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  • Pepper Spray vs. Mace

Pepper Spray vs. Mace What’s the Difference? Does It Even Matter?

2022-06-15T12:11:28-05:00May 12th, 2022|Tags: , |

“What’s the difference between pepper spray and Mace®?” is a fairly common question. It’s understandable, because there are many variations on defensive sprays: pepper spray, pepper gel, pepper foam, Mace, and OC spray, to name a few. Today, we’ll focus on the specific differences between pepper spray as a general product and the brand name product Mace.

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  • Pepper Spray Primer: Is Pepper Spray Legal for Self-Defense?

Pepper Spray Primer: Is Pepper Spray Legal for Self-Defense?

2022-06-15T12:11:57-05:00May 11th, 2022|Tags: , |

While it’s true that pepper spray, also called OC (Oleoresin Capsicum) spray, is an incredibly popular self-defense tool, it’s not the one-size-fits-all answer that many see it as. Police officers, security guards, and private citizens interested in self-defense have all utilized pepper spray effectively inside of self-defense incidents to prevent falling victim to violent crime. In fact, pepper spray is so popular and socially accepted that in most states you can find pepper spray in the checkout line of your local hardware or big box store, right alongside the other products they sell. But there’s an important question to ask: Does the popularity of pepper spray lead to people ignoring the potential issues that could come from having it or using it?

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  • CCW Insurance

What is CCW Insurance, And Why Do I Need Coverage?

2022-04-29T00:26:56-05:00April 28th, 2022|Tags: , |

If you’ve made the personal decision to invest in the concept of armed self-defense, whether concealed carry or open, with firearms or without, then you know how important it is to prepare yourself for unlikely, but important scenarios to stay safe. It’s, as they say, not the odds, but the stakes.

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Do You Need Self-Defense Insurance?

2022-10-06T10:33:51-05:00April 27th, 2022|Tags: , |

As a gun owner, you might be wondering if you should have some form of self-defense insurance. Whether you’ve been debating the pros and cons of getting coverage or are considering a new plan, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s consider the most common reasons you might need or want self-defense insurance.

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  • Peace of Mind: Bail Bond & Expert Witness

Peace of Mind: Bail Bond & Expert Witness

2022-04-26T17:56:08-05:00April 26th, 2022|Tags: , |

The aftermath of a self-defense incident can be incredibly stressful. You may know based on what was going on at the time of the incident that the only way you could save your own life was to use force, but sometimes police or prosecutors may see things differently. It’s even possible that the details of the incident are just too ambiguous. Either way, good lawful people who need to use force to defend themselves, can end up arrested and even prosecuted, just for saving their own life or the life of someone they love.

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  • The Only Self-Defense Weapon Truckers Can Take with Them Anywhere...

The Only Self-Defense Weapon Truckers Can Take with Them Anywhere…

2022-04-08T14:53:03-05:00April 8th, 2022|Tags: , |

American truckers have been the topic of many conversations over the last few years. Supply-chain issues caused by the global pandemic highlighted the vital role that truck drivers play in our society. Now, truck driver protests over mask mandates, vaccine requirements, general pandemic restrictions, and the overall state of the union have American truckers in the spotlight again.

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  • Self-Defense for College Students

Self-Defense for College Students

2022-03-30T18:20:10-05:00March 30th, 2022|Tags: , |

No matter what time of year it is, college campuses can be difficult to navigate. With just a simple glance at the headlines, it’s obvious that college students are facing uncertainty and some unsafe situations. If you’re wondering what options you or your child have for self-defense on campus, you’ve come to the right place. These are the possible secondary defensive measures college students might be able to use on campus.

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  • Self-defense myths

Self-Defense Myths That Could Ruin Your Life

2022-03-21T12:21:54-05:00March 21st, 2022|Tags: , |

Misinformation is the ultimate villain of personal preparedness. Unfortunately, there are several self-defense myths and misconceptions often taken as fact that could ruin your freedom, finances, and future if you fall for them. Let’s uncover the truth behind some of these common self-defense myths so you can be prepared for any life-threatening situation.

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  • Self-defense weapons

Beyond the Pistol: Self-Defense Weapons for When the Gun Stays Home

2022-07-13T12:59:24-05:00March 8th, 2022|Tags: , |

When looking beyond firearms, it can be difficult to navigate the sea of different federal, state, and local laws regarding carry and ownership. It’s best to be safe and consult with an attorney (like a U.S. LawShield® Independent Program Attorney) before purchasing and carrying a self-defense weapon. Legal to carry doesn’t always mean legal to conceal without a permit, so that’s another factor to consider. That said, here are some options that are generally legal, and useful self-defense tools for when a gun can’t, or won’t, be available.

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