Armed Homeowner Fatally Shoots 2 Masked Home Invaders

A Brevard County, Florida homeowner reportedly used his gun to stop a pair of masked home invaders. News reports say that shortly after midnight, two home invaders who were wearing masks broke into a house in the North Titusville/Mims area of Brevard County, Florida.  The homeowner is said to have shot both intruders.  According to news reports, one of the home invaders died at the scene, while the second died at the hospital.  No injuries to the homeowner were reported, … Continued

Guns 101: Remember to Check Your Holsters for Wear

As previously discussed, a holster is what holds a handgun to your body.  If you are carrying a handgun, it belongs in a holster since tucking a handgun into a waistband is negligent.  It is important to routinely check one’s holster’s for wear and tear, as a failure of the holster when carrying can be dangerous and/or unlawful.

Blaming the Victim: “Parents of Pizza Hut robbery suspect question why employee shot, killed their son”

In the early morning hours of October 30, 2016, police say that three people attempted to rob a Pizza Hut in Charlotte, NC.  Among the alleged robbers was Michael Renard Grace Jr., who reportedly had a gun and was a former employee. An employee is said to have fired his own gun in self defense, fatally wounding Grace Jr. and ending the robbery.  What makes this case stand out somewhat is the manner in which a local news outlet has … Continued

Tennessee Legislature Passes Most Intelligent Law of the Decade

The legislature in Tennessee passed what I consider to be the most intelligent law that any legislature has passed in the last decade, and possibly longer – And I say that as an attorney who believes that we tend to have too many laws on the books already.