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  • Women's March Puts Dana Loesch in Its Crosshairs

    07/23/2017 4:04:52 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    American ^ | July 23, 2017 | Daniel John Sobieski
    The so-called Women's March, which should be called the March of Liberal Women Only, has called out radio host and NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch for doing promo ads depicting the importance of firearms in protecting our liberties against criminals and anarchists while chiding the hypocrisy of the left on this issue. The Women's March supports abortion as part of the right of women to control their own bodies. Well, if women are in control of their own bodies, why can't they protect those bodies with a firearm? A gun in the hand of a trained and truly empowered woman is...
  • 3 Men Blocked I-80 Ramp Before Early Morning Carjacking (Suburban Chicago)

    07/23/2017 6:30:58 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 78 replies
    Illinois Patch ^ | July 23, 2017 | Tim Moran
    3 Men Blocked I-80 Ramp Before Early Morning Carjacking A report indicates three suspects carjacked a vehicle on the I-80 ramp to I-355 in New Lenox early Saturday morning. By Tim Moran (Patch Staff) - Updated July 23, 2017 12:41 am ET NEW LENOX, IL -- A reported car jacking took place early Saturday morning on an expressway ramp. An incident was reported on police scanner traffic on the westbound Interstate 80 ramp to northbound Interstate 355. Three men were blocking the ramp and asked the victim to use his phone before one of the men approached on the passenger...
  • America Is Changing — One Carry Permit at a Time

    07/22/2017 7:08:21 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 44 replies
    National Review ^ | July 22, 2017 | David French
    A recent increase in law-abiding gun ownership bodes well for the country’s future. The great arming is underway, and that’s a very good thing for our nation, for our culture, and for the relationship between citizen and state. On Thursday, John Lott and the Crime Prevention Research Center published a comprehensive survey of the growth in concealed-carry permits in the United States. The numbers are stunning — not just in their growth, but in their depth and consequence. Here’s a sampling. During Barack Obama’s presidency, the number of concealed-carry permit holders increased by a whopping 256 percent. The numbers have...
  • NRA spokeswoman questions new WH communications director's gun credentials

    07/22/2017 4:14:34 PM PDT · by VictoryGal · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/21/2017 | Brandon Carter
    National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch on Friday appeared to criticize newly named White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci’s opinions on gun control. Loesch resurfaced a tweet Scaramucci sent in December 2012, in which he said he was opposed to legislation that blocked “sensible gun laws.” “I don’t support that legalization, never had, I have always been for stronger gun control laws,” Scaramucci said in the tweet.
  • NRA and CRPA Attorneys Obtain DOJ’s Latest 3rd Attempt At “Assault Weapon” Regulations

    07/22/2017 6:09:46 AM PDT · by Openurmind · 5 replies
    CRPA ^ | 7/21/17 | Ryan Hallenberg
    Recently, without warning or any notification, the California Department of Justice submitted another set of proposed regulations for the registration of newly classified “assault weapons” to the Office of Administrative Law. As with their past two attempts, DOJ has once again listed these regulations as “File and Print Only,” meaning that members of the public will not have an opportunity to comment on any of the proposed regulations. As reported earlier today, the California Department of Justice has resubmitted proposed “assault weapon” regulations to the Office of Administrative Law as “File and Print Only,” which will prohibit public comment on...
  • Australia Gun Culture, Ownership Increases in NSW and Australia: Part 6

    07/21/2017 8:48:15 PM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 19 July, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Arizona -( In the above chart, the numbers are unclear. Is it 14,542 registered guns, or licensed gun owners in Tamworth, NSW, Australia? Is the increase since 2010 in registered guns, or licensed gun owners?The number of legal guns and likely, licensed gun owners, is increasing in Australia. It is difficult to know exactly how much it is increasing because statistics are not well kept. National statistics are uncertain because of differences in state systems.From an article in from 2011: Today, that national system is in a mess. No federal agencies or crime researchers were able to tell the...
  • George Zimmerman verdict: The jury speaks

    07/21/2017 8:35:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 88 replies
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | July 20, 2017 | Hal Boedeker
    Three jurors from the George Zimmerman trial are going on national television to defend their controversial verdict — one that sparked protests across the country — and legal analysts say they could perform a public service. “People don’t understand you have to follow the law,” juror Madelin Rivera said in an interview. “They give directions to the jury, and you follow that.” Rivera (known as juror B-29 during the trial), Amy Tronolone (D-40) and Christine Barry (B-51) appear in “The Jury Speaks: George Zimmerman” at 9 p.m. Monday on Oxygen. The series also talks to jurors in the trials of...
  • Scaramucci’s calls for tougher gun laws vanish from Twitter

    07/21/2017 6:10:35 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 82 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7/21/17 | Yaron Steinbuch
    Newly appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has posted his support for stringent gun-control laws – a position that would be at odds with President Trump’s views. “I have always been for strong gun control laws,” Scaramucci tweeted after the December 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in which 20 kids were gunned down. In August 2012, he tweeted: “We (the USA) has 5% of the world’s population but 50% of the world’s guns. Enough is enough. It is just common sense it apply more controls.”
  • Anti-Second Amendment Academics Shot Down in Texas Case

    07/21/2017 1:09:31 PM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 20 July, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Arizona -( In August, 2016, two professors from the University of Austin, Texas, and an Associate Teaching Assistant Professor, sued the Attorney General of Texas, Ken Paxton, the President of the University of Texas, Austin, and the Members of the Board of Regents of the University of Texas at Austin.A number of frivolous claims were offered in an attempt to stop the Texas statute allowing exercise of the Second Amendment on Campus from going into effect. The claims included that the law is vague, the law violated the plaintiffs' First Amendment, Second Amendment, and Fourteenth Amendment rights.  The arguments were...

    07/21/2017 5:56:09 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 11 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 7/21/2017 | J Hines
    YouTube channel TAOFLEDERMAUS encourages its viewers to send in handmade ammunition to practice shooting with. In one of their videos, one viewer called Sam came up with the idea to create glass shotgun slugs and sent them in. Basically they wanted to see whether the glass slugs would survive the intense shock of being shot out of a gun and hit what they’re aiming at. You might think that firing something made of glass wouldn’t work very well. The creator of these glass slugs did a great job and to add to its destructive capabilities, there’s a nail hidden inside...
  • Evan F. Moore: NRA ad nothing but anti-liberal rhetoric

    07/20/2017 6:22:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The La Junta Tribune-Democrat ^ | July 20, 2017 | Evan F. Moore
    When it comes to propaganda, the lines can become blurred rather quickly. And in this day and age where people respond to facts based on their partisan politics, trying to separate truth from lies can have dangerous consequences. In late June, the National Rifle Association, an advocacy group for gun owners and 2nd Amendment rights, released an ad all but calling for an open rebellion against those who opposed their rhetoric. “They use their media to assassinate real news. They use their schools to teach children that their president is another Hitler,” says conservative commentator Dana Loesch in the ad....
  • Australian Government Use Dakota Arms as Amnesty Example – Part 5

    07/20/2017 1:13:39 PM PDT · by marktwain · 17 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 17 July, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    National Firearms Amnesty Newspaper Ad Arizona -( I was seated in the Eykamp farm kitchen in NSW, Australia when Donald Eykamp stormed in and shoved a paper in my face. “Look at this!” He exclaimed. “That is a Dakota rifle! One of the most expensive production rifles in the world!  They cost $5,000 each. Look at the ebony fore end, the wrap around checkering, the grip cap, the classic peep sight, the short fore end, the inside the trigger guard magazine release, the Model 70 end of the receiver! Not one of these rifles have ever been used in...
  • Australian woman shot by police: This is how U.S. gun control stacks up to the rest of the world

    07/20/2017 10:36:56 AM PDT · by rktman · 57 replies ^ | 7/20/2017 | John Donohue
    An Australian woman living in Minnesota has prompted outrage in her home country, which has among the strictest gun-control laws in the world. As The Associated Press reports, Damond's relatives and friends are demanding answers about her death at the hands of Minneapolis police last weekend. The debate over Damond's death has also shone a light on the way the United States regulates access to guns compared to the rest of the world. Below, Stanford University Law professor John Donohue delves into some of those differences and examines their effectiveness.
  • LA County melted down 4,971 guns into rebar this week (VIDEO)

    07/20/2017 9:58:29 AM PDT · by PROCON · 51 replies ^ | July 20, 2017 | Chris Eger
    “These weapons will never be on our streets unlawfully in the hands of criminals,” said Sheriff Jim McDonnell as the guns were melted at a Rancho Cucamonga steel mill. The guns, collected across Los Angeles County by 14 different departments included 2,778 from the LASD and 2,193 from outside agencies. Among the total destroyed in the 24th annual event were 3,520 pistols and revolvers as well as 1,451 rifles and shotguns. “The collection of weapons here today can be credited to the solid efforts of law enforcement officers throughout Los Angeles County,” McDonnell said. “They will not be used...
  • Concealed handgun permits surging, blacks, women lead growth

    07/20/2017 6:59:59 AM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 20, 2017
    Concealed handgun permits in the United States soared by 1.83 million since last July, setting a record for the fourth consecutive year, according to an analysis released Thursday. That brings the total number of concealed handgun permit holders in the country to 16.3 million, with some of the biggest increases occurring among women and African-Americans, the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) said.
  • He didn’t like the AT&T trucks parked in front of his home. So he shot them.

    07/20/2017 3:59:28 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 63 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | July 19, 2017 | Carli Teproff
    He didn't like the AT&T work trucks in front of his Hialeah home, so Jorge Jove retrieved his revolver and began shooting out the tires and the engine, police said. Cell phone video rolled as Jove, 64, calmly walked around the first truck and shot at all four tires. The sound of the air coming out of the tires followed the blast. Jove then walked to the second bucket truck and began shooting at the front of it, reloading the gun several times. Meanwhile, one of the AT&T workers could be heard calling police to report the shooting.
  • Lawsuit Alleges Agency Told Grandfather to Give Up Gun Rights to Foster His Grandson

    07/19/2017 5:21:32 PM PDT · by Hadean · 9 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 19, 2017 | Stephen Gutowski
    A lawsuit filed in federal court on Monday alleges the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) violated the gun rights of foster parents. Caseworkers from MDHHS and a county judge told William Johnson of Ontonagon, Mich., that he had to choose between his Second Amendment rights and fostering his grandson, according to a complaint filed with the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan. The 54-year-old Johnson is a retired, disabled Marine with a Michigan Concealed Pistol License. He and his wife were asked by the state of Michigan to foster their grandson. According to...
  • Women and Minorities Bear Arms: They are fueling growth in concealed handgun permits

    07/19/2017 3:46:19 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 9 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 19, 2017 | John R Lott Jr
    Each year brings a new record increase in the number of concealed handgun permits. The rate of growth in permits among women and minorities has far outpaced growth among white men. The data paint a picture of incredibly law-abiding permit holders, the vast majority living outside America’s insular media capitals. A new report from the Crime Prevention Research Center shows that there are now more than 16.3 million concealed handgun permits in the U.S., up 1.83 million since last July. Far more people carry guns today than in 2007, when there were only 4.6 million permits. Thirteen states now no...
  • Australian Gun Culture: “Safe Storage” and Registration: Part Four

    07/19/2017 12:35:38 PM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 15 July, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Donald Eykamp in farm shop. Arizona -( The Australian gun law requires two things that are often cited as “common sense” by those without an understanding of everyday gun use.They are universal gun registration and “safe storage”.  Both have been weaponized against gun owners in Australia. They are an object lesson of what to avoid for those fighting for the right to arms in America and elsewhere. Registration does nothing to prevent crime. Both New Zealand and Canada had extensive gun registration schemes similar to Australia's. Both concluded that gun registration is costly and not effective in preventing crime....
  • Don't try this at the Range

    07/19/2017 5:17:44 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 14 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 7/19/2017 | E Nestor
    Well, different strokes for different folks… This shocking gun range fail video will make you cringe. Gun range safety is no laughing matter, although these Russian fellows in a Facebook video shared by Pop smoke sure seem to think so. Watching this video, I just want to scream at the monitor. With fellow shooters downrange, other shooters fire off rounds into their targets. Afterwards, the shooters all have a good laugh. How is this funny?! They are dealing with firearms that need to be used and respected for their power and lasting affects. This is not airsoft. This is high-velocity...