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.

Weigh Your Options in a Gun-Free Zone

Rick Sapp — December 6, 2019

Last month, police were present at a New Jersey high school football playoff game — Pleasantville vs. Camden. There were… Read More

Anti-Social Media

Rick Sapp — November 29, 2019

Some events occurred recently in our subdivision on Florida’s west coast that resulted in my wife… Read More

Born to Protect

USCCA — November 27, 2019

On the day the USCCA was born, Tim Schmidt had a clear vision: To help fellow Americans who desire to… Read More

Protecting Parties

Rick Sapp — November 22, 2019

I had a bang-up birthday party with some close friends and family. There were a few bottles of grocery store… Read More

Democratic Debate: 3 Reasons You Didn’t Hear About Guns

USCCA — November 21, 2019

In an age of highly divisive politics, responsible gun owners are often the target of political attacks. Is it fair?… Read More

Homeless Veterans: Why Community Makes the Difference

Paul Peterson — November 16, 2019

As we brace for another winter, I’m forced to remember the bone-chilling cold delivered by last year’s “bomb cyclone” and… Read More