True Stories

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

A Good Samaritan: Isidro’s Story

“I know I’m being selfish, but why did he have to go help?” -Lisa Benavides Everyone wants to help, to… Read More >

“I Killed One, I Think…”

It’s a personal thing with me. I hate the media for lots of different reasons, including their smugness and their… Read More >

True Stories — November/December 2016

Nebraska House-Sitter Defends Against Armed Intruder A young Omaha couple house-sitting for friends awoke one night to sounds of an… Read More >

In the Garage

Is your garage piled with junk, yours and the spouse’s? Stacks of rusting, greasy tools and ropes or odd plumbing… Read More >

Can You Be TOO Comfortable Around Guns?

The tragic death just last week of Sergeant Rod Lucas, a 20-year veteran of the Fresno County Sheriff’s Department, was… Read More >

True Stories — October 2016

Then the robber became irate that the cash register had less money than he expected and got careless. Pennsylvania Pharmacist… Read More >

Dog Day Afternoon

If you own a dog, you might want to think about this one. My neighborhood has a fair number of… Read More >

Black Rifles Matter

Linc Sample of Boothbay Harbor, Maine put up a homemade sign in his yard. It reads: “Black Rifles Matter.” It’s… Read More >

Hating on Hypocrites

If I said judges routinely let violent felons off with probation, you would probably laugh. If I said judges routinely… Read More >

Carjacker Picks Wrong Guy!

Would you know how to fight off a carjacker? Is there a better way than just frantically slapping at his… Read More >

Guns of the Outlaws

We carefully considered the firearm—or other self-defense tools—we carry; we looked over several models and made an informed choice that… Read More >

Common Sense in Concealed Carry

I recently studied a news item from Miami in which a woman raced home when her alarm system sent her… Read More >

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