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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.

Confronting Chaos: Change in Plans

Jared Blohm —February 22, 2021

Editor’s Note: The three-part story that follows, which originally appeared in Concealed Carry Magazine‘s January 2021 issue, is an account… Read More

Nerves of Steel: An Unusual Home Invasion

Rick Sapp —February 18, 2021

Mike Maloney understands carburetors, spark plugs and the complicated electronic systems that make automobiles move. He knows the joy of… Read More

Cannabis and Firearms: Hazy Situation, Part 1

Dorsey Kindler —February 10, 2021

Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of a series on cannabis and firearms. “Hazy Situation” initially appeared in the January… Read More

Mommy’s Home: The Live-Fire Shoot House and My Life-Changing Moment

Beth Alcazar —February 1, 2021

“OK, Beth. You’ve just arrived home. But there’s somebody in your house … and your loved ones need your help.”… Read More

True Stories — January 2021

Duncan Mackie —January 28, 2021

Not Caught Napping: Texas Homeowner Foils Daylight Burglary A Webberville man was putting his three children down for a nap… Read More

Firearms Are Part of My Conviction, Not My Religion

Beth Alcazar —January 26, 2021

‘I’m a Mandalorian. Weapons Are a Part of My Religion.’ Anyone who has been binge-watching (and re-watching) The Mandalorian series… Read More

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