Guns in the time of Trump . . . How Donald Trump Shot The Gun Industry In The Gut – ” The industry swelled because of the “panic buying,” with new manufacturers popping up, old names in the industry swelling their ranks, and more new gun owners pushing into demographics with previously tepid interest. In the Trump era, however, that fear is gone, and with it the market’s urgency to beat the clock on the next “commonsense” gun ban. That’s helped nudge iconic gunmakers Colt and Remington to lay off hundreds of workers and shut down entire divisions of their companies, forced manufacturers to close their doors, and prompted retailers and distributors to offer deep discounts on firearms, with one offering an AR-15 rifle at prices below even the cheapest handguns.”
Next time, keep the argument virtual . . . Mom accused of pulling gun on daughter after text message argument – “A New Hampshire mother is facing several charges after she was accused of pulling a gun on her daughter following an argument on the phone and through text messages. Police were called to the Pembroke, New Hampshire, home of Kayleigh Kousios around 11:30 p.m. When officers arrived, Kousios said her mother, Evamarie Kousios, 50, came to her apartment to continue the argument in a bedroom.”
FN America, LLC announces today the release of two FN 15™ Patrol carbines in short barreled configurations, available to commercial customers. These two new carbines are the first time FN has offered short barreled rifles for sale to the individual consumer.
Preaching to the converted . . . ‘Gays Against Guns’ Launches NYC Ad Campaign Against NRA-Backed Concealed Weapons Law – “Gays Against Guns, an LGBTQ group dedicated to stricter firearm regulations, has launched its first major advertising campaign—an effort that will combine with protests around New York City against National Rifle Association-endorsed legislation in Washington that would mandate “reciprocity” in concealed weapon permits nationwide. The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 and its counterpart in the Senate would require any state that gives out permits for concealed weapons to recognize such permits issued by other states, even if they do not have the same eligibility and training prerequisites or restrictions on gun ownership. Gays Against Guns describes ‘reciprocity’ as a ‘long-held goal of the gun lobby and its continuous effort to use fear to sell guns.'”
Learn to shoot like Keanu. In one day. Courtesy Taran Tactical.
Private schools, private property . . . Guns aren’t allowed in schools. But some religious ones could get an exception – “Private schools with a religious institution on-site could decide for themselves if they want to allow armed security or concealed guns on their property, under a proposal that got preliminary approval from a (Florida) House subcommittee on Wednesday. The measure (HB 849) from Polk County Republican Rep. Neil Combee (above) would carve out certain religious private schools from the Florida law that prohibits anyone except law enforcement officers from carrying guns in K-12 schools and colleges and universities, regardless of whether those schools are public or private.”
World’s MOST ADVANCED US Military Rail gun in FINAL TESTING – “The US military Rail Gun program is expected to start sea trials in 2016 the worst nightmare of the Russian military may be deployed in the near future. A railgun is an electrically powered electromagnetic projectile launcher based on similar principles to the homopolar motor. A railgun comprises a pair of parallel conducting rails, along which a sliding armature is accelerated by the electromagnetic effects of a current that flows down one rail, into the armature and then back along the other rail.”