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Tourniquet Saves Man w/ Amputated Leg After Being Hit By Train, And Why You Should Carry One Too

This story came across my newsfeed this weekend and reminded me why we should all be carrying a tourniquet or, at the least, have one very close. And know how to use it. This past weekend, a man was hit by an Amtrak train in New Orleans, LA, amputating his leg. According to local news reports, the man had dementia…

Ohio Senate Blocks Cities from Limits on Concealed Knife Carry

Adding on to when the Ohio Senate passed legislation to allow concealed carry of non-firearm weapons, they also blocked cities from placing limits on concealed knife carry. Senate Bill 156, a form of so-called “preemption” legislation, blocks cities from enacting any laws related to transporting, possessing, carrying, selling, transferring, buying, gifting or using a knife. Republicans voted in a majority…

North Carolina County CCW Gun Vote Draws Much Opposition

A proposal to eliminate concealed carry on Pitt County government property was voted 5-3 by their Board of Commissioners, which has drawn opposition, to say the least. Those against the proposal emphasize they have the right to protect themselves wherever they are, including a petition signed by 300 people in favor of the current concealed carry rule. Joe McMillian, president…

Standoff Results In ‘Paranoid’ Wife Shot After Shooting At Police

Husband and wife, Nathan and Betty Tibaldi, were involved in a seven-hour-long standoff with Pennsylvania police that resulted in Betty being killed. Betty, 54, shot at police as Nathan, 77, surrendered after getting out of their pickup truck on Route 611 in Monroe’s Pocono Township. The pursuit began after police checked Betty behind American Candle Shoppe before 11 P.M., which…

Texas Homeowner Survives Gunfight With Burglary Suspect; Suspect Does Not

A homeowner was surprised a bit after lunchtime when a man in his 20’s kicked in the back door of his San Antonio, TX home. When the homeowner confronted the intruder, the suspect pulled a gun from his waistband. The homeowner then rushed to his upstairs bedroom, where he had his gun staged. A gunfight then ensued between the two…