June 30, 2018: SCOTUS Revisited

Conservatives have a rising hope for the stability of our Constitutional Republic.  The President now has a second opportunity to appoint another candidate for the Supreme Court with a Constitutional philosophy closer to the departed Justice Scalia than the departing Justice Kennedy. 

 

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March 31, 2018: Florida MSD HS Public Safety Act

One of the provisions of the new Florida law is raise the age to buy a firearm of any kind to 21.  This will deny 18, 19, and 20 years olds the ability to defend themselves and their families with a gun of any kind in their homes.  In 2015, Malichi Heisler shot and killed a masked gunman who forced his way into his mother’s home and who reportedly was holding a gun to his mother’s head.   The Florida Senate will deny people in Heisler’s situation the ability to defend themselves with a firearm.  Continue reading

February 28, 2018: “Common Sense”

 

“Common sense” proposals always seem to infringe on one group or class of Citizens.  Such a proposal would be to add persons who have been expelled from any educational system to be prohibited from purchasing a firearm.  In the simplest form this would be an additional prohibiting condition like a felony conviction or misdemeanor domestic violence conviction.  Continue reading

December 30, 2017: Florida Selects NRA Hunter Education Course

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has approved the free NRA Hunter Education Training course (NRAHE.org) as one of courses that will satisfy their requirements for online training.  Combined with a Skills Day course these two steps are one path to obtaining a Florida Hunter Safety Card.  The card is required (in most circumstatnces to obtain a Florida Hunting Permit)    Continue reading

November 11, 2017: S&W M&P M2.0 40 Compact

The Opinion: At the Gun Store: The M2.0 version of S&W M&P 40 Compact is longer, taller, and heavier than the original Compact.  Kind of like a new model of a familiar car.  This new version M2.0 Compact is closer to the full size than the original Compact.  The visual cues that allow you to spot a full size from a M2.0 Compact is the full size slide juts out from the frame just a bit and the palm swell curve bends down at the heel of the grip.  Continue reading