Shotgun Patterning for Home Defense

By Dave Ciecko

Unfortunately there is a myth that shotguns do not need to be aimed. And just the sound of it being cocked is enough to scare away a would be…

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SERPA Holsters Should Be Discontinued

By The Truth About Guns

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5 Common Mistakes Good Guys Make In Self Defense Situations

By The Truth About Guns

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Ask Foghorn: Self Defense Shotguns

By The Truth About Guns

07 A reader writes: I'm a new reader and was wondering if you've ever posted about home defense shotguns and what to look for when purchasing one. If…

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I've Been Carrying and Training All Wrong

By The Truth About Guns

By Aaron McVay via concealednation.org I’ll be the first to admit, I’m far from perfect. My wife would tell you otherwise as she tells me I have a…

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What to Tell the 911 Operator in a Defensive Gun Use: Guns for Beginners

By The Truth About Guns

Calling 911 during or after a defensive gun use is a necessary practice fraught with danger.

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The Worst Self Defense Advice Ever?

By The Truth About Guns

Between gun stores and the internet, gun owners new and old can learn a lot.  Great information is widely available (including right here at The…

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Guns for Beginners: Concealed Carry Myths

By The Truth About Guns

Scott Polk [via Ammoland.com] writes: Concealed carry is a hot topic among gun people. Minimum acceptable caliber, recommended gun size and model,…

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Why Don't You Carry a Reload?

By The Truth About Guns

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Guns For Beginners: The GLOCK 43...Not For Noobs

By Ruth Idzik

  I’d been eyeballing the new GLOCK 43 (street price about $450) since the NRA Convention 2015 when I first fondled one. It looks and feels,…

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