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WHEN KIMBERLY MATTE CAPTIONS AN INSTAGRAM POST “SUNS OUT, GUNS OUT, BUNS OUT,” SHE MOSTLY MEANS IT. THE SUN MAY BE OUT, BUT SHE’S INSIDE. HER BUNS ARE DEFINITELY OUT, BECAUSE SHE’S WEARING A LIME-GREEN THONG. TECHNICALLY, THERE’S ONLY ONE GUN OUT, BUT IT’S AN AR-10 BATTLE RIFLE, SO SHE’S STILL OVER-DELIVERING. MATTE HAS MORE THAN 84,000 FOLLOWERS ON INSTAGRAM AND RECENTLY FOUNDED HER OWN SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING AND MODELING AGENCY. IT’S UNKNOWN WHAT EXACTLY WAS IN THE MAN’S MIND AS HE APPROACHED THE EARLE CABELL FEDERAL BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN DALLAS ON MONDAY, BUT HIS INTENT WAS EASY TO READ. CLAD IN TACTICAL GEAR AND CARRYING AN ASSAULT-STYLE RIFLE AND AT LEAST FIVE 30-ROUND MAGAZINES, THE MAN — WHOM POLICE IDENTIFIED AS BRIAN ISAACK CLYDE — STARTED SHOOTING AS HE NEARED THE ENTRANCE, THEN CUT AND RAN WHEN SECURITY OFFICERS RETURNED FIRE. HE COLLAPSED, MORTALLY WOUNDED, IN A PARKING LOT ACROSS THE STREET.CAN SANCTUARY, READILY GRANTED TO PEOPLE IN SOME PARTS OF CALIFORNIA, BE EXTENDED TO PROVISIONS OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION? CAN ACTIONS OF ONE TINY CITY BE AN INSTRUMENT OF CHANGE FOR STATE LAW? “THE NEEDLES CITY COUNCIL HAS VOTED UNANIMOUSLY TO DECLARE ITSELF A SECOND AMENDMENT SANCTUARY CITY,” READS A PREPARED STATEMENT FROM THE CITY OF NEEDLES RELEASED SATURDAY.THE CITY OF SIOUX FALLS IS LOOKING TO "CLEANUP" THE WORDING OF A CITY ORDINANCE THAT CAN HELP LOCAL POLICE FIND STOLEN GUNS. THE CITY'S ACTION IS IN RESPONSE TO A CHANGE IN STATE LAW THAT PROHIBITS LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FROM MAKING THE FINAL DECISION ON GUN PURCHASES. FOR YEARS SIOUX FALLS PAWN SHOPS HAVE CROSS CHECKED GUNS BROUGHT INTO THEIR SHOP WITH A DATABASE TO MAKE SURE THE GUNS AREN'T STOLEN.SHARES OF AMERICAN OUTDOOR BRANDS (NASDAQ:AOBC) ARE TRADING AT LEVELS THEY HAVEN'T SEEN SINCE 2014. GUN INDUSTRY SALES REMAIN DEPRESSED, AND ANOTHER FIREARMS RETAILER RECENTLY DECLARED BANKRUPTCY. AS AMERICAN OUTDOOR GETS READY TO REPORT ITS FISCAL FOURTH QUARTER AND 2019 EARNINGS ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, THE FIREARMS MANUFACTURER CONTINUES TO FACE A DIFFICULT OUTLOOK.

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Gun dealers seeing surge in ammunition sales as new law nears (VIDEO)

KRCT-TV.COM June 19, 2019 – Gun dealers in Redding are reporting a surge of ammunition sales as the new law requiring background checks on such purchases comes closer.

The second phase of State Proposition 63, which passed in 2016, will make make background checks on those purchasing ammunition in California mandatory starting July 1. Stores across the state, including those in Redding, have seen a spike in ammunition…

MD – RETAILERS – Maryland police make arrests in brazen gun shop burglaries that ended with one suspect fatally shot by officer

Police in Montgomery County, Md., have arrested three suspects — ages 21, 17, and 15 — in connection with a brazen gun store break-in that now has been linked to a similar heist 24 hours earlier in neighboring Howard County, officials said Friday. In both cases, intruders used a vehicle to ram into a store in the middle of the night. At least 10 stolen guns have not been accounted…

CA – RETAILERS – Local gun stores prepare as California’s Ammo Background Check Law kicks in July 1st (VIDEO)

It will soon be a little bit harder and more expensive to buy every round you shoot. A list of requirements to buy ammo are going in effect on July, 1st, 2019. Under new laws, anyone who wants to buy ammo must show government-issued identification and undergo a background check. Retailers like Joe Ohaligian, the owner of Ammo Dog in west Fresno, received his first notice of changes…

The flow of guns from the U.S. to Mexico is getting lost in the border debate

PBS.ORG JUNE 13, 2019 – President Donald Trump campaigned on border security and building a wall to, among other things, protect the United States from violence in Mexico and Central America.

But while his administration’s hardline approach to immigration has focused on dealing with an influx of migrants along the southern border, which Trump in speeches and tweets also…

NJ – RETAILERS – Smart gun debate reignites in N.J. with bill requiring gun shops to sell them

The long and heated debate over smart guns — handguns that can only be fired by their designated owners — is about to reignite in New Jersey. The state Assembly Judiciary Committee on Thursday will consider a half-dozen gun control bills, including one requiring Garden State retailers offer a personalized handgun for sale. It’s likely to once again put New Jersey in the crosshairs of gun activists…

CA Ammo Buyers Stock Up Before New Law Kicks In

California ammunition buyers are making a run on gun shops ahead of a new state law that as of July 1 will require buyers of bullets to show identification and undergo a background check to screen out felons and people with illegal firearms, the Los Angeles Times reports. 

In a state with the nation’s…

NAT’L – RETAILERS – Burdensome Security Bill Threatens the Future of Small Businesses

Too often in America, lawmakers tackle our society’s problems with a “one-size-fits-all” approach that sounds like common sense but results in unintended consequences. America’s firearm industry recognizes these ill-conceived ideas burden businesses and don’t address the actual issue of public safety. 

IL – RETAILERS – Some Illinois gun stores closing their doors

Some locally owned gun stores in east-central Illinois are closing their doors or moving to Indiana in response to new Illinois licensing requirements that owners say impose too great a burden on mom-and-pop operators. 

NAT’L – RETAILERS – MORE RELATED: Why Salesforce’s Gun Restrictions Change The Game For Many Gun Sellers

Retailers like Amazon, eBay and Dick’s Sporting Goods have already banned or restricted sales of guns. Salesforce is taking that to a new level by banning retailers that sell certain guns and ammunition from using its sales management software. 

ME – RETAILERS – Divided panel backs gun background checks for private sales

A legislative committee endorsed a bill Tuesday to require background checks on all private firearm sales in Maine, whether they are made at a gun show or in response to a classified ad. 

IL – RETAILERS – Illinois State Police launches website for gun dealers to certify federal licenses (VIDEO)

The website is part of the compliance required under the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act, which was signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker in January. 

NAT’L – RETAILERS – This Major Pro-Gun Initiative With The ATF Wasn’t Mentioned When Bill Aimed At Gun Dealers Was Introduced

Freshman Democratic Rep. Joe Morelle (NY) introduced the “Gun Theft Protection Act,” which would strengthen firearm stores’ storage requirements. 

INT’L – RETAILERS – Guns ‘Selling Like Crazy’ on Ban Concern: Firearms Outlet Canada

Canadian shooters are rushing to buy AR-15 rifles and other target guns on concern the government will ban new purchases in three weeks, said Firearms Outlet Canada Inc., one of the country’s biggest independent gun stores. 

NY – RETAILERS – Legislation calls for tighter security requirements for gun shops (VIDEO)

Newly-proposed legislation could change the way gun shops operate in New York. Dealers that do not meet such requirements could face suspension or revocation of their license. 

NAT’L – RETAILERS – Kamala Harris: If Elected I Will Take Gun Dealers’ Licenses Away with Executive Action (VIDEO)

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) said if she is elected president, she will use executive action to take away gun dealers’ licenses “who fail to follow the law.” 

NY – RETAILERS – NY’s top court tosses victim’s lawsuit against Ohio gun dealer

New York’s top court, in a sharply divided 4-3 decision on Thursday that continued the court’s conservative turn, refused to allow a Buffalo man to sue an Ohio gun dealer for negligence. 

DC – RETAILERS – Scalise Introduces Bill to Allow Firearms Sales Across State Lines

‘Our firearm purchasing process is muddled by outdated laws passed well before Congress put the national background check system in place…’ 

NAT’L – RETAILERS – Colorado Incident Prompts Questions About Out-Of-State Gun Sales

A Florida teen arrived at Denver International Airport last month and then purchased a shotgun at a gun store in the suburb of Littleton. What followed was a massive, frantic manhunt and the closure of schools all over northern Colorado. Questions about the legality of that gun purchase persist. 

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BREAKING :
WHEN KIMBERLY MATTE CAPTIONS AN INSTAGRAM POST “SUNS OUT, GUNS OUT, BUNS OUT,” SHE MOSTLY MEANS IT. THE SUN MAY BE OUT, BUT SHE’S INSIDE. HER BUNS ARE DEFINITELY OUT, BECAUSE SHE’S WEARING A LIME-GREEN THONG. TECHNICALLY, THERE’S ONLY ONE GUN OUT, BUT IT’S AN AR-10 BATTLE RIFLE, SO SHE’S STILL OVER-DELIVERING. MATTE HAS MORE THAN 84,000 FOLLOWERS ON INSTAGRAM AND RECENTLY FOUNDED HER OWN SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING AND MODELING AGENCY. IT’S UNKNOWN WHAT EXACTLY WAS IN THE MAN’S MIND AS HE APPROACHED THE EARLE CABELL FEDERAL BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN DALLAS ON MONDAY, BUT HIS INTENT WAS EASY TO READ. CLAD IN TACTICAL GEAR AND CARRYING AN ASSAULT-STYLE RIFLE AND AT LEAST FIVE 30-ROUND MAGAZINES, THE MAN — WHOM POLICE IDENTIFIED AS BRIAN ISAACK CLYDE — STARTED SHOOTING AS HE NEARED THE ENTRANCE, THEN CUT AND RAN WHEN SECURITY OFFICERS RETURNED FIRE. HE COLLAPSED, MORTALLY WOUNDED, IN A PARKING LOT ACROSS THE STREET.CAN SANCTUARY, READILY GRANTED TO PEOPLE IN SOME PARTS OF CALIFORNIA, BE EXTENDED TO PROVISIONS OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION? CAN ACTIONS OF ONE TINY CITY BE AN INSTRUMENT OF CHANGE FOR STATE LAW? “THE NEEDLES CITY COUNCIL HAS VOTED UNANIMOUSLY TO DECLARE ITSELF A SECOND AMENDMENT SANCTUARY CITY,” READS A PREPARED STATEMENT FROM THE CITY OF NEEDLES RELEASED SATURDAY.THE CITY OF SIOUX FALLS IS LOOKING TO "CLEANUP" THE WORDING OF A CITY ORDINANCE THAT CAN HELP LOCAL POLICE FIND STOLEN GUNS. THE CITY'S ACTION IS IN RESPONSE TO A CHANGE IN STATE LAW THAT PROHIBITS LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FROM MAKING THE FINAL DECISION ON GUN PURCHASES. FOR YEARS SIOUX FALLS PAWN SHOPS HAVE CROSS CHECKED GUNS BROUGHT INTO THEIR SHOP WITH A DATABASE TO MAKE SURE THE GUNS AREN'T STOLEN.SHARES OF AMERICAN OUTDOOR BRANDS (NASDAQ:AOBC) ARE TRADING AT LEVELS THEY HAVEN'T SEEN SINCE 2014. GUN INDUSTRY SALES REMAIN DEPRESSED, AND ANOTHER FIREARMS RETAILER RECENTLY DECLARED BANKRUPTCY. AS AMERICAN OUTDOOR GETS READY TO REPORT ITS FISCAL FOURTH QUARTER AND 2019 EARNINGS ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, THE FIREARMS MANUFACTURER CONTINUES TO FACE A DIFFICULT OUTLOOK.