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THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION WILL UNVEIL A NEW CONCEALED-CARRY TRAINING PROGRAM ALONG WITH A NEW CONCEALED-CARRY INSURANCE PLAN DURING THE GROUP'S ANNUAL MEETING THIS WEEK. THE NEW PROGRAMS, COLLECTIVELY CALLED NRA CARRY GUARD, WILL FEATURE ADVANCED TRAINING AIMED AT THE MORE THAN 14 MILLION AMERICANS WHO ARE LEGALLY PERMITTED TO CARRY CONCEALED FIREARMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS DRONESHIELD HAS JUST SOLD ITS PROTOTYPE DRONEGUN TO A G7 COUNTRY’S MILITARY FORCE TO BE USED IN THE MIDDLE EAST. DRONESHIELD’S RADAR- JAMMING GUN FORCES DRONES TO EITHER IMMEDIATELY LAND OR RETURN TO THE DRONE OPERATOR, MEANING IT CAN DEFEND PEOPLE AND INFRASTRUCTURE ASSETS FROM DRONES.A NEW BILL IS ABOUT TO BE SIGNED IN WASHINGTON STATE THAT WOULD REQUIRE GUN DEALERS TO ALERT WASHINGTON STATE PATROL ANY TIME A PERSON DOES NOT PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK DURING A GUN SALE. THE NEW BILL ADDS AN ADDITIONAL PAPERWORK STEP FOR GUN DEALERSTHE NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS FOUNDATION AND THE F.A.I.R TRADE GROUP WILL FOCUS ON NUMEROUS CHANGES GOING ON IN SEVERAL U.S. AGENCIES AFFECTING THE BUSINESS OF IMPORTING AND EXPORTING FIREARMS DURING THE 16TH ANNUAL FIREARMS IMPORT/EXPORT CONFERENCE BEING HELD IN WASHINGTON, D.C., AUG. 3-4 WITH OPTIONAL ADD-ON SESSIONS ON AUG. 2.THE USCCA HAS BEEN DISINVITED TO NRA ANNUAL MEETING BEING HELD LATE THIS WEEK IN ATLANTA.  IN A PRESS RELEASE, THE USCCA SUGGESTED THAT THE NOTICE THEY RECEIVED FROM THE NRA MIGHT HAVE BEEN A “STRATEGIC BUSINESS MANEUVER” BECAUSE THE NRA RECOGNIZES THE USCCA AS A FRONTRUNNER IN CONCEALED CARRY RELATED MATTERS.

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SD – Gun Headlines – History Uncovered: The Tale of the .22 Rem Jet aka .22 Center Fire Magnum

BLACK HILLS PIONEER.COM March 30, 2017 – A co-worker brought an old Smith & Wesson box to my desk that looked brand new.  It was actually decades old.  The fellow explained he’d inherited a revolver from his grandfather but wasn’t able to identify its caliber and if it was worth anything.  The revolver had been identified as a Smith & Wesson Model 53 from the 1960s chambered in a…

MD – Gun Headlines – The Truth About a Court Decision ‘Banning’ AR-15s

THE SHOOTER’S LOG.COM March 27, 2017 – It is true that a federal appellate court did uphold an “assault weapon” ban; the Maryland federal appeals court, the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, upheld a Maryland law as being constitutional that banned certain semi-automatic weapons, including AR-15s. The good news is that the only people affected by the ruling will be individuals living in the Fourth Circuit. This decision…

What If Millions Of People Get Gun Silencers? Congress Is Ready To Roll The Dice. (VIDEO)

HUFFINGTON POST March 13, 2017 – Gun silencers have been one of the most tightly regulated firearms products in the United States since 1934. Now Congress may eliminate those restrictions, which everybody agrees could mean millions more silencers in the hands of American gun owners. The debate is whether the benefits of more silencers would outweigh the costs. Silencers, also called suppressors, are restricted under the National Firearms Act, alongside weaponry…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – First Strike: Remington RP9 Review

GUN DIGEST MAGAZINE March 13, 2017 – Remington’s new RP9 is the American manufacturer’s first full-size striker-fired handgun, and it’s got a lot to offer in a price-friendly package. It’s no secret these days that more and more shooters are moving away from traditional metal-framed single- and double-action handguns and toward polymer-framed striker-fired pistols. Long gone are the days when insults and skepticism were hurled derisively at so-called “plastic”…

CA – Gun Headlines – Man who used CNC mill to make untraceable guns, sentenced to 41 months

ARS TECHNICA.COM February 17, 2017 – A Sacramento, California, man was sentenced Thursday to over three years in prison for unlawful manufacture of a firearm and one count of dealing firearms. Last year, Daniel Crowninshield pleaded guilty to those counts in exchange for federal prosecutors dropping other charges. According to investigators, Crowninshield, known online as “Dr. Death,” would sell unfinished AR-15 lower receivers, which customers would then pay for him to transform into fully…

Federal Judge Says Remington Settlement Over Deadly Rifle Defect May Be Too Lenient

THE TRACE.COM February 15, 2017 – A federal judge in Kansas City expressed deep skepticism on Tuesday about whether he will approve a multi-million-dollar settlement offer in a class-action lawsuit against Remington Arms. The offer is the result of allegations that the nation’s oldest gunmaker had knowingly installed faulty trigger mechanisms in its most popular rifles for more than 40 years. The defects left some of the firearms prone…

CA – Gun Headines – California Ammunition Sales UP FIFTY PERCENT

THE FIREARM BLOG.COM February 6, 2017 – Widener’s Reloading and Shooting Supply is a Johnson City, TN based online ammunition company that has pushed a press release out citing a number of alarming panic/bulk buy figures from customers in California. According to the company overall ammunition sales are up 50% from California alone, whereas national sales from other states have remained relatively normal. The sale of 9x19mm and .308 Win cartridges is especially alarming from California,…

Senior ATF official proposes loosening gun regulations

WASHINGTON POST February 6, 2017 – The second-highest-ranking official at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has written a proposal to reduce gun regulations, including examining a possible end to the ban on importing assault weapons into the United States. The 11-page “white paper” by Ronald B. Turk, associate deputy director and chief operating officer of the ATF, calls for removing restrictions on the sale of gun…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – ATF Executive Pitches a More Gun Industry-Friendly Bureau

THE TRACE.COM February 6, 2017 – The second-highest ranking official at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is proposing that the agency roll back restrictions on silencers, armor-piercing bullets, and the import of some foreign-made rifles, as well as reconsider efforts to force gun sellers to keep old sales records. The recommendations, put forth in an internal agency white paper written by Ronald Turk, the associate deputy director and…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – The Most Dangerous Gun Maker in the World

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON.COM January 29, 2017 – In 2012, Wired Magazine named Cody Wilson one of the “15 Most Dangerous People in the World.” At first glance, it was a surprising choice on a list that included the likes of Bashar al-Assad and “El Chapo” Guzman. At the time Wilson was a 24-year-old University of Texas law student. What made Wilson so dangerous was that he was working on a 3D…

The New Radical, Cody Wilson, and the Future of 3D-Printed Guns

THE VERGE.COM January 24, 2017 – The mood in the room after an early Sundance screening of Adam Bhala Lough’s The New Radical was polite, but a little icy. Viewers who stayed for the post-film Q&A asked sarcastic questions like “Do you think it’s okay for my 12-year-old son to download gun plans off the internet?” and “If I have a machine shop that can produce a nuke, should I?” They…

DC – Gun Headlines – US Army Selects Sig To Replace M9 

THE FIREARM BLOG.COM January 20, 2017 – In a move that will define Army small arm procurement for decades, the Department of Defense has just announced that they have selected Sig Sauer to produce a “Modular Handgun System” for Army warfighters. The new handgun will replace the current M9 sidearm and is the culmination of over five years of testing and trials between several manufacturers.   ”21Jan17

UT – Gun Headlines – Gun silencers are hard to buy. Donald Trump Jr. and silencer makers want to change that.

WASHINGTON POST January 7, 2017 – The federal government has strictly limited the sale of firearm silencers for as long as James Bond and big-screen gangsters have used them to discreetly shoot enemies between the eyes. Now the gun industry, which for decades has complained about the restrictions, is pursuing new legislation to make silencers easier to buy, and a key backer is Donald Trump Jr., an avid hunter and…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – Bullet Button Inventor Shows Re-designed product to make ARs California Compliant (VIDEO)

YOU TUBE January 4, 2017 – Darin Prince, creator of the original Bullet Button, overcomes new California law with his new Patriot Mag Release (Bullet Button Reloaded).  Prince adds this comment: “To all those who are commenting on the term “Assault Weapon” used in this video, it is completely accurate. The AR-15 used in the video is a registered Assault Weapon from the 2000 California ban.”  [full…

AZ – Gun Headlines – Save Our Guns

TUCSON WEEKLY.COM December 27, 2016 – You may recall a few years ago the City held a oddly named “Gun Buyback” event, oddly named since the City of Tucson did not sell the guns in the first place. During the one-day event, people were encouraged to trade any firearm for a $50 Safeway gift card with “no questions asked.” It was a strange activity for the city since it was…

Int’l – Gun Headlines – Ghost Guns: Illegal Hand Made Colt 1911 Pistols (VIDEO w/video transcript

AMERICAN SHOOTING JOURNAL.COM December 20, 2016 – We’ve all heard of the quasi-mystical ‘Gun runners’ and ‘illegal gun trade’, but if you’ve ever wondered where those illegal guns could come from, wonder no more. The Philippine city of Danao has a few manufacturers, making copycat Colts and other 1911s with templates and hand tools. Unfinished though they are, they get handed off to finishers that make these guns look…

Int’l – Gun Headlines – ‘Drastic overkill’: Nationals riled after states agree to tough Adler shotgun classification

SIDNEY MORNING HERALD (Australia) December 9, 2016 – State and territory leaders have agreed to slap the seven-shot Adler shotgun with a tough category D classification, the most restricted category, paving the way for imports to resume. In a decision that will anger the pro-gun lobby and the Nationals, the higher-capacity Adler will essentially be limited to professional shooters with an occupational need for the gun. 

KS – Gun Headlines – One State’s Symbolic Gun Rights Law Has Two Men in Very Real Legal Trouble

THE TRACE.COM December 8, 2016 – Three years ago, in a move intended to signal its profound devotion to gun rights — and opposition to new restrictions being weighed by Congress — the Kansas legislature passed a law that never had any chance of actually taking force. The “Second Amendment Protection Act” declared that federal laws and regulations do not apply to any gun manufactured in the state, so long…

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BREAKING :
THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION WILL UNVEIL A NEW CONCEALED-CARRY TRAINING PROGRAM ALONG WITH A NEW CONCEALED-CARRY INSURANCE PLAN DURING THE GROUP'S ANNUAL MEETING THIS WEEK. THE NEW PROGRAMS, COLLECTIVELY CALLED NRA CARRY GUARD, WILL FEATURE ADVANCED TRAINING AIMED AT THE MORE THAN 14 MILLION AMERICANS WHO ARE LEGALLY PERMITTED TO CARRY CONCEALED FIREARMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS DRONESHIELD HAS JUST SOLD ITS PROTOTYPE DRONEGUN TO A G7 COUNTRY’S MILITARY FORCE TO BE USED IN THE MIDDLE EAST. DRONESHIELD’S RADAR- JAMMING GUN FORCES DRONES TO EITHER IMMEDIATELY LAND OR RETURN TO THE DRONE OPERATOR, MEANING IT CAN DEFEND PEOPLE AND INFRASTRUCTURE ASSETS FROM DRONES.A NEW BILL IS ABOUT TO BE SIGNED IN WASHINGTON STATE THAT WOULD REQUIRE GUN DEALERS TO ALERT WASHINGTON STATE PATROL ANY TIME A PERSON DOES NOT PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK DURING A GUN SALE. THE NEW BILL ADDS AN ADDITIONAL PAPERWORK STEP FOR GUN DEALERSTHE NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS FOUNDATION AND THE F.A.I.R TRADE GROUP WILL FOCUS ON NUMEROUS CHANGES GOING ON IN SEVERAL U.S. AGENCIES AFFECTING THE BUSINESS OF IMPORTING AND EXPORTING FIREARMS DURING THE 16TH ANNUAL FIREARMS IMPORT/EXPORT CONFERENCE BEING HELD IN WASHINGTON, D.C., AUG. 3-4 WITH OPTIONAL ADD-ON SESSIONS ON AUG. 2.THE USCCA HAS BEEN DISINVITED TO NRA ANNUAL MEETING BEING HELD LATE THIS WEEK IN ATLANTA.  IN A PRESS RELEASE, THE USCCA SUGGESTED THAT THE NOTICE THEY RECEIVED FROM THE NRA MIGHT HAVE BEEN A “STRATEGIC BUSINESS MANEUVER” BECAUSE THE NRA RECOGNIZES THE USCCA AS A FRONTRUNNER IN CONCEALED CARRY RELATED MATTERS.