Concealed Carry & Home Defense

Gun Tests: Ruger SR1911 10mm - Super Redhawk 10mm

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Revolver vs 1911

Self-Defense: The Mystery Of Stopping Power

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This February 4, 2013 photo illustration in Manassas, Virginia, shows a Remington 20-gauge semi-automatic shotgun, a Colt AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, a Colt .45 semi-auto handgun, a Walther PK380 semi-auto handgun and various ammunition clips with a copy of the US Constitution on top of the American flag. US President Barack Obama Monday heaped pressure on Congress for action "soon" on curbing gun violence. Obama made a pragmatic case for legislation on the contentious issue, arguing that just because political leaders could not save every life, they should at least try to save some victims of rampant gun crime. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Look at it statistically. Look at it pragmatically. Then we can agree to disagree.

Gun Test: Kel-Tec KSG-25 Shotgun

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Two tubular magazines enable this beast to hold 25 rounds of 12 gauge

Emerson Combatives: 10 Must Know Attributes To Win A Fight

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“First place is life. Second place is the morgue.”

CCW Weekend: Always Call The Police After A Defensive Encounter

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A police crime scene technician heads in to document evidence at the scene of a shooting at the intersection of West North Avenue and Druid Hill Avenue in West Baltimore, Maryland May 30, 2015. Local media have reported more than 35 murders in the city of Baltimore since the April rioting over the death of 25-year-old resident Freddie Gray and shootings continue regularly in his West Baltimore neighborhood. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

If you draw your firearm – And Do Not Shoot – You still call the police and here is why

The Quickest Thing You Can Do To Shoot Better - But You Shouldn’t Do It

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A policeman shoots at target at a firing range in Manila May 19, 2009. The Philippines, which has more gun-related deaths than any other country in Asia relative to its size, needs tougher gun control laws as the number of illegal weapons has topped one million, a police general said on Monday. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

“But time after time with group after group, there’s an average improvement of 20%, even though they’re using the exact same gun and same technique.”

Gun Test: Springfield’s XD-S Mod. 2 .45

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It’s a .45 ACP and this is the gun you should be carrying

Emerson Combatives: Train To Survive

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Five Police Officers Killed During Anti-Police Brutality March In Dallas (Photo: Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

“You must train to survive and escape, not wade in and fight”

FBI Acknowledges Life-Saving Potential Of Armed Citizens

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FBI Agent (Shutterstock/Marija Stojkovic) | Kansas Men Convicted For Mosque Bomb Plot

So it really does take a good guy with a gun

CCW Weekend: Civilian Marksmanship Program Is Selling Model 1911s

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The Colt 1911 was a popular gun among many different criminals of the era. It also fired the powerful .45 ACP round. (Credit: Shutterstock)

Here is what it will cost you to own a piece of firearms history

Female Concealed Carry Surges

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Brenna Spencer toting her gun. (Courtesy of Brenna Spencer)

Firearms are the great equalizer

Why The Home Defense Shotgun Rules The Roost

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Looks like we settled the age old argument of what is best to protect the patch

Emerson Combatives: Combat Conditioning And Functional Strength

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Closeup of weightlifter clapping hands before barbell workout at the gym. (Shutterstock/baranq)

“You need the ability to perform for extended periods of time at moderate levels of activity, punctuated by bursts of intense physical speed, power and exertion”

CCW Weekend: Should You Carry .45 Colt Or .410 In That Judge Or Governor?

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Which is the best fight stopper?

Gun Test: S&W M&P380 Shield EZ Pistol

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This gun’s design will make you a convert to the .380 ACP for several reasons

Gun Test: Walther Creed Pistol

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16 round magazine – Dependable – Under $400 – This is the Walther Creed in 9mm

Gun Test: Ruger PC Carbine In 9mm

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Varmints – Small Game – And One Heck Of A Home Defense Gun

Emerson Combatives: Legal Advice On Deadly Force

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“I have been on the witness stand for the Los Angeles Prosecuting Attorney’s Office”

CCW Weekend: The First Shot Drill Might Be The Only Training Exercise You Need

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A man reaches for a concealed pistol. (Shutterstock/Maksym Dykha)

You might not have all the practice time you would like so learn this drill

Bad News, .40 S&W Lost Its Charm - Good News, This Means Bargains

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The .40 Smith & Wesson is a great round for home defense or concealed carry