Home Defense

Winchester Introduces Two New Defense Shotguns

Winchester Repeating Arms has been a standard name in firearms since the close of the Civil War, and the famous Winchester Model 12 was the gold standard of American shotguns for decades. Now, Winchester has released two new pump-action models that are designed for defense use. These new Super-X Pump (SXP) Shotguns come in both […]

Bring a Machete to a Gun Fight

–By Jason Hanson, former CIA Officer and New York Times bestselling author. On a quiet summer night in Clearwater, Florida, Mr. and Mrs. Steve and Heather Aiosa awoke at 2:10 a.m. to find an intruder standing in the doorway of their bedroom. The intruder, later identified as Robert James Alcalde, began ransacking the bedroom while […]

Home Defense Faceoff

Uh oh. It’s 3am and you hear the unmistakable sound of an intruder. Your don’t hesitate. You hoped this would never happen, but you’re prepared for the worst. You hastily reach for home defense tool of choice. Is it a handgun like the venerable 1911? Is it the ubiquitous GLOCK 19? Is it a AR-15 […]

Oklahoma Man Defends Home Against Three Burglars

An Oklahoma man defended his home from three burglars who broken into the Broken Arrow, OK home after 12:30 PM on March 27th. The man, 23 year old Zach Peters, used an AR-15 to shoot the armed burglars. All three intruders were killed, and preliminary investigation shows Peters acted in self-defense under Oklahoma’s Stand Your […]

SHOT New Products Spotlight: Ammunition

Guns are great, but they’re just hunks of metal, wood, and plastic without something to shoot out of them. Ammunition is always an interesting category with advances in long range accuracy, defensive stopping power, or a little of both in new hunting loads. With the NSSF SHOT Show entering its second day, let’s take a […]