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12-Gauge Shotgun vs. AR-15 for Personal Defense

A 12-gauge shotgun and an AR-15 both have advantages and disadvantages. Which one should you grab for personal-defense use?

The Combat Triad: A Training Tool For Personal Defense

Developing your skills in marksmanship, gun handling and combat mindset is the key to becoming a successful defensive shooter.

Warning Shots are Pure Poison

Here's something not to do: fire a so-called warning shot or shots.

Body Language Sends a Message

Some time back, I was shown an article in a women's magazine suggesting personal defense methods that didn't involve those nasty old guns.

It's a Way of Life

It is important to keep firmly in mind that personal defense is not just about guns; it is a way of life.

The Flap Over Appendix Carry

Lately, a debate has been going on among defensive shooters over the value and safety of appendix carry.

Federal Premium Adds .380 ACP to HST Lineup

HST ammunition provides consistent expansion, optimum penetration and terminal performance that raise the bar for micro-size handguns.

Canis Familiaris

As most of you are well aware, a personal defense plan is a multi-layered thing and guns are only a small part of the big picture.

Kel-Tec CMR-30

Kel-Tec may have redefined what the personal-defense carbine can be.

Federal Premium 9mm Micro HST Personal Defense Ammunition

Federal offers a heavy-hitting 9 mm round designed for short-barrel pistols.

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