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  • D.C. law requiring ‘good reason’ to carry handgun rejected by appeals court

    07/25/2017 9:10:21 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 29 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 25, 2017 | Andrea Noble
    A federal appeals court has blocked enforcement of a strict concealed-carry law in the nation’s capital that required gun owners to prove a “good reason” in order to obtain permits allowing them to carry handguns for self defense. In a 2-1 decision, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has ordered lower courts to issue permanent injunctions blocking enforcement of the D.C. law. In rejecting the city’s law, the court ruled that while the Second Amendment allows for some limits on gun possession it does now allow for “bans on carrying in urban areas like D.C. or bans on...
  • Police lobby group urges lawmakers to scuttle national reciprocity

    07/10/2017 9:33:40 AM PDT · by PROCON · 45 replies ^ | July 10, 2017 | Chris Eger
    A coalition of police chiefs with a history of supporting gun control initiatives are taking aim at national concealed carry legislation, saying it could “sow chaos.” The National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence, composed of an alliance of various police chief lobbying groups, on Friday penned a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to decline support for a pair of national concealed carry reciprocity bills. The measures, the H.R. 38 and S.446, respectively, would expand carry rights nationwide, in effect forcing states and local jurisdictions to respect all valid concealed carry permits, a move the group feels is a...
  • An FBI agent had his car stolen early Monday on the West Side, a source told ABC7.

    07/03/2017 7:55:08 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 54 replies
    ABC 7 Chicago ^ | 7/3/2017
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- An FBI agent had his car stolen early Monday on the West Side, a source told ABC7. The theft happened at a gas station near Morgan Street and Jackson Boulevard at about 1 a.m., Chicago police said. Police said a 32-year-old man left his car running at the gas station when a male suspect entered the car and took off. Police have not confirmed that the stolen white Chevy Equinox belonged to an FBI agent. The vehicle was last seen heading east on Van Buren Street. There were several guns in the FBI agent's vehicle when it...
  • No, Dana Loesch Isn’t A Racist White Supremacist Calling For Civil War. Are You People High?

    06/30/2017 3:49:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Townhall ^ | June 30, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    Cortney grabbed this delicious thread on Twitter between Dana Loesch and liberal CNN contributor Sally Kohn, who accused the conservative commentator and Second Amendment supporter of inciting violence in her latest ad…that denounces violence. It’s comedic theater that’s going on here, folks. The ad features Loesch talking about the progressive left’s pervasive assault on our society and culture. They use the news media to peddle biased news, or in some cases—fake news. They use schools to tell students that President Trump is Hitler reincarnated. The Hollywood Left does their part with their cultural reach to spread left wing narratives. All...
  • Most Americans know that owning a gun is an essential part of our freedom

    06/29/2017 5:54:04 AM PDT · by Reno89519 · 16 replies
    FOX News ^ | June 29, 2017 | Stacy Washington
    An overwhelming majority of Americans view gun ownership as essential to their freedom. This is what a recent Pew Research poll discovered in a deep dive into the complex relationship Americans have with guns. According to the poll... And its findings reflect the understanding of many clear-thinking Americans on the 2nd Amendment: for those who do own and use firearms, it is integral to who they are. Guns are ubiquitous in our culture ... gun ownership is completely normal, and – contrary to what the gun grabbers and “security liberals” would have you believe – safe. There is a direct...
  • Supreme Court refuses to hear high-stakes Second Amendment handgun case

    06/26/2017 6:58:58 AM PDT · by aMorePerfectUnion · 53 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6-26-17 | Ryan Lovelace
    Supreme Court refuses to hear high-stakes Second Amendment handgun case More at link
  • Fight Back with Jay Howell, 18 June 2017

    06/19/2017 1:14:01 PM PDT · by wku man · 2 replies
    yours truly ^ | 19 June 2017 | Me
    Friday, I had a great interview with Greg Pruett, the founder and President of the Idaho Second Amendment Alliance. The ISAA has been successful in getting anti-gun legislators voted out of office, getting city and county gun bans overturned (Idaho has a state pre-emption law, but when did a pesky little thing like the law ever stop penny-ante tyrants?), and in making Idaho the ninth state in the nation to pass a Constitutional carry law. Really, if you don’t know what Constitutional carry is, Google it. Better yet, get a copy of the Constitution and read it.
  • Jeronimo 'The Cowardly HispanicCop' Yanez, Acquitted Of Mvrd3r Of Black passenger Philando Castile!

    06/19/2017 9:32:35 AM PDT · by Morgana · 48 replies
    TNN NEWS RAW 2 ^ | June 19, 2017 | TOMMY SOTOMAYOR
    Jeronimo 'The Cowardly HispanicCop' Yanez, Acquitted Of Mvrd3r Of Black passenger Philando Castile!
  • Black Lives, and Black Second Amendment Rights, Matter

    06/18/2017 5:27:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies ^ | June 18, 2017 | Paul Jacob
    All lives matter. As do Second Amendment rights. Which is why the killing of 32-year-old Philando Castile last July was disturbing, and the acquittal of St. Anthony, Minnesota, police officer Jeronimo Yanez, this past Friday, so troubling. Castile’s girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, who live-streamed the chilling aftermath of the shooting on her cell phone, assumed the traffic stop was for a broken tail-light. But Officer Yanez, four years on the force, stopped Castile believing he might be the perpetrator of a recent robbery. Castile was not; he was merely the same race (black), roughly the same age, and had the same...
  • Union County [NJ] Dem Operative Says to "Hunt Republicans" After Scalise Shooting

    06/16/2017 7:43:42 PM PDT · by Hadean · 40 replies
    NJ Second Amendment Society ^ | June 16, 2017 | Alexander Roubian
    Longtime Union County Democratic operative James Devine has shown his true colors in response to the shooting of Republican Congressman Steve Scalise. Devine, unapologetic with his words, is calling for a "hunt" of Republicans under the hashtag #HuntRepublicanCongressmen. He also claims he was not advocating for violence, which might be believable to people who think law-abiding citizens protecting their Second Amendment rights are responsible for violence in America. In fact, he claims he was mirroring GOP Senator Rand Paul's comment that the Second Amendment is for "shooting at the government when it becomes tyrannical." His idea of a tyrannical...
  • Seattle gun tax failure? Firearm sales plummet, violence spikes after law passes

    06/16/2017 6:03:05 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 15, 2017 | Dan Springer
    But since the tax took effect, those costs have only risen as gun violence in the city has surged. And the tax has apparently brought in much less than city leaders projected it would. “How much data do you need?” asked Dave Workman, senior editor of and member of the Second Amendment Foundation. “The data says the law has failed to prevent what they promised it would prevent.” [Snip] Seattle City Councilman Tim Burgess introduced the tax in 2015. It puts a $25 tax on every firearm sold in the city and up to 5 cents per round of...
  • How The Left Incites Violence, Then Spins It Into Justification For More Gun Control

    06/15/2017 9:44:49 AM PDT · by PROCON · 12 replies ^ | June 15, 2017 | AWR Hawkins
    When the attack on Republican lawmakers at a Congressional baseball practice occurred Wednesday, the nation again witnessed that a good guy with a gun stops a bad guy with a gun. Yet rather than acknowledge that fact—and it is a fact—the left began blaming Congress for not passing more gun control, even as a Congressman was still bleeding on the field. Think about it—people on the left responded immediately by blaming the victim for a violent crime that was carried out by a deranged left-wing zealot. The left’s reaction is the result of a complete abandonment of common decency....
  • Shooter of Congressional Republicans rifle already being called "high-powered."

    06/14/2017 2:25:02 PM PDT · by AnalogReigns · 180 replies
    Fox News | 14 June 2017 | Ralph W. Davis
    Listening to Fox News, the gun the shooter used has been identified as an SKS with 7.62 X 39 ammo, with a scope, and called a "high powered rifle." Of course an SKS is not high powered, or particularly accurate....but the ignorance, fear, and bias of the Media--even on Fox--is already coming out--to pound the drum against the 2nd Amendment.
  • Ruger Pleases NJ, NY, MD & MA Residents with AR-556 Legal for Consumption (Of Ammo)

    06/12/2017 12:57:57 PM PDT · by PROCON · 43 replies ^ | June 10, 2017 | Adam Scepaniak
    If you sadly live in New Jersey, New York, Maryland or Massachusetts and actually like firearms, your list of legal AR-15s can probably fit on the bar napkin you drink your sorrows away on. OK, that is slightly over the top, but legal ones are few and far between. Ruger is adding to that list with a new AR-556 with a MonsterMan grip. Some notable features, or modifications depending on how you look at it, that make it legal in the aforementioned states are: -Threaded Barrel (1/2″ x 28 TPI) w/ Thread Protector [No Flash Hider or Muzzle Device]...
  • Video: Florida sheriff urges people to arm up and prepare. Outrage ensues

    06/11/2017 4:45:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 61 replies
    Hot Air ^ | June 11, 2017 | Jazz Shaw
    In Brevard County, Florida, Sheriff Wayne Ivey has made a name for himself as being “one of the most politically incorrect” people in law enforcement. And by his own admission, he’s fine with that. But he’s drawn national attention for a new video which his department released this month, encouraging people to arm themselves and learn how to fight to protect their own lives and families in the event of a spontaneous terror attack such as we’ve been seeing around the globe. It’s about six minutes long and is quite well produced, so give it a look. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Despite what...
  • Gun Porn - Thermal or Light enhancing scope?

    06/07/2017 2:52:45 PM PDT · by nevergore · 20 replies
    Vanity ^ | 06/07/2017 | Nevergore
    Ready to purchase a night scope..... Question is ....Thermal or Light Enhancing?
  • Stop, Drop and Roll Harder

    06/05/2017 4:49:01 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 6-5-17 | MOTUS
    Calling London:  It’s not “Run, Hide, Tell (and/or “Submit”).That’s about as effective at solving the problem as  directing someone to “Stop, Drop and Roll”  when their house is on fire.I believe the correct reaction is  “Let’s Roll!” – totally different.Posted from: MOTUS A.D.
  • Colts for England! (Wild Bill for America weighs in on London attack and lack of guns)

    06/04/2017 9:08:42 AM PDT · by Texas Eagle · 17 replies ^ | June 4, 2017 | Wild Bill For America
    Published on Jun 4, 2017 What happens when a nation strips its citizens of the tools they need to defend their families? Jihad! That's what happens. Bill calls out the British government over its suicidally stupid approach to Islam.
  • Pennsylvania Republican Pushing Ban on Private Gun Sales

    05/29/2017 7:32:51 AM PDT · by george76 · 46 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 28 May 2017 | AWR Hawkins
    Pennsylvania State Rep. Jamie Santora (R-163) is pushing a ban on private gun sales nearly identical to the ones Michael Bloomberg-funded Moms Demand Action pushed in Washington state, Maine, and Nevada. Santora’s bill would bar the private sales that Americans have enjoyed since the Second Amendment was ratified in 1791 and would require that every sale be processed in front of an agent of the government via a background check. This means that law-abiding Pennsylvanians selling a gun to a fellow hunter, lifelong co-worker, or childhood friend would have to seek out a Federal Firearms License (FFL) holder and the...
  • You Can Get Charged With Murder For Defensive Gun Use -- Even In A 'Stand Your Ground' State

    05/21/2017 10:46:22 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 70 replies
    Forbes ^ | May 21, 2017 | George Leef
    Since American citizens have the right to keep and bear arms (not just law enforcement officials, as gun control advocates maintain), it would seem to follow that they’re entitled to use their weapons when they are threatened. More than a century ago, the U.S. Supreme Court recognized that in Beard v. United States, where the first Justice Harlan wrote that the defendant, who had been convicted of manslaughter for killing a man in a violent dispute, was not obliged to retreat, not to consider whether he could safely retreat, but was entitled to stand his ground, and meet any attack...