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Dogs for Home Protection

What you need to know about selecting and training a personal-defense dog.

Manual Safeties On Carry Guns: Pro Vs. Con

Should your CCW firearm have a manual safety? We examine the pros and cons.

Pros vs. Cons of Appendix Carry

Here are some of the more important factors to consider.

11 (Cheap) Ways to Make Your Home a Castle

Your home is your castle...even if you don't have a king's ransom.

Can You Use a .22LR For Self-Defense?

It's the easiest cartridge to shoot, but does it have enough stopping power?

Handgun Self-Defense: Move to Stay Alive

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

Armed Self-Defense: Reality vs. Fantasy

Plans for an armed-self defense situation are nice. Realistic plans are even nicer.

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...

Video: Pros vs. Cons of Pistol-Mounted Flashlights

Helping you make the choice that works for your CCW strategy.

AR-15 Rifles For Home Defense? Yes!

"America's Rifle" has a lot of advantages when it comes to defending your home. Here...

5 Biggest Mistakes Concealed Carriers Make

Taking charge of your own safety comes with some responsibilities.

Should You Carry Your Gun With an Empty Chamber?

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

Why You Should Use Premium Ammo In Your Defensive Gun

Here's why you should "bite the bullet" and dig deep into your wallet for the...

Take Tactical Team Training ... Together!

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

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...

5 Things I Learned at Gunsite Academy

Tips, tricks and need-to-knows for those who'd like to visit this legendary shooting school.

Self-Defense: On the False Security of "Safe Spaces"

If you are relying on staying away from “dangerous” areas for the rest of your...

5 Best New Optics-Ready Micro 9mm Pistols for Concealed Carry

Optimized for CCW, these micro 9mm handguns all offer a 10-round capacity (or more)!

How to Choose the Right Leather Holster

Here's what to look for when you're seeking the right retention device for your handgun.

Why the .410 Bore Shotgun is Anything But Boring

Shooters are gaining a new appreciation for this versatile shotshell...here's why.
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