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Continuing the ongoing debate of 9mm vs. .45 ACP, I received an email from AmmoForSale.com today regarding their contribution to the discussion.

I’m writing today to let you know about something pretty cool we just finished related to the great 9mm vs. 45 ACP debate that I think you’ll really like.

We quoted some fellow shooters and coded some unique tools to help folks understand the case for both 9mm and .45 ACP as the best caliber ever!

If you get a chance, I’d love to hear your thoughts – the case for 9mm is here:
http://www.ammoforsale.com/9mm-ammo-for-sale#best

The case for .45 ACP is here:
http://www.ammoforsale.com/.45-acp-ammo-for-sale#best

We really worked hard to make these a great definitive guide. If you think it’s of value, we’d love it if you shared it with your readers to help spread the word!

So here it is. Both articles are entertaining and pretty much encapsulate the debate. I carry and shoot a .45. I’m not a competition shooter, I’m not a large voice in the online firearms community. I’m just your average Joe. My contribution to the debate is, you shoot what you like and I’ll shoot what I like.

Enjoy!

 
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Posted by on February 5, 2014 in Guns, Lists, Self Defense

 

Must Read

Tim at Gun Nuts Media has written a must read article. The Idiocy of “Outdated” discusses Michael Bloomberg’s idiotic comments about the Bill of Rights being outdated and needing to be rethought.

Go. Read. Now.

 

Will You Think About It?

Jay gives us something to think about:

Right now, as I write this, the streets of Boston are empty. On a Friday afternoon – a beautiful day in the high 60s/low 70s – the city should be just filled with life; instead it looks like something out of a zombie apocalypse movie. Police officers in armored cars roam the streets with automatic weapons, and Blackhawk helicopters search overhead, all for a person suspected of an act of terrorism and the death of an MIT police officer.

And yet I cannot buy a new Glock or a standard capacity magazine.

If things are so dangerous out there that we need attack helicopters patrolling our skies, then I should be able to buy a 15-round magazine for my M&P, don’t you think? If one person – one person – is so dangerous that people are being told to stay in their houses, businesses are closed, posse comitatus has fallen by the wayside, etc. – how can anyone tell me I shouldn’t own an AR-15?

Go read the rest. Then think about what he is saying.

 

Thoughts on Home Defense

From Caleb at Gun Nuts Media:

Now, I’m no gun expert like Joe Biden, but it occurs to me that if a known terrorist who’d already displayed a willingness to shoot it out with the cops and use explosives was on the loose in my neighborhood, I’d probably want a little more defensive firepower than a double barreled shotgun. I might even want a rifle like what the police likely used to shoot at said terrorist with. But that’s crazy talk, right? Dianne Feinstein said there’s no reason for me to own a military style weapon, because we have cops and the military to protect from things like terrorists running around shooting up neighborhoods.

The situation in Boston presents an excellent teaching moment. When the emergency broadcast system comes on and tells you there’s a terrorist loose in your neighborhood, do you want to lock the doors and cower in fear hoping for the best, or would you rather lock the doors and go about your life as normal, knowing that you have a rifle and the skill to use it?

 

Same Question, Same Answer

Jay takes the question “Why Do You Need a Gun? You Can Just Call 911…” and answers in a way that must make the antis smile. Why do I think it makes them smile? Because this is what they want.

They’ll deny it, of course. “We don’t want people to die!” they’ll emphatically scream. Unfortunately, they do. Understand, they don’t want you to take care of yourself  because your dependence on them is their sole reason for living. It makes them feel important.

Unfortunately, it also makes you dead.

 

Does He Really Believe That?

Then why does he want restrict access to the tools that women can use to defend themselves? I guess he’d rather that women depend on a restraining order, or the police, or a rape whistle.

 

Monday Morning News

Seen at Jay’s:

HOUSTON –A 21-year-old man sprang into action to protect his family Thursday night when three suspects barged into their northwest Harris County home.

The young man was home with his mother and father in the 3900 block of Brook Garden when the armed men forced their way into the house around 8 p.m., according to Harris County Sheriff’s deputies.

The anti-gun crowd wants this family disarmed. I guess the antis are just trying to protect the criminals? These choir boys planned an attack on a middle aged man and his wife. Luckily, their son was home and had access to the proper tools to protect his family.

Could you imagine what would have happened if  a “safe-storage” law had required the gun and ammunition to be stored in different rooms, and for the firearm to be fitted with a trigger lock? The family truly would have been victims and the choir boys would be running free.

 
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Posted by on February 25, 2013 in Guns, People, Self Defense

 
 
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