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6 Ways To Safely Store Your Firearms

Which option is best for your family?

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.

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...

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.

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.

5 Things I Learned at Gunsite Academy

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

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...

10 Great Rimfire Revolvers

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

How to Choose the Right Leather Holster

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

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.

Smaller-Gauge Shotguns For Home Defense?

Do you have to have a 12-gauge? We look at the facts.

New Year's Resolution: a Defense Plan for the Whole Family

Get the whole family involved—including the kids—in planning for any contingency.

3 Self Defense Myths That Just Won't Go Away

I don’t mean to sound like an old grouch—really I don’t...
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