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<p>Photo courtesy of Weld County SO.</p>

Colo. Sheriff Won't Enforce 'Knee-Jerk' Gun Control

March 19, 2013
In the coming days, Gov. John Hickenlooper is expected to sign laws expanding background checks to purchase firearms and limiting ammunition magazines to 15 rounds. The laws passed the state's legislature last week.
<p>Photo via Sen. Dianne Feinstein.</p>

Senate Committee Approves Assault Weapons Ban

March 14, 2013
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved a renewed assault-weapons ban, advancing the measure to the Senate floor where it will face intense resistance from Republicans and other gun-rights supporters.
<p>Photo courtesy of Blue Force Gear.</p>

Blue Force Gear Donates $5K To Spirit of Blue

March 7, 2013
A $5,000 donation from Blue Force Gear to The Spirit of Blue Foundation will provide safety equipment grants to several law enforcement agencies, according to the foundation.
<p>TASER&#39;s X2 CEW. Photo courtesy of TASER.</p>

X2 Sales Boost TASER International's Performance

February 28, 2013
The publicly traded TASER (NASDAQ: TASR) recorded sales of $32.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2012, a 50.6% increase over the company's fourth quarter 2011 tally of $21.3 million.
<p>Photo via Savage Range.</p>

Savage Range Introduces Fun Targets

February 27, 2013
The flopper targets, which are built using a 3/8-inch AR500 steel plate, pop up a second target when the first is hit. When you knock down the second target, the first pops up again.

NRA Uses DOJ's Own Gun Control Memo Against It

February 25, 2013
The National Rifle Association is using a Justice Department memo it obtained to argue in ads that the Obama administration believes its gun control plans won't work unless the government seizes firearms and requires national gun registration — ideas the White House has not proposed and does not support.

Report: L.A. Cops Fired 100+ Rounds at Newspaper Truck

February 22, 2013
Eight LAPD officers who fired dozens of rounds at a newspaper delivery truck during the Chris Dorner manhunt will be kept out of the field until the investigation is complete, according to the agency.
<p>Photo courtesy of Streamlight.</p>

Streamlight Introduces TLR-2 with Green Laser

February 21, 2013
Streamlight has introduced the TLR-2 G, a lightweight, gun-mounted tactical light featuring a green aiming laser to provide greater visibility for long-range targeting.
<p>Photo courtesy of ATN.</p>

ATN Introduces Odin-W Thermal Monocular Weapon Sight Kits

February 15, 2013
American Technologies Network Corp. has introduced a kit that enables an operator to mount the Odin-14 Thermal Monocular to a rifle.
<p>Photo courtesy of Olympic Arms.</p>

Olympic Arms Drops New York Law Enforcement Customers

February 14, 2013
AR-rifle specialist Olympic Arms will no longer sell its products to New York law enforcement officers or agencies, following the state's passage of an assault weapons ban.
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