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.

Your Kids … and School

If you have kids, and you own guns, you have probably taught even your very young children the fundamentals of… Read More >

Maybe It’s Just Me

If a police officer decides to point a gun at me, I am going to follow his instructions even if… Read More >

Can You, or Should You, Make a Citizen’s Arrest?

This question is about as close as you can come to the proverbial can of worms. Since I tend to… Read More >

First the Second, Second the First

Don’t even imagine that the assault on the 2nd Amendment is finished or even pausing for a breath. Your right… Read More >

Wicked Hearts and Evil Purposes

Are you tired of hearing it, yet?  Guns are the problem. The NRA is the problem. The GOP… Read More >

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 >

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