Winchester Repeating Arms has been a standard name in firearms since the close of the Civil War, and the famous Winchester Model 12 was the gold standard of American shotguns for decades. Now, Winchester has released two new pump-action models that are designed for defense use. These new Super-X Pump (SXP) Shotguns come in both […]
In case you haven’t noticed, there’s a phenomenon happening in this country; the rise of Guntry Club. These large firearms social houses are sprouting up all over the gun friendly states in the U.S. and beyond, creating community and offering different ways for businesses to entertain clients and customers. I mean, guns are the new […]
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 […]
–By Jason Hanson, former CIA Officer and New York Times bestselling author. On a quiet summer night in Clearwater, Florida, Mr. and Mrs. Steve and Heather Aiosa awoke at 2:10 a.m. to find an intruder standing in the doorway of their bedroom. The intruder, later identified as Robert James Alcalde, began ransacking the bedroom while […]
Uh oh. It’s 3am and you hear the unmistakable sound of an intruder. Your don’t hesitate. You hoped this would never happen, but you’re prepared for the worst. You hastily reach for home defense tool of choice. Is it a handgun like the venerable 1911? Is it the ubiquitous GLOCK 19? Is it a AR-15 […]
An Oklahoma man defended his home from three burglars who broken into the Broken Arrow, OK home after 12:30 PM on March 27th. The man, 23 year old Zach Peters, used an AR-15 to shoot the armed burglars. All three intruders were killed, and preliminary investigation shows Peters acted in self-defense under Oklahoma’s Stand Your […]
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?
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.
Guns are great, but they’re just hunks of metal, wood, and plastic without something to shoot out of them. Ammunition is always an interesting category with advances in long range accuracy, defensive stopping power, or a little of both in new hunting loads. With the NSSF SHOT Show entering its second day, let’s take a […]