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GLENPOOL, OK — There’s nothing like having a firearm put in your face when you don’t have any defensive tool with which to respond. For one Oklahoma clerk, it was entirely too much. He just had to have that gun. As News on 6 reports: Police say it happened at the H&Z Mart at 141st […]

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Recently, one of Guns.com’s writers, Terril James Herbert, wrote a very good article detailing three basic reasons why the .25 ACP caliber is pretty much dead in the water. No modern pistol manufacturers are prioritizing it and there’s very little attention on this small caliber pistol round. Why did the .25 ACP die and was it […]

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OAK PARK, IL — A store employee who shot one of three men who attempted to rob a local 7-Eleven store will not be charged for his action, the Chicago Tribune reports. The employee was licensed, and prepared to engage the robbers when the time came. As the Chicago Tribune reports: Officers were called to […]

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What you don’t know can hurt you. It’s a simple truth that we gun owners can become hardened to. The toughest pill to swallow is when someone calls you out for something and they’re right. In the interest of saying I’m not immune, I’ll relay a little story. One time I was taking an AR-15 […]

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By Dan Zimmerman via The Truth About Guns A customer of a Cypress, Texas shooting range was shot and killed this morning when a range employee, who was reportedly working on a hunting rifle, discharged the gun, sending a round through a building wall and striking the unidentified customer as he was walking across the parking lot. As click2houston.com reports, this morning’s pre-Christmas tragedy happened at […]

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This topic came up from a Concealed Nation reader who asked us via our Facebook page what he should do if he gets flagged by another gun owner while at the range. For those unfamiliar, the term ‘flagged’ refers to when a gun owner inadvertently points his pistol in an unsafe direction — sometimes at […]

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WHITEHAVEN, TN — When a pair of thugs entered a phone store looking to make some cash, they were soundly beaten by the store’s owner. They were already brandishing their guns, and that was all the warning the owner needed to counter the attack. As FOX 13 reports: A Whitehaven store owner fought back when […]

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BIG BEND, WV — A man lost his life while trying to defend his life and his home from a gang of armed thugs last week, The Parkersberg News and Sentinel reports. Although any shooting that involves an innocent life is a tragedy, it is particularly heartbreaking to see a man, armed and ready to […]

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GARY, IN — When an Indiana homeowner was faced with two would-be burglars, at least one of which was armed, he turned to his .380 to defend his life. Some concealed carriers and firearms instructors maintain that the .380 is not a sufficiently powerful cartridge for self-defense, but as we’ve seen before, it’s rarely the […]

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BATON ROUGE, LA — If you’re going to have a life-and-death threat at some point in your life, it’s likely going to be the only one you ever encounter. For one Baton Rouge man and a veteran of the Department of Corrections, he was more prepared than most for the threat, and someone with him […]

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Concealed carriers know: ain’t nothing free when it comes to firearms. Training, ammunition, magazines, cleaning equipment, permit fees… And let’s not forget the handgun itself. That’s why we’re helping out our concealed carriers working covertly under the Christmas tree. Here’s a short list of 6 items that any concealed carrier could use — and all […]

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August, 2017. First online reports surface on social media that a commercial Sig Sauer P320 was able to fire on its own when dropped at a specific angle onto the ground. Initial reports suggested that a Dallas police department had officially told its officers that they were not authorized to carry the P320 due to […]

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In another review, I discussed a recent purchase and test of the Sig Sauer SP2022. The SP2022 marked Sig Sauer’s first move towards a polymer-style pistol. The P250 marked its first true step towards complete pistol modularity. If you’re like any concealed carrier I’ve ever met that gets a funny look on his face after […]

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SPRINGFIELD, OR — A man decided to enter a potentially deadly conflict against an armed robber when that robber entered a local store and threatened the lives of its employees. And he did it unarmed. As KVAL reports, a masked and armed robber entered the local store and demanded money from the employees. “While employees […]

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WILLIAMS, AZ — Northern Arizona law enforcement may be getting an interesting addition to their equipment with a new program aimed at law enforcement accountability. Williams Police Department is participating in the Viridian Weapon Technologies Law Enforcement pilot program, reports KPNX. The program aims at giving more evidence for review in law enforcement-involved shootings by […]

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DAVIE, FL — One man just showed the entire country why private citizens absolutely must exercise their right to bear arms, every day. In the footage you are about to see, no one was carrying. No one was there to stop the bad guy from doing what he felt like, and a teenage boy suffered […]

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TODD MISSION, TX – A caregiver for an elderly woman lost his life when the woman he cared for mistook him for an intruder, and shot him. The 76-year-old woman made the mistake of her life, and all because she failed to properly identify her target, according to the Montgomery County Police Reporter. Unfortunately, an […]

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