Massad Ayoob sums it up nicely: "Our daughters need more role models like Gila Hayes." In her book "Personal Defense for Women," Hayes disregards the stereotypes and tells women what they need to know to protect themselves and their families.
With all the activity by doomsday preppers and survivalists, one area is often overlooked: information about survival guns. Now, you can get the book that fills that void: "Survival Guns" by Mel Tappan.
Thanks to everyone who entered to win a copy of "Own the Night." Blog readers were quick to identify several errors in last week's "what's wrong with this picture" question.
Last week, we looked at ways that using a flashlight can get you hurt, and considered one example from "Own the Night" by Scott Wagner. Find out what Wagner says about the technique in the photo, and enter for a chance to win a free copy of the book!
There are several ways to effectively use a flashlight for personal protection and home defense. There are also ways to use a light that can get you shot.
Any semi-automatic shotgun gives you one big advantage over pumps: the ability for double-tap, rapid fire shots. But that's not all.
The selection of double barrel shotguns for tactical use is somewhat limited. However, the simple and reliable break-action of a side-by-side shotgun is still a top contender for home defense.
Buckshot is the shotgun load people fear most. But is it appropriate for interior home defense work?
The people of New Hampshire did not get a constitutional carry (no permit required) bill passed this year, and a state grass-roots group called Pro-Gun New Hampshire is putting the blame for this on the local National Rifle Association legislative liaison and the state affiliate group who they say effectively killed the bill as...