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Looking to go armed, but are stuck in the weeds as to what to arm yourself with? Here are 18 excellent concealed carry gun options that will keep you on the defensive.
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The evolution of the concealed carry handgun continues. These are some of the hottest new models for 2018.

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To help your significant other learn how to shoot a defensive handgun, your best option is to find her some qualified instruction. You’ll both be happier for it!

Concealed Carry: What About Your Wife?

Love your wife? Then let her take her own journey buying a concealed carry handgun and getting trained up on it. You'll both be happier.
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GX4: Taurus Enters The Double-Stack Micro 9mm Game

Taurus’s new GX4 is the latest pistol in a recent trend of micro-compact double-stack 9mm pistols intended for concealed carry. Manufacturers are competing to produce the ideal CCW gun that perfectly balances size, ergonomics, and firepower.
Zev OZ-9C Combat X

ZEV OZ-9C X Combat: Competition And Combat Ready

Zev’s new OZ-9C Combat X pistol takes their already popular custom Glock-style design and streamlines it for duty use.
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Going Big: Springfield Hellcat 15-Round Magazines

Springfield makes the next stride in the ever-evolving world of concealed carry pistols with their new increased capacity magazines for the Hellcat.
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Legal Considerations Of Self-Defense In A Riot

Surviving a lethal-force encounter in a riot is only the first step. The next, ensuring you don't get hung out to dry by the legal system.
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Video: Enlightening Instruction On Shooting With Night Vision

Whether you realized it or not, shooting with night vision requires some special techniques. Here they are.
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Bond Arms’ PT2A Handgun: The 2nd Amendment Right In Your Pocket

Some people memorize the 2nd Amendment, others carry a pocket constitution. Why do that when you could have it engraved right on your gun? The Bond Arms PT2A is a little pistol with a lot of style.
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Gun Review: Performance Center M&P 9 Shield EZ

The M&P 9 Shield EZ feels like a .380 Auto, performs like a 9mm.
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Best Concealed Carry Handguns For Women (2021)

Thirty-two women rank seven subcompact for the best choices in concealed carry handguns for women. Find out what are the top seven choices!
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Manurhin MR73: Famous French Revolver Heads Stateside

Beretta brings the rough and ready French MR73 revolver to the American market.