Empire state politicians gauge gun registration deadlines come and gone and enforcement of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s landmark gun control law they say is unconstitutional and may cost him re-election. “New Yorkers are blind to how many people registered their ‘assault weapons’ by the April [...]
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CATEGORIES: 2nd Amendment, General

Starting July 1st, Idaho public college students with concealed carry permits can carry on campus

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Starting July 1, Idaho's public college students can pack more than just homework and pencils to class — those with enhanced concealed-carry permits will be allowed to carry guns. Gov. C.L "Butch" Otter signed into law last month the controversial measure that allows [...]
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CATEGORIES: 2nd Amendment, Concealed Carry, General, Self Defense

What does Chicago’s murder rate look like since concealed carry became legal?

As of mid-2013, the state of Illinois became the last in the country to make concealed carry legal. Since opening up the application process in January of this year, Illinois has issued over 13,000 concealed carry permits. Just this week, Chicago Police have said that the city's first-quarter [...]
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VIDEO: Drawing from concealment while in your vehicle

NSSF has released a nice video that details a few methods for drawing from concealment while you're seated in your vehicle. This is a very important thing to practice, and they give some nice advice. Watch the video [...]
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CATEGORIES: Beginners Guide, Concealed Carry, General, Self Defense

New York State Police will not enforce SAFE Act provision

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Albany, NY - News coming to us from NYSRPA, Revised New York State Police NY SAFE Act Guide instructs its members not to enforce the 7-round magazine limit originally imposed by the hastily enacted measure. "This is a direct result of the December 31, 2013 ruling in the U.S. District Court for [...]
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CATEGORIES: 2nd Amendment, Concealed Carry, General, Gun Laws, Gun Restrictions

PRODUCT REVIEW: Crossbreed Holsters Purse Defender

A lot of women ask us the same question: How can I comfortably carry my firearm? The story behind this review Since we aren't female and don't carry a purse around, we enlisted the help of a female friend who is an avid firearms enthusiast and carries often. She loved the idea of this purse [...]
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CATEGORIES: Holster Reviews, Product Reviews

*VIDEO* Only you can prevent a Negligent Discharge

It doesn't matter who you are. Knowing your firearm and the way you carry are essential parts to eliminating a negligent discharge. This video shows a police chief accidentally firing his firearm while re-holstering inside a gun shop. The culprit was the drawstring on his jacket. This video [...]
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CATEGORIES: Firearm Safety, General

Ruger SR40c 40 S&W Review for Concealed Carry

The Ruger SR40c is one of many firearms in the SR series. We recently reviewed the Ruger SR9c, the little brother to the SR40c, and enjoyed that firearm very much. Here are some thoughts on the SR40c, as reviewed by a fan of Concealed Nation. Size The SR40c is a striker-fired, compact, [...]
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CATEGORIES: Firearm Reviews, Product Reviews

How concealed and open carry can stop crime Nationwide

The history of firearms has been a rocky one, especially since the invention of the radio and television. With more crime stories and statistics at our fingertips, firearms have received a bad name in the name of ratings. We're here to clear the name of firearms worldwide and tell you our [...]
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CATEGORIES: 2nd Amendment, Concealed Carry, General, Self Defense

Self Defense Shooting: Why it’s a good idea to have a lawyer lined up before something happens

We carry to be prepared, and hope to never have a day come where we need to use our firearms. This is a great mindset, but the reality is that some of us will indeed use our firearms in a self defense situation. We're prepared for this, but are we prepared for what happens next? [poll [...]
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CATEGORIES: General, Gun Laws, Poll, Self Defense