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Giveaways Other People Know You Are Carrying

There are things you can do to give away the secret that you are carrying a concealed firearm. With some people, it’s actually quite obvious that you are attempting to conceal a gun. One of the major advantages of concealed carry is that nobody knows that you are carrying. So, how can other people know…

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Stand Your Ground and Castle Doctrine during Home Invasion Scenar

Illinois law doesn’t contain language for “Stand your Ground”, nor for “Castle Doctrine. Illinois has Justified Use of Force Exhortation and case law to back of the interpretations of that law. In the below video, the USCCA attorney discusses Stand Your Ground and Castle Doctrine during a home invasion. In the Alpha Koncepts concealed carry…

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Concealed Firearms and Marijuana in Illinois

Illinois has legalized marijuana and caused many questions for concealed carry licensees in Illinois. Can I carry a concealed firearm while under the influence of marijuana? How much marijuana may I transport while carrying a concealed firearm? Will Marijuana use void my Illinois Concealed Carry License? As you may recall from your concealed carry license…

Travel Smart

Summer vacation time is coming, and many of us will be traveling. So it’s a good time to remind ourselves that whenever we venture outside of our home states with our firearms, we expose ourselves to a multitude of laws, regulations, and even local city ordinances. Whether we intend to carry a handgun or merely…

What to Say to 911 After a Self-Defense Incident

If you’re ever involved in a self-defense incident, you need to know what to say during your 911 call. In this week’s “Ask an Attorney” video, criminal defense attorney Tom Grieve answers this frequently asked question from responsible gun owners: “What am I supposed to say on my call to 911 if I’m ever involved…