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Featured Texas News

New Texas Gun Law Proposals for 2021…

January 28th, 2021|

Each new year means law-abiding gun owners in Texas need to be on the lookout for the latest assault on the Second Amendment. Here is a preview of some bills and issues that have been filed and raised (so far) that are noteworthy.

The 411 on Getting Your License to Carry in Texas

December 18th, 2020|

Texas is well known across the nation as a gun-friendly state. People from other states think that everyone in Texas is armed to the teeth. Many of us are! What allows us to exercise our rights and carry our guns in public? The Texas License to Carry a Handgun (“LTC”).

Parents Beware: Your Knife Could Get You 10 Years!

August 14th, 2020|

In the wake of a global pandemic, civil unrest and worsening police response times, you may want to send your college student back to school in Texas with more than a laptop....

Defining Your “Castle” in Texas

July 17th, 2020|

Texas law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn more about Castle Doctrine and how you can better protect you and your family.

Denied the Right to Carry in Texas?!

June 12th, 2020|

What happens when you're denied a Texas License To Carry? Read this and find out causes for denial and what to do if this happens to you...

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Featured Florida News

The 411 on Getting Your Concealed Weapon or Firearm License in Florida

December 17th, 2020|

During the current times, many people have made the decision to become first-time gun owners and are now wanting to exercise their rights to carry... But how do you go about getting your Concealed Weapon and Firearm License in Florida?

2020 Election: Carry Restrictions At Polling Places | Florida

November 2nd, 2020|

As the 2020 election season comes around, recent events can make it unclear what to expect when gun owners prepare to vote. Here is what you need to know when it comes to voting in this year's election.

Defining Your “Castle” in Florida

July 20th, 2020|

Florida law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn about Castle Doctrine and how you can better protect you and your family.

Denied the Right to Carry in Florida?!

June 15th, 2020|

What happens when you're denied Concealed Weapon and Firearm License? Read this and find out causes for denial and what to do if this happens to you...

Florida Banks: Debunking the Carry Myth

May 17th, 2020|

Do you know if you are legally able to carry your firearm into banks in Florida? Read this and find out what your state laws have to say...

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Featured Colorado News

The 411 on Getting Your Concealed Handgun Permit in Colorado

December 17th, 2020|

During the current times, many people have made the decision to become first-time gun owners and are now wanting to exercise their rights to carry... But how do you go about getting your Concealed Carry Permit in Colorado?

Defining Your “Castle” in Colorado

July 20th, 2020|

Colorado law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn about Castle Doctrine and how you can better protect you and your family.

Denied the Right to Carry in Colorado?!

June 15th, 2020|

What happens when you're denied a Colorado License To Carry? Read this and find out causes for denial and what to do if this happens to you...

Colorado Banks: Debunking the Carry Myth

May 17th, 2020|

Do you know if you are legally able to carry your firearm into banks in Colorado? Read this and find out what your state laws have to say...

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Featured Georgia News

The 411 on Getting Your Weapons Carry License in Georgia

December 17th, 2020|

During the current times, many people have made the decision to become first-time gun owners and are now wanting to exercise their rights to carry... But how do you go about getting your Weapons Carry License in Georgia?

2020 Election: Carry Restrictions At Polling Places | Georgia

November 2nd, 2020|

As the 2020 election season comes around, recent events can make it unclear what to expect when gun owners prepare to vote. Here is what you need to know when it comes to voting in this year's election.

Defining Your “Castle” in Georgia

July 20th, 2020|

Georgia law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn about Castle Doctrine and how you can better protect you and your family.

Denied the Right to Carry in Georgia?!

June 15th, 2020|

What happens when you're denied a license or permit to carry in Georgia? Read this and find out causes for denial and what to do if this happens to you...

Georgia Banks: Debunking the Carry Myth

May 17th, 2020|

Do you know if you are legally able to carry your firearm into banks in Georgia? Read this and find out what your state laws have to say...

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Featured Missouri News

The 411 on Getting Your Concealed Carry Weapons Permit in Missouri

December 17th, 2020|

During the current times, many people have made the decision to become first-time gun owners and are now wanting to exercise their rights to carry... But how do you go about getting your concealed carry weapon permit in Missouri?

2020 Election: Carry Restrictions At Polling Places | Missouri

November 2nd, 2020|

As the 2020 election season comes around, recent events can make it unclear what to expect when gun owners prepare to vote. Here is what you need to know when it comes to voting in this year's election.

Defining Your “Castle” in Missouri

July 20th, 2020|

Missouri law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn about Castle Doctrine and how you can better protect you and your family.

Denied the Right to Carry in Missouri?!

June 15th, 2020|

What happens when you're denied a license or permit to carry in Missouri? Read this and find out causes for denial and what to do if this happens to you...

Missouri Banks: Debunking the Carry Myth

May 16th, 2020|

Do you know if you are legally able to carry your firearm into banks in Missouri? Read this and find out what your state laws have to say...

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Featured North Carolina News

The 411 on Getting Your Concealed Handgun Permit in North Carolina

December 17th, 2020|

During the current times, many people have made the decision to become first-time gun owners and are now wanting to exercise their rights to carry... But how do you go about getting your Concealed Handgun Permit in North Carolina?

Defining Your “Castle” in North Carolina

July 20th, 2020|

North Carolina law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn about Castle Doctrine and how you can better protect you and your family.

Denied the Right to Carry in North Carolina?!

June 15th, 2020|

What happens when you're denied a license or permit to carry in North Carolina? Find out causes for denial and what to do if this happens to you...

North Carolina Banks: Debunking the Carry Myth

May 16th, 2020|

Do you know if you are legally able to carry your firearm into banks in North Carolina? Read this and find out what your state laws have to say...

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Featured New Jersey News

The 411 on Getting Your Carry Permit in New Jersey

December 17th, 2020|

During the current times, many people have made the decision to become first-time gun owners and are now wanting to exercise their rights to carry... But how do you go about getting your carry permit in New Jersey?

Defining Your “Castle” in New Jersey

July 20th, 2020|

New Jersey law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn about Castle Doctrine & how you can better protect you and your family.

Denied the Right to Carry in New Jersey?!

June 15th, 2020|

What happens when you're denied a permit or license to carry in New Jersey? Read this and find out causes for denial and what to do if this happens to you...

New Jersey Banks: Can I Carry?

May 16th, 2020|

Do you know if you are legally able to carry your firearm into banks in New Jersey? Read this and find out what your state laws have to say...

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Featured Ohio News

The 411 on Getting Your Concealed Handgun License in Ohio

December 17th, 2020|

During the current times, many people have made the decision to become first-time gun owners and are now wanting to exercise their rights to carry... But how do you go about getting your Concealed Handgun License in Ohio?

2020 Election: Carry Restrictions At Polling Places | Ohio

November 2nd, 2020|

As the 2020 election season comes around, recent events can make it unclear what to expect when gun owners prepare to vote. Here is what you need to know when it comes to voting in this year's election.

Defining Your “Castle” in Ohio

July 20th, 2020|

Ohio law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn about Castle Doctrine & how you can better protect you and your family.

Denied the Right to Carry in Ohio?!

June 15th, 2020|

What happens when you're denied a license or permit to carry in Ohio? Read this and find out causes for denial and what to do if this happens to you...

Ohio Banks: Debunking the Carry Myth

May 15th, 2020|

Do you know if you are legally able to carry your firearm into banks in Ohio? Read this and find out what your state laws have to say...

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Featured Oklahoma News

The 411 on Getting Your License to Carry in Oklahoma

December 17th, 2020|

During the current times, many people have made the decision to become first-time gun owners and are now wanting to exercise their rights to carry... But how do you go about getting your License to Carry in Oklahoma?

2020 Election: Carry Restrictions At Polling Places | Oklahoma

November 2nd, 2020|

As the 2020 election season comes around, recent events can make it unclear what to expect when gun owners prepare to vote. Here is what you need to know when it comes to voting in this year's election.

Defining Your “Castle” in Oklahoma

July 20th, 2020|

Oklahoma law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn about Castle Doctrine & how you can better protect you and your family.

Denied the Right to Carry in Oklahoma?!

June 15th, 2020|

What happens when you're denied license or permit to carry in Oklahoma? Read this and find out causes for denial and what to do if this happens to you...

Oklahoma Banks: Debunking the Carry Myth

May 15th, 2020|

Do you know if you are legally able to carry your firearm into banks in Oklahoma? Read this and find out what your state laws have to say...

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Featured Pennsylvania News

The 411 on Getting Your License to Carry Firearms in Pennsylvania

December 17th, 2020|

During the current times, many people have made the decision to become first-time gun owners and are now wanting to exercise their rights to carry... But how do you go about getting your License to Carry Firearms in Pennsylvania?

Defining Your “Castle” in Pennsylvania

July 20th, 2020|

Pennsylvania law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn about Castle Doctrine & how you can better protect you and your family.

Denied the Right to Carry in Pennsylvania?!

June 15th, 2020|

What happens when you're denied license of permit to carry in Pennsylvania? Read this and find out causes for denial and what to do if this happens to you...

Pennsylvania Banks: Debunking the Carry Myth

May 14th, 2020|

Do you know if you are legally able to carry your firearm into banks in Pennslyvania? Read this and find out what your state laws have to say...

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Featured South Carolina News

Does Carrying a Gun Make You a Police Target?

January 28th, 2021|

Law enforcement is a familiar and indispensable part of our society. But have you thought about how it fits into our system of justice? What impact can law enforcement have on law-abiding gun owners?

The ATF Just Banned Your Gun… What Should You Do?

January 28th, 2021|

All eyes are on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (“ATF”) right now. The ATF is the regulatory agency for the firearms industry, which gives it the power to interpret and apply federal laws governing firearms. What should you do if you think you may be in possession of an unregistered NFA item?

Everyday Heroes and Your Home Defense Guide to Calling 911

December 18th, 2020|

If you’re willing to do anything necessary to protect your loved ones, well, you may just be an everyday hero ready to spring into action if the day comes when you are put to the test.

Second Amendment Sanctuaries: Do We Need Them in the U.S.?

December 18th, 2020|

Certain states and cities are increasingly proclaiming themselves “Second Amendment sanctuaries,” but given we are all granted these rights within the United States of America, what does it mean to be a sanctuary?

Travel and Road Rage: What NOT to Do During the Holidays…

November 23rd, 2020|

The holidays are approaching, bringing an end to a tumultuous year of quarantines and stay-at-home orders. If travel plans take you outside your home state, be sure to know the laws of transporting firearms in the states you will be visiting.

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Featured Virginia News

The 411 on Getting Your Concealed Handgun Permit in Virginia

December 17th, 2020|

During the current times, many people have made the decision to become first-time gun owners and are now wanting to exercise their rights to carry... But how do you go about getting your Concealed Handgun Permit in Virginia?

2020 Election: Carry Restrictions At Polling Places | Virginia

November 2nd, 2020|

As the 2020 election season comes around, recent events can make it unclear what to expect when gun owners prepare to vote. Here is what you need to know when it comes to voting in this year's election.

Defining Your “Castle” in Virginia

July 20th, 2020|

Virginia law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn about Castle Doctrine and how you can better protect you and your family.

Denied the Right to Carry in Virginia?!

June 15th, 2020|

What happens when you're denied license of permit to carry in Virginia? Read this and find out causes for denial and what to do if this happens to you...

Virginia Banks: Debunking the Carry Myth

May 14th, 2020|

Do you know if you are legally able to carry your firearm into banks in Virginia? Read this and find out what your state laws have to say...

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Featured California News

The 411 on Getting Your Carry Concealed Weapon License in California

December 17th, 2020|

During the current times, many people have made the decision to become first-time gun owners and are now wanting to exercise their rights to carry... But how do you go about getting your Carry Concealed Weapon License in California?

Self-Defense Law 101 in California

August 5th, 2020|

Jane Doe is awoken in the middle of the night to the sounds in her backyard. She looks out her bedroom window and sees three young men spray painting...

Defining Your “Castle” in California

July 22nd, 2020|

California law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn about Castle Doctrine and how you can better protect you and your family.

Traveling State Spotlight: California

November 26th, 2019|

California is a beautiful state with a lot to offer visitors. However, it is NOT a gun-friendly state. Independent Program Attorney Virginia Landry breaks down the ordinances enacted that may be particular to the area you are visiting.

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Featured Illinois News

The 411 on Getting Your Concealed Carry License in Illinois

December 17th, 2020|

During the current times, many people have made the decision to become first-time gun owners and are now wanting to exercise their rights to carry... But how do you go about getting your Conceal Carry License in Illinois?

2020 Election: Carry Restrictions At Polling Places | Illinois

November 2nd, 2020|

As the 2020 election season comes around, recent events can make it unclear what to expect when gun owners prepare to vote. Here is what you need to know when it comes to voting in this year's election.

Self-Defense Law 101 in Illinois

August 5th, 2020|

The legal concept of one’s ability to defend themselves is not new concept. It can be dated all the way back to ancient Rome...

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Featured Michigan News

The 411 on Getting Your Concealed Pistol License in Michigan

December 17th, 2020|

During the current times, many people have made the decision to become first-time gun owners and are now wanting to exercise their rights to carry... But how do you go about getting your Concealed Pistol License in Michigan?

Self-Defense Law 101 in Michigan

August 11th, 2020|

Michigan’s laws generally favor one’s ability to use force in self-defense under certain circumstances. Surprisingly, the words “force,” “deadly force,” and “non-deadly force”...

Defining Your “Castle” in Michigan

July 22nd, 2020|

Michigan law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn about Castle Doctrine & how you can better protect you and your family.

Featured Kansas News

The 411 on Getting Your Concealed Carry Handgun License in Kansas

December 17th, 2020|

During the current times, many people have made the decision to become first-time gun owners and are now wanting to exercise their rights to carry... But how do you go about getting your Conceal Carry License in Kansas?

2020 Election: Carry Restrictions At Polling Places | Kansas

November 2nd, 2020|

As the 2020 election season comes around, recent events can make it unclear what to expect when gun owners prepare to vote. Here is what you need to know when it comes to voting in this year's election.

2020 Election: Carry Restrictions At Polling Places | Kansas

October 28th, 2020|

As the 2020 election season comes around, recent events can make it unclear what to expect when gun owners prepare to vote. Here is what you need to know when it comes to voting in this year's election.

Self-Defense Law 101 in Kansas

August 5th, 2020|

The distinction between an act that is a crime and one that is carried out in self-defense requires a determination of who is the aggressor...

Defining Your “Castle” in Kansas

July 23rd, 2020|

Kansas law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn about Castle Doctrine and how you can better protect you and your family.

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Featured New Mexico News

Self-Defense Law 101 in New Mexico

August 6th, 2020|

Can an officer search your home without a warrant if someone else gives consent? Learn the answer and how it can affect you in New Mexico.

Defining Your “Castle” in New Mexico

July 24th, 2020|

New Mexico law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn about Castle Doctrine and how you can better protect you and your family.

Featured Tennessee News

Self-Defense Law 101 in Tennessee

August 6th, 2020|

Before examining the right of self-defense in Tennessee, it is important to understand what force and deadly force mean here.  Force is defined as “compulsion by the use of physical power or violence.”

Defining Your “Castle” in Tennessee

July 22nd, 2020|

Tennessee law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn about Castle Doctrine and how you can better protect you and your family.

Featured National News

Does Carrying a Gun Make You a Police Target?

January 28th, 2021|

Law enforcement is a familiar and indispensable part of our society. But have you thought about how it fits into our system of justice? What impact can law enforcement have on law-abiding gun owners?

The ATF Just Banned Your Gun… What Should You Do?

January 28th, 2021|

All eyes are on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (“ATF”) right now. The ATF is the regulatory agency for the firearms industry, which gives it the power to interpret and apply federal laws governing firearms. What should you do if you think you may be in possession of an unregistered NFA item?

Everyday Heroes and Your Home Defense Guide to Calling 911

December 18th, 2020|

If you’re willing to do anything necessary to protect your loved ones, well, you may just be an everyday hero ready to spring into action if the day comes when you are put to the test.

Second Amendment Sanctuaries: Do We Need Them in the U.S.?

December 18th, 2020|

Certain states and cities are increasingly proclaiming themselves “Second Amendment sanctuaries,” but given we are all granted these rights within the United States of America, what does it mean to be a sanctuary?

Travel and Road Rage: What NOT to Do During the Holidays…

November 23rd, 2020|

The holidays are approaching, bringing an end to a tumultuous year of quarantines and stay-at-home orders. If travel plans take you outside your home state, be sure to know the laws of transporting firearms in the states you will be visiting.

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