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Armed Citizen’s Rules of Engagement by Massad Ayoob review

Have you ever attended an event and after it was over responded with, “Where did the time go?”  That’s what happened when I attended Massad Ayoob Group’s MAG-20 Classroom, Armed Citzens’ Rules of Engagement.  The two-day, 20-hour class was a … Continue reading

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Thieves and Home Invasions in the Lowcountry

As I was watching channel 2 news this evening I heard about a home invasion in Crowfield in Goose Creek SC.  Crowfield is an upscale neighborhood in Goose Creek and there are some very nice homes there.  Those nice homes … Continue reading

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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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