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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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When I worked for AirF'orce Airguns, we advised the gun stores that carried our air rifles to fully accessorize a model and put it on top of one of their display cases.
Instead, intermingled in the graphic accounts of more guns traced, to the Phoenix operation, were jabs at the number of gun stores on the Mexican-American border.
They smirk a little and say they've never seen a gun store like this before, but they buy, too," he said.
Sadly, this attitude is not limited to gun stores, but it is especially damaging in one.
After the police had Mwanzi cold, he began to cooperate with them in regard to the burglary of the 21 guns as well as the burglary of another gun store where three guns were stolen.
Petty's by being tossed out of a gun store in Doncaster, England (150 miles north of London).
Every gun store should have at least one pink gun on display--especially to attract young women.
lot of speculation at the gun store at which I work, and I feel I can give a pretty good answer as to what they are doing to improve the SR9, where previously all we had at the store was speculation.
ATF and Oscoda Township Police Investigate Gun Store Theft
Gun store owners have seen a marked increase in handgun sales in the past year, and some dealers have even experienced shortages on certain gun models and ammunition.
This is just another knee-jerk, do-something, feel-good measure on top of other recent legislation such as the registration and thumbprinting of ammunition buyers, licensing and background checks of gun store employees at $125 each and others that have no effect on criminals.
I'm one of those dealers who gets upset every time I read about how supposedly customers are treated badly when they walk into a gun store.