The Kristen McMains case: The armed defender’s dilemma

The Kristen McMains case is the story of a young woman who used her concealed firearm to end a vicious, life-threatening attack. On the evening of January 26, 2016, the 25-year-old attorney left her office and stepped into a parking garage elevator. A suspicious man had followed her across the skywalk and joined her. As the elevator doors closed, McMains’ fear spiked when the stranger didn’t push a button. “I had the instinctive feeling I was going to die tonight,” she said, “unless I did something.”

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CRPA works with Sheriff to open up CCW Applications in Los Angeles County

California Rifle & Pistol Association (CRPA) has been working for several years with pro-Second-Amendment Sheriffs across the state to increase the availability of CCWs in the state. We support and are featured speakers at the state-wide CCW conference and attempt to bring awareness to the fact that the right to carry is a fundamental right for the law-abiding citizen. Many sheriffs across the state are actively working to increase the number of CCWs issued due to these concerted efforts.

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The great state of Tennessee just became the 20th state to abolish concealed carry permit requirements

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee tweeted a pic of himself signing a bill this week to nix permit requirements for law-abiding citizens of his state, age 21 and over (18 if member of the military), to carry a concealed firearm on their person.

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