Guns for Beginners: How to Find Quality Self-Defense Firearm Training

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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…

Appleseed Bans S&W M&P15-22s

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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…

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

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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…

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Gun Review: Win Gun M84 Airsoft Pistol

  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…

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…

DeSantis Gunhide Question of the Day: Is It OK to Point a Gun At Someone During Training?

John Boch penned a recent post recommending force-on-force training. I can’t agree enough. FoF is the best real world defensive gun use training money can buy. But it does involve…

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

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…

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

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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…

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Atlas Defense’s “Nightmare Box” – Training in Real Life Scenarios

When I showed up to take my Atlas Defense responsible defense course Saturday morning, I had no idea what to expect. I assumed I would be engaging in one-way firing…

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