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Facts on Open Carry by Tom Clark

Facts on Open Carry Contrary to a May 7 letter writer’s assertions in a letter in the Sunday post – the proposed “Open Carry” legislation addresses only Concealable Weapons; those are defined as handguns that are 12 inches in length … Continue reading

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Armed lifestyle

Let’s be honest for a moment.  Are there days when you get tired of carrying a concealed weapon on your body?  Believe it or not I have those days and I wind up having a mental tug of war between … Continue reading

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Low Country Virtual Firearms Range in West Ashley

If you live in the lowcountry of South Carolina and are close to West Ashley then you might be interested in visiting the Low Country Virtual Firearms Range on Savannah Hwy. I met with Paul who is the owner and … Continue reading

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In search of the perfect bullet by Roy Freeman

Why the .40 Smith & Wesson is still an excellent choice for personal protection or “in search of the perfect bullet”. I saw a question in a well-travelled Facebook page asking “Why carry a .40 over a 9mm”.  My quick … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

We want to wish you a very merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year in 2017.  We are looking forward to organizing some group meet ups in 2017 and hope to meet some new members when we do … Continue reading

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The Rules by Jeffrey Phipps

The Rules I’ve been involved with firearms, be it through work or play, for all of my adult life.  I have seen many negligent discharges (accident infers nobody was to blame) in my time.  I’ve also seen catastrophic failures on … Continue reading

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Myths About Self-Defense by The Cornered Cat blog

The Myths: If you shoot someone on the porch of your home, you should drag the body back inside. I live in _______, and in this state we can … (Castle Doctrine and Stand Your Ground laws) Since I don’t … Continue reading

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Open Carry – State Laws

The following information on Open Carry -State Laws was received by one of the board members of South Carolina carry from the South Carolina Senate Judiciary committee.   Open Carry – State Laws   3 states (California, Florida, and Illinois) … Continue reading

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It took me a few months to buy a gun by Jessica Alexander

Here is another guest post by Jessica Alexander at Live Love Load Blog.  This article speaks to the details of how to select the perfect concealed carry weapon, ammunition and how to care of the weapon in your home from … Continue reading

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My Journey into gun ownership guest post – Jessica Alexander

I love stories like this.  Real people with real life examples of why it is so important that we develop a personal self defense plan.  We plan for so many different types of emergencies in our lives, but sometimes we … Continue reading

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