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Hunting in many cases is not achievable in these areas either because the lands aren’t open to hunting or the housing is such that firearms and bows aren’t allowed to be discharged.

By 1804, the Tlingit had procured firearms, shot, gunpowder, and even cannons from American and British traders.

Background checks, and sales of firearms and ammunition, have been increasing pace for months.

Greenwalt, the police spokesman, told reporters Wednesday that Narumanchi had “numerous guns on him” but didn’t offer specifics on the types of firearms.

Though the number of firearms found decreased — 3,257 in 2020 compared with a record 4,432 in 2019 — the rate per passenger was the highest since the agency was founded in 2001.

Grimes' allies are rallying behind her ability to handle a firearm.

INTERACTIVE: Hover over markers for more from each range on their age and firearm restrictions for children.

I spent a surreal evening watching all 85 episodes and gathered the best of the worst big ideas from the firearm luminaries.

The newest pro-gun propaganda: Make firearm education compulsory in schools and create gun-required zones.

He noted that possession of a loaded firearm is not even classified as a violent crime under Illinois state law.

He scanned the smaller firearm, and then, instead of returning it to the Sioux, deliberately shoved it into his hip-pocket.

Yet with a panic at his heart he knew that it was the sharp crack of a firearm.

Mr. Ridd recently despatched himself with a firearm for the following reasons, set forth in a letter that he left behind.

Trask now searched Jarrow's cabin in the hope of finding some sort of firearm, but there was neither pistol nor rifle.

Washington strove also, but by the end of the siege was still unable, to provide for his men some form of regulation firearm.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to firearm, such as: handgun, musket, pistol, revolver, rifle, and shotgun.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.