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How to Teach a Child to Shoot a Gun safely & effectively

How to Teach a Child to Shoot a Gun (safely & effectively)

by Z.H. Former USAF Combat Arms Instructor (AFSC 3P0X1B) There remains a fair amount of hesitation among some in the wider firearms community about teaching their children about firearms (especially those making the transition from urban areas where the very idea of addressing firearms with children seems verboten). Of course, those […]

Do I Need a Concealed Carry Permit for Pepper Spray?

Do I Need a Concealed Carry Permit for Pepper Spray?

Even though I have a handgun carry permit and legally carry a handgun almost everywhere that I go, I also carry a can of pepper spray. I know some of you are probably thinking… why would anyone need to carry defensive spray if they are already carrying a handgun… Well, the […]

Unarmed Self-Defense From WWII

Editor’s note: The following selections were excerpted from FM 21-150: Unarmed Defense for the American Soldier, an Army manual published in 1942. Knowing how to defend yourself even if you don’t have a gun is important, however, it’s best to avoid confrontation if possible. PURPOSE OF TRAINING The object of […]