In The Second Amendment Works, Jim Ostrowski proved through empirical research that the Second Amendment works to deter government tyranny and private crime and does so peacefully. The mere threat of resistance deters tyranny and crime.

Be prepared to defend your liberty against criminals, gangs and even against rogue government that are openly violating the Constitution.

Talk to firearms professionals to get advice on which weapons to own and about the best training programs. In New York, I recommend The Firing Pin for purchasing, training and competitions that keep your skills sharp.

Be prepared to form a neighborhood militia in the event civil order breaks down. Because of various state and federal laws, I would not recommend forming a militia at this time without the advice of counsel.

We will update this page with more suggestions in the near future.