Marcus Weldon Pays the Price: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

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Would you still have a job after thirty days in the cooler? Would you still have a home after losing a month’s income? Would friends and loved ones stand by…

Cleveland Refuses to Return Armed Self-Defender’s Firearm

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On March 24, 2015, Brian Bridges shot and killed a man in self defense in Cleveland, Ohio. He had a concealed carry permit and was never charged with a crime….

Josh Huff Gun Possession Sentence Highlights Unequal NJ Justice

“Former Philadelphia Eagles WR Josh Huff was charged with possession of a handgun and having a small amount of marijuana after he was pulled over for speeding on the Walt…

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‘Sons of Guns’ Will Hayden Sentenced to Life in Prison for Rape

No more “reality” TV for Will Hayden. A judge today sentenced the former “Sons of Guns” reality show star to life in prison. Hayden, founder of Red Jacket Firearms, had…

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When Seconds Counted, Dallas Police Were Only 87 Minutes Away

Imagine waiting 87 minutes for a police response after calling 9-1-1 to report a home invasion in progress. It happened in Dallas in recent days. Thankfully, the homeowner escaped the…

Baltimore’s New Crime-Fighting App: Like Netflix, but You Send Us Your Guns?

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Baltimore has violent crime problem and that worries City Councilman Brandon Scott. “A small group of people, over and over, are terrorizing the citizens of this city,” Scott tells Fox…

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Why I Didn’t Replace My Gun When It Was Stolen

A reader who wishes to remain anonymous writes: My apartment was burglarized. It happened, as these things tend to, on a particularly stressful Wednesday a few weeks ago. From what…

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2 Chicago Cops Shot: Chicago Tribune Amps-Up The Anti-Rifle Rhetoric

2 Chicago cops shot with rifle in area where gangs increasingly use military-style guns the headline at chicagotribune.com proclaims. Now you’d think that an entire article based on the premise…

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Civilian with Concealed Handgun Stops Attack in Dallas: Defensive Gun Uses of the Day

It’s been a rough week in the Lone Star State. Last week there was a murder-suicide at an office in Dallas. Then on Monday, a knife-wielding attacker left one person dead and…

Another Mass Shooting in a State with Strict Gun Control Laws

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Seven people were wounded and one killed during an attack on a birthday pool party in the La Jolla Crossroads luxury San Diego apartment complex on Sunday. The attacker, identified as 49…

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Oklahoma Looks Likely to Pass ‘Defensive Display’ Bill

The vast majority of defensive firearm uses involve the defensive display of the firearm…without ever pulling the trigger. In some states, it’s illegal to display a gun for defensive purposes…

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Illinois Appellate Court Protects Second and Fourth Amendments

Here’s a man bites dog lead: an Illinois appellate court has recently upheld the Fourth and Second Amendments, they did so rather apologetically. The events in question — regarding the search…