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As of June 18th, 2015, with the passage of SB 175 and SB 488. Nevada will recognize the following States' CCW permits ;

Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

The exciting news is, Nevada will recognize a non-resident Arizona permit once again. Check out our Non-Resident Arizona Courses Click Here

Remember firearm laws change frequently so before traveling with a firearm, you should verify the laws with the appropriate authorities.

Here is the link to the Nevada Department of Public Safety about the change. http://gsd.nv.gov/FeesForms/Brady/CCW-Permit-Recognition/

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School Gun Free Zones. While California allows their CCW permit holders to carry on school grounds (Penal Code 626.9(l)) and many other states are passing laws to allow their permit holders to carry on school grounds. That may soon change here in California with SB 707 passing through the Senate Committee on Appropriations this week and heading to the Senate floor. I always thought if our law makers would ever realize permit holders could legally carry on school property, they would put an end to it and here it is, the first attempt with SB 707. Personally I think permit holders being allowed to carry on school grounds is a good thing. Right? Here is a person that has shown good decision making their entire life. Have passed a background check, took firearm training and qualified with the firearm they are carrying. Sounds to me like a good guy (or gal) with a gun. Contact your California State Senator and urge them to OPPOSE SB 707. You can locate your representatives by using this link http://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov/

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There is definitely a lot of talk about binary explosive targets and has been for some time.

Since many of you have taking courses from me, you know I'm not an attorney and if you need legal advise, I recommend hiring an attorney.

This blog is just my opinion.

I'm guessing many of you have either used Tannerite or another brand or at least have seen the videos of people using the binary explosive targets. I have to admit, it is some fun stuff, cause who doesn't like exploding targets?

If you view Tannrites website you can find a link explain the legalities of its use. And after reading all the legal stuff you can be convinced it is all legal.

Well, under Federal Law anyway but not under California Law. Of course there is a lot of debate over this, especially on calguns. But like what happens most of the time, everyone wants to overlook parts of the penal code that doesn't fit their argument.

I will agree most of the penal code, when dealing with explosive has phrases like, 'intent', 'recklessly or maliciously'. And I would agree, even bet that 99.9% or more of the time, binary explosive targets are purchased with no bad intent. Just wanting to have a little explosive fun and it is fun. (check out the video on the home page)

I think California Penal Code 18720, makes it clear.

PC 18720. Every person who possesses any substance, material, or any combination of substances or materials, with the intent to make any destructive device or any explosive without first obtaining a valid permit to make that destructive device or explosive, is guilty of a felony, and is punishable by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 for two, three, or four years.

And trying to make an argument that binary explosive targets are not an explosive. I would say is a motto point since the word explosive is right on the packaging.

Just Google Jeremy Ingram Menifee California. In August 2013, he was arrested on two felony counts of possessing illegal explosive devices.

Here is a link to the news article http://www.menifee247.com/2013/08/menifee-man-arrested-for-possession-of-illegal-explosives.html

And the newspapers Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/menifee247/posts/699642486729090

My suggestion, stay away from binary explosive targets, at least in California.

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