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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.

Ask Ed: Concealed Carry FAQs — June 2020

Ed Combs —June 29, 2020

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

June 2020 Giveaway: Ultimate Home-Defense Makeover Grand Prize

USCCA —June 27, 2020

For many of us, our home is our most prized possession. Unfortunately, there are numerous hazards that can cause harm… Read More

Cancel Culture and the Ban on Cartoon Guns

Beth Alcazar —June 23, 2020

I’ve been watching my two younger children play a “murder mystery” video game in which a random person from a… Read More

Debrief: What We Learned From the COVID-19 Crisis

Ed Combs —June 22, 2020

Now that states are beginning to open back up, it is time to step back and assess what responsibly armed… Read More

Guns in the News: The Golden But Dangerous State

Rick Sapp —June 20, 2020

By population, California is about 12 percent of the U.S. By total area, it is barely 4 percent. It is… Read More

Robbery in Progress: Lifesaving Lessons From a True Story

USCCA —June 15, 2020

Ever wonder what it would be like to be disrupted by the sound of glass shattering in the dead of… Read More

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