Monthly Archives: March 2013

US Army Vet Charged With Fighting With Al-Qaida

US Army Vet Charged With Fighting With Al-Qaida

Magpul Establishes Operation ‘Boulder Airlift’
Unknown –(Ammoland.com)- During this period of high demand, and with the reality of Colorado state legislation, we at Magpul are taking steps to ensure that responsible Colorado residents who want to own standard capacity magazines have the opportunity …

USS Stennis Group Commander Reprimanded

Petraeus Apologizes for Conduct, Affair

Magpul Turns Its Back On Colorado After Banning Gun Magazines
Colorado –(Ammoland.com)- Company confirms plan to relocate “almost immediate” once Governor signs bill to limit magazine sizes. Hereʼs what Magpul released: Apparently Gov Hickenlooper has announced that he will sign HB 1224 on Wednesday. We were …

Magpul says it’s getting ready to leave Colo.
DENVER — Magpul Industries, the Boulder manufacturer who threatened to leave the state if the legislature passed a ban on the high-capacity magazines it made, is getting ready to pull up its roots and move elsewhere, the company announced Monday.

Magpul, Ammo Magazine Maker, Says Move Out Of Colorado Has Begun
Magpul Industries has told The Denver Post that their efforts to move out of Colorado have begun now that Gov. John Hickenlooper has officially signed into law House Bill 1224, the high-capacity magazine ban bill which limits ammo magazines to …

Magpul says move out of Colorado “underway,” and others will follow
Ammunition magazine manufacturer Magpul Industries said it plans to begin leaving Colorado “almost immediately,” and other firms may follow suit in the wake of a new law that limits ammunition magazine capacities. “Our moving efforts are …

Shooting at Northeast Portland gas station marks year’s first fatality from gang-related violence

Shooting at Northeast Portland gas station marks year’s first fatality from gang-related violence
In the hours after Edward Jewell Paden Jr. was gunned down at a Northeast Portland gas station, dozens of friends, relatives and acquaintances converged in the area, talking, grieving and — in one tense confrontation — arguing with one another.

California Call to Action: Two Anti-Gun Bills are Expected to be Heard Next Tuesday

California Call to Action: Two Anti-Gun Bills are Expected to be Heard Next Tuesday
On Tuesday, April 2, the Assembly Committee on Public Safety will consider two drastic and sweeping restrictions on the sale of lawful firearms and ammunition in California. Assembly Bill 48(Skinner), would ban the sale of magazine parts kits that can hold more than ten cartridges, it would ban the sale or transfer of ammunition by anyone other than a licensed firearms dealer and would require that every single ammunition transfer be reported to the state.  Under this unprecedented attack on ammunition, millions of law-abiding gun owners would become criminals. The other bill is, Assembly Bill 169 (Dickinson), which would ban the sale and transfer of firearms that are not currently on California’s roster of handguns approved for sale in the state.  In doing so, this bill would prohibit the transfer of millions of lawfully-owned handguns and jeopardize their continued ownership.

NRA’s New Commentators Pander To Women, Minorities, Veterans
WASHINGTON — The National Rifle Association this week debuted a new lineup of special commentators — three young adults whose biographies are tailor-made to appeal to three groups the NRA is targeting with special outreach programs: minorities …

Gun sellers burdened enough
Gun control advocates complain that Congress stopped the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives from making firearms dealers conduct costly annual inventories to keep their records straight. But ATF already has the power to investigate records and inventories in a number of common sense circumstances, such as a criminal investigation or when there is a suspected violation.Common sense tells us that placing additional burdens on law abiding gun retailers will do nothing to reduce crime, but placing the full weight of our criminal justice system on lawbreakers will.

Missouri: Senate endorses amendment to bolster gun rights
The Missouri Senate has given first round approval to a proposed constitutional amendment bolstering certain gun rights after a Democratic state senator blocked a vote for several hours.

Arkansas: Important Pro-Gun Bills Advance to Senate Floor
Yesterday, House Bill 1819, an important protection to the Emergency Powers statute, passed in the Senate Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs with a “Do Pass” recommendation.  HB 1819, introduced by state Representative Charlotte Vining Douglas (R-75), would prohibit any Arkansas Governor from imposing restrictions on the transfer or transportation of lawfully possessed firearms during a declared State of Emergency.  HB 1819 could now be considered on the Senate floor at any time.