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Bloomberg, buoyed by primary win, eager for 2014 fight vs. NRA on guns
The Hill
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's super PAC is gearing up for a 2014 campaign showdown against the once-dominant gun-rights lobby, promising to play a major role in primary and general election races where gun control is a ballot box issue. Buoyed by the victory of a Bloomberg-backed candidate in the recent Democratic primary in Illinois, Independence USA put the National Rifle Association on notice that it is now facing a well-funded — and motivated — foe.
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Firearms equality movement gaining momentum
Ammo Land
The newly emerged Firearms Equality Movement is gaining more steam among manufactures and gun rights supporters alike. The firearms industry, in reaction to the governor of New York ramming through the NY SAFE Act which banned AR-15 style rifles, has seen multiple manufactures revise their firearms sales polices to restrict LEO and Police Agencies from only buying the same level of firepower as is allowed for the average citizen of their state.
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Loudoun County Board of Supervisors to consider pro-gun ordinance
NRA-ILA
The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on Feb. 13, to discuss a proposed pro-gun amendment to Chapter 684 of the county's Codified Ordinances, Weapons and Explosives, which regulates the lawful use and discharge of firearms within the unincorporated areas of Loudoun County.
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NRA promises new ads, blasts 'real consequences' of background checks
CNN
The National Rifle Association is heading back to the airwaves with yet another round of ads aimed at fighting gun-control initiatives circulating in Washington, D.C. The advocacy group announced that its CEO, Wayne LaPierre, would unveil the new ad campaign from Salt Lake City during a speech at the Western Hunting and Conservation Expo.
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Beretta considers leaving Maryland as O'Malley pushes tougher gun laws
Fox News
One of the world's biggest gun makers is threatening to move its Maryland manufacturing plant — along with roughly 400 jobs — as Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley pushes one of the most ambitious gun-control agendas in the country. Beretta USA executives have grown weary of the state's attitude on guns and reportedly have backed up their threat by pointing out the company moved a warehouse to neighboring Virginia in 1990 when Maryland previously tightened gun laws.
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'Gun Owners Support Starbucks Day' mixes coffee and Second Amendment rights
TIME
Why are gun owners such big fans of Starbucks? The coffee giant is pretty tolerant about gun owners and its open-carry policy allows customers with firearms to enter its stores like any other customer. As long as you're abiding by local laws, your right to bear arms and your right to a skinny cinnamon dolce latte (no whip, no foam) are guaranteed.
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RAND Brands bring nanotechnology into the firearm industry with low friction CLP
Ammo Land
RAND Brands has unveiled a nanotechnology based all-in one gun Cleaner, Lubricant and Protectant that utilizes formerly undiscovered nano particles. RAND CLP has revolutionized the firearm industry by taking gun care to the next level and is replacing and outperforming all traditional gun oils and cleaners. Developed after five years of R&D by a former army ranger and police officer, RAND CLP blends an eco-friendly vegetable oil base with a rare combination of nanoparticles, including the powerful element boron, which pulls heat from metal, keeping the firearm cooler when in use.
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Firearm registration required for gun owning service members
Belvoir Eagle
To ensure the safety of the Fort Belvoir community, military members and their families must register privately owned firearms within 72 hours of arriving on the installation. Firearms are not allowed to be stored in Fort Belvoir housing and lodging areas. Service members should contact their unit for information about storing weapons. "Registration lets the garrison know what type of guns are on post and how many people have guns," said Jason LaPalme, The Exchange, Sporting Goods and Toy Department manager.
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Ammo shortage hits shooters, retailers
Sullivan Journal
It's the form of gun control that few people saw coming. No ammo. At least, certain types of ammunition has become extremely hard to find and very expensive when it surfaces. The hunt for 9mm, .22-caliber, .380 and a few other popular bullets intensified after the Obama administration resurrected the gun control debate following the November election and Sandy Hook Elementary massacre in December.
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