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Federal Ammunition Introduces New Hydra-Shok Deep 380 Auto

Federal adds the .380 ACP Hydrashok Deep to its product lineup. IMG Federal Ammunition Federal Premium Hydra-Shok Deep’s bullet design brings the 380 Auto cartridge to all-new heights—or in this case, depths. This new micro-handgun ammunition offering is the first expanding 380 Auto load to consistently penetrate beyond the FBI-recommended 12-inch minimum in bare gel and through heavy clothing.  Shipments of this product have begun to arrive at dealers. “FBI protocol for handgun ammunition tes...
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NICS Background Checks and Gun Sales Continue to Break Records in June, 2020

Do ‘universal background checks' really work to reduce gun-related crime? (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- June of 2020 has continued the run of record setting numbers of background checks and gun sales for this presidential election year. The National Instant background Check System (NICS) recorded the highest ever number of checks in a month in June of 2020. The total number was 3,931,607. The number is misleading because the number of checks done for permits and permit rechecks has ...
Tags: Guns, America, Department Of Defense, Fbi, Arizona, Gun Sales, NICS, NSSF, Dave Workman, Gun Rights News, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


NSSF Asks: Do Americans Have Excess Freedom?

By Elizabeth McGuigan Amazingly, the new “study” is making headlines.  IMG NSSF.org U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Amazingly, a new “study” is making headlines, despite the fact that it relies on obviously faulty assumptions, irrational methodology and has not been peer-reviewed. The authors cite themselves as support for spurious statements like “Surges in firearm purchasing…have been well documented in association with mass shootings and significant political events and are followed by populatio...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Fbi, United States, ATF, NSSF, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Real Solutions, Elizabeth McGuigan, IMG NSSF


Do ‘Universal Background Checks’ Really Work? Research ‘Mixed’

Do ‘universal background checks' really work to reduce gun-related crime? (Dave Workman) 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 first paragraph, writer Lisa Dunn says this: “While polls show widespread support for universal background checks, there is mixed...
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Americans Choosing Self-Reliance: New NICS Record

The NRA reports more Americans than ever are buying firearms. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- June 2020 set another all-time background check record. The FBI NICS office ran 3,931,607 total background checks last month, breaking the previous record by nearly two-hundred-thousand checks. The number of background checks run by the FBI has surpassed 3 million in a month four times. Three of those times have been this year. There have been 38% more checks in January through June of this year t...
Tags: Guns, Fbi, Nra, IMG, NICS, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, FBI NICS, The National Rifle Association of America


U.S. Firearms Sales: June 2020 Unit Sales Soar Once More

Approximate United States Firearms Sales (January 2000 to June 2020) IMG Small Arms Analytics U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting (SAAF) estimates June 2020 U.S. firearms unit sales at 2,387,524 units, a year-over-year increase of 145.3% from June 2019. Likely single handgun sales (1,511,714) increased year-over-year by 177.5% whereas single long-gun sales (690,212) increased year-over-year by 114.3%. All other likely background check-related sales (185,599) increased ye...
Tags: Guns, Kentucky, Fbi, Gun Rights News, Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting, Small Arms Analytics Forecasting SAAF, SAAF, Jurgen Brauer, U S civilian firearms, George Floyd


Inspector General Audits FBI Controls Over Lost or Stolen Weapons, Comments

In 2002, the agency was losing 7.6 firearms per month. In 2007, the FBI was losing 3.2 firearms per month. In the latest audit, ending in July 2019, the FBI was losing a bit less than 1 firearm per month. A substantial reduction. Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- In March of 2020, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the United States Department of Justice released an audit of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) controls over weapons, munitions, and explosives. The FBI has 57,812 firearm...
Tags: Guns, US, Department Of Defense, Fbi, United States, Arizona, OIG, Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI, United States Department of Justice, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Obama Biden, Stolen Guns, FBI Special Agents


Whip Scalise Shoots Straight With Firearm Industry

By Matt Manda Nearly three years ago, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) survived an attack by a deranged criminal misusing a firearm. That horrific event shocked the nation. IMG NSSF “The Stakes Have Never Been Higher.” Nearly three years ago, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) survived an attack by a deranged criminal misusing a firearm. That horrific event shocked the nation. For the Louisiana Congressman, though, it steeled his resolve. This next election is crucial for ...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Senate, Fbi, House, House Of Representatives, New Orleans, Nancy Pelosi, Louisiana, George W Bush, Calif, U S Supreme Court, Protection of Lawful Commerce, Baton Rouge, Charlton Heston, Keane


300 Rounds Gorilla Ammo Self Defense 9mm 147gr Speer Gold Dot $350.00 Bulk Bucket

Editors Note: This is high-quality self-defense grade ammunition, hence the price. Not for plinking on a budget. Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! 300 Rounds Gorilla Ammo Self Defense 9mm 147gr Speer Gold Dot Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Gorilla Ammunition has in stock and shipping now its 300 round bulk bucket of Gorilla Bulk Ammo Self Defense 9mm 147gr Speer Gold Dot for $350.00 a bucket with $12.00 flat rate shipping. These loads are each manufactured to the same insane...
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NICS: Delaying and Denying Your Right to Keep and Bear Arms

By Alan M. Rice, Firearms Instructor & Spokesman, Gun Owners of America Mr. Rice points out extended NICS delays are becoming the norm. IMG Alan M. Rice U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)-Despite claims to the contrary by some firearms advocates, NICS has not been fixed. It is badly broken, and instead of “fixing” it, we should have a serious discussion about repealing this significant infringement on the right to keep and bear arms. Way back in 1993 when Congress was debating what would become the Bra...
Tags: Guns, Minneapolis, Congress, America, Fbi, New Hampshire, Alan, Goa, Jay, Rice, Hooksett, NICS, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, Gun Rights News, U S Government Accountability Office GAO, Simkin


Below The Radar: The NICS Review Act

Millions of law-abiding citizens submit to background checks, as intimated by the president's comment to reporters. (Dave Workman) United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Instant Check System has been a point of contention among Second Amendment supporters since the passage of the Brady Act in 1993. Some view it as an infringement and a “compromise.” Others viewed it as averting a far worse situation. It goes without saying that at a bare minimum, the system clearly needs fixes, and the...
Tags: Guns, US, Reagan, Fbi, United States, Harold, NICS, Dave Workman, Maloney, Carolyn Maloney, Gun Rights News, Harold Hutchison, Soldier of Fortune


MD Illustrates Problem with Requiring Permission to Exercise Rights

Maryland's recent “catastrophic hardware failure” illustrates issues with asking permission for Constitutional rights. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- 2020 continues to serve up examples of why Americans should not tolerate gun control schemes that require citizens to obtain government permission before exercising their Second Amendment rights. This week, the Maryland State Police experienced what they termed a “catastrophic hardware failure” that interrupted that state’s ability to proces...
Tags: Maryland, Guns, Barack Obama, Fbi, Martin O'malley, Nra, IMG, Maryland State Police, Maryland State, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Department of State Police, Maryland State Police Licensing Division, National Instant Criminal Check System NICS


Gun Group Says Millions Of New Gun Owners Will Reshape 2A Battle

Gun Group Says Millions Of New Gun Owners Will Reshape 2A Battle, iStock-erikreis BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The recent gun-buying surge that began with the COVID-19 pandemic panic and continued through the civil unrest and riots following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody has created millions of new gun owners who will now eagerly protect their right to protect themselves and their loved ones, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms predicts. “Lo...
Tags: Guns, Minneapolis, Fbi, United States, Gottlieb, Alan Gottlieb, Gun Rights News, Citizens Committee, New Gun Owners, CCRKBA, Right to Keep And Bear Arms, George Floyd


GOA & VCDL File For An Injunction To Halt Universal Background Checks In Virginia

Opinion National Instant Criminal Background Check System NICS 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 the Democrat-controlled legislature passed sweeping gun control measures, including a universal background check law. ...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Virginia, Fbi, Lawsuits, John, Goa, Nra, Northern Virginia, Gun Owners of America GOA, Lynchburg Virginia, Virginia State Police, Lynchburg, NICS, VCDL, Gun Rights News


GOA & VCDL Files For An Injunction To Halt Universal Background Checks In Virginia

Opinion National Instant Criminal Background Check System NICS 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 the Democrat-controlled legislature passed sweeping gun control measures, including a universal background check law. ...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Virginia, Fbi, Lawsuits, John, Goa, Nra, Northern Virginia, Gun Owners of America GOA, Lynchburg Virginia, Virginia State Police, Lynchburg, NICS, VCDL, Gun Rights News


Speer Gold Dot 22 Magnum Ammunition Test & Review

U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- When the 22 WMR, or 22 Magnum, debuted in 1959, it was intended as a more powerful, longer-range alternative to the ubiquitous 22 Long Rifle cartridge. As such, it was meant to be a rifle cartridge, but like its predecessor, the cartridge was offered in a pistol configuration almost immediately. The 22 Magnum cartridge boasts more velocity over the 22 LR, even in light-weight shorter-barreled handguns, and the debate over the 22 Magnum's viability as a low-recoiling s...
Tags: Guns, Fbi, Louisiana, Caldwell, CCI, Ammo, Speer, Gold Dot, Ammunition News, Hornady Critical Defense, 22 Magnum, NAA Sidewinder, Terril, Terril Hebert Terril Hebert, Ballistics test


Arizona Sen. McSally to Firearm Industry: ‘you Want Me on That Wall’

  Arizona Senator McSally to gun industry, “You want me on that wall!” IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Arizona Republican U.S. Sen. Martha McSally spent two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives before being appointed to the upper chamber last year. Prior to serving in Congress, Sen. McSally spent 26 years in the U.S. Air Force including flying A-10 Thunderbolt IIs in Operation Southern Watch over Iraq. The senator was the first female U.S. fighter pilot to fly in combat and the first...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, Iraq, Fbi, House Of Representatives, Arizona, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, Kelly, U S Air Force, Keane, Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly, Az


Former Ambassador Rice ‘forgets’ History on Everytown Veepstakes Tryout

By Larry Keane Susan Rice and Shannon Watts at the Everytown Veepstakes. IMG NSSF.org Susan Rice, former President Barack Obama’s first U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and later his National Security Advisor joined Moms Demand Action’s Shannon Watts for the latest in Everytown’s Veepstakes. She hyped her antigun history to the 134 live Twitter viewers, telling them more gun control is needed and 2020 Democratic nominee Joe Biden is just the guy for the role. But, she added, that wasn’...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Virginia, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Fbi, Chicago, House, House Of Representatives, Susan Rice, United Nations, Biden


Washington Lawmakers Only Interested in Gun Control for Law Abiding ~VIDEO

By Larry Keane Current de facto warlord of CHAZ, Raz, stands on the left with an AK after handing out an AR-15 to a random CHAZ denizen. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The crisis in Seattle is revealing gun control politicians are only interested in enforcing gun laws on the law-abiding. When it comes to actual criminals, they’ve abandoned their citizens. A video surfaced of “Raz the Warlord” of Seattle’s infamous Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) or recently renamed the Capitol Hill Oc...
Tags: Guns, California, Washington, Tesla, Fbi, Seattle, Donald Trump, Inslee, Jay Inslee, Bob Ferguson, Simone, Seattle Police, NSSF, Chaz, AG Ferguson, Gun Rights News


Steinel Ammunition 45 ACP 185gr. Defensive SCHP Redefines Accuracy

Steinel Ammunition .45 ACP Defensive SCHP Twinsburg, Ohio (Ammoland.com) – Steinel Ammunition, a premium manufacturer of self-defense, hunting, and target ammunition, introduce its premier 45 ACP self-defense round. Using a 185 grain, lead-free, solid copper hollow point (SCHP) bullet, this round achieved a muzzle velocity of 980 FPS from 4.3” barrels in the FBI gel test. Using shorter barreled guns, such as the 2.5” Smith & Wesson Night Guard resulted in industry-leading expansion. By produci...
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Hornady Critical Duty .45 Auto +P Ammunition – Review

When your life depends on it don't scrimp and buy cheap products. I'm carrying Hornady CRITICAL DUTY .45 AUTO +P in my Ruger SR1911. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- When naïve people ask why I think we need guns I always answered, because we live in a dangerous world. And that statement was made before the current crisis of looters posing as protesters had occurred. Like many groups during times of unrest, it appears that if the normal protesters don’t self-regulate then they get shanghaied by terro...
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Breonna Taylor: Another No-Knock Raid Legitimately Resisted by Armed Force

Image is a screenshot taken from video at WAV3.com. Cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On March 13, 2020, at about 1 a.m., in Louisville, Kentucky, five police officers, at least three who were in plain clothes, without body cameras, executed a no-knock raid, with a warrant naming Breonna Taylor. The warrant had the right address and person.  The officers were not wearing body cameras, because they were narcotics officers, and were exempt by policy. From usa.today:...
Tags: Guns, Kentucky, Department Of Defense, Fbi, Green, Arizona, Houston, Taylor, Louisville, Kenneth, Don, Walker, Louisville Kentucky, Glover, Facebook Post, River City


Below The Radar: Firearm Due Process Protection Act

Millions of law-abiding citizens submit to background checks, as intimated by the president's comment to reporters. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- There is no denying that anti-Second Amendment extremists have wanted to keep law-abiding citizens from owning firearms. Ideally, as Sarah Brady famously put it, they want a “needs-based” licensing scheme. There have been numerous bills introduced, like the Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act, which would create such restr...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Congress, Reagan, Fbi, Harold, NICS, Sarah Brady, Dave Workman, Tom Emmer, Emmer, Gun Rights News, Harold Hutchison, Soldier of Fortune


Trends Don’t Lie: Americans Exercise Their Rights

May saw yet another record-breaking month for background checks. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- May saw yet another record-breaking month for background checks. May 2020 is officially the third-busiest month for the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) with 3,091,455 total checks run. That is also the new record for the month of May, beating May 2019 by nearly three-quarters of a million checks. Every month so far this year has set the record for that specific mo...
Tags: Guns, Fbi, Nra, IMG, NICS, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, FBI NICS


NICS in May, 2020, President Trump, Greatest Gun Salesman, Ever?

Millions of law-abiding citizens submit to background checks, as intimated by the president's comment to reporters. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The National Instant background Check System (NICS) numbers have been released for May, 2020. As expected, they are breaking records. They are, at 3,066,740, the second-largest single month for NICS checks, ever, only exceeded by December, 2015. The continuing, growing number of NICS checks for carry permits and carry permit rechecks, rend...
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NICS in May, 2020, President Trump as Greatest Gun Salesman, ever?

Millions of law-abiding citizens submit to background checks, as intimated by the president's comment to reporters. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The National Instant background Check System (NICS) numbers have been released for May, 2020. As expected, they are breaking records. They are, at 3,066,740, the second-largest single month for NICS checks, ever, only exceeded by December, 2015. The continuing, growing number of NICS checks for carry permits and carry permit rechecks, rend...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Obama, Barack Obama, Department Of Defense, Fbi, New Jersey, Arizona, Donald Trump, Gun Sales, Trump, NICS, Dave Workman, Gun Rights News, Firearm News, Dean Weingarten


May 2020 Destroys NICS Records of Any Year since Program Introduction

It seems that 2020 is heating up in the gun world as last month we just witnessed the highest number of NICS checks in the FBI’s history for the month of May. Throughout 2020, federal background checks have continued to increase due to various circumstances across the nation. However, May 2020 in particular seems to […] Read More … The post May 2020 Destroys NICS Records of Any Year since Program Introduction appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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No More No-Knocks, they are Killing Innocent People ~ VIDEO

Opinion No More No-Knocks, they are Killing Innocent People USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Here we go again. Another innocent killed by police serving a “No-Knock” warrant in the middle of the night, and another person arrested for shooting at unidentified, un-uniformed, home invaders. This time it happened in Louisville, Kentucky. Although it is only now attracting national attention, the tragedy took place back on March 12, when 26-year old Breonna Taylor was shot 8 times by 3 plain-clothes police...
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ATF Warns Police of The “Boogaloo Movement” ~ VIDEOS

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND –-(Ammoland.com)-The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Baltimore field office, in conjunction with the Baltimore Police Department, has issued an “Officer Safety Bulletin” warning police departments of the “Boogaloo movement.” According to the bulletin, the agency has noticed people posting on private social media groups about the “Boogaloo” by “individuals who identify with extreme second amendment rights.” The notice says the law enforcement agencies h...
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Good Gal Sailor with Gun Stops Suspected Terrorist Threat

Good Gal Sailor with Gun Stops Suspected Terrorist Threat Springfield, VA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Gun Owners of America (GOA) Texas Director Rachel Malone released the following statement after a sailor used her handgun to stop a suspected terrorist at the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi, TX. “It is despicable when evil people such as this suspected terrorist attempt to carry out evil plans to take innocent life. I am thankful that the sailor at the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station was prepare...
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