2019 SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range
Firearms / Guns and Gear / Media / My Experience

2019 SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range

Much of my attention for the past two years has been on the “software” side of gun culture – mindset and training. Attending the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s annual Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show draws my attention back to “hardware,” the material dimension of gun culture. Thanks to my friend and SHOT Show … Continue reading

Assessing Risk in the Decision to Carry a Gun
Concealed Carry / Firearms / My Experience / Personal Defense

Assessing Risk in the Decision to Carry a Gun

One of the most controversial and confusing topics when it comes to guns is the issue of risk. The determination of risk is central to the public health approach to (gun) violence, going back to Arthur Kellermann’s influential and controversial work such as “Gun Ownership as a Risk Factor for Homicide in the Home.” I … Continue reading