Richard Nelson

290 Flips | 5 Magazines | 87 Likes | 1 Following | 302 Followers | @nelsrj | Keep up with Richard Nelson on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Richard Nelson”

Science-Tested Tips to Be a Better Person

Research suggests several ways we can all become more virtuous<p>Going all the way back to Plato, Confucius and the Bible, writers have talked about the twin poles of human character—virtue and vice. We’re familiar with the extreme examples of each, from Jesus and Gandhi on the one hand, to Nero and …

Confucius

House Passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill

The House passed legislation Wednesday that will allow people with a concealed carry permit to also bring their guns across state lines in states …

Glock pulls wildcard, announces RTF2 Gen 3s are back

Fans of scalloped slide serrations and cheese-grater grips can rejoice as Glock has announced that the G17, G19, and G22 Gen3s are now available …

Levin: What gun law would have stopped the Las Vegas lunatic?

LevinTV host Mark Levin is fed up with the “relentless” politicization of the Las Vegas massacre from liberals. All day, Democratic politicians and …

Chicago Sees Spike In Black Women Obtaining Concealed Carry Permits

“We need to learn how to defend ourselves.”<p>Safety concerns in Chicago have led to a surge in the number of black women receiving a permit to carry a concealed weapon.<p>Since Illinois began issuing these licenses in 2014, the number of black women who obtain a permit has increased each year in Cook …

Guns

This Instagram Account Shows How Creatively a Woman Can Conceal Carry. The Results Will Blow Your Mind

Concealed carry laws are expanding in America rapidly. In every state, some form of concealed carry is allowed, with varying forms of restrictions …

Milwaukee Police Chief Points to the Surprising Cause of Milwaukee's Murder Rate

In 2015, there were 170 homicides committed with a firearm in the state of Wisconsin. Of those, 125 took place in the city of Milwaukee (not to be …

Jimmy John's Cashier Gives Zero F*cks About Being Robbed at Gunpoint

In everyday life, it's hard to tell who's the realest. Sure, people can walk the walk and talk the talk, but when it comes down to actual life or …

The Best Martial Arts for Self Defense, According to a SEAL

BY HAROLD C. HUTCHISON — WEARETHEMIGHTY.COM When it comes to self-defense, what do SEALs recommend? Well, Jocko Willink – a former Navy SEAL who …

Martial Arts

Rousey surfaces at gun store, applies for concealed carry permit

Former UFC women’s star Ronda Rousey has been largely in ninja mode for over a year. Prior to her loss to Holly Holm, Rousey had been subject to by …

Concealed Carry

Which Way Can Save Your Money While Buying Concealed Bags: Online v/s In-Store

Since the trend of E-commerce websites has been introduced, from that very point people have changed their habit of shopping. A mix reaction can be …

Orlando Isn’t About Gun Control

Attacks will be prevented by destroying Islamic State and not by blaming gun-rights proponents.<p>I can understand why gun control dominates the public conversation after incidents like Sandy Hook, like Virginia Tech, like Charleston. What I cannot begin to comprehend is how, when faced by an …

Gun Control

An Assault Rifle Education

Hillary’s ban wouldn’t work any better than her husband’s did.<p>In the wake of the Orlando terrorist massacre, Hillary Clinton and other Democrats have called for reinstating Bill Clinton’s ban on “assault weapons.” If her version works as well as her husband’s did, the terrorists will have won.<p>From …

Bill Clinton

How Chicago’s Streets Became the Wild West

The Ferguson effect, failed city leadership and an ill-advised deal with the ACLU have made the city ever more dangerous.<p>Someone was shot in Chicago every 150 minutes during the first five months of 2016. Someone was murdered every 14 hours, and the city saw nearly 1,400 nonfatal shootings and 240 …

Memorial Day Weekend

Concealed carry permit applications drop across Illinois

The Illinois State Police granted far fewer concealed carry permits in 2015 than in 2014.<p>About 55,500 permits were granted statewide during 2015, according to numbers released by the agency. That's compared to about 95,500 in 2014, the first year of the program.<p>But while the numbers are down, the …

Concealed Carry Purses Are the New Hermès Birkins

It's the bag trend you never saw coming.<p>The hottest trend in bags right now isn't fringe or studs or prints, it's guns. Specifically, purses designed to conceal guns.<p>According to Google, about 74,000 people search for the term "concealed carry purse" every month. That is the same number of people …

Gun makers streamline pistols for women who carry

Women are driving the gun industry to crank out new guns just for them, including pistols tailored for smaller hands and handbags with holsters.<p>Women are the fastest growing demographic in the gun industry, pushing background checks to a record high last year. Motivated by fear in what seems to be …

Concealed Carry

Florida ponders concealed carry gun law as Obama tightens regulations

Republican-dominated state highlights that the real power in directing nation’s gun laws resides within state capitols as legislative session convenes next week<p>Less than a year ago, a controversial proposal that would have allowed the concealed carrying of guns on Florida’s 40 public university and …

Guns

Top Selling Women’s Holsters of 2015

I have to say, I just love digging into numbers and stats and seeing the picture they paint. I think it can be very helpful to “see” what solutions …

Obama, Lynch to meet ahead of new executive action on guns

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama will meet Monday with Attorney General Loretta Lynch to discuss options for tougher gun restrictions and is expected to announce in the coming days a new executive action with the goal of expanding background checks on gun sales.<p>Described as "imminent" by people …

Guns

Texas Gears Up for New Open-Carry Handgun Law

Measure makes the state the most populous to allow the practice<p>DALLAS—The owners of Gringo’s Mexican Kitchen are old hands at confronting the typical challenges of a burgeoning restaurant business—hiring, competition, even developing a “gluten guide.” But recently the Tex-Mex chain has been facing …

Guns

'Don't get one, stay unique': A surprising piece of advice from legendary tattoo artist Lyle Tuttle

Tattoos are a fading fad, says veteran celebrity tattooist Lyle Tuttle during his visit to Australia as part of the international body art expo …

Armed robber kills store owner, claims ‘self-defense’

The widow of a Kansas gun-shop owner killed in a violent shootout with four armed robbers in January doesn’t mince words when it comes to the issue …

How Often Should You Change Your Concealed Carry Ammo? - USA Carry

Modern smokeless ammunition is made to survive a great deal of stress and torture before failing. Let’s start off by defining what failure means for …

Concealed Carry

Is It Safe to Carry with a Round in the Chamber? - USA Carry

By Brandon – Republished with Permission from Concealed Nation. The most common question that we receive from people who are new to concealed carry …

Concealed Carry

5 Mistakes Great Concealed Carriers Never Make - USA Carry

When I read online discussions about concealed carry, I’m both impressed by the depth of knowledge of the hive mind and by some glaring omissions in …

Concealed Carry

Sheriff urges licensed gun owners to arm themselves after San Bernardino shooting

The latest mass shooting prompted a sheriff in New York state to make a public proclamation: if you can legally carry a gun, then you should.<p>A day after a husband and wife carried out a mass shooting in San Bernardino that left 14 people dead, Ulster County Sheriff Paul J. Van Blarcum said in a …

Guns

Why Have There Been More Mass Shootings Under Obama than the Four Previous Presidents Combined?

We live in a world of short-term memories and long-term memory deficiencies. If the 24-hour news cycle was any indication, Americans appear to be …

Another Shooting Video?

Posted on November 30, 2015<p>The Sun-Times’ Mary Mitchell was one of the first to report on the existence of the McDonald video. Now the word on the …

Freedom of Information

2018 Stats | Chicago Murder, Crime & Mayhem

A couple of years ago we had “Thou Shalt Not Murder” Easter Sunday. This Easter may be successful given the shitty weather forecast.<p><i>9:00a</i> …