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Nat’l – Retailers – Are More Women Buying Guns? Depends on Who You Ask (VIDEO ONLY)

For decades, reports have been saying that more women than ever are buying guns. But a researcher who’s been collecting data about gun ownership for just as long is telling a different story.

DC – Retailers – Handgun retailers lobbying Congress after credit shutdown

NEW YORK POST.COM June 12, 2018 – Small business owners and an industry group have asked the Senate Banking Committee to take a look at the actions of the credit card processors — which they claim stopped servicing perfectly legal transactions. “We are talking to members of Congress on both sides of the aisle, and they are considering asking for oversight hearings for these financial institutions to come in and…

Nat’l – Retailers – MORE ON: Credit service Intuit shuts down payments on all gun purchases (VIDEO)

FOX BUSINESS.COM  June 12, 2018 – Judge Andrew Napolitano on Tuesday told FOX Business that credit card processor Intuit is within its rights to shut down payments on gun purchases. “They can choose their customers, their clients, unless that choice is based upon some protected aspects,” Napolitano told Stuart Varney on “Varney & Co..” In Napolitano’s opinion, Intuit made a “terrible business decision.” “They may very well have interfered with their customers’ businesses…

Credit service shuts down payments on all gun purchases

NEW YORK POST June 11, 2018 – Several gun-related businesses were suddenly — and without warning — disrupted in recent weeks when Intuit stopped processing credit card payments because sales were gun-related, The Post has learned. Some of the payments stopped didn’t even involve firearms, but simply T-shirts and coffee mugs and gun safety classes, according to small business owners. At Gunsite Academy, a Paulden, Ariz., company that provides…

FL – Retailers – Florida Alert: Background Checks WERE done on Applicants for Gun Licenses

NRA-ILA.ORG (NRA) June 9, 2018 – The media isn’t getting it right and anti-gun Democrats don’t want to get it right — for some, it’s all about attacking a candidate for political reasons. This issue is extremely important to all firearms owners and license holders.  Truth and facts matter, so here is what really happened. 

NM – Retailers – Dealer pleads guilty to selling guns to felons, minors

SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN.COM June 8, 2018 – The owner of Shooter’s Outpost in Española pleaded guilty Thursday to selling firearms to felons and minors, which could result in a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine. Licensed gun dealer Robert Real, 56, accepted a plea deal in the U.S. District Court in Albuquerque that convicts him of numerous violations of federal firearms laws,…

Banned gun buyers beat background checks, are rarely prosecuted when caught

WASHINGTON TIMES June 7, 2018 – A convicted felon from Colorado lied about his criminal past while trying to buy guns at two upstate New York stores in 2016. The man failed the instant background checks and was denied the weapons. Law enforcement was notified because lying on a firearms application is a federal offense, but the man fled back to Colorado before the authorities caught up to him. …

Their plans for banning gun sales were campaign fodder, and now they won. What’s next?

NJ.COM June 7, 2018 – The contentious Democratic primary in Piscataway is over, but a proposed restriction on gun retailers is likely to draw a fresh round of controversy when it comes up for a vote next week. The all-Democratic council will vote June 14 on an ordinance, believed to be without precedent in New Jersey, banning gun shops from opening within within 1,000 feet of schools, parks, houses of worship…

OH – Retailers – Gun show dealer: ‘They try constantly to steal from us’

NEWS 5 CLEVELAND.COM June 6, 2018 – The Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds is making sure a gun show that comes to the grounds a few times a year has more security after eight stolen gun reports in the last three years. Often, the thieves are never caught. 

CA – Retailers – Safe, legal Del Mar gun show should not be singled out

SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE June 6, 2018 – Five times a year for the last 30 years, thousands of people have attended the gun show in Del Mar at the fairgrounds. I have attended every Del Mar gun show as a volunteer for the last 10 years. Since my first show, I have been aware of a small group of people from the Del Mar area which has opposed the Del Mar…

Nat’l – Retailers – Gun Sales Set Record Again in May

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON June 4, 2018 – In May 2018, the FBI processed 2,002,992 queries through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). That’s more than any previous May in the system’s history with May 2017 holding the previous record at 1,942,677. April 2018 saw more NICS checks than any previous April. March 2018 saw more NICS checks than any previous March. 

MN – Retailers – Burnsville-based gun website close to winning city approval for online sales of used firearms

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL June 4, 2018 – A gun website with an office in Burnsville wants to expand into buying and selling firearms online. Guns.com, which is currently an online publisher of gun-related news, operates a warehouse and office in the southern Twin Cities suburb and plans to enter the online sales world, according to a city agenda report. 

Nat’l  – Retailers – Dick’s Says Firearms Policy Hurt Their Hunting Business, Will Continue to Hurt Going Forward

WASHNGTON FREE BEACON May 31, 2018 – Dick’s Sporting Goods announced on Wednesday that their recent endorsement of gun control policies and hiring of gun control lobbyists has hurt their sales of firearms and hunting accessories. The company did not reveal specifics about how much their firearms business had fallen during their first quarter earnings call but said it was directly connected to their decision to embrace certain gun control policies. …

California Senate OKs bill raising age to buy rifles, shotguns from 18 to 21

FOX NEWS May 30, 2018 – The state senate in California on Tuesday reportedly voted in favor of legislation that would up the legal purchasing age for rifles and shotguns, and would set restrictions on long guns. The measure, proposed by Democrat Sen. Anthony Portantino of La Canada Flintridge, moves to make 21 the legal age to buy rifles or shotguns, up from 18, and seeks to prevent people…

SC – Retailers – SC pawn shop trolls Dick’s Sporting Good with AR-15 sign (VIDEO)

ABC 11.COM May 23, 2018 – A sign displayed at a South Carolina pawn shop is stirring up some buzz on social media. The sign outside of CrossRoads Pawn & Audio read, “We sell AR-15’s because we’re not Dick’s,” clearly taking a jab at Dick’s Sporting Goods for its decision to pull “assault-style” rifles from store shelves after the mass shooting at Parkland High School.  [full…

CT – Retailers – .30-06 Ammo for the M1 Garand

PR NET May 22, 2018 – Online ammunition retailer Target Sports.com will be carrying a full line of .30-06 Springfield M1Garand ammunition. The company has been an online U.S. retailer since 2008. Due to the increased interest in the M1 Garand Target Sports is offering the ammo in three different packaging options: Box of 20 rounds @ $12.99, case of 400 rounds @ $259.80 with free shipping, and an ammo can…

CO – Retailers – National Gun Control Chatter Spurs Colorado March Sales Spike

COLORADO PUBLIC RADIO.ORG May 21, 2018 – Driven by increased attention to gun control in the wake of a high profile school shooting and the Columbine anniversary, Colorado gun sales jumped the most in a single month since President Donald Trump took office. Approved background checks in March, a proxy for sales, are up 19 percent over March of 2017. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation reported 38,785 approved background…

Gun Store Thefts: High risk and even higher reward (VIDEO)

FIRST COAST NEWS.COM May 15, 2018 – At least 13 percent of stolen or lost guns across the United States came from Florida and Georgia over the last two years. That 13 percent equals 69,230 guns reported stolen or lost in 2016 and 2017, according to the National Crime Information Center. “One firearm being stolen is a problem because it is most likely going into the hands of prohibited…

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