Gun Test: Sig Sauer P238

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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If you like a 1911 but need something smaller for concealed carry this .380 ACP is your gun

Gun Test: Ruger LCR .327 Federal Magnum

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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This Ruger holds 6 rounds of .327 Federal Magnum – an 8 year-old round – and is perfect for a short barreled concealed carry revolver

Gun Test: Ruger LCP II Handgun

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA American Hunter
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The original Ruger LCP sold 1,500,000 units, this gun is better

Howard Stern Comes Out In Support Of National Concealed Carry

Guns and Gear | Kerry Picket
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'It makes total sense'

CCW Weekend: What Constitutes "Good Cause" In May-Issue States

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
Damon Thueson shows a holster at a gun concealed carry permit class put on by 'USA Firearms Training' on Dec. 19, 2015 in Provo, Utah

Considering “self-defense” won’t get you a concealed carry permit in many states what reason is acceptable?

Sheriff Jim Wilson; Self-Defense Against Animals

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated
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Texas governor Rick Perry used a Ruger .380 ACP to take out a coyote

CCW Weekend: More Businesses Should Allow Employees To Carry

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Damon Thueson shows a holster at a gun concealed carry permit class put on by 'USA Firearms Training' on Dec. 19, 2015 in Provo, Utah

“No employer should mandate that their employees should be a victim on behalf of the company”

Sheriff Jim Wilson: Long-Range Shooting With The Defensive Handgun

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA American Rifleman
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Most armed confrontations are short range – But we train for all defensive circumstances, not most

CCW Weekend: Halloween Concealed Carry For Boys And Ghouls That Pack A CCW

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A person is dressed in a scary costume in a local house turned into a haunted one during Halloween celebrations in Leucadia, California October 31, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Halloween brings drinking, pranks and mischief with an increased responsibility for the concealed carrier

Sheriff Jim Wilson: Keep Calm And Win The Fight

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated
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“Two of the greatest enemies of defensive shooters are panic and rage”

CCW Weekend: Confronting Road Rage

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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There are two sides to a story in an armed confrontation. Pull a gun and you will soon be telling your side.

Texas Gun Owner Prevents Armed Store Robbery

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Annabel Scott
Damon Thueson shows a holster at a gun concealed carry permit class put on by 'USA Firearms Training' on Dec. 19, 2015 in Provo, Utah

Don’t mess with Texans

CCW Weekend: Should A Person Have Dedicated Carry Ammo For Winter?

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
PROVO, UT - DECEMBER 19: Damon Thueson shows a holster at a gun concealed carry permit class put on by "USA Firearms Training" on December 19, 2015 in Provo, Utah. Demand for concealed carry permits have spiked in the last several weeks with the terrorists attacks in Paris and the United States. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

A bad guy with two sweatshirts and a leather jacket just might change your ammo needs

Massad Ayoob: Reconsidering The .357 SIG

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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“SIG P229 .357 is good enough to protect the First Family in the holsters of Secret Service, my P229 .357 is certainly good enough to protect mine.”

Gun Test: Glock G43

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Glock may lay claim to the best conceal carry 9mm on the market with this gun

CCW Weekend: Concealability Or Carrying Capacity, Which Is Better?

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Four traits of a Concealed Carry Gun: Concealability, carrying capacity, accuracy and comfort – which trait do you compromise?

Sheriff Jim Wilson: Managing The Pistol-Mounted Light

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA American Rifleman
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Should you hang stuff from your pistol?

Gun Tests: Kimber's Amethyst Ultra II .45 ACP And .380 Micro Carry

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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.45 or .380? Here are two great conceal carry guns from Kimber

Sheriff Jim Wilson: Just Hit The Target

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA American Rifleman
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“Nothing will end a criminal attack like a smooth draw and an accurate hit to the vital zone.”

Gun Test: Dan Wesson Valkyrie Commander Pistol

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA American Rifleman
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Tested in 9mm – .45 ACP available – Outstanding fit, finish, reliability and would make a great concealed carry gun