Firearms and Self Defense Laws

$ 60 usd
Thu, May 30, 2024, 6:00 – 9:00 PM EDT
Smoke Creek Tactical, 4164 North Buffalo Street, Orchard Park, NY, United States Map
Firearms and Self Defense Laws

Firearms and Self Defense Laws. AKA: Article 35 “Justification of Defense”

This course will discuss current laws in NYS as well as Federal Laws covering travel and purchasing from other States.

New York State has a very specific attitude and potentially confusing laws regarding the use of force and deadly force. This lecture course will help you understand your abilities, and more importantly, your limitations, in the use of force and deadly force as an armed citizen. Created with information gathered from multiple legal sources and professionals, the information you will learn here will better guide you in your everyday life as an Armed Citizen.

This course should not be construed as legal advice. This is an informational course. However, this course WILL inform you of the laws that dictate the conditions in which you would either be justified or not justified when using force or deadly force. We always advise you to seek out professional legal advice for a final determination of your abilities and limitations. 

Using a combination of real-life encounters and the clinical, legal information found in New York State laws, you will come away with a better understanding of your rights, actions, and what you should expect in the event of a use of force incident. 

Subjects Covered:

  • An overview of NY State's use of Force laws (Article 35)
  • Important definitions
  • Elements of self-defense law
  • Your public image and perception
  • Handling the aftermath of a defensive encounter
  • Interactions with Law Enforcement while armed
  • Real life incident analysis and discussion
  • Live video discussion
  • Out of State travel
  • Purchasing from out of State



Smoke Creek Tactical, 4164 North Buffalo Street, Orchard Park, NY, United States


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