Points of Impact: November 28, 2020

Just in case you missed it, we’ve bulleted some items of gun news you can use!

by posted on November 28, 2020
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Smith & Wesson’s M&P Shield EZ series of pistols is arguably one of the most popular handguns in recent history, with women comprising a large share of its purchases.  If you are one of the millions who have purchased an EZ since March, it’s important that you read about the important Safety Recall Notice for certain models of EZs. To find out if your particular model falls under the recall, click here.

Gun control advocates are wasting no time cozying up to Joe Biden, and, assuming the election is certified in his favor, are demanding his “executive action” to restrict access to firearms. According to our friends at NRA-ILA, among the dozens of proposals are some that are largely symbolic and unlikely to do much of anything. But others would effectively change longstanding principles of law and even criminalize the possession of firearms that law-abiding Americans currently obtain and own legally. Read more in this NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert

With the unprecedented spike in firearm sales in 2020, many gun dealers’ inventory of new guns for sale remains sparse. However, there is a plethora of used guns in great condition for sale through online auctions, gun shows and, another option many shy away from: the pawnshop. According to our friends at NRAFamily.org, America's pawnshops are laden with old guns, antique guns, polymer pistols, and so many more. And if you're savvy, good deals can be had at pawnshops.Read the full story to learn the ins and outs of buying a gun this way.

Many of today’s experienced shooters look back and realize their view of guns and the Second Amendment has been molded on the range. It is this realization that compels them to pass on this freedom to the next generations. From the December issue of America’s 1st Freedom, read  “Freedom Is Best Learned Young” to learn how  some of today’s most prominent shooters recall this transformation.

Earlier this month it looked like Wreaths Across America, a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring fallen service members during the holidays, would have to cancel its annual tradition of laying wreaths at the graves of service members at Arlington National Cemetery due to COVID-19. Now, thanks to collaboration between the organization and administration officials, that decision has been reversed, and the National Rifle Association is looking for sponsors to aid in donating 10,000 wreaths for the cause. You can join the effort here.

While the message of social distancing, wearing masks, and avoiding indoor activities have permeated the nation, it seems that many are choosing to break the bonds of being isolated. The great escape? Hunting. It appears to be seeing a resurgence, as Americans decide to either explore this activity as a new experience, or decide to renew their interest in a part of their past they let lie fallow. Read the full story from our friends at NRA-ILA .

The holiday shopping season is upon us, and gift giving is on everyone’s mind. If you’re shopping for a female hunter or shooter, she’s sure to love at least one of these sure-to-please gift ideas

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