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MI – Gun News – Trijicon Holds One Millionth ACOG® Celebration in October

PR NET September 19, 2017 – Trijicon is proud to announce the soon-to-be-produced one millionth ACOG® 4×32 riflescope. To celebrate this exciting milestone with customers and dealers, Trijicon is hosting a 24 Days of ACOG Sweepstakes at MillionthACOG.com. Here’s how it will work:  For 24 straight days (starting October 1), visitors to MillionthACOG.com can enter once each day for a chance to win a prize package. All daily winners…

NH – Gun Recall – SIG SAUER® Safety Warning and Recall Notice

Newington, NH, September 15, 2017 – SIG SAUER, Inc. has determined that a limited number of rifles in the SIG716 DMR®, SIG516® Carbon Fiber and SIGM400® Predator models were built with a two-stage SIG SAUER trigger that may have an improperly heat-treated hammer. Over time this could result in a trigger malfunction creating a significant safety hazard. SIG SAUER is issuing a mandatory recall to replace the hammer and trigger…

Nat’l – Gun News – NIH quietly shelves gun research program

SCIENCE MAG.ORG September 13, 2017 – A prominent gun rights advocacy group says the program is redundant, however, and charges that it is driven by an antigun animus. “Private groups and foundations donate millions of dollars to fund firearm research every year,” says Lars Dalseide, a spokesperson for the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action in Fairfax, Virginia. “When the government gets involved, and political agendas are allowed…

DE – Courts – Supreme Court weighs gun ban in Delaware parks, forests

WASHINGTON POST September 13, 2017 – Delaware’s Supreme Court is weighing a decision in a lawsuit challenging bans on non-hunting firearms in state parks and forests. After hearing arguments Wednesday, the court is expected to rule within 90 days in a dispute pitting members of the Bridgeville Rifle & Pistol Club and the Delaware State Sportsmen’s Association against Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Department…

VA – Gun News – Review: SIG Sauer P320 X-Carry Pistol

SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED.COM (NRA) September 12, 2017 – The new SIG Sauer P320 X-Carry is one of three models introduced in SIG’s P320 X-variant lineup. The other two guns are the X-Five and the X-VTAC. SIG Sauer has taken multiple runs at the polymer-handgun market. Its first attempt at a polymer-framed pistol, the SIGPro, was not an overwhelming success on the U.S. commercial handgun scene. While the SP2022 variant enjoyed some large…

CA – Feature – Science teacher prevails in battle with L.A. school district over ‘guns’

LOS ANGELES TIMES September 12, 2017 – The district accused Schiller of allowing students to make guns and said he supervised them so poorly that one student could have caused serious injury when he took his finished weapon to another teacher’s classroom and fired it in a display. Officials said Schiller also lied about his role in the projects. The arbitration panel that was convened, questioned the description of…

CA – Gun News – Why Are Rifle Sales Plummeting In California? New AR-15 Work-Around Clip System (VIDEO)

TASK AND PURPOSE.COM September 6, 2017 – California firearms dealers submitted 54% fewer government applications for long guns this year compared to last year, suggesting that rifle sales are in freefall in the state in the aftermath of sweeping new gun control laws. In the meantime, companies like Inc and Mean Arms have introduced workaround systems to mitigate the limits of the California’s new restrictions. These include stripper clip systems like the MA Loader, which…

Nat’l – Gun News – Why Do We Even Bother with Muzzle Brakes? (MULTIPLE VIDEOS)

INTERESTING ENGINEERING.COM September 2, 2017 – What are those big bulging things we see on tank model kits or on real-life massive guns? They’re called muzzle brakes, and while they’re incredibly cool-looking, they actually serve a very important purpose. It’s easy to only associate them with larger guns like howitzers or battle tanks. However, muzzle brakes can be fit as an accessory on regular firearms. In the following article, we’ll take…

TX – Harvey – Houston Gun Shop Owner Says Bullets Are a Hot Commodity After Harvey

THE TRACE.COM September 1, 2017 – Hurricane Harvey may have moved on from East Texas, but the flood waters are only beginning to recede. Millions are scrambling for essentials like drinking water and food. Some, with worries about the ability of strained law enforcement to keep the peace, are in search of bullets. “Our phones are blowing off the hook,” said James Hillin, the owner of Full Armor Firearms…

AL – Courts – AG Marshall leads group defending Remington settlement

ENEWS COURIER.COM August 31, 2017 – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has filed an amicus brief defending a lawsuit settlement in a class action suit against Remington Arms Company LLC and others. The lawsuit dealt with trigger issues that could cause the trigger to fire without being pulled. The settlement offered free trigger replacements or repairs, or a voucher for $10 or $12.50, to owners of the affected firearms…

WI – Gun News – The Growing Business of Concealed Carry Accessories

RACKED.COM August 29, 2017 – A sturdy guy walked down the runway wearing a red button-down, slacks, a suit vest, and a bunch of leather harnesses. He stopped at the end of the platform, pivoting from left to right to show off the fake firearms attached to his body: on the left strap of his shoulder holster, in a pouch on the right, on his thigh, over the back…

Nat’l – Gun News – What’s the difference between .308 Winchester ammo & 7.62 NATO? Not what you think

SOFREP.COM August 28, 2017 – One of the quickest ways to get into an argument at the range is to ask your fellow shooters how .308 Win differs from 7.62x51mm NATO. The responses you’ll get will be across the board, with some insisting that they aren’t different at all, others arguing that they’re wildly different and more neutral parties admitting, in resignation, that they might be different. The truth is, everyone…

WI – NRA Expo – Peaceful protests continue outside NRA Carry Guard Expo; attendees are unphazed (VIDEO)

FOX 6 NOW.COM August 26, 2017 – The National Rifle Association (NRA) Carry Guard Expo continues in Milwaukee Saturday, August 26th. Thousands of people are visiting the area, including some who disagree with the NRA. Inside the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee, thousands are learning from instructors, and checking out new products at the expo. Outside the convention center, a small group gathered in opposition.  [full…

WI – NRA Expo – Gun owners attend inaugural NRA Carry Guard Expo in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL-SENTINEL August 25, 2017 – Debbie and Bob Burrow of Brookfield were at the Wisconsin Center bright and early Friday for the opening of the inaugural NRA Carry Guard Expo. She was looking for a more comfortable way to carry her Sig Sauer P238 .380 pistol. He was price-shopping for insurance and training. “This is the first in the area. It’s new and different,” said Debbie Burrow, who purchased a…

DC – Courts – American Bar Association Continues to Attack Gun Owners, Due Process

NRA-ILA.ORG August 18, 2017 – Over the years, the American Bar Association has defended the due process rights of some very unpopular groups, including, enemy combatants, terror suspects, and convicts on death row. The organization also advocates that stringent due process standards be applied to the disposition of positive rights, such as “universal access to healthcare,” and welfare benefits. Such advocacy might give some the false impression that the ABA holds a principled position on…

VA – Gun rights – Should Protesters Be Allowed to Have Guns?

POLITICO.COM August 18, 2017 – Of the many disturbing questions posed by the violence in Charlottesville, one stands out: Should protesters be allowed to have guns? The question is also posing dilemmas for mayors and university presidents, who fear the violence will come to their towns and schools. Their best option may be to ban the carrying of guns to these events, but their legal position is tenuous. In…

DC – Courts – The ACLU will no longer defend hate groups protesting with guns

CIRCA.COM August 18, 2017 – The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will no longer defend hate groups that protest while carrying guns, Anthony Romero, the group’s executive director told The Wall Street Journal. Romero added Thursday that the civil rights organization will also scrutinize clients more closely for potential violence at their rallies. The ACLU’s changes follow its Virginia chapter’s decision to defend the protest rights of various white nationalist…

Nat’l – Gun News – Exclusive: Handy Little AR Accessory From Clark Tactical Solutions

GUNS MAGAZINE.COM August 18, 2017 – In every field of endeavor, it’s always the little things that matter; little details, little parts or little accessories. Maybe that’s why the Tap Cover from Clark Tactical Solutions got my attention. This little add-on might strike somebody as a “real nothing” because it is literally no more than a small square of high-grade polymer about the size of a 25-cent piece. But…

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