One pastor of a Minneapolis church has had a security team made up of church members with concealed carry permits for almost a decade.
Loads in excess of 660 foot-pounds out of full-size handguns were producing muzzle energies in excess of 990 foot-pounds of force, a tidy 50% more power.
“It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out if you’re selling drugs in this day and age you should have a gun on you,” said pharmacy owner Pete Spalitto.
New Jersey Senate Republicans have introduced legislation to fast track some firearms permits after an applicant who applied in April was killed in her front yard by her ex-boyfriend.
Robert Redmon said he thought the man was crazy and was out to hurt his grandkids, but when the man jumped on him and began kicking and choking him, Redmon’s two grandkids jumped in and gave their grandpa a helping hand.
In an attempt to feel out the situation, the pharmacist jokingly asked if the man, who had his face covered with a bandanna, if he was there to rob the place, but the pharmacist was already reaching for his handgun beneath his lab coat.
It’s hard to imagine just what a feat it is when essentially a mere squeeze of the trigger starts the reaction, but these amazing animated graphics show in great detail how a model 1911 .45-caliber pistol works.
Of the hundreds of defensive gun uses Guns.com covered this year, for one reason or another some stood out above the rest, with more views, shares and comments than the others.
“It was like a ‘Keystone Cops’ scene,” Sapienza said. “When they saw the .45, one ran one way up the street, and the other went the other way.”
At first the homeowner complied with the suspect and handed him the cash he had demanded, but it wasn’t enough and the suspect demanded more. So the father went into his bedroom, where he retrieved his .45.