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  • Circuit Court Blocks Chicago Suburb's Gun Confiscation Scheme Hours Before It Goes Into Effect

    06/15/2018 8:51:35 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 10 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | June 14, 2018 | Tim Brown
    In a surprise, but lawful move, Lake County Circuit Court blocked an unconstitutional ban on alleged "assault weapons" and high capacity magazines with a temporary injunction in the small town of Deerfield, Illinois just hours before the ban was to go into effect. The 19th Judicial Circuit Court in Lake County, Illinois rendered the decision on Tuesday after gun owner rights activists sued the city after a ban that was unanimously passed by all six of the town's board members on April 2. Vice News reports: Gun groups, including the National Rifle Association of Illinois, requested a temporary restraining order...
  • California Farmer Attempts to Comply with Law and is Arrested

    06/14/2018 5:05:21 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 4 June, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Last month, April, 2018, the California Department of Justice raided prominent Kern County Farmer, Jeffrey Scott Kirschenmann. The justification for the raid was pictures the farmer had sent to the Department of Justice in an attempt to register a rifle. The DOJ claimed the rifle was an illegally modified “Assault weapon”.  During the raid, the DOJ confiscated 230 rounds of ammunition, a dozen guns, two objects claimed to be “silencers”, and some sort of trigger activator. There is reason to be wary of the accuracy of the claims of what was found during the raid. California law is very complex....
  • Gun control supporters, be honest: Your only effective tool is confiscation

    06/07/2018 10:36:29 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 29 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | 06/07/18 | Bill Gravlin
    The Times Editorial Board tells us it’s obvious that easy access to guns results in more suicides and homicides, and there are 36,000 firearm deaths each year nationally. If we want to reduce that number, we have to make firearms less accessible. But look at the size of the problem: In our state alone, more than one-quarter of households own firearms. That’s a lot of guns already in circulation. How do you reduce the number of guns that people already possess? With a buy-back program? But if you pay someone, say, $250 for an old revolver, what’s to prevent that...
  • Gun Confiscation Measure Slogs Along In Oregon

    05/25/2018 3:18:59 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 9 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 25, 2018 | Brock Simmons
    Initiative Petition #43 is slowly making its way through the ballot measure process in Oregon. After a massive response of challenges to the “draft ballot title” were submitted a couple of weeks ago, the state “attorney general” has now issued the “certified ballot title” that reads “Prohibits “assault weapons” (defined), “large capacity magazines” (defined), unless registered with state police. Criminal penalties.” As previously reported, this ballot measure, should it eventually pass, would outlaw 95% of the guns that are currently out there, and instantly turn thousands grampas into felons for having an old tube fed .22 Marlin in the attic...
  • Confiscating the American Dream?

    05/14/2018 9:17:38 PM PDT · by TBP · 14 replies
    Glenn Beck Show ^ | May 14, 2018 | Glenn Beck
    Under the Chicago Federal Reserves new program to cover underfunded pensions, the residents of Illinois are basically being asked to buy their homes all over again.
  • Twin Peaks Biker Pleas for the return of personal property after his case was refused (Waco)

    04/04/2018 7:29:23 PM PDT · by Elderberry · 39 replies
    KCEN TV ^ | 4/4/2018 | Jasmin Caldwell
    Defense Attorneys in Dallas said some of their clients had their guns, motorcycles, vehicles and other property returned to them once their case was refused, Harris said for some reason he's still left without answers. One of the Twin Peaks bikers arrested said even though it's been three years since the deadly shooting, police still have not given him back his personal belongings that were seized. Patrick Harris case was thrown out by District Attorney Abel Reyna, but he said he's having a hard time putting this all behind him without having what he said is legally his. Defense Attorneys...
  • Oregon Initiative Seeks To Ban Semiautomatic Rifles, Mandate Current Owners To Turn Them Over

    03/23/2018 8:28:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 81 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 3/22/2018 | Matt Vespa
    In Oregon, a new initiative from a religious group is taking it a step forward. They want to ban any semiautomatic rifle with a detachable magazine, and that can hold more than ten rounds. They also want current owners of these firearms, law-abiding Americans, to take them out of the state, register them, sell it to a FFL dealer, destroy it, or turn them over. That’s right, folks—full-blown gun confiscation. Right now, the anti-gun church group is collecting signatures. The hope is that they fall short (via KGW8):
  • South African radical: White farmers should 'leave the keys' when they go

    03/22/2018 9:28:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 70 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/22/2018 | Rick Moran
    We've been covering the ongoing tragedy for white farmers in South Africa for more than a year, culminating in a law passed by the radical South African parliament that expropriates white farmland that's been in the same family for hundreds of years without compensation. Predictably, this has set off a wave of violence against white South African farmers that has led to the death of one white every five days, according to Newsweek: Activists say South African authorities are tacitly approving attacks on the country's white farmers, with one being murdered every five days, and the police turning a blind eye...
  • Think They’ll Never ‘Come and Take’ Your Guns Without an Armed Revolt? Think Again

    03/12/2018 6:01:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 81 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 12, 2018 | Scott Morefield
    The recent gun control debate ignited by last month’s tragedy in Parkland, Florida, has liberals trotting out what has become a favorite Leftist talking point - Australia’s 1996 National Agreement on Firearms, an act which, among other things, severely restricted semi-automatic rifles after after a similarly horrific mass shooting. Liberals consider the cornerstone of the law, a massive forced gun buyback program, a “common sense” approach to what might otherwise be perceived by gun owners as an unwelcome curtailing of traditional American freedoms. Sure, the government may be forcing gun owners to make the transaction, but exchanging money for items...
  • Gun Confiscation Begins in Illinois

    03/10/2018 9:09:50 AM PST · by rktman · 57 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 3/10/2018 | Daniel John Sobieski
    It is no longer a conspiracy theory spawned by deplorable bitter clingers, but a creeping reality spawned by shootings law enforcement could have prevented but didn't. The Illinois House has passed legislation requiring 18- to 20-year-olds to give up certain legally purchased and legally owned firearms: A bill requiring 18-20 year olds to hand over or transfer ownership of heretofore legally possessed "assault weapons" is gaining sponsors in the Illinois Senate after passing the House last month. The bill, HB 1465, was sponsored in the House by Rep. Michelle Mussman (D-Schaumburg) and passed by a vote of 64-51 on February...
  • NAACP Urges National Gun Confiscation

    03/06/2018 3:46:33 PM PST · by Zakeet · 83 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | March 6, 2018 | Joe Simonson
    NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson called for a national gun confiscation program in a syndicated column through Black Press USA on Monday. Comparing recent school shootings to the violence and discrimination black students faced after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision, Johnson wrote that "fear and terror still exist in our children’s classrooms" because of the "National Rifle Association and the politicians [sic] that support them." [Snip] "Over 80 percent of gun deaths of African Americans are homicides. Roughly speaking, 1 out of every 3 African American males who die between the ages of 15...
  • Nolte: How Close Is America to Outright Gun Confiscation? Very Close.

    03/06/2018 6:26:08 AM PST · by Cheerio · 136 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 5 Mar 2018 | John Nolte
    The so-called fact checkers at the far-left Washington Post are liars. Straight-up liars. Because here is what Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama actually said in favor of gun confiscation: Barack Obama, June 2014: Couple of decades ago, Australia had a mass shooting, similar to Columbine or Newtown. And Australia just said, well, that’s it, we’re not doing, we’re not seeing that again, and basically imposed very severe, tough gun laws, and they haven’t had a mass shooting since. Our levels of gun violence are off the charts. There’s no advanced, developed country that would put up with this. Barack Obama,...
  • Immigration Priority to South African Farmers facing Systematic Land Confiscations and Murder

    03/03/2018 10:00:25 AM PST · by bkopto · 68 replies
    We the People ^ | 2/28/2018 | M.O.
    We the People call upon Congress to apply immigration priority to the South African Farmers facing systematic land confiscation and murder by their own government. These government sanctioned land confiscations / murders are race related (See here - https://tinyurl.com/y7mfmhco ) and our governments responsibility to act by UN law ( See here - https://tinyurl.com/ya5fn63p ) Must not be ignored. White South African Farmers facing genocide in their home land should be given priority as they not only face extinction in their homelands but also stand as a primary example of the kind of immigrants we would want here in our...
  • The coming controversy over admitting white refugees from South Africa

    03/02/2018 7:25:07 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 66 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/02/2018 | Thomas Lifson
    The news that South Africa is moving decisively in the disastrous direction of Zimbabwe – confiscating the land of white farmers, which is by definition ethnic cleansing and almost certainly will involve mass murder (as it did in Zimbabwe) – has already sparked a petition to allow the resulting refugees into the United States: More than 10,500 people have signed a petition asking President Donald Trump to let white people in South Africa emigrate to the U.S. amid a vote by the country's parliament to strip white farmers of their land without compensation.  The petition calls on the U.S. leader to "take the steps...
  • South Africa votes to confiscate white-owned land without compensation

    02/28/2018 9:41:53 PM PST · by grundle · 170 replies
    news.com.au ^ | February 28, 2018 | Frank Chung
    SOUTH Africa’s parliament has voted in favour of a motion that will begin the process of amending the country’s Constitution to allow for the confiscation of white-owned land without compensation. The motion was brought by Julius Malema, leader of the radical Marxist opposition party the Economic Freedom Fighters, and passed overwhelmingly by 241 votes to 83 against. The only parties who did not support the motion were the Democratic Alliance, Freedom Front Plus, Cope and the African Christian Democratic Party. It was amended but supported by the ruling African National Congress and new president Cyril Ramaphosa, who made land expropriation...
  • Nobody wants to take your guns?

    02/26/2018 4:46:43 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 32 replies
    Whenever I, or others, object to “registration” or bans on transfers, or other forms of “gun control” and firearms restrictions as steps toward an eventual complete prohibition and the confiscation that such would necessarily entail, we get told we’re paranoid and “nobody wants to take your guns.” Well, perhaps we should consider these “nobodies”: This is a good resource of quotes from Damn Liberals who have said in the past they really DO want to confiscate all firearms from the public. So, when you run into that shibboleth that no one wants to confiscate your guns, here is definitive proof...
  • Yale student op-ed: Charity is not enough … your money must be TAKEN from you

    12/05/2017 10:53:08 AM PST · by TBP · 94 replies
    Headline of the Day ^ | December 5, 2017 | T.A. Reid
    ‘We have an obligation to redistribute’ The holiday season is upon us, and leave it to an Ivy Leaguer to play the role of the proverbial stick in the mud. Writing in the Yale Daily News, guest columnist Xuan (who uses the pronouns “they” and “them”) invokes the United States’ “legacy of colonialism, exploitation, slavery and genocide” to argue that Americans’ personal charity isn’t “quite enough” nor “all of morality.” They offer examples of a shady used car salesman and a sketchy entrepreneur who, after screwing over people in the past attempt to make good later in life through charitable...
  • Saudi Arabia’s crown prince could turn to Credit Suisse next

    11/20/2017 6:15:39 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 9 replies
    FT ^ | 2017/11/20 | PATRICK JENKINS
    Saudi Arabia’s crown prince could turn to Credit Suisse next Saudis are among a number of SWFs intrigued by recent shareholder developments at Swiss bank PATRICK JENKINS For those who had not been paying attention to the rise of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, his recent dramatic detention of fellow princes and other senior figures over corruption allegations came out of the blue. But amid some pretty tough competition for the world’s attention — a quasi-coup in Zimbabwe, more Brexit tumult — he has kept up the momentum ever since. On Thursday it emerged that the Saudi authorities...
  • Boston Globe: It's Time To Consider Gun Confiscation

    11/15/2017 6:12:40 AM PST · by Zakeet · 76 replies
    Townhall ^ | November 14, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    Well, if there’s one thing we can say about this Boston Globe op-ed, it’s honest. I don’t mean honest regarding facts or anything, but honest in detailing what gun control advocates really, really want: confiscation. Trouble is, it’s not clear the "something" Democrats typically demand would make a real dent in the nation’s epidemic of gun violence. Congress can ban assault weapons, but they account for just a tiny sliver of the country’s 33,000 annual firearm deaths. And tighter background checks will do nothing to cut down on the 310 million guns already in circulation. In other words, the proposals...
  • ABC News: Firearm Confiscation Orders Part of Solution to Mass Public Attacks

    11/11/2017 4:40:49 PM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 128 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11 Nov 2017 | AWR HAWKINS
    Senate Democrats pushed nine different gun controls during the past six weeks, and ABC News has now emerged with a tenth gun law which they suggest may be the ringer. That law would legalize firearm confiscation orders like those in Washington state. Such orders allow a judge to issue an ex parte order for the confiscation of an American’s firearms. This means the order can be issued without the firearm owner even being present for the process. His or her first knowledge of the order would come when police knocked on their door to sweep the house for firearms. According...