As an expert witness in shooting cases over the past few decades, Massad Ayoob has drawn a few conclusions about what works and what doesn't. Find out why he avoids the use of handloads in self defense applications.
When can you use deadly force? The short answer is that your attacker must possess the ability and opportunity to do you grave harm—but you must also have to have done everything in your ability to avoid a confrontation. In "Armed: The Essential Guide to Concealed Carry," Bruce Eimer, Ph.D., provides a more detailed...
If you want to improve your concealed carry skills and expand your knowledge of self-defense and gear, like handguns and holsters, that keep you safe, check out this great package from Gun Digest that puts all the information you need in one place.
Concealed carry is not for folks who lack good judgment and restraint. Follow these ten tips (five dos, and five don'ts) to make intelligent choices and carry a handgun responsibly.
Gun Digest's special Concealed Carry edition is on sale now. Look for it on the newsstand and learn how to choose a great concealed carry holster, handgun or accessories. This edition also provides training tips and reviews of great concealed carry handguns.
Choosing a handgun for concealed carry or self defense is a very personal decision. If you are a man wanting to buy a handgun for a woman in your life, or a woman shopping for yourself, Grant Cunningham has some words of advice.
If you carry a concealed weapon you need to hone your skills on a regular basis. Dave Fessenden's book "Defensive Handgun Skills" will help you do that.
If you want to learn how to shoot a pistol faster and more accurately, "Tactical Pistol Shooting" by Erik Lawrence delivers the handgun training you need. These shooting drills are a great place to start, whether you carry a pistol for a living, or carry concealed for self defense or personal protection.
In this final post in the series from "Personal Defense for Women," author Gila Hayes reveals insider tips and secrets for selecting and wearing concealed carry holsters and gear for women.