High Powered Headlines: August 5, 2014

By CTD Suzanne published on in News

High Powered Headlines

South Carolina Sheriff Urges Citizens to get Guns

Harnett County, South Carolina Sheriff Larry Rollins encouraged citizens to arm themselves in a community meeting Monday, August 4, 2014 after a wave of violent crime. Rollins says, “I want my deputies at your house just as fast as they can when you got a problem, but you better be able to take care of business until we get there if you have to protect your family.”
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Shaneen’s Law Introduced in New Jersey

A New Jersey Assemblyman has filed a potential new law, called “Shaneen’s Law” that would give judges the discretion to protect lawful gun owners from mandatory sentencing if the alleged is an out of state resident, allowed to own a firearm in their home state, is not a gang member and has never been convicted of a crime.
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New Pro-Gun Laws Take Effect in Louisiana

New pro-gun and pro-hunting laws took affect in Louisiana on August 1, 2014. Those laws include allowing hunting with suppressors and CCW in establishments that serve alcohol, as well as exemptions for licensed permit holders to bypass NICS check.
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SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range Expands

The Boulder Pistol and Rifle Range in Nevada has added four 25-yard pistol, three 100-yard rifle, two 200-500 yard long-range lanes and one 25-yard private lane allowing the expansion of more vendors to showcase products on SHOT Show’s Industry Day at the Range. SHOT Show 2015 Industry Day at the Range returns onJanuary 19, 2015.
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Military News

Army to Replace Tracers with New Technology

Picatinny Arsenal developers are experimenting with a new luminescence round that is safer for soldiers. Only the shooter can follow the new traces, called One-Way Luminescence or OWL. Engineers at Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) are discussing incorporating the new technology on every round.
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U.S. Army Officially Unveils New Camo Pattern

Next summer, the United States Army’s newest camo pattern—Operational Camouflage Pattern, also called Scorpion W2—will go on sale. It is replacing Universal Combat Pattern camo and looks similar to Multicam. Army Natick Labs developed the new pattern. The Army is looking to dye old uniforms coyote tan.
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American Major General Shot in Afghanistan

Today, in an insider attack on a military training academy outside of Kabul, Afghanistan left a German brigadier general, 14 soldiers and an American major general dead. The American man shot is the highest-ranking military officer to be killed in battle since the Vietnam War. A man dressed as an Afghan soldier gunned down members of the United States, Afghan and other foreign military forces at the Marshall Fahim National Defense University located outside Kabul.
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Product Announcements

Diamondback Firearms Offers Customer Incentives with Free Sunglasses

From now until October 31, 2014, any customer who purchases a Diamondback Firearms DB FS Nine 9mm pistol may receive a pair of Costa Caballito 580P sunglasses free by downloading the rebate form from diamondbackfirearms.com and including their proof of purchase.
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HPR Ammo Introduces New Self Defense Round

HPR Ammo, makers of the EMCON Subsonic line of ammunition introduces a new self-defense round in 9mm, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP called Black Ops. The round holds an Open Tipped Frangible Bullet that HPR says transfers 100 percent of its energy to its target. From HPR’s official press release,

The OTF® projectile tracks straight through a variety of soft barriers like sheet rock, plywood, car doors, and auto glass. When the projectile enters soft tissue, the jacket and core separate with furious force of impact, resulting in mass force trauma. HPR designed Black Ops® as one of the most operational personal defense rounds available on the market today. Meeting the lead free requirements of California, HPR’s BlackOps® features a lead free powdered metal alloy core, which not only delivers mass force trauma, but because it’s a lighter bullet has less recoil too—keeping you on target when all hell breaks loose. The Black Ops® line launches in three calibers, 9mm, 40 S&W, and 45 Auto for use in both full size and compact handguns and is suitable for defensive scenarios with its knockdown power and accuracy. Coming soon in .223 Remington 62gr OTF®.

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Introduced to shooting at young age by her older brother, Suzanne Wiley took to the shooting sports and developed a deep love for it over the years. Today, she enjoys plinking with her S&W M&P 15-22, loves revolvers, the 1911, short-barreled AR-15s, and shooting full auto when she gets the chance. Suzanne specializes in writing for the female shooter, beginner shooter, and the modern-day prepper. Suzanne is a staff writer for Cheaper Than Dirt!

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Comments (4)

  • Mc Ruger

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    This kind of crap has got to be stopped. We need nation wide acceptance of a universal CCW Permit in compliance with 2A. 50 state reciprocity. My God a young mother legally carrying complying with the laws of her state ends up in prison. This will ruin her life. This is a judge with no common sense and just looking to set an example his perverse views on guns. Keep in mind a few years ago when the Black Panthers stood outside a polling place with bats to intimidate voters and in violation of voting laws and nothing happened. AG Holder ignored it. Nothing in this country is getting better under the imperial presidency.
    This travesty is well worth the time to make a call or write a letter in support of Shaneen Allen.

    I’m with G-Man, IT’S TIME !!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • G-Man

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    At least these are fairly positive pro-gun High Powered Headlines today.

    Outrageous though what New Jersey is doing to Shaneen Allen. She is no thug slug either, but rather is a respectable young mother of two and gainfully employed with two jobs as a medical professional. She had no criminal record… until NJ decided to give her one.

    For those that don’t know the backstory – as a single mother working odd hours Ms. Allen took a gun course, legally purchased a handgun, and obtained her Pennsylvania concealed-carry permit. One day she crossed her neighboring state line into New Jersey and was pulled over for what she thought would be a routine traffic stop.

    Trying to be honest and safe she informed the officer she had a concealed carry permit and the gun. She had no idea New Jersey did not accept her permit or allow her to possess a loaded accessible gun. Worse is she was additionally charged for having it loaded with hollow-points which are prohibited in NJ.

    The officer had the nerve to tell her she should have lied about having the gun. And in court, the judge actually gave her the same advice. Incredibly the same judge has disregarded the innocence of her mistake and refused to allow her to be placed into a first offenders diversionary program so that she can at least avoid the mandatory three year sentence.

    She will lose her career, her kids, and will be a convicted fellow when New Jersey is done raping her with their draconian laws. And all while there exists a Constitution that if lawfully followed would easily have prevented all this.

    This is yet another unintended consequence brought on by the stupidity of legislators that are hell-bent on trampling our Second Amendment rights; so zealous when enacting their senseless laws that they overlooked its affects which will now send this innocent young lady to prison for a mandatory minimum of three-years in jail.

    I am so incredibly pissed about this! It’s just time!

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    • G-Man

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      LOL! “convicted fellow”? As if you all didn’t know, I meant to write “felon”. O course she might become a “convicted fellow” after spending three years behind bars. The poor girl!

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  • Mc Ruger

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    Finally we get a couple wins…

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