True Stories

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

True Stories — April 2016

Interestingly, the cell phone store had a “No Concealed Weapons” sign in the front window. Illinois CCW Holder Stops… Read More >

The Truth Hurts

So it has finally come to this. The left and a wacko organization called Black Lives Matter have clashed. And… Read More >

America Descending

I heard a curious story over pancakes at IHOP the other day. A few guys who carry meet on occasion… Read More >

Why “They” Think We’re Nuts…and Why They May Be Right

Last month, a standoff took place between armed groups of Americans. I’m not referring to the occupation and eventual clearing… Read More >

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 >

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