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NY: Gillibrand Believes the Impossible; Making Gun Sales Illegal Will Work

New York is an anti-gun dystopia. IMG iStock-884181314 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Those who wish to disarm other people have a disconnect with reality. They refuse to believe some things are not possible. This creates problems. One of the reasons people push to disarm others is they refuse to arm themselves. Having made that decision, or, having had that decision made for them; they personally see no cost to their disarming of others. Disarm that guy over there. He is not me. It doesn’t hurt m...
Tags: Florida, New York, Guns, Mexico, Senate, China, Georgia, Department Of Defense, Pennsylvania, United States, Arizona, Brazil, Kirsten Gillibrand, New York State, Adams, IMG


IN: State Police Overwhelmed by Response to Free Lifetime Carry Permits

IN: State Police Overwhelmed by Response to Free Lifetime Carry Permits U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- As a compromise in the debate over Constitutional Carry, the Indiana legislature passed a firearms reform bill that eliminated the fee for an Indiana lifetime carry permit. The fee for the 5-year permit was eliminated in 2019. That law went into effect on 1 July 2020. From the Crime Prevention Research Center, Indiana had 967,061 permits as of July 1, 2020. At that time, 18.73% of the adult popula...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Indiana, Arizona, Hoosiers, State Police, Indiana State Police, Gun Rights News, Constitutional Carry, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, Gun Permits, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Galaviz, Crime Prevention Research Center Indiana


Kelly Bear Attack and the Myth: Combination Defense Against Grizzly Bear

Grizzly bear by Troy Nemitz, with permission U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- While searching for events where pistols were fired to defend against bears, I came across several references to an event that happened to Larry Kelly of Magnaport fame, in Alaska. The event was described by him in full, first-person detail. There were several variations online. Some claimed the event showed how ineffective pistols were for defense against bears. Several claimed the ammunition was at fault. Here is an examp...
Tags: Guns, Defense, Department Of Defense, Alaska, Arizona, Bob, Dbi, Smith Wesson, Kelly, Ruger, Larry, Hall of Famer, Remington, Alaska Peninsula, Cold Bay, Gun Rights News


Black Rifle Coffee Co. Painted as Anti-Customer by NYT Magazine

Black Rifle Coffee Co. Painted as Anti-Customer by NYT Magazine U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The  Black Rifle Coffee Company (BRCC) has been a rising star in the conservative constellation. It has been becoming a center for conservative networking and interaction.  There appears to be an effort to stop the rise, at least at the New York Times. A recent New York Times (NYT) Magazine article (14 July) has painted the BRCC executives as, at minimum, moderates who despise their base but see them like...
Tags: Guns, US, America, Department Of Defense, Best, New York Times, Arizona, Cia, Trump, Capitol, Green Beret, Barr, Schaffer, Rittenhouse, Gun Rights News, NYT Magazine


Appeals Court Holds 18 to 20-year-olds Have Second Amendment Rights

Appeals Court Holds 18- to 20-year-olds Have Second Amendment Rights, iStock-697763612 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 13 July, 2021, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, a three-judge panel issued an opinion that held 18-20-Year-Old people have Second Amendment rights. To people who have studied the Second Amendment and the supporting documents at the Founding, this is an unsurprising conclusion.  From the decision, p. 24: As with any matter of constitutional interpretat...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Department Of Defense, Cases, United States, Arizona, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Irs, Appeals Court, Progressive, Craig, Miller, Second Amendment, State


NICS Data: Gun Sales Drop Significantly in June of 2021

NICS Data: Gun Sales Drop Significantly in June of 2021 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The National Instant background Check System (NICS) numbers are in for June of 2021. There has been a significant drop from the numbers for June of 2020, a year ago. Total background checks have declined 29%, and total gun sales have declined 47% from last year. June of 2020 was a record-setting month. If we look back to June of 2019, the 2021 numbers are 40% higher for gun sales this June. Looking to 2016, the...
Tags: Utah, Guns, Kentucky, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Biden, Illinois, NICS, Gun Rights News, Firearm News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, June 2021


Mexican Bandits Steal 7 Million Rounds of Ammunition

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! Need more 9mm Ammo? Then BookMark this page! Own A Gun? Make Sure you are Covered. Legal Defense for Self-Defense. Mexican Bandits Steal 7 Million Rounds of Ammunition (Dave Workman photo) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 10 June, 2021, it was reported that 7,114,500 rounds of sporting ammunition was stolen in the state of Guanajuato. The value of the ammunition was reported to be over 2.7 million dollars.  This correspondent checked th...
Tags: Guns, Mexico, Department Of Defense, Ap, United States, Nato, Arizona, Republic, Guanajuato, Ammo, Milenio, Dave Workman, Gun Rights News, Ammunition News, Aguila, Dean Weingarten


.22 Ammunition Spotted at Yuma Walmart 9 July 2021

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! Need more 9mm Ammo? Then BookMark this page! Own A Gun? Make Sure you are Covered. Legal Defense for Self-Defense. .22 ammunition available at Yuma Walmart on 9 July, 2021 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- This correspondent was in a Walmart in Yuma, Arizona on 9 July 2021. Visits to Walmart have been regular, but sparse, about one every two to three weeks. When in Walmart, a quick look at the ammunition display is taken to see if there are...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Department Of Defense, Walmart, United States, Arizona, BLM, Trump, Vista Outdoors, CCI, Yuma Arizona, Gun Rights News, Ammunition News, Ammunition, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch


Iowa and Tennessee Constitutional Carry Laws Effective on 1 July, 2021

Iowa and Tennessee Constitutional Carry Laws Effective on 1 July, 2021, iStock-602335156 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Iowa and Tennessee are two of the five states which have restored Constitutional Carry so far in 2021. In both states the Constitutional Carry (permitless carry) bills took effect on Thursday, 1 July, just ahead of Independence Day, July 4th. Constitutional Carry is a reasonable facsimile of the state of the law when the Second Amendment was ratified in 1791. At the time, no state...
Tags: Utah, Texas, Guns, Department Of Defense, Tennessee, Iowa, Arizona, Nashville, Louisiana, Vermont, United States of America, Greg Gianforte, Kim Reynolds, Gun Rights News, Constitutional Carry, Bill Lee


NY: Cuomo “Gun Violence” Emergency Less than it Seems

Gov. Cuomo’s hypocracy is on full display with comments condemning alleged Trump tyranny. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The latest example of misuse of “public health emergency” as an Orwellian phrase is by Governor Cuomo of New York. Governor Cuomo declared a First-in the Nation “Gun Violence Disaster Emergency”. Big government proponents love “emergencies” because “emergencies” give them the power they otherwise do not have. This is why we see the ever-expanding use of “emergency” or “disaster” ...
Tags: New York, Guns, New York City, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, Andrew Cuomo, Long Island, New York State, Cuomo, State, Andrew M Cuomo, ATF, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch


Texas Silencer Law, NFA, No Commandeering, Commerce Clause, Test Case

Texas Silencer Law, NFA, No Commandeering, Commerce Clause, Test Case IMG iStock-884200682 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Texas recently passed HB 957 into law. It will become effective on 1 September, 2021. The law repeals the Texas state ban on the possession of silencers/suppressors/gun mufflers, puts into effect a “no commandeering clause” for federal enforcement of the National Firearms Act (NFA) for silencers, and sets up a federal test case of the NFA in federal court. In a previous article,...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Colorado, Cdc, Court, Department Of Defense, United States, Commerce, Arizona, Kansas, SEC, Houston, United States Congress, Thomas


Missouri Passes No-Commandeering Second Amendment Protection Act to Governor Parson

Missouri Passes No-Commandeering Second Amendment Protection Act to Governor Parson, iStock-884171048 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The Missouri legislature has passed HB 85, “Second Amendment Preservation Act”. The bill passed the Senate 22 – 10 and the House 107 – 43. The bill is a stringent anti-commandeering act that forbids Missouri officials from enforcing or aiding in the enforcement of laws inimical to Second Amendment rights. From mo.gov: (1) Declares that laws,rules,orders,or other actio...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, Senate, Department Of Defense, United States, Missouri, House, Arizona, Second Amendment, Abbott, Parson, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team


PA Appeals Court Holds Township Zoning Subject to Second Amendment

PA Appeals Court Holds Township Zoning Subject to Second Amendment iStock-1055138108 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 28 May, 2021, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania reversed a decision that held that Stroud Township had the power, through zoning ordinances, to prevent people from discharging firearms on their own property. The Court reversed a summary judgment by the Court of Common Pleas of Monroe County dated 26 May 2020. The plaintiff, Jonathan Barris, appealed the decision on the grounds...
Tags: Guns, Court, Department Of Defense, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Second Amendment, Monroe County, Barris, Seventh Circuit, Gun Rights News, Shooting Industry News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Ezell


MT: Defense Against Grizzly with Bow and .40 Caliber Pistol

Grizzly Bear U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The information about this incident was found in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. This correspondent has not found any other media coverage. The incident is confirmed by the investigation noted in the report for 2016, Table 16, incident 201414. In the report, the sow bear was counted as probable mortality. On 9 September 2014, a bow hunter was calling and stalking elk in Montana. He was in the Gallatin National Forest, up Indian ...
Tags: Guns, Montana, US, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Foia, North West, Grizzly, Gun Rights News, Hunting News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Bear Attacks, 40 Caliber


NH: Off-Road Carry and Background Check Reform Bills Pass Legislature

Governor Chris Sununu signed Constitutional Carry into law for the state of New Hampshire IMG iStock ID: 884214472 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In New Hampshire, HB334 was passed by both the House and Senate, and should be sent to Governor Sununu in a few days. The conference committee report was adopted by both the House and the Senate on 24 June, 2021. HB 334 cleans up some leftover provisions from the Constitutional Carry bill passed by New Hampshire in 2017. There was a separate provision tha...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, Fbi, New Hampshire, House, Arizona, Background Checks, State Police, Sununu, NICS, Chris Sununu, Gun Rights News, Constitutional Carry, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch


Texas Removes Ban on Gun Mufflers, Silencers, Suppressors

Texas Removes Ban on Gun Mufflers, Silencers, Suppressors U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 15 June, 2021, Governor Greg Abbott signed Texas HB 957 into law. The new law removes the Texas prohibition on firearm suppressors, commonly known as silencers or gun mufflers. From the bill: “Firearm suppressor” means any device designed, made, or adapted to muffle the report of a firearm. From the legislative history, it appears silencers, suppressors or gun mufflers were first banned in Texas in 1973. Alt...
Tags: Usa, Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, Department Of Defense, Arkansas, Arizona, SEC, Houston, Greg Abbott, ATF, Texas HB, NFA, Weingarten, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten


Louisiana Governor Bel Edwards Vetoes Constitutional Carry, SB118

Louisiana Senate passed constitutional carry yesterday. IMG iStock-884171322 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Media sources in Louisiana are reporting Governor Bel Edwards has vetoed SB118, the Constitutional Carry bill, as he previously stated he would. From the advertiser.com: Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has vetoed a bill to allow people to carry concealed handguns in Louisiana without a permit or training, which could fuel a growing movement for a veto-override session from the Republican-con...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, Kentucky, Senate, Department Of Defense, Bliss, House, Arizona, Louisiana, Vermont, Commonwealth, Legislature, John Bel Edwards, Edwards, IMG


Judge Benitez: Miller v. Becerra, AR15 Rifles ARE Protected by Second Amendment!

Judge Benitez: Miller v. Becerra, AR15 Rifles ARE Protected by Second Amendment! U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On June 4th, 2021, in the Southern District of California, Judge Roger T. Benitez found the complex regulatory scheme of California gun laws that outlaw the ownership of “Assault weapons”, particularly semi-automatic clones of the AR-15, are unconstitutional violations of the Second Amendment on their face. From the decision: Like the Swiss Army Knife, the popular AR-15 rifle is a perfect...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, California, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Court, America, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, District Of Columbia, Miller, Second Amendment, State, Benitez, Allen


Agent Provocateur on 6 Jan: John Earle Sullivan, Arrested, Released without Bail

John Earle Sullivan, Image from Tooele County Sheriff’s Office, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In the boisterous protest which happened on the 6th of January 2021, this correspondent was privileged to cover the event for  AmmoLand. Much has been written by the left claiming the 6 January event was an “insurrection” a “threat to democracy”, and other scurrilous claims. It was clear from the beginning only a few hundred people, at most entered the Capitol, out of...
Tags: Utah, Guns, Congress, Washington, Department Of Defense, Fbi, United States, House Of Representatives, Arizona, Salt Lake City, Department Of Justice, District Of Columbia, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Trump


Requirement for Suppressor Hunting “Permit” Removed from Maine Law

Delta 5 With Vortex HD Razor Gen 2, Atlas Bipod and Innovative Arms sound suppressor. IMg Jim Grant U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In Maine, the Governor signed suppressor, (gun muffler, silencer) reform into law. The change in law took effect on 8 June, 2021. It is now part of Chapter 112, Public Law. When the Maine legislature reformed Maine’s ban on hunting with suppressors, the law required a hunter to obtain a special permit to hunt with suppressors. It was an added bureaucratic burden which d...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Department Of Defense, Maine, Arizona, Delta, SEC, Amd, Fdr, Jim Grant, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, Suppressor, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


Louisiana Veto and Override Prospects for Constitutional Carry

Louisiana Veto and Override Prospects for Constitutional Carry IMG iStock-884171322 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The Louisiana Legislature passed SB118, Constitutional Carry, on 1 June 2021. The Senate passed the bill 27 to 9. The House passed the bill 73 to 28. The bill was enrolled, signed by the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on 3 June, and sent to Governor Edwards by the Secretary of the Senate on 4 June 2021. Under the Louisiana Constitution, if the Legislature is not i...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, House, Arizona, Wisconsin, Louisiana, Sherman, Adams, Legislature, Edwards, Louisiana Legislature, Doyle, Gun Rights News, Constitutional Carry, Chad Brown


McCloskey’s Beat Rap, Claim Victory in Plea Deal with Anti-gun Prosecutor

Published reports say a Nov. 1 trial date is tentatively set for Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis couple that stood outside their home last year to ward off protesters. (Screen snip, YT, PBS) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Almost a year ago, on 28 June 2020, a mob of loud, screaming BLM protestors in St. Louis, Missouri, followed the agitators/leaders into private property through a locked gate. Reacting to the threats, Mark and Patricia McCloskey grabbed two firearms, an AR-15 type rifle...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Barack Obama, Department Of Defense, Missouri, Arizona, St Louis, Black Lives Matter, St Louis Police Department, BLM, Mark, Callahan, St Louis Missouri, Gardner, Bryco, St Louis Circuit


Governor Abbott Signs Constitutional Carry Bill, Becomes 21st State

U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 16 June, 2021, Governor Greg Abbott signed HB 1927, the Texas Constitutional Carry bill. Governor Abbott will have a separate signing ceremony on 17 June at 11 p.m. From the texan.news: The governor’s office released a media advisory stating that Abbott would sign HB 1927 and several other pro-Second Amendment bills during a ceremony at the Alamo on Thursday. Constitutional Carry is a reasonable approximation of the state of the law when the Second Amendment ...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, Louisiana, Vermont, Abbott, Greg Abbott, Board, National Rifle Association, Edwards, Alamo, Dan Patrick, Allen West


EPIC Failure ~ Short Barreled Rifles Were NOT Intended to be Regulated by NFA

EPIC Failure ~ Short Barreled Rifles Were NOT Intended to be Regulated by NFA U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In 1934, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) administration had been in office for one year. The Attorney General, Homer Cummings, was a strong proponent of national gun laws, which, he contended, could get around constitutional constraints by using the power to tax. The Justice Department crafted a bill to create the National Firearms Act of 1934. It was a major piece of legislation, arguab...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, Supreme Court, America, Department Of Defense, House, Arizona, Fdr, Justice Department, Cummings, Marlin, NFA, Ways and Means Committee, Knutson, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten


String of Record Breaking Gun Sales Ends with May 2021: NICS Numbers

Courtesy Dean Weingarten and David Scott U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)-  NICS numbers for May broke the string of record setting National Instant background Check System (NICS) checks which started in August of 2019. The number of NICS checks broke records for each month starting August of 2019 until May of this year, 2021, for 21 months of record gun sales! Such a string could not continue forever. There are only so many resources, so many people to buy guns and be checked for carry permits. It ha...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, Washington, Senate, America, West Virginia, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, States, Louisiana, Biden, Illinois, Gun Sales, Newton


FL: 1 Career Criminal Shot Dead When He Attempted to Rob 2 Legally Armed Men

Image Mug Shot of Otis Brown, from Lee County Sheriff’s Office, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On May 31st, 2021, at about 6 p.m. at 3101 N. Miami Avenue, it has been reported that Otis Brown, a career criminal, attempted to commit an armed robbery of two men as they were walking their dog outside of the Midtown Mall. The temperature at 6 p.m. was 82 degrees with an ENE breeze of 13 mph with humidity of 72%.  Sunset would not be until 8:07.  Looking at the imag...
Tags: Google, Florida, Guns, Department Of Defense, Arizona, CCW, Miami, Rob, Midtown, Brown, Lee County Sheriff s Office, Otis, Lee County, WSVN, Lehigh, Gun Rights News


ATF Proposed Rule to Make Pistols Registered Short Barreled Rifles

SB Tactical SBPDW and SBM4 Braces IMG SB Tactical gallery U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 7 June, 2021, the Attorney General signed a “proposed rule” about the regulation of arm braces for pistols. The ATF has put the “proposed rule” on its website. The “proposed rule” can be seen as a trial balloon. It has no legal authority, as it has not been officially published in the Federal Register. Once officially published, the public can make comments for 90 days once the proposed rule has been publish...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Nra, ATF, NFA, Gun Rights News, Caetano, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Merrick Garland


Ghost Guns by Mark A. Tallman (five stars): Book Review

Ghost Guns by Mark A. Tallman (five stars): Book Review Image courtesy Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The new book Ghost Guns by Mark A. Tallman is a very well-researched, well-written book on the topic of homemade, craft, artisanal, and small shop production of firearms, and the implications of the use of advanced technology to facilitate the production of so-called ‘Ghost Guns’. These firearms are made without the pre-approval of the modern regulatory state. Ghost Guns by Mark A....
Tags: Guns, Book Review, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Occam, Tallman, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Ghost Guns, Mark A Tallman


Louisiana Constitutional Carry, with Veto Proof Votes, to go to Governor

Louisiana Senate passed constitutional carry yesterday. IMG iStock-884171322 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The Louisiana legislature passed SB 118 with veto-proof majorities. The House sent the bill, with amendments to the Senate, after voting for it 73 to 27 on 27 May 2021. Constitutional Carry is a reasonable facsimile of the state of law when the Second Amendment was ratified in 1791. At that time, no state, nor the federal government required any governmental permission to carry arms openly or...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, Indiana, United States, Wyoming, House, Arizona, Louisiana, Vermont, Edwards, IMG, Abbot, Pennsylvania Ohio, Greg Abbot


Academic Study: Gun Turn-Ins (“Buybacks”) Increase Crime committed with Guns

Academic Study: Gun Turn-Ins (“Buybacks”) Increase Crime committed with Guns U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A study published in May of 2021 has rigorously shown such events do not reduce crime or suicides. Instead, the number of crimes committed with guns increases in the two months after the turn-in events (“buybacks”) are conducted. The study was published by the National Bureau of Economics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, under the title: HAVE U.S. GUN BUYBACK PROGRAMS MISFIRED? The study author...
Tags: Texas, Guns, California, America, Department Of Defense, Indiana, United States, Arizona, Panel, Mark Anderson, Cambridge Massachusetts, JOHN LOTT, Kuhn, Lott, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten