September 9th, 2014

In Colorado, Federal Judge Allows Aurora Shooting Suits to Proceed

Our Colorado Law Shield members should closely follow federal lawsuits seeking to hold Cinemark USA— owner of the Century Aurora 16 theater — liable for damages at the site of a deadly 2012 attack. At the theater, James Holmes is accused of fatally shooting 12 people and wounding 58 more during a midnight showing of… [Read More]

September 9th, 2014

Not SAFE? 105 More People Laid Off at Remington’s NY Plant

As Law Shield has reported, it was a fait accompli that gun-industry jobs would be leaving New York once the state passed its SAFE Act banning certain semi-auto rifles and standard-size magazines. The first round occurred in May, when Remington Arms announced that it was consolidating manufacturing in its new facility in Huntsville, Alabama, relocating… [Read More]

September 9th, 2014

To CNN’s Don Lemon: It Ain’t Semantics

As our members know, Law Shield has an NFA program in which we help members interested in owning automatic firearms, suppressors, and any other weapons controlled by the National Firearms Act of 1934 do extensive legal paperwork to stay within the law. In the clip below, CNN anchor Don Lemon says he believes that the… [Read More]

September 9th, 2014

Is the Army Hiding a Better Service Rifle?

Law Shield members who are also AR-15 owners are left to wonder which rifle outperformed the M4 carbine in a recently discontinued Army test of battle rifles. According to the Washington Times, a competing rifle outperformed the Army’s favored M4A1 carbine in key tests during a competition last year. An “official use only report” by… [Read More]

September 9th, 2014

ArmaLite Adds Three Rifles

ArmaLite has added the Defensive Sporting Rifle Series to its extensive line of rifles. Law Shield doesn’t endorse or recommend these products to our members, but we like to inform our members about new products that may be of interest. This series includes three different models: Defensive Sporting Rifle 15, Defensive Sporting Rifle 15F, and… [Read More]

September 9th, 2014

Viridian Reactor 5 Green Laser Now Shipping for Kahr 9 & 40 Pistols

Law Shield would like to advise our members that Viridian has introduced Reactor 5 green laser sights for Kahr 9mm and 40 S&W polymer-framed pistols. As always, we don’t endorse these products, but we do like to let members know about them. The Reactor 5 green laser and holster combination fits all Kahr 9mm and… [Read More]

September 9th, 2014

Reagan National Bureaucrats Turn Down Firearms Safety Ads

Law Shield was appalled, but not surprised, to read about trouble the National Shooting Sports Foundation encountered when the organization tried to run “Project ChildSafe” ads at Reagan National Airport, which serves Washington. D.C., promoting safe firearms storage. Since 2003, Project ChildSafe has partnered with law enforcement agencies in all 50 states to distribute more… [Read More]

September 9th, 2014

9mm R.I.P. Round in Ballistic Gelatin

As we often say in Law Shield seminars, your choice of legal ammo probably won’t matter in a deadly-force event that you have to defend in court. What’s important legally are the circumstances that lead to you believing you had to employ deadly force to protect yourself, others, or property. So for self-defense, we recommend… [Read More]

September 9th, 2014

In Colorado, Castle Rock Gets Open Carry

Our Colorado Law Shield members should applaud gun-rights voters in the town of Castle Rock who passed two referenda that strengthen gun rights. After 10 days, a municipal judge finally certified the results of Castle Rock’s Aug. 19 special election, and “now that the results are final, the open carry of firearms is allowed in… [Read More]

September 9th, 2014

California’s Waiting Period Violates 2nd Amendment

Our members should take stock of an opinion holding that California’s 10-day waiting period for nearly all firearm sales violates the Second Amendment, at least as applied to certain individuals. Like the Peruta ruling we have previously reported on here and here, this is a big win if the decision holds up through what will… [Read More]