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Get Me Home Bag

Every prepper has heard of the bug out bag. But do you have a Get Me Home Bag?

Patriots Day – 17 Years Later

And it is upon us again, the anniversary of 911, the 17th. The images are still as stark as they were that faithful day. Not to be confused with Patriots Day...

Judging People By Their States Politics

Editor's Note: I have to admit that I sometimes (often) cringe when I find out people are from places that poison everything they touch with their politics and I am often lumped in with...
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Virginia Gun Control Law Update

Virginia threatens gun control laws and local governments say they won't enforcement. Virginia's AG says they can't refuse. GOA and VCDL say he's wrong.

Now That’s Just Crazy!

I am always amused to hear people talk at the range or gun shows about "facts cast in stone." As with most other gun enthusiasts, I think I...

Is the U.S. Government Building the Terrorists they Need?

For a long time; I along with countless others who are better informed than me have wondered at the strange nature of our governments actions upon the citizens they are supposed to represent and...

Will Paris Attacks Renew Call to Ban Guns?

The news this week of the terrorist attacks in Paris that killed 12 people left me with a few different emotions and thoughts. On one hand I felt a sense of loss for the...

At What Point Do Our Nation’s Heroes Become Their Fellow Citizen’s Enemies

Nations rise and fall as they have done since the beginning of time. Some fear that our nation, the United States of America, is preparing for the final spasm that could literally kick this...

Too Late to Fix Things and Too Early to Fight

As we head into another weekend I am burdened by the same thoughts I have had for years when confronted with the latest political news pouring out of the media. The President has just...
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Remembering Y2K

Anyone else remember Y2k with fondness? What did you do to prepare?
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Can Virginia’s Governor Actually Use the National Guard to Enforce Gun Laws?

Can the Virginia Governor use the National Guard to enforce gun control laws?

Memorial Day 2019

"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." - Ed Howdershelt (Reference Stephan Decatur Miller, circa September 1830). This is the day we...
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Happy New Year

So Long, 2019. Hello 2020. As we at The Prepper Journal look back at 2019, there are a lot of things to be thankful for: Not...

Gun Rights Rally in Virginia

After weeks of preparation, thousands of gun-rights supporters, including leaders from the Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL) and Gun Owners of America are gathering at Virginia’s state capitol square for Lobby Day.