True Stories

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True Stories — April 2018

Pillow Fight: Indiana Homeowner Foils Home-Invading Duo A Calumet Township man and his fiancée were watching TV one evening when… Read More >

‘Violence of Action’ Defined

In a fight, violence of action typically wins the day. You need to become violent enough fast enough to end… Read More >

The Value of a Good Holster

Sticking a gun into the waistband without a holster is a popular image. It seems like we have seen gangsters… Read More >

Maybe It’s Just Me

If a police officer decides to point a gun at me, I am going to follow his instructions even if… Read More >

Prepared and Aware — Any Place, Any Time

Regular readers know how often we at the USCCA comment on how well-suited certain guns are for everyday carry. The… Read More >

Common Sense Is Cheap Insurance

In everyday life, common sense is a good idea, but when carrying a deadly weapon for self-defense, it is absolutely… Read More >

Get to Know Your Local Sheriff

When the media claims that law enforcement supports some particular element of gun control, they are not talking about real… Read More >

Best Robbery Bets

Are you tired of robbing 7-Elevens because you don’t get enough for your next hit of juice? Are you angry… Read More >

Is the FBI Right?

We’ve been brainwashed to believe that the FBI is always right. But over the past few years, we’ve learned that… Read More >

Don’t Make These Mistakes

Engaging in a gunfight is never a good thing, but making mistakes during your gunfight can make a bad day… Read More >

Calling 911 – You Won’t Be Alone

Like most defensive firearms instructors, I spend quite a bit of time in my classes going over how important it… Read More >

Sometimes Reason Has Nothing to Do With It

Have you ever done something so irrational that you can’t for the life of you figure out why you decided… Read More >

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