During the recent storms that struck Texas, Louisiana, and Florida, your attorney hotline has been busy helping members that have been forced to abandon their guns as they leave their flooded homes, who were worried about the threat of gun confiscation, or have had to defend their property from looters. Texas & U.S. Law Shield... [Read More]
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma wrought damage throughout the south recently, causing hundreds of thousands of homes to suffer water incursion from rain and floodwaters. And in the case of Hurricane Harvey, the flooding arose so quickly that most people did not have the opportunity to pack up their household belongings, including all their guns,... [Read More]
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With the prospect of a major storm event on the horizon for much of Florida, Georgians are welcoming thousands of friends, relatives, and those in need into their cities, towns, and homes. Floridians evacuating to Georgia will all find a warm welcome; those who lawfully own and carry firearms, in particular, will be happy to... [Read More]
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During the recent disaster wrought by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and the impending landfall in Florida of Hurricane Irma, many of our members have been asking if the government can confiscate their firearms if the Governor or Federal Government declare a state of emergency. Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the New... [Read More]
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As Hurricane Irma approaches Florida, we thought it important to remind our Members of the laws regarding firearms that may apply to them as they prepare to evacuate their homes and head to safety. In 2015, Governor Scott signed into law an “Emergency Concealed Carry” bill. The new law is found in Florida Statutes 790.01 (3)(a) and... [Read More]
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