• October 31, 2014 | Comments
    WHY I CARRY: Man Brutally Beaten, Robbed by 4 Men on Street as Bystanders Walk By

    Here is another one of our “Why I Carry” stories. These stories, unlike our defensive gun use stories, take a look at situations that may have turned out very differently if the victim(s) had been armed. These stories are the “other side of the coin” so to speak and serve as an important reminder as to why it’s important to take responsibility for your own personal safety. In this case, merely having a firearm... Read More »

  • October 31, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 82 Year Old Homeowner Shoots Female Home Invader, Second Suspect Captured

    An 82 year old man in Mississippi used a .38 caliber handgun to defend himself from a woman and her boyfriend who claimed they were delivering meals as a ploy to attempt to gain access to the man's home. According to local media reports, That woman had come to his home several times in the past couple of weeks. "She tried to get in, but I wouldn't let her in. 'I'm so and so. I brought you some meals', and I said... Read More »

  • October 30, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Elderly Homeowner Uses Shotgun to Shoot Two Female Burglars

    An elderly homeowner in Texas used a 20-gauge shotgun that he normally uses for deer hunting to shoot two suspected burglars earlier this week. A pair of women allegedly broke into the home were they were met with the armed homeowner. According to ABC13, Deputies found two women-- one 17 years old and the other in her mid-20's --- both shot in the torso. The older suspect was still in the house, while the teen... Read More »

  • October 29, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 71 Year Old Concealed Carrier Shoots and Kills Man Who Assaulted His Wife

    A 71 year old concealed carrier in Texas shot and killed a thief who also assaulted his wife outside of a grocery store in Dallas, Texas. According to local media outlets, Around 7:20 p.m. on Oct. 28, police were called to the Aldi Grocery Store at 3128 Forest Lane. While a husband and wife were leaving the store, a 36-year-old man approached them and grabbed a necklace off the woman's neck. Police say the suspect... Read More »

  • October 29, 2014 | Comments
    Pennsylvania: Governor Tom Corbett Signs Pro-Gun Legislation into Law

    There isn't too much going on in the legislation game this time of the year, but it looks like the residents of Pennsylvania saw their Second Amendment rights strengthened a little bit in the form a state preemption bill that was signing into law by Governor Rom Corbett. According to the NRA-ILA: Today, Governor Tom Corbett (R) signed into law House Bill 80, the strongest firearms preemption statute in the country,... Read More »

  • October 29, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Tac-Con Unveils Two New Triggers and New, Lower Price Points

    The Tac-Con 3MR AR-15 drop-in trigger system made quite the splash in the AR world in 2014. The trigger was the first on the market to incorporate a 3rd operating mode (besides legit select fire firearms of course). The trigger achieved a very fast rate of fire without going below the 4.5lb pull weight that many people look for in a duty/home defense rifle. Some reviewers thought the trigger was a gimmick, some... Read More »

  • October 29, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 17 Year Old Girl Wins Gunfight With Home Invader, Saves Mother and Siblings

    In a defensive gun use, winning a gunfight means stopping the altercation at hand, and that's exactly what a 17 year old Mississippi girl did on Monday morning. A man entered the home just after 5:00am and forced a mother, identified as Candy Strange, and daughter out of their beds at gunpoint. He then tied them up and proceeded to rob the home. After the suspect exited the home, the 17 year old girl managed to... Read More »

  • October 29, 2014 | Comments
    BAD GUN OWNER: Former MLB Star Jose Canseco Shoots His Finger Off

    Former Major League Baseball star Jose Canseco apparently shot himself in the hand (by some reports he shot his finger off) while cleaning a firearm. According to NBC News, “It was a serious hand injury,” Las Vegas Metro Police Lt. Mark Reddon said of the 2:30 p.m. accident in northeast Las Vegas, which damaged one of the fingers on Canseco’s left hand. Reddon said no criminality is suspected, and that... Read More »

  • October 28, 2014 | Comments
    CONFIRMED: 2 Students Suspended From School Over AIRSOFT Photo on Facebook

    UPDATE: News7 Boston is confirming the story as legit. The photo was apparently an issue because it was a pre-dance photo taken by the boy's father and was captioned "Homecoming 2014". It was posted along with several other posed photos of the couple ahead of their first dance. From the News7 article: “What it's about is a coupled students engaging in an activity that created a total disruption of the school day,”... Read More »

  • October 28, 2014 | Comments
    NOW is the Time to Stock Up on Guns and Ammo, a Summary of Current Market Conditions

    It's a cycle we've seen unfold time and time again. An election, a new piece of legislation or an unfortunate event that the anti-gun crowd will use to push for more gun control. These are all external factors that can influence the gun and ammunition market. We saw it 2008, 2012, and 2013 to varying degrees. Of course, 2013, especially quarters 1 and 2, was the worst gun/ammo shortage we've probably ever seen. However,... Read More »