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CCW on the Job

CCW on the Job: Do Your Research

Personal protection is often given a main reason for owning and carrying a handgun. Hopefully, you feel secure in your home, and, if you stay there all day, the question of protection is covered.  However, most of us have to venture out into the world, and that makes the issue of security more complicated.  Unfortunately…

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What Sign Would You Rather See At Your Kid's School?

What Sign Would You Rather See At Your Kid’s School?

I'm pretty sure which sign our readers would rather see at their kids's schools. The sign on the left is what Okay Public Schools erected recently to announce their "Armed School Employees" policy which was passed back in August 2015 as a result of the Okay Police Department being disbanded in December 2014. “The signs…

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Things CCW Folks Should Never, Ever Do!

Things CCW Folks Should Never, Ever Do!

There's a lot that goes into carrying a concealed weapon as part of your lifestyle. Finding the right equipment, and training with it are the first step. Learning your state's laws and going through the process of getting the permit generally come next.  These are relatively easy portions of the road; they're documented and understood…

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The Springfield-Armory 1911 EMP 4 - Compact 9mm [REVIEW]

New for 2016: The Springfield-Armory 1911 EMP 4 – Compact 9mm [REVIEW]

Every year in January in Las Vegas they have a SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoors Trade) Show to introduce many new firearms and shooting accessories. Some of the new guns are just modifications of previous models, with slight variations of the older versions. I always try to select three or four of the new and…

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Preemption Laws and the Use of Firearms and Ammo

Preemption Laws and the Use of Firearms and Ammo

There is a lot of discussion now in our states, cities, and counties and at the federal level about Preemption laws and relationships among and between Federal, State, and city/town/municipal local laws regulating firearms and ammunition. There are certainly several issues and pros and cons to consider. So what is Preemption about? "Preemption" generally means…

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The Top 10 Questions for Concealed Carry

The Top 10 Questions for Concealed Carry

At USA Carry, we get asked tons of questions regarding concealed carry laws, best practices, and the like.  We do our best to answer those questions in a timely fashion.  It has come to our attention, though, that there’s a bit of repetition in some of those questions and felt it would be great to…

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Why You Don’t Have To Break The Bank To Carry Concealed

Why You Don’t Have To Break The Bank To Carry Concealed

If you’re an avid reader of USA Carry and other 2A blogs, you’re likely to hear about all the premium high-speed, super modified custom rigs people carry.  Don’t get me wrong, I love a great Dan Wesson 1911 with custom engravings and all the rest -- but it’s not at all necessary to become a…

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Brave Response Holster Review

Brave Response Holster Review

A large number of students, including several females, have said they would like a lightweight, sturdy, and comfortable holster that is easy and quick to put on and take off, doesn't "break the bank" in cost, that could be worn casually without a belt, and would work with more than one model handgun. The females…

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6 Concealed Carry Myths and How to Avoid Them

6 Concealed Carry Myths and How to Avoid Them

We are a community of people concerned with concealed carry and the resultant issues, questions,and challenges. We've talked a lot about CCW law, the resources supporting and informing CCW, and a host of other questions.  Generally, we stick to addressing factual information or real-life issues, but today we're going in a different direction. We're going…

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Proper Draw Techniques Are Important

Beyond Basic Handgun Skills: 8 Essential Concealed Carry Skills

Once you have completed your basic handgun skills and safety class, learned the fundamentals and legal requirements and parameters for concealed carry (CC), and earned your state's CC license or permit, it is important to take that critical next step. That step is getting proper professional training beyond the basics to help yourself learn and…

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The Springfield-Armory 1911 EMP Sub-Compact 9mm for Carry [REVIEW]

The Springfield-Armory 1911 EMP Sub-Compact 9mm for Carry [REVIEW]

Don't hate me because I'm beautiful! Well, we have to look beyond the surface appearance and delve deeper into the features, our criteria and goals. This applies to a lot of things in life and certainly to handguns. Most of us spend considerable time searching for THE concealed carry pistol that is both accurate and…

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New Year's Resolutions for Gun Owners

New Year’s Resolutions for Gun Owners

2015 is drawing to a close, and may in fact be over by the time you read this. For most of us in the Northern Hemisphere, this is the dark time of the year: short days, long nights, and weather that drives us to seek home and hearth.  It's the time of year for thought…

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