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A False Sense of Security: 4 Common Home Security Mistakes to Avoid

A False Sense of Security: 4 Common Home Security Mistakes to Avoid

The odds of having your home broken into are higher than you might think. In 2015, there were 1,579,527 home burglaries in the United States, equivalent to 527.9 burglaries for every 100,000 people, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 71.6 percent of these burglaries involved residential properties, and burglaries accounted for 19.8 percent of…

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Lethal Force: Can it Be Used In Defense Of Property?

The question of whether lethal force can be used to defend one's (or someone else's) property is both philosophical and legal. Some ponder if it's morally right to do so and then there are legal ramifications. Use of force laws vary by state and so does how police, prosecuting attorneys and judges interpret those statutes.…

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How To Hide Your Gun From Your Kids In The Home

How To Hide Your Gun From Your Kids In The Home

A lot of gun owners are worried about young, curious kids getting a hold of a gun. Make no mistake, your guns are always your responsibility. In this article, we will give you some pointers on how not just to keep your kids away from guns in the home but also work with them to…

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Should You Carry At Home?

Should You Carry At Home?

When you get home after a long day at work, if you’re anything like me - you take your concealed carry pistol and holster out and put them in a safe place.  Who wants to walk around the house with a pistol on?  Surely - if you can’t relax at home, where can you? Did…

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Most Burglaries Occur Tonight (New Years Eve)

Most Burglaries Occur Tonight (New Years Eve)

Even though criminals are relatively dumb and lazy (if they weren’t, they’d earn an honest living) they all know that New Year’s Eve is the best night of the year to rob houses and get a lot of quality loot. The fact is, even people who almost never leave their home usually end up going…

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Tell Your Neighbors You’re Carrying?

Tell Your Neighbors You’re Carrying?

Picture this… Your wife is a social butterfly (you are not) who loves to have people over for dinner and who loves to go to other people’s houses for various social occasions. So one day at church your wife invites a couple over for dinner. They’re not too weird and the dinner is just fine…

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How to Handle a Loud Thud at Night

How to Handle a Loud Thud at Night

A few weeks ago, I showed people an email from a fellow who thought he had an intruder in his house. It turned out to be his dog getting its leash caught in its cage, but the fact is, this gentleman didn’t have his gun loaded and it took him a while to get ready…

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When You Leave Home

When You Leave Home

When you leave home… …it begins to change with out you immediately. Moreover, when you go back it will be different. You can never go back to the home you left. While the physical aspect may be true, the imagery of home, however good or bad, tends to remain constant. In the abstract, "home" can…

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Locking Up My Guns from My Daughter

Locking Up My Guns from My Daughter

On Friday, my wife and I welcomed the newest member of the Concealed Carry Academy family. Although, unlike my other employees, this one won’t prove useful for a number of years and will probably end up costing me a small fortune... Her name is Scarlet and she weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces. Now that I’ve…

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The 18-year-old almost made this mistake

The 18-Year-Old Almost Made this Mistake

Unless you live on another planet, you’ve no doubt heard the story of the 18-year-old Oklahoma woman who killed a home intruder with a shotgun, protecting not only herself but her baby. Now, the most important thing going for this woman was that she had a gun for home defense purposes. Better yet, she had…

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Why I Don’t Worry About Home Invasions

Why I Don’t Worry About Home Invasions

The other night my wife woke me up about 2:00 in the morning. I was half asleep as she told me the helicopter had been circling our neighborhood for a while. Since I was half asleep and because I didn’t hear any helicopter, my only comforting words to her were “okay.” About five minutes later…

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