Thank You, Chuck Haggard

Thank You, Chuck Haggard

It started with a request for a bandaid. “Hey, was it you who I saw had the medical kit?” It was a roasting day on a withering range in the middle of Oklahoma in September. It was so hot the grass that wasn’t dead crunched beneath your feet and as...
Thank You, Greg Ellifritz

Thank You, Greg Ellifritz

I stood at the end of a long hallway staring at a man who I knew was going to attack me. We eyed each other and I poised myself to draw my gun. I’d been carrying a gun for less than two years and I was determined to prove that I could draw and fire a shot before...
Thank You, John Lauer

Thank You, John Lauer

John Lauer is my husband. If I made enough money to put someone on payroll, he would be my first employee. Not in the “I’m your boss” sense of the word either, more like, “You’re a valuable asset that deserves payment for your...
Thank You, Kathy Jackson

Thank You, Kathy Jackson

I don’t remember the first time I heard of Kathy Jackson but I’m sure I know the context. When I started looking at the possibility of carrying a gun for self defense I joined a gun forum my husband frequented called Combat Carry (later morphed into...