What It Is Like to be Stalked

A guest post by Dr. John R. Lott, Jr., founder of the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) Taylor Woolrich is a Dartmouth student whose story is continuing to make a difference in explaining to people why it is important that stalking victims have the right to be able to defend themselves, which the school is …

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Federal Appellate Court Rules EPA Cannot Regulate Content of Ammunition

Law Shield would like to inform our members that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has upheld the dismissal of the latest lawsuit brought by anti-hunting groups petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue regulations banning traditional ammunition with lead components. Had the courts told EPA to regulate lead ammunition, …

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‘Little Mistakes’

Law Shield recommends to our members a “quip” by trainer John S. Farnam, who wrote a blog post called “Little Mistakes” on Dec. 26. He says, “Professional golfers, NFL head coaches, criminal defense attorneys, and seasoned Operators all unite in this advice: ‘It’s never the ‘great shots’ that save you. It’s always the little mistakes …

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U.S. Law Shield Sues City of Harrisburg for Violating State Pre-Emption Laws

On January 13, U.S. Law Shield, a multi-state 100,000+ gun-owner member organization, filed paperwork to sue the City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania for the city’s now-illegal gun laws. “The capital city must follow the laws,” said attorney Justin J. McShane of The McShane Firm, who is the lead attorney in the lawsuit and lead U.S. Law …

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Ohio: Pro-Suppressor Law Becomes Effective in March

Our NFA Law Shield members will soon have another state in which they can legally use a suppressor. Governor John Kasich signed HB 234 (Allow Noise Suppressors While Hunting) on December 19. It will become effective after 90 days, or about March 20. The bill was supported by the American Suppressor Association. In early December, …

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New State-Level Anti-Gun Group Hides Members’ Identities

Law Shield doesn’t like secrecy in most affairs of government, so we’re more than a little miffed about a handful of state legislators from across the country who supposedly belong to a new anti-gun group, American State Legislators for Gun Violence Prevention, or ASLGVP. In December, the group announced its existence at the National Press …

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In Tennessee, Homeowner Defends Against Invaders

Click here for video. Law Shield is happy to report that charges have not been filed against a Memphis homeowner who, in late December, shot a home invader multiple times and killed the intruder. WREG-TV in Memphis reported that 22-year-old Nico Carlisle and another suspect knocked on a door in the 2300 block of Devoy …

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Know Your Personal-Defense Shotgun

Law Shield recommends to our members that you pattern your particular self-defense shotguns so that you know how they work in all scenarios. Despite popular belief, shotguns should be treated as precision tools at close ranges. In this video, Clint Smith, president and director of the Thunder Ranch training center, shares his knowledge of the …

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Shooting at the VA Hospital in El Paso.

CNN Reported – That a gunman shot a doctor at a Texas veterans’ hospital Tuesday, then turned his gun on himself. Both the victim and the shooter in the incident at the El Paso VA Health Care System have died, Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty told reporters. “All other VA patients and staff are safe. …

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Texas Homeowner Shoots, Kills Drunken Man During Break-In

KWTX Reported that on January 2, 2015 a homeowner shot and killed a man who authorities think broke into a home in Vidor near Beaumont, close to Texas’ Gulf Coast, thinking it belonged to someone he knew. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as William Bloomer, 38, in a statement Thursday. Authorities responded …

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