July 23rd, 2014

LanTac Brakes Shot in Super-Slow Video

Our NFA Law Shield members may have some interest in the New LanTac 7.62/.308 caliber Muzzle Brake and Drakon Brake for AK47 rifles. As always, Law Shield doesn’t endorse these products, but we do like to call attention to items that might be of interest to members. The accompanying video features three 7.62 rifles in… [Read More]

July 23rd, 2014

In Miami, Police Union Head Tells Citizens, ‘Protect Yourselves’

U.S. Law Shield of Florida isn’t sure how to react to recent statements by John Rivera, president of the Miami-Dade Police Benevolent Association. Was he issuing a legitimate warning to citizens in the area, foretelling the future, or making a subtle threat? It’s hard to tell. Backstory: The new Miami-Dade County budget would slice some 600 police… [Read More]

July 18th, 2014

Alabama AG Rules Against Ban on Guns in Polling Places

Our multi-state Law Shield members may be interested to learn that Alabama’s Attorney General Luther Strange recently ruled that county commissions don’t have the authority to prohibit firearms at polling places. Mr. Strange’s opinion said the State Legislature has already said where guns cannot be openly displayed and polling places are not on the list…. [Read More]

July 18th, 2014

$1.5 Million and Counting

Law Shield members who prize their 2nd Amendment rights should be happy to hear that the City of Chicago is paying a price — almost a million dollars — for its continuing insistence of enforcing gun bans. The United States District Court in the Northern District of Illinois has ordered the City of Chicago to… [Read More]

July 17th, 2014

Breaking News Alert: AK's Are NOT Banned!

The executive order (Executive Order 13662) signed by President Obama on March 20, 2014, has recently created quite the stir on social media because on July 17, 2014 the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) released additions to its list of Russian persons and companies prohibited from doing business in the United States.  Included in… [Read More]

July 17th, 2014

Brady Sues Kansas over Second Amendment Protection Act

At Law Shield, we’re not surprised to see that a new law that “makes it a felony to attempt to enforce federal gun laws in Kansas” is already facing a legal challenge from the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. On July 9, the Brady Campaign filed suit against Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and Kansas… [Read More]

July 17th, 2014

Idaho’s Enhanced License Law Now Active

Our multi-state Law Shield members should know that effective July 1, 2014, an Idaho law dealing with carry on public college or university campuses went into effect. In Idaho, Senate Bill 1254 permits qualified retired law enforcement officers and law-abiding adults who have obtained an Idaho enhanced license to carry a concealed weapon to possess… [Read More]

July 17th, 2014

In SA: Shooting at the Grand Hyatt Hotel

http://www.ksat.com/content/pns/ksat/news/2014/07/12/hyatt.html Law Shield would like to alert our Texas members about an incident in which a concealed-handgun-license holder shot a man on the sixth floor of San Antonio’s Grand Hyatt hotel, according to a KSAT-TV report. Investigators said the victim was banging on the older man’s door and when he opened it, the victim charged… [Read More]

July 17th, 2014

Mossberg Announces Expansion of Texas Manufacturing Facility

Texas Law Shield would like to inform our members that the largest pump-action shotgun manufacturer in the world has announced the completion of a major expansion to its facilities in Eagle Pass. O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc., America’s oldest family-owned and operated firearms manufacturer, is following the lead of several other firearms makers by adding… [Read More]

July 15th, 2014

Statue of Liberty with Silenced Pistol Not ‘Shocking, Offensive and Disparaging’

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has overturned an attorney’s refusal to register a Statue of Liberty mark for silencer company Advanced Armament Corp. Law Shield supports the Appeals Board’s reversal of this decision. In June 2009, Advanced Armament Corp., LLC sought registration of a mark for “silencers for firearms” that depicted “the upper torso… [Read More]

July 15th, 2014

A Remarkable Ruling in San Antonio

Texas Law Shield wants to alert our members to a remarkable jury decision in San Antonio, acquitting an armed homeowner who wounded a police officer during a nighttime raid. KSAT-TV reported that Adrian Perryman says he opened fire because he believed a home invasion was underway. He wounded a police officer, but claims he tossed… [Read More]