NEW FIREARMS AMNESTY

PROCEDURES FOR PARTICIPATION IN NEW FIREARMS AMNESTY FROM 1 AUGUST 2020 TO 31 JANUARY 2021 Parliament has approved a new firearms amnesty to run from 1 August 2020 to 31 January 2021. The new amnesty has reference to firearms people no longer want, or for which there is no license, or for which there is

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Head Shots and Bouncing Bullets

By now, you’ve likely seen the news article from a couple weeks ago. An armed robber shot a compliant victim in the face. The bullet ricocheted off the victim’s skull and hit the second robber, killing him. Read about it HERE. It may seem strange, but it happens all the time. Bullets sometimes do weird

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Renewal of expired licence situation

In July 2018 GOSA obtained an interdict against SAPS to prevent them from threatening or taking in expired licence firearms. Under almost every circumstance this interdict (being interim) is NOT appealable. SAPS insisted on asking the judge for permission to appeal this in December 2019. The judge literally said to them: ‘I don’t believe this

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Cycling Your Ammo

The shelf life on ammunition can last a life time provided that is kept in good packaging and in stored in a dry area. Our carry ammo on the other hand is constantly exposed to moisture and cycled through firearms. This can cause rounds to be unreliable or dangerous to the user. WHAT TO LOOK

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Amendment bill to the current Firearm Control Act

The time to make your voice heard as a Gun Owner of South Africa is now. We are all aware of the recent attack on our firearm rights in the form of an amendment bill to the current Firearm Control Act. Please take a moment to read the below press release from GOSA to see

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