April 6, 2016 |

"Hello, This is 9-1-1. What is Your Emergency?"
You find yourself in a situation where you have to call 9-1-1. When should you call? What do you do? What do you say? How do you respond to the operator? In this video, Independent Program Attorney Doug Richards takes you through the process step-by-step:
 
Setback for Colorado Gun Owners
A lawsuit brought by 54 county sheriffs in Colorado challenging recent gun-control legislation was tossed by a federal appeals court. Click to see why some sheriffs may file a new lawsuit based upon the "road map" laid out by the court's opinion.
 
Upcoming Gun Law Seminars/Workshops
How much do you think you know about gun laws and the justified use of force? Being wrong can cost you your freedom! Your U.S. Law Shield Independent Program Attorneys and other law-enforcement professionals are educating gun owners about their rights in seminars and workshops around the state this month. Find one near you and bring a friend!
 
Mason
Show You Are 2A Proud
Show your 2A pride by displaying your very own gun-packing bear - the limited edition George "Mason" the Bear Bobblehead. Use promo code "MEMBER" at checkout to get a $5 member discount. Click on Mason's picture to see the offer details:
 
When it comes to taking proper care of your full-size 1911, you need to know the safest, most efficient way to disassemble your firearm. This video showing how to accomplish the task is courtesy of Rock Island Armory. Got any tips to add?  
 
SCOTUS Nominee Garland's Gun Record
President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland to replace Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, and Garland has been under an extreme amount of scrutiny both by conservative and liberal groups alike. However, one has to ask, what are the facts? Click to read how two lawyers break down Garland's rulings:
 
Help Wanted - U.S. Law Shield
We are growing at a fast and exciting rate, and we're looking to add part-time program ambassadors in your state. We are looking for help in the Aurora/Centennial, North Loveland/Fort Collins, and South Denver areas. If you are interested in joining our company or know someone whom you would recommend, please email résumés by clicking below.

David Donchecz
Vice President of Member Services
davidd@uslawshield.com
Colorado Gun Law: Armed And Educated
After more than a year of research and development, plus thousands of hours distilling law into a format specifically for gun owners, U.S. Law Shield is pleased to announce the release of Colorado Gun Law: Armed And Educated. It is the one book every gun owner needs in his or her library! Click the button to see excerpts:
 
Handgun vs. Shotgun for Home Defense?
In this NSSF video, Clint Smith, president and director of Thunder Ranch Training Center, shows how deployed length is strikingly similar for handguns and shotguns used in home defense.
 
Supreme Court Rules on Stun Guns-Sort Of
Law Shield reviews the Commonwealth v. Caetano stun-gun decision that, on the surface, seemed like a big win in broadly defining "arms" in court decisions. We say, "Well, not so fast." Click to see our analysis:
 
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