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Guns at Home: Where a Shooting Range Comes With the House

We've been talking about guns in America over the last week, and we know that the debate over gun control can get very heated. But let's leave aside for a moment the question of whether gun permits in a neighborhood help or hurt property values and instead take a look at the real estate itself. Here are properties that... Continue Reading »

How to Store Guns Safely at Home

If you keep a firearm in your home, there are a number of precautions you can take to ensure its proper storage and safety -- particularly if you have children in the house. (Also because guns stolen from homes is a big problem these days.) It's essential to know how to securely store your weapon while also having ease... Continue Reading »

Idaho Planned Community, The Citadel, Would Require Everyone to Bear Arms

A group of online organizers and a gun company are planning to build a fortified city in Idaho called The Citadel, where every resident from age 13 and up would be armed with guns. The goal of the community is to "fiercely" protect the ideals of American liberty and to be prepared for catastrophe of any kind. According... Continue Reading »

Gun Safety at Home: Stolen Firearms a Big Problem, Statistics Show

As the issue of gun control dominates the political stage, gun safety at home should be on the minds of homeowners who keep firearms in their houses. There's reason to be vigilant: Stolen guns is a big problem. Statistics show an alarming rate of weapons being stolen during home burglaries -- and more often than not, they... Continue Reading »

Guns at Home: Do Neighborhoods' Firearms Permits Lower Property Values?

The Journal News' gun map highlighting the names and addresses of gun permit owners across New York's Westchester and Rockland Counties is not only calling into question the safety of those homeowners, but it has also sparked concerns regarding its effect on real estate values in such "gun-concentrated" areas. According... Continue Reading »

How to Find Out Who Owns a Gun Permit: Learn If Your Neighbors Are Packing Heat

A controversial map recently published by The Journal News newspaper in New York marked one of the latest reactions to the Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, Conn. The map disclosed the identities of all pistol permit holders in Westchester and Rockland counties. While the move rankled many, it also highlighted a fact... Continue Reading »

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