Concealed Carry

Concealed Carry: How to Haul Extra Ammo

Gun buyers often focus—and rightly so—on choosing the right gun for the right job, along with the right ammo, of course. but then comes the choice of …

Self Defense

One Revolver to Rule Them All

If I were going to pick a single handgun to handle a multitude of tasks — home defense, concealed carry, hunting, backcountry duty — this Ruger …

Self Defense

What Should You Do When the Shooting Stops?

There is a great book currently on the market: <i>Left of Bang.</i> You should buy it and read it.Consider any violent action as a timeline, starting on your …

Self Defense

The Marine Corps Has A Brand New FBI-Approved Concealed Carry Glock

It’s ambidextrous, ergonomic, compact and easy to conceal — but for now, this handgun is only available to a few select Marine Corps personnel.<p>U.S. …

Military

Michigan Senate passes concealed carry bills: Here's what you need to know

CLOSE<p>Studies have shown mass shootings on college campuses are rare, and when they do happen, armed citizens don't necessarily help. Video provided …

Guns

Five Best State Licenses For Concealed Carry Reciprocity

<b>Concealed carry reciprocity</b> varies by state, but certain state licenses get more reciprocity than others. Being licensed by one of these states, even …

Guns

The SIG P229 Legion Compact: Updated Features on a Legendary Pistol Aimed at Concealment

SIG Sauer has introduced more variants of its existing handgun line than perhaps any other handgun manufacturer. The array is amazing. And while the …

Smith & Wesson

Michigan is one step closer to allowing concealed carry in schools, churches

The Michigan Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would allow concealed pistol license holders to carry in traditionally gun-free zones. View the full legislation here.<p><b>What would the legislation do?</b><p>CPL holders with at least eight hours of additional training, or those who are certified firearms …

Guns

I’m a 2A Parent, but I’m Not Building a Small Army

A media contact from another country recently asked me about how and why I teach our children about firearms … and I actually had to clarify that I’m …

Guns

Fine Motor Skills vs. Gross Motor Skills

I woke up this morning thinking, “I really want to start a fight.” And, you know, 9mm vs .45 has just been done to death. So let’s talk about fine …

Self Defense

Fighting From Inside Your Coat

From contact to about 3 feet, you can fight effectively without even pulling your gun out of your pocket, but you need to keep several things in …

Self Defense

The Only Tragedy in Which Innocents Are Blamed

It never fails that when a terrible tragedy occurs involving a firearm, all of us responsibly armed Americans seem to get the blame. It’s erroneous. …

Guns

New to Concealed Carry

You just completed your state’s requirement to obtain a license to carry. You wait anxiously for it to arrive and once it does you are legal, now …

Self Defense

Rubber Dummies Improve Your Skills

Anything you can do to make your training more realistic is worth the price you pay for it. And these three-dimensional silhouettes from a company …

Guns

USCCA Statement on New York City Terrorist Attack

USCCA Statement on New York City Terrorist Attack<b>WEST BEND, Wis.</b> -(Ammoland.com)- The United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) has offered …

Guns

The Gun-Free Zone Debate On A Municipal Scale

One of the core sticking points in the national debate over concealed carry bubbled up in Southbury Connecticut this week during a public hearing on …

Gun Control

More on the Combat Shotgun

The fighting shotgun is certainly not the stately fowling piece of blued steel and walnut from days gone by. It is a tool for stopping bad people …

Self Defense

LETTERS: Ordinary Americans will bear cost of tax cut

Republicans are desperate to pass a “tax reform” bill. They admit that their wealthy donors want a “return on investment.” They also admit that their …

Guns

EDITORIAL: Reject concealed carry bill that would make Illinois less safe

A gun bill in Congress that would make Illinois less safe has picked up a dismaying number of co-sponsors. Every member of the Illinois congressional …

Guns

Firearm + No Training = Bad News

So, this is definitely not the first time I’ve heard or experienced what I’m about to tell you. But it still shocks and disheartens me every time …

Guns

Getting to the Ultimate in Carry Comfort

We toss that “comforting, not comfortable” line around quite a bit, don’t we? But it’s a legit philosophy: Carrying a gun, concealed, usually …

Self Defense

Choosing the Right Caliber for You

There are currently something like 55 standard handgun cartridge options between .17 HMR and .500 Smith & Wesson. Any of them could be used for …

Self Defense

The Approximation of Training

Before I explain the topic at hand, let me give you a little background. It will help provide some context to what I am about to say.Many of you know …

Self Defense

Anger Management 2.0

Today, with the public becoming aware that more than 15 million Americans are legally carrying firearms, you would think that people would be less …

Anger Management

Concealed carry traffic stop video: What to do during a traffic stop when you're legally carrying a gun

CINCINNATI -- In July 2016, Minnesota officer Jeronimo Yanez shot and killed Philando Castile after the 32-year-old told the officer during a traffic …

Policing

Black Brand Jacket and Dixxon Gloves Review

Black Brand is quickly gaining a reputation for having good products for real people who ride. And this jacket is no different. The Carry-On Jacket …

Selfies

The Top 10 Questions New Female Gun Owners Ask

The path of new gun ownership can sometimes bring twists and turns, and plenty of uncertainty. As a firearms instructor, I hear plenty of questions, …

Self Defense

Democratic state prosecutors unite against concealed-carry gun law

NEW YORK — Democratic attorneys general from 17 states are calling on Congress to abandon legislation backed by the National Rifle Association that …

Gun Control

The NRA Wants Gun Owners To Carry Everywhere. Here's Why They Shouldn't.

A new study finds that weaker concealed carry laws are linked to significantly higher rates of gun homicide.<p>States with weaker concealed carry laws are associated with significantly higher rates of handgun homicide, according to a study published in the American Journal of Public Health on Thursday.<p>…

Guns

Throw Another Gun Study on the Pile

The <i>Washington Post</i> writes up a new one from a group of researchers centered around Boston University. It finds that “shall-issue” concealed-carry …

Conservative View