Just because it is the holidays, does not mean we can let our guard down. In fact, traveling to areas you are not as familiar with, crowded shopping malls, or on significant holidays all raise the threat from the everyday criminal as well as the lone wolf attacker. As a result, sadly, we need to be more vigilant and ready to take responsibility for our own safety. However, crossing state lines could land you an invite for Christmas dinner in the pokey. Here’s a list of the top five states to avoid while carrying with firearms, along with a handful of (dis)honorable mentions.
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Halloween is an exciting time of year for people of all ages, but what are the Dos and Don’ts when it comes to licensed gun owners. Here are 5 Tips to help ensure you stay safe during Halloween.
Do you have a tip for a safe Halloween? Share it in the comment section.
There’s an old axiom that says your skills don’t rise to the occasion, they default to the level of your training. The question begs to be asked; What is your level of training?
You may have recently heard about the horrific stalking story of actress/singer Lily Allen and the 7-year stalking she was a victim of. During the 7-year ordeal, she received letters and threats. Her stalker showed up at her concerts; he contacted her friends and family, and eventually committed a home invasion when she was asleep.
Daniel McNamara and his wife returned to their Detroit home last month around 6 p.m. As the McNamara’s entered their home, two men approached them from behind and ordered them inside the home at gunpoint. The suspects told the McNamara’s to turn around so they wouldn’t remember their faces while they stole jewelry, cash, cell phones, and other valuables.
On a particular day in the not so distant past, my business partner Tom was standing outside of a tour bu. This was to be the first detail he ever worked with Brad Paisley. In the stillness, he said his mind raced with consideration and expectation.
It’s easy to become dogmatic when it comes to our shooting techniques and gear. The Internet is in a constant state
A safe, strongbox, coffer, vault, trap, hidey-hole—you can call it what you like, but essentially you’ll be describing a secure box used for securing valuable objects against damage from fire.
After a harsh winter, summer is finally here. Bright sun, longer days, no school, road trips, ice cream, barbeques, libations, and
A guest article by Jason Hanson
I own a lot of holsters. I literally have a box that’s overflowing, full of holsters that I’ve tested over the years. I’m sure that I’ll be testing holsters for the rest of my life, but for now, I’ve found a few that work well for me and I’ll give you their names in a moment.
A guest article by Jason Hanson
Maybe you wear a suit to work everyday, or maybe you only wear a suit to church on Sunday. Either way,
There are approximately 365,500 residential fires each year. According to The American Red Cross, home fires have increased 10 percent
In my various roles as a firearms trainer, I have spent countless hours fixing problems for students whose issues were
On Sunday, August 10, 2014, a quiet vigil in Ferguson, Missouri quickly turned into a riot. Protestors vandalized and looted
If you have ever taken a long car trip with children, then chances are you have played the innocent, although
Tornadoes can appear without much warning and when they do they often leave a trail of death and destruction. Because they
Your children’s lives are priceless. Securing your firearm from curious little fingers is necessary for gun owners. In some states,
Safety is the number one focus when using any firearm. There are too many preventable accidents and deaths caused by people who do not go to the range to practice or who mishandle their weapons at home. Make sure you, and your loved ones, are trained and understand the safety rules.