Category Archives: Defense

Attack of the Drones: Defending the Air Above Your Property

Introduction One night you suddenly see a drone hovering next to a window of your home. Outraged, you shoot it down. Somebody calls the police because they heard a firearm discharged, and ten minutes later you hear a knock on your door. Or, say a military plane swoops across your backyard, barely skimming the tops of your pine trees, and you… Read more »

5 Things to Know When Crossing State Lines with a Firearm

You’ve decided to move to the American Redoubt. So you and the family load up your belongings in a Uhaul and begin the cross-country journey to a new life of freedom and peace of mind. But before your cross your state line, you need to understand that various states have restrictions on transporting firearms in vehicles. 1.Under federal law, it’s legal… Read more »

The Law: 5 Things to Know About Defending Your Home & Family

Introduction: Understanding “Reasonable” Force As an American, you have the right to use reasonable force to protect your home, family, and personal property from an intruder if you reasonably believe that the use of such force is necessary to stop the intrusion and protect what’s yours. “Reasonable” is a legal term, which means “just, rational, appropriate, ordinary, or usual in the circumstances.” Courts use the “reasonable… Read more »

Know the Open Carry Laws

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In the U.S., open carry is defined as “openly carrying a firearm in public”. Open carry is different from concealed carry, which when a casual observer can’t see the carrier’s firearms. Open carry has been pushed to forefront in recent years due to a number of major corporations — such as Target, Starbucks and Chipotle — have issued positions on whether they would permit customers to carry… Read more »