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Automatic weapon owners under attack by mealy-minded liberals in California, take heart. Although the Golden State will make possession of many types of semi-automatic weapons illegal at the end of this year, the good folks at FRONT SIGHT FIREARMS TRAINING INSTITUTE have graciously launched a program to store your precious weapons for you at their facility in Nevada, where your guns aren’t (yet) illegal.

Just like Saddam Hussein stashed his military aircraft in Iran to avoid American bombardment, you too can now protect your martial assets from government tyranny! All you need to do is, er, drop up to $1,000 on one of Front Sight’s valuable training classes.

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