First Look: Ruger Security-9 Compact
American Rifleman's Mark Keefe gets a chance to handle the Ruger Security-9 Compact, a concealable option with an internal hammer.
Video—Rifleman Review: Hornady Rapid Safe
Watch this "Rifleman Review" segment from a recent episode of American Rifleman TV to learn about a company long trusted with the manufacture of precision ammunition but has recently focused on additional markets.
NRA Gun of the Week: Standard Mfg. S333 Thunderstruck
On this week’s “Gun of the Week,” American Rifleman staff examine the a revolver designed for self defense that fires two rounds of .22 WMR. per two-finger trigger press.
New for 2021: Taurus G3c
Taurus built on its G3 pistol lineup with a compact, carry-ready model in the form of its G3c.
Video—Rifleman Review: Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0
ARTV's Brian Sheetz goes hands-on with the Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0.
The Armed Citizen® October 2009
Police say an 18-year-old carjacker approached August Peters, 74, as he exited his vehicle. "Give me your car or I'll kill you," the carjacker said, putting a knife to Peters' throat. Luckily for Peters, he had an item that made him the physical equal of his youthful adversary-a firearm.
The Armed Citizen® March 2010
Criminal justice instructor Michael Minto was exiting the Kaplan Career Institute when he saw a man being viciously stabbed. According to police, Minto ran onto the scene, drew a handgun for which he has a permit to carry and ordered the attacker to drop the knife.
The Armed Citizen® July 2010
When Michael Lish returned home to find the back door and a window ajar, he entered cautiously with his handgun for protection. As he inspected his home, a man dressed in dark clothing and wielding a sword sprung out at him. Police say the burglar threatened Lish and walked toward him.
The Armed Citizen® October 2010
A man, his wife and his school-age brother were asleep in their apartment when an intruder forced his way inside. Illegally wielding a gun, the suspect ordered the tenants into the bathroom. The male tenant asked to retrieve a blanket-a ruse to go get his pistol.
The Armed Citizen® November 2010
A gas station clerk was working the register when a man walked in and confronted him. He slid a note to the clerk with the words "money now" inscribed on it and demanded the safe be opened. The clerk ran from the store and attempted to phone police, but his assailant quickly caught up with him.