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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.

Fortitude Ranch: A Survival Retreat for Long-Term Disaster and Recreation

Scott W. Wagner —January 1, 2021

2020. What a year! The uncertainty dumped on us from multiple directions — uncertainty that is far from over —… Read More

True Stories — November/December 2020

Duncan Mackie —December 23, 2020

Pot Shots: Texas Crabber Defeats Armed Robber A Port Arthur man and his female companion were crabbing on Pleasure Island… Read More

National Wreaths Across America Day

Frank Jastrzembski —December 7, 2020

On Dec. 14, 2019, Americans placed 2.2 million wreaths on the graves of veterans at 2,158… Read More

Guns in the News: An Uncertain Future for Gun Owners

Rick Sapp —December 5, 2020

There is little doubt that President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States… Read More

Guns in the News: Governor DeSantis Expands ‘Stand Your Ground’ in Florida

Rick Sapp —November 21, 2020

After pledging to crack down on “violent and disorderly assemblies,” Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has drafted legislation which expands… Read More

Dangers of Hostile Social Media Comments

Dawn Albrecht —November 14, 2020

As part of my job with the U.S. Concealed Carry Association, I’ve had the chance to talk with responsibly armed… Read More

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