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  • Florida gun makers design assault rifle with Bible verse and cross etched on each side...

    09/03/2015 4:34:55 PM PDT · by Sergio · 32 replies
    London Daily Mail ^ | 3 September 2015 | Wills Robinson
    A gun manufacturer in Florida has designed an assault rifle featuring Christian symbols - in the hope it will never be used by 'Muslim terrorists'. Muslim groups have condemned the divisive gun, which they suggest will be bought by 'Christian terrorists'.
  • Hakeem Jeffries for New York Mayor? Some Say Yes, But He Hesitates

    09/03/2015 3:40:57 PM PDT · by proxy_user · 7 replies
    The New York Times ^ | SEPT. 3, 2015 | ALEXANDER BURNS
    In Washington, Mr. Jeffries, a second-term congressman, is best known as a collegial, next-generation Democrat with a keen interest in criminal justice reform. In New York, however, he has positioned himself at a nexus of powerful interests that have grown frustrated during Mr. de Blasio’s tenure.... Where Mr. de Blasio has opposed charter schools, Mr. Jeffries has firmly defended them; in April, he addressed a fund-raising gala for the Success Academy organization, a fast-growing charter network heavily backed by wealthy critics of the mayor. When Mr. de Blasio sought to limit expansion of the ride-hailing company Uber, Mr. Jeffries spoke...
  • Hillary Taking on NRA in Quest for More Gun Control

    09/03/2015 2:44:27 PM PDT · by Up Yours Marxists · 37 replies
    New American ^ | September 3, 2015 21:20 UTC | Bob Adelmann
    (...) Following the on-air shooting of two television reporters in Roanoke, Virginia, she declared: “I feel just great heartache at what happened. I want to reiterate how important it is [that] we not let yet another terrible instance go by without trying to do something more to prevent this terrible killing that is stalking our country.” She added: "We have got to do something about gun violence in America — and I will take it on." She said the same thing back in July, in an obvious shift away from avoiding Second Amendment issues during the presidential campaign to avoid...
  • Liberals are letting Iran have nukes, it's important to remember that...

    09/02/2015 5:24:32 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 26 replies
    American Irony ^ | 9-2-15 | The Looking Spoon
  • Search of freighter stopped in Greece nets 5,000 shotguns, nearly 500,000 bullets __ so far

    09/03/2015 10:44:53 AM PDT · by Petrosius · 61 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 2, 2015
    ATHENS, Greece – Greek authorities say a partial inventory of unregistered weapons found on a Libya-bound freighter includes nearly 500,000 rounds of ammunition and 5,000 "police-style" shotguns. A coast guard statement Wednesday said that so far two of the 14 containers found on the Bolivian-flagged Haddad 1 have been searched. A coast guard special unit stopped the ship early Tuesday off Crete, and took it to the island's port of Iraklio.
  • N4T Investigators: U.S. trying to keep Fast and Furious gunwalking scandal out of slain agent's

    09/03/2015 9:06:24 AM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    kvoa.com ^ | 9/2/15 | Written By Michel Marizco Connect Reported By Lupita Murillo
    The U.S. government is fighting to keep details of how its own federal gun agents let Mexican drug cartels buy rifles in Arizona illegally out of an upcoming murder trial in which two men will be tried for the killing of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry who died after he ran into men carrying those same illegal guns. In a court filing Monday, prosecutors are trying to keep some details about the guns found at the slain agent’s murder scene away from the jury. Terry, 40, was part of the Border Patrol’s elite BORTAC unit. In December 2010, the...
  • More Young Americans Now Die From Guns Than Cars

    09/03/2015 7:55:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 57 replies
    forbes.com ^ | 8/26/2015 | dan diamond
    The United States is one of the greatest nations in the world. But compared to our peers, we’re one of the worst when it comes to gun violence. In America, you can be shot at an elementary school. You can be murdered at a church or movie theatre. You can even be executed on live TV — and yet there’s no real expectation of gun reform. Gun-related violence and death is a real public health problem in America, researchers say. And these three charts illustrate why. 1. Gun-related deaths in America wildly outpace our peer nations
  • Rethinking Personal Protection In The Jewish Home [any home]

    09/03/2015 4:55:33 AM PDT · by SJackson · 12 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | August 11th, 2015 | Bill Bernstein
    Over the last 20 years we have seen a surge of horrendous violent acts against Jews and Jewish institutions. The attack on the shul in Copenhagen in February was only the latest of these events. Among others are the 1999 attack on the Los Angeles JCC by the white supremacist Buford Furrow, the horrific murder of the Chabad rabbi and his wife in Mumbai, India, and the November 2014 killing of worshipers in a shul in Har Nof. The Hyper Cacher market attack in Paris last January was only the worst in a long series of anti-Semitic incidents in France....
  • ME: Man Shoots Burglar with "Vintage" Revolver, 7mm?

    09/03/2015 5:26:58 AM PDT · by marktwain · 36 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 2 September, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    A 67-Year-Old disabled Rockland Maine man was tired of being burglarized and his medications stolen.   He described himself as a "walking drugstore".   He purchased what the reporter described as a vintage gun.   Harvey said "I bought a gun. Best thing I ever did." On August 25, Harvey Lembo was on the phone to police when he shot the burglary suspect.  Pistols are handy when one hand is employed on another critical task. The suspect broke in; made a wrong move, and was shot.   The story says the gun was a 7mm, and that it was under...
  • Prayer request for family. My Father passed away Monday.

    09/03/2015 4:38:13 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 70 replies
    03 SEP 15 | dcbryan1
    Jim Bryan III, 75, of Longboat Key, FL, died Sep. 1, 2015 at Arkansas Hospice from complications of pancreatic cancer. He was born in Harrison, AR in 1940 to the late J.W. and Jane Bryan of Bellefonte, AR. He was preceded in death by his son Joey (who died of a brain tumor in 1981 at age ten) and grandparents Witt and Zula Burns Bryan and Noah and Myrtle Eoff Dearing. He is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Ann, son Jim, IV and his wife Ann, son Chris and his wife Jennifer, grandchildren Laura and her newlywed...
  • Gun Rights for Americans and Amnesty for Illegal immigrants Are Mutually Exclusive

    09/02/2015 7:26:05 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum
    Breitbart ^ | 09/02/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    In the same September 1 speech in which Jeb Bush defended gun rights for Americans, he told students at a Miami school that he supports legalizing immigrants who are in our country illegally—i.e., amnesty. In so doing, it never occurred to him that gun rights for Americans and amnesty for illegal immigrants are mutually exclusive. This is because Hispanics support gun control to an even higher degree than whites oppose it—to an even higher degree than the percentage of strictly Republicans who oppose it.
  • WH staffer indicted on assault charges resigns

    09/02/2015 6:47:26 PM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/2/15 | Jordan Fabian
    A White House aide indicted for allegedly firing a gun at her boyfriend, a U.S. Capitol Police officer, has resigned. Barvetta Singletary submitted her resignation effective Aug. 28, a White House representative said Wednesday. Her resignation was accepted. Singletary is departing the West Wing three weeks after the Aug. 7 incident, in which police say she confronted her boyfriend about another woman. During the dispute at her Maryland home, Singletary allegedly fired her boyfriend’s gun at a sofa after he refused to give her his cellphone password. No one was injured. Singletary, 37, was indicted on assault charges Tuesday. She...
  • Pope to say D.C. Mass in Spanish in bow to 'Hispanic population'

    09/02/2015 3:50:40 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 96 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2 Sep 15 | Paul Bedard
    In a bow to the huge U.S. Hispanic population and the Catholic Church's advocacy of immigration, Pope Francis plans to give his Washington Mass Sept. 23 in Spanish, according to Cardinal Donald William Wuerl. "The Mass is going to be in Spanish," Wuerl said Wednesday while previewing the pope's trip to reporters. "It's a recognition of how large the Hispanic population in the United States is," said Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington. "And he's coming as the first pope from the New World and the predominant language in this hemisphere is Spanish," added Wuerl of the Argentine-born pope. Francis, meanwhile, will...
  • Virginia shooting: more than one mass shooting a day in the US group says

    09/02/2015 10:11:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | 8/27/2015 | David Millward
    The Virginia shootings have rekindled the long-running debate on gun ownership in America with figures showing that there have been 247 mass shooting incidents in the US in 238 days so far this year. While America’s attention was focused on the horrific murder of two young journalists in Roanoke, Virginia, another mass shooting on the same day saw four people wounded during a home invasion in Minnesota. The figures for the multiple shootings have been compiled by GunsAreCool, a sarcastically named group which tracks gun violence in the US.
  • SHOCK: As Americans Bought 170 Million Guns, Violent Crime Fell 51%

    09/02/2015 9:50:02 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/31/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On August 28, the NRA presented ATF and FBI data showing Americans have purchased “170 million new guns” since 1991, and violent crime has fallen “51 percent.” The NRA tweeted, “Since ’91, Americans have acquired over 170 million new firearms and violent crimes have declined by 51%.”
  • Slain Reporter’s Father in Contact with Mark Kelly, Michael Bloomberg for Gun Control Push

    09/02/2015 9:27:31 AM PDT · by rktman · 60 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/31/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On August 30, Andy Parker, the father of slain WDBJ reporter Alison Parker, indicated he has already “been in contact with Mark Kelly” and with associates of Michael Bloomberg to get his best trajectory for a gun control push.
  • Thermal Camera Review: These Heat Seekers Reveal an Unseen World

    09/02/2015 8:54:15 AM PDT · by Dr. Prepper · 33 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Sept. 1, 2015 | Jon Keegan
    Heat-vision cameras have been used widely in many industries for decades: Soldiers find targets through heat-vision rifle sights, police mount them on helicopters to search for people on the ground and contractors use the sensors to look for cold air seeping into homes. Now you can buy a simple smartphone attachment to reveal the widely varying temperatures of the people and things around you. Maybe you’re not up for hunting Arnold Schwarzenegger, like the heat-seeing alien hunter in the classic 1987 film “Predator.” There are many practical home uses for the latest thermal camera accessories from Flir and Seek, too:...
  • Gun Lives Matter

    09/02/2015 8:09:12 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 9/2/2015 | David Gayvert
    ......there does seem to be a genuine and visceral dislike -- or perhaps distrust is a better characterization -- of guns qua guns among rank and file progressives; something apart from the evil acts that some people commit with these tools. Guns seem to occupy a place in their psyches that knives, clubs, garrotes, explosives, machetes and other implements that regularly are employed to murderous effect do not. They just know that somehow, guns are bad -- at least when in the hands of those who are not current law enforcement or military professionals (or of course their private security...
  • Texas TV Station Criticized by Sheriff’s Department for Posting Video of Deputies...Killing man

    09/02/2015 7:48:10 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    cnn wire ^ | September 2, 2015
    CNN affiliate KSAT broadcast his video, which is disturbing, as it shows Flores being shot. In it, Flores is shirtless, running in front of a home in San Antonio as the two sheriff’s deputies approach him as they investigate a domestic violence call. “As the guy and police were going back and forth, the man acted like he was going to run back inside his house and then ran around the cars by the cop car, and the cops started pursuing closer to him,” Thomas told CNN. The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office has said Flores had a knife and was...
  • U.S. will reach 400 Million Private Firearms by end of Obama Presidency

    09/02/2015 5:30:29 AM PDT · by marktwain · 66 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 1 September, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    The National Instant Check System (NICS)  performs a check when people buy firearms from federally licensed dealers in the United States.  It is also used to perform background checks on people applying for firearm carry permits in those states where such permits are required or offered by law.  As there are now over 15 million carry permits in the United States, and firearm sales numbers are in the 10 to 20 million range per year, you can see that the number of NICS checks is not a perfect fit for the number of firearms sold. One of the reasons...
  • Gun control groups accused of ‘swatting’ open-carry permit holders..

    09/02/2015 5:11:29 AM PDT · by Envisioning · 44 replies
    Second Amendment groups are accusing the gun control lobby of putting law-abiding owners of firearms in danger by urging people to call the police on anyone carrying a gun in public. As more states relax rules about open-carrying of guns, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has taken to social media to urge the public to assume gun-toters are trouble, and to call the cops on anyone they feel may be a threat.
  • New Jersey Man Digs Up Live Cannonball in Backyard: Police

    09/01/2015 8:27:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    NBC New York ^ | Sep 1, 2015
    The Atlantic City bomb squad was dispatched to a southern New Jersey home over the weekend after a man dug up a live cannonball in his backyard. Police said the Lower Township man was digging behind his West Bates Avenue home when he discovered the explosive Saturday. The brass-capped cannonball was approximately 5 inches in circumference and was stamped "4k, 85mm," according to police. The bomb squad took an x-ray of the device and determined it was fully functional, officials said. The cannonball was later detonated in an unpopulated area. Police said the discovery is not unusual for this part...
  • Study Learns Chicago Criminals DON'T Buy Their Guns Legally

    09/01/2015 8:44:57 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 29 replies
    Buzzpo.com ^ | 8/30/2015 | ERIC REED
    A recent study that was conducted by the University of Chicago’s Crime Lab has learned that Chicago criminals do not acquire their guns from gun shops, gun shows or the internet. The study examined and interviewed inmates in Chicago’s Cook County Jail who are either facing current gun charges, or have a background consisting of firearms related convictions. The study learned that virtually zero criminals have ever used the internet or gun shows, because that method is easily traceable. It’s much safer for a criminal to acquire firearms on the streets where they’re harder to keep track of, and that’s...
  • Officer Critically Wounded, Dog Killed After Georgia Police Respond to Wrong House

    09/01/2015 7:03:50 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 59 replies
    KTLA.com ^ | 9-1-2015 | CNN Wire
    It started with police going to the wrong house. It ended with a homeowner, an officer and a dog shot. DeKalb County police were responding to a 911 call about a suspicious person Monday night, the Atlanta-area police department said. But the caller didn’t give an address for the house where the suspicious person was seen, county public safety director Cedric Alexander said. Instead, the caller described it as a gray-and-brick home. So three officers went to a house that matched that description near the same intersection, Alexander said. He said they went to the back of a home where...
  • Gun control groups accused of ‘swatting’ open-carry permit holders, putting lives at risk

    09/01/2015 5:44:53 PM PDT · by Boomer · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 01, 2015 | Perry Chiaramonte
    Second Amendment groups are accusing the gun control lobby of putting law-abiding owners of firearms in danger by urging people to call the police on anyone carrying a gun in public. As more states relax rules about open-carrying of guns, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has taken to social media to urge the public to assume gun-toters are trouble, and to call the cops on anyone they feel may be a threat. “If you see someone carrying a firearm in public—openly or concealed—and have ANY doubts about their intent, call 911 immediately and ask police to come to the...
  • New Study Reveals How Criminals REALLY Get Guns.. Gun Control Activists Are Fuming

    09/01/2015 9:02:53 AM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 25 replies
    ConservativeTribune ^ | 9.1.2015 | WILMOT PROVISO
    For years, in spite of the fact that the word “criminal” implies otherwise, I’d always figured that America’s criminals were people who abided by the law of the land and purchased their firearms legally through the proper channels. Imagine, then, my utter shock upon reading a just-released study from the University of Chicago Crime Lab, in which the vast majority of the city’s multitudinous gun-toting felons said they bought their firearms (or “gats,” in the parlance of our time) on the street as opposed to through legal means. Yes, it seems that news of Chicago’s strict gun control ordinances apparently haven’t reached the residents of...
  • My daughter was killed on live television. I will do whatever it takes to end gun violence.

    09/01/2015 5:43:07 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 115 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 01 sept 2015 | Andy Parker
    Last Wednesday, my daughter Alison was brutally struck down in the prime of her life by a deranged gunman. Since then, I have stated in numerous interviews with local, national and international media that I plan to make my life's work trying to implement effective and reasonable safeguards against this happening again. In recent years we have witnessed similar tragedies unfold on TV: the shooting of a congresswoman in Arizona, the massacre of schoolchildren in Connecticut and of churchgoers in South Carolina. We have to ask ourselves: What do we need to do to stop this insanity? In my case,...
  • States with tough gun laws have fewer shooting deaths: study

    09/01/2015 4:48:28 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 42 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | august 31, 2015 | GLENN BLAIN , CELESTE KATZ   
    The harder states make it to get guns — like New York — the fewer people die because of them, a new analysis of firearm restrictions shows. New York State, with its relatively strict laws — restrictions that are even tougher in the five boroughs — had 4.2 gun deaths per capita in 2013, the third-fewest number of gun-related deaths nationwide, according to the National Journal’s study released Monday. It examined gun-related deaths of all types — from murders to suicides and accidental shootings — in the year 2013 and found “while it’s certainly true that a number of factors contribute to...
  • How Many Guns are Stolen and Destroyed each Year?

    09/01/2015 4:32:13 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 31 August, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    In a recent article discussing how many firearms are lost or destroyed each year, one of the commenters suggested that loss through theft, recovery and subsequent destruction by police, could be a significant number.  At TTAG, JSF001 speculated:  You forgot to include firearms seized by police as evidence and than destroyed. I would guess that 80% of all firearms that are stolen wind up being destroyed within 10-20 years. There are a couple of fairly good sources of data for the numbers of firearms stolen. The first is the National Crime Information Center, or NCIC.  The FBI started the...
  • 'Anti-gun stupidity': Honolulu destroys $575G worth of police firearms

    08/31/2015 4:52:42 PM PDT · by American Faith Today · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 31,2015 | Hollie McKay
    Second Amendment advocates are firing away at a decision by Honolulu officials to destroy $575,000 worth of perfectly good handguns in a move one critic called the “height of anti-gun stupidity.” Some 2,300 Smith & Wesson 9 mm handguns, including at least 200 that are brand-new and in unopened boxes, were issued to the city’s police department. But with the 2,200-member force upgrading to lighter and less expensive Glock 17s, the guns were set to be permanently holstered. While it is customary throughout the country for departments to auction the guns to law-abiding citizens, including the police who once carried...
  • Walsh seeks to ban unmarked replica handguns

    08/31/2015 4:03:24 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 39 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | August 31, 2015 | By Felicia Gans
    Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Monday proposed an ordinance seeking to ban unmarked replica handguns in public places, a measure that comes as city officials seek to prevent toys from being confused with actual firearms. Police say such confusion can be dangerous in tense situations, and have been seeking to keep fake guns off the streets. So far this year, police have recovered more than 100 replica handguns in connection to crimes. In 2014, Boston police recovered about 250. “We’ve seen too many violent incidents this year, and we will do everything in our power to ensure the safety...
  • Hurricane Katrina turns 10: Remembering gun confiscation in New Orleans [Video]

    08/31/2015 4:09:06 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 10 replies
    WND TV ^ | 8/31/2015 | Staff
    Hurricane Katrina Gun Confiscation Video
  • Walmart Decides to Drop Sale of AR-15 Assault Rifles (Major Hurl Alert!)

    08/31/2015 2:40:46 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 47 replies
    A generation ago, the American gun industry came up with a devilish new campaign to bolster declining sales — militarizing the civilian firearms market with lightly adapted versions of potent battlefield weapons like the M-16 rifle. Renamed the AR-15, this semiautomatic assault rifle has come to haunt society in the hands of criminals and the deranged, who regularly kill innocent people in high-powered mass shootings.
  • Police: Teen got shot after trying to rob pizza guy

    08/31/2015 2:00:39 PM PDT · by csvset · 47 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | August 31, 2015 | Jonathan Edwards
    NORFOLK A 15-year-old boy was shot Sunday night because, according to police, he tried to stick up a pizza delivery driver who had a gun. The 15-year-old pulled a gun on a Chanello's pizza delivery driver around 9:30 at Galt and Barre streets, but the driver had a gun and shot him, Norfolk police said in a news release. Paramedics took him to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, police said. At first, police said he might die from the gunshot wound, but now think he’ll survive. He’s still at Sentara under guard. Police charged the teenager with robbery and using a...
  • Victim-hood-ism, Guns, Hillary, and the Virginia Shooter

    08/31/2015 7:19:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 1 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 8/31/2015 | Lloyd Marcus
    Recently, I asked my 87-year-old dad: "Was it a dream, or did you and Mom allow a man dressed like a woman to run through our home and out the back door?" Dad replied, "Wow! How on Earth could you possibly remember that?" I was a toddler then, now in my sixties. Dad said the man was being chased by the police, and my mom felt sorry for him. Today, transvestites are celebrated, awarded for courage. And yet, more Americans than ever view themselves as victims. A caller on a radio show said people are fed up with both sides...
  • A Shotgun Wedding: Couple Ties The Knot At Shooters World

    08/31/2015 7:30:23 AM PDT · by Iron Munro · 14 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | August 30, 2015 | Geoff Fox
    TAMPA — Gunfire rang out shortly after Melissa Kunkel and Gary Webb said “I do” on Sunday. Relax. The shots — aimed at heart-shaped bulls-eyes on paper targets — might have been among the friendliest fire in history. Following a wedding ceremony attended by about 50 people in a banquet room at Shooters World on Fletcher Avenue, the newlyweds took aim and fired. After an initial volley of shots that left holes around the bulls-eye, Melissa Webb pierced the paper heart with two bullets. “It’s an unusual experience, but it couldn’t have turned out nicer,” said the bride’s father, Tom...
  • Study: Chicago Criminals Avoid Gun Shows, Internet Sales, Buy Guns On Street

    08/31/2015 8:07:26 AM PDT · by rktman · 40 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/30/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    As for specifics regarding sources for purchasing guns, some of the inmates indicated that gangs have individuals with a Firearm Owners Identification Card who buy guns then sell them to gang members. Others indicated using “corrupt cops” who seize guns then “put them back on the street.” The inmates made clear they do not walk into gun stores to buy guns. Which proves a point Breitbart News, Gun Owners of America, and other gun rights groups have made for years; namely, that background checks place a burden on law-abiding citizens which criminals easily avoid.
  • How many Firearms have been lost or Destroyed in the United States?

    08/31/2015 7:28:30 AM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 30 August, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    How many firearms are lost or destroyed in the United States?  Is the number of guns in the U.S. increasing or decreasing? The current estimate of the private stock of firearms in the United States is about 363 million (16 million were added in 2013).  That number was calculated by the cumulative addition of domestic manufacture plus imports minus exports.  This does not count guns shipped to the U.S. military.   The figures are rounded to the nearest million. Firearms manufactured before 1899 are not included.  The starting figure in 1945 is 47 million. The numbers do not account for...
  • Anti-Gun Rights Fascists Fail Again

    08/31/2015 4:36:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 31, 2015 | Kurt Schlichter
    In the wake of yet another killing spree by an Obama voter, there were the predictable calls to “do something” about guns. It was no shock that the liberals’ preferred solution to the problem of Democrat mainstream media personalities murdering people because of their racial and sexual grievances was to disarm everyone who isn’t a Democrat mainstream media personality who murders people because of his racial and sexual grievances. But what was shocking was how quickly the anti-civil rights left moved on to pursue other tyrannies. Liberals initiated their “guns are bad” mental macro before the killer had even...
  • [VANITY] Firearms advice needed

    08/30/2015 2:01:04 PM PDT · by PinkChampagneonIce · 117 replies
    There is no better place to come for expert advice on firearms than FR! I am thinking of buying my first firearm. I want it for concealed carry, for self-defense, so I want it small. I have done some research and the Smith & Wesson Centennial Airweight Model 642 looks good to me. Am seeking any and all advice/comments. I have small hands, and not a lot of upper body strength. Thanks!
  • 10 Things You Learn by Carrying a Gun Every Day

    08/30/2015 9:35:06 AM PDT · by rktman · 86 replies
    outdoorhub.com ^ | 8/24/2015 | Tom McHale
    Reflecting on my experiences carrying a gun daily for near a couple of decades, I figured out that I’ve learned a couple of things. Here’s a short list.
  • Virginia shooting victim's father says he will need to buy gun to defend himself

    08/30/2015 8:01:17 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 32 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Friday 28 August 2015 | Jessica Glenza and Amanda Holpuch
    Father of Alison Parker, who is campaigning for gun control, says he will have to get a firearm because ‘a lot of people take exception’ to his views The father of Alison Parker, the journalist shot dead on live television on Wednesday, has said that now he is campaigning for gun control he will probably have to get a firearm to defend himself. Andy Parker, spoke to reporters on Friday after he visited the television station, WDBJ7, where his daughter worked before being murdered - along with cameraman Adam Ward - by their former colleague Vester Lee Flanagan. He continued...
  • Guns and Insanity are Not Compatible

    08/30/2015 8:02:41 AM PDT · by rktman · 52 replies
    huffingtonpost.com ^ | 8/29/2015 | Barbara Hammond
    The NRA, which owns a majority of our representation in Washington D.C., is out of control. They are fully aware of the issues with background checks and continue to push for less stringent regulations. All the while admitting mental illness is a huge issue with our out of control senseless murder rate. So many places in our country have open carry now it scares me to death. If I walked into a store and saw someone walking around with an assault rifle over their shoulder, and likely wearing some kind of flag shirt, I would leave immediately. Of course, their...
  • Call Guinness, New Record in Gun Control Stupidity

    08/30/2015 7:47:18 AM PDT · by PROCON · 7 replies
    nraila.org ^ | Aug. 28, 2015
    Despite the best efforts of the Brady Campaign and Michael Bloomberg's Everytown, a small group in suburban Chicago has managed to break new ground in gun control stupidity. The achievement took place August 25th at a rally protesting a new Mariano's grocery store in Northbrook, Ill. organized by Peaceful Communities. The company's offense? Not forbidding licensed carry inside their suburban locations. While a small protest for a silly cause is standard gun control fare, this one featured items of special significance. The protestors held signs during the event, several of which stated "SIGNS SAVE LIVES." By that logic, the roughly...
  • Hillary Clinton Really Is Coming For Your Guns

    08/30/2015 7:40:16 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | August 29, 2015 | Jackie Kucinich, senior politics editor
    Some politicians talk about gun control once in a while. Clinton has been pushing to curb firearms for decades. No wonder the NRA has vowed to bring her down.“Something is deeply wrong,” Hillary Clinton told the audience at the Democratic National Committee on Friday. Earlier in the week, a gunman killed two journalists in Roanoke, Virginia, on live television, just days before an unstable person with a gun murdered a highway state trooper in Louisiana. It all points to a national sickness, an impotence when it comes to curbing the spread of firearms to dangerous individuals, Clinton said. “I believe...
  • Virginia Journalist Shooting: The Media needs to clean the blood off its own hands

    08/30/2015 5:06:07 AM PDT · by marktwain · 17 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 29 August, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Before the bodies were buried, the old media and other proponents of ever more restrictions on the Second Amendment were using the deaths to promote their political agenda.  They piously fail to mention their own responsibility. The "Copycat Effect" is a well known and researched phenomena.  Endless promotion of these tragic events and the publicity given to the perpetrators is far more of a causal factor than the Second Amendment. We have known for decades that it is media attention that is the driving motivation for most of these public mass shooters. The copycat effect has been demonstrated and...
  • Now Feds trying to deny 2 more constitutional rights

    08/29/2015 2:58:20 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 8 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | Aug 29, 2015 | Bob Unruh
    Fight on to stop government grab of money needed for legal defense It’s no secret that President Obama and his Democratic Party want to restrict the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms. In addition, First Amendment religious-freedoms protections have been challenged by Obamacare. And freedom of speech? That’s just fine as long as it lines up with the “same-sex marriage” social agenda. Now, a case is posing a challenge to the Fifth Amendment’s property rights and due process protections along with the Sixth Amendment’s assurance of counsel for those accused of crimes. The U.S. Supreme Court now is...
  • Investigators Release New Details in WDBJ Shooting

    08/29/2015 10:31:13 AM PDT · by robowombat · 12 replies
    Blaze ^ | Aug. 29, 2015 8:24am
    Investigators Release New Details in WDBJ Shooting Aug. 29, 2015 8:24am Franklin County Sheriff’s Office released new details from its investigation into Wednesday’s shooting on live TV that left a Virginia reporter and cameraman dead and another woman injured. Alison Parker and Adam Ward as seen in a tribute by WDBJ. (Image source: WDBJ-TV) Alison Parker and Adam Ward as seen in a tribute by WDBJ. (Image source: WDBJ-TV) Though the investigation into the shooting and deaths of Alison Parker, 24, and Adam Ward, 27, is still ongoing, the sheriff’s office officially announced that suspect Vester Lee Flanagan, 41, fired...
  • Stop Mass Shootings by Giving Liberals Gun Control They Want

    08/29/2015 10:58:25 AM PDT · by PROCON · 32 replies
    godfatherpolitics.com ^ | Aug. 28, 2015 | Tad Cronn
    It only took a matter of minutes for liberals across the board to begin demanding more gun control after the Roanoke shootings on live TV on Wednesday. Existing gun control laws didn't stop the mentally disturbed Vester Lee Flanagan from buying a Glock and killing two young journalists whose crime apparently was being white and heterosexual, so the natural liberal reaction is to create more laws to do the same thing. This time it will work! Remember the definition of insanity? In a brotherly effort to help liberals out without trampling on the rights of conservatives or libertarians, I'd like...
  • Mental Health and the 2nd Amendment - No Excuse For Gun Grab

    08/29/2015 10:36:51 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Daniel John Sobieski
    Despite the undeniable mental issues affecting black, gay Democrat Vester Flanagan, who was not sporting a Confederate flag before he shot and killed his two former KDBJ coworkers, reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam Ward, the fact is that he passed a background check and legally possessed the Glock handgun he used. As much as we all want to prevent the mentally unstable from possessing firearms, the fact is that there was nothing in Flanagan’s background to prevent him from legally owning a firearm.