The Armed Citizen® May 6, 2022

Law-Abiding Citizens Using Their Second Amendment Rights In Self-Defense

by
posted on May 6, 2022
The Armed Citizen

Armed Citizen® Today

A Memphis, Tenn., man had to fight for his life after an armed burglar allegedly tried to rob him on Feb. 16, 2022.

The man was sitting in his van, parked in the driveway of his mother's house that Wednesday afternoon, when a stranger approached the vehicle. The unknown man opened the door and got into the passenger seat, before pulling a gun and aiming it at the driver. The driver quickly opened his door and rolled out of the van before trying to run away.

The stranger opened fire on the fleeing man, who was struck in the leg. However, the injured man was able to draw his own pistol and begin returning fire at his attacker. The attacker was also struck during this exchange and soon fled the scene in a dark-gray Ford Fusion. He apparently turned up at a local hospital later on. The driver was taken to the hospital for his wound as well but was expected to make a full recovery. (wreg.com, Memphis, Tenn., 02/16/2022)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives - June 6, 1987

When a man kicked in the door of Teresa Roper's Oklahoma City, Okla., duplex and threatened her with a knife, the 27-year-old woman and a companion, Reginald Ellis, attempted to phone police. The knife-wielding intruder cut the cord of the telephone and lunged toward Ellis, who responded by firing a .357 Mag. handgun, mortally wounding his attacker. No charges were placed against Ellis. (The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Okla.)

Latest

Henry Repeating Arms New Original lever-action rifle right-side view silver engraving gun rifle carbine
Henry Repeating Arms New Original lever-action rifle right-side view silver engraving gun rifle carbine

Hand-Engraved, Silver-Plated New Original Henry Rifle Heads To Auction

There are few places in the country more impressive than The Cody Firearms Museum for history buffs and firearms enthusiasts, and Henry Repeating Arms, Baron Engraving and Davidson’s have created something special to support the facility.

Rifleman Report: Shall Not Be Infringed

As of this writing, the people of Ukraine are locked in a life-and-death struggle with the invading Russian military in the most significant warfare seen in Europe since World War II.

This Old Gun: U.S. Model Of 1842 Musket

By the latter part of the 1830s, most of the major powers finally let practicality overcome economy, realizing that it was time to switch their small arms over from flintlock to percussion. Britain and France were among the earliest, with the United States following suit in short order—the Americans fielding the handsome Model of 1842.

Preview: Brügger & Thomet Unigrip QD With Bipod Foldable

Externally configured as a standard vertical fore-grip, the B&T Unigrip QD With Bipod Foldable, as its name suggests, also features a throw-lever Picatinny-rail attachment clamp and more.

The Armed Citizen® May 23, 2022

Read today's "The Armed Citizen" entry for real stories of law-abiding citizens, past and present, who used their firearms to save lives.

2022 Rifle Of The Year: Ruger 10/22 Competition Rifle Left-Handed Model

Now in their 20th year, the Golden Bullseye Awards are chosen annually to recognize the firearm industry’s best new offerings. Here is this year’s winners as selected by the editors of “The World’s Oldest And Largest Firearm Authority.”

Interests



Get the best of American Rifleman delivered to your inbox.