Restrictions on Tennessee Carry Permits

February 28, 2020 // Blog, General, NCA, Our Blog

The new legislation has provided Tennessee residents with a second option for carry permits. With the passage of the Senate bill, a new concealed carry handgun permit makes it faster, easier, and less expensive for those who wish to exercise their second amendment right to get a concealed carry permit. However, the new concealed carry […]

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Why Dry Fire?

February 24, 2020 // Blog, General, NCA, Our Blog

What is Dry Firing? Dry firing is shooting a firearm without ammunition in the chamber. Here’s what happens. The shooter pulls the trigger. The hammer drops. No shot is fired because there are no bullets. Do I Need Special Equipment to Dry Fire? You can buy pistols made especially for dry firing. You might choose […]

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Is Pepper Spray a Good Self-Defense Option?

February 21, 2020 // Blog, General, NCA, Our Blog

Self-defense weapons come in many shapes, sizes, and varieties. Pepper spray is often overlooked as a means of self-defense. What is Pepper Spray? As a weapon, pepper spray provides protection and self-defense. It offers the victim time to escape from a threatening situation.  The main ingredient of pepper is oleoresin capsicum. This oil is present […]

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Tennessee’s New Gun Legislation Puzzles Some Residents

February 18, 2020 // Blog, NCA, Our Blog

With the start of the new year, Tennessee introduced a second option for those who wanted a concealed carry permit. Faced with two options, some gun owners are unsure which permit is best for them.   Residents of Tennessee have had a carry permit. This document will now become known as an enhanced permit. Upon […]

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Are Online Concealed Carry Courses Missing Something?

February 14, 2020 // Blog, NCA, Our Blog

Taking a concealed carry class online is very convenient. Most often, these courses include a video and a test. Prices vary with the presenting instructor but most online courses run around $20. The test is often multiple choice. If you fail it—either in the classroom or online—you can retake the test. Many who took the […]

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What You Need to Know about Tennessee’s New Gun Legislation

February 11, 2020 // Blog, NCA, Our Blog

On January first, those Tennesseans who wish to obtain a gun permit were provided with a second way of achieving that permit.   Up until 2020 Tennessee had only one permit. It has been renamed “enhanced” handgun permit. It allowed citizens with this permit to carry a firearm open or concealed.    The enhanced weapons […]

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