The Four Rules of Gun Safety for Beginners (and Everyone Else)

Col. Jeff Cooper furthered general gun safety by distilling and popularizing the four rules of safe gun handling. The purpose was to minimize accidents, otherwise known as negligent discharges (every accidental discharge is a negligent discharge). There are other variations on the theme, but Cooper’s four rules of gun safety are easy to remember and communicate. You […]

Buying Your First Concealed Carry Gun…Made Easy

We know, it’s not easy out there. We’re living in a Golden Age of carry handguns. An aspiring gun carrier has to choose from dozens of options; a bewildering selection of brands, calibers, barrel lengths, and actions. Most of them are very good and will treat you extremely well. Gun store salesmen, however, are notoriously bad at cutting through […]

Streamlight’s New TLR-6 Trigger Guard Mounted Light for SIG P-365

I can’t count the number of Streamlight products I have, including rail-mounted lights, flashlights, a lantern, even a keychain light. All produce great performance for the dollar. Now they’re announcing a new TLR-6 version designed for use with the increasingly popular SIG SAUER P365 sub-compact concealed carry pistol. Here’s their press release . . . STREAMLIGHT® INTRODUCES […]

Retired Air Force Colonel: “I didn’t serve 20 years to come home and have politicians trash the Bill of Rights”

On Thursday in Pittsburgh, speakers lined up to take the microphone one after another during a heated four-hour hearing on the city’s proposed gun control. One of the speakers was Val Finnell, a member of Firearm Owners Against Crime, medical doctor, and former Air Force colonel. He came to the hearing bearing a petition, reportedly […]