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Arkansas AG States Open Carry is Legal

Arkansas AG States Open Carry is Legal

According to the Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, as long as you plan on using a handgun illegally, then open carry on your person and in a vehicle is legal per to Act 746 of 2013. She gave her opinion on Act 746 of 2013 in a letter while trying to clear up confusion for gun owners who…

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Top 5 Firearms For Home Defense

Top 5 Firearms For Home Defense

With self defense a perennial topic of conversation in the 2nd Amendment community, it's time once again to talk about the top five firearms for home defense, as presented in a neat slide show. We recognize, of course, that any top-five/ten/twenty list of firearms is the result of a great deal of subjective, personal opinion.…

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Why You Should Always Be Carrying

Why You Should Always Be Carrying

Let's talk everyday carry. And let's try a novel approach in doing so. Let's eschew discussion of concealed vs. open carry. Let's avoid arguing about what the best carry piece is, or which carry system is best. And please, for the love of all that's good and right in this troubled world, let's not revive…

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A Rundown of "Duty To Inform" Laws in All 50 States

A Rundown of “Duty To Inform” Laws in All 50 States

By James England – Republished with Permission from Concealed Nation. If you followed a previous article where we highlighted the plight of Brian Fletcher, there’s a big question looming as to whether or not you have a duty to inform law enforcement (or anyone) as to whether or not you are carrying without first being asked.…

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Trigger Actions for Handguns: Common Types

Trigger Actions for Handguns: Common Types

  Any discussion about handgun actions and triggers is not as simple as just listing a few universally-accepted types and describing their evident characteristics. I am sad to say this and don't want to make this more complex than it is, especially for new shooters, but there are several key factors in gun actions to…

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Is It Better To Have Magazine Capacity Or More Magazines?

Is It Better To Have Magazine Capacity Or More Magazines?

Every day, responsible concealed carriers head out of the house with either their pistol or revolver strapped to their waist.  It’s a conscious decision to take responsibility for your own protection.  And, in the spirit of enabling that decision, let’s discuss combat sustainability. Always Choose The Pistol That Fits Best The pistol that fits best…

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The Best Handgun for the Situation? A Personal Take

The Best Handgun for the Situation? A Personal Take

  A quick Google search for “Best Concealed Carry” or “Best handgun for xxxx” is an enlightening thing. Advice abounds, of course—the gun culture of the Internet is nothing if not rife with opinions. These vary from comprehensive lists of handguns for concealed carry, to outright slide shows of pure gun porn. Now, there's nothing wrong with…

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6 Signs You're Using The Wrong CCW Handgun

6 Signs You’re Using The Wrong CCW Handgun

When I first became a concealed carrier, I did not have to do any shopping. My father gave me his .22 handgun when I finished school and moved into my own place, which needless to say, was not in the nicest neighborhood. He and I went to the shooting range every weekend so that I…

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3 Ways To Train To Respond Versus Target Practice

3 Ways To Train To Respond Versus Target Practice

Target practice is a great way to build familiarity with your concealed carry firearm.  But, it’s only one piece of the pie.  Your brain is instinctive by nature.  How you train is how you will respond in a high stress environment.  Making that training as useful as possible is important. In this article, we’re going…

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Concealed Carry Permit Reciprocity Changes 8/12/2015

Concealed Carry Permit Reciprocity Changes 8/12/2015

We've seen quite a few changes with reciprocity and recognition by states this week. We have updated our Concealed Carry Maps to reflect all of the changes but also wanted to put out an article so that everyone is aware of the changes. First off, Minnesota recently changed their law to recognized concealed carry permits…

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