Bob Owens

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Legal gun sales go up, and illegal activity goes down.

I’m sure that the one thing has nothing to do with the other: Amid calls nationwide for stricter gun control laws, Virginia is experiencing a unique trend: the state’s gun-related crime is declining but firearms sales are increasing. Firearms sales rose 16 percent to a record 490,119 guns purchased from licensed gun dealers in 2012, according […]

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Rifles for Doomsday Castle

My trip to Doomsday Castle, was an interesting experience. We got to learn about the cast, and spent the better part of the day learning the castle layout and getting a little bit of a grasp of the terrain of the mountain around it. I had a lot to think about on the drive home, […]

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Pathetic: Bloomberg’s MAIG has to cheat to get mayors to “join” his anti-liberty group

Dishonesty. It is an inherent part of the anti-gun agenda, and as natural for them as smothering liberty. Walden, NY  (Hi Sweeney’s!) Mayor Brian Maher found this out firsthand, and then played the devil trying to get off their list of illegal mayors: I’m the mayor of Walden, NY, just starting my third term. In 2009, […]

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Journalists/public still incredibly ignorant about North Carolina’s new law legalizing suppressors for hunting

When North Carolina recently passed a gun law that expanded concealed carry rights, the law also included a provision to legalize the use of suppressors for hunting. Predictably, the ignorant and uninformed members of the general press proclaimed that the sky is falling: For decades, the closest most people got to a gun suppressor – […]

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Guns are for white people. Racism is for journalists.

This is just sad and pathetic, and as an American culture, I demand that we do better: There are pictures of guys with guns, gals with guns, animals with guns, ammo with guns and guns with guns. Curiously absent are pictures of black people with guns, brown people with guns or Asian people with guns. […]

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