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“Lone Wolf” Terror Attacks: Should You Adjust Your EDC?

“Lone Wolf” Terror Attacks: Should You Adjust Your EDC?

You’ve seen the news, over and over: “Lone Wolf” terror attacks—defined for purposes of discussion as an individual acting without the support of a larger organization and inflicting a terror attack on the public—have become a fact of life in Europe and are increasingly common here in the US. Guns aren’t the only weapons in…

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Are You Covered? Homeowner's Insurance and Firearms

Are You Covered? Homeowner’s Insurance and Firearms

Americans buy insurance for a lot of things: homes, cars, their health care—even their lives. But what about firearms? Homeowner’s insurance can provide coverage but . . . it’s complicated. Our own S.E. Rakowski breaks it down for you: As a firearm owner, there are special considerations that must be made when purchasing homeowner’s insurance. …

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Domestic Violence and CCW

Domestic Violence and CCW

If you’re in the middle of a dangerous situation at the moment, please contact your local law enforcement for immediate assistance. If you need help getting out of an abusive relationship, please contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). Let’s start with this: domestic violence is a fact of life, affecting people of…

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10 Items You Need To Be Able To Grab At Any Given Moment

10 Items You Need To Be Able To Grab At Any Given Moment

When the unthinkable occurs, you already know you have your concealed carry handgun on you. That's a bit of a consolation in truly bad times. However, in this article, we'll talk about ten other items we think every concealed carrier should have in or near him or her. These items can all fit comfortably inside…

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Is A Snub 357 Magnum Worth Considering As A CCW Gun?

Is A Snub 357 Magnum Worth Considering As A CCW Gun?

Some people think .38 Special isn't good enough and as a result there are a plethora of snub .357 Magnum pistols on the market. A number of such pistols are capable of full-house .357 loads, but is the extra firepower necessarily worth it? A small gun that fires a powerful round isn't going to be…

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The Lunatics are Running the Asylum

The Lunatics are Running the Asylum

Since Donald Trump was elected President, the lunatics have taken to the streets. They shout at you, they cry, they threaten violence and denounce everyone that doesn't agree with them. They've protested, though, often if you ask them what their concerns are, most cannot articulate what they're angry about. Some that try spend most of…

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Cars, Escape and Evasion, and CCW

Cars, Escape and Evasion, and CCW

Americans love cars—our 20th century was defined by them in many respects, and they remain a huge part of everyday life in virtually all parts of the USA. With that in mind, it’s not surprising that car theft is an ongoing problem, despite the overall drop in crime over the last several decades.  Carjackings—the violent…

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Second Amendment Activism in the Trump Years

Second Amendment Activism in the Trump Years

At that time of this writing, we’re only a few days out from the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the President of the United States of America. Some of you are celebrating, some of you are sad, some of you may be protesting that day. With that mixed bag of feelings in mind, I…

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