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6 Ways To Safely Store Your Firearms

Which option is best for your family?

Dogs for Home Protection

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

Female Shooters On: Semi-Autos vs. Revolvers

It's an age-old question. We polled some prominent shooters to get their thoughts.

Manual Safeties On Carry Guns: Pro Vs. Con

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

Couples Defense, Part II

During a violent criminal confrontation, teamwork with a spouse, friend or coworker may determine your...

Pros vs. Cons of Appendix Carry

Here are some of the more important factors to consider.

Armed Self-Defense: Reality vs. Fantasy

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

Handgun Self-Defense: Move to Stay Alive

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

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

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

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...

The Importance of Women to the Shooting Sports

To steal a line from the 1968 Virginia Slims ad campaign, women shooters “have come...

How to Carry Concealed In a Purse (If You Must)

Many self-defense experts eschew off-body carry. But that's not always practical.

Video: Pros vs. Cons of Pistol-Mounted Flashlights

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

11 (Cheap) Ways to Make Your Home a Castle

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

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...

5 Biggest Mistakes Concealed Carriers Make

Taking charge of your own safety comes with some responsibilities.

AR-15 Rifles For Home Defense? Yes!

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