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Finally, A News Station That Recommends Having A Gun On Their “How To Survive A Home Invasion” Segment

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video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player KPRC2 News is out of Texas, and they did a great thing by putting together a segment detailing ways to survive a home invasion. The kicker: they actually recommend being armed. Unlike some other reports we've seen. Wasp spray, [...]
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CATEGORIES: Beginners Guide, General, News, Self Defense, Video

Suspect Says He’s Armed During Robbery Attempt, Turns Out He Wasn’t, But His Intended Victim Was

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STREAMWOOD, ILLINOIS -- Being the last state in the country to allow concealed carry, it's come in handy again for a law-abiding citizen. 18-year-old Konrad Janel, we'll call him dum-dum, walked up to his intended victim in a backyard with his shirt covering his face, accompanied by a [...]
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CATEGORIES: CCW In Action, General, News, Self Defense

Irresponsible Gun Owner Leaves Gun Behind In Store Shopping Cart

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LAKEVIEW, OHIO -- A concealed carry permit holder was charged with failure to secure a dangerous ordnance after he left his firearm behind in a store along with his wallet and concealed carry permit. Carl M. Colwell, 61, allegedly left a black case in a store shopping cart that contained a [...]
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Kansas Receives It’s 100,000th Concealed Carry Application

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State Attorney General Derek Schmidt revealed today in a news release that Kansas has received it's 100,000th application for a concealed carry permit. Since concealed carry has been legal in the state beginning in 2006, the state has issued 89,399 permits. Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill [...]
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CATEGORIES: Concealed Carry, General, News

NO EXCUSE: Irresponsible Gun Owners Lead To 1st Grader And Kindergartener Bringing Handguns To School

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BARBOURVILLE, KENTUCKY -- The parents of a 1st grader and kindergartener are facing charges of endangering the welfare of a minor after their sons got a hold of two handguns --one of them loaded-- and brought them to school. The boys apparently thought that the guns were toys, and were [...]
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2 Fatal Self-Defense Shootings In Utah In Just As Many Days, This Time During A Home Invasion

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PLEASANT GROVE, UTAH -- There have been two fatal self-defense shootings in just as many days in Utah, this time during a home invasion attempt in Pleasant Grove. The home invasion turned fatal when the suspect who was trying to enter the home was shot and killed by the homeowner. No other [...]
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CATEGORIES: General, News, Self Defense

[VIDEO] Lots To Learn From This Officer-Involved Shooting

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YABUAqepj20 (SOURCE LINK) (NSFW Language) Body-cam videos of Officer Involved Shootings give us a unique first-person perspective into deadly force encounters. There are lots of Active Self Protection lessons to be learned here. Could you have solved the firearm [...]
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11 Things That Everyone Should Know About Your Average Gun Owner In America

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Sometimes, it's tough to be a gun owner. We tend to get a bad rap because of the few irresponsible gun owners out there. So in an attempt to clear the air and show that we aren't so bad, here are 11 things that everyone should know about the average gun owner in America. 1. We're extra [...]
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Improving ‘The Most Important Shot'; The First Shot From The Holster

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By Defensive Daddy. Republished with permission from Growing Up Guns I don’t think it’s any real revelation to say that the most important skill in defensive shooting is the first shot from the holster. Every story you will read about an armed citizen using their gun in a shooting has [...]
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CATEGORIES: Beginners Guide, General

Roommate Shoots Suspect Dead During Armed Home Invasion In Albuquerque

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ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO -- One of three home invasion suspects was shot dead by the homeowner Friday night after the two exchanged gunfire. The three intruders knocked on the door and then robbed the roommates who were living there at gunpoint. During the robbery, one of the roommates was [...]
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CATEGORIES: General, News, Self Defense

Suspect Dead After Armed Citizen Intervenes In Carjacking

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OREM, UTAH -- A suspect is dead after a concealed carry permit holder shot and killed him during a carjacking. The incident happened a ways away from the beginning of the story when a group of people were seen fleeing in a vehicle from a reported fight. During their getaway, they hit a [...]
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Homeowner Shoots And Kills Two Intruders During Second Home Invasion Of The Week At Same House

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PITTSBURG, CALIFORNIA -- A homeowner shot and killed two intruders during a burglary attempt Friday night at his home. Police responded to a shooting around 9pm, and that's when the two men were found dead. The homeowner told police that he had shot them as they attempted to burglarize the [...]
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[VIDEO] Man Points What Appears To Be Gun At Two Teenage Girls During Fight At Skate Park

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wviash8wDBU By Robert Farago. Republished with permission from TheTruthAboutGuns.com Thanks to cell phone cameras, YouTube is lousy with teenage fighting videos. (Some would call it the rise of “thug life” but I couldn’t possibly comment.) Whether or not [...]
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TN Governor Signs Lifetime Concealed Carry Permits Into Law

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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE -- The Governor of Tennessee, Bill Haslam, signed legislation this week that allows residents of Tennessee to receive a permit to carry a firearm that does not expire. The House passed the measure 90-3, and the Senate approved it 30-2. Before this legislation, permits [...]
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[VIDEO] Baltimore Store Owner Is Going To Be Prepared For Next Time When They Try To Attack His Store During Protests

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quW7LquykV8 A reporter speaks with the owner of Papa Palace, a pizza place in Baltimore that was destroyed during the recent protests. Reporter: Will you do anything differently? Store owner: What I'm going to do is secure my business very good, get my [...]
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