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ON A SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT A SHOOTING CLUB ON RIO DE JANEIRO’S OUTSKIRTS, 58-YEAR-OLD COURT OFFICER MÁRCIO MONTEIRO TAKES AIM AT A PAPER TARGET. HE AND FOUR OTHERS HAVE JUST LEARNED HOW TO LOAD AND FIRE A .38-CALIBER REVOLVER FOR THE FIRST TIME AS PART OF A SHOOTING SAFETY AND BASICS CLASS, A REQUIREMENT IN BRAZIL BEFORE PURCHASING A GUN. SEE STORY.IN A 2/14/19 ARTICLE BY JULIA MANCHESTER POSTED ON THE HILL.COM, THE REPORTER SAYS THAT "THE GIFFORDS LAW CENTER, A GUN CONTROL ADVOCACY GROUP, FOUND IN A POLL ONE MONTH AFTER THE PARKLAND SHOOTING LAST YEAR THAT 69 PERCENT OF NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION MEMBERS EXPRESSED SUPPORT" FOR GUN CONTROL. THE NRA SAYS, WE CALL BS.A PAIR OF HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKERS IS ASKING THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION TO ANSWER QUESTIONS RELATED TO POTENTIAL TIES TO RUSSIA, INCLUDING ON THE GUN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION'S FINANCES, A 2015 TRIP TO MOSCOW ATTENDED BY NRA BACKERS AND WHETHER NRA OFFICIALS COMMUNICATED WITH RUSSIAN-LINKED INDIVIDUALS ABOUT ATTEMPTS TO INTERFERE IN THE 2016 US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ACKNOWLEDGE IT WRONGLY ISSUED A GUN LICENSE TO AURORA SHOOTER. IN A DETAILED STATEMENT THE AGENCY ALSO SUGGESTED THAT THE AURORA POLICE DEPARTMENT MAY HAVE FAILED TO DO ITS PART TO ENSURE THE MAN NO LONGER OWNED A WEAPON.MASSACHUSETTS' RED FLAG GUN LAW: SAVING LIVES OR THREATENING CIVIL RIGHTS? JIM WALLACE IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MASSACHUSETTS GUN OWNERS' GROUP AFFILIATED WITH THE NRA.  HE BELIEVES THE LAW IS FLAWED BECAUSE IT DOESN'T PROVIDE ANY MENTAL HEALTH CARE OR WELLBEING CHECKS FOR PEOPLE AFTER THEIR WEAPONS ARE CONFISCATED. 

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AZ – LE – La Paz County Sheriff’s Office testing new device alternative to Taser or gun (VIDEO ONLY)

The BolaWrap can entangle a person from 10 to 25 feet away and the La Paz County Sheriff’s Office is hoping to purchase 32 of them. 

NAT’L – MILITARY – The Army’s Next Infantry Guns Will Have Computerized Fire Control for Unreal Accuracy

Next generation infantry weapons will incorporate computer technology previously only available on tanks. 

WA – LE – Some law enforcement officers shun state’s new gun control law

The number of Washington law enforcement and government leaders balking at upholding gun control measures approved by voters in November, is growing. 

OH – LE – The killing of John Crawford at Walmart: Officer says he ‘wouldn’t have changed a thing’ (VIDEO)

After he shot John Crawford III, Officer Sean Williams charged down the Walmart pet aisle. He ran past stacks of cat litter and dog food, yelling “get down, get down, get down.” 

MD – LE – Baltimore prosecutors want greater flexibility to undo convictions after Gun Trace Task Force scandal

The Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office told a state commission investigating the police department’s Gun Trace Task Force scandal that it wants increased powers to undo tainted convictions, saying judges have blocked their efforts to overturn cases they could no longer stand behind. 

NH – MILITARY – This Deadly Sig Sauer Machine Gun Could Soon Be Waging War for the U.S. Military

Sig Sauer is hoping to snag the Defense Department’s contract for a new machine gun with the SLMG, the Sig Sauer Lightweight Machine Gun. 

INT’L – MILITARY – China’s Guns and Rifles are Being Fired All Over the Middle East. Why?

The Syrian Civil War is being fought with firearms from around the globe. While American and Russian weapons are currently the most common, Chinese guns are rapidly increasing their “market share” of the battlefield. 

NAT’L – MILITARY – Doomsday Gun: This Insane Rifle Shoots 21 Different Types Of Bullets

In a post-apocalyptic scenario where survival is dependent upon scavenging resources, it pays to be prepared. That’s the thinking behind Scavenger 6, a new rifle that can fire 21 different calibers of ammunition. 

NAT’L – MILITARY – Coming Soon To A Store Near You? The Next, High-Tech Evolution Of The Military Gun

The near-term future machine gun of the U.S. military is lighter, more lethal at longer distances, equipped with artificial intelligence and able to integrate apps, according to an interview with two senior military leaders. 

TX – LE/TRAINING – Dallas Police Officers Using Virtual Reality Technology In ‘Use Of Force’ Training

Two Dallas police officers stand on a platform surrounded by five large screens. “Do me a favor. Drop the crowbar,” Sr. Cpl. Brian Mitchell says to a figure projected in front of him. 

The Armored Group Intros its Newest Vehicle, the Terrier Armored Personnel Carrier

New Terrier APC features the highest level of personnel protection and unparalleled mobility in any climate or setting

(Phoenix, AZ – (January 28, 2019) The Armored Group, LLC (TAG), a leading worldwide provider of armored vehicles, has just introduced its newest law enforcement vehicle, the Terrier APC. The Terrier APC developed by the TAG Research and Development Team, offers a large payload capacity for its size as well as the highest…

WA – GUN RIGHTS – The Sheriffs Resisting Washington’s New Gun Laws: ‘I’m not going to enforce that’

In Washington state, a freshly implemented ballot initiative and a raft of new bills may produce some of the tightest firearms regulations in the US. But standing in the way is a group of rural law enforcement officers who say point blank that they won’t enforce any of it. 

NV – LE – The 3 best guns at SHOT Show range day

My three picks for show stoppers will probably leave you scratching your head. However, hear me out. 

NV – MILITARY – 3D-Printed Suppressors Designed to Work on Machine Guns

NATO militaries are testing a new line of suppressors using a superalloy and a patented 3D-printed design that works on automatic weapons. 

Sig Sauer Live-Fires its Hard-Hitting New Ultra-Light Machine Gun

Sig Sauer’s new lightweight machine gun is fired during a Sig Sauer range day in Last Vegas Jan. 20, 2019. The new MG has maximum effective range of about 2,000 meters and weighs about 20 pounds, about seven pounds lighter than the M240B machine gun. 

NAT’L – MILITARY – How the U.S. Is Quietly Winning the Hypersonic Arms Race

The Russians have their Avangard missiles and the Chinese have a railgun, but the Americans have developed maneuverable hypersonic shells for their existing artillery.

DC – LE – IRS Has 4,500 Guns, 5 Million Rounds Ammunition: Paying Taxes?

An official report says that at the end of 2017, the tax agency had 4,487 guns and 5,062,006 rounds of ammunition in its weapons inventory. 

Violence against law enforcement is on the rise in America (VIDEO ONLY)

How can we stop the trend of violence against those who protect and serve our communities? Former Tucson police officer Brandon Tatum weighs in. 

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BREAKING :
ON A SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT A SHOOTING CLUB ON RIO DE JANEIRO’S OUTSKIRTS, 58-YEAR-OLD COURT OFFICER MÁRCIO MONTEIRO TAKES AIM AT A PAPER TARGET. HE AND FOUR OTHERS HAVE JUST LEARNED HOW TO LOAD AND FIRE A .38-CALIBER REVOLVER FOR THE FIRST TIME AS PART OF A SHOOTING SAFETY AND BASICS CLASS, A REQUIREMENT IN BRAZIL BEFORE PURCHASING A GUN. SEE STORY.IN A 2/14/19 ARTICLE BY JULIA MANCHESTER POSTED ON THE HILL.COM, THE REPORTER SAYS THAT "THE GIFFORDS LAW CENTER, A GUN CONTROL ADVOCACY GROUP, FOUND IN A POLL ONE MONTH AFTER THE PARKLAND SHOOTING LAST YEAR THAT 69 PERCENT OF NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION MEMBERS EXPRESSED SUPPORT" FOR GUN CONTROL. THE NRA SAYS, WE CALL BS.A PAIR OF HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKERS IS ASKING THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION TO ANSWER QUESTIONS RELATED TO POTENTIAL TIES TO RUSSIA, INCLUDING ON THE GUN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION'S FINANCES, A 2015 TRIP TO MOSCOW ATTENDED BY NRA BACKERS AND WHETHER NRA OFFICIALS COMMUNICATED WITH RUSSIAN-LINKED INDIVIDUALS ABOUT ATTEMPTS TO INTERFERE IN THE 2016 US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ACKNOWLEDGE IT WRONGLY ISSUED A GUN LICENSE TO AURORA SHOOTER. IN A DETAILED STATEMENT THE AGENCY ALSO SUGGESTED THAT THE AURORA POLICE DEPARTMENT MAY HAVE FAILED TO DO ITS PART TO ENSURE THE MAN NO LONGER OWNED A WEAPON.MASSACHUSETTS' RED FLAG GUN LAW: SAVING LIVES OR THREATENING CIVIL RIGHTS? JIM WALLACE IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MASSACHUSETTS GUN OWNERS' GROUP AFFILIATED WITH THE NRA.  HE BELIEVES THE LAW IS FLAWED BECAUSE IT DOESN'T PROVIDE ANY MENTAL HEALTH CARE OR WELLBEING CHECKS FOR PEOPLE AFTER THEIR WEAPONS ARE CONFISCATED.