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Entries for February 2013

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In media stories nationwide, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and its firearm-manufacturer members continue to correct misinformation ab...

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The divide between Connecticut’s gun manufacturers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would seem too wide to bridge, but after a cordial meeting, both si...

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A Mississippi lawmaker has reached out to gun makers in Connecticut and beyond in an attempt to lure them from to his Southern state. Philip Gunn, ...

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Modern Sporting Rifle Facts

The modern sporting rifle, based on the AR-15 platform, is widely misunderstood. Why? Confusion exists because while these rifles may cosmetically look like military rifles, they do not function the same way.

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Background Information on So-Called 'Assault Weapons'

There is a tremendous amount of misinformation surrounding the issue of so-called "assault weapons." What has erroneously been termed an "assault weapon" is a semi-automatic firearm (Modern Sporting Rifle) that fires just one bullet with each pull of the trigger (versus a fully automatic firearm -- machine gun -- which continues to shoot until the trigger is released).

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