The Armed Citizen® August 2010
In February an NRA-supported federal law went into effect permitting people who may legally carry firearms to do so in many previously gun-free national parks. Three months later, a backpacker chose to exercise the new right while hiking in Alaska’s Denali National Park.
The Armed Citizen® September 2010
A 15-year-old boy was alone in his mother’s apartment when he heard a strange sound.
The Armed Citizen® October 2010
A man, his wife and his school-age brother were asleep in their apartment when an intruder forced his way inside. Illegally wielding a gun, the suspect ordered the tenants into the bathroom. The male tenant asked to retrieve a blanket-a ruse to go get his pistol.
The Armed Citizen® November 2010
A gas station clerk was working the register when a man walked in and confronted him. He slid a note to the clerk with the words "money now" inscribed on it and demanded the safe be opened. The clerk ran from the store and attempted to phone police, but his assailant quickly caught up with him.
The Armed Citizen® December 2010
His delivery completed, a pizza driver began to drive away when a masked man accosted him with a shotgun and announced a robbery. The driver drew a handgun that he was licensed to carry and shot the suspect.
The Armed Citizen® January 2011
Boom! A ruckus woke a woman and her two young children. Her first thought was that an earthquake had occurred, and she quickly called her husband at work to confirm it. No earthquake had been reported.
Choosing the Best Caliber for Self-Defense
The right caliber is the one that you can comfortably handle.
Guns vs. Bandits
In honor of the 125th anniversary of American Rifleman, the following is an excerpt from the January, 1932 issue: Guns vs. Bandits.
The Armed Citizen
In honor of the 125th anniversary of American Rifleman, the following is an excerpt from the September, 1958 issue: The first Armed Citizen.
Liberty Ammunition Civil Defense Loads
For maximum terminal effect, Liberty Ammunition's Civil Defense personal-protection handgun loads feature light-for-caliber frangible bullets propelled to uncommonly high velocities.