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VA – RETAILERS – Arlington ammunition sales up 339% from last year

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA SUPPLIER SAYS AMMUNITION SALES UP 339% FROM LAST YEAR. AMMUNITIONTOGO.COM, AN ONLINE AMMUNITION RETAILER BASED IN HOUSTON, TEXAS, RECENTLY RECORDED A MASSIVE UPSURGE IN THEIR WEB TRAFFIC AND SALES IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA. THE COMPANY REPORTS THE NUMBER OF VIRGINIANS ACCESSING THEIR WEBSITE IN 2020 HAS INCREASED BY 137 PERCENT AS COMPARED TO THE SAME TIME PERIOD IN THE PREVIOUS YEAR.

MD – RETAILERS – Baltimore Co. Lawmakers Pass Bill Mandating More Security For Gun Shops

By a 6 to 1 vote, the Baltimore County Council has passed a bill requiring more security at gun shops and gun shows. The Secure All Firearms Effectively Act will create a new license for firearm retailers, which would have to implement a police-approved safety plan. County Executive John Olszewski Jr. applauded the council members who joined in support of what he calls a commonsense public safety solution that…

VA – RETAILERS – Gun store managers feel targeted by proposed sales tax on firearms and ammunition (VIDEO)

The proposed 15 percent sales tax is more than double the current tax on firearms and ammunition leaving lots of gun store owners on edge. Del. Sam Rasoul, a Democrat, introduced House Bill 1687 that would establish the Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund that would distribute “grants to localities and organizations for the purpose of improving public health and safety by supporting effective violence reduction initiatives in communities that…

VA – RETAILERS – ‘It’s great for business, but it’s bad why it’s good for business’ Suffolk gun shop owner on record sales (VIDEO)

THINGS ARE BUSY AT RICHMOND, VIRGINIA’S CE TACTICAL - BACKGROUND CHECK AFTER BACKGROUND CHECK. “WE ARE PUSHING PROBABLY 3 TO 4 TIMES AS MANY GUNS THEN WHAT WE NORMALLY DO,” SAID ANDREW CROSSFIELD. BUSINESS IS BOOMING, BUT SALES MANAGER CROSSFIELD HAD TO TAKE SOME TIME OFF TO STAND WITH FELLOW GUN RIGHTS SUPPORTERS IN RICHMOND MONDAY MORNING. “A LOT OF PEOPLE OUT THERE SHOWING THAT THEY CARE AND SHOWING SUPPORT. IT FELT REALLY GOOD,” SAID CROSSFIELD. BUT HE HAD TO LEAVE EARLY TO GET BACK TO HIS CUSTOMERS WHO WERE SHOPPING FOR GUNS.

VA – RETAILERS – Ammunition sales in Va. skyrocket over growing concern of gun control, ammo shop says

AN ONLINE AMMUNITION SHOP HAS NOTICED AN UPSURGE IN AMMUNITION SALES IN VIRGINIA RECENTLY. AMMUNITIONTOGO.COM, AN ONLINE AMMUNITION RETAILER BASED IN HOUSTON, TEXAS, REPORTS THAT THEY HAVE SEEN A MASSIVE UPSURGE IN THEIR ONLINE TRAFFIC AND SALES IN VIRGINIA. THE COMPANY SAYS THAT THE NUMBER OF VIRGINIANS ACCESSING THEIR WEBSITE IN 2020 HAS INCREASED BY 137 PERCENT AS COMPARED TO THIS TIME PERIOD IN 2019.

MD – RETAILERS – Sweeping gun shop security bill to get vote Tuesday in Baltimore County Council

The Baltimore County Council is expected to vote Tuesday on County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr.’s sweeping proposal to require more security at gun shops and gun shows. The bill, known as the Secure All Firearms Effectively, or SAFE, Act would create a new license for firearm stores and temporary gun shows in the county. Those shops and shows wouldn’t be able to have or sell firearms without the license….

WY – RETAILERS – Bill Would Prohibit ‘Gun Buyback’ Programs in Wyoming (VIDEO)

A MEASURE THAT WOULD PROHIBIT GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES FROM RUNNING “GUN BUYBACK” PROGRAMS HAS BEEN FILED FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE LEGISLATURE DURING ITS UPCOMING SESSION. HOUSE BILL 28 WOULD PROHIBIT ANY WYOMING GOVERNMENT BODY, INCLUDING THE UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING, FROM BUYING FIREARMS FROM CITIZENS. THE PROGRAMS HAVE BEEN USED IN SOME LARGE CITIES AROUND THE COUNTRY IN AN EFFORT TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF FIREARMS ON THE STREET, HOWEVER, NO SUCH PROGRAM HAS BEEN STAGED IN WYOMING. BILL SPONSOR REP. TYLER LINDHOLM, R-SUNDANCE, SAID HE WANTS TO MAKE SURE IT IS DIFFICULT IN THE FUTURE TO LAUNCH A “BUYBACK” IN WYOMING.

VA – RETAILERS – Potential gun reform in Virginia leads to debate, increase in gun sales (VIDEO)

Close to 100,000 people are expected at a second amendment rally in Richmond Monday and Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency ahead of the event. This is all surrounding proposed gun legislation that could curb gun sales and ownership in Virginia. SpecDive Tactical in Alexandria has seen a 200 to 300 percent increase in sales since the November election where Democrats took control of the state house…

IL – RETAILERS – New gun dealer regulations to take effect Friday

New rules governing how retail gun dealers do business go into effect Friday and include the types of records they must keep, how weapons and ammunition are to be stored and the kinds of video surveillance and security systems they must maintain. The rules, established by the Illinois State Police and scheduled to be published in the Illinois Register on Friday, will go into effect almost one year to…

TX – RETAILERS – Gun Expert Explains Repercussions of Falsifying Federal Weapons Sales Form (VIDEO)

A former McAllen gun store manager is scheduled to go to trial next month accused of selling weapons illegally by falsifying a federal form. ATF Form 4473 is required to be filled by the buyer at the time of purchase. Brian Guerra, owner of Lone Star Guns and Armas de Guerra, explained, “It’s a legal federal document that is used to verify their document that is used to verify…

PA – RETAILERS – Police provide guidance for background checks on ‘ghost guns’

The Pennsylvania State Police are providing guidance to gun dealers about how to perform background checks for selling partially manufactured gun frames that can be readily converted into firearms. The police agency told dealers Thursday they must call the background check system now and can’t simply use the online system. Democratic Attorney General Josh Shapiro last month issued a legal opinion that the 80% receivers, also known as unassembled…

TX – RETAILERS – Crosby gun shop owner kills burglar in shootout, sheriff says

A Crosby gun shop owner shot and killed a burglary suspect early Tuesday morning, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said. The owner was at the shop in the 2000 block of Kennings Road, just west of Bohemian Hall Road, around 4:30 a.m. when they spotted a pair of burglary suspects, Gonzalez tweeted. At some point, the shop owner and suspected burglars exchanged gunfire, Gonzalez said. Both of the suspects…

CA – RETAILERS – Firearm Attorney Jason Davis Joins Law Firm of Michel & Associates, P.C.

LONG BEACH, CA – The law firm of Michel & Associates, P.C. is pleased to announce that well-known firearms lawyer and litigator Jason A. Davis has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Mr. Davis brings his considerable firearms law and technical knowledge, experience with regulators, and client base to complement Michel & Associates, P.C.’s existing world-class civil rights, constitutional and commercial litigation, and firearms law practice groups. Complex and frequently changing…

DC – RETAILERS – Record gun sales checks in 2019, NICS at all-time high: FBI

FBI GUN BACKGROUND CHECKS, LINKED CLOSELY TO WEAPONS SALES, RECORDED THE SECOND-HIGHEST MONTH EVER IN DECEMBER, PROPELLING 2019’S COUNT TO THE MOST SINCE THE NATIONAL INSTANT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK SYSTEM BEGAN IN 1998. THE AGENCY SAID MONDAY MORNING THAT IT RECORDED 28,369,750 BACKGROUND CHECKS IN 2019, A 3% JUMP OVER THE LAST RECORD SET IN 2016. IN DECEMBER, THERE WERE 2,936,894 NICS CHECKS, THE SECOND-HIGHEST MONTH EVER.

VA – RETAILERS – Virginia gun sales skyrocket amid Democrats’ plans to pass gun control laws

GUN SALES FOR AT LEAST ONE VIRGINIA GUN STORE HAVE GONE THROUGH THE ROOF RECENTLY, AS THE DEMOCRATS WHO CONTROL THE STATE GOVERNMENT HAVE BEEN CLEAR ABOUT THEIR DESIRE TO PASS STRICTER GUN CONTROL LAWS. AMID FEARS THAT ACCESS TO GUNS COULD BE SERIOUSLY LIMITED IN THE FUTURE, MORE PEOPLE ARE STOCKING UP THAN EVER BEFORE, SAID JERRY RAPP, OWNER OF SPECDIVE TACTICAL.

Gun store owner issues caution for giving firearms as gifts (VIDEO)

KOB.COM December 24, 2019 – If you’re thinking of buying someone a firearm for Christmas, one gun store owner said you should consider giving them a gift card instead so they can do the paperwork.

“The federal law says that you can give a gun as a gift to another person but the New Mexico state…

NAT’L – RETAILERS – The Military Market & Its Benefits for the Consumer

When the U.S. Army announced a SIG Sauer entry based on its P320 was the winner of the Modular Handgun System (MHS) contract in early 2017, headlines immediately focused on the $580 million value of the 10-year contract. The pistol is currently being issued as the M17 and M18 to rave reviews, but there are other reasons the company takes pride in the design and service to our country….

CA – RETAILERS – New California gun control law restricts semi-automatic rifle purchases to one every 30 days

ONE OF THE BROADEST GUN CONTROL MEASURES SIGNED BY GOV. GAVIN NEWSOM THIS YEAR WILL PREVENT CALIFORNIANS FROM BUYING MORE THAN ONE SEMI-AUTOMATIC RIFLE PER MONTH, AND RAISE THE MINIMUM AGE TO PURCHASE A HIGH-POWERED RIFLE TO 21. THE LAW, SENATE BILL 61, BUILDS ON A PREVIOUS RESTRICTION THAT PROHIBITS CALIFORNIANS FROM BUYING MORE THAN ONE HANDGUN WITHIN 30 DAYS.

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