The Armed Citizen® July 1, 2021

A woman came home one morning to find a burglary in process. She feared for her life and drew her firearm.

by posted on July 1, 2021
NRA Women The Armed Citizen Drawing A Pistol

A woman came home at 11 a.m. to find a burglary in process. In fear for her life, she drew her firearm and fired at the intruder twice, hitting him in the arm once. Police arrested the burglar at a rescue mission, where he was seeking treatment for non-life-threatening injuries. The man was charged with burglary. The homeowner was unharmed and will likely not face charges in the shooting. (wlbt.com, Vicksburg, Miss., 06/17/21)

A man was shot dead after an argument with a houseguest in an upper-class Texas neighborhood. According to reports, the homeowner asked the man to leave, but he later returned and threw the woman to the ground. Fearing for her life, she shot the man in self-defense, fatally wounding him. The woman was not arrested, but her case remains under investigation. “From all indications, this appears to be a justifiable homicide,” a local legal analyst told reporters. (click2Houston.com, Houston, Texas, 06/24/21)

Latest

NRA Grey Logo
NRA Grey Logo

NRA Hunter Education Online Course Now Available in Alabama

The NRA is pleased to partner with the State of Alabama to offer no-cost hunter education to their residents – increasing the odds of new hunters entering the field.

Firearm Trainers: How to Deal with "Problem" Students (and How Not to be One)

Everyone taking your class is entitled to proper training. Here are some suggestions to make sure other students don't interfere with that goal.

How to Find Your Gun-Training Tribe

If you're just getting started as a shooter, you may feel alone. You aren't!

Fitness and Shooting When You’re Winded

Think you’re a good shot? How does that hold up when you’re out of breath and gasping for air?

Beretta Celebrates Its 496th Anniversary

The fine Italian gunmaker is the manufacturing company with the longest history of continuous operations in the world. 

AG & AG Takes Shooting to New Heights—and Distances—at Sniper School

A dozen women from A Girl & A Gun experienced the riflecraft and fieldcraft instruction blocks at their inaugural sniper school event.

Women's Interests



Get the best of NRA Women delivered to your inbox.