In Part I, we saw the actions Clint took to defend his dog from being killed by the neighborhood stray. Now, in Part II you will learn if his actions followed the law. Watch Independent Program Attorney Emily Taylor teach you the law, so you will know what to do if you find yourself in... [Read More]
There are so many varieties of ammo on the market today, but not every type is perceived the same in the eyes of the law. Watch Independent Program Attorney Emily Taylor explain how the type of ammo you use could affect you. Emily: Choice of ammunition is just about as personal as your choice of carry... [Read More]
Independent Program Attorney Emily Taylor addresses the legal issue of whether you can legally open carry your firearm at a demonstration in Texas—and why such an action can get you unwanted police attention. Sam: Welcome to U.S. LawShield and Texas LawShield’s Live Report on Facebook Live. From the news desk in Houston, I am... [Read More]
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On Sept. 1, Texas Members will be able to open a big ol’ goodie bag of upgraded self-defense freedoms, courtesy of Gov. Abbott and the Texas Legislature. Click the video below to see Independent Program Attorney Emily Taylor alert you to some of the changes. Transcript appears below the video. 2017 Texas Legislative Session has... [Read More]
Member Ambassador Sherry Hale: Welcome Members and Fellow Gun Owners. In the last Member’s Voice video, our member Tyler witnessed a criminal breaking into his car. Tyler drew his gun, and the bad guys ran away. The legal questions started pouring in, and Members, you wanted to know your legal rights in your... [Read More]
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Three University of Texas at Austin professors seeking to overturn the state’s 2015 campus carry law have had their lawsuit dismissed by a federal judge. The law allows licensed-to-carry individuals to carry concealed handguns inside most public university buildings. Campus carry became law in 2015 and went into effect on Aug. 1, 2016. The professors... [Read More]
The short answer is, “Yes,” according to Independent Program Attorney Emily Taylor. However, the Lone Star State supplies a lot of legal protection for people against such suits. Click the video below to watch the details of how civil lawsuits work in Texas, and watch how civil law applied to a Member in the related... [Read More]
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Can your employer restrict your ability to carry firearms at the workplace? Click to watch Emily Taylor, Independent Program Attorney with Walker & Byington, explain that in Texas, employers call the shots regarding workplace self-defense.
In this excerpt from a U.S. LawShield News live report, watch Emily Taylor, Independent Program Attorney with Walker & Byington, discuss the basic rules for carrying firearms into restaurants and bars. Click the video below to find out the major differences between blue signs and red signs in Texas establishments, and how getting those colors crossed up could lead... [Read More]
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Emily Taylor, Independent Program Attorney with Walker & Byington, cautions Members about the tricky rules for carrying firearms around roads and schools across the state. Don’t make a mistake just before summer starts—click to get the details.
Independent Program Attorney Emily Taylor of Walker & Taylor details the intricacies of Castle Doctrine and Stand Your Ground laws and what they mean to gun owners in Texas. Click the video below to see more.
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A study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety showed that nearly 80% of drivers rated aggressive driving as a serious or extremely serious traffic safety problem. “However, many of the same people reported driving in ways that could be classified as aggressive,” according to AAA. If an angry driver threatens you, and you are... [Read More]
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