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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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Int’l – Military – G7 country buys DroneShield’s drone-jamming gun

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH.CO.AU April 24, 2017 – Technology business DroneShield has just sold its prototype DroneGun to a G7 country’s military force to be used in the Middle East. But the futuristic looking product is still unfortunately out of reach for Australian civilians due to our complex aerospace laws. DroneShield’s radar-jamming gun forces drones to either immediately land or return to the drone operator, meaning it can defend people…

Congress Keeps Scolding the ATF for Botching Operations. Experts Say Lawmakers are Partially to Blame

THE TRACE.COM April 19, 2017 – It was another public hearing, another chance for Congress to lecture its least-loved law enforcement agency. On March 9, Thomas Brandon, the acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,  Firearms and Explosives, testified before the House Oversight Committee about the death of a federal agent in the Mexican desert in 2011. Lawmakers on the committee demanded to know why the ATF hadn’t stopped known…

AZ – LE – Ariz. governor signs bill protecting off-duty police officers

POLICE ONE.COM April 18, 2017 – Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation adding tougher sentences for assaults on off-duty law enforcement officers. The “Blue Lives Matter” law drew criticism from Democratic lawmakers who called it an affront to the “Black Lives Matter” movement that protests police killings of black people and racial profiling. Republican backers say even off-duty officers deserve higher protections. Prosecutors would have to show the…

The Latest: Family of slain US border agent praises arrest

TOWNHALL.COM April 13, 2017 – PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday that the arrest of a Mexican man suspected of gunning down Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry in December 2010 sends a strong message to fugitives. Sessions said in a statement that the United States will hunt down and find anyone who takes the life of an American citizen, especially a law enforcement officer. Mexican…

WI – LE – Joseph Jakubowski, wanted in weapons thefts, threatening manifesto, is arrested

FOX NEWS April 14, 2017 – DEVELOPING –  Joseph Jakubowski, the Wisconsin man accused of stealing more than a dozen guns and sending a threatening 161-page manifesto to President Trump, has been arrested after a manhunt that stretched on for more than a week, investigators confirmed on Friday.   14Apr17 JakubowskiCaptured

CA – LE – ATF warns Southern California law enforcement officers may be illegally selling guns (VIDEO)

SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE April 12, 2017 – The head of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Los Angeles has sent a memo to Southern California police chiefs and sheriffs saying the agency has found law enforcement officers buying and reselling guns in what could be a violation of federal firearms laws. The March 31 memo describes the finding as an “emerging problem” the agency…

CA – LE – Gun Groups Files Appeal Against California’s Exemptions for Retired Law Enforcement Officers

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON – April 9, 2017 – In federal circuit court on Wednesday, a coalition of gun-rights groups filed its opening brief in a suit against exemptions for retired law enforcement officers under California’s strict gun laws. The Calguns Foundation, Firearms Policy Foundation, Firearms Policy Coalition, Madison Society Foundation, and 11 individuals signed on to the suit, which District Judge Beverly Reid O’Connell, an Obama appointee, ruled against in…

AL – LE – Why Do Alabama Sheriffs Oppose Constitutional Carry? It’s All About the Money!

GUNS AMERICA.COM April 5, 2017 – Let’s be real, when people say “It’s not about the money,” chances are it’s really about the money. Case in point, the Alabama Sheriffs Association opposition to SB24, a Constitutional Carry bill that would allow one to carry a concealed firearm without having to pay a fee and obtain a permit. Publicly, sheriffs argue that doing away with the permit system would jeopardize both the safety of the…

ACLU Op-Ed: School Police Officers Should Go Unarmed Because Guns Send ‘Negative Message’ (VIDEO)

FOX NEWS INSIDER April 5, 2017 – School police officers should go unarmed because guns send a “negative message” to students, according to an op-ed posted on the American Civil Liberties Union’s website. Harold Jordan, a senior policy advocate for the ACLU of Pennsylvania, believes that resource officers at Pittsburgh city schools should be forced to continue working without guns, because there’s no evidence that arming them would increase safety.  [full…

Int’l – Hunting/Military – From ducks to Dushkas: gun repair shops in Syria today

MSN NEWS.COM April 4, 2017 – For years, Abboud Jan’s gun repair shop in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh catered exclusively to local hunters, but the country’s devastating six-year war has changed all that. Jan has been in the business for 15 years. When he started out, he mostly fixed shotguns used to hunt waterfowl and other birds. But since Syria’s conflict began in March 2011, his skills…

Nat’l – Military – Army’s Third-Arm Gun Mount Aims to Lessen Burden of Heavy Weapons

MILITARY.COM April 4, 2017 – Soldiers may one day be equipped with a mechanical third arm to lessen the burden of heavy weapons and free their hands for other tasks. With the weight of firearms expected to increase with improving technology, the Army is testing out a body-worn gun mount as a possible solution, officials said in a statement. The passive mechanical appendage is made of a carbon-fiber composite weighing less…

Int’l – LE/Military – Czech SF Buy Desert Tech Long Guns

THE FIREARM BLOG.COM March 29, 2017 – The Czech Ministry of Defense has announced the purchase of 30 Desert Tech precision rifles chambered in .50 BMG and .375 Chey Tac. These rifles are the commercial Hard Target Interdiction series. The puzzling portion of this particular contract is the choice of .375 Chey Tac. The cartridge is more of a novelty, with popularity within the competition and hunting worlds. Very few if any international militaries or police forces use…

Int’l – LE/Military – US Military To Roll Out RAIL GUN That Fires Projectiles At 4500 Mph With A Range Of Over 100 Miles

COLLAPSE NEWS.COM March 24, 2017 – According to the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the railgun works by storing enough electricity in a pulsed power system before sending a signal to the gun, which then generates an electromagnetic force that propels the rounds at extremely high speeds. The railgun was able to generate electromagnetic force that can accelerate projectile up to Mach 7, which is about six times the speed of…

Gun-Ban Groups Use Slain LEO To Push N.M. Restrictions

AMERICA’S FIRST FREEDOM.ORG (NRA) March 27, 2017 – Michelle Carlino-Webster, widow of Albuquerque Police Detective Dan Webster, recently wrote in the Albuquerque Journal that she was already offended that out-of-state interests—Michael Bloomberg, Giffords’ group and others—had poured a quarter-million dollars into the state in an attempt to pass restrictive background check legislation. But then, at the hearings for House Bill 50, things got very personal. “The bill’s author, as well as her lead…

Int’l – LE/Military – This is the massive cannon US Marines are using to obliterate ISIS fighters in Syria

BUSINESS INSIDER.COM March 26, 2017 – As coalition forces slowly make gains in liberating Mosul from ISIS control, another campaign to finally oust the terror group’s forces is taking place in Raqqa, Syria. One of the ways in which the Marines have pounded their enemies is with the fearsome M-777 Howitzer. Firing 155-millimeter shells, these cannons can have a range up to 25 miles with special GPS-guided munitions. Here’s a look at the deadly weapon that the…

Nat’l – LE/Military – This Navy Gun Is One Of The Most Amazing Weapons Ever (VIDEO)

RED STATE.COM March 23, 2017 – The Phalanx is an amazingly badass piece of military technology. It’s an automated Gatling gun that fires 20mm rounds at a rate of 4,500 per minute. The Navy primarily uses it to defend ships from incoming missiles. The Phalanx Close-In Weapons System (CIWS) was developed as the last line of automated weapons defense (terminal defense or point defense) against anti-ship missiles (AShMs or ASMs) and…

Nat’l – LE/Military – Firearms and Training Simulators for Military Agencies

ARMY TECHNOLOGY.COM March 22, 2017 – VirTra provides a realistic and effective use of firearms and training simulators for the military industry. Its portfolio of force simulators range from portable single-screen systems to immersive firearms training simulators, the V-300™ and the V-ST PRO™. The V-300™ is the higher standard for decision-making simulation firearms training. It includes five screens and a 300° immersive training environment that translates time with the…

IL – LE – Top cop to meet with Jeff Sessions about gun violence in Chicago

CHICAGO TRIBUNE March 16, 2017 – Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will meet with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Thursday morning to discuss how the federal government can help combat gun violence in the city, a police spokesman said Wednesday night. The Justice Department’s report on Chicago cited, among other things, longstanding civil rights violations by police and poor training for its officers.  ”16Mar17

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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.