Mere hours after UKSN publicly wondered what had happened to the NRA’s electronic targets project, the association confirmed that trials have taken place and the system will go live on 1st December.
A man will spend at least three years behind bars after pleading guilty to terrorism offences following the discovery of an invoice for $28m of ammunition on his mobile phone.
UK Shooting News’ author is aware that WordPress’ email system, besides sending my name and mugshot to each UKSN subscriber, is for some reason claiming every new post on the blog is titled “Auto Draft”. This is a bug. Exactly who I have to shout at to get the bug sorted is a mystery at present, but I’m working on it.
“Ray Mills guns”. Every day for the past six months someone has come to UKSN after searching Google for that term. Who are you and can I help you at all? Please do drop me a line. (new readers may not be aware that this blog covered Mills’ arrest and later suicide in some depth. He was a Kent RFD and antiques dealer accused of possessing prohibited weapons and illegally selling primed cartridge cases, having been arrested following what appears to have been a police entrapment operation)
MJ – for some weird reason I can’t reply to your emails; all my replies bounce. Not ignoring you but something’s wrong at your end!
Back in March, when UK Shooting News interviewed NRA chief executive Andrew Mercer, he mentioned that Kongsberg electronic targets were being installed on Century butt 19. We’re now nearly in November – and there’s no sign of them being operational yet.
Every so often a left-wing media outlet – usually the Daily Mirror, or a local Trinity Mirror title – will publish an article saying how evil shooters/hunters/collectors/* (delete as applicable) are. Then a well-meaning person will start posting it on Facebook and forums, saying “come here and vote in this poll or the antis will win!”
I’m sorry to say it, but you’re playing directly into the antis’ hands by doing this. Here’s why.
The police’s national Firearms and Explosives Licensing Working Group still exists despite having been removed from the top cops’ website, a spokesman has confirmed to UK Shooting News.
Association of Chief Police Officers has removed the Firearms and Explosives Licensing Working Group from its website, suggesting the group may no longer be in existence.