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Predator Defense With a Handgun

There’s a fair number of critters out there that might consider us a tasty snack—we Homo sapiens, though, aren’t entirely defenseless.

New for 2020: Hornady Critical Defense .327 Federal Mag

With several self-defense revolvers like the Ruger LCR now chambered for the .327 Federal Mag. cartridge, Hornady will be adding a single load in .327 Federal Mag. to their Critical Defense ammunition line.

The Future of Handguns: Did We Peak?

No, we haven’t achieved the “ultimate” handgun; we’re just in a lull.

Handgun Bullet Behavior: Why Velocity Matters

The competition for the best-balanced defensive ammo is a race to the middle.

Review: Ruger LCR .327 Fed. Mag. Revolver

Ruger’s .327 Fed. Mag. offering in its LCR revolver line offers potent power in a small package.

Dispelling Myths: Barrel Length vs. Velocity

So you think a handgun with a slightly longer barrel than another will always generate greater muzzle velocity? Guess again.

Review: Western Powders' Handloading Guide

Western Powders offers its first, long-awaited resource for reloaders with the launch of its first-ever Handloading Guide.

The Development of Personal-Defense Ammo

History repeats itself within many undertakings. This is especially true with regard to personal-defense ammunition.

Will You 'Get Killed on the Streets?' Personal-Defense Myths Debunked

People tend to form opinions on many things that just aren’t based on fact. The latest in these myths are the laundry list of practices that, in the words of many, will "get you killed on the streets."

The .32 ACP: Can It Be Counted on for Self-Defense?

Many gun gurus consider .380 ACP to be the minimum personal-defense caliber, but what about guns available in .32 ACP? Here's some background on the numbers behind this micro self-defense round.

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