Biloxi, Mississippi — (AmmoLand.com) - The National Shooting Sports Foundation has a released an infographic detailing the statistics on gun crimes and homicide as well as gun ownership and what the public thinks. You might be surprised at what we discovered. We discuss what Kid Rock had to say about a recent break-in attempt at his home and how a Texas couple survived a kidnapping.
During the second half of this episode we’ll revisit the occupied state of Colorado and discover that gun owners might soon be evicted from their homes. We’ll consider a negligent shooting during an Ohio training class and use the situation as a teachable moment.
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We will travel throughout the United States, seeking the advice and expertise of the best firearms trainers available. Sometimes deadly serious, sometimes just for fun, Student of the Gun will always strive to educate and entertain our viewers while offering them an insiders’ look at the worlds of firearms.
About the Host
Paul G. Markel has worn many hats during his lifetime. He has been a United States Marine, police officer, professional bodyguard, and small arms and tactics instructor. Markel has been writing professionally for law enforcement and firearms periodicals for nearly 20 years, and has hundreds of articles in print. A regular guest on nationally syndicated radio talk shows, Markel is a subject matter expert in firearms training and use of force.
Markel has been teaching safe and effective firearms handling to students, young and old, for decades and has also worked actively with 4H Shooting Sports programs. Markel holds numerous instructor certifications in multiple disciplines; nonetheless, he is, and will remain a dedicated Student of the Gun.