There is no such thing as a magic bullet. Shot placement is the deciding factor.

GOOD GUYS WIN! Second Amendment in Action

On the Way to Sunday School A middle-aged Detroit woman and her adult daughter were leaving for church at 1030 on a Sunday morning when they were accosted by a strange man on the walk in front of their house. He grabbed one of the women by the coat and demanded money, but she was

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Even in the middle of the night in your own home, positive identification of the target is necessary to prevent tragedy.

GOOD GUYS WIN! Second Amendment in Action

Counselling Resistance It was about 10pm on a Wednesday in November when the proprietor of a counselling service in north Sacramento, California had a routine evening interrupted by an unexpected intruder. A masked man brandishing a gun and demanding money entered the business, which is located in an office park. But the tables were quickly

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Misfortune Cookie It was an hour before midnight at the China Kitchen restaurant in Columbia, South Carolina when the normal Thursday night routine was interrupted by a masked intruder brandishing a gun. Barging into the restaurant and announcing a holdup, the would-be robber quickly took the employees manning the cash register at gunpoint and demanded

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Pepperoni, Anchovies, and Ambush It seemed like another routine Thursday night delivery run for the Beaver Run, Pennsylvania pizza driver. He pulled up to a house, knocked on the door, and exchanged the pie for payment. It wasn’t until he was returning to his vehicle that things went sideways. He was approached by a knife-wielding

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Be ready for bumps in the night.

GOOD GUYS WIN! Second Amendment in Action

He Kicked the Wrong Door In the wee hours of a Monday morning in July, the quiet of a St. Louis, Missouri home was disturbed by the sound of someone violently trying to kick in the front door. One of the four residents, a 21-year-old male, retrieved a firearm and moved to the sound of

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Third Time’s the Harm After midnight on a Friday in July, a would-be burglar attempted to force his way into two homes in the Bay Area city of Richmond, California. He succeeded in breaking a window and gaining entry into the third home he tried. The sound of breaking glass alerted the homeowner, who armed

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Despite its fearsome reputation, the shotgun is not a death ray. Shot placement matters.

GOOD GUYS WIN! Second Amendment in Action

Dangerous Intervention In rural Park County, Colorado, just southwest of Denver, a teen fled an attempted carjacking, both dialing 911 and looking for someone to help. He came across a ranch hand from a nearby ranch and told his story, pointing out the direction of the incident. The ranch hand immediately set off to look

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When faced with multiple home invaders, what would you consider “enough gun”?

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Antisocial Media What investigators later determined began as a feud on social media turned deadly in the predawn darkness of an April night. The residents of a mobile home in rural north Florida heard their front door kicked open with a shout of “Sheriff’s office!” Only it wasn’t the sheriff’s office, but rather seven young

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Get practice in non-static shooting, such as in this FPF Training class with John Murphy.

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Running Gunfight When an armed man forced his way into a St. Louis home at 9:30 on a Wednesday night, he attempted to gain compliance through a display of violence, callously shooting one of the five occupants in the back. But instead of complying, another occupant retrieved a pistol of his own and opened fire

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If a struggle erupts for your gun, have you been trained in retaining it?

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School Day Surprise At a little after ten in the morning on a Thursday, a White Oak, Pennsylvania man was surprised to hear the sound of someone forcing entry into his kitchen via the back door. Arming himself, the homeowner headed to the kitchen to confront the intruder. He arrived to find the man had

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