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Attorneys: What if college students had guns?
The shooting at Florida State University has given gun rights attorneys new ammunition in their fight to allow students to carry weapons on campus.
As it stands, it's legal in the state of Florida for licensed students to keep their guns in their cars on universities, but attorneys want to take it one step further and make guns legal in classrooms.
Documentary features a 'good company' helping physically challenged outdoorsmen
Some of the best entrepreneurial stories come out of unexpected challenges that life has dealt. Be Adaptive Equipment in Columbia City, Indiana, is one such company. The mission behind their products is to help physically challenged outdoorsmen enjoy the activities they love, such as hunting, shooting, fishing, archery and riding ATVs. The physical and emotional impact this company has on so many people can be seen in the second episode of "Good Company," a documentary giving viewers a first-hand look into some of the most unique businesses in America.
11 ways to help a new shooter succeed
NRA Family In Sights via The Daily Caller
"I think I need to learn how to shoot a gun. Can you help me?" Whether it's coming from a friend, colleague or family member, these are the words that everyone who loves the shooting sports should be thrilled to hear.
Back from the battlefields, soldiers find healing ground
Sixty miles outside of downtown Washington, D.C., the air seems lighter at the Boulder Crest Retreat. This is where some 800 U.S. service members and their families have come over the past year to seek comfort and refuge from the ravages of war.
How viral videos became the way veterans combat 'stolen valor'
The Washington Post
A viral video exploded on the Internet recently, starring a man in an Army uniform who is confronted by a veteran in a shopping mall on Black Friday. The man in camouflage says he served in Afghanistan and Iraq and is a member of the elite Army Rangers, but seems confused about a variety of Army rules, regulations and units. It illustrates a broader trend in which veterans and active-duty troops spot people they believe are faking military service, confront them on video and then post the results on social media.
Gun sales expected to climb
Televisions, tablets and smartphones weren't the only items people looked for on Black Friday. According to the FBI, shoppers also spent lots of money buying firearms. The federal background check system set a new record for processing gun purchases.
Santa Cruz officers using 'Smart Guns' to track when weapons unholstered, fired
A remarkable technology sets help in motion the moment a law enforcement officer's gun is drawn. Deputy James Wright is a top marksman for the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Department. He is also one of a dozen deputies now carrying a .9mm pistol, specially equipped with a small tracking module designed to alert headquarters whenever he unholsters or fires the weapon.
Guns would be restricted in D.C. churches under legislation
The Washington Post
The carrying of handguns would be banned in D.C. polling places and prohibited in houses of worship unless otherwise posted under legislation advanced Tuesday by a D.C. Council committee.
The panel was voting on a permanent version of legislation providing for the concealed carrying of weapons, refining an emergency measure passed Sept. 23 in response to a federal court decision that had invalidated the city’s long-standing ban on civilians carrying guns.
Hunters in Florida may soon be able to use silencers
A decades-old ban that prohibits residents of Florida from using noise-reducing devices on guns while hunting animals other than feral hogs and armadillos could be lifted this week, the Palm Beach Post reported. Supporters of the proposal argue that silencers would help protect the hearing of hunters, and allow them to hunt in areas closer to residential neighborhoods without disturbing residents, the Post reported.
Gun ownership more than doubles in US
High Point Enterprise
Across America, there has apparently been a paradigm shift concerning firearms ownership in the last few years. The Federal Bureau of Investigation released a report recently showing what we in the gun community have known forever: More guns have little effect on crime and if anything, equal less crime. At a time when gun ownership is at a record high, violent crime has dropped, as have property crimes.
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