Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

Armed Citizen®
Armed Citizen® Stories
FROM
WITHIN
Burglars meet match in armed neighbors, dog

LA | Shreveport Times  

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Burglars meet match in armed neighbors, dog

No one was home. Josh Burson and his family had gone out earlier that morning to the Caddo ...

Homeowner shoots suspect beating elderly woman with baseball bat

PA | guns.com  

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Homeowner shoots suspect beating elderly woman with baseball bat

An elderly woman remains in critical condition after she was beaten with a baseball bat outside of her ...

Mom with gun chases intruder she found near teen daughter with special needs

Oh | Guns.com  

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Mom with gun chases intruder she found near teen daughter with special needs

An intruder was arrested Monday night not long after he was chased away by a mom with a ...

Felon shot while breaking into rural Idaho home

ID | guns.com  

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Felon shot while breaking into rural Idaho home

A man was shot early Friday morning as he attempted to break into a home located outside of ...

Man Shot After Threatening Man Licensed to Carry a Firearm

TX | NBC  

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Man Shot After Threatening Man Licensed to Carry a Firearm

The person who called police said someone ran up to him and threatened to kill him, said Melinda ...

69-year-old Sierra Vista woman shoots intruder

AZ | Tucson.com  

Monday, September 11, 2017

69-year-old Sierra Vista woman shoots intruder

A 69-year-old Sierra Vista woman shot a man she says was trying to break into her house Thursday ...

Homeowner shoots suspect during  home invasion

PA | PennLive  

Monday, September 11, 2017

Homeowner shoots suspect during home invasion

As the suspect forced his way with a baseball bat into the second house, the homeowner shot him ...

Victim wrestles away weapon, shoots man during robbery attempt on South Side

IL | Chicago Tribune  

Monday, September 11, 2017

Victim wrestles away weapon, shoots man during robbery attempt on South Side

A female victim wrestled with a man for a weapon and shot him when he tried to rob ...

Woman shoots suspect in Middletown burglary attempt

OH | Journal News  

Friday, September 8, 2017

Woman shoots suspect in Middletown burglary attempt

Middletown woman shot a suspect during an alleged burglary attempt Wednesday night at her home. At about 7 ...

Man shot while breaking into home

SC | Guns.com  

Friday, September 8, 2017

Man shot while breaking into home

A South Carolina man remains hospitalized after he was shot while trying to break into a woman’s home ...

Armed Citizen

Do you have an Armed Citizen® story of your own?

NRA Armed Citizen® stories highlight accounts of law-abiding gun owners in America using their Second Amendment rights to defend self, home and family. Do you know of a story that the NRA should know about? Do you have a story of your own you'd like to share? Tell us your account of what happened.

NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.