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.

Crunch Time … Shots Fired

Last week, we discussed how to call 911 after a confrontation, depending on whether or not shots were fired. Once… Read More >

OK, Call 911. Then What?

In last week’s column, we emphasized how important it is to call 911 immediately in the wake of any incident… Read More >

Calling 911 – You Won’t Be Alone

Like most defensive firearms instructors, I spend quite a bit of time in my classes going over how important it… Read More >

“Hard Cases…”

There’s an old legal saying, “Hard cases make bad law,” which means, essentially, that the more emotion-laden the crime, the… Read More >

“Keep Your Friends Close…”

Owning a gun and being able to carry it is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to… Read More >

Warning: “Hate Crime” Laws and Your Rights

Last week, we reported on some of the more onerous new laws affecting California gun owners and how such bad… Read More >

What Happens in California Does NOT Stay in California…

As most gun owners know, some of the worst legislation in history has originated in California. And the mere size… Read More >

Don’t Let Your Self-Defense Case “Go to Pot”

As of January 1st, California residents may now legally buy and use marijuana for recreational purposes. In three other states… Read More >

Constitutional Carry and You

Several states now allow constitutional carry, which simply means you can carry a gun without a permit. As the name… Read More >

Fake Guns … Real Problems

Over the last few years, underage youths have been increasingly caught carrying fake or replica firearms. Many of these can… Read More >

I Was Wrong…

During Barack Obama’s first term, 2009-2013, I fell for the left’s propaganda. Peace and love. Fellowship around the world: all… Read More >

Sanctuary!

Is your community a “sanctuary city?” The Center for Immigration Studies, which advocates lawful immigration policies, estimates that about 300… Read More >

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