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
The funniest video you'll see all week leads us to a useful question... It's a tense, suspenseful video depicting a tense, suspenseful situation. Indian police have brought a dangerous criminal to bay, and are trying to open fire when...well, you know? It's probably best if you watch it for yourself. So, today I learned two things: First, that the Indian onomatopoetic for … [Read more...] about Noise: Deterrent Against Attackers?
This is a situation in which I don't mind going green (as long as I can also go red, white, infrared...) It may be the case that Viridian Weapon Technologies began by offering green laser solutions for daytime shooting, but now they’re expanding into the night with their new tactical-grade V Series Long-Range Illuminators. Suitable for hunters and armed defenders alike, the … [Read more...] about Hot Take: Viridian V-Series Long-Range Illuminators
Are you a woman buying your first gun solo? Congratulations! Women who are considering buying their first gun for self-defense face a dizzying array of choices, most of which would more or less serve their purposes. Unfortunately, they’re also faced with a dizzying array of other people’s opinions, much of it foolishness. If you’re a woman in search of a handgun for home … [Read more...] about Self-Defense for Women: Buying a Gun Solo
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)