Published on May 30, 2019 | By
In grad school, I read Rolf Hochhuth’s Der Stellvertreter, which was a dramatic play about what the churches did and did not do during the Holocaust. English translations render the title as “The Deputy,” but the word itself is more closely related to “Vicar,” as in someone who represents another. The title itself asked the
On Rights and Needs
Published on May 23, 2019 | By
Sooner or later, every gun owner or gun rights advocate will have these questions asked to him or her: “Why do you need a gun?” “Why do you need *that* gun?” “Why do you need so many guns?” “Why do you need to carry a gun to get groceries?” “Why do you need so much
Gross Negligence & Terror: How I Barely Survived a Day in The Streets of a Gun-Friendly State
Published on May 13, 2019 | By
This Isn’t Hyperbole; Really, it’s Not! A few years ago, Moms Demand activist Hedi Yewman got a gun and carry license to get some sort of “inside perspective” on gun culture. More recently, Giffords founder Mark Kelly bought an evil black rifle to try to demonstrate…something…involving the legal purchase of an evil black rifle.
1911 Chronicles, Continued: A Century-Old Pistol in Action
Published on May 10, 2019 | By
As you may recall from the last article, a growing number of friends encouraged me to simply shoot my “new” gun, and see what happens.
Don’t Shoot The Messenger – Part 2
Published on May 9, 2019 | By
Just like Chinese water torture, I think we are in for a series of NRA articles from The New Yorker detailing self-dealing, lavish spending, accounting irregularities, nepotism, and sweetheart deals at the National Rifle Association.
Washington State Joins the West Coast Wall of Gun Control
Published on May 8, 2019 | By
Bills expanding the state’s gun confiscation program and banning 3D printed firearms are amongst the new laws that would be “a model for the rest of the United States,” said Inslee, who is running for president.
The 1911 Chronicles, Continued. Part II: Assessment
Published on May 1, 2019 | By
In the course of researching my new acquisition, I learned a few things I’ll pass on here. Firstly, some–especially those new to the 1911, like me–might be curious, “what is the difference between a 1911 and a 1911A1?” In short, not much. Most of the changes are ergonomic. A beavertail was added to the A1
Colorado Sheriffs Will Not Comply with Red Flag Laws
Published on April 24, 2019 | By
Morning Coffee with Craig: Colorado Sheriffs Will Not Comply with Red Flag Laws
The 1911 Chronicles: Restoring a Family Heirloom to a Functional Defensive Firearm
Published on April 22, 2019 | By
PART ONE: ACQUISITION I never really grew up around firearms. Even though they were a part of my Dad’s upbringing in rural Virginia and West Virginia, as a means of helping feed their family of five, following the practices of generations of Appalachian families, he never once took me nor my brother hunting. I think
Letter to a Friend on Gun Control
Published on April 18, 2019 | By
Michael Brown, OD has been very occupied for some while, but found time to reply to a friend of his on Facebook April 14.