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  1. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Section 265 defines a firearm (besides pistols) as any shotgun or rifle that has a barrel of less than 18 inches, or any modified rifle or shotgun with a barrel less than 26 inches... So being as laws can only be enforced under the definitions listed, modifying a barrel to 27 inches would then...
  2. Off-Topic
    SAFE Act limits clips and magazines. I don't recall seeing anything about belts. Is this the next NY legal AR?
  3. Firearms in the News
    Texting argument leaves one dead, another hurt in movie theater shooting | Tampa Bay Times
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    Nassau DA Rice got $1M in gifts through a loophole being investigated by the anti-corruption panel she runs - NY Daily News Ah, the sweet smell of corruption. Sound familiar anyone... Moreland commission maybe?
  5. Off-Topic
    First Amendment used to break Park Service barriers during shutdown - Washington Times "Rangers told visitors Wednesday that they could not deny entry to anyone who wanted to exercise First Amendment rights, and could not interrogate visitors, which effectively means the monument is open to...
  6. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    is there a loophole in nyc/nys purchasing laws? i live in the bronx very close to the border of westchester, i am in the process of getting my shotgun/rifle permit but i am afraid due to a prior and single arrest i might get declined. i would like to see if there is another option to owning or...
  7. Off-Topic
    Simply put it has been my mission to have a campfire in the Eastern High peaks when I go camping. I think I have found a loophole and would like some opinions. Well to be clear I do not want a campfire I want an open fire more specifically a "celebratory bonfire" Also lastly before I get down...
  8. Off-Topic
    I have a feeling the authorities and the mayor new he wouldn't be taken alive. Plus, I'm sure they wanted him dead. Chris Dorner Reward Loophole Could Keep Anyone From Collecting Million Dollar Bounty
  9. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    ? are we supposed to go thru FFL for every sale on here now?
  10. The AR-15
    THE FEATURELESS REVOLUTION HAS BEGUN!! - Came across this. Pretty interesting stock setup... I wouldn't mind one myself.
  11. The AR-15
    First, the goods: Preban Parsons Precision 30 round magazine outfitted with a Magpul Gen3 yellow follower (new follower has been travel tested). Parson's Precision was bought out by Center Industries in the 1980s. This magazine failed my for-sale inspection because it does not have all...
  12. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Can you get around the magazine capacity by using a belt feed since it technically wouldn't use a magazine?
  13. General Firearms
    Forgive my ignorance, I am just getting back into firearms following a 20 year hiatus. What is the Gun Show loophole all the liberals are whining about? Does it have something to do with purchases made at the shows?
  14. Firearms in the News
    Schumer gun bill would expand background checks | Schumer gun bill would expand background checks Posted at: 02/24/2011 8:46 AM U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says he's proposing legislation to require all gun buyers undergo a background check and increase penalties against states that...
  15. Firearms in the News
  16. News Feeds
    The Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2009
  17. News Feeds
    Virginia Senate Shoots Down Gun-Show Loophole Bill The Senate has voted again to kill a bill requiring background checks of most buyers at gun shows.
  18. News Feeds US 'Gun Show Loophole,' Still Open in Minnesota, Must Be Closed US 'Gun Show Loophole,' Still Open in Minnesota, Must Be Closed This month marks the 15th anniversary of the signing of the Brady Bill, named for James Brady, President Reagan's press secretary, who was shot...
  19. News Feeds McCain 'No Comment' on Staff Gun Lobbyist, 'Terror Gap' Gun Loophole McCain 'No Comment' on Staff Gun Lobbyist, 'Terror Gap' Gun Loophole Sen. John McCain portrays himself as a strong supporter of Second Amendment rights. But does that extend to gun rights for suspected...
  20. News Feeds
    Close US Gun Show Loophole, Tighten Background Checks - Obama American mayors and legislators are closely studying today's Supreme Court ruling which clarifies the constitutional right of an individual to have a gun and may make many cities' gun control efforts invalid.. The 5-4 landmark...