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What Is National Concealed Carry Reciprocity?

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Violence in Baltimore, Detroit and Chicago are not the fault of a lack of gun laws. But if you try to carry a gun for self-defense in these cities you are the one likely to end up in jail. Even driving through New Jersey with a gun can land you in jail.

Aimpoint Receives U.S. Army Contract

3:08 PM 03/24/2017

Manassas, VA - - Aimpoint, the worldwide leader in reflex sight technology, has been awarded a contract for supply of 30,000 M68 Close Combat Optics (M68CCO) to the U.S. Army. The Aimpoint CompM4s sight is type-classified as the M68CCO when used by the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force. These sights will be supplied with a killFlash® anti-reflection device, rubber lens covers, and adapters which allow the sights to be deployed on all versions of the M16 rifle, M4 Carbine, and light machineguns such as the M240 and M249.

NSSF Cites 17 Percent Drop In Unintentional Firearms Fatalities

2:53 PM 03/24/2017

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) applauds the work of responsible firearm owners for helping to keep guns out of the wrong hands, as it shares the latest data regarding unintentional fatalities involving firearms. The National Safety Council’s “Injury Facts—2017 Edition” shows a 17 percent decrease in accidents involving firearms from 2014 to 2015, a year in which firearms sales soared.