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California Self-Defense 101

Jane Doe is awoken in the middle of the night to the sounds in her backyard. She looks out her bedroom window and sees three young men spray painting...

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Protesters Outside Your Home in California

California protests have many concerned about their right to protect themselves and their property. What if a protest erupts on your front yard?...

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Defining Your “Castle” in California

California law may treat self-defense cases differently based on location. Learn about Castle Doctrine and how you can better protect you and your family.

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Get to Know Your California Independent Program Attorney

George Newhouse is an Independent Program Attorney for U.S. LawShield. Read this and learn more about the lawyer defending our Michigan members.

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Legislative Update: Important Changes to California Laws in 2020

The new year brings new gun laws in California, which could impact how you carry your firearms. Stay on the right side of the law and discover...

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Traveling State Spotlight: California

California is a beautiful state with a lot to offer visitors. However, it is NOT a gun friendly state. Independent Program Attorney Virginia Landry breaks down the ordinances enacted that may be particular to the area you are visiting.

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Are California’s Gun Confiscation Laws Coming to Missouri?

Going into this next year, there are no new laws that will affect your right to carry in Missouri. There is a bill in the House of Representatives that has gained some traction. It proposes a law that would allow citizens to have a locked firearm in their trunk, and they would have a right... [Read More]

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Are California’s Gun Confiscation Laws Coming to Oklahoma?

Presently, there are no California-style confiscation laws coming to Oklahoma. Some proposals from California deal with confiscating magazines in excess of 10 rounds. Other types of schemes of confiscation in California have to do with medical marijuana users who are recreational marijuana users—they could lose their rights to have firearms, and they could have their... [Read More]

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Are California’s Gun Confiscation Laws Coming to Texas?

After the tragedy in Santa Fe, Governor Abbott requested that the issue of school shootings be examined to see if new legislation would help prevent further terrible acts. Soon the Texas legislature will consider what proponents called “red flag protective orders.” These orders were made popular by their prominent use in California to confiscate firearms... [Read More]

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Travel Advisory To Gun Owners: SAF Says to Avoid California!

For the first time in its history, the Second Amendment Foundation has issued a “travel advisory” to firearms owners to avoid going to California, warning law-abiding armed citizens that their civil rights could be in jeopardy due to that state’s restrictive gun control laws. “The California Legislature has been out of control for years when... [Read More]

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Court Stops 10+ Magazine Ban, For Now

A federal judge has temporarily blocked a voter-approved California law that would have forced gun owners to give up standard-capacity ammunition magazines holding 10 rounds or more. To get into compliance with the law, California gun owners would have been allowed move them out of state, sell them to a licensed dealer, destroy them, or hand... [Read More]

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Federal Lawsuit Filed Against Magazine Ban

The Second Amendment Foundation, joined by several other groups and individuals, has filed a lawsuit in federal district court in California, challenging that state’s law prohibiting the possession, use, or acquisition of so-called “large-capacity magazines,” calling the ban “hopelessly vague and ambiguous.” This case could have repercussions on a similar magazine ban in Colorado. Joining... [Read More]

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