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Firearms Regulatory Agencies Federal & State​

ATF Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives: ATF protects the public from crimes involving firearms, explosives, arson, and the diversion of alcohol and tobacco products; regulates lawful commerce in firearms and explosives; and provides worldwide support to law enforcement, public safety, and industry partners.

 

California Department of Justice Firearms FAQ Info: Public Where do I find laws regarding the possession of firearms? I'm not sure whether I have a California record that would prevent me from owning/possessing a firearm. Is there a way to find out before I attempt to purchase one? What is the process for purchasing a firearm in California? How can I obtain a Carry Concealed Weapon (CCW) license?

California Assault Weapons Registration Guide: "Assault Weapons" and .50 BMG Quick Links to Topics General FAQs Military Assault Weapons General FAQs What is considered an assault weapon under California law? What are AK and AR-15 series weapons?

California Certified Handguns: Roster of Handguns Certified for Sale - Firearms Division - California Dept. of Justice - Office of the Attorney General.

Firearms Rights / Firearms Responsibility Organizations
 

Cal Guns Foundation: The Calguns Foundation (CGF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that serves its members, supporters, and the public through educational, cultural, and judicial efforts to advance Second Amendment and related civil rights.

Firearms Policy Coalition: Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) is a 501(c)4 grassroots, non-partisan, public benefit organization. The purposes and objectives of Firearms Policy Coalition are: To protect and defend the Constitution of the United States and the People’s rights, privileges and immunities deeply rooted in this Nation’s history and tradition, especially the inalienable, fundamental, and individual right to keep and bear arms; To protect, defend, and advance the means and methods by which the People of the United States may exercise those rights, including, but not limited to, the acquisition, collection, transportation, exhibition, carry, care, use, and disposition of arms for all lawful purposes, including, but not limited to, self-defense, hunting, and service in the appropriate militia for the common defense of the Republic and the individual liberty of its citizens; To foster and promote the shooting sports and all lawful uses of arms; and To foster and promote awareness of, and public engagement in, all of the above.

California Rifle & Pistol Association: The California Rifle & Pistol Association (CRPA), founded in 1875, is a nonprofit membership and donor supported organization with tens of thousands of members throughout California. CRPA’s membership is comprised of a diverse cross-section of the general public including competitive and recreational shooters, hunters, youth, women, police, firearm experts and trainers, and loving parents who choose to own a gun to defend their families.

National Association for Gun Rights: With our rapidly expanding membership of 4.5 million grassroots activists, the National Association for Gun Rights has led the charge to halt the radical anti-gun agenda across the nation. Accepting NO COMPROMISE on the issue of gun control, NAGR works tirelessly to hold politicians accountable for their anti-gun views, and has made great strides in protecting and preserving the Second Amendment. But our effectiveness in the battle against the gun grabbers depends entirely on the support of gun rights supporters like you.

NRA-ILA: Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

National Rifle Association (NRA); The National Rifle Association is America's longest-standing civil rights organization. Together with our more than five million members, we're proud defenders of history's patriots and diligent protectors of the Second Amendment.

Second Amendment Foundation: We are dedicated to promoting a better understanding about our Constitutional heritage to privately own and possess firearms. To that end, we carry on many educational and legal action programs designed to better inform the public about the gun control debate.

Gun Owners of America (GOA): Gun Owners of America (GOA) is a non-profit lobbying organization formed in 1975 to preserve and defend the Second Amendment rights of gun owners. GOA sees firearms ownership as a freedom issue. GOA was founded in 1975 by Sen. H.L. (Bill) Richardson (now retired). Richardson continues to serve as the Chairman of Gun Owners of America, bringing his many years of political experience to the leadership of GOA. Richardson is also an avid hunter and outdoorsman.

 

Gun Owners of California (GOC): We believe the Constitution of the United States and the Bill of Rights are priceless documents, based on eternal truths and are as valid today as when drafted by our nation’s Founders. We believe the 2nd Amendment guarantees the 1st Amendment and all those that follow. We believe the 2nd Amendment has been under severe attack from many political fronts, as well as from the Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches of government and thus must be vigorously defended. We believe our efforts to defend and protect the 2nd Amendment are opposed by those who are just as dedicated to abolishing it.

Pink Pistols: There are now over 45 Pink Pistols chapters nationwide, and more are starting up every day. We are dedicated to the legal, safe, and responsible use of firearms for self-defense of the sexual-minority community. We no longer believe it is the right of those who hate and fear gay, lesbian, bi, trans, or polyamorous persons to use us as targets for their rage. Self-defense is our RIGHT.

 

1 Million Moms Against Gun Control (1MMAGC): We empower women to effectively protect themselves, and their families: by reaffirming that the second amendment right to bear arms "shall not be infringed," and that any attempt to do so is unacceptable. By educating all interested individuals on the importance of properly and safely handling firearms. By keeping voters informed about legislative efforts on the state and federal level regarding the use, sale, transfer, regulation, and ownership of firearms. By providing a counter-argument to the gun control movement utilizing data and research to refute emotion and political agendas. The gun control movement utilizing data and research to refute emotion and political agendas.

American Firearms Institute: American Firearms Institute (AFI) is a response to those who would ban legal ownership of firearms in the United States. Too often the information issued by these would-be reformers is incorrect at best and blatant lies at worst; released and re-released to the media with the belief that if you tell a lie often enough people eventually believe it and it will eventually become the truth. AFI is changing that. We re-examine all of the data used against legal firearm ownership word by word, line by line and refute and correct the deceptive interpretations that have been issued as fact to the media.

American Silencer Association: The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is the unified voice of the suppressor industry. Our mission is to unite and advocate for the common interests of suppressor manufacturers, distributors, dealers, and consumers. To accomplish our mission, our principal initiatives focus on state lobbying, federal lobbying, public education, and industry research.

CampusCarry.com: Students for Concealed Carry on Campus is a national, non-partisan, grassroots organization composed of more than 43,000 college students, professors, college employees, parents of college students, and concerned citizens who believe that holders of state-issued concealed handgun licenses should be allowed the same measure of personal protection on college campuses that current laws afford them virtually everywhere else. SCCC has members in all fifty states and the District of Columbia. Both the membership and the leadership of SCCC are made up of individuals with very diverse political backgrounds. Among SCCC’s leaders you’ll find conservatives, moderates, liberals, Republicans, Democrats, Libertarians, Independents, etc. The members of SCCC look beyond partisanship, toward the common goal of achieving state laws and school policies based on factual evidence rather than emotional rhetoric.

Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms: The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms is dedicated to protecting your firearms rights. Our role is to educate grass root activists, the public, legislators and the media. Our programs are designed to help all Americans understand the importance of the Second Amendment and its role in keeping Americans free.​

Every 2nd Matters: We are a group of likeminded firearm owners who want to keep the conversation about the 2nd Amendment and our Right to Own Firearms alive We meet up on You Tube once a month (or so) and talk about what we did, what we could do, and learn from each other new ways to keep the conversation about guns alive

Firearms Coalition

Guns Save Life dot com: We are a gun rights advocacy group, founded in roughly twenty years ago.  We’ve grown rather dramatically since that first meeting of about a half-dozen people in a fast food restaurant.While we are affiliated with the National Rifle Association and the Illinois State Rifle Association, we are our own non-profit, dedicated to defending your right to defend yourself.

Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership: Three primary goals drive the Washington-based human-rights group Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership (JPFO): Destroy so-called “gun control” (code words for disarming innocent people). Expose the misguided notions that lead people to seek out so-called “gun control”. Encourage Americans to understand and defend all of the Bill of Rights for all citizens. The Second Amendment is the “Guardian” of the Bill of Rights.

Keep and Bear Arms: KeepAndBearArms.com is a grassroots movement of the people, by the people, and for the people.  It is a call to action, a call for self-education, and a 21 gun salute to the many good men and women who fought and died to bring America into being. This web site is about helping lawful people maintain their abilities to protect themselves and the people they love effectively from anyone who would do them harm - through legal, private ownership and use of guns.  We also stand for the repealing of all gun laws which infringe on the civil rights of peaceable women and men to defend their own lives and property.

 

National Firearms Act Trade and Collectors Association: The NFATCA Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit institution organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.  The foundation does not engage in for-profit or political activities.  The activities conducted by the foundation are strictly limited in scope since inception and include: Preserving the heritage of National Firearms Act (NFA) items in the United States Educating the public regarding NFA items in the United State Supporting organizations that further NFA preservation and education in the United States

National Shooting Sports Foundation: The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 13,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen's organizations and publishers.

 

OpenCarry.org: State specific information on aspects related to the legality of the open carry of firearms. Maps, news and forums by state.

 

Saint Gabriel Possenti Society: The St. Gabriel Possenti Society is a nonprofit, 501c(3) organization. Contributions to the Possenti Society are tax-deductible. Gifts to the St. Gabriel Possenti Society support the organization's promotion of the study of historical, philosophical and theological bases for the doctrine of self-defense.

 

Second Amendment Foundation: We are dedicated to promoting a better understanding about our Constitutional heritage to privately own and possess firearms. To that end, we carry on many educational and legal action programs designed to better inform the public about the gun control debate.

Students for Concealed Carry: Students for Concealed Carry on Campus is a national, non-partisan, grassroots organization composed of more than 43,000 college students, professors, college employees, parents of college students, and concerned citizens who believe that holders of state-issued concealed handgun licenses should be allowed the same measure of personal protection on college campuses that current laws afford them virtually everywhere else. SCCC has members in all fifty states and the District of Columbia.

 

Students for the Second Amendment: Our organization is dedicated to the preservation and defense of our cherished freedoms enumerated in the Constitution of the United States. Especially that freedom which stands as the guarantor of all the others - the Second Amendment. Students for the Second Amendment works on college and university campuses to bring the truth regarding our constitutionally protected rights to students who have been misled by an academic establishment that is often hostile, to true freedom and individual liberties.

 

Women’s Firearm Network: If it matters to America’s women gun owners, it’s in Women & Guns, the only magazine of its kind in the world

Firearms Related Websites:

Arms and the Law: Hardy served as Associate Editor of the Arizona Law Review, and was on the moot court team which took first place in the Regional competition and competed at the Nationals in New York City. He was also on the team which won the statewide American College of Trial Lawyers competition for best jury argument.

Black Man With A Gun: If you are pro-gun, regardless of your dominate race, in today’s society you are a Black Man With A Gun.  I have learned that the gun culture is a good indicator of your values as a person. “Anyone that will give you a firearm is a friend, anyone trying to take it away from you is an enemy.” Welcome to the new Black Man With A Gun site. When I started this site in 1999, the term “Black Man With A Gun” was a little more provocative than it is now. Your reaction to the name told me instantly where you were on the gun rights debate.

Clean Up The ATF: Managers, Counsel, Internal Affairs and staff of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (BATFE or "ATF") have repeatedly given false testimony, concealed substantial waste, fraud and abuse, abused their lawful authority, and waged systematic campaigns of reprisal against their own employees that dare to speak out. This website is intended by members of the ATF community to promote restoration of integrity, accountability and responsibility to ATF's leadership, and regain the trust of the American taxpayer.

News About Firearm

AmmoLand Shooting Sports News: Ammoland, the web’s leading Shooting Sports News Service  for the Ammunition, Firearms, Shooting, Hunting and Conservation communities.

The Gun Feed: The Gun Feed - Gun news and firearms headlines updated throughout the day.

GubCite: Comprehensive presentation of gun control and Second Amendment issues; analysis of firearms statistics, research, and gun control policies.

Gun Website: Our websites are run by real people here in Arizona. Not some faceless company overseas. We build webpages and we collect and shoot guns. We know about both, thus the gun websites. We have posted articles, photos, videos,podcasts and more

Bearing Arms: Our Founding Fathers recognized a preexisting and unalienable right of self defense, and knew well the inevitably tyrannical nature of governments that came before ours throughout human history. They made explicit their belief in this preexisting right by recording it as the Second Amendment of the United States. The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed, and must be yoked to responsible competence with those arms. The Founders did not believe that mere ownership of arms would keep Americans free unless those arms were mastered.

Competitive and Shooting Sports Organizations

International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association(IHMSA):
 The IHMSA organization started in 1976 with the purpose of promoting handgun silhouette competition. The object of the competition is to knock down metallic silhouettes (chickens, pigs, turkeys and rams) at various ranges to a maximum of 200 meters. The sport has spread to many countries and matches are shot all over the USA. Many of the inovations you see in handgunning today came from the sport of Pistol Silhouettes and the International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Assoc. 

The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA): The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) is the governing body of a shooting sport that simulates self-defense scenarios and real life encounters. It was founded in 1996 as a response to the desires of shooters worldwide. The organization now boasts membership of more than 22,000, including members in 50 foreign countries.

International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC): The International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) was established to promote, maintain, improve and advance the sport of IPSC shooting, to safeguard its principles and to regulate its conduct worldwide in order to cultivate the safe, recreational use of firearms by persons of good character.

National Association of Shooting Sports Athletes (NASSA):
 NASSA stands for the "National Association of Shooting Sports Athletes". It was founded by E.C. "Coach" Wong, Assistant Pistol Coach to Erich Buljung, National Pistol Coach for the U.S. shooting team, which is based at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The National Shooting Sports Federation: The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 13,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen's organizations and publishers.

The National Skeet Shooting Association and National Sporting Clays Association: 
The National Skeet Shooting Association (NSSA) and the National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA) are the official governing and sanctioning bodies for their sports. The NSSA was founded in 1928 and is a nonprofit organization owned and operated by its members. It is the world’s largest skeet shooting organization and annually hosts the World Skeet Championships. NSCA was founded in 1989 as a division of NSSA, and it is now the world’s largest sporting clays organization. It annually hosts members from all 50 states and many foreign countries at the National Sporting Clays Championship.

Amateur Trapshooting Association: The ATA serves as the faithful protector of the sport of trapshooting. As the largest clay target shooting organization in the world, the ATA governs the sport's rules and regulations and seeks ways to further enhance the sport and increase participation. The ATA was founded in 1900 as the American Trapshooting Association and later changed to the Amateur Trapshooting Association in 1923. A Board of Directors, composed of state and provincial delegates govern all ATA policy matters. The Executive Committee, which is comprised of one representative from each of the five Zones, provides stewardship for the association throughout the year. The organization's day-to-day.

Pacific International Trapshooting Association: P.I.T.A. is a not-for profit organization made up of State and Provincial Associations, governed by an Executive Committeeelected from its membership. Our goal is to promote the sport of trapshooting through organized shooting events.

Zone 7 Skeet.

Fifty Caliber Shooters Association: The Fifty Caliber Shooters Assn., Inc. (FCSA™) was established in 1985 by a small group of dedicated individuals who set for themselves the mission to advance the sporting use of the .50 BMG Cartridge.  FCSA is a non-profit organization registered in Tennessee and Utah. FCSA provides a quarterly magazine, VERY HIGH POWER™, a Suppliers Directory, professional consulting information on fifty caliber rifles, and reloading information for its membership. In addition FCSA maintains an active, comprehensive web page and forum at www.fcsa.org offering accessibility and insight into the organization for internet visitors and members alike.

Shooting Schools

Thunder Ranch Oregon:
 The Thunder Ranch facility offers a wide array of ranges and target variations.  This design is a refinement from Clint’s experience designing firing ranges for individuals, law enforcement, government, and private training facilities throughout his lifetime.  Taking the best aspects of design and function, Clint has designed the Oregon facility to be efficient in use and movement to and from the ranges in order to maximize training time. Thunder Ranch offers dual and multi-use ranges that incorporate static, moving, running, rural, urban, outdoor, indoor, elevated, angled, flat, lit, dark, close and distance targets. Oregon weather does it’s part in offering the rain, snow, fog, wind, heat, and combinations during the seasons at high elevation, giving the shooter true real world environments to learn in. When you enter Thunder Ranch you will see a manicured facility where every object has purpose and place.  From the classroom that seats students during lectures, to the outdoor pavilion where you will eat lunch and view the Oregon outback.  Contrary to what most people think, wildlife is abundant around the range, and you are just as likely to see a large amount of deer as you are your fellow students.

Gunsite Academy: Only an effective, safe and authoritative program of study can guarantee that in a moment of danger YOU will act to protect yourself, your loved ones or the ones you are sworn to with self defense firearms training skills. Gunsite is such a school. Here, we teach Marksmanship – how to hit what you aim at. However, Gunsite goes beyond this simple discipline to include the principles of Gun-handling and Mind-set. This we call the Combat Triad. We offer multiple levels of instruction in handgun, carbine, shotgun, bolt action rifle and precision rifle. Each discipline is informed by the Combat Triad. Each Instructor at Gunsite is someone who has served in Law Enforcement, the military or both. Each Instructor is fully imbued with the doctrine and tradition of our school.

Ammuntion

CCI:
 It all started when Richard "Dick" Speer's enterprising led him to establish CCI in 1951. He provided a steady source of component primers to reloaders. Today we continue being the leader in rimfire ammunition thanks to our innovation, determination and resourcefulness.

Federal Cartridge Company: From our humble beginnings nestled among the lakes and woods of Minnesota, Federal Premium Ammunition has evolved into one of the world's largest producers of sporting ammunition. Beginning in 1922, our founding president, Charles L. Horn, paved the way for our success. Today, we carry on Horn's vision for quality products and service with the next generation of outdoorsmen and women. With our CEO Mark W. DeYoung at the helm, we maintain our position as experts in the science of ammunition production.

Fiocchi: Fiocchi of America’s ammunition is made by shooters for shooters. We research for the best italian style quality and the best american innovation, to bring you amazingly high quality products. Fiocchi Munizioni, was born in 1876 in Lecco, Italy, and has been in the USA since 1983.



Hornady

PMC Ammo

Remington Ammunition

Speer

Winchester Ammo

Firearms Makers

Armalite, Inc.

Auto-Ordnance Corp

Beretta U.S.A.

Browning

Bushmaster

Charter 2000, Inc.

Colt's Manufacturing

CZ-USA

FN Manufacturing, Inc.

Glock

Harrington and Richardson

Henry

Heckler & Koch

Hi-Point Firearms

Kahr Arms

Kimber Manufacturing Co.

LWRC

Marlin

McMillan Bros Rifle Co, Inc.

North American Arms, Inc.

L.W. Seecamp Co.

O.A. Mossberg & Sons

Para Ordnance Mfg. Inc.

Remington

Rossi

Savage

Sig Sauer Arms

Smith & Wesson

Springfield Armory

Steyr Mannlicher (English version)

Sturm, Ruger & Company

Taurus International

Thompson Center Arms

Uberti USA, Inc:
 In 1959, Aldo Uberti began making replicas of Civil War-era cap and ball revolvers. He founded A. Uberti S.R.L. in the village of Gardone Val Trompia in the Italian Alps. Over the years, as his craftsmen gained experience, the company increased production by including more and more of the Old West firearms. Uberti firearms are exacting replicas, down to the finest detail. Many are improvements over the originals, with the advancement of materials and the use of modern machinery. Today, A. Uberti produces black powder revolvers, cartridge revolvers and cartridge rifles. The firearms set the standard by which Cowboy Action Shooting competitors and big game hunters judge other vintage firearms.


Winchester Rifles and Shotguns: Innovation and a solid business sense. Oliver Fisher Winchester was an innovative and driven man who saw the future of firearms and built an industrial empire around the lever-action rifle. Born in Boston in 1810, Winchester’s initial foray into business was as a maker of men’s shirts. Seeing the economic potential of the fast-growing firearms industry, Winchester began to assemble investors and secure venture capital, and in 1857 bought a controlling interest in the Volcanic Repeating Arms Company from two inventive gentlemen named Horace Smith and Daniel B. Wesson. Winchester continued to refine firearm designs with inventors Benjamin Tyler Henry and Nelson King, and on May 22, 1866, the Winchester Repeating Arms Company was born.



Walther: For almost 130 years, Walther has been a name immediately recognized by firearm enthusiasts worldwide. Walther continues to be the leading innovator in manufacturing quality handguns and tactical rimfire replicas. This innovation stems from our tradition and emphasis on unmatched quality from renowned German engineering. It is the core of a progressive company that continues to write firearm history. There Is No Future Without the Past – Most fans connect Walther with world famous police pistols. Our heritage is based on quality, craftsmanship, innovation and German engineering. These are hallmarks carried on today, enhanced with modern technology and the most advanced manufacturing processes. Over a century of innovation and success builds a great framework for the future.



Weatherby: Our family name has been synonymous with velocity and superior ballistics since the founding of Weatherby®, Inc. in 1945. In fact, it was the development of high-speed rifle cartridges that launched our legacy into existence. So this year, it is an honor to introduce the 14th member of the Weatherby® cartridge family, the 6.5-300 Weatherby® Magnum. We have taken “Nothing Shoots Flatter, Hits Harder, Or Is More Accurate®” to a whole new level with what is now the fastest production 6.5mm cartridge in the world.

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