Tom Marlowe

Tom Marlowe practically grew up with a gun in his hand, and has held all kinds of jobs in the gun industry: range safety, sales, instruction and consulting, Tom has the experience to help civilian shooters figure out what will work best for them.

Tom Marlowe
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Stand Your Ground / Self-Defense Laws in Alabama

Self-defense, especially self-defense using lethal force, is serious business and anytime you are going to employ force in defense as a civilian you’ll be making a high-stakes choice. While there’s plenty of armchair conjecture to be had on the internet, very few people take the time to actually examine the laws pertaining to self-defense as …

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Stand Your Ground / Self-Defense Laws in Louisiana

Louisiana is a good state when it comes to citizens’ rights, especially rights pertaining to self-defense in the gravest extreme. Joining at least half the nation, Louisiana has codified among its state statutes a staunchly worded “stand your ground” provision. if you are unfamiliar, stand your ground is a colloquialism in self-defense law describing a …

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Kansas Knife Laws: What You Need to Know

The Essentials Legal to Carry Openly or Concealed: Dagger, Dirk, Bowie, Butterfly knife, Hidden blade, Stiletto, Spike, Automatic, Push knife, Hawkbill, Gravity knife, Assisted opening knife, Non-metallic “undetectable knives”, Throwing knives Illegal to Carry or Possess: Throwing Stars Kansas Knife Law Overview Since a 2013 repeal of the state’s prohibition on switchblades, Kansas is among …

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Washington D.C. Trespassing Laws: What You Need to Know

Washington D.C.: Fast Facts on Trespassing Trespass Law Covers: Buildings, Dwellings, Land Crime Class: Misdemeanor Fencing Required?: No. Signage Required?: Only for abandoned properties if not otherwise secured. Verbal Notice Required?: Yes, if someone refuses to leave property. Washington D.C. Trespassing Law Overview Washington D.C. laws are surprisingly clear and concise when it comes to …

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Pennsylvania Knife Laws: What You Need to Know

The Essentials Legal to Carry Openly or Concealed Any kind of knife except automatics or switchblades. See below. Dirk Bowie Machete Razor Dagger Assisted Opening Knives should be OK. See below. Illegal to Possess Any bladed offensive weapon* that exposes the blade automatically by way of switch, button, etc. (*See exceptions below). Pennsylvania Knife Law …

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Illinois Trespassing Laws: What You Need to Know

Illinois: Fast Facts on Trespassing Trespass Law Covers: Land, Structures, Dwellings, Vehicles Crime Class: Misdemeanor. Felony for repeated trespass onto state supported property. Fencing Required?: No, if markers/signage posted. Signage Required?:Yes, generally. Verbal Notice Required?: No. Illinois Trespassing Law Overview Illinois is well known for being a state that absolutely loves its laws. They have …

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