Are You Really Prepared to Use Your Firearm?

Defensive Pistol

When you make the decision to carry a firearm, you have to remember that your shooting skills may one day determine not only your survival, but possibly the survival of an innocent bystander as well. So when you strap that gun on every morning, you … [Read more...]

Educating Children About Guns

NRA Range Safety Officer

Whether you are a gun owner or not, it is important that every parent educate their children about firearm safety, because while you may not own guns, approximately 35% of all households in the U.S. have firearms, so your child may still come into … [Read more...]

My Brandishing Encounter

concealed carry

One of the most common questions I hear when teaching concealed carry is, “What is brandishing?”, and I think it’s very important for anyone who carries a gun to know what the law says about brandishing. Before we discuss some cases and examples in … [Read more...]

Law Enforcement Encounters

traffic stop

One concern that many concealed carry permit holders share is what to do when interacting with a law enforcement officer while in possession of their firearm. I agree that it is a situation that makes many people nervous or uncomfortable, and knowing … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Virginia’s Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Multi-State CCW

By now most have heard about the Attorney General of Virginia’s announcement about the audit of Virginia’s concealed handgun permit reciprocity agreements. He determined that Virginia could no longer accept 25 of the 30 reciprocity agreements that … [Read more...]