Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast- Episode 30 with Ben Branam

By Rob Morse

Slow Facts
Slow Facts

Louisiana- ( – The Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast brings you real news of armed civilians who protected themselves and the people they love.   We report and analyze each self-defense incident with a firearms instructor.  Episode 30 features firearms instructor Ben Branam.

Were these gun owners lucky.. or were they trained and well prepared?  How does your training compare to theirs?  Listen each week and find out.  Each episode is only 15 minutes long.

This week, all three victims survived the incident without injury.. because they had a gun.

Self Defense Gun Stories
Self Defense Gun Stories
  • First story-  Can you defend yourself in your bedroom?  A homeowner watched her daughter being beaten by the daughter’s ex-boyfriend.  The homeowner tried to call the police, but the attacker took her phone.  The attacker had a knife at the daughter’s throat.  Then the homeowner got her gun and stopped the attack.
  • Second story-  Can you defend yourself at your front door?  This homeowner heard someone cry for help.  The homeowner passed his cell phone through the door so the stranger could make a call.  The next thing the homeowner knew was that he was on his back.  The next thing the home invader knew was that he was shot.
  • Third story-  Can you defend yourself at work?  A customer was surprised when a masked man put a knife to her throat and took her hostage.  The robber demanded money from the cash register.  The clerk drew his gun and the robber/kidnapper ran from the store. The hostage was shaken but uninjured.. because the store clerk had a gun.
  • Each episode is available to stream live.. or for download.  You can also download the podcast to your phone from iTunes and Stitcher.  Put us in your pocket each week.

Self-Defense Gun Stories is part of the Self-Defense Radio Network.

Rob Morse: Rob writes about gun rights at Ammoland, at Clash Daily and on his SlowFacts blog. He hosts the Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast and co-hosts the Polite Society Podcast. Rob is an NRA pistol instructor and combat handgun competitor.