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

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Louisiana –-(Ammoland.com)- 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 Amanda Suffecool Simon 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 training?  What can we learn from their experience? Listen and find out. (23-minute audio)

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

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First story-  Are you armed as you drive your car?

You’re trying to sell your laptop and your apple watch. You find a buyer online. The buyer says he’ll send his girlfriend to meet you so you won’t be worried about a young woman having to meet with an adult man. You arrive at the meeting place and see a woman fitting the buyer’s description. You wave at each other and she climbs into your car. You ask her if she wants to see the laptop and the watch. She says yes and says she has the money. Instead of handing you cash, the buyer pulls a gun out of her purse and points the gun at you.

You have your Wisconsin concealed carry permit. You’re armed. You push the robber’s gun away and present your own gun. The robber opens the car door and runs. You open your car door and the robber shoots at you. She misses, but you shoot back and hit your attacker.

You call police. Your attacker got her gun from her boyfriend. The boyfriend is charged with first degree murder for the death of his girlfriend in the commission of a felony.

Second Story-  Are you armed at the doctor's office?

You’re a receptionist at a doctor’s office. It is mid afternoon when you look up to see three men with hoodies over their faces and guns in their hands.  The men demand cash from you and from the patients in the waiting room.

You have your Texas license to carry a concealed handgun. You’re armed. You wait until your attackers looking away. That is when you draw your gun and shoot the attacker closest to you. All three men run away. You call police. The police find one attacker at a local hospital seeking treatment for a gunshot wound.

Third story- Are you armed at home?

It is 9:30 at night. You’re home alone. You hear a crashing sound from the front of your home. That doesn’t sound right. You go investigate and find a stranger standing in your home. He threatens you with a knife and demands your wallet. You say your wallet is over here, and you grab your gun. Your attacker cuts your neck, and you shoot him several times. You run out of the house and call the police.

Fourth story- Are you armed at the corner store?

You’re serving customers in your corner store. A customer walks in wearing a ski mask. This customer also has a gun in his hand. He demands money and points his gun at one of your employees standing behind the cash register. You’re armed. You draw your gun and shoot your attacker. Now your attacker runs from the store.

Neither you nor your two other employees are injured. You call police. They find your attacker nearby. You also show your surveillance video to the police.

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 Amanda  at eye on the target radio.

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

    1. My understanding is that there are several hundred defensive uses of a firearm a week in America. Of course few self defense stories using a firearm get any coverage by the main stream media and the ones that do are often colored in a negative light (such as the lawful shoot by Zimmerman). It doesn’t fit their anti-2A narrative that firearms and self defense using a firearm is just ‘bad and disagreeable’.

      Shows such as Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast as well as the show Fired Up with Bob Irwin on The American Guns and Glory Network and on YouTube provide listeners and viewers with real stories that show the effectiveness of Concealed Carry and being armed for self defense (because you can’t carry a cop with you).

      As Thomas Jefferson wrote to his young nephew, “Let your gun therefore be your constant companion of your walks.”

    2. I really like these “Success” Stories of people in Our Country protecting themselves against the Bad Guys. About 50 years ago or so I started reading the “Shooting Times” Magazine regularly. They had an article inside call “Dumb Crook’s” telling stories of Criminals and the stunts they would pull and the way that they were handled by Armed Citizens. It was great reading and learning about events that were handled by people who were prepared to protect themselves and their Families. Even back then most of these stories weren’t reported by the Main Stream Media.

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