Self Defense

Do Handgun Optics Help You Shoot Better, Faster?

In the scope of invention history, it wasn’t all that long ago that our predecessors had a big argument about newfangled contraptions intended to be …

Tyler Grey On Training: Misconceptions of printing when carrying concealed

Photo courtesy of ccwsafe Youtube Channel This week, Tyler talks about “printing”. Printing is when the outline of your gun is obvious and therefore …

Guns

Antifa fight club: Teaching the far left to punch and shoot

Buzzfeed published a story yesterday about efforts by Antifa members to train like-minded leftists to throw a punch and fire a gun. This is entirely …

Conservative View

6 Good Self Defense Handguns for Women

Here are our picks for the best handguns for women to use for self-defense. (the quick version)<p>Ruger LC9s (9mm Luger)<br>• Kahr CW9 (9mm Luger)<br>• S&W M&P …

Smith & Wesson

Carry Life | Home Carry: The Revolver Reconsidered

Revolvers remain popular for carry and home defense, but know what you’re getting into.

NRA

Muzzle Direction during a reload

Kathy Jackson recently posted an article about muzzle direction during reloads. It generated a lot of discussion and controversy, which motivated me …

From The Gym To The Gun Range, Here's Where Antifa Learn To Fight

How anti-fascists across the country are training to take on the far right.<p><b>The anti-fascists are</b> wearing their sweatpants today. Tennis shoes are a must. They’ve been told to wear something breathable — no masks, no bandanas, no armor. Almost nobody wears black (<i>almost</i> nobody).<p>Gym members drift in …

Antifa

Review: Mossberg Maverick HS12 Shotgun

The Mossberg Maverick HS12 shotgun is aimed at providing a home-defense option that's as simple as a double-barrel hunting gun.

NRA

Shock knife pulled out in live training – someone goes DOWN

A shock knife is a pretty cool self-defense training tool that is pretty much just what they sound like – a training knife that gives a shock when …

Knives

Packing the Bersa Thunder 380 Pistol

I've had the opportunity to talk to lots of folks who are eager to assemble their first concealed-carry rig. They've taken the plunge, obtained a …

NRA

Sheriff's Tips: The Handy Carbine

Sheriff Jim WIlson offers his rationale for a carbine as a defensive tool of choice.

NRA

4 Tips To Improve Tactical Shotgun Skills

To gain the full tactical advantage a shotgun offers in a self-defense situation, it takes a strategic game plan. Here are four tips to boost your …

The Importance of Using Lights for Home Defense

It is a supremely bad idea to break the fourth rule of firearm safety, “Be sure of your target and what is beyond it.” This is why incorporating …

NRA

Want To Save A Life? Learn How To Use A Tourniquet

Support the news<p>One of the leading causes of preventable death in accidents is loss of blood. And one of the best ways to stop serious bleeding is …

The 21-Foot Rule: Why Is It Important?

Most shooters know that a knife-wielding bad guy can cover 21 feet in the time it takes you to draw your handgun and bring it on target, but why is …

NRA

Lyman Unveils New Spring-Loaded Pistol Grip Extension

Lyman Products has an interesting looking pop-down pistol grip extension for people who prefer concealable revolvers.GuardianGrip – made by Pachmayr, …

U.S. Military

Redlining: Testing Crimson Trace Laser Units at a Closed-Door Event

For more than two decades, Crimson Trace has been the market leader of laser-aiming devices for personal-defense weapons. Founded by Lew Danielson, …

5 Things to Know About Slide Stops—A Pistol's Most Misunderstood Control

There’s a little lever on the side of most semi-automatic handguns. It’s called the slide stop. It’s there for a reason. When you’ve fired the last …

How To Survive An Active Shooter (Yes, It Is Possible)

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy BowcockAs long as the laws of physics make it possible for guns to exist and the evil in people’s hearts …

Guns

Revolver Squib Loads

Written by: Greg Ellifritz During my range training session last week, I was doing some shooting with a couple of my revolvers for a change of pace. …

By the Numbers: Fair Hill CCI3* Show Jumping Day

Fair Hill is often a nail-biter down to the very last ride on Sunday, with clear rounds shooting people up the ranks while hearts break on the other …

Horses

You Bought Your First Gun — Now What? Advice for the New Defensive Firearms Owner. Part 2

In part one I discussed ideas for storing your new gun and keeping it away from children. In this post, I will discuss basic maintenance and also the …

Guns

The Test, Ready or Not! | Defense Training International, Inc.

13 Oct 17<p>Welcome to the wild, wild world of 2017 AD!<p>Our Las Vegas, NV Sheriff says his officers didn’t arrive on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay …

Underground Partisan Chest Rig | Low-Pro on the go

Wolverines! Let’s take a quick look at Gadsden Dynamics‘ Mountain Guerrilla Underground Partisan chest rig. (From here on out, just the Partisan). An …

Ammunition

Exclusive: XS Sight Systems’ F8 Night Sights Provide An Edge

By Dave WorkmanI have always been an advocate of tritium night sights, since they make sense in my often gray-sky Pacific Northwest environs where …

Canik TP9 DA Handgun – Three Trigger Modes ~ VIDEO Review

<i>YouTube personality, Graham Baates, gives us a video review of the Canik TP9 DA Handgun from Century Arms.</i>Canik TP9 DA<b>USA –</b> -(Ammoland.com)- Adding …

Response Time: The Human Factors of a Self-Defense Shooting

Recent national publicity has centered on actions of police officers employing deadly force. Common narratives are that the suspect “presented no …

Policing

Sheriffs Tips: Thoughts on the Defensive Shotgun

After all these years, the defensive shotgun is still around because it is a proven fight stopper.

NRA

World on Fire: Las Vegas, Our Responsibilities, and the Future

<b>“It’s good to see you, brother.”</b><p>A big hug followed. One of my good friends, Don, had just returned from Las Vegas. We hadn’t seen each other in …

Las Vegas

WHISKEY BARREL PENS

This is probably one of my favorite gifts for whiskey lovers. Whiskey Barrel Pens ($40) have been handcrafted from reclaimed oak whiskey barrels used …

Knives