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Polymer80®, Inc., a Dayton, Nevada-based company and premier manufacturer of 80% products and complete serialized pistols, has obtained a Preliminary Injunction barring Governor Stephen Sisolak and other State of Nevada Officials from enforcing key portions of Nevada Assembly Bill 286 (“AB 286”).
During a zoom call with the Nevada Firearms Coalition's Political Action Committee on June 24th, Clark County Sheriff, and GOP Governor Candidate, Joe Lombardo announced that LVMPD will no longer require appointments for CCW applications/renewals.
The 'mostly' apolitical flyer mainly focuses on unintentional firearms injuries and suicides in children and mentions the new Nevada safe firearms storage law (NRS 202.300) but at the end takes a stab at the threat of "Gun" Violence.
Polymer80® Takes Governor Sisolak Of Nevada And Other State Officials To Court Over The Recently Passed AB 286
The Nevada Department of Public Safety Recently Updated The List of States in Which Nevada Will Recognize CCW Permits From. Absent from that letter was a reason why some states were removed. We reached out for information as to why some states where removed and got a response back.
For the past few weeks people have been reporting closures and work being done out at what is known as the Sloan Shooting area. We reached out to the BLM's Southern Nevada District Office and this was their response:
According to a tweet by the BLM and varying news reports the fire near Sandy Valley was started due to target shooting.
As anticipated, the Firearms Policy Coalition files lawsuit to stop AB 286 from taking effect just a mere three days after it is signed by Nevada Governor Sisolak.
On Monday June 7th Governor Steve Sisolak signed AB 286 which makes it a crime to have an unserialized firearm, even if it is an unfinished receiver (aka 80% lower/receiver). The new law will officially go into effect January 1st, 2022.
We were hoping for a comment from Senator Ira Hansen (who originally announced SB 452 was dead) on what stalled and eventually killed the bill but couldn't wait any longer. If we hear why we will let you know!
After a brief work session after the Joint Judiciary Committee hearing, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed the bill out of committee and will now head to the full Senate Floor for debate and vote. The bill received several amendments from the committee which almost brought it back almost to its original wording with regards to verbal warnings and somewhat addressed a couple of the issues which opponents were starkly opposing it for.
In a rare occurrence, the ACLU, Las Vegas Police Protective Association, Police Managers and Supervisors Association, the Public Defenders Offices in Washoe and Clark Counties, the NRA, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the Nevada Firearms Coalition and a number of other groups and citizens from across the state all were in agreeance with the same thing: SB 452 is a bad bill!
TAKE ACTION NOW! DO NOT DELAY! THEY ARE MOVING ON THIS HARD AND FAST! The bill is heading to the Senate Judiciary Committee This Saturday.
Originally a part of AB 286 that was struck out before it went to House floor for vote has been re-introduced as a separate Senate bill (SB452) as an Emergency Measure by Senate Leader Nicole Cannizzaro with less than two weeks to go until the end of this Legislative session. THIS BIIL MUST BE STOPPED for more than just the apparent infringing upon our 2nd Amendment right reasons! Wording leaves a big loophole! Read Why...
Today was the last day for any bills to be passed out of the chamber of origin. For AB 286 that was the State Assembly.
Washoe County Sheriff's Office to Reallocate Staff, Hire More Staff, Open Two More Days Solely for CCW Permit Appointment, and Shorten CCW Permit Appointment Durations... Current Appointments Backlogged to March of 2022.
In a statement released via LVMPD's Facebook page they state that they will no longer service CCW applications without an appointment
During a follow-up media briefing from the officer involved shooting at the Range 702 we learned of more detailed information on events leading up to the shooting. Media briefing with surveillance footage of incident included...
A subject causing an issue inside The Range 702 attacks arriving police officers outside instigating an Officer Involved shooting. One Officer Injured, Suspect Deceased, Civilian Bystanders Involved in Shooting.
The Nevada Firearms Coalition is saddened to announce Monday the passing of its President, Don Turner, following his long battle with cancer.
CCSC is reporting that due to a considerable amount of staff under quarantine due to possible COVID-19 exposure that they have shutdown the Pistol and Rifle Center until 5pm on Thursday January 21st, 2021. Shotgun and Archery as well as training and matches are unaffected and remain under current normal operations.
According to a Facebook post from a Nevada-based firearm's dealer, the Nevada Department of Public Safety has sent out alerts to Nevada FFL's that they are no longer allowed to accept expired identification for firearm purchases from persons under the age of 65.
According to news reports what appears to be the owner of Virginia City Gun Works and his son were killed over what is believed to be a long-standing legal dispute over money with the suspect. The motive however is still being investigated by police.