Woman Shoots Armed Intruder who Claimed to be Police
U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On September 27, 2021, a little after midnight, in Anderson, Indiana, surveillance cameras captured a man lurking around a home on a quiet residential street.
Grizzly Bear Attacks Moose Hunters Near Pinedale, Wy
U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- This is one of a series of detailed accounts of bear attacks found with Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests by AmmoLand. On September 7, 2010, a pair of archery hunters were stalking moose in a remote part of Wyoming near Pinedale. A large boar grizzly bear attacked them. Fortunately, they were able to shoot the bear and stop the attack.
Do ‘universal background checks’ really work to reduce gun-related crime? (Dave Workman)
U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In the continuing trend for gun sales measured by the National Instant background Check System, (NICS), September 2020 was the second-highest in the history of NICS, coming in behind last years record number of about 1.61 million. September of 2021 had about 1.31 million gun sales recorded.
Judge Holds D.C. Government Liable for Violating Second Amendment Rights (Dave Workman photo)
U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 15 May, 2015, a class-action lawsuit was filed against the government of the District of Columbia, for violating the constitutional rights of people who had been arrested before the Wrenn case was decided on July 25, 2021. The lawsuit was brought under the 1983 Civil Rights Act.
Two National Firearms Surveys in 2021 Cause Confusion
U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Two different National Firearms Surveys were completed in 2021. One of them was done by Dr. William English of Georgetown University. He published a draft of his study in July of 2021. This correspondent wrote about the results in a previous article. A different 2021 National Firearms Survey was designed by Deborah Azrael and Matthew Miller, as reported in thehill.com, had preliminary results obtained by the Wall Street Journal.
Image from New York Government Press Release about New Rochelle Event
U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On September 16, 2021, the Government of New York State hosted a gun turn-in event in New Rochelle, New York. Monetary rewards were offered for guns turned in. These events are typically labeled with the Orwellian phrase “buyback”, but the government cannot “buy back” items it never owned. From lohud.com:
Noreen Firearms DIY 80% AR-15 & AR-10 Lowers cropped
U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On September 23, 2021, the Firearms Policy Coalition filed a lawsuit challenging a ban on the sale and possession of precursor materials used by individuals to make their own firearms. The ban flies in the face of long-standing precedents. Individuals have been legally and practically able to make their own firearms ever since the Republic was founded. From firearmspolicy.org:
Image courtesy Rock Island Auction
U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A proposed rule change about arm braces on pistols prompted this correspondent to research the history of shoulder stocks, pistols, and the National Firearms Act (NFA).