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.

Judge Not?

“Judge not, lest you be judged.” It’s an often-misunderstood Bible verse used to excuse unacceptable conduct — to justify looking… Read More >

Stand Your Ground Redux

I constantly try to warn all gun owners that no matter how many wins we rack up, our rights will… Read More >

On Independence Day

“Independence is declared; it must be maintained.” – Sam Houston, American politician (1793–1863) Today is July 4th, our Independence Day, a… Read More >

Self-Defense: Not Just for “Important” People

The recent politically motivated attack on a group of Republican Congressmen practicing at a baseball field reminded everyone of the… Read More >

Not There Yet…

Even with all of the positive results of recent elections, along with the appointment of a solid Constitutionalist to the… Read More >

Keller v. Keller

On the same day that New York advertising exec Ted Kramer landed the biggest account of his career, his wife,… Read More >

Road Rage: Getting Worse, Not Better

Frankly, I’m getting tired of having to write columns about road rage. You’d have thought that, as it becomes widely… Read More >

The 5th Amendment and “Miranda”

Thanks to TV shows (and numerous political scandals), most Americans are aware that they have a “right to remain silent”… Read More >

Why You Want Your Firearms Attorney to Understand Firearms

It should come as no surprise that there are a lot (way too many by a factor of ten, perhaps?)… Read More >

Split-Second Justice

Last week, I was having a conversation with an attorney friend of mine who has an impressive track record in… Read More >

If You Are Shot…

Holding a defensive weapon does not ensure that we will win a fight. Even highly trained, motivated men — America’s… Read More >

The Early Bird Avoids the Indictment … or Does He?

When it comes to securing counsel with regards to use-of-force law, the saying goes, “The earlier, the better.” How true… Read More >