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  • The Blacklist's Megan Boone: 'Liz Will Never Carry an Assault Rifle Again'

    02/24/2018 6:29:17 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 44 replies
    TV Line ^ | February 23, 2018 | Andy Swift
    Megan Boone hopes to blacklist assault rifles from her NBC show.. As the debate over gun control rages on in the United States — particularly following the recent mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., which claimed the lives of 17 students and faculty members — the star of The Blacklist, who was raised in Florida, tweeted this to her followers on Friday: Megan Boone ✔ @MeganBoone Liz Keen will never carry an assault rifle again and I am deeply sorry for participating in glorifying them in the past. Yours, girl from Florida 11:46 AM - Feb...
  • Michael Moore: NRA is Worse than ISIS

    02/24/2018 3:12:03 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 84 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 24, 2018 | Jerome Hudson
    Left-wing documentary filmmaker Michael Moore took to Twitter on Friday and urged the media to compare the National Rifle Association (NRA) to the murderous terrorist group ISIS. The NRA is a terrorist organization, Moore wrote in a tweet that went viral. The media should speak of the NRA in the same way they do ISIS. Total ISIS-inspired deaths in US = 79, the Academy Award-winner wrote, adding, Thanks to the NRA & the politicians they buy, weve had 1.2 MILLION American gun deaths since John Lennon was shot dead in NYC #NRAKillsKids.
  • What does the 2nd Amendment mean?

    02/24/2018 3:05:57 PM PST · by Blood of Tyrants · 65 replies
    Various | 2/24/2108 | Self
    A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. What does it mean? Well let's go through it.
  • Your Feelings Have Nothing to Do with the Second Amendment

    02/24/2018 9:41:09 AM PST · by rktman · 41 replies ^ | 2/24/2018 | William Sullivan
    Looking to capitalize on the public whirlwind demanding gun control measures, Ohio governor John Kasich took to Twitter to ask: If all the sudden you couldn't buy an AR-15, what would you lose? Would you feel your second amendment [sic] rights would be eroded? These are the things that have to be looked at and action has to happen. What I'd lose should be pretty obvious. I'd lose the ability to purchase an AR-15 to defend my family, my life, and my home because the federal government has prohibited me from doing so i.e., infringed upon my right to...
  • Samuel L. Jackson mocks Trumps proposal to arm teachers

    02/24/2018 11:55:53 AM PST · by conservative98 · 87 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/24/18 12:07 PM EST | LUIS SANCHEZ
    Samuel L. Jackson took to Twitter to criticize President Trump after he made repeated pushes for arming trained teachers as a way to address school shootings. Can someone thats been in a Gunfight tell that Muthaf---- thats Never been in a Gunfight, the flaws of his Arm The Teachers plan??!! Jackson tweeted on Friday.
  • CCW Zone - Democrats want your guns

    02/24/2018 10:46:06 AM PST · by Moe-Patrick · 20 replies
    2/24/18 | self
    The argument against arming teachers etc. - Teachers want to teach, not be a police officer. I dont have a gun in my home to be a police officer. I have a gun so that if or when the intruder finds my location, I can shoot at him! Would you rather a teacher have a gun while hiding in a room with students, or have the teacher unarmed? The key distinction for arming teachers is being defensive not offensive. Its that simple. The same reason buildings have sprinklers.
  • Whos behind the grassroots anti-NRA campaign?

    02/24/2018 10:16:23 AM PST · by Skywise · 42 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | 02/22/2018 | Andrew Kerr
    Not all is as it seems at the organization behind a nationwide grassroots movement that seeks to make the National Rifle Association politically radioactive. Within 24 hours of last Wednesdays mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 dead, gun control activists had concocted No NRA Money, an organization behind a national grassroots pledge campaign that seeks to break the NRAs stranglehold that has thwarted meaningful progress on common sense gun policy. But No NRA Moneys claim to be a grassroots movement is questionable. Hidden within the HTML code running No NRA Moneys website is a link to...
  • Defense Against Bears with Pistols: 97% Success rate, 37 incidents by Caliber

    02/24/2018 11:28:19 AM PST · by marktwain · 34 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 19 February, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On the Internet, and in print, many people claim that pistols lack efficacy in defending against bear attacks. Here is an example that occurred on Actually, there are legions of people who have been badly mauled after using a handgun on a bear. Even some of the vaunted magnums. OK, give us a few examples. As you claim legions, it should not be too hard. I never received a response. I believe the claim was made in good faith. There has been much conjecture about the lack of efficacy of pistols for defense against bears. A little searching...
  • The True Source of the N.R.A.s Clout: Mobilization, Not Donations

    02/24/2018 11:42:44 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 41 replies
    New York Times ^ | February 24, 2018 | ERIC LIPTON and ALEXANDER BURNS
    WASHINGTON Few places have seen the National Rifle Association wield its might more effectively than Florida, where it has advanced a sweeping agenda that has made it easier to carry concealed weapons, given gun owners greater leeway to shoot in self-defense and even briefly barred doctors from asking patients about their firearms. To many of its opponents, that decades-long string of victories is proof that the N.R.A. has bought its political support. But the numbers tell a more complicated story: The organizations political action committee over the last decade has not made a single direct contribution to any current...
  • Dramatic moment mother and daughter fight off shotgun-wielding robber by shooting him.

    02/24/2018 11:34:45 AM PST · by Kozy · 24 replies
    Mailonline ^ | 02/24/2018 | Connor Boyd and Dave Rudge
  • Delta, United Airlines to end discounted rates for NRA members

    02/24/2018 9:27:19 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 77 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 24, 2018 | Daniel Chaitin
    Two airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines, announced Saturday that they are ending discounted-rate deals with the National Rifle Association, adding to a growing list of companies distancing themselves from the gun-rights lobby group as it fights a push for stricter gun control measures after a deadly high school shooting on Valentine's Day in Parkland, Fla. "Delta is reaching out to the NRA to let them know we will be ending their contract for discounted rates through our group travel program. We will be requesting that the NRA remove our information from their website," Delta tweeted early in the...
  • America has two gun cultures: Don't blame law-abiding gun owners for murders

    02/24/2018 9:16:50 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 11 replies
    FOX ^ | February 23, 2018 | Frank Miniter
    Florida school shooting reignites the debate over background checks and mental health and guns. When a mass murder happens in our country, like so many Americans I wring my hands and look for answers for anything that will stop these monsters. I dont like to speak out at these times, because as Ecclesiastes correctly tells us there is a time to every purpose under the heaven, including a time to mourn. But then someone kicks me in the shin. This time it was CNN media reporter Brian Stelter, saying on CNNs New Day program Wednesday that the National Rifle...
  • Coral Springs police "blew past" Broward Sheriff's to get to shooter.

    02/24/2018 8:35:57 AM PST · by Tea Party Terrorist · 212 replies
    Jim Defede - Twitter ^ | Feb 24, 2018 | Jim Defede
    DEVELOPING: Sources familiar with events surrounding the shooting tell @CBSMiami that when Coral Springs police arrived within minutes of the shooting call, they found not only the BSO School Resource Officer outside the school taking up a defensive position but at least three other @browardsheriff deputies who were waiting outside the school. The Coral Springs officers were told by BSO officers on the scene to wait, but the Coral Springs officers blew past them and immediately entered the building.These events were first reported by @CNN. A spokeswoman for @browardsheriff and @ScottJIsrael confirms they are investigating if BSO deputies waited while...
  • Student David Hogg during Florida school shooting: 'It's time to take a stand' on gun control

    02/24/2018 8:26:38 AM PST · by MNDude · 74 replies
    Student David Hogg filmed this video while his Florida high school was on lockdown because of an active shooter on campus Feb. 14. "Thousands of people have died from gun violence and it's time to take a stand," Hogg said, citing the need for stronger gun control laws. Seventeen people were killed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.
  • Marie Harf Calls Out High Magazine Clips

    02/24/2018 8:04:02 AM PST · by george76 · 80 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 02/23/2018 | Amber Athey
    Liberal Fox News commentator Marie Harf insisted on Friday that supporters of the Second Amendment can also question if people need high magazine clips. ... You can be a supporter of the Second Amendment and and also say, maybe we shouldnt have high magazine clips, for example, she said, seemingly unaware that she just used a non-existent gun term.
  • Florida massacre: Broward Sheriff Scott Israel's plea for gun control

    02/24/2018 8:13:32 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 31 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 17, 2018 | Kyle Swenson
    On Wednesday evening, as the country picked through the wreckage of another mass shooting, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, flanked by a Republican governor with an A rating from the NRA, made a pitch for gun control. .... Israel began, While the people who are victims of mental health illnesses in this country are being treated, in the opinion of this sheriff, they should not be able to buy, surround themselves with, purchase or carry a handgun. Those two things dont mix. As mild as the proposal sounded, coming from a top law enforcement figure in one of the countrys...
  • How an Insane Liberal Money Grab Led to the Parkland School Shootings

    02/24/2018 5:38:52 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 25 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Todays Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) And shell keep saying that so she can continue to use her gig on 60 Minutes as a campaign platform Oprah Winfrey says shes definitely not running for president. Better headline: Crazy Person Says Everyone Who Disagrees With Her is Crazy. Rose McGowan says Trump voters are victims of Cult brainwashing. Now that theyve gotten their virtue signaling on sexual assault out of the way by wearing black to the Golden Globes Awards show and grown tired of using that #MeToo hashtag with all their Tweets, all the depraved mental...
  • Broward Sheriff's Office Received 2 Calls That Nikolas Cruz Was A Potential School Shooter. [TR]

    02/24/2018 4:17:07 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 70 replies
    BuzzedFeed ^ | February 23, 2018 | Tasneem Nashrulla Cora Lewis
    Full Title: The Broward Sheriff's Office Received Two Calls That Nikolas Cruz Was A Potential School Shooter. They Never Contacted Him. The sheriff's office received at least 18 calls about Cruz's violent behavior and arsenal of weapons from 2008 to 2017. One warned he was "a school shooter in the making," and another said he "planned to shoot up" the school. The Broward County Sheriff's Office had received two calls one as recently as November 2017 informing them that Nikolas Cruz was a potential school shooter who possessed an arsenal of weapons, according to call records provided to...
  • MSNBC: Handguns Are Too Slow To Stop A School Shooter

    02/23/2018 7:44:14 PM PST · by doug from upland · 157 replies
    daily caller ^ | 2-23-18 | Amber Athey
    MSNBC anchors are claiming that teachers armed with handguns would be unable to stop a school shooter because rifles shoot “three times faster.” Anchor Lawrence O’Donnell said on his show Thursday night that “a bullet fired from an AR-15 travels 3x faster than one from a handgun…and yet the president and the NRA think giving teachers guns will stop a school shooter.” MSNBC ✔ @MSNBC Lawrence: A bullet fired from an AR-15 travels 3x faster than one from a handgun. And yet the president and the NRA think giving teachers guns will stop a school shooter Stephanie Ruhle similarly asked,...
  • We Need Full Constitutional Carry, Several Dozen Insane Asylums, and a FULL BAN ON ANTIDEPRESSANTS

    02/23/2018 6:10:52 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 66 replies ^ | 2/22/18 | Ann Barnhardt
    Cut the Crap: We Need Full Constitutional Carry, Several Dozen Insane Asylums, and a FULL BAN ON ANTIDEPRESSANTS See this kid? Yeah, where Im from, thats called, crazy as a shithouse rat. Heres a nutty idea. Stay with me. How about we put the crazy people in a facility where they can receive supervision, care and treatment? We could call it hmmm lets see an insane asylum, or even a mental hospital. That is, a place where people who are insane and/or mentally ill could receive shelter and care, and at the same time the rest of society would likewise...