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CA – Retailers – Republicans press Trump DOJ to end Obama-era program that ‘targeted’ gun dealers (VIDEO)

FOX NEWS August 14, 2017 – Top House Republicans are asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end an Obama-era Justice Department program that has ensnared firearms dealers and other legitimate merchants while attempting to cut off credit to sham businesses. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte and the other GOP lawmakers said in an Aug. 10 letter that they want the department and related federal agencies to formally “repudiate” Operation…

IN – Retailers – Walmart Apologizes for Sign Advertising Guns as Back-to-School Item

NY TIMES August 10, 2017 – Walmart officials are apologizing after a photograph surfaced online of a company sign that appeared to promote guns as essential back-to-school purchases. The image, which came to the retailer’s attention on social media on Wednesday morning, shows the sign placed directly above a glass case filled with firearms; it urges customers to “own the school year like a hero.”  [full…

How a gun-control group got the owner of Lock N Load to quit the business

WASHINGTON POST August 9, 2017 – The first time Benjamin Bishop walked into Lock N Load and tried to buy a gun, employees at the Florida gun store turned him away — and rightly so. Bishop had been diagnosed with schizophrenia and claimed he was attacked by assailants — who existed only in his imagination, court records say. He abused bath salts, which intensified the hallucinations, and he punched holes in…

VA – Retailers – ‘It seems cool to be racist now’: The rising profile of the black gun owner

WASHINGTON POST July 27, 2017 – Mark Warner was hovering over the counter of handguns, about midway through the morning shift at Blue Ridge Arsenal, the black-owned gun store in Fairfax County where he’s worked for the past 18 years, when he spotted me. “I heard you want to talk about black people buying guns,” Warner, himself black, declared in the matter of fact, teasing tone that has endeared…

Cimarron’s Big Guns: End of Trail 2017

There’s a New Marshal in Town!  Cimarron’s Big Guns: End Of Trail 2017

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Wyatt Earp S. A. Frontier Buntline™

Made famous in the 1993 Western classic film Tombstone, this 10-inch barreled 1873 single-action revolver emulates the legendary sixgun attributed to lawman/gunman Wyatt Earp. Patterned exactly after the long-barreled peacemaker used in this classic horse opera, Cimarron’s unique revolver features the solid sterling silver…

DC – Politics – Trump’s new White House communications chief has voiced support for gun control

WASHINGTON TIMES July 21, 2017 – Newly appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has voiced support on social media for “strong” gun-control laws, which would be a major departure from the positions of President Trump. After the Sandy Hook shootings at a Connecticut elementary school in December 2012, Mr. Scaramucci tweeted, “I have always been for strong gun control laws.” 

CA – Retailers – Gun Owners of CA: ‘Big 5 Sports Stabs CA Gun Dealers in the Back’

BREITBART.COM July 19, 2017 – As California lawmakers propose even more gun control for the state, Gun Owners of California  (GOC) warns that Big 5 Sporting Goods is taking a position that “stabs CA gun dealers in the back.” At issue is new legislation–SB 464–that controls the way guns are stored by licensed gun dealers and also controls the way guns are displayed. SB 464 makes unreasonable demands that…

FL – Retailers – Girl (Fire)power: Day in the life of an all-female gun shop owner

NORTHWEST FLORIDA DAILY NEWS July 17, 2017 – FORT WALTON BEACH — A wreath made of shotgun shells hangs on the front door of Ranger Firearms, a gun shop on Hospital Drive across from the Bernie Lefebvre Aquatic Center in Fort Walton Beach. Inside the shop, .22 caliber bullet boxes are arranged neatly in plastic bags tied with curled ribbons. Lacy underwear holsters and leather concealed carry purses hang…

DC – Retailers – Gun background check totals drop as market adjusts to Trump

WASHINGTON TIMES July 10, 2017 – The number of federal gun background checks dropped in June after posting a modest uptick a month earlier, signaling the firearms market is still adjusting to the post-Obama world, which had brought record sales. Now with President Trump in the White House, gun manufacturers are trying to gauge the public’s appetite for new firearms, which appears to have faded somewhat without the fear of…

TN – Retailers – Business booming at Powell gun shop

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL July 7, 2017 – Jim Quinn and his family opened Knoxville Tactical on Sept. 28, 2012. He said demand has never been greater at his Powell business, which specializes in meeting the self-protection needs of customers. “We’re seeing more older people who are now wanting to buy guns for self-protection than ever – especially with all of the stuff going on the last couple of years,”…

MA – Retailers – There’s A Valuable Lesson In What Happened To The Gun Shop Owner Who Sold Nancy Lanza An AR-15

HUFFINGTON POST.COM July 6, 2017 – I have a friend named Dave LaGuercia who happens at the moment to be in a Boston hospital for a second round of surgery – let’s hope all goes well. I have known Dave since 2004 or 2005 when he opened a small gun shop in Connecticut just over the Massachusetts line. Dave had previously been in the car business as a broker,…

CO – Retailers – Denver snags vast outdoor show from Utah over public lands politics

COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE July 6, 2017 – Calling open public lands the “catalyst” behind the move, state and Denver officials on Thursday formally announced the high-profile Outdoor Retailer show is coming to Colorado. News of the announcement was reported by Colorado Politics and other outlets on Wednesday, though the pomp and circumstance came on Thursday morning at a news conference with elected leaders, organizers of the trade show, and…

DC – Retailers – 2017 is second biggest year for gun sales ever, might top 2016

WASHINGTON EXAMINER July 6, 2017 – 2017 is second biggest year for gun sales ever, might top 2016. New gun background check data released Thursday by the FBI revealed that 12,601,102 checks have already taken place this year. Background checks are seen as a good gauge of gun sales, though not all sales have to go through the system and some sales are rejected. In June, the FBI conducted 1,901,768. That…

The GRIM Future of Retail Firearm Sales in the U.S.A.

By Jim Shults — When reading through a recent copy of Forbes, I keyed in on an article about major brick and mortar retailers having problems (to say the least) with losses to internet sales. You see, my wife and I had just been in a Dillard’s store in Scottsdale’s Fashion Mall. This huge (I would guess 200,000 square feet per floor), multi-level store was packed with costly inventory, cost a…

MN – Retailers – Gander Mountain’s latest update: six Minnesota stores to close, six to stay open

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE June 30, 2017 – Six Gander Mountain stores in Minnesota are now expected to close and six to stay open, the new owner of the firearms and sporting goods chain said Friday. All 160 stores in the chain, which was based in St. Paul, are now running liquidation sales as Camping World Holdings and its chairman, celebrity businessman Marcus Lemonis, negotiate with landlords of the various…

CA – Retailers – PayPal is discriminating against me because I sell guns, Merced businessman says (VIDEO)

MERCED SUN STAR.COM June 27, 2017 – Bay Area technology firms are discriminating against a Merced shop owner because he sells guns, according to his attorney. Blair Gladwin, who has a federal license to sell firearms, filed a class action lawsuit this month against money transfer services PayPal, Stripe and Square for denying their online services to his shop, Gladwin Guns and Ammo in Merced. The companies required Gladwin to disclose what his business sells and…

Caracal Limited-Edition Pistol On Sale July 4th

Caracal® Enhanced F – Limited Edition Pistol Available At Select Dealers Beginning Independence Day, July 4th

BOISE, Idaho – Caracal USA today announced that it has partnered with GunsAmerica to provide a select group of dealers with an opportunity to be among the first to sell the Caracal® Enhanced F – Limited Edition Pistol and benefit from exceptional promotional pricing to help make product available to consumers beginning on Independence…

CO – Retailers – Vehicle crashes into Lakewood gun shop in attempted smash-and-grab (VIDEO)

FOX 31 DENVER.COM June 19, 2017 –  Suspects tried to ram a vehicle into a gun shop in an attempted smash-and-grab early Monday morning, the Lakewood Police Department said. The Jeep, which was believed to have been stolen, was stopped by metal posts in front of Green Mountain Guns near U.S. 285 and South Wadsworth Boulevard about 4 a.m. At least two suspects got out of the Jeep, got…

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