Working in the field of personal defense, I make an effort to keep informed about defensive techniques, equipment and training. The most-obvious thing I see is that there is a lot of good gear and ideas out there. However, it is also obvious that there are some folks who, though they seem well-meaning, come up with some faulty information and ideas. It is important for us not to be too critical of this sort of thing. After all, we went through the learning process to develop our defensive skills and training, too. With that in mind, here are a few defensive mistakes that occur from time to time.Continue reading “5 critical mistakes made by defensive gun owners”
On Monday Gov. Matt Bevin (R) signed legislation making the Second Amendment the only concealed carry permit needed in Kentucky.Continue reading “Matt Bevin eliminates concealed permit requirement in Kentucky”
Fairfax, Va. — The National Rifle Association today applauded South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem for signing into law Senate Bill 47, NRA-backed legislation that fully recognizes the constitutional right of law-abiding gun owners to carry a concealed firearm.Continue reading “Governor Noem signs Constitutional carry bill”
The National Shooting Sports Foundation applauded a recent study of concealed carry laws that determined no connection between relaxed statutes and increases in violent crime.Continue reading “NSSF: Concealed carry study uses ‘complete’ data, for once”
H/T: The Patriot Post
Attorneys working as public defenders in Peoria County, Illinois, argue that requiring a permit in order to carry a gun for self-defense outside the home is unconstitutional.Continue reading “Unconstitutional: Attorneys argue against Concealed Carry Permit requirements”
A new study purports no significant link between lax concealed carry laws and violent crime rates.Continue reading “Study: Lax concealed handgun laws don’t increase violent crime”
RIVERSIDE, CA — Today, attorneys for a Riverside County resident and five public interest organizations filed a new federal lawsuit against the Sheriff Stanley Sniff and the County of Riverside over handgun carry license policies and practices that, the plaintiffs allege, are unconstitutional. A copy of the complaint for van Nieuwenhuyzen v. Sniff can be viewed at calgunsfoundation.org/sniff.
A federal appeals court soundly rejected a lawsuit by three University of Texas professors, which claimed that the state law allowing concealed carry of firearms on campus is unconstitutional, according to The Dallas Morning News.