Guns

Senate Defeats Expanded Gun Background Checks

Senate Defeats Expanded Gun Background Checks

The supporters of tougher gun laws suffered a heavy blow on Wednesday, as the U.S. Senate rejected a compromise plan which would expand beckgorund checks on firearms sales, in addition to banning some semi-automatic weapons based on military assault weapons. Despite the staunch push by President Barack Obama and Democrats, their stalwart opposition embodied in the ever-powerful National Rifle Asso... »

Gun owners

Firearms Ownership Madatory in Nelson, Ga.

The city council of Nelson in north Georgia voted in favor of mandatory gun ownership. The council members of a 1,300 resident town, located 50 miles north of Atlanta, voted without exception to approve the Family Protection Ordinance. This law proposes every household to own a firearm and ammunition to “provide for the emergency management of the city“ and to “provide for and protect the safety, ... »

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... »

Hawk Shotguns

Hawk Shotguns

[schema type=”product” url=”https://stateofguns.com/hawk-shotguns/653/” name=”Type 97″ brand=”Hawk Industries” manfu=”China North – Norinco – Hawk Industries” ] Remington’s new clothes Hawk Industries (a division of China North – Norinco) is located in the city of Qiqihar in northern China and was founded in 1954. The Co... »

SIG P-210

SIG P-210 In Its New Clothing

[schema type=”product” name=”SIG P-210″ brand=”SIG” manfu=”Sig Sauer” model=”P-210″ ] Back in 1860, the Swiss Wagon Factory won a state contest for the manufacture of 30,000 muskets. That marked a changed in focus of the company, which also changed its name into Swiss Industrial Company (Shweizerische Industriegesellschaft). Even though s... »

Colt SCW

Colt SCW: A Trailblazer for the Seals

[schema type=”product” url=”https://stateofguns.com/colt-scw/” name=”Colt SCW” brand=”Colt SCW” manfu=”Colt Defense LLC” model=”SCW” ] Among military and police users, the improved compact versions od the M16 assault rifles chambered in 5.56×45 NATO (.223 Remington) are more popular than ever. Three years ago, the lead ma... »

Johann Fanzoj Rifles

Johann Fanzoj Rifles: Dangerous Hunts

[schema type=”product” url=”https://stateofguns.com/johann-fanzoj-rifles/” name=”Johann Fanzoj Rifles” brand=”Johann Fanzoj Rifles” manfu=”Johann Fanzoj” ] The region of Ferlach in Austria is rich in iron ore, timber and water power, which was essential for the birth of metalworking, that is, organized gun production. As the military guns... »

MO-120-RT-61 mortar

MO-120-RT-61: Marines, Fire for Effect!

[schema type=”product” url=”https://stateofguns.com/mo-120-rt-61-mortar/” name=”MO-120-RT-61″ manfu=”Thomson-Brandt” model=”MO-120-RT-61 Mortar” ] Since their introduction, mortars have been and remained a simple and inexpensive smoothbore, indirect fire artillery pieces, prized for their light weight for the amount of firepower. However ... »

Beretta MX4 Storm

Beretta MX4 Storm: Ergonomy Defined

The well-known Italian company has completed its Storm series. After the futuristic Cx4 carbine, Px4 pistol and semi-automatic rifle designated Rx4, a new submachine gun known as Mx4 has entered the fray. This bad boy is just about to push aside its predecessors and counterparts. Indian border police have placed an order for dazzling 34,500 pieces. The role of the submachine guns has been waning s... »

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