Self Defense

Over the last year I’ve had the opportunity to build and shoot a couple of Polymer 80 handgun frames. I started with the PF940C Compact (Glock 19 size) which now has over 6,000 rounds through it without an issue. I’ll admit I was at first surprised by that. It seems to me that whenever you
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The benefits of including a flashlight in your Everyday Carry (EDC) simply outweigh the drawbacks. Even if we remove the tactical or defensive applications of a handheld light, there are many administrative reasons to carry a flashlight. The Inforce TFx provides great quality and functionality for its price. Operating on two 123a batteries, the 3.75-ounce
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Police in Washington say armed civilians brought a halt to a carjacking spree that left multiple crime scenes, two injured and a suspect dead. According to the Tumwater Police Department, the incident unfolded early Sunday evening when officers responded to a report of a carjacking with shots fired and found a 16-year-old driver with non-life
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What ammunition goes into a carry or self-defense gun matters just as much as what gun you’re carrying. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com) A critical element to any self-defense or concealed carry set-up that is often overlooked is the ammunition fueling the firearm. A key component in winning a gun fight, choosing the right ammunition is vital
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Edwards, a Democrat, approved the popular bill without comment. (Photo: Governor’s Office) Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards last week approved legislation to allow more people to carry a concealed handgun in places of worship across the state. The proposal, SB 402, changes state regulations on security guards in places like churches and synagogues while dropping
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The Gen. 5 Glock 19 alongside the Scorpion. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com) StealthGear USA first made waves in the holster world with its Ventcore style holsters. Since then the company has continued to innovate on that platform, offering multiple products to satisfy a plethora of consumers. Most recently StealthGear USA, better known as SGUSA, introduced a
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Professional firearms instructors across the country will offer free training classes to school administrators and teachers this weekend as part of the first annual “National Train a Teacher Day.” NTATD, a collaborative effort between ScotShot instructor Grant Gallagher and Trigger Pressers Union founder Klint Macro, will provide medical, concealed carry and tactical training for school
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In addition to offering a flared magwell, the Gen 5 magazine, bottom, offer an orange follower instead of the black Gen 4 style, top. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com) Glock announced its Gen 5 series in Fall 2017, much to the delight of Glock fans everywhere. Adding a new lineup to its already popular series of polymer
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Following a creepy break-in that left her unsettled, Tomi Ledford changed her lifestyle, got some training, and got a gun. Guns.com caught up with Ledford at the 147th National Rifle Association’s Annual Meeting in Dallas earlier this month and she took the time to share her story with us. “I was coming home late with
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