The Armed Citizen® February 8, 2019

posted on February 8, 2019
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The Armed Citizen Extra
A would-be robber should have thought twice before attempting to rob two LSU student-athletes. After meeting the two students, who were attempting to sell an electronic item, the thief displayed a firearm and demanded they turn over their belongings. One of the LSU students responded in kind, drawing a handgun and fatally shooting their assailant. (WAFB 9, Baton Rouge, La., 12/23/2018)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives
February 1973

While watching TV in her Las Vegas, Nev., home, 80-year-old Gladys Cunningham heard the glass in her back door shatter. To men, one masked, were trying to force entry. Getting a gun, she fired a single shot that started the men running. (Las Vegas Review Journal, Las Vegas, Nev.)


Henry And Brownells
Henry And Brownells

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The .17 Winchester Super Magnum Cartridge

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NRA Joins Texas Governor For Constitutional Carry Bill Signing

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Best Seller: Taurus C45 Thunderbolt

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ARTV: The Men and Guns of D-Day

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FN Awarded $92 Million Contract for M240s and Receivers

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