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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Pro-Gun Group Beats Bloomberg to “Everytown” Facebook Name

Law Shield is reporting that a pro-gun group took Michael Bloomberg’s “Everytown for Gun Safety” name — before the former mayor’s new group could get it. The administrator of the Facebook page, who refused to give a name, provided BuzzFeed with the following statement about the motivation behind the page: “I took the Bloomberg name …

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Bloomberg Antes $50M to Take on NRA

Former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg made official this week what Texas Law Shield and U.S. Law Shield members already knew: he plans to spend some of his sizable bankroll to restrict gun rights across the country. His plans, announced this week, call for a restructuring of the gun control groups he funds, …

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Kahr Partners with Cabela’s on Two New Custom Offerings

Texas Law Shield members are telling us about more and more customization of their firearms. Now some cosmetic upgrades to two Kahr models are coming directly from the manufacturer. Kahr Firearms Group has partnered with Cabela’s to offer custom designs for two of Kahr’s best-selling pistols — the Auto-Ordnance 1911 and the Kahr PM9. The …

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Iowa Senate Candidate Purse-Carries 9mm

U.S. Law Shield doesn’t know if Iowa Republican senatorial candidate Joni Ernst will win her party’s  nomination in Iowa, and we’re not endorsing her. But she has one huge attribute we like: she carries. Ernst is one of five Republicans vying for the nomination for the Senate seat currently held by Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, …

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First-Person 3 Gun with Jerry Miculek

Not a lot of Law Shield members will ever compete in 3 Gun, but watching a master shooter like Jerry Miculek take on a course is fun anyway. The rifle is an S&W M&P-15 with Vortex Razor Red dot & Vortex Razor HD GEN II JM scope, the pistol an S&W M&P 9L CORE with Vortex …

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Record-Setting March NICS Background Checks?

The unadjusted March 2014 NICS figure of 2,476,610 set a record, according to the FBI’s total NICS background-check data. However, the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s adjusted March 2014 National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) figure of 1,224,705 is the second-highest March total on record for the system. Either way, folks are buying a lot …

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Holder Blames Gun Lobby for Contempt of Congress Vote. Really?

Congress has held Mr. Holder in contempt for his refusal to supply documents related to the botched BATFE gun-walking scheme called Fast & Furious. One question Congress would like answered is who authorized the Fast & Furious program in Washington. Holder said his contempt vote was “all about the gun lobby,” during a heated exchange …

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Oklahoma Man in Wheelchair Defends Against Intruder

Texas Law Shield recognizes how important self-protection is to all our members, but particularly people with disabilities. We’re reminded of that by a report from KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City: Steven Ferguson is in a wheelchair due to a motorcycle accident as a teenager. Ferguson said when a man came into his yard, looked into Ferguson’s …

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