The Freedom Trail in Boston MA is a path past 16 historically significant locations and buildings. The trail is 2.5 miles long. It starts at the Visitors Center on the Boston Common and end at theBunker Hill Momument. Continue reading
On July 25, a three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an opinion on two cases that had opposite opinions from lower courts. The other case was Matthew Grace, et all v. DC, et all. It was combined with Brian Wrenn v. DC for the U.S. Court of Appeals DC Circuit. The majority decision and dissenting opinions are both are listed on the http://www.CADC.uscourts.gov web site. 16-7025 for Wrenn and 16-7067 for Grace. I’m pretty sure it’s the same document for both opinions. Continue reading
LASERLYTE recently added an on/off switch to the front of the Laser Trainer LT-PRO and made the new model the LT-PRE. The PRE meaning PREMIUM. The MSRP at the time of this review was $120.95 Continue reading
News: Florida Governor Scott signed into law an amendment to the Statute 776.032 (Stand Your Ground). Immunity from criminal prosecution and civil action for justifiable use or threatened use of force. The effect shifts the burden of proof to the prosecution when Stand Your Ground immunity is asserted by a criminal defendant. The State (prosecution) must overcome the asserted immunity with clear and convincing evidence.
Related News: Florida Governor Scott signed into law an amendment to Statute 766.013 (Justifiable use of Force). The effect is to remove inconsistencies with other Statutes. Continue reading
This Book by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger tells the story of the First Barbary War. It is a page turner.
I found great relevance to events in our time that our young nation had to face and overcome in international waters and on foreign soil. Continue reading
The May 23, 2017 issue of the Tampa Bay Times reported that Tampa Mayor Bob Ruckhorn apologized for a joke about firing .50 caliber blanks at local reporters. He reportedly has told this story several times before. It received applause when told before more than 1,000 attendees at the Special Operations Industry Conference last week. This week it has received widespread condemnation from reporters. Continue reading
At the Gun Store:
The fish scale cuts at the rear of the slide, the curved cut grip panels on the frame, the slide release, the take down lever, and the cut of the slide all identify this as a Smith & Wesson Military & Police. The Shield was introduced in 2012 as a sub-compact extension of the M&P line of striker fired, polymer frame, semi-automatic pistols. Slimmer, lighter, shorter than the MSP 40C, the Shield has become a popular concealed carry and backup duty gun. Continue reading