True Stories

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

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 >

True Stories — February/March 2016

The shooter will not face charges for his defensive actions. Oklahoma Man Defends Against Crowbar-Wielding Assailant A Tulsa bondsman… Read More >

If It Happened in Texas…

…it could happen in your state. Sometimes a minor incident turns out to be the “canary in the mine shaft”… Read More >

Concealed Carry Killers?

For many years I have imagined that no concealed carry permit holder would ever shoot a law enforcement officer. I… Read More >

The Importance of Consistency and Caution: Gun Owners, Stay Vigilant

My heart is broken for the family of a nine-year-old girl who was accidentally shot and killed by her three-year-old brother… Read More >

Blindsided… a Teachable Moment

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia came as a complete shock to just about everyone who has watched… Read More >

Not Again…

By now you’ve probably seen the various video clips showing a guy in a red pickup truck pointing a gun… Read More >

“Close Call” is a Relative Term

We’ve all had “close calls” in our lives. The cement truck that roared through the red light and passed a… Read More >

You’ve GOT to be Kidding Me…

Every once in a while, I see a story about gun owners who are so unutterably stupid that I think… Read More >

On Responsibility…and Killing Children

A Fall 2016 issue of Concealed Carry Magazine will be packed with true stories about successful carry in stressful situations. Read More >

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