Sheriff Jim Wilson posted an article on the NRA’s Shooting Illustrated website recently that has generated some controversy.
In particular, one of his statements wasn’t particularly palatable to many folks.
Frankly, while magazine capacity might be an issue for members of law enforcement, it is not much of one for the legally armed citizen. Research into actual gunfights involving the armed citizen seldom shows more ammunition is needed beyond what’s in their concealed-carry revolver.
Let’s look at some examples of how he might have arrived at this seemingly outlandish conclusion. At least one source that could be used would be The Armed Citizen (TAC) column of the NRA Journals. The May issue of The American Rifleman was just published.
One of the criticisms I often hear about The Armed Citizen column is that it may not reflect the reality of armed encounters. In other…
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