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  • Trump Envisions an A.T.F. Without the A or T

    01/19/2018 2:11:22 PM PST · by sodpoodle · 24 replies
    New York Times ^ | 01/19/2018 | ALI WATKINS and MATT APUZZO
    The Trump administration has drafted plans to strip key authorities from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, senior administration officials said on Friday, an acknowledgment that the agency has all but abandoned its legacy of fighting liquor and tobacco smugglers. The A.T.F. traces its roots to Eliot Ness and the Prohibition-era federal agents made famous in the movie “The Untouchables.” But the modern A.T.F. has focused its stagnant budget on violent crime and bombings, while tobacco smuggling — a little-known crime that costs the government billions in lost taxes each year — goes largely unenforced.
  • REAL GUN VS ROBBERS W/ FAKE GUN

    01/18/2018 4:48:26 PM PST · by Thank You Rush · 6 replies
    Some offending language...but the video gets the point home to the bad guys! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gyw4osmkaY
  • CA Ammunition Controls Force Temporary Halt to Walmart Ammo Sales

    01/19/2018 4:16:12 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Jan 2018 | AWR Hawkins
    Newly implemented ammunition controls forced a temporary halt to ammo sales at 131 Walmart stores throughout California. On January 1, 2018, Breitbart News reported that California’s ammunition controls took effect. These controls require that all ammunition be purchased in-state and that those purchases be conducted via a California-approved dealer. Moreover, an individual must secure a “California vendor license” to be recognized as a California-approved ammunition dealer. This means that if the state is delayed in issuing the licenses dealers will necessarily be unable to sell ammunition.
  • Pistols for Defense against Bears? Failures are Rare

    01/19/2018 4:31:53 AM PST · by marktwain · 66 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 19 January, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    While discussing bear attacks, a consistent refrain is that pistols are useless as a way to defend yourself against bears.  In discussion groups, nay sayers claim that pistols are difficult to use, of insufficient power, and there are numerous instances where people who attempted to use pistols to defend against bears are badly mauled. I have read of numerous cases where people used pistols to successfully defend against bears, so I asked one poster to give some examples where pistol defenses failed. The exchange occurred on freerepublic.com: “Actually, there are legions of people who have been badly mauled after...
  • EXCLUSIVE: JESSE JAMES REVEALS .45-CALIBER PISTOL HE MADE FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP

    01/18/2018 1:58:57 PM PST · by glasseye · 60 replies
    Maxim ^ | 1/18/2018 | Chris Wilson
    James gave Maxim the exclusive first look at his Trump gun, seen above in all its appropriately gilded glory. He also talked about his company, Jesse James Firearms Unlimited (that’s JJFU for short), designing firearms for the military, guns versus motorcycles, and, somewhat unexpectedly, his affection for the 1971 cult movie Harold and Maude.
  • FBI investigating whether Russian money went to NRA to help Trump

    01/18/2018 1:55:40 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 47 replies
    MSN/Washington Tribune ^ | 1-18-2017 | PETER STONE AND GREG GORDON
    The FBI is investigating whether a top Russian banker with ties to the Kremlin illegally funneled money to the National Rifle Association to help Donald Trump win the presidency, two sources familiar with the matter have told McClatchy. FBI counterintelligence investigators have focused on the activities of Alexander Torshin, the deputy governor of Russia’s central bank who is known for his close relationships with both Russian President Vladimir Putin and the NRA, the sources said. It is illegal to use foreign money to influence federal elections. It’s unclear how long the Torshin inquiry has been ongoing, but the news comes...
  • Shocking Investigation of Redondo Beach Concealed Weapons Permits

    01/18/2018 12:53:25 PM PST · by JP1201 · 7 replies
    Investigation into CCW permits for Redondo Beach Ca. Reveals that you have to be a cop or an attorney who defends cops to get one. Watch the video. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yBL_xNT-bsE
  • FBI investigating whether Russian money went to NRA to help Trump (Seriously?)

    01/18/2018 8:36:35 AM PST · by servo1969 · 47 replies
    McClatchy - DC Bureau ^ | 1-18-2018 | PETER STONE AND GREG GORDON
    WASHINGTON -- The FBI is investigating whether a top Russian banker with ties to the Kremlin illegally funneled money to the National Rifle Association to help Donald Trump win the presidency, two sources familiar with the matter have told McClatchy. FBI counterintelligence investigators have focused on the activities of Alexander Torshin, the deputy governor of Russia’s central bank who is known for his close relationships with both Russian President Vladimir Putin and the NRA, the sources said. It is illegal to use foreign money to influence federal elections. It’s unclear how long the Torshin inquiry has been ongoing, but the...
  • Kopel: 14th Amendment gives Congress power to pass concealed carry reciprocity

    01/18/2018 8:10:53 AM PST · by marktwain · 19 replies
    Greely Tribune ^ | 17 January, 2017 | David Kopel
    David KopelIndependence Institute January 17, 2018 David B. Kopel The House of Representatives recently passed the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 with bipartisan support. The act would allow people eligible to carry a concealed firearm in their home state to carry in other states, as well.Opponents contend the act violates federalism. Actually, the act is well within congressional powers under the 14th Amendment. That amendment was enacted specifically to give Congress the power to act against state infringements of national civil rights.Section one of the 14th Amendment forbids states to violate civil rights. Section five of the amendment...
  • The Type 81 Is China’s Unique AK-47 Hybrid

    01/18/2018 7:29:07 AM PST · by C19fan · 8 replies
    War is Boring ^ | January 16, 2018 | Charlie Gao
    In the 1980s, China’s small arms were largely inferior to the United States and Russia. The PLA was mostly armed with the Type 56 assault rifle, a clone of the original AK-47, and the Type 56 carbine, a clone of the Soviet SKS. There was an abortive attempt to combine the characteristics of these rifles in the 1960s which culminated in the Type 63, an SKS-looking select-fire rifle that used elements of the AK operating mechanism such as a rotating bolt and fed from AK magazines. The Type 63 was too heavy and lacked a pistol grip and inline stock...
  • Fostech Origin 12 – Damn Fast Shotgun

    01/18/2018 5:08:18 AM PST · by w1n1 · 10 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/ | J Hines
    In this video we go down the rabbit hole with a suppressed Fostech Origin 12 SBS, this truly is one sick fast shotgun. We have seen Jerry Miculek outrun several shotguns in our time spent with him and the family, but he’s never been behind an Origin 12 on film to our knowledge. Hopefully we’ll be able to put that to the test in the near future. Erik from Iraqveteran8888 runs 30 shots in 8 seconds with a 12 gauge suppressor. He's using a Salvo12 suppressor Nine 3/4 inch barrel 30 round drum (comes in 20 round drum, 10 shot...
  • Tennessee: Bill to Prohibit use of State Funds for Federal Gun Control Enforcement

    01/18/2018 4:59:20 AM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 January, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Legislators in Tennessee have re-introduced bills in the House and Senate to prohibit state or local governments from using funds or personnel to implement or enforce any federal or international regulation of guns, ammunition, or accessories.  The bill is the same as one introduced in 2017.  The legislators even forgot to change the year for the bill's implementation. The Senate bill is SB0146, the House bill is HB1407. From the text of HB1407: (1) On or after July 1, 2017, no public funds of this state, or any political subdivision of this state, shall be allocated to the implementation,...
  • U.S. Army Completely Turns over Springfield Armory’s collection to National Park Service

    01/17/2018 7:46:12 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 14 replies
    The Firearmsblog ^ | January 16, 2018
    At a small and lightly covered ceremony at Springfield Armory National Historic Site in Massachusets location, the U.S. Army officially turned over control of the Colonel Benton Small Arms collection to the National Park Service of the United States. Previously the U.S. Army technically had control over the small arms in the museum (but not the physical historic site itself). This led to some tensions between the Park Service and the Department of Defense despite Congress itself authorizing the creation of the site 40 years ago. Fortunately for both the National Park Service and the U.S. Army, the DOD realized...
  • Rochester Man Charged With Murder In Shooting After Crash

    01/17/2018 12:32:58 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 26 replies
    WCCO.com ^ | 1/17/18 | WCCO Staff
    A 25-year-old Rochester man is accused of murder in a shooting that left a 17-year-old dead after a crash Sunday morning. Alexander William Weiss is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Muhammed Rahim. According to the charges, a Rochester police officer was on patrol at about 8:20 a.m. when a driver pulled up next to his squad saying a person had just been shot in the area of The Square on 31st and Olympik Village Apartments. The officer was dispatched around the same time to a report of a shooting in the area. The officer saw a...
  • Chris Christie Gives NJ Residents 90 Days to Surrender Bump Stocks in Final Act as Governor

    01/17/2018 9:08:40 AM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Jan 2018 | AWR HAWKINS
    Chris Christie (R) gave New Jersey residents 90 days to surrender bump stocks – or else – in one of his final acts as Governor of the state. No crimes committed with bump stocks in New Jersey were cited. Rather, Christie signed the Democrat-sponsored ban in light of the October 1, 2017, Las Vegas attack. According to NJ.com, the use of bump stocks was already banned in New Jersey, so the law Christie signed will simply broaden that ban to outlaw possession of bump stocks as well. Moreover, the new ban also covers trigger cranks, which were not even used...
  • 45 ACP Carbine – Hi-Point

    01/17/2018 6:16:24 AM PST · by w1n1 · 28 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/17/2018 | J Hines
    Hi-Point 45 ACP Carbine design is one of the most popular among gun hobbyist besides the 9mm. What’s great about it is that its very inexpensive, constructed using polymers and alloyed metals as much as possible, resulting in a reduction of production costs and sale price. It functions via a simple direct blowback action. My first exposure to the Hi-Point carbine was with friends plinking in the woods a while back. There are some good and bad things with the Hi-Point, here are a few, not to be the definitive guide. The Good Just like their pistol the Hi Point...
  • CO: Bill Introduced to Repeal Colorado Restrictions on Magazine Capacity

    01/17/2018 7:11:41 AM PST · by marktwain · 22 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 January, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Republicans in the Colorado Senate have introduced a bill to repeal the limits placed on magazine capacity in 2013. Here is the summary of SB18-052: The bill repeals statutory provisions: Prohibiting the possession of certain ammunition magazines; and Requiring each of certain ammunition magazines that are manufactured in Colorado on or after July 1, 2013, to include a permanent stamp or marking indicating that the magazine was manufactured or assembled after July 1, 2013. The magazine limits were heavily contested by the Colorado Sheriffs who sued Governor Hickenlooper over the law.  The lawsuit was eventually dismissed, because no one...
  • Christie pardons several mired in New Jersey’s strict gun laws

    01/16/2018 8:33:41 PM PST · by aimhigh · 6 replies
    Guns.com ^ | 01/15/2018 | Chris Eger
    Christie granted 26 orders for clemency, almost all pardons, bringing his eight-year total of such actions to just 55. Among those granted relief were media consultant Brian Aitken and Marine Sgt. Hisashi Pompey, men who had been arrested and found guilty of criminal weapon possession even though they had clear records and owned guns legally bought outside the state. NJ.com reported of the list of 26 granted clemency last week, at least seven others — Meghan Fellenbaum, Brandon Fregm, Brian Murphy, Adrian Rubio, Antonio Scott, Angel Cordero and Christopher O’Sullivan — were pardoned over unlawful possession of a weapon.
  • Massachusetts to Confiscate bump stocks

    01/16/2018 12:59:36 PM PST · by pabianice · 41 replies
    Commonwealth of Massachusetts Issues Letter To LTC/FID Holders Regarding Bump Stocks and Trigger Cranks – You Need To Read This. EOPSS Letter Calls For Forced Surrender. 1/16/18 GOAL has obtained a letter regarding bump stocks from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety, that will be mailed to all licensed MA gun owners and it is a doozy. The letter, titled “Notice of Legislation Prohibiting Bump Stocks and Trigger Cranks” notifies addressees that the law directs EOPSS to notify gun owners about the change in law, specifically to section 18 to 21 of Chapter 110 and that the change, as...
  • .300 Blackout vs 5.56

    01/16/2018 7:33:52 AM PST · by w1n1 · 40 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/16/2018 | M Down
    We all love the AR platform because its so reliable and as long as you keep it maintain, it can last a life time. The only drawback from this platform is the 5.56 cartridge. Some folks want a little more punch. There have been some cartridges that have come down the pike as an alternative, but the only one that stands out is the .300 AAC Blackout. The .300 AAC Blackout was designed to give the AR platform extra umph in terms of power and penetration on intermediate ranges with reduce recoil while holding the 30 round mag. Its original...