Early Voting Alert

NRA Voting Alert

From Tara Mica of the NRA Your Freedom Is Under Attack in New Mexico! Vote On or Before November 6! Dear New Mexico NRA Member: Early in-person voting at expanded locations begins this Saturday, October 20.  New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg has targeted pro-Second Amendment candidates for defeat in New Mexico, hoping to push his radical gun control agenda forward in the Roundhouse in Santa Fe and

The Failure Drill

The Failure Drill, when practiced and perfected, is an extremely useful drill that saves lives. The modern Failure Drill is accomplished by the shooter firing two center-mass shots as quickly as those shots can be delivered into a target and within an 8-inch center mass area. Following the second shot, the shooter follows through and assesses if their target still presents a deadly threat. If

Learn the Facts and Think It Trough

10 Things Gun Owners Get Wrong About Their Self-Defense Rights… An interesting article from Gun Tests regarding things gun owners get wrong about their self-defense rights by Michele Byington, an attorney for a national firearms legal-defense program. It’s worth taking the time to read. Link to 10 Common Misconceptions About Gun Ownership. The article is a bit long, so here is the quick list. 10 Common

October 2018

Interesting Thought… 10 Things Gun Owners Get Wrong About Their Self-Defense Rights… An interesting article from Gun Tests regarding things gun owners get wrong about their self-defense rights by Michele Byington, an attorney for a national firearms legal-defense program. It’s worth taking the time to read. It’s a bit long, so here is the link… https://www.gun-tests.com/issues/29_11/features/Gun-Owners-and-Self-Defense-Rights-26793-1.html?s=FB_121917A#.W45yAOhKiM Another Interesting Thought… From a post from #ThinkItThrough on Facebook came

Accuracy and Speed Drill

Here’s something to try for both accuracy and speed… a version of the 5 x 5 x 5 drill for the handgun. 5 shots in 5″ target in 5 seconds. Start at 3 yards and see how you do. When you master that level of accuracy at that distance in that time, move out to 5 yards, then 7 yards, etc. Start at low ready.

Where’s your handgun?

Are you carrying it right now? Is it close by? According to Jeff Cooper (as related in the June 2, 2014 issue of NRA Shooting Illustrated) “If you are reading this and can’t put your hand on your defensive handgun, your training was wasted.” Think about that for a moment. All the training in the world won’t do you any good if you can’t get your

August 2018

Interesting Thought… Where’s your handgun? Are you carrying it right now? Is it close by? According to Jeff Cooper (as related in the June 2, 2014 issue of NRA Shooting Illustrated) “If you are reading this and can’t put your hand on your defensive handgun, your training was wasted.” Think about that for a moment. All the training in the world won’t do you any good if

New Mexico State Democrats Unveil Four Gun Control Proposals for 2019 Legislative Session

Here is an email I received from Tara Mica, NRA-ILA State Legislative Director. She asked me to pass it along to you all. *****  Dear New Mexico Gun Owner: We’re five months away from the 2019 Session of the New Mexico Legislature and anti-gun lawmakers are already rolling out gun control proposals!  NRA-ILA will be reviewing these measures in the coming weeks, but you can

Focus on Particular Skills at the Range

I know its fun to go to the range and burn up a lot of ammunition. However, think about working on one or two particular skills each time you go to the range. Some examples would be to work on marksmanship (always), developing a smooth and efficient presentation (draw), shooting from various forms of concealment, shooting from unconventional shooting positions (seated, from the ground, etc),

Are you getting ready for what is coming?

Here is a guest editorial from Coralie Carrier, a concealed carry instructor in Las Cruces, that is a bit of a change of pace but something we need to take very seriously considering the times we are in (and November isn’t very far away). As another summer winds down and another political season gears up I have a couple of thoughts for everyone. Are you getting