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Use of Sulfuric Acid for Self Defense

A new question was sent to us at Best Self Defense Weapons Mailbag which reads, “Is the use of sulfuric acid valid in self defense situations?” Using acid for the purpose of self defense is frowned upon due to its tendency to cause serious and permanent damage to a person. The result of an acid […]

The Different Degrees of Murder

A new question was recently sent to us via Best Self Defense Weapons Mailbag which asks, “After watching the news about the shooting incident in a Florida theater wherein Curtis Reeves was sentenced guilty of second degree murder, may I know how the different degrees of murder are classified?” The Nature of the Different Degrees […]

When Does an Act of Self Defense Become Felony

“When does an act of self defense become felony?” This was a question sent to us via the Best Self Defense Weapon Mailbag. In our previous article about the use of lethal force in self defense, we have discussed the elements that constitute self defense. These are: The person defending himself must not be at […]

US Sword Ownership Laws

Here is a question that we received earlier from the Best Self Defense Weapons Mailbag about US Sword Ownership Laws: “I am planning on collecting swords. I have been fascinated by swords since I was just a kid. But I am very much concerned if there are any existing US sword ownership laws that I […]

What is an Antique Firearm Under US Gun Laws

We recently received a question under Mailbag which reads, “Under US Gun Laws, what qualifies as antique firearm?” Antique Firearm Under US Gun Laws Some Gun Laws by State have definitions for antique firearms while others do not. However, the definition of antique guns are almost the same. Variations in the definition only vary slightly. […]

When is Using Lethal Force in Self Defense Justifiable in Ohio

Best Self Defense Weapons Mailbag recently got an email that reads, “Hi, I am a resident of Ohio and I am just wondering when is using lethal force in self defense justifiable?” Answer According to the interview conducted by MetroMonthly with the Ohio Bar Association, using lethal force in self defense is justifiable if the […]

Wyoming Gun Laws

Wyoming Gun Laws are based from the Article 1, section 24 of the State of Wyoming’s Constitution which reads, “The right of the citizens to bear arms in defense of themselves and the state shall not be denied.” In general, Wyoming Gun Laws do not require a permit to purchase, registration of firearms or licensing […]

Wisconsin Gun Laws

Wisconsin Gun Laws are based on the Article 1, Section 25 of the State of Wisconsin’s Constitution which reads, “The people have the right to keep and bear arms for security, defense, hunting, recreation or any other lawful purpose.” In general, Wisconsin Gun Laws are less strict than most states because no permit to purchase […]

Washington Gun Laws

Washington Gun Laws are based on the Article 1, Section 24 of the State of Washington’s Constitution which reads, “The right of the individual citizen to bear arms in defense of himself, or the state, shall not be impaired, but nothing in this section shall be construed as authorizing individuals or corporations to organize, maintain […]