In our last newsletter, you heard from Independent Program Attorney Edwin Walker on what was legal and not legal to add to your gun under federal. This newsletter Independent Program Attorney James Phillips is here to tell you what attachments are legal and not legal to add to your firearm under state law. Hi, I’m... [Read More]
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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 James Phillips explain how the type of ammo you use could affect you. James Phillips: Florida does place some restrictions on the kind of ammunition used. A... [Read More]
Legislative update from Florida by Independent Program Attorney James Phillips. Legislative update: In 2017 there was a extremely important change made to the law regarding self defense that everyone should be aware of. This is in regards to our immunities statute, which is found in Florida Statute 776.032. Prior to July, a defendant... [Read More]
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Law Shield Member Ambassador Sherry Hale: Welcome members and fellow gun owners. In the last Members 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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A recent national television report asserted that road-rage incidents are becoming more common and more deadly, with the latest incident taking place in Pennsylvania, in which a man is alleged to have shot and killed a teenage girl during a traffic merge. Click to watch level-headed advice from your Independent Program Attorney about what to... [Read More]
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The short answer is, “Yes,” according to Independent Program Attorney James Phillips. However, the Sunshine State supplies a lot of legal protection for people against such suits. Click the video below to get the details.
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Independent Program Attorney James Phillips reminds Members about tricky federal and state laws for carrying firearms in vehicles near schools and on your person outside schools. Just because summer is coming doesn’t change your legal responsibilities around these educational structures.
Once every 20 years, Florida’s Constitution provides for the creation of a 37-member revision commission, called the Constitution Revision Commission, for the purpose of reviewing Florida’s Constitution and proposing changes for voter consideration. The Commission meets for approximately one year, traveling the State of Florida, identifing issues, performing research, and possibly recommending changes to the... [Read More]
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“Castle Doctrine” and “Stand Your Ground” are self-defense laws that protect you in your home, car, and out in public. To learn how these laws work, click to watch Independent Program Attorney James Phillips explain the details. Castle Doctrine and Stand Your Ground Laws in Florida
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The just-released video above is from the Florida State Attorney’s Office, supporting a judge’s ruling that a citizen who opened fire on a man attacking a Lee County deputy last year was justified in using deadly force. David Katz, U.S. Law Shield of Florida Independent Program Attorney, said of the video release, “Normally, the police... [Read More]
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Taking the family to a state or national park this summer? Then you need to know the rules about firearms carry at your destinations, in state or out of state. Click to watch Independent Program Attorney James Phillips explain various park rules controlling where you can — and definitely cannot — take your gun. And please... [Read More]
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Every Member has to make the decision to intervene in a fight — or not — based on a host of tactical and safety issues. Member Ambassador Sherry Hale interviews U.S. Law Shield of Florida Independent Program Attorney James Phillips to learn how Good Samaritans can stay out of legal trouble if faced with these dangerous... [Read More]
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