Marijuana vs. Guns

Legal Marijuana? Say Goodbye to Your Gun Rights

by Dean Rieck

Many states have legalized marijuana, either for medical or recreational use. There is an ongoing debate about how this will affect health and crime, but one question most people are not asking is, "How does this affect your gun rights?"

The answer seems to be, if you use marijuana, you lose your gun rights regardless of state law.

Warrior Mindset

Sheepdogs and the Warrior Mindset

by Drew Beatty

On May 7, 2019, a brave young warrior, a sheepdog, was killed. He wasn’t a soldier killed in a war far away. He was killed just outside Denver in his English Class. His name was Kendrick Castillo. He was a mere three days from graduating high school, and he was killed defending his classmates from a wannabe mass killer. This young man and all his classmates who fought back that day exemplify the warrior mindset.

Who Is Your Attacker

Who Is Your Attacker?

Drew Beatty

We all have a vision of an attack we may be involved in. It’s natural and healthy for the defensive-minded person to project themselves into certain potential attack scenarios and work through them mentally – the home invasion, the carjacking, the terrorist attack, the co-worker who finally lost it. I think it’s also important to have an open-minded attitude and expand on those rehearsals in case expectation and reality differ.

Armed Encounter Fallacies 2

Armed Encounter Fallacies from Self-Defense Opponents

by Drew Beatty

In my last post I outlined some fallacies that are sometimes heard from proponents of the right to keep and bear arms and armed self-defense. The opposition has their fallacies too. These are often heard from media and politicians who oppose the right to keep and bear arms. Frequently these fallacies are used to incite fear and sway debate on various RKBA topics.

Armed Encounter Fallacies

Armed Encounter Fallacies from Self-Defense Advocates

by Drew Beatty

There are many fallacies pervading the culture of armed self-defense. Many of these are put forth into the marketplace of ideas by anti-gun zealots who want to motivate fear of firearms and firearms owners in the general public. This article isn’t about their fallacies, it is about ours. Proponents of armed self-defense also have pervasive cultural fallacies. Many of these will sound familiar to you.

Learning Armed Defense

Learning Armed Defense is All of These

by Rob Morse

We tend to break complex tasks into simpler pieces. The self-defense community is particularly prone to this. We teach safety, marksmanship and concealed carry. Later, you might learn self-defense. We talk about education, instruction, practice, training and testing as if everyone used these terms correctly. I’ve even heard a politician say that humans are not trained at all. We talk about one piece of armed-defense at a time and make it sound simple. That doesn’t mean it is easy.

Exciting Changes

Good News! Second Call Defense Membership Just Got Better!

We told you recently that some exciting changes were coming, and now they're here.

Second Call Defense has always been about protecting the right of gun owners to defend themselves. We believe we've fulfilled our mission over the last 5 years. 

However, we've been working on several ideas to make membership even better. Specifically, to increase your protection and decrease your costs, and we've done just that.

Cancellation Notice

Cancellation Notice Message

Second Call Defense is aware of the “Notice of Cancellation-NRA Self Defense Policy” notices you have received. Rest assured, very shortly you will be receiving information on our new replacement policy, created specifically for you, a member of our Second Call Defense family. Information on our new membership program and insurance policy will be available for you before your current policy cancellation date.

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