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BREAKING :
IT'S THE FIRST TIME IN A DECADE THAT THE SUPREME COURT HAS CONSIDERED A CASE ON GUN RIGHTS. THE CASE, WHICH HAS A HEARING SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER, CHALLENGES A NEW YORK CITY LAW THAT ALLOWED INDIVIDUALS WITH HANDGUN PERMITS TO KEEP THEIR WEAPONS IN THEIR HOMES OR TRANSPORT THEM TO AND FROM ONE OF SEVERAL GUN RANGES WITHIN THE CITY BUT BANNED THEM FROM TRAVELING WITH THEIR FIREARMS OUTSIDE OF CITY LIMITS. NEW YORK OFFICIALS SOUGHT TO GET THE CASE DISMISSED SINCE THE LAW WAS REPEALED THIS SUMMER.) A 12-YEAR-OLD KANSAS GIRL WAS HAULED OUT OF SCHOOL IN HANDCUFFS AND CHARGED WITH A FELONY — FOR MAKING A FINGER GUN WITH HER HANDS, ACCORDING TO REPORTS. THE UNIDENTIFIED OVERLAND PARK YOUNGSTER MADE THE GESTURE DURING A CLASS DISCUSSION LAST MONTH IN WHICH ANOTHER STUDENT ASKED WHICH CLASSMATES SHE WOULD KILL IF SHE COULD PICK FIVE, SOURCES TOLD THE KANSAS CITY STAR. SHE SHAPED HER FINGERS LIKE A GUN — SOMETHING ROUTINELY DONE IN KIDS’ GAMES — AS SHE POINTED TO FOUR OF HER CLASSMATES, BEFORE POINTING HER HAND AT HERSELF, THE PAPER SAID.DYLANN ROOF GOT THE PISTOL HE USED TO KILL NINE PEOPLE IN A HISTORIC BLACK CHURCH IN SOUTH CAROLINA WITHOUT A COMPLETED BACKGROUND CHECK BECAUSE OF GAPS IN FBI DATABASES, LEGAL RESTRICTIONS ON HOW LONG THE FBI CAN KEEP DATA ON GUN PURCHASERS AND OTHER BREAKDOWNS IN THE SYSTEM, ACCORDING TO AN INTERNAL REPORT OBTAINED BY CQ ROLL CALL.GUN CONTROL WILL AGAIN BE A POINT OF CONTENTION FOR STATE LAWMAKERS IN 2020, AS AT LEAST A DOZEN BILLS AFFECTING OWNERSHIP OF FIREARMS HAVE BEEN FILED SO FAR IN THE BOTH THE FLORIDA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE STATE SENATE. THEY INCLUDE MEASURES TO REQUIRE BACKGROUND CHECKS TO BUY AMMUNITION — EVEN THOUGH UNDER EXISTING LAWS A PERSON WHO CANNOT BUY A GUN IS ALREADY PROHIBITED FROM PURCHASING AMMO.TEACHERS IN SEVEN FLORIDA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS WILL SOON BE LOCKED AND LOADED THANKS TO A STATE LAW ENACTED THIS MONTH THAT PROVIDES SCHOOLS WITH THE OPTION TO ALLOW TEACHERS TO CARRY CONCEALED GUNS. THE LAW EXPANDS ON A SAFETY MEASURE KNOWN AS THE "GUARDIAN" PROGRAM.

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MN – LE – Gun cameras? Police say they ‘provide better video’ than bodycams (VIDEO)

As many Americans watched in horror as protests broke out in Ferguson, Mo., after the Michael Brown police shooting,  Brian Hedeen felt compelled to find a solution. People, he said, were unclear why the officer pulled the trigger and killed Brown — leading to weeks of unrest. That uncertainly led him to start a company that would give the public some clarity. His business, Viridian Weapon Technologies in Minneapolis, Mi

WA – LE – Yakima County Sheriff Udell says people backing him on stance against new gun law

Since Yakima County Sheriff Bob Udell said in January that he won’t enforce parts of a voter-approved gun control law, he’s heard from people on both sides of the issue. Some of them say his stance against enforcing a provision requiring people to securely store firearms is putting the community in danger. But Udell, who took office in January, said he’s also heard from people who support…

FL – LE – Pinellas sheriff seeks refund on faulty AR rifles made in Odessa (VIDEO)

SWAT officers need reliable guns. Many times, their lives depend on it. In Pinellas County, the sheriff has pulled hundreds of rifles from service and is demanding a refund from their maker after a series of problems, including some firearms failing to fire. Those rifles are manufactured at Adams Arms in Odessa. The sheriff’s office has been buying from the company since 2014. Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said the…

FL – LE – Disgraced Parkland Sheriff Scott Israel Reinstated by Special Master

Florida’s governor failed to justify suspending the sheriff whose department responded to mass shootings at a Parkland high school and the Fort Lauderdale airport, a state Senate official said.

In a blow to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, Florida Senate special master Dudley Goodlette called for the reinstatement of former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel in a report released Wednesday.

Goodlette, who had been appointed by…

MD – LE – State’s Attorney Mosby will ask courts to toss nearly 800 cases tainted by rogue Gun Trace Task Force cops

Baltimore prosecutors have spent more than a year reviewing thousands of arrests by the rogue Gun Trace Task Force and are preparing to ask the courts to throw out nearly 800 tainted cases. The Office of State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby found these cases — mostly older ones, the defendants released from prison — to be compromised by the crooked cops. Officials plan to begin vacating convictions next…

TX – LE – EPPD Chief: “We need to harden targets” rather than creating new laws (VIDEO)

El Paso Chief of Police Greg Allen spoke to members of the El Paso Central Business Association about his department, his officers and the mass shooting that left 22 dead and more than two dozen injured on August 3. Allen said shooters look for “soft targets,” those areas where people are not expected to or won’t fight back. Even though Texas allows for permitted residents to carry…

UT – INDUSTRY INSIDER/MILITARY – Two leading innovators in the firearms industry team up to create a revolutionary rifle for the Army NGSW program

The Army has been soliciting design and manufacturing firms for a next-generation weapon platform. This NGSW program is expected to produce a replacement for the M16 battle-rifle and SAW machine gun. Along with the request for this all-new weapon, this project demands a new cartridge to be developed alongside and incorporated into these new battle rifles.
The initial call-out for the program seeks to dramatically increase…

WV – LE/RETAILERS – Commission discusses possible sale of Thompson submachine gun

Surplus property at the sheriff’s department was an item Tuesday on a county commission meeting’s agenda, but a discussion started because instead of a surplus deputy’s cruiser or piece of equipment, the surplus property was an iconic Thompson submachine gun. Sheriff Tommy Bailey brought the machine gun out of storage after the special county commission meeting. The weapon, in its original carrying case, included its shipping order;…

LA – LE – West Baton Rouge deputy who shot Port Allen man had extensive gun training, hit suspect with vehicle in 2016

The West Baton Rouge deputy who fatally shot a man during a narcotics raid last month had received extensive gun safety training, earned a prestigious award for saving a state trooper’s life and is named in a lawsuit after hitting a fleeing suspect with a car and breaking his leg. Deputy Vance Matranga Jr., a nine-year veteran with the agency, was part of a narcotics team that…

INT’L – MILITARY – A Marine flattop sailed through the Strait of Hormuz with an armored vehicle on its flight deck to fend off Iranian gunboats (VIDEO)

Marines embarked aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer recently sailed through the Strait of Hormuz with an armored vehicle strapped to the flight deck, ready to fight off drones and Iranian gunboats. A light armored vehicle (LAV) belonging to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit can be seen on the flight deck as an AH-1Z Viper lifts off in a recently-released Marine Corps photo, NPR’s Phil Ewing…

GA – LE – Sheriff’s office changes weaponry

Members of the Washington County, Georgia, Sheriff’s Office will soon be getting new weapons, a re-stocking that occurs about twice each decade. “We have them ordered, but we haven’t received them yet,” said Sheriff Larry Mincks. “We expect them within a couple of months.” Around 70 Smith & Wesson 9 mm handguns were ordered, which are replacing the currently used Smith & Wesson .40 caliber guns. “About every five…

TX – LE – Cisco Police Department, Taylor County Sheriff get new guns thanks to NRA grants

Cisco police are getting new guns without shooting any holes in the budget. The department purchased enough .40 caliber Glocks and holsters to supply each patrol officer and administrator with a new duty weapon. They paid for the guns with a grant from the National Rifle Association. Today the Cisco Police Department got enough firearms to supply each CISCO Patrol Officer and Administration with a brand new…

WY – MILITARY – National Guard Marksmen hone warfighter skills at Camp Guernsey

Dozens of competitors from Alaska, Arkansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota and Wyoming came together for a time of learning, camaraderie and competition during the 2019 Marksmanship Advisory Council Region 6 (MAC 6) Marksmanship Championships hosted here July 26 to 28. The MAC matches are battle-focused marksmanship sustainment exercises, designed to validate and sustain perishable marksmanship skills essential to mobilization readiness and success. The North…

NAT’L – MILITARY – A History of the Army’s Long Courtship with Glock Guns

While the Glock pistol has long been a favorite of American police departments, taking up to 75 percent of the police handgun market, by some figures, it has seen far less use in the U.S. military. While Glocks are now used by almost every elite unit in the military, it wasn’t like that for most of the 1990s and 2000s. So why was adoption of the Glock…

MD – LE/GUN CONTROL – Johns Hopkins University Lobbying For Guns, While Against Guns

A recent analysis of the lobbying activity of Johns Hopkins University found a conflict in the institution’s priorities. According to the Baltimore Sun, Hopkins spent $581,000 in the 2019 legislative session in its effort to convince lawmakers to approve an armed police force. This was a 58 percent increase from the prior session spending and made the University the third-biggest spender for Maryland’s 2019 General Assembly session. The proposal…

PA – LE – Behind-the-scenes look into SWAT school with police officers

When I went to bed halfway through the week of SWAT training, I could still hear the gun fire. At first I thought insufficient hearing protection caused the ringing, but realized I’m not used to hearing so much gun fire. The ringing of gun fire continued the next night too as I tried to sleep when it would have otherwise been quiet. “I can still hear the…

AL – LE – Airsoft gun design may be too realistic for law enforcement’s taste (VIDEO)

Is this a real gun or just a toy? You’ve already had longer to answer a question that doesn’t directly affect your life right now, a question police officers have to answer in a split second, with an answer that could be life threatening for officers or the person holding it. “We were surprised at how real it actually looked,” is how Irondale Police Sgt. Michael Mangina…

WA – MILITARY – Stryker Brigade’s Live-Fire Training Will Continue Through Sunday

Live-fire training at Joint Base Lewis-McChord involving a Stryker Brigade Combat Team will continue through the rest of the week. Increased noise should be expected to continue at least through Sunday, July 28. The company-level training event began July 13, creating a consistent din across the training areas south of JBLM Main’s cantonment area during both day and nighttime hours. The training has included gunfire from rifles…

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BREAKING :
IT'S THE FIRST TIME IN A DECADE THAT THE SUPREME COURT HAS CONSIDERED A CASE ON GUN RIGHTS. THE CASE, WHICH HAS A HEARING SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER, CHALLENGES A NEW YORK CITY LAW THAT ALLOWED INDIVIDUALS WITH HANDGUN PERMITS TO KEEP THEIR WEAPONS IN THEIR HOMES OR TRANSPORT THEM TO AND FROM ONE OF SEVERAL GUN RANGES WITHIN THE CITY BUT BANNED THEM FROM TRAVELING WITH THEIR FIREARMS OUTSIDE OF CITY LIMITS. NEW YORK OFFICIALS SOUGHT TO GET THE CASE DISMISSED SINCE THE LAW WAS REPEALED THIS SUMMER.) A 12-YEAR-OLD KANSAS GIRL WAS HAULED OUT OF SCHOOL IN HANDCUFFS AND CHARGED WITH A FELONY — FOR MAKING A FINGER GUN WITH HER HANDS, ACCORDING TO REPORTS. THE UNIDENTIFIED OVERLAND PARK YOUNGSTER MADE THE GESTURE DURING A CLASS DISCUSSION LAST MONTH IN WHICH ANOTHER STUDENT ASKED WHICH CLASSMATES SHE WOULD KILL IF SHE COULD PICK FIVE, SOURCES TOLD THE KANSAS CITY STAR. SHE SHAPED HER FINGERS LIKE A GUN — SOMETHING ROUTINELY DONE IN KIDS’ GAMES — AS SHE POINTED TO FOUR OF HER CLASSMATES, BEFORE POINTING HER HAND AT HERSELF, THE PAPER SAID.DYLANN ROOF GOT THE PISTOL HE USED TO KILL NINE PEOPLE IN A HISTORIC BLACK CHURCH IN SOUTH CAROLINA WITHOUT A COMPLETED BACKGROUND CHECK BECAUSE OF GAPS IN FBI DATABASES, LEGAL RESTRICTIONS ON HOW LONG THE FBI CAN KEEP DATA ON GUN PURCHASERS AND OTHER BREAKDOWNS IN THE SYSTEM, ACCORDING TO AN INTERNAL REPORT OBTAINED BY CQ ROLL CALL.GUN CONTROL WILL AGAIN BE A POINT OF CONTENTION FOR STATE LAWMAKERS IN 2020, AS AT LEAST A DOZEN BILLS AFFECTING OWNERSHIP OF FIREARMS HAVE BEEN FILED SO FAR IN THE BOTH THE FLORIDA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE STATE SENATE. THEY INCLUDE MEASURES TO REQUIRE BACKGROUND CHECKS TO BUY AMMUNITION — EVEN THOUGH UNDER EXISTING LAWS A PERSON WHO CANNOT BUY A GUN IS ALREADY PROHIBITED FROM PURCHASING AMMO.TEACHERS IN SEVEN FLORIDA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS WILL SOON BE LOCKED AND LOADED THANKS TO A STATE LAW ENACTED THIS MONTH THAT PROVIDES SCHOOLS WITH THE OPTION TO ALLOW TEACHERS TO CARRY CONCEALED GUNS. THE LAW EXPANDS ON A SAFETY MEASURE KNOWN AS THE "GUARDIAN" PROGRAM.