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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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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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How To Have Good CCW Interactions With Law Enforcement

How To Have Good CCW Interactions With Law Enforcement

These days, our news outlets are flooded with stories about citizen interactions with the police. Most of the ones that make it to print or on the television screen are detailing negative experiences with police officers. For any chance encounters, while we may be law-abiding citizens, it important for the police to know that we…

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Criminal Attacks and Senior Citizens

Criminal Attacks and Senior Citizens

"Senior citizens" now represent the most rapidly growing segment of the United States' population. Some estimate that currently one in every eight Americans is age 65 or older, a total of more than 35 million. By the year 2030, as “baby boomers” age and life expectancy increases, this number will increase to an estimated 64…

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How To Carry A Concealed Carry Gun On A Motorcycle

There’s no “one size fits all” approach to riding a motorcycle with a concealed carry pistol.  A lot of how you can learn to be comfortable riding a motorcycle with your CC pistol is taking a look at how you’re situated on the bike. The three basic seating configurations (with a lot of varying extremes)…

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