Category Archives: Mama’s Rants

Children and Safety

By MamaLiberty By what process do “children” become adults? How do people become responsible for themselves, rather than dependent on others for their lives and safety? What part does chronological age have to do with it? We would all likely … Continue reading

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A Lady and A Gun

By MamaLiberty One of the most exciting things for me as a firearms and self defense instructor, is seeing an increasing number of women, especially young people, becoming interested and starting the process toward responsible gun ownership. Once they have … Continue reading

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Not My Problem

By MamaLiberty Not my problem. I’m sure a lot of people would consider that a harsh thing to say, but if you’ll stay with me a bit you should easily see that it is the only real answer to the … Continue reading

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Above The “Law”

By MamaLiberty The lawless religious right: Time to stop caving to their ridiculous tantrums Salon – by Katie McDonogh “The Christian right wants to live above the law, and so far they’ve been wildly successful at getting what they want. … Continue reading

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A Walk On The Dark Side

By MamaLiberty Sally had worked much later than she had intended to, and hurried as she crossed the dimly lit lobby to the front. The old security guard shuffled toward her to unlock the door, wishing her a good evening … Continue reading

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A Bird In The Hand

By MamaLiberty Ancient wisdom tells us that a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. What’s in your hand is yours to do with as you please, but in opening your hand to grasp the two in … Continue reading

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Armed Teachers – School Shooters

By MamaLiberty There are several items in the news these days about “allowing” some teachers and administrators to be armed in order to respond to “school shootings.” In fact, some schools are actively in the process of providing for this. … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of Shooting (3)

By MamaLiberty To recap: As great and wonderful as target and competition shooting truly are, training only for sport shooting leaves some dangerous holes in the fabric of what’s needed for self defense. If you carry a gun, you need … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of Shooting (2)

By MamaLiberty Last time we looked at the difference between target/competition shooting and some potentially serious differences in a self defense situation. The fundamental of aiming, and how various alternative methods might come in very handy, is an important part … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of Shooting

By MamaLiberty The NRA Guide to The Basics of Pistol Shooting lists the “fundamentals” as: Aiming breath control hold control trigger control follow through Any experienced shooter will tell you that learning and practicing these basics is very important. They … Continue reading

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