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NRA files suit to defend gun owners’ privacy in California From The Lassen County Times The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action filed a lawsuit against California on Wednesday, Jan 5, challenging a law that allows the state to disclose sensitive personal information about law-abiding gun owners to universities and any “bona fide research
Assembly members Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, Chris Ward, D-San Diego, and Mike A. Gipson, D-Carson announced Tuesday they’ve filed and are fighting to pass Assembly Bill 1594. The new CA bill amends the current statute to allow private right of action against domestic gun manufacturers based on public nuisance laws. “A gun industry member shall

H.R.127 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

This bill establishes a process for the licensing and registration of firearms. It also prohibits the possession of certain ammunition and large capacity ammunition feeding devices. First, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives must establish (1) a licensing system for the possession of firearms or ammunition, and (2) a registration system for firearms.
Chris McInally 11/7/21 The Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act was the #5 most read bill of 2021! This should alarm industry proponents as our nation continues to push their restrictive gun agenda. US HR127, or the Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act, was proposed in January of 2021 and has been read

SHOT Show 2022 Coverage

Firearms Industry News will be on-site and ready to provide you with fresh coverage from Media Day at the Range and the 2022 SHOT Show. Please check back for up to date info and media.
After visiting the range for the first time a month back, I was extremely impressed with both the layout, cleanliness, and modernization of this range in comparison to many of the surrounding offerings. They allow rifle and pistol on the lines (excluding .50 of course), and the ventilation system was definitely something the owners should
ATTENTION CALIFORNIA GUN OWNERS! STAY UPDATED ON CURRENT LEGISLATION! The below bills were signed into law: Assembly Bill 1135 and Senate Bill 880 would make changes of monumental scale to California’s firearm laws by reclassifying hundreds of thousands of legally owned semi-automatic rifles as “assault weapons.” This legislation effectively outlaws magazine locking devices, more commonly

Shall Not Be Infringed!

Chris McInally 2/17/2019 The American right to own a gun is guaranteed to us in the Bill of Rights. Young men fight everyday all around the world to protect this right. Gun control is attempting to illegally tie our hands and will lead to more innocent bloodshed. Guns are necessary for personal security and hunting.
Smith & Wesson: Americans are buying fewer guns by Aaron Smith Shares of the gunmaker plunged nearly 10% Friday morning as it dawned on investors that the once high-flying gun industry is coming down to Earth. The gun industry has experienced an intense run-up in demand over the last couple years, fueled by concerns of
NEWTOWN, Conn. — Outdoor Channel, America’s Leader In Outdoor TV, has committed to a Pinnacle-level sponsorship for the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade ShowTM (SHOT Show®) for the fourth consecutive year. Pinnacle is the highest sponsorship level associated with the SHOT Show, which is the largest trade show of its kind in the world, attracting
Rock Island Armory, the world’s largest seller of 1911 pistols, has introduced a new look for their entire line of popular handguns. Guided by customer feedback and a shift to provide a more streamlined look, Rock Island Armory has moved their logo from the side of the slide to the back of the slide displaying
In order to fulfill a new contract from the Marine Corps’ special operations, Colt will manufacture more than 10k new CQB Pistols to be put to use by some of our nation’s best and most elite servicemen. Along with this new contract for the 1911 based pistols, they plan to phase out the M45s currently