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Kimber Opposes New York Firearm Microstamping Legislation

From Kimber: Yonkers, NY — March 21, 2012 — Kimber Mfg., Inc., one of America’s leading firearms manufacturing companies located in Yonkers, has announced strong opposition to both the proposed microstamping legislation and its inclusion in the budget (AB 9055C) under consideration by the New York State General Assembly. In addition to the Governor’s...

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Texas: Decision on Expanded Suppressor Use Coming This Month

Currently, Texans can use suppressors for firearms hunting of feral hogs, coyotes, and nuisance animals, with the proper authorization to own and purchase suppressors, of course. But suppressor use in the Lone Star State could be expanded and soon. “The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission is considering a rule that would allow the use...

Personal Defense for Women: Practical Advice for Self Protection

Illinois: Women Advised to Use Combs and Keys Against Rapists

As reported by the Rockford Star, “Women who log onto an Illinois State Police Web page will find they are advised to protect themselves [in case of sexual assault] with a ‘rat tail comb, keys, pens and pencils’ against an assailant armed with a gun or knife. As a last resort, women are told...

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Gun Owner Calls Help Hotline, Gets Raided by SWAT

A depressed Army reservist who called a hotline for help says dozens of SWAT police responded by surrounding his home and arresting him, vandalizing and searching his place without a warrant, seizing his dog and killing his tropical fish. He had told the person on the hotline he was a gun owner.

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Retired California Law Enforcement Officers Want to Keep Their Rifles

Over the last decade, California law enforcement agencies have allowed their officers to purchase their own rifles for on-duty use. Many of these rifles are considered “assault weapons” under California’s draconian gun laws, and therefore cannot be purchased or owned by civilians.

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Holder to Testify Feb. 2 on DOJ’s Response to Fast and Furious

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa announced that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has been scheduled to testify on February 2 about the Department of Justice’s knowledge of, and response to, gunwalking that occurred in Operation Fast and Furious.

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Health Insurance Survey Targets Gun Owners

Oregon State Senator Ted Ferrioli (R-Dist. 30) was upset over a survey distributed to state workers by managed care organization Kaiser Permanente. Ferrioli's beef? The survey asks about guns.

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Left Coast Hope from Colt to California

Colt Defense is now producing five AR-style rifles with California-compliant bullet buttons. What's a bullet button, you ask? It's a way to beat the inane, bureaucratic bumbling of Left Coast legislators with a little engineering ingenuity.