3 Things You Should Never Say to the Cops After a Defensive Gun Use

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I hope you never have to use a firearm for defense against an imminent, credible threat of grievous bodily harm or death. If you do, you will be incapacitated. By adrenalin,…

Paris Airport Attack: What Lessons Learned?

  The security cam video from the attack a female soldier at Paris’s Orly airport shows that she was caught by surprise when terrorist Ziyed Ben Belgacem dropped his shopping…

Top 3 Ways to Safely Store Your Guns At Home

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Safe storage laws are the proverbial camel’s nose under the tent. Once the government mandates how you store your gun, unannounced home inspections are on the cards. As they are…

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Jeff Gonzales: Are You Ready for Trouble?

Danger is all around you. Whether you can see danger and act if necessary that’s the real question. Put aside all your prejudices and ask yourself: are you ready when…

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John Farnham: Be Realistic About Your Defensive Ammo

John Farnam writes [via ammoland.com] The problem in “researching” pistol ballistic performance is that the only “data base” we have to consult has too few samples, and samples we have…

Michael Savage Attacked: It Should Have Been A Defensive Gun Use?

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“[Conservative radio talk show host Michael] Savage had just finished dining at Servino Ristorante on Main Street in Tiburon when a man, whom he did not know, approached him in the…

Illinois Alpine Bank Robbery: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

Security guard Brian Harrison is leaning on a counter, arms crossed, when 34-year-old Laurence Turner of Rockford, Illinois enters the bank and fires a shot in the air. Officer Harrison’s situational awareness level…

The SWAT Team Technique They Don’t Talk About. Should You Consider It Too?

When room clearance is the order of the day, SWAT cops work as a team. Provided they have a choice, they would no more clear a room all by their lonesome than wear frilly clothes and…

Clerk Ready When Robber Points Pistol: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

In this video of an attempted robbery in Franklin County, Ohio, the clerk’s situational awareness allows him to respond quickly. The clerk is suspicious of the customer coming in with…

Jennifer Adams: Teach Your Daughters Well – TTAG Content Contest

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(This post is an entry in our spring content contest. If you’d like a chance to win a Beretta APX pistol, click here for details.)  Some girls love shoes, purses,…

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Kenneth Hugill Acquittal Proves the UK Doesn’t Always Crucify Subjects Who Defend Themselves with Guns

Reader Gabriel C. writes: TTAG regularly features articles and commentary pointing out the poor situation for gun owners in the UK, and criticising British self defence laws. While Mr. Kenneth…

Use Your Words in a Home Invasion: Self-Defense Tip

When it comes to a home invasion, some gun gurus say you shouldn’t speak and carry a big caliber stick. They reckon that yelling out to a prospective perp gives away your…