CCW Weekend: Important Limitations On The Castle Doctrine

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PROVO, UT - DECEMBER 19: Damon Thueson shows a holster at a gun concealed carry permit class put on by "USA Firearms Training" on December 19, 2015 in Provo, Utah. Demand for concealed carry permits have spiked in the last several weeks with the terrorists attacks in Paris and the United States. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

You need to know the limits of the Castle Doctrine if you have a gun for home defense. Here are some cases where the law failed and why.

Massad Ayoob: 5 Things To Know After A Defensive Shooting

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The moments after a defensive shooting are chaotic. If you carry a gun or have one for home defense read this article.

Gun Test: Remington RP9

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Remington brings its first striker-fired pistol to market. Here is what you need to know about this gun.

Why You Need A Personal-Defense Plan

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LAPD North Hills Burglary Investigation 6/13/11 (Credit: Chris Yarzab/Flickr, cropped) https://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisyarzab/5829426727/

Sheriff Jim Wilson “Consider, if you will, these two very different home invasions.”

CCW Weekend: Carrying The Compact .45

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A pint sized .45 may have some recoil but once you start carrying one it is hard to stop

Gun Test: Dan Wesson ECO 9mm

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In a world of plastic guns a classic Model 1911 proves why the design as lasted over a century

Gun Test: Ruger American Compact 9

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Everything about this Ruger pistol works for concealed carry or home defense

Record Number Of Concealed Carry Permits Issued In Ohio

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PROVO, UT - DECEMBER 19: Damon Thueson shows a holster at a gun concealed carry permit class put on by "USA Firearms Training" on December 19, 2015 in Provo, Utah. Demand for concealed carry permits have spiked in the last several weeks with the terrorists attacks in Paris and the United States. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

The Buckeye state is arming up

CCW Weekend: When The Protest Turns Into A Riot

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Riots set a limo ablaze (Youtube screen shot / RT)

You can’t negotiate with an angry mob

Beretta Launches New APX Pistol

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Striker-fired, polymer-frame, high-capacity – Under $600

Gun Test: Kimber Micro 9 Stainless Raptor Pistol

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Concealed carriers can put a solid and small 9mm with familiar controls in their pocket

CCW Weekend: What You Should Know About Disparity Of Force

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Concealed Carry. AP photo.

Disparity of force has to do with the relative amount of force that is employed by one or more persons in an altercation. Self-defense cases are won and lost on this concept. Know the rules before you shoot.

Massad Ayoob: Learning From Lawyers

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Bottles and Bullets and carrying a gun where alcohol is served

Connecticut Governor Covers For Failed Policies By Increasing Fees On Gun Owners

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Dannel Malloy raises taxes and fees on gun owners – How much should your 2nd Amendment rights cost?

CCW Weekend: What's The Right Amount To Spend On A Carry Gun?

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Gun stores being sued in Chicago following violent weekend

Remember that you have to feed it ammo, house it in a holster, maybe upgrade the sights – All to use it and possibly lose it

Gun Test: M&P 45 Shield

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S&W’s Super-Popular Subcompact Is Now Available In The All-American .45 ACP

Gun Test: Remington R51 Gen 2

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Round two for Big Green with this model. Put 1,000 rounds of various brands of ammo through this gun and here are the results.

CCW Weekend: Legal Preemption And Why It Matters

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“Preemption is a legal doctrine establishing the primacy of one legal body over another when it comes to a particular matter at law.” This concept profoundly affects concealed carry laws and National Reciprocity.

Federal Appeals Court's Shocking Pronouncement: Lawful Gun Carriers Must Forfeit Other Rights

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A New York City police officer stands in Times Square on August 12, 2013 in New York City. The controversial policy employed by the New York Police Department (NYPD) in high crime neighborhoods known as stop and frisk, has been given a severe rebuke by a federal judge on Monday.(Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The majority insisted that the “armed and dangerous” language…really meant “armed and therefore dangerous”

Gun Test: FIME Rex Zero 1S Pistol

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Ever hear of a Rex Zero 1S? This 9mm shot a sub 1-inch 5 shot group at 25 yards.