Concealed Carry & Home Defense

CCW Weekend: Important Limitations On The Castle Doctrine

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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)

You need to know the limits of the Castle Doctrine if you have a gun for home defense. Here are some cases where the law failed and why.

Gun Test: Heckler & Koch Volkspistole

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There is a reason Spec-Ops teams prefer H & K guns. Tested the Volkspistole in 9mm and .40 S & W.

Massad Ayoob: 5 Things To Know After A Defensive Shooting

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The moments after a defensive shooting are chaotic. If you carry a gun or have one for home defense read this article.

CCW Weekend: Is A Double-Action Only Trigger Better For Concealed Carry?

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DAO handguns – Revolver or Pistol – Have an advantage for the concealed carrier

Gun Test: Remington RP9

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Remington brings its first striker-fired pistol to market. Here is what you need to know about this gun.

Why You Need A Personal-Defense Plan

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LAPD North Hills Burglary Investigation 6/13/11 (Credit: Chris Yarzab/Flickr, cropped) https://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisyarzab/5829426727/

Sheriff Jim Wilson “Consider, if you will, these two very different home invasions.”

Training An Old Dog With New Tricks At Gunsite

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To celebrate his 61st birthday, Jason Baird takes the aches and pains of time to the Gunsite Academy for 5 days of range training

CCW Weekend: Carrying The Compact .45

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A pint sized .45 may have some recoil but once you start carrying one it is hard to stop

Gun Test: Dan Wesson ECO 9mm

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In a world of plastic guns a classic Model 1911 proves why the design as lasted over a century

Tips For Using A Double-Barrel Shotgun For Home Defense

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A smoking 12 bore shotgun having ejected spent a cartridge

While most of us use something with more capacity the double-barrel shotgun has some advantages

Gun Test: Ruger American Compact 9

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Everything about this Ruger pistol works for concealed carry or home defense

Tips For Using A Defensive Rifle

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Stop shooting off a bench!

CCW Weekend: When The Protest Turns Into A Riot

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Riots set a limo ablaze (Youtube screen shot / RT)

You can’t negotiate with an angry mob

The Nighthawk Custom Browning Hi Power

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Take a look at the custom features

Beretta Launches New APX Pistol

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Striker-fired, polymer-frame, high-capacity – Under $600

Gun Test: Kimber Micro 9 Stainless Raptor Pistol

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Concealed carriers can put a solid and small 9mm with familiar controls in their pocket

CCW Weekend: What You Should Know About Disparity Of Force

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Concealed Carry. AP photo.

Disparity of force has to do with the relative amount of force that is employed by one or more persons in an altercation. Self-defense cases are won and lost on this concept. Know the rules before you shoot.

CCW Weekend: What's The Right Amount To Spend On A Carry Gun?

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Gun stores being sued in Chicago following violent weekend

Remember that you have to feed it ammo, house it in a holster, maybe upgrade the sights – All to use it and possibly lose it

Gun Test: Colt Competition Pistol

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Tested in 9mm – The only way this Model 1911 could be better is if it smelled like a steak

Gun Test: M&P 45 Shield

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S&W’s Super-Popular Subcompact Is Now Available In The All-American .45 ACP