Concealed Carry Public Etiquette

Concealed Carry Public Etiquette

Let me just be upfront about this: there’s an unspoken rule of concealed carry, that not everyone knows—don’t talk about it in public. For some of you, this is obvious. There is a time and a place for a conversation about concealed carry, but it is definitely not...
Veteran Saves Mother and Daughter

Veteran Saves Mother and Daughter

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, in late February this year, a mother and her daughter were brazenly attacked by her estranged husband. According to APD’s Public Information Officer Simon Drobik, the two were on their way to the Sunport Sunday Night when the woman’s...
Bullets, Bullets, Bullets!

Bullets, Bullets, Bullets!

Never in my life have I ever said, “I have too many bullets!” In fact, Amy and I just organized my Ammo Closet—Yes, an entire closet completely devoted to nothing but ammunition. Shotgun shells, .223, 7.62 x 54R, .38 longs, all the 9mm and .45 you could imagine,...
The Art of Witnessing

The Art of Witnessing

Let’s face it: whether you like it or not, there are going to be times, places, events, situations where we will be unable to carry our concealed carry weapon. That’s a part of life. As concealed carriers, we have a responsibility to be good citizens and good...
Preventing Careless Discharges

Preventing Careless Discharges

I once went to a training session where the two instructors warned those of us who were watching the other trainees at the targets, that they would shoot us if we aimed our weapon up range at the other instructor or trainees. They smiled and chuckled after, but I...