Post Tagged with: "Handguns"

Click, Click, BANG: Understanding Why Darren Wilson’s Pistol Did Not Fire

Click, Click, BANG: Understanding Why Darren Wilson’s Pistol Did Not Fire

Some people don’t understand the testimony given by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson when he described the fight over control of his Sig P229 pistol with strong-arm robbery suspect Michael Brown. In that testimony, Wilson […]

Gunfighter School

Gunfighter School

[This is an article from my monthly Bearing Arms column in Townhall Magazine] I thought I was a decent shot with a pistol. That was before I spent a week at the world famous Gunsite […]

Carrying one handgun accessible to each hand greatly enhances your ability to end the fight if one hand or arm gets injured. Guns, gun hands and gun-side arms and shoulders often get shot in real gunfights.

Are You Prepared to Fight Through An Injury?

At a recent meeting, another attendee commented to me that she is currently unable to shoot due to an injury to her dominant-side right arm. (I specifically avoid the terms “strong side” and “weak side” […]

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Rule Two, Shoulder Holsters and the Safety Circle

As I do not believe in posting articles every week if I lack a meaningful topic, I asked the members of my mailing list for suggestions. Montana instructor (and author of the Montana Firearms Freedom Act) Gary Marbut […]

An aftermarket Glock 42, posted by "blacks197" to trustreetcars.com

Would You Prefer Your Glock In Pink, or Robin’s Egg Blue?

Other than adding new calibers and barrel lengths every few years, Glock has largely avoided any revolutionary changes to a basic design that has remained largely unchanged since the original Glock 17 was introduced to […]

9mm cartridges, image via Wikipedia.

Why Mine Is A Nine

Oh, how I tire of the caliber wars! When I first started reading and posting on early message boards in the late 1980s (yes, there was an Internet before the World Wide Web), shooters were […]

NEVER ENOUGH: Control Cult Calls For Microstamping In New York

NEVER ENOUGH: Control Cult Calls For Microstamping In New York

There is no such thing as a gun control organization. There are instead groups that intend to chip away every part of the Second Amendment until there is simply nothing of it left. They are […]

I Carry A Handgun Because…

I Carry A Handgun Because…

Virtually everyone that learns I am a shooter and instructor asks if I carry a handgun.  The conversation usually goes something like this: Friend:  “Really?  You carry a gun?” Me:  “Yes I do.” Friend: “Where?” […]

Good Advice from George Patton

Good Advice from George Patton

Those who have read The Patton Papers may recall that Patton was very fond of a saying that the perfect is the enemy of the good. His usual context was that a good plan of attack, executed […]

How “Crazy Eddy” Markey Intends to Destroy the Entire U.S. Handgun Market

How “Crazy Eddy” Markey Intends to Destroy the Entire U.S. Handgun Market

The transparent goal of Massachusetts Senator Edward Markey’s ‘‘Handgun Trigger Safety Act of 2014’’ is the utter destruction of the handgun market in the United States, including prohibiting the sale, trade, transfer, shipping, leasing or distribution of handguns […]