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The great debate: Why are we still arguing over 9mm v .45? (VIDEO)

[embedded content] If you’ve been in the firearms community for more than a few minutes, you’ve heard people argue about what caliber is best, worst or just plain silly. And that’s fine in and of itself, until it ends up distracting people from the realities of caliber selection as it applies to pistols for defensive …

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Honor Defense Ammunition Provides Affordable Training & Defense

Just a few years ago, Honor Defense introduced the Honor Guard 9mm pistol. The company designed everything about this gun for concealed carry. Now, the company is jumping into a new self-defense market with the Honor Defense Ammunition line. The company used a frangible hollow point to provide maximum terminal behavior in soft tissue. This …

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4 Defensive Shotgun Myths and Fables That Refuse to Die

Gun owners, gun writers and shooters in general love to debate the best weapon for home defense. After 36 plus years in law enforcement, dealing with everything from armed felons to people spotlighting deer, the answer to this has always been very clear to me, the defensive or fighting shotgun. No other weapon is as …

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Self-Defense, Not ‘Stuff’ Defense

Do not use your gun for anything except defense against an imminent deadly threat. The goal of true self-defense is to create enough dysfunction in your attacker that you can escape safely. If you can escape without firing a shot, you should make every effort to do so. This video shows one man shooting another …

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Defend This House … of Worship

Look around. Take it all in. Where are the exits? Where are the choke points if people start to panic? What provides cover? What provides concealment? If someone walked in and started shooting, where would you go? What would you do? Have you discussed the options with your family? Which seat provides you the best …

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Church Praise Teams and Security Teams

For many people, church is a haven, a safe place — often considered a second home full of brothers and sisters in Christ. It’s not the kind of environment in which you’d naturally think about firearms and self-defense. Perhaps that’s one reason evildoers choose to target churchgoers. Church should be a place of rest and …

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Get Closer. Make Your Shots Count!

[embedded content] We have seen that evil does not respect those who worship. When we talk about defending a house of worship, or fighting in any crowd, target isolation is the key to making sure you stop the threat and do not endanger anyone else. Remember, good muzzle management means keeping your gun pointed in …

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