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 […]

South Pasadena Robber Pulls a Knife, Jewelry Store Owner Pulls a Gun

Christmas shopping can be stressful, especially if you don’t have (or aren’t willing to fork over) the money for the merchandise you really want…merchandise like very expensive time pieces. That was apparently the situation in a southern California jewelry store just before Christmas when a couple of browsers decided to use non-monetary means to speed […]