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Two firearms manufacturers have announced they will no longer sell their products to law enforcement agencies in New York after state lawmakers endorsed Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposed assault-weapons ban in early February.
Washington-state-based firearms manufacturer Olympic Arms, a manufacturer of AR-15s and other semi-automatic rifles, announced on Feb. 13 that it will no longer sell its products to New York state law enforcement agencies, three days after Templar Custom Arms made a similar pledge. [ Read Full Post ]
In case you missed it, the Department of Justice has concluded that the proposed semi-automatic firearms ban, if adopted, is “unlikely to have an effect on gun violence."
But, as Daniel Greenfield writes on Frontpagemag.com on Feb. 19, gun-grabbing "Liberals like to think of themselves as reality-based, the only problem is that they’re always playing a game of Choose Your Own Reality. And Choose Your Own Facts." [ Read Full Post ]
A steady rest can produce an accurate rifle shot. A bipod can create that steady rest and be an asset under field conditions, but only if the shooter keeps one important fact in mind: If a rifle is placed in contact with a hard object and allowed to recoil freely on the shot, it will shoot away from that object. [ Read Full Post ]
President Barack Obama formally initiated his gun control push with a policy speech on Jan. 16 and then reiterated his support for the proposed so-called 'assault weapons" (semi-automatic firearms) ban, magazine capacity limits and universal background checks during his Jan. 21 inaugural address.
But during Tuesday night's State of the Union speech, Obama used emotion -- and the presence in the House chamber of 40 gun violence survivors and family members -- to demand that Congress votes on a raft of gun control proposals introduced since the Newtown school massacre. [ Read Full Post ]
Esquire magazine has come out with a piece on the Navy SEAL who shot Osama Bin Laden, telling the story of the assault on the compound in Pakistan where the leader of Al Qaeda had been hiding out.
Included in the first-hand account of the raid is one hell of a product placement coup for EOTech. According to the article, the last view of Bin Laden as a biologically viable entity was through one of the company’s holo sights. According the guy who shot him:
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Born from technology developed by the military in the old Eastern Bloc, the Pulsar electronic riflescope is at the leading edge of the marriage of digital imaging with traditional optics. The sight, made in Belarus, is becoming increasingly popular among hog hunters and varmint shooters in states that permit night-vision equipment to be used to hunt non-game species. Among its attributes: [ Read Full Post ]
As President Obama pitched his gun control proposals to Minnesota law enforcement officials on Monday, more than 225 county sheriffs nationwide and 16 state legislatures were drafting resolutions and proposed laws challenging the Constitutionality of his initiatives, and vowing not to enforce any federal law they maintain violates the Second Amendment.
Obama, two days after the White House released an August photo of him skeet-shooting at Camp David, called for law enforcement officials to support his call to ban semi-automatic weapons and impose universal background checks for gun buyers during a speech at the Minneapolis Police Department's Special Operations Center, marking the first time he has campaigned for his proposals outside of Washington. [ Read Full Post ]