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3 Teen boys held at gunpoint until police arrive

And it was all caught on camera! “They’re lucky I didn’t shoot them” stated Stephen Routh after catching three teens in the act of ransacking his parents home in Asheboro, North Carolina. He was alerted by a neighbor and met the three young men as they were leaving the family home. Stephen was not playing…

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“We were armed and ready”

Jamie Closs is a name that went from unknown to tip of the tongue nationally as the circumstances of her abduction include the murder of her parents. She had been missing for 88 days in the town of Gordon in Wisconsin when she escaped and found help. That is when another side of the story…

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Active Shooter: How can we defend OTHER people?

In the age of mass shooter events, the responsibility to defend yourself and your family is often a part of the discussion. But what about “other people”? What about the role as someone that chooses to be a part of the incident beyond their own personal protection, in turn risking their life to help other…

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Man choosing to Open Carry learns a lesson in Madison , Wisconsin

A man was legally carrying his weapon on State Street in Madison, Wisconsin last week. State street is a popular restaurant and nightlife area for the thousands of students and residents that live in the bustling college town. On ‘just another average night’, another man had other ideas about the weapon on the man’s hip.…

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Chaotic “Officer in Trouble” call raises so many questions!

A recent article on Active Response Training’s website titled “A Cautionary Tale for CCW Permit Carriers” is one that as citizen defenders and firearms concealed carriers, we all need to read and absorb. READ THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE Uniformed officers responding to the scene, a female shoplifter yelling “rape” while a plain clothes officer attempts…

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Optimizing Self-Defense Knives For Personal Protection

The everyday carry (EDC) folding knife has become a staple both in society and the modern personal protection community. Each individual chooses such a tool based on a variety of criteria, including blade type, length, design, and clip orientation. A myriad of excellent tactical and non-tactical folding knives are available, with many carried for daily…

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Why I Died

As I lay there mortally wounded, with my life slipping away, I could not help remembering the words of the instructor who had taught my concealed carry class. He said, “This training is not the end, and really not even a good beginning for your self-defense training. Get some more training!” His point, as he…

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The Conceal Carry Trap

A concealed carry class recently graduated at U.S. Shooting Academy (USSA) here in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The 20 students were armed with the knowledge and legal right to apply for their permit and carry a gun. The scary news is that the state now labeled those individuals as “ready” to carry a firearm full-time for self-defense…

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