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  • Florida Activists Fight For Campus Carry

    05/05/2012 7:52:58 PM PDT · by marktwain ^ | 3 May, 2012 | dabneybailey
    Florida Carry Inc. has filed an appeals against a judge's attempt to uphold a Florida university's ban on guns. There's been quite a bit of back-and-forth over the issue, but one thing is certain: lawmakers and gun rights activists are waging a war, and the territory they're fighting so hard to claim are the parking lots of Florida universities. In order to understand this battle fully, we need to look a few years back. In 1985, Florida made it legal for adults to store guns in their cars, even if they didn't have a state license. Two years later in...
  • Cross-State Gun Carry Bill Under Fire

    05/05/2012 7:44:17 PM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies ^ | 3 May, 2012 | dabneybailey
    A bill that would allow citizens to carry concealed handguns over state lines is catching harsh criticism from opponents in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting. The bill is the brainchild of Senators David Witter and John Thune, Republicans of Louisiana and South Dakota, respectively. They call it the "Respecting States' Rights and Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act," and what the bill does is pretty much all right there in the name. Basically, if you're allowed to carry a concealed gun in your home state, then that alone should be enough to let you carry a weapon in just about...
  • Buckeye Firearms Association Responds to Attack on Representative Conditt's "Shooting" Fundraiser

    05/05/2012 7:34:58 PM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Buckeye Firerams Association ^ | 3 May, 2012 | cbaus
    Several Democrats have joined with a gun control group to publicly attack State Representative Margy Conditt (Liberty Township, District 55) because of a fundraising event she has scheduled for May 12 at the Middletown Sportsmens Club where participants will have the opportunity to shoot GUNS. The group linked her fundraiser to a recent Ohio shooting where three students died and called her fundraiser "absurd" and "highly inappropriate." In response to these attacks, Buckeye Firearms Association today announced the fundraiser to their hundreds of thousands of supporters in Ohio and are pledging to match any donations made to this event, up...
  • Stenberg visits N. Platte, discusses gun rights(NE)

    05/05/2012 7:26:55 PM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies ^ | 4 May, 2012 | Andrew Bottrell
    Nebraska Treasurer and Senate candidate Don Stenberg voiced his pro-second amendment views at a town hall forum hosted by the Gun Owners of America Thursday. John Velleco, the GOA's director of federal affairs, also spoke at the town hall forum at the North Platte Pawn Shop. Velleco and Stenberg both questioned Stenberg's Senate opponent Jon Bruning and his support of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. "Had I been a senator, I would have voted against [Holder's] confirmation," Stenberg said. Bruning, the Nebraska Attorney General, along with 18 other state attorney generals, supported Holder through a letter submitted to Congress in...
  • Florida Carry Hails Gov. Scott for Standing Up For Gun Rights

    05/05/2012 6:22:18 PM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 5 May, 2012 | Florida Carry
    Tampa, Florida - -( On behalf of Florida Carry’s over 9,000 members and supporters, we applauded the leadership displayed by Governor Rick Scott in his immediate and resolute response rejecting a request from Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn that the constitutional rights of Florida’s nearly one-million active concealed carry license holders be suspended under the Governor’s emergency powers. Last year, the legislature passed a bill adding penalties for local governments who enacted, enforced, or promulgated ordinances in violation of state preemption of the field of firearms and ammunition (F.S. 790.33). Despite the fact that the preemption statute had declared all such...
  • Gun ban at RNC too logical for Florida Gov. Rick Scott(barf alert)

    05/05/2012 6:18:51 PM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies ^ | 4 May, 2012 | Sue Carlton
    The mayor's letter to the governor was all prudence and sensibility, a reasonable request for a temporary ban on guns at a potentially combustible, extremely crowded, very political event. Emphasis on political. Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn asked for a ban downtown during the Republican National Convention that will bring 50,000 people to town in August. Four days in a small and defined part of the city seemed no more an affront to the Second Amendment than, say, a three-day cooling-off period to buy a gun — a prudent rule that has no doubt saved lives. The potential for saving lives...
  • Glow Ammo Cold Tracers: Non-Incendiary Ammo with Much Training and Tactical Potential (VIDEO)

    05/05/2012 1:38:50 PM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies ^ | 3 May, 2012 | Max Slowik
    Glow Ammo is a new company that makes cold tracers. Cold tracers are small disks that can be pressed against the base of a bullet and after being shot, emit light. The cold tracers don't use phosphorus or other incendiary substances to emit light, they use a triboluminescent light source. Triboluminescent candyTriboluminescence is a poorly-understood phenomena, but not uncommon just the same. Triboluminescence is the phenomena you see when you peel some kinds of tape off a roll quickly, or when you chomp on a Wint-O-Green Life Saver, you know, in the closet. With someone, hopefully. Anyway, it's caused by...
  • Feds to review shooting death of ailing veteran in New York

    05/04/2012 5:13:55 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 11 replies ^ | May 4, 2012 | Rose Arce
    New York (CNN) -- Federal prosecutors will investigate the case of a white police officer who shot and killed an ailing 68-year-old black veteran in his own apartment, a spokeswoman said Friday. "Consistent with our office's practices in cases of this kind, we will review all of the available evidence with respect to the death of Kenneth Chamberlain, including the evidence collected during the state's investigation, to determine whether there were any violations of the federal criminal civil rights laws," said Ellen Davis, spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York. She spoke one day...
  • Seniors and Guns: Goldilocks Gun Control

    05/05/2012 1:23:26 PM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies ^ | 4 May, 2012 | revjen45
    A friend of mine describes the antis’ crusade against specific guns as “Goldilocks” gun control. This is the idea that some guns are too big (“vest busters”), some guns are too small (“pocket rockets”), some guns don’t have a “sporting purpose” (“assault” weapons), some guns are too cheap (Saturday night specials), etc. ad infinitum. I say ad infinitum instead of ad nauseum because, unlike Goldilocks, the antis will never find the “just right” gun. I see that Johnathon Purtle of is now trying to apply this same illogic to the age of gun owners. But of course, this isn’t...
  • CBS intentionally violated posted gun show rules in phony undercover stunt

    05/05/2012 1:06:31 PM PDT · by marktwain · 22 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 3 May, 2012 | David Codrea
    “‘Bullet Button’ Used To Get Around California Gun Laws,” CBS 5 San Francisco reported Tuesday. “CBS 5 went undercover to a recent gun show at the Cow Palace in Daly City and found ‘California legal’ assault rifles throughout,” they claim. It’s a non-story, really, as their undercover team found nothing illegal—they weren’t even looking for that—or that couldn’t have been obtained openly. The entire purpose of the “investigation” appears to be to gin up public frenzy about a legal device that allows for changing magazines on semi-automatic firearms that comply with California’s specific model and cosmetic features bans. “I've emailed...
  • Why is the NJ State Police Allowing Prohibited Persons to Get Guns?

    05/05/2012 11:57:49 AM PDT · by Revtwo · 9 replies
    Website ^ | 5-4-12 | Evan Nappen
    Is the NJ State Police incompetent or is this a conspiracy to criminally entrap unsuspecting gun owners? Although this law has been in effect for over eight years, the NJ State Police has failed to ask about it on New Jersey’s gun permit application forms and Certificates of Eligibility.
  • 2nd Amendment still MIA in Maryland as federal judge refuses to enforce his own ruling

    05/05/2012 10:04:14 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/5/2012 | Doug Book
    In early March, Federal Judge Benson Legg ruled unconstitutional the provision in Maryland law requiring a “good and substantial reason” be provided by anyone applying for a permit to carry a concealed weapon. Such a contingency “impermissibly infringes on the right to keep and bear arms” wrote the Judge in his opinion. (1) The ruling had come down in the case of Woollard v Sheridan. In 2010, Plaintiff Raymond Woollard attempted to renew his permit to carry concealed but was refused because he had not provided to Maryland State Police “…sufficient evidence ‘to support apprehended fear’…” therefore failing the “good...
  • (Sasquatch In The Crosshairs!) It’s Officially Legal To Kill Bigfoot In Texas

    05/05/2012 9:01:19 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 45 replies
    IO9 ^ | May 5, 2012 | Lauren Davis
    It’s officially legal to kill Bigfoot in Texas Cryptid conservationists, be on the alert; it's officially open season on Sasquatch. According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, if you can find Bigfoot in the state of Texas, you can kill it. Cryptomundo reader John Lloyd Scharf sent a letter to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department about whether it would be legal to kill Bigfoot, and apparently department Chief of Staff L. David Sinclair replied that killing an indigenous cryptid would be legal since it isn't listed as a game animal: The statute that you cite (Section 61.021) refers...
  • Mexico drugs: 23 bodies found in Nuevo Laredo

    05/05/2012 8:30:51 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 12 replies
    BBC ^ | May 4, 2012
    At least 23 people have been killed in gruesome circumstances in the Mexican city of Nuevo Laredo, on the US border. Nine bodies with signs of torture were found hanging from a bridge. Hours later, 14 decapitated bodies were discovered in a vehicle, police said. Their heads were found in ice boxes dumped outside the mayor's office. Nuevo Laredo is the scene of a feud between two of Mexico's biggest drugs gangs, who are fighting for control of smuggling routes into the US. A message left with the hanged bodies said they were members of the Gulf drugs cartel who...
  • Worst Case Scenario: The Trayvon Martin Case

    05/05/2012 1:14:35 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Guns and Ammo Handguns ^ | May 4, 2012 | James Tarr
    At the request of my online editor, I am very hesitantly going to discuss the Trayvon Martin case, only because it has huge teachable potential to anyone thinking about carrying a gun for self defense. The Trayvon Martin case is just about the ultimate Worst Case Scenario, a “Perfect Storm” if you will when it comes to a concealed carry confrontation (one where the shooter survives). I am not talking about the actual physical confrontation, but rather the aftermath. I don’t know what happened that night in Florida, and neither does anyone else. The only person who knows exactly what...
  • Ted Nugent - Why I endorsed Mitt Romney

    05/05/2012 12:11:00 AM PDT · by Tarantulas · 30 replies
    Phoenix radio station KFYI ^ | 5-4-2012 | Mike Broomhead
    Ted Nugent always stops by radio station KFYI here in Phoenix when he's in town, and we have the privilege of listening to this great American. Today he was on the Mike Broomhead show prior to his concert in Phoenix tonight. Among other topics, Mike asked him to explain why he endorsed Mitt Romney. Here's his answer (6 minutes 10 seconds): Ted discusses his recent interview with CBS (6 minutes 14 seconds): Ted talks about Barack Obama, illegal aliens, dead ranchers, OTMs, law enforcement, and slovenly booger people (8 minutes 48 seconds): Ted talks with a fan...
  • Portage police: Woman with gun held man who broke into her apartment(IN)

    05/04/2012 4:25:22 PM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies ^ | 30 April, 2012 | Jeff Burton
    PORTAGE | Police said a 32-year-old man had the right apartment number but wrong building when he entered a unit in the Park Place Apartments early Monday, and an armed woman inside made sure he knew it. Portage police were called shortly after 3:30 a.m. to an apartment in the 5900 block of Old Porter Road for a disturbance. Officers found Carlos Rodriguez, 32, of Portage, lying on the ground with his hands above his head and a 28-year-old woman standing nearby with a handgun. Police said Rodriguez smelled of alcohol and had slurred speech. He told officers he came...
  • Gun Sales Surge in Central PA as Election Day Nears

    05/04/2012 1:05:59 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 13 replies
    WPMT-TV ^ | May 4, 2012 | Amber Miller
    GLEN ROCK, YORK COUNTY — Gun sales are on the rise as fear connected to the upcoming presidential election, along with crime rise. Freedom Armory in Glen Rock, York County has seen a 25% increase in sales since November, during the 2012 Presidential Republican Primary debates. Handguns make up the bulk of the sales. Some believing President Barack Obama will win re-election and implement stricter gun laws.
  • Eric Holder’s contempt of Congress citation takes shape - It’s go time.

    05/04/2012 12:02:07 PM PDT · by neverdem · 81 replies
    HUMAN EVENTS ^ | 05/03/2012 | John Hayward
    Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), chairman of the House Oversight Committee, is preparing contempt of Congress charges against Attorney General Eric Holder for his failure to cooperate fully with the investigation into Operation Fast and Furious, the Obama Administration’s deadly gun-running program. Warnings were issued, deadlines have passed, and it’s just about “go time.” To this end, Issa has prepared an extensive staff briefing(PDF) on the case, along with a draft of Holder’s contempt citation. A press release from the House Oversight Committee says the briefing paper “explains what happened in Operation Fast and Furious, the hardships faced by the family...
  • The View From the N.R.A.: ‘We’ll Fight for You’ (CHRIS W. COX is the NRA's chief lobbyist.)

    05/04/2012 10:01:48 AM PDT · by neverdem · 8 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 3, 2012 | CHRIS W. COX
    To the Editor: “I Hunt, but the N.R.A. Isn’t for Me,” by Lily Raff McCaulou (Op-Ed, April 25), is another desperate, but predictable, election-year stunt to try to marginalize National Rifle Association members. The N.R.A. not only represents four million N.R.A. members, but polls also indicate that tens of millions more support us, and a healthy percentage of the population takes our positions into account before casting a vote. Whether liberal or conservative, Republican or Democrat, man or woman, we’ll fight for you because at its core, the Second Amendment isn’t about hunting. It’s about self-defense and freedom. The claim...