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The Armed Citizen® November 25, 2022

An man was shot after forcing entry into the home of his estranged wife.

The Armed Citizen® November 18, 2022

An intruder attemped to breech a bedroom in a rural Texas home where a mother and her children had retreated for safety. The man persisted, but she was armed. 

The Armed Citizen® November 11, 2022

A woman who was being pelted with solid objects fired a gun at the assailants in self-defense.

The Armed Citizen® November 4, 2022

An Ohio man broke into a home at about 2 a.m. and was immediately confronted by an armed woman, who was home with her children.

The Armed Citizen® October 28, 2022

A woman used a .22-cal. pistol to defend herself against her brother, who was about to make good on threats to cut off her arms and legs with a machete.

The Armed Citizen® October 21, 2022

An intruder was brazen enough to try to steal a woman's property—but take her dog? Not so fast.

The Armed Citizen® October 14, 2022

A ride-sourcing driver shot her passenger after the passenger reportedly started choking her.

Do Modernized Lever-Actions Make Sense for Home Defense?

They may be based on a century old design, but lever guns still have what it takes to serve as defensive firearms at home.

The Armed Citizen® October 7, 2022

A man with a history of alcohol and substance abuse was shot and killed by a California woman as he violently attacked her husband outside their home.

The Armed Citizen® September 23, 2022

A woman was in the shower when she heard her two children screaming from the living room.

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