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  • Gun Used in Kate Steinle Homicide: Facts, Distance, Richochet, Bullet

    12/12/2017 4:59:17 AM PST · by marktwain · 42 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 7 December, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    The Sig Sauer P239 is a compact semi-automatic pistol that holds seven .40 caliber rounds in the magazine. The .40 caliber bullet recovered from Kate Steinle's body was a hollowpoint design. It appears to have entered her body while tumbling after ricocheting off Pier 14's paved surface. The Sig Sauer pistol was stolen from a federal Bureau of Land Management ranger in San Francisco on June 27, 2015, four days before the homicide.  His vehicle was locked.The gun was out of sight, in a holster in a backpack. The rear passenger window had been smashed in. The pistol was...
  • NRA-Republican Backed Bill Makes it Easier for Feds to Disarm Citizens

    12/09/2017 5:13:20 PM PST · by Mafe · 39 replies
    Mises Institute ^ | 12/8/2017 | Tho Bishop
    On Wednesday, the Republican controlled house voted to further federalize gun laws in this country. While Ryan McMaken has noted the danger in further centralizing gun legislation, there is another deeply troubling aspect to this bill: it expands the ability of the Federal government to restrict Americans’ right to bear arms. During the legislative process, the NRA supported merging the bill aimed at nationalizing concealed carry permits with another piece of legislation aimed at “fixing” the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS.) Obviously this legislation was inspired by the failure of the US Air Force to report the criminal...
  • Gun Found In Lunch Bag Of TSA Worker

    12/06/2017 12:53:59 PM PST · by ransomnote · 33 replies
    cbslocal.com ^ | December 5, 2017 | no byline
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (CBS) – A Transportation Security Administration worker packed more than just a sandwich in his lunch bag while heading to work at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. The worker mistakenly packed a gun, which was found by officials as the worker passed through a security checkpoint screening before work, confirmed TSA spokesman Mike McCarthy on Tuesday. “The firearm was detected on Friday at the security checkpoint when a TSA employee underwent screening at the beginning of their shift,” McCarthy said.
  • British Police: Two Week Conditional Amnesty for Gun Turn In

    11/24/2017 6:00:04 AM PST · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 21 November, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Crime involving guns is on the rise in England and Wales. There has been a 27 percent increase through June of 2017, compared to the previous year, according to the BBC. The response of the British police has been to declare a two week “gun surrender” that is a sort of amnesty to turn in illegally owned guns.People are assured that they will “not automatically be charged, but will be if they are later connected to a crime.”  It does not sound reassuring to me, but the British are known to be extremely law abiding and trusting of their...
  • A can’t lose gun control proposition

    11/09/2017 10:09:37 AM PST · by Starman417 · 5 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-09-17 | DrJohn
    The bodies in Texas weren't cold when the moronic Senators from my state of CT- Murphy and Blumenthal- were already politicizing the tragedy. Both of these tools called for "common sense" gun control measures as if none existed today. Further, they failed to mention what these simple "common sense" measures are, but then again they never do. So let me offer an outline for more gun control. Let us assume that democrats will be calling for another ban on assault weapons, or anything that looks like an assault weapon or just looks plain scary, toys included. Such a plan would...
  • Mossberg Issues Product Recall On Some Maverick Hunter Shotguns

    11/07/2017 10:41:07 PM PST · by LegendHasIt · 9 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | November 7, 2017 | Tom Knighton
    Maverick Arms has discovered that a small number of Maverick Hunter™ Over/Under 12-gauge shotguns (SKU 75445) have been marked incorrectly. The chamber marking indicates that these shotguns are chambered for 3 ˝” shells, however, the chambers are manufactured for 2 ľ” and 3” shells. Snip Each Maverick Hunter™ shotgun is marked with a chamber designation on the right side of the barrel, just below the safety warning. If your shotgun marking reads “12 Ga 3 ˝” Maverick Hunter” then your shotgun IS affected by this recall. Discontinue use of this shotgun and immediately follow the instructions provided below. Note that...
  • Gun Crime

    11/04/2017 12:36:03 PM PDT · by MosesKnows · 4 replies
    11/4/2017 | MosesKnows
    Gun Crime If reducing gun crime is your goal or objective then I assert that the ACLU and The NRA have the solution. The ACLU exist to protect Americans’ First Amendment Rights. The NRA exist to protect Americans’ Second Amendment Right. The NRA can show cities how to use existing laws to reduce gun crime without violating the Second Amendment Right. The ACLU can show cities how to use existing laws to reduce gun crime without violating First Amendment Rights.
  • 16 Unanswered Questions About The Las Vegas Shooting

    10/06/2017 5:44:32 AM PDT · by vannrox · 40 replies
    Economc Collapse Blog ^ | 5OCT17 | Michael Snyder
    Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog,The public is not being told the truth about what really went down in Las Vegas. As you will see below, the evidence is mounting that there were multiple shooters and that this was an operation that was planned well in advance.  But according to the mainstream media, a 64-year-old retired accountant with a flabby physique that had no military training whatsoever and that wasn’t very experienced with guns was able to pull the whole thing off all by himself.  We are being told that Paddock was a “lone wolf” that didn’t...
  • Vegas shooting-Trump left tongue-tied because he is part of problem(Barf alert)

    10/03/2017 3:42:33 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 15 replies
    Irish Independent ^ | 3rd October 2017 | Will Gore
    LAS Vegas is the city that perhaps most obviously symbolises America’s love affair with the world of entertainment. Its themed hotels, the residencies of huge music stars, the casinos, the coloured illuminations: pulled together they offer the chance to be thrilled and, if you’re lucky, get rich – all under the gaze of a thousand fluorescent light bulbs. Now, however, Vegas is facing up to a much darker reality following the death of dozens of concertgoers at the hands of a mass murderer. The city that styles itself as the entertainment capital of the world is also now the holder...
  • Active Shooter At Air Force Academy Prep School (Hoax)

    09/29/2017 10:36:17 PM PDT · by OldMissileer · 54 replies
    Friend ^ | 30 Sep 17 | Self
    One of My best Air Force friends who lives next to the Air Force Academy just texted there is an active shooter at the AFA Prep School. This is where the racist postings occurred a couple of days ago.
  • SILENCERCO MAXIM 50, INTEGRALLY SOUND MODIFIED .50 CALIBER MUZZLE LOADER, LEGAL IN ALL 50 STATES

    09/20/2017 9:46:31 AM PDT · by petro45acp · 13 replies
    Loadout Room ^ | Sept. 19, 2017 | The Arms Guide
    For the first time since the National Firearms Act (NFA) was created in 1934, civilians can enjoy suppressed shooting in all 50 states with SilencerCo’s latest innovation: the integrally suppressed Maxim 50 muzzleloader. In addition, this product can be purchased right now on the web with no regulation (no 4473, no tax stamp, no photographs or fingerprints) at store.silencerco.com and be shipped immediately to the purchaser with few exceptions*. Residents in the 42 states that allow civilian ownership of silencers have to pay a $200 tax, fill out forms, send in photos, submit to fingerprinting, and wait months for the...
  • Woman found with loaded handgun in body cavity during strip search

    09/12/2017 4:50:06 PM PDT · by PROCON · 81 replies
    americanmilitarynews.com ^ | Sept. 12, 2017 | Peter Reid
    A Missouri woman was found with a loaded handgun in her vagina after being arrested for possession of drugs, a local newspaper reported.Amika Witt, 20, was stopped by police at 5 a.m. Thursday for driving 90 miles per hour. During a search, police found ecstasy on her her, as well as heroin in her bra, according to a statement read in court by McLean County Assistant State’s Attorney Layne Roberts. Witt was taken to McLean County Jail where she was strip searched by a female officer, who then found a 13-ounce Kimber .380 handgun in Witt’s body cavity. The handgun...
  • 'They were hunting for Jews car by car, I had no choice'

    09/10/2017 1:49:15 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 25 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/9/17 | David Rosenberg
    Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=35&v=dSQz3Y57RBw An Israeli singer and his family were attacked by an Arab lynch mob in eastern Jerusalem Saturday night, following a concert at a hotel near the Mount of Olives. ..... On their way back home, Miller told Kikar Hashabbat, he and his family drove towards Mount Scopus via the mixed neighborhood of A-Tur in eastern Jerusalem. While driving through A-Tur, Miller suddenly found the road blocked by a mob of Arabs, who he says were carrying clubs and hurling stones at Jewish cars. “As I was driving through A-Tur towards Mount Scopus, all of the sudden I saw...
  • Australians turn in 26,000 guns in national amnesty

    09/08/2017 2:44:35 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 96 replies
    BBC News ^ | 8th September 2017 | BBC News
    Australians have handed in nearly 26,000 firearms in the nation's first gun amnesty since its landmark response to a mass shooting in 1996. The amnesty began on 1 July to help counter a growing terrorism threat and an influx of arms in the country. It is illegal to own an unregistered firearm in Australia. Those caught outside the amnesty period face fines of up to A$280,000 (Ł172,000, $225,000) and up to 14 years in jail. The current programme, running until 30 September, means Australians can surrender unregistered firearms and related items without fear of prosecution. Justice Minister Michael Keenan said...
  • Gun rights groups concerned over protestors carrying firearms at rallies

    08/23/2017 9:00:10 AM PDT · by Mafe · 50 replies
    Washington Times ^ | August 22, 2017 | Andrea Noble
    They’ve represented gun owners in some of the highest-profile cases to hit the courts in recent years, but the Second Amendment Foundation won’t defend groups that hold public armed protests, saying that crosses a line. “We are not a fan of armed protests and highly discourage that,” said Alan Gottlieb, the founder and executive vice president of the SAF. “Firearms serve a purpose, and the purpose is not a mouthpiece. It’s to defend yourself. If you are carrying it to make a political point, we are not going to support that.” In the wake of recent public protests by neo-Nazis,...
  • 10 Vintage Gun Ads that would be Banned in 2017

    08/14/2017 8:23:16 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 48 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 8/14/2017 | E Nestor
    Gun ads have changed with the times. Political correctness is certainly not the name of the game in these classic pieces of gun marketing. It was just plain old fashion advertising back in the day. Hammer the hammer? Lawyers wouldn’t come within a football field of this one. Of course, hammering on a vintage revolver probably is a bad idea anyway…Oh no, that guy is teaching his son how to hunt, you say? Where are their iphones, video games and couch? Well, buddy, this is how a father is supposed to raise his son to be a man, not a...
  • What’s On The Ballot...!

    08/11/2017 6:53:59 AM PDT · by vannrox · 6 replies
    Taxicabdepressions ^ | 8th October 2016 | Editorial staff
    I’ve been busy, but I have been following what’s happening around me… just off the top of my head…* 20 trillion dollars in debt* 120 trillion dollars in unfunded liabilities*Insurance companies withdrawing coverage or doubling premiums for millions as Obamacare collapses*North Korea developing and testing land-based and submarine ballistic missiles*Iran fast-tracked to nuclear weapons*Billions of dollars and pallets of shrink-wrapped cash shipped to Iran*Pakistan threatening India with nukes*Venezuela collapsing under socialism*Iranian gunboats and Russian fighter jets harassing US Navy vessels in the Persian Gulf*Russia installing missile batteries in Syria and Eastern Europe*China building airstrips in the South China Sea*Police...
  • The Complete Guide to What Every Man Should Keep in His Car

    08/09/2017 4:42:52 PM PDT · by vannrox · 117 replies
    The Art of Manlness ^ | January 27, 2017 | AoM Team
    When I was growing up, I noticed that my father kept his car well-stocked with supplies. A lot of the equipment was for his job busting poachers as a game warden, but most of the things were for emergency situations that could happen to anyone. And there were plenty of times when my dad was able to put those supplies to work.Be it a maintenance issue or a snowstorm, keeping the following items in your vehicle can save you time and discomfort, and perhaps even your very life, should an emergency arise. Obviously, the necessity of some items depends...
  • Regarding "The Pig Trap"

    08/09/2017 5:01:26 AM PDT · by vannrox · 8 replies
    Taxicab Depressions ^ | 19th April 2014 | Taxicabdepressions
    As I have said more than once, the main point of this blog is just simple therapy for me… I just need a creative way to blow off steam, and beating my wife, taking up recreational heroin, or soaking these drunken douchebags down with bear mace and leaving them gasping and writhing in the gutter where they belong don’t seem like great options. Nobody reads this blog except a handful of my regular passengers, a few cool, smart people from out-of-town that I direct to it, and people at HotAir.com that I sometimes direct to a post over here, if...
  • Canadian Man Takes Gun from Home Invaders – Charged with Attempted Murder and Nine Other Crimes

    08/05/2017 9:15:33 AM PDT · by davikkm · 47 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    In what is surely an attempt by the Canadian state to make people fear the very idea of defending themselves and their families, a man has been charged with attempted murder after wrestling a gun from one of three armed home invaders and shooting one of them (non-life threatening injury). Why is it that Canada (and other nations) are so determined to ensure that the population is unable to adequately protect themselves? Kyle Earl Munroe was at home with a friend when three armed intruders entered his home, he and the other man struggled with the intruders, Munroe managed to...