Tag Archive: FFL

Jul 01 2016

BREAKING: CA Passes Sweeping New Gun Control Package

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Thursday, California lawmakers approved a sweeping package of 12 new gun control bills and sent them to Governor Jerry Brown, who is scheduled to leave for Europe today. Lawmakers expedited the bills to his desk in hopes he would sign them before leaving. If signed into law, California’s gun owners can now expect new gun …

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Mar 21 2016

CA Gun Confiscation: Terribly Flawed, Short on Funding

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In 2013, California legislators gave the green light to a gun confiscation program that would involve law enforcement literally going door to door to take the firearms of some 40,000 people who had acquired them legally. While Senate Bill 140 was marketed as a way to get guns out of the hands of those who …

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Aug 05 2014

12 Firearm “Facts” Every Gun Owner Should Know

Growing up in Massachusetts, I’ve spent a lot of time with anti-gunners. They’re pretty loud and they sure do give me a whole lot to think about. I think sometimes they forget that the federal government already requires background checks on all sales conducted through a federally licensed firearms dealer and that most criminals don’t …

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Apr 24 2014

Heizer Defense Introduces Pocket AR

Heizer Defense has been coming up with interesting variations of concealed carry pistols for some time. In 2012, it was the DoubleTap two shooter. In 2013, the company introduced the PS1 Pocket Shotgun. The PS1 is a single shot handgun chambered in .410 gauge or .45 Colt. Now, Heizer is introducing “the world’s most powerful …

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Mar 04 2014

Facebook to Ban Gun-Themed Pages

Facebook is currently debating a change in policy that would ban all gun-themed fan pages from the social networking site. According to VentureBeat, Facebook has been under immense pressure from gun control groups Moms Demand Action and Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns. The proposed ban is due to fans allegedly offering to buy, sell, and …

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Feb 28 2014

Illinois Bill Proposes Firearm Registration

Meet HB4715, a new bill proposed in Illinois. It is sponsored by Representative Kelly M. Cassidy (D – Chicago), and it’s all about registration. Cassidy introduced the bill on February 5th, and it immediately was passed to the state’s Rules Committee, where there is a 3-2 majority for Democrats. The law would require all gun …

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Feb 23 2014

MA Guns for (Even More) Gun Control

Massachusetts has some of the strictest gun control laws in the country, along with California and New York. In 2004, Governor Mitt Romney made permanent the 1994 Federal Assault Weapons Ban. There’s also a long list of banned handguns that gets longer every year, including most Glocks, all Kel-tecs, all Hi-Points, and all Taurus handguns. …

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Jan 10 2014

California Wants Permits, Background Checks For Ammo (Again)

California lawmakers – Democrats, in particular – have announced that one of their main focuses for this legislative session is going to be to push stricter gun control. In particular, they are trying to revive Senate Bill 53, which would make it illegal to buy ammunition without an instant, on the spot comprehensive background check …

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Jan 06 2014

Chicago Gun Ban Declared Unconstitutional

U.S. District Court Judge Edmond E. Chang wrote in a 35-page opinion that Chicago’s 2010 ordinance banning gun sales in city limits is unconstitutional. The ban “goes too far in outright banning legal buyers and legal dealers from engaging in lawful acquisitions and lawful sales of firearms,” he wrote. The ruling came in a lawsuit …

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Dec 26 2013

New Bill to Exempt Medical Marijuana From Federal Gun Ban

In September of 2011, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms ruled that medical marijuana recipients cannot legally buy or own firearms. The organization sent out a memo to FFL dealers, condemning medical marijuana users as “addicts” and “unlawful drug users.” The memo told FFL dealers that from that point forward, they could not sell …

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