A suburban Chicago gun shop is raffling an AR-15 to benefit victims of the Orlando shooting. Store owners plan to announce the winner July 31.
Reports say the retailer will still sell AR-15 rifles but has removed them from displays “out of respect for the victims of the Orlando tragedy.”
Seekins’ “No Excess Rail” is a key weight reducing component, but NOXs rails don’t sacrifice gear attachments. Combined with ambidextrous controls and a 16-inch match-grade barrel, these rifles are user friendly and highly adaptable.
The makers of a computerized rifle that helps an amateur shooter hit moving targets at extreme ranges announced it will donate 10 of its “Precision Guided Firearms” to anyone “in a U.S. organization” willing to travel to Syria to battle Islamic State fighters.
The Supreme Court’s 2008 decision in District of Columbia v. Heller and the 2010 decision in McDonald v. Chicago focused mainly on the right to defend one’s own home. Gun rights groups have failed repeatedly to get the justices to say how broadly the Second Amendment protects gun rights.
Walmart has instituted a new corporate policy that bars its stores from selling semi-automatic AR-15-style rifles and semi-automatic shotguns that have a magazine capacity of seven shots or more. The chain denies politics played a role in the decision.