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John Moses Browning: Celebrating the Legacy of a Firearms Genius

The Life and Times of John Moses Browning Early Years and Formative Influences John Moses Browning, born into a world on the cusp of the industrial revolution, grew up in Ogden, Utah, where his foundational experiences in his father’s gun shop set the stage for his future accomplishments. His father, Jonathan Browning, was himself an […]

Home Invasion in Washington: Unintended Consequences of Gun Laws

In Washington State, a bone-chilling episode transpired on 10/19/2023 around 2 AM that underscores the worst fears of every homeowner. It serves as a potent case study in the urgency of personal security. A residential surveillance system captured the grim tableau: three men, faces obscured by masks and armed with what appeared to be firearms, […]

Glocktober: A Month-Long Journey into the World of Glock Firearms and Personal Safety

Why Glocktober Matters Every October, the shooting community rallies around a month-long celebration known affectionately as “Glocktober.” For the uninitiated, it might sound like just another social media trend, but #Glocktober is far more than that. It is an annual homage to Glock handguns and, more importantly, a focal point for education and awareness around […]

Disarming Me Will Not Protect Me, It Only Helps the Bad Guys

There has been a growing movement to disarm law-abiding citizens in recent years. This movement is often based on the belief that if fewer canisters of pepper spray, stun guns, or firearms are in circulation, there will be less crime and violence. However, there is no evidence to support this claim. In fact, studies have […]

Reasons for a Sub-Second Draw

A sub-second draw usually refers to carrying a firearm, but the concept is sound for pepper spray, a stun gun, or any other self-defense weapon of your choosing. By definition, a sub-second draw is the act of drawing a firearm from a concealed holster and firing it in less than one second. It is a […]

Self-Defense Everyday Carry (EDC)

The popular acronym EDC stands for “everyday carry.” The EDC concept is nothing new, humans have been carrying tools and other items for thousands of years, consisting of things routinely needed throughout the day. Recently EDC has become something of a buzzword, with a vast number of companies providing an even greater number of products. […]

Conscience and Consequences of Self-Defense

Justifiable homicides are reportedly on the rise in the past couple of years, reaching the highest levels in over a decade. “The concept of justifiable homicide in criminal law is a defense to culpable homicide. Generally, there is a burden of production of exculpatory evidence in the legal defense of justification.” What? In layman’s terms, a […]