Concealed Carry & Home Defense

CCW Weekend: Has The Striker Trigger Made Modern Shooters Lazy?

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Glock (Credit: Shutterstock)

Do they make you a better shooter?

Gun Test: Springfield Armory Range Officer Elite Compact 1911

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Springfield is a name you know – 1911 Is a classic – Chambered in 9mm – What is not to like?

Congressman Hudson's Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill Passes

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Illinois Concealed Carry Appeal

Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 moves forward

Gun Test: Bond Arms BullPup9

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This is easily the quirkiest modern semi-automatic pocket pistol

CCW Weekend: Stock Pistols Are Just Fine, But Customize Away

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There is no shortage of aftermarket parts what will improve your pistol

Gun Test: Springfield XD-E Pistol

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This Springfield .45 ACP is what a concealed carry pistol is all about

CCW Weekend: Threats Have An Economy Of Scale

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Cowboys Fan Beats Up Multiple Attackers In Parking Lot Brawl (YouTube)

What might not seem like a threat to you, may be a deadly threat to someone else

D.C. Carry License Applications Skyrocket In October

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U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C. (Lane Erickson/Shutterstock)

In a city ravaged with gun crime finally the good guys can defend themselves – Or at least apply for a permit to do so

CCW Weekend: Bonded Bullets Work Best And You'll Have To Just Deal With It

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Tom from BulletSafe shoots at jugs of apple cider (BulletSafe/YouTube screenshot)

You can carry bonded bullets or something worse than bonded bullets

The Art Of The Draw

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How fast can you get your pistol on point

Massad Ayoob: Should You Open Carry Or Go Concealed?

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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

Concealed vs. Open Carry – Do we have a right to alarm innocent people?

Massad Ayoob: The “Oops” Factor

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Don’t plan on minimum power to accomplish the task

Point Shooting: A Valuable Self-Defense Skill

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“Point shooting may just be the skill that saves you from the vicious, in-your-face attack, that everyone dreads.”

CCW Weekend: The Rise Of The 9mm Revolver

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Why you ask? Here is the case for the 9mm revolver

How To Avoid Being A Victim

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Dangerous masked burglar with crowbar breaking into a victim's home. [Shutterstock - r.classen]

Ask a criminal what they look for in a victim and this is what they will say

Gun Test: Cabot S103 Limited South Paw

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Cabot makes some of the finest handguns in the world – Here is what left-handed perfection looks like

Gun Tests: Coonan Classic And Compact .357 Magnum 1911s

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.357 Magnum in a 1911 – It can be done and you can see the shooting results here

CCW Weekend: Stun Gun And Taser Regulations Are Easing, So That's At Least Something

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While we wait for concealed carry national reciprocity non-lethal defense laws are easing

Gun Test: Glock G43

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6 in the magazine and 1 in the pipe with this Glock designed specifically for concealed carry

CCW Weekend: Why You Could Shoot A Car Jacker But Not A Car Thief

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They used to hang horse thieves