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

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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…

Self-Defense Tip: Distance Determines Technique

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At my Krav Maga classes I stress the simple fact that different techniques are effective at different distances. When you are better off engaging in hand-to-hand or knife combat? When should…

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What Happened to AT&T Cell Service Yesterday is a Warning to Us All

If you’re involved in a defensive gun use (DGU), call 911. Give your name and location, your description and the fact that there’s “been a shooting” (or “attack” if you…

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The One Thing You Need to Carry Even More Than Your Gun!

What are the odds of needing a gun for a defensive gun use? Assuming you avoid stupid people in stupid places doing stupid things, it’s lower than a snake’s belly. So…

Business Class Blunderbuss: Check Out This Shotgun Built from Parts Purchased After TSA Checkpoint

As thedailysheeple.com reports, “this is a weapon capable of exploding and shooting a hole the size of almost two quarters near a sheet of drywall.” It’s fashioned from parts purchased…

3 Lessons from the Vincente Fuillerat Florida Shotgun Attack

According to tampabay.com. “On Friday, Vincente Fuillerat strapped on a bullet-resistant vest, broke into [Samara] Routenberg’s home and got into a shoot-out with both women. He fatally wounded both women…

One Simple Trick for Not Dying in A Gunfight

If this post was honest-to-God clickbait, I’d simply tell you not to get into a gunfight. Which is perfectly true. Avoid stupid people in stupid places doing stupid things and the…

Anaheim Police Officer ‘Get Off My Lawn’ Shooting a Negligent Discharge?

Protests broke out overnight in southern California after a cell phone video emerged showing an off duty LAPD officer drawing and discharging his firearm while trying to forcibly remove a…

Charge a Gun, Run From a Knife: Self-Defense Tip

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When TTAG’s resident war hero and gun reviewer Jon Wayne Taylor draws a gun, finding cover or concealment aren’t his first priority. Eliminating the threat is. He gets off the…

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Chris Bird’s ‘Surviving a Mass Killer Rampage’: Book Review

If you like TTAG’s Defensive Gun Use of the Day stories, Chris Bird’s book, “Thank God I Had A Gun:  True Accounts of Self-Defense” belongs on your bookshelf. Mr. Bird puts…

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Top 5 Concealed Carry Guns

Over the last decade, as state after state has restored residents’ right to bear arms, the gun-buying public’s appetite for portable, packable pistols moved from merely peckish to downright insatiable. The free-market system…