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 was able to shoot both weapons and chose the plane hostage scenario.  This is much better than plinking lead down range at a non moving target.  It will get your blood pumping as you are placed in a shoot or don’t shoot scenario.

Go by sometime and tell Paul that you heard about his range at Palmetto Concealed Carry.

 

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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 go-to answer is usually Energy!

Why is bullet energy important?  Simply put, the more energy, the more damage.  In order to neutralize an attacker, the bullet must either do damage to the brain or brain stem; or it must cause organs to shut down or at least not work correctly.  This is done by the damage to tissue through direct impact and by expending its energy into the body.  As a bullet passes through tissue, the energy from the bullet is transferred into the body causing a “temporary wound cavity” in which the shockwave from that expended energy causes damage to nearby organs.  This doesn’t mean that accuracy is not important.  That temporary or stretch cavity is usually only an inch or two wide, so bullets must at least pass very close to (or preferrably through) the vital organs such as the heart or liver.  The individual in defense of his or a loved one’s life must still do their part, so practice, practice, practice!

My thinking is that the right combination of bullet weight, velocity, and terminal performance (bullet expansion and the resulting wound cavity) would greatly figure in to the answer to the age old question “Which caliber and bullet has the best stopping power”? But I figured I should do at least a little research to see if my choice of caliber and thus my answer had any validity.  It would indeed be a daunting task to test all available factory ammunition in even the 3 most common pistol calibers.  So using the following websites, I put together this little investigative essay. I highly recommend checking out the Lucky Gunner website to view other information regarding the ammunition available and other aspects of the test results such as bullet expansion.  See how your defensive ammo stands up…You may be very surprised!

Ballistic Energy (at the muzzle) as calculated via http://www.ballistics101.com/muzzle_energy_calc.php

and using ballistic test results from http://www.luckygunner.com/labs/self-defense-ammo-ballistic-tests/

Starting with common “light for caliber”, non+P factory cartridges:

Example #1:  9mm Luger Corbon 115gr DPX with a muzzle velocity of 1123 fps (the fastest Non +P I found at luckygunner.com) yields a Muzzle Energy of 322 foot lbs. and penetrated to an average 13.9 inches in ballistec gelatin after passing through 4 layers of various types of cloth. (Not exactly per IWBA protocol, but it’s close and since all tests were done the same way, this still provides a relevant comparison).

Example #2:  .40 S&W Remington 165gr Golden Saber leaving the muzzle at 1113 fps (fastest 165 gr.) yields a muzzle energy of a whopping 454 foot lbs. Average 5 shot penetration through 4 layers of cloth into the ballistic gel was 19.6″ and average bullet expansion comes to .66″.  Good performance, but perhaps a little too much penetration.

Example #3:  .45 ACP Speer 185 gr Gold Dot gave the highest Non+P muzzle velocity clocking in at 954 feet per second, resulting in an average muzzle energy of only 374 ft-lbs.  The 5 shot average for penetration was an acceptable 14.1 inches and Average expanded diameter was .72 inches.

So the previous examples made me think I should be comparing the 230 grain bullet in .45 ACP since it is not only heavier and should theoretically show better perfomance, but also because 230 grain ammo is the most commonly available (especially in practice ammunition) and we should all be practicing with the same weight bullet as our defensive ammo, right?

Thus I give you Example #4: .45 ACP Winchester 230gr PDX-1 (Non +P) at 863 fps yields a muzzle energy of only 380 foot lbs.  (definitely NOT the performance numbers I was expecting)!!!  Not only that, but bullet terminal performance didn’t look good either 21.6″ average penetration and .61″ average expansion, with some failing to expand properly (although a couple of bullets appear to have followed the track of other projectiles, giving little resistance to open up the bullet and bring it to a stop).

So how dissappointing is that?!!!  We can do better, right?  Let’s look at some .45+P results for comparison.

Example #5:  .45 ACP Magtech 185gr Guardian Gold +P at 1057 fps yields a muzzle energy of 459 foot lbs. (Pretty good, but not significantly greater than the .40 due to it being slower and not much heavier).  This is another fast, heavy .45 that over-penetrates in ballistic gelatin with an average of 29.4 inches and all 5 failed to expand, measuring .45″. May as well use hardball!

Example #6:  .45 ACP Hornady 230 gr XTP +P with muzzle velocity of 908 fps gives us a Muzzle Energy of 421 ft-lbs.

Man oh man, the .45 is supposed to be king of the hill!  What the bleep is going on here?!!!

After playing around a bit, I did find a .45 load that absolutely smokes!

Example #7: .45 ACP Liberty 78 gr Civil Defense +P which comes charging out of the muzzle of their test gun at an amazing 1844 feet per second yielding an astounding 589 ft-lbs of energy at the muzzle!  That’s gonna leave a mark!

Wow, that must be too good to be true! Sadly it is indeed disappointing in that such a light weight bullet sheds its energy so quickly that it doesn’t penetrate in ballistic gel very far. (A 5 shot average of 10.9 inches. Where the FBI standard is 12-18 inches and likewise, the expansion was very poor at .47 inches average diameter, ending up looking like a smaller than dime sized disk.  I doubt it would get much further past the rib cage of an attacker, though that massive energy dump is going to hurt like a mother…..!!!  The Magtech 185 gr in example 3 was the opposite in the worst way.  Suffice it to say, neither of these would be my go-to defensive cartridge.

OK, since I’m playing around trying to amuse myself, let’s see what some of the other oddball loadings in 9mm Luger and .40 S&W have to offer.

Example #8:  9mm Luger 50 gr Liberty Civil Defense at 2034 fps yields muzzle energy of 459 ft-lbs and average penetration of only 9.6 inches.  Expansion was also dismal and came in at .37 inches.

Example #9:  9mm Luger 92.6 gr Magtech SCHP First Defense at 1330 fps giving 364 ft-lbs of energy at the muzzle and penetrating an average of 12.9 inches. Average expansion was at least decent at .54″.  This one might be a contender if there were not better options available, at least in my humble opinion.  Such as…

Example #10:  9mm 115 gr Corbon JHP +P at 1221 fps yields 381 ft-lbs of energy at the muzzle and penetrated an average of 13.6 inches into the ballistic gelatin.  The bullet expansion was also decent at .56″

Example #11 and #12:  124 gr Remington Golden Saber +P clocks in at 1170 fps with a calculated muzzle energy of 377 foot-pounds.  Average penetration was a tad high at 18.2″ and expansion came in at .66 inches, getting close to doubling the original bullet diameter (.356″).  This one may be one the best of the 9mm bunch.  Incidentally, the Federal 124 gr HST +P was almost an identical performer in every aspect.  I would not have any issue with carrying either of these in my defensive weapon.

Example #13:  9mm Luger 135 gr Hornady Critical Duty +P running at 1118 fps and giving a muzzle energy of 375 ft-lbs and penetrating fairly deep at 18.1 inches and expanded to an average .47″.  Curiously the non +P loading of the same 135 gr FTX bullet had a deeper average penetration of 19.0 inches and only expanded to .43 inches.  It is probably worthy to note that these particular cartridges were designed to give “Barrier Blind” performance, being able to penetrate materials like glass windshields and sheet metal or fiberglass car doors without deforming significantly, so they are likely a bit more resistant to expanding.

How about a heavier 9mm load:

Example #14:  9mm Luger 147 gr Federal HST +P at 1008 fps gives us 332 foot-pounds muzzle energy and penetrates to an average 19.2 in in ballistic gelatin. Average penetration into ballistic gel stops at 19.2″ and expansion is good at an even .60 inches.

If bullet expansion is your thing, check out these new-ish 9mm Luger offerings:

Example #15:  9mm Winchester 147 gr Ranger T-Series.  This one may seem rather weak with a MV of 941 fps and calculated muzzle energy of only 289 ft-lbs, but its expansion is impressive at .74″ on average more than doubling its original diameter and still penetrating the ballistic gelatin to an average of 16.5 inches.

Example #16:  9mm Federal 150 gr Micro HST.  Another relatively low velocity cartridge putting out a muzzle velocity of 888 feet per second, translating into a mere 263 ft-lbs of muzzle energy.  Still, penetration into ballistic gel is more than adequate at 17.3″ and expansion is also very good at .71″.

OK, now for some more .40 cal loads:

Example #17:  .40 Cal. S&W 60 gr Liberty Civil Defense is once again the fastest at 1846 feet per second yielding a muzzle energy of ….454 foot pounds, the same as the fastest 165 gr bullet!  Have we reached critical mass?  Is there no greater return on our investment of giving up bullet weight for greater velocity to produce tremendous energy?  Let’s get heavy and try another:

Example #18:  .40 Cal. 180 gr Winchester Defender coming out at a 5 shot average velocity of 995 fps and has 396 ft-lbs of energy at the muzzle.

I mentioned in the forum that I carry a Glock 23 daily which is of course a .40 S&W.  Are you wondering how my carry ammo stacks up?  Here it is:

Example #19: .40 Cal. 180 gr Remington Ultimate Defense BJHP runs 977 feet per second and yields a muzzle energy of 381 ft-lbs. and penetrated an average of 15.5 inches into the ballistic gel after passing through 4 layers of fabric… with all 5 test bullets stopping right smack in the middle of the FBI’s standard of 12-18 inches.

Not too shabby!  Except that my muzzle energy is now exactly the same as that Corbon 115 gr +P 9mm round… Uh oh!  So do I need to give up my Glock 23 and buy a Glock 19?  Not so fast, there are other things to consider.  Remember me mentioning bullet performance earlier?  That Corbon 9mm penetrated 13.6 inches whereas my Ultimate Defense came in at 15.5 inches on average.  Additionally and perhaps more importantly, the 9mm Corbon JHP +P expanded to .56 inches but the .40 Cal Remington Ultimate Defense expanded to .79 inches… nearly twice its original diameter!

So I suppose I do need to stop spouting off my pat answer about the .40 having more energy than the 9mm as there are some 9mm+P cartridges that deliver similar energy results to the .40 caliber.  But this is only in some instances and then not by a considerable amount.  But I do have a new answer to the original question:  Size Matters!!!  When comparing the .40 to the 9mm+P, I have about the same energy, but get better bullet expansion in my preferred load. Also, when comparing my beloved .40 S&W to the .45 ACP, those .45’s start out big and most have tremendous expansion, but the .45 moves along very slow and actually imparts less energy to its target.

Would I change anything about my current setup?  Probably not my EDC, since Smith and Wesson doesn’t make a true G19/G23-sized pistol that I can get all my fingers on the actual grip frame without having my finger on a magazine extension.  But when they do, I’m all in!  As for bullet choice, I’m going to stick with the .40 for now.  However, since looking at some of the newer tested factory offerings, I am going to take a closer look at at least a couple more:

Example #20:  The .40 S&W 165 gr JHP Winchester Ranger Bonded.  Muzzle velocity=1098 fps resulting in 442 ft-lbs of energy at the muzzle.  Penetration is right where it should be (according to the FBI) with all 5 test rounds stopping right in the meat of that magical 12-18 inches and averaging 14.7 inches.  Couple that with an average bullet expansion to .77″ and this sounds like a potential all-time winner.  Also of note is another new offering in Federals HST line of ammunition:

Example #21:  .40 cal 155 gr Federal HST.  Muzzle velocity is 1084 fps yielding 404 ft-lbs of muzzle energy.  5 shot average penetration is 17.2″ and average expansion is at .67″, so it looks like there was a little trade off giving up some expansion for greater penetration.

I’ve heard it said going around in several gun shops that the .40 S&W is dead.  Don’t you believe it!  True, several agencies are transitioning away from .40 and are either going to 9mm Luger or .45 ACP.  I’m not sure which “expert of the month” they are taking advice from or if their motive is cost-based.  But in my personal opinion, I think they should take another look at the .40 S&W.  In most duty pistols, it has nearly the same magazine capacity.  For instance, 15+1 in the Glock 22 vs. 17+1 in the Glock 17 while offering substantially more terminal effectiveness.  Whereas there seems to be little to no effective gain in a move to .45 ACP.  (Are you listening NCPD)?

It has been said that in compromise, neither party gets what it wants.  Funny, I think that with the .40 Smith & Wesson, I get exactly what I want!

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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 that.  As legally armed citizens and gun owners in South Carolina I am hopeful that each of us will get involved in supporting organizations like South Carolina Carry.  South Carolina Carry is a grassroots, non profit organization that is focusing on protecting our 2nd amendment rights.

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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 the firing line.  In my teaching career, I refer to experience as knowledge gained immediately after it was first needed.  Armed with this experience, I am passionate about safety.  Not everyone shares this passion.

If you have been to a formal firing range, you have likely seen the Four Safety Rules posted.  Most shooters pay lip service to these rules: Treat every firearm as if it is loaded.  Never point a firearm at anything you are not willing to destroy/kill.  Know your target and what is beyond it.  Keep your finger off the trigger until you are ready to shoot.  Then we see poor trigger and muzzle discipline, with shooters often flagging (military speak for unintentionally pointing your firearm at someone) everyone on the firing line.

You may ask “What does any of this have to do with daily carry of a firearm?”  I’d reply “Only EVERYTHING.”  Training is learning what to do.  Practice is perfecting techniques in which you’ve been trained.  If you have not been trained to carry and present a concealed firearm properly, how can you expect to carry it safely?  Carrying a loaded pistol requires us to follow the first rule.  It’s loaded.  If it isn’t, you’re carrying a really cool paperweight.  I see folks ‘practicing the draw from concealment’ at the range.  I see them point their loaded pistol at their hand, their leg, their foot and the person beside them.  Don’t be That Guy!  Start with a quality holster, then draw it straight up and point it out.  Practice this with your empty gun at home, it’ll pay off.

Trigger discipline is a key unto itself.  A good friend of mine from my Air Force days was known to say “Keep your nose-picker off the bang switch.”  It makes sense.  When you draw your pistol from the aforementioned quality holster, your grip should have your trigger finger along the frame of your pistol, not on or inside the trigger guard.  Once you are pointed at the target, know what’s beyond it (collateral damage is not just frowned upon in war), THEN you move your finger to the trigger.

While all of this seems like common sense, it is important to remind ourselves to take care of these actions.  When we are at the range people are watching us.  Not all of them like guns or people that carry them.  We must be a good example of safe, responsible owners.

Jeffrey Phipps is a 21+ year USAF veteran with extensive firearms experience.  He is a NRA certified Pistol Instructor, an Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor, a Motorcycle Safety Foundation RiderCoach (safety instructor) and a Captain in a South Carolina Lowcountry fire department.

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Myths About Self-Defense by The Cornered Cat blog

The Myths:

Go to The Cornered Cat to read the rest of this excellent article. 

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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) prohibit the carrying of any firearm openly in public.  Another 2 states (New York and South Carolina) prohibit the open carrying of a handgun, but not a long gun, and another 3 states (Massachusetts, Minnesota, and New Jersey) prohibit the open carrying of a long gun, but not a handgun.  In the remaining states, the open carrying of firearms is generally allowed, although some states require the person to first obtain a permit or license.  Open carry laws frequently have exceptions.  In states that allow open carrying, many still prohibit open carrying in specific locations such as schools, state-owned businesses, places where alcohol is served, and on public transportation, among other locations. 

 

Open Carrying of Handguns: 

5 states (California, Florida, Illinois New York, and South Carolina) prohibit the open carrying of handguns in public places.  31 states allow the open carrying of a handgun without any license or permit, although in some cases the gun must be unloaded.  15 states require some form of license or permit in order to openly carry a handgun

 

States that Prohibit Open Carrying of Handguns:
California
District of Columbia
Florida
Illinois
New York
South Carolina

 

States that Require a Permit or License to Openly Carry Handguns:
Connecticut
Georgia
Hawaii
Indiana
Iowa
Maryland
Massachusetts
Minnesota
Missouri
New Jersey
Oklahoma
Rhode Island
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

 

States that Otherwise Restrict the Open Carrying of Handguns:
Alabama
Alaska
Arkansas
Michigan
North Dakota
Pennsylvania
Virginia
Washington

 

Open Carrying of Long Guns: 

6 states (California, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota and New Jersey) generally ban the open carrying of long guns (rifles and shotguns).  In the 44 remaining states, openly carrying a long gun is legal, although in 3 of these states (Iowa, Tennessee and Utah) the long gun must be unloaded.  In addition, Virginia and Pennsylvania limit the ability to openly carry long guns in certain cities.  In a majority of states, it is legal for an individual to openly carry a loaded firearm in public without a permit.

 

States that Prohibit Open Carrying of Long Guns:
California
District of Columbia
Florida
Illinois
Massachusetts
Minnesota
New Jersey

 

States that Restrict, But Do Not Prohibit, the Open Carrying of Long Guns:
Iowa
Michigan
Pennsylvania
Tennessee
Utah
Virginia

 

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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 a female perspective.  

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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 feel as if we do not need to concern ourselves with the most important issue.  Our personal protection and the safety of our loved ones. 

We live in an increasingly dangerous world and it is important that we keep ourselves and our loved ones as safe as possible.  You can read Jessica Alexander’s story Jessica Alexander’s story

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Working together as a team in 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is the definition of insanity? Doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results.

We know that many of you are discouraged with the way things are in South Carolina in regards to the many infringements against our 2nd Amendment rights.  We are constantly bombarded by anti 2nd Amendment groups and politicians telling us that guns are evil and that we would be better off without them. Gun registration and infringements are their constant mantra.

Gun Sense SC is a new organization in South Carolina that is taking direct aim at our 2nd Amendment rights.  Here is a quote from their website.

“We are gun owners and non-gun owners. We are veterans, doctors, lawyers, teachers and spiritual leaders. We are South Carolinians.

Together, we’re reaching out to build awareness and support legislation to reduce gun violence – because it’s become epidemic, a costly public health crisis in SC.”

This group is funded by Bloomberg money, and they are putting a new spin on anti 2nd Amendment legislation by calling it “gun violence”  that should be categorized as a “public health crisis in South Carolina.” 

The only gun related crisis we have in South Carolina is a broken criminal justice system, that lets violent repeat offenders off with a slap on the wrist.  Violent criminals are the ones who are using guns to hurt innocent people as they perpetrate their crimes against humanity. We have a broken MHMR system in South Carolina that also needs to be fixed. Our law enforcement agencies need to be better at communicating information to SLED with regards to people who have been adjudicated as mentally unstable or a risk for gun ownership.

South Carolina Carry is gearing up to work with state legislators during the 2016 legislative session. Our goal is to make sure that these pre filed bills that further infringe upon our God given rights never come to pass. We want our law makers to hear a clear message from 2nd Amendment supporters.  Do not infringe upon the rights of South Carolina citizens.  We must be allowed to own and bear arms.  We do not need or want government to enact more restrictive laws that violates our constitutional rights.  South Carolina Carry will be working to find replacements for the rino lawmakers who state they are conservatives but vote against our rights. 

The only thing that is going to stand in the way of these anti 2nd Amendment bill proposals in South Carolina will be the members of South Carolina Carry. 

In 2016, join with South Carolina Carry and lets work together as a team. We need EVERYONE that is reading this to do something to HELP us achieve our goals. Our yearly membership fee is very economical in cost and I think that most of us can afford 20.00 which will go a long way towards funding our organization. As board members we are all in.

That is time, talent and money. What about you dear members? Are you all in?

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What does the Second Amendment really say by Drew Brogden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the aftermath of the San Bernadino shootings, some leaders of this nation are again “up in arms” (pun intended) concerning gun control and how this country needs stricter gun laws in order to prevent more gun violence. In this article, I will attempt to debunk some of the lies that these leaders are attempting to sell in order to further their own agenda.

Whenever any politician sets out to restrict the American Citizens’ right to buy and own guns,he/she inevitably crashes against the wall of the 2nd Amendment (2A) and the words “shall not be infringed.” Recently, some of these politicians have resorted to name-calling of the 2A and calling for its repeal. However, a more dangerous tactic are those who seek to twist the language of this freedom giving amendment in order to mold it into the way they think the country should run.

The lies that these individuals weave concerning the 2A go like this:

1) The 2A only applies in the context of a well regulated militia, not private citizens.

2) The 2A is outdated and is no longer applicable as we have advanced as a country.

3) The 2A is to guarantee a means of hunting/recreation and therefore, “high
capacity” and “assault weapons” are not included in its protection.

I will consider each one of these in turn.

For your convenience, here is the full text of the 2A:

“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”

1) The 2A only applies in the context of a well regulated militia, not private citizens. A lot of people, including some of our politicians, get thrown off by the wording of this Amendment. In doing so and making this claim, they miss the entire point of the Amendment itself! In my understanding, this Amendment secures, not just one, but TWO rights. The first being the right to a “well regulated militia”, and the second being the right of the “people to keep and bear arms.”

The 2A could not be clearer in its differentiation between the “militia” and the “people.” The founders, in light of recent events (the American Revolution), obviously felt that the government should NEVER have the right to tell the people they could not bear arms. Moreover, the founders felt so strongly that, along with the freedom to bear arms, they included the freedom to ORGANIZE (well regulated) into a militia in order to ensure the “security of a free State” should the need ever rise again. To claim that the right to bear arms only exists in the context of a “well-regulated militia” undermines the original intent of the Bill of Rights, which was to RESTRICT the power of the government. That context does not RESTRICT the government but EMPOWERS it since it would be up to the government to provide the regulation.

2) The 2A is outdated and is no longer applicable as we have advanced as a country. William Pitt (the Younger) once said, “Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.” Our government will stop at nothing to convince us that we have advanced as a culture and no longer NEED guns. They would claim that the best way to make our nation safe is to get rid of guns altogether. Are these the words of a government trying to protect its people from themselves, or a government trying to protect itself from it’s people? And if so, why does said government have the need to fear its people if it is governing properly? Evil will continue to exist
no matter how many laws and regulations a nation has, no matter how advanced the nation has become.

3) The 2A is to guarantee a means of hunting/recreation and therefore “high capacity” and “assault weapons” are not included in its protection. These are the politicians that claim we must understand the 2A culturally in the context of it’s time and realize that the Founders were obviously thinking of muskets and the like when they placed this freedom in the Constitution. Do not get me wrong, once the first person can point and show me the word “muskets’ in the 2A, I will completely denounce my stance and turn my weapons in. The framers of our Constitution knew they were drafting a document for ages to come, and intentionally left certain things vague, such as the word arms.

Our young nation had just come through a Revolution in which they had won they’re freedom from a tyrannical government. Our Founding Fathers knew that the people needed the right and ability to defend themselves from any similar government that may come in the future. What sense, I ask you, would it make for “we the people” today to attempt to fight off a tyrannical state using muskets? The thought is absolutely absurd! Yet, this is what they would have you believe. Our government would have us keep our single shot rifles, shotguns, and pistols for “hunting/recreational” purposes knowing that they outgun us to the MAX. However, our “high capacity” and “assault weapons” are “killing instruments” and are not meant to be in the hands of the “people” and not secured under the 2A. Let your “friendly” government handle those. If the government is in need of such “killing instruments,” then the people are in need of protection from such “killing instruments.” The old saying goes, you fight fire with fire. We the people can’t fight automatic rifles with muskets.

Education is the key to keeping, defending, and winning back our rights. Do not believe lies and do not be sold short. Let the words “shall not be infringed” be our continual battle cry against these politicians who would seek to disarm us. It is your right!

It is your FREEDOM!
Drew Brogden
brogden.drew@outlook.com
SCCarry: Aiken County Leader

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