Bloomington, Illinois Burglar Shot After Struggle With Resident: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

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When a burglar advances on a drawn gun, it’s never a good sign for the homeowner. Or the homeowner’s daughter, if she’s the one holding the gun. But that’s what happened…

Nashville’s Hot Kicks Sneaker Shop Showdown – Defensive Gun Use of the Day

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Three armed robbers stormed in the back door of a Nashville sneaker shop Thursday evening. They meant business too, firing off shots from the get-go. A single armed person inside…

Pro Tip: Know When Good Enough is Good Enough

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When a 79-year-old Jefferson County, Alabama man woke to find two uninvited guests in his home early yesterday morning, he did what a lot of gentlemen his age would do….

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OK Homeowner With AR-15 Shoots, Kills Three Home Invaders: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

Remember when Piers Morgan (then of CNN) declared that no one needed an “assault rifle” for self-defense, and none was ever used for same? On Monday afternoon, a young man in…

Florida Mom’s Shotgun Sends Home Invader Packing: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

Long story short, a bad guy kicks in the door of a Florida mom’s house and enters. Hearing his attempts at forced entry, the mother of two was waiting for…

Chicago Sexual Assault and Kidnapping: It Should Have Been A Defensive Gun Use

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Jarqueese O’Brian Henigan (above) approached the woman with a gun while she was leaving a garage in the 3700 block of North Fremont Street around 8.20pm,” dailymail.co.uk reports. “The woman…

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Texas Woman Holds Parent’s Robbers at Gunpoint: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

“Mary Farmer was standing on her back porch Sunday afternoon when she noticed an unfamiliar truck pull up to her elderly parent’s property,” cbs19.tv reports. “After a few moments of…

Kim Kardashian’s Paris Robbery: It Should Have Been a Defensive Gun Use

When reality TV and Instagram sensation Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint, her armed security failed to intervene, leaving Ms. Kardashian defenseless. In the most recent episode of Keeping Up…

Illinois Alpine Bank Robbery: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

Security guard Brian Harrison is leaning on a counter, arms crossed, when 34-year-old Laurence Turner of Rockford, Illinois enters the bank and fires a shot in the air. Officer Harrison’s situational awareness level…

Clerk Ready When Robber Points Pistol: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

In this video of an attempted robbery in Franklin County, Ohio, the clerk’s situational awareness allows him to respond quickly. The clerk is suspicious of the customer coming in with…

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Kenneth Hugill Acquittal Proves the UK Doesn’t Always Crucify Subjects Who Defend Themselves with Guns

Reader Gabriel C. writes: TTAG regularly features articles and commentary pointing out the poor situation for gun owners in the UK, and criticising British self defence laws. While Mr. Kenneth…

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Kentucky Scalper Tells Judge ‘I Don’t Need A Lecture’: It Should Have Been a Defensive Gun Use

“After physically abusing [Marilyn] Stanley for nearly an hour, Gross urged his dog to attack the woman after she refused to drop a knife she had picked up in self…