In the gunfight, one home invader was killed, another seriously wounded, and the homeowner’s son, 11, was seriously wounded.
A person who dies because they did not have a gun is just as dead as a person who is murdered with a gun. In practice, overall unjustified homicides tend to rise a bit when gun are banned.
Most murderers have a long history of violent behavior. Knowledge of that violent behavior can be part of the justification for a defensive shooting.
Brazil’s experience shows that few illegal firearms are necessary for very high homicide rates. Moreover, many of Brazil’s illegal firearms are made in homes and small shops in the black market.
When an armed suspect has a firearm and is capable of firing back, they are a deadly threat. That usually makes the use of deadly force justified.
Under New South Wales law, and Australian law generally, firearms may *only* be used for the purpose the license to use them for is issued under.
On November 29 of 2016, in St. Louis, Missouri, Terrell McDaniel, 36, was attacked by Robert Collins, 44. Collins was intoxicated and attacked McDaniel with a milk crate.
There is no shortage of opinions, as noted (including mine), but solid, credible, reliable statistical data does not exist, and probably never will be..
Some calibers/pistols may represent a better choice, but any pistol, even a lowly 380auto, will be a significant improvement over being unarmed and unprepared.
Saying that lethal force is at times justified, but that we have no need for the tools to employ such force makes the concept purely hypothetical.
The anti-gun crowd manipulates statistics to show that guns rather than individuals misusing firearms are the problem…
New York gun laws! Anywhere in the civilized world this is clearly justified self-defense…
The detective said “It turned out that the guy who got shot wasn’t the victim, but actually the offender. He and his cousin were arrested and the victim was not charged.”
Using a pistol to defend against bear attacks seems to be a viable option.
Every day that goes by innocent lives are lost and crimes that could be avoided go undeterred because of restrictive gun laws.
Thermal and night vision devices give would-be victims a clear advantage in defense of life and property.
Police said Michael Grace, Jr was armed and he along with two other people tried to rob a Pizza Hut in the 3200 block of Freedom Drive.
While this is presented in a step by step format, your draw stroke should be one fluid motion. This is accomplished through practice followed by more practice.
It’s no secret that 9mm is king right now but the “latest” pistol-bullet technology, and one with which I’ve had only a little experience, is “scalloped bullets.
Governor Murphy, Senate President Stephen Sweeney, and Attorney General Gurbir Grewal launched a full scale attack on the right of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves with a firearm outside the
In early 2016, Chauncy G. Goodrich and his family started having problems with a young bull moose on their property near Pinedale, Wyoming.
I’ve received numerous requests from Christian and Jewish groups for self-defense training. I always do my best to accommodate them, but most such programs fizzle-out, for lack of interest.
Two retailers have chosen firearms as effective means of protecting themselves and their customers against armed robbers.
An automobile mishap morphed into a defensive shooting in Rochester, Minnesota on Sunday, January 14th, a little after 8 a.m.
None of us want to think about Evil but it’s critical to your survival, it’s so vital that I want to get very personal, right here, right now..