Hearing Protection Act: How It Would Help Hunters

As U.S. & Texas LawShield has previously reported here, the Hearing Protection Act (HR 367) has been incorporated into the Sportsman’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act. If HR 367/SHARE becomes law, it could save the hearing of thousands of hunters nationwide, so it’s worth pushing your local congressman to get it enacted. Suppressors, also known as …

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Wildlife Conservation Officers in Pennsylvania: What You Need to Know

Justin McShane, Independent Program Attorney for U.S. LawShield in Pennsylvania, explains that the state’s agencies work together and that a Wildlife Conservation Officer’s authority can even extend onto private property. [Read The Full Transcript Below The Video] It’s August in Pennsylvania. That means two things are in season, generally speaking: coyotes and groundhogs. And it’s …

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Conservation Police Officers in Virginia: What You Need to Know

Ed Riley, U.S. LawShield Independent Program Attorney for Virginia, says that Conservation Police Officers in the state, in some ways, have more powers than police officers, especially when it comes to their ability to search you, your vehicle, and the area in which they find you, without warrant or arrest. [Read The Full Transcript Below the …

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Wildlife Officers in Colorado: What You Need to Know

Doug Richards, Independent Program Attorney for U.S. Law Shield in Colorado, explains what an encounter with a state Parks and Wildlife officer might be like, and how you should prepare. [Read the Full Transcript Below the Video] Let’s talk for a moment or two about who helps to keep Colorado looking so beautiful. A lot …

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Texas Game Wardens: What You Need to Know

Hi, I’m Richard Hayes, newest Independent Program Attorney with Texas LawShield®. As a former felony prosecutor, I worked closely with several game wardens and the Texas Department of Parks & Wildlife. After speaking with them and other folks, I saw there were some common re-occurring misconceptions that you need to know about. [Transcript below video.] …

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An Open Letter to Our U.S. & Texas LawShield® Family

  September 02, 2017   To our Valued U.S. & Texas LawShield® Members At U.S. & Texas LawShield, our hearts are truly broken for those affected by Hurricane Harvey and the devastating floods. This event struck close to home for us as many members, employees, and friends have lost so much. We want to thank …

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September 1 is Here! This is How the Texas Gun Laws Change

Read this release from TSRA to learn about ALL of the changes in Texas gun law on September 1. See below: LTC Fee Reduction Legislation (SB16 by Senator Robert Nichols/Representative Phil King) Background: In 1995 the Texas Legislature passed the concealed handgun license. At that time the fee to the state for the CHL was …

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NSSF Offers Assistance to Firearms Retailers, Ranges and Manufacturers Affected by Hurricane Harvey

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, has announced it will make available disaster relief funds to help its members whose businesses were impacted by the ongoing destruction wrought by Hurricane Harvey. “We want our member companies to know that their trade association stands with them …

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10 Tips for Handling a Traffic Stop Safely in Oklahoma

The state of Arizona has added language to its driver’s manual on how to respond to police during a traffic stop if drivers have guns with them. Here at U.S. LawShield of Oklahoma, we think that passing along such advice is a capital idea, and we wish to relate how Arizona is advising its armed …

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