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  My friend and fellow gun writer Joseph von Benedikt posted this recently on Facebook. “Two days ago, a pit bull leaped into my niece-in-law’s van and attacked her. Thankfully she had her Ruger LCR handy. It bit down on the gun and a portion of her hand–they were literally in its mouth–when she shot it. Knocked it back, then it went to chewing on her leg while she emptied the .38 into it. Died against the gas pedal. Kudos … Continue reading

Smart Choices about Fighting Shotguns

  “Don’t get stuck on stupid!” – General Russel L. Honoré to a reporter after Hurricane Katrina.   As shooters we do indeed tend to get “stuck on stupid” sometimes. Case in point, the continued dominance of the pump action tactical shotgun. We left the revolver behind decades ago and in modern times semi-auto handguns predominate with LE, military and serious civilians. The bolt action battle rifle is so WW I. Again, semi-auto rifles are the overwhelmingly top choice for … Continue reading

Gun Guys Have a Tactical Advantage

The food is awful, but it feels good to sit down. A day of shopping at the local mall is not your idea of fun, but it keeps the peace with the family. Just as you are making that slurpy sound with the straw to annoy you wife (most men never really grow up) you hear full-auto gunfire and see a man spraying the food court as he screams “Allahu Akbar” over and over. The mall’s Rent a Cop, who … Continue reading