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NY – Retailers – 35 to 40 guns stolen from Parma shop, seventh burglary in 11 years

WIVB.COM August 16, 2018 – For a second time in just days, a gun shop in the Town of Parma has been burglarized. Right now, deputies say an investigation is underway into the recent theft. We’re told someone busted into the shop sometime between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. It’s not clear exactly how many weapons were stolen this time, but deputies estimate it was between 35 to 40…

TX – Retailers – Fort Worth arms parts dealer selling last of bump stock maker’s inventory, websites show

DALLAS MORNING NEWS.COM August 16, 2018 – RW Arms, a  Fort Worth-based firearm parts dealer, has taken over sale of the remaining inventory for the tiny Texas maker of the bump stock, according to postings on two websites. Slide Fire Solutions, which burst onto the national consciousness following the mass slaying of Las Vegas concertgoers last October, closed its online store in June.  

Shooting the bull: Working the stock exchange

MAGIC VALLEY.COM August 9, 2018 – In the firearms industry, there’s very little bad news to report. The enterprise is alive and thriving, not only in the U.S but around the world. Currently, the market niche posting the highest sale volumes are the manufacturers’ budget or economy lines. Retailers report that Ruger is going ‘great guns’ with both its American Centerfire and the Rimfire lines. Winchester is actively trading…

Nat’l – Retailers –  Gun Control Proposal Hopes to Make Gun Stores, Ranges Display THIS Outside Their Businesses

TOWNHALL.COM August 8, 2018 – The Chair of the Kings County Council in Washington state has a gun control proposal he’s pushing for. The proposal takes a three-pronged approach to dealing with “gun violence” in the area but one of the proposals is new. Joe McDermott (D), the Council Chair, wants to make it mandatory for gun stores and ranges to have safety warning signs outside of their facilities. …

IL – Retailers – Downers Grove group calls for greater security measures for home-based gun sales

MY SUBURBAN LIFE.COM August 8, 2018 – Five Downers Grove residents or business owners hold federal firearms licenses, a fact that has raised concerns for members of the Downers Grove Marchers gun safety committee. The committee members are adamant they are not opposed to residents or businesses holding federal firearms licenses but believe the village of Downers Grove should enact stricter security requirements for those who hold the licenses. …

Academy sporting goods chain sued by couple wounded in Sutherland Springs church shooting

DALLAS MORNING NEWS.COM August 8, 2018 – A Texas couple who survived the Sutherland Springs church massacre last year have sued the sporting goods store that sold the gunman the firearm used in the shooting. On Friday, Rosanne Solis and Joaquin Ramirez sued Academy Sports + Outdoors for selling Devin Patrick Kelley a Ruger AR-556 with 30 round capacity magazines. While this model is legal in Texas, Kelley was a resident of Colorado, where it’s illegal to sell, possess or…

Nat’l – Retailers – Google Play’s Updated Developer Policy Bans Apps Used For Selling Guns And Firearms Accessories

TOWNHALL.COM July 28, 2018 – With hundreds of thousands of applications on the Google Play Store, the tech giant decided to implement a few new rules for app developers. The other prominent change bans apps that promote the sale, manufacturing, or modification of firearms, explosives, and ammunition. 

OH – Retailers – What some gun shop owners do to cut down on the chances of having their inventory stolen (VIDEO)

NEWS 5 CLEVELAND.COM July 24, 2018 – In a period of a couple of weeks, it appears that thieves have set their sights on gun stores. Thirty-eight guns have been stolen from two gun stores just days apart. One is a Broadview Heights shop, the other is a store in Upper Sandusky. 

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