Author Archives: Dean Weingarten

Dean Weingarten has been a peace officer, a military officer, was on the University of Wisconsin Pistol Team for four years, and was first certified to teach firearms safety in 1973. He taught the Arizona concealed carry course for fifteen years until the goal of constitutional carry was attained. He has degrees in meteorology and mining engineering, and recently retired from the Department of Defense after a 30 year career in Army Research, Development, Testing, and Evaluation.
Breaking: Open Carry To Go To TX Governor Abbott
I just watched hours of debate in the Texas Senate on Committee Substitute HB 910.  The Senate Committee had removed the Dutton amendment, that... Read More
Video: Moms Demand Action Give Robotic Testimony In Texas Committee
This is what astroturf looks like in action.  Imagine what the Senators are thinking.  It goes on for ten minutes, with the "activists" reading... Read More
Not Guilty, and Handcuffed; Woman Forced to Shoot Attacking Ex At Gas Station In Houston
video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player The young woman shown above was clearly justified in shooting the ex-boyfriend who... Read More
Second Amendment Friendly Verizon Store
I had been meaning to update my phone for a long time.  I probably should have done it four years ago.  Finally, circumstances pushed me to do this... Read More
[BREAKING] California Concealed Carry: Peruta To Be Heard En Banc
The commonsense ruling that the second amendment applies outside of the home in the Peruta court case in the Ninth Circuit will now be decided by a... Read More
[BREAKING] Constitutional Carry Passes Kansas House
SB45, the Kansas constitutional carry bill, has passed the House of representatives with a veto proof margin of 85 to 39.   Some technical... Read More
[BREAKING] West Virginia Governor Tomblin Vetos Constitutional Carry
You have to give West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin credit for Machiavellian use of power.  He cleverly waited until the legislature adjourned,... Read More
Texas Senate Passes Campus Carry 20-11
SB11, the Texas campus carry bill that allows adults with concealed handgun licenses to carry on public university campuses, passed the Texas Senate... Read More
Shooting Is Deadly Force, Even In The Leg
Chart from, a site that tracks Chicago shootings Shooting a person is a deadly serious business.  There is always a chance that... Read More
WV Poll: Constitutional Carry, Guess Which One Is Winning: Yes or No
A poll is being run in the, asking the following question: Do you think the legislature should pass the bill that lets people carry... Read More
Gunfight: Police and Homeowner vs Burglars
video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Citizens and police make an effective team to stop crime.  Where there is high... Read More
WV: Constitutional Carry Passes the House with Bi-Partisan Support
The West Virginia Constitutional Carry bill,  SB 347 has now passed the House.  The vote was 71 to 29.  This is a very comfortable, veto proof... Read More
911 Dispatchers Can Give Bad Advice
The quality of the operator that you contact with a 911 call varies greatly.  Some departments start their officers as dispatchers, so that they... Read More
[BREAKING] Governor Snyder Signs Michigan Concealed Carry Reform
Governor Rick Snyder has signed the concealed carry reform bills into law. Governor Snyder, who vetoed virtually the same bills only six weeks ago,... Read More
Number Of Shots Not Valid Reason For First Degree Murder Charge
There is a joke that goes around the gun culture. After a defensive shooting, an attorney asks the person who was defending themselves "Why did you... Read More