8 Outstanding Gifts For Concealed Carry

Want to stuff somebody’s stocking who concealed carries? Put something they’ll love under the tree? There’s plenty of absolutely great gear out there, and some that lots that will fit almost any budget. While the obvious seem to be guns or ammo, not every state is friendly towards that. So we’ll mostly stick to awesome […]

The New York Times on What To Do If A Guest Wants to Bring a Gun to Thanksgiving Dinner

[ED: This post originally ran in November, 2016, but is wonderfully evergreen. Enjoy.] New York Times scribe Philip Galanes writes a regular column called “Social Q’s” in the Grey Lady’s Fashion & Style section. It’s a “Dear Abby” style column addressing readers’ question about social etiquette. Last week, an aghast correspondent asked how to handle a Thanksgiving guest […]

Illinois State Rep. Curtis Tarver Arrested For Carrying a Gun With a Revoked Permit

Curtis J. Tarver II, is an Illinois state representative. His accomplishments include voting to make it tougher to get a Firearm Owner Identification Card, letting his FOID expire, and then getting arrested for failing to surrender his revoked CCL permit. Tarver was busted in a routine traffic stop Thursday night on Chicago’s south side. One […]

Gun Review: SCCY CPX-4 .380 ACP Pistol

There are an awful lot of very good choices these days in sub-compact and micro-compact pistols. We’re living in a golden age of concealed carry options designed to appeal to the millions of Americans who now have concealed carry permits or live in constitutional carry states. The fact is, not everyone can or wants to […]

Constitutional Carry Bill Moves Forward in Michigan

By Brenden Boudreau Constitutional Carry (HB 4770–4774) has been voted out of the House Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security Committee. This legislation passed with all five Republicans on the committee voting “Aye,” three Democrats abstaining, and freshman Democrat State Rep. Mari Manoogian of the 40th House District being the lone “No” vote. The three Democrats […]

Personal Defense: You Really Need To Practice One-Handed Shooting, Too

One-handed shooting can often be neglected as part of the regular practice a person does for concealed carry and personal defense. The sentiment you’ll find espoused often when it comes to concealed carry/self-defense pistol/whatever-you-want-to-call-it is “train how you fight,” or something to that effect. In other words, you want to train with your typical carry […]

Taurus Adds a New 1911 Commander 9mm

Taurus has added a new model to its 1911 Commander series with the introduction of the 1911 Commander 9mm Luger. From the company’s release: Built with the same specifications and dimensions as the original 1911 Commander .45 ACP, the new model is chambered for 9mm Luger and offers additional capacity at nine rounds. Since its […]