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HOW DOES AN 11-YEAR-OLD STUDENT BRING A LOADED GUN INTO A SCHOOL WITHOUT HIS TEACHER OR ADMINISTRATOR KNOWING ABOUT IT? DESPITE ALL THE ATTENTION GIVEN TO SCHOOL SHOOTINGS, SCHOOL SAFETY WARNINGS AND TRAINING SESSIONS, THE BOY WAS STILL ABLE TO ENTER THE SULLIVAN MIDDLE SCHOOL IN LOWELL ON THURSDAY, SEPT. 13 WITH A .22-CALIBER HANDGUN AND SHOW IT TO FRIENDS. THEN THE GUN WENT OFF.MONTANA WILDLIFE OFFICIALS WANT TO PROHIBIT STATE HUNTERS FROM SHOOTING BISON IN AN AREA BORDERING YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK. OFFICIALS SAID THE AREA NEAR GARDINER KNOWN AS BEATTIE GULCH HAS BECOME UNSAFE AS HUNTER NUMBERS INCREASED. THE GULCH IS USED BY WILD BISON HERDS TO MIGRATE OUT OF YELLOWSTONE IN WINTER IN SEARCH OF FOOD AT LOWER ELEVATIONS IN MONTANA.U.S. SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN HAS DRAWN THE IRE OF THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OVER CLAIMS THAT THE AR-15 – WHICH THE GROUP CALLS “AMERICA’S RIFLE” – IS NOT “IN COMMON USE.” IN A STATEMENT FRIDAY, THE NRA'S INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION CALLED INTO QUESTION THE CALIFORNIA DEMOCRAT'S ASSERTIONS ABOUT THE WEAPON AND SAID THE RIFLE HAS GAINED POPULARITY IN RECENT YEARS.GABBY GIFFORDS’ GUN CONTROL GROUP IS RUNNING A SCRIPTED SCHOOL SHOOTING AD AGAINST PRO-SECOND AMENDMENT REP. MIKE COFFMAN (R-CO). THE AD FEATURES A DAUGHTER TEXTING HER MOTHER FROM SCHOOL TO INFORM HER THAT THEY ARE ON LOCKDOWN, THEN HIGHLIGHTS THE TEXTS BETWEEN THE TWO TALKING ABOUT HOW MUCH THEY LOVE EACH OTHER.WYOMING OFFICIALS OFFER DETAILS OF GRIZZLY ATTACK THAT KILLED HUNTING GUIDE. THE GRIZZLY BEAR THAT CAUSED TRAGEDY HIGH IN THE TETON WILDERNESS NEVER LET UP FROM A FULL-BORE CHARGE BEFORE HITTING THE JACKSON HOLE OUTFITTER SHE FATALLY MAULED.

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Int’l – Gun News – Texan Running 3-D-Printed-Guns Company Ordered to Leave Taiwan

VOICE OF AMERICA NEWS.COM September 21, 2018 – TAIPEI / AUSTIN, TEXAS — A Texan running a 3-D printed guns company who flew to Taiwan as police investigated an accusation he had sex with an underage girl was detained Friday in Taipei and ordered to leave the island after his U.S. passport was annulled, officials said. Police said they were aware that Wilson travels often for business, but that they…

Nat’l – Gun News – Global Smart Gun Market 2018 – Armatix, iGun Technology, Biofire Technologies

THE FINANCE FEED .COM September 21, 2018 – Global Smart Gun Market 2018-2025 report delivers a comprehensive research based study of the market along with the market share, forecast data, in-depth analysis, and detailed overview of the Smart Gun industry with respect to global market. The Smart Gun market report further emphasizes on driver and restraint factors in the global and regional level. For complete understanding, the market also provides…

TX – Unclassified – DIY Gun Activist Cody Wilson Accused Of Child Sexual Assault

WIRED.COM September 19, 2018 – CODY WILSON, THE founder of Defense Distributed who is best known for making the world’s first fully 3-D-printed gun, has been accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. On Wednesday, the District Court in Travis County, Texas, issued an arrest warrant for Wilson on charges of sexual assault, a second-degree felony. 

CA – Gun Shows – Del Mar Fairgrounds to suspend new gun shows up to a year

MY PLAINVIEW.COM September 12, 2018 – The board that controls the Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego County has voted to not consider contracts with producers of gun shows for up to a year after Dec. 31 until it formulates a more thorough policy on the events. A fairgrounds statement says the new policy will take into consideration holding guns shows only for educational and safety training purposes, banning…

NAT’L – Feature – What Happens When A Black Man Tries To Embrace White Gun Culture

PACIFIC STANDARD.COM September 11, 2018 – RJ, a young black man, falls in love with Lizzie, a white woman he’s training at the Oklahoma gym where he works. The first time RJ meets Lizzie’s family as her boyfriend, he’s hardly walked in the door when her father, Charles, hands him a revolver. RJ has never handled a gun and finds them terrifying. Lizzie grew up in a household where…

PA – Gun News – Can a New Smart Gun Crack the Firearms Market?

HUFFINGTON POST.COM September 6, 2018 – Sometime in the next year, Philadelphia-based startup LodeStar Firearms says it will release the first commercially viable smart gun, a 9 mm semiautomatic handgun with a user-recognition lock designed to allow only authenticated users to fire it. This sort of technology hasn’t caught on in the U.S., so it’s something of a gamble for LodeStar, which is raising $3 million in seed funding…

CA – Gun Shows – Gun Sale Ban at Cow Palace Passes Legislature, Awaits Governor’s Signature

NBCBAY AREA.COM September 3, 2018 – A bill banning gun and ammunition sales at the Cow Palace in Daly City has passed the California Legislature and awaits the signature of Gov. Jerry Brown. Senate Bill 221, authored by Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, and Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, would ban such sales at the state-owned Cow Palace, which holds five gun shows a year.  [full…

CA – Unclassified – 1 injured, 4 detained in gun-related incident that locks down SF schools

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE August 30, 2018 – Four Balboa High School students were taken into custody Thursday after a firearm discharged on campus, sending the San Francisco school into lockdown and hundreds of frightened students diving under their desks, police said. Several nearby schools — Leadership High School, Denman Middle School and San Miguel Early Education School — were also placed on lockdown as a precaution. 

NV – Courts – Judge confirms gun background check law unenforceable

ELKO DAILY FREE PRESS August 29, 2018 – A district court judge brought the hammer down on backers of a voter-approved initiative intended to require background checks prior to gun sales by private individuals, telling them the courts and the executive branch cannot fix the problem they themselves created. 

MA – Gun News – The School Shootings That Weren’t

WGBH.ORG (NPR) August 28, 2018 – This spring the U.S. Education Department reported that in the 2015-2016 school year, “nearly 240 schools … reported at least 1 incident involving a school-related shooting.” The number is far higher than most other estimates. But NPR reached out to every one of those schools repeatedly over the course of three months and found that more than two-thirds of these reported incidents never…

Nat’l – Campus Guns – Dept. of Ed. may use Dem bill to buy guns

ONE NEWS NOW.COM August 27, 2018 – Democrats are fuming after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced the federal agency is considering allowing states to use federal funds to purchase firearms for public schools. The money would come from a program pushed by Democrats, Every Student Succeeds Act, which passed in 2015 and does not expressly prohibit the use of grant funds to purchase firearms. 

WA – Courts – WA Supreme Court Rules Against NRA, 2nd Amendment Foundation: Gun Control Back on Ballot

BREITBART.COM August 25, 2018 – The Washington Supreme Court ruled against the NRA and Second Amendment Foundation Friday, putting gun control initiative I-1639 back on the ballot for November. On August 17, 2018, Breitbart News reported that the Thurston County Superior Court ruled against I-1639, a ballot initiative which is advertised as a legal age increase for long gun sales but which actually implements numerous gun controls.  [full…

Man arrested after allegedly threatening a mass shooting at Penn State’s Beaver Stadium

YORK DISPATCH.COM August 24, 2018 – Penn State police arrested a 22-year-old man for allegedly making a threat aimed at Beaver Stadium during football season. According to a university press release Thursday, police arrested Charles Thomas Hitechew, of Gibsonia. University police, along with the FBI, investigated a threat shared on Twitter on Aug. 8. “I have decided that I’m going to commit the biggest mass shooting in history of the world,…

Nat’l – Campus Guns – Should Teachers Carry Guns? The Debate, Explained

ED WEEK.ORG August 24, 2018 – This week, news broke that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is considering whether to let school districts use federal money to buy guns. The idea of arming teachers—or loosening state restrictions to allow concealed-carry permit holders to bring guns into schools—is often circulated after school attacks. But putting guns in the hands of school staff is often met with resistance from educators, who say…

Nat’l – Gun News – Behold: This Is the Gun That Will Replace the Deadly AK-47

THE NATIONAL INTEREST.ORG August 20, 2018 – ICYMI – The AK-12/-15 series have a collapsible buttstock, a break from past rifles, doing away with a fixed length stock. This new feature allows Russian troops to shorten or lengthen the length of pull, a desirable feature for taller or shorter soldiers or those wearing body armor. 

Federal Gun Research Cutbacks Starting to Bite, say Researchers

THE CRIME REPORT.ORG August 20, 2018 – The federal government has shied away from allocating funds to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to study gun violence ever since the 1996 Dickey Amendment, which prevents the CDC from advocating or promoting gun control. While the amendment doesn’t outright prevent gun violence research, it has greatly limited the amount of federal resources allocated to the field. 

CA – Fake News – LAX Chaos As Cops Catch Guns, Grenades: Oops, They’re Fake

MY NEWS LA.COM August 17, 2018 – A man carrying what appeared to be hand grenades and loaded firearms was stopped at a traffic checkpoint heading into Los Angeles International Airport Friday, leading to a massive police presence and street closures that stifled traffic, but the weapons turned out to be fake. Police immediately shut down traffic in the area, causing miles-long backups. Police swarmed around the truck, and…

IL – Gun News – Vernon Hills case involving home-built firearms shines a light on ghost guns

CHICAGO TRIBUNE August 13, 2018 – When is a gun really a gun? That’s the question police had to answer recently when investigating a Vernon Hills man who acquired gun parts and built his own firearms. Jakub Zak, 19, pleaded guilty Aug. 6 to a reduced gun possession charge after police said the teen was in possession of home-built firearms known as ghost guns. In total, he was in possession of…

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BREAKING :
HOW DOES AN 11-YEAR-OLD STUDENT BRING A LOADED GUN INTO A SCHOOL WITHOUT HIS TEACHER OR ADMINISTRATOR KNOWING ABOUT IT? DESPITE ALL THE ATTENTION GIVEN TO SCHOOL SHOOTINGS, SCHOOL SAFETY WARNINGS AND TRAINING SESSIONS, THE BOY WAS STILL ABLE TO ENTER THE SULLIVAN MIDDLE SCHOOL IN LOWELL ON THURSDAY, SEPT. 13 WITH A .22-CALIBER HANDGUN AND SHOW IT TO FRIENDS. THEN THE GUN WENT OFF.MONTANA WILDLIFE OFFICIALS WANT TO PROHIBIT STATE HUNTERS FROM SHOOTING BISON IN AN AREA BORDERING YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK. OFFICIALS SAID THE AREA NEAR GARDINER KNOWN AS BEATTIE GULCH HAS BECOME UNSAFE AS HUNTER NUMBERS INCREASED. THE GULCH IS USED BY WILD BISON HERDS TO MIGRATE OUT OF YELLOWSTONE IN WINTER IN SEARCH OF FOOD AT LOWER ELEVATIONS IN MONTANA.U.S. SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN HAS DRAWN THE IRE OF THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OVER CLAIMS THAT THE AR-15 – WHICH THE GROUP CALLS “AMERICA’S RIFLE” – IS NOT “IN COMMON USE.” IN A STATEMENT FRIDAY, THE NRA'S INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION CALLED INTO QUESTION THE CALIFORNIA DEMOCRAT'S ASSERTIONS ABOUT THE WEAPON AND SAID THE RIFLE HAS GAINED POPULARITY IN RECENT YEARS.GABBY GIFFORDS’ GUN CONTROL GROUP IS RUNNING A SCRIPTED SCHOOL SHOOTING AD AGAINST PRO-SECOND AMENDMENT REP. MIKE COFFMAN (R-CO). THE AD FEATURES A DAUGHTER TEXTING HER MOTHER FROM SCHOOL TO INFORM HER THAT THEY ARE ON LOCKDOWN, THEN HIGHLIGHTS THE TEXTS BETWEEN THE TWO TALKING ABOUT HOW MUCH THEY LOVE EACH OTHER.WYOMING OFFICIALS OFFER DETAILS OF GRIZZLY ATTACK THAT KILLED HUNTING GUIDE. THE GRIZZLY BEAR THAT CAUSED TRAGEDY HIGH IN THE TETON WILDERNESS NEVER LET UP FROM A FULL-BORE CHARGE BEFORE HITTING THE JACKSON HOLE OUTFITTER SHE FATALLY MAULED.