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No Safe Spaces: Personal Defense Skills and Why We Need Them

All you need to do is check the evening news to realize that there is no safe place. It’s somewhat naive to assume that bad things can’t happen in any city, town, village, or rural setting. Neither is it reasonable … Continue reading

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Empty Chambers

Lately, I have been hearing that some people are carrying their defensive semi-automatics without a round in the chamber. I suppose that this is most often done with a thought to increasing the safety of the handgun and avoiding a … Continue reading

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Lights & Home Defense: Firearm Safety Rule 4 in Action

Target identification is perhaps the most vital aspect of home defense. Imagine waking up to a noise in the middle of the night, going to inspect the cause of said noise, and discovering your young child decided that 3 a.m. … Continue reading

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Aiming for ‘Condition Yellow:’ A Lesson in Awareness

Annie Oakley Wilson, mistress of condition yellow. My little Dachshund has me pretty well trained. That little girl will come and stare at me until I understand that she needs to go outside. When I open the back door, she … Continue reading

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