gun safety

Toy guns banned at Anaheim theme parks

Toy guns banned at Anaheim theme parks

Many sites are reporting that Disneyland has begun installing metal detectors at the Anaheim parks. “Guests will walk through bag screening first, and some ‘randomly’ selected visitor may have to walk through a metal detector”, The Orange County Register’s OC Disney states on Twitter. The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim made some changes to its rules overnight Thursday, ... »

Goods for Guns program turned over 271 firearms

Goods for Guns program turned over 271 firearms

Police say the annual Goods for Guns buyback program turned over 271 firearms and 54 pellet guns to law enforcement throughout Massachusetts. The Telegram & Gazette reports citizens were ready to trade in guns for supermarket gift cards at police departments across the region on Saturday. $75 was given for semiautomatic guns while pistols could be traded in for $50. Rifles, replica guns and pe... »

Off-Duty and Retired Police Officers Want to Bring Their Firearms into Stadiums

Off-Duty and Retired Police Officers Want to Bring Their Firearms into Stadiums

A couple of days ago the National Fraternal Order of Police sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, requesting him to allow off-duty Police officers to bring their guns into NFL stadiums. The Fraternal Order of Police believes that if off-duty cops have their guns, they will be able to prevent an ISIS attack. This is not the first time the Fraternal Order of Police has raised the concern.... »

Loaded Gun Found In Toy Aisle

Loaded Gun Found In Toy Aisle

Disturbing news from the discount giant Target, as a loaded gun was found in the toy aisle of their branch in Myrtle Beach. This comes after several victories by gun control activists concerning gun carry at fast food chains in recent weeks. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, among others, had already launched a campaign trying to get Target to ban firearms from their stores, and this co... »

A new law in Missouri First graders can take NRA sponsored gun classes

A new gun law in Missouri – NRA sponsored gun classes for kids

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed the public safety bill which might see NRA sponsor a gun class for first graders. The course, called the Eddie Eagle Gunsafe Program, is teaching children about gun safety with the help of a cartoon character named Eddie Eagle. Some research studies have shown the ability of children to “memorize Eddie’s simple advice”, however, the memorized in... »

UCLA Professor: Gun Laws Will Never Stop A 'Crazed Madman'

UCLA Professor: Gun Laws Will Never Stop A ‘Crazed Madman’

Following the massacre at Santa Monica College, police investigators are trying to solve a mystery how the alleged gunman, John Zawahiri, was able to obtain an assault rifle used in the deadly shootings that left five people dead and five others injured. According to the police, 23-year-old Zawahiri had total of 1,300 rounds on disposal for the attacks on and around the campus along Pico Boulevard... »

The Liberator - a Printed Plastic Handgun

The Liberator – a 3D Printed Plastic Handgun

Cody Wilson (our hero) seems really determined to stir up the hornet’s nest that is our country’s firearm legislation. The 25-year-old intends to release blueprints for the first entirely 3D-printable handgun called “the Liberator” sometime this week. Forbes was given an exclusive preview of the gun creation process, including 16 pieces of the weapon printed in ABS plastic. The non-pri... »

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 ... »

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