• What is Concealed Carry Insurance and Why Should You Consider It?

    I was a few weeks away from getting my concealed handgun license when a family friend, an attorney, asked if I had purchased concealed carry insurance. My response: uhhh, what? I had never heard of such a thing, which was quite surprising given the amount of research I had been doing to prepare myself for gun ownership and concealed carry. I had studied up on shooting, dry fire, concealed carry, holsters, belts, self defense ammo, and so much more. But somehow, concealed carry insurance had never come up in my research. It seemed that no one was talking about what…

  • My First Time Flying With A Firearm

    Gus the Glock and I went on our first flying adventure together. And by “together” I mean I was comfortable-ish in the cabin and Gus was cold, naked, and alone in a hard-sided locked container inside another hard-sided locked container in the cargo hold. In case you’re new here, Gus is my concealed carry firearm, a Glock 43. I’ve heard the stories – flying with a firearm can be complicated. It seems like everybody has a different experience each time they fly, dependent upon the airport, airline, state, what mood the airline representatives and TSA agents are in that day,…

  • 3 Ways to Get Comfortable with Concealed Carry

    Getting comfortable with concealed carry is a journey – one that I’m still on and will probably be on for a long time. That being said, I’ve come a long way! I’d like to share a few things that have enabled me to get comfortable in my conceal carry journey from a mindset and confidence perspective, and some words of wisdom based on what I’ve learned thus far. But what about physical comfort? Before we dive in, I want to touch on physical comfort for just a minute. I’ll be honest with you, carrying isn’t comfortable. YOU ARE LITERALLY HIDING…

  • How To Choose A Firearm That Will Meet Your Needs

    People ask me all the time, “What gun should I buy for concealed carry?”, and my answer is simple: nobody can answer that question for you. You have to do your own research! We are all different and have different wants and needs in our concealed carry firearm. What works best for me might not work for you, and vice versa. Once upon a time not all that long ago, I was in the market for my first firearm. I wanted to make sure I made the right choice, especially since my first gun would also be the one I…