Guns for Beginners: Don’t Press Your Gun Against the Bad Guy

I recently ran a post with a SIG SAUER instructor operating operationally (SIG’s Modified Prone Position: Just Thought I’d Leave This Here). I don’t want to leave you with the…

Guns For Beginners: The GLOCK 43…Not For Noobs

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  I’d been eyeballing the new GLOCK 43 (street price about $450) since the NRA Convention 2015 when I first fondled one. It looks and feels, unsurprisingly, like a skinny…

Exclusive Interview With Kim Woodman: 10mm Bear Gun Guy Who Shot His Toe Off [Graphic Video]

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On 29 July at about 4 p.m. Kim Woodman [above] was attacked by a sow brown bear at Humpy Creek, (Alaska). Kim had a GLOCK 20 10mm pistol with him, loaded…

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Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Mind the Reactionary Gap

A Sudanese refugee named Omer Ismail Ali found himself rapidly and promiscuously perforated by a police officer in Kelso, Washington recently. Ali assumed room temperature shortly after storming into a…

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Self-Defense Tip: Aim!

One of the Four Rules of Gun Safety: be sure of your target and what’s behind it. That’s relatively simple if you’re target shooting, especially if there are berms behind and…

TAKE IT! Force-on-Force Training For Civilians Is Good Stuff

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It’s not every day that you get a chance to practice self-defense tactics against opponents who actually shoot back, especially as a civilian. If you get the chance to do it…

Ammo Review: Lehigh & Underwood Make .32 ACP Great Again

If you’re shooting to meet FBI specifications for projectile penetration — 12″ to 18″ in 10% ballistic gelatin — you’ll find that the .32 ACP cartridge is a tough nut…

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The Bear Truth: California’s Department of Wildlife Pre-Crime Permit Revealed

If you’re a bear hunter, you need a permit. That’s just as true in Alaska as it is in California. But what if the bear chases you? A recent close encounter of…

Defensive Gun Use of the Day: AZ Open Carrier Shoots, Kills Armed Felon

Carolann Miracle was open carrying in the early morning hours of August 1. The 4-feet, 11-inch, 85-pound Arizonan was leaving a gas station with a drink in her hand and a GLOCK on…

Henry Repeating Arms Lever Gun for Home Defense?

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Major Van Harl USAF Ret writes [via Ammoland.com]: In today’s world of modern “black rifles” which have magazines that hold 30 rounds of military grade ammunition, we do not think…

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

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….

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Defensive Gun Use of the Day: The Story of Joe Morelock

  I serve as the Executive Director of Guns Save Life, a successful and aggressive regional grassroots gun rights group that meets in six cities each month in Illinois. Each…