True Stories

Get inspired by true stories of armed self-defense and other real-life incidents involving the use of firearms.

True Stories — October 2019

Duncan Mackie — October 30, 2019

Oregon Robber Takes Small Ax to a Gunfight A Portland man entered a convenience store, approached the cash register and… Read More

Get to Know — and Thank — a School Resource Officer

Beth Alcazar — October 29, 2019

Roughly seven years ago, an armed gunman took five girls hostage at the middle school just six miles from our… Read More

A Personal Decision

Rick Sapp — October 25, 2019

Without going into unsuitable personal detail in an inappropriate forum, I am a man of faith. I have arrived at… Read More

Friendly Fire

Rick Sapp — October 11, 2019

I’m carrying more frequently these days. Church? Check. Men’s group? Check. Movies? Check. Restaurants — no alcohol? Check. Having the… Read More

‘Dear Rick: It Was Madness…’

Rick Sapp — August 30, 2019

A family friend was shopping at the Memorial City Mall in Houston, Texas, on Sunday, Aug. 11, when a faux… Read More

True Stories — August/September 2019

Duncan Mackie — August 24, 2019

Domestic Dispute: Indiana Woman Shoots in Self-Defense An Indianapolis woman resorted to a pistol when an argument with her boyfriend… Read More