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  • Question of the decade: When will Obama’s Impeachment be ‘on the table’?

    01/29/2015 8:54:22 AM PST · by HammerT · 82 replies
    Jan 29 2015 | N/A
    We’re all too familiar with the pattern by now: His exultancy, the maximum Dear leader Obama the second, ruler of all and master of no responsibility will decree some outrageous and illegal act. This will be followed by the surrender monkeys of the GOPe almost getting into fist fights in a mad dash to be first to solemnly announce that once again, Impeachment is ‘off the table’. And just as with any other rule breaking, the psychological science of operant conditioning applies. The result is an increase of a behavior that is rewarded and less for which is punished. Were...
  • [7 years ago on February 21, 2008: NBC] Russia has the corner on guns in space

    01/29/2015 1:45:04 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 4 replies
    NBC News ^ | updated 2/12/2008 5:09:26 PM ET | James Oberg NBC News space analyst
    In fact, Moscow’s latest diplomatic offensive to get a treaty banning weapons in space may be shot down by one of the proposed pact's little-noticed provisions: Nobody else should get to put weapons in space, but Russia gets to keep the ones it already has. Cosmonauts regularly carry handguns on their Soyuz spacecraft — and actually, that's not unreasonable. There are practical and historical justifications.
  • Gun Control Group Wants Emily Miller Fired Over Speech

    01/28/2015 8:27:10 AM PST · by rktman · 20 replies
    gunalizer.com ^ | 1/28/2015 | RRangle
    The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, is circulating a petition to have Emily Miller fired, for what they allege is an ethics problem because she’s involved in the gun rights movement. They didn’t like her speech to the Virginia Defense league.
  • Why Firearms Makers Are So Worried Even as The Second Amendment Is Stronger than Ever

    01/28/2015 6:43:01 AM PST · by HammerT · 38 replies
    National Review Online ^ | January 27, 2015 | Ted R. Bromund
    But despite their formidable powers of self-defense, members of the industry are a nervous lot — and not without reason. Two years ago, after Newtown and the 2012 election, the show anxiously awaited President Obama’s executive actions on gun control. A year ago, the (ATT),.. promised nothing but trouble. This year, executive actions were back on the agenda: with the midterm elections now past, the industry fears there’s nothing to stop the president from indulging his anti-firearms instincts. [..] But gun-control supporters aren’t merely relying on fooling people with new language. From import bans to action through the Centers for...
  • State Senate Shoots Down Ebbin and Favola’s Gun Control Bills

    01/27/2015 9:51:00 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 3 replies
    arlnow.com ^ | 1-27-15 | Ethan Rothstein
    All gun control bills proposed by Democrats that went before the Virginia Senate Courts of Justice Committee yesterday were defeated. Among the legislation struck down was a bill from Sen. Adam Ebbin (D) that would have made it illegal for parents to allow a child 4 years old or younger to use a firearm. Another bill, from Sen. Barbara Favola (D), would have prevented those convicted of stalking or sexual battery from carrying a firearm. More than a dozen bills that would restrict everything from who can purchase guns, which convicted criminals can carry guns and how many guns one...
  • Mississippi Legislation Declares All Federal Gun Control Unconstitutional

    01/27/2015 9:41:13 AM PST · by rktman · 19 replies
    blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com ^ | 1/26/2015 | Bryan Baucom
    Two bills filed in the Mississippi House and Senate would make it an express duty of the state government to protect the gun rights of Mississippians against federal gun control measures. House Bill 1297 (HB1297) was filed by Rep. Staples last week. It declares “All federal acts, laws, orders, rules or regulations regarding firearms are a violation of the Second Amendment.” In other words, as the Founders understood, the federal government has no authority over firearms, period. The bill goes on to declare that all such federal acts are “invalid in this state, shall not be recognized by this state,...
  • Ganging Up on Gun Violence

    01/27/2015 9:13:31 AM PST · by rktman · 9 replies
    independent.com ^ | 1/21/2015 | Brandon Fastman
    Congressmember Lois Capps thought President Barack Obama had lingered longer than usual on the House floor after his sixth State of the Union address Tuesday night. She said she felt like a “groupie.” “I had an opportunity to shake his hand and tell him how proud of him I was,” she said. “Then I turned around, and he was still there.” Most importantly, Capps had the opportunity to give Obama a photograph of Christopher Michaels-Martinez as a young boy. Michaels-Martinez was a bright UCSB student gunned down last May in the Isla Vista massacre perpetrated by a mentally ill City...
  • VA Senate Committee Kills Gun Control Initiatives…Again

    01/27/2015 6:19:26 AM PST · by rktman · 9 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 1/26/2015 | Matt Vespa
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s (D-VA) gun control package has righteously gone down in flames (again) when a Virginia State Senate committee decided to vote them down. One of them sought to institute the one-a-month handgun law, which former Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA) repealed in 2012. Up until that point, it was state law since 1993 (via WaPo):
  • A world critical of gun control in the U.S.

    01/26/2015 9:48:58 AM PST · by rktman · 60 replies
    natmonitor.com ^ | 1/23/2015 | Deven Bhagwandin
    The polarizing topic of gun control in the U.S. is once again in the national and world spotlight as gun manufacturer PARA USA calls for a boycott of the film Taken 3. The film’s lead actor, Liam Neeson, told a reporter last week that he felt there were too many guns in America. During the interview he added, “Every week now we’re picking up a newspaper and seeing ‘Yet another few kids have been killed in schools.’” While the debate over the constitutionality of gun control laws rages, Neeson’s comment exemplifies the critical view of the rest of the world...
  • Toward a Future Less Marred by Gun Violence

    01/26/2015 9:38:59 AM PST · by rktman · 24 replies
    thecrimson.com ^ | 1/26/2015 | The Crimson Staff
    Last week, President Obama omitted mention of gun control in a State of the Union address for the first time since 2012. Politically, that decision might make sense. In the past year, the United States suffered fewer widely-covered massacres involving firearms, and politicians may have been less inclined to pursue gun control for this reason. The recent shooting at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and the recent increase in Boston's gun homicide rate the homicide rate, however, highlight the fact that restricting access to firearms remains a significant public safety issue both locally and nationwide
  • Man shoots self outside News Corp building in NYC

    01/26/2015 8:12:10 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 49 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 1/26/2015 | Yaron Steinbuch, Dana Sauchelli and Chris Perez
    A man protesting Fox News shot himself in the chest and was critically injured Monday outside of the News Corp. building in midtown, authorities and sources said. The man, who was not identified, was found just before 9 a.m. sitting slumped outside of the building on Sixth Avenue and West 47th Street, cops and witnesses said. Police at the scene said that the man apparently shot himself with a small-caliber pistol, which was found on the ground next to him. He was taken to Bellevue Hospital in critical condition, cops said. Prior to the shooting, the man was heard protesting...
  • Who's Packing? (and does it matter?) Schools, hospitals and government buildings ban firearms.

    01/25/2015 12:25:42 PM PST · by rktman · 23 replies
    jdsupra.com ^ | 1/21/2015 | Howard Dakoff
    An otherwise peaceful and playful day this past summer at a southern Illinois homeowners association pool turned ugly when a resident with a history of behavioral problems became offended at a perceived slight. In retaliation, she threatened to drown someone's child. "It was crazy. It was very frightening," says Michelle St. Cin, AMS, PCAM, regional manager for Community Property Management in Alton, Ill. The situation was defused, but it left board members wondering: What if an over-protective parent were to pull a gun from a purse or backpack and start firing?
  • Group cuts up VIC cards in protest of Harris Teeter's gun policy

    01/25/2015 10:46:41 AM PST · by eyedigress · 77 replies
    http://www.wbtv.com ^ | Dedrick Russell
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Members of the North Carolina Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America showed up at Harris Teeter on Providence Road in Charlotte on Saturday. They cut up their Harris Teeter loyalty cards and handed the destroyed cards to management.
  • So - you think America has a gun problem?

    01/25/2015 8:26:20 AM PST · by DBCJR · 16 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | Bill Whittle
    No matter how intelligent you are about "gun control" you might want to hear the "facts". Yes, as Liam Neeson hypocritically derided America, we are the #1 nation in per capita gun ownership. Now, the rest of the story: that doesn't mean what you think it means. Hear the facts: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=806713486044197&fref=nf
  • NUMBER ONE WITH A BULLET (Who is the murder capital of the world? Per Capita)

    01/24/2015 2:32:21 PM PST · by Vendome · 59 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1/23/2015 | Bill Whittle
    The USA has, by far, the highest per capita gun ownership in the world. Progressives will tell you that this is what makes America the Murder Capitol of Planet Earth. But we're not, and in this devastatingly effective Firewall, Bill Whittle shows why the center of Gun Nut Nation is in fact one of the safest places in the world.
  • Idea of the Day: How Gun Violence Affects Women in Nevada

    01/23/2015 9:31:15 AM PST · by rktman · 18 replies
    americanprogress.org ^ | 1/23/2015 | unknown
    Because of his criminal past, Gipson was prohibited from gun ownership under both federal and Nevada state law. However, he had no problem purchasing a .25 caliber handgun from a friend for $50 in cash and $50 in marijuana. He then used the handgun to murder Lavoll. Because Nevada does not require background checks for this type of private gun sale, Gipson’s friend had no obligation to conduct a background check to ensure that Gipson was eligible to possess a firearm.
  • Florida is now an official target for UBC. Shannon Watts lets it slip.

    01/23/2015 9:18:27 AM PST · by rktman · 28 replies
    gunfreezone.net ^ | 1/23/2015 | unknown
    Bill was able to get a screen capture before Shannon came to her senses and deleted the Tweet. Florida is truly hated by the Antis. We got the Concealed Carry avalanche started and we did not make any friends by re-instituting Stand Your ground and a slew of other Pro-Second Amendment bills. If we could be erased from the map while keeping DisneyWorld, they would have done so already.
  • Dart Center for Shoddy Journalism?

    01/23/2015 8:50:28 AM PST · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 22 January, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    The above is a screenshot from the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma's call for applications from journalists to attend a "workshop for journalists on covering guns and gun violence".   It is from dartcenter.org website, so you can look for yourself. In their invitation to apply for a two day workshop in which they purport to educate journalists about how to report on guns and "gun violence", they list a  highly questionable "fact". They state that: Nearly 100 school shootings have occurred since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary only two years ago. Presumably, this is taken from...
  • Alone and Defenseless: A UK Citizen's call for arms

    01/23/2015 7:29:40 AM PST · by rktman · 79 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 1/23/2015 | Ciaran Brady
    This is where we find ourselves now. Every citizen in Europe and the UK faces the risk of an Islamic attack merely while going about normal day-to-day business. UK citizens in particular face this risk whilst being denied weapons of self defense. In the past I have fully and enthusiastically supported the UK’s complete ban on hand guns. But immediately after the killing of Lee Rigby I began to reconsider the wisdom of that ban and I now utterly oppose it. As things stand in the UK, hand guns are illegal. For those shotguns you could own, extremely strict licensing...
  • Complications in SF 'Shrimp Boy' Prosecution (RAT Yee's shoulder fired missiles)

    05/11/2014 3:55:08 AM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Courthouse News ^ | 5/09/14 | MARIA DINZEO
    SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - Accused Chinatown gangster Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow has refused to sign on to a protective order that will allow defense attorneys to receive evidence from federal prosecutors, including audio recordings and video surveillance, from a five-year undercover investigation that led to his arrest, and the arrest of 26 others in March. Attorneys for the federal government on Thursday filed a motion to compel Chow to cooperate, noting that nearly all the other defendants have signed on, and only one other defendant has not signed because of a likely substitution of counsel in the near future. According...
  • Bloomberg Gun Control Group: Seven People Tried Buying Guns Illegally Online

    01/22/2015 4:03:07 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 33 replies
    On January 21, Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety announced that its three month study of online gun sales in Vermont turned up “seven … people [who] were prohibited by law from possessing firearms.” Everytown’s response? More gun control needed now.
  • Moms Against Gun Control Have A Message For Bloomberg’s Moms Demand Action

    01/22/2015 9:48:14 AM PST · by rktman · 5 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 1/21/2015 | Heather Marchese,
    It must come as a surprise to Shannon Watts who runs Michael Bloomberg’s “Moms Demand Action” but gun owners really do have the law on their side. We have, however, become targets through social media bullying tactics. Ms. Watts should get used to legal gun owners prevailing, after all we have the Second Amendment on our side.
  • Nine stabbed on Tel Aviv bus in suspected terrorist attack

    01/20/2015 10:57:08 PM PST · by Mozilla · 13 replies
    JPost ^ | 1-21-15 | Ben Hartman
    A suspected terrorist stabbed at least nine people on the 40 bus line in Tel Aviv near the Maariv junction on Wednesday morning. Two of the victims were seriously injured and several others suffered moderate injuries, Magen David Adom said. Others at the scene were treated for shock. The injured were evacuated to the Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer and Ichilov Hospital at Sourasky Medical Center in Tel Aviv. The attacker fled on foot but was shot and neutralized by police and is being questioned. The assailant is a 23-year-old man from the West Bank city of Tulkarm, illegally...
  • Arizona lawmaker moves to end private gun sales without background checks

    01/21/2015 9:12:14 AM PST · by rktman · 29 replies
    guns.com ^ | 1/21/2015 | Chris Eger
    An Arizona lawmaker has submitted a trio of bills that call for expanded background checks on private gun transfers and limits on firearm use by youth under 14. The legislation includes two measures, HB 2118 and HCR 2009, that would criminalize the private transfer of firearms by requiring all private transfers to be conducted through a federally licensed firearms dealer (FFL). The third, HB2371, would restrict the use of any autoloading firearm by a shooter under the age of 14 years old.
  • European Law Enforcement Agencies: On Second Thought, Maybe Firearms Would Be Helpful

    01/20/2015 6:05:06 PM PST · by george76 · 9 replies
    Townhall. ^ | Jan 20, 2015 | Leah Barkoukis
    When witnesses in the same building as Charlie Hebdo saw masked men with heavy weaponry enter the building they called police, like anyone in their position would do. But the three unarmed officers on bikes who showed up proved to be most unhelpful in the situation. According to the witness, the officers had to retreat after seeing the men were heavily armed. That wasn’t the only instance during the three-day terror spree where police found themselves utterly unprepared to take on the jihadists. The 27-year-old policewoman who was gunned down just south of Paris while attending a traffic accident was...
  • New York Sheriff On Handgun Renewal Permits, ‘Throw Them In The Garbage

    01/20/2015 6:01:26 PM PST · by servo1969 · 33 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 1-20-2015 | Mike Piccione
    Full Title - New York Sheriff On Handgun Renewal Permits, ‘Throw Them In The Garbage Because That Is Where They Belong.’ [VIDEO] Fulton County, N.Y. is home to a strong hunting and fishing tradition. Guns are everywhere, but life isn’t easy.Temperatures are often well below zero, and snow piles drift up so high against your home that you have to go to the second floor to be able to look outside a window. Jobs are scarce since the leather industry exited a few decades ago. Taxes are high, and it seems the government solution to the unemployment problem is to...
  • Father of Isla Vista shooting victim is on a gun-control mission

    01/20/2015 10:25:24 AM PST · by rktman · 8 replies
    latimes.com ^ | 1/20/2015 | Ryan Menezes
    By the time he stepped off a plane in Washington, D.C., on Monday evening, Martinez was exhausted but still looking forward. On Tuesday, he will attend the State of the Union address as a guest of the congresswoman who represents the area where his son, Christopher Ross Michael-Martinez, 20, was killed in May.
  • Former Facebook president donates to Nevada gun-control ballot measure

    01/20/2015 9:47:28 AM PST · by rktman · 5 replies
    lasvegassun.com ^ | 1/20/2015 | Kyle Roerink
    Tech tycoon Sean Parker forayed into Nevada politics by donating $250,000 to a controversial gun control initiative being debated in Nevada. Parker, a co-founder of music downloading site Napster and Facebook’s first president, gave the sum to Nevadans for Background Checks, an arm of a nationwide movement campaigning for tighter background check laws on all gun purchases in the state.
  • Gun rights activists rally against proposed bill (VT)

    01/19/2015 3:47:17 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 4 replies
    ESSEX JCT., Vt. —Gun rights activists are firing back at gun control lobbyists who are pushing for a universal background check bill. “For me, this bill attempts to stop me from doing something i would never do anyway,” said Chris Bradley, president of the Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs. While no actual bill has been introduced yet, there's talk in Montpelier about legislation that would require criminal background checks for every gun sale in the state, closing a so-called gun show loop hole.
  • Gunmaker that provided firearms for ‘Taken 3’ boycotts Liam Neeson

    01/19/2015 3:16:01 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 16 replies
    Gunmaker PARA USA says it regrets providing firearms for the movie “Taken 3” and has called for an industry boycott against actor Liam Neeson after he slammed private gun ownership in America. In a statement posted on its Facebook page Saturday, PARA said it “regrets its decision to provide firearms for use in the film ‘Taken 3.’” .... “We will no longer provide firearms for use in films starring Liam Neeson and ask that our friends and partners in Hollywood refrain from associating our brand and products with his projects,” the company said. “Further, we encourage our partners and friends...
  • Activist Reverend Critical of Police Undergoes Use of Force Scenarios

    01/19/2015 12:37:40 PM PST · by tinyowl · 3 replies
    Fox News 10 ^ | 01/18/2015 | Fox News 10
    An activist reverend (Phoenix), in police use-of-force training, first gets himself killed, then shoots unarmed man. The lesson he takes: "comply."
  • Machete wielding intruder gets shot by homeowner. Obama thinks this self defense should be illegal.

    01/19/2015 11:14:07 AM PST · by grundle · 11 replies
    wordpress ^ | Janaury 18, 2015 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog Video/audio: Machete wielding intruder gets shot by homeowner. Obama thinks this act of self defense should be illegal. The Idaho State Journal News recently put up this video at YouTube. A guy with a machete breaks down an apartment door (which looks like it’s made of cardboard), despite the fact that the guy in the apartment had already warned the intruder that he had a gun. After the intruder enters the apartment with a machete, the homeowner shoots him three times. The Idaho State Journal News then blanks the video, but you can hear the intruder...
  • Gun Control And Lies Go Hand In Hand

    01/19/2015 8:57:33 AM PST · by rktman · 7 replies
    gunalizer.com ^ | 1/19/2015 | RRangle
    Regardless of what it is this time around, from micro-stamping technology that doesn’t exist, to a “roster of approved handguns” with its fictional safety. What we are constantly fed, for the most part, are lies based on emotion. A deception that gun control proponents hope you gloss over while you allow them to “do something.”
  • Gun rights rally at Washington Senate gallery results in ban on firearms

    01/19/2015 8:49:55 AM PST · by rktman · 11 replies
    guns.com ^ | 1/19/2015 | Chris Eger
    Blaming a rally by a group of legally armed Second Amendment advocates at the state Capitol in Olympia Thursday, Washington’s Lt. Governor ruled Friday that guns are now banned from the chamber. The rally of some 200 gun rights activists on the steps of the Capitol building Jan. 15, was a continuation of the vocal opposition to the state’s background check ballot referendum, I-594, passed by voters last November. However, when the protest spilled over into the public gallery, there was an altercation between an open carrier and a state police lieutenant that ended with threats of removal and arrest....
  • [From April 8, 2014] Holder Considering Forcing Gun Owners To Wear Tracking Bracelets

    01/18/2015 9:43:20 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 105 replies
    Downtrend.com ^ | April 8, 2014 | Robert Gehl
    The Attorney General told a House subcommittee they’re considering “gun-tracking bracelets” as a “common sense” way to reduce gun violence.
  • [From August 14, 2014] Rambo Hates Guns: How Sylvester Stallone Became the Most Anti-Gun Celeb in Ho

    01/18/2015 10:03:27 PM PST · by RC one · 39 replies
    daily beast ^ | August 14, 2014 | Asawin Suebsaeng 
    This weekend, you can see Sly lay waste to hundreds of fools in The Expendables 3. But the man formerly known as John Rambo is, surprisingly, one of the NRA’s most reviled stars. On Friday, The Expendables 3 hits theaters. It’s the third installment in the star-studded, old-school, bullet-riddled action series spearheaded by Sylvester Stallone—of the Rambo franchise or, for the less-discerning filmgoer, Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot. The latest Expendables flick was never destined to garner much love from film critics. “You need The Expendables 3 like you need a kick in the crotch,” wrote Variety’s Justin Chang....
  • Harrisburg sued under new Pennsylvania law targeting local gun-control measures

    01/18/2015 10:45:13 AM PST · by Q-ManRN · 6 replies
    The Star Tribune ^ | January 13, 2015 | MARC LEVY and MARK SCOLFORO
    Pennsylvania's capital is facing a lawsuit believed to be the first filed under a new state law designed to give gun owners and gun rights groups a better chance at dismantling illegal municipal firearms ordinances. Houston-based U.S. Law Shield and two members of its Pennsylvania chapter filed the lawsuit, asking the court to stop Harrisburg from enforcing various firearms ordinances. They include ordinances that ban possession of firearms in parks, allow the mayor to prohibit public possession of weapons in a declared state of emergency and require gun owners to report lost or stolen firearms to police. The 48-page complaint...
  • Liam Neeson comments: Must action stars oppose gun control?

    01/17/2015 8:44:52 AM PST · by bgill · 47 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | Jan. 16, 2015 | Lisa Suhay
    “PARA USA regrets its decision to provide firearms for use in the film "Taken 3". While the film itself is entertaining, comments made by its Irish-born star during press junkets reflect a cultural and factual ignorance that undermines support of the Second Amendment and American liberties,” the company posted on its Facebook page. “We will no longer provide firearms for use in films starring Liam Neeson
  • PA: Armed Woman Stops Crime Spree

    01/17/2015 8:21:56 AM PST · by rktman · 13 replies
    gunwatch.blogspot.com ^ | 1/17/2015 | Dean Weingarten
    In Lancaster County, PA, an alert and armed woman stopped a crime spree. One of the things that destroys the sense of security in a neighborhood is the proliferation of burglaries and thefts of personal property from vehicles. That is what the pair of suspects were involved in when an alert woman stopped Robert LaFleur from breaking into her car at 2:30 am and held him at gunpoint until the police arrived. It seems unlikely that LaFleur would have obeyed the woman's commands if she had not been armed. The police report that he resisted arrest when they arrived, and...
  • Politico Magazine: Idea of ‘Defensive Gun Ownership’ a ‘Tragic Myth’

    01/17/2015 7:04:58 AM PST · by rktman · 47 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 1/16/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On January 14, Politico Magazine (PM) ran a story suggesting the claim that guns are used for defense purposes more often than ill-intent is wrong, and the whole idea behind “defensive gun ownership” is a “tragic myth.” PM defined the “tragic myth” as the belief “that millions of gun owners successfully use their firearms to defend themselves and their families from criminals.” They pointed to the dearth of academic support for defensive gun uses (DGUs) in “public health literature” and listed three instances in which a homeowner fired a gun in what they thought was a self-defense situation, but which...
  • Nevada Everytown group recruits casino mogul for background check push

    01/16/2015 6:44:43 PM PST · by rktman · 10 replies
    guns.com ^ | 1/16/2015 | Jared Morgan
    A Nevada group backed by Everytown for Gun Safety announced Friday that it has added several key players – including billionaire casino mogul Elaine Wynn – to help pass a gun control initiative in the state. Wynn, co-founder of Wynn Reports, will chair the Nevadans for Background Checks advisory board to help pass an expanded background check initiative that qualified for the 2016 ballot last month, the group said.
  • Manhunt continues for two armed robbery suspects in Haines City (FL)

    01/16/2015 5:16:34 AM PST · by rarestia · 24 replies
    BayNews9 ^ | Friday, January 16, 2015, 7:50 AM | Jason Lanning
    A multi-unit suspect manhunt is ongoing in Polk County after an armed robbery Thursday afternoon led to a chase and the discovery of two apparent murder victims in a Haines City home. According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, two armed and dangerous suspects remain at large. A search for the suspects is ongoing and residents in the Chanler Ridge community have been asked to stay in their homes and lock their doors. Meanwhile, some residents that tried to come home later have been kept out of their neighborhood since Thursday afternoon. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said that two...
  • The 2nd Amendment: Liberal Edition!!

    01/15/2015 3:29:30 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 1 replies
    The Founders would be rolling over in their graves if they knew who was running the country today.
  • Obama Moves to Advance U.N. Gun Ban Treaty

    01/15/2015 8:32:43 AM PST · by rktman · 55 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 1/14/2015 | Dan Weber
    Obama and his anti-gun European allies vowed to ensure every nation’s “entry into force of the Arms Trade Treaty.” And that’s not all. In a meeting of non-governmental organizations and U.N. officials, Obama’s Assistant Secretary of State declared that the White House is “already implementing the treaty” without Senate ratification!
  • Yes, we can! Students to hurl canned food at intruders.

    01/15/2015 6:33:13 AM PST · by HammerT · 64 replies
    The Peoples Cube ^ | 1/14/2015 | Olga Photoshopova
    A reporter candidly questioned the wisdom of allowing children access to cans, listing the ways it could go wrong: • Children could use the cans on each other, in rapid succession, as assault-can play weapons; • An intruder might get extra angry at can throwers, who would be like canaries in a coalmine; • The intruder might hurl the cans back at the children, cancelling this brilliant progressive idea. The administrator erupted volcanically, “Yeah, cans kill people, and spoons make people fat! The original use of canned food is to nourish, not to kill people (just like spoons.) Therefore, cans...
  • Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America Demand Gun Registration

    01/14/2015 4:42:56 PM PST · by rktman · 41 replies
    thetruthaboutguns.com ^ | 1/13/2015 | Robert Farago
    This won’t come as much of a surprise to TTAG’s regular readers: Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America jefe wants all guns to be registered with the government. “‘We have invested a lot of money in car safety… Every fatality on our nation’s roadways has been documented by the government,’ the founder, Shannon Watts, told VICE News.
  • Smoking Gun? Tape Recordings Reveal the Real Reason Bank Closed Gun Seller’s Account

    01/14/2015 4:28:44 PM PST · by barmag25 · 33 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 01/14/15 | Kelsey Harkness
    Another gun seller says his firearms business was forced to shut down its bank account as a result of the government’s secretive initiative known as Operation Choke Point. This time, he’s offering audio recordings to prove it. Mike Schuetz is a former state employee who worked as a probation and parole officer for eight years in Hawkins, Wis. After working for the state, he told Breitbart News that he decided to open a private investigation business and operate a gun store on the side. His store, Hawkins Guns LLC, sells both firearms and ammunition. To manage his finances, Schuetz set...
  • Firearms Sellers Say They’re Being Choked Off From Payment Processors

    01/13/2015 8:04:26 AM PST · by PROCON · 30 replies
    dailysignal.com ^ | Jan. 12, 2015 | Kelsey Harkness
    Go to a gun show, and you won’t find many merchants using PayPal. You’ll also find few vendors using popular payment processors such as Square, Stripe and Spark Pay. That’s because some payment processors explicitly prohibit the use of their systems for online — and some in-store — sales of firearms, ammunition and certain accessories. Retailers in the gun industry say they’re being discriminated against. “Being shut out from mainstream payment processors makes us feel like we are part of some type of shady business when, in fact, there is more regulation and documentation required for federally licensed firearms dealers...
  • A Toast To 2014’s Top California Political Stories (shoulder fired missiles)

    01/01/2015 5:38:46 AM PST · by Libloather · 4 replies
    KQED ^ | 12/31/14 | John Myers
    **SNIP** The San Francisco Democrat was a fairly high-profile member of the California Legislature, but not a flamboyant one or one who was the subject of gossip and rumor. And that’s probably why the news in March landed with such a bombshell, when the 66-year old former psychologist was arrested and charged with not only corruption, but also with allegedly participating in a scheme to smuggle illegal weapons into the United States. The irony was impossible to miss: gun trafficking charges against a Democrat who made a name for himself as a fierce advocate of gun control, a politician who...
  • Principal: Let students hurl canned food at intruders

    01/13/2015 1:23:43 PM PST · by matt04 · 110 replies
    A middle school principal in eastern Alabama wants to stockpile cans of food such as corn and peas in classrooms so that students could hurl them as weapons in a last-resort confrontation with a school intruder. In a letter Friday, W.F. Burns Middle School Principal Priscella Holley asked parents to have each student bring an 8-ounce canned item. "We realize at first this may seem odd; however, it is a practice that would catch an intruder off guard," she wrote in the letter, published by TV station WHNT in Huntsville. "The canned food item could stun the intruder or even...