When U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, recently introduced a measure in the U.S. Senate to make it easier for hunters and shooters to purchase suppressors to protect their hearing—and a similar measure was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives—those who understand the topic were appreciative of the effort.
Posts Tagged ‘Legal Issues’
On its surface, covering the Energy & Natural Resources Bill may seem out of place on The Shooter’s Log. However, an amendment to the Energy & Natural Resources Bill is the bipartisan Sportsman’s Act which revises a variety of existing programs to expand access to, and opportunities for, hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting.
We get asked all the time, “How does the law in Texas apply to a Road Rage situation?” We asked Michele Byington, an attorney at the law firm of Walker & Byington, to give us her analysis based on a fact scenario to see how it would play out.
This is always a popular topic and generated a lot of interest in the comment section of the blog lately, so we thought we would republish this post from a couple of years ago.
Everyone knows that politics have an effect on laws, and laws can have an effect on gun function (such as
America’s 1st Freedom magazine’s staff has had a chance to shoot the Armatix iP1—a so-called “smart gun” touted by some gun-control groups to be the end-all answer to gun safety. However, when shot by the magazine’s team under rigidly controlled circumstances, they found
The Washington, D.C., Circuit Court of Appeals has undone years of litigation, finding a temporarily assigned visiting judge should not have heard the case of Wrenn v. District of Columbia regarding the right of citizens to carry handguns.
If you carry a gun in the car, using your middle finger can get you in as much trouble as using your trigger finger. Watch what happened to a Law Shield Member after he flipped the bird
This post is an updated version of the March 27, 2014 post titled Have Gun Will Travel… Transporting Your Handgun Across the United States.
In four videos, Law Shield Firearms Program Attorneys Michele Byington, Edwin Walker, and Richard Carter explain what gun owners can expect to happen if they have used a gun in self-defense:
U.S. District Judge Richard Matsch of Denver has ordered the plaintiffs and lawyers who sued Sportsman’s Guide and Lucky Gunner LLC for selling supplies to alleged Aurora movie-theater shooter James Holmes, to pay the companies’ legal fees in the family’s unsuccessful civil suit against the firearms firms.
On Thursday, California Eastern District Judge Kimberly Mueller declined to stop the state from imposing a ban on the sale of new handguns that are not microstamped. Unless the case is overturned on appeal, today’s decision would effectively ban the sale or possession of new semiauto handguns in the state.
Guest Post by Christian Lowe, Editor, Grand View Outdoors
Hunting regulators in New Hampshire are set to consider new rules that would ban the use of
A guest post by Stephen Gutowski, staff writer for the Washington Free Beacon.
Leading gun rights groups say Washington, D.C.’s issuance of a limited number of gun carry permits has not
In a major development concerning discrimination in how financial services and products were withheld from firearms-related businesses due to
The 2016 elections grow closer all the time, however, there is no guarantee we will elect a pro Second Amendment presidential candidate.
The BATFE issued an open letter on January 16, 2015, which could affect many shooters who have purchased long-barrel
The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has determined in of Tyler v. Hillsdale Co. Sheriff’s Dept. that a prohibition on