Educating Children About Guns

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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

self defense with gun

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...]

Concealed Carry: How and Where to Carry

Contrary to what many people may think, deciding how and where to carry your concealed handgun is more than just about comfort, although that is something to think about (if you’re miserable while carrying, odds are you’ll end up leaving it at home). … [Read more...]

Personal Protection FAQ’s

1. How Does the Risk of Violent Crime Compare to Other Risks? In the United States, there were more than 1.2 million violent crimes in 2010, including 15 thousand murders, 85 thousand rapes, 368 thousand robberies, and 779 thousand assaults. That … [Read more...]

Overcoming the Acute Stress Response

The outcome of just about any stressful situation is going to depend on your mindset and preparedness. For example, if you’re driving down the highway at 70mph and a deer jumps out in front of you, things can go one of two ways. If you were never … [Read more...]