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OK – Self-Protection – Luther Public Schools Staff To Undergo Training To Carry Firearms (VIDEO)

NEWS9.COM August 16, 2018 – Only minutes into a back-to-school assembly, a Luther High School freshman was violently stabbed. A teacher pulled the 14-year-old attacker from the female victim and held him for authorities. Luther teachers will soon be able to defend their classrooms against attackers. The Luther Public School Board adopted a policy this week that will allow some teachers and staff to carry guns. However, teachers and…

DC – Gun Control – Sessions pledges DOJ will prosecute 3D-gun crimes

WASHINGTON TIMES August 16, 2018 – The nation’s top law enforcement officer committed Thursday to prosecuting individuals that create undetectable 3D printed firearms on Thursday. “Under federal law, it is illegal to manufacture or possess plastic firearms that are undetectable. Violation of this law is punishable by up to five years in prison,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a statement. “We will not stand for the evasion, especially…

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.  

WA – Gun Rights – Expect Supreme Court to be flooded with gun rights cases.

MY NORTHWEST.COM August 16, 2018 – There is a range of cases that never opted to go all the way to the United States Supreme Court before because of the justices and the way they leaned politically. But President Trump has an opportunity to weight the court with even more Conservative judges and that may change things. Second Amendment cases are among the issues anticipated to be aimed at…

AZ – Gun Crime – Former DEA agent pleads guilty to illegally selling assault rifles

AZ CENTRAL.COM August 15, 2018 – A former Nogales-based Drug Enforcement Administration employee pleaded guilty in a Tucson federal court on Tuesday to one count of selling firearms online without a license, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Nevada said. Joseph Michael Gill, 42, had applied for a federal firearms license in December 2012 but withdrew his application before being granted the license, the office said. After withdrawing his application, Gill purchased multiple…

FL – Self-Protection – Parkland students start school year with tightened security

REUTERS.COM August 15, 2018 – Students at the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 teens and educators last February will start a new school year on Wednesday amid new security measures that some parents and students fear may not be enough to stop future tragedies. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, has doubled its campus security detail to 18, including three uniformed sheriff’s deputies, and…

CA – Gun Rights – Gun advocate shares views on California’s ownership laws

SAN DIEGO NEWS-TRIBUNE August 15, 2018 – “Guns are the most controversial subject in this country, especially California,” said Danielle Rudolph, retail sales director at Poway Weapons & Gear Range, while speaking at the Conservative Order for Good Government’s luncheon in Rancho Bernardo on Tuesday. “It’s kind of scary, how they are trying to get rid of more and more guns,” she said, citing how only 731 handgun models…

Nat’l – Gun Control – Democrats funding spike in gun control ads this election cycle (VIDEO)

USA TODAY August 15, 2018 – Candidates across the country and allied outside groups are seizing on the issue of guns in advertising this election cycle, but with a twist: More spots now promote gun control than oppose it. That messaging represents a reversal from the last midterm cycle in 2014 and even 2016, when the combined total of pro-gun-rights spots in governors, House and Senate races eclipsed those touting restrictions…

Int’l – Military – Sniper Shoots ISIS Fighter Dead From Over One Mile Away

NEWSWEEK.COM August 14, 2018 – A British soldier from the elite Special Air Service has shot and killed an ISIS commander from more than a mile away, in what is thought to be the best long-range shot in the regiment’s 77-year history. Using a a huge .50 Calibre Browning machine gun, which is nearly 40 years old, the unnamed sergeant, who is a veteran of Iraq and Syria, managed…

NC – Self-Protection – 15-Year-Old Who Learned Gun Safety From Late Father Defends Mother By Shooting, Killing Boyfriend As He Choked Her

NEWSWEEK.COM August 14, 2018 – In a matter of two gunshots, a teenage daughter neutralized a convicted maniac who was strangling her mother and saved her siblings from harm. The 15-year-old girl defended her mom and two siblings minutes past midnight last Wednesday inside their home in Forest City, North Carolina, by firing two rounds and striking 46-year-old Steven Kelley twice in the chest.  After reviewing the evidence in…

IL – Training – Police lethal force training program an ‘eye-opening experience,’ Elgin councilman says

CHICAGO TRIBUNE August 14, 2018 – Spending a Saturday morning learning about how police are trained to use lethal force, the policies that govern when to use it and putting those skills into practice was an eye-opening experience for Elgin City Councilman John Steffen. “I learned today that there is so much more that goes into policing than I ever imagined,” Steffen said. Thanks to movies and TV, people believe an…

Nat’l – Training – The Government Wants to Teach Students How to Treat Gunshot Wounds. That Could Save Lives, Experts Say (VIDEO)

TIME.COM August 14, 2018 – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is offering a new $1.8 million grant for a program teaching high school students “mass casualty survival techniques” in the event of school shootings, expanding a training that some medical experts say should be “as common as CPR.” The School-Age Trauma Training program will aim to teach high school students medical triage and bleeding control techniques to help victims who…

Nat’l – Gun Control – Female Millennial Panel Talks About Those Big, Scary ‘Machine Guns’ That We’re All Walking Around With (VIDEO)

TOWNHALL.COM August 14, 2018 – Whenever we talk about firearms there are many various terms that are thrown around but people don’t truly understand them. The most obvious ones are semi-automatic v. fully automatic and people calling every gun a “machine gun.” CBS News Correspondent Alex Wagner set down with a group of female Millennials to talk about an array of issues. One of the issues that came up was…

NV – Industry Insider – Shopify Bans Firearms Industry

PR NET August 14, 2018 – Reputable firearms manufacturer and industry innovator, Franklin Armory®, received word late Monday evening that their ecommerce provider, Shopify, will soon interrupt their lawful commerce of firearms and components due to a sudden change in Shopify’s “Acceptable Use Policy (AUP.)” The new AUP was presented without warning and included a new definition of “Restricted Items” to include flash suppressors, threaded barrels, pistol grips, and…

TX – Self-Protection – Santa Fe shooting prompts jump in number of Texas school marshals, who can carry guns on campus (VIDEO)

HOUSTON CHRONICLE August 13, 2018 – One week before hundreds of elementary students will flood the hallways for the first day of school, 20 Texas school employees ran screaming out of classrooms Friday as the sound of gunshots echoed through the hallways of the empty building. They were practicing an active shooter drill as part of their school marshal training, an intensive six-day course that culminates in their certification to…

TN – Self-Protection – FOX13 puts bulletproof backpacks to the test at Memphis gun range (VIDEO)

FOX13 MEMPHIS.COM August 13, 2018 – After a certain age, practically every student starts slinging a backpack over his or her shoulder. Buying one that’s bulletproof could mean your student has an extra element of protection if the worst ever happens. We wanted to know how well they work. FOX13 put a $200 bulletproof backpack to the test with Chip Holland at Gun Range USA in Memphis.  [full…

TX – Opinion – Obstacles for “smart guns” are about ideology more than technology

KWBU.ORG (NPR) August 13, 2018 – Are the difficulties in bringing smart guns to market about the technology or is it about ideology? I think it’s definitely the latter. You know, biometrics and RFID chips are technology that millions and millions of Americans rely on in their everyday life for all kinds of things. But, because of the way that (smart guns are) touted by liberal politicians and activists…

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