Here are some of our more popular self-defense lifestyle articles. Here, we cover topics like how to conduct yourself as a gun owner, best guns to own, what to do after you need to defend yourself with your gun, etc. To get to each article, click on the corresponding photo:
Top 20 Best 9mm Handguns:
One of the questions I get asked most often, usually by folks new to the gun world, is: what is the best 9mm pistol to own? I’m going to attempt to answer that question in just a moment, but remember that what’s best for me, may not be what’s good for you. So, take what I say here with a grain of salt.
What is the justified use of deadly force?
Have you ever actually read a law? If you have, you’ve probably marveled at how so much could be said with little chance of understanding what it really means. I sometimes wonder whether that is intentional so that you have to hire a lawyer to interpret it for you.
7 Most Common Places For Crime
We see it all the time on the news. A journalist interviews a witness or local after any serious crime, and the answer is usually the same, or something very similar to what is typed above.
Of course, those of us who carry a self-defense tool, like a gun, don’t usually share that response. In fact, the main reason why most of us carry a gun is because we know that crime does happen and we want to be ready for it when it does. To find out more, click the photo above …
One thing that nobody ever likes, is to look dumb for not knowing the lingo in any hobby. The gun industry, while generally filled with a nice bunch of people, has a few bad apples with a primary life mission of correcting people who use wrong terminology when it comes to guns.
If you want to find out what the 6 most misused gun terms are, click the photo above …
Definition Of Deadly Force, And Why Shooting To Wound Is Bad
Understanding the basic principles of what legally justifies the use of deadly force is an area of self-protection that too often goes overlooked. At the very least, it is a fair assessment that most law-abiding citizens underestimate their own understanding of these principles, therefore putting themselves at grave legal risk when facing a situation in which a decision must be made to use deadly force.
To learn more about what deadly force is, click on the photo above …
Your Home Is Not The Impenetrable Bubble You Think It Is
Protection of self and family is all-important, especially in today’s uncertain times.
Something that many people don’t realize, is that the gun they carry in their holster outside everyday isn’t the only aspect to consider. In fact, self-protection often overflows into the home.
A video recently surfaced of a team of nice folks pretending to be package delivery drivers.
To find out how it turned out, click on the photo above …
Benefits To The 9mm, And Why It’s The Go-To Caliber For Many
Let me start by saying that, regardless of what you read elsewhere, all the popular self-defense cartridges are good, with their own set of benefits. When I say “all” I mean those from .32 magnum and .38 Special up to .44 mag in revolvers, and .380 ACP up to .45 ACP in semi-autos, along with a few outliers.
To find out why so many people choose it for carry, click on the photo above …
Gun Range Etiquette For Both New And Seasoned Shooters
If you’ve never been to a gun range before, or even if you have and need a refresher, there are some things that you should know and practice. Here is some gun range etiquette.
To find out what the etiquette is, make sure you click the picture above.
Why Speaking To Anyone After Defensive Gun Use Is A Bad Idea
Under no circumstances should you ever speak to the media or the police about what happened, no matter what anyone tells you.
The main reason for this is because you’re likely a mess of emotions after you pull the trigger and you may or may not be able to recall the events of a critical incident right after it happens.
To find out more, click on the photo above …
When it comes to self-defense, there is almost nothing that boggles my mind more than when I hear people carrying an unloaded gun for “self-defense.” I see it in forums all the time, and there are plenty of these types of sayings in the comment sections on some negligent discharge articles.
They usually sound something like this: “Carrying a gun with a round in the chamber is stupid and unsafe.” Or, “he never would have shot himself if his gun wasn’t loaded!”
To find out more about why I carry with one in the pipe, click the photo above …