Open Carry and Constitutional Rights

If you want to open carry a firearm, you best be polite. It also helps to know the law, your rights, and what to expect. To that end, we discuss Constitutional limitations on police actions where open carrying is legal. (NOTE: Not every police officer will know, recognize, and respect your Constitutional Rights. We all know Read More …

Felons and Firearms

It is commonly understood that felons and other prohibited persons cannot own firearms. However, strictly speaking this statement is incorrect. Prohibited Persons cannot possess firearms or control their movement in interstate commerce. (This includes a prohibition on controlling who uses a firearm through the legal theory of constructive possession.) See Henderson v. United States 575 US Read More …

Denied!

This is something every gun purchaser dreads: the thought your National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) check comes back delayed or denied. Embarrassment, frustration, and confusion are just some of the emotions that you may feel. Do not let these get the best of you! Before you take another step, relax and breath. A Read More …