Shooting, whether for game, sport, or self-defense training, is one of the most popular activities among Americans. Though there are many different types of guns on the market today, handguns are considered an essential part of any firearm enthusiast's arsenal. Before you purchase and begin using a handgun, however, it's important to know the basics of handling it. Here is a basic overview of the proper way to hold and shoot a handgun.
It is estimated that around 4.8 million women are assaulted by a partner while approximately 600 women are assaulted by a stranger every day. There is no denying that these numbers are scary, making self-defense important. The following self-defense tips may help prevent an assault or help you get away safely.
In today’s society, both physical and sexual assaults are constantly on the rise. If you are a woman interested in doing what you can to protect yourself from predators, chances are you have considered purchasing a firearm, but are unsure about what weapon to get. Well, now your life can be simplified. Below are five of the best firearms for a woman to carry.
The images of a dark, dank classroom with a boring instructor droning on-and-on about the location and function of the 'safety' mechanism is an idea all too prominent in the minds of many gun owners across all fifty states. The obvious benefits to a concealed carry course are clear. Though the redundant explanation of basic safety protocol may seem the intuitive goal of a course based in preparing citizens to hold a lethal weapon, there lies within the course itself a much more valuable asset to any legal gun owner in the United States: intense training on the legal obligations of America's concealed carriers.
A gun is a lethal weapon: no more, no less. It has the power to end a human life with little more than the flick of a switch. This isn't something to be treated lightly, but with over 300 million firearms in circulation in America, it's inevitable that you'll encounter, if not own, a gun at some point. Here's a few things you need to know to keep you and your family safe. Many of these rules become second nature as you practice them.
Many of the most common concealed carry mistakes are made by those who have recently gotten their CCL or CCP. While no one is perfect, anyone who plans on carrying a firearm with them whenever they step out the front door must do everything in their power to limit the possibility of a mistake ever being made. Here is a closer look at five of the most common concealed carry mistakes and some steps you can take to avoid them.
At some point in your life, a parent, spouse, or friend has probably urged you to consider carrying a gun. For women in particular, it can be difficult to know whether or not to carry. Shocking statistics for issues like robbery, rape, and domestic abuse definitely make you think twice about the issue, but there is hope!
Check out this infographic to learn some of the staggering statistics women are facing today, and more information about women and concealed carry.