Burglar Shot By Homeowner Listed His Occupation as ‘Theif’ on Facebook

If you’ve spent much time at all trolling the intertubes, you’ve probably run across the “Florida Man” meme. That’s because there’s no end of, well, unusual stories that typically involves criminal activity by male perpetrators in the Sunshine State. Take, for instance, the Florida Man who stole what he thought were opioids but turned out […]

Woman Acquitted of First-Degree Murder Charge in Controversial Self-Defense Case

Victims of domestic violence sometimes use guns in self-defense against their spouses or even parents. After a six-day trial and a four-hour deliberation, a jury decided Monday that this was what happened between Ashley Hunter of Foristell, Missouri and her late husband, Nicholas Hunter. The couple had been wedded for under a year when the fatal shooting […]

Burglar Shot Dead in Self-Defense, Accomplices Charged With Felony Murder

As the firearms community knows well, the United States doesn’t do things quite the same way other nations do. One controversial principle, some form of which exists in most U.S. jurisdictions, is the felony murder doctrine, which concerns accomplice liability. Accomplice liability is exactly what you’d think: If you and your buddy break into a house and your […]

25-Year-Old Chicago Woman With Concealed Carry License Shoots Assailant Dead at Bus Stop

In spite of the city’s notorious opposition to civilian handgun ownership, some of the most picture-perfect firearm self-defense stories these days come to us from Chicago. Take for example the time a 63-year-old Chicago man kneecapped an attacker who threatened him with a fake gun. This past New Year’s Eve, a 29-year-old Chicago concealed carrier shot […]

This Florida Public Official Shows What Responsible Gun Ownership Looks Like

Brian Williams, a city commissioner from Palmetto, Florida, was recently involved in a self-defense incident, and he handled it perfectly. It was around 10 p.m. on December 27 when Williams’ nearby neighbor, Avelino Misreal Vasquez-Perez, was spotted driving recklessly by police. Thinking he might be impaired, they attempted to pull him over. Instead of complying, Vasquez-Perez […]