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Installing Plates Into Your Testudo Gen 2.0 Carrier

While most of AR500 Armor’s plate carriers are straightforward in how you install the plates, our flagship Testudo carrier requires a little additional attention to ensure the plates are installed correctly. Follow these simple steps, and you'll be on your way in no time!

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The Right to Liberty

Broadly speaking, Liberty is the freedom to do what one wants, or freedom from captivity or restraint. But Liberty is more than eating Oreos whenever you want or being able to petition the government for redress. Liberty also means spiritual freedom, not just the absence of physical restrain, despotism, or tyranny.

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The Unalienable Right to Life

The Founding Fathers recognized human rights are grounded in human nature because human nature is created by God. Given an equal and universal human nature, there are universal human rights based on universal moral principles.  Among these ...

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Anti-Self Defense Legislation Update

Two pieces of anti-gun legislation have passed the House of Representatives and are now in the Senate.

  • H.R. 8 H.R. 8 makes it illegal for citizens to trade, transfer, or sell your privately owned firearms without going through a Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL).
  • H.R. 1446 increases the current waiting period from 3 days to as many as 21 days if the FFL doesn’t receive an approve/deny determination from the FBI NICS background check.

We urge you to contact your U.S. Senator and demand they oppose these and any other anti-freedom bills that they may consider.

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Whatever Happened to Property Rights?

Thomas Jefferson was strongly influenced by John Locke's philosophy of Natural Rights, which included the right to "Life, Liberty, and Property." Why, then, did Jefferson include "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness" in the Declaration of Independence?

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AR500 Armor Rimelig vs. Hybrid Soft Armor Panels

Body armor is a compromise between protection, price, and profile (weight and thickness). When it comes to protecting against rifle threats, you cannot beat ballistic armor plates. But as good as they are, not everybody needs or wants the level of protection...and weight... that hard armor offers. Enter our soft armor panels.

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Steel vs. Polyethylene Armor Plates

There are many types of armor plates to choose from, each with their own pros and cons. Today we’re going to look at the differences between steel armor plates and ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE, or PE for short) plates. Part of our Body Armor 101 Series

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New York's Anti Body Armor Bill

In August, 2019, Senator Charles Schumer said he would introduce legislation to regulate ownership of body armor. With NY Assembly Bill 352, it seems more tyrannical legislators from the Empire State want to infringe on citizens’ rights.

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