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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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As an NRA-Certified Instructor who owns a gun store, I'm able to encourage and educate beginners on fit and caliber to help them enjoy the shooting sports."
On the night of the vote, there was a large turnout from citizens who wanted to speak on the gun store. Like so many advocates of gun control, the people most opposed to guns based their opinions on emotions and an ignorant understanding of firearms.
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.
CHICAGO -- Forced by court order to allow long-banned gun stores to open in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday introduced an ordinance that is so strict and so dramatically limits where the stores can operate that critics say it is little more than a continuation of the city's longtime ban.
You can't do this with firearms unless you own a range adjacent to your gun store.
The Gun Store's minister Emily Miller said: "We're here because people love each other and guns.
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 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.
Whether you decide to be an official media contact for your gun store, shooting range or hunting club, you can prepare for a television interview just as surely as you can prepare for opening day.
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;