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A bill introduced in the California Senate, authored by Senator Leland Yee, would have outlawed all firearms in the state that use detachable magazines. The bill, designated SB249, was removed from a committee hearing slated for Thursday, Aug. 16. This effectively kills the measure, according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, which lobbied for [...]
Firearms manufactured by Lewis Machine & Tool Company (LMT), a privately-owned Midwestern maker of elite weaponry, were used to protect the 2012 Olympics in London, England, against terrorist attacks. As reported by the Daily Express in the UK, airmen from Royal Air Force assigned to protect the Olympics were armed with the LMT L129A1 [...]
According to Military Times, “The US Army’s PM Soldier Weapons has put out a sources sought request over on FedBiz [Federal Business Opportunities, a government agency] looking for sources to manufacture a complete weapon system or reconfigure some or all of the existing 7.62 x 51mm M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System (SASS) currently available in [...]
Sources have informed Gun Digest that long-time firearms writer Jerry Ahern died July 24, 2012, at age 66. He contributed many articles to Gun Digest, as well as firearms books and even a survival guide. His fiction work included a series of novels called, The Survivalist. He was also an analyst of current events. [...]
Colt Defense LLC will manufacture more than 10,000 new .45 Close Quarter Battle Pistols for the Marine Corps’ elite special operations. This new contract for the 1911-style pistols will phase out the M45s currently used by the Corps. As reported by Military.com, “The July 19  contract, which has a total value of $22.5 [...]
Rochester, New York, lost about 200 manufacturing jobs last year when gun maker Thompson/Center Arms was relocated to Massachusetts by its parent company, Smith & Wesson. Now, some former T/C employees have formed a startup business, LHR Sporting Arms, LLC, and plan to manufacturer long-guns for hunters and target shooters. As Foster’s Daily Democrat [...]
If you are in a fight for your life there are no rules. You must win and to do so you must always maintain a tactical advantage.
At the recent 2012 Roger Maris Celebrity Golf Tournament in Fargo, North Dakota, Anthony Imperato, president of Henry Repeating Arms, presented a $61,000 donation to the Roger Maris Cancer Center. “Because of the proximity to Yankee Stadium [to the Henry facility] many of the Henry Repeating Arms staff are great fans of the accomplishments [...]
Stag Arms was recently supplied the Cleveland Ohio Police Department with 100 of its Stag Arms Model 2s, now the official rifle of the department. Working with the Cleveland PD to keep costs down, Stag Arms created a modified, accessorized version of the Model 2 built “from the ground up,” that came complete with the [...]
A recent poll done by Reuters/Ipsos, “found that the National Rifle Association (NRA) was viewed favorably by 68% of Americans, and unfavorably by 32%,” Second Amendment author David Kopel recently noted in a column for the online news source, The Volokh Conspiracy. “Unlike most polls, the Reuters poll apparently did not allow ‘unsure’ or ‘undecided’ [...]