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on September 23, 2017 in Gun Page World News

Shooting a Chrome .50 Cal Machine Gun on the Vegas Strip

Feature: The Strip Gun Club BY: Stephen Gutowski Follow @@StephenGutowski Not long ago, on a summer afternoon, I found myself in Las Vegas with nothing much to do. My flight back home wasn’t until the next day. The $20 I was willing to throw away on gambling didn’t last as long, so I needed something to do. Luckily, over the last decade or so, Las Vegas has become the machine gun capital of the world. A Mecca of hot lead unloaded at a blistering pace. There’s at least half a dozen places where you can rent some full-auto fun....

Feature: The Strip Gun Club BY: Stephen Gutowski Follow @@StephenGutowski Not long ago, on a summer afternoon, I found myself in Las Vegas with nothing much to do. My flight back home wasn’t until the next day. The $20...

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on September 20, 2017 in Gun Page World News

Alabama Special Election: Where Does Judge Roy Moore Stand on the Second Amendment?

by AWR Hawkins Where does Judge Roy Moore stand on the Second Amendment with the September 26 special election for the GOP nominee for U.S. Senate in Alabama approaching? Moore is the anti-establishment, pro-God candidate who previously served as the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama. On the campaign trail, his support for the Second Amendment has been as loud and clear as his support for the rule of law. On August 4, Breitbart News reported that Moore was asked about his stance on the Second Amendment during a Chambers County Republican Club event. According to Roll...

by AWR Hawkins Where does Judge Roy Moore stand on the Second Amendment with the September 26 special election for the GOP nominee for U.S. Senate in Alabama approaching? Moore is the anti-establishment, pro-God candidate who previously served as...

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on September 15, 2017 in Gun Page World News

Spokane Sheriff: Blame School Shooting on Society, Not Guns

by AWR Hawkins In the aftermath of the attack in which a Freeman High School student shot and killed one student and wounded three others, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovic blamed a moral digression in society that makes such actions possible. According to the Huffington Post, Knezovic made clear the shooting represents a societal problem, not a firearm problem. He said, “This is a situation that plays out in our society way too often, and we as a society need to make a determination as to what’s causing this.” He then addressed parents who do not take time to stem...

by AWR Hawkins In the aftermath of the attack in which a Freeman High School student shot and killed one student and wounded three others, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovic blamed a moral digression in society that makes such...

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on July 18, 2017 in Gun Page World News

Seven of the Most Expensive Guns in the World

by AWR Hawkins Normal, everyday carry guns can be expensive and AR-15s–and other hunting and sport rifles–cost even more, but one-offs and collectibles owned by the right people in history can surge to values exceeding what many Americans pay for their homes and cars combined. Think about it this way–one can easily spend $600 to $1,300 for a concealed carry handgun and $1,800 to 3,500 (and beyond) for certain AR-15s and other hunting/sports rifles. And if you jump to machine gun ownership, the price likewise jumps into the tens of thousands of dollars for even median priced weapons. But...

by AWR Hawkins Normal, everyday carry guns can be expensive and AR-15s–and other hunting and sport rifles–cost even more, but one-offs and collectibles owned by the right people in history can surge to values exceeding what many Americans pay...

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on July 17, 2017 in Gun Page World News

Mag: Women’s March Against Guns Gives Voters a Fresh Reason to Reject Democrats

by AWR Hawkins MIC magazine suggests the July 14 Women’s March against guns accomplished one thing no one anticipated – it gave voters a new reason to reject Democrats. The suggestion is compelling. After all, the individuals who scared gun owners most and motivated them to vote against Democrats’ gun-grabbing schemes are no longer around. Barack Obama can no longer issue executive gun control, Hillary Clinton lost the presidential election, and Harry Reid has bid politics adieu. The absence of such divisive figures provided the Democrats an opportunity to bite their tongues instead of revamping the gun control push that...

by AWR Hawkins MIC magazine suggests the July 14 Women’s March against guns accomplished one thing no one anticipated – it gave voters a new reason to reject Democrats. The suggestion is compelling. After all, the individuals who scared gun...

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on July 12, 2017 in Featured Gun Page World News

Gun Control Fail: Baltimore’s Murder Rate ‘More Than Doubles Chicago’s’

by AWR Hawkins Despite an “assault weapons” ban, a “high capacity” magazine ban, and special fingerprinting and reporting requirements on handgun sales, Baltimore’s murder rate is “more than double Chicago’s.” As a result, Mayor Catherine Pugh (D) is pressing for more gun control. According to WJZ, murders occur so frequently in Baltimore that the number of murders in the city is higher than the number in Philadelphia, even though Philadelphia “has two and a half times the population.” Moreover, Baltimore sees more murders than New York City, although NYC “is almost 14 times larger.” But the real giveaway on the...

by AWR Hawkins Despite an “assault weapons” ban, a “high capacity” magazine ban, and special fingerprinting and reporting requirements on handgun sales, Baltimore’s murder rate is “more than double Chicago’s.” As a result, Mayor Catherine Pugh (D) is pressing...

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on July 12, 2017 in Gun Page World News

Washington Post Opinion: NRA Hurts Itself Via Unwavering Support for Law Enforcement

by AWR Hawkins A Washington Post opinion piece published July 11 claims the NRA hurts itself by its unwavering support for police officers and other law enforcement officials. The author of the column is a Washington Post blogger named Radley Balko. He uses the death of Philando Castille as a springboard for his piece, then turns to numerous other officer-involved shootings, all in an effort to make the case that police officers make mistakes and they need to be called out when they do. The most immediate problem with Balko’s column is that the NRA did comment on the...

by AWR Hawkins A Washington Post opinion piece published July 11 claims the NRA hurts itself by its unwavering support for police officers and other law enforcement officials. The author of the column is a Washington Post blogger named...

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on July 9, 2017 in Gun Page World News

Judge rules TX profs can’t substantiate campus carry ‘fears’

Adam Sabes Mississippi Campus Correspondent @asabes10 A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by three Texas professors seeking to overturn the state’s campus carry law, which went into effect amid vulgar protests last year. Judge Lee Yeakel ruled that the professors could present “no concrete evidence to substantiate their fears” that students would respond with gunfire if they discussed controversial issues in the classroom. A federal judge in Texas has dismissed a lawsuit from three professors who claimed that campus carry made them afraid to discuss controversial issues in class, lest a student rebut them with gunfire. The three University of...

Adam Sabes Mississippi Campus Correspondent @asabes10 A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by three Texas professors seeking to overturn the state’s campus carry law, which went into effect amid vulgar protests last year. Judge Lee Yeakel ruled that...

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on July 7, 2017 in Gun Page World News

Oregon Passes GOP Senator’s Bill Allowing Gun Seizure Order Without Gun Owner’s Knowledge

by AWR Hawkins Oregon lawmakers passed legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Brian Boquist (R-Dallas) that allows a judge to issue an ex parte ruling for the confiscation of an individual’s firearms. The bill is SB 719, and it has now passed Oregon’s House and Senate. It creates an Extreme Risk Protection Order, which forces the subject of the order to hand over all firearms, as well as his concealed carry permit if he possesses one. NRA-ILA reports: Based on a California law enacted in 2014, SB 719A would create a so-called “Extreme Risk Protection Order” (ERPO) that could be obtained by a...

by AWR Hawkins Oregon lawmakers passed legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Brian Boquist (R-Dallas) that allows a judge to issue an ex parte ruling for the confiscation of an individual’s firearms. The bill is SB 719, and it has now passed...

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on July 5, 2017 in Gun Page World News

Armed 11-Year-Old Saves Family from Charging Bear

by AWR Hawkins An armed 11-year-old walking to a “fishing hole” with his family in Hoonah, Alaska, saved his uncle and cousin by shooting a brown bear that came out of the woods and charged the group. The boy–Elliot Clark–was walking with “his uncle, Craig Stoltzfus, Stoltzfus’ father, a cousin and three dogs,” at the time of the attack. According to the Juneau Empire, the bear closed the gap on the group in a hurry. Elliot Clark’s father said, “There was four of them in a line … my son was third. The bear came down the trail at them, fella...

by AWR Hawkins An armed 11-year-old walking to a “fishing hole” with his family in Hoonah, Alaska, saved his uncle and cousin by shooting a brown bear that came out of the woods and charged the group. The boy–Elliot...

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