Water Moccasins: Use Case for a Taurus Judge?

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TTAG writers are, in the main, skeptical about the Taurus Judge and Smith & Wesson Governor. John Boch says “No gracias.” Our Illinois correspondent reckons they’re ridiculously unconcealable, and there’s nothing…

Finland’s Police Force Getting MP-5s to Fight Terrorism

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Seems some of Finland’s government officials have looked around the EU and noticed an uptick in radical Islamic terrorism. Leaping into action nearly a year and a half after the…

Barter Smarter… Don’t Trade Away Guns or Ammo

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Almost everyone in America has watched as southeast Texas bears the brunt of Hurricane Harvey. At the same time, disasters like Harvey happen with some regularity.  In the aftermath of…

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Dave Grossman’s Bullet-Proof Mind

  The NRA Carry Guard Expo’s value-add: training for the citizenry who choose to arm themselves. Dave Grossman, author of On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in…

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The Left’s Civil War Heats Up . . . And Becomes Deadly. What’s Next? Are You Ready?

Back in February, I asked “Will The Left’s Civil War Turn Deadly?” I noted how America has fallen into civil war. Without a doubt, the hard left continues to mobilize…

“He wanted my gun. So I gave it to him”

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A 61-year-old grandfather looked like an easy mark to a brazen 16-year-old punk at a Detroit gas station. It takes a brazen (or stupid) criminal to try to rob someone…

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Preparedness: How Much is ‘Enough’?

Preparedness for contingencies goes a long way to turning chaos into mere inconveniences. Finding one’s self unprepared when life throws you a curveball sucks. Hopefully, like many TTAG readers, you…

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‘Weaponized Fame’ Another Reason to Keep and Bear Arms?

“In a Facebook post directed at her 16,000,000 fans, [actress Jennifer] Lawrence commanded: ‘These are the faces of hate. Look closely and post anyone you find,” and added, “You can’t…

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Personal Defense Tip: Maintain Situational Awareness In Higher Risk Everyday Locations

  Situational awareness: do you practice it? Recently, we covered how a good guy with a gun brought a violent, would-be armed robber to heel in Seminole, Florida. In that…

The Truth About Gun Safes?

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The video below’s from this year’s January SHOT show. Tom Kubiniec is more than slightly convincing. The President of SecureIt Tactical  argues that the majority of gun safes hold less…

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“Fleeing” Suspect Shoots at Clerk in Victorville. CA [Video]

On August 1st, 2017, in Victorville, California, a suspect attempted to rob the Star Market on 7th St. In the image above, the armed robbery suspect is “fleeing” the scene….

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Caution: A Warning Shot May Precipitate the Attack It’s Intended to Prevent

Despite the inadvisability — and frequent illegality of — of warning shots, some gun owners use them to try to warn off a potential attackers. Thanks, Uncle Joe. Sometimes a…