Concealed Carry Holder Stops Carjacker

Concealed Carry Holder Stops Carjacker

Earlier this year in February, a young 24-year-old who had just arrived for work at Milwaukee Machine Tool Corp., was approached—while in his vehicle—by another man, later identified as 21-year-old, Carlos Martin. Martin attempted to carjack the 24-year-old with a gun...
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...
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...
5 Things That Don’t Mix with Concealed Carry

5 Things That Don’t Mix with Concealed Carry

You know how we’ve all heard “Don’t swim right after you eat” and other phrases like that? Some of us are skeptical, but there are safety reasons behind it—such as cramps which could cause you to drown. In concealed carry, there are the same cautionary phrases, some...