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Ohio PD Sells Guns for New Gear

  Last September, the Springfield Police Division (SPD), Springfield, Ohio, acquired 17 new M-4 carbines with a value of just over $14,229. Now, the Division is looking to upgrade its shotguns to the tune of some $15,000. “The division, however, isn’t using taxpayer money to acquire the firearms,” the Springfield News-Sun reported. “It’s acquiring...

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NSSF Offers Free Gun Safety DVDs

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) is offering schools the opportunity to receive–free of charge–educational videos about firearm safety and wildlife conservation. The firearm safety videos help teach students how to react when encountering a firearm in an unsupervised situation. In addition, the conservation titles educate students on how wildlife and wild lands are...

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Michigan Concealed Carry Gains Acceptance

Michigan concealed carry has gained acceptance by the state’s residents as a whole. As the Detroit News recently reported, “Of 401,000 active concealed pistol licenses in Michigan, more than half – 202,353 – were issued in the past five years, nearly 20,000 in 2008 alone, according to Michigan State Police data.” “There’s a ton...

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Video: Kelly McMillan Discusses Bank of America’s Anti-Gun Discrimination

In this video, National Association for Gun Rights (NAGR) Executive Vice President Dudley Brown interviews Kelly McMillan about Bank of America’s refusal to do business with his company. McMillan is the director of operations for McMillan Group International, a manufacturer of firearms and accessories. For more background, click here to read Gun Digest‘s article...

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Iowa Governor Branstad Rejects Lead Shot Ban for Dove Hunting

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has rescinded a rule against use of lead ammunition in dove hunts. The Iowa Natural Resources Commission, a citizens’ panel appointed by the governor, passed that rule last year, over claims that lead shot for dove hunting was, somehow, a threat to human health. “That upset some hunters and some...

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Gun Digest Subscription Scammers Strike Again. Beware.

We here at Gun Digest the Magazine have been getting dozens of letters from subscribers containing phoney renewal notices sent out by a company calling itself Publisher’s Billing Association (PBA). This group is now working out of White City, Oregon, and while they are not officially criminal, they are certainly dishonest. PBA is trying...

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Magnum Research Relaunches Its Website

USA-based Magnum Research – manufacturers of the Desert Eagle, Baby Desert Eagle and BFR revolvers – announces its newly reconstructed website. The new Magnum Research website offers: * Improved graphics * Dealers and wholesalers by state * E-commerce page complete with product specs and pricing * Accessories and parts page * Q&A page. *...

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Does Bank of America Discriminate Against Gun Makers?

UPDATE: Click here to watch a video of Kelly McMillan discussing the Bank of America controversy. Arizona-based McMillan, which produces custom-made rifles, ammunition, gunstocks and other related gear, recently announced that the Bank of America had apparently stopped doing business with McMillan because it made and sold firearms. According to FoxNews, “Kelly McMillan, operations...

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NSSF Statistics: America’s Interest in Firearms Keeps Growing

Does this sound familiar? The March 2012 National Shooting Sports Foundation’s (NSSF) adjusted National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) figure of 1,189,152 was an increase of 20.0 percent over the NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 990,840 in March 2011. You should have heard or read something similar before, considering that this newest NICS update...