California bill upping training requirements for permit advances

A measure stepping up the training requiring for those seeking concealed carry permits in the state passed out of a key Assembly committee this week. The proposal, AB 2103, would set a mandatory minimum of at least...

Man Charged For Lying On Background Check

A Tennessee man faces federal charges for a “lie and try”-style gun purchase at a Walmart near Nashville last month. Khari Milak Whitehead, 26, of Antioch, allegedly failed two background checks while attempting to buy a...

Justice Department wants to boost ATF budget to shorten wait for NFA processing

As the Justice Department moves to regulate bump stocks like machine guns, it’s also proposing to shorten the wait time to transfer such items. For “combating violent crime,” the Justice Department proposed increasing the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...

NEW Colt M1911A1 pistol

Theatre-made “sweetheart grips” crafted from recycled aircraft canopies were popular in WWII– but this particularly sweet longslide is tied to a key figure in firearms history. Up for bid at Rock Island’s upcoming April Premier Auction...

NSSF: What gun dealers need to know about age-discrimination laws

The National Shooting Sports Foundation warned federally-licensed gun dealers considering limiting rifle sales to customers under 21 may face expensive legal action as a result. The foundation represents 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations...

DICKs Finished With AR Rifles

Gun groups reacted with disappointment and disgust this week after Dick’s Sporting Goods announced new policies banning firearm sales to customers under 21 and discontinuing its inventory of assault-style rifles. Dick’s Chief Executive Officer Edward Stack made the declaration Wednesday...

Walmart won’t sell guns, ammo to customers under 21

Walmart said this week it won’t sell firearms and ammunition to anyone under age 21, citing the Parkland shooting for its sudden policy reversal. The change preempts congressional hand-wringing over whether to raise the legal age limit...

Citing Parkland as rallying cry, California Dems push 10 new gun control bills

“We are going to attack this problem from every single side we see possible,” said Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher when talking about a bevy of budding additions to California’s gun laws. The bills, some filed weeks...