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8 camping hacks you'll kick yourself for not knowing sooner

The number of overnight stays at U.S. National Parks in 2014 increased by almost one million since 2013, according to the National Park Service.<p>It's …

Weingarten: Concealed Carriers More Likely to Be Attacked Than Open Carriers

Arizona – (Ammoland.com)- Over the past decade, there have been two reports of open carriers being attacked. In one case, the attacker tried to grab …

Mystery Planes in the Skies Above Baltimore

Why do government officials believe it appropriate to hide law-enforcement activity from the public?<p>In Baltimore, Maryland, where law enforcement officials ought to be doing their utmost to win back the trust of brutalized residents who perceive a conspiracy against them, a shadowy police tactic is …

Surveillance

15 Survival Myths that Could Actually Kill You

Survival Myths that Could Actually Kill You<p>To help dispel some of the more common survival myths, we spoke to Tony Nester, an expert on desert …

Do Non-Citizens Have the Right to Keep and Bear Arms?

Are non-citizens entitled to the same protection of their constitutionally-protected natural rights that U.S. citizens receive? That is the crux of …

Choosing the Right Travel Backpack for You

It’s great that you’re going to travel, and if you want your belongings with you all the time then you’ll need a travel backpack instead of the usual …

Nothing sacred: ISIS destroys Christian grave sites in Mosul

Even Iraq's dead Christians aren’t safe from ISIS.<p>The Islamic State's campaign of terror across the war-torn nation, which has already seen countless beheadings, destruction of priceless art and religious artifacts and insistence that Christians submit or die, now includes mass desecration of …

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Privacy

How to Build Survival Shelter: Getting Yourself Out of the Elements in a Pinch

Where wilderness survival is concerned, there are a few key concerns that most people agree are critical to survival: <b>food, water, and shelter.</b> …

Off-grid

Ben Carson’s newest delusion: Gunshot wound to head “not nearly as horrible” as abstract threat to gun rights

<b>(AP/Lenny Ignelzi)</b><p>Neurosurgeon-turned-conservative activist explains how operating on bullet wounds made him more pro-gun<p>Jenny Kutner<p>April 13, 2015 2:15pm (UTC)<p>Ben Carson's capacity for saying delusional things that test (and often cross) the boundaries of logic and rationality is at once …

Ben Carson

8 Hikes You Can Eat

Chocolate bars and jerky are nice and all, but nothing compares to sweet berries or earthy mushrooms plucked from the side of a trail. Want a taste? Round up an experienced forager or a reliable guidebook and give these food-laden hikes a try. And wherever you go, practice moderation and leave some …

6 modern-day Christian terrorist groups our media conveniently ignores

They don’t get the coverage of ISIS or Boko Haram, but organizations like “The Army of God” are no less dangerous<p>Alex Henderson<p>April 7, 2015 6:15pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) recently released an in-depth report on terrorism in the …

A gun lover sees the evils of gun culture: White supremacists, Obama haters, and me

<b>Toddlers have shot people at an alarming rate his year, data showa. (Stokkete via Shutterstock)</b><p>When I went to sell the pistol I once loved, I came face to face with a black hole of potential human destruction<p>Matt Lallo<p>April 6, 2015 8:15pm (UTC)<p>In my 20s, I used to spend autumn Sundays with my …

Guns

The Secret to a Long and Happy Marriage

Stop everything and try this now—your bond will thank you<p>No, it isn't compromise, unconditional love, or an even split of the household chores (although those probably wouldn't hurt). It turns out, the key to a long and happy marriage is sex, according to a recent study in <i>The Journal of</i> …

How to Make a Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.) or Long Term Survival Kit

Introduction: How to Make a Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.) or Long Term Survival Kit<p>About: Viva La Pluto More About AngryJosh99 »<p><b>Introduction</b><p>In this …

Bear Grylls

In Defense of Confederate License Plates

Allowing the Confederate flag on Texas license plates would offend a lot of people, but Texas’s decision to nix the Stars and Bars tramples the First …

15 Must Have High-Tech Camping Gadgets.

Collection of 'Must Have High-Tech Camping Gadgets' from all over the world to make your camping more comfortable and enjoyable.<p><b>BioLite BaseCamp …

How to drive any handgun with pro shooter Jerry Miculek

We’re huge fans of one of the worlds best competition and exposition shooters, Jerry Miculek. And when he’s not showing of his insane shooting skills …

Every Day Carry Bag Dump Contest: Mr. Storm

I used to carry a smallish messenger bag, but I found myself either missing something or constantly swapping out things that I needed. I am also a …

How Will You Know When to Draw Your Self Defense Pistol?

How will you know when it’s the right time to use your concealed carry gun? As regular readers on The Arms Guide are familiar, I read a good deal of …

Concealed Carry

Protesters in Utah drive ATVs onto federal land — but find no showdown

The ATVs kicked up sprays of dirt, their riders waving American flags and protest signs as they rumbled along a disputed canyon trail that federal officials had closed to motorized vehicles.<p>Their message Saturday was clear amid the dust: This was the latest challenge by citizens saying they are …

Self-Defense & The Law: Staying Alive

A common question in concealed carry and self-defense classes is, “Don’t I have to give the bad guy a warning before I shoot?” The answer is, not …

The 9mm Automatic: A Better 9mm Cartridge

The 9mm Luger cartridge is flawed. It has been flawed since its development around 1902 by Georg Luger for his famous Luger pistol. Since then, the …

Cover vs. Concealment: Don't Let Cover Become Your Coffin

Asking for definitions of the word “cover” have more often than not, resulted in visceral responses of solid, robust and of course, bulletproof. …

Pearce Shield Grip Extension

Offering the combined benefits of enhanced ergonomics as well as greater control, the Grip Extension for the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield (9mm/.40 cal) …

Long-Term Water Storage: How to Store Water for the Long-Term | The Art of Manliness

A big storm and earthquake hits your town. It’s a certifiable quakenado.<p>Your house is spared structural damage, but the power and water are out. …

12 New Tactical Shotguns For 2014 | Galleries

Ranging the gamut from semi-auto, to pump, to revolver and revolving magazine actions, 2014 is shaping up to be the year of tactical shotguns!<p><b>RELATED</b> …

Continued learning as a shooter

One of my goals is to take one major pistol class every year. Usually I like to do it right before the shooting season kicks off in earnest, as it’s …