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.

Florida’s Circus

Rick Sapp — August 9, 2019

I am an NRA member. That does not mean that I always and whole-heartedly endorse its every move. Reasonable people… Read More

Concealed Carry News: August 7, 2019

Tim Schmidt — August 7, 2019

Friends: On behalf of the more than 300,000 members of the USCCA, we mourn for the victims (and their families)… Read More

World’s Worst Judge?

Rick Sapp — August 2, 2019

“There are strange things done in the midnight sun,” wrote Robert Service when recalling the cremation of Sam McGee. But… Read More

Concealed Carry News: July 31, 2019

Tim Schmidt — July 31, 2019

Friends: We’re all familiar with the Virginia Beach tragedy, where a crazed, disgruntled city employee murdered 12 people at the… Read More

Alarmist Gun Censorship in Public Schools

Jason Braun — July 28, 2019

Here’s a little ditty about alarmist censorship in public schools. Bear with me while I set the scene. The year… Read More

Wailing About Guns

Rick Sapp — July 26, 2019

The world is full of professional wailers. Bemoaners, complainers and whiners. Unfortunately, many of these whimpering citizens either hold an… Read More