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firearm

a barrelled weapon of any description from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged. It includes any prohibited weapon, whether a lethal weapon or not. A certificate must be obtained to buy or possess a firearm. There are rules covering imitation firearms.
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Even in a still-male-dominated business, Ukiah Gun Shop and Harry Beckwith's Gun Shop have flourished after earning a 30 percent female customer base.
But the gun shop is open as normal and I would just like to thank all of the customers that have offered to help.
According to the report, at Ade's Gun Shop in Orange, California, manager Lisa Atkinson said Saturday was the biggest day the shop has ever had, with some 13,000 dollars in sales.
At Ade's Gun Shop in Orange, Calif, manager Lisa Atkinson said Saturday was the biggest day the shop has ever had, with some $13,000 in sales.
The owner of the gun shop told WRDW that he regretted taking a life but he "did what he had to do.
Hayat Al-Ghamdi | Arab News <p>ABHA: Preparations are underway to open three gun shops in the south of the Kingdom following a recent Interior Ministry decision to relax the law on the sale of arms.
You must trust the gun shop to be honest with your widow so it will be wise for you to establish a working relationship with the gunsmith or gunshop while you are still alive so the pressure will be off your widow when you assume room temperature.
Most of the gun shops in southern Alberta are run by decent, helpful folks who love to talk guns and tell tales and kill off a pot of bad coffee.
Ian Okell, owner of Dragon Field Sports in Wrexham, said the regulation of gun shops would not tackle the real problem - that of the illegal gun trade.
30-30 Marlin bought from a gun shop some minutes before.
This is the first evidence that says it's quite easy for a felon to walk into a gun shop and buy ammunition,'' said Greg Ridgeway, associate director for safety and justice for Rand.
Venezuela In July a Venezuelan national and a US citizen placed an order for 150,000 rounds of AK-47 ammunition at a single gun shop in Miami.