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  • Child shot armed burglar during home invasion; 2 more suspects arrested

    07/02/2021 11:37:41 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 44 replies
    WBRZ News ^ | 2 July 2021 | WBRZ Staff
    A 12-year-old shot and killed an armed burglar Wednesday morning during a break-in attempt at an East Feliciana home. The shooting happened before 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at a home on Winchester Lane. Deputies said a child resident of the home shot the intruder, who was reportedly armed with a gun. The child who shot the burglar is not expected to face charges at this time, officials said Friday.
  • Why Staying Alert is Key for Personal Defense

    03/25/2021 3:55:17 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 20 replies
    Shooting Illustrated ^ | Thursday, March 18, 2021 | Sheriff Jim Wilson
    Maintaining one’s alertness involves keeping an eye on not only what’s happening, but also on any person or object that appears to be out of place. In personal-defense classes, we talk to the students about awareness. Some instructors love to use the term “keep your head on a swivel.” Then, there is Col. Cooper’s color code that many people don’t understand, and others distort. But, most of those classes are about shooting and little time is spent talking about how to keep from shooting. Knowing what is going on around you—and seeing potential problems while time and distance are in...
  • LA's first black DA slams BLM for targeting her after her husband pulled a gun on protesters at their home and says defunding the police would lead to lawlessness

    07/13/2020 6:14:32 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 13, 2020 | Harriett Alexander
    The first black person to serve as district attorney for Los Angeles has criticized Black Lives Matter activists for showing up at her house in the middle of the night, leading her husband to pull a gun on them. Jackie Lacey, who was elected in December 2012, was asked in an interview on Saturday about the March 2 incident. She was also questioned about moves to defund the police, her record in policing the police, and how it feels to have Black Lives Matter now campaigning to get rid of her in the November election.
  • Florida woman, 8 months pregnant, used AR-15 to shoot, kill home intruder (Florida, Oct, 2019)

    01/03/2020 7:19:40 AM PST · by Perseverando · 20 replies
    PilotOnline.com ^ | January 02, 2020 | TIFFINI THEISEN
    The woman who fatally shot a home intruder in suburban Tampa last week was pregnant and used an AR-15 to kill the man, according to a news report. Jeremy King of Lithia told Bay News 9 that his wife, who is eight months pregnant, was in a back bedroom Wednesday when two men burst in at about 9 p.m. and began brutally beating King, demanding money and grabbing his 11-year-old daughter. The woman told the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office that she grabbed the weapon and shot one of the suspects once. That man was dead in a nearby ditch by...
  • Report on guns shows the left’s double-standard

    11/26/2019 12:34:00 PM PST · by Perseverando · 1 replies
    News & Observer ^ | October 9, 2019 | J. Peder Zane
    The left’s latest charge against North Carolina Republicans is a doozy: They’re too cheap to prosecute criminals. That’s how they’re spinning a recent Charlotte Observer report that about half of all weapons charges in the state are dismissed —including 68% of cases in Mecklenburg County, 58% in Durham County and 45% in Wake County. The left’s attempt to blame the GOP rests, of course, on the idea that we can solve this — like every other problem — by spending more money. There’s some truth to this, as the Observer reports that North Carolina spends less per capita on its...
  • God, Guns, and Grit: Why America Needs The Reliant (movie)

    10/02/2019 8:26:23 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 3 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 2, 2019 | James A. Hope
    The Reliant, an action film coming to select theaters on October 24, is not a typical faith-based film and the secular community is taking notice. It was made apparent when the Motion Picture Association of America gave it an R rating. Although it had no foul language or sex scenes, and less violence than Disney movies given a PG-13 rating, the screenwriter and producer of the film, Dr. J. P. Johnston, had to appeal to the MPAA to get it changed. The hate mail the producers have received and the trash articles written by those opposed to the film’s nod...
  • He walked into a Virginia Beach 7-Eleven for a Big Gulp. He ended up shooting 2 robbers, killing 1.

    09/04/2019 7:49:09 AM PDT · by csvset · 53 replies
    Pilotonline ^ | 29 August 2019 | Jane Harper
    It had already been a long and emotional day for the Virginia Beach man when he walked into a 7-Eleven store to buy a Big Gulp. He’d just been involved in a heated argument with his stepfather, and police had been called to the house. After talking to officers, it took him more than an hour to walk back to his conversion van, which was parked near his work. The vehicle wasn’t working at the time, but he’d been living in it for a few weeks. Once he got there, he realized his canteen was empty. “I said, ‘Well, it...
  • Twitter Blasts Cuomo(Chris) for Tweet Appearing to Dismiss Pro-Gun Rape Survivor

    05/30/2019 12:32:51 PM PDT · by Conserv · 2 replies
    The right to keep and bear arms is one of the many things that makes America a truly great place to live. But in a Wednesday Tweet responding to an NRATV video promoting a rape survivor who now carries a firearm, CNN host Chris Cuomo appeared to dismiss her empowerment with a flippant “Only in America” chide.
  • Good girl with a gun kills scumbag … Winning! (Brazil)

    03/28/2019 6:22:01 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 34 replies
    Citizen Free Press ^ | March 27, 2019 | Unattributed
    Surveillance footage released today from a dark, empty street in Sao Paulo, Brazil, shows a suspect pulling over his vehicle, getting out and aggressively approaching a woman. The woman, who turned out to be an off-duty police officer, pulls out her gun and shoots the criminal, who died at the scene.
  • MO: Hero with Gun Saves Police Officer, Receives Award

    01/09/2019 6:14:11 AM PST · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 1 January, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    On 4 June 2018, Springfield police officers engaged in a gunfight with Joshua S. Stanford. Stanford was being pursued in a suspected package theft. He shot at police, and the cops shot back. From news-leader.com: That's when police say the suspect produced a handgun and fired at officers. The officers were not hit.An officer caught up to Stanford in an alley behind 2109 N. Fort Ave. The release says Stanford “presented a threat with the firearm and refused to comply with verbal commands from the officer” and the officer shot Stanford. Police have not yet released the name of...
  • Armed Teen Demands Sex From Woman In Walmart, Concealed Carry Holder Saves The Day

    09/19/2018 7:10:57 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 32 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | September 17, 2018 | Andrew Mark Miller
    What’s the best way to stop a bad guy with a gun? A good guy with a gun. If you’re in trouble and your life is in danger who do you want nearby? Do you want someone who legally carries a firearm or would you prefer to not defend yourself? Odds are that your first instinct will be to call the police (good guys with guns) but that’s not always enough. Sometimes, the police can’t get there in time. What do you do then? A bad guy with a knife tried to force himself on a woman in a Florida...
  • Do you know Situational Awareness?

    06/11/2018 5:37:29 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 40 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/11/2018 | D Donchess
    Situational awareness is the perception of environmental elements which translate to being aware of your surrounding. This is important for being prepared to defend yourself and your family. Which is becoming more important these days. Having this edge can make a differences in your decision making while in a fight or avoiding one. We don’t necessary have to train to be a Ninja to one with nature, but that is the idea. Don't view this as 007 fantasy or paranoia, but just heighten alertness as part of your lifestyle. Its true that we train for the worse case scenario to...
  • This is every ATM customer’s worst nightmare

    03/28/2018 8:45:04 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 46 replies
    NY post ^ | March 28, 2018 | By Joshua Rhett Miller
    This is every ATM customer’s worst nightmare Harrowing bank surveillance footage shows the moment a teen murder suspect approached an unwitting ATM customer from behind — seconds before the bloodied victim collapsed in a parking lot. The footage shows Marcine Bernard Hill, 17, calmly approaching an ATM in North Miami Beach in November. Clad in a black Ecko jacket emblazoned with the words “Kill Batman,” Hill saunters up behind victim Dillon Bud Calvin Steve, who turns around to notice Hill at the last moment. Steve, 26, quickly glances at his mother’s van in the parking lot before dropping the cash...
  • Massad Ayoob’s 10 Commandments Of Concealed Carry

    12/24/2017 7:59:45 AM PST · by Strac6 · 64 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Massad Ayoob
    COMMANDMENT I: If You Choose To Carry, Always Carry As Much As Possible Hollywood actors get to see the script beforehand, and nothing is fired at them but blanks. You don’t have either luxury. Criminals attack people in times and places where they don’t think the victims will be prepared for them. It’s what they do. The only way to be prepared to ward off such predators is to always be prepared: i.e., to be routinely armed and constantly ready to respond to deadly threats against you and those who count on you for protection. It’s not about convenience; it’s...
  • Burnet man on roadside shooting: ‘He opened fire on my wife and son’

    12/04/2017 7:59:29 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    The Austin American-Statesman ^ | December 2, 2017 | Elizabeth Findell
    A Cottonwood Shores man whose family was targeted by a gunman driving along RM 1431 in Burnet County on Thursday night said he disarmed and beat unconscious the man aiming at his wife and son. In an interview with the American-Statesman on Saturday, Johnny Henderson said he and his family are shaken but unhurt after the attack, which ended after an off-duty police officer shot and wounded the gunman and Henderson jumped him. Henderson broke his hand in the ordeal. Henderson said the family has no idea what provoked the attack, which seemed to be tied to road rage. Authorities...
  • What to Do If All Hell Breaks Loose on Nov. 4th (Antifa)

    11/04/2017 2:59:56 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 99 replies
    The Organic Prepper ^ | November 3, 2017 | Daisy Luther
    Tomorrow is November 4th, the date that has been bandied about by wannabe Communists and people who hate the President since last summer as the starting date of their uprising. Cities across the country have planned events (find the list of locations here) and I’ve gotten photos from people in small towns all over the place of signs with the ominous warning, “November 4th It Begins.” Now, before we delve into prepping for this, please know that there is every chance this is a tempest in a teapot. It’s most likely that anywhere from 20 to 200 people will...
  • The Top 5 Glocks for Personal Defense

    10/24/2017 9:23:19 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 57 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/24/2017 | C Morgan
    Take a look at the ideal Glocks for concealed carry and personal defense. These are some of the most prestigious and popular self- and home defense weapons made by one of the world’s leaders in master weapon engineering and production, Glock. Glock has been one of the leaders in self-defense and tactical weapons for years with their top notch designs and perfection in the art of producing some of the world’s leading firearms. So the question remains, are you carrying the right weapon for your protection? Where does a person draw the line that tells them that they are well...
  • Dramatic self defense by concealed handgun permit holder caught on high definition video

    10/12/2017 8:56:27 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 12 replies
    Detroit, Michigan, October 10, 2017: An attempted robbery in Detroit didn’t turn out the way the criminal hoped it would. A concealed handgun permit holder was able to react quickly. “Police told the CPL holder it was a good thing he was legally armed or he and his cousin may not be alive today.”
  • North Texas Pastor Helps Protect Flock From Potential Active Shooter Situations

    09/25/2017 9:20:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | 9/25 | Ashleigh Barry
    A North Texas pastor says he isn't taking any chances after a shooting Sunday at a Tennessee church, where one woman was killed and six others were wounded. The Rev. Brian Ulch, of Trinity Lighthouse Church in Denison, packs a pistol and says he feels a great sense of responsibility to protect his congregation. "Our desire is to be able to meet any need that comes through our doors, whether it's ministry, medical or an active threat," Ulch said. Ulch said increased threats against houses of worship inspired him to make a choice. "We sought out to what we could...
  • HCSO: 60-year-old woman fatally shoots armed intruder near Katy

    08/01/2017 7:21:22 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 18 replies
    KHOU ^ | July 31, 2017 | Jason Miles, KHOU
    nvestigators say a woman near Katy turned the tables on a pair of intruders. She shot and killed one of them before a second man got away. It happened around 11:30 Monday morning along Fort Bowie Court in the Sundown subdivision. “This is really a very safe neighborhood,” said neighbor Teresa Roberts. She and others watched investigators work a scene they never expected in the middle of the day.