The Yankee Gunner Podcast – 056

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Local News

NRA blended format, not good for CT and instructors.  We still support the NRA, but this is a bad idea from the start.

Hartford Getting A Grip On Gun Crimes – Wait?  What?  Flashback to September 2012.

Cuomo: those against gun control “delusional”

Security Guard at Millstone Power Plant Charged With Wife’s Murder in Norwich – Another one of the special “exempt” people from our gun laws.  How often are we going to see those exempt, going nuts?

New York City Cops Shoot 84 Bullets, Hit Perp Once *video auto starts

Hartford police: homeowner shoots men during home invasion – WTNH Channel 8 prints the victims address!

More than 51,000 assault rifles registered in state – More Ken Dixon bloviation.  There is a strong reason to keep permit info private, as we have learned in NY.

Swatted in West Hartford?  Discussion in CT Open Carry on facebook.

Shelton Gun Store Burglarized, Guns Stolen


National News

BUT WE NEED MORE GUN LAWS? Judge Gives Strawman Seller Probation

Attorney in Steinle Case Blames Gun: It ‘Has No Safety’

Woman discovered to have loaded gun in her vagina during traffic stop – “Never point the muzzle at anything you’re not willing to destroy”!

Houston teen kills himself while taking a selfie with a gun – Times 2!!

Alabama court strikes down open carry restriction

Obama’s Special Assistant Resigns After Being Charged For Shooting At Police Officer – Why was the national news silent on this one?  Maybe, just maybe, because she was a Special Assistant to our anti-gun President?

Phoenix Interstate 10 shootings: Armed citizens group aims to help find gunman – Interesting how CNN portrays them so differently from other groups with a history of doing the same thing like the Oathkeepers.

Justice Department tightens cellphone tracking rules

Gun control groups accused of ‘swatting’ open-carry permit holders, putting lives at risk

UN Gun Control Body Supported By Obama Sets Up Veto-Proof Framework

‘Anti-gun stupidity’: Honolulu destroys $575G worth of police firearms



The US Marines tested all-male squads against mixed-gender ones, and the results were pretty bleak

Women Too Weak to Defend Themselves With Guns? – NOT the same as above.

Anti-Gun Zealots Adopt a Dangerous Tactic to Antagonize Firearm Carriers

Concealed Carrier Gets Caught In Theater After Dropping His Firearm — Lesson Learned.  Bottom line, no generic holsters, EVER!  There is no such thing as a “universal holster”.

Less than 0.00004 of All U.S. Guns Are Used in Homicides

Fox psychiatrist: Every person without a gun should ask ‘What the heck is wrong with me?’

Judge Silences Idiot #BlackLivesMatter Lawyer

SHOCKED FACES EVERYBODY! Study Finds Where Criminals REALLY Get Their Guns

It finally happened, Greg Gutfeld schools Geraldo Rivera on true meaning gun shooting statistics

Snake River Shooting Products Announces Drone Munition Now Shipping – Really?  Just…. why?!


Defensive Gun Use

Missouri 11-year-old fatally shoots 16-year-old intruder – Kid does good, everyone blames mom for his access to the gun.

Concealed Carrier Shoots Armed Robber In Detroit… Again. Still.

SOME NEVER LEARN: Intruder Dies Robbing Same House Where He Was Shot Last Time

Pizza Delivery Driver Turns Tables On Teen Robber – Good lesson on access to your firearm in your vehicle.


In The Classroom

Do you carry with a round in the chamber?

Empty Chamber Carry Will Get You Killed

INFOGRAPHIC: A Quick Guide to Shooting Fundamentals


The 16 Most Ludicrously Customized Cheap Guns