Collected Posts on the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo 2016
Concealed Carry / Guns and Gear / My Experience

Collected Posts on the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo 2016

Before there was the NRA Personal Protection Expo, there was the United States Concealed Carry Association Concealed Carry Expo. I attended the expo in 2016 in Atlanta and have posted a number of times about my experience there. This page collects those other posts here for ease of access: Women’s Panel Discussion at the USCCA … Continue reading

USCCA Concealed Carry Expo Firearms and Fashion Show 2016
Concealed Carry / Firearms

USCCA Concealed Carry Expo Firearms and Fashion Show 2016

Although armed citizens wear clothes — its hard to do the concealed part of concealed carry without them — the term fashion is not often uttered in connection with standard concealed carry attire. Or should I say the concealed carry “costume”?  You know the one: the tactical pants and photographer’s vest that basically screams: “I … Continue reading

Who is “The Gun Industry”? North Carolina People at the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo, Part 4
Concealed Carry / Firearms / My Experience / Personal Defense

Who is “The Gun Industry”? North Carolina People at the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo, Part 4

My fellow United States Concealed Carry Association Concealed Carry Expo attendees from North Carolina might have been wondering when they were going to get a shout out as part of “The Gun Industry” (see Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3). Well, here we go. One of the first concealment holsters I ever bought was … Continue reading

Who is “The Gun Industry”? A Worm’s Eye View from the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo, Part 3
Concealed Carry / Firearms / My Experience / Personal Defense / Uncategorized

Who is “The Gun Industry”? A Worm’s Eye View from the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo, Part 3

Back from my brief hiatus to promote the United States Concealed Carry Association’s Concealed Carry Fashion Show. This is the third of four planned posts from the USCCA’s Concealed Carry Expo on “Who is ‘The Gun Industry’?” (following up on Part 1 and Part 2 of my series). This is a sort of “Potpourri” of … Continue reading

Who is “The Gun Industry”? On the Ground at the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo
Firearms / My Experience

Who is “The Gun Industry”? On the Ground at the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo

I was fortunate to start reading Pamela Haag’s newly published book, The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture, just prior to attending the United States Concealed Carry Association’s second Concealed Carry Expo (CCX) in Atlanta. It got me thinking about “The Gun Industry” just at the right time. Haag’s book … Continue reading