• In this surveillance system, a case is defined as an injury to a Wisconsin resident resulting from discharge of a firearm that led to hospitalization and/or death in Wisconsin. (cdc.gov)
  • No person shall allow or cause the discharge of a firearm within 450 feet of the boundary line of any place of public assembly. (ecode360.com)
  • No person shall allow or cause the discharge of a firearm within 450 feet of the boundary line of any shopping center or mall contained within the Township of Hamilton or any that shall be developed after the date of the enactment of this chapter. (ecode360.com)
  • In firearms, a safety or safety catch is a mechanism used to help prevent the accidental discharge of a firearm, helping to ensure safer handling. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regarding these fully-automatic firearms owned by private citizens in the U.S., political scientist Earl Kruschke said "approximately 175,000 automatic firearms have been licensed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (the federal agency responsible for administration of the law) and evidence suggests that none of these weapons has ever been used to commit a violent crime. (wikipedia.org)
  • News about Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times. (nytimes.com)
  • The government thought it would have five years, until Jan. 1, 2003, to gradually register the country's estimated 7 million firearms. (baselinemag.com)
  • With close to 300 million firearms in private circulation in this country, nothing short of house-to-house military action could significantly reduce those numbers - and any such attempt would be met with broad popular resistance - armed resistance. (wnd.com)
  • The conclusion is thus inescapable that the history, concept, and wording of the second amendment to the Constitution of the United States, as well as its interpretation by every major commentator and court in the first half-century after its ratification, indicates that what is protected is an individual right of a private citizen to own and carry firearms in a peaceful manner. (wikipedia.org)
  • Do you mean to argue that there is something uniquely violent about the US that leads to the higher incidence of firearm fatalities other than the number of firearms owned by its citizens? (berkeley.edu)
  • The overall rates of nonfatal hospitalizations and fatalities from firearm injuries were 10.2 and 10.1 per 100,000 population, respectively ( Table_1 ). (cdc.gov)
  • The shipper must use Delivery Confirmation Adult Signature Required service for each package containing a firearm, including a handgun or a firearm suppressor, and affix a UPS label requesting an adult signature upon delivery. (ups.com)
  • Eric Korn, the president and CEO of Virginia-based American Firearms Training, said he started offering online handgun training in Colorado about two years ago, and his company also offers training in other states where all-online permits are allowed - Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Iowa, Missouri and Virginia. (yahoo.com)
  • Firearms (including handguns) and firearm parts are not accepted for shipment internationally. (ups.com)
  • Firearms (including handguns) may be shipped only through a UPS Scheduled Pickup Account (specifically, Daily Pickup, Daily On-Route Pickup, UPS Smart Pickup ® , and Day-Specific Pickup), or through a UPS Customer Center (counters at UPS operational facilities). (ups.com)
  • Firearms (including handguns) are not accepted for shipment via UPS Drop Boxes or UPS On-Call Pickup ® , and may not be tendered to or dropped off at locations of The UPS Store ® , any third party retailer, or any UPS Access Point™ location. (ups.com)
  • It covers handguns , shotguns , precision and sniper rifles , combat holsters and firearms accessories . (policeone.com)
  • After elimination of elective, transfer, and readmissions, 567 persons were admitted to Wisconsin hospitals in 1994 for firearm-related injuries. (cdc.gov)
  • Of the 511 firearm-related deaths reported in 1994, 51 (10%) occurred in a hospital. (cdc.gov)
  • Before authorities had even confirmed that multiple children had been killed, opportunistic politicians and hoplophobic media pundits had begun pointing at the weapons the murdering coward used and calling for new restrictions on firearms. (wnd.com)
  • The shipper must comply with and must ensure that each shipment containing firearms complies with all federal, state and local laws applicable to the shipper, recipient, and package, including, without limitation, age restrictions. (ups.com)
  • Colorado county sheriffs, who are the final authority on whether to approve or deny concealed-carry training permits, supported the bill, even though they opposed the other new firearm restrictions. (yahoo.com)
  • Among them, over half live in a household in which a firearm has not been safely stored by being unloaded and locked up. (washington.edu)
  • The first step for decreasing chances of injury is for households to safely store their firearms. (washington.edu)
  • A new law requires people to go to a firearm instructor to show they can safely handle a firearm in person before getting a permit, seeking to close what lawmakers say is an Internet-era loophole they didn't envision 10 years ago. (yahoo.com)
  • 2011, Tactical Shooting, pg 14 Tooley, George L. (2000), George Tooley's Beginner's Book on How to Handle Firearms Safely, Writers Club Press, imprint of iUniverse.com, ISBN 978-0-595-08873-7. (wikipedia.org)
  • Parkland students' grief is being exploited for political gain, write brothers Chris and Jeff Knox of The Firearms Coalition, a cooperative of clubs, grass roots groups and activists fighting for gun rights. (usatoday.com)
  • A system of operation for self-loading firearms that obtains power from the motion of the cartridge case as it is pushed to the rear by expanding gases created by the ignition of the powder charge. (wikipedia.org)
  • Matchlock guns, however, remained primary military firearms in Europe even after other ignition systems were invented. (britannica.com)
  • All firearms must be shipped in new corrugated packaging which meets the UPS Single Wall Box Strength Guidelines. (ups.com)
  • I think the British public cherish the image of a police officer who is very much part of the community and is very close to them, and we recognise that firearms create a bit of distance, he says. (bbc.co.uk)
  • An Act to amend chapter 44 (relating to firearms) of title 18, United States Code, and for other purposes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Paul Acres is Chief Constable of the Hertfordshire force, and spoke to us as chairman of ACPO s firearms committee. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Some firearms manufactured after the late 1990s include mandatory integral locking mechanisms that must be deactivated by a unique key before the gun can be fired. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Firearm Owners' Protection Act of 1986 ( FOPA ) is a United States federal law that revised many provisions of the Gun Control Act of 1968 . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Firearm Owners Protection Act of 1986 (FOPA) addressed the abuses noted in the 1982 Senate Judiciary Subcommittee report. (wikipedia.org)
  • PoliceOne is focusing on news and information about Firearms throughout the month of June 2010. (policeone.com)
  • Most arrests happen on the Canadian and Mexican borders , where people attempt to cross with a firearm they routinely keep in their vehicle. (state.gov)
  • In the year since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, more than 11,161 people were killed with a firearm in the U.S., while an estimated 69,000 were shot and survived and 20,000 committed suicide with a firearm. (courant.com)
  • We are very happy to try to keep that image, but for people to know that the officers who are unarmed are supported by a very swift and effective response, and that there is no profit in taking a firearm onto the streets or certainly challenging our officers. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Strengthening background checks" is about prohibiting private sale or transfer of personal firearms. (usatoday.com)
  • The 5,530 participants were asked questions regarding firearm ownership and storage practices through a four-question module after answering questions on alcohol consumption and sociodemographic characteristics about any children in their household. (washington.edu)
  • This research indicates the need for improved firearm storage in homes with children," said Erin Morgan , lead author and a doctoral student in the Department of Epidemiology at the UW School of Public Health. (washington.edu)
  • These integral locking mechanisms are intended as child-safety devices during unattended storage of the firearm-not as safety mechanisms while carrying. (wikipedia.org)
  • A grip safety is a lever or other device situated on the grip of a firearm which must be actuated by the operator's hand, as a natural consequence of holding the firearm in a firing position, in order for the firearm to fire. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other firearm trainers say there's no substitute for learning gun safety in person. (yahoo.com)
  • My point of view is, nobody knows everything about firearm safety," said Kevin Holroyd, who runs a business called Colorado Concealed Carry. (yahoo.com)
  • Firearms with the ability to allow the user to select various fire modes may have separate switches for safety and for mode selection (e.g. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Uzi submachine gun is another example of a firearm with a grip safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • These blueprints are being argued as "speech," with vehement positions claiming it is irrelevant that the end product is a firearm. (azcentral.com)
  • For more information on Police Firearms products and information, visit the PoliceOne Firearms Product Category . (policeone.com)
  • The federal government used export laws, which ban the foreign distribution of firearms, to stop Wilson from publishing the blueprints. (azcentral.com)
  • Public outrage to the massacre, the worst in Canadian history, set off a series of events, leading to the passage of a new firearms act in 1995. (baselinemag.com)
  • E-codes, which are part of the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) injury classification scheme, were used to classify the intent of the perpetrator and the type of firearm discharged. (cdc.gov)
  • The type of firearm used was specified for a high proportion of suicide-related firearm injuries but a low proportion of assaults. (cdc.gov)
  • No person shall discharge a firearm across any municipal, county or state highway within Hamilton Township. (ecode360.com)
  • When Source was out and FA was still in production, a Source mod started up under the name "Firearms: Revival. (moddb.com)
  • Receivers or frames of a firearm and firearm mufflers/silencers (also referred to as suppressors) are considered "firearms" and are accepted for transportation only if shipped in accordance with UPS's requirements for shipping firearms. (ups.com)
  • The labeling and outer box markings on all firearms shipments should not identify the contents as containing a firearm. (ups.com)
  • Thus ended the FA Team's quest to stop the FA2 Team from making Firearms 2. (moddb.com)
  • I saw this at the Firearms site and knowing that not everyone will visit their site I thought I should post it here. (moddb.com)
  • In Washington state, an estimated 470,000 children under 18 live in a firearm-owning household. (washington.edu)
  • Sixteen percent of youth under the age of 18 in Washington state live in a home where a firearm is stored in a way other than locked and unloaded. (washington.edu)
  • Although state-based vital records systems monitor fatal injuries, few surveillance systems exist to monitor nonfatal firearm-related injuries (2). (cdc.gov)
  • Initially, the federal government believed it could use the same agencies that issued firearm acquisition certificates to handle the registration. (baselinemag.com)
  • Since the Sandy Hook tragedy, there have been about two dozen incidents across the United States involving firearms discharged at elementary, middle and high schools. (courant.com)
  • A key question is whether the amplifier's response is fast enough to avoid passing through harmful noise from high-level impulsive sources such as firearms. (cdc.gov)