Jan-Feb Cover crop

January/February Issue

Should you have a backup gun,carry consideration, new trends in cleaning guns and more. … Read More...

Pg 25,1

Do You Need a Back Up Gun?

By Carolee Anita Boyles  Contributing Editor  You've invested time and training learning to defend yourself. You have your carry permit, a firearm for self … Read More...

Pg 12,1

EAA Corp. Witness Pavona Designed with Women in Mind

By Diane Walls Contributing Editor  EAA has been selling Witness pistols for several years in the US with many offerings to choose from. The Pavona variant of … Read More...

Peggy T Crop

From the Editor

If you don’t stay up late on Dec. 31 you miss the official start of the New Year and its attendant hoopla. But whenever you go to bed on the last day of December, a … Read More...



Bereta Nano is A Reliable, Comfortable 9mm Compact

By Bob Campbell Contributing Editor  When choosing a personal defense handgun, the standards for reliability must be … Read More...

Pg 16,2

New Trends in Cleaning Gear

By Carolee Anita Boyles Contributing Editor  Just like fashions, popular firearms come and go. What everyone is … Read More...



Defensive Strategies- Lyn Bates

Surprises  and Lessons from Active  Shooters.


Legally Speaking- Karen L. MacNutt

Looking at statistics, suicides and gun accidents around the globe.


Making A Difference- Genie Jennings

Lisa Gonthier of New Hampshire is an “accidental” gun activist.