Nov 26

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Oct 14

UK Gangs Use ‘Antique’ Guns as Police Crack Down on Suppliers

UK Gangs Use ‘Antique’ Guns as Police Crack Down on Suppliers
Crime gangs are resorting to old-style handguns used in historic conflicts such as the Second World War after the success of police raids on gun suppliers, a Scotland Yard detective said today. Gangsters are exploiting a “grey area” which means antique or old weapons owned by legitimate firearms dealers are being passed on to street gangs. Detective Inspector Paul Dorey, of the Yard’s Trident Gang Crime Command, said police had seen an increase in seizures of older… [Evening Standard (London), via GunPolicy.org]

Billions in Legal Gun Imports to Saudi Arabia in 2012, Smuggling Rising
RIYADH – The value of weapons, ammunition and their accessories imported into Saudi Arabia for personal use exceeded SR3.4 billion in 2012, according to the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA). The Customs Department has thwarted attempts to smuggle more than 10,000 pieces of arms and ammunition into the Kingdom. Border guards also managed to thwart attempts to smuggle more than 132,000 pieces of weaponry and ammunition during the first six months of the current… [Arab News (Jeddah), via GunPolicy.org]

Opinion: Rising Gun Ownership Rates in Tanzania a Real Issue
Never in the history of this country has there been a need to learn to say SORRY even when you are wrong, than these times where buying and owning a gun is as easy as buying a mobile phone, it brings cold chills sprinting down my spine. It is very common today to see very young people seated in a public place with two, three smart phones on the table and Glock on the side. Today owning a gun is as fashionable among Tanzanian youths as knowing Diamond’s latest song,… [Tanzania Daily News, Opinion, via GunPolicy.org]

Oct 14

How to Choose and Install Mounts, Rings and Bases

Buying a great set of scope mounts, scope rings and bases for your rifle scopes is an investment you will not regret. Even the best scope and weapon combined can offer a faulty result if the bases and mounts holding them together are not fitting well. Cheap scope mounts and scope rings can ruin a good hunt, by wasting your time or injuring animals aimlessly. Often you won’t realize how badly a cheap, wrongly installed scope mount can affect your performance until it is too late. So make sure you know what you are buying when you go to get your Scope mounts, rings and bases.

Below are a few explanations about various parts needed to install a scope onto a weapon:. Read More…

Oct 9

Aimpoint T1 Review

Durable, dependable, and lightweight – these three factors are critical for any law enforcement or military personnel whether they are on duty or in the field of battle. These are the three factors that were considered to be added on the well-built and well-designed aiming technology of Aimpoint, which they aptly called the Aimpoint Micro T1. Here is a review about the features of the Aimpoint Micro T-1. Read More

Oct 9

Pearl Jam Lead Singer Attacks Gun Owners: ‘I Almost Wish Bad Things Upon These People’

Pearl Jam Lead Singer Attacks Gun Owners: ‘I Almost Wish Bad Things Upon These People’

In an interview he did with surfer Mark Richards to promote the band’s new album being released next week, Vedder said, “I get so angry that I almost wish bad things upon these people” : EDDIE VEDDER, PEARL JAM: You know, this day and age, whether the world’s gone absolutely fucking crazy mad, I think in some ways you’re trying to provide even … (more)

Ammunition Outlook Good for Hunting Season, Shortages Still Present

Gun owners have been dealing with an ammunition shortage since the start of the year, but it appears to be getting better.

Committee weights rules for indoor shooting ranges

Councilman Rick Drummond said he’ll be working on language for proposed legislation to allow indoor shooting ranges for both commercial and residential properties.

Oct 7

Down Range: October 2013

Down Range: October 2013
In the August 2013 issue, Ray Ordorica compared two full-size 9mm pistols, a surplus CZ 75 (about $350) and a new Tokarev M70A, made in Serbia by Zastava (about $330). The CZ, designed in 1975 and with more than a million having been built, is one of very few DA/SA pistols that can be carried cocked and locked. The CZ is big and stout enough that even the hottest 9mm ammo with the heaviest bullets would hardly kick enough to disturb the composure of the weakest-handed shooter.

Recommended for the Range
Gun Tests readers dig into head-to-head rifle tests to see if a big-ticket item is something they may want to buy. But there are always some less-expensive products that we use during firearms testing which deserve mention when they deliver a lot utility for the buck. Here are three accessories used in the July 2013 CZ 527 Special Report and the September 2013 17 HMR story we thought were worth the money.

Aug 19

Governor To Sign New Gun Legislation

Governor To Sign New Gun Legislation

Governor Pat Quinn is planning to sign new gun legislation today. The measure will increase penalties on gun owners who fail to report the theft or loss of a weapon.

Former Bachmann Aide Wrote in 2004 Op/Ed that Gun Control Leads to Rape

In a 2004 op/ed for his college newspaper, Andy Parrish–former chief of staff to Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann–wrote that gun control “indirectly causes hundreds of thousands of women to be raped every year” and that Democrats’ “extreme arrogance” on this issue “does nothing but condone rape.”