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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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It was the first time we had to call a nearby gun shop to see if they could sell us a gun because we had run out," Atkinson told The Huffington Post.
Those regulations -- which governed the opening of gun shops, gun repair workshops and shooting clubs authorized the police to cease arms in case of criminal cases and refer the matter to the Prosecution and Investigation Board.
The associations of gunsmiths, gun shops, hunters and shooters are not powerful enough to influence the politicians.
When the time comes, the elderly--or the people listed in their last will and testament as their "heirs and assigns"--will take old guns from the inherited estate to gun shops like yours and ask, "What can I get for this?
Without dedicated gun shops, our whole way of life is in serious jeopardy.
The burglar alarm at S & M Gun Shop, 1375 River Road, sounded shortly before 3 a.
The character-driven reality TV program introduced the nation to the hard-hitting Tuminaro family and their Montana-based gun shop, The Custom Shop.
The NSSF report reveals some women are concerned about gun shop employees talking down to them or treating them differently than they would male customers.
The FBI flyer was clear that the fact that the gun buyer was an innocent, law-abiding citizen was no excuse for a gun shop not to send the gun records to the FBI: "Some of the activities, taken individually, could be innocent and must be examined by law enforcement professionals," the flyer demanded.
But, in keeping with the team's high standards, we set our sights on the very best gun shop among the five major purveyors in the metro area.
MC Sports Outdoor Center features a complete gun shop, camping and hiking equipment, fishing equipment, archery gear and more.
Niles, Illinois is one step closer to having a state-of-the-art pistol range and gun shop in town thanks to a 5-2 vote in favor of the facility cast by the zoning commission Monday evening.