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Texas Law Shield: What Should I Do After Having To Defend Myself?

Whenever a critical event happens, we seldom rise to the occasion. Instead, we fall back on our training. While it’s common sense to train our skills at the range, seldom do we practice what to do after the bang! as much as we practice what to do before the bang! With this in mind, here is a five-point mental training list of what you should do if you ever have to use your firearm in self-defense.

Emily Taylor, an attorney at the law firm of Walker & Byington and a Texas Law Shield attorney

You Be the Judge: Does ‘LTC’ Mean License to Chase?

On the Texas Law Shield Facebook page April 24, the group’s lawyers shared a story about an individual with a License to Carry who chased after a group of thieves that had just taken large quantities of merchandise from a store in The Woodlands. The individual ended up opening fire on the thieves’ stolen van in the mall parking lot. Click here to see the KPRC-TV report on the events.

Open carry without a permit is now legal in Mississippi.

Reminder: Texas Open Carry is Here!

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.

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Warning: Tricky Knife Laws Still Active in Texas

Law Shield recently warned its members that until September 1, they still have to obey tricky local knife laws in Texas — especially if they live in or travel to San Antonio and Corpus Christi.

Those two Texas cities were among the “10 Worst Anti-Knife Cities” in America for 2014 — San Antonio at No. 4 and Corpus Christi at No. 9, according to a national knife-rights organization.

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Abbott Signs Texas Open-Carry Law

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.