Peruta v City of San Diego

In Peruta v. City of San Diego, California residents objected to the state’s law which requires residents to show “good cause” for obtaining a concealed carry weapons permit, a requirement that has been strictly construed in many California counties, including San...

Firearms Litigation Update

Earlier this week, I had a couple other topics in mind. Depression and mental illness, highlighted by the untimely passing of beloved comic and actor Robin Williams; open season on young black men, highlighted by the killings of a young man in suburban St. Louis –...

Stun Gun/Tasers: Discussion Requested

Recently, Michigan passed some legislation that will give people with a concealed pistol license (CPL) permission to carry a stun gun (or Taser). Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation allowing Michigan residents with concealed pistol licenses to carry a Taser as...

Machine guns, silencers, short barrels and you

Did you know that owning a machine gun (select fire firearm), silencer (suppressor), grenades, 12 gauge pistol (AOW), or a short barrel firearm is completely legal according to the federal government? These firearms (and in the case of the silencers, devices) are...