NRA Wants National CCL Reciprocity

With concealed weapons now legal in all 50 states, the nation’s largest gun-rights group wants Congress to require that concealed-weapons permits issued in one state be recognized everywhere, even when the local requirements differ. Right now it takes some legal research to find out whether travelers are or are not legal depending on where they …

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PA Cops No Longer Need Warrant to Search Vehicles

U.S. Law Shield is concerned about a Pennsylvania state Supreme Court decision that says police officers no longer need a warrant to search a citizen’s vehicle. Previously, citizens could refuse an officer’s request to search a vehicle. In most cases, the officer would then need a warrant — signed by a judge — to conduct …

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The Law of Self-Defense Explained

When can you use deadly force in self-defense? Discover when the law authorizes deadly force by reviewing the page below. Keep in mind this only covers self-defense, not defense of property nor defense of others. This format is designed to easily explain complicated legal topics, such as the law of self-defense. These pages mimic what …

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NRA Annual Meetings Look-in: NRA CEO & EVP Wayne LaPierre

U.S. Law Shield and Texas Law Shield watched NRA CEO & EVP Wayne LaPierre address the crowd at the 2014 NRA Annual Meetings NRA-ILA Leadership Forum in Indianapolis this past weekend. He talked about American citizens’ distrust of government, and he also provided a response to Michael Bloomberg’s $50 million gun-control initiative. Read the full …

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NRA Annual Meetings Look-in: Mark Levin

U.S. Law Shield and Texas Law Shield were greatly entertained by national radio host Mark Levin’s stemwinder at the NRA Annual Meetings. If you couldn’t make the show in person, check out the video and tell us what you liked most in the comments section below. Click For the Video

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FNH USA Cuts Prices on FNS Pistols

U.S. Law Shield and Texas Law Shield are happy to pass on the following: FNH USA is cutting the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of its black FNS pistols by $100. “We are pleased that the FNS line has been so popular,” said Mark Cherpes, president and CEO of FNH USA.  “Because our sales volume …

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Big ‘Open’ Move in Kansas Signed

U.S. Law Shield is pleased to report to our growing group of members that Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed legislation nullifying city and county gun restrictions and ensuring that it is legal across the state to openly carry firearms. The new law will take effect July 1. The National Rifle Association has described it …

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Poll Shows Colorado Voters Oppose New Gun Laws

U.S. Law Shield is happy to report that Colorado politicians are finding it harder than ever to get the state’s residents to support new gun laws. A Quinnipiac University Poll released Wednesday found that strict new gun-control laws are losing support among voters. — 39 percent of Colorado voters favor the state’s 2013 package of …

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Georgia Governor Signs New Gun-Law Upgrade!

U.S. Law Shield is pleased to announce that Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has signed into law, HB 60. As previously reported, this law will: — Remove fingerprinting for renewal of Weapons Carry Licenses (WCL). — Prohibit the state from creating and maintaining a database of WCL holders. — Create an “absolute” defense to any violations …

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‘Squirrely’ Firearms Charges Brought in CT

U.S. Law Shield believes we’ve seen how the State of Connecticut plans to enforce its new semi-auto rifle registration and magazine-ban laws: as add-on charges rather than door to door. According to the New Haven Register, James Toigo of Milford, Connecticut was charged with a range of offenses after he shot a squirrel. Some were …

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