MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

$250,000 Self-Defense Coverage

Provides Platinum Members the confidence they need to protect their financial security. Self Defense Coverage protects these members where their typical home owners insurance falls short.

Defense & Settlement of Civil Suits

If a civil suit is brought against a member due to the use of a legally possessed firearm in conjunction with the act of self-defense, then Self Defense Coverage will indemnify the member, for the reasonable costs and expenses incurred, in the defense and settlement of the suit. Coverage is subject to all of the terms, conditions and exclusions of the Insurance Policy.

Defense of Criminal Charges or Criminal Proceedings

Self Defense Coverage will indemnify the member up to the Limit of Liability stated on the Certificate of Insurance for the reasonable and necessary costs and expenses incurred in connection with the investigation and/or defense of any criminal charge or criminal proceeding caused by or arising from of the use of a legally possessed firearm in conjunction with the act of self-defense, providing both of the following are met:
1. The member pleads not guilty and
2. The criminal charge or criminal proceedings is either dismissed or the MEMBER is acquitted.

Coverage is subject to all of the terms, conditions and exclusions of the Insurance Policy.

$100,000 Self-Defense Coverage

Provides Gold Members the confidence they need to safeguard their financial security. Self Defense Coverage protects these members where their typical home owners insurance falls short.

Defense & Settlement of Civil Suits

If a civil suit is brought against a member due to the use of a legally possessed firearm in conjunction with the act of self-defense, then Self Defense Coverage will indemnify the member, for the reasonable costs and expenses incurred, in the defense and settlement of the suit. Coverage is subject to all of the terms, conditions and exclusions of the Insurance Policy.

Defense of Criminal Charges or Criminal Proceedings

Self Defense Coverage will indemnify the member up to the Limit of Liability stated on the Certificate of Insurance for the reasonable and necessary costs and expenses incurred in connection with the investigation and/or defense of any criminal charge or criminal proceeding caused by or arising from of the use of a legally possessed firearm in conjunction with the act of self-defense, providing both of the following are met:
1. The member pleads not guilty and
2. The criminal charge or criminal proceedings is either dismissed or the MEMBER is acquitted.

Coverage is subject to all of the terms, conditions and exclusions of the Insurance Policy.

Bail Bond Coverage

Self Defense Coverage provides limited bail bond coverage up to 10% of the required posted bail or 10% of Certificate of Insurance limits, whichever is the lesser. Coverage is subject to all of the terms, conditions and exclusions of the Insurance Policy.

Rental Discounts at

SDA Members receive up to 10% discount off rentals, unlimited mileage and a wide selection of vehicles including luxury cars, SUVs and minivans. Members receive a Rate Code and Associate ID number to phone or book a vehicle reservation online.

Personal Defense

Host George Wheby works with top notch self-defense trainers to illustrate personal defense techniques needed during a home invasion scenario. Learn from the best from the Tactical Defense Institute, the Firearms Institute of Seattle and more.

Safety and Training Resources

Find the most current information and resources from the experts in Firearm, Safety and Self-Defense. SDA continually updates these resources and links to keep members up-to-date on the latest information.

News – Self-Defense and Firearms

Stay current with the latest news and trends in firearms and self-defense. SDA provides articles and links to the latest news.

State Firearm Updates

SDA members can stay updated on the current state firearm law for each state. The firearm law updates are a great resource to use when traveling to another state with a firearm.

Firearms Responsibility in the Home Booklet

Created by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, this booklet contains important information intended for parents to read and share with their children to teach them about the responsibility of bringing and owning a firearm in the home.

5 to 25% Savings at

SDA Members receive 5 to 25% savings on over 200,000 items at Cabela’s. As a member you will receive a SDA Membership card with a specific Cabela’s SDA Savings ID number on the back. You will be provided the special phone and e-mail contact information to obtain the appropriate savings at Cabela’s.