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.
Graphic Video: Neighbor Breaks Down Door With Machete, Is Shot Three Times By Occupants; This Is Why We Carry At Home
I've said it before and I'll never stop saying it; Carry At Home. This video shows a February 2014 incident where Twain N Thomas was shot... Read More
[HOLSTER REVIEW] Alien Gear Cloak Slide OWB Holster
We reviewed the Alien Gear Cloak Tuck 2.0 Holster, which is IWB, but what about their OWB holster? Another great product from a great company, the... Read More
Another Darwin Award: Felony Suspect Shoots Himself In The Leg While Fleeing
This story is short and sweet, and is the third to be included in our new category in just as many days, Darwin Award. A suspect was running from a... Read More
Please Please Please Carry Your Firearm At Home
Your life can change --or end-- in a matter of seconds. Call it a freak encounter or whatever you'd like, it'll never change the fact that it... Read More
[VIDEO] A Few Tips & Tricks To Make Cleaning Your Semi-Auto Pistol A Little Easier
It's important to keep a nicely maintained firearm, and that includes a good cleaning each and every time. Here are a few tips & tricks you can... Read More
Instant Karma Caught On Camera: Robber Accidentally Shoots Himself During Robbery
Remember folks, it's all about firearm safety. Luckily for society, this Darwin Award nominee doesn't know the first thing about any of the... Read More
Papa John’s Will Not Fire Armed Employee Who Defended Herself Against Robber; But Still No Policy Changes Coming
A win for self-defense, Papa John's has been answering posts on their Facebook page with the message you see above. While they make no comment as to... Read More
A Line Crossed When Advocating For Gun Rights; Intimidation Factor
I am all for gun rights, and I am all for having people in office who are going to fight for those rights. However, I do not believe that this is... Read More
Armed Woman Holds Car Thief At Gunpoint Until Police Arrive; What Would You Have Done?
Robert LaFleur, left, and Colton Lynch, right An armed citizen took matters into her own hands after watching a pair entering multiple cars on her... Read More
How To Handle An Active School Shooter: Throw Canned Goods At Them
View image | Our second contestant for the 2015 Concealed Nation Darwin Award in just two days goes to a middle school... Read More
FL Man Shoots Armed Robber Dead In Taco Bell Parking Lot After He Tells Him To Pull His Pants Down
A Florida man is happy to be alive after a frightening encounter with an armed robber. It happened yesterday afternoon in a Taco Bell parking lot... Read More
[VIDEO] Former Police Officer Sues Gun Shop After He Negligently Shoots Off His Own Fingers
This is a story for the true believers out there of the type of american dream where you can just sue someone for something that's your... Read More
New Company Plans To Sell Fake Pistols To People Who Want The Perception Of Being Armed, But Actually Aren’t
Right out of the gate, I'm going to tell it like it is. Let's file this under "Worst Ideas Of 2015", as it's likely to take 1st place even with... Read More
[VIDEO] Pizza Delivery Driver Shoots Robbery Suspect In Face, May Lose Job At Papa John’s For Defending Herself
A 24-year-old woman was delivering pizzas in DeKalb County, GA when a man came out to her car, seemingly to retrieve the pizza. The delivery... Read More
[VIDEO] Some Thugs Will Shoot At You Just For Fun: Cleveland Deli Owner Shoots Back
// The owner of Steve's Deli in Cleveland exchanged gun shots with an armed robber Tuesday evening after the thug came in looking for money,... Read More