Oregon Homeowner Shoots a Home Invader After Being Forced to Make Him a Sandwich

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Apparently breaking into residences and victimizing innocent people can work up an appetite in a fugitive on the run. Terry Lee Martz was feeling a might peckish on Saturday while carrying out a broad...
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Woman Taking a Shower Hears Her Children Screaming, Then Shoots Home Invader Dead

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  We've run a number of posts in the past on the benefits of home carry and even shower carry. Yes, shower carry. We're not crazy enough to think that many people actually do that...

Home Invasion: Colorado Man Emptied a .40 Caliber Pistol Into a 400 lb. Black...

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By Jesse Bedayn, AP Ken Mauldin was jolted awake last weekend with his wife screaming incessantly in their split level home in Colorado's mountain town of Steamboat Springs where their three children were sleeping one...
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Amazon Driver Shoots a Knife-Wielding Attacker Who Charged Him Shouting ‘Knife Fight!’

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Delivery drivers are at more risk than many people realize. Approaching hundreds of strangers' houses delivering anything from pizzas to potentially valuable packages can draw the attention of criminals and crazies. That's apparently what happened...
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Does the Castle Doctrine Apply to Your Car?

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Castle doctrine laws vary from state to state, but they usually apply to locations where armed self-defense is considered protected. Specifically in Indiana, the castle doctrine applies to your car, too. According to the Indianapolis...
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Store Owner ‘Blows Off’ Attempted Robber’s Arm

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Situational awareness can save lives, and an 80-year-old store owner protected himself by being vigilant and seeing the attack coming on the store's security cameras. "He shot my arm off!," screamed one of the...
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BREAKING: Armed Citizen Stops Mass Shooting in Indiana Shopping Mall

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From the AP . . . Three people were fatally shot and two were injured Sunday evening at an Indiana mall after a man with a rifle opened fire in a food court and an...
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Another One: Actual Good Guy With a Gun Kills Man on Violent Crime Spree

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A St. Louis man on a bathroom break at a QuikTrip shot and killed an armed robber early Saturday. Police said the robber was on a “violent crime spree” across three St. Charles gas...
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Video Shows Florida Homeowner Open Fire on 4 Home Invaders With a Semi-Auto Rifle

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Safety tip: don't mess with an armed Florida Man. Video captured aspiring criminals knocking on a homeowner's door in Escambia County, Florida last week. When he opened the door, two of them pushed him...
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Florida Man Down: Shooting of Violent Abuser Ruled Justified

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Fun fact -- your attacker is more likely to be someone you know rather than a stranger. And violent abusers tend not to take breakups well. On April 2, Florida Man Kyle Nye Davis,...
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Police Say Two Intruders Were Shot and Killed by a Phoenix Home Owner

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Sometimes there are clear cut cases of the defensive use of firearms and then there are others that can fall more under the "justified, but not ideal" classification. Take, for example, this developing story...

Clearwater, Florida Woman Shoots and Kills a Neighbor Who Attacked Her in Her Own...

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You're allegedly more likely to be shot by someone you know. One good way to reduce that risk, of course, is to avoid breaking into an acquaintance's home in the middle of the night....