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Weapons Charges in Louisiana and How to Avoid Them

Weapons Charges in Louisiana and How to Avoid Them Firearms blaze through America. A 2019 study found that more than two-thirds of firearms offenders were arrested again for crimes within eight years of their release.  That’s why the state of Louisiana takes weapons charges so seriously. If you want to own and maintain a firearm, […]

Louisiana Gun Laws 2023: What You Need To Know

Are you wondering about Louisiana gun charges 2021? Well here’s all you need to know on Louisiana gun charges and gun laws in 2021!

Charged With Illegal Possession of a Firearm in Louisiana?

Firearms. They are dangerous and not always legal to carry. You need to go out of your way to get a permit to have possession of a firearm, otherwise, there can be some very serious consequences.  In 2019, the rate of federal weapons prosecutions has increased by 126% compared to 20 years ago. This means […]

Could Parents Be Arrested for Child’s Shooting in Louisiana?

This past week, the parents of a child who is charged with four counts of murder in a school shooting, were arrested for involuntary manslaughter under Michigan state law. How legitimate is this charge and why is the prosecutor pursuing it? The prosecutor in Michigan is alleging that the parents (Crumbleys) violated Michigan law and […]

How Serious Is A Gun Charge In Louisiana?

Wondering how serious are gun charges in Louisiana? This post will explain everything you need to know.

Minimum Age to Legally Possess a Gun in Louisiana

The minimum age to possess a gun on your person in Louisiana is 18. However, there are exceptions to this law under La. R.S. 14:95.8 for hunting. Hunting Exceptions The Louisiana law prohibiting the possessing of a gun by an individual under age 18 does not apply to the following: (1) Attending a hunter’s safety […]

How to Get a Gun License in Baton Rouge, an Uncomfortable Truth

We like to think that only responsible people are allowed to carry guns. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. This is especially true in states like Louisiana, where the gun control laws are very loose. If you’ve ever wondered how to get a gun license in Louisiana, keep reading. You’ll be surprised by the answer. How […]

Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Article 1 of the Louisiana State Constitution provides state residents “The right of each citizen to keep and bear arms.” Although the text says that this right “is fundamental and shall not be infringed,” you can lose the right — at least temporarily. If you receive a felony conviction in Louisiana, you will likely lose the […]

A Brief Intro to Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Other Firearm Crimes in Louisiana

Did you know that in 2017, there were over 810,000 aggravated assaults in the United States? Among those, 26% involved a firearm. Aggravated assault is a common crime in the US, but it carries stiff penalties, especially if a firearm is present. Keep reading to learn more about aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and […]

Gun Laws in Louisiana: Common Weapons Charges and Firearm Offenses

Owning a firearm is one of the most valued rights that comes with being an American citizen. It’s an integral part of the US Constitution, and it isn’t going anywhere. But, there is still the need for plenty of discretion and responsibility when it comes to owning a firearm. After all, it is a deadly […]


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