Category Archives: Criminal Issues

Health Issues Can Create a Stalemate

When we talk about “Possession and Transfer” issues there are many special circumstances that come into play based on individual situations. While many can be worked through with some careful planning, there are still those that are perplexing and require some very special attention. Medical issues are one of those that can really create some… Continue Reading

Sometimes the “Facts” Aren’t Really the “Facts”

Many people believe that just because someone has some “facts” or statistics or some other form of “infallible” information, we should believe them and move forward. With today’s abilities to “manipulate data” to say just about whatever they want or support whatever the cause, it requires us, as citizens, to do more investigation into what… Continue Reading

Gun Control…an Old Topic with New Approaches

Believe it or not, Gun Control has been around since the 1930’s. And during this time there have been many attempts, primarily aimed at the Second Amendment, to try and change the way Americans can own and use firearms. The history of this progression is actually quite fascinating and I wanted to share some of… Continue Reading

Will Uniformity Prevail in Concealed Carry Reciprocity?

You may have already heard or been following the ongoing discussion (for years) about trying to create a uniform policy for carrying a concealed weapon from state to state without breaking any laws. Is it possible that now is the time for this to actually gain some momentum and acceptance within the legislature? Is it… Continue Reading

Arming Teachers…is it a New Direction For Safety?

There has been a significant amount of discussion about how to keep your schools safer for kids since the Sandy Hook and several other shootings over the past few years. This is a good thing and it hopefully will continue so more ideas can be brought forth to help curb the violence and help make… Continue Reading

Have We Gone Too Far This Time with “Pop-Tart” Gun Laws?

It seems with just about everything in life, we have a pendulum effect. One day we have the pendulum all the way to the right and before too long it swings all the way to the left. This may be what we are experiencing with the so-called “Pop-Tart Gun Laws” that have been around since… Continue Reading

Gun Laws in France Open Discussions of Gun Control

With the recent unfortunate incident at Charlie Hebdo in France there has been a lot of buzz on most networks, social media channels, and traditional news sources about their stance on gun control. It’s not only a discussion that should be public but could have some interesting implications in the U.S. If you’re not aware,… Continue Reading

Regardless of All the Laws…Criminals Will Still Have Guns

Over the past several blog posts I have been talking about a variety of gun laws in different states and around the country that are either being considered or have passed to become law. This will continue and will probably only accelerate with the upcoming years of elections…it is always a hot topic in an… Continue Reading

Background Checks May Just Be the Beginning…

I have shared with you in my previous posts how the laws in one state are, or will, affect the laws in other states, including our own. Legislators and government officials are a bit like lemmings in that when one state does something the others like to pick up on that and run with it… Continue Reading

Gun Laws in Other States Impact EVERYONE…

One topic that comes up regularly is, “what is going on in other states gun laws and should I even care or worry about what they are doing?” The simple answer is “absolutely YES.” As an attorney, we can only practice in the states we are licensed. This means I can’t practice in New York… Continue Reading