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Miami Shooting: 2 Dead In Troubled Neighborhood

A Miami shooting early on Tuesday left two people dead and several others injured. The shooting took place in Liberty City, a neighborhood in Miami that is known for excessive violence and rampant crime. Neighbors were saddened, but not shocked. Resident Jose Hernandez said gun violence is pretty much a daily ritual in the area. “I have friends who have …

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Wyatt Earp Gun Sells For $225,000

A gun, thought to have been carried by Wyatt Earp during the O.K. Corral shootout in Tombstone, sold at action for $225,000. On Thursday, J. Levine Auction & Appraisal announced that they would be having several of Earp’s items for sale at the auction block. Among those items was the Colt .45 revolver. The gun, purchased by a telephone bidder …

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Navy Railgun: Futuristic Weapon Will Undergo Sea Trials in 2016

A high-speed electromagnetic weapon is something you would think only exists in your dreams. Yet, the U.S. Navy has finally designed an inexpensive futuristic gun that has brought science fiction to life. According to Reuters, the railgun can fire “23-pound (10-kg) projectile at seven times the speed of sound using electromagnetic energy.” An electromagnetic energy known as the Lorenz Force …

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Mikhail Kalashnikov Mourned the Deaths Caused by His Invention

The deceased Russian designer of the Ak-47 may have just felt guilty months before his death in December. According to a heartfelt letter to Russia’s Orthodox Patriarch in April 2013, Mikhail Kalashnikov pondered on the notion that he may be guilty in the eyes of God. The head churchman accepted the plea with immense support, for the Russian Orthodox Church …

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Magpul Leaves Colorado Due To New Gun Law

Gun accessories maker Magpul Industries is leaving Colorado. The company has decided to relocate its operation to Texas and Wyoming following Colorado state’s  gun control legislation enactment last month. The gun control law includes restrictions on how many bullets can be loaded into a magazine. Last year, following the Denver shootings, Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Democrat-led legislature enacted a law …

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Mikhail Kalashnikov, Pioneer of AK-47 Dies at 94

Russian gun designer Mikhail Kalashnikov died on Monday 23 at the age of 94. He was well known for his creation of the AK-47, which became one of the most abundant machine guns that has ever been used in combat and war; especially in World War II. The AK-47 (AK being an acronym for “Kalashnikov’s machine gun” and 47 the …

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Starbucks Asks Patrons to Leave Guns at Home

Starbucks, whose website is presently down, has entered the American gun debate by asking customers to leave their firearms at home. As more a gesture than anything, Starbucks employees won’t say anything to customers who don’t abide by the gun request, and no signs will be posted concerning the new stance. “We are going to serve them (gun-toting customers) as …

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American Company Building Super-Gun

A company called TrackingPoint, that previously made the world’s first Precision Guided Firearm (PGF) system, has announced it is working on a new “Super Gun” capable of consistently hitting a target at over 3,100 yards, or farther than the longest confirmed long-range small arms shot of all time. The Super Gun would build upon the company’s existing technology, currently available …

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Illinois: Concealed Carry Bill Confuses State Gun Laws

Late last year, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down an Illinois state ban on carrying concealed weapons. The Illinois state government was given 180 days to end the ban, sending the state legislature into a legislative session filled with arguments about gun control. Though the legislature did manage to pass a law allowing concealed carrying of handguns …

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Bowler Shoots Himself When Concealed Gun Goes Off

A Florida man was wounded on Tuesday when the pistol he was carrying accidentally discharged while he was bowling. The man was bowling at the Jupiter Lanes Bowling Alley in Jupiter, Florida. Witnesses say that the gun, which was apparently in his pocket, was struck by the ball during the man’s backswing. The bullet grazed the man’s leg before lodging …

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Pippa Middleton Facing Arrest Over Gun Incident

Having ties to the royal family can often lead to disastrous media attention, and not even “Her Royal Hotness” can escape it. Pippa Middleton–who was the object of millions of ogles after sporting a derriere-flattering gown to the royal wedding last year–is now in some hot water after one of her friends pointed a gun at photographer who was following …

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Lifelike Portal Gun Toy Unveiled

NECA has revealed a lifelike scale model of the Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device to delight of cosplay fanboys everywhere. The toy is to scale and features orange and blue LED lights and even makes a genuine firing sound when you pull the trigger. The gun does not fire actual portals, however. I don’t know if they just forgot to …

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