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How Do You Store Your CCW in a Hotel Room?

With the height of the travel season upon us, many of us are trying to figure out the logistics of carrying concealed while vacationing. One common question is the issue of whether you can bring your firearm into your hotel room. The first thing gun owners need to do is to…
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6 Things to Do if You’re Pulled Over While Carrying Concealed

It’s always at least a little unnerving when you see police lights flashing in your rear view mirror. When you’re carrying concealed and you get pulled over by a police officer, an already stressful moment can take on new shades of uncertainty. Take a deep breath and remember the following…
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Ohio Split Over Response to Shootings

Ohio is an open-carry state, and one sheriff is reminding people to use their concealed carry permits and carry their weapons. However, the Cleveland police union has asked for a suspension of open-carry permissions following the ambush targeting of police officers in recent days. The Republican National Convention, taking place in Ohio…
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What Licensed Gun Owners Need to Know about Moving

If you’re moving to a new state this summer, you probably have a lot of questions about how to do so while carrying concealed. Because gun laws vary significantly from state to state, it is important to do some research before you start packing. Know the Gun Laws of the…
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How You Can Improve Your Target Accuracy Today

It's a summery Saturday and you might be headed to the range for some target practice. If so, here are two things you can do today to improve your accuracy as well as something you can get to help you tomorrow. Unless you hold your gun perfectly still while applying pressure…
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Correct Your Shot With American Concealed’s New Shot Training Correction Target

We're blowing our own horn today to tell you about the new Shot Training Target we've just added to the American Concealed shop. This training target helps you evaluate your shot and what mistakes you could be making. It offers explanations to help you make sense of why your shot might go…
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What Items Does a New Gun Owner Need?

You bought your first firearm, but what else is there? Buying your first gun was a purchase you probably put a lot of thought into. By itself, a gun is a serious purchase, but it's not quite all you need. From cleaning and maintenance supplies to carrying cases, there are a…
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South Carolina Man Defends Nightclub With Concealed Gun

The news media makes many reports about cases involving guns. Many of them are about tragedies involving a shooter but much less often is the story about someone stopping a shooter with their own gun. One recent case happened just that way, and was widely ignored by the media in…
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Tennessee Law Places Injury Liability on Businesses That Disarm Patrons

The state of Tennessee is adding an interesting responsibility to the concealed carry debate. As of July 1, the state passed a law that business owners who demand that law-abiding concealed carry permit holders disarm themselves inside their business are responsible for the safety of those permit holders. The law,…
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6 Ways to Make Gun Safety Part of a Child’s Learning Process

Today's modern world offers a lot for parents to be worried about, from over-using technology to school yard bullying. Knowing whether your kids know how to safely handle a gun shouldn't be something parents need to be unduly worried about. The key is to start early with teaching them how…
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