True Stories

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.

Armed for Good: Giving Back to Our Communities of Faith

USCCA — February 10, 2020

During religious services on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, a man clad in black with a shotgun hidden under his coat… Read More

What Is a USCCA Membership?

USCCA — January 30, 2020

The USCCA is a membership organization that provides the most comprehensive self-defense education, training and legal… Read More

True Stories — January 2020

Duncan Mackie — January 29, 2020

Eyes on the Road: Tennessee Uber Driver Defends Against Armed Assailant A Nashville Uber driver defended himself and his passenger… Read More

‘I Sure Hope You’re a Cop’: Assisting a Police Officer Can Be a Tricky Proposition

Scott W. Wagner — January 22, 2020

Some 25 years ago, while I was a deputy sheriff with the Union County, Ohio, Sheriff’s Office, I had an… Read More

In Defense of Patriotism

Beth Alcazar — January 21, 2020

A few months ago, my three children attended a BamaCarry meeting with my husband and me. We heard a great… Read More

It’s Personal: How Supporting Ranges and Retailers Builds Stronger, Safer Communities

USCCA — January 19, 2020

The community of responsible gun owners is at a crossroads. We’ve seen dramatic changes and growth inside the firearms industry… Read More