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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.

A Look Back: History of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day

Frank Jastrzembski —September 17, 2020

On Sept. 17, 1787, 41 delegates to the Constitutional Convention met in Philadelphia and ratified the U.S. Constitution. Included among… Read More

September 2020 Giveaway: PBR World Finals Experience

USCCA —September 14, 2020

The USCCA is the proud personal-defense partner of the Professional Bull Riders (PBR). These two organizations… Read More

Guns in the News: California Is Burning

Rick Sapp —September 12, 2020

California is beset by out-of-control wildfires. Each year, it’s threatened by earthquakes and other natural disasters. Nevertheless,… Read More

True Stories — August/September 2020

Duncan Mackie —September 9, 2020

Bank Shot: North Carolina Woman Defends Against Five Teens A Charlotte woman was at a drive-through ATM when she was… Read More

Firearms Myths: Which Ones Hold Water?

Bob Campbell —August 17, 2020

A few years ago, my daughter was in awe of a particularly awesome long-range shot executed during a television drama. Read More

Guns in the News: Municipal News

Rick Sapp —August 15, 2020

If you reside in or visit America’s large cities — many with anti-gun, anti-police, left-leaning governments — expect police response… Read More

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