Archive | May, 2014

Suspect Shot and Killed During Violent Assault – But It’s How It Happened That’s Almost Unbelievable.

One of the two thugs who violently assaulted a man in Detroit on Monday night was shot dead — by his own partner’s gun, police say. It was a freak accident that probably wouldn’t happen the same way if reenacted 1,000 times. When one of the armed thugs pistol-whipped their victim, the gun reportedly went […]

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Chicago ordinance would videotape gun buyers.

CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Office will propose a new ordinance to restrict the legal sale of guns in Chicago after a ban on stores was found unconstitutional. It’s been more than three decades since stores could legally sell handguns in Chicago. But now the handgun ban is gone and concealed carry is […]

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Marine vet on lunch break fatally shoots suspected store robber.

A Marine veteran taking a lunch break in Houston on Thursday fatally shot one of two suspects police say were robbing a video game store at a popular shopping center, MyFoxHouston.com reports. The veteran, who was identified as a 28-year-old male, was eating lunch at a Quiznos when police say he saw two suspects get […]

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Children of Holocaust Survivors Hold Gun Training in L.A. Why? ‘Atrocities Could Have Been Prevented With Bullets and Rifles’.

While in one part of southern California students were recently asked to debate if the Holocaust had ever happened, in nearby Los Angeles an advocacy group for children of Holocaust survivors is trying in its own unique way to ensure that a genocide of the Jews will never again occur by training its members in […]

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7 hot businesses to start now: Firearm instructor

Thumbtack searches: 7,083 in 2014, up from 2,550 in 2013 Businesses listed: 304 in 2014, up from 175 in 2013 Firearm training is in high demand both from people who just want to learn how to shoot and those who want to become instructors. In the past year, searches for firearm instructors have tripled on […]

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For the gun industry, women are the next big thing.

Boulder City, Nev. (CNNMoney) Guns with slim profiles, pink stocks and glittery grips are aimed at one of the industry’s fastest-growing clientele: women. “Make it pretty and make it purple,” said Tori Nonaka, a purple-haired competitive shooter and “Glock Girl” at the SHOT Show. Nonaka and her colleague Michelle Viscuzi, an Army veteran, were selected […]

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Female gun instructors in hot demand.

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) If you’re a woman, and you’re licensed to shoot, then your skills are in hot demand. The market for female gun instructors is booming as more women want to learn to shoot — both for self defense and for sport, said Tina Wilson-Cohen, who owns She Can Shoot, an all-women firearm and […]

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South Carolina man dies after test of bulletproof vest fails.

HONEA PATH, SC (FOX Carolina) – The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office said a woman has been charged after a man died when a bullet missed the protective vest he was wearing when he asked a friend to shoot him. Anderson County deputies said they received a call at 2:41 a.m. from a home on Broadmouth […]

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Dept of Agriculture Orders Submachine Guns with 30 Round Magazines.

A May 7th solicitation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeks “the commercial acquisition of submachine guns [in] .40 Cal. S&W.” According to the solicitation, the Dept. of Agriculture wants the guns to have an “ambidextrous safety, semiautomatic or 2 round [bursts] trigger group, Tritium night sights front and rear, rails for attachment of flashlight […]

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The ATF May Have Accidentally Thrown Open the Machine Gun Registry.

Ever since the 1980s, new machine guns have been forbidden from being transferred to anyone except licensed dealers with special permission from the local constabulary. It’s a de facto machine gun ban, since the existing civilian-legal machine guns have become so expensive to own that only the very rich can afford them. With the recent […]

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