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  • Florida city commissioner charged with second degree murder in fatal shooting of shoplifter

    10/20/2018 11:22:53 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 44 replies
    nbc ^ | Oct. 20, 2018 / 6:46 AM ‎PDT | by Erik Ortiz /
    The Oct. 3 shooting was captured on store surveillance and showed Lakeland City Commissioner Michael Dunn firing at Christobal Lopez, 50, at the front door of Dunn's Vets Army & Navy Surplus. Dunn could be seen grabbing Lopez, an agricultural laborer, as he tried to leave, then firing a semiautomatic Glock at him. Lopez was holding a hatchet in his right hand that belonged to the store, police said, but wasn't seen in the video physically threatening Dunn.
  • Colorado Court of Appeals upholds state’s ban on “large” capacity magazines

    10/20/2018 10:49:09 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 61 replies
    The Gazette ^ | 10/20/18 | Marianne Goodland
    The Colorado Court of Appeals, in a unanimous opinion issued Thursday, upheld the state’s ban on large-capacity ammunition magazines of 15 rounds or more. The lawsuit dates back to the contentious 2013 legislative session in which Democrats, who controlled both the House and Senate, passed a trio of gun-control laws, including one that banned ownership of an ammunition magazine with 15 rounds or more. The case was brought by Rocky Mountain Gun Owners. Several other groups also signed on with the plaintiffs, including the Colorado Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors Association; Sheriffs Chad Day of Yuma County, Shannon K. Byerly of...
  • Amid racial tensions, Penn Hills girls volleyball team to skip Connellsville game (gun snowflakes)

    10/17/2018 2:50:20 PM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 16 replies
    TribLIVE ^ | 10/17/2018 | Dillon Carr
    The Penn Hills girls volleyball team will skip its volleyball game in Connellsville tonight amid a controversy between the two school districts involving accusations of racism and insensitivity. “The Penn Hills Girls Volleyball Team will not be traveling to Connellsville to play volleyball in a make up game scheduled for this evening,” Coach Jay Mitlo wrote in a blog post . “… and here’s why. It won’t be about fun, sports, or even America for that matter. It’s about racism, intimidation, and lack of respect. I’m not supporting those things. “ Mitlo said the decision to skip the game came...
  • War on Red State Values: Claire McCaskill Coming After Gun Shows, Semiautomatic Rifles

    10/19/2018 1:56:50 PM PDT · by familyop · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 19, 2018 | AWR Hawkins
    Sen. Claire McCaskill’s (D-MO) staff already admitted she is open to a semiautomatic rifle ban, and on Thursday night, McCaskill made clear that she, too, is coming after gun shows. She also called for other gun controls and maligned the NRA for standing against infringement of Second Amendment rights.
  • Snapshot: Majority in U.S. Now Oppose Ban on Assault Rifles

    10/19/2018 1:08:51 PM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    Gallup ^ | October 19, 2018 | Megan Brenan
    Americans' support for a ban on semi-automatic guns in the U.S. has dropped eight percentage points from a year ago, when opinions were more evenly divided after the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Last year's measure was unusually high for the trend over the past several years; the current 40% is back to within a few points of where it was between 2011 and 2016.
  • Vietnam War veteran sentenced to 7 years in prison for buying "rare" gun in the 1980

    10/19/2018 12:07:06 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 138 replies
    CBS News ^ | 10/18/2018 | ALEX SUNDBY
    A 70-year-old Texas man was sentenced to more than seven years in prison after pleading guilty to buying an automatic rifle in the 1980s, CBS station KTVT reports. Alfred Pick of Plano purchased the M14 rifle at a gun show that was similar to the weapon he had as an Army lieutenant in the Vietnam War. "This gun was very rare," Pick attorney Ryne Sandel told KTVT. "You see, at that time it was rare to see one, so he instantly, you know, had a connection to it." The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives raided Pick's house...
  • Parkland Victim's Father to Dems: 'Go to Hell'

    10/19/2018 9:14:42 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/19/2018 | Leah Barkoukis
    Speaking in South Florida to Parkland students and parents earlier this week, House Minority Leader Pelosi called the activists a “blessing to our country,” and said that because of their energy on the issue, gun control would be a priority for Democrats should they take back the House in the midterm elections. “I admire you so much,” she said. “You have the purpose, the generosity of spirit. You have the marchers — you have people who will go out there to make a difference — and you just have a relentless, persistent, dissatisfied approach.” But not all parents of Parkland...
  • Indian Tomahawks

    10/19/2018 5:01:39 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 23 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/19/2018 | F Jardim
    Flintlocks weren't the only weapon at the disposal of early American settlers – Indian tomahawks had a place and were even part of Revolutionary War soldiers' fighting kit. Tomahawks were general-purpose tools used by Native Americans and European colonials alike, and often employed as a hand-to-hand or a thrown weapon. I have always loved tomahawks. I got my first one 30 years ago. Dixie Gun Works had a sale on hand-forged heads for the ridiculously low price of $6, as I recall. I bought one and fitted a sturdy hardwood handle to it. It is no work of art, but...
  • Kentucky: Armed Homeowner Shoots Police Officer, NO Charges Filed

    10/19/2018 5:01:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 16 October, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On October 10th, 2018, at about 5:30 a.m. at 522 Hathaway, in Owensboro, Kentucky, a young police officer was involved in a shootout with an armed homeowner.  The officer had been chasing a suspect, and was searching a fenced in area.The homeowner, David Turley, saw the suspicious activity in his backyard, and approached Zachary Morris, 23, the officer. Turley was holding a pistol at his side. Officer Morris shot at Turley, who returned fire as he took cover. Morris was hit, just below his bullet-resistant vest. From wave3.com: “I heard some commotion over there by the fence,” said Turley....
  • Crimea School Massacre: Russians Blame American Culture

    10/18/2018 2:53:06 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 31 replies
    CNN ^ | Oct 18, 2018 | Matthew Chance
    "It all started with the tragic events in the United States, in the schools of the United States," Vladimir Putin told the Valdai discussion forum in Sochi in southern Russia. As Russians struggle to come to terms with a horrific US-style school shooting in Crimea, which has left at least 20 people dead and dozens injured, Kremlin-controlled media are blaming the "corrupting influence" of the West for inspiring the attack. This person was under the strong influence of Western subculture," said Sergey Mikheyev, a political analyst speaking on a nightly current-affairs show on Russian state television. "Western subculture builds its...
  • A Right-Wing Halloween

    10/18/2018 6:09:49 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 17 replies
    NRO ^ | 18 Oct 2018 | Kyle Smith
    In which evil gets its due and there is no feel-good lesson to be learned, except one: Guns protect you. The world is not a dark and evil place,” insists an exasperated woman played by Judy Greer in Halloween. “It’s full of love and understanding!” I put the question to the class: Is she right? In the new film (not a reboot but a sequel that occurs 40 years after the events in the 1978 original and ignores all intervening Halloween movies), the woman, a mom named Karen, is forever grumbling about her Parris Island–style upbringing. Her mother is Laurie...
  • Tomb of the Unknowns Guards Begin Use of Custom M17 Pistols

    10/18/2018 9:20:50 AM PDT · by shove_it · 44 replies
    SoldierSystemsDaily ^ | 13 Oct 2018
    Yesterday, Tomb Guards from the US Army’s 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) were presented with 4 ceremonial M17 pistols at Arlington National Cemetery. These works of art were created by SIG SAUER specifically for use by the Guards. This ceremony marks the first use of the M17, which will accompany the Sentinels of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers as they stand guard 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The unique distinguishing features for the M17 Tomb of the Unknown Pistols include: • Pistol Names: each of the four pistols bears...
  • Gun Displayed in School Bathroom Image Appears to be Loaded S&W Revolver

    10/18/2018 6:09:58 AM PDT · by marktwain · 38 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 16 October, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    A middle school student from Mobile, Alabama, is shown holding a revolver in a school bathroom. The picture has gone viral. The photo was taken sometime before September 11, 2018. From mynbc15.com: MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — A photo of a Mobile middle school student allegedly depicting the student with a gun in a school restroom is under investigation by Mobile police.The picture was posted on Facebook on Thursday October 11th 2018. The photo was a allegedly taken inside a bathroom at Chastang-Fournier K-8 in the Trinity Gardens neighborhood of Mobile. The image was well focused on the revolver. Whoever...
  • Maine East High School student arrested, charged after displaying gun in Snapchat

    10/17/2018 7:32:38 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 35 replies
    ABC 7 ^ | 17 Oct 2018
    DES PLAINES, Ill. (WLS) -- A Maine East High School student was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after he posted on social media holding a gun... A black air-soft replica weapon, which was confirmed to be the weapon shown in the Snapchat posting
  • Levi Strauss & Co. To Donate $1 Million+ To Anti-Gun Groups

    10/17/2018 3:30:07 PM PDT · by rktman · 87 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 10/17/2018 | Michael W. Chapman
    The president and CEO of Levi Strauss & Co., Chip Bergh, has announced that the iconic company, "a pioneer of the American West," will donate more than $1 million to gun-control groups to help end "America's gun violence epidemic," a step the NRA denounced as a "particularly sad episode in the current surge in corporate virtue-signaling." In his announcement, through a commentary in Fortune magazine, CEO Bergh stated that Levi's is "known the world over as a pioneer of the American West and one of the great symbols of American freedom." Nonetheless, "as business leaders with power in the public...
  • Proof of Authoritarianism: Operation Choke Point Revisited

    10/17/2018 3:16:10 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 13 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 17 Oct, 2018 | Sarah Lee
    A lawsuit against federal banking regulators filed last Friday in Washington D.C. may appear at first blush to be a simple case of due process violation but, according to at least one legislator and a former ambassador, documents released in the case actually prove an Obama-era program, long thought to prevent some businesses disfavored by that administration from operating, was doing exactly that. The documents were released as part of the Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment in the lawsuit Advance America et al. v. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. et al. in which three payday lenders allege that federal regulators were...
  • Politico: Nancy Pelosi Says Amnesty, Gun Control Among Top Priorities if Democrats Win

    10/17/2018 9:23:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 43 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 10/17/2018 | Joel Pollak
    Pelosi’s next priorities as speaker, she told Politico, would include new gun control laws, and amnesty for illegal aliens: “After that, Pelosi said, Democrats are looking at lowering drug prices and then will try to work with Republicans on a gun background check bill and protecting so-called Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children.” The article did not mention impeachment. Some Democrats are running on promises to impeach President Donald Trump — a threat that Pelosi has tried to downplay (successfully, in the case of Politico, which appeared no to ask about the idea). Others, including...
  • Prentis Henry Rifle No. 19

    10/17/2018 4:58:23 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 24 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/17/2018 | F Jardim
    One tangible connection to the human cost of the Civil War can be found in the Frazier History Museum in Louisville, Ky., in the form of a beautifully engraved Henry repeating rifle, serial number 19. The rifles were highly prized on the battlefield. Confederates described the Henry as "that darn Yankee rifle that they load on Sunday and shoot all week." THE PROGENITOR of the Winchester repeaters, the Henry was a technological marvel in its time. It fired a .44-caliber, self-contained, metallic, rim-fire primed cartridge. The magazine held 15 shots, and one more could be loaded in the chamber, giving...
  • Student goes on shooting spree in Crimean high school, kills 17, wounds 50

    10/17/2018 7:06:40 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 17, 2018 | Amie Ferris-Rotman
    At least 17 people, mostly teenagers, were killed and 50 more wounded when a student went on a shooting spree in his high school in Russia-annexed Crimea on Wednesday, Russian authorities said. Russian investigators identified 18-year-old Vladislav Roslyakov as the attacker, saying he fatally shot himself after the rampage in Kerch, a city in the east of Crimea, which Russia seized from Ukraine four years ago. Reports had initially described the attack as involving explosives with possibly terrorist motives. Russian investigators had initially opened a terrorism probe into the attack, but later changed it to murder. “A preliminary examination of...
  • More Fake News on Guns & Florida’s History from Boca Magazine

    10/17/2018 5:08:26 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 15 October, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    In bocamag.com, Randy Schultz has penned an error filled article which seems aimed at creating a false history of Florida gun legislation.He briefly mentions 1968, when the Florida Constitution was rewritten because of a Supreme Court decision.  The 1968 Florida Constitution carried over a protection of the right to keep and bear arms from the 1885 Florida Constitution: The right of the people to bear arms in defense of themselves and the lawful authority of the State, shall not be infringed, but the Legislature may prescribe the manner in which they may be borne. Schultz claims that south Florida is...