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.

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 >

Kiss Your Mother-in-Law

Not everybody survives an encounter with a thug, but let’s say you do. Whatever the circumstances, the police may arrive… Read More >

Crossing State Lines with Your Gun

The more you know, the farther you go. If you are not carrying your gun, it can’t help you. So… Read More >

It’s Over … or Is It?

You survived the assault. Your wife and children are unhurt. Except for minor damage to the car, everything is fine. Read More >

Stand Your Ground: No Guarantees

Recently, I covered pending legislative changes to Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law. The bill (SB128) would require that… Read More >

A Personal Narrative

It snowed in Albuquerque. Overnight, a light blanket of fluff covered our adobe home in the down-scale (but adorable in… Read More >

Aiming for Our Wallets

Never underestimate the resolve of our opponents. Their commitment to infringing on the ability of Americans like you and me… Read More >

“Stand Your Ground” Revisited

There is probably no legislation that evokes as much emotion as “Stand Your Ground” laws. While they may vary in… Read More >

Trump’s SCOTUS Pick: All You Need to Know…

Here’s all you need to know about President Trump’s nomination of 10th Circuit Court Judge Neil M. Gorsuch to replace… Read More >

When Cops Misunderstand the Law

Many law enforcement friends have told me that police officers sometimes show a lack of understanding of the law, especially… Read More >

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