Georgia passes new law expanding gun rights

Georgia’s governor is expected to sign the bill today (4/23/2014). The bill, described by the National Rifle Association’s lobbying arm as “the most comprehensive pro-gun reform legislation introduced in recent state history,” expands the scope of public places where licensed … Continue reading

Air Rifles for Prepping and Survival

Can an air rifle fill a role in prepping and survival? Or are powder/cartridge firearms the only effective tool for those purposes? My blog co-author, Butch C., weighed in on this topic a while back. But I’ve been researching the … Continue reading

Weekly Survival Reader: April 14-19

It’s time for another installment of Prep-Blog’s weekly prepping and survival reader, with interesting blog posts, articles, products, and news of interest to preppers. By the way, if you like Prep-Blog.com, vote for the site by clicking the “Top Prepper … Continue reading

Man Wrongfully Convicted in 1989 Brooklyn Murder Is Set Free

Here’s the news story from Yahoo! News. This man served nearly 25 years of a 25-to-life sentence for a murder he provably did not commit. The 51-year-old Fleming had said from the start that he couldn’t have shot Darryl “Black” … Continue reading

Superfoods for Preppers: Leafy Green Crops

Forget about iceberg lettuce. It’s one of the least nutritious vegetables you could eat. Iceberg lettuce is 95% water and low in pretty much every nutrient, even fiber. So why give it space in your survival garden? By comparison, many … Continue reading

Which Knife is your Every Day Carry?

Over at a little blog called The Art of Manliness, they have an interesting post: Every Man Should Carry a Pocket Knife. Here’s an excerpt: 1st Century Romans created the first folding pocket knife. They made for easy carrying for … Continue reading

15 April 2014 Deadline for NY Residents to Register Assault Weapons

The New York State “SAFE Act” requires NY residents who own or possess an assault weapon to register that weapon with the State police on or before 15 April 2014. Registration can be done online. See the official State website … Continue reading

Hacking Those Overly-Restrictive Gun Laws

This post is a brief summary of gun designs and products devised by manufacturers to provide a legal end-run around laws that restrict certain types of firearms. As always, nothing on this blog should be taken as legal advice. Laws … Continue reading

Weekly Survival Reader: April 7-11

It’s time for another installment of Prep-Blog’s weekly prepping and survival reader, with interesting blog posts, articles, products, and news of interest to preppers. By the way, if you like Prep-Blog.com, vote for the site by clicking the “Top Prepper … Continue reading

12 Expensive Foods that are Cheap to Grow

… and easy to grow, and very healthy. If you have the land and the time to go totally self-sufficient and grow all your own food, more power to you. I think that’s great. But a large percentage of Preppers … Continue reading

Which States Are the Most Gun Friendly?

The following list of gun-friendly States was taken from a few different online articles on the subject. To vote, choose up to 5 States. For some background information on each State and its gun laws, see: Top 10 Gun-Friendly States … Continue reading

New EPA Rule Targets Wood-burning Stoves

“The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule changes in January that would dramatically tighten emissions requirements on new wood-powered heaters, though does not impact ones already in homes.” (Foxnews) Critics are saying that this rule change will place an unfair … Continue reading