Help nominate Brogan Williams as the KFOR High School Senior Athlete of the Week: http://kfor.com/2012/04/02/high-school-senior-athlete-of-the-week/IMG_9049

Brogan Williams is a 17 year old senior at Stillwater High School, in Stillwater, Oklahoma.  She competes in several disciplines of archery.  She is a member of Payne County 4H Archery, Oklahoma Storm JOAD, ASA, OSAA, NFAA, and USA archery.  She has found a unique love for each different competition.  She started shooting when she was 13yrs old and has been hooked on it ever since.  She is active in BETA club, National Honor Society, church activities and maintains a 4.0 GPA.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and riding her horse, Skid Boot, during her free time.  She is the daughter of Daryl and Shawna Williams and has an older brother Gray Williams who is a junior at Oklahoma State University.  She also enjoys spending time hunting turkey and deer with her dad and brother.  She also loves reading, movies and hanging out with her friends.

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She sets a variety of goals each year and has been relentless on accomplishing them.  She recently has completed her Level 1 USA Archery Coaching certification and will be member of the 2014 USA Junior Compound Women’s Team competing at several world competitions.  She is consistently ranked in the top 10 nationally in her age division.  She has qualified to compete in the World Indoor Championships in Nimes France in February as the #1 shoot for the 2014 USA jr. Womens Compound Team and represent the USA at that competition.  She will also be competing in the Champions division at the International Vegas Shoot in Las Vegas with many of the Worlds top ranked shooters.  Brogan plans on attending college and continuing her Archery career as a collegiate archer.  She would like to major in some area of psychology since she is very interested in the sport psychology of the archery world as well as applying to other athletes and success in their sports.  Brogan is a very self driven athlete and many times will shoot anywhere from 75-150 arrows a day during her daily practices.  She is a member of the Oklahoma Storm JOAD and coached by Tom and Kathleen Stevenson and Shawna Williams.

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Brogan Williams has qualified to represent the USA at the World Indoor Archery Championships in France in 2014 as well as many other international archery shoots. This is an unfunded trip for US archers, so she needs some support to make this trip a reality and bring the gold back to the USA. Please help by financial support here or contacting Brogan, Shawna, or Daryl.Brogan has many up coming shoots both in the United States and abroad and to make her archery dreams come true and share this amazing gift that God has given to her we need your help. Thanks so much for all the prayers, support and assistance that we have gotten from everyone. Thanks!

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Below is a list of the competitions and placings that Brogan has achieved while shooting competitively:

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Have you ever wondered why you can’t pull your pickup truck into the parking lot of the Gillette, Wyoming, post office, go in, and mail a letter — without giving up your Second Amendment rights?

The answer is that a bunch of gun-hating legislators — who are terrified of the very thought of guns — slammed through a law prohibiting guns in any federal facility.  It is now contained at 18 U.S.C. 930.

The original law contained a provision, at subsection (d)(3), which would allow you to carry your gun for “other lawful purposes” — including, presumably, self-defense.

But, not surprisingly, the ATF and the other anti-gun denizens of the federal government have read this exception out of the law — by executive fiat.

But the good news is this:  On Wednesday, January 29, Senator Rand Paul will offer an amendment, in committee, to the Postal Reform Act (S. 1486).

The amendment will allow you to drive into a post office parking lot with your gun, and will allow you to carry it into the post office, to the extent state law would allow you to carry that firearm in any other venue.

Because the amendment will be offered in Governmental Affairs, a vast percentage of the committee membership consists of conservative Republicans and Democrats running for reelection in conservative states.  So there is a good chance that we can score a major victory for the Second Amendment if you act now.

ACTION: Please contact the senators on the committee (listed below) and ask them to support the Rand Paul amendment allowing Americans to exercise their constitutional rights in parking lots and public areas in federal post offices.

You can E-mail the Senators — or call them at 202-224-3121.

NOTE: You are receiving this alert because one of your Senators is on the Government Affairs committee.  Residents of Kentucky should simply thank Senator Rand Paul for taking the leadership on this issue.  (See below.)

MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Democrats: Tom Carper, DE; Carl Levin, MI; Mark Pryor, AR; Mary Landrieu, LA; Claire McCaskill, MO; Jon Tester, MT; Mark Begich, AK; Tammy Baldwin, WI; and Heidi Heitkamp, ND.

Republicans: Tom Coburn, OK; John McCain, AZ; Ron Johnson, WI; Rob Portman, OH; Rand Paul, KY; Mike Enzi, WY; and Kelly Ayotte, NH.

 

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Winchester is announcing a recall of two lots of M-22 .22 Long Rifle ammunition. If you have any M-22 on hand please check it now to see if it’s affected by this recall.

The lot numbers are GD42L and GD52L and the symbol number is S22LRT. This is a serious warning as some of the cartridges may be double-charged, which can lead to catastrophic failures and possible harm to the shooter.

Winchester is not mincing words with their safety warning when they say, “Ammunition with double powder charges may subject the shooter or bystanders to a risk of serious personal injury and/or death, or cause firearm damage, rendering the firearm inoperable.”

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All the details of the safety recall can be found on the Winchester website.

To find out if your ammo is affected by the recall check the lot number on the box. The number is imprinted — stamped without ink — on the top left tab of the cardboard box on all boxes of 500 rounds. The 1,000-round carton isn’t stamped, the two 500-count boxes inside are instead.

If you’re not sure your ammo is affected by the recall call Winchester’s toll-free number, 866-423-5224 or contact their customer service department online and they will walk you through the recall process.

If your ammo is affected by the recall they will send a UPS truck to your location to pick up the ammo at no cost.

Even if this is the first box of .22 you’ve seen since last year it’s important to check. Double-charged ammo is very dangerous and should not be used under any circumstances.

Winchester’s M-22 ammunition is a relatively new product, introduced in 2011, specifically for the tactical plinker. The copper-washed round point bullet is loaded to high velocities for use with ARs and other tactical rifles chambered for .22 Long Rifle.

It’s designed to be clean-burning and reliable, although clearly nobody’s perfect.

Before you go for your next mag dump make sure your ammo is safe to use.

 

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World’s oldest firearms manufacturer and major U.S. defense contractor to expand to Gallatin, Tn.

NASHVILLE – Beretta USA officials along with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty  announced today the company will expand its U.S. operations by building a new firearms manufacturing plant in the Gallatin Industrial Park. Beretta, a global manufacturer of high-quality sporting and military firearms, will invest $45 million in a state-of-the-art manufacturing and R&D facility. Beretta will create 300 new Tennessee jobs. The company is expected to complete construction on the facility this year.
Beretta is the world’s oldest manufacturing dynasty, operating since 1526 in Italy. The company is privately owned and operated by members of the 15th and 16th generations of the Beretta family. Beretta supplies quality sporting and self-defense firearms to consumers worldwide. The company manufactures the U.S. Armed Forces M-9 pistol, the standard sidearm of U.S. soldiers since 1985. Beretta will make firearms at the new Gallatin plant from both their sporting and tactical product lines.

M9painted“Beretta is one of the world’s greatest companies, and their decision to expand into Tennessee speaks to the standards of craftsmanship and quality our state’s workforce embraces every day,” Haslam said. “Attracting a legendary company like Beretta reinforces our goal of becoming the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high-quality jobs. I want to thank the Beretta family for their substantial investment in Tennessee and the 300 jobs they’ll create in Sumner County.”

“Today’s significant announcement by Beretta USA is a historic moment for the state of Tennessee, the Haslam Administration and ECD,” Hagerty said. “Beretta is one of the best brands in the world. Tennessee’s global reputation for manufacturing in an artisan tradition means we are able to attract companies like Beretta, with a proven commitment to excellence. Tennessee continues to earn global accolades for our business climate, and we boast the best balance sheet in the nation. I appreciate Beretta’s decision to locate in Tennessee, and we look forward to a partnership that will last centuries.”

“From the moment when we started to consider a location outside of the State of Maryland for our manufacturing expansion, Governor Haslam and his economic development team did an excellent job demonstrating the benefits of doing business in Tennessee.  We are convinced we could find no better place than Tennessee to establish our new manufacturing enterprise.  We look forward to building operations here and being part of your community for many years to come,” said Franco Gussalli Beretta, Vice President and Managing Director of Fabbrica D Armi S.p.A and Executive Vice President of Beretta USA.

“When Beretta chooses a location for its business, we start with the possibility that we will be in that location for decades, if not hundreds of years, to come. We move forward with confidence knowing that Tennessee is a great place to do business.  We look forward to our opportunities here and we look forward to working side-by-side with our new Tennessee neighbors,” said Jeff Reh, Beretta USA Member of the Board of Directors for Beretta USA.

Read the full transcript of Vice President and Managing Director of Fabbrica D Armi S.p.A and Executive Vice President of Beretta USA’s Franco Gussalli Beretta’s speech here.

Read the full transcript of Beretta USA’s Board of Directors Member Jeff Reh’s speech here.

Beretta, established in 1526, is the oldest industrial dynasty in the world tracing its roots through 16 generations of continuous family ownership. Firearms bearing the Beretta name have been sold for almost 500 years.  Beretta USA Corp. was founded in 1977 and supplies the standard sidearm to the U.S. Armed Forces.  Today, Beretta manufactures, distributes and markets a complete line of firearms, accessories and apparel.  Beretta also owns and operates six retail Beretta Gallery stores worldwide. For additional information, visit Beretta.com

 

NFL Vice President of Communications Brian McCarthy calls DD's claim of commercial being banned by them as bogus. (Photo credit: NY Daily News)

NFL Vice President of Communications Brian McCarthy. (Photo credit: NY Daily News)

Two months ago, Georgia-based firearms company Daniel Defense made headlines when the NFL rejected their conservative commercial for the upcoming Super Bowl. Well, this week the NFL responded to that controversy publicly, saying the whole thing is made up.

“This is a completely bogus story,” NFL Vice President of Communications Brian McCarthy saidto CBS Sports.

McCarthy says the league had no knowledge of the spot and does not sell advertising for games, including the Super Bowl.

The network broadcasting the game, which is in line with Daniel Defense’s claim, handles all sales. This year’s bowl network, Fox Sports, never received the spot according to the representative. That the spot was not submitted properly.

However, he conceded that even if it had been, Fox Sports would have rejected it anyway due to not meeting requirements.

It was only in the closing seconds of the proposed Daniel Defense ad featured a firearms silhouette.

It was only in the closing seconds of the proposed Daniel Defense ad that featured a firearm, albeit a simple silhouette of a firearm.

The saga of Daniel Defense’s banned commercial starts back in September of last year. It was then that the company announced on the company’s Facebook page that it was filming a new commercial in Wilmington, North Carolina. The company seemed pleased with the progress of the commercial, designed to be able to run on any channel.

Then, two months later news broke from Daniel Defense that the NFL had rejected the new commercial.  The Fox affiliates did this by explaining, “Unfortunately, we cannot accept your commercial in football/Super Bowl spots due to the rules the NFL itself has set into place for your company’s category.”

The NFL has numerous categories of prohibited products that it will not allow networks to advertise during its games. These range from flavored malt beverages (unflavored is fine) to tobacco products to firearms.

Specifically on firearms, the policy states that “Firearms, ammunition or other weapons; however, stores that sell firearms and ammunitions (e.g., outdoor stores and camping stores) will be permitted, provided they sell other products and the ads do not mention firearms, ammunition or other weapons.”

The commercial that Daniel Defense, which does operate a storefront, submitted to Fox Channel WJCL in Savannah as well as outlets in Houston and other stations, did not mention firearms, ammunition or weapons other than an image at the end of the spot that showed one of the manufacturer’s DDM4 model AR-15 style rifles in profile.

Even after dropping the image, Daniel Defense advised that the Fox affiliates still rejected the spot, citing the NFL policy.

This did not stop the company from posting the ad on YouTube and garnering much publicity from the ban, regardless of whether the denial came from a local affiliate, Fox Sports, or the NFL proper.

Rather than have to pay up to $4 million in advertising space to run the spot in the Super Bowl, the company was able to market it for free through social media. Today there are over 40 YouTube videosonline that reference the Daniel Defense NFL ad saga, with nearly 3 million combined views.

As Yahoo Sports columnist Jay Busbee notes, “Of course, getting ads ‘banned’ is a badge of honor; the message gets out at a fraction of the cost of actual airtime. GoDaddy built an entire industry on this practice with its allegedly-too-hot-for-the-NFL campaigns.”

Notably, during the 2013 Super Bowl the NFL allowed a paid spot from Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s pro-gun control organization Mayors Against Illegal Guns to air. Though, the same Super Bowl carried a commercial from Daniel Defense in the Georgia area as well.

But this year, DD isn’t going to be there.

Neither Daniel Defense, nor WJCL Fox Savannah responded to requests for comments.

Article by James Grant

The Browning A5 Stalker, dressed to the nines and ready for business. (Photo by James Grant)

The Browning A5 Stalker, dressed to the nines and ready for business. (Photo by James Grant)

Modern self-loading shotguns are a force of reckoning. Align your sights, squeeze the trigger, and send a hand-full of projectiles at incredible speed down range, rinse and repeat. Modified choke and bird shotobliterate clays; full choke and duplex loads nail turkeys; cylinder bores with slugs drop deer; andbuckshot stops home invaders. Few tools are so versatile. The versatility of a pump-action shotgun shouldn’t be discounted, though neither should the rapid-fire capability of an auto shotgun.

When I went to pick up the new A5 from my FFL I was trepidatious. I prefer shotguns hefty if I intend to employ buckshot or slugs, but the A5 was so light I was worried it was a display unit. This, however, was of no concern to the employees; all of whom asked if they could buy the Browning after the article posted. Who could blame them? The A5 Stalker looks like Bentley furnished a Stealth Bomber then had a child with John Moses Browning’s Auto-5.

Browning's original Auto 5 was a technological quantum leap. (Photo Credit: Dave Browning)

Browning’s original Auto 5 was a technological quantum leap.(Photo credit: Dave Browning)

Evolution of the Auto-5 / A5

The A5′s predecessor, the Auto-5, was notorious for its stout recoil. Though most of these claims stem from incorrectly adjusting the recoil ring, the negative reputation persisted. If the user had the gun set “wide-open” to shoot reduced recoil loads and fired powerful rounds through the Auto 5, the recoil is incredible. When the original Auto 5 was introduced recoil was not a huge concern since it was the only automatic shotgun on the market. The design is quirky, yet functional and void of human niceties. Thankfully the A5′s inertia-operated rotating bolt tames the recoil of the stoutest 12-gauge loads while maintaining classic Auto-5 reliability and an iconic humpbacked appearance.

Fiber optic sights and interchangeable chokes are just a few of upgrades Browning added to their A5 line. (Photo by James Grant)

Fiber optic sights and interchangeable chokes are a few of upgrades added to the A5. (Photo by James Grant)

Weight, there’s more…sort of

The A5 weighs 7 pounds, which is misleading since the balanced A5 feels similar to an over/under despite additional poundage. Incredibly, the light-weight A5 has less recoil than my old Remington 870 Wingmaster and points faster. While the lightweight synthetic stock may cause the A5 to kick more than its arboreal-laden brethren, if you’re hiking the A5 around in the woods the reduced weight will be a god-send. You also won’t have to worry about water damage or accidentally denting your A5′s furniture while climbing aboard your duck boat.

Reliability

The A5's kinematic drive means it's closer to a Beretta than its predecessor. (Photo credit: Browning Firearms)

The A5′s kinematic drive means it’s closer to a Beretta than its predecessor. (Photo credit: Browning Firearms)

In my review I utilized both 2.75-  and 3-inch shells in buck, bird, bolo, slug, mixed and duplex loads.  Freshly oiled, the A5 ran through 850 rounds without incident. The A5 ran nearly 100 percent with only a handful of cycling hiccups when using dog training loads or mini-shells. The only reason I stopped shooting was due to my shoulder after a 50-round rapid fire string of 3-inch slugs.

Action

 The new A5′s kinematic action is butter-smooth with no points of resistance when feeding either directly into the chamber or from the magazine tube. Old Auto-5 connoisseurs familiar with the clunky Auto-5′s action will marvel at how quiet and smooth the new A5 runs. Browning has outdone themselves with the new A5′s internals.

Ergonomics

All the A5's controls are right where you need them. (Photo by James Grant)

All the A5′s controls are right where you need them. (Photo by James Grant)

The A5′s controls are easy to reach and give positive feedback. I encountered some issues rapidly loading shells into the mag tube while wearing gloves, but this was easily remedied by using smaller shells or removing the gloves. Despite my towering 5-foot 9-inch stature, I have length of pull issues with shotguns, especially pump-actions. I’m no mini-me, but I’m a short guy and an incorrect LOP will fatigue my arms quickly. Thankfully the A5′s LOP adjusts to individual users with the included spacers. Combined with the silky smooth rubber-like synthetic furniture, the A5 looks and feels as good as it shoots.

Verdict

Browning has countless legions of fans for good reason, they make blue-collar guns with white-collar aesthetics. If you’re looking to retire an Auto-5, replace an aging automatic shotgun, or graduate from a pump to a semi-auto, look no further than the new Browning A5 Stalker.

 

Watching a pair of blue jays frolic in a bird-bath. Sitting on a park bench observing squirrels chase each other around a giant oak tree. Gardening in your backyard. Planting a tree. Fishing along a misty river. Seeing turtles sunbathe on a log in a local lake. Counting stars by a dying camp fire in a state park.

People who love the outdoors and wildlife are invited to check out a new online community called Wildlife Nation that the National Wildlife Federation is launching with the goal of connecting people with each other in order to instill a love of wildlife in children. You can visit Wildlife Nation at: www.wildlifenation.org

“My favorite memories as a kid involve the outdoors. But children today are becoming increasingly disconnected from nature and wildlife,” said Becky Lentz, director of Great Lakes programs and operations at the National Wildlife Federation’s Great Lakes office, which initiated the community. “We started Wildlife Nation because we can’t imagine a world where nature and wildlife are not a part of kids’ lives. Our goal is to create a community where we all help each other so that kids today can enjoy the wonders of wildlife whether they live in a large city, a suburb, or rural community.”

Wildlife Nation aims to attract people who enjoy doing things outside or who want to get outside more-and to connect them to other like-minded people to create a network of people who can help each other connect kids to nature. People who join the community can upload pictures, tell stories, and ask questions. Once there, people can find resources to create a habitat in their backyard, plant trees, or camp and fish.

“We view Wildlife Nation as a kind of ‘niche Facebook’ for adults who care about wildlife and want to pass that sense of caring on to the kids in their lives – whether those are their own kids, grandkids, or the kids at their school, church or down the block,” said Julia Liljegren, regional education manager. “The Wildlife Nation community is online and on-the-ground so teams of one or more adults do stuff outside with kids and then connect with others to share what they are doing online. People can do as much or as little as they want, how and when they want to do it. Whether you’re the type of person who likes to take a leisurely stroll around the block or hike the Appalachian Trail, you’re welcome to be part of Wildlife Nation.”

People and organizations can join Wildlife Nation. There are 16 founding teams representing the states of Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Virginia, and Vermont all of which are participating in the launch of the social media platform. Founding teams include families, schools, corporations, organizations and state agencies.

“Wildlife Nation is open to adults who want to help create a future in which kids develop and retain a wonder, respect and appreciation for wildlife,” said Lentz. “There is no one right way to get kids outdoors. We’re forming a community that is helping grow the next generation of wildlife stewards. Families, camp counselors, teachers, faith leaders, community mentors, and business leaders are all welcome.”

Increasingly, children are spending more time indoors and in front of electronic devices. Wildlife Nation hopes to help reverse this trend by inspiring kids to get outdoors every day to create a generation of happier, healthier children with more awareness and connection to the natural world.

The National Wildlife Federation has worked to connect children and youth with nature for decades, inspiring children through Ranger Rick magazine, working with educators to get kids learning outdoors, and helping parents find new ways to engage their children outside.

“Wildlife Nation is about one thing: Inspiring people to go out and enjoy wildlife,” said Liljegren. “Each person has a story to tell and every one of us can help make a difference so that kids can enjoy wildlife now and for years to come.”

The National Wildlife Federation is America’s largest conservation organization inspiring Americans to protect wildlife for our children’s future.

NRA News Commentators Episode 39

“Disarming” with Billy Johnson

Our government isn’t going to disarm us. It can’t. Let me explain why.

 

We currently live in a constitutional republic. Because of that, our elected and appointed leaders are legally obligated to defend and uphold the Constitution.

 

Our Constitution currently protects our citizens’ right to keep and bear arms.

 

There are really only two ways our government could disarm us: They could abandon the Republican principles upon which this country was founded, or the people themselves could willfully disarm.

 

One way our government could disarm us would be to label us all enemies of the state. Historically, governments have disarmed people because they perceive them to be a threat.

 

Certainly, our nation has a rich history of disarming its enemies. After World War II we disarmed Japan and Germany. We used this same logic to justify the invasion of Iraq in 2003; they were our enemies and we believed they were armed. This is not unique to the U.S. All people justify disarming anyone whom they believe is a threat.

 

However, our government can never convincingly justify disarming its own people. Our elected officials do not have the power nor the right to label their constituents, as a whole, as a threat. That’s why they can never justify disarming us.

 

We live in a country with an elected representative government. If our elected representatives argue that we are a threat to them, then they are no longer fit to represent us. Because in that moment, they have taken away the power of our vote and replaced it with the power of their own ambitions. If they believe they must protect themselves from us, they now perceive themselves separate from us. No representative government can ever be separate from the people it represents.

 

While our government leaders can’t justify forcibly disarming us, they could make the case to the people that we no longer need an armed citizenry. That would require amending the Constitution and eliminating the Second Amendment. For that to happen, we need a serious and comprehensive national discussion about the modern case for, or against, an armed citizenry.

 

But right now, our elected officials aren’t openly inviting debate about eliminating the Second Amendment. Instead, they are increasingly enacting overly restrictive legislation that effectively makes it impossible to fully enact our rights.

 

We have a historical precedent for this type of active infringement on constitutional rights via legislation. The late 19th-century Jim Crow laws enacted poll taxes and literacy tests as pre-conditions for voting. Many southern states enacted these rules to specifically disenfranchise African-Americans and freed slaves. At that time, the Constitution gave all men the right to vote. Then the state laws made it prohibitively difficult for blacks, immigrants and poor whites to do so.

 

We see similar actions today in regards to the Second Amendment. Excessive gun permit fees, may-issue and no-issue concealed carry laws, magazine and gun feature bans and overly burdensome application processes all deter law-abiding citizens from owning and using firearms.

 

This stifles national debate about the Second Amendment and allows our leaders to hide behind a haze of regulatory and legislative power. It also circumvents the will of the people and subverts the supremacy of the Constitution.

 

I started the video by saying the government is not going to disarm us, but that’s not entirely true. It would cease to be our representative government if it forcibly disarmed us. Politicians in Washington refuse to engage in fair and honest debate about an armed citizenry and therefore preclude the citizenry from willfully disarming itself. And so, they exploit the powers we’ve entrusted them with by legislating our citizens out of arming themselves.

 

For all its flaws, for all its troubles, for all its disappointments, we still live in the United States of America. It may not be a perfect representative government, but the ideals upon which it was founded are the most perfect we’ve ever known. It’s our responsibility to uphold those ideals. The burden falls upon those who represent us to protect those ideals—to enact those ideals. But when they don’t, the burden falls on us to demand accountability and public debate.

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Commentators Episode 38

“Think for Yourself” with Austin Weiss

I get it; I deal with it every day. The older lady clinching her purse a little tighter as I walk by, or the stares from the older couple as they talk about my tattoos and stare like I can’t hear or see them. Some of you are probably looking at me confused or maybe even concerned. Why am I talking gun rights?

 

It might be a shock to some, but I have never been arrested. As a gun collector, I’ve had my background checked more times in one month than most people have in their entire lifetime.

 

I’m a blue-collar welder/fabricator. I’m no different than any other hard-working American. I run a custom car and bike shop called The Garage, Inc. My team and I design, build and restore bikes and fulfill any other crazy requests my clients may have, from custom Segways to horse chariots.

 

As a small business owner knows, this can require working late and alone to get the job done.

That’s what originally made me get a gun in the first place. I’ve always worked late nights and in some not so great neighborhoods when I first started out.

 

So why am I telling you all this? Because I’m a citizen of this nation who wants to keep his right to bear arms.

 

The next generation of gun enthusiasts will come in various looks, as you can see. But I am on the same page as the over-under shotgun guys I shoot with on Wednesday nights, as my hunter friends are, all the way to the personal protection guys I train with.

 

Guns statistically do more good than bad, and unfortunately the government has their own agendas to remove these “killing machines” off the streets.

 

But not one proposed law would do anything but affect us law-abiding citizens.

 

People want to blame the tool used, not the person behind the tool. I say we ban evil. Better yet, let’s ban “assault evil.”

 

It doesn’t matter what we do or what bans we put into law. There will always be evil. We just can’t ban EVIL.

 

Guns have always been a part of the American way. If we want to keep our rights, we all need to come together and stand as one.

 

I don’t care what nationality, age, sex or religion you might be. If you’re pro-gun and believe in our Second Amendment right, then we the people have to stand side-by-side and push back.

 

Wake up. Pay attention. Every day lawmakers try to find some way to stop us law-abiding citizens from having the right to bear arms. Do your own research. Don’t listen to the news. They put out what works for them; they have to sell the news. Don’t believe the hype. People judge me the same way they judge guns. It’s because they don’t want to take the time to check the facts for themselves.

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