Toy Guns. A Teachable Moment

Whether or not Rileyplays parents are aware of their son’s budding YouTube career (and the dangers of a pre-pubescent public presence on the world’s second largest search engine), I applaud the…

Course Review: American Gunsmithing Institute – Reloading from A-Z

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After much thought and consideration, I’ve decided that there are really only two defensible reasons to start reloading. The first, and easily the most popular, is cost. No matter how…

Kimber Gun Rights Bulletin: Most Floridians Favor Armed Teachers and Staff in Schools

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When I was at the Gun Rights Policy conference in Florida last month, one of the presentations covered the FASTER (Faculty/Administrator Safety Training & Emergency Response) program in Ohio. The…

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Tom McHale: How I Learned to Stop Worrying And Love A Red Dot on My Self-Defense Handgun

Tom McHale [not shown] writes [via ammoland.com]: Believe it or not, there was a time that shooters went into full-scale revolt about the idea of putting scopes on rifles. You’d hear…

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John Farnham: Don’t Flake Out With H&K VP9 Mag Release

Gun guru John Farnham writes [via ammoland.com]: We’ve see a number of H&K’s Glock-like VP9 Pistols in Defensive Pistol Classes recently. All have run well, and the pistol’s ergonomics are…

Self Defense as a Motorist in a Riotous Attack

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Those of us who have been around a while have the graphic 1992 attack of Reginald Denny burned into our psyche. In recent days, we’ve been treated to footage from…

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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…

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The One Weird Trick That No One Teaches You About Concealed Carry

What’s the number one thing that most people new to the world of concealed carry don’t know, and that most training courses — whether state-mandated or not — fail to…

Gun Review: Win Gun M84 Airsoft Pistol

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  Here’s a look at a gun that’s a little outside the ordinary here at The Truth About Guns:  the airsoft WG M84, a copy of sorts of the Beretta…

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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…

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

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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