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Freedom Once Lost Is Lost Forever: 2nd Amendment What’s Really on the Line?

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Why carry a dangerous “weapon”? I’ll counter that question with another: what is so important to you that you can’t imagine anything bad happening to it? A brick isn’t dangerous until it is set in motion. At that point it is a weapon. A firearm is only as dangerous as I make it, and only in relation to a bad person with malicious intentions should it be considered dangerous. I originally decided to begin carrying, it was because I love my sister’s kids so much that even hearing them breathe is one of the best sounds in my world. I started paying attention to how unpredictable human life is and how many people were becoming statistics due to their lack of ability to defend themselves. I grew to want a firearm more for self-protection after watching this world change.

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Should Kids Be Allowed To Access Firearms With Supervision?

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How many of us safely handle firearms every day? How many of us do so around children? As a firearms owner it is my responsibility to ensure that my firearm is accounted for and either stored safely or in my possession at all times. There is no if, ands or buts about this. My firearm, my responsibility. However, there are a couple of instances in the news right now regarding children in possession of firearms. Not only did they have possession of the firearms, but they brought them into school unbeknownst to their parents. Thankfully no one was injured in either situation.

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Universal Federal Concealed Carry Permit Bill

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Two versions of a concealed carry permit? Yes, this could be a possibility for North Carolina if Senator Tarte’s proposed Senate Bill 708 “Homeland Security Unrestricted Concealed Handgun Permit” passes. Currently, North Carolina has a concealed carry permit requires a basic course (like most states) that one has carry restrictions (such as schools, government buildings, and any facility that has a ‘no guns allowed’ sign). The proposed second type of permit would require a more extensive training course, as well as a psychological assessment conducted by a physician. If this passes enhanced permit holders would be able to carry on school campuses as well. The only place off limits would be courtrooms. 

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A Woman’s Place in the Firearms Industry

In 2nd Amendment, Articles, Concealed Carry, Conservatism, Firearms Industry, Firearms Reviews by Staff Writer0 Comments

Are you as sick of hearing about women’s right as I am? I’m a strong believer of no matter who you are, if you want it, go out and get it, and don’t stop until you achieve it. It doesn’t matter if you are a man or a woman. There is only a ceiling if you believe there to be one. There are no boundaries that women can’t break down in the professional world. Am I going to get flack for saying this? Probably. Do I care? Not one bit.