The Principles of Target Identification – Content Contest

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(This post is an entry in our spring content contest. If you’d like a chance to win a Beretta APX pistol, click here for details.)  By Drew Estell One thing that military and…

FL Licensed Carrier Shoots USF College Football Player Hassan Childs

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The University of South Florida’s defensive back Hassan Childs is a small-for-football defensive back. Mr. Childs may or may not scare receivers coming over the middle of the field. But…

OK Homeowner With AR-15 Shoots, Kills Three Home Invaders: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

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Remember when Piers Morgan (then of CNN) declared that no one needed an “assault rifle” for self-defense, and none was ever used for same? On Monday afternoon, a young man in…

The Best Thunder Ranch Video Ever? Just Thought I’d Leave This Here [NSFW]

God grant me the self-control to take the time I need to shoot accurately in a defensive gun use. Ah, but how do you know how fast you can shoot…

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Good Guys in Chicago Tool Up

Not even gun-hating politicians and an anti-gun Cook County sheriff can tame the public’s demand for guns in Chicago. After all, a spike in gun license applications seems a common sense…

3 Things You Should Never Say to the Cops After a Defensive Gun Use

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I hope you never have to use a firearm for defense against an imminent, credible threat of grievous bodily harm or death. If you do, you will be incapacitated. By adrenalin,…

Paris Airport Attack: What Lessons Learned?

  The security cam video from the attack a female soldier at Paris’s Orly airport shows that she was caught by surprise when terrorist Ziyed Ben Belgacem dropped his shopping…

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Top 3 Ways to Safely Store Your Guns At Home

Safe storage laws are the proverbial camel’s nose under the tent. Once the government mandates how you store your gun, unannounced home inspections are on the cards. As they are…

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Jeff Gonzales: Are You Ready for Trouble?

Danger is all around you. Whether you can see danger and act if necessary that’s the real question. Put aside all your prejudices and ask yourself: are you ready when…

John Farnham: Be Realistic About Your Defensive Ammo

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John Farnam writes [via ammoland.com] The problem in “researching” pistol ballistic performance is that the only “data base” we have to consult has too few samples, and samples we have…

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Michael Savage Attacked: It Should Have Been A Defensive Gun Use?

“[Conservative radio talk show host Michael] Savage had just finished dining at Servino Ristorante on Main Street in Tiburon when a man, whom he did not know, approached him in the…

Illinois Alpine Bank Robbery: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

Security guard Brian Harrison is leaning on a counter, arms crossed, when 34-year-old Laurence Turner of Rockford, Illinois enters the bank and fires a shot in the air. Officer Harrison’s situational awareness level…