September 9th, 2014

Body-Armor Bill: Self-Defense Turned on Its Head

Rep. Mike Honda (D-California) has introduced a bill that Law Shield thinks is one of the more ridiculous attempts we’ve seen at stripping citizens of their ability to protect themselves with a purely defensive product. Honda’s HR 5344 is entitled the “Responsible Body Armor Possession Act,” and it seeks to ban Level III and higher… [Read More]

September 9th, 2014

In California, Dogs Kill Woman; Man Found Guilty of Murder

A California jury recently found Alex Donald Jackson, 31, guilty of murder after his pit bulls mauled a woman to death. According to the Associated Press, Jackson owned four pit bulls that mauled 63-year-old Pamela Devitt during her morning walk in Littlerock on May 9, 2013. Devitt died from blood loss after being bitten 200… [Read More]

September 9th, 2014

Instructor Killed When He's Accidentally Shot with Uzi by 9-Year-Old Girl

It goes without saying that our Law Shield multi-state and NFA members know that automatic firearms are potentially deadly implements, but no one can hear that sobering message too often. A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed the Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, the Associated Press reported. Vacca… [Read More]

August 30th, 2014

Judge Rules ARs, AKs, to be ‘Dangerous and Unusual Arms’

U.S. Law Shield’s members should know that on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake ruled that AR-15s, AK-style rifles, and other similar firearms that were regulated by the state of Maryland last year “fall outside Second Amendment protection as dangerous and unusual arms.” Blake’s decision came in the case of Kolbe v. O’Malley, in… [Read More]

August 30th, 2014

In Florida, 911 Tells Woman to Disarm Rather than Face Intruder

Law Shield would like to pass along to our members the amazing story of 80-year-old Ms. Logan, who was recovering from hip surgery at home in Holmes Beach, Fla. when she became aware of an intruder, according to reporting by WTVT in Tampa Bay. To her credit, Logan was prepared and retrieved a revolver, called 911,… [Read More]

August 28th, 2014

In Arkansas, One Employer Encourages Employees to Protect Themselves

Our Law Shield members are probably familiar with the too-often-told tale of a convenience-store employee who protects self or store with a handgun then gets dismissed because a company policy outlaws self-defense. That’s not the case with Troy Lamkin, the owner of Lamkin’s Liquor at 4328 Highway 79 S in Stephens, Arkansas. His employees fended… [Read More]

August 28th, 2014

In Massachusetts, Police May Soon Decide Who Can Buy Any Guns

Law Shield regrets to inform our Multi-State members that Massachusetts lawmakers recently passed a bill that gives police chiefs the authority to decide if residents can buy a rifle or shotgun as well as a handgun. In sum, this bill would make Massachusetts the first state in which an individual’s right to acquire any type… [Read More]

August 28th, 2014

In Missouri, Gun Rights Safeguarded in Amendment

Congratulations to our U.S. Law Shield Missouri members for helping to pass a state-constitution amendment to strengthen the Show Me State’s right to arms provision. On August 5, the state’s voters overwhelmingly approved (61% to 39%) the passage of an amendment that makes Missouri the second state to explicitly to require strict scrutiny as the… [Read More]

August 28th, 2014

Support the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act

U.S. Law Shield and Texas Law Shield support the “Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2013” (H.R. 2959) introduced in the U.S. House by Reps. Richard Nugent (R-Fla.) and Jim Matheson (D-Utah). It would allow any person who is not prohibited from possessing or receiving a firearm under federal law and who has a valid concealed firearm… [Read More]

August 28th, 2014

How to Make a 1000-Yard Shot with a 9mm Handgun

Jerry Miculek makes an incredible shot using a 9mm revolver off-hand at 1000 yards. Equipment is the S&W Jerry Miculek Signature Series 929 8-Shot N-Frame chambered in 9mm Luger. The cartridges are Hornady 147-grain XTPs. The optic is a Vortex Razor Red Dot. The balloon is there so the spotter can actually see if the… [Read More]