Category Archives: Legislation

Having a Concealed Carry Permit is a “Privilege” not a “Right”

There has been a lot of discussion of the recent case in Florida where a man was arrested for carrying a firearm in the open…even though he had a concealed carry permit. But this isn’t about either of these issues, this is an issue every gun owner, regardless of their state, needs to be aware… Continue Reading

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

Gun Trusts Are Most Effective When They Have a “Buddy”

If there is one thing any (reputable) attorney will tell you, the law is so complex these days that it is a “combination” of things that make things work the way you want…not one single instrument, document, or tool. Gun Trusts are no different… Gun Trusts became really popular when they were being mass distributed… 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

Are Restrictive Gun Laws Bad for Local Economies?

One of the discussions that is happening, mainly behind the scenes, about the pros and cons of more restrictive gun laws has to do with economics. Most things do seem to come down to economics in some way and gun laws are no different. One way this is happening is with gun manufacturers. If you… 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