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Home Defense for Newbies: Pistol-Grip-Only Shotguns vs. Pistol-Caliber Carbines

Both platforms are excellent choices, but there are some things newbies need to know.

6 Reasons To Visit the NRA Whittington Center This Summer

A family vacation destination for memories that will last a lifetime.

Why You (Yes, You) Need Basic Gun Training

Three trainers, three questions, three more reasons to learn gun safety from a pro.

2020's Best New Budget Pistols, Rifles & Shotguns

Eight of the best bang-for-your-buck gun bargains to start your New Year off right.

What To Do When Your Pistol Doesn't Fire

The drill you need to know to get you (and your gun) back in the...

Home Defense: Pistols vs. Shotguns vs. Rifles

Each has pros and cons; the question for you is what is best for your...

Self-Defense for the Aging Shooter

Here's what we mean when we say, "Okay, Boomer."

How to Use a Field Shotgun For Home Defense

Can Grandpa's old Skeet gun be used for self-defense? Yes, and here's how!

Do You Have to Break-In a New Defensive Handgun?

Answer: Only if you don't mind a few "surprises" down the line...

Couples Defense, Part I

Self-defense isn't the sole responsibility of the male—in fact, the odds are good he will...

Pros vs. Cons of Appendix Carry

Here are some of the more important factors to consider.

3 Things Gun Students Do (That Drive Instructors Nuts)

Here's how to avoid wasting everyone's time (and your money) when you're getting your gun...

Should You Carry Your Gun With an Empty Chamber?

Once upon a time, that's how it was done. But now...?

Why You Should Take Tactical Team Training With Your Spouse

In an armed confrontation, two good "guys" with guns is better than one.

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

They come in all shapes and sizes, but .22 and .17 wheelguns are tons of...

Instructor Said What? 10 Defensive Shooting Terms, Explained

Here's the lingo that will help you absorb the most from your training.

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 To Choose a Defensive Firearm Holster

There is no one best method of concealed carry...only the best method for you. Here's...

4 Reasons to Learn the Isosceles Shooting Stance

Why this might be the best shooting stance for you to memorize.
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