Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast- Episode 37 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 37 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 and find out. (17:11)

All three victims survived the incident .. because they had a gun.

Self Defense Gun Stories
Self Defense Gun Stories
  • First story-  Are you armed at home?  A couple woke up to hear their two dogs barking.  Then a 6 foot 5 inch stranger opened their bedroom door.  Both homeowners were armed and held the felon for police.
  • Second story- Are you armed at work?  An man working in his tobacco shop in Garfield, New Jersey was determined not to be a victim.   A robber wearing a mask and a hooded sweatshirt entered the shop.  The robber pointed his gun at the owner and his wife.  Thank goodness the owner had a gun.
  • Third story-  Do you have a gun in your bedroom?  An 80 year old man heard someone moving abound and opening his cabinet drawers of his Cornville Arizona home.  The homeowner grabbed his gun and confronted the intruder.  The intruder ran.. with no shots fired.

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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.