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  • Austin Taken to Court for Violating Texas Law on Exercise of Carry Rights

    01/21/2019 4:59:25 AM PST · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 21 January, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Recently re-elected in November, 2018, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is taking scofflaw counties and cities to court. The subordinate government entities refuse to conform to a reform of Texas gun law. In 2015, the Texas government passed an open carry statute. The statute went in effect on 1 January, 2016. Part of the statute was to prohibit subordinate units of Texas government, such as cities and counties, from infringing on the carry rights of legally armed Texans.  Specifically, the number of official "gun free zones" were reduced.  Gun free zones were generally forbidden in government buildings. There were...
  • Bayonne resident accidentally shot man in the face inside Avenue B home, police said

    A 29-year-old city man was accidentally shot in the face inside of an Avenue B residence, authorities said. Police were called to the residence, on Avenue B near West 51st Street, just before 5 p.m. on Saturday where they found the victim with facial wounds, police said. The incident is still under investigation, but it appears to be accidental in nature. Authorities said a 30-year-old man was showing the victim his gun when it accidentally fired and struck the victim in the face. The victim was treated at the scene, and was taken to Jersey City Medical Center with non-life-threatening...
  • How things will go down if Ginsburg leaves the SCOTUS

    01/20/2019 6:13:43 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 62 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 20 Jan, 2019 | Steve Grammatico
    Mueller, the wall impasse, the shutdown, the "postponement" of the SOTU – all are skirmishes in the undeclared war on President Trump waged by Democrats, the Deep State, and the compliant media. A decisive battle will be enjoined if Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies or resigns this year. Nothing scares the left more than the prospect of Trump filling another seat on the SCOTUS with a young, fire-breathing constitutionalist who would join with Alito, Thomas, Gorsuch, and Kavanaugh to form a conservative bloc for the ages. Pelosi and Schumer are praying that Justice Ginsburg survives and remains on the bench until...
  • Bill Maher Calls Trump a Terrorist, 'Dangerous Menace'

    01/20/2019 6:19:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | January 20, 2019 | Ryan Foley
    After a two month-long hiatus, Real Time With Bill Maher returned to the airwaves Friday. This episode was true to form when it comes to Trump-bashing, with the eponymous host calling President Trump a “dangerous menace” and a “terrorist.” Maher weighed in on the government shutdown. According to Maher, “Trump was very mad that he didn’t get his, you know, Lego wall set for Christmas.” Maher expressed his wish that “Democrats don’t cave” and argued that their position should be “Trump is holding this country hostage, you don’t deal with terrorists,” effectively comparing the President of the United States to...
  • INTERVIEW: Parents and Students From Covington Catholic Demand Apology From Diocese

    01/20/2019 4:32:58 PM PST · by markomalley · 44 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 1/20/19 | Cassandra Fairbanks
    A mother of a child who appeared in the viral video of students from Covington Catholic High School being confronted by Nathan Phillips, a leftist activist with a drum, tells the Gateway Pundit that the children have been victimized twice, “first by the media, then their own Diocese.” The students and the mothers hope that the Trump administration will stand up for them. On Sunday, we spoke with a friend of the most prominent student in the video, as well as a 14-year-year old who is currently being targeted for being in the video. We additionally interviewed the boy’s mother...
  • Police: Wounded IHOP Employee Pulls Gun, Kills Armed Restaurant Attacker

    01/20/2019 2:47:54 PM PST · by simpson96 · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/19/2019 | Awr Hawkins
    Huntsville, Alabama, police indicate that an IHOP employee pulled his own gun and killed a man who was shooting at store employees. The Associated Press reports that the incident began when a customer became agitated over his food order. That customer opened fire on IHOP employees, killing one and wounding another. The wounded employee then pulled his own gun and shot the attacker dead. Police said of the wounded employee, “[He] pulled a handgun and shot the customer-shooter in self-defense of others.” Colombia car bomb attack reflects 'internal tensions within ELN rebel group' WAAY 31 identified the deceased IHOP employee...
  • Have NRA Carry Guard in WA State? The Insurance Commissioner Assumes You Are a Criminal

    01/20/2019 8:58:04 AM PST · by rktman · 40 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 1/19/2019 | Beth Baumann
    The National Rifle Association's (NRA) insurance policy known as NRA Carry Guard is for concealed carriers who want personal liability insurance. The insurance policy protects carriers from civil liability and "provides them with immediate access to attorneys, supplementary payments as needed for bail, criminal defense legal retainer fees, lawful firearm replacement, compensation while in court, psychological support and cleanup costs for any covered claim resulting from the use of a legally possessed firearm—including an act of self-defense." Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler on Tuesday announced a ban "on the sale of illegal insurance policies branded by the National Rifle...
  • Rally at Wisconsin Capitol against gun control laws met with counter-protest

    01/20/2019 5:37:25 AM PST · by rellimpank · 1 replies
    madison,com ^ | 13 jan 2019 | SHELLEY K. MESCH
    A few dozen people, some armed with rifles, handguns and extra ammunition, gathered outside the state Capitol Saturday to protest potential gun control measures they fear could come from either newly inaugurated Gov. Tony Evers and his administration or the federal government. Attendees of the We the People rally spoke primarily of three amendments to the U.S. Constitution they believe are under threat: the Second Amendment, which guarantees the right to bear arms; the Fourth Amendment, which protects citizens against searches and seizures without due process of law; and the 14th Amendment, which awards all protections of the constitution to...
  • VCDL Firearm Bill Analysis for the 2019 General Assembly Session, January 21, 2019

    01/19/2019 10:58:05 AM PST · by Perseverando · 1 replies
    Virginia Citizens Defense League ^ | January 19, 2019 | Philip Van Cleave
    Table of Contents Bills That VCDL StronglySupports...........3 Bills That VCDL Supports........................5 Bills That VCDL StronglyOpposes..........7 Bills That VCDL Opposes........................9 Bills On Which VCDL is Neutral............11 SB 1012, Senator Chase, allows firefighters or emergency medical services (EMS) personnel to carry a concealed firearm everywhere they may go while on duty and as long as they were previously employed as a law-enforcement officer or served in the armed forces. Firefighters and EMS workers often arrive at the scene of a crime before the police do and need to be able toprotect themselves if attacked. They should not have to spend time disarming...
  • District Court Fines Austin, TX, $9,000 for Refusing Carry of Handguns at City Hal

    01/19/2019 8:08:53 AM PST · by lowbridge · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 17, 2019 | AWR Hawkins
    On Thursday, the Travis County District Court ruled that the City of Austin, Texas, violated the law by barring handguns in City Hall and assessed a nine thousand dollar penalty against the city for the violation. The concealed carry of handguns has been legal in Texas for decades and open carry for Texas’ concealed handgun license holders became legal on January 1, 2016. In the January 17, 2019, ruling, Judge Lora J. Livingston explained that the Plaintiff was able to show that open carry was refused on April 4, 2016, April 6, 2016, April 12, 2016, July 1, 2016, July 29,...
  • AG Nominee William Barr on Second Amendment During Confirmation Hearings ~ VIDEO

    01/19/2019 5:17:45 AM PST · by marktwain · 41 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 17 January, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- On January 15, just a little before 5 p.m. Senator John Cornyn asked Attorney General nominee William P. Barr about his views on the Second Amendment. The question and answer were recorded as part of C-SPAN coverage of the nomination process. The question and answer, with some more commentary by Senator Cornyn occur from about 4:56:33 to 5:00:04 on the C-SPAN timer.  There is a transcript on the C-SPAN link, but it has a few errors, perhaps introduced by the automated computer transcription process.For example, the transcript misses the first half of Senator Cornyn's opening sentence, where...
  • Sen. Chase wears handgun to podium to present bills in committee

    01/18/2019 6:07:15 PM PST · by topfile · 41 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | Jan 15 2919 | Patrick Wilson
    It’s not just her bills that are sparking attention. State Sen. Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, generated buzz on Tuesday by presenting them while wearing her .38-caliber revolver in a custom-made holster. The first-term senator — a fan of government transparency and opponent of the Equal Rights Amendment — said she wore the gun following an incident Monday in which Capitol Police were called after immigration-rights supporters confronted Sen. Dick Black, R-Loudoun. Chase said she always carries her gun in concealed fashion but decided Tuesday was a good day to carry openly when she presented her bills in the Senate Privileges and...
  • Credit Card Companies Have No Business Playing Second Amendment Censors

    01/18/2019 10:13:02 AM PST · by rktman · 20 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 1/18/2019 | Frank Miniter
    Just before Christmas, The New York Times ran an article titled "How Credit Cards Are Used to Finance Mass Shootings." This followed an op-ed the NYT ran last spring calling for credit card companies to track and block some gun sales, such as stopping someone from buying a certain number of guns or from purchasing politically incorrect types of firearms.
  • Yunsong Zhao: Charges Dropped on Obscure Rifle law after Eight Months in Custody

    01/18/2019 4:56:09 AM PST · by marktwain · 21 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 16 January, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    On September 24, 2018, Yunsong Zhao was vindicated. He had done nothing illegal. The evidence against him was so weak, the judge did not let the case go to trial. He dismissed the case based on lack of evidence. From wsls.com: CHRISTIANSBURG — A judge on Monday dismissed the firearms charge against former Virginia Tech student Yunsong Zhao, saying that he didn’t believe the police officer or gun dealer who were the prosecution’s main witnesses.The evidence that Zhao, a 20-year-old Chinese national, possessed an assault weapon that is allowed only for U.S. citizens or permanent residents was too flimsy...
  • On The Young Turks: Discussing how Universal Background checks harm poor minorities

    01/18/2019 12:52:54 AM PST · by richardb72 · 6 replies
    The Young Turks ^ | January 15, 2019 | Cenk Uygur
    Dr. John R. Lott, Jr. spoke with the Young Turks’ Cenk Uygur about how universal background checks disarm poor minorities. The also debated whether more guns mean less crime. Regarding claims about how crime rates vary across nations see here and how crime rates change after guns are banned see here. In reference to the graph on mass public shootings that Cenk shows see the paper discussed here. Lott wasn’t able to see the graph when he was talking to Cenk Uygur, but he was correct guessing that they were relying on numbers from Adam Lankford at the University of...
  • Leaked govt memo: Shooter may be linked to hate group (AmRen founder never heard of Loughner)

    01/09/2011 10:16:55 AM PST · by Libloather · 55 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 1/09/11 | Liz Goodwin
    Leaked govt memo: Shooter may be linked to hate groupBy Liz Goodwin 29 mins ago According to a leaked memo obtained by Fox News, the Department of Homeland Security is looking into the possibility that suspected shooter Jared Loughner was linked to a white supremacist group called American Renaissance, or AmRen. AmRen founder Jared Taylor, however, tells Fox he'd never heard of Loughner and that according to his group's records, Loughner never received AmRen publications. His group's events are all held on the East Coast, he said, far from Loughner's hometown of Tucson. According to the memo, Loughner "is possibly...
  • How Gun Control Became an Instrument of Tyranny in Venezuela

    01/17/2019 8:56:31 PM PST · by Perseverando · 9 replies
    Mises Institute ^ | January 16, 2019 | Jose Nino
    Is Venezuela paying the price for adopting gun control? The shocking nature of Venezuela’s economic collapse has been covered ad nauseam. However, one aspect of the Venezuelan crisis that does not receive much coverage is the country’s gun control regime. Fox News recently published an excellent article highlighting Venezuelan citizens’ regret over the gun control policies the Venezuelan government has implemented since 2012. Naturally, this regret is warranted. The Venezuelan government is among the most tyrannical in the world, with a proven track record of violating basic civil liberties such as free speech, debasing its national currency, confiscating private property,...
  • Church shooting in Texas

    01/17/2019 6:07:33 PM PST · by old-ager · 29 replies
    KMOV TV St. Louis ^ | Jan. 17, 2019 | KMOV TV St. Louis
    Church shooting in Texas. I guess the congregation wasn't properly armed. No other info.
  • Urge Your Senators to Oppose AG Nominee William Barr!

    01/17/2019 1:49:31 PM PST · by old-ager · 62 replies
    Gun Owners of America ^ | Jan 17 2019 | Erich Pratt, Gun Owners of America
    Urge Your Senators to Oppose AG Nominee William Barr! Tuesday’s confirmation hearing for Attorney General nominee William Barr was very disturbing. Even the most liberal, anti-gun Justice on the Supreme Court -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- didn’t sit in the witness chair in the Senate Judiciary Committee and tell us she intended to shred the Second Amendment. So, when Barr openly spat on the right to keep and bear arms -- and threatened to break down our doors in the middle of the night in order to confiscate our guns -- well, that’s a problem for us. Listening to William...
  • Commentary: Concealed carry doesn't guarantee our safety — it puts us at greater risk (barf alert)

    01/17/2019 4:46:07 AM PST · by rellimpank · 68 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 17 jan 2019 | Nina E. Vinik
    Last week, a 25-year-old woman was standing at a bus stop before dawn in the Fernwood neighborhood on Chicago’s Far South Side when she was approached by a teen who attempted to rob her with a gun. Instead, the woman, a concealed carry permit holder, pulled out her own gun and shot and killed the 19-year-old. On its face, this story may seem to make the case for the merits of concealed carry as a method of self-protection, especially for people living in high-crime neighborhoods. But the fact is that this scenario is an outlier. It is extremely rare for...