How and why is CPR killing trauma victims? Is there anything that we can do to stop people from using CPR to kill? Professor Paul just released a new book detailing his 15 year experience teaching people to save lives.

What is the primary purpose of Duracoat? We will take a moment to consider. During our Brownells Bullet Points we will focus on preparation and community. 

For our SOTG Homeroom from CrossBreed Holsters we discuss the fundamental four regarding everyday carry. Did you hear the news? Hi-Point now has a 10mm pistol. 

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A 26-year-old beauty shop worker was fatally shot in the head while partying at a packed English pub on Christmas Eve, police said.

Elle Edwards had been with her sister and friends when gunfire broke out shortly before midnight Saturday at the Lighthouse Inn in Wallasey Village in Merseyside, reported Sky News.

The barrage of gunfire killed Edwards and critically injured a 28-year-old man, who was taken to a hospital.

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(UPDATE 12/29/2022) The American people are being played for suckers and chumps. We witnessed the criminal Biden machine destroy our energy independence and our economy. Gasoline and diesel skyrocketed for a year, then, just before Christmas, gas prices began to drop.

They did not drop to what they were when the dementia patient was installed, but they did go down. People were somehow supposed to be happy. That is akin to telling a domestic violence victim to be happy because they haven’t gotten a beating in over a week.

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“I have my gun. So I’m good.” That was the response one man gave when I asked what kind of gear people with concealed carry permits, or an armed citizen, should carry. Yes, I was standing at the counter of a gun store – as you might imagine.

If you are going to be an armed citizen, there are certain things you have to keep in mind. The absolute first is that owning a gun and being are armed citizen are not the same thing. Anyone with cash can own a gun. From a realistic point of view, tens of thousands of criminals own guns.

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Zachary Markel, affectionately known as the Shipping Ogre, is an intricate member of the Student of the Gun team. Zachary co-hosts the radio show, publishes the material for public consumption and produces Morning Mindset with Paul G. Markel. As the Shipping Ogre, Zach oversees the SOTG Gear store. He ensures that every package he touches is handled with care.