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.
[VIDEO] Riveting John Lott On Public TV About Gun Free Zones
On Friday, 27 February, 2015, John Lott gave testimony at the Wyoming legislature, which is considering eliminating many gun free zones.   Dr.... Read More
NH Constitutional Carry up for Critical Vote
Constitutional carry is moving in New Hampshire.  The bill is SB116 in the Senate and HB582 in the House.  It passed the Senate on 12 February. ... Read More
[VIDEO] Clerk Grabs Gun From Robber, Fights And Shoots
This video shows a brave young clerk fighting off two robbers that are masked when they enter the store.  It happened on Friday, 27 February,... Read More
Michigan Concealed Carry Reforms Ready For Governor
Both houses of the Michigan legislature have passed their signature gun reform legislation.  The bills will be sent to Governor Snyder again.  In... Read More
[Breaking] WV Senate Democrats Vote For Constitutional Carry
Constitutional carry, or permitless carry, has passed the West Virginia Senate with an astonishing 32 to 2 vote.   That means that 14 of the 16... Read More
[BREAKING] Kansas Senate Passes Constitutional Carry
The Kansas Senate has passed SB 45, the bill that moves Kansas into the constitutional carry status of Arkansas, Arizona, Alaska, Wyoming, and... Read More
[VIDEO] Armed and Alert Business Owner Stops Crime Spree
An alert and armed business owner made a citizens arrest of the third suspect in a string of over 40 burglaries.   Police had distributed email... Read More
Wisconsin CCW Permit Homicide Rate Lower Than Japan’s
Wisconsin was the next to the last state to enact a concealed carry law.   It passed in 2011.  The law had been thwarted for years by the actions... Read More
How Many People Forget They Have A Gun At The Airport?
As the graphic from TSA shows, they interdicted over 2,200 firearms, mostly loaded, from travelers' carry-on bags, holsters, pockets and a few... Read More
WV Shooting Shows Support for Armed Defense
In West Virginia, a pharmacist used a .45 to stop an attempted robbery.  There is little doubt about what happened.   The case is noteworthy for a... Read More
Another Reason To Home Carry – Or Carry Home
Matthew Haight survived an encounter with a burglar, but not by much.  He acknowledges that he made mistakes, and they cost him a great... Read More
Arizona Proposes Gun Free Zones With Teeth
Arizona representatives have introduced a bill to require 'gun free zones' in public buildings to have teeth.   If the public officials are not... Read More
[VIDEO] How To Provoke A Shooting
The Rite-Aid shooting saga has just resulted in another mistrial for Bernell Benn.  In the video, Benn is the large black man on the cell phone.  ... Read More