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Democrats Drop Assault Weapons Ban

Senate Democrats have dropped a proposed assault weapons ban in hopes of garnering broader support for banning high-capacity magazines. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said she was disappointed.

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Reaction Tyme Target

Reaction Tyme Target

LaserLyte's Reaction Tyme Target, TLB-RT, is a new interactive target system with dual modes for reaction and training. This new laser training system comes with two targets for more realistic training scenarios.

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Senate Committee Approves Assault Weapons Ban

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.

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Less-Lethal Weapon Options

Photo: Mark W. Clark

At present, less-lethal weapons are a fact of life. It's hard to find an agency that doesn't use at least one in one form or another. With technology advances being what they are, there are more options today than ever before. Let's look at some of the available technologies and how they make a difference.

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Less-Lethal Options

Less-lethal launchers propel 37 mm or 40 mm specialty rounds with chemical agents.

Law enforcement officers have plenty of less-lethal options to avoid a deadly force encounter, including light, chemical agents, conducted electrical weapons, projectile weapons, and launchable pepper projectiles. Read more in our March feature "Less-Lethal Weapon Options" and make sure to train with your mutual-aid agencies. Photos by Mark W. Clark and Amaury Murgado.

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Savage Range Introduces Fun Targets

Photo via Savage Range.

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.

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Armed Law Student Argues with Cop

Armed Law Student Argues with Cop

A law school student recorded his argument with a police officer who stopped him for openly carrying a handgun. The student refused to provide his name and demanded to speak with the officer's supervisor, before being released.

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Smith & Wesson Performance Center SW1911 Pistols

S&W's Commander-size Round Butt SW1911. Photo: Paul Budde

S&W's Performance Center pistols are carefully assembled from the finest components, using all of the traditional skills of the custom gunsmith. The results are handguns that are not only distinctive and attractive, but are eminently shootable and capable of extreme accuracy.

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NRA Uses DOJ's Own Gun Control Memo Against It

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.

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Protecting the Children

Photo courtesy of Jon Adler.

FLEOA does not support anyone using the Second Amendment as a scapegoat for the Newtown tragedy. Instead, FLEOA is recommending a Safety Summit that includes law enforcement, the NRA, and legislators.

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S&W's Performance 1911s

The 1911 is still a favorite of soldiers, law enforcement officers, and armed professionals...

Smith & Wesson's Performance Center SW1911 and Round Butt SW1911 merge classic 1911 design with contemporary engineering to create a full-size pistol with a lighter-weight frame. Read Paul Scarlata's full "Arsenal" review of the pistols. Photos courtesy of Paul Budde.