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  • DOJ Announces New Rule for Firearm Safety and Storage

    01/05/2022 9:03:49 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 44 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 1/5/2022 | By Katabella Roberts
    The Department of Justice on Jan. 3 announced a new rule for firearm safety and storage, set to take effect on Feb. 3. The new rule implements the existing Gun Control Act requirement that imposes strict licensing and regulation on the firearms industry, and states that federal firearms licensees (FFLs) that sell firearms to the general public must certify that they have available secure gun storage or safety device. The act defines secure gun storage or safety devices as “a device that, when installed on a firearm, is designed to prevent the firearm from being operated without first deactivating the...
  • 9mm carbine?

    01/01/2022 9:38:38 PM PST · by Paul R. · 171 replies
    PaulR | 1/1/2022 | Me
    What do FReepers think of 9mm carbines as a mid-power varmint rifle? My requirements are relatively cheap ammo, typical range is < 100 yards (usually 50 yards or less, really), only moderate penetration, with stopping power similar to a .357 handgun / somewhere between a .22lr hollow point and a 12 ga. deer slug. More...
  • 9 States With Official Firearms

    12/30/2021 4:05:12 AM PST · by COBOL2Java · 33 replies
    NRA Women ^ | September 9, 2021 | NRA WOMEN STAFF
    From "The Best of 2021" Utah’s state flower is the Sego lily; the state animal is the Rocky Mountain Elk, and "Utah ... This Is the Place" is the state song. However, did you know that it also has a state gun? In fact, nine states have official firearms that represent their home of the free! Alaska: Pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 Rifle Considered the “rifleman’s rifle,” women and men of the Alaskan bush carried the Model 70 through untamed wilderness and used it to establish themselves from the 30s through the 60s. Governor Sean Parnell signed Senate Bill No. 175...
  • Kim Potter trial: Minneapolis jury reaches verdict in Daunte Wright shooting

    12/23/2021 10:44:01 AM PST · by CFW · 63 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/23/20121 | Danielle Wallace
    The jury has reached a decision in the trial for Kim Potter, the former Minneapolis-area police officer facing manslaughter charges in the April 2021 death of Daunte Wright, as a verdict will be read shortly. "A trial outcome has been reached and will be read on the record today between 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. CST," according to a notification sent out by the Minnesota Judicial Branch by midday Thursday.
  • Constitutional Carry efforts get a boost in Georgia

    12/23/2021 5:23:51 AM PST · by CFW · 15 replies
    BearingArms ^ | 12/22/2021 | Cam Edwards
    The Republican gubernatorial primary in Georgia is already proving to be bitterly divisive, but the two candidates are on the same page when it comes to at least one issue: Constitutional Carry. Both incumbent governor Brian Kemp and his Trump-approved challenger David Perdue say they support the idea, which could dramatically improve the odds of success when the 2022 legislative session kicks off in early January.
  • Ninth Circuit Issues Stay Freezing CA High-Capacity Mag Ban

    12/23/2021 5:15:37 AM PST · by CFW · 19 replies
    SwiftHeadlines ^ | 12/23/2021 | Dan Neff
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a stay Tuesday which prevents the enforcement of California’s “large-capacity” magazine ban while an appeal is made to the Supreme Court.
  • How Colt Became America's Chosen Firearm (GUN THREAD!)

    12/18/2021 7:20:28 PM PST · by max americana · 47 replies
    youtube ^ | 12/18/2021 | Timeline-War Factories
    "Sam Colt invented the mass production line, NOT Henry Ford" "Coltsville was the first tech campus to what Google and Apple campuses are today" "Sam Colt sold laughing gas to pay a gunsmith"
  • Hoyer calls for update on review of regulations for carrying firearms in House office buildings

    12/14/2021 6:50:58 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/14/2021 | MONIQUE BEALS
    House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) in a letter on Tuesday is calling for an update on a review of policies regarding guns on Capitol grounds. "The presence of deadly firearms only raises the dangers of a violent incident, an accidental discharge, or some other preventable tragedy," Hoyer writes in the letter. "That is why it is essential that rules and regulations regarding where personal firearms may or may not be carried must be communicated clearly to Members." The letter was written to Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Karen Gibson, House Sergeant-at-Arms William Walker, Capitol Architect Brett Blanton and Capitol Police Chief Thomas...
  • McCabe: Firearms in this Country Are ‘Out of Control’ — Our Children Are at Risk

    11/30/2021 7:18:56 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 78 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/30/2021 | Pam Key
    Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, now a CNN contributor, said Tuesday on “Anderson Cooper 360” that the “situation in this country with firearms” was out of control and causing our children to be in danger. McCabe was reacting to three students being killed and six others injured in a shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan.
  • Court Upholds California Ban on High-Capacity Magazines

    11/30/2021 12:05:09 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    KSBW ^ | Nov 30, 2021
    The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned two lower court judges and upheld California’s ban on high-capacity magazines Tuesday in a split decision that may be headed for the U.S. Supreme Court. “The statute outlaws no weapon, but only limits the size of the magazine that may be used with firearms,” the judges ruled in the 7-4 decision. The majority reasoned that “the record demonstrates that the limitation interferes only minimally with the core right of self-defense, as there is no evidence that anyone ever has been unable to defend his or her home and family due to the...
  • DNR: Here's How to Stay Safe This Firearm Deer Season

    11/14/2021 9:12:09 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    WZZM ^ | November 14, 2021
    With the start of firearm deer season beginning Monday, the DNR is asking hunters and drivers to be safe this season. Firearm deer hunting season begins Monday, and as thousands finalize their preparations, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding everyone to be safe. They say nearly half a million hunters are expected to take part. So far, hunting license sales are down about 5%, although the night before the season opens is the largest purchase date of the year, according to the DNR. With the start of the season comes a reminder to be aware on the...
  • Gunmaker giant Remington to move global headquarters to LaGrange, invest $100M

    11/09/2021 3:47:47 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 57 replies
    Ledger-Enquirer ^ | Nick Wooten
    Remington, the nation’s oldest firearms maker, announced Monday that it is moving its global headquarters to LaGrange, Georgia. The company also plans to open a new advanced manufacturing facility as well as a research and development center in the city. Through the projects, the gunmaker is expected to invest an estimated $100 million and create 856 jobs in Troup County over a five-year period. Several of the company’s strategic products will be manufactured in Georgia, according to a news release from Gov. Brian Kemp’s office. “Georgia’s firearms industry is responsible for thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of investment...
  • Biden Admin Amassing Millions of Records on US Gun Owners Amid New Crackdown on Firearms

    11/06/2021 5:39:44 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 39 replies
    freebeacon ^ | November 6, 2021 | Adam Kredo
    Biden's ATF obtained more than 54 million gun owner records in 2021 alone The Biden administration in just the past year alone stockpiled the records of more than 54 million U.S. gun owners and is poised to drastically alter gun regulations to ensure that information on Americans who own firearms ultimately ends up in the federal government's hands, according to internal Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. The ATF in fiscal year 2021 processed 54.7 million out-of-business records, according to an internal ATF document obtained by the Gun Owners of America, a firearms advocacy...
  • Jesseca Liu Terrified From Firing Real Gun for Drama

    11/04/2021 11:12:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 47 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | OCTOBER 27, 2021 | Bryan Lim
    Not many women can experience what it's like to fire a real gun and it was an unforgettable moment for Jesseca Liu. At the press conference for her upcoming drama series The Takedown on Oct 22, the 42-year-old Malaysian actress said the experience left her feeling terrified. Read the condensed version of this story, and other top stories with NewsLite. In The Takedown, she plays Yan Qiaoyi and her character leads a team of officers at the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB). This is the first time Jesseca is playing a law enforcement officer and as part of the prep, the...
  • GUN THREAD: Why Is the 30-30 Still With Us?

    10/31/2021 7:06:40 PM PDT · by max americana · 90 replies
    CRAPTUBE ^ | 10/31/2021 | ron spomer outdoors
    an in-depth review of the Lever Action 30-30 Winchester. Don't laugh this dog
  • Alec Baldwin ‘Canceling Other Projects’ After Fatal Movie-Set Shooting

    10/24/2021 8:33:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    New York Post ^ | October | Jorge Fitz-Gibbon
    An “absolutely devastated” Alec Baldwin is pulling the plug on his other work projects after last week’s movie-set mishap that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. A source close to the 63-year-old actor told People magazine that the actor “is canceling other projects” and plans to “take some time to himself and re-center himself” after last week’s shooting on the New Mexico set of “The Rust.” “This is how he handles difficult times,” the source said. “Whenever something bad happens, in the short term, he removes himself from [the] public eye.
  • VIDEO: Alec Baldwin Responds to Gun Safety Rules

    10/24/2021 9:32:44 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 52 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 24, 2021 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEOWatch Alec Baldwin's reactions when being told about gun safety rules.
  • Actor who fatally shot Brandon Lee in 1993 movie tragedy was also traumatized

    10/22/2021 9:33:09 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 22, 2021 | Yaron Steinbuch
    Images of a distraught Alec Baldwin — who tragically killed a cinematographer with a movie prop gun — evoked memories of an actor who remained haunted for the rest of his life after fatally shooting Brandon Lee with a firearm he believed was loaded with blanks. The 28-year-old son of martial arts icon and legendary screen star Bruce Lee was killed in a freak accident on the set of “The Crow” on March 30, 1993, when fellow actor Michael Massee was supposed to shoot him at close range with a harmless pistol. But when Massee fired the .44 Magnum revolver,...
  • Two National Firearms Surveys in 2021 Cause Confusion

    10/09/2021 5:49:30 AM PDT · by marktwain · 20 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 3 October, 2021 | Dean Weingarten
    Two different National Firearms Surveys were completed in 2021. One of them was done by Dr. William English of Georgetown University. He published a draft of his study in July of 2021. This correspondent wrote about the results in a previous article. A different 2021 National Firearms Survey was designed by Deborah Azrael and Matthew Miller, as reported in thehill.com, had preliminary results obtained by the Wall Street Journal. Both surveys are the latest version of previous surveys. The English survey is much larger than the Azrael – Miller survey.This correspondent received confirmation of the confusion from Dr. English:As you...
  • Smith & Wesson to Relocate Headquarters to Tennessee

    09/30/2021 8:51:48 AM PDT · by re_tail20 · 53 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | September 30, 2021 | Yahoo Finance
    Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Select: SWBI), one of the nation's oldest firearms manufacturers, announced today that it is moving its headquarters and significant elements of its operations to Maryville, Tennessee in 2023. Smith & Wesson has been based in Springfield, Massachusetts since the company was incorporated in 1852. Mark Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer, said "This has been an extremely difficult and emotional decision for us, but after an exhaustive and thorough analysis, for the continued health and strength of our iconic company, we feel that we have been left with no other alternative." He specifically...