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  • Venezuelans Now Regret Giving Up Their Guns – This is What Happens to a Disarmed Populace

    12/16/2018 11:56:37 AM PST · by Politically Correct · 63 replies
    The Truth About guns ^ | 16 Dec. 2018 | LUIS VALDES
    In 2012, Venezuela’s dictator-for-life President Hugo Chavez had his rubber stamp legislature pass the Control of Arms, Munitions and Disarmament Law. The public generally supported it at the time. The law stripped law-abiding Venezuelans of every firearm and round of ammunition they could legally own. As the country and its citizens have increasingly benefitted from the wonders of Bolivarian socialism, it appears that the public now regrets their support for total civilian disarmament. “Guns would have served as a vital pillar to remaining a free people, or at least able to put up a fight,” Javier Vanegas, 28, a Venezuelan...
  • WARNING: National Red Flag Gun Laws Are Coming

    11/19/2018 8:48:31 AM PST · by deandg99 · 41 replies
    DC Dirty Laundry ^ | 11/19/2018 | David Risselada
    The Democrats are promising to make gun control a top priority as they are set to assume the majority in the House of Representatives. Some Democrats are even showing their true colors by foolishly stating that the government would use nukes on people refusing to comply with their gun confiscation mandates. While we can safely assume (hopefully anyway) that Representative Swalwell wouldn’t take out an entire state because people refused to surrender their constitutional rights, which he is sworn to uphold and protect incidentally, we shouldn’t assume our gun rights are safe just because Donald Trump is in the White...
  • Democrat Presidential Hopeful: ‘I’d Nuke Americans for Resisting Gun Confiscation’

    11/17/2018 6:47:09 AM PST · by deandg99 · 53 replies
    DC Dirty Laundry ^ | 11/17/2018 | Chris Menahan
    <p>Democrat presidential hopeful Eric Swalwell on Friday threatened that he would use nuclear weapons against American citizens on American soil if they revolted against his plan for mandatory gun confiscation.</p> <p>Responding to a column Rep. Swalwell wrote earlier this year calling for mandatory gun confiscation and “going after resisters,” conservative commentator Joe Biggs said that means Swalwell basically “wants a war.”</p>
  • Maryland: Cops Shoot Man to Death In His Home For Resisting Gun Confiscation

    11/07/2018 5:15:59 PM PST · by deandg99 · 117 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 11/07/2018 | Chris Menahan
    Police in the Democrat haven of Maryland shot and killed a man in his home on Monday while serving a “protective order” under a new law which allows them to seize people’s guns without due process. Since the new gun confiscation law went into effect on October 1st, police have carried out 114 such confiscation orders, which comes out to over 3 such seizures every day.
  • Illegal Alien Murders Wife after Portland Sheriff Sets Him Free Without Notifying ICE

    11/03/2018 8:52:44 AM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | November 3, 2018 | Brock Simmons
    Multnomah County “sheriff” Mike Reese is now taking heat for failing to notify I.C.E. when he had an illegal alien in custody up on assault charges. Those charges were dropped, of course, and the illegal alien was set free, only for said illegal alien to go on to murder his wife by stabbing her to death and dumping her body in a ditch. Multnomah County is home to Portland, Oregon. ... A man accused of murdering his wife and leaving her body in a ditch is at the center of a firestorm between ICE and the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office....
  • If They Come for Your Guns, Is it Your Responsibility to Resist?

    11/02/2018 6:22:36 PM PDT · by deandg99 · 55 replies
    DC Dirty Laundry ^ | 07.16.2918 | Dean Garrison
    Are you aware that the U.S. recently agreed to “full implementation” of the United Nations Gun Control Pact? Even if your country never completely bows to the rule of the United Nations, it is clear that there is an agenda in play to disarm Americans. They are looking for any excuse they can to keep you from owning a gun. Why? Because in a country with more guns than people, the government feels threatened. They struggle to maintain power over the masses.
  • Ron Paul: Republicans, Democrats Teaming Up for Federal Gun Confiscation Bill

    05/31/2018 6:25:15 PM PDT · by bitt · 83 replies
    IWB ^ | 3/25/2018 | IWB
    In an email Tuesday night, former Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul released an ominous statement claiming that a source they have in the Senate revealed Democrats are teaming up with Republicans to push through a massive gun control bill. According to their source, as Paul explained, “Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) are teaming up with Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) to ram through one of the worst nationwide gun confiscation schemes ever devised.” The gun confiscation bill, according to Paul, is designed to disarm Americans without any due process. The senators are using the recent tragic shooting in...
  • Deerfield bans assault weapons and high-capacity magazines

    04/05/2018 5:23:35 AM PDT · by Politically Correct · 12 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 3 April 2018 | Steve Sadin
    The Village Board of Trustees unanimously approved a ban on certain types of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, amending a 2013 ordinance that regulated the storage of those items. The new ordinance prohibits the possession, sale and manufacturing of certain types of assault weapons and large capacity magazines within the village, according to the ordinance. One change from the law as it was originally discussed exempts retired police officers from the ban, according to Village Manager Kent Street. Violations carry a fine of between $250 and $1,000 per day, according to Matthew Rose, the village attorney. He said the fine...
  • Surprise, Surprise: March For Our Lives Once Again Shows

    There are areas where gun control activists and the pro-Second Amendment camp can meet. There are gun violence protective orders; keeping guns out of the hands of criminals, domestic abusers, and the mentally ill. But we’ll never get there. It’s all a trap. Even bills that strengthen the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) are a dangerous game because if you give the Left an inch, they’ll take a mile. They admitted it yesterday. Deleney Tarr, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student, gave an impassioned speech about how they’re going to do exactly that concerning gun control legislation,...
  • Revealing Scenes From The “March For Our Lives”

    03/24/2018 6:07:35 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 25 replies
    Hot Air ^ | March 24, 2018 | Jazz Shaw
    Nearly all the coverage of the March for our Lives events today predictably looked like a scene straight out of central casting. That was particularly true of the coverage on CNN. Trust me. I sat through hours of it because, well… it’s Saturday and I’m the weekend editor, so that’s just how it goes. There was a decided, shall we say… “tone” to CNN’s broadcast. This was particularly true of the chyron messages which didn’t change overly much throughout the day. Here’s one which I captured straight from the television. Notice anything odd about it?
  • March for Our Lives will 'start a revolution,' Parkland school-shooting survivor says

    03/24/2018 3:16:42 PM PDT · by C19fan · 115 replies
    ABC News ^ | March 24, 2018 | Mark Osborne
    A student survivor of the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida, who is helping to lead the March for Our Lives for gun control said today's protests in Washington, D.C., and around the country "are going to start a revolution." "We are sick and tired of the inaction here in Washington and around the country" by politicians who are "owned by the NRA," David Hogg, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, said on "Good Morning America" this morning. "Today we are going to start a revolution." "We will change America with or without these politicians," continued...
  • It Begins: Florida Resident’s Firearms, Ammunition Confiscated Under Gun Control Law

    03/16/2018 9:42:27 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 158 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 03/16/18 | AWR HAWKINS
    The guns and ammunition of a 56-year-old Lighthouse Point, Florida, resident were confiscated by police in what is reportedly the first such seizure under gun control laws signed by Gov. Rick Scott (R) last week. The Orlando Sentinel reports that “four firearms and 267 rounds of ammunition” were taken from the man, and he was “taken to a hospital for involuntary psychiatric treatment.” The seized firearms were listed as “a Ruger LCP .380 pistol, an M2 Mauser .45 pistol, a Charter Arms .357 mag snub nose revolver and a Mossberg 500 12-gauge shotgun.” The paper notes that “the civil ruling...
  • Seattle police first in state to seize gun under mental health law

    03/06/2018 3:44:18 PM PST · by Politically Correct · 73 replies
    KATU2 ^ | 3 March 2018 | Joel Moreno
    Seattle police first in state to seize gun under mental health law by Joel MorenoSaturday, March 3rd 2018 SEATTLE – The city’s police department became the first law enforcement agency in the state to force the surrender of a firearm under a new law known as an “extreme risk protection order.” The incident involves a man who lives in Belltown, who neighbors said had been intimidating people for the past year - even staring-down customers through store-front windows with a gun holstered at his side. Mental illness is suspected, but that new law allowed police to legally disarm him. “He...
  • Let's Be Honest, The Latest Gun Control Bill Is Pretty Much A Total Ban On Firearms

    02/27/2018 1:19:00 PM PST · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 27, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Okay—so the new ban on so-called assault weapons has been put forward and to no one’s surprise is pretty much a total gun ban. A massive slate of weapons are slated to be banned since the legislation calls for the prohibition of semi-automatic rifles and handguns that have detachable magazines, and can carry more than 10 rounds (via Washington Examiner) [emphasis mine: House Democrats have introduced a bill banning semi-automatic firearms in the wake of the Feb. 14 shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla.Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., announced Monday he is introducing the Assault Weapons Ban of 2018....
  • How leftists plan to use Parkland's dead

    02/27/2018 9:53:00 AM PST · by rktman · 15 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 2/27/2018 | Lewis Dovland
    We are facing a crisis of rights. The recent Florida school shooting has started a dangerous wave of misdirected outrage about gun rights – and the misdirection is on purpose by those looking to control the dialog. To set the stage, consider two other recent instances where similar outrage gave the leverage to take immediate steps and accomplish things that would not have been possible if cooler (and less cowardly) heads had prevailed. First, the Charleston Church shooting in June of 2015. A young, mentally ill white boy killed nine black worshipers in a horrific crime. As bad as that...
  • MSNBC Host: Handgun Bullets Are Ineffective In Stopping School Shooters Because They're Too Slow

    02/26/2018 1:34:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 175 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 26, 2018 | Matt Vespa,
    Talk about a facepalm moment. Is it the media’s stupidity or stacking sandbags because they know this National Rifle Association initiative could gain traction? You decide. The NRA wants more armed guards in schools. Teachers should be allowed to carry as well. After the tragic Sandy Hook shooting, the school board voted to approve this proposal. This is not an alien concept. A lot of schools have resource officers; Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the site of the most recent school shooting on February 14, had such officers. They failed to engage the shooter, Nikolas Cruz. Scores of teachers in...
  • Florida Legislature Moves to Stop Legalized Theft of Firearms

    02/25/2018 10:46:23 AM PST · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 20 February, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Law enforcement officers will impound firearms when no crime has been committed. This is driven by a fear of “not doing enough” combined with the demonization of firearms. Law enforcement hesitation and fear of litigation have combined to legalize the theft of firearms.In Florida and many other states, it is a common problem that harms numerous innocent victims.  Often, the victims have no choice. The guns are taken by force. Other victims are asked for permission, but not warned of the consequences of agreeing to the request by law enforcement. Here is an example out of Florida: From wfsu.org:...
  • Why the Democrats Just Lost the House and Senate

    02/22/2018 7:31:59 AM PST · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 22, 2018 | Michael Hammond
    Remember me? I'm the guy who, in the middle of the Khan imbroglio in August '16, predicted that Trump would win the presidency. And I did so again after the release of the Billy Bush tapes in October. Well, I'm here to make another prediction: In the last four days, the Democrats just forfeited their shot at winning the House or the Senate in 2018. In fact, Democrats have made such a grave political miscalculation that only quick action by Republicans can save them from defeat. The story begins in 1994, when President Bill Clinton gleefully signed a ban on...
  • 'Arrogant' woman with 'genuine affection for weapons' caught with stash of guns in her home

    01/20/2018 2:32:35 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 67 replies
    Self-professed 'weapons expert' Nigelle Von De Bar Baskerville had a live revolver in a book and another stored under a stepA “cavalier” woman with a “genuine affection for weapons” was caught with five illegal firearms – including a revolver stashed in a book – and more than 700 unlawful rounds of live ammunition in her home. Nigelle Von De Bar Baskerville, 55, from Powys , who referred to herself as an expert in weapons, was jailed at Cardiff Crown Court after admitting a string of firearms offences. Opening the case, prosecutor Nigel Fryer said: “She had a hoard of weapons.”...
  • Boston Globe: Gun Confiscation is Needed… and Impossible

    11/28/2017 7:42:34 AM PST · by marktwain · 75 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 24 November, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    The Boston Globe recent ran an article where it acknowledged the obvious: the long term goal of the gun control movement (recently relabeled as  “gun safety”), is to confiscate a large number of Americans' firearms. The Globe has almost everything else wrong in its article, but they are honest about the desire for gun confiscation.From the bostonglobe.com:In other words, the proposals aren’t just difficult to enact in the current political climate; their practical effects would also be quite limited. On occasion, though, leading Democrats will make oblique reference to a more sweeping policy change: seizing a huge number of...