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Let’s Make a Deal: President Trump’s Line on Gun Control. Proposes Bans

Yesterday the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, signed a memorandum directing the attorney general to set rules “banning all devices that turn legal weapons into machineguns.” “GUN AND MAGAZINE BANS. Gun and magazine bans are a total failure. That’s been proven every time it’s been tried. Opponents of gun rights try to come up with scary sounding …

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Soft Target America… Parkland Florida

I do not want to write this article. I did not want to write the previous article. I hate this topic. I hate the immediate politicization. I hate that 17 families have had a hole ripped into them by the violent choice of one oxygen thief. But above all I hate the sphincter torrent of valueless bloody shirt waiving. There …

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U.S. Firearms Icon Remington Seeking Sources to File for Bankruptcy

According to sources close to the matter Remington Outdoor Company Inc is seeking information to restructure it’s nearly billion dollar dept. The company is looking to finance operations during bankruptcy in order to keep production running. Remington has had a rough time during the “Trump Slump” gun market. While some of the loss in sales is attributable to the overall …

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The Number of Bumpstocks Relinquished in Mass. via State PD… 3

While the national debate over bumpfire stocks is still open, the devices themselves under review by the ATF, and silence largerly resonates from the U.S. Congress several states and local municipalities did enact controls after the Las Vegas attack. Massachusetts took a scorched earth approach to the rifle stocks and trigger cranks with a statewide prohibition. Currently owned devices would …

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On Armored Threats

From Travis Pike and Keith Finch The tragedy in Texas was an abhorrent event that should have never happened, but it did. The small community is still healing. We’d be remiss however  if we didn’t take time to learn lessons from this tragedy and use these lessons to help minimize future tragedies. Dust it off, stow your anger, put your …

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The Debate on H.R. 38

As many of you have heard the U.S. House of Representatives passed both National Reciprocity and Fix NICS this week. You can find the full text Here and following my commentary in it’s entirety. National Reciprocity is something the Firearms Community has been chasing for a long time but it has been my observation that the passage has been very divisive …

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On HR 3458

From Mike Westra According to a study done by the World Health Organization one person dies every 100 seconds in an armed conflict somewhere in America.  That means in the time it took you to shower and drink your first cup of coffee this morning 20 people died.  In the time it takes you to read this article another 6 …

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For the First Time Since the Law Change in 2001, Michigan’s Active CPL Numbers Have Dropped.

For the first time since the current shall issue CPL change in 2001 Michigan’s number of active Concealed Pistol Licenses has dropped month to month. Just slightly though… In July 2017 there were 617,873 licenses active according to the Michigan State Police and the Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners, that number dropped to 616,941 as of August 1st. A down …

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CALL TO ACTION: Repealing the NFA

Readers, That is an AR15, it is nearly identical to the plethora of other AR15 rifles on the market. But thanks to the National Firearms Act of 1934 it takes approximately 10 months (currently, it varies) to complete this purchase due to the rules governing certain firearms considered “more dangerous” despite not being demonstrably so or the existence of an easily …

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