Sounds like someone that is looking for free legal advice on the 'net.
They bit off more than they can chew and run with a sketchy crowd. Instead of parting ways they are trying to have their cake and eat it too and are afraid to jettison what they think are friends. Friends are few and far between and if they live long enough they will discover what I mean.
Each state will have their own laws regarding bullet resistant vest. It's best to consult a legal expert in your area to get an answer pertaining to such things.
Jim Zumbo, Craig Boddington, Ron Spomer and Wayne Van Zwoll are all solid contributers to the modern hunting literature. Through their gifts (both hunting and writing) they make us better hunters. Whether it is letting us learn from their mistakes or by teaching us new techniques,they help us harvest more game. But I suggest looking to the oldies, the fathers of the outdoor writing craft, to learn tricks that you might have not used.
I chose to shoot the 270 winchester because I grew up...