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Some firearm designs are iconic, almost mythic. One of those was introduced in the early 1870s, and was widely carried both by military forces and civilians, and is credited by many firearms historians as being a critical factor in the ‘taming of the West’. No, I’m not talking about the Colt SAA. I’m talking about […]

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Quarterly Update, April 2024

As part of an ongoing commitment to making sure we are communicating beyond social media and our various online discussion forms, you should expect to see more formal updates about once a quarter; the last one was in January, recapping the year, the national meeting,...

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The Gun Show “Loophole”

There is much news today about the Biden administration closing the gun show loophole. As with much of politics, the details matter. Back in 2022, Congress passed Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, notably sponsored by Marco Rubio (R- FL), which laid the groundwork for...

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Year in Review – 2024

I apologize for the tardiness of this post, the fall was very busy, and we have some website maintenance to do. But this is past due and folks should get an update! 2023 is over; it was a busy year! First things first though, an a recap of our excellent annual...

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VA Lobby Day

The SHOT show wasn't the only activity of note last week (and more to come on that), our superheroes in the DC/Maryland/Virginia (DMV) chapter hit up the Virginia State Capitol again. “Quick report from the LGC VA lobby day. Thank you very much to PT Jones of the...

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A Tale of two Logos

The "venerable" Minuteman and the "Modern" Shooter * Introspection can be difficult. An organization like ours sometimes forgets its necessity. When we originally conceived the club logo, we wanted an image that reflected the origins of the Second Amendment, and what...

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That takes balls.

I recently picked up a little Pedersoli Liegi Derriger kit. One of the other BBTI guys has one of these things, and I’ve always considered it a cool little piece of firearms history. Cap & ball firearms technology came along in the early part of the 1800s, supplanting flintlocks and earlier ignition systems. The Liegi […]

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That takes balls.

I recently picked up a little Pedersoli Liegi Derriger kit. One of the other BBTI guys has one of these things, and I’ve always considered it a cool little piece of firearms history. Cap & ball firearms technology came along in the early part of the 1800s, supplanting flintlocks and earlier ignition systems. The Liegi […]

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Roe v. Wade

We fully support the right to bodily autonomy, and the way this ruling and the ruling on NYSRPA (regardless of whether we "won" a particular case) were done is complicated at best. They seem to have established an entirely new legal precedent for these things to be...

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A tale of two cities…

Two horrific events, in short order. Devastating loss of life. Mourning families. And before they can even bury the dead, the lines got drawn pretty quick (which isn't unusual never let a tragedy go unused). On one side  the "we aren't coming for your guns EXCEPT..."...

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Weekly Roundup 1- 12/12

Dear Members,  My name is Mariah and I am an LGC Member, commercial beekeeper, and law student based in Boston, MA. Since the beginning of 2021, I have been reading and summarizing legislation at the state and federal levels dealing with firearms. Now, I get to pass...

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2021 Annual Meeting

Well, let's start with the fact that your membership director should really have his coffee before sending out important emails to the entire membership base! Sorry for the confusion about the dates in the original email, I was recycling last years event to make the...

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Making the biggest difference

In the last week, even among a few of our members, we've seen comments along the lines of "Yeah, root cause mitigation sounds great, but we gotta get something done now. This stuff is out of control" Or "Root cause mitigation? That's just deflecting from the real...

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What’s your goal?

This question should be used in public discourse more often. It should also be followed up with clarification questions like, "How will it do that?" and "What do you expect the outcome to be?" Why should we ask these questions? Because they are important. The...

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Stop Asian Hate

After the events in Georgia, a lot of people are saying a lot of things. So much going on in this story: Regardless of truth, people who were perceived as sex workers because "Asian" and "massage" due to hurtful stereotypes. Asian women sex fetish and objectification....

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Addiction, Sobriety, and Firearms

Here at The Liberal Gun Club, we were very pleased to have recently hosted one of our popular Experience Panels, this one focused on the topic of substance abuse, addiction, recovery, sobriety, and how it all relates to firearms.      This is an important...

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More LGC Postcards, Please!

You just got your First Ever mailing from the LGC. (Or you haven't yet, but it's on the way!) You are fired up to write your congresspersons, and some other political folks that need to hear from you. You need more than 1 postcard. We have a package of 3 more...

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Announcing the LGC Vimeo Channel!

Sometimes, YouTube removes videos from our channel because they think we did something wrong. Sometimes we can figure it out. Sometimes we can't. Other folks, like the fabulous folks at InRange use Vimeo for videos with content SPECIFICALLY NOT allowed on YouTube....

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LGC Holiday Gift Guide

Happy Holidays! It's that time of year again! Gift giving season! No matter what your holiday is, so many people give gifts this time of year. We thought we might help, and make some suggestions based on our member’s small businesses! The club has authors, artisans,...

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The Liberal Gun Club

Recently, we were asked some questions for a follow up to an industry article. We'll post that when its available, but I thought the questions were good, and the answers might be useful in describing us to your friends and family. What's the most important thing long...

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