The Concealed Handgun Manual: How to Choose, Carry, and Shoot a Gun in Self Defense

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Privateer Publications, Mar 1, 1998 - Political Science - 276 pages
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Thirty-one states have laws allowing most law-abiding adults to carry concealed handguns, more than 2 million are licensed to do so, and guns are used about 2.5 million times a year to defend against criminal attack. Here is advice on when carrying a concealed handgun is appropriate, how to avoid violent confrontations, the mental preparation needed to survive an armed encounter, and the legal consequences of a self-defense shooting. Actual incidents are described and analyzed, and the concealed handgun laws of the 31 states that allow them are summarized.

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User Review  - Clint Flatt - Goodreads

Lot of stories of real life situations of people using their handgun to save their lives and the consequences of their actions. These are told to hlep you understand the commitment and responsibility ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica Evans - Goodreads

You could do better for learning about psychology, ethics, or politics, but as far as the essentials of choosing, carrying, and shooting a handgun, this is pretty solid. In essence this is a book ... Read full review

Contents

Why Carry a Gun? The Police
17
Choosing a Handgun Semiautomatics
39
How to Carry Holsters
69
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Chris Bird is a journalist and a handgun shooter. He is a member of the National Rifle Association.

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