Post Tagged with: "Self Defense"

Tom Greer shot and killed a woman that was part of a couple that was robbing his home.

“I Shot Her Anyway” Fleeing Accomplice Charged With Murder

Bearing Arms reported yesterday on the story of Tom Greer, the 80-year-old Long Beach man attacked by burglars in his home. Greer unwisely told a media outlet how he shot and killed one of the […]

Tom Greer's Long Beach, CA home is now a crime scene.

“She Best Be Dead.” Plausible Self-Defense, Or Cold-Blooded Murder?

An 80-year-old man came back to his Long Beach, California home Tuesday night to find a man and a woman ransacking the house while committing a burglary. The couple attacked homeowner Tom Greer, and continued […]

ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE: Jury Hears Opening Statements In The Renisha McBride Case

ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE: Jury Hears Opening Statements In The Renisha McBride Case

What is the difference between an accidental shooting that occurs during a legitimate act of self-defense, and the crimes of 2nd degree murder and manslaughter? Ultimately, that is a question that the jurors will have […]

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Rule Two, Shoulder Holsters and the Safety Circle

As I do not believe in posting articles every week if I lack a meaningful topic, I asked the members of my mailing list for suggestions. Montana instructor (and author of the Montana Firearms Freedom Act) Gary Marbut […]

Wow. Delusional Supporters Still Insist Trayvon Martin Was A Victim.

Wow. Delusional Supporters Still Insist Trayvon Martin Was A Victim.

It has always amazed me how otherwise (seemingly) rational human beings can reject all facts, forensic data, eyewitness testimony, and other evidence when they are completely committed to an idea that they hold dear. Gun […]

James Dittrich and Meredith Duffy are now gun owners after being attacked by criminals.

After a Brutal Home Invasion, An Anti-Gun Couple Changed Their Minds On Firearm Ownership

Like most people, James Dittrich had horrible situational awareness. He’d walked his dog and was returning up the stairs to his third floor apartment, and the two thugs were on him in the stairwell before he […]

Detroit’s Chief Craig: Armed Citizens Share Responsibility For Our Drop In Crime

Detroit’s Chief Craig: Armed Citizens Share Responsibility For Our Drop In Crime

Detroit Police Chief James Craig is crediting the many incidents of high-profile shootings of criminals by law-abiding citizens for playing a role in the dramatic reduction of crime in Motor City over the past year. […]

Citizens Of Miami! Prepare To Defend Yourselves.

Citizens Of Miami! Prepare To Defend Yourselves.

Mayor Carlos Gimenez of Miami has decided that he’d prepare for the criminal alien invasion and the pending 2014 hurricane season by slashing $64 million from the 2014-15 budget, resulting in a loss of up […]

Shooting over low cover gives a wider field of view at the expense of more exposure.

Concealment, Cover, and Tactical Movement

From my earliest days of training beyond the fundamentals of shooting, I recall being taught that cover is better than concealment and that the most valuable tactic is gaining cover. As with many things I was taught […]

JUSTICE? Homeowner Found Guilty Of Murder For Executing Wounded Intruders

JUSTICE? Homeowner Found Guilty Of Murder For Executing Wounded Intruders

When does self defense become a crime? Most would agree that self defense stops being self defense once it become offensive in nature. It probably won’t come as a shock to most, then, when juries tend […]