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Brian McCombie

About Brian McCombie

Brian McCombie is a freelance writer from central Wisconsin specializing in firearms and outdoor sports. His byline appears regularly in Gun Digest and other national magazines.

Concealed carry at Texas A&M?

Texas A&M Students Want Concealed Carry on Campus

Recently, the Student Senate at Texas A&M University passed a measure requesting campus-wide concealed carry. As reported by the student newspaper, The Eagle, "The student senate voted 38-19 to ask A&M university officials and state lawmakers to permit concealed carry license holders to bring handguns inside university buildings."

A Selection of Lead-Free Bullets

Lead-Free Bullets: A Problem for Criminal Investigations?

  With more and more ammunition makers are going to lead-free bullets, one crime scene investigator is worried that the lack of lead may compromise criminal investigations. “This [move toward lead-free bullets] is a potential game changer,” Michael Knox, a seasoned crime scene investigator based in Jacksonville, Florida, told WKMG TV Orlando. “Right now,...

Texas gun owners are watching for violations of the parking lot gun law.

Employers Breaking Texas Parking Lot Gun Law

  Texas Parking Lot Gun Law Under Attack September 1, 2012 was the one-year anniversary of Senate Bill 321 taking effect in Texas. Supported by the National Rifle Association (NRA), SB 321 was an employee parking lot gun law, signed into law by Governor Rick Perry in June of 2011. In a nutshell, the...

SERPA concealed carry holsters are available for many 1911 models.

Real Estate Agents Take Concealed Carry Class

  A group of 26 real estate agents from the Waco Association of Realtors recently took the 10-hour concealed carry class needed to qualify for a Texas concealed handgun license (CHL). “The group decided to take the class together this month to observe Realtor Safety Month, as declared by the National Association of Realtors,”...