Author Archives: Brandon

Brandon is the founder of Concealed Nation and is an avid firearm enthusiast, with a particular interest in responsible concealed carry. His EDC is a Glock 27 that holds Hornady 165 gr FTX Critical Defense rounds, and rides comfortably in an Alien Gear Cloak Tuck 2.0 holster.
Man Faces Charges After Bringing Concealed Firearm To Tampa Bay Lightning Game
TAMPA, FLORIDA -- A man is facing misdemeanor charges after bringing his concealed firearm into a Tampa Bay Lightning game on Wednesday, but how did... Read More
[VIDEO] Armed Firefighters Stop Gunman, Saving Numerous Lives
AIKEN COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA -- As if they weren't heros already, a pair of armed firefighters are credited with stopping a gunman who surprised... Read More
Concealed Carry Law And Reciprocity Changes From
By Dan Zimmerman. Republished with permission from Gary Slider of writes: Texas will now honor Ohio permits... Read More
When The TSA Finds A Handgun In The Carry-on Bag Of A Permit Holder, Should They Be Held Accountable?
Early Wednesday, an ugly looking .380 handgun was found in the carry-on bag of a concealed carry permit holder at the Augusta Regional Airport. TSA... Read More
San Diego Padres Say No To Off-Duty Cops Carrying Concealed Inside Their Stadium, Because Metal Detectors
A newly-enacted policy on concealed carry now strips off-duty and retired police officers from carrying concealed firearms inside the... Read More
[VIDEO] What To Do With Your Concealed Carry Firearm In A Public Restroom
^^VIDEO^^ What do I do when I'm doing number 2? For the most part, we likely get this business done in the comfort of our own homes. What, though,... Read More
Oklahoma House Says OK To Handguns In Schools Carried By Trained Personnel
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA -- The Oklahoma House voted in favor of new legislation 82-12 that would allow trained personnel to carry on school grounds.... Read More
One Handed Shooting: Canted Or Vertical? Do You Even Practice This?
By Defensive Daddy. Republished with permission from Growing Up Guns This is a short post about pistol shooting technique. One of my... Read More
Defend And Carry Podcast: National Reciprocity, Gun Offenders Registry And More
Our first podcast invite from our new friends at Defend and Carry. For Defend and Carry Podcast Episode #3 we sat down with Brandon from... Read More
Putting On Your Rig: Do You Put Everything On Together, Or Holster First And Then Firearm?
I didn't know it, but this is somewhat of a debate. When you are putting your rig on for the first time in the morning, do you first holster your... Read More
Reader Question: I Scared My Kid When Answering The Question “Why Do You Carry”. Now What?
A reader, Ryan, sent us this message a few days ago and we wondered what advice you would give to him: I'm a new conceal carrier. My Oldest... Read More
Kentucky Police Officer Accidentally Shoots His Mother During Church
Huh. A police officer was attending a wedding at a Kentucky church when the unthinkable happened: he shot his own mother. Luckily, she survived... Read More
One Handgun Stops Terror Attack In Garland Texas, Saving Countless Lives
By David. Republished with permission from A traffic officer armed with a pistol is all it took to take down two Jihadist... Read More
Finally, A News Station That Recommends Having A Gun On Their “How To Survive A Home Invasion” Segment
video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player KPRC2 News is out of Texas, and they did a great thing by putting together a segment... Read More
Suspect Says He’s Armed During Robbery Attempt, Turns Out He Wasn’t, But His Intended Victim Was
STREAMWOOD, ILLINOIS -- Being the last state in the country to allow concealed carry, it's come in handy again for a law-abiding... Read More