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Is the .357 Magnum the Best Option for Personal Defense?

Time and data have also unquestionably revealed that when compared to these semi-auto-pistol cartridges, the .357 Magnum does a better job at stopping bad guys.

Expensive vs. Budget Ammo: What's the Difference?

There are a number of things to take into consideration when selecting ammunition for concealed carry.

First Look: Rock Island Armory STK100

Rock Island Armory (RIA) today unveiled its new STK100 9 mm pistol. The semi-automatic handgun puts a new spin on the ubiquitous striker-fired, polymer-frame pistol by leaving out the polymer.

10 Great Defense Loads for the 9 mm

David Workman takes a look at 10 great options for defense loads in 9 mm.

5 Best Rimfire Loads for Self-Defense

Rimfire cartridges offer better personal defense capabilities than many folks give them credit for. Richard Mann takes a look at five of the best rimfire loads for self defense.

Head to Head: 5.56 NATO vs. 6.8 SPC

Richard Mann compares the 5.56 NATO to the 6.8 SPC to see which cartridge holds the advantage.

5 Best 9 mm Loads for Self Defense

Richard Mann takes a look at five of the best loads in 9 mm for self defense.

Nighthawk Custom Thunder Ranch Combat Special

Designed with input from one of the nation’s renowned firearm instructors, this purpose-built 1911 is ideal for everyday personal protection.

Is the .327 Federal Magnum the Ultimate Pandemic Cartridge?

Richard Mann takes an in-depth look at the .327 Federal Magnum, which may be one of the ultimate pandemic cartridge.

Speer Ammunition Awarded $112 Million Contract with DHS, CBP

Speer Ammunition was recently awarded a record $112M contract with the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

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