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Ability, Opportunity, Jeopardy

…that element to be there? What important information did the news account leave out and how could that information alter the victim’s legal situation? Get in the habit of asking yourself these questions, so that you become easily comfortable with applying the elements of A,O,J to situations which may allow the legal use of deadly force. The Basic Standard You may legally use deadly force only when there is an immediate and otherwise… Continue reading

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Myths About Self-Defense

…y viewing “How Close is Too Close?” by Dennis Tueller and Massad Ayoob. The day you watch the video, sign and date the video jacket. ↩ See Marc MacYoung’s discussion about fringe areas on his website, www.nononsenseselfdefense.com      ↩ Definition found in Washingon state law; see RCW 9A.16.010. Although the exact wording will be different in each state, the meaning of deadly force is not… Continue reading

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Shoot to kill?

…y viewing “How Close is Too Close?” by Dennis Tueller and Massad Ayoob. The day you watch the video, sign and date the video jacket. ↩ See Marc MacYoung’s discussion about fringe areas on his website, www.nononsenseselfdefense.com      ↩ Definition found in Washingon state law; see RCW 9A.16.010. Although the exact wording will be different in each state, the meaning of deadly force is not… Continue reading

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Caliber Confusion

…ower in them and will kick less. 12 A really good introduction to basic shotgun knowledge, including a great deal more information about shotgun ammunition, can be downloaded as a .pdf file from Remington Arms Co., at http://www.remington.com/pdfs/shotgun.pdf. More detailed information about shotguns, shotgun ammunition, and shotgun use can also be found on Chuck Hawkes’ site at http://www.chuckhawks.com/index2c.shotguns.htm. Notes:… Continue reading

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Making the Decision

…y viewing “How Close is Too Close?” by Dennis Tueller and Massad Ayoob. The day you watch the video, sign and date the video jacket. ↩ See Marc MacYoung’s discussion about fringe areas on his website, www.nononsenseselfdefense.com      ↩ Definition found in Washingon state law; see RCW 9A.16.010. Although the exact wording will be different in each state, the meaning of deadly force is not… Continue reading

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Taken away and used against you

…se to get a gun out of the hand of someone else? At the beginning of the day, Rory told me that he’s skeptical of disarm skills in general, because they can be used only in such very narrow and rare circumstances. For these skills to come into play, the bad guy has to have you at gunpoint. You have to be within close arm’s reach. If he intended to kill you right then, you’d be dead already, so he cannot have decided to kill you yet, which means… Continue reading

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Taken Away and Used Against You — NOT!

…se to get a gun out of the hand of someone else? At the beginning of the day, Rory told me that he’s skeptical of disarm skills in general, because they can be used only in such very narrow and rare circumstances. For these skills to come into play, the bad guy has to have you at gunpoint. You have to be within close arm’s reach. If he intended to kill you right then, you’d be dead already, so he cannot have decided to kill you yet, which means… Continue reading

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Buyer Beware

…y viewing “How Close is Too Close?” by Dennis Tueller and Massad Ayoob. The day you watch the video, sign and date the video jacket. ↩ See Marc MacYoung’s discussion about fringe areas on his website, www.nononsenseselfdefense.com      ↩ Definition found in Washingon state law; see RCW 9A.16.010. Although the exact wording will be different in each state, the meaning of deadly force is not… Continue reading

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