Suppressors 101

Suppressors (otherwise known as “silencers”) are nothing new. They are essentially mufflers for firearms and have been around since the very early 1900’s. In 1934, the National Firearms Act (NFA) was implemented as a means to restrict and regulate certain firearms and devices. This included a heavy $200 tax on suppressors, essentially halting development for […]

Make Your Vehicle a “Gun Sticker-Free Zone”

Tim Cooper Family 1st Defense One of my favorite columnists in the firearms industry is Beth Alcazar. She writes and blogs for the United States Concealed Carry Association, a fine organization to which I am also affiliated. Beth has a special gift for being passionate about firearms and our 2nd Amendment rights, without the bombastic […]

Sig’s New P365 — Double-Stack Capacity in a Single-Stack Package

365-Days-Per-Year Concealed Carry? | USCCA Gun manufacturers have produced some small, capable handguns to alleviate some of our concealed carry burdens and also to demonstrate innovation and execution in accuracy and ease of shooting. Sig Sauer’s P365 does both so well that it may be an all-year-round gun and may become the new standard in […]

“March for Our Lives” Leads to Week of Insanity

Family 1st Defense Regardless of where you think you stand on guns, we encourage you to read the post below by the NRA-ILA. It summarizes some of the notable statements made by “March for Our Lives” activists and lauded by the media — statements that prove responsible 2A supporters are not a paranoid bunch of […]

Senior Sense

Senior Sense & Self-Defense | US Concealed Carry Association – USCCA The changing demographics in America are a reality that affects every aspect of life. On the one hand, so-called millennials now represent a major segment of the population. At the other end of the spectrum, we have the aging “Baby Boomers” retiring at record […]