A quick guide to senior self-defense, weapons of opportunity, and the laws in Missouri pertaining to the use of less than lethal weapons.
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When it comes to everyday carry, people tend to focus on the gun and holster and often overlook what supports these items; their belt. A normal belt is not rigid enough to offset the force of your draw stroke, causing your holster to rise up on your waistline with the gun as you draw. This... [Read More]
As a member of U.S. LawShield, you have access to Member Perks from a national network of more than 3,000 affiliate gun ranges, gun stores, and various retailers. These 2A-friendly Perks provide a little something extra to our Members—a “Thank You” from us for your loyalty. This week, we’re taking a look at TALON Grips and what they... [Read More]
With hundreds of duty and self-defense 9mm ammunition choices now available, do you know which one is right for you? Most first-time gun buyers will overlook the kind of ammunition that they are using, with many picking round nose full metal jacket rounds. These are sometimes not the best choice for self-defense. Surviving... [Read More]
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Since the launch of our First Aid for Gunshot Wounds course, we have been receiving many comments on our social media pages about using tampons for wound packing. Dwayne McBryde, Co-Author of First Aid for Gunshot Wounds is here to share stories from the battlefield and let you know why tampons are not what you should... [Read More]
When faced with an unknown, stressful situation, the typical first reaction is to do what you have seen other people do. In cases where those people have reacted correctly, this can be great. However, in situations where that person’s response was incorrect, the results could be catastrophic. Unfortunately, how Hollywood approaches the presentation of life-saving... [Read More]
Tactical Combat Casualty Care has identified three preventable causes of death that occur on the battlefield before a patient gets to a hospital: massive arterial bleeding airway obstruction a lung injury called a tension pneumothorax. All three of these injuries, when untreated, lead to death. However, when the proper medical treatment is performed, the probability... [Read More]
It was as if someone “flipped a switch.” Spencer Stone, jostled from a catnap aboard a Paris-bound train, suddenly faced a shirtless gunman. He didn’t stop to think about what to do. Vowing not to die sitting down, Spencer rushed the man, later identified as Moroccan-born terrorist inspired by ISIS. “Go, Spencer!” urged childhood... [Read More]
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What comes to your mind when you think of first aid? Is it CPR? Or perhaps the Heimlich maneuver? Both are lifesaving skills that everyone should know. But have you ever thought about what happens when someone is bleeding out from a gunshot wound? If you were faced with this scenario would you know what... [Read More]
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Run Hide Fight! Survive an Active Shooter In times of extreme crisis and chaos, only the prepared will survive. We’ve compiled an 11-part series filled with tips and invaluable information that could save your life. Watch the first clip below, and don’t forget to share with your loved ones.
Each year, about 400,000 hunters head afield in Texas in pursuit of doves, ducks, and other flying fowl. So you can bet that right now, bird hunting aficionados across the great State of Texas are shooting clays, rustling up game bags, and getting insect repellent and sunscreen in their field kits in preparation for the various bird seasons that... [Read More]
Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise (R-1s Dist.) is a strong supporter of the Second Amendment. It came as no surprise to his constituents back home that, even after he’d been shot by a gunman intent on a murderous rampage, Scalise neither blamed the firearm itself nor advocated for stricter gun control. On June 14, 2017, Scalise... [Read More]
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