Personal Defense Tip: Never Shoot to Kill

The correct expression when discussing a defensive gun use is “shoot to stop the threat.” That’s what you’re trying to do when when your life or that of a loved one is threatened. You are not trying to commit homicide, however justifiable that may be in a given situation. Even if you’re aiming at the […]

Guns Don’t Kill Hunters, Tree Stands Kill Hunters

It’s that time of year again. The woods are full of hunters looking for that prize buck. But with all of those people carrying all of those firearms, a few unfortunate incidents are bound to happen. The majority of the time, however, hunting-related injuries don’t involve guns. Take, for example, this story from the Palmetto […]

How Do You Choose Your Ammunition?

Gun buyers tend to do a lot of research before buying a firearm. They read reviews, talk to their friends and borrow or rent the model they’re considering if possible. At a minimum, when buying locally, they can at least see and hold the gun they’re considering before plunking down their dinero. Buying ammo can […]

Dan Wesson’s Suppressor-Ready DW Discretion 1911 Pistols in .45 ACP and 9mm Luger

With suppressors becoming more and more mainstream, the designers and pistol-smiths at Dan Wesson, a CZ-USA company, decided it was time to offer a suppressor-ready 1911. They also wanted a more tactically oriented 1911, with all the quality features standard on a Dan Wesson semi-automatic. The result is the sharp-looking DW Discretion, with a match-grade […]

Suspect Shot and Killed After Woman Found Dead at Home of Tarzan Actor Ron Ely

UPDATE: Various media reports indicate that Ely’s 62-year-old wife, Valerie Lundeen Ely, was stabbed to death by her 30-year-old son Cameron who was subsequently shot to death by responding Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies. -/-/-/-/- There’s a lot that still isn’t known about this situation, but according to ksby.com . . . Officers responded to […]