Category Archives: CARRYING

How Many Americans Have A License To Carry?

With numbers current to January 16, 2016; there were approximately 12,800,000 valid Concealed W Carry Weapons (CCW) permits, sometimes called Licenses to Carry or LTC’s. It should be kept in mind that some jurisdictions refuse to provide the number of … Continue reading

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Trump Says Concealed Carry Is A Right: Is It?

The media is absolutely shocked that Candidate for President Donald Trump says “concealed carry is a right. Of course, Billionaire Donald Trump holds one of the few Concealed Weapons permits issued to a resident of New York City. And, reputedly, … Continue reading

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“What Percentage Of Violent Crimes Are Committed By Concealed Carry Weapons Permit Holders?”

Someone came by Extranos Alley searching for “percent ccw holders who commit violent crimes.” The search does not specify a per year or or lifetime percentage, bu whether the search is for one year or over many years the number … Continue reading

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Florida Governor Signs "Accidental Open Carry Bill"

Florida Governor signed a bill that protects CCW permit holders who accidentally reveal they are carrying from fines or arrest. The particulars are here. Stranger

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"Why Is Carrying A Revolver Better?"

Someone came by searching for “why is a revolver better for carry.” That’s a good question. The truth be told, a revolver is not “better for carry.” It is different. It presents a different set of problems and parameters, and … Continue reading

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What To Do When Someone Opens Fire At A Party?

I will admit, I do not understand search engines. Someone stopped by looking for “what to when u at a party and someone starts shooting gun want to do.” I do not actually know what to do if you are … Continue reading

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A Shooting In Defense Of Others, No Charges Planned

From the New Orleans Times Picayune, we have the story of a CCW licensee who drew a gun in defense of others. Briefly quoting the Picayune news item linked above: “Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack said the shooting began about … Continue reading

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Brewer Vetoes AZ "Guns On Campus Bill."

Arizona’s governor Jan Brewer has vetoed the “guns on campus right of ways” bill OK’d by the Legislature. While this is a surprise, I am sure it is only a temporary setback for full rationalization of Arizona’s gun laws. Stranger

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"What Is The Top Rated Concealed Gun?"

Someone came by looking for “what is the top rated concealed gun.” Let’s think about it a moment. Most “incidents” occur within a few yards. 21 feet, seven yards, is pretty much extreme range for the type of incident a … Continue reading

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"To Two Armed People Moving Through Their Supermarket This Morning"

In the strange searches department, someone stopped by, evidently on a search for “”to two armed people moving through their supermarket this morning.” Good for them. Everyone in the store was calculably safer for their presence. If anyone has a … Continue reading

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