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Best Women’s Home-Defense Guns: Shotgun, Carbine, Pistol or Revolver?

You have four basic options for home-defense guns. Which is best for you?

Tips & Tactics | Tatiana Whitlock: Using a Mounted Light for Home Defense

Tatiana Whitlock is a Refuse to Be a Victim® and NRA-certified basic pistol instructor, trained range safety officer, Krav Maga student and self-defense expert. For home defense, Tatiana encourages adding a mounted light to your firearm.

3 Dumb Things Anti-Gunners Think You Should Have (Instead of a Gun)

Here’s what the anti-gun self-defense “experts” don’t want you to know.

Practicing Home Defense While Deployed

A CIA Officer’s Lessons Learned for Armed Women

"Just One" Guns Part 3: Modern Semi-Automatics

Semi-automatic actions are popular options because of their smooth operation and quick reloading times.

The Armed Citizen® September 11, 2020

A woman was chatting with a friend when her enraged ex-husband, armed with a knife, broke into her house and began to attack.

The Armed Citizen® September 25, 2020

A mother of two children remained calm, stalling an intruder from attacking with a knife, while she retrieved her gun from her bedroom. 

The Armed Citizen® January 8, 2021

A woman shot and killed her live-in boyfriend after he raised a tomahawk over her while she was in bed late on Christmas Eve.

Activating the Home Security Mindset

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure when it comes to security measures around the home.

Armed Home Defense in a Condo or Apartment

What constitutes a safe direction when there are people living a wall away?

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