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Get inspired by true stories of armed self-defense and other real-life incidents involving the use of firearms. Plus, stay abreast of firearms-related news and events across the country and around the world.

Guns in the News: You Are Not Alone

Rick Sapp —August 1, 2020

It may seem that the world is against those of us who believe in the wholeness of the U.S. Constitution… Read More

Ask Ed: Concealed Carry FAQs — July 2020

Ed Combs —July 28, 2020

NOTE: USCCA Customer Engagement team members get a lot of questions, and they pass a good number of them along… Read More

A Look Back: Successful American Olympic Shooters

Frank Jastrzembski —July 25, 2020

In April 1896, Frenchman Baron Pierre de Coubertin revived the Olympic games after a 1,500-year hiatus. Athletes from 12 countries… Read More

Domestic Violence Is Not a Joke: Shirley Watral’s New Book, ‘Heels to Holster’

Beth Alcazar —July 21, 2020

I can’t count how many times I have taken the time to write out a thoughtful response to something that… Read More

True Stories — July 2020

Duncan Mackie —July 13, 2020

When the Smoke Clears: Texas Concealed Carry Permit Holder Stops Barbecue Robbery A Dallas man was at a late-night barbecue… Read More

A Look Back: Great Shooters in History

Frank Jastrzembski —July 11, 2020

Ed McGivern, “Jelly” Bryce, Annie Oakley and “Wild Bill” Hickok are legendary names in the world of marksmen. But what… Read More

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