It’s Illegal to Sell Guns to Drunks

Did you know that in Texas, a person may not sell a firearm or ammunition to an “intoxicated person?” It’s true, as this excerpt from Chapter Six of Texas Gun Law, Armed And Educated explains: A person may not intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly sell a firearm to an intoxicated person. What is “intoxicated?” Texas Penal …

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Mastering Grip: 5 Ways You’re Holding Your Gun Wrong

A correct shooting grip is one of the most important fundamentals in mastering pistol shooting, but most don’t know to do it! Find out…   We asked Team Springfield shooters to assemble some of their go-to tips to benefit Members out there looking for some pro advice. The first topic we threw out to them was the …

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Dinner Turns Deadly, Part II

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 Michele Byington explains when you can legally defend yourself from an attacker. Also, click to find a Texas Seminar where you can learn more about when you can—and can’t—shoot …

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ATF Sued for Records Classifying AR-15 Ammunition as ‘Armor-Piercing’

Judicial Watch, the Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group, has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) seeking records of communications inside the agency when it was considering reclassifying certain types of AR-15 ammunition as armor-piercing—and effectively banning it from civilian use. The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for …

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Check Out These Great Texas Member Perks

Hi, Texas Law Shield Members: We wanted to let you know about some fantastic deals you are eligible for through our 2A Member Perks program, including great buys on recreational gear, firearms, firearms accessories such as muzzle brakes and suppressors, and even training. For instance, 316 Enterprises offers a whopping 25% off the price of …

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‘Armed And Educated’ Book Series

  Texas and U.S. Law Shield’s series of Armed And Educated books are state-specific legal references — written in plain and understandable English — that contain critical information every gun owner should know: Where You Can And Cannot Possess A Firearm When You Can Legally Use A Firearm Numerous Examples Of How Gun Laws Impact Real …

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Texas Law Shield Social Media Pages

Members, if you enjoy sharing experiences, images, and stories with other like-minded firearms folks, be sure to check out our Texas Law Shield social-media outlets for legal tips, analysis, gun safety and use tips, and the wisdom of other Texas Law Shield members who live and love the EDC lifestyle. Like us on Facebook @TexasLawShield. Click …

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Guns in Bars and Restaurants: What’s Legal, What’s Not?

In this excerpt from a U.S. Law Shield News live report, watch Emily Taylor, independent program attorney with Walker & Byington, discuss the basic rules for carrying firearms into restaurants and bars. Click the video below to find out the major differences between blue signs and red signs in Texas establishments, and how getting those colors crossed up could …

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