New Viridian Green Laser for Glock 42 380 ACP

Of interest to Law Shield members who own the new Glock 42 380 ACP pistol, Viridian has announced a green laser for the Austrian pocket pistol is shipping. The R5-G42 Reactor laser for the G42 automatically turns on when drawn from a special holster. The Reactor Series from Viridian offers the free ECR Instant-On holster …

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Millett Introduces Three New Optics

For our Law Shield members who are contemplating buying new optics, Millett has announced the release of three new tactical red dot sights, the M-Force, M-Pulse, and Speed Point red-dot sights. As always, Law Shield doesn’t endorse products, but we do like to let members know about new products or services that may be of …

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In California, More Bad Gun Bills Are Now Law

We wish we had better news to report from California, but we don’t. Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law three more anti-gun bills affecting toy-gun markings, transporting guns into the state, and having a shooter’s firearms confiscated. Senate Bill 199 expands airsoft and bb device marking requirements. Assembly Bill 1609 makes it a state …

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In NJ, Mother Will Get PTI, No Felony Rap

Law Shield was glad to see that James P. McClain, chief prosecutor for New Jersey’s Atlantic County, has relented in the case of Shaneen Allen, who had faced a three-year mandatory prison term after being pulled over on the Atlantic City Expressway for a traffic violation. During the stop, Allen, a Pennsylvania resident, immediately told …

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In Oklahoma, COO Stops Knife Attack

Our Oklahoma members probably already knows that the recent beheading of a woman by a man at Vaughan Foods in Moore, Okla. led to the assailant being shot by the company’s chief operating officer, who is also a reserve deputy with the local sheriff’s department. The Moore Police Department says charges filed against Alton Alexander …

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In Florida, Woman Defends Home from Intruder

Click here for video. Law Shield would like to report to our members about an Orange City, Florida mom who used a gun stop and hold a suspected robber. WKMG-TV in Orlando reported that Lizette Rosario said her son told her someone was trying to break into her house around 4:30 a.m. She grabbed her …

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We Like NRA’s New Bloomberg Ad in Colorado

Law Shield was glad to see a new National Rifle Association 30-second commercial about a crime victim in Colorado who had been assaulted in her apartment. The ad directly confronts the gun-control efforts of former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg In the ad, Kimberly Weeks admits to being afraid of owning a gun. But …

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In New Hampshire, State Reverses Concealed-Carry Application Changes

Law Shield is pleased that New Hampshire’s Department of Safety is reissuing the state’s recently amended concealed-carry gun license application. In August, the Department of Safety revised the application form used by local police departments and officials to issue concealed carry and loaded handgun licenses. In that revision, the department added three questions to the …

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D.C. Resists Reforming Its Gun Laws

Law Shield was unhappy to learn that the Washington, D.C. City Council unanimously passed an emergency bill that created a highly-restrictive “may-issue” concealed-carry licensing system in the District. The legislation seems designed to effectively prohibit the carrying of firearms while the District continues to litigate the Palmer case. On July 26, 2014, a trial court …

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