A recent police body camera video is stirring up lots of conversation in the law enforcement and firearms training communities.
Three nightmare scenarios for gun owners have played themselves out in the news over the past few weeks. All of them could have been prevented with one small change in carry gear.
Online dating can be tricky for people who carry guns. What if you finally meet someone you really click with, only to find that guns are a problem for them - possibly even a deal-breaker?
For those who choose not to carry a firearm (or work/visit places that prohibit it), pepper spray is a self defense tool that should be strongly considered.
Not long after the Parkland school shooting, surveillance video surfaced showing a Broward County officer calmly standing outside the school as a massacre took place inside. Many police officers and news outlets labeled him a coward. Scot Peterson resigned, but contends that even though he heard gunshots, he did not know a mass shooting was taking place.
Defense In Depth is currently renting the perfect firearm for people new to shooting. The Smith & Wesson M&P 380 Shield EZ may have an overly complicated name, but it was specifically designed for people who find the strength and grip necessary to operate most handguns intimidating. (The "EZ" stands for "Easy".) It is light, easy to manipulate, easily to conceal, and inexpensive.
There are more than 8 million permits to carry concealed weapons in the United States, but only an estimated 3 million people actually exercise that right: less than 1% of the population. According to a new report from the FBI, that 1% stopped 8% of all active shooters in the country between 2014 and 2017.
For people who are familiar with guns, it’s easy to forget how intimidating the experience can be for first-timers. But Defense in Depth store manager Wil Jackson says that some of the most rewarding lessons in our lives are often the most frightening at first. And in the end, we usually smile that we were ever afraid at all.