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Illegal in LA: Chuck Michel on the magazine ban Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

America’s 1st Freedom
The ordinance banning the possession of so-called “high-capacity” magazines in Los Angeles may include details that are confusing to gun owners. The law is currently being challenged in court, but in the meantime it is considered illegal to own magazines holding more than 10 rounds within city limits. Chuck Michel, California firearms expert and owner of Michel & Associates, explained the current legal situation for our readers.  READ MORE



From world-class soldier to world-class archer Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

His left ankle is now held together with screws and metal plates after his vehicle was hit by an explosive designed to decimate armored vehicles in Baghdad. But Sgt. Michael Luckow, now a 29-year-old member of the USA Para Archery Team, hopes to receive metal of a different sort, preferably a gold medal at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.  READ MORE

Airborne units from US, allies build ties, deterrence Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Army Times
When 23 Spaniards jumped out of a plane into the San Gregorio training area, they executed the static line jump tactics and procedures they’ve regularly trained, and landed on their home soil. But they made the jump from a U.S. Air Force plane that took off from a U.S. Army base, used a U.S. Army parachute, and jumped with about 500 paratroopers from the 2nd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. That type of interoperability was key to the massive exercise Trident Juncture 15, which just concluded in Europe.  READ MORE



Contact the DOJ today! Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

The California Department of Justice is currently considering public comments on a package of proposed permanent regulations to implement California’s Firearm Safety Certificate and “safe-handling” requirements. As drafted, the proposed regulations impose overly burdensome and unworkable requirements on California gun owners, retailers and certified instructors.  READ MORE

Ammo law grace period ends Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Press Reader via CRPA
When Los Angeles lawmakers passed a new ban on possessing firearm magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds, they warned Angelenos that they had a limited amount of time to get rid of them. The city rules offered a few ways to do so, including turning them in to the police. But when the ban went into effect, the Los Angeles Police Department said nobody had handed over the devices.  READ MORE

A simple checklist for choosing your handgun Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

By Ben Findley
It is important to identify and specify the features you want in your handgun before searching for just any gun. So, be careful when selecting your gun. Do your research and find the manufacturer’s specifications and features, and know what you want in your gun. Often, we just see a gun we like and buy it. Or a good buddy recommended one, so we pick that one. What is your approach to selecting your personal handgun? I want to share my approach and checklist to help you.  READ MORE

GOP bill would allow gun licenses as airport ID Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

The Hill
Two House Republicans are filing legislation to force the Transportation Security Administration to accept gun licenses as passenger identification at airport security checkpoints. The lawmakers said the legislation would end a “discriminatory” TSA policy that excludes gun licenses from a list of acceptable forms of identification for airline passengers ahead of the busy holiday travel season.  READ MORE


Wall Street Journal cites the CRPA Foundation in Supreme Court amicus brief Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

The Wall Street Journal via CRPA
Both sides of the national gun debate are poring over history books to try to bolster their case on whether residents of the nation’s capital can more freely carry guns on the street. Recently, in a possible preview of a U.S. Supreme Court showdown, a federal appeals court in Washington will hear a challenge to a law that restricts who can legally carry a handgun outside the home.  READ MORE

A shot in the dark: Low-light shooting tips Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

By Eric Lamberson
We just finished our first Basic Low Light session for the 2015 season at Cedar Ridge Range in San Antonio, Texas. The format we use for these sessions includes a review of flashlight techniques, low-light drills to develop skill, a standard qualification course and several decision-based scenarios. The shooters had no difficulty with this basic qualification course. However, there were some lessons to be learned for shooting in low-light conditions.  READ MORE

Armed with a gun, man’s girlfriend stops Craigslist robbery Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A South Carolina woman who thought she and her boyfriend were responding to a Craigslist ad about a vehicle for sale shot and killed an assailant who tried robbing them. The transaction went down in Aiken when the couple met with who they believed were the vehicle’s sellers.  READ MORE

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