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Last to Call, First to Jail — Criminals Lie

When a Colorado member was confronted by two angry men in a grocery store parking lot, he tried to defuse the situation by showing his firearm. Watch Member Ambassador Sherry Hale explain why our member got arrested—and learn the simple step you can take to avoid a similar fate.

Sights of a pistol being pointed a zombie target at close range


Winning the Fight by Getting Hits at Close Range

Your thought processes are controlled by gut wrenching fear. Having observed innumerable varieties of human evil, I am aware of the endless possibility of attack. Training gives us preparation and practice keeps us sharp. You will default to this training; you will not rise to the occasion. In this article, the author breaks down the six phases to an attack and cover to close-quarter pistol drill for self defense.

National Shooting Sports Foundation Safety is a Habit video cover


NSSF: Safety is a Habit

Through its $2.4 million federal grant, the NSSF has developed new video and radio public services announcements on the importance of securely storing firearms when not in use. “Safety is a Habit” is the theme, complementing the Project ChildSafe Communities program messages. the NSSF encourages you to help promote gun safety by making use of the PSAs, sharing them with your social networks, friends and family.

How Eddie Eagle Impacts Families Lives One Household at a Time


NRA: Eddie Eagle — Safety for Families and Children

The Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program is a firearm accident prevention program that helps parents, law enforcement, community groups, and educators begin the gun safety journey with the children in their lives. The program not only engages kids with Eddie’s cartoons, workbooks and stories, but helps adults work through the safety education even if they have no experience with firearms.


Little Texas: What it Means to ‘Shoot Like a Girl’

At a glance, eight-year-old Addysson Soltau looks like your everyday American girl: a straight-A student and cheerleader who loves being outdoors and spending time playing with friends. If you ask her what her favorite thing in the world is, however, you might be surprised at her response: shooting—and not just plinking cans in the backyard, either.

Asian woman holding a Kel-Tec PMR 30 handgun.


Plinking Fun — Unrestricted!

Plinking is difficult to define, and that is how I like it. Plinking is the purest form of shooting fun. It is without limits or rules other than safety. To place boundaries on recreation, or what may even advance to an art form, is an exercise in frustration. Anything that encourages the learning of proper trigger press and sight alignment is good, but take note of the danger of taking family and friends plinking. It may result in new enthusiasts to the shooting sports.


4 Rules of Gun Safety

The four rules of gun safety were set up to ensure that no accidents occur. If these rules are strictly followed, you can be confident that you will never have an accident with your firearms. These rules vary depending on the source, but the below list happens to be the standard.

U.S. Law Shield video cover titled Protect Thy Neighbor?


U.S. Law Shield: Should You Protect Thy Neighbor?

Every Member has to make the decision whether to intervene in a fight—or not—based on a host of tactical and safety issues. Member Ambassador Sherry Hale interviews Texas Law Shield Independent Program Attorney Michele Byington to learn how Good Samaritans can stay out of legal trouble if faced with these dangerous situations.

Springfield Armory 1911 with a Shoot-n-See target

How To

Training Tip: Double Taps

The double tap drill is considered by most to be two shots delivered to the target as quickly as possible—but are you doing it right? Practice does not make perfect; perfect practice makes perfect. However, among the most misunderstood tactics in personal defense is the double tap. More than half of those practicing for defense shooting execute the double tap incorrectly. Worse yet, it is most often taught incorrectly.