CCW Changes, Open Carry – Part 3

By Eric Vought This is the gripping conclusion of the carry travelogue started in part 1 and continued in part 2, a saga of carrying firearms across states. On the way back, we decided to go back through Utah and then through Wyoming and Nebraska. The distance was about the same …

Carry Travelogue – Reno trip, Nevada CCW changes, Open Carry – Part 2

This is part 2/3 of the carry travelogue started in part 1 and concluded in part 3. by Eric Vought At some point during the week, we visited a local antique shop with a delightful and eclectic collection (Antiques and Treasures on N. Sierra St— Wow! ). One of my purposes was to …

Emergency Management, School Shootings and Second Amendment Rights

by Cathleen Vought My husband, Eric, was invited to present as part of a panel on active shooter scenarios at the International Association of Emergency Managers’ annual convention, which happened to be in Reno this year. In 1992, on Simon’s Rock College of the Bard campus in Massachusetts, Eric’s former …

Carry Travelogue – Reno trip, Nevada CCW changes, Open Carry – Part 1

by Eric Vought Part 1 of 3 in a saga of carrying firearms across states [Part 2] [Part 3]. I was recently invited to speak at the annual conference of the International Association of Emergency Managers in Reno, Nevada and we decided to take a bit of much-needed vacation at …

Nevada’s New CCW Reciprocity Change

by Cathleen Vought I’m writing from Reno, Nevada this week, as my family has a short vacation before my husband, Eric, presents at the International Association of Emergency Managers annual conference here. He’s part of a panel on school shootings and emergency response; I’ll be putting a report out next …

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