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The Gunslinger said, "My advice to you is to get yourself a Holy Book, then learn how to pray."
The Preacherman said, "My advice to you is to get yourself a gun, then learn how to shoot."
The Politician said, "My advice to you is to get yourself free of superstitions and weapons, then learn how to trust in me."
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Saturday, July 4, 2009

The first rule of gunfighting



Most personal-protection aficionados have heard the Mark Moritz truism that the foremost rule of gunfighting is to “have a gun.” Indeed, participating in a gunfight without possessing a gun could be a painfully decisive inconvenience even for a master of unarmed martial arts. Many students of armed self-defense have also heard the many subsequent rules of gunfighting, those rules pertaining to choice of guns, calibers, and tactics, often paraphrased without citation. Which gun meets minimum requirements for you? The answer to that question lies in your own due diligence and
the wisdom of others; I don’t have the expertise to offer an opinion.

To read where many of the rules of gunfighting originated, click
here and here for an interesting pair of articles that give credit where credit is due.