Parkland, Florida School Shooting Aftermath

This will be a short one, I think. I have been communicating with John in recent days about the most recent school shooting (Parkland, Florida).  We have been talking less about the incident itself and more about the aftermath.  Something about the reaction to this one seems different than all of the others. We try […]

The 2018 Great American Outdoor Show

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to visit the NRA Great American Outdoor Show held at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex. As I’ve written about here on the blog in past years, the show is a sprawling collection of multiple exhibit halls and arenas. Covering firearms, archery, hunting, fishing, boating, and outdoor living and […]

Workplace Violence

Most of our readers have probably heard of the Rule of Four S’s.  I think John and I have both referenced it before in articles in the past.  I believe this rule is generally accredited to the great John Farnam (though I think his version had three S’s rather than four, but whatever).  The rule […]

My Name is Robert, and I own an Assault Rifle

We try to stay apolitical here on the blog, and not without good reason.   However, it’s that time of year again where many state legislatures are back in session.  With the options for national bans now out of the question for at least a little while, several states have taken it upon themselves to try […]

What’s Your Life Worth? Choose Your Training Wisely

Please read all of what follows while keeping in mind the mission of the Civiliangunfighter blog as outlined in this first post we made over 18 months ago. Several months ago I wrote an article describing how to take classes with a critical eye.  When techniques that are taught are questionable due to reasons of inefficiency or […]