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  • Where are all the guns and ammo purchased under Obama?

    06/21/2020 9:07:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 75 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 6/18/2020 | John Watson
    The SBA loaded up their arsenals with Glock pistols. The Fish folks spent approximately $410,000 on their Glocks and rifles and modified their Glocks with silencers. The Department of Health and Human Services was outfitted with sophisticated weaponry normally carried by Special Forces, stored at an undisclosed location. Others include: Department of Energy: approximately $50,000 worth of M-16 fully automatic rifles General Services Administration: approximately $16,000 in shotguns and Glocks Bureau of Reclamations: approximately $697,000 for firearms and ammunition EPA: almost $70,000 for ammunition Smithsonian: approximately $42,500 for ammunition Social Security: approximately $61,000 for ammunition $426,268 on hollow-point bullets, including...
  • 2020 Walmart pulls Guns, Ammo From Shelves: Excuse? Riots!

    06/15/2020 5:01:23 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 12 June, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    Yuma, AZ Walmart 3 June, 2020, Courtesy Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A stop at the local Walmart on 3 June, 2020, revealed an empty gun display. No guns were inside the locked display. There were no cartridges available, other than shotgun bird shot. Walmart had been trending toward gradual elimination of guns from its inventory for years, ever since the death of the founder, Sam Walton, in 1992.Sam discouraged merchandise which was not made in the USA. Sam insisted each store carry firearms, including handguns. When Sam was not there to enforce those policies, the leftists who took over the...
  • Man, 24, Dies In ATM Explosion In Philadelphia

    06/03/2020 8:33:52 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 52 replies
    fox5dc.com ^ | 6/3/2020
    Police now tell us a 24-year-old man is dead after trying to blow up an ATM in the city. SkyFOX was over the scene at North Second Street and West Susquehanna Avenue on Tuesday morning. This happened around 6 a.m. outside Sidekicks Sports Bar. There, investigators were looking over the automated teller machine with a smashed screen, a mangled keyboard, dangling components but a seemingly intact safe at the bottom. FOX 29's Lauren Johnson reported that, according to police, the man was using explosives. He was seriously injured at the scene and was later pronounced dead at a hospital. Sources...
  • If you're going to buy ammo or guns, better do it quick.

    06/03/2020 6:18:54 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 78 replies
    News and Common Sense | 3 June 2020 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    The thought just came to me. More than likely a lot of gun websites are going to be shut down as this continues to prevent the sale of guns and ammunition to people where they are not recorded on camera like you see at retail establishments. When that happens, it will be EXTREMELY difficult to find guns or ammo one might want at a "reasonable" price (although it is all too high now).
  • California’s Ammo Background Checks Misfire

    05/07/2020 7:36:06 AM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 8 replies
    National Review ^ | April 29, 2020 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    ‘Criminals, tyrants, and terrorists don’t do background checks,’ said the judge who blocked the law.
  • Ammo Sales Surge Amid Fears Of Pandemic-Induced Chaos

    03/07/2020 4:48:20 AM PST · by blam · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3-7-2020 | Awr Hawkins
    Ammunition sales are surging amid fears of pandemic-induced lawlessness and disorder as the coronavirus threatens the United States. PR Newswire reports online ammunition retailer Ammo.com has seen a 410 percent increased in .40 caliber handgun ammo sales since February 23, 2020. They have seen a 194 percent increase in .223 (AR-15 amm0) sales, 101 percent increase in 9mm ammo sales, and a 95 percent increase in the sale of 12 gauge shells. The sales of other calibers and types of ammunition have increased as well. On February 28, 2020, the Washington Examiner reported that “preppers” were buying up rifles and...
  • How Much Ammo Is Enough For When Things Get Really Bad?

    03/04/2020 1:31:12 PM PST · by rktman · 142 replies
    ammoman.com ^ | 3/4/2020 | Kevin Creighton
    In December 2019, the first cases of coronavirus, or SARS-CoV-2, were reported in the Wuhan province of mainland China. Despite the efforts of the Chinese government and other agencies, the disease spread around the world. Public health officials reported cases on every continent. Coronavirus has become a global pandemic, and it has already impacted on the global economy. This, in turn, can radically affect our lives here in the United States. Gun owners remember how guns and ammo were hard to find because of the political climate at the time. What will happen if it’s a pandemic that affects our...
  • Best place to get ammunition online or retail?

    02/09/2020 10:08:04 AM PST · by Dacula · 62 replies
    Self | 02/09/20 | Dacula
    It is getting harder and harder to go 'plinking' and range time. Wal-Mart has low or no stock in my area. Academy Sports is pretty tight on their inventory. What is the best way to get (22,9mm & 38) ammunition? I am truly asking for a friend.
  • Ammunition Sales Skyrocket In Virginia

    01/22/2020 8:46:17 PM PST · by Perseverando · 18 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | January 22, 2020 | Tom Knighton
    Monday’s Lobby Day protest in Richmond, Virginia, should mark a high point in the gun rights debate. It is, at least to my recollection, the single largest gun-rights rally ever. If there was a larger one–not counting the American Revolution–I’d be delighted to know about it. My point, though, is that 22,000 people showed up to let the governor of Virginia and legislature know that they weren’t interested in gun control. However, those same lawmakers have made it clear that they don’t care what those 22,000 people had to say. Which is fine, I suppose, because gun owners in the...
  • Charles Newton: The Forgotten History of the Wildcatter Who Created the .22 and .250 Savage

    01/08/2020 10:19:54 AM PST · by ammodotcom · 8 replies
    Ammo.com ^ | 1-8-2020 | Ammo.com
    Today is the Birthday of Wildcatter Charles Newton. Newton achieved the ultimate goal of wildcatting when his self-created rounds were officially manufactured by Savage Arms. Learn how Newton went from attorney to creator of the .22 Savage and .250 Savage, and eventual founder of Newton Arms. Read Charles Newton: The Forgotten History of the Wildcatter Who Created the .22 and .250 Savage at Ammo.com
  • Forget Gun Free Zones, Virginia Gun Controllers Want Ammunition Free Zones

    01/06/2020 6:41:27 AM PST · by Perseverando · 36 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | January 06, 2020 | Unattributed
    There is no such thing as a gun free zone. A person intent on criminal violence will not be deterred from bringing a gun to a location because of a “no guns” sign or an anti-gun statute. The only consequence of such measures is to ensure law-abiding citizens are disarmed and vulnerable. As demonstrated by Texas churchgoer Jack Wilson and the other armed congregants of West Freeway Church of Christ, allowing law-abiding citizens to carry for the defense of themselves and others can prevent harm. As counterproductive as gun free zones are, Virginia’s Michael Bloomberg-bought General Assembly wants to go...
  • California’s new ammo law hurts the wrong people — and doesn’t stop ‘bad guys’ with guns

    12/22/2019 12:05:11 PM PST · by PROCON · 65 replies
    sacbee.com ^ | Dec. 21, 2019 | HOLLY A. HEYSER
    When California started requiring people to pass background checks to buy ammunition on July 1, hunters hoped for the best and braced for the worst. What happened was far worse than we feared.The premise of the new law is that people who can’t have guns shouldn’t have ammo either. I don’t know anyone who disputes that. Bad guys shouldn’t have guns or ammo.~~SNIP~~Here’s where it fell apart: The state Department of Justice finalized regulations to implement the law just before it took effect. There was no time, and no effort, to raise awareness, no time for gun owners to verify...
  • Trump demands 'fast' impeachment in House

    12/05/2019 5:39:17 AM PST · by maggief · 106 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 5, 2019 | MORGAN CHALFANT
    President Trump said Thursday that if House Democrats are going to impeachment him they should do it "now" and "fast" so he can have a "fair" trial in the Republican-controlled Senate. In a series of tweets, Trump also said he wanted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), and the Bidens to testify at a Senate trial. "The Do Nothing Democrats had a historically bad day yesterday in the House. They have no Impeachment case and are demeaning our Country. But nothing matters to them, they have gone crazy," Trump tweeted. "Therefore I say, if...
  • Milwaukee authorities find weapons stash in hermit's underground bunker in the woods.

    11/23/2019 10:23:52 AM PST · by carriage_hill · 156 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/23/2019 | Robert Gearty
    A Wisconsin man was founding living in an undetected underground bunk in the Milwaukee woods for years with a dog and a stockpile of weapons and ammunition. Deputies discovered hermit Geoffrey Goff's odd, hidden abode on Wednesday after responding to a call of shots fired. After entering the 8-foot-by-8-foot bunker - which was also 20-feet-long - the deputies found an arsenal of weapons including two shotguns, a rifle, a handgun, three knives, ammo and a bow with arrows fashioned from “snowplow stakes,” Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas said at a news conference Friday.
  • Best States for Gun Owners (2019)

    11/15/2019 3:25:34 AM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 30 replies
    Guns & Ammo mag ^ | October 23, 2019 | Keith Wood
    Guns & Ammo's annual ranking of gun-friendly states. From worst (New York) to best (Arizona), here are the best states for gun owners in 2019. Top 5 - Most Gun-Friendly States: Arizona, Idaho, Alaska, Kansas, OklahomaBottom 5 - Least Gun-Friendly States: New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Hawaii, California Things were looking uncertain for gun owners in many states in 2018 thanks to a successful push in otherwise pro-­gun states to enact gun control legislation. Things seem to have stabilized in 2019. We are, at least for now, back to normal with states on the extreme ends of the spectrum growing...
  • Beto tells Eric Bolling that criminals will 'do the right thing' and turn in their guns

    10/20/2019 8:30:15 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 76 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 10/17/2019 | The Blaze Staff
    Following the fourth Democratic debate in Westerville, Ohio, BlazeTV's Eric Bolling questioned candidates Beto O'Rourke and Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) about their support for a gun confiscation policy, and asked billionaire presidential candidate Tom Steyer why he thinks the economy isn't thriving under President Donald Trump. "Congressman, can you please clarify how you will get the ARs and AKs back," Bolling asked O'Rourke. "I expect our fellow Americans to follow the law. If you own and AR-15, if you own an AK-47, and it is no longer legal to own that, I expect you to turn it in," O'Rourke said....
  • Who Needs Walmart? Buy Ammo by the Pound in Texas.

    09/17/2019 5:14:23 PM PDT · by CodeToad · 26 replies
    All Outdoor ^ | 12 September 2019 | Russ Chastain
    By now, we all know that Walmart has decided to stop selling certain types of ammunition because some people think it’s more scary than other kinds, which they will continue to sell… and many folks hail this as a victory of sorts for “Main Street America,” i.e. the small independent gun shops that will benefit from increased business as shooters buy ammo from them instead of Walmart. Meanwhile, a shooting range in Texas has started to sell ammo by the pound and trolled Walmart about it. Alpine Shooting Range decided to sell ammo from dispensers and charge by the pound....
  • Walmart and Guns

    09/05/2019 12:59:19 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 42 replies
    Vanity ^ | 09/05/2019 | Chicagoconservative27
    Yesterday i was on facebook and noticed people saying, oh, Walmart is not selling ammo anymore! Its a start! A start to what? People going to local stores and buying ammo somewhere else? These idiots think just because Walmart is not selling ammo that law abiding citizens and criminals will not get ammo elsewhere? I so so sick of this subject its unreal.
  • NRA slams Walmart for caving to 'anti-gun elites' after retailer ends handgun ammo sales

    09/03/2019 4:33:09 PM PDT · by familyop · 79 replies
    CNBC ^ | September 3, 2019 | Tucker Higgins
    The National Rifle Association slammed retail giant Walmart..."The strongest defense of freedom has always been our free market economy. It is shameful to see Walmart to succumb to the pressure of the anti-gun elites," the influential gun rights group wrote in a statement. "Lines at Walmart will soon be replaced by lines at other retailers who are more supportive of America's fundamental freedoms," the statement said.
  • Walmart to end most ammo sales

    09/03/2019 10:49:23 AM PDT · by mikelets456 · 120 replies
    Fox news ^ | 9/3/2019 | Fox
    Walmart is set to end sales of handguns in Alaska and will discontinue the sale of short-barrel rifle and handgun ammunition in stores nationwide, the super chain's president and CEO announced Tuesday afternoon.