When the sign says “No Guns Allowed” – Marc MacYoung

I was asked by a concealed carrier what his self-defense options are in businesses and locations that prohibit firearms (which as property owners IS their right). It’s a simple question, but not a simple answer…. **** Okay, you’re asking a very important question. But you’re approaching it from a direction that, while it seems to … [Read more…]

Stand Your Ground and the slaughter of ‘innocents.’ – Marc MacYoung

Read this first. > Christian Science Monitor > By Patrik Jonsson, Staff writer http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Justice/2014/0501/Stand-your-ground-laws-Two-cases-may-suggest-limits-to-their-protections-video Until this, I’d liked the Christian Science Monitor as one of the few remaining news sources that tried for a working balance between speed and accuracy. Apparently, Mr. Jonsson did all of his ‘research’ on the internet, borrowed from other media … [Read more…]

Articulation Part II – Rory Miller

How you tell a thing is at least as important as what you tell. http://chirontraining.blogspot.com/2011/06/tried-by-twelve.html  Preface– I am not an attorney.  I am a Use of Force instructor.  Don’t construe this as legal advice. It might surprise you, but I don’t teach SD legalities as a decision making course.  Truth is, things are likely to … [Read more…]

Why I despise “I’d rather be judged by twelve than carried by six” – Marc MacYoung

I’d rather be judged by 12, than carried by six … When someone mouths this cliché, I have a hard time keeping my cool. Because most people’s understanding of the concept means the next 12 people they come across will be the 12 dudes raping them in the prison showers.Now, I really don’t care about the … [Read more…]