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

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Privateer Publications, 1997 - Sports & Recreation - 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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Why Carry a Gun? The Police
Choosing a Handgun Semiautomatics
How to Carry Holsters

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

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