Including ... Featured Articles • President's Messages • Attorney Questions of the Month • Book Reviews 

Featured

Putting Training into context: An Interview with John Murphy: by Gila Hayes (October 2022)

Weighing Non-Gun Self-Defense Options:  by Art Joslin, J.D., D.M.A (September 2022)

Introducing Our New Network Advisory Board Members: by Gila Hayes (August2022)

Attorney Recruitment Success: By Josh Amos. (August 2022)

Consistency in Concealed Carry: An Interview with Tom Givens (July 2022)

Thoughts on the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act: by Art Joslin, J.D., D.M.A., Director of Legal Services (July 2022)

Supporting an Argument of Self Defense:  How to spoil your self defense case (June 2022)

Travel Considerations for Armed Citizens:  Research gun laws before traveling (May 2022)

Training for the Armed Citizen Pt 3: Legal Training for the Armed Citizen (April 2022)

Getting New Armed Citizens Started Right: An Interview with John Farnam (April 2022)

Training for the Armed Citizen Pt 2: Tactical Training (March 2022)

From Arrest to Trial: What Every Member Should Know About the Court Process (March 2022)

Training for the Armed CitizenGun Safety and Marksmanship Training  (February 2022)

13 Years and GrowingA Member Support Organization Matures (January 2022)

Holding Parents ResponsibleThe process by which criminal charges against parents can be filed for the actions of a minor child (January 2022)

 

President's Message 

President's Message:  Purpose (October 2022)

President's Message:  Round three, OIC appeal (September 2022)

President's Message:  Eli Dicken and no-gun zones (August 2022)

President's Message:  SCOTUS opinion in New York State Rifle & Pistol, Inc v Bruen (July 2022)

President's Message:  Armed Citizens' Legal Defense Network to Appeal Judge's Ruling (June 2022)

President's Message:  Upcoming OIC hearing and Annual NRA meeting (May 2022)

President's Message:  Washington State OIC status (April 2022)

President's Message:  Remington Firearms Settlement, about "Self Defense Insurance" (March 2022)

President's Message:  Marty Hayes background and decisions that led to forming ACLDN (February 2022)

President's Message:  Responses to member emails and OIC update (January 2022)

Attorney Question

Attorney Question of the Month:  Do the laws in your state restrict carrying non-gun self-defense devices like pepper spray?  (October 2022)

Attorney Question of the Month:  Does your state offer the opetion of deferred prosecution or deferred judgement/sentencing? (continued) (September 2022) 

Attorney Question of the Month:  Does your state offer the opetion of deferred prosecution or deferred judgement/sentencing? (continued) (August 2022)

Attorney Question of the MonthDoes your state offer the option of deferred prosecution or deferred judgment/sentencing? (July 2022)

Attorney Question of the Month: More responses from our affiliated attorneys regarding permitless carry. (June 2022)

Attorney Question of the Month: In general, what is your opinion of permitless carry laws? (May 2022) 

Attorney Question of the MonthWhat has been your experience using self defense expert witnesses?  What issues have you found most common in getting an expert admitted?  (April 2022)

Attorney Question of the MonthIn your jurisdiction, under what circumstances can a judge refuse to grant bail?  What is a typical bail amount for a murder or manslaughter charge in the area in which you practice law?  What does a defendant typically have to pledge in assets for a bail bondsman to agree to write the bond? (March 2022)

Attorney Question of the Month: In your jurisdiction, are there specific laws pertaining to keeping firearms secured and out of the reach of unauthorized persons such as a minor child? Have you witnessed or been a part of any trial, pre-trial, or other hearing where a parent or an adult has been criminally charged for a minor’s access to and/or use of a dangerous weapon? (February 2022)

Attorney Question of the MonthIn your jurisdiction, are there specific laws pertaining to keeping firearms secured and out of reach of unauthorized persons such as a minor child?  Have you witnessed or been a part of any trial, pre-trial, or other hearing where a parent or an adult has been criminally charged for a minor's access to and/or use of a dangerous weapon? (January 2022)

 

Book/DVD Reviews

Book Review: Spotting Danger Before It Spots You: By Gary Dean Quesenberry (October)

Book Review: We'll be Back: The Fall and Rise of America:  By Kurt Schlichter. (September 2022)

Book Review: Pivot Points, Creating a Culture of Preparedness and Resiliency in America:  By Paul T Martin (August 2022)

Book Review: The American Revolution: A History:  By Gordon S Wood (July 2022)

Book Review: Pool Cues, Beer Bottles, and Baseball Bats: Animal's Guide to Improvised Weapons for Self-Defense and Survival:  By Marc MacYoung (June 2022)

Book Review: What Every BODY is Saying: By Joe Novarro (May 2022)

Book Review: Self-Defense Against A Dog AttackBy Loren W. Christensen (April 2022)

Book Review: Real World Gunfight TrainingBy Mike Ochsner (March 2022)

Book Review: Clarence Thomas and the Lost ConstitutionBy Myron Magnet (February 2022)

Book Review: Why the Innocent Plead Guilty and the Guilty Go FreeBy Judge Jed S. Rakoff (January 2022)