The number of documented incidents where people fire handguns in defense against bears increased dramatically after 1960. The numbers remain insignificant compared to bear populations.
In the 2022 update, 20 more incidents have been documented where pistols or handguns have been fired in defense against bears, with a 98% success rate for 123 total incidents.
Of 123 documented cases where handguns were fired in defense against bears, three failures were documented. Here are the three cases, analysis and commentary.
Hi Point JHP 45 ACP Handgun is a simple, working & affordable firearm made by an American company for the people…
In the latest update on how effective pistols and handguns are when used to defend against bears, 104 documented cases show a success rate of 97%.
Walther just announced that it was extending its 30-day money-back guarantee to every model it currently makes.This includes all polymer, steel and rimfires
More people are injured by a moose attack than by a bear attack in Alaska, but more people are killed by bears if you subtract fatal automobile accidents involving moose.
The results of the latest research on how effective pistols are in stopping bear attacks. All instances of handgun use against bears that could be found were included. Pistols were 95% effective.
An outdoor writer changes his mind about the efficacy of pistols in defending against bear attacks.
The petition for certiorari in Mance, et al. v. Whitaker, et al. (Supreme Court docket no. 18-663) is likely to be considered by the U.S. Supreme Court in February or March 2019.
SIG´s motion for a preliminary injunction was dismissed by the court because GLOCK successfully proved that SIG´s patent is invalid. SIG did not appeal this important ruling, it is a final decision.
Springfield Armory is pleased to announce a highly anticipated new addition to their polymer pistol lineup, the Springfield Armory XD(M) 10mm Pistol.
Springfield Armory announces the release of the XD(M) Optical Sight Pistol (OSP) with a threaded barrel and an additional non-threaded barrel included.
The Walther PPQ .22 5″ offers full-size training and experience with less recoil, percussion, and cost per shot than a standard model.
Building on the award-winning PPQ platform, Walther Arms, Inc. is proud to announce the new PPQ M2 Q4 TAC that is both optics and suppressor ready.
Honor Defense pistols are designed for consumers and law enforcement and feature input from professionals who carry a gun for a living.
As a fan of the Walther P99 the Canik TP9 DA Handgun appeals to me. It offers increased capacity and a few other twists from the original design…
TALON Grips, Inc. is proud to announce the release of G19 and G17 Gen5 Glock grips.
Utilizing four top concealed carry brands, Gun Tests magazine found Honor Defense handguns, weapons to be the most accurate.
The M17 variant of the P320, selected by the U.S. government as the U.S. Army’s Modular Handgun System (MHS), is not affected by the Voluntary Upgrade.