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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Gun Legislation Update from the Show Me State

U.S. LawShield Independent Program Attorney John Schleiffarth breaks down pending Missouri gun legislation in the video below.     Pending Missouri gun legislation transcript: Hi, I’m John Schleiffarth, Independent Program Attorney for U.S. LawShield in Missouri. I’m coming to you with a legislative update about proposed bills that could become law in Missouri. The first …

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Missouri Gun Sales Increase While Permits Decrease

Gun sales in Missouri are seeing a spike while the number of permit applications fall, thanks to a new law that no longer requires residents to have a permit when carrying a concealed firearm. Highway Patrol data on concealed carry permits show submissions numbered fewer than 1,600 in December 2016. That’s the smallest number processed in …

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Pennsylvania: A Visit to Comunale’s Italian Market and Gun Shop

There is a classic line in the gangster epic The Godfather that’s uttered just after a turncoat is given his comeuppance: “Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.” For those in eastern Pennsylvania’s Upper Mount Bethel Township, it is now possible to take home some cannoli and a gun from just one shop. Visitors can even …

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Mixing Guns and Protests in Pennsylvania

U.S. LawShield of Pennsylvania Independent Program Attorney Justin McShane on protests and guns (transcript). One of the hot-topic issues that we get on the non-emergency line has to do with gun rights and protesting. It’s not my job or my place in life or that of U.S. LawShield to tell you what you should protest …

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