Beginner Guides

If you’re new to self-defense or just starting out in concealed carry, look here first for everything you should know from the get-go.

A gun shop employee holds a semi-automatic pistol in both hands as she demonstrates its features to a female shopper. A glass display case separates them and a wall full of firearms are displayed behind them, out of focus.

How to Prepare for Your First Trip to a Gun Shop

My first trip to a gun shop was a bit like my first visit to Wild Birds Unlimited. In both cases, I had no idea what I was talking about, little concept of what I wanted (much less needed) and was convinced that everyone in the store would spot me as a poser. That’s the […]

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