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Defensive Pistol: We Will Teach You How to Save Your Life

Fusilier Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 10:07 AM
I love my 1911 too, but the .45 has never "knocked anyone down." It's still a pistol for chrissake. Anyone who wants to belittle the 9mm (with quality ammo loaded) is invited (like Clint Smith used to do) to step out into the parking lot and let me shoot you with mine, then tell me what you think about it.

* Editors note: TOWNHALL News Editor Katie Pavlich is participating in a multi-day firearms training course at the Gunsite Academy in Paulden, Arizona. Stay tuned for daily dispatches. This is the fifth dispatch. As the dispatches accumulate, they'll all be available here.


PAULDEN, Ariz. - “We will teach you how to save your life.”

Now that my carbine training is complete (for now), I’m onto my defensive pistol class.

We started Monday at 8 a.m. by saying the pledge of allegiance. We were given a Gunsite defensive pistol student manual, a name tag, a pen,...