Armed Defense

The Savage 110 Tactical .308 Carbine is a five-shot bolt gun that would do for long-range defense, though it is limited in capacity and speed.  Factory equipped with an Army Digital Camo stock, the Carbine is shown with a Vortex scope and bipod. The tactical carbine is lighter than many sniper rifles currently available.

Is There a “Best Survival Gun” For Home Defense?

When preparing for emergencies and survival situations, many of us will rely on firearms purchased for other purposes, such as hunting, target or informal recreational shooting, or defense of home or self during “normal” times. If you're thinking about the security resources you'd like to have on hand in not-so-unlikely survival situations, keep in...

Newhall Tactical Training Lessons

Newhall: Have We Forgotten the Lessons for Combat and Self Defense?

The slaughter of four young California Highway Patrol Officers at Newhall, in 1970, was a watershed experience in the history of American law enforcement. Four decades after the incident, the lessons from Newhall illustrate critical aspects of tactical training for law enforcement and self-defense.

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The Concealed Carry Giveaway Winner Is . . .

Thanks to everyone who entered for a chance to win this great set of concealed carry books by Massad Ayoob. While it looks like leather is the preferred material for concealed carry holsters, many of you also made a convincing case for synthetic.

Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry, 2nd Edition

Giveaway: Concealed Carry Cornucopia!

If you own a handgun, you'll want to get in on this chance to win three of Gun Digest's best-selling titles from concealed carry expert, Massad Ayoob.

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Time (Again) for New Gun Laws?

The discussion of stronger gun laws is definitely not a new one. Check out this editorial, from the 1969 "Gun Digest" annual book.

Improve your performance shooting a pistol or revolver, with "Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Handguns"

Giveaway: Guide to Shooting a Pistol or Revolver

Grant Cunningham's newest book, "Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Handguns," will be out later this month. Whether you're an experienced shooter or new to handguns, if you want to improve your performance shooting a pistol or revolver, this guide will help you do it. Here's your chance to win "Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to...

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The Concealed Carry Book Winner Is . . .

Thanks to everyone who commented for a chance to win Massad Ayoob's new book, "Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry 2nd Edition." Massad said it well in his blog last week: the comments present "a fascinating spontaneous study of the mindset of armed citizens."

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Concealed Carry: When “Stand Your Ground” is Not So Clear

Massad Ayoob has been "swimming with the sharks" as an expert witness for the courts for 33 years in cases involving weapons and shootings. In his new book, "Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry 2nd Edition," he shares his insight into two of today's hottest concealed carry issues: Castle Doctrine and stand your ground...