Gun Safety

Texas Students Divided on the Gun Safety Issue

Texas Students Divided on the Gun Safety Issue

It is yet to be seen whether concealed carry will see the light of day on campus, as a recent poll found that more South Texas College students are against concealed handguns on campus that support the concept. For the last two sessions, Texas lawmakers have drawn the bills that would allow packing heat on college or university campuses.The two bills pending are Senate Bill 182 and House Bill 972.... »

Gun Safety: Bulletproofing the Schools

Gun Safety: Bulletproofing the Schools

It sounds almost surreal, but the idea of bulletproof rucksacks for school kids has already matured in many a parent’s and teacher’s head.  Probably the most concrete evidence of this is appearing in Aurora, Colorado, where 5-year olds are starting to wear them. “If you put it on her back, it almost covers her whole body,” says Demitric Boykin, one of the fathers. “It... »

Printable guns around the corner?

Printable guns around the corner?

If you are interested in being to print firearms from the comfort of your own home, then this ought to tickle your fancy. Defense Distributed’s Wiki Weapon project is nearing its crowning achievement, creating a fully functional 3D-printed gun and sharing the design files online in public domain. The founder of Defense Distributed, Cody Wilson claims he will be able to print an entire handgun out ... »

Gun Safety: Small Victory

Gun Safety: Small Victory

Aside from overruling the bipartisan compromise plan on background checks for would-be gun owners, U.S. Senators voted against an amendment that would have given gun owners the right to carry concealed weapons across state lines. The amendment was drawn up by Republican Senator John Cornyn of Texas, who announced it last week as hos offer of “National Conceal-Carry Reciprocity Legislation... »

Obama Gun law

Obama’s Push For Stricter Gun Laws Continues

The initiative to tighten the gun laws has been gaining momentum since the tragedy in Sandy Hook Elementary school. The Congress is scheduled to address the bill which would introduce background checks for people trying to purchase fire arms. The proposed bill doesn’t include regulation on assault rifles, but even as such, it is gaining a lot of opposition. One of the arguments against the passing... »

Smarter, Safer Firearms

Smarter, Safer Firearms

In the wake of recent mass shootings, the smart gun technology is gaining more and more traction. Vice president Joe Biden has come out in support of this technology this January and it seems to be a part of President Obama’s plan to reduce gun violence. (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/11/joe-biden-smart-gun_n_2458889.html) The Justice Department is asking whether they could reduce th... »

gun safety - 3D printing

Gun printing? Oh, gun safety gear printing…wait, what?

Whether you noticed them around or still innocently believe that 3D printers “can’t do nothing”, you might want to think again. 3DIt has just launched it’s Indiegogo campaign which aims at increasing – gun safety! Throwing some numbers our way, they build up a strong case. The firearms industry has indeed flourished with profits up to 100% and more for the biggest com... »

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