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TX – Gun Crime – How drug cartels get American guns into Mexico

HOUSTON CHRONICLE March 23, 2017 – Guns aren’t so easy to come by in Mexico, but the United States is a different story. That’s why, federal prosecutors say, Mexican drug cartels turn to what are called “straw purchases” to arm themselves. Basically, the cartels pay people with clean criminal records in Texas and other states to buy the weapons of choice, then smuggle them into Mexico in exchange for…

Nat’l – Media – Gun-Free Zones Are Targets

AMERICA’S FIRST FREEDOM.ORG (NRA) March 23, 2017 – Time after time, mass public shootings keep on occurring where general citizens can’t have guns for protection, but the media virtually never report this in their news coverage, despite this being the easiest fact to quickly confirm after these attacks occur. Instead, the media quickly rushes in with stories when an “assault rifle” is used or how the killers got their…

AR – Gun Rights – New Arkansas state law will allow concealed weapons inside Razorback Stadium

GRIDIRON NOW.COM March 22, 2017 – Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a gun rights measure into law Wednesday that will allow concealed handguns at state colleges, including athletic venues like Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. The measure allows someone to carry concealed handguns at the venues if they undergo up to eight hours of active shooter training. The law, known as HB1249, goes into effect on Sept. 1, though…

AK – At Issue – A hunter does some soul-searching on the issue of toxic ammo

ALASKA DISPATCH NEWS.COM March 22, 2017 – We had flown into duck country early in the afternoon with plenty of time to get camp in shape before the evening hunt. Once all was in order, we sat out front of the cabin in camp chairs, two Labrador retrievers laying between us, waiting a bit before we headed out to a favorite pond for the evening flight. A narrow tidal…

AR – Gun Rights – NRA executive director: Goal is guns everywhere, with no training mandate

ARKANSAS TIMES.COM March 22, 2017 – After today’s press conference marking Governor Hutchinson’s signing of House Bill 1249, reporters spoke with Chris Cox, the executive director of the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action. HB 1249 creates a new class of “enhanced carry” permit that would allow gun owners who have undergone some additional training to take concealed weapons into many places previously disallowed under state law, including Arkansas college campuses, the state Capitol, courthouses,…

SC – Retailers – Recently deployed 3xLOGIC Thermal Cameras Keep Hyatt Guns One Step Ahead of the Bad Guys

BENZINGA.COM March 22, 2017 – 3xLOGIC, Inc., a leading provider of integrated intelligent security solutions, today announced that Hyatt Guns, the largest gun speciality store in the US, has deployed 3xLOGIC thermal cameras to significantly increase security for the store. Sonitrol Carolinas installed the thermal cameras and oversees video monitoring of the cameras and other on-going needs. Larry Hyatt chose 3xLOGIC cameras to increase surveillance capability for his shop’s…

CA – Courts – California Supreme Court to rule on gun law

SF GATE.COM March 22, 2017 – The state Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to decide whether gun manufacturers have the right to challenge a California law requiring identifying microstamps on bullets fired from semiautomatic pistols, a requirement the manufacturers claim can’t be met with current technology. A state appeals court had ruled in December that gun groups could present evidence to support their suit seeking to overturn the law, an exception to…

Nat’l – LE/Military – Firearms and Training Simulators for Military Agencies

ARMY TECHNOLOGY.COM March 22, 2017 – VirTra provides a realistic and effective use of firearms and training simulators for the military industry. Its portfolio of force simulators range from portable single-screen systems to immersive firearms training simulators, the V-300™ and the V-ST PRO™. The V-300™ is the higher standard for decision-making simulation firearms training. It includes five screens and a 300° immersive training environment that translates time with the…

PA – Gun Headlines – Two IWI US Firearms Featured in GunProPlus 2017 Premium Gun Giveaway

LAURA BURGESS MARKETING March 22, 2017 – Harrisburg, Pa. (March 2017) – IWI US, Inc., a subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd., is proud to participate in GunProPlus’ 2017 Premium Gun Giveaway, which launched March 1, 2017, and will conclude at 12:00 midnight July 4, 2017. IWI US has contributed the TAVOR X95 Bullpup Rifle in 5.56 and the IWI 9mm Jericho JGear Pistol Kit as part of the…

MT – Hunting – Referendum to constitutionally protect hunting, fishing and trapping passes committee

BILLINGS GAZETTE.COM March 22, 2017 – HELENA — A referendum that would ask voters if the right to hunt, fish and trap should be expressly stated in the Montana Constitution narrowly cleared committee Tuesday. Senate Bill 236, brought by Sen. Jennifer Fielder, R-Thompson Falls, underwent a number of changes through amendment between its hearing on Feb. 16 and the Senate Fish and Game Committee’s vote on Tuesday. The hearing included opposition…

OH – Self-Protection – Now you can bring your gun to work — under certain conditions

NORWALK REFLECTOR.COM March 22, 2017 –  A new Ohio law began Tuesday, allowing employees to bring guns to company parking lots and licensed Ohioans to carry concealed guns to more places. Employers can still ban weapons inside their businesses, but they can no longer prohibit concealed carry permit holders from leaving firearms locked in their personal vehicles parked on company property. The new law also grants civil immunity to…

DC – Politics – Neil Gorsuch Backs Supreme Court’s Key Gun Rights Ruling As ‘The Law Of The Land’

HUFFINGTON POST.COM March 21, 2017 – Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, said Tuesday that the court’s 2008 decision declaring a fundamental right to possess guns for self-defense in the home is settled law.  “ Heller is the law of the land,” Gorsuch told Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on the second day of his confirmation hearing. “Whatever is in Heller is the law, and I follow…

VA – Gun Rights – Watch This NRA TV Interview On 2nd Amendment And Veterans Rights (VIDEO)

DISABLED VETERANS.ORG March 21, 2017 – Friday, NRA TV highlighted the Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act in its interview with DisabledVeterans.org founder Benjamin Krause (me). Last week, I was interviewed on NRA TV about veterans rights and the 2nd Amendment pertaining to a new bill just passed by the House of Representatives. The bill is aimed at forcing the federal government to provide veterans with the same rights as nonveterans. The current state of administrative…

RI – Gun Crime – Tracing a bullet to its gun faster than ever before (VIDEO)

PROVIDENCE JOURNAL.COM March 21, 2017 –  One night last September, a stranger pulled a gun on another man in Washington Park and started shooting when he didn’t give up his jewelry fast enough. As the victim, a man from Boston, recovered at the hospital, detectives seized three shell casings from the blood-spattered scene. Ten days later, police were patrolling by a gang house in the neighborhood when they saw…

TN – Hunting – 2017 Young Sportsman Spring Turkey Hunt Is March 25-26; Statewide Season Opens April 1

THE CHATTANOOGAN.COM March 20, 2017 – Tennessee’s 2017 spring turkey season opens on Saturday, April 1, and continues through Sunday, May 14. The state young sportsman hunt for youth ages 6-16 is March 25-26. Spring turkey harvest numbers have been consistent for a number of years in Tennessee. Tennessee turkey hunters have passed the 30,000 harvest mark for 14 consecutive years during the spring hunting season.  [full…

VA – Opinion – 10,000+ Gun Stockpile PROVES Criminals Always Get Around Useless Gun Control Laws (While Law Abiding Citizens Are Sitting Ducks!)

PREPARED GUN OWNERS.COM March 21, 2017 – There are still millions of people in America that think simply banning guns will make it so that criminals and terrorists can’t access them. That, my friends, is just dumb. One of the easiest ways to prove or disprove this assertion is to simply look at other countries in the world that — unlike the USA — have practically banned guns and…

OH – Self-Protection – Big changes to Ohio’s gun laws take effect today (VIDEO)

WLWT.COM March 21, 2017 – CINCINNATI — Big changes to Ohio’s gun laws take effect on Tuesday. Anyone with a concealed carry license will be able to carry a gun in more places, including day cares. Gun advocates say Ohio’s laws finally bring the Buckeye State in line with how other states view firearms. But for some, the new legal landscape is a shot in the wrong direction. Signs…

CT – Industry Insider – Gun Industry Still Sees Strong Sales Despite Drop Off

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON March 20, 2017 – Industry leaders pushed back Monday on reports that gun sales entered a severe slump after the election of President Donald Trump. “Reports of the industry’s demise are greatly exaggerated,” Michael Bazinet, a spokesman for the National Shooting Sports Foundation, told the Washington Free Beacon. While the pace of firearms-related background checks conducted by the FBI—a strong but not exact barometer of gun sales—has fallen…

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