Self-Defense & Home Defense

Be prepared with a variety of concealed carry and firearms tips and tactics that can help keep you and your family safe both inside and outside of your home. Find helpful articles and videos, including the Into the Fray training series, that cover everything from situational awareness and conflict avoidance to cover vs. concealment and the use of force in a critical encounter.

Refuse to Be A Victim

Many seniors pine for the “old days” when you could walk your neighborhood without fear of falling victim to… Read More >

Firearms Research & Instruction’s Level II Defensive Handgun Course

(L) Close retention position, strongest point of resistance against disarm attempt. (R) Other retention positions don’t provide as much… Read More >

CCM Displayed Proudly

Dear Editor, I moved to Arizona from California about 10 years ago. Needless to say, I’m much happier. Your publication… Read More >

Carjacking Countermeasures

Pictured left, the driver appears to be defenseless sitting at the wheel; but in the photo on the right,… Read More >

Needlessly Complicated Color Codes

Dear Editor, I enjoyed the cover story by Bruce Eimer. (I also enjoy your mag.) Regarding the color codes. Jeff… Read More >

Just Say NO to…Gun Registration

[ This article was reprinted with permission from Chuck Hawks. ] Gun registration, followed by gun confiscation and the… Read More >

Teenage Hero

LUBBOCK, Texas — A Plainview, Texas, family was awakened about 2 a.m., by the chilling sound of someone breaking a… Read More >

Joe deSua

I have been a member of the NRA for many years, but decided to take it to a higher… Read More >

I Guarantee Dramatic Results

Dear Editor, Wow! I disagree with one statement in Ray Baltes’ otherwise fine article, Carrying Concealed Starts with One Finger. Read More >


SUITLAND, Maryland — Police say a Suitland man prevented a burglary at his home this afternoon, by shooting the suspect… Read More >

History Reveals the Truth: Founders’ Intentions Vis-à-Vis an Armed Populace

Those who seek to curtail your rights – the rights protected, not granted to you as an individual and… Read More >

The 2nd Amendment & The Burden of Proof

Imagine you’re in court and the anti-gunner is accusing you of a crime in order to put you in… Read More >

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