I Support National Reciprocity, But…

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In this post, I’ll be covering what national reciprocity entails and my opinion as to whether it’ll happen or not (in my lifetime at least).

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Product Review: SIRT By NextLevel Training

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In this post, I’ll be giving my honest review of the SIRT pistols by NextLevel Training.

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My Issue with Ranges that Doesn’t Have a Range Safety Officer Present

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Let me be clear, each owner can determine how to manage their own range as they see fit. Personally, if there are going to be any regulations, they should come from associations (i.e. NRA, USCCA, NSSF) rather than the government. The goal of this post is to hopefully shed some insight on this issue so that ranges can implement the necessary policies to keep everyone safe and mitigate unnecessary liability.

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I Want to Teach My Child Firearm Safety. When and How Should I Do So?

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While I don’t have children of my own, I do have several nieces and nephews that range in a variety of ages – from 1 year to 25 years – and have co-taught in youth martial arts classes in the past. In this post, I’m going to provide tips that’ll assist you with teaching your child firearm safety.

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What Should I Look for When Choosing an Instructor?

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In this post, I’ll be covering some key points that you should look for when choosing an instructor, whether it’s for a firearms or a martial arts class.

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What’s the Process of Purchasing a Firearm?

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In this post, as someone that also sells firearms for a Lansing-based FFL, I’ll be explaining the process of purchasing a firearm as it pertains to Michigan and federal laws. It’s your responsibility, however, to research your state laws (USCCA; NRA) as they do vary from state to state for the age, possible waiting periods and firearm restrictions.

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Red Dots vs. Laser Sights: Which Is Better?

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In this post, I’ll be explaining some of the pros and cons between red dot and laser sights (they’re not the same) from the perspective of someone that works in the firearms industry along with having a background in self-defense and security contracting.

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Op-Ed: What Exactly Is a “Ghost Gun”? Are They Legal or Illegal?

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Disclaimer: I’m not a lawyer nor do I claim to be. I’m simply presenting the legal definitions as they pertain to the State of Michigan in this post for you to research on your own and also recommend that you reach out to a credible attorney if you need more information.

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Product Review: Varda Concealed Carry Activewear

This is my honest review of the Runner T-shirt by Varda Concealed Carry. Varda Concealed Carry started in the spring of 2020 with the goal of designing clothing that was in-between non-specialty and specialty made apparel that can be worn both comfortably and in style for a variety of activities such as to work, to the store, to the golf course or tennis court, or to relax in your home. The company was also a vendor at the 2022 Shot Show in Las Vegas, NV.

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2A: What Is Its Context and How Does It Apply Today?

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In this post, I’ll be explaining the historical and legal context of our God-given Second Amendment right as citizens of these United States with the hopes that you walk away with a better understanding.

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