On August 25, 2022, a Texas judge ruled the state’s law prohibiting 18-to-20-year-olds from carrying a handgun for self-defense outside the home unconstitutional.
On May 5, 2021, Utah HB 227 went into effect, in part because of the testimony of a defendant charged with seven counts of felony discharge of a firearm, a third-degree felony. The new law triggers a pretrial, judge-only hearing process once a defendant alleges he or she was acting in self-defense or defense of others.
On all days here in the United States, but especially on the Fourth of July--the birthday of American independence--people show their love for America by displaying flags along streets, hanging them from porches, and proudly carrying them in parades and festivals.
New York had a law that prohibited adults from generally carrying a firearm (including a concealed handgun) upon their person in New York without a state-issued license. These licenses were only issued upon proof of “good moral character” and “proper cause.” This is frequently referred to as a “may issue” licensing scheme, which is not based on objective criteria.
U.S. LawShield®, industry leader and America’s foremost provider of educational resources on self-defense law and safe firearm ownership, announces President Kirk Evans as a guest on the popular National Police Association (NPA) podcast, the NPA Report. The podcast interview will air beginning on Sunday, June 5 at 10 AM ET and is available to watch on YouTube.com/NationalPoliceAssociation.
U.S. LawShield®, industry leader and America's largest provider of Legal Defense for Self Defense® coverage, continues its statewide Legislative Tour in collaboration with Georgia 2nd Amendment (GA2A) on April 11 in Savannah, GA, and April 14 in Carrollton, GA. The premise of the tour is to educate gun owners and answer questions about permitless carry in Georgia.
Now that Governor Brian Kemp has signed the bill making permitless carry law for the state of Georgia, half the country is on board with dropping state licensing requirements to carry a gun. That’s a significant jump in a short period of time and a fantastic nod toward Second Amendment rights.
American truckers have been the topic of many conversations over the last few years. Supply-chain issues caused by the global pandemic highlighted the vital role that truck drivers play in our society. Now, truck driver protests over mask mandates, vaccine requirements, general pandemic restrictions, and the overall state of the union have American truckers in the spotlight again.
If you haven’t heard of the Kyle Rittenhouse case, you’ve probably been living under a rock. There are a few things gun owners can learn from the case. Yes, Rittenhouse was ultimately found not guilty by a jury of his peers, but that doesn’t mean there weren’t lessons to learn.