And while it must be noted that these 25 examples are only a smidgen of the hundreds of thousands of DGUs that occur each year–see the academic work of Florida State University’s Gary Kleck–they nonetheless present a well-rounded summation of the various locations and circumstances in which law-abiding citizens use guns to defend their own lives and the lives of others.
Here are the top 25 DGUs of 2017:
Top 25 Defensive Gun Uses of 2017
The Second Amendment is not about duck hunting or plinking, but protecting our lives and liberty from threats as they arise. The top 25 defensive gun uses of 2017 show that law-abiding Americans understand this and are putting their guns to good use.
Everyone has the right to defend themselves when a threat occurs.
In today’s world it is important to be ready to defend yourself.
Protecting our lives and liberty from threats as they arise means owning a gun and knowing how to use it.
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