Tag: domestic abuse

  • Episode 206 with Andee Reardon O’Brion

    You’re at home in your bedroom when you hear a noise coming down the hall. You turn to see your ex- boyfriend walking through your bedroom door. He threatened you before, and you have a restraining order against him.

  • Episode 202 with Elizabeth Hautman

    You grab your gun from under the driver’s seat. Your passengers hand over their purchases. You stand up and shoot your attacker. You stop shooting as your attacker runs away.

  • Episode 200 with Ben Branam

    It usually takes more time making the decision about what to do than pressing the trigger. Knowing what you should do, and what you can do means you need very little attention for accuracy and speed.

  • Episode 196 with David Cole

    Your body follows your mind. You will only do what you’ve considered beforehand. You want to consider when you should act, and when you should let a teenage kid run out of the store without paying for a bag of chips.

  • Episode 193 with Amanda Suffecool

    Again, we usually expect an attack to happen at close range. This sounds like the attacker shot from many yards away, and the defender was effective in shooting back. These defenders had to defend at a distance.

  • Episode 185 with Ben Branam

    We try and be clear about a complex situation. You can use lethal force if someone is going to die, but use lethal force only if you have to.

  • Episode 179 with Ben Branam

    You and your fiance are home on a Saturday night. You hear something going on in the back of your apartment. You see two young men smashing their way into your screened porch. One of them is armed.

  • Episode 168 with Andee Reardon O’Brion

    We don’t have a gun problem in the USA, we have a domestic violence problem. Thankfully, our defender had a gun at home. He tried to stop a kidnapping.

  • Episode 67 with Elizabeth Hautman

    Welcome to episode 67 of Self-Defense Gun Stories. Self-defense instructor Elizabeth Hautman joins us this week. We report and analyze examples of armed civilian defense. Were these gun owners lucky, or were they prepared? How would you do in their situation? (17 minutes )