NSSF http://www.gunvote.org

BHA Survive


Digital Daily Gun News Website

BREAKING :
THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION IS FIGHTING BACK AGAINST A LAWSUIT FILED THURSDAY BY NEW YORK’S ATTORNEY GENERAL BY SUBMITTING ITS OWN CIVIL SUIT AGAINST THE STATE OFFICIAL, ACCUSING HER OF DEFAMATION AND VIOLATING ITS RIGHTS TO FREE SPEECH. THE NRA’S LAWSUIT WAS FILED IN THE FEDERAL COURT OF NEW YORK AND ALLEGES ATTORNEY GENERAL LETITIA JAMES “MADE THE POLITICAL PROSECUTION OF THE NRA A CENTRAL CAMPAIGN THEME” WHEN SHE WAS RUNNING FOR THE AG’S OFFICE IN 2018, AND HAS NOT TREATED THE ASSOCIATION FAIRLY SINCE.AS POLICE FORCES THROUGHOUT AMERICA LOSE FUNDING, THE INEVITABLE HAS BEGUN: PEOPLE ARE STOCKING UP ON GUNS AND AMMUNITION. BACKGROUND CHECKS PRIOR TO GUN PURCHASES HAVE SHOT UPWARD. IN JULY OF THIS YEAR, THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION PERFORMED 3,639,224 OF THESE CHECKS. IN JULY 2019, THEY PERFORMED ONLY 2,030,661. THAT’S AN INCREASE OF 79.2 PERCENT. JUNE, THE MONTH MAJOR RIOTS BEGAN SWEEPING THROUGH AMERICA, SAW AN EVEN STEEPER INCREASE. FBI DATA INDICATES 2.3 MILLION GUNS WERE SOLD IN JUNE 2020—AN INCREASE OF 145.3 PERCENT OVER JUNE 2019. MEANWHILE, POLICE IN MAJOR CITIES ARE BEING DEPRIVED OF THEIR ABILITY TO ENFORCE THE LAW.SINCE MARCH, MANY INDUSTRIES HAVE COME TO A STUTTERING HALT OR HAD TO ADJUST THEIR OPERATIONS QUICKLY TO REMAIN AFLOAT AMID COVID-19. HOWEVER, THE WEAPONS INDUSTRY, PARTICULARLY GUN OWNERSHIP AMONG BOTH WOMEN AND MEN, HAS SEEN A HUGE SPIKE AMID THE PANDEMIC AND NATIONWIDE PROTESTS. AN ESTIMATED 46.3 PERCENT OF ADULTS OWN GUNS IN ARIZONA IN 2020. WOMEN GUN OWNERSHIP ACCOUNTS FOR MORE THAN 20 PERCENT OF GUN OWNERS NATIONWIDE.AMMO SALES HAVE SURGED FOR VISTA OUTDOOR AND OLIN CORP. DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AS FEARS OF CORONAVIRUS AND CIVIL UNREST PROMPT AMERICANS TO BUY GUNS AND BULLETS. VISTA OUTDOOR CEO CHRIS METZ SAID IN AN EARNINGS CALL THURSDAY THAT STRONG AMMUNITION SALES IN THE LAST QUARTER WERE DRIVEN BY AN INDUSTRY-WIDE 40% INCREASE IN FIRST-TIME GUN BUYERS DURING THE PANDEMIC, INCLUDING WOMEN AND PEOPLE OF COLOR, BASED ON DATA FROM HE NSSF GUN INDUSTRY GROUP. HE SAID THAT AMMO DEMAND IS SO BRISK, AND FUELED IN PART BY STOCKPILING, THAT SOME NEW BUYERS HAVE COMPLAINED THAT THEY CAN’T FIND ENOUGH AMMO IN STOCK.SMITH & WESSON ANNOUNCED THAT THEY WILL BE SPINNING OFF AMERICAN OUTDOOR BRANDS IN AUGUST. THE SMALL SIZE (NEARLY MICRO-CAP) OF THE SPIN-CO RELATIVE TO THE PARENT MAY PRESENT AN OPPORTUNITY TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF FORCED SELLING. INCENTIVES OF NEW MANAGEMENT ARE STRONG. TRADING COMPS SUGGEST THAT THE SPIN-CO MAY FETCH A HIGHER MULTIPLE THAN IT WOULD AS A PART OF SMITH & WESSON BRANDS. IT WAS ANNOUNCED FRIDAY THAT SMITH & WESSON'S (SWBI) BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPROVED THE SPINOFF OF THEIR "OUTDOOR PRODUCTS AND ACCESSORIES" BUSINESS LINE AS AMERICAN OUTDOOR

LE/Military Archive

MD – LE – Baltimore County spending $1.4M to replace police department guns that could accidentally misfire or fail

Baltimore County is spending more than $1.4 million to replace pistols used by county police that may have a tendency to accidentally misfire — or not fire at all. 

PA – LE – Berks unveils new ballistics system to investigate gun violence (VIDEO)

Berks County is now loaded with new crime-fighting technology to bring criminals to justice faster. 

NV – LE – Las Vegas police, parents promote gun safety at home (VIDEO)

The officer held up the .22-caliber casing between his thumb and index finger. The bullet it held had been lodged in his abdomen more than four decades prior. 

AL – LE – Alabama Police Shot Legal Gun Carrying Citizen Three Times in The Back During Mall Shooting Flub, According To Autopsy

Examination of 21-year-old Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr.’s body shows that he was shot in the back of his head, neck and back. 

SC – LE – Deer Crashes Through Patrol Car Window In Bizarre South Carolina Accident

A South Carolina cop escaped injury Monday night when a deer, struck by another motorist, went airborne and crashed through a patrol car window, landing in the cruiser’s front seat. 

 

CO – LE – Undercover ATF agents bust alleged ‘ghost gun’ ring dealing in AK-47s, homemade silencers

Two people are facing federal charges after federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents went undercover and purchased numerous guns without serial numbers as well as machines guns and silencers that were not properly registered under federal law. 

PA – LE – Game officer assaulted by two men during hunting violation investigation

A Pennsylvania Game Commission officer was taken to an area hospital by ambulance after he was assaulted by two men during a hunting violation investigation, according to state police. 

TX – LE – Kahr Firearms Group Sponsors NRA Tactical Police Competitions Dec 7-8

(Greeley, PA) – Kahr Firearms Group, a leader in innovative firearms design and manufacturing, is proud to announce its sponsorship of the NRA Tactical Police Competitions on December 7-8 in Waxahachie, TX.

The Tactical Police Competition (TPC) is a program designed to challenge officers through courses of competition that focus on skills with duty firearms and gear. The TPC is only open to law enforcement and military and utilizes only patrol duty firearms…

Nat’l – Military – The Air Force Will Test Laser Weapons by 2021

The U.S. Air Force is on track to test its first airborne laser weapons by 2021. Lasers attached to fighter jets, drones, or even cargo planes will attack targets on the ground and in the air at the speed of light, making the assaults nearly impossible for enemy forces to dodge. 

Int’l – Military – Russia Might Have a New Way to Kill the Army’s ‘Big Guns’

Weapons manufacturer Rostec featured the latest iteration of their advanced artillery reconnaissance solution at Russia’s “Army 2018” expo. Rostec is confident that this system, called “Penicillin,” will revolutionize artillery reconnaissance just as its namesake revolutionized the field of medicine. 

Nat’l – Military – Destroyer Zumwalt’s big guns don’t have any ammo; Navy may ditch them entirely

The US Navy’s most expensive destroyer, the Zumwalt-class destroyer, could be losing its revolutionary 155mm deck guns, as the Navy has yet to find suitable ammunition. 

WV – LE – “I Don’t Want To Shoot You, Brother.”

The dispatcher for the Weirton Police Department took the 911 call at 2:51 a.m. on May 6, 2016. “Please send somebody to 119 Marie Ave., Weirton, West Virginia, right now,” a woman said. She sounded young and scared. “Please right now. Please right now.” 

TX – LE – Radical Firearms Blue Line rifles

The company story is great, but I wanted to see exactly what Radical Firearms is doing for cops around the nation with its Blue Line offering. 

TX/CA – LE – Border agents face split-second decisions on use of force

U.S. Border Patrol agents near Tijuana, Mexico, faced a choice as they looked out over the chaos at a crowd of migrants that included rock-throwing men as well as barefoot children: Do they respond with force — and, if so, what kind? 

CA – LE – Countless Americans carry guns. Police are killing too many of them

Certainly, if a man holds a gun at the scene of a shooting, police are more likely to zero in on him than on others. Officers arrive in the midst of extremely tense, life-threatening and fast-moving situations and must think quickly. 

IA – LE – City in Iowa bans carrying toy guns to prevent police encounters with replica weapons

There are more than 50 deaths per year in the U.S. that happen during police encounters with people carrying toy firearms. 

Nat’l – Military – Meet the Russian Military’s 5 Deadliest Guns (And the Glock is One of Them)  

The Russian military and security services field quite a variety of firearms, Western and domestic. But from all of these guns, which could be considered the best? Here is a few to consider: 

AZ – LE – Williams Police Department purchases gun-mounted cameras

The Williams (AZ) Police Department is mounting cameras to their firearms in an extra step to make sure their uses of force are monitored. 

Download
Our Mobile App

and get our latest news and featured videos instantly

Download Now