At Home and in Public, by Day and by Night- More Self Defense Gun Stories~ LISTEN

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At Home and in Public, by Day and by Night- More Self Defense Gun Stories~ LISTEN iStock-1085735902

U.S.A.– ( You didn’t see this news covered by the mainstream media, but again this week, responsible gun owners defended themselves and the people they love. Self-defense instructor Amanda Suffecool joins the Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast to look at four new examples. Were these gun owners lucky, or were they well trained? (22-minute audio)

These victims saved lives because they had a gun and good habits.

First story- Are you armed at home?

It is 11 at night and you hear someone bang against the door to your apartment. Then, the stranger starts kicking your door. You grab your gun and back away from the door. When the door finally gives way, you shoot your intruder. They run away and you call the police.

You’re 63 years old. You are in hospice and legally blind. The police arrest your intruder and charge her with burglary, resisting arrest, and public intoxication. Your attacker said she was too drunk to know this wasn’t her apartment.

Second Story- Are you armed at home? and here

You and your wife are at home. It is about 9 at night when your alarm goes off. You check your video cameras and see two men break into a window at the side of your house. You’re armed and upstairs.  Your attackers move toward you and you shoot them. They run away and you call the police.

Police find your two attackers outside. Both of them are wounded and one of them is unresponsive. EMTs declare your attacker dead at the scene.

Your other attacker is charged with murder and burglary.

Third story- Are you armed when you’re driving?

You’re driving down the road at about 8:30 in the morning. You hear horns honking and see traffic stop and go unexpectedly up ahead. There is a man walking toward you in the median, and he is shooting a handgun in the air. He points his gun at one car and makes them stop. The gunman shifts his aim to you, and you swerve and stop your car. You have your Michigan Concealed Pistol License. You’re armed. You open your car door and get behind your car. There, you shoot your attacker. (Other reports say you fired from inside your car.) Your attacker drops to the ground and stops shooting. Police arrive as you are calling 911.

Fourth story- Are you armed in public?

You’re walking to your mom’s apartment on a Sunday morning at a little after 5am. You start to open the door, when you hear her dogs barking and shouts from inside. A man opens the door. The man is wearing a mask and he has a gun in his hands. You’re surprised, and the man pushes you back and threatens you with his gun. You try to enter your mom’s apartment, and the man shoots you.

You’re armed. You present your firearm and shoot back. Now, your attacker runs. Another man from inside the apartment runs down the hall too. You don’t shoot at him.

You shout for help, and stumble inside to check on your mom. Then you call 911.

Police say that three men broke in through a balcony door in your mom’s apartment. They tied up your mom until you arrived. One of her attackers went back out the balcony and down a ladder.

The police find your attacker dead in the hallway. EMTs take you to the hospital to treat your gunshot wound.

Links and text of the discussion at the podcast webpage.

Slow FactsAbout Rob Morse

Rob Morse 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.

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Moral to all of the above stories:

If you can’t put your hand on your gun anytime,
you may not have the time to get it when you need it.


NEVER FORGET THE RULE OF 3-7 OR 3-21; It takes the average person three (3) seconds to travel seven (7) yards or twenty one (21) feet. Why remember this? If it only takes this amount of time for an individual intent on doing you harm to reach you, you only have three (3) seconds or less to recognise the threat, retrieve your firearm, and neutralize the threat! Keep your firearm close and practice, practice, practice retrieving it, and getting it on target. (Be sure to practice with the gun UNLOADED) This is way more important than being able to stand… Read more »


You forget that not everything occurs in those three seconds. Long before that person is a threat, they will be giving obvious signs. Keep your eyes open, and you won’t have to worry about the encounter in most situations. Watch, see the threat, avoid the threat. I’m 17, but I was in Home Depot two days ago with my 15 year old and 9 year old brothers. Ya know, just looking at tools and stuff. Noticed a guy watching us. Standing at the end of the isle, staring at us. For several minutes. We got nervous and moved to another… Read more »


Probably loss control ie security.


Gunfun: Good situational awareness, esp. for age 17! Kudos!
PM and Oldvet: not likely store security. They won’t follow to the checkout stand unless they’re going to interdict you after you check out. What would be the point?
If they didn’t see anything they can stop you for, then you’re a waste of time. They’ll stay on the floor looking for other prey. Home Despot doesn’t pay them to follow customers around the store for nothing.
Remember, the cameras are there to watch their employees just as much as the public!


Considering that we were in the rotary hammers section, I don’t think there was any concern of theft. I am simply not an accomplished enough thief to conceal a 35 milwaukee rotary hammer under my t-shirt, even if I weighed more than 145 pounds.


Plus floor security would only follow you through checkout to stop you as you exited, if they saw something they thought was actionable. If they wasted as much time on you as stated, without even so much as a word to you, they’d likely get fired, or at least disciplined.


Be prepared to pay, I live in Canada and you will have to prove not that it was self defence but rather did you use an appropriate amount of force , the police won’t decide this the courts will, you will pay and pay and pay, if your lucky you will be found not guilty, but guess what all your friends and family will always think your guilty, remember
I first heard it from my dad, ” they only charge people if there guilty” good luck 🙂


Fifth Story- Are you a brain washed gullible sheep? You’re a good sheep and like good sheep you purchased your privilege from the government and they blessed you with a permit and your city/state changed to Sharia Law and a bunch of scummy rag head fags wearing BLM garb which are now your Police showed up and murdered you and took your guns because they know exactly where to find those who may desire to resist their rag head authority of worshiping a fag pedo called Allah and although you were surprised while bleeding out at what happened it was… Read more »

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USA: The sheep LOVE permits. It makes them feel special. They think it makes them better than everyone else. Notice how they like flashing a piece of paper with their picture on it in front of others. The same as officers who went to West Point, or the Naval or AF academy, flash their class rings around. They don’t call ’em “Ring Knockers” for nothing! That’s how easy the masses are to manipulate. Just give ’em a cheap, gold-plated piece of costume jewelry or something that plugs in and makes a ‘whirring’ noise. Having read Lucifer’s instruction manuals, you and… Read more »


Knute) Even after widely distributed video of cops in Mosques speaking Arabic telling the rag heads to carry concealed that it is their constitutional RIGHT the sheep will continue leasing their RIGHTS because they have perfected sucking their masters cock and he is a Freemason Zionist pedo and Skull & Bones who play with dried out heads and jack off for each other to watch who the sheep protect at all costs due to mass Stockholm Syndrome and just plain ol phukin ignorance.

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But what more can one expect? They are, after all, just ignorant sheep. But still, highly dangerous. Zombie sheeple is perhaps more accurate. Brainless, slow, and stupid, but with a vicious hatred of all things living.
Luckily, these zombies even hate each other. That means that all one has to do is keep them guessing for a little while and they’ll destroy each other. It’ll be the easiest battle ever. 🙂