Category: News

Facebook bans gun training ads

From vnunet: Facebook has refused to host ads from a US millionaire promoting gun training and offering $3m worth of free handguns. Dr Ignatius Piazza, founder and director of Front Sight Firearms Training Institute, had submitted pay-per-click ads on Facebook offering [Read More…]

Taser party

Sounds like a good idea! “I got tired of being pushed out of people’s offices,” she says. “Nobody wants to purchase a product that they think is lethal or going to kill somebody.” A lot of people, especially women, need time to get [Read More…]

Zimbabwe Poster

Sear and Hammer created this poster: Zimbabwe is a state in chaos. The dictator president, Robert Mugabe, has destroyed the country. Zimbabwe police have ordered all civilians to surrender firearms in what insiders said was a precautionary measure in a charged country [Read More…]

Economist on UK sword ban

The Economist.com has a short article about the banning of swords in the UK. Or, more specifically, making swords illegal to sell or import. EVERY summer, in the Cambridge suburb of Romsey Town, a man emerges from his house dressed from head to foot in black and [Read More…]

Captured M16s

From MilitaryPhotos Armed Forces of the Philippines chief general Germohenes Esperon (L) and Philippine National Police chief general Avelino Razon (R) hold a rifle during hand over ceremony of captured, confiscated, surrendered or recovered firearms at Camp Aguinaldo [Read More…]

Gun Buyback Program issues IOUs

Springfield, IL, has just overspent by $40,000 on their gun buyback program. Funds are to come out of community development and drug forfeiture. Springfield Mayor Tim Davlin admitted that he had only expected the event to take in 100 guns, so they had to issue IOU cards [Read More…]

Gun Control in Burma

An interesting although unsurprising article about gun law in Burma (Myanmar): A 1951 law bans possession of automatic weapons, grenades, and explosives with the intent to commit high treason. A rather narrowly-tailored law, at first glance. However, the law states that [Read More…]

Guns leased for crimes in UK

The economist has a very interesting article about how criminals in the UK appear to lease firearms from each other for use in specific crimes. The same firearms are used in crimes all over the country! Some have suggested that would-be thugs are renting guns to use as [Read More…]

Some sort of gun scam

A member of The Guns Network forum received these strange emails. Why would CZ want to buy AK’s from a Texan: From: Ciencialova Lucyna Ing. Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 12:14 PM Subject: Demand – machine rifle AK 47 Dear Madam / Sir, I am writing to you [Read More…]