Last week, (1-21-15) a committee in the Florida Legislature reported favorably a bill (HB 4005) that would allow holders of concealed carry permits to exercise those permits while on a college campus in the state. Currently, as in North Carolina, lawful holders of concealed carry permits are still not permitted to possess a handgun while on a[…]
A simple errand turned violent for Clarence Daniels this week when he went to Walmart for some coffee creamer and wound up in a chokehold. Upon arriving at the Walmart in Florida’s Hillsborough County on Tuesday, the 62-year-old Daniels, who is black, grabbed his handgun from his car and slipped it into a hip holster underneath his[…]
For those of you who have read my writing before, you know I come from a law enforcement by way of a military background. I received fairly extensive weapons training while in the Army, but it was focused on direct action techniques, marksmanship and tactics. It was not until I put on a badge as a police[…]
Assume you’ve just had to use your lawfully-carried firearm in self-defense. The aggressor is on the ground, wounded, perhaps dying. The police ask you to come to the station and make a statement. What do you say, and why? If you have had a class on the lawful use of deadly force, your instructor probably told you[…]
This week in Idaho, a two year old child unzipped his mother’s concealed carry purse and managed to fire her gun, shooting the mother in the head and killing her instantly. The story has created a firestorm on the web, with pro-gun people saying she was careless to allow the child to access the gun, and anti-gun[…]
Former State Senator Thom Goolsby writes in the Pundithoouse reviewing the improvements the Republican Legislature has made in North Carolina’s gun laws. He summarized them as: With Gun-Friendly legislators in charge of the North Carolina House and Senate, many various amendments to the State’s firearms laws have occurred over the last couple of years. Below is a list[…]...