September Means Doves, Geese, and Shotguns in Pennsylvania

The first week of September might seem too early for Pennsylvania bird hunting, but seasons for doves and geese start up this month. One advantage of these early hunts is that the birds are “uneducated” and unwary, and can really zoom into your set-ups and respond to your calls. But do you know the ins …

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Oklahoma Game Wardens: What You Need to Know

Robert Robles, Independent Program Attorney for U.S. LawShield in Oklahoma, breaks down the power of Oklahoma game wardens, which is considerable. [Full Transcript Below Video]   Let me talk to you today about hunting laws in the state of Oklahoma. What are the powers of Oklahoma game wardens? Well, there are many. [Their] number-one power …

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Georgia Conservation Rangers: What You Need to Know

Matt Kilgo, Independent Program Attorney for U.S. LawShield in Georgia, tells you why conservation rangers are police, just with more power. [Full Transcript Below Video]   Game wardens are the police, also known in state law as Conservation Rangers, and have the full power of law enforcement officers, and they have some of the most wide-ranging jurisdiction of …

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Can The Government Confiscate My Firearms During a Disaster?

During the recent disaster wrought by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and the impending landfall in Florida of Hurricane Irma, many of our members have been asking if the government can confiscate their firearms if the Governor or Federal Government declare a state of emergency. Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the New …

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Missouri Wildlife Conservation Agents: What You Need to Know

John Schleiffarth, U.S. LawShield Independent Program Attorney for the Show Me State, tells you why conservation officers aren’t like the police, they are the police. [Full Transcript Below Video] I’m here to talk to you about hunting laws and about the power of conservation officers in the state of Missouri. Conservation officers are licensed peace officers in …

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Wrong Place, Wrong House

Member Ambassador Sherry Hale interviews Michael Cargill to learn how U.S. LawShield helped his parents in the aftermath of a home invasion and self-defense shooting when they discovered three men breaking into their house.     TV Reporter: “A homeowner in Georgia shot and killed an intruder…Police there are investigating.” Female Voice: “It’s really creepy. …

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Wildlife Conservation Commission Officers in Florida: What You Need to Know

Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission Officers (FWC Officers) are not like the police—they are the police, explains David Katz, Independent Program Attorney for U.S. LawShield in Florida. [Transcript continues below the video.]     FWC Officers Legal Role By statute, FWC Officers are licensed Florida law enforcement. They are arguably some of the most powerful police …

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