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When Should You Teach Your Daughter to Shoot?

When Should You Teach Your Daughter to Shoot?

84% of women experience street harassment before they turn 18 years old, with some experiencing it as young as eleven or twelve. On average, there are 321,500 cases of sexual assault on women happening each year in the United States. College-aged women (ages 18 to 24) are three times more likely than any other demographic…

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Do You Shoot More Than Paper?

Do You Shoot More Than Paper?

So you got The Pistol for defense, because you’re thinking it might be a good idea these days. And, you took The Class and obtained "The Permit" so you can take it with you. Maybe you also sprung for some boxes of ammo, even different kinds, to make sure you can operate The Pistol and…

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5 Mistakes Handgunners Make and What To Do About It

5 Mistakes Handgunners Make and What To Do About It

Former police chief Joe Saxon is one of the top shooters in Georgia with a handgun and a sought-after instructor. His list of credentials covers pages. We sat down with Joe to find what are the biggest mistakes hand gunners make and how to correct them. Top Shooting Mistakes The No. 1 mistake most people…

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Chicago Concealed Carrier Shoots Carjacker in the Worst Place

Chicago Concealed Carrier Shoots Carjacker in the Worst Place

Chicago is known as the land of opportunity—for criminals. This reputation comes from years of being an urban center with many gang related shootings in a state that makes the lawful buying and selling of firearms and ammunition a cumbersome and expensive endeavor. And because Illinois was the last state to allow concealed carry (by…

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DIY Target Stand for Shooting

DIY Portable Target Stand for Shooting

Everyone needs a target stand for practicing and improving their handgun skills. I am not sure if you have priced a basic target stand lately, but you can pay anywhere from $50. and up for a very simple stand. When you add in the high cost of shipping or delivery, you can have a lot…

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How Concealed Carry Insurance REALLY Works

How Concealed Carry Insurance REALLY Works

Every concealed carrier knows there's the potential for that dreaded day to arrive: the day you have to use your gun to defend yourself. While the vast majority of gun owners will never encounter a situation where a gun is warranted, it's always a possibility. When looking for concealed carry insurance that will cover you in…

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Shooting To Wound

Shooting To Wound Is Hollywood Hoopla

If you've ever wondered about the viability of shooting to wound, let any ideas about the viability of doing so be hereby dispelled. If you must shoot, shoot to stop the threat - if that means your assailant dies, they die, and if they live, they live. If a situation has unfolded that requires use…

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How to Handle a Bad Day at the Range

How to Handle a Bad Day at the Range

Once upon a time some poor nameless individual—whose name totally wasn’t Michael Jenkins—went to the range. And while there, this nameless soul—again, absolutely not named Jenkins—has a really crappy time. The facility was pleasant enough, the day was cloudy and cool but otherwise fine. It wasn’t even that crowded on the firing line. But for…

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Shooting into Your Golden Years

Shooting into Your Golden Years

My 89 year old Grandmother still shoots the rifle my Grandfather used to hunt with.  The rifle is more than a link to her deceased husband and farm roots. It also provides a sense of security.  Although my Grandfather has been gone almost 20 years, the old .22 has stood by Gram, letting her know…

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