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 Justin McShane  takes you through the process step-by-step:
 
Toy Gun Could Land Actor in Prison
Don't take your toy gun to New Jersey! An actor filming a movie in New Jersey was arrested and charged with illegal possession of a firearm for the Airsoft pellet gun he was using as a prop for the movie. Click to see why even toy guns require a license to possess in the Garden State.
 
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!
 
You Asked - We Listened.
Bail/Bond & Expert Witness Coverage Available!
As a member of U.S. Law Shield of Pennsylvania, you are eligible to enroll in the optional Bail Bond/Expert Witness coverage that provides you with assistance posting bail in the unfortunate event you are arrested, and it will also provide you with an opportunity to have an expert witness suited for your particular incident at trial. for just $2.95 per month. To add this protection, log into your Member Portal and select this coverage or you may call Member Service at 877-448-6839.
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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:
 
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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