Gun News

Lawmakers propose reinstating handgun waiting period

15th Oct 2015

Democratic lawmakers are moving to reinstate the state's 48-hour waiting period for handguns, nearly four months after a law passed repealing the wait time. Rep. Chris Taylor, D-Madison, and Sen. Nikiya Harris Dodd, D-Milwaukee, are proposing the measure, which would require gun purchasers to wait 48 hours before picking up a handgun. Families of victims of gun violence argued that repealing the waiting period should not have been about the time it takes to do a background check, which is
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This Pro-Gun Researcher Wrote a Viral Op-Ed As a Young Woman Who Really Wants a Gun

Posted by jhingarat21 on 19th Aug 2015

Last fall, a first-person narrative by Taylor Woolrich, a student at Dartmouth and a stalking victim, went viral. In the article, which appeared on FoxNews.com, Woolrich wrote that her stalker of several years would soon be let out of jail, yet the college wouldn’t let her carry a gun. The headline read, “Dear Dartmouth, I am one of your students, I am being stalked, please let me carry a gun to protect myself.” The article went on: I feel that I have no control over my life. My family was forc
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Vaporized Superglue Helps Lift Fingerprint from Gun Trigger

Posted by jhingarat21 on 12th Aug 2015

Evidence has appeared out of the air. A team of investigators for the Italian police has lifted a fingerprint off a pistol trigger with the help of vaporized superglue.Triggers might seem like a natural place to look for fingerprints, but they are small and get touched repeatedly, so it can be hard to get clear, usable prints from them. Despite what you see on TV, firearms in general aren’t a good source of fingerprints – a recent study suggests only 13 per cent produce usable evidence – an
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Mass. Man Arrested For Carrying Loaded Gun, Knife in Stadium

Posted by jhingarat21 on 11th Aug 2015

PAWTUCKET, R.I. —A Massachusetts man has been arrested for allegedly carrying a loaded gun and a knife inside McCoy Stadium. Scott Guild is facing charges of carrying a weapon without a permit and carrying a prohibited weapon. Police say a patron alerted Pawtucket Red Sox staff on Saturday that she had seen a drop a handgun, pick it up and then go into the restroom. The PawSox hosted the Syracuse Chiefs on Saturday.Officers found the 68-year-old Guild, of Mansfield, Massachusetts, in the restroo
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Americans Can Shoot Straighter than the Washington Post

Posted by jhingarat21 on 4th Aug 2015

At A1F Daily, we’ve focused a lot recently on bogus “studies” dealing with guns and gun ownership, and how the national media is quick to publish, without question, the alleged “results.”Well, here we go again.A new “study,” completed by the anti-gun National Gun Victims Action Council and quickly championed by the Washington Post, appears to set out to prove that it’s a good thing for Americans with concealed-carry permits to utilize training to increase their skills. If that were where the stu
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