On December 17, at about 7 p.m. on State Street in Madison, Wisconsin, a 21-year-old open carrier and his friend were hanging out. It was well below freezing. Heavy coats, hats, and gloves were indicated. State Street runs from the University of Wisconsin to the State Capitol. It is about nine blocks long, and usually crowded with pedestrians, many of which are students. There are numerous bars and restaurants, as well as the Student Union and Memorial Library, Library Mall, and the Wisconsin Historical Society near the west end of the street.
Posts Tagged ‘Open Carry’
On January 1, individuals who possess either a valid License To Carry or CHL may be allowed to open carry their handgun in a belt or shoulder holster. Watch this important video on the basics of Open Carry from Texas Law Shield Independent Program Attorney Michele Byington.
Effective October 15, 2015, if you have a Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Texas, or Virginia handgun license, you need to know that your state-issued carry license is no longer valid in Maine, U.S. Law Shield advised its members in a special alert.
Law Shield will be watching the progress of a recently filed lawsuit in Florida, in which a man named George Freeman is suing a variety of Tampa law-enforcement officers because
Presenting the Shooter’s Log weekly wrap up of the major news and trending stories that affect gun owners from July 6 to July 11, 2015.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed landmark open-carry legislation today, making the Lone Star State the 45th to recognize the right of modern handgun open carry. More than 800,000 Texans currently hold concealed-carry licenses, and they will be the ones who can take advantage of the new law beginning in 2016—and not before.
In this 2-minute video, Texas Law Shield Program Attorney Edwin Walker covers the status of current Open Carry legislation
The Senate in my relatively gun-friendly state of Texas just recently passed a bill 20 to 11 that approves
One of the great oddities of state gun laws has been Texas’s longtime prohibition on open carry. In the past
Another popular chain placates anti-gun group Moms Demand Action. Panera Bread, a place that says customers go in to
Obama Indefinitely Bans Izhmash and Kalashnikov Rifles
On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, Obama released an Executive Order adding names of