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  • Judge Voids own Decision in Fast and Furious Whistleblower Case

    11/28/2014 9:53:56 AM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 27 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    In a bizarre decision in Agent Dobyns' case.  Judge Frances M. Allegra, voided his own decision in favor of Jay Dobyns. That decision excoriated the ATF, and was appealed by them to the Federal Court of Appeals.   The appeal and a cross-appeal are still in process.  In addion, Judge Allegra sealed all records concerning the case.  From azcentral.com: U.S. Court of Federal Claims Judge Francis M. Allegra, who issued a 54-page decision in favor of that ex-agent, Jay Dobyns, in August, voided his decision on Oct. 29, according to a court notice filed Nov. 5. The notice does not...
  • AR-15 rifle stolen from St. Louis County police car torched by rioters in Ferguson

    11/28/2014 9:36:01 AM PST · by rktman · 13 replies
    stltoday.com ^ | 11/26/2014 | Joel Currier
    St. Louis County police said they are searching for an AR-15 rifle swiped from one of the two St. Louis County police cars set ablaze during Monday night's violence. Sgt. Brian Schellman said rioters who torched a county police car about 10 p.m. in the 400 block of South Florissant Road yanked out the high-powered police rifle and the rack in which it was stored. At least one other county police car was set on fire Monday night.
  • The NRA hints at ‘legislative remedies’ to weaken Initiative 594

    11/28/2014 9:29:44 AM PST · by rktman
    blog.seattlepi.com ^ | 11/25/2014 | Joel Connelly
    The National Rifle Association is promising supporters it will carry on the fight against Initiative 594, using its “philosophically supportive majority” in the Washington Legislature when it convenes in January. “We are already discussing legislative remedies to the most onerous provisions,” the NRA said in a letter to supporters. The Gun Lobby’s big gun defends the effort it made in opposing I-594, which requires criminal background checks for those purchasing firearms at gun shows and over the Internet. It blames billionaires the measure’s landslide passage. “Please bear in mind that, in our fight to defeat I-594, NRA faced unprecedented spending...
  • WashPost on Ferguson: A Racist Town and 'Civil Rights' Landmark, Just Like Selma

    11/28/2014 8:10:30 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 27 replies
    NEWSBUSTERS ^ | NOV 28, 2014 | Tim Graham
    WashPost on Ferguson: A Racist Town and 'Civil Rights' Landmark, Just Like Selma By Tim Graham | November 28, 2014 | 8:49 AM EST As proof the national media is trying to turn Ferguson into Selma – with no appreciation of a difference in racism between Alabama in the 1960s and St. Louis in 2014 – see Krissah Thompson’s Thanksgiving Day dissertation in The Washington Post. A headline was “To many, ‘Ferguson’ is shorthand for police mistreatment of blacks.” "Though it has been less than four months since Michael Brown was killed, the town seems to have entered the pantheon...
  • Blooming assault on Nevada gun rights

    11/28/2014 7:03:03 AM PST · by rktman · 17 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 11/28/2014 | Jeff Knox
    Everytown’s Washington, D.C., attorney reserved the Nevadans for Background Checks name with the Nevada Secretary of State’s office earlier this year. Filing information for the PAC and nonprofit corporation formed to push for the initiative, which significantly changes the state’s firearm transfer laws, lists Tara Paone as “director, president” of the nonprofit and as “director” of the PAC. Tara Paone is elsewhere listed as treasurer for Everytown for Gun Safety in New York, and was listed as the director of the Everytown fund in support of I-594 in Washington. Ms. Paone’s LinkedIn profile says she is a professional manager for...
  • UT: City Officials Forced to Obey the Constitution on guns

    11/28/2014 5:18:42 AM PST · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 27 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Park City, Utah, officials were the latest in a series of local governments that have been forced to respect the Constitution by the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF).   SAF has run up an impressive number of legal wins to protect second amendment rights.   It has become the ACLU of the gun culture.   In the Park City case, the city had adopted local laws in direct violation of the second amendment and Utah state preemption law.  The city law prohibited all use and possession of firearms; all carrying of concealed weapons; carrying of loaded guns inside a vehicle; showing a gun...
  • Police: Suspect in downtown Austin shootings dead

    11/28/2014 4:42:52 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 16 replies
    Austin American-Statesman ^ | 28 November 2014 | Nicole Chavez
    6:25 a.m. update: A gunman targeted at least three buildings in downtown Austin — the Mexican consulate, the federal courthouse and Austin police headquarters — early Friday morning before being shot and killed by Austin police, authorities said. Assistant Chief Raul Munguia told reporters that the suspected shooter was killed near his vehicle. The suspect was found wearing a vest of some type, Munguia said, and that the suspect’s vehicle may contain an improvised explosive device. The police bomb squad has been dispatched to secure the vest and the white SUV the suspect was using. Munguia said police are also...
  • WTF ATF:The ATF's Fake Retail Stores,Bad Behavior.And Why It Only Came Out Because They Failed To...

    11/27/2014 4:02:04 PM PST · by RightGeek · 17 replies
    Techdirt ^ | 11/26/2014 | Mike Masnick
    This past week, on This American Life, the first 20 minutes or so are the incredible story of just how screwed up the ATF continues to be (the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms). Much of this has been reported on over the past year and a half by reporters in Milwaukee (and investigated by Congress), but it's absolutely worth listening to the details -- which you can do over on the This American Life page (I'd post the embed here, but unfortunately This American Life does not yet appear to support HTTPS, so we can't). The story is all...
  • Hunters register lowest deer kill opening in recent history (WI)

    11/27/2014 4:49:26 PM PST · by SJackson · 15 replies
    Hunters registered 90,281 white-tailed deer over the opening weekend of the 2014 Wisconsin gun deer hunting season, an 18% drop from 2013, according to a preliminary harvest report issued Monday by the Department of Natural Resources. The two-day kill is the lowest in recent history; historical data from the DNR was available only back to 2002. State wildlife officials attributed the reduced kill to several factors, including a lower deer population in northern Wisconsin, a lower number of antlerless permits statewide and opening weekend weather that included fog and rain. The report showed hunters registered 48,926 bucks (down 9% from...
  • Man arrested after pointing banana at police

    11/27/2014 12:24:52 PM PST · by PROCON · 62 replies
    CBS/AP ^ | Nov. 27, 2014 | Crimesider Staff/CBS News/AP/
    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- A man is facing a felony menacing charge, because two Colorado sheriff's deputies say they thought a banana he pointed at them was a gun.
  • Another Bear Spray, Gun and Grizzly National Park Incident

    11/27/2014 12:18:40 PM PST · by marktwain · 37 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 26 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    I actively look for and monitor defensive uses of firarms.   While some defensive uses of firarms are common, such as driving off intruders from a home, others such as defense against a grizzly bear, are rare.  They tend to stand out when they happen.   I missed this one, even though it did get some coverage in 2013.  The actual defense occurred two years ago in November of 2012. It is especially interesting because both bear spray and bullets were used.  The only other one that I recall happened this year. The bear was killed by the gunfire, dropping, literally...
  • This #Ferguson Area Strip Mall Didn’t Get Looted Last Night, Can You Guess Why?

    11/27/2014 7:03:53 AM PST · by doug from upland · 47 replies
    Back in August during the first round of riots in Ferguson a strip mall was saved from looting and destruction by a brave group of men (pictured above) armed with guns: Nobody is robbing St. Louis Ink Tattoo Studio anytime soon. Or County Guns, for that matter. The two north county businesses share a storefront in a Florissant strip mall less than ten minute drive from the epicenter of last night’s riots in Ferguson. After nightfall, what began as a community’s peaceful demonstration against the Ferguson Police Department’s shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown turned increasingly violent. Crowds plundered...
  • Media Blackout: Possible Grand Jury Witness Murdered in Ferguson

    11/27/2014 6:17:59 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 46 replies
    UFP News ^ | 11-26-2014 | DeAndre Joshua
    Media Blackout: Possible Grand Jury Witness Murdered in Ferguson Dave Gibson 11/26/2014Uncategorized DeAndre Joshua On Tuesday morning, the body of 20-year -old DeAndre Joshua was found near the Canfield Greens Apartments in Ferguson. The young man was shot to death. His body was discovered still behind the wheel of his white Pontiac Grand Prix, and identified by family members. Joshua had been shot through the driver’s side window, reported KTVI. St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar would only confirm the identity of the victim, and that the case is under investigation. While officials would not say if Joshua was...
  • Oath Keepers Guarding Businesses in Ferguson, Mo: Calling on Volunteers to Assist

    11/27/2014 6:02:49 AM PST · by marktwain · 19 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 26 November, 2014 | Oathkeepers
    Calling all skilled veterans and patriots! We need your help in Ferguson, Missouri. Business owners carry so called “assault weapons” to protect their stores from looters in Ferguson, Missouri Oath Keepers Ferguson, Mo - -(Ammoland.com)- Oath Keepers has a Security Team on the ground right now, in Ferguson, guarding businesses.That team is led by local Oath Keepers, including retired Missouri police. last night, that team secured four local businesses after the riots erupted, and will do so again tonight, and as long as it takes, but they need your help! (See below for list of skills needed, and how to connect...
  • Does Second Amendment apply to the Corps? 11th Circuit to Decide

    11/27/2014 5:24:10 AM PST · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 26 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Army Corps of Engineers Administered Land In the Ninth Circuit federal court of appeals, District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill ruled that the second amendment does not stop at the boundary of land administered by  the Army Corps of Engineers.   There are millions of acres of wild land and waters involved, as the Corps of Engineers administers enormous projects across America on the waterways. In the 11th Circuit, Judge Harold Murphy in Georgia has ruled that the second amendment does not apply on land administered by the Corps, because the land is all considered "sensitive", like a courtroom, or...
  • AP: Surging Black Friday Sales Put Guns In Hands Of Wrong People

    11/26/2014 9:06:29 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    Breitbart's Big Journalism ^ | November 26, 2014 | AWR Hawkins
    Two days before Black Friday—a day that has come to be identified with record-breaking gun sales—the Associated Press is claiming that surging sales on November 28 will put guns in the hands of the wrong people. Even though the people who buy guns at retail stores go through a background check before doing so, the AP suggests the background check system we've had in place since the 1990s is too porous, allowing too many prohibited persons to buy a gun. According to the AP, "512 gun sales a day" take place to people who shouldn't be able to buy a...
  • Oath Keepers Guarding Businesses in Ferguson, Missouri: Calling on Volunteers to Assist

    11/26/2014 7:56:36 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Oathkeepers ^ | November 25, 2014
    Calling all skilled veterans and patriots! We need your help in Ferguson, Missouri. Oath Keepers has a Security Team on the ground right now, in Ferguson, guarding businesses. That team is lead by local Oath Keepers, including retired Missouri police. last night, that team secured four local businesses after the riots erupted, and will do so again tonight, and as long as it takes, but they need your help! (See below for list of skills needed, and how to connect with the team).Little Caesars Pizza on Fire in Ferguson Last Night. More Arson ExpectedThe Oath Keepers Ferguson Security Team needs...
  • Revolver Bedroom. Someone had a "Thing" for Them

    11/26/2014 10:24:49 AM PST · by marktwain · 17 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 25 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    These pictures of a unique bedroom set came to me via the Internet.  I do not know the location of the set or the source of the revolvers. Counting the revolvers that make up the bed frame, the vanity, the lamps, table, chair, chandelier, and window decoration, and assuming that there is symmetry on the sides of the objects that are not visible, I believe there are at least 100 revolvers used in the construction of the set. The revolvers are an eclectic mix of Smith & Wesson (or clones) and Colt (or clones) revolvers.  They appear to mostly...
  • Doug Ross Tax Audit Coming in 3-2-1...

    11/26/2014 9:56:06 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 7 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 26 November 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Blogger Doug Ross -founder of BadBlue News and a favorite of conservative hero Mark Levin- has gone from semi-famous in the conservative world to infamous amongst those in the ironically-named 'progressive' movement...  and NOW even the White House, as he's proudly made Obama's enemies list, according to a message from a Holder Justice Dept. hack revealed in a recent Friday document dump. Seems Eric 'With' Holder was caught lying by CBS rouge-reporter Sheryl Attkinson, Doug Ross, and others when they discovered the AG was briefed on 'Fast n Furious' a full year before he had previously claimed... while the scheming White...
  • The Myth of the Unarmed Man

    11/26/2014 7:56:51 AM PST · by marktwain · 41 replies
    Policemag.com ^ | 27 October, 2014 | Jon Adler
    If you don't believe media bias plays a role in how Americans interpret use of force by law enforcement, try this simple test. Do a Google search for "police officer kills unarmed man." I did and I got 179,000 results. Searching "Police officer shoots unarmed man" returned 205,000 results. Finally, I flipped the search around and typed, "unarmed man attacks police officer." I got this message: "No results found." So does that mean no unarmed men are attacking and seriously injuring officers? Absolutely not. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) says 57,892 law enforcement officers are assaulted each...
  • AP Warns Black Friday Means 'Perfect Storm' of Gun Buying

    11/26/2014 6:28:55 AM PST · by rktman · 53 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 11/26/2014 | Tim Graham
    The liberals at Associated Press have a special reason to freak out over Black Friday: it’s a huge day for gun sales, and the background-checks system is severely tested. AP writer Nick Stroud even found space for the noting it’s a “perfect storm,” like the disastrous ship-sinking movie. The volume of sales means some purchasers “beat the system,” meaning there are only three business days for a background check:
  • Black Friday gun buys test background check system

    11/26/2014 4:04:14 AM PST · by rellimpank · 27 replies
    Milwaukee J-S ^ | 26 nov 2014 | Matt Stroud
    BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) - Black Friday isn't just when shoppers rush to stores for holiday sales. It's also one of the busiest days of the year for gun purchases. In the U.S., there are nine guns for every 10 people. Someone is killed with a firearm every 16 minutes. And every minute, gun shops make about 40 new requests for criminal background checks on people wanting weapons. On Black Friday, the rush accelerates to nearly two checks a second, testing the limits of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. "We have a perfect storm coming," says Kimberly Del Greco,...
  • Silly WWII Analogy...but Fun!

    11/26/2014 2:12:54 AM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 24 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    On freerepublic, people were discussing the recent legal victory, where a federal judge ruled that people who already had guns had no reason to wait through a 10 day California waiting period.  The law was first passed in 1923.  He ruled that the law infringed on second amendment rights.  The KG9 Kid wrote, from freerepublic.com: I'm sorry, but I read of these little 'victories' by the CalGuns Foundation in their thoroughly anti-gun state and cannot help but compare them to some WWII Japanese radio broadcast that exclaims that the Imperial Japanese Navy now has now deployed the first rocket-powered...
  • LA City Council Tentatively OKs Mandatory Gun Locks, Digital Ammo Records

    11/25/2014 2:14:27 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 27 replies
    CBSLA.com) ^ | November 25, 2014 10:02 AM
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles City Council tentatively approved a pair of new gun-control measures Tuesday, including a proposal to require gun owners to store their firearms in locked containers or use trigger locks to prevent accidental firing of the weapon. The City Council also voted 11-0 in favor of a proposed ordinance (PDF) that would require licensed ammunition dealers to transmit sales records to the city via an online form, doing away with what one councilman described as the city’s “draconian” method of requesting physical records. If given final approval by the council on second reading and...
  • ARMED GUARDS WITH AR-15s Save North St. Louis Strip Mall From Looters

    11/25/2014 1:41:31 PM PST · by C19fan · 32 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | November 25, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    The “security team” was back out standing guard at the plaza last night. About 20 men with handguns stood guard at the Greystone Plaza last night. The St.Louis Post-Dispatch reported: Along West Florissant just north of 270, in Greystone Plaza, about 20 men with handguns and AR-15 rifles stood around the perimeter of the parking lot, guarding the dozen or so stores. They estimated that 100 cars had come by throughout the night, seemingly to check the place out, but turned away. Mike Cross, the owner of St. Louis Ink at the plaza, said: “There’s nothing in this strip mall...
  • WA I-594 Forces Museum to Close WWII Exhibit

    11/25/2014 12:24:45 PM PST · by w1n1 · 4 replies
    Gun News ^ | 11/24/2014 | T Hudson
    This law is ridiculous and is already having unintended consequences. With all the confusing jargon (intentions) its hard to tell what the real consequences are. So to avoid this confusions the Lynden Pioneer Museum is removing all of the WWII era firearms from the museum and returning them to its owners. Still this is the other headache trying to get this returned under i-594 ruling.Read the rest here.
  • Police: Drunk Washoe deputy threatened helicopter with gun

    11/25/2014 12:12:17 PM PST · by redreno · 10 replies
    http://www.reviewjournal.com ^ | November 24, 2014 - 4:12pm | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    SPARKS — A 41-year-old Washoe County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested in Spanish Springs after police say he was firing a gun while drunk and threatened to shoot at a sheriff’s helicopter. Sparks police say Robert Brunsvold was arrested Sunday for suspicion of possession of a firearm while intoxicated and resisting police with a firearm. His bail was set at $20,000. It was not immediately clear if he had a lawyer.
  • ‘We ready for war': Ferguson man tells reporter, ‘We have 9mms, 40 cals, AK-47s’

    11/25/2014 10:36:29 AM PST · by C19fan · 53 replies
    Twitchy ^ | November 25, 2014 | Staff
    As Twitchy reported, demonstrators in and around Ferguson, Mo., have been soliciting supplies from the public, going so far as to set up an Amazon wedding registry with a wish list of supplies for “sanctuary spaces.” Among the most wanted items are portable USB chargers for iPhones and other cameras, cold-weather gear (hand warmers, long underwear) and Sharpie markers and poster paper. St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Paul Hampel today spoke with a man wearing an “I am Mike Brown” shirt and referred to only as “D White,” who told Hampel that he’s “ready for war” after the last four months...
  • Little Lady Reloader, Age Five

    11/25/2014 10:56:15 AM PST · by marktwain · 37 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 24 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    A reader sent this picture of his daughter assisting him in reloading cartridges.   On a single stage press, such as the RCBS pictured, there  is plenty to do.   A young child can easily and safely deprime cases, such as this young girl is doing.   She deprimed 500 of them for her father, and was very pleased with herself.   It reminds me of pleasant times when my daughter was about five.  She loved to help me reload ammunition. My own first experiences with reloading were when I was much older, perhaps eight, or nine.  My father reloaded hunting ammunition for...
  • Woman says, ‘We’re ready for Ferguson,’ accidentally shoots self in head

    11/25/2014 7:47:21 AM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 85 replies
    Fox 13 SLC ^ | 24NOV2014 | Ashton Edwards
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A woman appears to have accidentally fatally shot herself in the head with a gun bought to prepare for possible Ferguson-related unrest, according to sources briefed on the police investigation. The shooting occurred Friday night in downtown St. Louis, the city’s Metropolitan Police Department said, in an area dominated by vacant lots beside a football stadium. The female victim, identified in a police report as Becca Campbell, 26, was a passenger in a car involved in an auto accident. Her 33-year-old boyfriend was driving, the sources told CNN. The boyfriend, who wasn’t identified, told police that...
  • Ann Coulter: Would It Kill You To Hire More Black Cops? (Yes)

    11/25/2014 6:27:21 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 70 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 27, 2014 | Ann Coulter
    Ann Coulter: Would It Kill You To Hire More Black Cops? (Yes) Ann Coulter August 27, 2014 As the story of Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson’s shooting of Michael Brown begins to look less clear-cut than we were led to believe by Brown’s friend, Dorian Johnson, the “voices of oppression” on MSNBC now say the real issue is that there aren’t enough blacks on the Ferguson police force. As Brown may or may not have said seconds before his death: I give up. If the Ferguson police are forced to hire more minorities and women for the sake of...
  • Police Reporting 'Heavy Automatic Gunfire' in Ferguson

    11/24/2014 10:34:30 PM PST · by forbushalltheway · 79 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 24 Nov 2014 | Ildefonso Ortiz
    Amid fire and looting, the St. Louis County Police Department is reporting heavy automatic gunfire coming from rioters. The gunfire was reported near the intersection of West Florisant and Canfield Streets, S.t Louis County Police said via social media. Automatic gunfire refers to guns that are not readily available on the civilian market, because more than one shot is fired with a single trigger pull. While civilians are not able to legally purchase those weapons, there is a large underground market for them. St. Louis Police has not provided additional information about the shootings. This is the latest escalation of...
  • OH: Armed Citizen Found not Guilty. Were Charges Political?

    11/25/2014 4:07:22 AM PST · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 24 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    This appears to be another politically motivated trial.  The armed citizen was originally found to have been acting in self defense by the police who investigated the situation.  He was confronted by two men, one with a knife, aged 25 and 26.  There was another witness in their car.  The shooter was 43 and had a valid concealed carry permit.   The family of the attacker who was shot protested, and a prosecutor convinced a grand jury to indict the shooter, two months after the event.  From wlwt.com: CINCINNATI —A man accused of shooting another driver in a road...
  • Women With Concealed Weapons On The Rise In El Paso County [ Colorado]

    11/24/2014 6:12:43 PM PST · by george76 · 5 replies
    11 News ^ | Nov 21, 2014 | Katie Killen
    More women in El Paso County are getting their concealed carry permits than ever before. According to the sheriff’s office, in 2005, 917 women in El Paso received permits. In 2013, records reveal 8,193 women had permits. That’s a jump of 793 percent. Local NRA instructor Germaine Adams says the surge in numbers doesn’t surprise her.
  • New Website to Fulfill Void Caused by Google

    11/24/2014 3:42:52 PM PST · by w1n1 · 10 replies
    westernshootingjournal.com ^ | 11/24/2014 | F Jardim
    Everyone knows that we can buy guns online, but not many are aware that the big search engines like Google and Bing sort of push search results for "guns for sale" farther down the search listing. Not saying that its completely gone in the search. But seems like the search engines are trying to discourage the searches for anything related to gun for sales query. Oh yes, by the way if you're trying to sell through Amazon, same thing not a chance. Twitter too has been on the same wagon, trying to create ads to run on Twitter and...
  • Oops! Obama Realizes Exec. Privilege not Legal to Hide Fast, Furious Docs

    11/24/2014 10:53:35 AM PST · by jazusamo · 39 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | November 24, 2014
    After using executive privilege to withhold Fast and Furious records for two years, the Obama administration has quietly stopped exerting the power to hide information about the disastrous gun-running operation. Judicial Watch attorneys discovered the extraordinary about-face in recent exchanges with Department of Justice (DOJ). JW has been a leader in exposing the Fast and Furious scandal and has filed several Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits against the federal agencies involved in the once-secret operation. Just last month JW obtained records showing that the president’s trusted senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett, was a key player in the Fast and Furious...
  • Lawless DOJ Targeted Attkisson Over Fast And Furious

    11/24/2014 11:12:43 AM PST · by raptor22 · 24 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | November 24, 2014 | IBD editorials
    Corruption: Smoking-gun emails show how the administration sought to derail a CBS reporter's investigation of its "gun-waking" operation — a reporter whose computers were mysteriously and mercilessly hacked. Fast and Furious, along with Benghazi, is one of the two "phony" administration scandals that produced body bags, and former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson is responsible for much of the truth-telling about both. That fact is enough to put her high atop the administration's enemies list. Attkisson, a casualty of liberal media bias, resigned from CBS in March after a series of clashes between her and her bosses over her exposes of...
  • Birmingham robber shot when armed victim fights back

    11/24/2014 10:48:03 AM PST · by Bodleian_Girl · 12 replies
    The Birmingham News/AL.com ^ | 11/24/14 | Carol Robinson
    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A robbery suspect remains in the hospital today after he was wounded during a holdup in Birmingham Sunday night. (snip)
  • KY: Armed Woman Stops Theft of her Gun

    11/24/2014 10:23:47 AM PST · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 23 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Many people have made the observation that it is the weapon that you have with you that matters.   A .22 that you have beats a .45 that you left at home.   It is one of the reasons the tiny pocket .380s like the KelTec 738 and the Ruger LCP are so popular. I do not know what make and model the woman in Kentucky was carrying when she returned home.  What matters is that she had it when she confronted the two suspects who were looting her residence.   One of them had a pistol; one of...
  • Firearm owners organization supports gun restriction lawsuits

    11/24/2014 9:27:57 AM PST · by rktman · 5 replies
    triblive.com ^ | 11/24/2014 | Patrick Cloonan
    Lincoln and McKeesport are on CeaseFirePA's list of towns with such resolutions. Others urging state action are Heidelberg, Brentwood, Baldwin, Charleroi, Ambler, Easton, York, Swarthmore, West Conshohocken, Bridgeport, Catasauqua, Sharon Hill and West Chester, and Abington, Radnor and Upper Merion townships. “It's a great public relations stunt,” Stolfer said of the resolutions. “It stigmatizes gun owners.” He said it has nothing to do with prosecuting criminals because significant laws exist — if district attorneys are willing to enforce them.
  • Australia’s Gun Ban Of 1996: “The Real Story”

    11/24/2014 9:16:28 AM PST · by rktman · 7 replies
    gunalizer.com ^ | 11/23/2014 | RRangel
    Do you ever wonder what the real deal is with the right to keep and bear arms in Australia? Here’s an informative video, from TiborasaurusRex of Youtube fame, that features an Australian national that’s in the firearms business. He gives the real scoop on Australia’s gun ban, of 1996, and what firearms are allowed to the public there.
  • Stevie Wonder Wows Atlanta Crowd, Goes Off on Gun Violence

    11/24/2014 9:08:18 AM PST · by rktman · 58 replies
    atlantablackstar.com ^ | 11/24/2014 | Christina Montford
    Before going into intermission, the singer wanted to take a poll of the audience. He told everyone who had been standing to take a seat and to only stand up if they answered “yes” to his next question. “Do you feel that we have a gun problem in America?” he asked. The whole house stood. “You’re able to fix the problem. If we are able to send rockets to the moon I would hope that we would have someone in the government to hold people accountable for the guns they have. I hope someone with a spirit who wants to...
  • Stop The Insanity: Ban Guns

    11/24/2014 8:59:23 AM PST · by rktman · 87 replies
    captainsjournal.com ^ | 11/23/2014 | Herschel Smith
    Let the hunters keep their rifles and shotguns; those weapons are ineffective tools in a mass shooting. But we need to ban handguns and assault rifles for all but police and military. [ ... ] One of the frequent refrains of gun freaks about President Obama is “He’s coming for our guns.” Obama never said such a thing. But I will: We’re coming for your guns. And someday, we’ll take them.
  • Police: Woman Saying She's 'Ready For Ferguson' Shoots, Kills Self By Accident

    11/24/2014 8:54:42 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 32 replies
    talking points memo ^ | Nov 24, 2014 | Catherine Thompson
    Police: Woman Saying She's 'Ready For Ferguson' Shoots, Kills Self By Accident By Catherine Thompson PublishedNovember 24, 2014, 6:49 AM EST St. Louis police were investigating an incident in which a woman waving a gun inside a vehicle and saying she was "ready for Ferguson" apparently shot herself in the head by accident, CNN reported Sunday. The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said the shooting occurred Friday night in the city's downtown area. Sources briefed on the investigation told CNN that a police report identified the victim as 26-year-old Becca Campbell. The sources told CNN that the victim was involved...
  • Police arrest man over Russia-proof bunker (Kelheim, Bavaria)

    11/24/2014 8:45:58 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 21 Nov 2014 15:59 GMT+01:00 | (AFP)
    Police in Kelheim said on Friday they had arrested a man who hoarded guns, ammunition and bomb-making material in a nuclear-proof family bunker he built fearing an attack by Russia. The 59-year-old electrician had constructed the emergency shelter by expanding and reinforcing the basement of his family home in the small town near Regensburg in Bavaria. Police said they had confiscated two submachine guns, 80 rifles, 60 handguns, 20,000 rounds of ammunition and 40 kilograms of materials to make explosives. …
  • Why do Billionaires Want Your Guns?

    11/24/2014 6:31:38 AM PST · by rktman · 38 replies
    gunsamerica.com ^ | 11/18/2014 | S.H. Blannelberry
    “If you want to have a gun in your house, I think you’re pretty stupid — particularly if you have kids — but I guess you have a right to do that,” Bloomberg told Rolling Stone magazine in a July 2014 interview.
  • 3 dead, 13 wounded in weekend shootings [Sharpton doesn't care, no marches planned]

    11/24/2014 5:29:33 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    Fox Chicago ^ | 11/24/14
    Three men were killed and at least 13 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening. The most recent fatal shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side left one man dead and another wounded early Saturday.
  • TX: Attempted Home Invasion; no Media Coverage

    11/24/2014 3:49:38 AM PST · by marktwain · 17 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 23 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    One of the difficult things to quantify about defensive gun uses, is how often they occur without a shot being fired.  The survey information indicates that it happens somewhere between a few hundred thousand to a few million times per year in the United States.  With the Internet, we are becoming more aware of these events.   Sometimes, they are reported in local media.  It in the vast majority of cases, there is no report to police; if there is a police report, there is no media coverage; if there is media coverage, it is strictly local.   I recall numerous...
  • Nearly half US murder victims are black: report

    08/09/2007 6:23:53 PM PDT · by ricks_place · 96 replies · 2,443+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 8/9/07 | AFP
    African-Americans are victims of nearly half the murders committed in the United States despite making up only 13 percent of the population, a report published Thursday showed. Around 8,000 of nearly 16,500 murder victims in 2005, or 49 percent, were black Americans, according to the report released by the statistics bureau of the Department of Justice. Broken down by gender, 6,800 black men were murdered in 2005, making up more than half the nearly 13,000 male murder victims. Black women made up 35 percent, or 1,200, of the nearly 3,500 female homicide victims. Young black men aged between 17 and...
  • Giuliani vs. Michael Eric Dyson: "White Officers Won't Be There If You Weren't Killing Each Other"

    11/23/2014 11:10:32 AM PST · by i88schwartz · 45 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | November 23, 2014 | Real Clear Politics
    (with video) Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Georgetown professor Michael Eric Dyson had a heated argument on Ferugson on Sunday's broadcast of NBC's Meet the Press. Giuliani confronted Dyson over the fact that blacks don't have mass protests when blacks kill other blacks. "But the fact is, I find it very disappointing that you're not discussing the fact that 93% of blacks in America are killed by other blacks," Giuliani said to Dyson.