On May 26, Texas became the 21st state to join the ranks of Constitutional Carry States. Constitutional Carry, also called Permit less or Unrestricted Carry, means residents can carry a firearm openly or concealed without a state issued permit. Since 2010, the number of Unrestricted Carry states have skyrocketed from 2 states (Vermont has always…

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Effective July 1, 2021, there will be 20 states that will have Constitutional or “unrestricted” Right To Carry. This means that residents (an in some cases non-residents) can carry a loaded firearm concealed on their person without a permit! SCOTUS to Hear First 2A Case in over a Decade On Monday April 26, the Supreme…

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In November, four friends from as far away as Kansas, bit the bullet and traveled to Boondocks FTA™ for 4 days of firearms training. The group took two days of Carbine (Basic & Defensive Carbine) with John Roberts and 2 Days (Defensive Pistol 1) of handgun training with Darrell Carey. After arriving back home, they…

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While the 2020 Election isn’t official yet, come 2021 we will likely dealing with a new administration in the White House. In today’s politically divided climate, half of America is glad and the other half is upset. As an advocate for the 2nd Amendment, I am just concerned. While the media and some organizations are…

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Last month I got an email from a reporter with Agence France-Presse (French Press Agency). They wanted to do an interview with me at Boondocks FTA about the recent surge in gun sales here in the United States. I was initially reluctant to do a news story with a European News Agency, especially about guns,…

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Prepare for the Pattern! Recently, violence erupted again after an officer involved shooting in Kenosha, WI.  Before any evidence was even released about the details of the shooting, violent protests took over the city.  Businesses were looted and burned while police were unable to keep the peace.  Things became so bad that business owners and…

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On March 8, 2020, right before the Pandemic shut everything down. I completed Massad Ayoob’s Mag 40 class here at Boondocks FTA. The 4-day class includes 20 hours of classroom and 20 hours of range time.  While I love being out on the Range, the classroom portion called “Armed Citizen’s Rules of Engagement” was a real eye-opener.…

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With the release of the cell phone video last week, the Ahmed Arbery case out of Georgia has become national news. Everyone seems to have an opinion on the guilt or innocence of Arbery or the McMichaels. The facts of the entire case are still unclear and it may take months before all the details…

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Here at Boondocks FTA™ we are seeing a huge uptick in new gun owners coming into the Pro Shop.  Recently we had to turn a few away because the National Instant Background Check System became overwhelmed and crashed and we were not able to conduct a background check on the individuals.  We are hearing similar…

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