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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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


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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