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.
New Orleans resident John Ford has the distinction of being the only private citizen with the right to carry a stun gun or TASER within the city limits. But even that right has been limited to just a 90-day period that began on December 14, 2016.
If you plan to make a gift of a firearm to a family member, close friend, or relative this season, there are right ways to do that — and some very wrong ways to transfer firearms to loved ones, say Texas & U.S. Law Shield Independent Program Attorneys. Ownership of a firearm has serious legal […]
—Originally written by Jaclyn Patton, an independent licensed Texas attorney, for the U.S. Law Shield Blog. One of the conversations that generations of families have during the holidays can be about the disposition and transfers of firearms from older family members to younger ones. Take, for example, the story of James, a responsible family man and gun […]
By Michele Byington, Contributing Legal Editor, Texas & U.S. Law Shield Blog Recently, a driver in Florida used deadly force to protect a police officer who was being attacked by a suspect. [Click here and here and here to see our coverage of the incident.] The suspect had pulled the deputy out of the police car and had thrown him to […]
by Michael Wisdom, Senior Contributing Editor, Texas & U.S. Law Shield We’ve all seen the news reports of the mob scenes and riots across the country following recent police shootings and now the election. We feel that it is important that you understand your rights should you find yourself unintentionally caught up in such a […]
In this video, U.S. Law Shield President Kirk Evans explains the main reasons why legal gun owners get arrested.