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Feel-Good Video of the Week: Archetypal Southern Deputy Sheriff

July 26th, 2015|0 Comments

There’s not much I can add to the content of the video below of this awesome Deputy Sheriff from Louisiana making a Crime Stoppers clip following the robbery of a beloved local eatery/market, Stelly’s Supermarket, so dive right in:

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LI: Sandra Bland Arrest: Another Lesson in Non-Compliance

July 24th, 2015|0 Comments

So there’s another notable arrest in the news, that of black woman Sandra Bland by white Texas patrol officer, and thus we have yet another “teachable moment” in non-compliance to lawful police orders. (Note that I address here only Bland’s […]

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LI: Concealed Carry: It’s Booming!

July 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Dr. John R. Lott Jr., who runs the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC), today released yet another of the Center’s outstanding reports, entitled: “Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the US”. (The full report is embedded at the bottom of this […]

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Unexpected thanks to Legal Insurrection on 2nd Anniversary of Zimmerman Acquittal

July 15th, 2015|1 Comment

No one was more surprised than me when two days ago, on the second anniversary of the George Zimmerman acquittal, I was contacted out of the blue by Zimmerman’s co-counsel, Don West.

Don had contacted me because he was primarily interested […]

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Andrew F. Branca, Esq., is the foremost expert in U.S. self defense law across all 50 states, whose expertise has been used by the the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, NPR, numerous other media organizations, as well as many private, state and federal agencies. He is a Massachusetts lawyer, Life Member of the National Rifle Association (NRA), and Adjunct Instructor on the Law of Self Defense at the SigSauer Academy in Epping, NH. He regularly lectures and speaks throughout the country on how to protect yourself against both an attack and the legal machine after.

Andrew is a multi-division Master-class competitor in IDPA and an NRA-certified firearms instructor. He holds or has held concealed carry permits for Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, Pennsylvania, Florida, Utah, Virginia, and other states.