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Carry More Comfortably

One of the first warnings I give to new concealed carriers is that they should be prepared to be less comfortable than when unarmed. It quickly becomes apparent that carrying a gun for self-defense is a bit of a hassle. But some people are surprised. Few people carry concealed consistently, because after a while the […]

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Instagram Drops Ban Hammer on TFB

We’re good friends with all the other gun blogs in the industry. Well, not all of them, but enough that it matters. We all tend to go to the same events each year like SHOT Show, NRAAM, USCCA, etc. We rub elbows with them as we the media tables, writing and sharing stories with […]

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Active Shooter Medicine: Are Tourniquets as Important as Everyone Thinks?

The well-documented use of tourniquets on the battlefields of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) has saved countless lives, and their use has increased in popularity in recent years especially within the firearm and first responder communities. Anyone who has the foresight to put together a medical bag for any reason probably […]

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That Pesky Little Thing Called the Constitution

The Second Amendment — A Well Regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a Free State, the Right of the People to Keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. Here in America we have this thing called the Constitution. It’s a document that guarantees certain inalienable rights to the people. You may think […]

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