This Week In Guns 241 - Gun makers escape taxation and SHOT show kerfuffle

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Top Stories


{Start Positive News…


War Sport acquired by Zrodelta


Lantac BCG turns your AR into a straight pull bolt action rifle


Honor Defense offers voluntary upgrade for Honor Guard pistols


Kimber moving to Alabama because of NY gun laws


Weatherby gives up on California, is heading to Wyoming


Elon Musk introduces $600 flame thrower


Brownell's becomes a gun manufacturer, introduces retro line of AR pattern rifles


FPC puts the BATFE on notice, bump stock regulation is likely illegal


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2 dead, 19 injured in Kentucky school shooting


ATF raids former deputy's home because he bought too many demilled receivers online


News sources misreport on failed federal online gun buying sting, claim dark web gun purchases are easy


Las Vegas police release report on Route 91 shooting massacre, new details emerge


The truth behind the Franklin Armory Deformation


Bump stock ban will lead to other bans according to former ATF gun tech chief


Gun control bumper sticker cited in criminal complaint after traffic dispute turned into a defensive shooting


12 women and their stance on guns, Taran Tactical shooter speaks against 2A


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Gabby Giffords’ group admits NY gun control is a failure


Denver jumps on the bump stock ban wagon


New NJ governor plans to overturn all of former governor's handgun policies


Lone gun control activist shows up to protest SHOT show


Gun control groups are attacking preemption laws


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Full Auto News Segment

(Stories the “real” media won’t talk about… and other crazy stuff):


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“No Lackin” social media challenge ends with teen being shot in the head


Indiana woman kills attacker that pinned her to a fence


Comedian flip flops, wants a CCW now that he was robbed at gunpoint


Man asks to see AR-15, pulls loaded mag from pocket and commits armed robbery


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OverFlow - Extra Stories (SKIP THESE)


Tavor 12 gauge bullpup introduced


California magazine ban lawsuit gets support from 18 states and law enforcement groups


Magpul introduces Pro 700 rifle chassis


Samson Mfg introduces pocket comp for S&W Shield


Velocity triggers releases AR drop in trigger with interchangeable trigger shoes


Mossberg enters the magazine fed shotgun market


Mossberg introduces MVP precision rifles in .308 and 6.5 Creedmoor


Exo-one unveiled for the P320, makes a braced pistol with more possibilities


Mepro NYX-200 combines day or night optics with thermal imaging


OSS introduces new Helix QD suppressor line


Shield sights announces red dot sights for compact pistols


LCD E-tint range glasses, go from light to dark at the flick of a switch


NRA's floundering stance on bump stocks emboldens states to pursue gun control measures


Professor determined to harm semi drivers opens fire at I-80 truckstop


Hawaii introduces trigger modification ban to the senate


Indiana legislators abandon proposed repeal of handgun licensing


NPR weighs in on getting guns away from prohibited, or not, persons


Update on NY man shot half a mile away from where shooters were sighting in their rifles