The Reminder

When you receive your original or renewed concealed carry license, get out your electronic calendar, move ahead 2 years (2.5 years for veteran’s licenses) and put a reminder to do your Refresher. It’s also not a bad idea to go forward to the expiration year and make a note to do your Renewal Class as well. The NM DPS Concealed Carry Unit has been mailing

Have Only One Type of Defense Gun

Some thoughts about having only one type of handgun from my friend John. It IS certainly something to think about. I once worked with a fellow who had a zillion handguns and liked to vary by day which he carried.  The problem, whenever he was excited, he couldn’t function. Odds are, as said in a previous newsletter, “Someone else will pick [the day you need

April 2019

Note…I’m going to stay away from politics for a while… I’m sure you all have had enough of that. But, I will keep you posted as I’m made aware of things that are happening. Interesting Thought… Have Only One Type of Defense Gun (some thoughts from my friend John, and something to think about). I once worked with a fellow who had a zillion handguns and liked

Bloomberg Anti-Gun Agenda Passes on a 3-2 Vote

Thanks to all members, advocates and law enforcement that showed up! On Thursday evening, January 24th, the House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee voted to sail through multiple bills backed by New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg. The following bills were supported by Representatives Liz Thomson (D-Albuquerque) House District 24, Andrea Romero (D-Santa Fe) House District 46, and Angelica Rubio ( D-Las Cruces) House District 35. Read Original Article House Bill 8: “Universal” Background Checks – Sponsored

Anti-Gun Lawmakers Considering Restrictive Firearm Bills

From NRA-ILA (original version here) Anti-Gun Lawmakers Respond As Early As Jan. 24, 2019 In her opening day speech to state lawmakers, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham called on them to pass various gun control proposals that she supported on the campaign trail and which have been filed in the New Mexico Legislature. She stated that “hunters, sportsmen and responsible gun owners also recognize the need

Practice With Your Bedroom Gun

I know many of you have a handgun in your bedroom. When was the last time you practiced with it? Does it have a light (or is a flashlight handy)? Have you checked lately too see if they still work? When things go bump in the night is not the time to discover that you have a dead battery. Do some realistic drills at the

The Day You Need Your Gun

You don’t get to pick the day you need your gun. Someone else will pick that day and they will only tell you at the last minute. Tom Givens, of Rangemaster (a premier firearms training facility in Tennessee), made this interesting comment that was picked up on Facebook a month or so ago. Think about the truth of this statement. If I knew I was going

January 2019

Happy New Year Everyone! Interesting Thought for the New Year… You don’t get to pick the day you need your gun. Someone else will pick that day and they will only tell you at the last minute. Tom Givens, of Rangemaster (a premier firearms training facility in Tennessee), made this interesting comment that was picked up on Facebook a month or so ago. Think about the truth of

Increase Your Awareness – Stay Alert

Be extra alert as you go about your holiday activities. It is so easy to get caught up in your social activities and shopping that brings you into close contact with lots of people, including strangers, that you tend to become complacent. Be extra aware of those around you. Most of them mean you no harm, but there are always those who are looking to

Warning to New Mexico Gun Owners

Republished from: NRA-ILA Institute for Legislative Action Expect Unprecedented Attacks On Your Second Amendment Rights During The 2019 Legislative Session While the New Mexico Legislature will not convene for its 60-day Regular Session until January 15, lawmakers can start prefiling bills on December 17.  You will see unprecedented attacks on your Second Amendment rights from the word go.  Your NRA-ILA will alert you to bill numbers and provide