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 […]
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 […]
Have you purchased an EOTech optic? Then you might be able to return it for full retail price. This is big news, especially for those who might have purchased their EOTech sight second-hand, or have purchased one to find that it doesn’t work in extreme conditions. The rebate is the result of a class action […]
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 […]
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 […]
A senior official at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) has released a white paper detailing proposals to draw down some of the firearm laws currently on the books. ATF Associate Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer Ronald B. Turk authored the report to begin discussion on ways current firearm laws can […]