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Two Crooks Learn the Difference Between a Real Gun and a Fake Gun

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 These two would-be robbers decided to hold up a 7-11 in Hamilton, NJ.  What they didn’t count on was an armed security guard seeing the whole thing from outside the store.  When he entered the store, the south paw shot both crooks, who then started pleading that their guns were fake. The good guy’s response to the now-bullet-riddled bad …

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Savage Arms Introduces AccuFit Adjustable Stock System

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Savage Arms always introduces dozens of new models every year at SHOT Show, and 2018 is no exception.  The biggest source of new models is the addition of their new AccuFit adjustable stock system.  This system will appear on nine models of 110 rifles for 2018. The AccuFit system allows a shooter to adjust length of pull and riser height …

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GLOCK Officially Announces G19X “Crossover” Pistol

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 As with previous product launches from GLOCK, news about the 19X has been leaking for the past two weeks.  Today, it becomes official- GLOCK will start selling a pistol with the slide length of the G19 and the frame size of the G17 on January 22nd to coincide with SHOT Show. They’re calling it a “crossover” in their announcement, …

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Several Gun Channels Receive Second Strikes, At Risk for Termination

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Sootch00, James Yeager, and Bigshooterist YouTube channels have each received a second strike for Community Guidelines violations.  This prevents these channels from uploaded new videos for two weeks.  A third strike within a three-month window will result in termination of the channel outright. In each case, the second striketwo s was for a video several years old, which is a …

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Dem Leadership Wary of Gun Votes

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According to The Hill, Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer is pressing his colleges to avoid gun control legislation and debate under the Republican controlled Congress.  Citing next year’s midterm elections, Schumer wants Democrats to stick to the budget and healthcare, two issues strong with their base that tend not to alienate independents. Gun control groups are badgering Congressional Democrats nonetheless, …

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ATF Association Tells Congress to Change Law or Leave ATF Alone

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The ATF Association is an independent association of BATFE employees, both current and past.  Last week, they sent an open letter to Congress reminding them that the ATF ruled appropriately when finding no law empowering them to regulate bump fire stocks, which they call “bump slides.”  The association takes offense at how the ATF has been used as a scapegoat …

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SHOT Show Organizers Call on ATF to Review Bump Fire Stocks

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The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) released a joint statement with the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) requesting ATF review of bump fire stocks, something the ATF has already done a reported four times.  Each of those reviews resulted in the ATF determining that bump fire stocks violate no laws regardless of their purpose or effect.  However, that …

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Will SHOT Show Be Cancelled?

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I just got off the phone with a friend in Las Vegas who said local news reported this morning that SHOT Show might be cancelled.  I have been unable to confirm this in any way, and it might’ve been conjecture on the part of reporters in the first place.  However, the real news is that gun shows in the area …

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NRA Opposes Legislative Ban on Bump Fire Stocks

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The National Rifle Association came out against legislation now in both the House and the Senate that would nominally ban the use of bump stocks with wording that could also outlaw many ordinary accessories, such as match triggers or lightened bolt carriers.  This is after several days of NRA officials stating publicly that the organization supports additional regulation for bump …