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Should You Carry Your Gun With an Empty Chamber?

Should You Carry Your Gun With an Empty Chamber?

Once upon a time, that's how it was done. But now...?
5 Biggest Mistakes Concealed Carriers Make

5 Biggest Mistakes Concealed Carriers Make

Taking charge of your own safety comes with some responsibilities.
AR-15 Rifles For Home Defense? Yes!

AR-15 Rifles For Home Defense? Yes!

"America's Rifle" has a lot of advantages when it comes to defending your home. Here...
Why You Should Take Tactical Team Training With Your Spouse

Why You Should Take Tactical Team Training With Your Spouse

In an armed confrontation, two good "guys" with guns is better than one.
Armed Self-Defense: 4 Reasons to Practice Movement Drills

Armed Self-Defense: 4 Reasons to Practice Movement Drills

Learning to shoot and move is critically important to upping the odds that you’ll survive...
After a Defensive Shooting: What to Do

After a Defensive Shooting: What to Do

Here's what you'll need to know if you're ever forced to defend yourself or a...
Tested: Walker's Razor Walkie Talkie Boosts Shooting Safety

Tested: Walker's Razor Walkie Talkie Boosts Shooting Safety

Safety on the range is Priority One...here's how the Razor helps keep it that way.
Master the Standing Shooting Position

Master the Standing Shooting Position

Here's how to wring the most accuracy from a challenging stance.
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...
Instructor Said What? 10 Defensive Shooting Terms, Explained

Instructor Said What? 10 Defensive Shooting Terms, Explained

Here's the lingo that will help you absorb the most from your training.
6 Cheap Tricks for Home Security

6 Cheap Tricks for Home Security

Professional home-security systems are a fine tool in your defensive plan, but they can be...
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...
3 Defensive Handgun Features You Don't Really Need

3 Defensive Handgun Features You Don't Really Need

There's a lot to ponder when you're buying a gun...but not these things.
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...
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...
Self-Defense Revolvers FAQ

Self-Defense Revolvers FAQ

Here are the top four wheelgun wanna-knows from our readers.
Self-Defense Behind the Wheel of Your Car

Self-Defense Behind the Wheel of Your Car

Advanced handgun training addresses this critical self-defense question.
Is It Safe to Dry-Fire Your Gun?

Is It Safe to Dry-Fire Your Gun?

Long answer, "yes" with a "but." Read on for more!
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