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  • ‘In all reality, there were three shooters.’ Oklahomans kill an active shooter

    07/14/2018 2:42:48 AM PDT · by T-Bird45 · 45 replies
    WaPo via MSN ^ | 7/13/18 | Frances Selllers, et al
    Juan Carlos Nazario was sitting on a lakeside bench waiting to play soccer when he heard the staccato popping of gunshots outside Louie’s On the Lake, a popular waterfront grill and pub. He ran to his car to get his gun and moved toward the sounds. Bryan Whittle was driving with his wife, heading off for a Memorial Day weekend getaway, when he saw a commotion outside Louie’s. He thought someone might be drowning, so instead of turning his truck onto the highway, he barreled into the parking lot to offer help. As he jumped out, what he learned stunned...
  • Legally Armed Teachers Explain Why They Carry Guns in Their Schools ( Colorado )

    07/10/2018 3:58:17 AM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | July 8, 2018 | Stephen Gutowski
    'Why do teachers have to die protecting their students? Why can't we live protecting our students?' In the weeks and months since the school shootings in Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas, the debate over whether teachers should be able to carry firearms in schools has received a great deal of attention. A number of states have allowed teachers to carry firearms in schools for years and provide some insight into how such programs work in practice and what motivates teachers who want to be armed. In Colorado, local school districts have the authority to but are not required to...
  • Man goes behind counter, punches George Webb worker, video shows

    07/07/2018 6:35:24 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 26 replies
    WISN NEWS ^ | 6 July 2018
    "I thank God that the one waitress had a concealed carry and pulled out her gun. I shudder to think what might have happened had she not been able to do that. What this guy would've done," Donovan said. Another worker, who pulled out a gun and pointed it at the man to get him away from the victim, has quit
  • Training as a Teacher to Carry a Firearm in School (FASTER: Colorado )

    07/06/2018 5:24:48 AM PDT · by george76 · 43 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 5, 2018 | Stephen Gutowski
    FASTER Colorado's active shooter training for teachers. Last week I went through the training many of the teachers who are authorized to carry a gun in Colorado schools go through. In the wake of the devastating school shootings in Parkland, Fla., and Santa Fe, Tex., many different solutions have been proposed for how to stop or at least curb the violence inflicted by active shooters. Among the most prominent solutions—thanks in large part to President Trump's advocacy—is arming teachers. Most, however, don't understand how arming teachers works in person or that a number of states already allow certain teachers to...
  • Woman Goes Into Full Mama Bear Mode: Shoots Carjacker Trying to Steal SUV With Her Kids Inside

    07/05/2018 1:26:20 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 49 replies
    IJR.com ^ | July 5, 2018 | IJR RED
    A Texas mother had to jump into action after a carjacker attempted to steal her SUV while her kids were still inside. NBC DFW reported the woman had walked inside a Shell gas station Wednesday night when she saw a man enter the vehicle and try to drive away while her two children were still inside. Tim Ciesco ✔ @TimCiescoNBC5 Wild story out of Southern Dallas overnight! Police say a determined mother shot a man who tried to steal her SUV from a gas station -- her two young children were sitting in the back seat. Click on the link...
  • Protests after Portland State University police shoot, kill Navy veteran

    07/02/2018 8:08:27 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 49 replies
    MSN/CBS News ^ | 07/02/2018
    Dozens of protesters marched through the streets of Portland, Oregon, on Sunday, demanding action after Portland State University police shot and killed a Navy veteran. Cellphone video captured the early Friday incident when, witnesses say, Jason Washington was trying to break up a fight. It appears Washington's gun fell from its holster before police shot him. This isn't the first time tensions have risen at the university over armed campus safety officers. Students have been strongly opposed since the policy began in 2015. One protester said she feared that it was only a matter of time before someone got killed....
  • "Multiple people killed by gunman in Maryland newsroom"

    06/28/2018 12:14:21 PM PDT · by pabianice · 478 replies
    Fox News Live | 6/28/18 | Smith
    Shooter is in custody. Developing...
  • Mississippi: Judges have No Power to Ban Concealed Guns in Courthouse

    06/28/2018 4:31:56 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 22 June, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    In November of 2011, the Mississippi legislature restored the right to carry concealed weapons in most public buildings, including courthouses, but not courtrooms while a judicial proceeding was in process, to people with an enhanced concealed carry permit.  Some judges in Mississippi attempted to reverse the modest restoration of the right to bear arms. They banned the carry of concealed firearms within 200 feet of any door to any courtroom. In 2016, Rick Ward, a Second Amendment activist, filed a petition to the Supreme Court, complaining that the judges had overstepped their authority. On June 7, 2018, the Supreme...
  • Springfield XD-S: Is it the Best CCW Pistol?

    06/27/2018 5:23:00 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 67 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/27/2018 | J Hines
    Our society are full of conceal-carry options. Right now is probably considered the golden age of personal defense handguns galore for the consumer. You can get just about any size and caliber all design to go with you anywhere. Memory Lane In the 80s, the Walther PPK ruled the roost, unless you were into revolvers. The early 90s saw the introduction of the compact Glock, and just a few years later the gun industry was flooded with .380s designed for pocket carry. Now, polymer-framed, striker-fired compacts are a popular choice, along with compact 1911s and snub-nosed revolvers. Here are some...
  • Two Concealed Handgun Permit Holders Stop What Could have been a Mass Public Shooting

    06/23/2018 11:07:53 AM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 23 replies
    A wild rampage at a Walmart in Tumwater, Washington was stopped when three concealed handgun permit holders confronted and killed the attacker.
  • Tennessee Law to Exempt County Commissioners from Gun Law takes effect on July 1

    06/21/2018 5:13:39 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 21 June, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Knoxville City-County Building On July 1, 2018, HB 1939, now Pu.. Ch. 880, will go into effect. The law creates a special exemption for county commissioners so they may legally exercise their Second Amendment rights in public buildings that contain courthouses. From wbir.com: A new Tennessee state law will go into effect at the beginning of July that will allow county commissioners to bring their handguns into buildings where meetings are held. Anderson County Commissioner Steven Mead is one commissioner saying he looks forward to July 1. "I won't have to leave my gun out where it can be...
  • PAC backing Johnston for governor gets another $1M from Bloomberg ( enemy action in Colorado )

    06/20/2018 6:56:03 AM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    Colorado Politics ^ | June 19, 2018 | Marianne Goodland
    A political action committee backing former state Sen. Michael Johnston of Denver for the Democratic nod for governor has received another $1 million dollars from Michael Bloomberg, bringing the wealthy former New York mayor’s total donations to the committee to $2 million. ... The $1 million contribution was the largest that any campaign committee received in the most recent reporting period from May 31 to June 13, according to the secretary of state’s office’s TRACER campaign finance system. Second on the list: another $750,000 from fellow Democrat U.S. Rep. Jared Polis of Boulder to his gubernatorial campaign, bringing his total...
  • OK: Payne County Employees can Exercise Second Amendment Rights

    06/20/2018 3:59:48 AM PDT · by marktwain
    Gun Watch ^ | 20 June, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    The Payne County Oklahoma Budget Board voted to restore county employee's Second Amendment rights on May 14, 2018. Oklahoma requires a state issued carry permit to carry a handgun outside the home, except for certain, limited exceptions. The Payne County Budget Board made clear that county employees can exercise Second Amendment rights inside of county buildings, if they have  a valid carry permit and sign a waiver. The waiver states they understand some limitations, and they are not to draw the firearm except in valid defense of self or others. From stwnewspress.com: Reding said the Budget Board, a body...
  • Would-Be Robbers Get Plugged With Bullets After Messing With the Wrong Armed Couple

    06/17/2018 9:20:14 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 31 replies
    Conservative Tribune ^ | June 17, 2018 | Cillian Zeal
    Several would-be robbers got an impromptu lesson in the Second Amendment outside a supermarket in suburban Atlanta, all thanks to the fact that they messed with the wrong couple. According to WSB-TV, the men were shot after approaching a couple outside of a Kroger in Decatur, Georgia, on Friday. Details are still sketchy, but police say the men followed the pair out of the store just after 4 p.m. and tried a robbery of some sort. That’s when one of the targets pulled out a gun and shot the men. “It was chaos,” one witness said. “I saw the guy...
  • “Suspected Walmart robber tries to carjack two different cars, both drivers pull out guns”

    06/17/2018 8:45:52 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 12 replies
    The robber tries to carjack a vehicle, but the driver pulls a concealed handgun on him. He then tries to carjack a second driver, only to find that she is also armed. At that point, the driver gives up and hides in the restroom of a nearby store.
  • Opinion: New NJ gun laws don’t make us safer

    06/17/2018 8:37:34 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 12 replies
    northjersey.com ^ | June 14, 2018 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    The gun control bills that New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed this week won’t save lives. If anything, it will lead to more crime and death. The laws aim to keep firearms out of the wrong hands, expand background checks, and reduce magazine size. But at best, the new laws will harass otherwise law-abiding New Jerseyans and make it difficult for the poor to defend themselves.
  • Ten defensive gun uses by people legally carrying guns during the last two weeks of May

    06/10/2018 11:06:51 AM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 6 replies
    Crime Prevention Research Center ^ | June 9, 2018 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    Memphis, Tennessee, May 15, 2018 (NBC Action News Channel 5) A robber got shot trying to steal from a Memphis man at McDonald’s, according to Memphis Police Department.
  • New FBI report misses at least half of active shooter attacks stopped by permit holders

    05/31/2018 8:16:18 AM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 13 replies
    The FBI has now released its third report on active shooters. The first report covered 2000-2013, and we found 20 missing cases where at least 2 people had been killed. FBI reports for 2014-15and 2016-17 also missed cases.
  • 2 Shot At Louie's On Lake Hefner; Suspect Killed By Armed Citizen

    05/24/2018 10:52:13 PM PDT · by BBell · 14 replies
    http://www.news9.com ^ | 5/24/18 | BRIAUNA BROWN
    OKLAHOMA CITY - A mother and daughter were shot Thursday night at a popular restaurant on Lake Hefner in northwest Oklahoma City, police said. The shooting occurred at Louie’s Grill & Bar at 9401 Lake Hefner Parkway around 6:30 p.m. According to Captain Bo Mathews with the Oklahoma City Police Department, the suspect described as an 18 to 20-year-old white male entered the restaurant and opened fire.A mother and daughter celebrating a birthday were the shooting victims. They were both transported to OU Medical Center. News 9 has learned that the victims are Natalie Will and her daughter, Niah. Police...
  • CBS Wants to Know if Citizen Who Stopped OKC Shooter Had Permit

    05/25/2018 4:41:43 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 129 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    “CBS This Morning” gave generally fair coverage today to yesterday’s shooting at an Oklahoma City restaurant in which an armed citizen shot and killed the assailant. But CBS couldn’t help but let the MSM’s fixation on gun control creep in. At the end of the segment, the CBS reporter on the scene, David Begnaud, said: “We asked the police if that armed civilian had a permit to carry his weapon, and they told us they didn’t know but they were looking into it.”Get the rest of the story and view the video here.