A group representing 1600 SWAT teams is scrambling to keep a Defense Department surplus gear program intact.
A lawmaker is calling on Congress to restrict a Department of Defense program that provides surplus military equipment to law enforcement agencies.
A Hamilton County, Ohio, man who was Tasered twice in the eye during a traffic…
“If there’s no real intent, there’s no real threat, no real weapon, no real harm is occurring or going to occur, why in the world are we in a sense abusing our children like this,” said Sally Kern who introduced the Common Sense Zero Tolerance Act.
Under New Jersey’s gun control laws, children – and adults alike – could face steep penalties for illegally owning BB guns, which the state’s laws make little distinction between the childhood toy and illegal big boy weapons like machine guns and sawed-off shotguns.
“An everyday 5-pound dry powder fire extinguisher will shoot a high-speed stream of attacker slowing or stopping (depending on how close) thick powder for 12-20 feet that will cover an area many times larger than pepper spray and you need not be a good shot as with a firearm that could send misses through classroom walls,” explains Jim Shults, who’s lectured on the subject since the 1980s.
Following a tragedy last month in which a 13-year-old boy was fatally shot by police for carrying a BB gun resembling an AK-47, California lawmakers are looking to expand the state’s restrictions on toy firearms.
A Virginia Beach student was suspended for shooting classmates with an airsoft gun before school. The boy claims he was playing with the other boys and that he was on his mom’s property and not near the bus stop when the pellets were fired. The school says otherwise.
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell signs a package of pro-gun bills into law, including the controversial ‘Stand Your Ground’ law which removes one’s duty to retreat from an attacker if he/she can safely do so.
With the nationwide ammo shortage some California police departments are turning to using professional grade airsoft guns for training.