April 4, 2016 |

What Happens
What Happens When I Call 9-1-1?
Any time there's an incident with a firearm or any other weapon, it's a good idea to call 9-1-1, according to Weston Ray, a lawyer with Walker & Byington and an Independent Program Attorney for Texas Law Shield. Click below to see more details.
What not to do
What NOT to Do After a Gun Incident
In a recent situation, a member didn't demand all his Constitutional rights. Click to see how a Law Shield lawyer advises you to respond if you find yourself in the same spot:
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:
Open carry
Texas Open Carry: What You Need to Know
Texas Law Shield Program Attorney Justin Sparks clears up some points about the new Texas open carry law in a studio interview on WFAA in Dallas/Fort Worth. Click to see the video and transcript from the interview:
Shop talk
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:
Dog Poo Conflict: Is Drawing a Gun Legal?
There are some incidents that make you proud to be a gun owner -- and this isn't one of them. A lawyer breaks down what, if any, conditions might allow one man to draw his gun when he got an unwelcome package of poo delivered to him:
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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 Texas Law Shield Independent Program attorneys and other law 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!
Memorial Shooting Center (MSC), a Texas Law Shield--affilated range based in Houston, recently sent an item through its company e-letter that we thought was worth passing along to the broader Law Shield membership. Click to read "Brussels Terror Attacks: Travel Advice for Global Travelers."
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?  
Help Wanted - Texas Law Shield
We are growing at a fast and exciting rate! Texas Law Shield is looking to add part-time program ambassadors in the state to our ever-growing family of people dedicated to preserving our right to bear arms. If you are interested in joining our company or know someone whom you would recommend, please email résumés to me at davidd@texaslawshield.com.

David Donchecz
Vice President of Member Services
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