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  • Florida Senate Upholds Ex-Broward Sheriff's Suspension

    10/23/2019 4:18:32 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 14 replies
    Bay News 9 ^ | 10/23/19
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Senate will uphold the suspension of former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, despite the recommendation by the chamber's own special master that Israel be reinstated. The Senate voted 25-15 Wednesday to uphold the suspension by Gov. DeSantis, who accused Israel of negligence in the agency's handling of the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The Senate appointed a special master to investigate the suspension.  This is a developing story. Check back for the latest from Tallahassee reporter Troy Kinsey. . Why was the committee tasked with making the recommendation? Israel was removed from office...
  • Army thrilled as next-gen 6.8mm squad weapons once thought 'unachievable' are revealed

    10/23/2019 3:03:45 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 77 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 23, 2019 | Douglas Ernst
    Brig. Gen. Dave Hodne: 'Those impossibilities are on the floor here today'U.S. Army leaders are one step closer to deciding on a supplier for its Next Generation Squad Weapon system after a who’s who in weapons makers unveiled their progress. The 2019 Association of the United States Army’s annual meeting impressed officials with prototype 6.8mm rifles and automatic rifles by General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems inc., Textron Systems, and Sig Sauer Inc. Each company is vying for the opportunity to replace the 5.56mm M4A1 carbine and the M249 squad automatic weapon used in combat units. Military leaders essentially want...
  • Republican CEO of Dick's Sporting Goods floats third-party presidential bid

    10/23/2019 2:43:02 PM PDT · by Teotwawki · 61 replies
    Daily Mail .com ^ | October 23, 2019 | Katelyn Caralle
    Dick's Sporting Goods CEO is considering launching a third-party presidential bid, which could pull votes away from Donald Trump in 2020. Ed Stack, a longtime Republican donor, is testing the waters for a run, a participant in a southern Wisconsin focus group told Politico.
  • Law Enforcement Sell or Destroy Valuable Property for Political Reasons

    10/23/2019 7:47:39 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 21 October, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    Screenshot from Fox 23 report on April 16, 2019 U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- In April, two Oklahoma law enforcement departments auctioned off guns they had accumulated. The guns had not been used in crimes, but were seized for a variety of reasons. They were turned into the police by people who did not want them. They were seized from prohibited possessors. They were forfeited as part of plea deals. Oklahoma County auctioned off about 500 firearms they had collected. The guns were sold to dealers with federal firearms licenses (FFL).Tulsa County auctioned off over 700 firearms. They collected $129,000 from the auction....
  • DIY Weapons

    10/23/2019 6:48:54 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 13 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/23/2019 | C Cocole
    Where there is a will there is a way. Some folks have fashioned weapons from Playstation controllers to explosive devices. Many of these weapons that were home grown is due to their lack of economy but great in innovation to bring the fight. Guess that's why they strap every weapon they have and hope that physics is in a good enough mood today to let them fire knives out of their machine gun. The following are groups in no particular order that were fanatics in their cause while launching their own DIY wrist rockets at each other: Blyskawica Submachine Gun...
  • Eagles star Fletcher Cox scares off would-be burglar with shotgun

    10/23/2019 6:02:30 AM PDT · by thefactor · 20 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/23/19 | Lia Eustachewich
    A baseball bat-wielding man tried to break into the home of Philadelphia Eagles’ Fletcher Cox’s last week — but the hulking defensive tackle scared him off with a shotgun, according to a new report. Corbyn Nyemah was allegedly looking for his his ex-girlfriend at Cox’s Mullica Hill mansion, which Nyemah tried to enter by throwing rocks through the front door after midnight on Oct. 15, according to court papers obtained by 6ABC Action News. The home’s surveillance cameras showed Nyemah stalking the property with a baseball bat in hand and trying to enter the garage multiple times, the network reported.
  • More Women Trying Firearms, Learning about Getting Armed at ‘Shoot Like A Girl’ Mobile Range

    10/22/2019 10:03:35 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 16 replies
    America's 1st Freedom ^ | October 21, 2019 | Zita Ballinger Fletcher
    Popularity continues to increase in an innovative way for women to become familiar and hone their skills with firearms through the Shoot Like A Girl 2019 Great American Tour. This year about 2,455 women participated in the mobile firearms, range-training program that is housed in a traveling semi-tractor trailer. “It is extremely popular,” Karen Butler, president and founder of Shoot Like A Girl (SLG2 Inc.) told America’s 1st Freedom. “This year we’ve had the longest lines we have ever had, with people waiting for half an hour before we even opened.” Some female participants visit the range in order to...
  • FPC Demands Police Training in the Wake of Another Unjustifiable Kill

    10/22/2019 1:46:47 PM PDT · by familyop · 27 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | October 22, 2019 | AmmoLand Editor Duncan Johnson
    U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Firearms Policy Coalition has issued the following statement in the wake of another killing of an armed and innocent person by police: On October 12, in Fort Worth, Texas, Atatiana Koquice Jefferson’s neighbor called the police because he saw the door of her home left ajar. A Fort Worth police officer took the call. About 2:20 a.m., without announcing his presence, he began moving around outside Ms. Jefferson’s home, checking windows and making noise. Hearing alarming sounds from outside her home, Ms. Jefferson did what many responsible Americans would do: she went to investigate the sounds, prepared for...
  • Sevier County official denounces homophobic comments made during public meeting

    10/22/2019 11:10:56 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 25 replies
    WVLT ^ | 22 October 2019 | Staff
    Assistant to the Sevier County Mayor, Perrin Anderson denounced homophobic comments made at a commission meeting Monday evening. "The statements made by Commissioner Hurst at the Sevier County Commission meeting of October 21, 2019, do not reflect the opinion or position of Sevier County administration," Anderson said. "Sevier County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or status in any other group protected by law." Commissioner Warren Hurst took the floor on Oct. 21 to speak about the commission's pending vote on becoming a gun sanctuary city. "It's...
  • Halle Germany Shooting With Homemade Firearms.

    10/22/2019 10:49:07 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    mike-lindsay.co.uk ^ | 10 October, 2019 | Mike Lindsay
    crime, Firearms legislation, gun control, Halle, Libertarian, Mike Lindsay, Politics, Shooting Halle Germany Shooting With Homemade Firearms. Thanks to the unique way social media censors the truth I will put the post that was originally on my page here. As a Journalist I find it extremely disturbing that a platform is censoring news and my views were deemed worthy of deletion.Halle Germany.A psychopath killed two people outside a synagogue in the eastern German city of Halle on Wednesday, filming his attack on a head-mounted camera and live streaming it in a method that was reminiscent of the attack on...
  • Police Organizations Torch 2020 Democrat's Gun Confiscation Plan As 'Asinine, Ridiculous,(T)

    10/22/2019 9:05:50 AM PDT · by rktman · 18 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/21/2019 | Matt Vespa
    Full Header: Police Organizations Torch 2020 Democrat's Gun Confiscation Plan As 'Asinine, Ridiculous, and Likely Unconstitutional' Former Rep. Robert Francis O’Rourke (D-NM) (aka ‘Beto’) is the left-wing blowhard on guns that liberals fear. Why? Well, it’s because he gives up the playbook and he did so on a national stage. You all know about his plan to confiscate so-called scary guns from the hands of the law-abiding citizenry. AR-15 rifles, one of the most popular in the U.S., and AK-47s are the two scary rifles anti-gun liberals want out of the hands of civilians. Only the government can be trusted...
  • Mexico's Soaring Murder Rate Proves Gun Control Is Deadly

    10/22/2019 8:10:47 AM PDT · by VictimsRightsPro2a · 12 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 10-21-19 | Dr. John Lott
    Another month, another record number of murders in Mexico. For the first nine months of 2019, Mexico had 25,890 murders—almost six times as many murders per 100,000 people as in the U.S. Does Mexico need stricter gun control? No. Its gun laws are among the least permissive in the world. For decades Mexico has had only one gun store in the entire country, a military-run establishment in Mexico City.
  • Three More Essential Firearms

    10/22/2019 3:48:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 22, 2019 | Mike Adams
    In my last column, I recommended three firearms every man had to own in order to retain his man card. The theme of the column was threefold – 1) Protecting one’s home, 2) Protecting one’s loved ones while away from home, and 3) Raising children with respect for firearms (and, of course, knowledge of responsible firearm use). Since only three essential firearms were recommended, I was bombarded with emails asking me which should follow. I am certainly glad they asked. And I am happy to provide the next three choices needed to advance those three important interests:The Mossberg 500 .410...
  • Georgia Carry & Phillip Evans WIN Five Year Legal Battle at Georgia Supreme Court

    10/22/2019 5:31:07 AM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 20 October, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    Georgia Carry & Phillip Evans win Five Year Legal Battle at Supreme Court: Image: Dorothy Chapman Fuqua Conservatory, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Multi-license GFDL, all CC-BY-SAArizona -(Ammoland.com)- The road to restore Second Amendment rights in Georgia has been long and hard fought. Much has been regained through the legislature. Many of the infringements on the Second Amendment were imposed as part of the effort to keep freed blacks from enjoying their new rights as citizens.In 1868, in what was known as the “Camilla Massacre”, black marchers and their Republican supporters had defended themselves with firearms, even though several...
  • Wisconsin governor (Evers, D) calls special session on gun control

    10/21/2019 1:22:33 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 24 replies
    WTMJ TV4 ^ | October 21, 2019 | WTMJ Staff
    <p>MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is calling the Republican-controlled Legislature into a special session to take up a pair of gun control measures that GOP leaders have been unwilling to debate.</p> <p>The move Evers announced Monday does not force Republicans to debate or vote on the bills. But it does give Democrats another means to spotlight the issues that a poll in August showed more than 80% of the public support.</p>
  • Carter to address shooting that left 2 hurt near Allianz Field (MN)

    10/21/2019 2:06:41 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 16 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 10/21/19 | KSTP.com
    St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter is speaking out about the most recent shooting in the city. Two males were shot just blocks away from Allianz Field during Sunday night's Minnesota United game. Monday morning, the mayor is making a new plea to stop gun violence. Carter is calling on all city and community leaders to come together to stop the senseless violence. Sunday night's shooting happened outside a laundromat at about 7:30 p.m. just blocks from Allianz Field where 20,000 people were attending the playoff soccer game. The two males, identified as a 16-year-old and 24-year-old, were shot but are...
  • Push to disarm police officers gains steam in New York

    10/21/2019 8:50:47 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/21/2019
    Oct. 21, 2019 - 4:41 - A New York congressional candidate is arguing that taking guns away from law enforcement will make communities safer. A law enforcement panel reacts on 'Fox & Friends.'
  • Tulsi’s troubles are a bad omen for Democrats and other commentary

    10/21/2019 7:17:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The New York Post ^ | October 20, 2019 | The Editorial Board
    Presidential hopeful Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a liberal who supports banning assault weapons and “raising the minimum wage to $15,” is still “too moderate for today’s Democrats,” sighs David Catron at The American Spectator. Which goes to show that the party has “no chance of beating Trump in 2020.” Unlike Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren’s radicalism, Gabbard’s liberalism is “relatively rational.” She is pro-choice but opposes late-term abortion; worries the “secretive” impeachment investigation will polarize America even further; and refuses to “execute a flip-flop on the withdrawal of troops from Syria,” as other Democrats did. Her campaign is likely to prove...
  • Mexico’s Soaring Murder Rate Proves Gun Control Is Deadly

    10/21/2019 5:21:38 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 34 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | October 21, 2019 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    Another month, another record number of murders in Mexico. For the first nine months of 2019, Mexico had 25,890 murders—almost six times as many murders per 100,000 people as in the U.S. Does Mexico need stricter gun control?
  • Rules for Rifles

    10/21/2019 6:54:27 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 14 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/21/2019 | P Atkins
    They say a Rifle is only as good as its scope but my father never used a scope, did fine and still does fine after all these years. So perhaps choosing a rifle for big game in Alaska, or anywhere else, is really a just matter of choice. I don't pretend to be a rifle expert and don’t want to be. I just know that after spending 20-plus years in the Arctic and successfully hunting pretty much everything that walks the tundra up here, I know what works and has worked for me. So take my observations for what they're...