Grant Cunningham is a renowned author and teacher in the fields of self defense, defensive shooting education and personal safety. He’s written several popular books on handguns and defensive shooting, including “The Book of the Revolver”, “Shooter’s Guide To Handguns”, “Defensive Revolver Fundamentals”, “Defensive Pistol Fundamentals”, and “Practice Strategies for Defensive Shooting” (Fall 2015.)
Grant has also written articles on shooting, self defense, training and teaching for many magazines and shooting websites, including Concealed Carry Magazine, Gun Digest Magazine, the Association of Defensive Shooting Instructors ADSI) and the popular Personal Defense Network training website. He’s produced a DVD in the National Rifle Association’s Personal Firearm Defense series titled “Defensive Revolver Fundamentals” and teaches defensive shooting and personal safety courses all over the United States.
Rick Travis serves as the Programs Director of the California Rifle and Pistol Association (CRPA).
Rick brings 30 years of public service to his position of working with organizations, businesses, government and most importantly our membership. His passion for the Second Amendment and the shooting sports is evident through his work with hunters, youth organizations (Boy Scouts of America, FFA, 4-H and Church youth programs), clubs, ranges and National Organizations. Rick is responsible for the development, implementation and growth of programs designed to meet the needs of gun owners in California. Rick develops and coordinates the CRPA’s programs and works with California’s Hunting and Sport Shooting organizations to advance the sport.
William “Bill” Whittle is an American conservative blogger, political commentator, director, screenwriter, editor, pilot, author and the voice of The Common Sense Resistance.
He is best known for his PJ Media internet videos and short films, one of which, “Three and a Half Days”, has been viewed more than 2.5 million times on YouTube as of June 2016. He is currently the presenter of The Firewall, and co-hosts Right Angle with Stephen Green and Scott Ott, his former fellow co-hosts of “Trifecta.” Bill’s latest video series “We The People V2.0″ made for young adults with Turning Point USA. In addition, Whittle has interviewed a number of political personalities as a PJTV.com commentator.
He is a former National Review Online contributor and has been a guest on the Fox News Channel, The Dennis Miller Show, Sun TV, and national radio programs.
His first book, Silent America: Essays from a Democracy at War, was published in 2004. Since 2009, Whittle has been a featured speaker at universities and a number of Republican and Tea Party, and numerous events throughout the United States. He is also the co-founder of Declaration Entertainment, an independent film studio, the founder of BillWhittle.com,a Fellow of The David Horowitz Freedom Center, and Whittle appears daily on Stinchfeild NRATV show at 12pm.
Jon Harris has been in the law enforcement field for over three decades. He has worked in municipal, county and federal law enforcement. A retired Army NCO who was at the fall of the Berlin Wall, and served during the first Gulf War. He became Chief of Military Police Investigations at Ft Dix NJ before leaving the US Army.
Jon returned to law enforcement working drug interdiction and 2011 was selected to go to Afghanistan and Iraq as a security contractor where he searched for IEDs and narcotics as a K9 handler. Jon is married to his wife of 35 years and has one son, a graduate of United States Military Academy at West Point, who is a Captain in the United States Army. He holds a BA in Politics and Government and an MS in Criminal Justice.
Jon is a published author and regular contributor to both DispatchFromDownRange.com and Opslens.com
DispatchFromDownRange.com is a compilation of articles about the day to day life of an American security contractor working in Afghanistan and Iraq. Jon Harris was a counter narcotics and counter explosives K9 handler supporting the US mission in Afghanistan and Iraq from 2011 through 2014. He writes about the actual things that went on from a firsthand standpoint. Each article, all posted from the war zone as it was happening, gives the reader a rarely seen view of what it is like to work and live in the most dangerous places on the planet.
Gun Freedom Radio EP 74 – Theme: It’s Not The Gun. Again. Still.
Hour #1 Guests:
– Grant Cunningham – an author and teacher in the areas of self defense, personal safety, and home and family defense. He’s written several best-selling books on handguns and defensive shooting, including his newest book ‘Protect Yourself With Your Snubnose Revolver’. He’s trained with many nationally- and regionally-known instructors, and teaches classes and workshops all over the United States. He’s also the host of Personal Defense Network’s twice-monthly webcast, Training Talk, and recently wrote an article article titled The Fort Lauderdale attack: It’s Not The Gun. Again. Still.
– Rick Travis – Programs Director of the California Rifle and Pistol Association. (CRPA) Rick’s passion for the Second Amendment and the shooting sports is evident through his work with hunters, youth organizations (Boy Scouts of America, FFA, 4-H and Church youth programs), clubs, ranges and National Organizations. Rick is responsible for the development, implementation and growth of programs designed to meet the needs of gun owners in California. ***Technical difficulties prevented us from speaking with Rick on this episode…check future episodes for his rescheduled appearance (And by technical difficulties, we mean that “I”, Cheryl Todd, gave poor Rick the wrong time information. There…there, I said it out loud! Sorry Rick! I will get my act together next time, I promise!)***
– Hour #2 Guests:
– Jon Harris – served in the Army and has combined over 30 years in the law enforcement community. He also served abroad as a contract K-9 handler for the USG in Afghanistan. Jon wrote a recent article for OpsLens.com that deals with how to survive a home invasion.
– Bill Whittle – Bill Whittle. Bill is an American conservative blogger, political commentator, director, screenwriter, editor, pilot, author and the voice of The Common Sense Resistance. He is best known for his PJ Media internet videos and short films. Bill just posted a Firewall Video Blog titled “Fake News”.
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