True Stories

Get inspired by true stories of armed self-defense and other real-life incidents involving the use of firearms.

Self-Defense, Not ‘Stuff’ Defense

Do not use your gun for anything except defense against an imminent deadly threat. The goal of true self-defense is… Read More >

Responsible Carry: Every Day, Everywhere

As the number of civilians legally carrying firearms continues to grow, stories of lawful defense have occurred with increasing frequency. Read More >

True Stories — October 2018

Kicked In: Florida Mobile Home Residents Fight Off Invaders Three Glen St. Mary men were asleep in their mobile home… Read More >

Gas Station Assault

No matter how much I insist that I will steer clear of popular but time-consuming social media sites such as… Read More >

What’s in Your Wallet?

While I was digging through my wallet the other day, my husband commented that it looked a bit full. He… Read More >

Shoplifting Our Rights

The UN World Population Prospects says 7,452 people die every day in the U.S. — one every 12 seconds. This… Read More >

Where Oh Where Is My Gun?

About once a month, my members-only gun range sends out an email describing guns — both long guns and handguns… Read More >

Supermarket Sweep

Until recently, my family shopped for groceries at an Albertsons Market about a mile from the house. In New Mexico,… Read More >

Could You Shoot a Child in Self-Defense?

In the Medieval era, the sack and ruin of cities was often accompanied by the wholesale murder of men, women… Read More >

David’s Story: USCCA Member Defends Against Armed Thugs in Barbershop

Check out the true story of USCCA Member David Jackson III. David protected himself, his family and even complete strangers… Read More >

Last Man Standing

Ten years ago I wrote a book about paintball. The “sport” (if you can call it a sport) was growing,… Read More >

Keep Your Distance!

Everyone who carries can learn from deadly force incidents, even those involving police officers. For that reason, a recent fatal… Read More >

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