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.
Whether you’re brand new to the world of guns or an experienced shooter, it’s likely you’re always looking for ways to be a more accurate shooter. After all, no one wants to be a bad shot, and even as your shooting improves there’s always room for improvement. Check out the information below for some tips to help you on your way to becoming a more precise shooter.
Despite being somewhat ineffective, pepper spray is one of the most popular less-than-lethal safety tools out there. While it won’t save your life, it can create an opportunity to escape or even to prepare a stronger defense. Unfortunately, not everyone knows how to use it properly, and not understanding the correct way to use something is almost as bad as not having it in the first place. Just like with a firearm, knife, or other self-defense tool, you need to know how to use pepper spray the right way if you want any chance to escape from an attacker.
Senate Bill 1262, signed by Governor Brad Little on February 25, 2022, will go into effect on July 1, 2022. This legislation amends Idaho Code § 46-1008 to expressly protect concealed weapons licenses, firearms, ammunition, and components during declarations of “disaster emergencies.” These changes were spurred by the actions of state and local governments during disasters such the COVID-19 pandemic and response.
Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. Just as a bullet leaving the muzzle of a gun creates recoil, making the personal decision to be your own defender brings new challenges to consider. Gun owners liability insurance provides coverage for damages resulting from negligence with a firearm. This means that such a policy would exclusively cover damages from unintentional harm. While this may be a worthwhile investment against such an incident, it doesn’t cover acts of lawful self-defense, which is what many people are looking for when they think of gun insurance.
U.S. LAWSHIELD EDUCATES VISITORS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF LEGAL DEFENSE FOR SELF DEFENSE DURING 2022 NRA ANNUAL MEETINGS & EXHIBITS
U.S. LawShield®, industry leader and America's largest provider of Legal Defense for Self Defense® coverage, will be on-site for the 2022 NRA Annual Meetings (NRAAM) held from May 27-29 in Houston, Texas to discuss and answer questions about the importance of self-defense coverage and how it protects members throughout the full legal process after a self-defense incident. U.S. LawShield will exhibit in Booth #1457 at the George R. Brown Convention Center and provide attendees special membership opportunities plus a chance to win a free giveaway valued at more than $1,200.
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.
Having firearms for self-defense purposes involves a dedication to being a responsible, law-abiding gun owner, and part of that responsibility is being prepared for a possible use-of-force incident. As a U.S. LawShield® member, you get not only the peace of mind that comes with having 24/7/365 access to qualified attorneys but also freedom protection. What does that mean? It means that here at U.S. LawShield, we believe in the importance of freedom—and we make your freedom our focus.
When the end of Spring approaches, many national holidays are on the horizon, and looming large among them is Memorial Day. As a holiday, it stands out for its traditionally somber tone—seemingly alone among a class of officially recognized days that are jubilant and celebratory, but it’s perhaps the most important of them because of this.
We’ve all seen how biased the legal system can be against gun owners. So, what’s a responsibly armed person to do? Maybe you’ve heard how self-defense coverage can be a saving grace during the legal aftermath of a self-defense incident. But with all the different legal defense and concealed carry weapon (CCW) insurance providers out there, how do you know what separates the good from the best? What do you actually need in your CCW or self-defense insurance policy?