Concealed Carry & Home Defense

Don't Forget The Shotgun For Home Defense

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated

The popularity of AR’s for home defense is on the rise but the scatter gun is king

3 Huge Concealed Carry Myths Debunked

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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

There is a lot of bad advice out there and Sheriff Jim Wilson sets the record straight

CCW Weekend: Double Action Shooting Trigger Control

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

The first shot is the most important – Here is how to make it count

Situational Awareness For Personal Defense

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated

You see the dangers out there – keep your head on a swivel

Gun Test: Springfield EMP4

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear

Springfield Armory’s 1911 is expressly designed for concealed carry

Self-Defense: Tactical Movement Against Multiple Assailants

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear

Knowing this move can save your life

Choosing The Best Pocket Pistol For Concealed Carry

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated

What’s in your pocket?

CCW Weekend: A Holster Is A Critical Piece Of Safety Gear

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear

If you carry concealed a holster is protection and access

Sheriff's Tips: Defensive Handgun Choices

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA American Rifleman

There are a lot of pistol choices so shoot as many as you can

CCW Weekend: Is Mandatory Concealed Carry Training Too Intrusive?

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear

Do licenses and fees prevent those that need a gun most from carrying?

Gun Test: Beretta APX Pistol

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated

The Beretta APX, is a full-size, striker-fired, polymer-frame pistol with a unique look and an even more unique trigger assembly

Gun Test: TriStar KRX Tactical Shotgun

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | NRA American Rifleman

An AR style shotgun? Great price and functionality. Now, do you think it is useful for home defense?

Gun Test: Dan Wesson Guardian 1911

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated

Tested in .38 Super this Dan Wesson 1911 is designed for concealed carry.

Concealed Carrying Hits New High, Underscores Need For National Law

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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)

“The largest one-year increase on record occurring between May 2016 and May 2017”

CCW Weekend: Why You Should Practice Long Range Handgun Shooting

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear

Yes, most encounters do occur at close range. Most, not all.

Best Shotgun Chokes For Home Defense

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We tested shotgun chokes and the results will surprise you

4 Weird Things People Ask Women Who Carry Guns (And How To Answer)

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Illinois Concealed Carry Appeal

No one would ask a man these questions

Gun Test: Smith & Wesson's M&P M2.0 Pistol

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA American Rifleman

Smith & Wesson made some great improvements to the M&P – chambered in 9mm, .40 S&W with a .45 ACP on the way

Why She'll Want A Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Barbara Baird

Barbara Baird of Women’s Outdoor News tests the Smith & Wesson

The Mozambique Drill: A History And How To

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated

Two to the body and one to the head