Joe Biden Call Your Office: DGU With Warning Shots OK in OK

On December 16, 2013, Michael Berdahl, 66, shot and killed David Wimmer, 43. Wimmer was visiting Berdahl at his apartment in Enid, Oklahoma. Berdahl fled, but was arrested the next day in Anthony, Kansas. He had a pistol on his person, and admitted to the shooting.  He was charged with manslaughter and bond was set at $1 million. Berdahl did not make bail and stayed in jail. The trial took place last week, more than 20 months later. The jury was out for little more than an hour when they came back and rendered a not guilty verdict . . .

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Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Krav Maga Edition

“A Santa Ana homeowner said he ‘had to pull the trigger’ after wrestling a gun from one of two intruders who entered his home Friday morning,” reports. Copy that. What else are you going to do after a bad guy enters your bedroom with a gun, takes “an enormous amount of physical abuse” and keeps coming? The fact that Erickson Dumaual used the bad guy’s own gun is neither here not there, although you have to wonder why Mr. Dumaual didn’t have a gun there, by the bedside. Maybe it’s because . . .

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Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Man Shoots Burglar with “Vintage” Revolver, 7mm?

Harvey Lembo was tired of being burglarized and his medications stolen- five times in six years. The A 67-year-old wheelchair-bound former Maine lobsterman described himself as a “walking drugstore.” So Mr. Lembo purchased what the reporter described as a “vintage gun.” Harvey said “I bought a gun. Best thing I ever did.” A couple of weeks ago, a suspect broke in . . .

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Defensive Gun Use of the Day: 11-Year-Old Stops Two Home Invaders

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“Authorities are talking to the mother to determine why the children were home alone. They also want to know why the 11-year-old had access to a handgun. Police believe the mother purchased the handgun because of prior attempted home break-in attempts.” Ya think? The un-named north St. Louis County 11-year old used a handgun this afternoon to defend himself and his 4-year-old sister against two yoots who apparently had tried unsuccessfully to break into the home twice earlier today . . .

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Defensive Gun Use of the Day: More Chicago CCW Success


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Ever since Illinois became the last state in the country to allow concealed carry, we’ve seen reports of legally-armed citizens defending themselves against armed criminals. Here is another one of those stories that happened late Thursday. A 24-year-old man, legally carrying a concealed firearm, was walking down the street with a woman when two suspects approached them with a handgun and announced that they were being robbed . . .

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Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Right Tool For the Job Edition


“A woman in Charleston, W.Va., may have saved her own life and the lives of many other women, as well, when she shot and killed an alleged attacker in her home last week.” That’s nothing really new. People successfully defend themselves from home invasions every day. And those doing the invading are rarely first-timers. They’re typically career criminals with a wrap sheets longer than a live rendition of ‘Free Bird‘. But as the reports, when Neal Falls showed up at the un-named woman’s home, he had “a ‘kill list,’ multiple pairs of handcuffs and a Subaru full of weapons and tools, including a shovel, knives, a bulletproof vest, a machete, bleach, trash bags, sledgehammers and axes” . . .

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Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Vietnam Vet Stops GA Gas Station Stick-Up


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A Vietnam veteran was out for a typical day, and walked into a Sycamore, Georgia gas station to break a $20. His day changed quickly when a young thug came in with a gun. The veteran, Don Rogers, is being hailed a hero by the gas station clerk for likely saving his life. “I wish the day could’ve went by without this happening,” said Rogers. “I just did what I had to do.” . . .

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