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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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On the night of the vote, there was a large turnout from citizens who wanted to speak on the gun store.
There they were fetched by Farida's uncle and taken to the family home in Padian, near the lake, where they were joined by the four other employees from the Banggolo gun store.
One provision certain to be examined closely by gun rights advocates is the requirement that gun stores have a video record of all transactions.
A lot of gun stores would argue with that statement.
After the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School that took 26 lives, Crocket Keller of Kellers Riverside Gun Store in Austin is offering a special deal for teachers to get a Concealed Handgun License.
As an example, Sacramento police recently arrested a woman on parole for burglary who purchased two types of handgun ammunition at two different gun stores.
As a result of its successful stings, the city filed civil suits against 27 gun stores, charging them with negligence and creating a public nuisance.
Of course, the lack of criminal clientele makes a gun store one of the safest spots in a crime-ridden city like Los Angeles.
Our guy, who may have been surprised while at the shooting range or at a gun store, is wearing camouflage, doesn't enter the interview with a plan and generally doesn't come off well.
One gun store sold over 100 shotguns on Wednesday alone.
Require enhanced security plans at gun stores and annual training and testing of gun store employees;
The Associated Press reported on October 10 about a federal appeals court ruling that held a local zoning ordinance which made it virtually impossible to open a new gun store in a populated area was not in violation of the Second Amendment.