As reported, a Harris County, Texas man reportedly used his gun to stop an intruder who broke in and refused to leave despite being warned:
Monthly Archives: December 2012
A recent Gallup poll shows that 54% of Americans have a positive view of
As reported, a man in Atlanta, Georgia used his handgun to stop a pair of robbers on Christmas Eve:
As reported, an employee of Anne Arundel Cards and Coins, located in Glen Burnie, Maryland used his gun stop a an intruder:
Merry Christmas to those who celebrate it. Happy [insert holiday of your choosing here] to those who don’t. Did anyone get any guns for Christmas?
Below is a video clip of a news report, discussing how a 15 year old boy used his father’s “assault rifle” to defend himself and his younger sister against
As reported, 4 firefighters were shot (2 fatally) after a felon allegedly set a fire to lure the firefighters into the ambush in upstate New York. The alleged arsonist and shooter was prohibited from possessing firearms after being convicted of murdering his own 92 year old grandmother in 1980.
Those opposed to gun rights are attempting to take advantage of the the the Sandy Hook School Shooting and resulting public sentiment to enact anti-gun laws. While those of use who are knowledgeable about firearms know
As reported, a resident of Florence County, South Carolina shot a burglar in self defense:
As reported, a burglary in Columbus, Ohio ended with the burglar being shot in self defense by the armed renter of the apartment:
In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shootings in Newton, Connecticut there have been calls for new gun control laws. My thoughts on the matter are below:
As reported, a homeowner in Mulvane, Kansas used his gun to stop an intruder during the early morning hours:
Below is an action alert from the Illinois State Rifle Association, concerning concealed carry and the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Shepard/Moore v. Madigan:
I was getting ready to write an article about the statements made by Bob Costas about the Jovan Belcher murder/suicide, in which Mr. Costas blames guns
The sad shooting of WZTV reporter Erika Lathon – after she complied with a robber’s demands – once again demonstrates the fact that compliance is no guarantee of safety when facing a violent criminal. Nashville Police say in a statement that WZTV is offering the reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person who wounded reporter Erika Lathon late Thursday after she withdrew cash from a Bank of America ATM near downtown. Police said the … Continued
As reported, a would-be burglar was shot in self defense as he tried to enter a St. Martin, Florida apartment:
As reported, the clerk of a Batttle Creek, MI convenience store used his gun to stop a robber who was armed with a knife:
As previously mentioned, Illinois’ Governor Quinn attempted to use his amendatory veto power to turn a quite reasonable pro-gun bill into a ban on so-called “assault weapons.” The good news is that, despite Governor Pat Quinn’s efforts, Illinois’ law abiding gun owners have prevailed:
As reported, a homeowner used his self defense pistol to stop an intruder who was armed with a knife:
The Daily Barometer published an editorial entitled “Guns are Not Toys,” which is little more than anti gun propaganda. Quotes from that editorial and my response can be seen below.
As reported, an armed robber who entered a Rockford, IL jewelry store was shot in self defense by an employee:
As reported, a 59 year old man used his gun to stop a violent attack by multiple home invaders:
Below is a bulletin from the Illinois State Rifle Association, concerning Illinois SB681 and Governor Quinn’s actions to turn an unobjectionable piece of pro-gun legislation into a ban on so-called assault weapons: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE On Wednesday, Nov. 28th, 2012, the Illinois Senate passed SB681 in its original form at a margin of 49 – 4. The bill, SB681, was a simple bill that allowed ammunition to be mail ordered from dealers or companies in Illinois and shipped to … Continued