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Over 21 million background checks were conducted for the purchase of a firearm in 2020, according to new data from the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). Of these more than 21 million checks conducted, the NSSF estimates that 8.4 million people purchased a firearm for the first time. If the …
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Black Friday saw over 186,000 background checks conducted for the purchase of firearms, the fourth highest single-day total in history. The entire holiday weekend saw more than 417,000 checks, according to new data from the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). Though Black Friday 2019 saw more checks conducted on that …
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Article first appeared on AmmoLand.com November of 2020 continued the trend of record-breaking gun sales and record-breaking National Instant background Check System (NICS) checks. The two are not the same. About half of background checks in recent years are done for other purposes, such as gun permits and gun permit …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com Montana – -(AmmoLand.com)- Dear MSSA Friends, A gun owner in eastern Montana contacted me to say that a corporate chain store in his area that also sells firearms refused to transfer a new firearm to him until the background check cleared, even though he has a …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Yesterday, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) announced the filing of an important amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals case, Rhode v. Becerra. The brief was joined by the California Gun Rights Foundation, Madison Society Foundation, and …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com WASHINGTON, D.C. –-(Ammoland.com)- A new stimulus bill is making its way through the halls of Congress, and with a $1200 check, gun owners are getting another unwelcome surprise. The Republican-led Senate HEALS act contains two particular spending section that is concerning to gun rights activists. The …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com WASHINGTON, D.C. –-(Ammoland.com)- A new stimulus bill is making its way through the halls of Congress, and with a $1200 check, gun owners are getting another unwelcome surprise. The Republican-led Senate HEALS act contains two particular spending section that is concerning to gun rights activists. The …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com LYNCHBURG, VA –-(Ammoland.com)- Tuesday, Judge Patrick Yeatts of the Lynchburg Circuit Court in Virginia struck down part of Virginia’s new universal background check law that went into effect on July 1st, 2020. In a case brought by Gun Owners of America and Virginia Citizens Defense …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A recent report by American University Radio (WAMU) in Washington, D.C. probably isn’t what the gun prohibition lobby wanted to see because it feeds a healthy skepticism that a cornerstone of the gun control agenda might be all wet. Right upfront in the …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA –-(Ammoland.com)-On Monday, Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL) and Gun Owners of America (GOA) filed a lawsuit in Lynchburg, Virginia, for a temporary injunction to block the universal background checks law from going into effect in the Commonwealth. In the previous legislative session in …
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