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How to Choose a Home-Defense Shotgun

How to Choose a Home-Defense Shotgun

It’s not that rifles and handguns won’t work well for home defense, it’s just that...
5 Biggest Mistakes Concealed Carriers Make

5 Biggest Mistakes Concealed Carriers Make

Taking charge of your own safety comes with some responsibilities.
IDPA Competitions: Practical Guns & Practical Gear Build Practical CCW Skills

IDPA Competitions: Practical Guns & Practical Gear Build Practical CCW Skills

Get out of the target-shooting rut and become a better handgunner with International Defensive Pistol...
Defensive Handguns: Don't Overlook Double-Action Revolvers

Defensive Handguns: Don't Overlook Double-Action Revolvers

Revolvers are seeing a renaissance on the self-defense market. Here's why you should pay attention.
10 Great Rimfire Revolvers

10 Great Rimfire Revolvers

They come in all shapes and sizes, but .22 and .17 wheelguns are tons of...
The Great Ammo Debate: Small & Fast vs. Big & Slow

The Great Ammo Debate: Small & Fast vs. Big & Slow

Sheriff Jim explains what all the fuss is about, and what it means for your...
Concealed Carry For Women: IWB Holsters & Pistols

Concealed Carry For Women: IWB Holsters & Pistols

A beginner's primer to on-body CCW for women.
How To Practice Drawing a Pistol From Concealment

How To Practice Drawing a Pistol From Concealment

Some tips to keep your CCW practice both safe and effective.
How To Choose a Concealed-Carry Pistol Instructor

How To Choose a Concealed-Carry Pistol Instructor

Ready to take that next step in your concealed-carry journey? Here are things to look...
How Do Guns Work? Self-Loading Pistol Triggers

How Do Guns Work? Self-Loading Pistol Triggers

The next in our series about how guns work.
BLACKHAWK! Handgun Suppressors

BLACKHAWK! Handgun Suppressors

Silencers (also called suppressors) were a hot trend at the 2017 SHOT Show.
9 Affordable Pocket .380 Pistols

9 Affordable Pocket .380 Pistols

Reliable self-defense guns don’t have to weigh a lot—or cost a lot.
How To Grip a Semi-Auto Pistol

How To Grip a Semi-Auto Pistol

It's both easier—and about 20 percent harder—than you think.
Basic Home Protection

Basic Home Protection

You know you must rely on yourself to protect your family from a home invasion,...
Rimfire Training Guns: Reasons You Need One

Rimfire Training Guns: Reasons You Need One

Perfect for beginners and experienced shooters alike.
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.
First-Time Handgun Buyers Guide

First-Time Handgun Buyers Guide

Here’s a simple five-step primer for the many Americans—a large number of whom are women—who...
4 Ways to Choose Your First Concealed-Carry Gun

4 Ways to Choose Your First Concealed-Carry Gun

This isn't a decision someone else should make for you.
4 Tips To Choose a Defensive Handgun

4 Tips To Choose a Defensive Handgun

The brass tacks of what can be a complex choice.
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