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  • Sen. Chase wears handgun to podium to present bills in committee

    01/18/2019 6:07:15 PM PST · by topfile · 22 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | Jan 15 2919 | Patrick Wilson
    It’s not just her bills that are sparking attention. State Sen. Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, generated buzz on Tuesday by presenting them while wearing her .38-caliber revolver in a custom-made holster. The first-term senator — a fan of government transparency and opponent of the Equal Rights Amendment — said she wore the gun following an incident Monday in which Capitol Police were called after immigration-rights supporters confronted Sen. Dick Black, R-Loudoun. Chase said she always carries her gun in concealed fashion but decided Tuesday was a good day to carry openly when she presented her bills in the Senate Privileges and...
  • Source-Use of Firearms Involved in Crimes:Survey of Inmates,2016 (ONLY 7% WERE BOUGHT LEGALLY!)

    01/16/2019 11:25:35 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 9 replies ^ | 1-16-19 | Source and Use of Firearms Involved in Crimes: Survey of Prison Inmates, 2016
    Based on the 2016 Survey of Prison Inmates (SPI), about 1 in 5 (21%) of all state and federal prisoners reported that they had possessed or carried a frearm when they committed the ofense for which they were serving time in prison (fgure 1) . More than 1 in 8 (13%) of all prisoners had used a frearm by showing, pointing, or discharging it during the ofense for which they were imprisoned. Fewer than 1 in 50 (less than 2%) of all prisoners had obtained a frearm from a retail source and possessed, carried, or used it during the ofense...
  • Governor Sisolak holds his first State of the State address

    01/16/2019 8:11:22 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 12 replies ^ | 01/16/2019 | by staff
    Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak says he's not proposing any new taxes but he does want to create more state government. The Democrat said in his State of the State speech that he wants to establish a number of new offices to help implement his priorities. They include an Office of Small Business Advocate under the lieutenant governor and a Patient Protection Commission to provide a comprehensive approach to health care to help protect Nevadans from such things as prescription drug price-gauging. Sisolak also wants to establish a Cannabis Compliance Board modeled after Nevada's state Gaming Commission to ensure transparent regulation...
  • Boston Mayor Wants to Require Doctors to ask if Patients own Guns

    01/16/2019 8:19:33 AM PST · by marktwain · 107 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 14 January, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    Boston Mayor Martin Walsh wants to mandate that Doctors teach patients about gun safety. It appears to be another Orwellian definition. Gun safety in these circumstances seems to mean getting rid of guns. There is no mention of using known gun safety experts who have been working on the subject for decades. From Involving doctors in gun safety: This act would require medical professionals to ask patients about guns in the home, and bring up the topics of gun safety. The goal, Boston Police Commissioner William Gross said, is to identify those at risk for domestic violence, suicide...
  • Boston Mayor’s Office to Force Doctors to Identify and Document Patients Who Own Guns

    01/11/2019 7:10:11 PM PST · by bitt · 114 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 1/10/2019 | Jim Hoft
    Joseph Stalin’s firearms registration and confiscation was a tremendous success for the Socialist state. Under the Tsar, Russia was one of the most heavily armed societies on earth. That all changed when Stalin and the communists took control. Stalin was able to control, starve, punish and imprison a defenseless people… after he took their guns. (Zinnfigur) This video is a shocking reminder on how Stalin was able to control, starve, punish and imprison a defenseless people. It’s no secret that Democrats are hoping to repeat this history here in the United States. The Boston Mayor’s Office is pushing a new...
  • Police: Resident Took Away Suspect’s Gun Then Killed Him with It

    01/11/2019 7:12:50 PM PST · by lowbridge · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 11, 2019 | AWR Hawkins
    Police indicate that a New Jersey resident took away an intrusion suspect’s gun then shot and killed him with it. NBC 10 reports that the incident occurred around 7:30 pm Wednesday, after an “intruder allegedly arrived at the residence brandishing a semi-automatic handgun.” Police say the resident and the suspect, 29-year-old Terrence Coulanges, wrestled for control of the firearm on the patio, with the resident ultimately taking control of it and shooting Coulanges.
  • Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, Vows to Legalize Guns for Self Defense

    01/10/2019 6:10:46 AM PST · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 2 January, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    Brazilian President-Elect, Jair Bolsonaro, is following President Donald Trump in keeping promises he made during his campaign, or at least, he is continuing to say he will keep one of those promises only three days before being sworn in, on 1 January 2018. From Three days before being sworn-in, Brazil's far-right President-Elect Jair Bolsonaro stated on Saturday that he intends to sign a decree to allow people with no criminal record to buy guns.“By decree, we intend to guarantee the POSSESSION of firearms for the citizen without criminal antecedents, as well as make its registration definitive,” Bolsonaro wrote...
  • Getting Shot at - Whats it like?

    01/10/2019 5:00:15 AM PST · by w1n1 · 38 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/10/2019 | S Hammond
    Ever wondered what it feels like to get shot? People in the military and others who were unfortunate to experience this ordeal have describe their personal experiences of what it feels like when a bullet hits them, and how they ultimately survived. They know what it's like to get shot, and the incredible amount of physical and emotional pain that accompanies a bullet wound. They unfortunately found themselves at the wrong end of a gun, and not only survived their brush with death, but were fortunate enough to tell others about their experience. Based on these accounts, people have different...
  • The U.S. Navy Quietly Tested Mach 3 Heavy Gun Shells That Could Revolutionize Surface Warfare

    01/09/2019 9:39:43 AM PST · by C19fan · 47 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | January 8, 2019 | Kyle Mizokami
    The U.S. Navy, without fanfare or notice, tested a new weapon last summer that could revolutionize surface warfare. The hyper velocity projectile (HVP) is a Mach 3 shell fired from existing guns on cruisers and destroyers. A guided projectile, HVP can drop high explosives on enemies on the ground up to three times as far as conventional ship gun ammo with a high rate of precision. It can also intercept incoming anti-ship missiles, providing an economical alternative to increasingly expensive anti-missile interceptors. According to USNI News, the guided missile destroyer USS Dewey fired 20 new HVP projectiles during the 2018...

    01/09/2019 6:55:10 AM PST · by Politically Correct · 83 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 1/08/19 | Benny Johnson
    The Arizona resident awoke to discover four home intruders attempting to break into his house around 1:00 a.m. on January 3. The resident shot all four intruders using “several” rounds, according to authorities.
  • Appeals court upholds law barring immigrants in U.S. illegally from owning guns

    01/08/2019 7:47:54 PM PST · by lowbridge · 40 replies ^ | January 8, 2019 | Maura Dolan
    A law barring immigrants who are in the country without authorization from owning guns does not violate the 2nd Amendment, a federal appeals court decided Tuesday. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an appeal by Victor Manuel Torres, a San Jose resident who was convicted of violating the federal law. -snip “The government’s interests in controlling crime and ensuring public safety are promoted by keeping firearms out of the hands of unlawful aliens,” wrote 9th Circuit Judge N. Randy Smith, an appointee of former President George W. Bush. The panel noted that immigrants who lack documentation...
  • House Dems make action on gun control an early priority

    01/08/2019 5:33:25 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 40 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/08/19 | Cristina Marcos
    House Democrats unveiled legislation on Tuesday to require universal background checks for gun purchases as one of their first moves in a newly empowered majority. The bill’s introduction came eight years to the day after the deadly shooting rampage that nearly killed former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), who since then has become one of the nation’s most prominent advocates for tougher gun laws. Democrats touted the bill as a significant shift from eight years of GOP rule in the House, a period when the nation experienced the deadliest incidents of gun violence in its history but saw zero action on...
  • 'Danger Dyslexia': Toy Guns are Dangerous, Open Borders Are Not

    01/07/2019 10:24:41 AM PST · by rktman · 19 replies ^ | 1/7/2019 | karen Kataline
    For the third year in a row, Hempstead, New York sponsored a "Toy Gun Buyback” that encouraged kids to give up their toy guns in exchange for toys which Leftists deem to be “safer.” In the spirit of equality some children were given a toy gun so they could trade it in for a “safe” toy. Hempstead Village Trustee LaMont Johnson said, “The purpose is to offer a safe alternative to toy guns. We don't want the kids playing with guns. Guns are dangerous.” Mayor Don Ryan of Hempstead Village agreed, “Saying no to guns is important, even toy guns.”
  • Protesters, many armed, gather at Pittsburgh city hall to rally against gun restrictions

    01/07/2019 11:02:20 AM PST · by Buckeye McFrog · 19 replies
    TribLIVE ^ | Jan. 7, 2019 | uncredited
    Hundreds of protesters gathered Monday in Pittsburgh's Downtown to rally against proposed restrictions on guns and ammunition. The bills would ban semi-automatic rifles and certain ammunition and firearms accessories within city limits. The crowd carried signs, waived flags and had rifles slung across their shoulders. They chanted "USA" and "We will not comply" and cheered the police officers and other public safety officials monitoring the rally. State Rep. Aaron Bernstine, R-Ellwood City, called the proposed gun legislation a "clear violation" of law by the mayor and "political stunts" by the District Attorney. "Don't go after the Constitution," Bernstine said. "Go...
  • HYPOCRISY: Staunch Chicago Ald. Gun Control Advocate Has To Surrender 23 Guns On Arrest.

    01/07/2019 8:28:54 AM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 28 replies ^ | January 04 2019 | By Megan Hickey
    CHICAGO (CBS) — He’s been a staunch supporter of gun control measures for decades, but in a surprising twist, federal prosecutors revealed Thursday that nearly two dozen firearms were discovered in Ald. Ed Burke’s offices during their raids in November. It’s still not known if the guns that were found in November were discovered at Burke’s ward office or at City Hall, but it’s hard to miss the irony of a staunch gun control advocate having to turn over 23 guns as a condition of his bond. From outlawing cell phone cases shaped like guns to bans on concealed weapons...
  • California Rings in the New Year With 1,016 New Laws

    01/07/2019 5:41:44 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 26 replies
    The California Globe ^ | 12-31-2018 | Katy Grimes
    Of the 1,217 bills that reached California Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk in 2018, he signed 1,016 new laws and vetoed 201 – a record-high for Brown’s last two terms in office. Of the new laws going into effect in California in 2019, some are important and some are oddities: A plastic straw ban, making surfing the official California sport, banning the use of refrigeration chemicals, additional gun control requirements, requiring women on Boards of Directors of publicly traded companies… and 1,011 more. Here’s the good, the bad, and the ugly: Vegan Meals for Prison Inmates California is the first state...
  • Virginia’s Democrat Gov. Pushes Gun Confiscation Orders, Criminalization of Private Sales

    01/05/2019 10:28:03 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 45 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04 JAN 19 | AWR Hawkins
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) proposed gun confiscation orders, criminalization of private gun sales, an “assault weapons” ban, and other gun controls on Friday. Northam claimed these controls will reduce “gun violence” although all evidence actually points to the contrary. Northam tweeted: “This morning I announced a broad package of reasonable legislation to prevent gun violence and improve Virginia’s public safety. I look forward to having a dialogue with the General Assembly this session on these important issues.” The state of California already has gun confiscation orders, but that did not prevent the November 7, 2018, firearm attack on the...
  • The Gun Lobby: Reports of Our Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated

    01/05/2019 9:14:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | January 5, 2019 | Michael Hammond
    Bloomberg, Oprah, & co. had the destruction of the Second Amendment all planned out. First, they would bring a bunch of kids out to a billionaire-financed free rock concert in Washington on a warm spring day. Then, they would push an Orwellian gun confiscation measure and sugar-coat it as a "red-flag law."  Articles and segments in the Wall Street Journal, National Review, and Fox had already touted these gun confiscation programs.  And anti-gunners believed -- perhaps inaccurately -- that they had duped the president and significant parts of the gun lobby into supporting them. They had gun confiscation bills introduced...
  • Why You Need to Pay Attention to Your Breathing While Shooting

    01/04/2019 7:46:18 AM PST · by JayCh · 13 replies
    04.01.2019 | Jay Chambers
    Breathing, as we all know, is vital for us – it’s the one thing that we know how to do, to perform, even since we are given birth. And, for our entire lives, we just breathe in, without putting much thought into it. As a matter of fact, until someone describes to us how breathing actually works, we never fully realize that we are breathing in and out – it is just one of those innate actions that we do every single day. However, breathing can serve many other purposes than just keeping us alive. For example, martial arts fighters...
  • Ohio lawmakers override Kasich, approve new gun laws

    01/02/2019 11:37:06 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 29 replies
    WKRC-TV Cincinnati ^ | December 29, 2018 | Allen Henry
    Ohio lawmakers voted Thursday to override Governor Kasich's veto on a self-defense gun bill Now, major changes will be coming to the way prosecutors handle self-defense cases and to gun laws across the state. House Bill 228 was once a "stand your ground" bill but turned into a self-defense bill after it received some opposition at the statehouse. Over the summer, anti-gun violence group Moms Demand Action went to the statehouse to try and stop the bill from passing.