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  • Donald Trump is the best troll in all of politics

    04/28/2017 2:22:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | April 28, 2017 | Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large
    President Trump did what he does best on Friday afternoon in a speech to the National Rifle Association: He trolled other politicians. Here's Trump on Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren.(VIDEO-AT-LINK) "I have a feeling that in the next election you're going to be swamped with candidates," Trump told the crowd. "You'll have plenty of those Democrats coming over and you'll say 'No sir. No ma'am, perhaps ma'am. It may be Pocahontas, remember that. And she is not big for the NRA that I can tell you." ("Pocahontas" is Trump's derogatory nickname for Warren who faced a major controversy when she ran...
  • Trump at NRA convention: 'Eight-year assault' on gun rights is over

    04/28/2017 12:56:13 PM PDT · by suthener · 21 replies ^ | April 28, 2017 | Fox News
    On the eve of his 100th day in office, President Trump rallied a convention of the National Rifle Association by vowing to "never, ever infringe" on Second Amendment rights and declaring his predecessor's alleged "assault" on those freedoms is over. “I am here to deliver you good news: the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end,” Trump told the cheering crowd. Trump is the first sitting president to address an NRA convention in more than three decades. The last president to do so was Ronald Reagan in 1983. Trump started his address with a...
  • Concealed carry pants shopping issue and question (Vanity)

    04/28/2017 11:56:39 AM PDT · by RandallFlagg · 72 replies
    Me | 4-28-17 | RandallFlagg
    I have a weird clothing style. When I'm not wearing my work uniform, I wear black slacks and a long, button down short sleeve shirt with breast pockets. I have a few pairs of the exact same kind so I can rotate them out through the week. I like the simplicity, and don't really care if people think that I never change my clothes. Being a concealed carrying fella, I always seem to have a problem with my gun making my pants droop down as I'm walking, and I always have to keep pulling them back up. My white crew-neck...
  • Watch Live: Trump to Address NRA Leadership Forum in Atlanta

    04/28/2017 11:02:54 AM PDT · by Syncro · 16 replies ^ | Updated 28 Apr 2017 at 12:32 PM | PoliZette Staff
    President Donald Trump will address the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association on Friday, April 28, at 1:30 p.m. in Atlanta, Georgia. Watch the live event here: Link
  • Chicago passes 1,000 gunshot victims for 2017

    04/28/2017 10:37:13 AM PDT · by PROCON · 16 replies ^ | April 27, 2017 | Andrew Shepperson
    The bloodshed continued in Chicago this week, with eight people wounded in shootings since Wednesday and more than 1,000 people already shot so far this year. The Chicago Sun-Times reported the most recent shooting took place in the Woodlawn neighborhood on Wednesday night. According to Chicago Police, a 35-year-old man was shot from a passing car while standing on the street. The man suffered gun shot wounds in the left hand and right ankle and was later stabilized at a local hospital. A 28-year-old woman was also shot in the incident, suffering gunshot wounds to both thighs and her right...
  • Northam touts gay rights, opposition to NRA in first TV ad of Virginia governor's race

    04/28/2017 9:45:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies ^ | 4/28/2017 | graham moomaw
    Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph S. Northam is highlighting gay marriage, gun violence and opposition to President Donald Trump in the first TV commercial of Virginia’s gubernatorial primary season. The ad buy seven weeks ahead of the June 13 primary, described by the Northam campaign as a “substantial, six-figure buy across Virginia,” underscores Northam’s financial advantage over Democratic rival Tom Perriello and the changing tone of Democratic campaigns in a purple state trending blue. The Northam campaign said the ad is believed to be the first in a gubernatorial race to mention marriage equality. The ad features a testimonial from Tim...
  • Why Instructors Lie about Disarming Techniques

    04/28/2017 9:42:13 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 14 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 4/28/2017 | R Hoover
    You've got a gun to your head. Your heart is racing. Everything hinges upon a single moment of action and reaction. Compliance is no guarantee of survival. You have a window, a moment in time, an instance to act…your confidence is shaky, you’ve entered paralysis by analysis a million thoughts go through your head. You’ve lost control. In this demonstration, Ryan Hoover a Krav Maga instructor candidly explains the reason why there are endless disarming techniques. In short, its to sell more courses. More classes. More DVDs. Its meant to make you feel like a commando ninja without actually improving...
  • Monks with guns

    04/28/2017 8:41:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies ^ | 4/26/2017 | M. Jerryson
    Westerners think that Buddhism is about peace and non-violence. So how come Buddhist monks are in arms against Islam?
  • This Should Be the Best of Times For Gun Owners. And Yet…

    04/28/2017 8:38:44 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 18 replies
    National Review ^ | April 28, 2017 | by JIM GERAGHTY
    Considering GOP control of Washington, one might have expected “concealed-carry reciprocity” – national legislation declaring that if you have a concealed carry permit in one state, is must be recognized by all other states — to have been either featured in President Trump’s 100 days agenda or rapidly approaching passage. The bill has 188 cosponsors in the House, but has been sitting in subcommittee since January. Justice Gorsuch is a fantastic win for the administration, but there’s still a lot of lower court judicial vacancies to fill: Circuit courts need nominees for 19 vacancies, and district courts are waiting to...
  • Violent street gang MS-13 puts Long Island towns in its grip

    04/28/2017 7:56:59 AM PDT · by detective · 29 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | April 28, 2017 | CLAUDIA TORRENS, FRANK ELTMAN and COLLEEN LONG
    Late at night, when helicopters thrum overhead and spotlights beam down onto lawns, many people here know exactly what's going on. "You just think, 'Oh, God, whose child is it now?'" said Stephanie Spezia, a longtime resident of this suburb in the heart of Long Island that is caught in the grip of a violent street gang with Central American ties, MS-13. MS-13 has been blamed for a trail of 11 corpses of mostly young people discovered in woods and vacant lots in Brentwood and neighboring Central Islip since the start of the school year. The bloodshed in the two...
  • Facing a pro-gun government, anti-gun movement feels defiant

    04/28/2017 7:47:21 AM PDT · by T-Bird45 · 25 replies
    AP via Tulsa World ^ | 4/28/2017 | Nancy Benac
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  • Dems adopt new tactic for gun confiscation

    04/28/2017 6:41:31 AM PDT · by rktman · 64 replies ^ | 4/27/2017 | Leo Hohmann
    New York State Sen. Daniel Squadron, D-Manhattan, has a plan to snare conservatives into coughing up their gun rights. Democrats have come up with a creative way of selectively confiscating guns from certain residents, and several Second Amendment watchdogs say the strategy could soon be coming to a state near you. A state legislator from Manhattan has introduced a bill that would nullify gun rights from those convicted of hate crimes, even those involving nonviolent, misdemeanor offenses. If successful, New York would become the seventh state to implement such a law. The FBI defines a hate crime as a “criminal...
  • Plainfield High School student charged following firearm photo

    04/28/2017 5:32:28 AM PDT · by Puppage · 44 replies
    WTNH Television ^ | 4/28/2017 | Puppage
    PLAINFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Plainfield High School student is faced with charges related to having a photo of himself with a firearm. Police are charging a 15-year-old student of Plainfield High School with Breach of Peace, after it was revealed he had a picture of himself with a firearm. The school administration found out about the picture, after the student had a tiff with another student. Police say that second student also had a picture of himself posing with a gun. The student facing charges, allegedly took his photo with the gun and posted it on social media, in...
  • Ted Cruz signs on to Hearing Protection Act

    04/28/2017 5:45:34 AM PDT · by Elderberry · 19 replies ^ | 4/27/2017 | Daniel Terrill
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz signed on as a co-sponsor to the Hearing Protection Act days before he’s scheduled to speak at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention, where the bill is expected to be a major talking point. The proposed measure has so far gained 14 co-sponsors, all Republicans, in the U.S. Senate and a related measure in the House has gained 137 co-sponsors, including three Democrats. This legislative session is the second round for the bill. When it was proposed in the Senate in 2015, it gained only three sponsors. While the Texas senator was not one of them,...
  • I Bought An AR-15 Using Facebook

    04/28/2017 5:19:56 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 13 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 4/28/2017 | S Morstan
    No guns on Facebook? We'll see. At the very beginning of 2016, Facebook banned gun sales on its site. But it's not that hard to get around these rules. With all the school shootings and mass murders, placenames now becoming shorthand for different shootings (Aurora, Sandy Hook, Charleston, etc.) one can hardly blame Facebook for getting cautious. Like any responsible company, they want their asses and assets covered. Still, that didn't stop one Buzzfeed writer from buying an AR-15 (That oh-so-dangerous "Assault Rifle" everyone's so afraid of) via facebook not far from San Bernardino. See, while Facebook officially bans guns...
  • Carry at the NRA Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia

    04/28/2017 4:28:05 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    ammoland ^ | 25 April, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    This year, 2017, the NRA Annual Meeting is being held in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center. 80,000 people are expected to attend.  There will be 450,000 square feet of exhibits. As with the past two annual meetings, attendees will be able to carry firearms in accordance with state laws. In Georgia a carry permit is required.Georgia recognizes carry permits from 32 other states. lists the states.Virginia is not listed on the official page, but I understand that Georgia reciprocity with Virgina has been restored. You are responsible for validating your own information.From Alabama, Alaska, Arizona,...
  • Big Lake Trap Shooting Team Photo Will Be Included in Yearbook After All

    04/27/2017 6:45:08 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 12 replies ^ | 4/27/17 | Frank Rajkowski
    The Big Lake High School trap shooting team will have its team photo included in the school's yearbook after all. School officials Thursday announced a change to a student handbook policy that excluded firearms or weapons from being displayed. The trap shooting team photo showed all 60 team members posed with shotguns by their side, and its rejection upset team members, their parents and others. The new policy still allows for images that "violate school policy, display firearms, weapons, drugs, alcohol, inappropriate gestures and poses, and revealing clothing" to be edited or excluded. But it makes an exception for the...
  • John Lewis to protest Trump at NRA convention: report

    04/27/2017 6:43:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | April 27, 2017 | Ariella Phillips
    Georgia Rep. John Lewis will join protesters outside of the National Rifle Association's convention in Atlanta on Saturday. Several hundred gun control advocates are expected to gather ahead of President Trump's speech to the annual convention, according to an Atlanta Journal-Constitution report. In January, Trump criticized Lewis on Twitter, saying the civil rights icon is "All talk, talk, talk — no action or results." Lewis did not attend the inauguration and said he did not see Trump as a "legitimate president." More than 80,000 people are expected at the NRA convention. Several hundred people have also RSVP'ed to protests organized...
  • US murders concentrated in 5 percent of counties

    04/27/2017 3:01:53 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 26, 2017 | Perry Chiaramonte
    The majority of murders in the U.S. occur in only a small percentage of counties across the country. The Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) said in a new report that there is a “geographical concentration” of murders, with 68 percent of killings occurring in just 5 percent of the nation’s counties. The homicides also tend to be concentrated to relatively small pockets of those counties, the report said.
  • Secret Service: Guns banned from Trump's NRA speech

    04/27/2017 2:32:42 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 41 replies
    CNN ^ | Kevin Liptak, CNN White House Producer
    Atlanta (CNN)The US Secret Service said Thursday attendees at President Donald Trump's speech Friday at the National Rifle Association's annual meetings in Atlanta will have to leave their firearms outside."The Secret Service works closely with our local law enforcement partners in each state to ensure a safe environment for our protectees and the public," the agency said in a statement. "Individuals determined to be carrying firearms will not be allowed past a predetermined outer perimeter checkpoint, regardless of whether they possess a ticket to the event."