Defending Innocent Life: A Perilous Choice At Best

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Nothing good happens after using violence in self-defense…aside from living another day. Real life isn’t like Hollywood. In the real world, the good guy doesn’t walk off into the sunset…

Why I’m No Fan of Appendix Carry

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  I know appendix carry enjoys increasing popularity among younger shooters and not a few hipsters. It’s also the choice of many keyboard commandos who want to be just like their…

Carrying With a Disability, Part 2: Gun and Gear Recommendations

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Suggestions are about the same thing as opinions. I find that the majority of people mean well, but the main issue is that they’re telling you what works for them,…

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Guns for Beginners: Terrorists…Expect the Unexpected

A lot has been written about using a personal firearm to deal with criminals, crazies and terrorists. Especially terrorists. Not because a terrorist attack is the most likely scenario anyone’s likely…

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Carrying With A Disability: A Telling Survey

I’ve spent a large amount of my life believing myself invincible. No matter the injury or damage, I just wrapped it up, sucked it up, and kept running. There’s a…

Guns for Beginners: Avoid, Escape, Evade, Engage

Undercover cops exist. That fact alone means you should regard any and all violent confrontations between strangers with extreme caution. Unless you’re completely sure who’s the good guy and who’s the…

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Guns for Beginners: Call the Police

“A Tulsa man fighting for his life in the hospital after confronting two men who may have been breaking into cars at an apartment complex near 41st and Garnett,” newson6.com…

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Guns for Beginners: How to Find Quality Self-Defense Firearm Training

Carrying a gun lawfully for self-defense can make the difference between life and death in a critical situation. Yet at the same time it can be fraught with risk to…

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Appleseed Bans S&W M&P15-22s

I love my Smith & Wesson M&P15-22. It’s a fun little gun and new shooters love it as well. It looks cool and shoots great. It’s accurate enough to shoot…

Guns for Beginners: Don’t Show Your Daughter’s Boyfriends Your Guns — Unless He Asks Nicely

I can’t tell you how many times people have suggested that I show my daughter’s future boyfriends one or more of my guns. More precisely, to casually handle the firearm…

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Guns for Beginners: Disengage!

By gun guru John Farnham [via ammoland.com]: “My wife and I were departing a Starbucks drive-through yesterday,” a student writes. “I was driving. Our driver’s-side window remained lowered as we exited…

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GET TRAINING: Why Firearm and Self Defense Training are Worth It

I put up a piece a couple of weeks ago entitled, “TAKE IT! Force-on-Force Training For Civilians Is Good Stuff” which elaborated on the most effective, next generation of self-defense…