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NY – Home Defense – Scared of MS-13 Gang, Hamptons’ Jet Set Dropping Thousands on Panic Rooms

REALTOR.COM October 9, 2018 – Billionaire and former New York City mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis is installing infrared sensors at his Hamptons home in East Quogue, NY, as a precaution, the Post reported. “I sleep with a gun underneath my pillow: a Walther PPK/S, the same one James Bond carried,” Catsimatidis, owner of Red Apple Group and Gristedes Foods, told the Post. “ Margo prefers a shotgun. Although, once she…

VA – Home Defense – The PSA PG-9 Shockwave: The Ideal AR Pistol for Home Defense?

AMERICAN RIFLEMAN.ORG (NRA) October 9, 2018 – To understand my recently discovered enthusiasm for Palmetto State Armory’s (PSA) PG-9 Shockwave, it’s helpful to take a look back at some previous endeavors that lead up to this point in my gun-testing process. About two years ago, in AR-15 Pistols for Home Defense? I hashed out the pluses and minuses of rifle-caliber AR-15 pistols in defensive roles. In short, pistols of this type provide most…

TN – Home Defense – Simple maneuver using household item could save your life during a home invasion (VIDEO)

WSMV.COM October 8, 2018 – Every second counts when an intruder is inside your home. A security expert says there is a simple maneuver using a household item that could help you outsmart an intruder. Bob Allen with Royal Range in Bellevue teaches people how to defend themselves using a training center that is designed to look like the inside of a home. 

Gun instructor explains self-defense after Thrasher Pike incident (VIDEO)

WRCBTV.COM October 4, 2018 – Four people wearing masks were shot at while trying to break into a Hixson home Tuesday night. It happened on Thrasher Pike. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office says the homeowner fired gunshots after catching them in the act. It’s not clear if the homeowner is licensed to carry, but you don’t have to have a carry permit to shoot an intruder who unlawfully comes…

AL – Home Defense – Mobile County homeowners defending their home, shooting suspected burglars (VIDEO)

FOX10TV.COM September 26, 2018 – It’s been a busy week for Mobile County Sheriff deputies with three separate home invasions, two of which end with shots fired by the homeowner. On Tuesday afternoon deputies confirmed shots were fired at a home on Spice Pond Road. Investigators said the burglar threw a brick through a window, trying to get in. The elderly homeowner stopping the entry, firing at least five shots with…

CA – Home Defense – Dramatic home invasion caught on camera raises concerns about home safety (VIDEO ONLY)

KGET.COM August 22, 2018 – Bakersfield Police says home invasions are rare occurrences, but they recommend you take steps to prevent being victimized. 

Situational awareness on minds of gun owners following tragedy in CO (VIDEO)

WZDX.COM  August 12, 2018 – Looking like the bad guy is any law abiding gun owner’s nightmare. It happened recently in Colorado and ended in tragedy. FOX 31 in Denver reported that on Monday July 30th, 73 year old Richard “Gary” Black was shot by an Aurora police officer after killing an intruder inside his home. 

Nat’l – Home Defense – Firearms Expert: 7 Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Family

BREITBART.COM July 25, 2018 – During the July 16, 2018, episode of Bullets with AWR Hawkins, firearms expert Baret Fawbush listed seven steps that mothers and fathers can take to protect their families. Fawbush shoots a variety of guns on his Instragram page, @truexodus, demonstrating carry tactics, various shooting stances/positions, and broad knowledge of firearms. We asked him to list steps that can be taken to protect one’s family and he listed the…

KS – Home Defense – Personal protection expert weighs in on gun owners’ rights (VIDEO)

KWCH.COM July 4, 2018 – With more than 30 years of law enforcement experience, Eyewitness News personal protection expert Joe Schillaci weighs in on what a gun owner can do when confronted by an intruder in their home. If someone walks through your door uninvited, Kansas law says gun owners can use their gun for self defense. Early Tuesday morning, police say Christian Webb broke into a west Wichita…

OK – Home Defense – Chaotic 911 call details moment Oklahoma couple shoots intruder in the chest (VIDEO)

KFOR.COM June 18, 2018 – A couple took matters into their own hands when they discovered a burglar in their home, shooting him while police were on the way. The couple woke up around 3:30 a.m. to the sound of Jerrold Allery Jr., the alleged burglar, rifling through cabinets in their home. The woman pulled her handgun out of her dresser and loaded it in the dark. She said…

FL – Home Defense – Parkland activist David Hogg’s home ‘swatted;’ caller told police there was a hostage situation 

WISH-TV.COM June 5, 2018 – The family of Parkland school shooting survivor and gun control activist David Hogg was the target of a “swatting” incident Tuesday in Florida. “Swatting” is the action of reporting a fake emergency to 911 in order to have armed officers arrive at a given location. The caller in this case told police that there was a hostage situation at Hogg’s home. The sheriff’s department…

TX – Home Defense – Grandmother with gun scares off would-be burglars (VIDEO)

CLICK 2 HOUSTON.COM May 24, 2018 –  At 86 years of age, a grandmother who lives near Spring Branch is a woman who knows how to take charge. That’s exactly what she did when several men tried to break into her home on Wednesday morning. The grandmother says one of the men knocked on the front door, went and knocked on the back, and eventually returned to an SUV sitting…

MO – Home Defense – ‘Grab the gun!’: Attempted robbery caught on doorbell camera (VIDEO)

KSDK.COM May 21, 2018 – A man was ambushed by three young people as he climbed the stairs to his front porch. It was all caught on his Ring Doorbell surveillance cameras. The video shows a man in his 80’s standing on his front porch when three teenagers approach him and point a gun in his direction. He calls out to his wife to “bring out the gun,” and…

FL – Home Defense – Florida woman says she ‘went blank’ when fighting off gun-wielding intruders (VIDEO)

ABC NEWS.GO.COM May 15, 2018 – A Florida woman says she “went blank” when she decided to fight off a pair of home intruders who were armed with an assault rifle.  “I went blank. I had no feeling. I wasn’t scared. I wasn’t brave. I was just — it’s go time. Do or die,” she said. The woman, who asked not to be identified by her real name, said she…

TX – Home Defense – ‘Swatting’ 911 call leads to guns being drawn on Arlington family (VIDEO)

WFAA.COM May 15, 2018 – Fawad Ameen says Arlington police weren’t kidding around when they suddenly showed up to his family’s home one afternoon last month. Guns drawn and shouting commands, it didn’t take long for Fawad and his relatives to figure out something potentially dangerous was happening. “I was shocked,” said Ameen. “I didn’t know what was going on.” 

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