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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com Nevada – -(AmmoLand.com)- Patriots, We received so much positive support from our email on Bernie Sanders, I wanted to continue to share the positions of the other frontrunners in the race for the Democrat’s nomination for president. Pete Buttigieg came in a very close second …
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The mayor of Salt Lake County, Utah, has instituted a new rule requiring background checks for all firearms transfers conducted at gun shows held at county-owned facilities. The move has set off a debate about the legalities of the new rule, given Utah’s pre-emption statutes. Mayor Jenny Wilson (D), announcing …
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On January 17th, the Washington House Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee held a hearing on House Bill 2467 to modernize firearm background checks in Washington and reduce delays. House Bill 2467 was introduced by a bipartisan group of legislators who have recognized that background checks in Washington have imposed excessive delays …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The December 2019 National Instant Background Checks System (NICS) numbers were the highest month in the year, at 2,936,894 checks for the month. Those numbers lead to the highest number of checks for a year on record. 2019 saw the most background checks …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- A study of the effects of California’s institution of Universal Background Checks, along with a state ban of firearms ownership for people who had committed a violent misdemeanor, has been published in The Annals of Epidemiology, volume 30, February, 2020. The study covered …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)-Pensacola Naval Air Station shooter Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani “acquired his gun locally,” Heavy.com’s “5 Fast Facts” profile reports. “The New York Times reported that the gunman used a ‘locally purchased Glock 45 9-millimeter handgun with an extended magazine’ and had more magazines in …
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Michael Bloomberg’s bought-and-paid-for new Virginia majorities have wasted no time introducing an extremist bill that would make the Commonwealth one of the most hostile states for law-abiding gun owners. House Bill 2, introduced by Delegate Kenneth R. Plum (D-36), would criminalize almost all private transfers of firearms. Not merely restricted to doing so for sales, Virginians …
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Article first appeared at Ammoland.com U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “A dangerous gap in our federal gun laws lets people buy guns without passing a background check,” Giffords Law Center claims. “Under current law, unlicensed sellers—people who sell guns online, at gun shows, or anywhere else without a federal dealer’s license—can transfer firearms without having …
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Article first appeared at Ammoland.com USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- We hear it all the time. “Universal Background Checks” for all gun transfers are a “reasonable” and “effective” way to stop criminals and the deranged from getting guns. Don’t believe a word of it. Criminals overwhelmingly get their guns on the black market now and …
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You hear the same call for action in the wake of almost every tragedy involving a firearm: “We need background checks,” the gun haters say. “It’s a cure-all that will wipe out all such crime in our country.” So about 20 years ago, the anti-gun crowd no doubt whooped when …
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