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Rallies, Riots and Protests Part 2. An interview with Marc MacYoung. Continuing the discussion from last month, MacYoung talks about survival strategies and preparation for various situations, including protesters marching through your residential neighborhood, being caught in a mob while you're just trying to get home from work some night, or being in a restaurant that is attacked by packs of protesters. (Feb 2021)

Defending Against First Degree Murder Charges. An Interview with Attorney Edward Levy. Learn from a real-life situation how vital having an attorney in your self defense case can be. (Jan 2021)

Rallies, Protests and Riots - Part 1. An Interview with Marc MacYoung. Learn indications that crowds are becoming violent and survival strategies to avoid getting caught up in the violence. (Jan 2021)

President's Message 

President's Message: Take a Deep Breath. The Great 2020/2021 Ammo Shortage. Do You Train in the Martial Arts? Marty in the Media. (Feb 2021)

President's Message: Looking Back. Our Record of Supporting Members. Looking forward... (Jan 2021)

Attorney Question

Attorney Question of the Month: What is the process in your state for presenting an affirmative defense of use of force in self defense? What are the potential impediments that may result in a judge denying a self-defense argument? If denied the ability to argue self defense, what steps would you take to get the best outcome for your client? (Feb 2021 - Part 2)(Jan 2021 - Part 1)

Book/DVD Reviews

Book Review: Choose Adventure: Safe Travel in Dangerous Places by Greg Ellifritz. Safety advice for travelers, such as assessing the neighborhood you are staying in, being in crowded areas or sporting events, and other dangers that could arise during your stay. (Feb 2021)

Book Review: The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist. A True Story of Injustice in the American South by Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington. This book spotlights the rush to convict, and how unquestioning adherence to law-and-order policies allows false accusations and convictions, while leaving murderers free to continue victimizing the population. (Jan 2021)