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The National Air Rifle "New Shooter" League is sponsored by the Orion Scoring System, a national team league exclusive to athletes in their first year of competition. Teams are from high schools and junior Rifle clubs throughout the United States. Over 10 weeks, each team competes in eight games.
According to court documents, Salyer and Purks went to the home on Wisconsin Avenue, and Salyer was interested in purchasing an assault rifle. While looking at the rifle, Salyer loaded it, pointed it at the victim, demanded money and then shot him. Homicide detectives filed murder charges for Salyer ...
Assault rifles rule the roost in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, and developer Bluehole wants to change that. In a Steam post, it said that an upcoming weapons balance patch will ensure that weapon choice is down to personal preference and the situation at hand, rather than just which gun is strongest.
"So he decided to rush the gunman, actually wrestled that assault rifle away (and) tossed it over the counter. "At that point, the gunman then fled." The suspect fled on foot and was nude after removing his coat, police said. Shaw Jr. said a bullet grazed him, so he jumped toward the bathroom. "I remember ... shooter
"When it comes to the Second Amendment, I cannot budge," said Joseph Brumbles, who stood near the Capitol decked out in a dark suit and carrying a pistol-sized version of an AK-47 rifle. Brumbles, a 35-year-old convenience-store manager, said he intends to run against U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, ... gun

CLARENCE, N.Y. (WKBW) - Two years ago New York State banned high school rifle teams from using 22 caliber rifles. Teams could only use air rifles in competition. This has led many schools to figure out what to do with the old rifles. Clarence High School is just the latest school that is deciding ...
Love isn't something that you say, it's something that you do. That's the feeling of Kay (Johnson) and Richard (Dick) Morgan of Rifle who are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary this year. Kay's sister, Carla (Johnson) Bernklau and Paul Bernklau married just six short days after Kay and Dick. Within ...
Manufactured by GIAT, the rifle had an overall length of twenty-nine inches with a nineteen-inch barrel--nearly rifle length. The weapon weighed only 7.96 pounds. Intriguingly, unlike standard infantry assault rifles, FAMAS has radioactive tritium sights for night firing and a built-in bipod with arms that ... Military Rifles
A Harpursville man was found with drugs including crystal meth and a semi-automatic rifle, as a result of his arrest on bench warrants, state police said. Matthew J. Mazepa, 36, was taken into custody April 6 in Binghamton and according to troopers, the arrest was prompted by felony warrants that had been ... Military Rifles
Kel-Tec issued a voluntary recall on its SUB-2000 rifle due to an issued with the heat treatments of certain steel tubes. ... an issue with the heat treatment of certain steel tubes received from a third-party supplier from which the barrels for a limited number of Kel-Tec SUB-2000 rifles were manufactured. Military Rifles
And lo and behold: The Marine Corps' $40.8 billion proposed fiscal 2019 budget includes just under $1 million for the service to procure just 116 CSASS rifles. The Marines' line item says the CSASS, based on the Heckler & Koch G28E sniper rifle with a baffle-less OSS suppressor, could replace the ... Military Rifles
Farmers would be allowed to carry loaded rifles across their fields under a bill passed Thursday by the New Hampshire House. The bill seeks to modify a current law prohibiting the carrying of loaded rifles or shotguns in motor vehicles, snowmobiles or aircraft whether stationary or moving, and aboard boats ... Military Rifles
Organizers are encouraging gun rights supporters to bring unloaded rifles to rallies at state capitols across the U.S. this weekend, pushing back against a wave of student-led gun violence protests that some see as a threat to the Second Amendment. A group called the National Constitutional Coalition of ... Military Rifles
Republican congressional candidate Steve Lonegan said Friday he plans to seek criminal charges against Sen. Bob Menendez for briefly holding a display gun at a press conference while standing next to a county sheriff. Lonegan said Menendez (D-N.J.) violated New Jersey's strict law on gun possession ... Military Rifles
The SKS rifle introduced the 7.62x39mm cartridge to the world. It uses an internal 10-round magazine that is reloaded using stripper clips. In a way, this is much like how just about every modern (post-1898) military rifle prior to the M1 Garand was reloaded. The 7.62x39mm round propels a 123-grain bullet at 1,653 feet per ... Military Rifles

Madison police recovered a rifle that had been thrown out of a car on Sunday, after witnesses said a person in the car pointed the rifle out the car window. The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. at Mid Town Road and South High Point Road on the city's West Side, police said. A 36-year-old Madison ... Military Rifles
While most people are standing firmly on either side of the debate about gun laws and gun restrictions, DJ Paul is pretty much playing the middle. The hot topic over the weekend has been the March for Our Lives rallies that took place across the country, which were demonstrations put on to bring ... Military Rifles
MIAMI (WSVN) - Police have detained a man after a photo posted to Instagram shows him holding a high-powered rifle and naming the Ultra Music Festival in the caption, according to sources. 7News sources said City of Miami Police tracked down the man on Sunday and are questioning him. The photo ... Military Rifles
Lawrenceville, GA –-( Bergara has officially begun shipping its hot new HMR Pro Rifle to the trade. After the company introducing the new model at the 2018 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, customers and dealers have been anxiously awaiting their arrival. Nate Treadaway, CEO of BPI Outdoors ... Military Rifles
A Napakiak woman was arrested Sunday for allegedly trying to enter homes in the village while intoxicated and armed with an AR-10 rifle, Alaska State ... morning when someone reported that a woman carrying a rifle was "attempting to gain entry into residences," the troopers said in an online dispatch. Military Rifles
Remington, U.S. gun company that makes rifle used in Sandy Hook shooting, files for bankruptcy protection ... The company has faced lawsuits after the Bushmaster, an AR-15 style rifle, was used in the shooting that killed 26 people, including 20 first-graders, in the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in ... Military Rifles
According to the Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Game Wardens, the discovery was made around 3:00 a.m. when a Douglas County deputy made a traffic stop and found blood coming out of the trunk of a car. A .22 caliber rifle was also found inside the car. Through further investigation, the deputy and ... Military Rifles
Rally-goers were seen armed with assault rifles as speakers discussed the nation's gun laws. Republican gubernatorial candidate Evan Space was in attendance. “I do believe a lot of people are concerned for our safety and for our well awareness as citizens that we need to be protected no matter what ... Military Rifles
A Kansas deputy making an early-morning traffic stop found a .22-caliber rifle in the back of the car and blood dripping from the trunk. The rifle was found on top of a yellow and orange vest, as seen in a photo by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism's game wardens. Another photo showed ... Military Rifles
Officers went to Yancey's house, where he lives with his parents, and spoke to both Yancey and his parents, but were denied access to the home. After obtaining a search warrant they seized numerous firearms, including but was not limited to, several assault-style rifles, handguns, an AK-47 assault rifle, ... Military Rifles
John McCoy: WVU's runner-up finish in rifle was stunning, but next year looks bright ... West Virginia University Rifle team member Ginny Thrasher (right) practices while coach Jon Hammond talks with team member Jack Anderson at the team's rifle ... WVU roared back to capture the air rifle competition. Military Rifles
It defines "assault weapons" as any semiautomatic rifle that has the capacity to accept a detachable magazine, any feature like a folding or telescoping stock, and that can accept more than 10 rounds of ammunition. Gun advocates denounced the proposal, saying it represents an unprecedented attack on ... Military Rifles
Delays in obtaining evidence from police investigators in the vehicular homicide and drunken-driving case against Cody Christopher related to a Dec. 29, 2017, wreck north of Rifle that resulted in two men being killed have led to another continuance. Defense attorney Lawson Wills expressed frustration at ... Military Rifles
Still, good 22 rifles hang on and perhaps the best of them is the Marlin Model 60 rifle in semi-auto. Introduced in 1960, this tube-fed semi-auto was the mainstay of paper catalogs and hardware stores. Today, the Model 60 is still prevalent, the stuff of many pawn shops and any reasonably stocked gun ... Military Rifles
CHELMSFORD -- A bullet fragment found by a custodian on the sidewalk outside Byam Elementary School on Wednesday turned out to be part of a student's key chain. Police responded to the school after a custodian found a .308 hunting rifle slug in a crack of the sidewalk near the main entrance in the ... Military Rifles
Further investigation of White revealed an AR-15-style rifle with a folding stock and flash suppressor, 10 loaded high capacity magazines and a black tactical ballistic body armor vest inside his car, police said. White was charged with one count of unlawful possession of a large capacity firearm, 10 counts of ... Military Rifles
Deputies also saw Sanford and his friends shooting rifles with high-caliber ammunition about a quarter-mile from their subdivision and directly at a park where adults and children were "running for their lives." After being released from prison, Sanford said he wanted to take advantage of his chance to be ... Military Rifles
Mar 22, 2018 — A teenager who was allegedly driving with two AR-15 rifles and two 30-round magazines in his car is due in court Thursday morning. 19-year-old Maxwell Grimard is from Plattsburgh and was arrested in the city on March 5th. He's pleaded not guilty to felony charges of criminal weapons ... Military Rifles
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers will discuss whether to raise the minimum age to buy an AR-15, or similar rifle, from 18 to 21. The House Public Safety Committee on Wednesday will debate the bill by Rep. Juandalynn Givan. The Birmingham Democrat said a vote will show if lawmakers ... Military Rifles
Vandals steal helmet, rifle off Fallen Hero memorial at Jacksonville school. Monument at Sandalwood High School vandalized over weekend. By Frank Powers - Assignment manager. Posted: 4:12 PM, March 21, 2018 Updated: 4:13 PM, March 21, 2018 ... Military Rifles
The House has passed a bill to raise the legal age to purchase rifles and ammunition from 18 to 21 in Delaware. Sponsored by Speaker of the House Pete Schwartzkopf, House Substitute 1 for House Bill 330 cleared the chamber along a largely party line vote of 24-to-16, with Democrats backing the bill. Military Rifles
(COLUMBUS, Miss.) — The states of Georgia and Mississippi have open-carry laws, meaning licensed gun owners can go around in public displaying their weapons. But businesses still have the right to prohibit weapons on their property. That's what happened in a Mississippi Walmart Monday night after ... Military Rifles
It defines "assault weapons" as any semiautomatic rifle that has the capacity to accept a detachable magazine, any feature like a folding or telescoping ... "People who legally own assault rifles or large-capacity magazines will not be required to surrender their firearms, but will be required to register their ... Military Rifles
A 70-year-old man was arrested for possession of an assault rifle and high-capacity magazines containing more than 350 rounds of ammunition, and a ... and my officers and I will continue to do our part to keep high capacity firearms and assault rifles off the streets of Boston and out of the wrong hands,” ... Military Rifles
House Committee to Debate Raising Age for Rifle Purchases. House committee to ... MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers will discuss whether to raise the minimum age to buy an AR-15, or similar rifle, from 18 to 21. ... Another would ban the sale of assault-style rifles. Copyright 2018 The ... Military Rifles
“Do you believe that it is the best option to not compete a contract that could be as many as 50,814 rifles?” HASC Chairman Rep. Joe Wilson, Republican from South Carolina, asked Lt. Gen. Brian D. Beaudreault, deputy commandant of Plans, Policies, and Operations, during the March 6 hearing. “Do you ... Military Rifles
The question is complicated by homemade bump stocks, custom fabrications, and the like. For these purposes, I called a gun "bump-stock-compatible" only if it was a semi-automatic AR-15 or AK-47 pattern rifle or carbine. Those types of firearms are, as far as I could determine, the only ones for which bump ... Military Rifles
The AR-15s — often called assault rifles or sporting rifles — are semi-automatic weapons, a civilian version of the military's fully automated M16. They've been high on the list of guns that many people want banned. (The AR in the name of the gun doesn't stand for assault rifle, but for ArmaLite, its original ... Military Rifles
U.S.A. –-( I have always had a fondness for the “oddball” handguns. Standard revolvers and semi-auto pistols are great, but I still preferred the ones that were like small rifles. The Remington XP-100, Thompson Center Contender, Savage Striker, Rossi Ranch Hand and old school AR ... Military Rifles
We do not believe that a citizenry armed with rifles and pistols is any longer the best defense against a tyrannical government that would have access to a full array of modern weapons. We feel that our best defense against tyranny is active participation in maintaining a healthy democracy. This includes the ... Military Rifles
Despite their intimidating moniker, “assault” rifles are mechanically identical to (and often less powerful than) many mainstream hunting rifles. Consequently ... They make excellent hunting rifles, but they aren't nearly as effective at killing large numbers of people. ... An assault rifle ban is not one of them. Military Rifles
Many of the student survivors of the Parkland shooting have pressed state lawmakers to ban weapons like the AR-15 rifle used by gunman Nikolas Cruz. Multiple attempts to bring a ban to the Florida House and Senate floors failed during the previous legislation session. Now many South Florida officials ... Military Rifles
Kroger didn't specify how the company will screen gun magazines for “assault rifles.” Some magazines, like Field & Stream, focus on hunting rifles and shotguns. Other magazines focus on handguns. But military-style assault rifles often appear on the cover of magazines like Guns & Ammo, Recoil and ... Military Rifles


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