Around the concealed carry community, there are a lot of acronyms thrown around. Some terms have the same meaning, while others do not. However, this tends to lead to confusion. One common question is whether a pistol or handgun permit is a concealed carry permit?
If you’re going to be carrying a concealed handgun, you need to ensure you are proficient with your weapon. Frequent trips to the handgun range are a necessity, because the shooting skills you develop will expire if unused. Today I’ll be covering the essential items you need and my philosophy for setting up a range bag.
When it comes to protecting your family in a life and death situation, your firearm is often your first, last, and only line of defense. Hopefully, you’ve instructed your child in firearm safety and they have a healthy respect for your weapons. But, sometimes your children are too young to comprehend the importance of safely handling firearm. Or, maybe you have guests over frequently, and you don’t want anyone inexperienced with guns to stumble upon yours. In these instances, choosing a gun safe or other secure means of firearm storage are of the utmost importance.
It’s rare, if ever, that you’ll be required to use your concealed weapon to protect your life, or the life of loved ones. However, in the event that you do, what are the odds that your weapon will jam or misfire? Probably astronomical. Nevertheless, a second firearm would increase your chances of survival, wouldn’t it?