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  • Officer Shot In Ambush; Citizen Shoots And Kills Gunmen

    01/12/2017 1:43:51 PM PST · by nodwam · 48 replies
    Hidden Americans ^ | 01/12/2017 | Richard Saunders
    This is why the United States has the 2nd amendment. A police officer was ambushed by a gunmen and someone driving by stopped to help the police officer and ended up having to shoot the gunmen to save the officer. This is the advantage of Arizona having the foresight to allow all of its citizens to own and carry firearms. From ABC7: An Arizona trooper trying to help a motorist in a rollover crash was shot in an ambush-style attack by a random suspect, who was then fatally shot by a Good Samaritan driving by. The trooper with the Arizona...
  • Study: Stand Your Ground led to increase in homicide cases

    01/06/2017 4:23:20 AM PST · by rarestia · 73 replies
    BayNews9 ^ | Friday, January 06, 2017, 12:04 AM EST | Cheryn Stone
    New medical findings link Florida's Stand Your Ground law to a significant increase in gun deaths. JAMA Study: 24.4% increase in homicide associated with Stand Your Ground Study authors say findings should be used to make informed decisions A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association states implementing Stand Your Ground in Florida is associated with a 24.4 percent increase in homicide and a 31.6 percent increase in firearm-related homicide in the state. "So the implication of these findings is that almost immediately after Stand Your Ground was enacted, rates of homicide and firearm homicide have gone...
  • Obama: Going to Newtown was the ‘toughest day of my presidency’

    01/05/2017 11:44:18 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 47 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 01/05/2017 | Dylan Stableford
    As Barack Obama continues to reflect on his legacy in a series of exit interviews, the outgoing president says he still considers the day he met with the parents of the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 the toughest day of his presidency. “I still consider the day I traveled up to Newtown to meet with parents and address that community as the toughest day of my presidency,” Obama told the History Channel in an interview that will air on Jan. 15, five days before he leaves office. “It’s the only time I ever saw...
  • GOP Rep Introduces National Concealed Carry Reciprocity On Day One of New Congress

    01/04/2017 7:24:32 AM PST · by Zakeet · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 3, 2017 | Awr Hawkins
    On January 3–the first day of the 115th Congress–Representative Richard Hudson (R-NC-8) introduced national concealed carry reciprocity legislation. Hudson's office published this summary of the legislation: Rep. Hudson's bill, which is supported by major pro-Second Amendment groups, would allow people with a state-issued concealed carry license or permit to conceal a handgun in any other state that allows concealed carry, as long as the permit holder follows the laws of that state. It also allows residents of Constitutional carry states the ability to carry in other states that recognize their own resident's right to concealed carry. Note: Hudson's legislation not...
  • Rookie NFL quarterback gifts shotguns to offensive linemen, gun control group sends gun locks

    12/30/2016 7:40:22 AM PST · by Zakeet · 26 replies
    Guns.com ^ | December 29, 2016 | Brian Seay
    Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Carson Wentz bought personalized shotguns for his offensive line this Christmas, and now a gun control group says they'll be sending the players gun locks. The 23-year-old rookie quarterback is a North Dakota native and a hunter. He bought the Beretta long guns for his teammates with their numbers engraved on the butt of the guns, according to ESPN. Offensive guard Allen Barbre, a fellow hunter, says the guns are the Beretta model known as the Silver Pigeon, which retails for about $2,000. "This is an awesome gun. I'm excited about it," said Barbre. "I don't...
  • Obama uses last weeks to grab guns from seniors

    12/27/2016 9:03:00 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 36 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 12/27/16 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    In what the NRA is calling "Obama's attempt to implement the largest gun grab in American history," senior citizen veterans on Social Security very well may have their Constitutional right to own guns stripped from them. Approximately 177,000 military veterans have been snared by this gun grab already as the VA has implemented a program which prohibits vets owning a firearm if they collect Social Security and have a "representative payee assigned to their accounts to help them manage their payments and receipts." By this method, the Obama federal bureaucracy will effectively implement just what the US Supreme Court decision...
  • Federal Appeals Court In Fresno Overturns Bullet-Stamp Ruling

    12/21/2016 10:31:25 AM PST · by Mechanicos · 44 replies
    ReLoad1 ^ | 12/3/2016 | ER1C
    From AP — Gun manufacturers have the right to present evidence supporting their claim that technology does not exist to comply with a California law requiring new models of semi-automatic handguns to stamp identifying information on bullet casings, a state appeals court said Thursday. The ruling by the 5th District Court of Appeals in Fresno overturned a lower court ruling rejecting a lawsuit by two firearms trade associations that challenged the law.
  • CA Gun Sales Surge Ahead of 'Assault Rifle' Ban

    12/21/2016 6:14:28 AM PST · by rktman · 27 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 12/20/2016 | Liz Sheld
    Californians are rushing to purchase the evil AR15 semi-automatic "assault" rifle before a new ban goes into effect on January 1, 2017. Governor Jerry Brown signed the gun-control measure into law back in July and with a 10-day waiting period for all gun sales, time is running out to purchase the gun and take possession before next year. All of these newly purchased guns must be registered with the state before the deadline kicks in on Wednesday, December 21.
  • Gun Sales Surge in CA Ahead of Sweeping New Gun Control Laws

    12/20/2016 12:42:00 PM PST · by george76 · 53 replies
    Fox News ^ | Dec. 20, 2016
    California is seeing a big surge in gun sales as the Golden State gets ready to enact sweeping gun control measures. Some Californians are rushing to get their hands on the AR-15, which is America's most popular rifle and a longtime target of gun control proponents. Gun sales, including handguns, are up 40 percent this year in California, while sales of semi-automatic rifles have doubled. The new laws, set to take effect January 1, will ban so-called "assault-style rifles" with easily-detachable magazines. ... today is the last day to make a purchase, since the state has a 10-day waiting period...
  • Sowell: A Public Service

    12/19/2016 12:44:11 PM PST · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | December 20, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    Sometimes someone inadvertently performs a public service by bringing an unbelievably stupid and dangerous idea to the surface, where it can be exposed for what it is. The New York Times can be credited — if that is the word — with performing this public service in a recent editorial against proposals to allow law-abiding citizens to carry concealed guns. They refer to what they call the National Rifle Association's "fantasy that citizens can stand up to gunmen by shooting it out." Nobody has suggested any such thing. Data collected over many years — but almost never seeing the light...
  • Pro-Gun Control Movie Released, You Won’t Believe How Much it Made at the Box Office

    12/14/2016 6:52:14 AM PST · by xzins · 75 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | December 13, 2016 | John S. Roberts
    The American people don’t want to condescended to. They don’t want to go to the movies and watch some flick about the far left political agenda. They want to be entertained; to escape reality. What a concept! Miss Sloane was just released and it’s all about gun control. It earned $1.9 million while playing in 1,648 theaters. That’s insanely awful. From Fox News: Movie goers weren’t too interested in “Miss Sloane,” a film that explores the gun control debate from the perspective of a lawyer who is lobbying for universal background checks for gun ownership. Still, the film’s leading lady,...
  • Obama sends UN Arms Trade Treaty to the Senate

    12/13/2016 2:32:56 PM PST · by PROCON · 42 replies
    guns.com ^ | Dec. 13, 2016 | Chris Eger
    President Obama transmitted the controversial Arms Trade Treaty, which seeks to regulate the world’s annual exchange of $70 billion in conventional weaponry, to the Senate on Friday. In April 2013, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Arms Trade Treaty that aims to regulate the international trade in conventional weapons ranging from small arms to warships. The U.S. signed the treaty along with some 129 other countries but Congress has not ratified it. The Senate would have to pass the ATT with a two-thirds majority and at least 50 Senators went on record soon after Kerry’s action by sending...
  • Gun Control Thriller ‘Miss Sloane’ Has One of the Worst Opening Weekends Ever

    12/12/2016 3:03:25 PM PST · by dirtboy · 52 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 12/12/2016 | Stephen Gutowski
    Miss Sloane, the gun control thriller starring Jessica Chastain, over the weekend posted one of the worst performances of the past 35 years for a movie in wide release. The movie pulled in $1,167 on average at the 1,648 theaters across the country it was shown in. It made $1,922,300, meaning it was the 11th-highest grossing movie in the country. It is number 79 on Box Office Mojo’s list of Worst Opening Weekend by Per-Theater Average since 1982.
  • Gun Control Advocates Find a Deep-Pocketed Ally in Big Law

    12/08/2016 1:09:30 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 18 replies
    New York Times ^ | December 7, 2016 | By JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG and BEN PROTESS
    In Congress and in the Supreme Court, the gun lobby has racked up some crucial victories in recent years. It won again last month when Donald J. Trump, buoyed by the gun lobby’s money and support, secured an upset victory in the presidential election. On the defensive, gun control advocates are now quietly developing a plan to chip away at the gun lobby’s growing clout: Team up with corporate law firms. After the Orlando nightclub massacre and a string of other mass shootings, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; Covington & Burling; Arnold & Porter; and four other prominent law...
  • LA Times: Concealed carry reciprocity ‘absurd and dangerous’

    12/06/2016 4:08:00 PM PST · by PROCON · 39 replies
    guns.com ^ | Dec. 6, 2016 | Brian Seay
    The Los Angeles Times editorial board says the Donald Trump backed, NRA push for nationwide concealed carry reciprocity is bad for public safety, calling it “absurd and dangerous” in a piece published Saturday. Lawmakers have four bills drafted that would make concealed carry reciprocity a federal law allowing gun owners licensed to carry in one state, to be able to carry in any other state. The Times calls it an effort to “dismantle state and local gun-control laws,” driving nationwide concealed carry laws “to the lowest common denominator” by allowing people to get carry permits in states with less...
  • Police: Victim shoots, critically wounds carjacker (ABQ NM)

    11/29/2016 11:44:22 AM PST · by CedarDave · 21 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 at 12:14pm | Nicole Perez
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A suspect who police say tried to carjack a man with two accomplices Monday night was in the hospital in critical but stable condition Tuesday after the driver of the car shot him. The driver acted in self defense and is not facing charges, according to Albuquerque police spokesman Fred Duran. Officers were called to the shooting, which was outside an apartment complex on the 3900 block of Montgomery NE near Montgomery and Carlisle, around 6:30 p.m. They learned that three men had tried to to carjack a couple in a parking lot. “The driver fired his...
  • Progressives Demand Gun Control After Knife Attack At Ohio State University

    11/29/2016 7:37:00 AM PST · by detective · 31 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 28, 2016 | Bre Payton
    Progressives used a brutal knife attack at Ohio State University (OSU) on Monday as an excuse to demand more gun control, even after authorities declared that they had no evidence the attacker even used a gun during his rampage. The attacker reportedly struck pedestrians with his vehicle and proceeded to stab several others, harming at least nine individuals, one of whom is in critical condition. Despite OSU’s initial tweets stating there was an active shooter on campus, authorities later said there was no evidence that the attacker used a gun during his attack. The victims are being treated for stab...
  • We The People: American gun owners celebrated in new book

    11/24/2016 2:14:23 PM PST · by PROCON · 15 replies
    guns.com ^ | Nov. 23, 2016 | Ben Philippi
    Over the course of five years and covering thousands of miles, I toured America to meet some of the millions of legal gun owners who, every day, proudly exercise their constitutional right to keep and bear arms. Excited by how limitless freedom can be when every man and woman is afforded their right to arm and protect themselves, I sought to produce a collection of photographs and words as unbiased and true to the diverse social fabric of American gun owners today. I strove to create a book that mirrors the exceptional beauty, pride and singularity of the greatest...
  • Trump's pro-Second Amendment platform could end gun sales boom

    11/24/2016 5:15:30 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 62 replies
    President-elect Donald Trump is expected to push to relax gun laws when he takes office, but significant changes in the firearms industry began as soon as he was elected – and some put the law of unintended consequences squarely in the cross hairs. For instance, while Trump’s unapologetic pro-Second Amendment stance may be good for gun owners, it has already dealt a blow to manufacturers, who enjoyed record sales throughout President Obama’s eight years in office. Stocks in companies like Smith & Wesson and Sturm, Ruger & Co. plunged on Nov. 9, and experts say it is because Trump’s election...
  • Trump Releases His Plan for 2nd Amendment… Leaves Millions Furious

    11/19/2016 10:55:16 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 44 replies
    One common criticism of billionaire businessman and President-elect Donald Trump is that he far too often speaks in vague generalities and rarely offers specifics about where he stands on the issues. That is no longer the case, at least regarding his stance on gun rights and the Second Amendment, after Trump released his official policy position on his campaign website. “The Second Amendment to our Constitution is clear. The right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed upon. Period,” the position paper began. Trump went on to explain that the right to keep and bear arms is a right that pre-exists...
  • [white] Rutgers Lecturer Forced to Undergo Psych Evaluation After 'Threatening' Tweets

    11/16/2016 12:36:49 PM PST · by shhrubbery! · 36 replies
    Washington DC Patch ^ | November 16, 2016 | Katie Kausch
    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ— A Rutgers lecturer living in Brooklyn was taken to a Manhattan psychiatric hospital after the Rutgers University Police Department tipped off the New York Police Department about an inflammatory tweet he sent. Kevin Allred, who is white, was taken to Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan by the NYPD for a psychiatric evaluation on Tuesday after his Nov. 10 tweet, which said: "Will the 2nd amendment be as cool when I buy a gun and start shooting at random white people or no...?"
  • Gun safety advocate: Trump won’t silence us

    11/17/2016 4:01:32 PM PST · by PROCON · 46 replies
    guns.com ^ | Nov. 17, 2016 | Brian Seay
    The founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America says she’s done wallowing in disappointment following Donald Trump’s victory last week. “So many women and activists had hoped to elect the first female president – a gun sense champion – to the White House,” wrote Shannon Watts in a piece for the Huffington Post. But she says her husband reminded her that gun violence prevention isn’t hinged on the outcome of a single election. Watts founded Moms Demand Action four years ago in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. “I – along with millions...
  • Man carrying gun at WCCC arrested without incident

    11/16/2016 2:11:46 PM PST · by SargeK · 6 replies
    Tribune-Review ^ | 11/16/2016 | Renatta Signorini
    A Ligonier Township man who completed a probationary program in 2012 after taking an unlawfully concealed firearm into the Greensburg Social Security Administration office was arrested this week for allegedly doing the same thing at Westmoreland County Community College. County park police charged Thomas Foster Altman, 66, who investigators said doesn't have a permit to carry a concealed weapon, according to an affidavit of probable cause.
  • Rhode Island Supreme Court Chides Police Chief for Failure to Issue Carry Permits

    11/09/2016 4:00:52 PM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 4 November, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Image from eastbayri.com East Providence Police Chief Christopher J. Parella is in trouble with the Supreme Court of Rhode Island. Again. He failed to issue licenses to carry handguns to three more applicants, without explaining any reason for doing so. From providencejournal.com: The law reads that a city or town's licensing authority "shall" issue a license when it appears that the applicant has a good reason to fear an injury to his or her person or property or has "any other proper reason" to carry. A proper showing of need is not a component of the law, the court...
  • It’s already too late for gun control to work

    11/08/2016 9:44:28 AM PST · by VictimsRightsPro2a · 22 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 8, 2016 | Dr. John Lott
    It seems obvious: Restrict gun access and people will be safer. Indeed, in all four presidential debates, Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine have pushed for background checks on private transfers of guns. Clinton says this will “keep guns out of the hands of those who will do harm.” After each mass public shooting, President Obama has made a similar case for background checks on private transfers of guns. But theory and practice don’t always match. Too often, gun bans or background checks don’t stop criminals and disarm law-abiding citizens, particularly poor minorities. This only makes life easier for...
  • Wayyyy Bigger Problems (MicroVanity)

    11/06/2016 4:01:11 PM PST · by Lazamataz · 109 replies
    11/6/2016 | By Laz A. Mataz
    First, please excuse me. I never post a few-line vanity; if I post my own material, it is usually a well-thought-out and supported editorial. Forgive me, because I think this thought is important. Indulge me, because it is my birthday.I have always viewed this election in terms of how it would effect my Second Amendment Rights. But after seeing the sheer and brazen corruption in which Comey quashed any charges against Clinton -- having reviewed more than a half a million emails in less than three days -- it is obvious that if Hillary Clinton is elected President, we have...
  • GOP Weekly Address Future President Donald Trump "Let's Close the Book on the Clintons"

    11/05/2016 11:34:43 AM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 59 replies
    https://youtu.be/kwJZukmWpM0
  • The Brooklyn Connection

    07/19/2005 6:49:17 AM PDT · by DTA · 13 replies · 571+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | July 19, 2005 / 12 Tamuz, 5765 | By Julia Gorin
    The Brooklyn Connection By Julia Gorin Albanian-American roofer Florin Krasniqi has been living in Brooklyn and smuggling American guns into Kosovo to arm the Kosovo Liberation Army--this time for war against its erstwhile saviors, NATO and the UN....Realizing Albanians could lose the good will of Americans once they see the documentary, Krasniqi went on "60 Minutes" last Sunday, to paint himself as a concerned citizen promoting anti-gun legislation...
  • Hillary: Impose Gun Control by Judicial Fiat

    11/02/2016 4:40:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 2, 2016 | David T. Hardy
    It’s no news that Hillary Clinton is against guns (except those in the hands of people who protect the high and mighty) and enthusiastically in favor of restricting gun owners. When it gets down to specifics, her position does become vague, with some exceptions. One of those exceptions stands out only because of its obscurity. Hillary really, really, wants to repeal the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act. The PLCAA essentially protects gun manufacturers and gun dealers from being sued unless, well, they have done something wrong. It’s a perfectly simple standard that would apply in any other field...
  • Obama Has Given America A Government Of Unchecked Power While Taking Away Liberty

    10/29/2016 2:14:25 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 18 replies
    Forbes ^ | October 28, 2016 | George Leef
    Barack Obama said he wanted to transform America and in many ways he has succeeded. The problem is that his transformation has done enormous and perhaps irreparable damage to the nation by demolishing the people’s confidence that our laws will be impartially enforced. Instead of, as the Constitution requires of the president, taking care that the laws be faithfully executed, Obama and his minions have operated under a completely different concept – that the laws will be enforced (or not) with the objective of maintaining the incumbent party in power. If you doubt that, I recommend reading Liberty’s Nemesis, published...
  • Battle of Athens TN, August 1-2 1946 (Voter fraud and The Second Amendment)

    10/26/2016 9:42:02 PM PDT · by PanzerKardinal · 49 replies
    Constitutional Societ ^ | 2015 | Constitutional Society
    The Battle of Athens TN, August 1-2, 1946 On 1-2 August 1946, some Americans, brutalized by their county government, used armed force to overturn it. These Americans wanted honest, open elections. For years they had asked for state or Federal election monitors to prevent vote fraud -- forged ballots, secret ballot counts, and intimidation by armed sheriff's deputies -- by the local political boss. They got no help. These Americans' absolute refusal to knuckle-under had been hardened by service in World War II. Having fought to free other countries from murderous regimes, they rejected vicious abuse by their county government....
  • In U.S., Support for Assault Weapons Ban at Record Low

    10/26/2016 5:43:34 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 36 replies
    Gallup ^ | October 26, 2016
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The fewest Americans in 20 years favor making it illegal to manufacture, sell or possess semi-automatic guns known as assault rifles. Thirty-six percent now want an assault weapons ban, down from 44% in 2012 and 57% when Gallup first asked the question in 1996.
  • VIDEO OF CREAMER: "make America more like Britain when it comes to gun violence issues"

    10/26/2016 2:57:17 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 14 replies
    Youtube
    Start at 14:40 "trying to make America more like Britain when it comes to gun violence issues"
  • 17 gun control groups announce endorsement of Clinton for president

    10/26/2016 2:56:23 PM PDT · by PROCON · 18 replies
    guns.com ^ | Oct. 26, 2016 | Chris Eger
    With Election Day on the horizon, a number of gun control groups made it clear this week their candidate of choice to fill the White House is former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Clinton, who has a broad package of gun control initiatives as a key part of her platform to curb what she terms as an epidemic of gun violence, already has the backing of the Brady Campaign, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety and former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords’ Americans for Responsible Solutions. Joining that list Tuesday was a coalition of 16 small groups...
  • LA Times Editors Call For Banning All Guns In The United States

    10/24/2016 2:54:48 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 62 replies
    In a editorial posted today called ‘Microstamping’ technology could help police crack down on gun crimes — if the gun lobby allows it, the editorial board of the Times revealed that they want to ban all firearms in the United States by requiring them to be equipped with a fantasy technology that does not exist in a viable form.
  • There Are No “Reasonable Restrictions” on the Second Amendment, Hillary Clinton!

    10/23/2016 9:42:10 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 20 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/23/16 | Greg Penglis
    I guarantee you Hillary Clinton will continue Obama's legacy All rights come from God. We are born with them. They are unalienable, which means no power on Earth can take them away. They stay with us for life. All rights are individual, and they are absolute within the context of the right. If rights are not absolute, then they aren’t a right at all. If one aspect of a right can be shed, then so can the whole right. If a right can be “interpreted,” then it can be interpreted out of existence. One right that is universal and a...
  • HILLARY LIE: She Crapped All Over Supreme Court On Guns/ Wouldn’t Say She Supports 2nd

    10/19/2016 7:31:01 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 32 replies
    lidblog.com ^ | October 19, 2016 | Jeff Dunetz
    Last Year, Clinton Lambasted The Supreme Court’s Decision In District Of Columbia V. Heller, Which Found D.C.’s Ban On Handguns Unconstitutional. “While Clinton has previously supported an assault weapons ban, this is the first time since launching her campaign that she indicated that she would take on the Supreme Court over gun issues. Although Clinton did not identify which Supreme Court case she disagreed with, she appeared to be criticizing the landmark 2008 ruling in District of Columbia v. Heller, which found the handgun ban in Washington, D.C., unconstitutional… ‘We’ve got to go after this,’ Clinton continued. ‘And here again,...
  • Woman killed in home invasion remembered as 'beautiful person'

    10/12/2016 11:25:40 AM PDT · by Wolfie · 10 replies
    WSB-TV ^ | Oct. 11, 2016
    Woman killed in home invasion remembered as 'beautiful person' SOUTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - Three men are on trial for the 2013 murder of a popular store manager in her south Fulton County home. Pamela Williams, 43, was shot and killed while on the phone with 911. Prosecutors say Jonathan Banks, James Calhoun and James Sims broke into Williams’ home in the Amhurst Subdivision, found her hiding in a closet and shot her in the head. Neighbors testified that they saw five young men running toward her home that night and later running away, but none of them could identify...
  • Donald Trump: Hillary "Wants to Dismantle Our 2nd Amendment," Why Not Dismantle Her Security Detail?

    10/12/2016 4:47:22 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 18 replies
    Breibart.com ^ | October 12, 2016 | Awr Hawkins
    During his October 11 speech in Panama City, Florida, Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton “wants to dismantle our Second Amendment” and asked why she can’t start by dismantling her armed security detail.
  • Clinton’s vow to push Supreme Court left galvanizes conservatives wary of Trump

    10/10/2016 6:52:23 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 40 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 10, 2016 | S.A. Miller
    <p>ST. LOUIS — Hillary Clinton ended up helping Donald Trump repair some of the damage from his lewd comments about women this weekend when she ran hard left on the Supreme Court — reinforcing the one overriding reason conservative Republicans have for voting for their flawed presidential nominee.</p>
  • Tim Kaine: Ban 15-Round 'Clips,; Hold Gun Dealers Liable for Misuse of Firearms - Breitbart

    10/04/2016 12:22:33 PM PDT · by tekrat · 95 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 10/4/2016 | AWR Hawkins
    On July 22 Hillary Clinton announced Tim Kaine as her running mate. Kaine is a Democrat Senator from Virginia who supports a ban on 15-round “clips” and “assault weapons,” and who wants to enact a law to hold gun dealers liable for the misuse of firearms. During the June 26 airing of Meet the Press, Kaine told Chuck Todd that he voted for an “assault weapons” ban before and "would likely vote for it again." But he stressed that he believes “limitations on the size of magazines and ammunition clips” is the first step to take. Todd asked Kaine if he believes the...
  • Gun sales hit 17th straight monthly record, up 27 percent

    Gun sales hit the 17th consecutive monthly record in September according to FBI data released on Monday, and overall sales are up 27 percent compared to the same period last year. A total of 1,992,219 background checks were processed through the bureau's National Instant Criminal Background Check System for the month of September, higher than the 1,795,102 conducted in September 2015.
  • NJ High schooler Suspended for Anti-Gun Control Project

    09/30/2016 12:17:53 PM PDT · by Coleus · 16 replies
    NJ2AS ^ | 09.28.16 | Alexander Roubian
    A Manville, NJ student was suspended and ordered to go under a psychological evaluation after it was found out he was doing an assignment arguing against gun control.Student Frank Harvey was doing a project for class that was on gun control, arguing against it, when he left his flash drive with the project on it in the school library. The flash drive was then found and handed over to the school administrators. After discovering the contents of the flash drive, which in the report included anti-gun control political cartoons and videos and reports of armed citizens defending themselves from criminals,...
  • Trump and the Second Amendment

    09/27/2016 6:30:20 PM PDT · by Innovative · 39 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Sept. 27, 2016 | Ilya Somin
    At last night’s presidential debate Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton made all kinds of attacks on each other. But on one notable issue, they were in complete agreement: they both think people on the federal government’s “no fly list” should be categorically denied their right buy guns under the Second Amendment. Both candidates have repeatedly said so for months. Trump’s stance on this issue should be deeply troubling to those who care about gun rights – and also to people concerned about constitutional rights generally, even if they don’t care much about this one.
  • Clinton: Americans need to be as scared of gun violence as they are terrorism

    09/23/2016 3:25:55 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 44 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | September 22, 2016 | T. Becket Adams
    Hillary Clinton believes Americans need to be as worried about gun violence as they are about terrorism. "[I]t's not only terrorists we need to be worried about," Clinton said in an interview published Thursday afternoon by AARP. The Democratic nominee's remarks came as she explained she has a plan to combat both terrorism as well as the broader issue of gun violence in the U.S. Clinton was prompted by the question: "What would you do to address terrorism?"
  • Baltimore councilman introduces replica gun ban

    09/21/2016 12:45:23 PM PDT · by PROCON · 26 replies
    guns.com ^ | Sep. 20, 2016 | Christen Smith
    A Baltimore City Council member introduced a replica gun ban Monday criminalizing the possession of any toy or imitation weapon “that can reasonably be perceived to be a real firearm.” Councilman James Kraft told The Baltimore Sun he sponsored the legislation “to protect the city’s youth.” In April, city police officers shot 14-year-old Dedric Colvin in the shoulder and leg on a street in East Baltimore. Colvin was carrying a BB gun officers said resembled a semiautomatic pistol. Similar incidents have unfolded across the country. Last week police officers in Columbus, Ohio, shot and killed 13-year-old Tyree King after...
  • Defense Distributed looses appeal to allow distribution of files to build AR receivers

    09/21/2016 10:29:49 AM PDT · by Deek · 46 replies
    5th Circuit ^ | September 21, 2016 | 5th Circuit
    Plaintiffs-Appellants Defense Distributed and Second Amendment Foundation, Inc. have sued Defendants-Appellees, the United States Department of State, the Secretary of State, the DDTC, and various agency employees (collectively, the “State Department”), seeking to enjoin enforcement of certain laws governing the export of unclassified technical data relating to prohibited munitions. Because the district court concluded that the public interest in national security outweighs Plaintiffs-Appellants’ interest in protecting their constitutional rights, it denied a preliminary injunction, and they timely appealed. We conclude the district court did not abuse its discretion and therefore affirm.
  • Gun-toting Democrats bristle at firearms limits in California

    09/21/2016 7:57:35 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 5 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | September 20, 2016 | Veronique Dupont
    California is a Democratic bastion in the United States, but the party's presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has some voters up in arms over her push to tighten gun control. [Snip] A Pew Research study found that 40 percent of gun owners across the United States are Republican, twice the number of Democrats. But in California, the share of gun-toting Democrats is larger. "We believe there's an immense number of Democrats among California gun owners," said Sam Paredes, executive director of Gun Owners of California, noting there were no official statistics on that. As for Clinton, he warned that "people are...
  • Gorka: This Is 'Guerrilla Warfare' & We've Seen It All Before

    09/19/2016 7:52:58 AM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/19/2016
    "I look at the last two years and I see the Islamic State fighting a two-front war," Gorka said on "Fox and Friends" this morning. "They're using violence in the region - in Iraq, in Syria, in Libya - to consolidate and expand the territory they hold ... and they are promoting attacks on the soil of the infidel." He described recent attacks in Paris, Brussels, Nice and Orlando as "guerrilla warfare." "That's exactly what we've seen in New York and in New Jersey this weekend," Gorka said, adding that a bloody knife attack at a Minnesota mall Saturday evening...
  • Reid: Dem gun bill 'would prevent the next attack'

    09/19/2016 3:19:25 PM PDT · by PROCON · 74 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | Sep. 19, 2016 | SUSAN FERRECHIO
    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Monday a gun control bill authored by Democrats would prevent another terrorist attacks like the ones carried out in New Jersey and New York this weekend. "We can argue from now on about whether this bill would have prevented this weekend's attacks," Reid, D-Nev., said. "But one thing is for sure, it would prevent the next attack." Democrats have authored a bill that would ban people on a federal terror watch list from purchasing guns or explosives. House and Senate Republicans have authored their own legislation, which would put in place a three-day waiting...