Archive | Concealed Carry

This collection of articles deals with concealed carry weapons and all aspects of the CCW lifestyle. Tactics, training, mindset, and law–we discuss all aspects of concealed carry for self defense

How To Prevent A Negligent Discharge

How To Prevent A Negligent Discharge

If there is a universal sign of a person that isn't observing proper gun safety, it's a negligent discharge. However, since firearms are generally such simple machines it seems that any negligent discharges should be easily avoided with just a bit of care. They can be. Why Do Negligent Discharges Happen? The reason accidental discharges, negligent…

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91-Year-Old CPL Defends Self from Robber

91-Year-Old CPL Defends Self from Robber

What’s that old saying? “God made men, but Sam Colt made them equal.” A 91-year-old Detroit man proved this old saying correct again when he shot a would-be robber with his concealed handgun, The Detroit News reports. The victim, who probably wasn't using a Colt Peacemaker, was getting out of his car in a Rite…

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Texas Campus Carry News: Lawsuits and Sex Toys

Texas Campus Carry News: Lawsuits and Sex Toys

Remember those University of Texas professors and their throw-everything-at-the-wall-to-see-what-sticks lawsuit in an effort to block Texas campus carry? Well, turns out, nothing stuck. A federal judge denied their request for a preliminary injunction Monday. Classes started Wednesday, as did the first day of campus carry. Needless to say, no gunfights erupted in the hallways.  Unfortunately…

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3 Thing To Consider When Crossing State Borders With A Gun

3 Thing To Consider When Crossing State Borders With A Gun

Long road trips have become a staple of vacation time. Getting the see the broad array of landscapes, people, and places that this great country has to offer is quintessential. As gun owners, though, we have to maintain some ground rules to keep ourselves out of harm's way. In this article, we'll discuss three specific…

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Ohio CCW Holder Rewarded for Saving Police Officer

Ohio CCW Holder Rewarded for Saving Police Officer

What would you do if you saw a police officer fighting for his life? Would you draw your weapon or reserve yourself to being a good witness? While that’s a situation most CCW holders never find themselves in, an Ohio man was rewarded last month for taking action when he saw an officer in trouble.…

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Why Some Used Handguns Are Great For Concealed Carry

Why Some Used Handguns Are Great For Concealed Carry

The great thing about buying a new handgun is the knowledge that no one has messed it up before you. It can be tempting walking through a collection of used handguns and see some real winners in the bunch but there's always a bit of apprehension as to how the previous owner handled it. Gun…

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Comparison of 14 Top Subcompact 9mm Carry Pistols

Comparison of 14 Top Subcompact 9mm Carry Pistols

Which of the current top 100 concealed carry (CC) subcompact 9mm guns available in the market now are you going to consider? Yes, there are many out there. What is the latest and greatest gun vying for your attention and bucks? Can you narrow the options down to 3 or 4 to chose from? Will…

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How To Deal With A Hug While Carrying Concealed

How To Deal With A Hug While Carrying Concealed

This article topic comes in by special request from a Facebook reader who wanted to know how to handle a hug while carrying a concealed handgun. Summer barbecues, family gatherings, church functions -- these are all times people just walk up to us and give us a welcoming hug. It's to be expected. And just…

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What Is Holding Back Your Firearm Skills?

What Is Holding Back Your Firearm Skills?

This is an honest question I ask myself and wondered if maybe the gun community thought of it, too. What is the biggest thing holding back your firearms skills? We see defensive gun use scenarios played out in real life nearly every single day on the news. Whether it's a home invasion or a concealed…

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