A Texas House committee has approved legislation that would allow handguns to be carried—concealed or in a holster—without a state-issued license. Also, the Texas Senate has passed SB 1408, a bill to allow first responders to conceal carry.
The just-released video above is from the Florida State Attorney’s Office, supporting a judge’s ruling that a citizen who opened fire on a man attacking a Lee County deputy last year was justified in using deadly force. Watch the video below.
On Monday, March 21st, President Trump’s nominee for the vacant Supreme Court Justice seat, Judge Neil Gorsuch, began his confirmation hearings in the United States. In support of Judge Gorsuch’s nomination, National Shooting Sports Foundation President Larry Keane authored this endorsement.
You might have read some articles or seen headlines about a court upholding a ban on “assault rifles,” including the AR-15. Independent Program Attorneys at the law firm of Walker & Byington, PLLC have received many questions from Members concerned that this ruling has made the AR-15 (and similar semi-automatic firearms) illegal “assault weapons” everywhere in the country. Is […]
The New Hampshire state motto “Live Free or Die” got a boost last week when Gov. Chris Sununu signed into law a bill that lifts licensing requirements to carry a concealed firearm in the Granite State. Senate Bill 12, considered a “Constitutional Carry” law by its backers, made New Hampshire the 12th state not to have […]
Texas Law Shield Independent Program Attorney Emily Taylor discusses the intricacies of the law of self defense in Texas when people are doing bad things at night. Does darkness expand your ability to protect yourself and your property? Is the use of deadly force justified when your vehicle is being broken into?
In an 11-page white paper labeled “not for public distribution,” but which has been obtained by Texas & U.S. Law Shield, Ronald B. Turk, associate deputy director and chief operating officer of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, outlines several steps the agency could take to remove many restrictions on gun regulations in […]
Texas Law Shield Independent Program Attorney Edwin Walker from Walker & Byington in Houston explains to Members what they should do if they unintentionally fire a weapon. Click below to watch the video.
If you have to display your firearm toward a threat, what should you do immediately afterward? U.S. Law Shield Member Ambassador Sherry Hale talks to Emily Taylor, an Independent Program Attorney for Texas Law Shield, to find out.
Perhaps you heard what recently happened to our friends at Full Armor Firearms in Houston. After 13 burglaries in five years, including one earlier this month, owner James Hillin asked two of his employees to stay overnight in the store.