Legal & Second Amendment

Uncover the rules governing the legal use of force in self-defense, get tips on how to practice safe and legal concealed carry, and stay up-to-date on firearms-related legislation at both the state and national levels—especially as it relates to the Second Amendment and the right to keep and bear arms.

California Gun Laws: What You Need to Know
California Gun Laws: What You Need to Know
USCCA — February 25, 2019

We’ve gathered some of the most frequently asked California firearms questions. Read on for answers to some of the top California gun law questions.

Criminals Aren’t Legally Buying Guns in Stores
Criminals Aren’t Legally Buying Guns in Stores
Jason Braun — February 24, 2019

The U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that only about 10% of handguns used during armed offenses were purchased through retail outlets.

Why the USCCA?
Why the USCCA?
Tom Grieve — February 23, 2019

Why the USCCA? The USCCA provides the options, the quality and the quantity to get the job done. Don’t shop solely by price.

What to Say to 911 After a Self-Defense Incident
What to Say to 911 After a Self-Defense Incident
USCCA — February 23, 2019

Attorney Tom Grieve answers this frequently asked question: “What am I supposed to say to 911 if I’m ever involved in a self-defense incident with my gun?”

Gun Control Fails … Again
Gun Control Fails … Again
John Caile — February 22, 2019

Gary Martin, age 45, went on a shooting rampage at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, a suburb just west of Chicago. It was another instance showing how easily gun control fails.

The ‘Gun Show Loophole’: Real Talk About a Fake Term
The ‘Gun Show Loophole’: Real Talk About a Fake Term
Jim Doyle — February 20, 2019

This column is meant to help you better understand the realities surrounding the so-called “gun show loophole” so that you can better explain it to skeptics.