“Firearm” in the news

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Seeking Alpha
· Vista Outdoor: Drifting Around  
Vista sold its Savage Arms and Stevens firearms business at the time in a $170 million deal, with activities being sold six years after which they were acquired by the company.
The Age
· Queensland man critical after shooting  
Police said the occupant grabbed a firearm from inside the home before shooting one man in the stomach.
· Black transgender man fatally shot by Florida police  
McDade was released from prison in January after serving 10 years on federal charges of possessing firearms following felony convictions.
The Guardian
· Breonna Taylor’s mother calls for end to violence after seven are shot in protest  
Police say the shots fired at the protest overnight came from within the crowd and that no officers discharged their firearms.
· Minnesota Gov. Walz vows to restore order to Twin Cities rocked by protests, which have at times turned violent  
Her boyfriend, who had license to possess firearms, called 911 and opened fire on who he believed were intruders.
The China Post
· New USAID adviser sparks furor over past anti-Islam comments  
Lloyd shared a post calling Islam “a barbaric cult” that year, The Associated Press reported at the time, and shared a meme — days after a mass shooting in Orlando by a Muslim pledging allegiance to the Islamic State — saying people should be forced to eat bacon before they can purchase firearms.
The Age
· Police union defends use of lethal force in Monash Freeway shooting  
Police first fired non-lethal bullets - known as a bean bag round - as the man approached officers, and then shot him in the chest with a semi-automatic firearm.
Hong Kong Free Press
· Letter to Hong Kong from Carrie Lam  
Violence by rioters has escalated, with illegal firearms and explosives posing a terrorist threat.
The Guardian
· Police in Ireland arrest four armed Brazilians over alleged drug feud  
“Four males are currently detained under section 30 Offences Against the State Act and a number of firearms have been recovered,” Ireland’s police force, the Garda Síochána, said in a statement.
The Independent
· George Floyd death: Tweet showing difference between Michigan and Minneapolis protests goes viral  
The photo of the Michigan protester went viral earlier this month when anti-lockdown campaigners descending on statehouses in Virginia, Michigan and Washington state with firearms to demand governors relax stay-at-home orders.