Denver Throat Slitting Incident: It Should Have Been a Defensive Gun Use

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“It happened at the Mead St. Station Bar and Grill on West 32nd Avenue near Lowell Boulevard in the West Highlands neighborhood,” thedenverchannel.com reports. “Paul Burke, the owner of the restaurant,…

Indiana LTCH Permit Holder Doesn’t Shoot Bad Guy: Defensive Gun Use of The Day

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Bob Irwin writes [via ammoland.com]: According to Tristate Homepage.com shortly before 10:30am one morning, Evansville, Indiana officers were dispatched to the corner of Michael Avenue and Frisse Avenue for a report of a shooting incident. A couple…

Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Mind the Reactionary Gap

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A Sudanese refugee named Omer Ismail Ali found himself rapidly and promiscuously perforated by a police officer in Kelso, Washington recently. Ali assumed room temperature shortly after storming into a…

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Defensive Gun Use of the Day: The Story of Joe Morelock

  I serve as the Executive Director of Guns Save Life, a successful and aggressive regional grassroots gun rights group that meets in six cities each month in Illinois. Each…

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Alaskan Hiker Stops Charging Brown Bear with 10mm Handgun

The 10mm is increasingly popular as a wilderness defense gun in Alaska. Fully loaded it’s as light — and a bit more powerful than — a loaded, small frame .357…

China Tiger Attack: It Should Have Been A Defensive Gun Use

“A woman was killed by a tiger over the weekend after jumping out of a car in a Beijing animal park to try to save her daughter from a tiger…

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Rifle-Wielding North Carolina Teen Scares Off Home Invaders: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

According to wikpedia.org, Snow Camp, North Carolina is a small unincorporated community with a large Quaker population. It doesn’t seem the kind of place where violent crime would threaten innocent life. Then again,…

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Another Dean Weingarten Amigo’s Defensive Gun Use

A neighbor from Wisconsin had a defensive gun use in Racine. His family and mine lived a half mile apart in rural Wisconsin while he was growing up. (That’s a close neighbor…

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Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Dean Weingarten’s Friend

A friend of mine had a defensive gun use (DGU) a few days ago. Not the kind you see reported in the news, but a DGU nonetheless. He’d parked a…

Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Good Guy with a Gun Stops A Bad Guy With A Gun, Saves Sheriff’s Deputy

Great ‘stache. Even better civic duty from a good guy with a gun! I’m delighted to see this story of a successful defensive gun use from the NRA (see the…

Defensive Non-Gun Use of the Day: Gun-Grabbing 7-Eleven Clerk Demonstrates the Dangers of Shotguns

“A 7-Eleven clerk in Frederick County is being hailed as a hero after he grabbed a rifle from an 18-year-old attempting to rob the store,” fox5dc.com reports. “The attempted robbery…

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Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Oregon Open Carrier Stops Armed Robbery

An Oregon open carrier stopped an armed robbery suspect who demanded money at knife point. Out for a stroll with his girl, Jason Rorex ran into someone who’d inadvertently brought…