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  • Obama ATF Now Planning to Ban Popular Rifle Ammo

    03/03/2015 7:23:24 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/3/15 | Jim Hoft
    Now the Obama Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are planning to ban ammo to one of the most popular types of rifle ammunition. The AP reported: The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer’s protective vest when fired from a handgun. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is proposing the ban of some types of 5.56 mm rounds – or .223-caliber – used in widely available and popular AR-15-style rifles because the bullets can...
  • Breaking: Shots fired near NSA Bldg

    03/03/2015 3:29:34 PM PST · by NRx · 31 replies
    Sputnik ^ | Sputnik
    According to local media, police are investigating reports of shots fired near an NSA building in Maryland. A National Security Agency building at the Ft. Meade, Maryland campus was damaged by multiple gunshots Tuesday after gunfire was reported in the area, according to a Park Police spokeswoman. No injuries resulting from the incident were reported.
  • Smith & Wesson stock shoots up on earnings beat (up 9% in AH trade)

    03/03/2015 2:23:06 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 13 replies
    Shares in Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ: SWHC) shot up about 9 percent in Tuesday after-hours trading when the company beat estimates on both the top and bottom lines. The company posted adjusted earnings per share of 20 cents on revenue of $131 million. Analysts had expected the company to report earnings of about 11 cents a share on $123 million in revenue.
  • TX: Cross Border Open Carry March scheduled for Texarkana 28 March

    03/03/2015 2:00:02 PM PST · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 2 March, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Arkansas became a constitutional carry state in August of 2013. It took about a year and a half, dozens of open carry marches, and a change of the Attorney General, for that fact to be generally recognized. The picture above is one of the marches taking place in Little Rock. I do not recall a single marcher ever being arrested for carrying a firearm. From thv11.com: In 2013, former attorney general Dustin McDaniel issued an opinion saying he did not consider Arkansas an open carry state under act 746. We asked new attorney general Leslie Rutledge about her interpretation...
  • W.Va. Senate OKs bill to allow concealed carry without permit

    03/03/2015 1:49:34 PM PST · by redreno · 14 replies
    http://www.wvgazette.com ^ | 02/27/2015 | Eric Eyre,
    Senators approved a bill Friday that could make West Virginia the sixth state to allow residents to carry a concealed firearm without a permit.After reading aloud from the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, senators voted 32-2 for a bill (SB347) that allows people 18 and older to tote concealed guns.The bill eliminates the crime of carrying a concealed weapon in West Virginia, said Sen. Charles Trump, R-Morgan.The legislation next goes to the House of Delegates. Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Vermont and Wyoming are the only states that allow residents to carry a hidden gun without a permit.West Virginia already allows...
  • Gun rights bill would block ammunition regs

    03/03/2015 1:19:25 PM PST · by Q-ManRN · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/02/15 | Tim Devaney
    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) proposed last week to prohibit gun companies from manufacturing and selling 5.56mm projectiles for M855 cartridges that provide ammunition for AR-15 rifles. The Protecting Second Amendment Rights Act, introduced Friday by Rep. Tom Rooney (R-Fla.), would roll back the ATFs power to regulate ammunition. The Obama administrations proposal would unilaterally strip law-abiding hunters and sportsmen of their Second Amendment rights, Rooney said in a statement. Congress has made its intentions clear that this ammunition is for sporting purposes and should not be restricted. We cannot and we will not stand by...
  • New York City: More Gun Control, More Shootings

    03/03/2015 11:16:46 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 3 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 03/03/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    In January 2013, one month after the heinous attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) successfully pressed for the SAFE Act, a massive body of gun control legislation aimed at curbing violent crime. Just two years later, however, the number of shootings and murders have increased.
  • 12 Yr Old Hits Target at 1,000 Yards

    03/03/2015 11:27:17 AM PST · by w1n1 · 13 replies
    Tracking Point is getting popular among long range shooters including this 12 year old girl. Yes, I know it's almost like cheating and using technology to help you hit your target. But, fact is she hit it at 1000 yard. You can see it here.
  • Regulating the Intersection of Health Care and Gun Control

    03/03/2015 9:57:58 AM PST · by rktman · 13 replies
    regblog.org ^ | 3/2/2015 | Charles Kels
    As part of the White House response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, President Barack Obama emphasized the importance of preventing access to guns for those who would commit acts of violence. In order to accomplish that objective, the Administration announced that it would engage the regulatory process to close loopholes in the background check system for purchasing firearms.
  • ATFs Absurd AR-15 Armor-Piercing Ammo Ban Can Be Abused To Ban Common Rifle, Pistol Ammo

    03/03/2015 9:12:32 AM PST · by HammerT · 40 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | March 2, 2015 | Bob Owens
    The argument that Obamas ATF is attempting to use to ban common M855 ball ammunition for the AR-15 is that the bullet is armor-piercing. Factually that is a lie, according to the clear definition of what constitutes an armor-piercing bullet as defined in the Law Enforcement Officers Protection Act of 1986 (LEOPA). LEOPAs definition requires the bullets core to be made of one of a number of specified hardened metals, and the core of the M855 ball round is soft lead that makes up 80-percent of the bullets total weight. The specific goal of the law was to prevent the...
  • Meet Bloombergs Out-Of-State Operatives In Washington

    03/03/2015 9:25:03 AM PST · by rktman · 8 replies
    progressivestoday.com ^ | 3/1/2015 | Michael Strickland
    Washington has been one of the target states for Bloomberg and his gun control efforts. Using strategies similar to Obamas Organizing For America, combined with a multi million dollar public relations push, they were able to successfully pass a ballot initiative that would mandate background checks for private firearm transactions (though, by a considerably smaller margin than their initial polling). So who are the folks working behind the scenes to make this happen? You probably wont be surprised that many of them are from out of state, shipped in to organize.
  • Support For Permitless Constitutional Carry Of Handguns Surges

    03/03/2015 9:15:04 AM PST · by rktman · 5 replies
    bearingarms.com ^ | 3/2/2015 | Bob Owens
    Supporters of the legislation in Kansas pointed out that permitless open carry was already the law of the land, and that citizens shouldnt have to get a permit to simply put on a coat that might conceal the same firearm. They also pointed out the absurdity of requiring law-abiding citizens to get a permit, when criminals were going to carry weapons illegally, regardless of laws. The bill now heads to the Kansas House.
  • Its An Inside-The-Waistband World (For Some)

    03/03/2015 8:57:20 AM PST · by rktman · 22 replies
    shootingsportsretailer.com ^ | 3/3/2015 | Christian Lowe
    As the trend toward more concealed carry handguns continues, holster makers are responding with better options than ever before.
  • Bearing Arms Is Our Right; Protecting Our Families Is Our Responsibility

    03/03/2015 8:31:05 AM PST · by rktman · 6 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 3/3/2015 | Charlie Daniels
    "No free man shall ever be debarred from the use of arms." Who said that? Some right wing zealot, clinging to his guns or religion, a lifetime member of the NRA who takes the Second Amendment seriously and believes that it means exactly what is says? No, that statement, among others concerning America's constitutionally guaranteed right to bear arms, was made by an internationally recognized intellectual, founder of a university, statesman, farmer, businessman, diplomat, eloquent author of our most meaningful federal papers and two term President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. The quote was in Jeffersons first three drafts...
  • Scott Walker signals support for eliminating 48-hour waiting period for handgun purchases

    03/03/2015 7:27:34 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 23 replies
    Wisconsin State Journal ^ | March 3, 2015 | Matthew DeFour
    Gov. Scott Walker is offering support for a bill that would eliminate Wisconsins 48-hour waiting period for handgun purchases, saying he wants the state to be a leader on the issue. Weve gone big and bold with a lot of issues. Thats one of those where with new technology, we want to make sure the bad guys dont get firearms, and the good guys do, Walker told the National Rifle Associations news network during an interview Friday at a conservative political conference outside Washington, D.C. Walker said in the interview weve been the leader when it comes to freedom over...
  • Minnesota handgun permits down, after 2013 spike

    03/03/2015 5:34:21 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 11 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 3-3-15 | TZ
    The number of handgun permits newly issued or renewed in Minnesota in 2014 dropped after a spike the year before, according to an annual report released Monday by the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Sheriff's offices statewide reported that about 41,500 permits were issued last year. Here's what the numbers look like over the past five years: The year 2014 had 41,493; 2013 had 60,471; 2012 had 31,657; 2011 had 20,772; and 2010 had 17,240. About 1,800 people who applied in 2014 did not receive a permit. Of those, 422 were denied; about 1,300 more are pending. A handful of...
  • The Most Common Defensive Shootings That go Unreported

    03/03/2015 4:07:24 AM PST · by marktwain · 7 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 2 March, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    An enormous number of defensive shootings are not included in the data about defensive gun use. These are the shootings of animals, not in defense of people; those are often reported. No, they are defensive shootings of animals in defense of other animals, and often crops or other property. In defense of animals, the species most often shot are dogs. There are occasional cries of outrage when someone has to shoot a dog in order to save another animal. They usually come from people who have no conception of reality outside their apartment or suburban home. These people seem...
  • Republican Introduces Bill Revoking ATFs Power to Regulate Ammo

    03/02/2015 10:19:14 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 44 replies
    Breitbart Big Government ^ | 3-2-15 | AWR Hawkins
    On Friday, Rep. Tom Rooney (R-FL) introduced legislation revoking the ATFs claim of power to regulate ammunition via armor piecing language in the Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA). The ATF is specifically claiming the ability to regulate ammunition via the armor piercing language contained in the Law Enforcement Officers Protection Act, an amendment added to the GCA in 1986. Their current focus is on banning the wildly popular M855 round for AR-15 rifles. Rooneys bill would roll back the ATFs powers to pre-1986 levels. According to The Hill, Rooneys bill would prohibit the ATF or any other federal agency...
  • Homeless Man Grabbed Officers Pistol Prior to Fatal Skid Row Shooting: Chief Beck

    03/02/2015 9:56:04 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 12 replies
    KTLA ^ | 3-2-15 | Anthony Kurzweil, Eric Spillman and Christina Pascucci
    A homeless man fatally shot by police in the Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles on Sunday had grabbed an officers pistol, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said Monday. Beck made the statement during a noon press conference to update the public on the departments investigation into the deadly shooting, which was captured on video. While on the ground and struggling with the officers, the man forcibly grabbed one of the officers holstered pistols, resulting in an officer-involved shooting, Beck said. Police were responding to a robbery call at East Sixth Street and South San Pedro Street when the shooting...
  • Homeless man tasered and killed by police (WARNING: GRAPHIC)

    03/01/2015 8:31:04 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 112 replies
    WARNING: GRAPHIC LANGUAGE AND VIOLENCE. Police busting up some homeless people end up shooting him. 9x cops, 2 homeless one being a skinny crackhead. Vid speaks for itself Read more at http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=0e6_1425257124#GJRB5TJU7DbSSc1z.99
  • Border Agent Brian Terry statue unveiling ignored by Obama and Holder

    03/02/2015 4:34:03 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Examiner ^ | 3/2/15 | David Codrea
    The unveiling of a new statue built to memorialize the murdered U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry on Saturday at the Homeland Security Department's Brian Terry Border Patrol Station in Bisbee, Arizona, received minimal news coverage by the nation's media except for the Fox News Channel, a news agency maligned and denigrated by President Barack Obama and his administration. In fact, no official from the Obama government attended the event and the sycophants in the legacy media made certain not to cover the story. In the battle at the Mexican-U.S. border, Obama and his minions seem to have chosen the...
  • Crime Prevention Research Center's John Lott talking about gun-free zones on Wyoming Capitol Outlook

    03/02/2015 4:26:29 PM PST · by richardb72 · 3 replies
    Wyoming Public Television ^ | February 27, 2015 | John R. Lott Jr.
    Crime Prevention Research Center's John Lott talking about gun-free zones on Wyoming Capitol Outlook, Wyoming Public Television
  • Heres How the White House Is Justifying Trying to Ban Certain Ammo Without Congress

    03/02/2015 3:25:04 PM PST · by lbryce · 54 replies
    The Blaze ^ | March 2, 2015 | Fred Lucas
    The White House on Monday defended the Obama administrations move to ban certain bullets used in a wildly popular rifle, a proposal that has stirred opposition from Second Amendment advocates and a prominent member of Congress. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is considering a ban on M855 ball ammunition, which pro-gun groups have said is among the most popular cartridge used for the AR-15 rifle and is frequently used for sporting purposes like hunting, because of its so-called armor-piercing capabilities. It would be fair to say, as we are looking at additional ways to protect our brave...
  • Guns and grub in Emmaus (Pennsylvania)

    03/02/2015 3:24:02 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 11 replies
    Perhaps you're in the market for a new pistol, rifle or shotgun. Maybe you're craving some slow-smoked beef brisket, pulled pork or chicken wings. Either way, you'll find both types of goods at Emmaus' new Defcon 1 Armory & The Chow Hall BBQ Pit. The business, which opens today at 620 State Ave. (across from Kelly Buick GMC), is both a Class III firearms dealer offering everything from BB guns to machine guns and barbecue restaurant offering everything from smoked chicken legs to pork bellies. Customers can buy, sell or trade guns; enjoy Southern-style eats; or do...
  • White House says ammo ban will save cops lives

    03/02/2015 3:09:56 PM PST · by Nachum · 77 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 3/2/15 | Dave Boyer
    The White House said Monday that President Obama believes a ban on bullets commonly used with the AR-15 rifle will save police officers lives. We are looking at additional ways to protect our brave men and women in law enforcement, and believe that this process is valuable for that reason alone, said White House press secretary Josh Earnest. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is accepting public comment on an administration proposal to ban .223 M855 green tip ammunition most often used with AR-15 rifles. House lawmakers from both parties, as well as sportsmen and some law enforcement...
  • Maine for Constitutional Carry?

    03/02/2015 3:07:58 PM PST · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 1 March, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Maine may be gearing up to pass constitutional carry. A young state Senator has introduced a bill to restore the ability to carry concealed weapons without a permit. He has gathered 96 sponsors for the bill, which is short and easy to understand. From wmtv.com: Under the present law, it is illegal for gun owners to wear a jacket over their weapon unless they have a special permit. Sen. Eric Brakey, R-Auburn has submitted a bill that he said he would restore Second Amendment rights. The bill has bipartisan support in the state legislator, with 96 sponsors. Here is...
  • Things are looking up for the global gun market

    03/02/2015 2:48:13 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 3 replies
    One proxy for U.S. firearms demand is the FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System, which posted an 8.4 percent year-over-year increase in activity in January. That figure was the second-highest January on record for the 16-year-old system and marked the fourth consecutive monthly increase of year-to-year growth in the FBI's numbers since September 2013. Globally, the legal small arms market is forecast to grow from $4.1 billion in 2014 to $5.3 billion in 2020, a compound annual growth rate of 4.2 percent, according to projections in a new industry report from MarketsandMarkets, a Dallas-based market researcher. The projections reflect...
  • Home invasion victims turns tables on armed intruder

    03/02/2015 2:21:48 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 24 replies
    WLKY.com ^ | 03/02/2015 | Mark Vanderhoff
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. A Louisville man is behind bars after a homeowner turned the table on his assailant. Jack Stahl, 26, is charged with robbery and resisting arrest.Police said he broke into a Louisville home Sunday morning and held Terry Driskell at gunpoint.Terry Driskell said it was about 4:30 a.m. Sunday when his dogs began barking at the door to his garage.He went to the door to see what they were barking at and what happened next took him by surprise."And as soon as I open this door, boom! Come in on me. Gun blazing. 'Give me all you...
  • WV: Senate Democrats Vote for Constitutional Carry

    03/02/2015 10:32:17 AM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 1 March, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    L Constitutional carry, or permitless carry, has passed the West Virginia Senate with an astonishing 32 to 2 vote. That means that 14 of the 16 Democrats in the Senate voted for the bill. The two that voted against it were Sen. Ronald Miller (D) and Senator Corey Palumbo (D). Perhaps the vote is not that astonishing. After all, this is merely the state of affairs that the country was in for most of its existence, nearly everywhere, before the Civil War, or War Between the States if you prefer. Even after the war, most states did not criminalize...
  • Tobacco store clerk takes robbery into her own hands, shoots robber

    03/02/2015 7:30:29 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 24 replies
    6ABC.com ^ | 03/02/2015
    LEXINGTON, KY -- Surveillance video shows a tobacco store clerk fighting off two robbers in Lexington, Kentucky. The Tobacco Zone had been locked, but the thieves got in as a customer was leaving. They then went to the office and demanded money. As one of the thieves rummaged through the cash register, he carelessly left his handgun on the counter. "While he was struggling to get money out, he threw the gun on the counter. And I grabbed the gun and I pointed it," store clerk Zara Adil told WKYT-TV, "and I told him, 'I'm gonna shoot you if...
  • CPAC 2015: The History of Gun Control

    03/02/2015 8:26:39 AM PST · by rktman · 1 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 3/1/2015 | unknown
    The lefts scheme is to essentially buy the media with the millions they have at their disposal. And losing isnt a big deal to them, Rusnak said. Even single wins here and there helps them advance their agenda, whereas any loss for pro-gun advocates is a loss of our freedoms. The scheme was at its most effective in Washington State. With the successful passage in 2014 of Initiative 594, the anti-gunners spent $10 million to pass the law. And they won. Still, even though they won and the NRA was outspent 20 to one, the anti-gunners couldnt even get 60...
  • The Evolution of the Sniper Rifle Infograph

    03/02/2015 7:04:45 AM PST · by w1n1 · 8 replies
    This is a quick down and dirty of the main sniper rifles that was significant from past to present and had made huge contribution to the U.S. war campaigns. View the evolution of sniper rifle infograph here.
  • NH: Constitutional Carry at Critical Point

    03/02/2015 4:42:24 AM PST · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 2 March, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Constitutional carry is moving in New Hampshire. The bill is SB116 in the Senate and HB582 in the House. It passed the Senate on 12 February. It was introduced by the Senate Majority leader. Constitutional carry came within a hair of being passed in 2011. Many believe that hamhanded tactics by the NRA representative killed the process. In 2011, it had passed the House, 244 to 109. Here is the analysis of SB116/HB582: This bill:I. Increases the length of time for which a license to carry a pistol or revolver is valid.II. Allows a person to carry a loaded,...
  • Hunting for ammo? Get a reload of this

    03/01/2015 6:59:49 PM PST · by RC one · 48 replies
    HoustonChronicle ^ | 2/18/15 | By John Hayes, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette |
    Over the past six years, concerns about the possibility of restrictive gun legislation have sparked unprecedented spikes in sales of firearms and ammunition. And state wildlife agencies, all benefiting from funding flowing from federal Pittman-Robertson excise taxes on those items, are still raking it in. But high demand for some popular ammunition caused huge manufacturer backlogs that led to sharp increases in wholesale and retail prices and left many store shelves empty of the most popular ammunition, particularly centerfire and rimfire rifle ammo.Over the past few months, that crunch has begun to ease. But problems finding ammunition - especially ammunition...
  • Armed American Radio (3-1-15)

    03/01/2015 5:23:43 PM PST · by RandallFlagg · 12 replies
    Armed American Radio ^ | 3-1-15 | RandallFlagg
    The Armed American Radio broadcast with Mark Walters is on every Sunday 8PM Eastern, 5PM Pacific. Coming to you live from the Crossbreed Holsters Studio. Find AAR on your local stationFacebookListen LiveThe AAR iTunes podcasts are usually available the following Monday Are you sad because the GunTalk radio show with the awesome Tom Gresham ended it's last few minutes, and you have to wait a week for another firearms-related radio show to appear so you can listen? Do you crave to hear from the experts across the nation about our current problems regarding twisted politicians inflicting their anti-gun agendas on...
  • Helping Liberals Swallow the Best Medicine

    03/01/2015 11:52:50 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 1, 2015 | Paul Jacob
    Not all good principles are easily accessible to all. It took the economics profession a hundred years to understand value as marginal utility, and a while longer to understand it wasnt measurable. Philosophers and scientists had been thinking about the physical world for millennia, but it wasnt until Newton that the greatest strides were made to some first principles only to have his perspective on matter and force transformed by Einstein a few centuries later. And I know that many ideas go in and out of my head, too. I bet even geniuses have to struggle to learn well...
  • Moronic nave Sen. Chuck Schumer somehow finds a way to tie the NRA to homegrown terrorism

    03/01/2015 12:57:17 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 38 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | 03/01/2015 | Twitchy Staff
    Get ready. It looks like the Left is poised to make the case that the NRA is at fault for the potential of any terrorism happening here at home.
  • Intruder breaks into a 71-year-old mans homeBIG MISTAKE

    03/01/2015 9:59:30 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 31 replies
    YoungCons.com ^ | 03/01/2015 | Michael Cantrell
    When our founders drafted the Bill of Rights and made sure to include the Second Amendmentyou know, that little bit that talks about how Americans have the right to bear armsthey had scenarios like the one that unfolded in Columbus, Ohio in mind. A 71-year-old man had an unwelcome visitor bust down his door, but what the intruder caught a glimpse of on the other side was the last thing he ever saw.You can guess what happened.From 10 TV:The shooting happened just after noon Friday on Faymeadow Avenue in North Columbus. The homeowner says a stranger kicked in his door,...
  • MO: Court Enforces Constitutional Protection of Right to Arms

    03/01/2015 9:16:35 AM PST · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 1 March, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    A St. Louis Judge has ruled that Missouri's tough new protection of the right to keep and bear arms is not just a paper tiger. In the first ruling of its kind, the court ruled that a person cannot be prohibited from the right to keep and bear arms under Missouri statutes, for a non-violent felony. From stltoday.com: St. Louis Circuit Judge Robert Dierker ruled that the Missouri law prohibiting felons from possessing guns is unconstitutional as applied in the case of Raymond Robinson, in part because it fails to differentiate between violent and non-violent felons.The amendment declares...
  • I Built an AR-15 in My Kitchen

    03/01/2015 8:59:35 AM PST · by Second Amendment First · 65 replies
    realcleardefense.com ^ | February 28, 2015 | Kyle Mizokami
    I built a semi-automatic rifle in my kitchen. Ill bet thats one sentence youd never thought youd hear. Neither did I, until the day I decided to do it. The job required drilling aluminum, and tiny shards and slivers of metal were going to fly everywhere. Its not something you want to do over carpet, so I decided to do it in my kitchen. Did it work? Hell yes, it did. After three hours of work with light tools, I had built the essential component of an AR-15 rifle. America has now reached a point where people can construct modern...
  • The Coolest AR-15 Cleaning Tools

    03/01/2015 7:53:17 AM PST · by w1n1 · 15 replies
    wsj ^ | 3/1/2015 | D Breteau
    Ive seen many articles on ARs, but few on cleaning. Over the last few years, there have been numerous tools introduced to facilitate easier cleaning of the bolts and carrier groups and I wanted to compare them side by side to see if they worked and if they worked, how well? I called Brownells (who else) and promptly received a package which included: Cat M-4 Cleaning ToolThe Otis B.O.N.E. (Bolt Operational Necessary Equipment)CRT-15 Carbon Removal Tool for AR-15Brownells AR-15 Bolt Radius ScraperMark Brown Custom AR-15 Bolt Carrier Carbon Scraper View the rest of coolest AR-15 cleaning tools and its application...
  • This Is Why the Navy Can't Have Nice Railguns

    03/01/2015 7:09:14 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 37 replies
    motherboard ^ | 2-9-15 | Ben Richmond
    ​The US Navy has been wowing people with electromagnetic railguns, a long-range electrically-powered weapon, in concept and prototy​pe for years now. But the single big obstacle that keeps the railgun off boats remains the same as it ever was: ships can’t generate enough power to fire them. At the Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo, Vice Adm. William Hilarides explaine​d that three problems with the railgun remain: room on ships, integrating the new weapons with the old weapons systems, and power—as in, not enough of it. The railgun doesn’t rely on chemical explosions like more conventional weapons. Instead, the...
  • Gun-Grabbing Geraldo: 'Far Too Many Creepy Untrained People with Deadly Weapons'

    03/01/2015 6:51:38 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 41 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | February 28, 2015 | Melissa Mullins
    Gun-Grabbing Geraldo: 'Far Too Many Creepy Untrained People with Deadly Weapons' By Melissa Mullins | February 28, 2015 | 10:52 PM EST Fox News host Geraldo Rivera made another outrageous statement regarding gun control, and his distaste for those who choose to exercise their right for the Second Amendment. On Fridays Fox & Friends show, Geraldo was asked to comment on a recent story out of Pasadena, Texas about a mother who was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
  • MI: Gun Reforms go to Governor Snyder again

    03/01/2015 3:50:00 AM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 1 March, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Both houses of the Michigan legislature have passed their signature gun reform legislation. The bills will be sent to Governor Snyder again. In January, the Governor vetoed nearly identical bills over minor parts that had been trumpeted in the media as significant. The legislature took out the minor parts of the bill that the media had objected to, and quickly passed the nearly identical legislation by large, vet-proof margins. The bills make a large number of small changes to the administration of the concealed carry law, effectively making the law uniform state wide, and doing away with the 1920s...
  • Geraldo Rivera: Far Too Many Americans Own Guns Legally

    02/28/2015 8:03:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 94 replies
    Breitbart's Big Journalism ^ | February 27, 2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On Friday, Fox News Geraldo Rivera said he lament(s) that the number of guns that are in America, including the guns that guns that people possess legally. Rivera said these things during an appearance on Fox & Friends, after being asked to comment on a mom who had pulled a gun to stop a fight where one girl pinned another girl on the ground and was punching her in the head repeatedly. The mother has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. After watching the cell phone footage of the incident, Rivera responded: First, Ill talk about the...
  • Close Quarters Shooting

    02/28/2015 5:03:52 PM PST · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    wsj ^ | 2/28/2015 | wsj staff
    There is a close quarter shooting technique that is taught with a pistol among Law Enforcement and popular Gun/Tactics school nationwide. In this article a couple of different experts demonstrates their method conveying the difference in training on the range versus training with a live person that reacts in a lively manner. In other words, someone that resists when you're trying to go for your pistol. The main objective is to draw your pistol, but in real life at that close range you have to deal with the aggressor thats bent on hurting you. Here are a couple of views...
  • Common Core assignment: Remove two amendments from 'outdated' Bill of Rights

    10/08/2013 12:00:39 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 85 replies
    http://www.examiner.com ^ | october 8, 2013 | Joe Newby
    A mother in the Bryant School District in Arkansas -- a district using the controversial Common Core curriculum -- was surprised to learn her sixth-grade daughter was given a team assignment to revise the Bill of Rights, pruning two amendments from the Constitution while adding two others, Twitchy reported Monday, citing a report at the Digital Journal. The assignment made the assumption that the United States government has determined that the Bill of Rights is outdated and may not remain in its current form any longer. The children were to assume the persona of experts on the Constitution and the...
  • The NRA P***ed Off the Wrong Nerd Genius

    09/16/2014 1:38:15 PM PDT · by RC one · 68 replies
    It was reported Monday that Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and incredibly wealthy guy, and with his wife, Melinda, have given $1 million to Initiative 594 in Washington state. The ballot initiative, if passed by voters on November 4 (and it currently enjoys overwhelming support), will require universal background checks for all firearm purchases in the state.
  • Common Core-aligned lesson teaches students to obey government officials, ignore individual rights

    11/04/2013 6:48:27 PM PST · by markomalley · 22 replies
    Education Action Group ^ | 11/4/2013 | Ben Velderman
    A new Common Core-aligned lesson is teaching third-graders across the United States that the commands of government officials must be obeyed by all, and that the wants of an individual are less important than the well-being of the nation. Those un-American and unconstitutional concepts are being peddled to elementary students by the Pearson Education company, one of the nations leading producers of school curricula, reports MinutemenNews.com.The historically inaccurate lesson appears to be part of a Pearson Education unit that teaches kids about Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Hold the Flag High while doubling as an English assignment....
  • Bloomberg Backed Gun Bill Dead in Vermont

    02/28/2015 11:12:38 AM PST · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 28 February, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    A bill pushed by Everytown for Gun Sense, a Mike Bloomberg funded operation, has floundered against intense grassroots opposition in Vermont. Vermont has some of the least infringements on second amendment rights in the country. Vermont always had constitutional carry, with no permit required, for its entire history. Vermont has always had one of the lowest crime rates in the country. From burlingtonfreepress.com, a Gannet company: Supporters of the bill faced strong headwinds, including the opposition of Gov. Peter Shumlin and pushback from Vermont's hunters and police chiefs. The most controversial provision would have required almost all private gun...