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

User Review  - William - Goodreads

A well written guide for not only those thinking about carrying a firearm, but for those that already do. The Sixth edition has updated material and the bibliography will point to more information on firearms, laws, training, and tools and equipment. Read full review

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

User Review  - Rae - Goodreads

This book was great in that it had everything I had been trying to find through Google fu in one place. Since taking the concealed handgun course and sending off my paperwork for my license, I've been ... 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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