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Minnesotans: Urge your representative to support HF1467

Minnesotans: Urge your representative to support HF1467

Earlier this week I wrote a post about the civilian self-defense and the complex and subjective rules of engagement. I called out Minnesota’s “Duty to Retreat” demand as an arbitrary requirement that is difficult for people to accurately evaluate during times of stress. Duty to retreat means that the burden is on the victim to […]

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Rethinking Civilian Rules of Engagement

Rethinking Civilian Rules of Engagement

The current civilian self-defense rules are difficult, complex, and open to interpretation. It supports the legal system and not the victim. The checklist is dangerous, and replacing it with a simplified version may make it easier on citizens. It may cloud the issue when both parties are breaking the law, or when situations aren’t clear cut.

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Curio & Relic FFL Holder Change of Address Process Change?

Curio & Relic FFL Holder Change of Address Process Change?

I read stories on the Internet about changing my address as a Curio & Relic firearm collector license via a simple letter instead of a complicated, conflicting ATF form. I emailed the ATF to get the scoop, but I’m not convinced.

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Hyatt Legal Plans and an Issue of Mis-Trust

Hyatt Legal Plans and an Issue of Mis-Trust

My new employer ran a promotion for Hyatt Legal Plans, a pre-paid law program where you pay $20 a month and get access to some legal assistance for a small deductible. On the surface, the program sounded like a good idea for me. I have a will and advanced medical directive that I drafted almost […]

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Upcoming Virginia firearm bills you may be interested in

Upcoming Virginia firearm bills you may be interested in

I’ve held a concealed carry permit in Virginia for over thirteen years. I believe that citizens are responsible for their own safety and that if you are legally able to own a firearm you should be able to legally carry it. To that end, some interesting bills are coming to Virginia this year. The Virginia […]

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