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Top 5 Home-Defense Shotgun Tips

Top 5 Home-Defense Shotgun Tips

You know shotguns are great for home defense, but there's more to it than just...
4 Common Myths About the NRA...Busted!

4 Common Myths About the NRA...Busted!

There are many misconceptions about the NRA and how it works. We're here to set...
What Does "Brandishing" a Gun Mean?

What Does "Brandishing" a Gun Mean?

Here's what you need to know about this self-defense topic.
Survival & Home-Defense Carbine Rifles 101

Survival & Home-Defense Carbine Rifles 101

When it comes to self-defense, don't overlook these "mini rifles."
Smaller-Gauge Shotguns For Home Defense?

Smaller-Gauge Shotguns For Home Defense?

Do you have to have a 12-gauge? We look at the facts.
SHOT 2019: PepperBall Lifelite & Tactical Compact Pistol

SHOT 2019: PepperBall Lifelite & Tactical Compact Pistol

Can't have a gun where you're going? How about a PepperBall?
SHOT 2019: Tristar Compact Bullpup Shotgun

SHOT 2019: Tristar Compact Bullpup Shotgun

Simple, effective home defense for less.

Video: Shooting Pistols With Red-Dot Optics

We look at the pros, cons and how-tos of pistol-mounted red-dot optics
3 Things You Do That Make You a Target For Crooks

3 Things You Do That Make You a Target For Crooks

Want to make a criminal smile? Do these things...
Defensive Shotgun Accessories: What Do You Need?

Defensive Shotgun Accessories: What Do You Need?

Jim Wilson weighs in on what's just extra weight.
Why You Should Take Low-Light Defensive Handgun Training

Why You Should Take Low-Light Defensive Handgun Training

Take the guesswork out of the proverbial "shot in the dark."
Should You Pattern Your Home-Defense Shotgun?

Should You Pattern Your Home-Defense Shotgun?

Recently, I’ve received several letters from readers asking if they should “pattern” their home defense...
9 Best Budget Home-Defense Shotguns

9 Best Budget Home-Defense Shotguns

Home defense doesn't have to be expensive; here's proof!
NRA Outdoors: Non-Ballistic Self-Defense Training

NRA Outdoors: Non-Ballistic Self-Defense Training

What to do if you need a gun...but don't have one.
Terminal Ballistics & Choosing Self-Defense Ammunition

Terminal Ballistics & Choosing Self-Defense Ammunition

In this installment of our series, we cover handgun ammunition and its effects.
Off-Body CCW For the Disabled: Why & How

Off-Body CCW For the Disabled: Why & How

It's all about making the most out of what you have.
3 Self Defense Myths That Just Won't Go Away

3 Self Defense Myths That Just Won't Go Away

I don’t mean to sound like an old grouch—really I don’t...
Terminal Ballistics & How to Choose the Right Ammunition (Pt. 3)

Terminal Ballistics & How to Choose the Right Ammunition (Pt. 3)

Today: bullet tumbling, rotational velocity and wound tracks.
3 Candidates For Your "One and Done" Gun

3 Candidates For Your "One and Done" Gun

Buying your first gun? Need one that can "do it all"? Here are three thoughts.
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