Category Archives: SELF-DEFENSE

1 Shot, 1 Wounded on British Sub. An Active Killer In The Royal Navy?

BBC News describes how a Southampton Council leader overpowered a man who had just shot and killed one man and critically wounded another. Briefly quoting the BBC news item linked above: “”We were in the control room when someone entered … Continue reading

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Armed Beauty Queen Vs Home Invader – One For The Home Team

With a sweep of the Baily to Instapundit for the tip, I see a Florida beauty queen has been forced to shoot a home invader in lawful self defense. Briefly quoting the Tampa Bay Online item: “TIERRA VERDE — Meghan … Continue reading

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The Tuba Man Used To Play For Pennies – Until Three Thugs Beat Him To Death

Here’s a video clip of the Tuba Man, who used to entertain Seattle strollers with a few bass notes: Used is the operative word. He was beaten to death by three teen thugs in 2008. One of those thugs was … Continue reading

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A Justifiable Homicide In Almost Any Other Jurisdiction. In Chicago?

Chicago Breaking News reports a Chicago woman shot a home invader as dead as Caesar. Briefly quoting the CBN news report: “Police said the victim heard glass breaking in her basement on the 8200 block of South Kingston Avenue at … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Legislature Moving On Self Defense Bills

There are two bills before the Oklahoma House of interest to the shooting community. House Bill 2088 would consider it self-defense if someone in fear of one’s own life or in the defense of others killed another during an armed … Continue reading

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If You Don't Have A Big Gun, Use A Small One. If You Don't Have A Small Gun….

USE WHAT YOU HAVE A 71 Year Old Hutchinson, Kansas woman put a 25 year old assailant in the hospital with a frying pan. When the cops arrived, the assailant was out like a light, and lying in a puddle … Continue reading

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MURDER – OR SELF DEFENSE?

Orrin Kerr has a post up at the Volokh Conspiracy with an interesting self defense case a Colorado DA prosecuted as murder. Mr. Kerr has the grisly details up, along with a readers poll asking whether or not they agreed … Continue reading

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MOM GLAD SON WAS CARRYING, "IT SAVED HIS LIFE"

The Boston Herald website reports Jerry Bourque, a young Malden, Massachusetts man who never carried his licensed handgun was carrying yesterday when two young mugs ordered him to empty his pockets and then started pistol whipping him. When the smoke … Continue reading

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A BAD WEEKEND FOR HOME INVADERS

The Denver Post reports that a “burglary suspect” was shot and killed by a homeowner From the Post item, it appears the homeowners wife had called 911, but events had come to a head before the police responded. The shooting … Continue reading

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SELF DEFENSE SHOOTING IN MANHATTAN: UPDATE

The New York Daily News reports a foiled robbery in Manhattan. The headline reads: “Blue Flame owner kills two: Harlem’s restaurant supply owner shoots two dead after botched robbery” The link as at this URL http://tinyurl.com/ml42jv And what can you … Continue reading

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