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AS SOON AS GUNSHOTS TORE THROUGH A WAFFLE HOUSE, JAMES SHAW JR. BOLTED AND HID IN A RESTROOM. BUT HE KEPT AN EYE AND AN EAR OUT FOR THE GUNMAN. AND THE MOMENT THE SHOOTER PAUSED, SHAW DECIDED TO AMBUSH HIM. SHAW SAW THE GUNMAN LOOKING AT HIS RIFLE TO RELOAD. THAT’S WHEN HE GRABBED THE SHOOTER’S RIFLE POSSIBLY SAVING COUNTLESS LIVES EARLY YESTERDAY.STUDENTS ON THE STREETS PROTESTING SCHOOL SHOOTINGS AND BULLYING ISSUES AND PROPOSING THE BANNING OF GUNS NEED TO UNDERSTAND THAT SOLVING THESE PROBLEMS GOES BOTH WAYS AND THE SITUATION DID NOT HAPPEN OVERNIGHT, SAYS WRITER WHO ADDS THAT STUDENTS AND PARENTS ‘NEED TO TAKE A HARD LOOK AT THEMSELVES’ BEFORE BANNING GUNS.OUTDOOR SPORTS COMPANY YETI HAS BECOME THE LATEST BUSINESS TO CUT TIES WITH THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION (NRA), PART OF A WAVE OF COMPANIES ENDING BUSINESS DEALS WITH THE PRO-GUN GROUP FOLLOWING THE PARKLAND, FLA., SCHOOL SHOOTING. THE NRA REPORTEDLY SENT AN EMAIL TO ITS MEMBERS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON, BLASTING THE COMPANY FOR NOT BEING “SPORTSMANLIKE.”AS PART OF THEIR NON-STOP EFFORT AT IMPOSING STRICT GUN CONTROL UPON THE AMERICAN POPULATION, ANTI-GUN ADVOCATES HAVE LAUNCHED A POLITICAL PRESSURE CAMPAIGN AGAINST CORPORATIONS IN ADDITION TO THEIR TYPICAL LEGISLATIVE TRACK TOWARD UNDERMINING THE SECOND AMENDMENT. THAT EFFORT HAS SUCCEEDED IN COMPELLING A NUMBER OF COMPANIES TO CUT TIES WITH THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND EVEN LED TO TWO MAJOR BANKS ANNOUNCING SIGNIFICANT LENDING POLICY CHANGES TOWARD THE FIREARMS INDUSTRY.IT DIDN’T TAKE LONG FOR FAMED-STUDENT EMMA GONZALEZ, FROM MARJORY STONEMAN DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL, TO USE SUNDAY’S MASSACRE AT A TENNESSEE WAFFLE HOUSE TO BLAST THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND GUNS WHILE ADVOCATING FOR MORE GUN CONTROL. BUT HER STATEMENT DIDN’T HOLD UP TO FACTS — AND SHE WAS CALLED OUT FOR IT.

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TX – Retailers – Slide Fire, The Biggest Maker Of Bump Stock Devices For Firearms, Said It Will Stop Taking Orders

BUZZFEED.COM April 17, 2018 – Slide Fire, the biggest maker of bump stock devices — which increase the firing speed of semi-automatic rifles so they fire like automatic weapons — announced that it will stop taking orders and is shutting down its website. Slide Fire, based in the small town of Moran, Texas, says the last day to submit an order will be May 20, the same day the…

TX – Retailers – Guard shoots 3 suspected burglars at Katy Freeway gun store (VIDEO)

KHOU-TV.COM April 17, 2018 – A security guard at a gun store along the Katy Freeway shot three suspected burglars early Tuesday, according to the Houston Police Department. The crime and shooting happened at the Full Armor Firearms in the 11900 block of Katy Freeway, near North Kirkwood. Around 2:07 a.m. the security guard reported an attempted break-in in progress at the store. He then reported he was involved…

IA – Retailers – When gun crimes aren’t prosecuted, gun retailers, law enforcement step up (VIDEO)

KCRG.COM April 16, 2018 – There are thousands of attempts to illegally buy a handgun in the US every year, but only a handful of those people are ever charged with a crime. However, a Department of Justice study found from 2008 to 2014 more than 556,000 people filled out a form for a background check and were denied, meaning some information on that form was incorrect. 

Nat’l – Retailers – Dick’s will destroy assault-style guns it yanked off shelves

NEW YORK POST  April 16, 2018 – Dick’s Sporting Goods is destroying the assault-style rifles it yanked off its shelves in the wake of the Florida school massacre, according to a report. “We are in the process of destroying all firearms and accessories Retail giant that are no longer for sale as a result of our February 28th policy change,” a company spokeswoman told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “We are destroying the firearms…

VT – Retailers – New Vermont Gun Law Boosts Business At Border Gun Shops

CALEDONIAN RECORD.COM April 16, 2018 –  Some gun shops in border towns say they have seen an uptick in business since Vermont passed restrictions on gun ownership. Gary Griswold, owner of Gateway Sports in Wells River, which borders New Hampshire, tells the Caledonian Record he has seen a 40 percent increase in sales since lawmakers first began discussing gun restrictions. And it’s not just AR-15 semi-automatic rifles and high-capacity magazines that are…

IL – Retailers – Lawmakers react to potential override of Gun Licensing Bill (VIDEO)

WSIL TV.COM April 15, 2018 – Almost a month after Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed the Gun Dealer Licensing Act, the bill sponsor said he plans to file an override. News Three talked with three local Representatives that say, if the override comes up in the House, they won’t support it. Last month, Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed a gun control bill he called “duplicative” of federal laws. The bill would require…

GA – Retailers – Local gun retailers react to Bank of America’s move to cut ties with gun makers (VIDEO)

WMAZ.COM March 11, 2018 – ATLANTA — “Manufacturers are going to find funds wherever they need them. They’ll be plenty of sources of revenue,” Hinsdale said. “Is it discriminating? I don’t know. But it is their right to at least have their opinion. That’s part of the first amendment.” Even though Bank of America is one of the largest financial institutions in the country, they admit they only finance…

VT – Retailers – Gun sales surge ahead of new restrictions in Vermont (VIDEO)

WCAX.COM April 9, 2018 – Henry Parro has owned Parro’s Gun Shop in Waterbury for more than 35 years. With the governor expected to sign new gun laws in Vermont, one of which bans bump stocks and limits magazine size, Parro says his shop has been busy. “Fear is the biggest factor. Right now, people are afraid of what they can and can’t own– the high-capacity magazines,” Parro said….

Nat’l – Retailers – Wells Fargo Rejects Union Demand to Act Against Gun Dealers

ZACKS.COM  April 9, 2018 – Troubles for Wells Fargo & Company (WFC – Free Report) seems to have no end. This time they come from a teacher’s union — The American Federation of Teachers (“AFT”) — demanding the bank to restrain itself from providing finance to gun dealers and the National Rifle Association (“NRA”). In response, Wells Fargo’s chief executive officer, Tim Sloan, said  “I do not believe that the American public wants banks…

PA – Retailers – How Dick’s Gun-Owning CEO Became the Corporate Face of Gun Control

WALL STREET JOURNAL  April 6, 2018 – Shortly after a woman opened fire at YouTube headquarters in California on Tuesday, executives at Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. DKS -4.44% in suburban Pittsburgh logged on to their internal sales database, searching for the attacker’s name. “Every time there’s a shooting, the first thing that we do is we go through all the records to find out who the shooter was, and did they buy the gun from us,”…

Nat’l – Retailers – Fear-Based Gun Buying Is Back

BLOOMBERG LP.COM April 3, 2018 – Gun sales soared last month: 2,767,699 federal background checks for firearms purchases were run, the highest March number since the FBI began releasing data in 1998. Adjusted for permit checks, such as concealed-carry applications, March (background) checks were up 10.8 percent from the previous year, totaling 1,503,967. Handgun checks increased 3.9 percent, while long-gun checks increased 17.3 percent. 

Nat’l – Retailers – Gun Sales Soar, Set Record in March Amid Push for New Gun-Control Measures

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON April 3, 2018 – Last month saw the most gun-related background checks run by the Federal Bureau of Investigation of any March on record, documents released by the agency on Tuesday show. With 2,767,699 checks conducted by the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) in March 2018, the month beats the previous record of 2,523,265 set in March 2016 by 244,434 checks. That represents…

Nat’l – Retailers – Sportsman’s Warehouse Gets Love From Gun Fans

BARRON’S.COM March 28, 2018 – Check out Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings (SPWH). The seller of guns, ammo, and outdoors equipment says it’s seeing a healthy bump in business since rival Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS) decided to stop selling heavy-duty guns. “That’s having an impact on our business,” said CEO Jon Barker on an earnings call Wednesday. The company raised first-quarter sales and earnings guidance as a result. “We’re off to a strong start to the year.……

Nat’l – Retailers – Citibank Cuts Off Gun Businesses but Does Business With Iranian Terrorists (VIDEO)

WESTERN JOURNAL.COM March 27, 2018 – Citibank is being attacked for its recent actions to limit sales of legal firearms by critics who note that the massive bank was willing to do business with Iran a few years ago until it was fined by the Treasury Department. “Citibank…they preemptively buckled under the pressure by refusing to cooperate with businesses that legally sell certain #firearms…Meanwhile, the Treasury Department found that…

Citigroup Becomes First Major Bank to Restrict Some Gun Sales

BLOOMBERG LP.COM March 22, 1018 – Citigroup Inc. plans to prohibit retailers that are customers of the bank from offering bump stocks or selling guns to people who haven’t passed a background check or are younger than 21. The bank is imposing the restrictions on companies that use it to issue store credit-cards or for lending and other services, according to a memo Thursday. The lender also barred the sale…

Nat’l – Retailers – Restricted By YouTube, Gun Enthusiasts Are Taking Their Videos To Pornhub

NPR.ORG March 22, 2018 – The battle over firearms has officially entered the digital realm. YouTube announced that it will place more restrictions on firearms videos hosted on its website, and the move has angered some gun enthusiasts who are now publishing their content on a large porn site. Starting next month, YouTube will ban videos that offer instructions on how to make firearms and accessories such as silencers and bump…

Nat’l – Retailers – Kroger to halt sales of magazines featuring assault-style weapons

10TV.COM (Columbus, OH) March 19, 2018 – After recently moving to restrict sales of firearms and ammunition to those 21 and older, Kroger is pulling publications that focus on assault-style rifles from store shelves. The nation’s biggest supermarket chain, along with Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods, tightened rules on firearms in response to the mass shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 students and administrators last month. The alleged…

IL – Retailers – As lawmakers pursue bump stock ban, Illinois online retailer can’t keep enough in stock

HERALD & REVIEW.COM March 17, 2018 – Optics Planet, an 18-year-old company based in a Northbrook industrial park, features everything from gun accessories and hunting gear to telescopes and sunglasses on its website. Its eclectic offerings include about a half-dozen bump stock devices, such as the $270 Slide Fire Solutions SSAR-15, which is apparently selling so quickly Optics Planet can’t keep it in stock. 

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BREAKING :
AS SOON AS GUNSHOTS TORE THROUGH A WAFFLE HOUSE, JAMES SHAW JR. BOLTED AND HID IN A RESTROOM. BUT HE KEPT AN EYE AND AN EAR OUT FOR THE GUNMAN. AND THE MOMENT THE SHOOTER PAUSED, SHAW DECIDED TO AMBUSH HIM. SHAW SAW THE GUNMAN LOOKING AT HIS RIFLE TO RELOAD. THAT’S WHEN HE GRABBED THE SHOOTER’S RIFLE POSSIBLY SAVING COUNTLESS LIVES EARLY YESTERDAY.STUDENTS ON THE STREETS PROTESTING SCHOOL SHOOTINGS AND BULLYING ISSUES AND PROPOSING THE BANNING OF GUNS NEED TO UNDERSTAND THAT SOLVING THESE PROBLEMS GOES BOTH WAYS AND THE SITUATION DID NOT HAPPEN OVERNIGHT, SAYS WRITER WHO ADDS THAT STUDENTS AND PARENTS ‘NEED TO TAKE A HARD LOOK AT THEMSELVES’ BEFORE BANNING GUNS.OUTDOOR SPORTS COMPANY YETI HAS BECOME THE LATEST BUSINESS TO CUT TIES WITH THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION (NRA), PART OF A WAVE OF COMPANIES ENDING BUSINESS DEALS WITH THE PRO-GUN GROUP FOLLOWING THE PARKLAND, FLA., SCHOOL SHOOTING. THE NRA REPORTEDLY SENT AN EMAIL TO ITS MEMBERS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON, BLASTING THE COMPANY FOR NOT BEING “SPORTSMANLIKE.”AS PART OF THEIR NON-STOP EFFORT AT IMPOSING STRICT GUN CONTROL UPON THE AMERICAN POPULATION, ANTI-GUN ADVOCATES HAVE LAUNCHED A POLITICAL PRESSURE CAMPAIGN AGAINST CORPORATIONS IN ADDITION TO THEIR TYPICAL LEGISLATIVE TRACK TOWARD UNDERMINING THE SECOND AMENDMENT. THAT EFFORT HAS SUCCEEDED IN COMPELLING A NUMBER OF COMPANIES TO CUT TIES WITH THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND EVEN LED TO TWO MAJOR BANKS ANNOUNCING SIGNIFICANT LENDING POLICY CHANGES TOWARD THE FIREARMS INDUSTRY.IT DIDN’T TAKE LONG FOR FAMED-STUDENT EMMA GONZALEZ, FROM MARJORY STONEMAN DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL, TO USE SUNDAY’S MASSACRE AT A TENNESSEE WAFFLE HOUSE TO BLAST THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND GUNS WHILE ADVOCATING FOR MORE GUN CONTROL. BUT HER STATEMENT DIDN’T HOLD UP TO FACTS — AND SHE WAS CALLED OUT FOR IT.