3 Reasons to Consider the Shotgun for Home Defense

Nowadays, it seems a lot of attention is focused on using the AR-15 as an ideal gun for home defense. While the AR-15 is a fine choice, citizens considering a long gun for home defense should not overlook the shotgun. There are a number of reasons why the shotgun will fit the bill quite nicely as a home defense firearm.

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Security Tip: Support Your Local Sheriff

When you see a police officer coming, get out of the way.
You have no idea what the tactical situation is.

Recently, our little town was shaken by a particularly vicious murder. It was some 30 hours before the suspect was found, deceased, from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. What was even more shocking was watching and listening to people trying to figure out what to do to protect themselves and their families while the manhunt was going on. It was clear that the vast majority had never given any thought to this sort of thing—and really didn’t have a clue as to what to do.

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Avoidance: The Best Strategy for the Armed Citizen

Sheriff Jim Wilson's Take from the NRA's Shooting Illustrated

When we think of avoidance, we are often focused on not going to bad places, or keeping our eye out for folks that look like trouble, or generally identifying bad situations while there is still time to make an exit. All of these are admirable endeavors and will go a long ways towards keeping us safe. However, we often overlook the value of avoiding arguments.

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5 Essential Tips for Choosing a CCW Holster

One of the quickest ways to identify someone who is serious about personal defense is to ask to see their box of concealed carry holsters. All of you out there who are serious about personal defense just grinned, because you know exactly what I’m talking about. You new folks will just have to face the facts of life—you are going to collect quite a few holsters during your search for what works for you.

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