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.
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