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The Truth About the CA Killing Spree

The Truth About the CA Killing Spree

Last Friday, 22-year-old Elliot Rodger went on a killing spree in California that took the lives of six people. It’s another sad tragedy that happens far too often in this country and a reminder for us to always be vigilant and prepared for the unexpected. The thing is, if you haven’t done much reading about […]

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How to Store Guns and Cash

How to Store Guns and Cash

A reader mentioned to me how he’s having his first child soon (congrats) and wants to not only keep his guns away from his child, but also have a safe that protects other documents. First, it should hopefully go without saying that if there are children in the house all of the guns should be […]

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Stoeger’s Double Defense Twins

Stoeger’s Double Defense Twins

Today we will be looking at the Stoeger Double Defense Side-by-Side and the Double Defense Over-Under. The Stoeger company has brought to market a modern twist to the old, reliable coach gun. They installed a couple (or three) Picatinny rails in various places then black the whole thing out in non-reflective coatings and keep it […]

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Self-Defense and Stand Your Ground Factors

Self-Defense and Stand Your Ground Factors

Avoidance and retreat are usually the best and initial strategy for handling any physical conflict self-defense situation, especially if you are carrying a concealed weapon. Think about this statement and whether or not you agree with it. Just because you avoid a confrontation does not mean that you are scared or weak or do not […]

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My Home Defense Nightstand

My Home Defense Nightstand

I’ve trained a lot of people who come to me after they’ve experienced a home invasion. One such fellow is a billionaire from Texas who got in a shootout in his home with the intruder, and another is a woman from Virginia who was raped twice before she realized she ought to have a gun […]

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Case Study: Situational Awareness

Case Study: Situational Awareness

Two weeks ago, I got the following note from a fellow named Jared Bailer… Jason, I was in your class in LV last month and learned a lot. I wanted to share with you what happened the other day and how your training kept me from what I think could have been a nasty situation. […]

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Why Bunkerville, NV Was Good For America

Why Bunkerville, NV Was Good For America

Bunkerville, NV is about 90 minutes south of my house. I didn’t head down there during the recent standoff with the cattle rancher and the BLM, but like many people, I was watching everything unfold with interest. To tell you the truth, I don’t agree with everything the rancher is doing but I love seeing […]

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Should Gun Owners Study Martial Arts?

Should Gun Owners Study Martial Arts?

Years ago, I was spending time with well-known firearms instructor Massad Ayoob. Since he’s been in the shooting business more than 40 years, I asked him, “What’s one thing you wish you’d known or done when you first started out?” To my surprise, he said he wished he’d started studying the martial arts and hand-to-hand […]

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186,873 Reasons to Carry a Gun

186,873 Reasons to Carry a Gun

Picture this scenario… You’re a police officer in Florida who pulls someone over for speeding. You run the driver’s information and it comes back that he’s wanted in Pennsylvania for sexually assaulting a 14-year old girl. You call the Philadelphia police department who issued the warrant and tell them you’ve got their fugitive under arrest […]

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