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Father, Son Killed in Gun Shop Shootout

Mississippi owners apparently argued with customers

(Newser) - A father and son were shot dead Saturday in a shootout at their family gunshop in Mississippi, apparently over a $25 service fee. Investigators say it began when two customers—Audy McCool, 52, and his son Michael McCool, 29—came by McLemore’s Gun Shop in Pearl River County to... More »

The Last Gun Store in SF Is Closing

Manager Steven Alcairo says he won't comply with proposed laws

(Newser) - San Francisco's last gun shop says the city has won the war after years of legislative battles, each one bringing new restrictions on how the shop does business. Around since the 1950s, High Bridge Arms will close its doors next month, reports KGO-TV . Manager Steven Alcairo says past regulations... More »

Gun Shop Is Sued Over 'Muslim-Free Zone' Stance

Islamic group calls Florida store's rule discriminatory

(Newser) - The owner of a gun store in Florida who declared his shop to be a "Muslim-free zone" is now the target of a lawsuit. The Council on American-Islamic Relations filed a federal lawsuit calling the policy at Florida Gun Supply discriminatory, reports Reuters . The move comes after owner Andrew... More »

George Zimmerman's New Gig: Gun Store Guard

He's reportedly patrolling shop as volunteer

(Newser) - George Zimmerman hasn’t been on the radar much after a failed celebrity-boxing attempt and his family’s public tiff with Roseanne earlier this year, but Mashable has tracked him down at his new gig: guarding a Florida gun store. A police report obtained by Mashable says a patrolling officer... More »

Clerk Scares Off Robbers: My Gun Is Bigger

Seattle store manager sends pair running out the door

(Newser) - It's not quite "make my day," but a clerk at a Seattle mini-mart scared off two would-be robbers with a memorable line of his own. "I looked at his gun and said, 'I have a bigger one than you do,'" Robert Moore tells... More »

Bullet Shortage? Just Make Your Own

Ammo shortage inspires new DIY hobby: 'reloading'

(Newser) - The latest DIY craft trend is not being led by mustachioed 20-somethings in Brooklyn, Austin, or Portland. It's the hot new thing amongst gun owners, who have taken to making their own bullets due to a nationwide shortage. With gun control featuring heavily in current political discourse, Americans are... More »

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