High Powered Headlines: July 21, 2014

Picture shows a black, small-framed .38 Special revolver with an integrated frame-mounted Crimson Trace laser module.

California Governor Jerry Brown Signs Bill Banning More Handguns

California Governor, Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1964 removing the “single-shot” handgun exemption from California’s list of unsafe handguns. President of the California Association of Federal Firearms Licenses, Brandon Combs says, “Sadly, the status quo for elitist Sacramento politicians is to ignore the Constitution and act with blatant hostility towards our Second Amendment civil rights and sound public policy.” The new ban will go into effect on January 1, 2015.

Illinois Passes Emergency Amendments to Strengthen the Firearm Concealed Carry Act

To strengthen the framework of Illinois’ recent Firearm Concealed Carry Act, the state police filed emergency amendments on July 10, 2014 giving denied CCW applicants 10 days to prove they are eligible to conceal carry.

Daniel Defense Files a Copyright Complaint Against DPMS/Panther Arms is reporting that Daniel Defense has “filed a copyright infringement complaint in the U.S. District Court for the southern district of Georgia June 24 against Remington Outdoor Company’s DPMS/Panther Arms group claiming that DPMS copied Daniel Defense’s “Lighter, Stronger, Better” slogan and its “>>” chevron logo.”

Rock Island Armory Summer Consumer Rebate Program

Armscor USA, makers of the extremely affordable and reliable Rock Island 1911 pistols announces its summer 2014 rebate. Customers will receive a $50 mail-in rebate from the purchase of any Rock Island Armory 1911 or a box of .22 TCM ammunition after purchasing a .22 TCM pistol. Rebates must be dated by October 31, 2014.

13-Year Old Boy Protects Family with Ruger 10/22

On July 17, 2014, a Gainesville, Texas woman told a drugged-out man to leave her property. When he rushed at her, the woman’s 13-year old son grabbed his Ruger 10/22 to defend his family, while his older sister called 911. The druggie ran at the sight of the gun. Fortunately, no one was hurt. It took law enforcement eight minutes to show up after the trespasser left the property.

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America Kicked Out of a Texas Target

We all saw how Target made national news headlines when the company officially asked people not to bring weapons into its stores, but no one heard how one San Antonio Target kicked out a group of Moms Demand Action protestors for being a “distraction.” Target is the second store the anti-gun group has been asked to leave.

Today’s Featured Product: Smith & Wesson .38 Bodyguard with Crimson Trace Laser

Smith & Wesson recently collaborated with Crimson Trace to upgrade the integrated laser on its Bodyguard series of handguns. Made especially for concealed carry, the .38 Special Bodyguard revolver now includes a right side-mounted Crimson Trace red laser. Activation is quick and when not in use the .38 Bodyguard has notch-style rear and a pinned black blade front sights. The revolver is a small-framed, five-shot, lightweight self-defense handgun with a 1.9-inch barrel and weighs only 14.4 ounces.

Specifications and Features

Caliber: .38 Special +P Capacity: 5 rounds Barrel: 1.9,” stainless steel Action: Double action only Sights: black ramp front, integral rear and Crimson Trace laser Grips: Black synthetic Cylinder: Stainless steel with PVD coating Frame: Aluminum alloy with matte black finish Overall length: 6.6” Weight: 14.36 ounces

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