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Featured Texas News

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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....

  • Castle Doctrine

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

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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Texas Banks: Debunking the Carry Myth

May 18th, 2020|

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

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3 Steps To Take When Your Gun Goes Missing | Texas

May 4th, 2020|

Minor crimes are soaring during the COVID-19 pandemic and as states refuse to arrest low-level criminals, gun owners are left wondering what to do when their gun goes missing.

Featured Florida News

  • Castle Doctrine

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.

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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...

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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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Selling a Gun In a Pandemic | Florida

April 2nd, 2020|

Under a Stay At Home order? The gun shows in your area close down due to the pandemic? Let's look at how to sell a firearm to another person in Florida...

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Coronavirus and Your Right to Carry in Florida

March 17th, 2020|

When a State of Emergency has been declared, what happens? Do your rights change? Can the laws change? How can you be prepared? Read more...

Featured Colorado News

  • Castle Doctrine

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.

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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...

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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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Selling a Gun In a Pandemic | Colorado

April 2nd, 2020|

Under a Stay At Home order? The gun shows in your area close down due to the pandemic? Let's look at how to sell a firearm to another person in Colorado...

Featured Georgia News

  • Castle Doctrine

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.

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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...

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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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Selling a Gun In a Pandemic | Georgia

April 1st, 2020|

Under a Stay At Home order? The gun shows in your area close down due to the pandemic? Let's look at how to sell a firearm to another person in Georgia...

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Coronavirus and Your Right to Carry in Georgia

March 17th, 2020|

When a State of Emergency has been declared, what happens? Do your rights change? Can the laws change? How can you be prepared? Read more...

Featured Missouri News

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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...

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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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Selling a Gun In a Pandemic | Missouri

April 1st, 2020|

Under a Stay At Home order? The gun shows in your area close down due to the pandemic? Let's look at how to sell a firearm to another person in Missouri...

Featured North Carolina News

  • Castle Doctrine

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.

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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...

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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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Selling a Gun In a Pandemic | North Carolina

March 31st, 2020|

Under a Stay At Home order? The gun shows in your area close down due to the pandemic? Let's look at how to sell a firearm to another person in North Carolina...

Featured New Jersey News

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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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Selling a Gun In a Pandemic | New Jersey

April 1st, 2020|

Under a Stay At Home order? The gun shows in your area close down due to the pandemic? Let's look at how to sell a firearm to another person in New Jersey...

Featured Ohio News

  • Castle Doctrine

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 600px OH

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...

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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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Selling a Gun In a Pandemic | Ohio

March 31st, 2020|

Under a Stay At Home order? The gun shows in your area close down due to the pandemic? Let's look at how to sell a firearm to another person in Ohio...

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Coronavirus and Your Right to Carry in Ohio

March 17th, 2020|

When a State of Emergency has been declared, what happens? Do your rights change? Can the laws change? How can you be prepared? Read more...

Featured Oklahoma News

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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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Selling a Gun In a Pandemic | Oklahoma

March 31st, 2020|

Under a Stay At Home order? The gun shows in your area close down due to the pandemic? Let's look at how to sell a firearm to another person in Oklahoma...

Featured Pennsylvania News

  • Castle Doctrine

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.

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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...

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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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Selling a Gun In a Pandemic | Pennsylvania

March 30th, 2020|

Under a Stay At Home order? The gun shows in your area close down due to the pandemic? Let's look at how to sell a firearm to another person in Pennsylvania...

Featured South Carolina News

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The Four Golden Rules of Gun Safety (and a Few More You Should Know)

November 30th, 2021|

As a firearms owner, gun safety should be your top priority at all times. It does not matter if you own your gun for home defense, use it as an everyday carry (EDC), or only use it to hunt. Being safe is the responsibility of every gun owner. Sometimes it seems overwhelming, especially for those new to the gun world, because certain organizations push three rules while others say there are seven or more. We’re going to fill you in on four golden rules and offer some extra safety tips to further your firearms education.

  • Brandishing

Everything You Need to Know About Brandishing

November 8th, 2021|

Depending on which survey you read, there are anywhere between 100,000 and 3.6 million defensive gun uses per year in the United States. One thing that almost everyone who studies such things agrees on is that, in a large number of the defensive gun uses that take place each year, no shot is ever fired. So, what separates displaying a firearm lawfully—or even justifiably pointing a firearm at another person—from a criminal charge of “brandishing,” or the unlawful display of a firearm?

  • Self Defense

Self-Defense Frequently Asked Questions

October 11th, 2021|

Many people have questions when they first become interested in the art of self-defense. In this guide, we’ll address some of the most common self-defense questions people have, as well as explore some things that are not always as obvious to someone just starting to research how to take responsibility for their own personal safety.

  • Concealed Carry

What Is Concealed Carry?

September 28th, 2021|

Concealed carry is the practice of carrying a firearm (typically a handgun) on one’s physical person while taking steps to ensure that the presence of the firearm is undetectable to casual (or trained) observers. Concealed carry is often accomplished by securing the firearm in a holster specifically designed to aid concealment underneath everyday clothing.

  • National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month: Prepare to Protect in 3 Steps

September 16th, 2021|

Each September, we are reminded how incredibly important it is for individuals, families, and communities to be prepared for natural disasters and emergencies. But what is National Preparedness Month?

  • Gun Range Etiquette

3 Things You Should Learn in a Conceal and Carry Class

September 13th, 2021|

A “conceal and carry class” is a common term that generally refers to the class required before a person can obtain their license or permit to carry. However, it is important to keep in mind that the requirements for what a conceal and carry class must contain, or whether you even need to take a class to obtain your permit, vary depending on the state in which you live.

  • Self-Defense shooting

What to Expect After A Self-Defense Shooting

September 10th, 2021|

So, you’ve just been forced to defend yourself in a self-defense shooting. Now what do you do? In the heat of the moment, your only thought was to act in self-defense to protect your life; but once the smoke clears, your mind is rattled with worry…

  • Protecting the Faithful: The Church Security Team

Protecting the Faithful: The Church Security Team

September 8th, 2021|

A church security team serves a vital role in protecting parishioners and staff during services and promoting overall church safety. While the church security team’s job description says as much, when most people think of a church security team, they probably imagine an armed response to an active killer. While this is certainly something that could occur, the church security team’s mission is more nuanced than that.

  • September 11th

September 11th: 20 Years Later

September 2nd, 2021|

The morning of September 11th, 2001, began like any other for most Americans across the country. They went to work, attended morning classes, and followed their normal routines. Many of those living on the West Coast were still asleep when the terror attacks began. Some saw the destruction play out in real time; some woke to a world forever changed by hate and terror.

  • Hunting with Kids

Get Outdoors: Hunting with Kids

August 30th, 2021|

Hunting is a treasured American pastime, not only because hunters go out in hopes of bringing home game meat, but also because time spent in the field can be such an enriching experience. Whether it’s enjoying the sunrise, sunset, or the hours of peace and quiet spent leaning up against a tree or sitting in a blind, hunting has so much to offer.

  • Unusual Gun Carry

Unusual Gun Carry Methods—and How to Carry Safely

August 23rd, 2021|

Gun owners sometimes carry in areas that might seem surprising to those outside the firearms world. In fact, before 2021 was even halfway over, there were 14 arrests reported at Disney World because guests had been carrying their guns even though it’s prohibited in the park. Why do people carry guns in areas they aren’t allowed? Reasons vary, but some of the ways people carry, and the locations where they are carried, are definitely unexpected. These are just a few of them.

  • 24 Strange Gun Storage Ideas—and 7 Good Ones

24 Strange Gun Storage Ideas—and 7 Good Ones

August 11th, 2021|

The options for how and where to store your firearms can sometimes seem overwhelming. However, there are some people who feel storing a firearm requires little to no thought. We disagree; all guns should be stored safely and in accordance with local laws at all times.

Featured Virginia News

  • Castle Doctrine

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 600px VA

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...

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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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Selling a Gun In a Pandemic | Virginia

March 30th, 2020|

You know that gun collecting dust and you haven't shot in a while? Well, have you thought about selling it? Here's how to conduct a private sale in..

Featured California News

  • Castle Doctrine

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.

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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.

Featured Illinois News

Featured Michigan News

  • Castle Doctrine

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

  • Castle Doctrine

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.

Featured National News

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The Four Golden Rules of Gun Safety (and a Few More You Should Know)

November 30th, 2021|

As a firearms owner, gun safety should be your top priority at all times. It does not matter if you own your gun for home defense, use it as an everyday carry (EDC), or only use it to hunt. Being safe is the responsibility of every gun owner. Sometimes it seems overwhelming, especially for those new to the gun world, because certain organizations push three rules while others say there are seven or more. We’re going to fill you in on four golden rules and offer some extra safety tips to further your firearms education.

  • Brandishing

Everything You Need to Know About Brandishing

November 8th, 2021|

Depending on which survey you read, there are anywhere between 100,000 and 3.6 million defensive gun uses per year in the United States. One thing that almost everyone who studies such things agrees on is that, in a large number of the defensive gun uses that take place each year, no shot is ever fired. So, what separates displaying a firearm lawfully—or even justifiably pointing a firearm at another person—from a criminal charge of “brandishing,” or the unlawful display of a firearm?

  • Self Defense

Self-Defense Frequently Asked Questions

October 11th, 2021|

Many people have questions when they first become interested in the art of self-defense. In this guide, we’ll address some of the most common self-defense questions people have, as well as explore some things that are not always as obvious to someone just starting to research how to take responsibility for their own personal safety.

  • Concealed Carry

What Is Concealed Carry?

September 28th, 2021|

Concealed carry is the practice of carrying a firearm (typically a handgun) on one’s physical person while taking steps to ensure that the presence of the firearm is undetectable to casual (or trained) observers. Concealed carry is often accomplished by securing the firearm in a holster specifically designed to aid concealment underneath everyday clothing.

  • National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month: Prepare to Protect in 3 Steps

September 16th, 2021|

Each September, we are reminded how incredibly important it is for individuals, families, and communities to be prepared for natural disasters and emergencies. But what is National Preparedness Month?

  • Gun Range Etiquette

3 Things You Should Learn in a Conceal and Carry Class

September 13th, 2021|

A “conceal and carry class” is a common term that generally refers to the class required before a person can obtain their license or permit to carry. However, it is important to keep in mind that the requirements for what a conceal and carry class must contain, or whether you even need to take a class to obtain your permit, vary depending on the state in which you live.

  • Self-Defense shooting

What to Expect After A Self-Defense Shooting

September 10th, 2021|

So, you’ve just been forced to defend yourself in a self-defense shooting. Now what do you do? In the heat of the moment, your only thought was to act in self-defense to protect your life; but once the smoke clears, your mind is rattled with worry…

  • Protecting the Faithful: The Church Security Team

Protecting the Faithful: The Church Security Team

September 8th, 2021|

A church security team serves a vital role in protecting parishioners and staff during services and promoting overall church safety. While the church security team’s job description says as much, when most people think of a church security team, they probably imagine an armed response to an active killer. While this is certainly something that could occur, the church security team’s mission is more nuanced than that.

  • September 11th

September 11th: 20 Years Later

September 2nd, 2021|

The morning of September 11th, 2001, began like any other for most Americans across the country. They went to work, attended morning classes, and followed their normal routines. Many of those living on the West Coast were still asleep when the terror attacks began. Some saw the destruction play out in real time; some woke to a world forever changed by hate and terror.

  • Hunting with Kids

Get Outdoors: Hunting with Kids

August 30th, 2021|

Hunting is a treasured American pastime, not only because hunters go out in hopes of bringing home game meat, but also because time spent in the field can be such an enriching experience. Whether it’s enjoying the sunrise, sunset, or the hours of peace and quiet spent leaning up against a tree or sitting in a blind, hunting has so much to offer.

  • Unusual Gun Carry

Unusual Gun Carry Methods—and How to Carry Safely

August 23rd, 2021|

Gun owners sometimes carry in areas that might seem surprising to those outside the firearms world. In fact, before 2021 was even halfway over, there were 14 arrests reported at Disney World because guests had been carrying their guns even though it’s prohibited in the park. Why do people carry guns in areas they aren’t allowed? Reasons vary, but some of the ways people carry, and the locations where they are carried, are definitely unexpected. These are just a few of them.

  • 24 Strange Gun Storage Ideas—and 7 Good Ones

24 Strange Gun Storage Ideas—and 7 Good Ones

August 11th, 2021|

The options for how and where to store your firearms can sometimes seem overwhelming. However, there are some people who feel storing a firearm requires little to no thought. We disagree; all guns should be stored safely and in accordance with local laws at all times.

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