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The Armed Citizen® October 2009

Police say an 18-year-old carjacker approached August Peters, 74, as he exited his vehicle. "Give me your car or I'll kill you," the carjacker said, putting a knife to Peters' throat. Luckily for Peters, he had an item that made him the physical equal of his youthful adversary-a firearm.

Florida Man Shot By Homeowner During Drug-Addled Rampage

Jarod Clemons, 27, fled his girlfriend’s car, ran down the street, pounded on a woman’s door and yelled that police were chasing him, but was refused entry.

Florida Legislative Panels Clear Campus Carry Bill

Passage of the reform would correct the current situation on college campuses, “where murderers, rapists and shooters can commit crimes without fear of being harmed by their victims.”

Florida Senate Committees Pass Pro-Gun Reform Measures

Three pro-gun bills were passed Tuesday by key Florida senate committees in Tallahassee.

The Armed Citizen® Trailer Parks

These armed trailer park residents turned the tables on robbers and attackers.

Florida Sheriff Receives High Honor From NRA

A Florida sheriff has been presented the NRA’s prestigious Defender of Freedom Award.

Florida Democrat Uses Airport Shooting To Push Background Checks

Using last week’s Ft. Lauderdale airport shooting as his “news hook,” Democrat Florida state Sen. Gary Farmer said Tuesday that he plans to introduce legislation banning firearm sales at gun shows without a background check, the Orlando Sentinel reports, while other Democrats prepare additional anti-gun bills, including a ban on so-called “assault weapons” and a bill allowing Florida cities to pass anti-gun ordinances of their own. (The alleged Ft. Lauderdale shooter reportedly had passed a background check and psych evaluation.)

Greg Evers: A Life Well Lived

Greg Evers spent his years in the Florida state legislature fighting for the Second Amendment.

Gun Control Crowd Directs Vitriol at NRA

Organizations and individuals trying to destroy the Second Amendment are targeting the NRA with a vengeance—and with tactics that have been used throughout history.

Gun Thief Chased Down; Store Fires Employee Who Caught Him

Sporting goods store manager loses his job for daring to put his hands on a non-paying customer.

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