Gov. Abbott Signs Bill Lowering LTC Costs to $40

 Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed Senate Bill 16, which significantly reduces the cost of a License to Carry. At $140, the fee for an original Texas license was among the highest in the nation. The passage of SB 16 brings the fees down to among the lowest, slashing the cost of an original license by …

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Hold It ‘til After the Hunt

Note: This is the first in a five-part series discussing tactics that land hunters and anglers in jail. Scent lures are a tried-and-true method for drawing in trophy bucks in the field. It’s no wonder an industry has sprung up around the collecting, bottling, and marketing of deer scents, many made of actual or synthetic …

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Check Out Our U.S. Law Shield Social Media Sites

Do you enjoy sharing experiences, images, and stories with like-minded #2A and #EDC folks? Like to Post, Tweet, Gram, Pin, View or Share? Then check out all of our Texas & U.S. Law Shield social-media outlets for legal insights, analysis, gun safety and use tips, and the wisdom of other Law Shield members who live the every-day-carry lifestyle. …

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Restaurants, Guns, and Alcohol in Pennsylvania: A ‘Minority Approach’

You may have watched the Guns in Pennsylvania Bars and Restaurants video and had additional questions about how loosely the state regulates the carry of firearms into establishments that sell alcohol. To learn more on the topic, check out this excerpt from Pennsylvania Gun Law, Armed And Educated: ————————————————– Can a LTCF holder carry in …

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Dinner Turns Deadly, Part 2: Pennsylvania

  In Part 1, Member Ambassador Sherry Hale explained how a Member went out to eat at a popular diner and was attacked in the parking lot. In Part 2 below, Independent Program Attorney Justin McShane explains when you can legally defend yourself from an attacker in Pennsylvania. Also, click to find a Seminar where …

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Just-Filed Federal Lawsuit Challenges Magazine Ban

The California Rifle and Pistol Association (CRPA) has filed an important Second Amendment lawsuit challenging California’s ban on the possession of standard-capacity magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds. The lawsuit, Duncan v. Becerra, challenges California’s ban on possession of standard capacity magazines as it violates the Second Amendment and the due process clause …

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Illinois House Committee Passes Dealer Licensing Bill

New regulations, new fees, and mountains of red tape could endanger the livelihood of current Illinois firearms dealers, and deter prospective owners from starting new ones to take their place, under Senate Bill 1657, which has now been approved by an Illinois House committee. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Don Harmon (D-Oak Park), will, among …

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Michigan Bill Would Make Handgun Registration Optional

A proposed bill in Michigan would eliminate the state’s license to purchase or acquire a handgun. Under current law, Michiganders cannot purchase, carry, possess or transport a pistol or other handgun without first having obtained a license for it. This includes acquisitions by purchase, gift or inheritance. A License to Purchase is not needed for …

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Gun-Violence Victims Can’t Receive Monetary Damages From Indiana Gun Stores

The Indiana Supreme Court ruled last month that victims of gun violence cannot get monetary damages from a gun retailer, even if that store sold the firearms illegally. This decision follows former Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer Dwayne Runnels suit against KS&E Sports in Indianapolis claiming the business illegally sold the weapon used to wound …

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Restaurants, Guns, and Alcohol in Virginia: Stiff Penalties for Getting it Wrong

You may have watched the Guns in Virginia Bars and Restaurants video and had additional questions about how the state regulates the carry of firearms into establishments that sell alcohol. To learn more on the topic so you can stay legal while you carry, check out this excerpt from our brand-new book, Virginia Gun Law, Armed And Educated: ————————————————– …

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