True Stories

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

Disarming the Innocent

With the recent attention on firearms restrictions and gun control, a friend of mine reached out to share her thoughts… Read More >

It Will Never Happen to Me

Have you ever been a victim of a violent crime? Thankfully, I have not. But I have heard so many… Read More >

Free of Malice: A Great Read and a Great Teaching Tool

I received a book not long ago that I immediately added to my bedside table (where I have a wide… Read More >

True Stories — May/June 2016

Fearing for his and his family’s safety, the homeowner took up a legally owned gun and fired on the… Read More >

Political Violence: What Do You Do?

Regardless of your political leanings, you should be disturbed by what happened at a Donald Trump rally in San Jose… Read More >

True Stories — April 2016

Interestingly, the cell phone store had a “No Concealed Weapons” sign in the front window. Illinois CCW Holder Stops… Read More >

The Truth Hurts

So it has finally come to this. The left and a wacko organization called Black Lives Matter have clashed. And… Read More >

America Descending

I heard a curious story over pancakes at IHOP the other day. A few guys who carry meet on occasion… Read More >

Why “They” Think We’re Nuts…and Why They May Be Right

Last month, a standoff took place between armed groups of Americans. I’m not referring to the occupation and eventual clearing… Read More >

When (X) + 1 = 1…

Regular readers know that I generally focus on law and politics, but a recent conversation with a police officer convinced… Read More >

Talk About April “Fools…”

Just a few weeks ago (3/11/16), I wrote about the absurd overreaction in a San Antonio neighborhood because someone found… Read More >

The Perils of Pursuit

Just last week, one of my USCCA colleagues discussed the issue of whether or not it is advisable for a… Read More >

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