Self-Defense

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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...

Get handgun training and insights from real-world experience, in "Combat Shooting with Massad Ayoob"

Handloads: Not a Good Idea for Concealed Carry

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.

This is your day. Use your rights or lose them.

Exercise Your CCW Rights On Independence Day

Become an advocate for gun ownership and concealed carry. Talk about it. Talk about it rationally. Let people know that you believe in the right of law-abiding citizens to be able to protect themselves anywhere they go

Armed: The Essential Guide to Concealed Carry

Concealed Carry: When Can You Use Deadly Force?

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...

Armed: The Essential Guide to Concealed Carry

Concealed Carry: Do This, Not That

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.

The Stainless Gold Match II by Kimber, one of the many 1911s featured in "1911: The First 100 Years" by Patrick Sweeney

Did You Win the 1911 Books Giveaway?

Thanks to everyone who entered to win the "100 Years of the 1911 Bundle." One thing's for sure - whether you own a Colt, Kimber, Springfield, Ruger, Metro Arms, Remington or Wilson Pro, you love your 1911s!

"Tactical Pistol Shooting" by Erik Lawrence

Practice Drills Maximize Handgun Training Time (& Who Won the Book?)

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.