Are you on Social Security? Does someone else help you handle your finances? You could be in danger of having your gun rights stripped from you. President Obama is seeking to expand background checks to include those who receive Social Security benefits. You must read this article to find out how to stop this.
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Bigger news may have grabbed your attention this week (cough. cough. #jadehelm) But there was plenty happening besides that—a representative in Michigan introduced Constitutional Carry, The Background Check Completion Act was introduced in the United States House, Seattle purposed additional taxes on firearms and ammo… and so much more. Read this week’s news wrap up for everything related to gun control, 2A and stories affecting gun owners around the country.
After seven years in development, Savage is proud to introduce the first modern reliable semiautomatic rifle chambered for .17 HMR. How did they do it? Watch this video to learn how. The new A17 semi-auto rifle from Savage Arms is chambered for the 17 HMR cartridge. MSRP is $465. The A17, Stock Number 47001, has a delayed-blowback action, hard chrome bolt, case-hardened receiver, and 10-round detachable rotary magazine.
Texas Law Shield recently alerted gun owners about SB 437, a law slated to go into effect in September that extends protections for Class 3 devices such as short-barreled rifles (SBRs), suppressors, and “any other weapons,” as defined by the National Firearms Act.
When ruling Judge Richard Matsch said, “Those who ignite a fire should be responsible for the cost of suppressing it before it becomes a conflagration. The Brady Center may be pursuing a righteous cause, but the defendants should not have to bear the burden of defending themselves in this inappropriate forum.” But will the Brady Center pay?
What happened this week that The Shooter’s Log didn’t report on? You’ll find it here in our newest series, “Shooter’s Log Weekly Wrap Up.”
If you own a Walther PPK or PPK/S manufactured by Smith & Wesson betweem March 21, 2002 and February 3, 2009, stop using your firearm immediately and return it to Smith & Wesson to be fixed. Click to read more.
In a surprising announcement yesterday, a military lawyer presented the case for the Army to switch to hollow point ammunition at the U.S. Army’s Industry Day. Read on to find out why the Army could switch and to tell us your opinion.
In the coming weeks, the U.S. House of Representatives will reconvene for business to take up pending bills. Among the list are several provisions that are important to the gun industry and should be high on your list as well. The main business point will be the FY2016 Interior Appropriations bill; however, the provisions important to the shooting sports are embedded within. Of penultimate importance is a provision that would permanently protect traditional ammunition and fishing tackle from EPA regulation under The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).