This incredible video from Gainesville.com shows a concealed carrier defending himself and the patrons of an Internet cafe against a pair of armed robbers. What would you have done in this situation? Do you think he reacted appropriately? Gain perspective about self-defense situations like this one with Gun Digest’s Massad Ayoob Ultimate CCW Collection.
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...
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.
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.
Michigan concealed carry has gained acceptance by the state’s residents as a whole. As the Detroit News recently reported, “Of 401,000 active concealed pistol licenses in Michigan, more than half – 202,353 – were issued in the past five years, nearly 20,000 in 2008 alone, according to Michigan State Police data.” “There’s a ton...
Whether the 1911 pistol is your handgun of choice for duty gun, concealed carry, home defense or target shooting, here's your chance to win two Gun Digest books that celebrate this popular gun.
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.