Ever wonder if there were certain times when you could legally use the Stand Your Ground defense, or times when you couldn’t use that defense? What about Castle Doctrine—when does that apply? We asked the Texas Law Shield to clarify this for us. Independent Program Attorney Emily Taylor of Walker & Byington details the intricacies […]
The firearms industry has had a quite the shake-up this past week. The NRA Annual Meeting kicked off on Friday, April 28th. Hours before, the news broke that notable firearm manufacturers Rock River Arms and Springfield Armory had spent lobbying dollars that allowed Illinois SB-1657 to pass. SB-1657 was a strict gun control bill opposed […]
Criminals can strike anywhere at any time. You should always be prepared and carry your gun just like Luis, one of our members from Texas. He saw a pair of criminals trying to break into his neighbor’s car, and he knew exactly what he had to do in order to stop them.
AR shooters, Rejoice! The ATF have reversed their position on the legality of stabilizing arm braces. The popular arm braces became a near-instant hit following their introduction in 2013, but ran into some legal gray areas following an ATF guidance letter in 2015 that stated shouldering the brace would lead to the creation of a […]
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.
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.
A recent report by WalletHub examined which states depend on the firearms industry, and the results were surprising. To study this, the experts looked at states that needed the firearms industry for jobs and political contributions and also through the rate of firearm ownership. Take a look and see where your state ended up!
Should there be more public shooting ranges? Some Senators in Congress seem to think so. The Target and Markmanship Training Support Act of 2017 seeks to help provide additional funding for the upkeep and expansion of public shooting ranges. The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) released the following press release last week, praising the bipartisan […]
On Monday, February 27th, Senator John Cornyn of Texas introduced the Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act to the Senate Judiciary committee. The bill is intended to expand the rights of citizens with a concealed carry license, empowering them to carry in nearly every other state. Text of the bill has yet to be released, but […]
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 […]