Oklahoma Governor Signs Defensive Display Bill into Law

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Governor Mary Fallin signed Oklahoma’s defensive display bill, SB 40, into law earlier this month.  The bill will go into effect on November 1. The vast majority of defensive gun uses…

LAPD Self Defense & Disarmament Techniques (1949) JTILTH

Holy cow! Professional wrestling has come a long way since the days when it looked like wrestling. And so has “the manly art of self-defense” (to say nothing of the…

Rape Survivor: Lack of Access to Mental Health Care is the Real Gun Problem

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By Shayna Lopez-Rivas With 33,000 gun deaths each year in this country, it’s not surprising that the right of gun ownership gets called into question. This is especially is done by…

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Cold Blooded Murder Shows Effectiveness of .410 Shotgun

Many members of TTAG’s Armed Intelligentsia — your correspondent included — keep a 12-gauge shotgun for home defense. As I’ve pointed out many times, it’s a fearsome weapon. But it’s…

Hesitation Kills: Self-Defense Tip

Speed, surprise and violence of action. Bad guys use it. So should you. Case in point [via fox13now.com]: According to police, officers were called to a unit at the Aspenwood…

Big Box Parking Lots: Watering Holes For Criminal Predators!

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Avoid stupid people in stupid places doing stupid things. Millions of armed Americans copy that, and rightly so. There are some locations that clearly tick all the boxes, like a Texas…

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Rap Concert Mass Shooting Victims File Lawsuit Against Rapper

A peaceful gangster rap concert in Wallingford, Connecticut was unexpectedly rocked by violence last December. Following the end of a Meek Mill rap concert two individuals were killed and two more…

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John Boch: What I Carry and Why

I have a confession to make. My gun accompanies me every day in every place it’s legal. No surprise, right? Different folks carry for many reasons. There’s a reason I…

Or You Could Step to One Side and Shoot Him. JTILTH

I’m not a Krav Maga expert, nor do I play one on the Internet. But this “choke ’em with the gun” defense looks unnecessary, difficult and ineffective. As far as…

California Smoke Shop Clerk Shoots Armed Robber – Defensive Gun Use of the Day

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Quick story. I was sitting in a cigar store in Rhode Island. All was right with the world: puffing on a My Father’s Cigar, RISD students strolling by, alcoholic wife…

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When Seconds Counted, Dallas Police Were Only 87 Minutes Away

Imagine waiting 87 minutes for a police response after calling 9-1-1 to report a home invasion in progress. It happened in Dallas in recent days. Thankfully, the homeowner escaped the…

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Becoming a Victim Isn’t a One in a Million Chance

by Steve Davis, President Guns Save Life I had a thrilling time at the 2017 Rangemaster Tactical Conference and learning from the top trainers and instructors from all over the…