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Government Failure in Parkland, Florida

Sheriff Scott Israel’s claim that he provided “amazing leadership” to his department becomes more appalling with every new revelation.

Real Fearless Women

Stacy Washington says that the media furor over the “Fearless Girl” statue misses the real narrative of fearless women defending themselves every day.

Florida Has Expedited Carry Permits To Military Personnel

Since the terrorist attack on American troops in Chattanooga, Tenn., the state of Florida has been taking extra steps to make sure that our men and women in uniform are able to defend themselves.

Tennessee Public Transit Authorities Slow To Roll Back Gun Ban

Frequent A1F Daily contributor Stacy Washington explores how transit authorities in Tennessee are doing their best to delay implementation of a new law that does away with a gun ban on city buses.

Tennessee Cities Drag Their Feet Removing Gun Ban On Buses

A new state law in Tennessee took effect on July 1, recognizing the right of permit holders to carry firearms on city buses. (Local authorities are allowed to continue to ban firearms only if they install metal detectors and station security guards at each station to ensure that all passengers, law-abiding or not, are disarmed.) But public transit authorities in the state’s major cities seem determined to do as little as possible to honor the law.

Tennessee Woman Shoots Attacker, Saving Herself And Others

Dieshunn Lindsey picked the wrong woman to pick on. And Latesha Hinton gave him her best shot.

New Military Policy Allows Recruiters And Other Troops To Be Armed

A Monday article posted at MilitaryTimes.com reports that a new Pentagon policy allows U.S. military personnel to request permission to carry concealed handguns at government facilities—even “for personal protection not associated with the performance of official duties.”

Armed Citizen Stops Robbery At Tennessee Hotel

A career criminal in the process of robbing two people at a Chattanooga Days Inn suddenly discovered one of his targets was armed—and ready to act in self-defense.

Attorney Shot In Couple’s Home After Bizarre Rampage

A Chattanooga, Ga., attorney broke into an elderly couple’s house, threatened them, left, returned, climbed the roof, then threw plants at them. It took two bullets in his arm to end the strange incident.

First Gear | Columbia River Knife And Tool

Brand-spanking new or ultra-classic, CRKT knives keep their edge—in more ways than one.

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