In this video, Personal Defense Network's Rob Pincus dissects a particularly heartbreaking law-enforcement bodycam video--and we'll warn you, although it's not graphic, it's definitely tough to watch. What makes this so tragic is that, as Pincus demonstrates, neither the armed homeowner who was shot by the officer nor the officer himself did anything wrong legally, morally, or … [Read more...] about Officer Justifiably Shoots Good Guy: Lessons For Armed Citizens
Maybe it's because I'm more "Special Farces" than "Special Forces," but... If you spend enough time hanging out in Internet-based gun forums (fora?), sooner or later you're going to see a very, very long thread debating something that seems a bit...obscure. A little unlikely. And slightly less interesting than the age-old question about how many angels could possibly dance on … [Read more...] about 3 Self-Defense Gun Considerations (That I’m Ignoring)
The term "belly gun" used to just mean "short-barreled revolver." Initially coined simply to describe any short-barreled self-defense gun that wasn’t designed for accuracy at a distance—basically, “belly-to-belly”—the term "belly gun" is now used to denote short-barreled semi-autos as well. These days, as newer guns designed for CCW are getting more and more accuracy at … [Read more...] about In Defense of the Belly Gun
If you carry a concealed firearm for self-defense, the question has no doubt occurred to you: “What would I do if I saw a stranger in distress?” It’s actually a pretty thorny dilemma for armed defenders, because the fact that they now have access to lethal force absolutely does change the calculus about whether or not to help a stranger who appears to be in mortal danger. … [Read more...] about Should Armed Defenders Help Strangers?
It's not paranoia; it's responsible gun ownership. The self-defense visualization technique for armed citizens known as "Condition Yellow" has recently been the centerpiece of a typically disingenuous article from the anti-gun establishment, which won't surprise those of us who keep an eye on the mainstream media. Misrepresenting the intentions and mindset of armed defenders … [Read more...] about The Truth About Condition Yellow