Overcoming the Fear of Guns Leads to Empowerment Over Fears of Sex Offenders

Roughly a dozen years ago I met a woman Adrienne. Like many young women, she feared guns because she didn't understand them and had years of mostly negative "education" about them from American media...
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The Truth About Suppressors – How They Work and What They Really Do

By David Lewis This project is a comprehensive look at silencers with testing data that shows exactly what difference a suppressed firearm can make on sound levels while shooting. Understanding How Firearm Silencers/Suppressors Work When you fire...

Kids & Guns: Balancing Readiness and Safety in the Home

Don’t let concerns of violence overshadow the need for creating a truly safe environment in your home. Anyone who lives or works around firearms should strive to remain just a little bit paranoid about gun...

11-year-old Young Man Shoots Domestic Abuser Attacking his Pregnant Mom

What happens when an 11-year-old young man sees an adult man beating and strangling his 27-year-old pregnant mother? Well, if she's raised a lion and not a sheep, he'll grab a gun and shoot...

CIVILIZATION’S THIN VENEER: Haiti Has Fallen, Cannibal ‘Barbeque’ Now in Charge

Haiti hasn't always been a completely disorganized craphole. For now though, the Caribbean island nation shows us a real-time example of just how the veneer of civilization is thinner than most people think. With...

Choosing Your First Shotgun

When it comes time to buy a shotgun there are a few things to consider. In all actuality, there are many things to consider but let’s take a look at what I believe are...
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Does Trigger Finger Position Matter? No. But Also Yes. But Also No.

An interesting post on Twitter/X by Yellow Peril Tactical raises an interesting question: does trigger finger position matter? In this article, I'm going to explore this topic. They're right in some ways, but it's...
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4 Factors You Need to Consider When Buying a Concealed Carry Handgun

By Tim Carroll What gun should I carry for self-defense? That's a question that's been asked more times than I can count during my professional training career and more often in recent years. The answer...
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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 comes along with risks to the carrier thanks to laws...
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Improve Your Shooting: The 50-Round Skill Sustainment Course of Fire

In case you didn't already know it, if you don't continue to shoot over time, you will slowly lose your shooting skills. Ammunition is more reasonable that it was a couple of years ago,...

Beginner’s Guide to the Most Common Calibers and What They’re Good For

Yes, there are a lot of bullet sizes and it can be confusing. We call them "calibers," except for shotguns, which are referred to as "gauge" or "bore." Each is different and -- just...
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Why Range Ammunition Is A Bad Choice For Your Self-Defense Gun

Don't use range ammo as self-defense ammo. There are a number of good reasons why it's a bad idea. Range ammunition -- meaning full metal jacket or fragmenting ammunition in center fire rifles and pistol,...