Gun Sales Up, Violent Crime is down

The NRA-ILA (National Rifle Association Institute for Legal Action) announced in it's latest newsletter that although gun sales soared in 2008 and 2009 violent crime went down.  Hold on....before everyone gets excited that the NRA has such great statistics we have to ask where did those statistics come from?

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Interesting gun tips, facts and myth busters

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Single Action Push Off

I was looking at the State of Texas website for information on the concealed handgun instructor's course.  Under the "what to bring" section of the site it stated that any single action revolvers could not be "push off single action revolvers".  Right away I thought "What is push off?"  I did an Internet search on the phrase push off single action revolvers" and "single action push off" which resulted in quite a bit of information.  I think I was able to translate it to make sense to the layman, like me.  Hopefully it  will help you know what to look for in future purchases also. 

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Can You Afford To Shoot That Gun That You Want To Buy?

So you see a gun and you think that it is the one.  The gun that you want to carry for your concealed carry and the gun that you want to use for your self-defense.  But can you really afford that gun?  No really?  Can you afford that gun?

Sure you may have saved up the money to make the actual purchase of the gun you have been wanting but did you take into consideration what the active costs of owning that gun will be. 

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