Law Shield’s Top 10 Stories from 2016

By Woody published on in General, Legal

Before we get too far into 2017, let’s take a quick look back at the 10 most popular Texas & U.S. Law Shield posts from 2016. Gun-law attorneys get into the stickiest issues—restrictions about owning body armor, when you can shoot attacking dogs, how to navigate the carry rules at your church—and pass along legal insights to keep you from having trouble with the legal system. Click each item’s headline to open the story and see what you missed.

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1: The Legality of Body Armor (August 17)

2: Traffic Stop! (August 8)

3: Levi’s CEO: ‘You don’t need a gun to try on a pair of jeans’ (December 4)

4: The Fast and the Furious: the Law on Road Rage in Texas (September 19)

5: Bark, But Don’t Bite! Defending your Animals from Human Threats (April 12)

6: Trapped in a Demonstration? What Are Your Self-Defense Options? (November 21)

7: Warning Shot: Ticket to Prison? (March 2)

8: Want to Carry Your Gun to Christmas Service at Church? Know the Law First! (December 19)

9: Check Out This ‘Active Shooter’ Video Package (July 20)

10: Weapons in Texas Polling Places: What Is The Law? (November 2)

And if that’s not enough, here are a few more favorites to get  you rolling into 2017: Carrying Past a 30.06/30.07 Sign? Beware! (August 8, 2016); What Is The Law On Storing Firearms In Texas? (January 12); For or Against Constitutional Carry? Let Us Hear from You (December 19); and Don’t Jump the Gun! (December 5). — Texas & U.S. Law Shield Staff

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Comments (6)

  • Ed

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    I was looking through a online tool catalog and found several different badges . One was for conseal carry . It was very realistic . Is this a good idea or would it just get you in more trouble ? One comment said it could keep you from getting shot by the law in case of a gun battle . But if I can buy one for $ 15.00 bucks so can the criminal . Any thoughts ?

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    • Dave Dolbee

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      Personally, I would stay away from anything that looked like a badge if I was not a law enforcement agent/officer. Displaying it in any way could land you in trouble for impersonating an officer. You can check you local laws, maybe even ask a local officer or two, but I would suspect little good to come from it. Just my two cents. ~ Dave Dolbee

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  • Loose

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    I support Constitutional Carry. If you can legally own a handgun, then you should be able to carry it. My wife recently purchased a new Glock 42 and then applied for her carry license. The questions she had to answer to buy the gun were very similar to the ones on the license application. If you pass the NICs background check, then in most cases you will pass the LTC application. The criminals do not care and will carry anyway.

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  • abelhorn

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    I find it SAD that so many that claim to serve the LAW are so willing to limit the 2 nd Amendment
    Can they not read or are they just another part of the TYRANNY ?

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    • John

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      Hurrah! Glad to see I’m not the only one complaining about this. I’ve done so to my sheriff and local politicians and remind them again every time we get together.

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