California DOJ doxes gun safety instructors . . . CA DOJ’s Willful Disclosure of Firearm Safety Instructors’ Private Information was Prompted by a Local NPR Reporter – “(T)he California Department of Justice began mailing letters like this one to Certified California Firearm Safety Instructors in late December. Those letters ominously warned that that DOJ had ‘inadvertently’ revealed vital private information of instructors, including instructors’ names, dates of birth, driver’s license numbers, and other information that could be used by identity thieves. DOJ’s letter simply states that the information was released to an unknown ‘requestor’ pursuant to a Public Records Act request. We now have more information on how many people are affected by the privacy breach and to whom the information was provided.”
The west coast infection continues to metastasize. . . OreGunPocalypse Bills Introduced – “You can’t say we didn’t warn you: OreGunPocalypse is starting with new and extreme anti-gun bills coming out of Salem even before the legislative session starts in earnest. Oregon, like her neighboring states, is about to be hit with some of the toughest civilian disarmament measures ever introduced. We are already tracking nearly two dozen gun and gun owners related measures and we expect more to follow.”
BLACKHAWK!, an industry leader in tactical products, will launch several new products to dealers at booth 14551 at the 2017 Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas, January 17 to 20. …
The new Knoxx AR Pistol Grip improves shooting accuracy and precision with the ability to manipulate the firearm. Offering premium comfort and stability for the AR platform, the improved grip angle and palm swell offer an intuitive fit, and the grip is further improved by the textured surface.
Good luck Houston, he’s all yours now . . . Interesting photo of Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo with Moms Demand Gun Controllers – “Chief Acevedo which from what I could gather likes to associate with BLM and throws fellow officers under the political bus, had a photo moment with some local Mom Demand ‘activists.’” And yes, that really is a Gonzalez flag over Chief Art’s shoulder.
TSA finds record 3,391 guns at checkpoints in 2016 – “Transportation Security Administration officers found a record-setting 3,391 guns — more than nine per day at airport checkpoints nationwide, the agency announced Thursday. The results represented a nearly 30% increase from the 2,612 found in 2015, TSA said. About 83% of the guns found last year were loaded, TSA said.” More concealed carriers = more guns showing up at TSA.
Want To Shoot Guns While You Eat And Drink? Here’s The Restaurant For You – “A former CEO of Smith & Wesson is hoping to attract investors to fund the expansion of his novel restaurant concept, combining alcohol, food and shooting guns for an evening of entertainment. At Modern Round, which opened its first location in Peoria, Ariz., last June, customers use laser technology-based replica weapons to fire at a 16-foot-wide screen. They can choose between games or live-action police and military scenarios, while seated at plush lounge tables.”
New from CapArms: NIJ Level III+ Ballistic Plate Set, $199. Included are front and back plates, with plate carrier. 10×13 plates, with shooter cut and curved. Because real plates have curves (our competitors upcharge for it, but we include it). Plates are constructed from MIL-A 46100 armor plate, and NIJ III+ certified to withstand multiple (6) strikes of the following (at 15 meters). Curved plates, with shooter cut, make for a better fit, and a 1/4″ built-up layer of chemical resistant anti-spall coating helps contain fragments from bullet strikes. While these would be upgrades elsewhere, we include it in our base package.