At Work, at Home, and on the Street, More Self-Defense Gun Stories

Victims Who Shoot Back Live Longer Self Defense School Shootings
Victims Who Shoot Back Live Longer Self Defense School Shootings

Louisiana –-( Here is the news you won't get from the mainstream media. Again this week, responsible gun owners defend themselves and the people they love.

Self-defense instructor Jeff Street joins the Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast to look at four new examples. Were these gun owners lucky, or did they have a plan and were prepared?  What can we learn from their experience? Listen and find out. (18-minute audio)

These victims survived lethal attacks because they had a gun..and a plan.

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Are you armed as you work behind the counter?

It is after 11 at night. You’re working at a convenience store in town. You look up to see a man standing at the counter. Instead of dropping some chips and some change on the counter, he sets down a handgun and tells you to hand over your cash. You step behind the register and open the cash drawer. You set the drawer on the counter and step aside. When the robber reaches for the cash, you reach down to grab your gun from behind the counter. You shoot him. He is out the door before you can shoot again.

You’re not hurt, but you are frightened. You call the police. They look at your security video and find your attacker outside.

Are you armed at home?

You’re sitting inside your house and about to prepare dinner. You’ve surveillance system beeps at you as it notices some movement outside. You look up at the video monitor to see three men with guns standing in your driveway. You get your gun and back away from the front door. The front door breaks in with a crash. You shoot at the first man standing in your home. All three intruders run away.

Do you have a gun nearby when you’re asleep in the afternoon?

Did you hear a scream? You sit up and wonder if you imagined it all. Your mom screams again and you jump into action. You grab your gun just before a stranger opens your bedroom door. The stranger has a gun in his hand. You shoot him, and the stranger runs away. You follow him, and turn toward your mom’s bedroom. A stranger has a gun to her head. You shoot her attacker. The attacker drops the gun, and you and your mom run to another room and call police.

You come out of your back room when the police arrive. They find both attackers nearby.

Are you armed when get out of your car after work?

It is early saturday morning. You’re done with work after working late. You stop at a friends house. Two men approach you as you step out of your car. They spray you with pepper spray and tell you to hand over your money. They hit you in the head with their guns. You cover your face and say sure, take it. You reach down for your pockets. You grab your gun and shoot the nearest attacker. Both men run away.

Now you stumble back toward your car and call police. The police arrest one of your attackers and the girlfriend of the man you shot. She planned the attack and put their bb gun into the trash to hide the evidence. One of your attackers died, and both of the survivors are charged with murder.

What would you do in these situations? Podcast and full discussion at the link.

Slow FactsAbout 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.

Contact Jeff Street at Step by Step Gun Training in Naples Florida.

  • 5 thoughts on “At Work, at Home, and on the Street, More Self-Defense Gun Stories

    1. I like the sign, how true it is. As far as reading the stories, if you put your pointer on the red title and left click the story will appear on another page, like magic.

    2. If your gear is not on hand or handy you have limited choices. Submit, get robed or raped or dead -one or all. Armed and good use of situational awareness greatly stacks the odds in your favor and you have more choices. Get away-if you can, stop the threat if you can’t run. Once you display your willingness to stand your ground and defend those who need defending, MOST attackers have second thoughts and leave. Most of these situations do NOT make the news. There are those attackers who won’t leave and they will have to be dealt with. Most of these situations do NOT make the news. Introducing someone to the room temperature challenge while at the same time sending them to meet the LORD in the worst of circumstances is not a thing to take lightly. Hell and Heaven are forever.

      Even if one must break a treasonous law to carry your gear it is worth it knowing you have choices. Your loved ones and friends and neighbors who KNOW you carry all the time are and should be comforted because they know you have the ability to deal with a threat if needs be. You can bet that if the situation arises when you have to deploy and engage a threat they will be grateful. Stay armed or die, or worse, watch your loved ones die. Armed, you have choices.

      Arm up, carry on.

    3. Attention webmaster:

      My system: Fast desktop computer, Windows 7 Pro running Chrome browser: The text of the above stories, starting with the first red colored headline (“Are you armed as you work behind the counter”) is mostly black text on a very dark grey background, virtually impossible to read. I clicked and held down the left mouse button, and dragged the mouse pointer down over all the text to highlight it (changes text to white on a blue background) and this made it much more readable. A detail many readers may not know or be able to do, such as on smartphones and whatnot.

      Some html or css background / foreground color settings got scrambled….?

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