True Stories

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

True Stories — January 2018

Transaction Declined: Wisconsin Man Defends Against Rock-Wielding Robber A 51-year-old Milwaukee man got money from an ATM and proceeded to… Read More >

Sometimes Good Intentions…

Are you aware of the recent case of the Good Samaritan who jumped into a brawl to help a cop?… Read More >

WARNING: Disturbing!

I’m making New Year’s Resolutions. To be honest, they usually last only a few weeks. Lose weight. Get more exercise. Read More >

Twice Murdered

You might think that a person can only be murdered once. You might think that we are flesh and blood… Read More >

The Deadly “Cs” of Concealed Carry

You may have seen the YouTube video clip I am about to describe. It involves a law enforcement officer in… Read More >

Words to the Wise

In most areas of life, “reviewing the basics” from time to time is just common sense. It is an especially… Read More >


Remember the Lionel Ritchie song “Celebration?” The lyrics included, “There’s a party goin’ on right here, a celebration to last… Read More >

True Stories — November/December 2017

Silverware Surprise: Tennessee Hotel Guest Defends Against Armed Attack A Nashville couple checked into a local hotel after church one… Read More >

Family Feud Turns Deadly

Regular readers will know how much we at the USCCA stress avoiding trouble before things get out of hand. In… Read More >

The Only Tragedy in Which Innocents Are Blamed

It never fails that when a terrible tragedy occurs involving a firearm, all of us responsibly armed Americans seem to… Read More >

Anger Management 2.0

Today, with the public becoming aware that more than 15 million Americans are legally carrying firearms, you would think that… Read More >

True Stories — October 2017

Crisis Averted A family of four from Hoonah was walking in line through a wooded area to a favorite fishing… Read More >

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