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I'm not an expert on any area of firearms, but I'm seeking to be a student and to learn and practice as I hope you are doing. As I learn from more knowledgeable people about best practices and helpful resources I will share that information here. Where I find I am able, my focus is on sources of good reputation and people of good character who approach the defense of life with the seriousness and gravity it deserves. I won't necessarily agree with everything that a source presents and I can't guarantee that you will be satisfied with the products and resources that you find listed here. As always, do your own due diligence and make decisions for yourself wisely. I have no arrangements with any of these sources and receive no products or services or financial compensation in return for listing them. However, I do know some of the people personally.

This page is a work in progress. I hope to add more as time and learning allow. If you are aware of sources that you believe would be helpful additions to those listed here, please contact me and let me know. Make sure to tell me why you find them to be helpful.

Books, Articles, & Websites

These aren't necessarily books that I have personally read as much as a reading list I hope to work on. They are all books that have been recommended to me by others whom I respect.

Violence of the Mind

Varg Freeborn

The Law of Self Defense

Andrew F. Branca

A Time to Kill, The Myth of Christian Pacifism

Greg Hopkins

When Violence is the Answer

Tim Larkin

Ayoob Files: The Book

Mossad Ayoob

On Killing

Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

On Combat

Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

Well regulated militia

Denton Bramwell

Gun Control Debate

Greg Bahnsen

The Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrates

Matthew J. Trewhella

Lex, Rex

Samuel Rutherford, Presbyterian minister, 1644

Vindiciae Contra Tyrannos, A Defense of Liberty Against Tyrants

Junius Brutus

Scripture and reason pleaded for defensive armes

Herbert Palmer, Westminster Divine & Puritan pastor

A Primer on Self-Defense

Mike Ericson

The Biblical View of Self-Defense

Second Amendment Explained

Pen & Teller video

The Gun Violence Myth

John Stossel video

Help from around the web

Warrior Poet Society

training, advice, wisdom, family protection, gear review

Active Self Protection

education and training

Dragon Grips

tactical solutions to grip enhancement

KSG Armory

good quality holsters made by a believer and every day carrier

CCW Safe

a legal service membership plan 

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