New To Concealed Carry? Read This First! Guns for Beginners

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Congratulations. You’ve decided to take proactive action to keep your family safer in getting a carry license. At the same time you’re a little uncomfortable about carrying a gun. It’s okay….

Guns for Beginners: Keep a Pair of Active Noise Cancellation Ear Muffs By the Bed

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“Members of the 101st Airborne Division agreed to wear special helmets rigged with hearing loss simulators,” WaPo science maven Mary Roach writes in her new book Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans…

Guns for Beginners: Don’t Shoot Anyone Unless They Pose an Imminent Threat of Death or Grievous Bodily Harm

OK, yes. NERF guns. And water guns. They’re designed for shoot-someone-fun. Other than that, don’t shoot anyone with a “non-lethal’ gun unless they pose a threat of death or grievous…

Aim for Center Mass: Guns for Beginners

When you’re shooting at someone to eliminate an imminent, credible threat of death or grievous bodily harm, do what the police do: aim center mass. Never mind movies or antis…

Home Carry, Don’t Hold a Bad Guy At Bay, Don’t Approach Injured Perpetrator, Keep Your Finger Off the Trigger Until You’re Ready to Fire and Own Multiple Guns: Guns for Beginners

In this 1981 made-for-TV movie A Gun in the House, actress Sally Struthers is terrorized by a brace of home invaders. Fortunately, eventually, she manages to escape and win a foot race…

Counter Gun Grab With Maximum Force: Guns for Beginners

This video shows a murder suspect attempting to take control of a police officer’s gun. It appears that the weapon was secured in a retention holster — a damn fine idea for armed…

Jon Wayne Taylor shows Israeli model and new shooter Michal Idan how to disassemble — and assemble — an Underground Tactical AR-15.

Disassembling an AR-15: Guns for Beginners

Jon Wayne Taylor shows Israeli model and new shooter Michal Idan how to disassemble — and assemble — an Underground Tactical AR-15.

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Not Your Typical Noob: Teaching a Blind Man to Shoot

Reader Michael E. writes: As a Second Amendment enthusiast and gun owner, I do my best to educate as many people as I can about firearms and everything surrounding them…

Disassembling a Semi-Automatic Pistol: Guns for Beginners

Jon Wayne Taylor shows Israeli model and first-time shooter Michal Idan the inner workings of the FNX-45 Tactical semi-automatic pistol. Come and shoot it at the Texas Firearms Festival on…

CMP Competition Series 4: Building Balance for Better Shooting

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I was a runner in college. I sprinted five miles a day every day cross-country like some sort of Dutch-German T-1000.  I ended-up paying for it in full this year, during months of…

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Pastor Phil’s First Rifle – America’s Gun Culture Continues to Grow

Eight years ago, I met the pastor of my brother’s church in Northern Wisconsin. Pastor Phil and his wife, Kathy, had answered the call when the church had gone through…

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Don’t Brandish Your Gun: Guns for Beginners

“A manicurist at Nail Tech in Eastpointe brandished a pistol Saturday afternoon during an argument with a customer about glitter nail polish,” clickondetroit.com reports [click on image above for the…