The “Othering” of Gun Owners

A smoking gun with a canceled symbol

“Othering” is defined as “treating people from another group as essentially different from and generally inferior to the group you belong to.” This is not a new tactic. It has been used successfully to shame smokers during the 90’s and 2000’s. First they were ostracized to the “smoking sections”, then banned from confined spaces such…

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Rifle Scopes

Nikon Buckmasters II

We are officially into Deer Hunting Season here in Mississippi, and while it is not quite rifle season yet, hunters across the state are gearing up for gun season. One of the most important pieces of equipment for hunting is your optics. A scope can make or break a hunt, and I have seen hunters…

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Automaticity

Automaticity

Automaticity – au·to·ma·tic·i·ty – the ability to do things without occupying the mind with the low-level details required, allowing it to become an automatic response pattern or habit. It is usually the result of learning, repetition, and practice. Recently I have been reading a book by Karl Rehn and John Daub entitled, “Strategies and Standards…

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Protecting America from “Assault Weapons”

Beto wants to take your ARs

In the last Democratic Presidential debate, Beto O’Rourke finally admitted what many anti-gun politicians have been coy-fully covering up for years. He is proposing an outright ban on “Assault Weapons” including a mandatory buyback (confiscation) from those lawfully purchased by law-abiding citizens. On September 25th the House Judiciary Committee conducted a three and a half-hour…

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