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Disabled, not Defenseless

Disabled, not Defenseless

Opportunistic criminals may think I'm an easy victim just because I'm in a wheelchair, but...
Family of Outdoor Entrepreneurs Turns Your Used Holsters Into Cash

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 II

Couples Defense, Part II

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

Couples Defense, Part I

Self-defense isn't the sole responsibility of the male—in fact, the odds are good he will...
5 Reasons to Vacation at NRA's Whittington Center

5 Reasons to Vacation at NRA's Whittington Center

The "crown jewel" of shooting ranges can also be a crowning moment of awesome for...
A Youth's Perspective on the Second Amendment

A Youth's Perspective on the Second Amendment

What do the teens of today think about the Right to Keep and Bear Arms?...
Can You Use a .22LR For Self-Defense?

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

It's the easiest cartridge to shoot, but does it have enough stopping power?
Less-Lethal Self-Defense Options

Less-Lethal Self-Defense Options

One gun writer's take on the "less-lethal" self-defense choices on the market.
How to Carry Concealed In a Purse (If You Must)

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

Many self-defense experts eschew off-body carry. But that's not always practical.
1911 Pistols & Safe Concealed Carry: How-To

1911 Pistols & Safe Concealed Carry: How-To

There are three ways to do it, but here's what the Colonel recommends.
The Second Amendment Story

The Second Amendment Story

Were our Constitutional rights an afterthought?
Expert Opinion: Biggest Mistakes Women Make When Buying a 1st Gun

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

Five female gun experts weigh in from the "front lines."
Top 4 Reasons AR-15s are Great Guns for Women

Top 4 Reasons AR-15s are Great Guns for Women

Don't let their "military" appearance fool you: The modern sporting rifle is the perfect first...
How to Rack a Pistol's Slide

How to Rack a Pistol's Slide

Don't let your hand strength stand in between you and the semi-auto of your dreams.
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...
5 Things I Learned at Gunsite Academy

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"

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

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

Family Home Defense

Home defense is more than confronting a bad guy. It is a comprehensive plan for...
4 Weird Things People Ask Women Who Carry Guns (and How to Answer)

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.
10 Gotta-Have Summer Concealed Carry Solutions

10 Gotta-Have Summer Concealed Carry Solutions

The mercury is rising, and so are your CCW options!
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