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Gun Buyback Program Has a Successful Weekend in New York

Residents of Bronx surrendered 120+ firearms this Saturday, including three assault weapons. The list goes on with 78 revolvers, 2 shotguns, several semi-automatic pistols and one rifle, along with some starter pistols, BB guns and other weapons. The former warranted a $200 gift cards (if in working condition) and a $20 for the latter. NYPD Community Affairs Chief Joanne Jaffe tweeted about the su... »

Concealed Carry Issue In Utah Schools

Concealed Carry Issue In Utah Schools

Recently, a teacher in an elementary school in Utah accidentally shot herself in the leg in the school’s bathroom. The teacher had a concealed-carry permit and according to Utah law, there are no problems with this incident. A substitute teacher has taken over the injured teachers classes at Westbrook Elementary while she recovers at a hospital. In Utah, it is legal to carry concealed weapon... »

Small Businesses Fight Back

Small Businesses Fight Back

Recently, there has been a lot of talk regarding open carry in various businesses. Moms Demand Action have probably been most vocal when it came to persuading businesses to ask their customers not to bring their guns with them. So farm, only five businesses have been persuaded: Jack in the Box, Target, Chipotle, Chili’s and Sonic, while Starbucks is simply asking those that open carry not to... »

3d printed guns

3D Printed Guns Today

Last year has brought a fundamental change in accessibility of firearms. Instead of walking into a gun store and buying a weapon, you can download detailed schematics and use a 3D printer to assemble it. All you need is some time to figure out which printer to buy and which schematic to use. Naysayers have pronounced 3D printed guns dead on arrival, that they were too flimsy or unreliable. However... »

Federal Judge Blocks California’s Restriction on Gun Purchases

Federal Judge Blocks California’s Restriction on Gun Purchases

California’s gun-control proponents have suffered another setback. A federal judge, Anthony Ishii, has ruled that the state cannot force gun buyers to wait for a 10-day period to pick up weapons they purchased if they already own a gun or have a license to own a handgun. The judge said that the 10-day waiting period for firearm owners unduly restricts their constitutional rights, and that su... »

South Carolina Mentaly ill Not Allowed to Buy Guns

South Carolina mentally ill not allowed to buy guns – a year’s success

In 2013, Alice Boland, who gain notoriety for threating to kill the president of the US some years before, managed to get her hands on a .22 caliber pistol, point it at an administrator in a school in Charleston and even pull the trigger. However, due to the gun not being loaded properly, it didn’t fire. Boland was acquitted of her previous charges in 2005, when she was found mentally incomp... »

AK-47s Flying Off Shelves Following Sanctions Announcement

AK-47s Flying Off Shelves Following Sanctions Announcement

The fashionably named  Cold War II speculations are pretty much all the rage in discussion on politics these days, however, there is one piece of Russian gun-tech that seems to spark the curiosity of Americans even more than usual. It is the world-famous gas-operated 7.62 caliber assault rifle AK-47. The said gun has recently been put on the US government blacklist, along with some banks, energy c... »

firearms are welcome

Gun Friendly Signs Improving Economy In Maryville

Putting signs saying something in the lines of ‘Guns are welcome’ seems to be a favorite pastime of many a local business owner. Recently, a Maryville restaurant went viral with their sign, and now a printing company from East Tennessee claims to be swamped with sign printing of the same kind. Sharma Floyd of the Shiloh Brew and Chew was the one who put up the paper signs some months earlier, even... »

The infamous Assembly Bill 1964 Is Making A Return

The Infamous Assembly Bill 1964 Is Making A Return

California Governor Jerry Brown announced on Friday that he has signed Assembly Bill 1964, which aims to remove the exception of “single shot” on California’s “not unsafe” Roster of handguns. It goes into effect on January 1st, 2015, becoming section 32100 of the California Penal Code, and will practically stop Californian residents from obtaining “non-Roster” handguns for self-defense. Brandon Co... »

Target Makes Open-Carry Customers Their Target

Target Makes Open-Carry Customers Their Target

Target asked customers to refrain from bringing their firearms into their stores, which is an important statement, showing that Target is more concerned about losing those who do not wish to shop next to those who practice open-carry. Target CEO, John Mulligan, says the following in an official statement:  “This is a complicated issue, but it boils down to a simple belief: Bringing firearms to Tar... »

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