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Switzerland has a stunningly high rate of gun ownership — here's why it doesn't have mass shootings

Switzerland hasn't had a mass shooting since 2001, when a man stormed the local parliament in Zug, killing 14 people and then himself.<p>The country has about 2 million privately owned guns in a nation of 8.3 million people. In 2016, the country had 47 attempted homicides with firearms. The country's …

Top 10 Health Benefits of Going To a Shooting Range

Whether you’re preparing for the military or police academy or just out for a recreational activity, going to a shooting range can be a …

Why I ditched appendix carry

There’s no question that appendix carry is the hotness right now. I personally know a lot of serious, switched on dudes and ladybros using that …

How to Choose a Carry Gun with the 5 'C's of Concealed Carry - Handguns

One of the most enduring questions in the shooting community remains: “<i>What’s the best gun for concealed carry?”</i><p>People ask me this question all the …

The Marine Corps Now Has Its Own FBI-Approved Concealed Carry Glock

Looking for a great career? Or know another veteran, service member, or military spouse who is? Get started at Hirepurpose.<p>It’s ambidextrous, …

Philadelphia father killed by carjackers while trying to shield 2-year-old daughter

They shot him in cold blood – in front of his little daughter.<p>Last Thursday, Gerard Grandzol, 38, took his toddler and dog on a family outing that included playing with a Frisbee.<p>When he returned home in the evening, he was confronted by two men who demanded his wallet.<p>They also wanted to take his …

.45 cal FMJ slug anterior to the larynx. Trajectory was from left posterior shoulder to the anterior neck. Bulletin slug was palpable on the skin. My patient lived to tell his story.

Beyond Fashion to Function: Picking a handgun

The task of picking a handgun with the vast array of choices can seem daunting, but once you apply some common sense, you can get a model that fits …

How to Horribly Injure Someone on Purpose

Do you hate violence? Author Tim Larkin says you need to be ready to use it anyway—and use it well—if you have no other choice.<p>If you're like me, you gave self-defense classes a try when you were a kid, but punching air and going "kiai!" for an hour every other day seemed pretty useless, so you …

5 Ways To Keep People Off Your Doorstep When SHTF

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Solar Power

Start Practicing More Head Shots Because Terrorists Love Bombs

If you are reading this, then you are probably the type of person who would be willing to fight back against a terrorist attack using your guns.<p>The …

Self Defense

Casing a Joint: Why You Should Sit Facing the Door

We all make choices in life and those choices always affect the outcome, whether for better or worse. While many of these choices you make are …

10 Low-Recoil Defensive Handguns

Experts in the field of personal protection advise their students to arm themselves with the most powerful defensive handguns they can manage. But …

The Weapon You Need To Take Down An Active Shooter

Heckler & Koch MP7. Image source: IMGKid<p>A personal defense weapon, a.k.a. a PDW, is designed to be a lightweight, compact, firearm designed for rear …

The Differences Between JHP, SWC, FMJ, +P And Others: What Do These Ammo Types Mean?

Advertisement<p>There are a lot of different types of bullets out there. In a self-defense situation, some bullets can give an advantage. With each …

Three Tips to Protect Yourself While Driving

Think about all of the ways you are vulnerable to an attack in your car. Preparing for the worst scenarios will keep you and your family safe when …

“It Happens” Is A Bad Excuse For A Gun Owner Leaving Their Gun Behind. Are You Serious?

Advertisement<p>Just the other day, we reported on a 70-year-old man who left his firearm behind in a bathroom stall. This negligence led to a …

Why I chose a gun

Peter van Uhm is the Netherlands' chief of defense, but that does not mean he is pro-war. In this talk, he explains how his career is one shaped by a …

Netherlands

Guns for Beginners: Don't Be A Victim!

A resident in North Carolina successfully used a handgun to defend his home against two intruders. One of the intruders was found in a vehicle with …

Pastors And Priests Take Concealed Carry Classes To Protect Their Congregations

LOUISVILLE, KY -- When a thug (presumably) tried to make a quick buck robbing a business in Louisville, Kentucky soon found out that some people just …

Prepping 101 - Best Gun For Home Defense

There are few things more likely to start a fight than the discussion of firearms and more specifically, what the best options for a defensive weapon …

5 Battle-Tested Handguns That Have Proven Their Worth In Close Combat

Image source: Glock<p>It’s one thing for a handgun to endure the rigors of stress and performance testing in a controlled environment such as a gun …

What If Multiple Concealed Carriers Respond To A Shooting Incident?

Advertisement<p>One of the extremely cool things about more and more people getting their concealed carry permits is there is a greater chance of more …

Sig Sauer P226 : Storied Guns and their history

<b>By Tom McHale</b><p><i>Storied Guns: The Sig Sauer P226</i><p><b>USA</b> -(Ammoland.com)- <i>“In 1853, Friedrich Peyer</i> im <i>Hof, Heinrich Moser and Conrad Neher began what they</i> …

I've Never Said This – But It's Time For You To Start Buying Guns and Ammo

AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)<p><i>*UPDATE: the column below was updated on 6/11/2016 to reflect recent,</i> …

Federal HST 9mm and 380 Auto Comparison Tests

Federal launched their 380 Auto HST load at the 2015 SHOT Show. This was big news for those of us that have tested, or watched other people test, …

GLOCKs, The Proper Focus: A Response to Bob Owens

Bob Owens is my friend, a simple sentence I’m proud to be able to write. He gave me my start in blogging at the now defunct Confederate Yankee blog, …

When Six Is Not Enough - Myths of the Self-Defense Revolver

For the past few months we’ve been using Wheel Gun Wednesdays to explore issues related to self-defense revolvers and their viability in the modern …

The Glock 43: Late To The Party or Saving the Best for Last?