True Stories

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

True Stories — May/June 2017

Texas Jogger Defeats Armed Robber An Arlington man was jogging when a truck pulled up beside him. A young man… Read More >

Keller v. Keller

On the same day that New York advertising exec Ted Kramer landed the biggest account of his career, his wife,… Read More >

Road Rage: Getting Worse, Not Better

Frankly, I’m getting tired of having to write columns about road rage. You’d have thought that, as it becomes widely… Read More >

When It’s Not Worth the Paper It’s Written On…

Little did I know that on the morning of Friday, May 12, 2017, as I drove to work my shift… Read More >

Wait! Is This a Good Idea?

As children, most of us were warned to “stop and look both ways” before crossing a street. Simple common sense. Read More >

True Stories — April 2017

Bump in the Night When a pregnant Phoenix woman awoke about 2 a.m. to the sound of someone breaking into… Read More >

“Good Samaritan?” Not So Fast…

In one of my recent columns, I reported on an incident which originally seemed like a case of… Read More >

Kiss Your Mother-in-Law

Not everybody survives an encounter with a thug, but let’s say you do. Whatever the circumstances, the police may arrive… Read More >

Don’t Be Nice … Be Good

As I waited in line to order a quick lunch on the go, I spotted a little girl and her… Read More >

Utterly Unnecessary

For those of us at the USCCA who work so hard to support the rights of lawful gun owners, there… Read More >

True Stories — February/March 2017

Hot Water A 19-year-old Pasco, Washington, man was in his shower when he heard sounds of someone kicking in his… Read More >

The Importance of Concealed Carry on Campus

I have been a college professor since 1988 and have always been aware of the vulnerability of college students —… Read More >

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