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New Tennesse Law On Loaded Firearms In Vehicles

New Tennesse Law On Loaded Firearms In Vehicles

A new law in Tennessee was passed under the radar regarding loaded firearms in vehicles. Since  July 1, if you possess a gun under state and federal law, it is within your rights to keep a handgun, shotgun or rifle in your car or truck, even if you don’t possess a state-issue handgun-carry permit, which was previously illegal, and only unloaded guns could have been kept in the vehicle, with ammo s... »

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Tracking Point and Google Glass Helps You Shoot Around Corners

If you’ve read our article on their Linux powered gun you might be familiar with the name Tracking Point. Well, the company is working on new features for their guns employing very modern technologies. Their next thing: shooting around corners. Even thought the prospect sounds a bit cartoonish, they have the science to support it. Currently, they’re experimenting with Google Glass and ... »

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High School Shooting In Oregon

A recent shooting at a high school near Portland, Oregon, took the toll of one child, a 14-year-old, and many were hurt and scared. Student Jaimie Infante told CNN that at first she wasn’t aware that it was shooting she heard, and only after the assistant principal told students to go into lockdown mode did they realize it was really happening. As the sources told CNN, the shooter appears to... »

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... »

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Restaurant with no guns allowed signs robbed at gunpoint

An ironic crime has struck a North Carolina restaurant in Durham. The proprietor, Greg Hatem, hung a sign regarding the no weapons/no concealed firearms policy that they joined in alongside many other restaurants in the USA. And then – it was robbed at gunpoint. Police are searching for three masked men who endered the restaurant through the back door, forced the employees to lie down. Two were ev... »

New Jersey Smart Gun Law About To Kick In

New Jersey Smart Gun Law About To Kick In

[schema type=”product” url=”https://stateofguns.com/new-jersey-smart-gun-law-kick-1419/” name=”iP1″ brand=”Smart System” manfu=”Armatix” model=”Smart Gun” ] A law passed in 2002 might soon be coming into power, unless the efforts of South Jersey State Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg manages to change that. The 2002 law... »

Visually impaired can obtain gun permits in Iowa

Visually impaired can obtain gun permits in Iowa

Speaking of gun control, regardless of your stand on that issue, you will probably find the debate regarding Iowa and the decision to grant gun permits to blind people interesting. So far, permits have been granted to the visually impaired in three counties. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has given out permits to at least three people that “can’t legally drive and were unable t... »

Gauss gun: SF comes for a visit

Gauss gun: SF comes for a visit

Whether you call it a Gauss gun or a coilgun, this is one of those future weapons that many people love. And one guy, that goes by the name of Jason Murray decided a while ago he wanted to make it, because it is awesomely cool. Gauss gun fires metal slugs at high velocity, and it’s range and accuracy is unparalleled (depending on the quality of materials used) and finally, it does not rely o... »

Green light for open-carry in Mississippi

Green light for open-carry in Mississippi

Mississippi’s open-carry gun law will finally take effect after being kept on hold for about two months. “This court now finds that the circuit judge erred as a matter of law when he found House Bill 2 to be vague and, therefore, unconstitutional. He also erred when he stated that a ‘reasonable person reading the bill could not discern what the law allows and what it prohibits,’” ruled Justi... »

3D printers and rifles – more successful than ever?

3D printers and rifles – more successful than ever?

The recent youtube video of a certain Canadian individual who successfully fired 14 shots from a 3D-printed rifle has definitely stirred a lot of minds into a frenzy. The video has since been removed by the creator, however, there are many re-uploads, such as this one:     Early models of this firearm, designed by Cody Wilson, have been known to backfire or fire only once and then breaki... »

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