True Stories

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

How Old Is Too Old?
How Old Is Too Old?
Rick Sapp — February 8, 2019

In my mind’s eye, I still see myself as 37 years old. I was between marriages with a job I enjoyed that paid enough to travel and buy a home. Does everyone have such an image? A time that our minds wander to as we see ourselves getting older? All…

Hold Parents Responsible
Hold Parents Responsible
Rick Sapp — February 1, 2019

If we’re forced to surrender our firearms one day, it won’t be from one big gulp but rather the endless tiny bites of unlimited lawsuits, political backstabbing and extreme social challenge. It will feel like we were set upon by a swarm of gnats, but no one will honestly be…

Shooting With Your Eyes Closed?
Shooting With Your Eyes Closed?
Kevin Michalowski — January 31, 2019

Do you know what I like about George Harris? Everything! He is knowledgeable, articulate and backs up his words with proof. He has forgotten more about guns and firearms training than I will ever know. AND … despite being something like twice my age, he has more drive and energy…

True Stories — January 2019
True Stories — January 2019
Duncan Mackie — January 30, 2019

Fare Fight: Massachusetts Cabbie Defends Against Early Morning Robbery A cabbie picked up two men in New Bedford who soon put a knife to his throat and tried to rob him. The driver was able to flee the cab and used his legally carried pistol to fire on the robbers…

Interrupt the OODA Loop
Interrupt the OODA Loop
Kevin Michalowski — January 28, 2019

Can the power of the Holy Spirit protect you during an armed robbery? The woman in this video was surely a believer. When a robber walked in demanding money, she responded, “In the name of Jesus I command you to get out of my store!” then followed it with, “You…

‘But I Didn’t Start It!’
‘But I Didn’t Start It!’
John Caile — January 25, 2019

The above excuse seldom worked when we were kids, and it is even less effective in justifying the use of deadly force. True, it is important to avoid being the aggressor in an altercation because being the aggressor will almost certainly damage your claim of self-defense. But…