Concealed Carry

The Model 557 offers compatibility with light equipped handguns. (Photo: Safariland) Safariland delivers more options to concealed carriers toting light equipped handguns, introducing the new Model 557 holster. The Model 557 was designed with light bearing handguns in mind, featuring a two-in-one holster design. The rig boasts the capability to fit firearms with or without
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The state Senate Judiciary Sub-Committee last week recommended passage of a measure to recognize the Second Amendment as all the concealed carry permit a law-abiding Iowan needs. The committee gave a 2-1 thumbs up to SF 2106, proposed by Republican Sen. Rick Bertrand of Sioux City, which would make it optional to obtain an Iowa
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The ProTac HPL USB features a rechargeable lithium battery. (Photo: Streamlight) Streamlight continues to increase its lumens, introducing the new ProTac HPL USB light outputting a whopping 1,000 lumens. The ProTac HPL uses a Steamlight lithium ion rechargeable battery alongside an integrated USB charge port allowing the HPL to be charged via laptop or USB
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Massaro Holster Works debuted its patented American Purebred at the 2018 Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo: Christen Smith/Guns.com) Massaro Holster Works debuted its patented American Purebred at the 2018 Great American Outdoor Show this week. Company founder and CEO Eddie Massaro said he has spent two years perfecting the Purebred after years of amassing
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The M&P380 Shield EZ is designed for concealed carry. (Photo: Smith & Wesson) Smith & Wesson keeps that expansion train rolling, introducing another new variant on its M&P Shield lineup. The M&P380 Shield EZ is intended for personal protection and every day carry, according to Smith & Wesson. Chambered in .380 Auto, the pistol’s EZ
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the CLENS-31 boasts more options for more lighting systems. (Photo: Thyrm) After the launch of the CLENS-12, Thyrm has upped the ante delivering more options for more lights in the CLENS-31 option. CLENS, pronounced cleanse, is a heat-resistant clear polymer circle cut to adapt to a wide variety of flashlights and weapon-mounted lights. The system
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A Truglo sight display. They’re “ALWAYS READY,” according to the signage.  (Photo: Eve Flanigan/Guns.com) In a recent concealed carry class, I extolled the virtues of night sights, those glorious radioactive accessories, as a worthy consideration for concealment pistols. A young man in the class nudged his wife, then raised his hand. “Are they capable of
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The state’s highest court on Thursday invalidated the Illinois prohibition on possession of a firearm within 1,000 feet of a park. In a unanimous decision handed down in favor of Julio Chairez, who was convicted in 2013 of carrying a gun near a park in Aurora, Illinois, the state Supreme Court said the law itself
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Newly-installed Democrat Gov. Phil Murphy announced plans last week to reverse a policy of outgoing Gov. Chris Christie that allowed more people to carry guns legally in New Jersey. Murphy, flanked by state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and addressing a crowd of gun control advocates last Friday, said that Christie’s previous guidance was wrong for
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The TLR-7, left, and the TLR-8, right, are the newest weapon mounted lights to hit the Streamlight series. (Photo: Streamlight) Streamlight expands the TLR Weapon Light series, adding two new models to the existing light/laser lineup. The TLR-7 and TLR-8 offer an integrated red aiming laser on a lightweight, rail-mounted setup. Delivering 500 lumens, the
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It seems I wasn’t the only one with that feedback. In response to customer feedback, the QCC line has been re-designed to include a high-ride version of the QCC. The new model is still an American-made leather holster that secures to pants with magnets—one in the holster body, and one on a flap that folds
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