Originally posted on NRABlog
Mobile Apps are the way of the future, simplifying life by placing all the information you need right at your fingertips.
With that being said, new apps are surfacing every day, making it more and more difficult to sift through the junk to get to the treasures. We have found a few that have the potential to make the everyday gun owner’s life a little easier!
Whether you need assistance at the range, or information about local gun laws, these apps will be great additions to your life.
CCW — Concealed Carry 50 State
This application is great for empowering any concealed or open carry permit holder and even those that may want to lawfully carry/transport a firearm in any state. With all the information provided in one convenient location, it makes it simple to follow gun laws in each state and in every instance. It is able to do so with an easy-to-use “User Interface” that will make you aware of laws that are updated frequently.
You will be able to review information direct from the state governments and law enforcement authorities such as State Statutes for each state, Direct Reciprocity Information, CCW Application forms, State FAQs, etc. Accompanying all of that information will be links so you can dig deeper into your chosen topic.
Interactive state maps are also provided, allowing you to click on any state to see details such as: All the states recognizing a specific permit, all the permits that a specific state allows, state map of type of permit available, map of states recognizing your permits.
Posted! Carry List Anti – Gun Locations
This application is something every gun owner needs. Its purpose is for the legal and conscientious concealed carry license holder to know where they cannot legally carry before they make plans.
A licensed permit holder or a resident of a constitutional carry state can usually legally carry their firearm in any location other than statutory “no carry” locations such as schools, Gov. Buildings and in businesses that are posted prohibiting firearms. This provides a list of those Posted Anti-Gun businesses.
Before making hotel accommodations, dinner reservations or plans for a night on the town, check this app to ensure you won’t have to disarm in the parking lot or return home if you do not have a place to safely store your firearm. If you know beforehand, you can avoid the places that prohibit carry, or you can leave your firearm at home if you must attend.
You may also want to add pro-gun alternatives that do not prohibit carry so you can search for pro-gun substitutes to the anti-gun businesses and easily add new ones to the list every time you experience firearm-friendly service.
You are also encouraged to take action if you so choose. With this app you can call or email a listed business to let them know your opinion!
Make Ready – The shot timer with a voice
This is an effective, cheap training tool that will help you improve your performance while practicing at the range. It’s almost like having a Range Officer in your pocket!
With Make Ready you can choose between spoken range commands, immediate or delayed start and you can practice whenever you like! You can even use it for dry fire practice when you can’t make it to the range.
So get your firearm and set a par-time to see if you can complete your drill before it expires!
They do have a FREE option for those who want to try it before purchasing. If that sounds even better give ‘Make Ready Lite’ a try.
Download for iOS!
The Shooting Club
With shooting sports growing at such a rapid pace, it is only natural for an app like The Shooting Club to surface.
It is the first social shooting experience where you can find a local shooting range, improve your firearm safety and marksmanship, connect with shooters everywhere and win cash and prizes. Best of all, all skill levels are welcome!
This app makes it so easy to connect with your friends who shoot and see their skill level/current competition score.
Not to mention you can see archive images of all the targets you’ve shot to date, allowing you to see your timeline of progression.
NRA – ILA
Stay up to date with the official NRA-ILA app for National Rifle Association members and allies. Get all the latest information on Second Amendment rights, legislation’s and policies. Connect and discuss with fellow activists, as well as lobby your elected officials and urge them to support your right to bear arms, due process, etc.