AND NOW, FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT…

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Among other things, regular readers here know that (A) I don’t usually host guest blogs and (B) as sort of the “resident cop” in the Backwoods Home writers’ stable, I frequently visit criminal justice...

WHY GUN PEOPLE NEED TO TRAVEL CAREFULLY

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We who travel with firearms need to be careful not to run afoul of the fifty-piece patchwork quilt of United States gun laws.  This goes double on commercial aircraft and triple when we travel...

WARNING SHOTS?

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National Public Radio just did this story on the International Association of Chiefs of Police conditionally approving warning shots, which have long been verboten in American police work. Not mentioned in the article is...

KAPELSOHN ON CASTILE

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I have known Manny Kapelsohn for decades.  We have appeared together on numerous panels at national and international training seminars. We serve together on the advisory board of the Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network. ...

FERGUSON PART V: WHY OFFICER WILSON WAS JUSTIFIED IN SHOOTING AN “UNARMED” MAN

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Much of America, including CNN’s Attorney Sunny Hostin, can’t seem to grasp how Officer Darren Wilson could have been justified in shooting an ostensibly unarmed man.  If Ms. Hostin got through law school without...