If you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, you’ve doubtlessly seen images of carnage and destruction coming out of Baltimore. You may have even heard the mayor of Baltimore let this little gem fly:
This quite naturally brings some level of discomfort to normal law-abiding, tax-paying citizens who do not expect the authorities to give people “space to destroy” their property and livelihood. Every time something like Baltimore hits the news, at least 3 or 4 people come out of the woodwork asking me to help them acquire a firearm for personal protection. If you’re the kind of person who reads a site like this, odds are you will encounter the same sort of thing sooner or later…and it poses a bit of a problem.
I came to the firearms and equipment that I use regularly through a long process of research, experimentation, and training based on my own perception of need/desirability informed by that long process. What I have works for me, and I can argue pretty objectively that what I’ve come to works pretty well full stop in a general consideration of self defense. A lot of that, though, isn’t applicable to …read more
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