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April 2014

SCHOOL EMPLOYEE FEARED KID’S SCIENCE PROJECT RESEMBLED WEAPON, SO STAR TEACHER SUSPENDED

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Posted By Eric Owens On 11:18 AM 04/10/2014 In A beloved science teacher at a public high school in downtown Los Angeles has been suspended because a school employee was afraid that a kid’s air pressure-related science project looked too much like a weapon. The teacher, Greg Schiller, was suspended (with pay) back in February. He teaches – or taught…

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SIG SAUER SUES ATF FOR CALLING ITS ‘MUZZLE BRAKE’ A GUN SILENCER

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By Elizabeth Dinan edinan@seacoastonline.com April 09, 2014 1:40 PM NEWINGTON — Gun maker Sig Sauer has filed a civil suit against the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives claiming the federal agency wrongfully classified a “muzzle brake” Sig designed to reduce recoil, as an item “intended only for use” when making a silencer. Sig claims that gun silencers…

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HOW TO RACK YOUR HANDGUN SLIDE LIKE A BOSS

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Rack [rak] verb Rack_the_slide1. to torture; distress acutely; torment: (His body was racked with pain.) 2. to strain by physical force or violence. 3. to strain beyond what is normal or usual. In the shooting realm, rack has a different meaning (although the classic definitions of torture, strain and torment still apply for some people). For shooters, rak simply means…

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THE TOP 11 BAD GUN CLICHÉS

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Cliché [klee-shey] noun a trite, stereotyped expression; a sentence or phrase, usually expressing a popular or common thought or idea, that has lost originality, ingenuity, and impact by long overuse, as sadder but wiser, or strong as an ox. anything that has become trite or commonplace through overuse. a truly annoying phrase or saying that inflicts physical pain simply by…

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FLORIDA SET TO PASS POP TART GUN BILL TO PROTECT KIDS PLAYING IN SCHOOL

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The days of kids playing cops and robbers or cowboys and Indians in the schoolyard may come to an end because of overly zealous “zero tolerance” policies. Over the past year, schools have increasingly punished children for playing games that involve pretend firearms. Now Florida is leading the nation in stopping this madness. On Tuesday, the Florida Senate Education Committee…

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