Category: Weapons Charges

September
28
2020

Gun laws can be confusing, especially because they can differ so drastically between states. Recent news stories point out just how different these laws can be.

By now, you’ve heard about the shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin. A 17-year old from Illinois, Kyle Rittenhouse, has been arrested and charged with five [...]

June
28
2020

Recent riots and looting in cities around the United States has many people on edge. One of the side effects of this is that gun sales have skyrocketed.

In Texas, this has led to gun stores being swamped. In fact, background checks in the state are up over 60 percent [...]

November
30
2017

Texas gun possession laws are among the most generous in the nation. However, recent events and legislation are causing law enforcement agents to be more vigilant in making arrests for violations.

If you are facing weapons charges in Texas, here’s a brief overview of the possession laws and a list [...]

May
17
2016

While Texas offers its residents a variety of gun rights, in accordance with the U.S. Constitution and state law, there are still several ways you can potentially face weapons charges in the state. Keep in mind, Texas considers guns a weapon, but there are also other items which are categorized [...]

February
9
2016

On January 1, 2016, Texans were granted the right to openly carry handguns. Although the law has been criticized and enamored by many, there are some specific factors that you need to consider. In some cases, you may be ineligible for participation in open carry and could be charged with [...]

October
6
2015

Believe it or not, every state in the nation allows its citizens to carry concealed weapons, assuming that certain criteria are met. Most of these states’ laws are based on the idea that allowing private citizens to carry concealed weapons is an effective crime deterrent. In fact, Fox News even [...]