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Use of Force: What You Need To Know

2024-04-24T15:31:45-05:00February 10th, 2024|Tags: , |

Whether it’s a private citizen defending their life from an attack or law enforcement apprehending a criminal, in today’s world there are many questions surrounding use of force. Although the term means different things when used with a civilian versus a government agent, everyone has questions about what level of force is warranted for a given situation. Police officers need to be aware of “excessive force” and civilians need to be wary of escalating a situation by using “disproportional force” in a self-defense incident. We all struggle to balance the value of human life against the need to respond, sometimes with deadly force, to an imminent threat.

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Firearm Law Update: Florida District Judge Permits Firearms in Post Office

2024-02-08T10:13:25-06:00January 29th, 2024|Tags: , , |

U.S. district judge Kathryn Mizelle of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division, ruled in January 2024 that carrying a firearm into a U.S. post office was permitted for U.S. postal worker Emmanuel Ayala, deeming the federal ban on firearm possession in U.S. postal facilities unconstitutional.

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Guns 101: What Is Accidental Discharge?

2024-01-30T11:51:45-06:00January 12th, 2024|Tags: , |

There are many firearm safety tips, rules, and best practices. While many of the commonly taught firearm safety rules help prevent or minimize negative outcomes, there isn’t always a good explanation as to why the rules are in place. If you’re new to firearms, you might not know that quite a few of them either directly or indirectly address one issue: the accidental discharge (AD) of a firearm. 

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Home Defense Plan: What Will the Law Allow?

2024-02-20T10:49:06-06:00December 1st, 2023|Tags: , |

Home defense is an important topic for gun owners, not only because it tends to be the primary reason many people own firearms but also due to its many nuances. When trying to make a home defense plan for your place of residence, you might be wondering what gun to use, how to store or stage it, and what laws might pertain to you when protecting yourself from a violent home invasion. Before planning practical home defense strategies, it’s a good idea to have a general understanding of what it means to defend your place of residence.

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