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.

Raising the Next Generation of Responsible Protectors

Scott W. Wagner — January 18, 2020

Every parent hopes for his or her child to be better than the proceeding generation — to be strong, confident,… Read More

What Will We See at SHOT Show 2020?

Kat Ainsworth — January 18, 2020

It’s that time of year again in the gun industry: show season. And since it’s January, that means… Read More

Say It Proud: ‘We Were Born to Protect!’

USCCA — January 15, 2020

The USCCA you know today began with one man’s unshakable desire to defend those he loves. USCCA founder Tim Schmidt… Read More

Have You Heard About SHOT Show?

Kevin Michalowski — January 13, 2020

If you have more than a passing interest in shooting, hunting or the outdoor trade, you have likely heard of… Read More

The Gift of Defense

Rick Sapp — January 10, 2020

I didn’t get a hippopotamus for Christmas. Instead, my wife bought me a pump shotgun. A Bit of History As… Read More

The Line of Duty

Scott W. Wagner — January 9, 2020

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day is this week, causing me to reflect on my law enforcement career, which has hit the… Read More