Gun Headlines Archive

The Trump 45 Aims To Make Presidential Guns Great Again

FORBES.COM November 27, 2017 – Behold the Trump 45, the Rolls-Royce of firearms made for Donald Trump supporters and Second Amendment fans. It’s finished in 24 karat gold, made with real meteorite, and has the blessing of the NRA. Could this limited-edition 1911 pistol engraved “TRUMP 45” make presidential firearms great again? 

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – Exclusive Clip of The New Radical: Cody Wilson, Amir Taaki, 3D Guns, and Bitcoin (VIDEO)

NEWS.BITCOIN.COM November 27, 2017 – Notorious bitcoiners Cody Wilson and Amir Taaki are subjects of the first real Millennial document of our present century, The New Radical, set for theatrical release this week. It’s an intimate look at what happens after media cameras vanish and idealists are left with the real-world consequences of confronting societal norms. 

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – Poll: 1 in 3 Americans dreads political talk at Thanksgiving

FOX CAROLINA.COM November 22, 2017 – Bring on the turkey — but maybe hold the politics. Thanksgiving is Glenn Rogers’ favorite holiday, when people gather around the table and talk about things to celebrate from the past year. But Donald Trump’s presidency isn’t something everyone in the Rogers family is toasting. 

ND – Gun Headlines – Gun enthusiast sells 500 firearms from personal collection (VIDEO)

WDAY6-TV.COM (FARGO, ND) November 17, 2017 – A jaw-dropping large collection is up for grabs as one of the largest gun collections in the country goes to auction in Fargo this weekend. The numbers associated with Ed Karel’s collection are almost hard to believe: A quarter million dollars, more than 50 years of buying, and at least 800 guns. Now, almost as unbelievable, he’s trying to get rid of…

California shooting rampage highlights “ghost guns”

TOWNHALL.COM November 16, 2017 –  The gunman who killed his wife and four others in a rampage in Northern California this week found an easy way around a court order prohibiting him from having guns: He built his own at home. It is the latest case of homemade semi-automatic weapons being used in a crime, and it comes as federal authorities try to draw attention to the dangers posed by…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – ATF to Chicago: Your Release of Detailed Crime Gun Data Was Prohibited Under Federal Law

THE TRACE.COM November 2, 2017 – The federal agency that regulates firearms says that the city of Chicago crossed a line by issuing a report providing granular detail about guns used in crimes, including the names of stores that have sold a disproportionate share of those weapons. The Chicago Trace Report, released on Sunday, runs “contrary to federal law,” Mary Markos, a spokesperson for Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and…

CT – GUN HEADLINES – NSSF Issues Statement On Chicago Gun Trace Report.

PR NEWSWIRE.COM November 1, 2017 – Gun Trace Report 2017 issued at the direction of the Chicago Mayor’s Office outlines a comprehensive public safety strategy, certain elements of which the firearms industry would endorse including increasing the number of police officers on the street and tough sentences for criminals who use guns. The bulk of the report, however, starts from a purposely misleading premise and represents what we have…

Action News Investigation: ‘Ghost Guns’ on Philadelphia streets (VIDEO)

ABC ACTION NEWS 6 (WPVI-TV) October 31, 2017 – Anyone with a few hundred bucks can buy what’s called a ‘Ghost Gun’ online. Within four hours, we built a semi-automatic firearm in the Action News Investigation office. AK-47s, AR-15s, complete do-it-yourself kits for almost any kind of assault rifle or pistol, are peddled online, to anyone. No ID, background check, date of birth or any identifying information required. And…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – 4 Types Of Handgun Shooters — Which Are You?

GUN DIGEST.COM October 30, 2017 – You need to give your own handgun skills an honest appraisal. From novice to expert, these standards will encourage the average shooter to excel and present a basis for procedure. Handgun shooters can be classified by novice, beginner, specialist and expert. An honest evaluation of your handgun skill level is necessary to advance. A novice may not win a fight, while a professional…

OK – Gun Headlines – TAKING AIM: It’s itty bitty, but it bites

STILLWATER NEWS-PRESS October 25, 2017 – The tiny firearm was far from accurate. Its .41 caliber ball, held in place against a charge of black powder by a wad, had plenty of room in the .44 bore. At close range, however, it served in effective manner. On the night of April 14, 1865, this particular bore was but mere feet from the head of President Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln died…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – The 1911 vs Glock debate and why it’s ridiculous

SOFREP.COM October 23, 2017 – We have all seen the argument play out hundreds of times on various forms of social media, web sites, and even in person, one of the greatest gun arguments of all time the 1911 Vs Glock debates. The debate has raged for years with each side touting the accomplishments of their pistol and its service history. 

NYC – Gun Headlines – These Six Barely Legal Gun Products Are Still Widely Available

THE TRACE.COM October 16, 2017 – By the time the National Rifle Association suggested that the bump stock shouldn’t be legal, the gun accessory, found attached to a dozen of the Las Vegas shooter’s weapons, had already experienced an extinction event at American retailers. But large and small retailers are still stocking many other barely legal gun accessories. At least a half dozen devices, designed to flout federal gun…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – A Prospective Bump Stock Ban Shows How Disconnected Gun Control Politics Is From Reality

REASON.COM October 6, 2017 – A bump stock, you probably can’t help but know by now, is a special rifle attachment that harnesses the natural recoil of a semi-automatic weapon to repeatedly “bump” up against the shooters trigger finger, dramatically increasing the rate of fire. Last Saturday the device was an obscure novelty, dismissively regarded in gun circles. The next day it was a prime suspect in the killing…

The Vet Whose ‘Bump Stock’ Makes a Gun Fire Like a Machine Gun (VIDEOS)

NBC NEWS  October 5, 2017 – The inspiration for a popular but controversial accessory that allows semi-automatic rifles to fire like machine guns began with an itch. Jeremiah Cottle had just recovered from a brain injury that cut short his Air Force career and was out shooting with a friend near his hometown in central Texas. “We weren’t able to fire as fast as we wanted,” Cottle recalled in a…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – Expert: Vegas gunman legally altered weapon to fire like machine gun (VIDEO)

FOX 4 NEWS.COM October 3, 2017 – A gunman who killed more than 50 people in Las Vegas had more than 40 firearms – and some were likely modified to fire like automatic weapons. Investigators say Stephen Paddock had 42 firearms in the hotel room and his home, but they have not said what types of guns have been recovered. The horrific sounds of rapid-fire gunshots are unmistakable to…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – Automatic Rifles Are Banned. Here’s How The Las Vegas Shooter Could Have Gotten One (MULTIPLE VIDEOS)

WIRED.COM October 2, 2017 – The shooting at a country musical festival on the Las Vegas strip Sunday night has already become the most lethal in modern American history. It appears to be the first mass shooting in decades to have been carried out with a weapon capable of firing at automatic, or near-automatic, speeds approaching hundreds of rounds a minute. But there’s no shortage of potential answers. 

DC – Gun Headlines – Why the debate over gun suppressors isn’t really relevant to what happened in Las Vegas

WASHINGTON POST October 2, 2017 – In the wake of Sunday night’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, the attention of those advocating for stricter gun control laws seized on a current debate in Washington. The Hearing Protection Act would allow more people to purchase silencers for firearms — which, some argued, would have made the shooting in Vegas much deadlier. Among those making that case was Hillary Clinton. “The crowd fled…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – This “Ghost Gun” Machine Now Makes Untraceable Metal Handguns

WIRED.COM October 1, 2017 – For the past five years, Cody Wilson has applied every possible advance in digital manufacturing technology to the mission of undermining government attempts at gun control. First he created the world’s first 3-D printed gun, a deadly plastic weapon anyone could print at home with a download and a few clicks. Now his latest advance in home firearm fabrication allows anyone to make an object designed…

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