ActiveSelfProtection 14 Jul 2016

Concealed Carrier Loses His Life Trying to Stop Mass Shooting

In General

If you were there that day, would you have tried to stop this before it became a mass shooting? This is the kind of mass shooting attempt that doesn't get into the statistics because it doesn't meet the threshold for killing, but it nevertheless is sad and tragic. Joseph Wilcox should be remembered as a brave man, and we must learn Active Self Protection lessons from his death to redeem his murder.

Original video of the mass shooting with details of the investigation and more available here:

What can CCW holders learn from this mass shooting attempt?

1. Spiritual fitness is an important part of Active Self Protection. You don't often get any advance notice of the last day of your life, but we see over and over that self-defense isn't a guarantee of winning every fight you might be placed in. You want to be at peace with God and your loved ones, because you'll need that peace on the day that you meet Him. Since you can't guarantee advanced notice, make peace today! Joseph Wilcox didn't wake up this morning thinking he was going to try to stop a mass shooting and die, so learn the lesson from his death and be at peace today.

There are five MORE lessons (at least) from this mass shooting attempt on our website, so head there for more:

Attitude. Skills. Plan.

(music in the intro and outro courtesy of

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