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| December 24, 2021

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These 12 Incidents of Defensive Gun Use Prove Armed Civilians Make Situations Safer

Amy Swearer
I testified earlier this month at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Chicago on underlying causes of the spikes in gun violence in that city and around the country.

Although Sen. Dick Durbin’s interruptions of my opening statement stole the show in many respects, it shouldn’t be overlooked that the Illinois Democrat also solicited disparaging remarks on the right to keep and bear arms from another witness—Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown.

In direct response to one of Durbin’s questions, Brown remarked that armed civilians make police officers’ jobs more difficult, and that he never has seen a lawfully armed civilian make a situation safer.

This was certainly disappointing and should not take away from Brown’s important points with respect to underlying problems of prosecutorial leniency and anti-police sentiment that devastates police morale.

But Brown also is quite mistaken about the reality of defensive uses of firearms. Americans—including those residing in Chicago—routinely use their guns to defend themselves and others from crime, rendering themselves and their communities safer from violence.

Almost every major study on the issue has found that Americans use their firearms in self-defense between 500,000 and 3 million times annually, according to a 2013 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

For this reason, The Daily Signal each month publishes an article highlighting some of the previous month’s many news stories on defensive gun use that you may have missed—or that might not have made it to the national spotlight in the first place. (Read other accounts here from 2019, 2020, and so far this year.)

The examples below represent only a small portion of the news stories on defensive gun use that we found in November. You may explore more by using The Heritage Foundation’s interactive Defensive Gun Use Database. (The Daily Signal is the multimedia news organization of The Heritage Foundation.)

The Defensive Gun Use Data Base is in the article below.
Daily Signal

Jury Acquits Man In Shooting Outside Of Long John Silvers
December 23, 2021 at 3:14 am

SOUTH UNION TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – A suspect in a road rage incident that ended in shots fired was on trial this past week.

Jurors acquitted Justin Rittacco in the killing of Robert Lukehart in May 2020.

The whole incident began as a case of road rage along Route 857.

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That’s one dedicated jury.

When Pa was at home the gun always lay across those two wooden hooks above the door. … The gun was always loaded, and always above the door so that Pa could get it quickly and easily, any time he needed a gun. — Laura Ingalls Wilde

I am smiling, fucko.

Happy wrapping! Unfolding that pocket rocket’s handles would have to be done very carefully the first, ahh, should have saved this one for 1 Apr.

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Frankie Cee

Blessed with not having small children in my house, I am able to keep every weapon that I own, cleaned, oiled, loaded, ready for use. I don’t know of any miscreants that would be courteous enough to wait for their intended victim to arm himself and load his defensive weaponry

Frankie Cee

I am going to be putting up some creative signage around this very rural piece of property. I will use my Graphic/Digital Art ability and have such as these printed onto metal signs:

Hack Stone

Found a feel good story to make your Christmas a little bit more cheerful.


The article on the numbers of self defense stories, proves that them Lame Sleaze Noise Media is suppressing self defense stories. Hundreds of times a day people defend themselves, yet we struggle to find 3 articles to post each day.

‘cuse me dirtbag while I take this call. Oh, it’s for you…BANG…BANG!