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You have your concealed carry permit. You've purchased your carry gun and completed your training. But are you ready to head out into the real world? Look at these worst and best case scenarios from

Concealed Carry Gone Wrong

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You have your concealed carry permit. You've purchased your carry gun and completed your...

At the moment someone is about to take your life, what would you give to live even one more minute? Everything you have?

Is an Expensive Personal Defensive Weapon a Waste of Money?

Ed Head, DownRange.tv

At the moment someone is about to take your life, what would you give to live even one more...

Every day we interface with other people and too often we do this on autopilot and we are oblivious. In the modern world, this is not a good idea.

Tips to Surviving a Bank Robbery

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Every day we interface with other people and too often we do this on autopilot and we are...

Social Media allows you to share information and things about your life more efficiently than ever before. But it can also leave you more vulnerable.

Tips to Protect Yourself on Social Media

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Social Media allows you to share information and things about your life more efficiently than...

If you're considering purchasing a firearm for personal defense, there are a number of important decisions that need to be made before you buy.

Choosing the Right Self Defense Ammo

Brad Fitzpatrick - September 25, 2015

If you're considering purchasing a firearm for personal defense, there are a number of...

For 2015, SureFire has introduced a new compact pistol light, the company's smallest and most

First Look: SureFire XC1 Pistol Light

G&A Online Editors - January 20, 2015

For 2015, SureFire has introduced a new compact pistol light, the company's smallest and most

To determine the best concealed carry states, we examined the specific criteria and assigned numerical values to each category for a maximum of 95 points. In the event of a tie, we made determinations based on factors such as prohibited locations and transport laws. Keep in mind that we are specifically focusing on concealed carry rather than open carry.

Best States for Concealed Carry 2014

G&A Staff - September 24, 2014

To determine the best concealed carry states, we examined the specific criteria and assigned...

Today's consumer has a wide variety of choices when selecting a defensive shotgun, but which of

G&A Perspective: Why the Mossberg 500 is the Best Home Defense Shotgun of All Time

Brad Fitzpatrick - October 21, 2013

Today's consumer has a wide variety of choices when selecting a defensive shotgun, but which of

In choosing the best subcompact 9mm on the market, there are numerous factors to consider: how the gun feels in your hand, reliability, concealability, type of action, magazine capacity, safety features and overall value.

What's the Best Subcompact 9mm on the Market?

Dusty Gibson - August 12, 2013

In choosing the best subcompact 9mm on the market, there are numerous factors to consider: how...


The lawful carry of a concealed handgun is an important component of personal defense, but the

Profiling and Personal Defense: How to Assess Dangerous Situations

Richard Nance - March 05, 2013

The lawful carry of a concealed handgun is an important component of personal defense, but the

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