Retail sales

26 Oct 99 I visited this afternoon with a good friend who is a major gun retailer in the Midwest. Here is what he told me: >The hottest selling handgun is the Glock-19, even with ten-round magazines. He can sell every one he gets the same day. >The hottest...

Saf-T-Lok

“Dennis Henigan of the Center to Prevent Handgun Violence drops the ball in front of a roomful of reporters, while trying to prove the efficacy of Saf-T-Lok, a purportedly easy-to-use combination lock in the gun’s grip. Henigan fumbles and fails to unlock...

Incident

20 Oct 99 This from a friend in Wyoming: “Two teenage boys in the Worland area were recently fooling around with a Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk 44 Magnum in the front seat of a truck. One young man decided it would be better to place the weapon on half-cock...

Even MORE accidents

20 Oct 99 From a friend in Michigan: “An on-duty Mt Pleasant police officer accidentally fired his weapon (Glock 22) after dropping it on the floor in his own home. Isabella County Sheriff’s deputies investigated the accidental discharge. The officer, Anthony...

More accidents

15 Oct 99 From a friend in the Midwest: “An officer from the local PD attempted to forcibly enter a vehicle yesterday. A teenager had locked himself inside and refused to come out. The officer struck a side window with the butt of his pistol (brand unknown) in...

“Accidental” shooting

13 Oct 99 This from a friend in Tennessee: “In ________ County, TN, the local, inept Sheriff’s department executed a ‘no knock’ search warrant on a local residence a short time ago. The officer who was picked to go in first had worked as a deputy for only...