The History of Concealed Weapons Laws in the United States, Part 4: The Dawn of the Era of Permitless Carry
Concealed Carry / Firearms

The History of Concealed Weapons Laws in the United States, Part 4: The Dawn of the Era of Permitless Carry

When I began this blog nearly 5 years ago, I had no idea that I would be talking about the dawn of a new era of concealed carry in the United States. But developments in the past couple of years have forced my hand. Before highlighting those developments, I will review the broad pattern of … Continue reading

Tom Givens: “Where is the gun in your car?”
Concealed Carry / Firearms / Personal Defense

Tom Givens: “Where is the gun in your car?”

I don’t know why I haven’t written more about my experience attending the Rangemaster Tactical Conference back in 2014 because it was quite an experience, indeed. I learned alot, especially from Tom Givens’ presentation on “Defining the Threat, Designing Training Programs for Reality.” Although it was not one of his major points, I remember Givens … Continue reading

The Future of Concealed Carry in the United States, Part 2 – Permitless Carry?
Concealed Carry / Firearms

The Future of Concealed Carry in the United States, Part 2 – Permitless Carry?

Several months ago I wrote about the future of concealed carry in the US, prompted by Kansas becoming the 6th state to allow (as of July 15, 2015) permitless carry. I wondered whether we were entering into a 4th stage in the development of concealed weapons laws centered on the expansion of permitless carry. And … Continue reading