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  • Clinton Says She Won’t Take Guns Away, Clashing With Previous Comments

    07/30/2016 9:46:14 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 55 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 29, 2016 | Stephen Gutowski
    Hillary Clinton said she was not interested in taking away guns from Americans during her acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, in spite of her past comments on the issue. "If we’re serious about keeping our country safe, we also can't afford to have a president who's in the pocket of the gun lobby," Clinton said in her speech. "I'm not here to repeal the Second Amendment. I'm not here to take away your guns. I just don't want you to be shot by someone who shouldn't have a gun in the first place." "We should be...
  • PROTECTING OUR SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS WILL MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN

    07/30/2016 8:04:48 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    PROTECTING OUR SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS WILL MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN Donald J. Trump on the Right to Keep and Bear ArmsThe Second Amendment to our Constitution is clear. The right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed upon. Period. The Second Amendment guarantees a fundamental right that belongs to all law-abiding Americans. The Constitution doesn’t create that right – it ensures that the government can’t take it away. Our Founding Fathers knew, and our Supreme Court has upheld, that the Second Amendment’s purpose is to guarantee our right to defend ourselves and our families. This...
  • Suspect Arrested in Shooting of 2 SDPD Officers Identified

    07/30/2016 6:50:07 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 12 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | July 29, 2016 | Jaspreet Kaur
    Suspect Arrested in Shooting of 2 SDPD Officers Identified Jesse Michael Gomez, 52, was arrested early Friday morning in a ravine. By Jaspreet Kaur SDPD Chief Shelley Zimmerman spoke at a press conference Friday evening, identifying the suspect taken into custody in connection to the shooting. A potential suspect was also named. (Published Friday, July 29, 2016) The suspect arrested in connection to the shooting of two San Diego police officers and a potential suspect were identified Friday. Jesse Michael Gomez, 52, was taken into custody after two police officers were shot, San Diego Police Department (SDPD) Chief Shelley Zimmerman...
  • Doublespeak: Columnist Claims Protecting the Second Amendment Diminishes the First

    07/30/2016 6:04:04 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 22 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    In a column In the Tampa Bay Times, a writer makes the claim that a law to protect the Second Amendment diminishes the First Amendment.  It is a stretch.  The statute, passed by the Florida legislature in 2011, makes it illegal for local governments to pass regulations and ordinances dealing with guns, gun possession, anything to  do with guns. The law was passed because politicians in large urban centers persistently ignored the previous preemption law.  Local ordinances and regulations created a patchwork of firearms law to entrap any Floridians who exercised their Second Amendment rights. The columnist referred to...
  • Obama Administration Releases Latest Executive Gun Control

    07/30/2016 12:17:51 AM PDT · by griffin · 52 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | 7/27/2016 | NRA-ILA
    On Friday, July 22, just as members of his party were gathering in Philadelphia to coronate Hillary Clinton as their presidential nominee, the Obama Administration once again released a sweeping gun control measure by executive fiat. This time the bad news came via the U.S. State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), which is primarily responsible for administering the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and its implementing rules, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). The upshot is that DDTC is labeling commercial gunsmiths as “manufacturers” for performing relatively simple work such as threading a barrel or fabricating a...
  • Gun Violence (Letter to the editor)

    07/29/2016 11:57:23 AM PDT · by rey · 25 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 29 July 2016
    Gun violence EDITOR: Columbine and Sandy Hook parents remain numb with grief, as are the families and colleagues in San Bernardino. We weep for Charleston. Muslims are challenged to reclaim their religion. All guns create terror. All gun violence is a hate crime. Perhaps the leadership we desperately need will arise, yet again, from the gay community; this time, for gun control. MICHELINE JUSTMAN Santa Rosa
  • Lockdown: A Teacher's Thoughts

    07/29/2016 8:40:44 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 7/29/2016 | Mary Anne Marcella
    At that crucial moment, it occurred to me that the only way for me to have even a chance of protecting myself and my children against an armed intruder was with a gun. I understand that many people are uncomfortable with an armed teacher, but many are not uncomfortable with an armed guard. Those who want to protect the children from "gun violence" say the chance of tragedy is so slim that it is not worth the risk of a teacher carrying a gun. But if the chance of tragedy is so slim, why even pass these laws? "Because if...
  • Anti-Second Amendment Groups Seek Camouflage to Sell Infringments

    07/29/2016 6:07:20 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 20 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Those who seek to disarm the public have always had a hidden agenda.  In the middle and early 60’s the assault was more open.  With each new assault the public grew more educated and the fallacies of the anti-Second Amendment arguments were exposed. As public support waned, those who hate an empowered public, have grown more desparate and more disingenuous.In 1976, Pete Shields was open about his desire for a general confiscation: “The first problem is to slow down the increasing number of handguns being produced and sold in this country. The second is to get handguns registered. And...
  • Hillary Clinton: 'I'm Not Here to Take Away Your Guns'

    07/29/2016 5:13:38 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 83 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | July 29, 2016 | 4:58 AM EDT | Susan Jones
    Hillary Clinton devoted part of her speech Thursday night to guns, telling the Democrat National Convention, “If we’re serious about keeping our country safe, we…can’t afford to have a president who's in the pocket of the gun lobby.” “I’m not here to repeal the Second Amendment. I’m not here to take away your guns. I just don’t want you to be shot by someone who shouldn’t have a gun in the first place,” Clinton said. She once again called for “common-sense reforms” to “keep guns out of the hands of criminals, terrorists and all other who would do us harm,”...
  • Do Democrats want to disarm minorities?

    07/28/2016 8:51:56 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 28, 2016 | John R Lott Jr
    On Tuesday night, the mother of Trayvon Martin praised Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia for having “the courage to lead the fight for common-sense gun legislation.” Numerous other speakers also raised the gun control issue at the DNC, too. But Wednesday night was clearly “gun night.” From Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) to former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey to former Representative Gabby Giffords and her husband, NASA Astronaut Mark Kelly to others, a string of speakers pushed for more gun control. When President Obama addressed the crowd he also pushed the notion of changing background checks...
  • Democrats Hope for Boost From Gun Control Push(Sales?)

    07/28/2016 2:33:55 PM PDT · by rktman · 35 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 7/28/2016 | Mark Swanson
    After years of shying away from the fight, Democrats believe public opinion has shifted enough for them to make gun control an issue worth fighting for in November, according to a story in The New York Times. With the spate of mass shootings around the country and polls that reflect support for restrictions, Democrats appear to be emboldened to make gun control a linchpin issue without fear of reprisal.
  • Switzerland, land of peace, sees gun sales soar after terror attacks

    07/28/2016 1:48:47 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 10 replies
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  • Pelosi says uneducated white men like Donald Trump because of ‘guns, gays and God.’ Is she right?

    07/28/2016 11:38:49 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 72 replies
    The Washington Post's The Fix ^ | July 28, 2016 | Amber Phillips and Emily Guskin
    And I think that, so many times, white — non-college-education — educated white males have voted Republican. They voted against their own economic interests because of guns, because of gays, and because of God, the three G’s, God being the woman’s right to choose. --House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to Judy Woodruff in an interview Wednesday What Nancy Pelosi said isn't necessarily a new idea: the theory that white, working class men vote Republican because of social issues and -- from Democrats' perspective -- to the detriment of their economic interests. But it is worth taking a closer look...
  • Panic-stricken leopard scared to DEATH after mob of villagers beat animal with sticks (Video)

    07/28/2016 9:09:46 AM PDT · by orchestra · 19 replies
    Express UK ^ | 7/28/2016 | Oli Smith
    A LEOPARD has been scared to death after a mob of villagers hunted the wild animal down and beat it with sticks. The leopard mauled ten people when a mob of villagers cornered the animal and beat it with sticks. The wild animal fought back against the locals and soon chased after dozens of other villagers. The ensuing chaos saw the leopard attack a young child while hundreds of others fled in fear. Onlookers filmed the dramatic footage as the animal attacked locals at Khajuri Pandya village in India.
  • WATCH: Broadway Stars Lead Tribute To Gun Victims At DNC

    07/28/2016 9:40:25 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 14 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 28, 2016 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Dozens of Broadway’s biggest stars joined together onstage at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday to perform the classic tune “What the World Needs Now Is Love” in tribute to victims of gun violence.
  • Apache Revolver - Gangster Weapons of the Past

    07/28/2016 8:01:27 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 28 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 7/28/2016 | J Hines
    In the early 1900's French gangsters used a weapon called an Apache Revolver that functioned as a revolver, a knife and brass knuckles. The Apache operates on the principle of a pepperbox revolver using a pinfire cartridge and incorporates a fold-over knuckle duster forming the grip and also a rudimentary foldout, dual-edged knife. Due to the lack of a barrel, the revolver’s effective range is very limited, but since all of its component parts can be folded inward towards the cylinder, it was easily concealable inside a pocket. It was common to leave an empty chamber with no cartridge under...
  • Draft NIJ Specifications for “Smart Gun” Released for Comments

    07/28/2016 6:48:06 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 20 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    In January of 2016, the office of the press secretary of the White House issued a memo directing the Department of Defense, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Homeland Security to promote research into “Smart Gun” technology. From the memo: The Department of Defense, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Homeland Security (departments) shall, to the extent practicable and permitted by law, conduct or sponsor research into gun safety technology that would reduce the frequency of accidental discharge or unauthorized use of firearms, and improve the tracing of lost or stolen guns. The memo resulted...
  • Preparing for the Worst: How to Respond to an Active Shooter

    07/27/2016 8:14:44 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 73 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | July 26, 2016 | David Inserra
    This summer, deadly terrorist attacks and crimes have taken place across the world and have many wondering how they can be safe even in the United States or Western Europe.This violence has been conducted with a range of weapons—including a suicide bomb in Ansbach, Germany, a truck in Nice, France, a rifle at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and a pistol in Munich, Germany, last weekend. While most of these are clear cases of terrorism, the investigation is still ongoing in Munich.Such violence will likely continue and every American should take the time to think about what they would...
  • Defending against terroristic mass murder

    07/28/2016 5:25:11 AM PDT · by SJackson · 13 replies
    Backwoods Home ^ | July-August | Massad Ayoob
    My friend Rich Grassi is a retired cop, a masterful instructor, and one of the best writers in the tactical field today. He recently wrote that it would be wise to carry a gun all the time, given the spate of terroristic mass murders in this country and elsewhere. Someone wrote back that the likelihood of being able to stop such a thing was less than that of winning the lottery. Rusty Jacks (above) killed the killer in the Tyler, Texas mass shooting, after the slaughter was stopped by an armed citizen, Mark Wilson, who died at the scene. This...
  • Armed man shot outside White House faces new charge

    07/28/2016 5:11:52 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 28, 2016 8:09 AM EDT
    A Pennsylvania man shot by Secret Service at a White House gate earlier this year after refusing to drop a gun is facing a new federal charge. News outlets report that 31-year-old Jesse Olivieri of Ashland, Pennsylvania, was charged Tuesday with resisting or impeding certain officers or employees with a dangerous weapon. He’s charged in an information, a document that can only be filed with a defendant’s consent and usually signals a guilty plea. …
  • Teen aimed at JPSO deputy; sheriff believes gun malfunctioned(mugshot)(video)

    07/27/2016 3:37:47 PM PDT · by BBell · 81 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 7/17/16 | Michelle Hunter, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    The teen shot and killed by a Jefferson Parish deputy sheriff in a Metairie warehouse late Tuesday (July 26) had attempted to fire his weapon but the gun may have malfunctioned, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said in a press conference. "Devon Martes tried to kill one of my officers," Normand said, referring to the 17-year-old man who was killed. "Devon Martes is not the victim. The victim in this case is Deputy Dave Dalton." The shooting took place just before midnight at 4013 N. Interstate 10 Service Road inside a warehouse used to sort and distribute newspapers to dealers...
  • Recent terrorist attacks have been low-tech, and that’s a problem

    07/27/2016 3:35:13 PM PDT · by ExSoldier · 17 replies
    McClatchy DC ^ | July 27th 2016 | Matthew Schofield
    ....."Ahmadzai’s attack involved no expensive weapons, no explosives, no training and not likely much contact with or advice from the Islamic State...." ...."It’s instructive to look at the knife. It’s a common kitchen knife, with a cheap plastic handle and a blade that’s not quite as long as Ahmadzai’s fist is wide. It’s the sort of knife that can be found in millions of kitchens worldwide, and a cheap version, at that."
  • We Decide Who Gets the F***ing Weapons

    07/27/2016 3:00:19 PM PDT · by thesligoduffyflynns · 45 replies
    Breitbart Big Hollywood ^ | 27 Jul 2016 | AWR HAWKINS
    http://www.breitbart.com/big-hollywood/2016/07/27/kesha-democrat-rally-decide-gets-fking-weapons/
  • AR-15 vs Mini-14

    07/27/2016 1:12:46 PM PDT · by w1n1 · 70 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 7/27/2016 | J Hines
    Depending on what the AR's or Mini's are used for, we can all agree that the AR's is better for most situations. (SHTF, home defense, hunting, etc..) But, if we talk talk about the costs to have either a low end or tricked out piece of hardware, I guess the discussions can go on almost forever with the die hard AR’s and Mini-14 folks. Or, better yet which one is most accurate? Here's what some are saying from Reddit and AR15Forum:Poison_Tequila: the truth is a little different. An AR can be picky or reliable, a mini is probably more accurate...
  • Kesha At Democrat Rally: We Decide Who Gets (bleeping) Weapons

    07/27/2016 10:48:55 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 72 replies
    <p>Pop singer Kesha is pushing gun control, saying no one can “control every single person” but “we can control…who we give the f**king weapons to.”</p>
  • New evidence confirms what gun rights advocates have said for a long time about crime

    07/27/2016 9:08:48 AM PDT · by PROCON · 23 replies
    WAPO ^ | July 27, 2016 | Christopher Ingraham
    Lawful gun owners commit less than a fifth of all gun crimes, according to a novel analysis released this week by the University of Pittsburgh. In the study, led by epidemiologist Anthony Fabio of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health, researchers partnered with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police to trace the origins of all 893 firearms that police recovered from crime scenes in the year 2008.They found that in approximately 8 out of 10 cases, the perpetrator was not a lawful gun owner but rather in illegal possession of a weapon that belonged to someone else. The researchers were...
  • AR-15 maker pours $150,000 into anti-Hillary, pro-gun campaign

    07/27/2016 8:52:04 AM PDT · by rktman · 22 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 7/25/2016 | Paul Bedard
    popular firearms company that makes AR-15-style rifles has donated an eye-popping $150,000 to the arms industry's "#GunVote" campaign to stop Democrat Hillary Clinton and liberal gun control measures. O.F. Mossberg & Sons Inc. put its support in the campaign headed by the National Shooting Sports Foundation which heads the campaign.
  • DA: Case wasn’t about gun rights, despite protests

    07/27/2016 6:35:47 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 4 replies
    © Copyright 2016 Finger Lakes Times ^ | 07.26.16 | By MIKE HIBBARD mhibbard@fltimes.com
    <p>CANANDAIGUA — The Phelps man whose trial included protests by gun-rights advocates is going to prison.</p> <p>On Monday in Ontario County Court, Judge Craig Doran sentenced Shane Bennett, 35, to 4 and 1/2 years in prison followed by five years of parole.</p>
  • Ed Rendell to Democrats: Time to Be ‘Single-Issue’ Gun Control Voters

    07/27/2016 7:08:48 AM PDT · by rktman · 55 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 7/27/2016 | AWR Hawkins
    Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (D) tells a gathering of activists in Philadelphia it’s time for Democrats to be “single issue” voters for gun control. The gathering was co-hosted by the PA SAFE Caucus, “Everytown for Gun Safety, American State Legislators for Gun Violence Prevention, CeaseFirePA,” and Gabby Giffords’s gun control group, Americans for Responsible Solutions. According to Daily Local News, Rendell said, “If we’re going to make progress, the message we have to take is that we’re going to be single-issue voters. I don’t care about e-mails or anything else, (but) we need to vote for Hillary Clinton because...
  • OK: Police Chief OKs Personal Rifles for Officers

    07/27/2016 5:35:42 AM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 20 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    image from newsok.com After the Dallas police massacre, the Oklahoma City police union asked that officers be allowed to carry their personal rifles with them at work. From newsok.com: Citing the deaths of five officers in Dallas last week, the Fraternal Order of Police has asked that Oklahoma City officers be allowed to carry their personal rifles and ammunition and be issued additional body armor. A century ago, it was common for law officers to provide their own firearms. In many small departments, personal firearms are still the norm.  But the trend toward uniformity and liability lawsuits have pushed...
  • Pink Pistols: where gay rights and gun rights meet

    07/26/2016 7:04:31 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 13 replies
    PioneerPress.com ^ | 7/26/16 | Richard Chin
    If you’re gay, it sometimes can be difficult to tell friends that you’re also a gun owner. Mark Steiger describes it as “coming out of the gun safe.” If you’re for both gay rights and gun rights, Steiger runs an organization you might want to join. He’s head of the Twin Cities chapter of the Pink Pistols, a shooting group open to people of any sexual orientation that encourages gun ownership among the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. It’s part social group, part gun-safety education provider and part advocacy organization devoted to preserving the rights of gays to protect...
  • Undercover Video Confirms Hillary’s Strategy to Ban All Firearms

    07/26/2016 5:29:59 PM PDT · by detective · 64 replies
    The New American ^ | 26 July 2016 | Bob Adelmann
    The first 57 seconds of James O’Keefe’s latest undercover video interview, of a Clinton delegate from California, confirms what many have long suspected: Hillary Clinton’s real goal of complete and total confiscation of all firearms from every American citizen is being hidden behind benign and persuasive phrases such as “common sense gun control” and “protect our families,” etc. It also reveals what happens when the “useful idiot” in the video learns that she has been exposed for what she is: a mouthpiece for the movement to disarm America and ultimately turn it into a totalitarian state. Most importantly it reveals...
  • CLINTON, DEMS PUT GUN CONTROL AT CENTER OF CONVENTION STAGE

    07/26/2016 4:26:59 PM PDT · by PROCON · 31 replies
    AP ^ | July 26, 2016 | KEN THOMAS AND CATHERINE LUCEY
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- With mothers of police violence victims on the stage and anti-gun protesters in the streets, Hillary Clinton and Democrats are giving gun control and efforts to curb police violence a starring role at their summer convention. "They're too easily accessible to everyone, even children. You can go out on the street and get a gun," said Terrez McCleary of Philadelphia, who lost her 21-year-old daughter to gun violence in 2009 and was among a few hundred people held a rally against gun violence Tuesday in Philadelphia's Logan Square.
  • Zero concealed carry permits issued since at least 2006; court cases may change that. (HI)

    07/26/2016 4:21:36 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 15 replies
    WestHawaiiToday ^ | 7/26/2016 | Graham Milldrum
    No one on the Big Island has been issued a concealed carry license and that is unlikely to change any time soon in the wake of a recent Ninth Circuit Court ruling, attorneys say. The ruling made clear that states can continue to require applicants for concealed carry permits prove they have a need for the weapon, which is what Hawaii has been doing for years. “There is no Second Amendment right for members of the general public to carry concealed firearms in public,” the Ninth Circuit Court opined in the case of Peruta vs. San Diego. The Circuit covers...
  • Petitions Cleared In Push Against California Gun Laws

    07/26/2016 3:16:54 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    cbs2la ^ | July 26, 2016 2:05 PM
    State officials have certified petitions that opponents of stricter gun regulations can now circulate in California to overturn recent laws that expanded background checks to buy guns and ammunition and attempted to curb the sale of rapid-reloading firearms. The effort could be a longshot, however, as more than 365,000 signatures are needed on each of six separate petitions by Sept. 29 to qualify for the November 2018 ballot. Barry Bahrami of Carlsbad submitted the petitions. He did not return phone or email messages Tuesday. Craig DeLuz, a lobbyist for the Firearms Policy Coalition, said he knows of no financial backers...
  • Smith & Wesson Sets Its Sights On Crimson Trace In $95 Mil Buyout

    Smith & Wesson (SWHC) rose sharply Tuesday after the top U.S. firearms maker late Monday said in a filing that it's buying Crimson Trace for $95 million cash. Crimson Trace makes laser sights for guns. One of Crimson Trace's products is LiNQ, which the company touts as the world's first wireless laser sight and LED white light for certain types of modern sporting rifles.
  • Police: Robbery suspect shot by victim in Wynnefield (LTCF/CCW Holder)

    07/26/2016 1:44:02 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 9 replies
    But it was not the suspect who fired. Police say he had come across another man and attempted to rob him. Turns out, the intended victim had a license to carry and pulled out his own gun. Philadelphia police Captain Drew Techner said, "This male pulled out his own weapon and fired what we believe to be three shots." The suspect was hit multiple times and taken to the hospital in critical condition. While he was in surgery, detectives were out on the scene collecting evidence. Ward Chairman Steve Jones wants to send the message that the violence needs to...
  • Dr. Dre cited on gun charge following driveway encounter

    07/26/2016 8:17:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 24 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 7/26/2016 | unkinown
    MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Dr. Dre has been cited after a man says the rapper pointed a handgun at him. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says the man told them he was parked outside a Malibu, California, home when Dre ordered him to leave and showed a gun. Dre, whose real name is Andre Young, told sheriff's deputies he didn't have a gun and that the man was blocking his driveway. He says the man moved his car but parked nearby. He says the man drove off after Dre recorded video of him.
  • Are Sig's 1911 less reliable than Colt or Springfield?

    07/26/2016 7:46:18 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 28 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 7/26/2016 | J Hines
    Some of our readers and those from 1911 forum were taliking about whether the Sig 1911 is less reliable than Colt or Springfield. Here's some of the conversation taking place: 3RidersApproaching: SIG offers some very appealing 1911s in terms of features (front strap checkering, rounded butts, etc.) And their pricing is attractive. Relatively few models from Colt and Springfield come with front strap checkering (something that I have, over time, come to really appreciate after having bought a number of 1911’s that DON’T have it.) I’ve caught some drift here and there that SIG quality (perhaps regarding their non-1911 models?)...
  • USA on Track for Most Gun Sales This Year

    07/26/2016 4:40:02 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 8 replies
    Terrorism fears appear to be pushing more Americans to buy guns. FBI data show this was the busiest June ever for firearms dealers. Tom Hand continues to be busy–at his gun and pawn shop in Daphne. “People are concerned with their own safety and are still interested in carrying guns for their own personal defense outside of their home,” said Tom Hand with Goldmine Pawn. The Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando last month marked the single largest mass shooting in American history. That helped make June the busiest June on record for gun dealers with background checks up nearly 40-percent...
  • Close to Home DGU; .45 Revolver and Dog

    07/26/2016 4:37:06 AM PDT · by marktwain · 31 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 20 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    A friend of mine had a Defensive Gun Use (DGU) a few days ago. He had parked a bike near the front door, cable locked to a metal chair. It is a decent cable lock. The dog started alerting at the door, in the middle of day, during the week.  There was no knock or doorbell. My friend keeps odd hours. My friend accessed his house gun, a S&W N frame model 28, that had been converted to .45 ACP.  The security door was locked.  He opened the inside door with his left hand, the .45 revolver in his...
  • Michelle Obama To DNC: ‘Big Men With Guns’ Took Our Daughters To School

    07/25/2016 10:32:45 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 25, 2016 | Awr Hawkins
    During her July 25 speech at the Democrat National Convention, Michelle Obama talked about moving into the White House and watching “big men with guns” take their daughters to school. She said this by describing life after taking up residence in the White House. She recalled her daughters “setting off for their first day at their new school,” adding, “I will never forget that winter morning as I watched our girls–just seven and ten years old–pile into those black SUVs with all those big men with guns.” The audience responded with a warm applause as Mrs. Obama talked about seeing...
  • Gunman gets shot by Pokemon Go

    07/25/2016 5:14:55 PM PDT · by Innovative · 19 replies
    News Advance ^ | July 25, 2016 | AP
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A gunman and his underage driver tried to rob a group of people playing the popular Pokemon Go game, triggering a shootout after one of the players pulled out his own weapon at a Las Vegas park that has become a hot spot for virtual creature hunting. The incident early Monday marked the latest illustration of unintended consequences in everyday life due to the booming popularity of the GPS-powered "augmented reality" game.
  • DNC Delegate Mary Bayer Describes Clinton Plan to Ban Guns in Undercover Video

    07/25/2016 10:51:26 AM PDT · by mitch peter · 21 replies
    Youtube ^ | 7/25/2016 | Mitch Peter
    An undercover journalist captured California DNC Delegate Mary Bayer describing the concerted effort of the Democratic party and Hillary Clinton to incrementally Ban ALL guns through so called 'common sense gun legislation' We all knew this, but this is confirmation from a high level donor. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6fNShSY_Iw
  • Knife Rights: The Unseen Side of the Second Amendment

    07/25/2016 10:41:02 AM PDT · by milton23 · 27 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 7/25/2016 | Faith Vander Voort
    While congressional Democrats and Republicans go head-to-head over gun control, proponents of a smaller, often overlooked facet of the Second Amendment’s right to keep and bear arms pursue a battle of their own—the right to carry a knife. Knife Rights, an Arizona-based advocacy group aimed at ridding states of existing bans on specific types of knives, is leading the fight against restrictive knife laws across the U.S. “Protecting knife rights is the second front in the defense of the Second Amendment,” Todd Rathner, director of legislative affairs at Knife Rights, told The Daily Signal.
  • Potentially Rare Colt AR-15 Rifles Found At A Gun Show

    07/25/2016 10:28:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies
    thefirearmblog.com ^ | 7/25/2016 | Patrick R
    I think that we have all been in the position where we see something at a gun show that stands out as really rare or interesting, but just don’t have enough information to act on it. Even the internet can fall flat sometimes, this was one of those cases. I don’t know if I would come off of $15,000 for a non NFA AR-15 with nothing more than a promised letter from Colt to verify the rifle’s legitimacy. I am sure that the seller is an upstanding guy and I understand that Colt is currently working on those letters, so...
  • Germany has 5.5 million guns belonging to 1.4 million people(T)

    07/25/2016 9:23:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 7/23/2016 | Darren Boyle
    Germany has some of the strictest firearms laws in Europe, although there are four illegal guns on the streets for every properly registered weapon. According to data from the German Firearms Register, there are almost 5.5 million guns in private ownership belonging to 1.4 million people. But research by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in January estimated there are up to 20 million illegal firearms in Germany.
  • Clinton Delegate Explains How Democrats Will Ban All Guns

    07/25/2016 8:20:04 AM PDT · by libertarian27 · 32 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jul 25, 2016 | Project Veritas Action
    In this video, a PVA journalist encounters a Hillary Clinton Alternate Delegate who discusses how the Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton hide the fact that they want to ban all guns.
  • Philly Cops Blast Hillary Over Black Lives Matter & Co.

    07/25/2016 7:50:09 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 15 replies
    Academia.org ^ | July 25, 2016 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Philly Cops Blast Hillary Over Black Lives Matter & Co. July 25, 2016, Malcolm A. Kline The media and academia may regard them as a source of multicultural wisdom but local police have to look at what groups like Black Lives Matter actually do. “The Fraternal Order of Police is insulted and will not soon forget that the Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton are excluding the widows, and other family members of Police Officers killed in the line of duty who were victims of explicit, and not implied racism and ‘being on duty in blue,’” John J. McNesby, President of...
  • Kansas Gun Show Vendors Outnumber Protesters 20 to 1

    07/25/2016 4:59:26 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 19 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    A gun show in Wichita, Kansas, showed the disparity in Second Amendment supporters to those who seek a disarmed population.  On the Saturday morning of 16th  July, there were over 20 *vendors* who had rented tables for every protester.  There were over a hundred vendors and five, as pictured above, protesters.  From kake.com: WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Inside Century II Expo Hall today was a gun and knife show with more than 100 vendors selling firearms, knives and accessories. Outside Century II, the Wichita Coalition Against Gun Violence held a vigil for those who have lost their lives in...