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ABOUT THE AUTHOR Bryan L. Ciyou is a trial and appellate attorney at the Indianapolis law firm of Ciyou & Dixon, P.C. He earned his BA with distinction and graduated through the honors program, along with his JD,... Read More

Monthly Archives: September, 2012

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (& Depression) and Possessing a Firearm: The Basics

A number of citizens who have been subject to violent crime, observed or were in a tragedy and members of our military pose frequent questions about how does treatment for PTSD impact their constitutional right to keep and bear arms. Does it preclude possession of a firearm? Could it? The answer is complex, but “it depends.” This blog post will outline the basic answers to these rhetorical questions1. These same sets of questions are posed by individuals who suffer from depression and the analysis is generally the same as set forth in this blog post. A good place to understand this topic is with epidemiology. This branch of medicine is… Read More

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Upcoming Event – Bryan Ciyou – Legal Aspects of Personal Safety

1.12.2013 Bryan L. Ciyou, will be a panel guest at the Legal Aspects of Personal Safety seminar, discussing Gun Laws By State and how the new healthcare legislation opens the door for a gun grab and various other local (Indiana) and National gun law topics. Legal Aspects of Personal Safety January 12th, 2013 Boone County, IN – 4H Fairgrounds 9am to 4pm Panel Includes  Indiana State Senator Jim Tomes Senator Tomes authored two and was a key player in four of the six new pro-gun laws in 2011. Senator Tomes is also an active member of the Second Amendment Foundation. Boon County Sheriff Ken Campbell Sheriff Campbell is also a certified Gunsite… Read More

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Fact Versus Fiction: The Status of The UN Arms Trade Treaty And How It Differs From The Programme of Action On Small Arms And Light Weapons

As an opening note, the subject-matter of this blog could encompass many pages to fully analyze the distinctions between the United Nations’ foci on small arms. It is a summary and primer to point readers in the right direction so they can be meaningfully involved in the matter, given the monumental amount of mis-information on the topic on-line and throughout the Nation. By way of summary, in 2001, the United Nations Programme of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons (“Programme”) was established. The goal of the Programme is obtain voluntary set of international standards to control and regulate small arms across individual countries and between countries. Conversely, at the… Read More

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Gun Laws News 9/20/2012

George Zimmerman’s DNA, Not Trayvon Martin’s, Found on Gun The test results were the latest discovery material released by officials in the murder case, which has become a national flashpoint in race relations and gun laws. Zimmerman, 28, is free on bail awaiting trial on charges of second-degree … http://life.bonology.com/ — Thu, 20 Sep 2012 04:00:00 -0700 Voter ID and Carry Permits at A Geek With Guns Laws requiring individuals to receive a permit to carry a firearm are very similar to laws requiring photo identification to vote. Voting and bearing arms are both Constitutionally guaranteed rights. Both rights are used to wield weaponry (granted … http://christopherburg.com/ — Thu, 20… Read More

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Gun Laws News 9/18/2012

UtahConcealedCarry.Com • View topic – LEO carry in a Church Yes, LEOs are exempt from the ban on guns in churches (that have given notice) and many gun laws in Utah. See 76-10-530, quoted here for convenience. 76-10-523. Persons exempt from weapons laws. (1) This part and Title 53, Chapter 5, … http://www.utahconcealedcarry.com/forum/index.php — Sun, 16 Sep 2012 17:33:51 -0700 US v. Rock Island Armory: Not a Loophole in the NFA | Shall Not Be … In the previous thread about someone trying to foolishly mount a challenge to NFA and all the other federal gun laws, the topic of US v. Rock Island came up. I. http://www.pagunblog.com/ — Thu,… Read More

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Gun Laws News 9/11/2012

2012 Gun Rights Policy Conference Update They were told to let the gun go and to sell to them. In this treaty is a hidden clause to strip Americans of our 2nd amendment rights and supreme court ruling that all US law abiding citizens have the right to own guns. This is a great crime that … http://www.ammoland.com/ — Tue, 11 Sep 2012 13:05:26 -0700 Brilliant Panda: Guns of The Navarone That said, with stats like “among the world’s 23 wealthiest countries, 80 percent of all gun deaths are American deaths and 87 percent of all kids killed by guns are American kids,” I’m all for reforming gun laws. Mostly… Read More

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Gun Laws News 9/6/2012

SPIRIT VISION 09/04 by Universal Spiritual | Blog Talk Radio The American Shooter. American Shooter author Gerry Souter joins Conversation Crossroads to discuss gun control. Gary Souter takes a unique look at gun ownership and gun laws. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/usc-radio-productions-1 — Tue, 04 Sep 2012 13:30:43 -0700 The 9.4 Dutch Revolver Gun Control Lies Files. A) Agreed that more than one or two shots for big game should be all that is necessary, varmint hunting (i.e. prarie rats) multiple shots are the norm. With that said, most state laws that allow Semi auto rifles to hunt big … http://www.ammoland.com/ — Tue, 04 Sep 2012 13:30:08 -0700 Brings Back ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban, Gun… Read More

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If You Advertise Your Gun-Related Business: Be Aware of “Electioneering Communications” Or Face Severe Penalties

The key focus of GLBS is educating trade groups, gun shops, individuals, and anyone with an interest about the legal aspects of gun-related issues. Most of the time, these focus on the individual. As a collective, American gun owners purchase more firearms at a higher profit margin that all other police agencies and military organizations combined. Moreover, individual gun owners are most likely to run afoul of mainstream-to-esoteric gun laws because they do not have either lawyers on staff or a given trade group to advise them of risk across the spectrum of gun ownership. This blog post focuses on a very narrow segment of the gun industry, but one… Read More

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FIND GUN LAWS BY STATE

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About the author
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Bryan L. Ciyou is a trial and appellate attorney at the Indianapolis law firm of Ciyou & Dixon, P.C. He earned his BA with distinction and graduated through the honors program, along with his JD,... Read More