Self Defense – is a very serious matter – even for Pepper Spray use!

PeprSpryAn Interview with Attorney Penny Dean

Interview by Gila Hayes

Readers may recall that our April 2018 edition of this online journal told the first half of a story about New Hampshire Attorney Penny Dean’s defense of a Network member charged with assault and battery after self defense with pepper spray to prevent being choked into unconsciousness. If you missed the first part of this instructive interview, read it at, then enjoy the conclusion here.

Courtesy of  Armed Citizen’s Legal Defense Network, Inc.


T op Three Errors Armed Citizens Make in Self Defense

Armed Citizens’Legal Defense Network, Inc. – December 2017 issue.
Article includes discussion of following:
1.  Alcohol and guns
2.  Lying to the police
3.  Your statements to the police
4.  Your call to 911
5.  Excessive use of force / pulling the gun too soon
6.  Firing the gun
7.  The number of shots fired should NOT be an engrained habit
8.  Failure to document training or not being trained to begin with
9.  Pre-Attack indicators – video of Marc MacYoung
10. Tueller Drill
11.  Don’t be a jerk

Read more here Network December, 2017

Safety in Airports and Other Non-Permissive Environments 9/2017

This month, book author and columnist Mike Wood contributes to the Network Journal lead article, discussing surviving an attack in an airport or other public space that requires going through a security check point. This concise four-page article will give you a lot to think about