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Whenever the topic of using a compact rifle for home defense comes up, the mind immediately goes toward an AR-15 style firearm; however, bolt-action rifles are inherently less complicated and more reliable and even suppress better than semi-autos in most cases. In addition, if the defender is already used to …

Smith & Wesson’s M&P9 M2.0 line of striker-fired handguns has expanded significantly since its first release, and for 2022, the firm introduced new twist to the typically polymer-framed lineup by introducing versions with a metal frame. Now the company has added to its M&P metal series lineup with the Performance Center M&P9 M2.0 Competitor, a …

As part of Henry Repeating Arms’ $1 million anniversary pledge—and in celebration of Veterans Day—the company has presented cash donations to the Disabled American Veterans, Building Homes for Heroes and the National Veterans Foundation. The contributions brought the firm’s financial assistance for veterans organizations this year alone to more than $325,000. “I …

These days, most Americans tend to think of technology in terms of electronic devices and the information they handle, and certainly, the strides in those areas during the past decade have been remarkable. But sometimes, the tasks of everyday life require different technologies—like those that have been the stock and …

There’s a peculiar mismatch between the number of times one reads in the newspaper that an armed citizen has prevented a mass shooting and the number of times such incidents make it into the public record—and, in turn, into the public’s perception about the role that concealed carriers play in …

Armed Citizen® Today A Chicago, Ill., couple defended themselves when an alleged robber managed to enter their seventh-floor condo via scaffolding on Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. Around 3 a.m. that morning, one of the couple woke up and began her morning routine. During this, she thought she heard strange noises …

Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29th, the Honolulu City Council will hear an ordinance to prohibit citizens from exercising their right-to-carry in many places. This is an attempt to ignore the U.S. Supreme Court’s NYSRPA v. Bruen ruling that affirmed the right-to-carry applies outside the home, which forced Hawaii to stop arbitrarily denying carry permits …

At SHOT Show 2020, a trip to the Beretta booth would have gotten an early look at the new, built-for-competition 92X Performance pistol. The all-steel frame Beretta 92 variant was built for competition right out of the box with extended controls, fiber-optic front sight, checkering on the front and back straps …

Learning accuracy and speed with a defensive firearm requires the same sort of practice that learning an unarmed martial art requires. Rather than call it “kata” or “shadow boxing,” we call it dry practice. Dry practice in a safer environment teaches your body to perform critical firearms functions such as pressing the …

Regardless of where you go for firearm information, some form of gun testing is likely to figure into the results you dig up. Consumer appetites for this information are just as vigorous as in other industries. After all, who doesn’t appreciate a thorough review of products before laying out money …