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  • U.S. Army Completely Turns over Springfield Armory’s collection to National Park Service

    01/17/2018 7:46:12 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 6 replies
    The Firearmsblog ^ | January 16, 2018
    At a small and lightly covered ceremony at Springfield Armory National Historic Site in Massachusets location, the U.S. Army officially turned over control of the Colonel Benton Small Arms collection to the National Park Service of the United States. Previously the U.S. Army technically had control over the small arms in the museum (but not the physical historic site itself). This led to some tensions between the Park Service and the Department of Defense despite Congress itself authorizing the creation of the site 40 years ago. Fortunately for both the National Park Service and the U.S. Army, the DOD realized...
  • Rochester Man Charged With Murder In Shooting After Crash

    01/17/2018 12:32:58 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 25 replies
    WCCO.com ^ | 1/17/18 | WCCO Staff
    A 25-year-old Rochester man is accused of murder in a shooting that left a 17-year-old dead after a crash Sunday morning. Alexander William Weiss is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Muhammed Rahim. According to the charges, a Rochester police officer was on patrol at about 8:20 a.m. when a driver pulled up next to his squad saying a person had just been shot in the area of The Square on 31st and Olympik Village Apartments. The officer was dispatched around the same time to a report of a shooting in the area. The officer saw a...
  • Chris Christie Gives NJ Residents 90 Days to Surrender Bump Stocks in Final Act as Governor

    01/17/2018 9:08:40 AM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Jan 2018 | AWR HAWKINS
    Chris Christie (R) gave New Jersey residents 90 days to surrender bump stocks – or else – in one of his final acts as Governor of the state. No crimes committed with bump stocks in New Jersey were cited. Rather, Christie signed the Democrat-sponsored ban in light of the October 1, 2017, Las Vegas attack. According to NJ.com, the use of bump stocks was already banned in New Jersey, so the law Christie signed will simply broaden that ban to outlaw possession of bump stocks as well. Moreover, the new ban also covers trigger cranks, which were not even used...
  • 45 ACP Carbine – Hi-Point

    01/17/2018 6:16:24 AM PST · by w1n1 · 28 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/17/2018 | J Hines
    Hi-Point 45 ACP Carbine design is one of the most popular among gun hobbyist besides the 9mm. What’s great about it is that its very inexpensive, constructed using polymers and alloyed metals as much as possible, resulting in a reduction of production costs and sale price. It functions via a simple direct blowback action. My first exposure to the Hi-Point carbine was with friends plinking in the woods a while back. There are some good and bad things with the Hi-Point, here are a few, not to be the definitive guide. The Good Just like their pistol the Hi Point...
  • CO: Bill Introduced to Repeal Colorado Restrictions on Magazine Capacity

    01/17/2018 7:11:41 AM PST · by marktwain · 22 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 January, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Republicans in the Colorado Senate have introduced a bill to repeal the limits placed on magazine capacity in 2013. Here is the summary of SB18-052: The bill repeals statutory provisions: Prohibiting the possession of certain ammunition magazines; and Requiring each of certain ammunition magazines that are manufactured in Colorado on or after July 1, 2013, to include a permanent stamp or marking indicating that the magazine was manufactured or assembled after July 1, 2013. The magazine limits were heavily contested by the Colorado Sheriffs who sued Governor Hickenlooper over the law.  The lawsuit was eventually dismissed, because no one...
  • Christie pardons several mired in New Jersey’s strict gun laws

    01/16/2018 8:33:41 PM PST · by aimhigh · 6 replies
    Guns.com ^ | 01/15/2018 | Chris Eger
    Christie granted 26 orders for clemency, almost all pardons, bringing his eight-year total of such actions to just 55. Among those granted relief were media consultant Brian Aitken and Marine Sgt. Hisashi Pompey, men who had been arrested and found guilty of criminal weapon possession even though they had clear records and owned guns legally bought outside the state. NJ.com reported of the list of 26 granted clemency last week, at least seven others — Meghan Fellenbaum, Brandon Fregm, Brian Murphy, Adrian Rubio, Antonio Scott, Angel Cordero and Christopher O’Sullivan — were pardoned over unlawful possession of a weapon.
  • Massachusetts to Confiscate bump stocks

    01/16/2018 12:59:36 PM PST · by pabianice · 40 replies
    Commonwealth of Massachusetts Issues Letter To LTC/FID Holders Regarding Bump Stocks and Trigger Cranks – You Need To Read This. EOPSS Letter Calls For Forced Surrender. 1/16/18 GOAL has obtained a letter regarding bump stocks from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety, that will be mailed to all licensed MA gun owners and it is a doozy. The letter, titled “Notice of Legislation Prohibiting Bump Stocks and Trigger Cranks” notifies addressees that the law directs EOPSS to notify gun owners about the change in law, specifically to section 18 to 21 of Chapter 110 and that the change, as...
  • .300 Blackout vs 5.56

    01/16/2018 7:33:52 AM PST · by w1n1 · 39 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/16/2018 | M Down
    We all love the AR platform because its so reliable and as long as you keep it maintain, it can last a life time. The only drawback from this platform is the 5.56 cartridge. Some folks want a little more punch. There have been some cartridges that have come down the pike as an alternative, but the only one that stands out is the .300 AAC Blackout. The .300 AAC Blackout was designed to give the AR platform extra umph in terms of power and penetration on intermediate ranges with reduce recoil while holding the 30 round mag. Its original...
  • Indigenous mother threatens to shoot 'privileged' white kids

    01/16/2018 5:46:01 AM PST · by marktwain · 20 replies
    Sunshine Coast Daily ^ | 15 January, 2018 | Chloe Lyons
    A MAJOR Coast school was put on high alert after an indigenous mother threatened to shoot all the "white, racist f---s" and "privileged, little white children" on the grounds. Iesha Lillian Nixon, 38, wasn't happy with the Department of Education and Training's response when she told them her son had been "racially vilified" at Nambour State College. Wanting to enrol him into Burnside State School, Nixon was on the phone to a department representative on February 8, 2017 for 45 minutes before the conversation turned violent. Iesha Lillian Nixon, 38, was fined after she said to a Department of Education...
  • British Gun Turn-In: Heavy on Air Guns, Low on Ammunition

    01/16/2018 5:32:43 AM PST · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 16 January, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Some nice antiques on the table Image from bristolpost.co.uk  England promoted a national firearms amnesty/turn-in during 2017. In Bristol, 313 "guns" were turned in, along with a whopping 120 rounds of ammunition! That is one round of ammo for every 2.6 "guns". I put "guns" in quotes, because only 186 of the 313 items were actual firearms. Most of those had no ammunition for them.  Here is the breakdown. From bristolpost.co.uk: A breakdown of the guns handed in... Flare 3Shotgun 80Rifle 25Air weapon 96BB gun 14Pistol/Revolver 81Starter pistol 11Slaughtering gun 2Stun gun 1 More than 35% of the guns...
  • Rochester Police Investigate Claim of Self-Defense in Shooting Death of Teenager

    01/15/2018 10:00:20 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 39 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 1/15/18 | Jay Kolls
    Rochester police say 25-year-old Alexander Weiss claimed he shot and killed 17-year-old Muhammad Rahim in self-defense after a minor car crash at the corner of 31st Avenue and East River Road, on the city's northeast side, Sunday morning. But a classmate and close friend of Rahim, Esther Fischer, said she finds Weiss's story hard to believe, because Rahim was not an aggressive person. "I could see Muhammad getting into an argument with the guy, but I cannot see him threatening the guy to the point where he thought he needed to shoot him," Fischer said. "I think he was murdered,...
  • My guns or my ganja? Firearm-owning pot fans face a choice

    01/15/2018 1:44:45 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 47 replies
    Bangor Daily News ^ | January 14, 2018 | Mark Scolforo
    The federal government says grass and guns don’t mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana — and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump — in a potentially uncomfortable position. As gun-loving Pennsylvania becomes the latest state to operate a medical marijuana program, with the first dispensary on track to begin sales next month, authorities are warning patients that federal law bars marijuana users from having guns or ammunition. “They’re going to have to make a choice,” said John T. Adams, president of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association. “They can have their guns or their marijuana,...
  • Bloody Chicago 10 part series

    01/15/2018 12:38:51 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 9 replies
    Maggio News ^ | January 6, 2018 | Vic Maggio
    Bloody Chicago Published on Jan 13, 2018 Attention: YouTube adds, these videos 1-10, along with the trailer should not have adds in them, these videos are being done specifically to call attention to the Violence in Chicago, I do not want to make money off of this ongoing tragedy Period…….. Thank You The Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood is home to white city park, the parkway gardens projects, and has the most violent block, O Block. One positive thing this neighborhood has going for it, is New Beginnings Church and Pastor Corey Brooks and his youth organization Project Hood. What this...
  • John Lott on the Larry Elder Show to talk about the high cost of unfettered immigration

    01/15/2018 9:04:47 AM PST · by rogerantone1
    Dr. John Lott was on Larry Elder’s national radio show to talk about the high cost of unfettered immigration.
  • An Example from CBS of Media Bias regarding Concealed Handgun Permits

    01/15/2018 8:59:15 AM PST · by rogerantone1 · 7 replies
    Here is a very short clip of Hawaii Five-O trying to provide an example of a concealed handgun permit holder representing a danger to others. Other parts of the program show the permit holder as a real jerk and eventually stealing a gun from a police officer and shooting someone.
  • ATF Arrests for 2014, 2015, 2016; Four Crimes, Tiny Numbers

    01/15/2018 6:42:28 AM PST · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 12 January, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    In a recent Government Accounting Office report to Congress, most have focused on the firearm owners who refuse to commit crimes or fall for stings created by the ATF.Buried in the report is a chart showing how incredibly few legal gun owners are arrested each year for gun violations. The chart shows the number of arrests made in three years, 2014, 2015, and 2016, for four crimes. The number of arrests are tiny, showing how law-abiding gun owners are.The four crimes are these: Dealing firearms without a licenseUnlawful interstate transfer of firearmsSale to prohibited individualProhibited person in possession of...
  • Undocumented Immigrants, U.S. Citizens, and Convicted Criminals in Arizona

    01/14/2018 3:13:07 PM PST · by richardb72 · 12 replies
    Social Science Research Network ^ | January 14, 2018 | John R Lott Jr
    Using newly released detailed data on all prisoners who entered the Arizona state prison from January 1985 through June 2017, we are able to separate non-U.S. citizens by whether they are illegal or legal residents. These data do not rely on self-reporting by criminals. Undocumented immigrants are at least 142% more likely to be convicted of a crime than other Arizonans. They also tend to commit more serious crimes and serve 10.5% longer sentences, more likely to be classified as dangerous, and 45% more likely to be gang members than U.S. citizens. Yet, there are several reasons that these numbers...
  • Officer Shot at Dog in Room Full of Children, Wounding 9-Year-Old and Alarming Mom

    01/13/2018 10:03:30 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 84 replies
    The Wichita Eagle ^ | January 12, 2018 | Tim Potter
    On the evening of Dec. 30, Danielle Maples was making nail polishes with her children. The atmosphere in her home changed when her husband threatened to hurt himself. Maples called 911 to get help. Then after police arrived – as she and her husband stood outside their home unarmed – she heard two gunshots from inside. A Wichita police officer fired at her dog – in a small living room occupied by her four children, ages 6 to 10. Suddenly, the already stressful evening turned into a nightmare. When the officer shot at the family dog in the same room...
  • Insider Reveals Upcoming White House Concealed Carry Meeting

    01/13/2018 12:01:10 PM PST · by rktman · 30 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 1/12/2018 | Vince Coglianese
    Republican North Carolina Rep. Richard Hudson believes law-abiding Americans should be allowed to carry their concealed weapons in every state, and he’s hoping the White House will help him soon make that a reality. “I can tell you, the president’s ready to sign this law,” Hudson told The Daily Caller Wednesday in an exclusive interview on the subject for TheDC’s “Newsmakers” series. “President Trump actually campaigned on concealed carry reciprocity,” the North Carolina Republican recalled. “We’ve got a partner in the White House and we just got to get it to his desk.” Hudson introduced the House version of the...
  • Arkansas: Justified Homicides Not Counted in Little Rock

    01/13/2018 11:36:32 AM PST · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 11 January, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Those who want a disarmed population make much of the few hundred homicides officially designated as such by the FBI.In the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR), about 300 homicides are reported as justified by private (non-police) actors in the United States each year. There has been considerable research to show the FBI number only catches about 20 percent of actual justified homicides.A report out of Little Rock Arkansas illustrates part of the problem. The Little Rock Police Department has not been reporting justifiable homicides separately. They have included them with murders and non-negligent homicides.  They recently made the decision to...