Column: Deadly force insurance for gun owners

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By Lee Williams

Published: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 11:37 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 11:37 a.m.

I’ll admit I was very skeptical when I first heard about a Texas-based firm that offers insurance policies for gun owners in the event they use deadly force.

The U.S. Law Shield says that if you’re covered by their policy and “use” a firearm, their attorneys “will represent you in any legal proceeding (criminal or civil), for zero attorneys’ fees.” Their members don’t actually have to pull a trigger to qualify for coverage.

The “use” of a firearm also includes pointing or displaying a weapon at …read more