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handgun

A firearm designed to be fired from the hand, which has a rifled barrel and either
(1) a revolving cylinder containing multiple chambers—often six; or
(2) a removable magazine with multiple bullets—up to 14—which has a mechanism for auto-loading.
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Handguns with threaded barrels are becoming more and more popular, with Springfield and S&W recently adding threaded barrels to the XD and M&P lines respectively.
Minneapolis also requires a license to purchase handguns.
Todd Jones, director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, challenging the current federal law prohibiting cross-state handgun purchases.
The forms and tax are for your application to "SBR" one of your handguns.
The Thompson/Center Contender has probably done more for the sport of shooting rifle rounds in handguns than any other firearm.
SALEM - A bill that would let non-Oregonians who hold concealed handgun licenses from other states carry their hidden guns in Oregon garnered enough Democratic support Monday to pass in the House.
But that doesn't mean that you can't find relatively inexpensive handguns for your projects.
Minister Ahern complained that hundreds of gun owners were able to licence their handguns because of a loophole in the law.
MKEK sells different types of handguns from 25 companies including 15 foreign companies such as Beretta, Bernardelli, Browning, Glock, CZ Strojirna, CZ Zbrojovka, Heckler&Koch, HS 2000, Jericho, Sig Sauer, Smith&Wesson, Steyr, Tanfoglio, Walther and ZVI-Kevin.
There is no question in my mind that the level of violence in our neighborhoods would increase if people were allowed to carry handguns," he tells JS.
As he explained in his book More Guns, Less Crime, while it might turn out that as more people carry handguns that there are more accidents, it is also true the "number of murders prevented exceeded the entire number of accidental deaths.
Additionally, by regulation, most officers carry handguns in agency-approved holsters.