firearm


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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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Now from past habit I still thought in the stone age, and in my thoughts of the stone age there were no thoughts of firearms.
ENPNewswire-September 4, 2019--TSA officers detect loaded firearm at Boston Logan International Airport; 13 firearms caught at BOS so far this year
In a media statement issued on Friday, Head of NamPol's public relations division, deputy commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi stated that most of these firearms were stolen during housebreaking and/or theft out of motor vehicles and this is a great concern as it is evident of the negligent ways in which firearm owners are handling their firearms which is in contradiction with the rules of firearms safekeeping, resulting in firearms being stolen easily.
Modern records go back as far as 2002/03 when there were 10,248 offences recorded with a firearm as the principal weapon.
Customs and Border Protection officers at the Los Angeles and Long Beach seaport complex halted the illegal import of Chinese-made firearm parts valued at $378,225.
TSA contacted the Philadelphia Police Department, which responded to the checkpoint, confiscated the firearm and detained the woman for questioning before citing her on weapons violations.
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MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- There is an association for state-level firearm ownership rates with domestic, but not nondomestic, firearm homicide, according to a study published online July 22 in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Italy-based Pietta Firearms, longtime maker of historical firearm reproductions, announces its complete line is available in the U.S.
The police colonel said theapplication for renewal of a license to own a firearm would resume when the election gun ban is lifted after June 12.
'I was forced to surrender the firearm at Kilimani Police station the same day which I did.
First, a bond is requiredfor Licenses to Own and Possess Firearms, including its renewal,issued to individuals (Section 9) and to juridical entities, as well as local government units and government-owned and -controlled corporations, known as the firearm bond.Compliance with the bond requirements is a must before a registration card can be issued for each firearm.A firearm bond is imposed for each firearm registered under a licensed citizen.