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AP Reporter Grasps for Negative Spin on Gun Sales Surge

Last week, Associated Press reporter Matt Stroud incorrectly implied that the recent increase in firearm-related background checks run through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) frequently results in violent criminals beating the system and acquiring guns. …
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NICS Data Suggest Gun Sales Still Strong in 2014

Guns are durable goods, and Americans have bought more than 100 million brand new guns during the last 15 years, on top of the 200 million they already had. Thus, when assessing the strength of gun ownership in the United States, it probably doesn’t matter very much whether Americans bought a few more or a few less guns this year than they did l…
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Fight to Stop SB53, the Ammunition Sales Purchase Permits and Registration bill, Heats Up in Sacramento

The war over SB 53 is heating up in Sacramento and now anti-gun advocates are attempting to split gun owners by trying to buy the support of hunters.  The newest amended version of SB 53 will continue to BAN the mail and internet sales of ammunition to firearms owners in California, unless you have a hunting license.  Supporters of SB 53 think …
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Mississippi: Sportsmen’s Sales Tax Holiday Legislation Moving in Jackson

Senate Bill 2425, sponsored by state Senator Philip Moran (R-Hancock, Harrison Counties), and House Bill 1539, sponsored by state Representative Jeff Smith (R-Lowndes County), passed in their respective money-related committees and will now be considered by each full legislative chamber.  …
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Wisconsin: Bill to Allow Interstate Long Gun Purchases and Sales Passes Senate Committee

Today, the Wisconsin Senate Transportation, Public Safety, and Veterans and Military Affairs Committee unanimously passed Assembly Bill 368.  AB 368, sponsored by state Representative John Spiros (R-86), would align Wisconsin with forty other states that already allow their residents to purchase rifles and shotguns in non-contiguous states, provi…
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Wisconsin: Bill to Allow Interstate Long Gun Sales Passes Assembly, Goes to Senate Committee

Today, in a strong display of support, the Wisconsin Assembly passed Assembly Bill 368 by an overwhelming 94-3 vote.  AB 368, sponsored by state Representative John Spiros (R-86), would align Wisconsin with forty other states that already allow their residents to purchase rifles and shotguns in non-contiguous states, provided that the purchase or …
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Wisconsin: Assembly Committee Unanimously Approves Bill to Allow Interstate Long Gun Sales

Today, the Wisconsin Assembly Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage Committee unanimously approved Assembly Bill 368.  AB 368, sponsored by state Representative John Spiros (R-86), would align Wisconsin with forty other states that already allow their residents to purchase rifles and shotguns in non-contiguous states, provided that the purchase …
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U.S. District Court Strikes Down Chicago’s Unconstitutional Ban on Firearms Sales

Today, Judge Edmond E. Chang of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, ruled that the City of Chicago’s ordinance banning virtually all sales and transfers of firearms inside city limits violates the Second Amendment and is therefore unconstitutional. In his ruling, Judge Chang noted the Second Amendment ri…
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U.S. District Court Strikes Down Chicago’s Unconstitutional Ban on Firearms Sales

Today, Judge Edmond E. Chang of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, ruled that the City of Chicago’s ordinance banning virtually all sales and transfers of firearms inside city limits violates the Second Amendment and is therefore unconstitutional. In his ruling, Judge Chang noted the Second Amendment ri…
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With Recreational Marijuana Sales Now Legal in Colorado, How Did the First Day of Business Go?

“Never thought we’d be able to get here, but we did it.”


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Wisconsin: Assembly Committee to Hear Bill to Expand Interstate Long Gun Sales Tomorrow

Tomorrow, December 18, the Wisconsin Assembly Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage Committee will hear an NRA-supported bill to expand interstate long gun sales.  Assembly Bill 368 would align Wisconsin with forty other states that already allow their residents to purchase rifles and shotguns in non-contiguous states, provided that the purchase…
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Virginia gun sales set new high for Black Friday

Virginia gun sales set a new high for Black Friday as the number of firearms sold statewide continues to soar and is just days away from setting an annual record….
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MILLER: Black Friday 2013 gun sales sixth-highest in history but lower than 2012

President Obama’s determination to pass gun-control laws in his second term continues to drive people to the gun dealers. The number of National Instant Background Checks (NICS) run on Black Friday 2013 was the sixth-most in history at 144,758, according to the FBI. …
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Black Friday gun sales strong in Colorado

Despite passing some of the strongest gun control restrictions in the nation, Colorado is reporting strong gun sales this Black Friday. According to Ryan Parker of the Denver Post, 3,382 criminal background checks for firearm sales were processed by the end of the day. “Although the volume was high,” Parker wrote, “fewer applicat…
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California: Pleasant Hill City Council AGAIN Postpones Consideration of Stringent Requirements on Firearm Sales to November 4


On October 21, the Pleasant Hill City Council once again went in circles trying to decide what to do with an ordinance that would require all firearms dealers to obtain a police-issued permit from the City of Pleasant Hill and to comply with various burdensome requirements in order to lawfully sell firearms and ammunition in the City.  For an explanation of what this proposed ordinance would do, please click here.
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Gun Sales and NICS “Essential”

The National Rifle Association, along with the firearms industry’s primary trade organization, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), is reporting the NICS system is continuing to perform background checks and that retail firearms sales have not been affected by the shutdown, which began Oct. 1.

“Law enforcement activities are designated as essential services and do not shut down even if the Congress and President fail to agree on funding legislation. The NICS system will continue to operate,” the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action website reported.

California: Pleasant Hill City Council to Consider Stringent Requirements on Firearm Sales


The Pleasant Hill City Council is scheduled to consider an ordinance at a public hearing this Monday, September 30, that would require all firearms dealers to obtain a police-issued permit from the City of Pleasant Hill in order to lawfully sell firearms and ammunition in the City.  Drafted by Mayor Michael Harris and Councilmember David Durant, this proposed ordinance seeks to formalize the procedure and requirements for obtaining such permits.
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