True Stories

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

Concealed Carry Holders Prevail Against Armed Robbers

On a Friday night at a local barber shop, Next Up Barber and Beauty, several criminals stormed inside,… Read More >

Fool in Baltimore

In this latest edition of “What’s Wrong with America,” I would like to introduce Tricia Bishop, the deputy editorial page… Read More >

Protect Your GUN, Too!

The recent case of the home-grown ISIS-inspired jihadi who attempted to kill a Philadelphia police officer was big news. It… Read More >

Concealed Carry Holder Shoots Armed Robbers In Chicago

An employee, who also happened to be a concealed carry holder, fought off two armed robbers at a… Read More >

True Stories — January 2016

The victim, who feared for his life, used his legally carried pistol to fire on theattacker. Texas Man… Read More >

Would You Choose Vulnerability? Or Preparedness?

If you were attacked, and your only two options were to fight back with your bare hands or… Read More >

To Hell with the News

I recently saw a cartoon that asked, “Where do you get your information?” The answers were: The Internet—Newspapers—(Medieval) Scrolls—Meditative States—Crystals—Telepathic… Read More >

To Go or Not to Go

Here is the scene and it is straight out of a Shakespearian tragedy. It’s probably a Friday evening, maybe Saturday. Read More >

What’s Wrong with America…and How Did We Get Here?

The United States has become a nation of cowards. My guess is 90 percent of the people reading… Read More >

True Stories — November/December 2015

Though wounded in the event, the victim hit both robbers with his volley, stopping the crime. Michigan Man Defends… Read More >

“If I Had a Son, He’d Look Like…”

We understand the Congressional Medal of Honor awarded to warriors. We understand Medals of Valor presented to cops. But what’s… Read More >

What’s WRONG with America…

Jalita J. Johnson, 26. That’s what’s wrong with America—Jalita J. Johnson. What’s wrong with America? Marcus Wheeler, a… Read More >

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