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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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Revamping your unit's gunfighting ability should start with this train-the-trainer course.
Now, she wants something that shoots more easily since she competing in the replicated gunfighting of IDPA.
Much lighter, better balanced, and more accurate than the Dragoon, it quickly became the favorite of those interested in serious gunfighting.
Police, candidates, their supporters and community leaders must guarantee that the fresh election will be held without lawlessness, trouble, threats, gunfighting and killing, for voters to freely elect their choice of leaders,'' he said.
With a passionate commitment to the arts, sports and education, it's no wonder that millions of dollars are dropped annually by tourists in Utah for everything from skiing to ballet, gunfighting to sculpture, biking to quilting, opera to dinosaurs, rodeo to belly dancing.
Having sworn off gunfighting, Johnny sits fight while the outlaw rapes and murders the saloon madam (Alessia Marcuzzi), then terrorizes the townsfolk and his family.
Jon Hull, Midwest bureau chief for Time magazine, knew all of the cliches about inner-city gunfighting, and he knew most of his readers' eyes probably glazed over when they saw headlines about teen shootings.
s announcement, fierce gunfighting continued between Inkatha-supporting hostel dwellers and A.
The Place of the Dead Roads (1984) is a time- and space-travel novel moving from contemporary Greenwich Village to the gunfighting West to the planet Venus.
Melding the state of the art in modern technology with practical feedback from some of the biggest names in gunfighting, XS set out to craft the best low-light gun sights in the world.
But shooters who want to better their times, or increase their gunfighting prowess owe it to themselves to buy it if they can afford it.