If you are going to practice open carry, as a Second Amendment advocate some preparation is in order. Think about the possibility of someone snatching a pistol. Training on avoiding, preventing, and actively stopping disarms is advisable, as this story, turned near tragedy, illustrates.
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On January 1, 2016, Texas Open Carry becomes legal. Watch this important video on the basics of Open Carry from Texas Law Shield Independent Program Attorney Michele Byington.
Effective October 15, 2015, if you have a Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Texas, or Virginia handgun license, you need to know that your state-issued carry license is no longer valid in Maine, U.S. Law Shield advised its members in a special alert. Read on to find out why…
A Florida man is suing a variety of Tampa law-enforcement officers because he was detained and searched while legally open-carrying a handgun while fishing. Click to read more on the case…
What happened this week that The Shooter’s Log didn’t report on? You’ll find it here in our newest series, “Shooter’s Log Weekly Wrap Up.”
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed landmark open-carry legislation today, making the Lone Star State the 44th to recognize the right of modern handgun open-carry. Click to read more about the new law.
In this 2-minute video, Texas Law Shield Program Attorney Edwin Walker covers the status of current Open Carry legislation in the State Congress. See why certain provisions may not be understood by gunowners because the law is not a Constitutional Carry versions like in a handful of other states.
America’s founding fathers never intended to have the good citizens of their new country’s rights to carry a firearm regulated. Thirty states allow the open carry of handguns. Texas was not one of them until very recently. Read more on the history of open carry and concealed carry laws in this post.
Texas’s longtime prohibition on open carry may change in several months when Gov.-Elect Greg Abbott is sworn in. He’s pledged to sign open-carry into law, and a just-filed bill would legalize the practice.
Last year, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America’s founder, Shannon Watts lied about Starbucks firearms policy. Though the coffee chain respectfully asked gun owners to not open carry, the company did not revise its gun policy and chooses to follow all local and state laws in regards to carrying a firearm in public. Shannon Watts is at it again, this time claiming Panera Bread is changing its policy. Why do the Moms continue to lie about gun control victories? Even though Moms Demand Action have officially stated that six different companies have caved to their demands, six stores and restaurants have not changed policy and still allow gun owners to legally carry firearms inside.