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Castle Doctrine

2021-11-10T01:34:28-06:00November 10th, 2021|

As a responsible gun owner, it is important to be familiar with the various laws, legal theories, and legal terms related to self-defense. “Castle Doctrine” is one such legal theory.

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Duty to Inform Laws: Do They Apply to You?

2021-11-10T14:09:17-06:00October 26th, 2021|

If you have an encounter with law enforcement, do you have to tell them you’re carrying a firearm or that you have a valid license or permit to carry? If there is a legal requirement where you live, failing to do so might mean losing your license or permit, or being charged with a crime.

  • Second Amendment Sanctuaries: Are They Realistic?

Second Amendment Sanctuaries: Are They Realistic?

2021-10-18T11:42:26-05:00August 11th, 2021|Tags: , |

The number of states declaring themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries is on the rise. This means a question being asked with increasing frequency is coming to the forefront: Is the decision to make states “sanctuaries” legally binding, or does it only do lip service to the gun rights community at large?

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Flying with Guns

2021-10-21T09:31:56-05:00June 28th, 2021|Tags: , , |

With the pandemic slowly drawing to a close and a return to normalcy appearing on the horizon, it’s safe to assume Americans will be traveling more in 2021 than in 2020. And whether you’re new to guns or have been shooting your entire life, it’s important to remember there are very specific rules in place if you decide to travel by air with your firearm.

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You Were Just Involved in a Self-Defense Incident… Now What?

2021-10-01T05:08:49-05:00May 13th, 2021|Tags: , |

Self-defense incidents don’t happen when it’s convenient for your schedule. If we knew when and where a violent incident would occur, we would likely avoid them in the first place, right? You win 100% of the fights that never occur. But since we can’t see into the future, we must remain prepared for a self-defense incident to happen when we least expect it.

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Your Guide to Bringing Guns into Michigan

2021-05-04T11:40:49-05:00April 30th, 2021|Tags: , |

We often receive questions from U.S. LawShield members regarding transporting guns into Michigan from other states. These questions typically involve a member who is moving from another state or receiving the firearm as either a gift or an inheritance.

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Understanding Red Flag Laws in New Jersey

2021-08-13T17:41:22-05:00April 28th, 2021|Tags: , |

Can a judge sign an order allowing police to seize your guns even if you do not break a single law? In recent years, there has been a nationwide push for “extreme risk protective orders” or “red flag” laws specifically designed to remove firearms from people accused of engaging in conduct or making statements that others may deem “dangerous.”

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Medical Marijuana or CWFL… Pick One

2021-08-13T17:46:24-05:00April 28th, 2021|Tags: , |

Over the past few months, we have been asked one question more than any other: Can I have a Medical Marijuana Card (“MMC”) and a Concealed Weapon & Firearm License (“CWFL”)? The answer is not simple. 

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