3 Videos Show Why an Accessible Trauma Kit is so Important

We aren’t the only ones harping on the importance of accessible, quality trauma gear. I pulled three videos from the well-known channel (ASP) Active Self Protection. The host of that channel, John Correia, takes videos that have to do with the application, mindset, legality or tools associated with self defense. He provides thoughtful analysis intended…

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Isn’t Brandishing Your Gun Illegal?

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I read a recent news report of a defensive gun use that got me thinking about some bad self defense legal advice that I’ve seen on and heard from many people over the years. Maybe you’ve also seen or heard something like this—If you draw the gun, you better use it, because if you don’t,…

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4 Reasons You Should Attend the Guardian Conference

Continuous learning and skill development are paramount is important in the realm of firearms training and self defense. I encourage you to attend training when your budget and schedule allow. Deciding on where and with which instructor to train can be difficult. The Guardian Conference is Unique— The Annual Guardian Conference offers a complete self-defense…

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 A Quick Look at Officer and Prosecutorial Discretion

The recent death of Jordan Neely, and the subsequent charges brought against former United States Marine, Daniel Penny, provide a good example of how the legal system functions. Law enforcement officers have a lot of discretion in the arrests they make. Then, even when an officer makes an arrest, prosecutors have discretion to bring charges…

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14-Year-Old Shot Playing Hide and Seek and 3 Similar Stories

It appears there is a growing trend that is incredibly disturbing. I’m not talking about some new Tick-Tock challenge where teens do something idiotic for approval from strangers. Over the last couple months, we’ve seen three irresponsible gun owners display criminal conduct with their firearm. Sadly, now we can add a fourth story. I’m usually…

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You’re Responsible for Every Round you Fire

On the weekly Concealed Carry Podcast, we cover defensive gun use stories about once a month. Sometimes we include stories of things you should not do. Occasionally, these stories involve people who use guns to defend themselves, and one of of the fired rounds misses the threat. The fired bullets go somewhere, sometimes striking…

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