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Home Defense: Pistols vs. Shotguns vs. Rifles

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

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!

Family of Outdoor Entrepreneurs Turns Your Used Holsters Into Cash

The fascinating story behind Kris and Gabrielle Garren's Drawerful of Holsters site.

Couples Defense, Part I

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

Handgun Self-Defense: Move to Stay Alive

Here's why learning to move in a self-defense situation is so critical.

Expert Opinion: Biggest Mistakes Women Make When Buying a 1st Gun

Five female gun experts weigh in from the "front lines."

4 Weird Things People Ask Women Who Carry Guns (and How to Answer)

The key to success is to keep your initial reaction on the inside.

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.

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...

Physical Therapist's CCW Advice: Strong-Side Hip Carry

Some ideas for arranging your CCW rig to stay comfortable and healthy.

Keep Your CCW Gun From Showing: 6 Tips

The experts call it "printing," and you don't want it happening. Here's how to avoid...

Should You Pattern Your Home-Defense Shotgun?

Recently, I’ve received several letters from readers asking if they should “pattern” their home defense...

How to Choose the Right Concealed Handgun Carry Position

Our five-point checklist to determine whether or not you’ve found the proper carry position for...

Shotgun Skills: Are You Cross-Dominant?

Just keep missing with your scattergun? This might be why.

Off-Body CCW For the Disabled: Why & How

It's all about making the most out of what you have.

The Great Debate: On-Body Vs. Off-Body Carry

It's been a controversy in the self-defense community forever. What do you think?

5 Tips For First-Time Gun Buyers

Knowing where to shop and what to ask for will help you find the right...
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