By Rob Morse
Louisiana- (Ammoland.com)- The Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast brings you real news of armed civilians. Last week, people just like you protected themselves and the people they love. We report and analyze each incident with a firearms instructor. Were these gun owners lucky.. or were they trained and well prepared? Episode 50 features firearms instructor Amber Kunau. How does your training compare to theirs? Listen and find out. (15 minutes)
All three victims survived lethal attacks because they had a gun.
- First story- Are you armed as you stop for coffee in the morning? It is an ordinary work day. You’re driving to work on your usual route. You stop for gas, a snack, and coffee at your usual store. The bell rings and another customer walks in behind you. He yells, and you and the clerk look up. The guy is wearing a mask over his face, and he has a gun pointed at you. Fortunately, you have your Florida carry permit. You are armed, just as you're armed every day.
- Second Story- Are you armed at home while you watch TV in the evening? You and your friend are watching TV late at night in your Fredrick, Maryland home. Your hear someone break the sliding glass window at the back of their home. You both run upstairs. Your friend calls 911. You grab your gun.
- Third Story- Are you armed when you’re out to eat with your date? You and your date are standing in line at the E&S Carry Out Shrimp Shack in Detroit. You are looking at the menu and trying to decide what to have for dinner. A young man comes into the restaurant and tells everyone to hand over their belongings. You see the robber put his gun in your date’s face. You throw your keys and wallet on the floor. The thief turns to pick them up. You're armed.
Listen to hear the full story. Each episode is available to stream.. 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.