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  • BREAKING: GUN USED IN GARLAND, TEXAS ISLAMIC TERRORIST ATTACK BOUGHT UNDER OBAMA’S ‘FAST AND...

    08/03/2015 4:47:57 PM PDT · by blueyon · 23 replies
    100 percentfedup.com ^ | 8/01/15 | By 100% FED Up
    BREAKING: GUN USED IN GARLAND, TEXAS ISLAMIC TERRORIST ATTACK BOUGHT UNDER OBAMA’S ‘FAST AND FURIOUS’ You can thank Eric Holder for this. Remember Fast and Furious was a gun running program under Obama and Eric Holder. Hundreds of people have been murdered with these guns. Just another total screwup and coverup from the Obama regime. Five years before he was shot to death in the failed terrorist attack in Garland, Texas, Nadir Soofi walked into a suburban Phoenix gun shop to buy a 9-millimeter pistol. At the time, Lone Wolf Trading Co. was known among gun smugglers for selling illegal...
  • The Top ten lies of the national Socialist Left – Gun Grabber LIES

    08/02/2015 5:15:21 PM PDT · by Voice of Reason1 · 15 replies
    (People control LIES) In this part we tackle the subject that is rife with abuse of the truth. Please note that while we’re trying to stay within the ‘Top Ten Format’ Gun grabber lies are stock and trade with national Socialist Left, so this may be more that 3 –4 lies. In fact, one could easily write up a top ten gun grabber lies, but that is for another time. Parts I & II explored the wonderful world of Leftist LIES in a general sense. In part I we introduced the subject and listed out many of the Leftist LIES...
  • Here’s How Many Lives Were Taken in Just 8 Armed Attacks in Gun Free Zones

    08/02/2015 10:03:46 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/02/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    Calls for more gun control almost always follow a public crime or terror attack in which the attacker–or attackers–use a gun. Yet many of the most infamous attacks take place in gun free zones–places where law-abiding citizens disarm themselves to comply with the rules while criminals take advantage of disarmed masses and open fire. What follows are just a few of the many examples of shootings in gun free zones that could be listed. There is not one type of firearm that can be blamed–the weapon used was sometimes a handgun, sometimes a rifle, other times a shotgun–nor is there one...
  • Gun used in Garland, Texas attempted terror attack may be from Fast and Furious

    08/02/2015 7:41:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/02/2015 | Taylor Millard
    The gun used during the attempted terror attack on the “Draw Muhammad” event in Texas may have been bought from the Arizona store linked to Fast and Furious. Los Angeles Times broke the news yesterday which also included the nugget that Nadir Soofi’s purchase was known by the federal government (emphasis mine). Soofi’s attempt to buy a gun caught the attention of authorities, who slapped a seven-day hold on the transaction, according to his Feb. 24, 2010, firearms transaction record, which was reviewed by the Los Angeles Times. Then, for reasons that remain unclear, the hold was lifted after...
  • Bush Criticized for Ties to Bloomberg Foundation, Planned Parenthood

    08/01/2015 6:31:11 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 13 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 7/30/15 | Todd Beamon
    A pro-life website slammed Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Thursday for his years as head of philanthropy for the Bloomberg Family Foundation, which grants millions of dollars to support abortion efforts worldwide. The former Florida governor was named a founding director of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation in 2010, LifeSiteNews reports. He stepped down last year to prepare for his presidential bid. Bush received $37,100 throughout for working at the helm of Bloomberg Philanthropies. The foundation has $5.4 billion in assets and grants more than $200 million a year to projects around the world, Life SiteNews reports....
  • Courts hand down another pro-gun victory in ‘Docs vs Glocks’ case

    07/30/2015 10:45:12 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies
    guns.com ^ | 7/29/2015 | Chris Eger
    A federal court Tuesday rejected a request for rehearing over Florida’s law prohibiting health care workers from asking about their patient’s firearms, lifting a long-standing injunction. A Miami U.S. District Court in what became known popularly as the “Docs vs. Glocks” case blocked the Firearm Owners’ Privacy Act, signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott (R) after passage by the state legislature in 2011. This sent the case to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta, which last July handed down a 2-1 ruling reversing the lower court after finding, “the Act is a valid regulation...
  • When the Gun Lobby Tries to Justify Firearms Everywhere, It Turns to This Guy

    07/30/2015 10:08:59 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies
    motherjones.com ^ | 7/28/2015 | Julia Lurie
    When you watch the news after the latest big shooting, there's a good chance you'll come across John Lott. The 57-year-old economist has made more than 100 media appearances over the past two years, from friendly conversations on Fox News to heated debates on MSNBC and CNN. After nine churchgoers were gunned down in Charleston, South Carolina, he went on Sean Hannity's show and criticized President Obama for spreading "clearly false" information about gun violence. Following the recent mass shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee, his op-ed asking "Why should we make it easy for killers to attack our military?" was among...
  • California Lawmakers Send Defiant Message to NRA After Taking Major Action on Gun Control

    07/29/2015 8:36:00 AM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies
    cnmnewz.com ^ | 7/29/2015 | unknown
    Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to make it illegal to be in possession of high-capacity ammo magazines, likely setting up a new Second Amendment battle in the Golden State. After passing the measure with a 12-0 vote, Councilman Paul Krekorian reportedly challenged the National Rifle Association.
  • The Top ten lies of the national Socialist LEFT [Lies 10 –7]

    07/28/2015 3:39:28 PM PDT · by Voice of Reason1 · 7 replies
    7/28/2015
    In part one we endeavored to introduce the subject matter of studying the national socialist left’s biggest Lies: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3311356/posts This part will be some of the national Socialist Left’s miscellaneous lies, part II will be gun grabber lies and part IV will be Lies that go directly to the heart of who and what of the national Socialist LEFT Now without any further ado we present the national Socialist left’s biggest lies 10 – 7: 10. You have a right to ______________ [healthcare, to be ‘safe’ from gun violence, etc.] 9. The Obama economy is up and the unemployment rate...
  • UPDATE:Do you think people should be allowed to carry guns in public?

    07/28/2015 10:28:36 AM PDT · by rktman · 30 replies
    msnbc.com ^ | 7/28/2015 | Unkown
    What do you think? Do you think people should be allowed to carry guns in public? 355k votes 92%
  • Bobby Jindal Calls for States to Follow Louisiana’s Example in Toughening Gun Laws

    07/28/2015 9:55:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 38 replies
    nytimes.com ^ | 7/26/2015 | ASHLEY SOUTHALL
    Until Sunday, Mr. Jindal and most of his Republican rivals had deflected questions in recent days over whether the killings reflected a need for tighter gun control laws. On CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Mr. Jindal called for states to adopt laws similar to Louisiana’s that feed information about mental illness into a federal background check system for potential gun buyers.
  • Martin O’Malley: ‘Ban Sale Of Assault Weapons,’ Launch ‘National Gun Registry’

    07/27/2015 10:02:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 7/26/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On July 24, the day after John Russell Houser allegedly used a handgun to kill two people in Lafayette, Louisiana, former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley called on Congress to ban “the sale of assault weapons” and “[establish] a national gun registry.” He also said it is time to “[increase] inspections” on gun shops and mandate that gun owners lock up their guns in their homes.
  • Alabama governor lifts gun free zones at state rest areas

    07/27/2015 9:40:41 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies
    guns.com ^ | 7/27/2015 | Chris Eger
    Gov. Robert Bentley late Friday ordered workers to remove “no weapons beyond this point” signs at all state rest areas. The governor’s move came following a back and forth between Alabama Department of Transportation and state lawmakers over the legality of banning guns at rest areas for all those other than law enforcement.
  • Mark Kelly Admits Not Knowing Facts on Lafayette, Then Pushes Gun Control

    07/27/2015 8:12:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 24 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 7/26/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On July 24, Gabby Giffords’s husband Mark Kelly was questioned about the Lafayette theater attack, and after admitting all the facts were not yet known, he pushed for background checks and other gun controls. To justify the gun control push, Kelly floated the idea that alleged gunman John Russell Houser may have bought his handgun at a gun show where he could have avoided a background check.
  • Granny’s Got a Gun: More Seniors Now Purchasing Firearms

    07/25/2015 9:13:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2015 | Cortney O'Brien
    If you thought the elderly's weapon of choice was their knitting needle, think again. A growing trend reveals that today’s senior citizens are taking advantage of their Second Amendment rights just as much as younger generations. One gun store in Georgia, Sandy Springs Gun Club and Range, has seen an influx of senior citizens eager to get their hands on firearms. Sandy Springs records show a 30 percent increase among seniors buying guns, or showing up for target practice. Even more telling are statistics from Dekalb County which show that out of 1,800 gun applications, 244 were over 55 years old....
  • Bang! Obama cocks hammer on new gun control

    07/24/2015 11:54:13 AM PDT · by rktman · 38 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 7/24/2015 | Leo Hohmann
    It’s clear from news reports this year that the president is eager to spend his final months in office “pushing a gun-control agenda that is not gaining much traction with law-abiding citizens,” said David Workman, senior editor of the Gun Mag. “Whether it’s an attempt to ban ammunition or exploit tragic events, Mr. Obama appears to be trying to erode the Second Amendment any way he can.” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said the president, now on a trip to Kenya and elsewhere in Africa, was briefed on the Louisiana shooting and would continue to stay updated on the...
  • Nancy Pelosi: Sanctuary City Policies Are Not the Problem, Guns Are

    07/23/2015 2:24:20 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 40 replies
    Breitbart California ^ | 7-23-2015 | AWR Hawkins
    During a July 23 press conference, House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)(D-CA-12th) suggested the problem with sanctuary city policies isn’t the sanctuary aspect but the continued the access to guns. An unidentified reporter asked Pelosi if she supports the current GOP push to force cities to comport with immigration laws, and Pelosi made clear that she does not. She then explained her opposition by making nameless references to the July 1 murder of Kathryn Steinle–allegedly shot to death by illegal alien Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez on San Francisco’s Pier 14–and argued that sanctuary cities are not the problem. Pelosi said:...
  • Disarmed military personnel are sitting ducks for terror attacks

    07/23/2015 10:02:06 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 23, 2015 | Daniel John Sobieski
    In the wake of the Chattanooga shootings, in which five unnamed U.S. servicemen were murdered by a self-radicalized jihadist, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno suggested that allowing soldiers on base or at recruiting centers “could cause more problems than it solves.” With all due respect to his service and status, this is nonsense.
  • Watts Admits Lacking ‘Facts’ on Chattanooga, Wants More Gun Control Anyway

    07/23/2015 9:49:32 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    ammoland.com ^ | 7/22/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On July 20 2015, Moms Demand Action president Shannon Watts admitted, “we’re still learning the facts about what happened in Chattanooga,” then she called for more gun control. To do this, Watts took the few facts that are known, twisted them ever so slightly, then regurgitated them in a way she believes will support gun control. For example, she took the FBI’s statement that alleged Chattanooga gunman Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez passed a background check for at least “some” of the guns he had during the attack and interpreted it to mean Abdulazeez “took advantage of the online gun sale loophole...
  • Ban all gun-free slaughter zones

    07/23/2015 7:07:34 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 7/23/2015 | Ted Nugent
    There’s a debate whether or not to allow U.S. Marine warriors and other trained American military heroes to be armed. Seriously? The United States of America has plummeted so embarrassingly, so criminally low as to question the trustworthiness of its armed forces? Freedom-loving hearts are breaking at a scary, record rate across the once-free world. What’s next? Whether to allow firefighters access to water? The planet of the apes flew over the cuckoo’s nest meets clockwork orange Mad magazine punk’d TV. Nice fundamental transformation, traitors. Well done. When laws mandating gun-free zones fail every time to reduce carnage and loss...
  • Gov. Doug Ducey arms Arizona National Guard after Tennessee shooting (another one!)

    07/22/2015 5:40:28 PM PDT · by Marie · 11 replies
    KTAR ^ | July 22, 2015 | KTAR Newsroom
    PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey signed an executive order Wednesday arming the Arizona National Guard in response to multiple shootings at military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee. "With the number of tragic shootings that have occurred on military installations in recent years, it's imperative that our soldiers and airmen -- people who put their lives on the line every day to protect our state and nation -- have at least the same level of self-defense as the citizens they're fighting for," Ducey said in a statement. Ducey's order will allow Guard personnel to carry weapons at Guard facilities and train them...
  • Why Do the Anti-Armed Citizenry Tyrannocrat Elites Hate Veterans?

    07/22/2015 10:06:34 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 20 replies
    Freep | 7/23/2015 | Charles O'Connell
    They use Oklahoma bombers Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols as a pretext. What they hate and fear is the Warrior class, whose primary motive is honor, and who therefore can't be used as pawns. The anti-armed citizenry Tryannocrat Elites are from the Intellectual class, who are content to dictate unreasonable policies to the people then sit back dispassionately and watch as an experiment. They say, How Interesting. A primarily honor-bound veteran class is first in the way of their program and must be the first group disarmed.
  • Armed Marine vet standing guard outside recruiting center told to leave or he’ll be arrested

    07/22/2015 7:38:33 AM PDT · by Jacvin · 47 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | 7/22/2015 | Tom Tillison
    A Marine veteran standing guard outside an Armed Forces Recruiting Center has been told he is no longer welcome and ordered off the property. Matthew Benack took up a sentry post outside the Center in Jacksonville, Fla., in response to the deadly attack on five members of the U.S. military last week in Chattanooga, Tenn., WNCT reported. Police said the vet was within his constitutional rights to have a loaded weapon outside the center as long as the unidentified property owner gave permission.
  • 10 Dead, 34 Wounded In Weekend Violence

    07/21/2015 8:44:08 PM PDT · by Steely Tom · 23 replies
    The Chicago Tribune (via Second City Cop) ^ | 20 July 2015 | Chicago Tribune Staff
    At least 10 people were killed or found dead under suspicious circumstances since 3 p.m. Friday afternoon across Chicago. Among the dead were the decomposing bodies of a mother and her three children found in an East Chatham home with evidence of trauma and a fire that was never reported, and three men dead in a double-murder-suicide in the Mayfair neighborhood Friday afternoon. Thirty-five people were also wounded in shootings as far north as the Albany Park neighborhood and as far south as Roseland. Some of the wounded were in critical condition. No side of the city was without a...
  • Best States for Gun Owners 2015

    07/21/2015 8:47:03 AM PDT · by rktman · 40 replies
    gunsandammo.com ^ | 7/21/2015 | Keith Wood
    Rather than simply reverse the rankings made by anti-gun groups, G&A has conducted a thorough review of each state’s laws and considered initiatives pending in state legislatures. Every effort has been made to create a ranking system that is fair, equitable, accurate and objective. States were ranked numerically in each of five categories: right-to-carry, right to own “black rifles” (i.e., firearms possessing a tactical appearance), presence of the Castle Doctrine, subjects relating to the National Firearms Act (NFA) and a catchall miscellaneous column.
  • ATF Works With FBI And VA To Get Veterans’ Guns Taken Away

    07/21/2015 8:03:27 AM PDT · by rktman · 57 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 7/21/2015 | Patrick Howley
    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is involved in a government effort to disarm America’s veterans and seniors who may lack the capacity to manage their finances. And it’s not just veterans facing this scrutiny: now it’s anybody who gets Social Security. New documents obtained by The Daily Caller reveal that ATF, a division of the Department of Justice, is working with the FBI and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter veterans who get VA benefits into the government’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System. TheDC first reported on a government program in which the...
  • Ben Carson Is Talking About Guns Again, and He’s Clarifying a Very Important Point(t)

    07/21/2015 7:02:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | 7/21/2015 | Fred Lucas
    Any doubts Ben Carson left about his commitment to the Second Amendment stemmed from “political inexperience,” the famed neurosurgeon told TheBlaze. Carson, who is among the leading Republican presidential candidates in most polls, said in 2013 shortly after the public began calling for him to run for president, that the right to own a semi-automatic weapon depended on whether someone lived in a rural or populated area.
  • Obama pushes to extend gun background checks to Social Security

    07/18/2015 9:46:09 AM PDT · by PROCON · 85 replies
    chicagotribune.com ^ | July 18, 2015 | Alan Zarembo
    Seeking tighter controls over firearm purchases, the Obama administration is pushing to ban Social Security beneficiaries from owning guns if they lack the mental capacity to manage their own affairs, a move that could affect millions whose monthly disability payments are handled by others. The push is intended to bring the Social Security Administration in line with laws regulating who gets reported to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, or NICS, which is used to prevent gun sales to felons, drug addicts, immigrants in the country illegally and others. A potentially large group within Social Security are people who,...
  • The ‘Other Country’ Fallacy

    07/19/2015 8:03:59 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies
    welikeshooting.com ^ | 7/17/2015 | Savage One
    Whenever an argument comes up for gun control, the United Kingdom and Australia are brought forth as examples where gun control ‘worked’. “Australia and the UK banned a lot of guns and instituted strict gun control and their gun crime went down, so if other countries besides the US can ‘make gun control work’ we should follow their example here”. There are a number of fallacies and biases that this line of reasoning adheres to; correlation = causation, , single cause fallacy, the ‘bandwagon’ fallacy or ‘appeal to popularity, and confirmation bias through functional fixation, otherwise known as technological determinism...
  • Clyburn looks to capitalize on Charleston shooting with new background check “loophole” bill

    07/19/2015 7:43:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 22 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 7/19/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    A Democratic congressman has introduced a bill that aims to tighten regulations on gun purchases, in the wake of the church shooting last month in Charleston, South Carolina… Rep. James Clyburn’s (D-South Carolina) bill aims to end the “default proceed” rule. The rule currently allows federally licensed firearms dealers who have initiated a background check to sell the firearm if they have not been notified by the FBI within three business days whether or not the sale of a firearm to a certain individual would violate federal laws… US Senators Chris Murphy (D-Connecticut) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) have also pressed...
  • ITAR & You

    07/18/2015 10:46:33 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies
    weapon-blog.com ^ | 7/16/2015 | Aaron Spuler
    Recently, the State Department announced that they intended to make some changes to ITAR regulations as part of the President’s Export Control Reform efforts. You may have heard the Internet chatter about this measure and the proposed implications of it silencing the media when it comes to posting technical information about the manufacture of weapons (firearms and ammunition.) That being said, there’s more to it when you dig a little deeper, which is exactly what I’ll be doing in this article.
  • A Music Legend Just Dropped The Hammer On Obama With EPIC Rant Sparked By Chattanooga Shootings

    07/17/2015 4:33:12 PM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies
    westernjournalism.com ^ | 7/17/2015 | Charlie Daniels
    One of America’s most famous country rock musicians excoriated President Obama for how he reacted publicly after what many believe to have been a terrorist attack in Chattanooga, Tenn., that left four Marines dead Thursday — a mass murder allegedly committed by a lone shooter. Charlie Daniels, known for “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” and “This Ain’t No Rag, It’s a Flag,” took to Twitter Friday to share his thoughts on the shooting:
  • Actress Kelly Carlson: Speaks about how she got a gun when she was stalked

    07/17/2015 9:56:25 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    johnrlott.blogspot.com ^ | 7/15/2015 | John Lott
    “Nip/Tuck” actress Kelly Carlson began training in Kali, a form of martial arts from the Philippines, when she was 19. But despite her extensive self-defense training, she found herself in a life-threatening scenario where her martial arts background wasn’t enough. "Owning a firearm...was life changing for me because women for sure, but even men too can be in a very, very vulnerable position with no options if you have intruders or any scenario where you're being dominated physically," Carlson told FOX411. "[A firearm] is the only equalizer you have."
  • Dakota Meyer calls for ‘full institution of the 2nd Amendment’ following Chattanooga attack

    07/17/2015 9:49:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 40 replies
    guns.com ^ | 7/16/2015 | Chris Eger
    Medal of Honor recipient and U.S. Marine Dakota Meyer blasted special interest groups Thursday in the wake of a terrorist attack on a Navy recruiting center in Tennessee, calling for expansion of gun rights.
  • We have a date with Congressman Charlie Rangel in Twitter.

    07/17/2015 9:30:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 1 replies
    gunfreezone.net ^ | 7/16/2015 | unknown
    As my self-imposed duty, I went on to check my least favorite club of Gun Control “advocates and found Congressman Charles Rangel fishing for a Twitter Townhall Meeting of sorts. Of course, I HAVE to share with you guys and ladies.
  • Guns in a gun-free zone

    07/17/2015 8:12:09 AM PDT · by rktman · 18 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 7/17/2015 | Ethel C. Fenig
    Bullet holes in the shattered glass doors of the military recruiting center in Chattanooga, Tennessee are a chilling reminder of the slaughter that happened there yesterday. Notice the sign on the door. Bullet holes ironically surround the sign announcing that guns are prohibited in the facilities, emphasized by a slash through the gun.
  • Medal of Honor Recipient Dakota Meyer Calls Out the Chattanooga Shooting for What It Really Is

    07/17/2015 7:14:50 AM PDT · by don-o · 33 replies
    IJ Review ^ | July 16, 2015
    One military reaction to the horrific shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is making a viral impact on social media. The reaction is from U.S. Marine and Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer. Meyer posted to his Facebook: Just a few hours ago Chattanooga, TN was struck with tragedy as four United States Marines were shot and killed and one Law Enforcement Office was wounded in attacks on a Navy/Marine Corps recruiting office and Navy Reserve center. First and foremost my thoughts and prayers go out to the families those four Marines left behind. This incident IS an act of domestic terrorism,...
  • East Baltimore anti-violence group work suspended after guns, drugs found in raid

    07/16/2015 8:41:08 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies
    baltimoresun.com ^ | 7/14/2015 | Kevin Rector and Justin Fenton
    Police said this week's investigation began when they were called about 2:26 a.m. Monday to the intersection of Hillen and Forrest streets, just south of East Monument Street, where a man said he was just robbed at gunpoint by two men in a gray SUV. Soon after, an officer spotted the vehicle parked in the 2300 block of E. Monument and saw men dart inside the Safe Streets office. When officers eventually raided the office, they found guns, heroin, cocaine, and other items used in the manufacturing and sale of drugs, including cutting agents and scales, police said.
  • Micro Black Aces Shotgun! Is it Legal?

    07/15/2015 3:19:08 PM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 37 replies
    Guns America ^ | 7/9/15 | Jacob Epstein
    Black Aces is offering a discount for GunsAmerica readers. If you’ve been thinking about buying a DT now might be the time. Use the code GA10 when ordering and get 10% off. Check out Black Aces: http://www.blackacestactical.com/dt These aren’t easy to find, either. Ordering is easy enough, but they’re not languishing on store shelves, if you know what mean. As of the writing of this, only one lucky reader can buy one on GunsAmerica: http://www.gunsamerica.com/Black Aces DT During the course of this review, I asked Black Aces Tactical’s Eric Lemoine what DT stands for. “DT stands for Delirium Tremens,” Lemoine...
  • Nearly 9% of Americans are angry, impulsive - and have a gun, study says

    07/15/2015 12:07:42 PM PDT · by rktman · 56 replies
    latimes.com ^ | 4/8/2015 | Melissa Healy
    Tread lightly, Americans: Nearly 9% of people in the United States have outbursts of anger, break or smash things, or get into physical fights -- and have access to a firearm, a new study says. What's more, 1.5% of people who have these anger issues carry their guns outside the home. The findings, published Wednesday in the journal Behavioral Sciences and the Law, suggest that measures to reduce gun injuries and deaths should focus less on diagnosed mental illness and more on a history of violent behavior.
  • Over 12.8 million concealed handgun permits, last year saw by far the largest increase ever (T)

    07/15/2015 11:56:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies
    crimepreventionresearchcenter.org ^ | 7/15/2015 | John Lott
    Since President Obama’s election the number of concealed handgun permits has soared, growing from 4.6 million in 2007 to over 12.8 million this year. Among the findings in our report: The number of concealed handgun permits is increasing at an ever- increasing rate. Over the past year, 1.7 million additional new permits have been issued – a 15.4% increase in just one single year. This is the largest ever single-year increase in the number of concealed handgun permits.
  • Gunfight or Flee: New Study Finds No Advantages to Using a Firearm in Self-Defense Situations

    07/15/2015 9:40:06 AM PDT · by rktman · 92 replies
    thetrace.org ^ | 7/14/2015 | Evan Defilippis and Devin Hughes
    Contrary to what many gun advocates argue, the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) data reveals that having a gun provides no statistically significant benefit to a would-be victim during a criminal confrontation.
  • RANCHO CUCAMONGA: Guns meet their doom in steel mill's furnace

    07/15/2015 9:30:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies
    pe.com ^ | 7/7/2015 | Stan Lim
    The metal produced from melting the weapons and other scrap iron Monday will be turned into rebar that will be used to construct roads, bridges and buildings in California, Arizona and Nevada. “It is important to know that the weapons will never be used again to harm,” L.A. County Sheriff Jim McDonnell said at a media event at the Arrow Route mill.
  • Raw: Surveillance shows teens in gun show robbery

    07/14/2015 9:22:13 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies
    wftv.com ^ | 7/14/2015 | Unknown
    Channel 9 has obtained surveillance video that shows more than a dozen people stealing weapons from a gun show at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orange County over the Fourth of July weekend.
  • The Top ten lies of the national Socialist LEFT (a four part series)

    07/13/2015 1:05:43 PM PDT · by Voice of Reason1 · 20 replies
    7/13/2015
    The left’s Socialist national scheme at it’s most basic level is predicated on the LIE that one can get ‘something for nothing’ for the mere pittance of sacrificing human dignity and freedom. This actuality should inform everyone that the left’s entire edifice if but a shell of Lies, deceptions, false narratives, false accusations and myths. The task of even attempting to quantify and catalog all of these interlocking lies is a daunting task. But in order to understand the enemy we face this is a task we all must endeavor to undertake. (Oh, did I refer to the left the...
  • Man 3D prints dart gun to protest weapon blueprint law

    07/13/2015 11:20:38 AM PDT · by Voice of Reason1 · 11 replies
    Engadget ^ | 7/13/2015 | Steve Dent
    Peter Alaric built a 3D-printed dart gun to make a point about proposed State Department laws banning weapon blueprints on the internet. Calling President Obama "our Fuehrer," he said "this gesture of protest further proves the obvious futility of attempting to regulate speech and ban simple mechanical objects." His creation fires 40mm blowgun darts via a piston and rubber bands, and can even hold accessories like laser sights. He claims that thanks to an air-gun exemption, his weapon is legal, though it's hardly as dangerous as a real 3D-printed gun (especially to the user). Nevertheless, it could still be lethal,...
  • Chicago Lawsuit: Gun Control A ‘Civil Right

    07/13/2015 10:04:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 7/12/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On July 7, Father Michael Pfleger, the Coalition for Safe Communities in Chicago, and other gun control plaintiffs filed a lawsuit suggesting gun control is a “civil right” that is violated by a lack of gun laws and regulations in the Chicago-area villages of Riverdale, Lyons and Lincolnwood. The suit claims that “20 percent of guns” found at Chicago crime scenes between 2009 and 2013 were guns legally purchased from gun shops in these villages. Therefore, the suit posits a need for more regulatory oversight of gun stores in Riverdale, Lyons, and Lincolnwood.
  • Police: 2 dead, 3 injured in ambush-style shooting against Chicago-area officer

    07/13/2015 8:46:44 AM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies
    fox8.com ^ | 7/13/2015 | unknown
    River Forest Deputy Police Chief James O’Shea says the 24-year-old man “ambushed” the officers shortly after 7 a.m. Sunday and that they returned fire, killing him. He says two officers suffered injuries that weren’t life-threatening. One was shot in his bullet-proof vest and the second was treated for other injuries.
  • Oh-So-Predictable USA Today: Murder Rates Up, Poor and Minorities Hardest Hit, Guns to Blame

    07/13/2015 8:05:27 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 7/12/2015 | Tom Blumer
    Aamer Madhani at USA Today took the easy way out on Friday in covering the sharp increase in murders in many U.S. cities during the first half of this year. He quoted Milwaukee's police chief bemoaning "absurdly weak" gun laws. He noted that "the increased violence is disproportionately impacting poor and predominantly African-American and Latino neighborhoods." He found a university prof to allege that there's a lack of resources to "fund a proactive law enforcement." What rubbish. The fact is that the "broken windows" approach to law enforcement, the "proactive law enforcement" initiative pioneered in New York City under Mayor...
  • Gun Control Groups Lie About Non-Existent Background Check "Loophole," Blame NRA Instead of...

    07/13/2015 7:41:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 7/13/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    In case you missed it last week, FBI Director James Comey admitted his agency is responsible for Charleston killer Dylann Roof getting his hands on a gun when he ineligible to do so. Roof passed a background check during a firearm purchase, something Comey admitted shouldn't have happened due to a felony charge on his record prior to the purchase. In a meeting with reporters at FBI headquarters, [FBI Director James] Comey said failures in the gun purchase screening system enabled Roof to acquire the weapon used in an attack that authorities have said was motivated by Roof’s racist views,...