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The only guns allowed are shotguns, guns for research purposes and guns for competition.
DOES RESTRICTING ACCESS TO GUNS REDUCE GUN VIOLENCE?TRUTHBETOLDDECEMBER 14, 2020TRUTHBETOLD.NEWS
An officer fired his shotgun once, shattering the hand in which she was holding the knife.
IT WASN’T THE FIRST TIME THE NYPD KILLED SOMEONE IN CRISIS. FOR KAWASKI TRAWICK, IT ONLY TOOK 112 SECONDS.BY ERIC UMANSKYDECEMBER 4, 2020PROPUBLICA
During the night of the storm, residents recalled hearing “shotgun-like” snapping of tree limbs, with many limbs crashing down on roofs.
ICE STORMS: INSIDE WINTERTIME’S DREADED, FROZEN MESSJEFFREY HALVERSONDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Ravens, who have lost two of three games, may also use Lamar Jackson less frequently in the shotgun after having issues with snaps last week.
AFC SOUTH THRIVES AND THE STEELERS STAY UNBEATEN IN NFL WEEK 11CINDY BOREN, MARK MASKE, DES BIELERNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Officers were looking for anything related to the shooting in Portland, Brady said, and recovered a shotgun bag.
NEW EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS: FEDS DIDN’T IDENTIFY THEMSELVES BEFORE OPENING FIRE ON PORTLAND ANTIFA SUSPECTBY BRYAN DENSON FOR PROPUBLICA AND CONRAD WILSON, OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTINGOCTOBER 13, 2020PROPUBLICA
One clinic officer pulled out his police-issued shotgun and approached the home with the weapon in “the low ready” according to his report.
THE STARTLING REACH AND DISPARATE IMPACT OF CLEVELAND CLINIC’S PRIVATE POLICE FORCEBY DAVID ARMSTRONGSEPTEMBER 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
Then suddenly he would shift shotgun for rifle and come home with a bearskin in the wagon.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
The Whitmore double-barrel breech-loading shotgun was designed, and later developed into the Remington breech-loading shotgun.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
He said he reckoned a body could reform the old man with a shotgun, maybe, but he didn't know no other way.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Hale put young Dave on a horse and the little shotgun cavalcade quietly moved away toward the county-seat.
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOTGUN

  • bind
  • coerce
  • command
  • compel
  • constrain
  • force
  • impel
  • make
  • necessitate
  • obligate
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