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Posts Tagged ‘straw purchases’

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 […]



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 […]



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 […]