Rule #5: Take the Shot

TTAG reader Cliff H writes . . . Colonel Jeff Cooper was a very smart man. He wrote a lot of books, had a storied career as a Marine Corps officer and established the Gunsite Academy in Arizona which has a well-deserved worldwide reputation for high-quality firearms training. Colonel Cooper was also a staunch supporter […]

‘Criminal Justice Reform’ Traced to Seven Horrific Chicago Crimes in the Last 60 Days

An 18-year-old felon (pictured above) out on $200 bail for attacking police officers (allegedly) shot his Michigan State University girlfriend in the face with a handgun, killing her. Cops say another man also free on $200 bail emptied his illegally possessed revolver into another man, killing him. Then there’s the 19-year-old out on $500 for […]

Is +P Ammunition Really Necessary?

When it comes to defensive ammunition, a lot of people opt for +P loads as a matter of course. It’s certainly not a bad idea on paper; many police departments and federal agencies carry +P or +P+ in their duty guns. The additional powder load nets an increase in velocity over standard rounds – though […]