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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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Punjab Police spokesperson Nayab Haider said the campaign of checking gun shops across Punjab has led to the police forwarding recommendations to cancel the licences of 14 dealers for maintaining incomplete records, while 18 cases have been registered for overstocking.
Just two years later we expanded our gun shop and added a bit more space with the growing number of customers.
The law is aimed at countering terrorism and extremism and was developed following the terrorist attack in Aktobe of June 5, 2016, when two gun shops were attacked.
While the NRA did not say when it obtained information about the FBI/Joint Terrorism Task Force flyers sent to gun shops, the phrasing on the press release does suggest they possessed them before the Patriot Act vote: "The flyers first appeared in Connecticut, with a revised version appearing more recently in Utah."
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.
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.
The associations of gunsmiths, gun shops, hunters and shooters are not powerful enough to influence the politicians.
The guns had been legally purchased from gun shops in Pompano Beach.
It's only natural some gun shops follow the same idea--which can be a profitable outlet in today's market.
With no limit on how many weapons one citizen can own there was no suspicion raised in Raleigh, North Carolina when in the first half of 2010 Greenoe trawled gun shops in the town where he was brought up and his mum still lived.
What gun owners need to understand is that the small firearms retailer is the beating heart of the firearms industry and the "gun culture." Without dedicated gun shops, our whole way of life is in serious jeopardy.
Business continues to surge when it comes to gun shops, and so shop owners across the nation are looking into new ways to expand their operations to capitalize on the thriving market.