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Far from popular perception, a knife or baseball can be as or more deadly than a firearm.

The Dangerous Myth of Hierarchy of Lethality

A myth has arisen that Massad Ayoob calls “hierarchy of lethality.” It is the false belief that the firearm represents the nuclear level of hand-held weaponry, and is somehow more lethal than other deadly weapons.

Glock 42 Holsters from Nate Squared.

Glock 42 Holsters: N82 for Your G42

If you're looking for Glock 42 holsters, one tactical holster maker is quick to welcome Glock’s most popular newcomer with a concealable carry option.

The Ruger LCR revolver, now chambered in the ever-popular 9mm Luger.

Ruger LCR Now Available in 9mm

Typically, the 9mm is only thought of as a semi-automatic pistol round. But Ruger has expanded its petite LCR concealed-carry revolver line to include the wildly popular caliber.

Be sure a gun fits well in the hand and that all buttons or levers are easy to work. Author Photo

Tips for Women: Choosing a Semi-Automatic Handgun

Once so-called women’s guns were either revolvers—touted for ease of operation—or tiny, underpowered .22 or .32 semi-autos. Now, women can choose a semi-automatic handgun from an ever-growing selection, many designed for concealed carry.

The Blackhawk! SERPA CQC Concealment holster features Level 2 retention. Passive retention is provided with the adjustable detent screw on the side for tightness, while the SERPA Auto Lock release on the side represents the active retention element.

Understanding Holster Retention

Holster retention is an important concept to grasp, whether you open or concealed carry. Here is a look at some general concepts on holster retention.