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Federal agents bough ttwo guns from anonymous dealers on the Dark Web: an AR-15, left, and an Uzi, right. (Photo: Government Accountability Office) A federal report released last week detailed a covert government investigation into illegal online gun sales, uncovering layers of complexity unaddressed by previous studies. The Government Accountability Office spent more than two years answering gun ads online to
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“In the aftermath of so many mass shootings, it would be tragic for this to become the next deadly loophole in our nation’s gun laws,” said Healey. (Photo: Attorney General Maura Healey’s office) Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has come out swinging against national concealed carry reciprocity, contending it puts police officers at risk. In
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After last week’s not guilty verdict, prosecutors in the Kate Steinle murder case are crying foul that jurors were not allowed to inspect the firearm tied to her death. The jury asked to pull the trigger on the unloaded weapon — which had been described as having an “extremely light” trigger and no safety —
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The Honolulu Police Department is reevaluating its controversial policy requiring legal marijuana users with registered firearms to turn in their guns. In an update to a story reported last week that about 30 individuals with cannabis cards have been sent surrender letters so far, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser says the department is reviewing the policy following “community
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On Veterans Day, Patriot Ordnance Factory invited friends and family to the grand opening of their new 27,000 square foot factory in Phoenix. Located at at 1492 Victory Lane, company president Frank DeSomma chuckled at the significance of the address number. “Fourteen ninety-two. Isn’t that when Columbus sailed the ocean blue?” he asked. DeSomma was
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The Specialty 0.5mm shooting gloves, pictured in coyote tan, grant tactical shooters smoother manipulation through its precise and ergonomic fit. (Photo: Mechanix) Glove maker Mechanix introduced a new shooting glove, the Specialty 0.5mm, designed for use by military, law enforcement and tactical shooters. Built to deliver a natural feel and lightweight hand protection, the 0.5mm
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From left; Cliven Bundy and his sons Ammon Bundy and Ryan Bundy, together with co-defendant Ryan Payne in this undated combination file photo. (Photo: Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office) More than three-and-a-half years since the so-called Battle of Bunkerville, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, his two sons, and a fourth defendant are facing a jury of their peers
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The gun industry’s top trade association brought its national campaign targeting straw purchases to Boston this week. The National Shooting Sports Foundation partnered with state and federal agencies Monday to raise awareness across the city about the stiff penalties facing those who buy a gun for a prohibited person — a crime punishable by up to
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The counterterrorism supervisor was still drunk when another agent called police to report the missing firearm. (Photo: Matt McClain/Washington Post) An FBI supervisor is being investigated after a woman stole his firearm following a night of drinking over the summer. The agency has opened an internal investigation into Robert Manson, a counterterrorism supervisor who had
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Authorities determined that a 29-year-old man who shot and killed his uncle in self defense at his Wellford, South Carolina, home last week. Deputies with the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about the shooting around 9:25 p.m., the Tryon Daily Bulletin reported. Responding deputies found Cody Lawrence suffering from what was described
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered flags to be flown at half staff through Thursday in honor of those who died in the “horrific shooting.” (Photo: KSAT) Twenty-six people were killed and another 20 injured during a Sunday morning church service in Sutherland Springs, Texas, in what is being described as the largest mass shooting in
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