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Posts Tagged ‘don’t lie for the other guy’

Chicago’s Mayor Knows How to Play Hard Ball

The Chicago City Council with great reluctance in the last full week of June ended its long-standing prohibition and approved an ordinance intended to satisfy a federal court order to allow firearms retailers to open within the city limits. Mayor Rahm Emmanuel made certain that the regulations were written to be extensive, rigid and difficult […]



How the Firearms Industry Leads the Way on Gun Safety And What the Anti-Gun Activists Won’t Acknowledge

Recently, an acquaintance encountered a church member in the Washington, D.C. area handing out material advocating the need to end “straw purchases” of firearms – the term that describes when someone who is not prohibited buys a firearm on behalf of someone who is.  He struck up a conversation with the person, who went on […]



Chicago, Detroit and Flint Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases

As part of its multi-year, ongoing national effort to help prevent illegal “straw” purchases of firearms, the National Shooting Sports Foundation is reminding the public in and around the cities of Chicago, as well as Detroit and Flint, Mich., that stiff penalties are in place for individuals convicted of such purchases. Billboard advertisements for the […]



Detroit Free Press Attacks Industry; San Francisco Chronicle Gives Fair Treatment (Yes, You Read that Right)

This week, the Detroit Free Press (DFP) opened a particularly offensive editorial against the industry with the following line: “One of the most profound distinctions making itself clear in the wake of President Obama’s push for new gun legislation is the intellectual schism between gun owners and gun sellers. For the former, the Second Amendment […]



“Don’t Lie for the Other Guy” Straw Purchase Awareness Store of the Year

At the 2013 SHOT Show University, Glenn Duncan, owner of Duncan’s Outdoor Shop in Bay City, Mich., was presented NSSF’s “Don’t Lie for the Other Guy” Straw Purchase Awareness Store of the Year award. The award is given to the firearms retailer who puts forth an exemplary effort to educate and enforce straw purchase awareness […]



SW Border Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases

NSSF Promotes Don’t Lie for the Other Guy Program in Texas, Arizona As part of an ongoing national effort to help prevent illegal “straw” purchases of firearms, NSSF is reminding the public along the Southern border in Texas and Arizona that stiff penalties are in place for individuals convicted of such purchases. Radio and billboard […]



‘Don’t Lie’ Campaign Launched in Houston

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and representatives from the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) — the trade association for the firearms industry — today announced the return of the “Don’t Lie for the Other Guy” major campaign to reduce illegal straw purchases of firearms in the Houston area. Don’t Lie for […]