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  • Marines Ditch the M-16, What?

    07/29/2015 6:40:26 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    Marine Corps Times ^ | 7/29/2015 | James K Sanborn
    Marine leaders have made the momentous recommendation to ditch the iconic M16 in favor of the M4 carbine as the new universal weapon for infantrymen. The recommendation to swap the venerated rifle that has served as the grunt’s primary implement of war since Vietnam now sits on the commandant’s desk, pending his final review and a decision. But, the swap appears imminent and if approved will relegate the M16 to a support role. It follows a similar shift already underway in the Army. With the endorsement of several major commands already supporting the switch — including Marine Corps Combat Development...
  • The Top ten lies of the national Socialist LEFT [Lies 10 –7]

    07/28/2015 3:39:28 PM PDT · by Voice of Reason1 · 5 replies
    In part one we endeavored to introduce the subject matter of studying the national socialist left’s biggest Lies: This part will be some of the national Socialist Left’s miscellaneous lies, part II will be gun grabber lies and part IV will be Lies that go directly to the heart of who and what of the national Socialist LEFT Now without any further ado we present the national Socialist left’s biggest lies 10 – 7: 10. You have a right to ______________ [healthcare, to be ‘safe’ from gun violence, etc.] 9. The Obama economy is up and the unemployment rate...
  • Inside Battle Comp - Staying on Target

    07/28/2015 7:21:19 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 1 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 7/28/2015 | Danielle Breteau
    Sometimes companies seem to appear overnight, or spontaneously come up with a solution to a problem you didn’t even know you had. In these scenarios people should remember that the spotlight only shines on those who have made the grade. The work, pain, risk, heart and drive to get to that point rarely attracts focus. Battle Comp Enterprises, maker of compensators, is one of these companies, although I might be several years too late bringing about that point. Nonetheless, not only did they appear onstage in 2010, but they have managed, against all national economic challenges, to grow and continue...
  • Poll: more Americans see guns as part of the solution, not the problem

    07/28/2015 6:53:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/28/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    As with every such tragedy, the recent shooting in a Lafayette, Louisiana theater has brought yet another round of calls for increased gun control measures from liberal politicians. (And, sadly, a few Republicans as well.) Gun rights advocates have had to once again trudge out in front of the cameras and explain why this is precisely the wrong sort of thinking when dealing with the problems of madmen and violence. The job really shouldn’t be all that hard, particularly in light of yet another poll which shows that Americans increasingly seem to agree that a good guy with a...
  • What Gun Should I Get?

    07/27/2015 3:42:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 41 replies ^ | July 27, 2015 | Katie Kieffer
    Dr. Seuss’ new book, “What Pet Should I Get?” inspired me to write a Seuss-style poem from the perspective of a mother who wants a gun to defend her family. My poem is a plea for 2nd Amendment rights in the wake of recent mass tragedies committed by Dylann Roof, Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez and John Houser. As you know, I’ve written many columns in defense of gun rights. However, given last week’s tragic shooting in a Louisiana movie theatre, I will try reaching hearts and minds by presenting my facts in a more creative way. Please share this column with...
  • Appendix Carry: Because Who Needs Two Testicles?

    07/26/2015 5:32:43 PM PDT · by NRx · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | 07-26-2015 | The Yankee Marshall
    A humorous discussion of a sensitive (cough cough) topic on gun carry.
  • Heller: McCain Blocked Amendment To Arm Troops on Bases Weeks Before Chattanooga Attack

    07/26/2015 9:55:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies ^ | July 26, 2015 | Leah Barkoukis
    Nevada Sen. Dean Heller knew it wasn’t a good idea to ban arms from our military bases and recruiting centers, which is why in June—weeks before the Chattanooga attack—he submitted an amendment to the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act which would “give military base commanders the authority to allow service members to carry personal firearms.” Unfortunately, his amendment was blocked, by none other than Sen. John McCain. The Republican senator explained in an interview on the Lars Larson Show that McCain, who’s the Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman, “didn’t want the amendment as part of the [2016 National Defense Authorization]...
  • Woman who shot alleged attacker may have slain a serial killer, police say

    07/26/2015 8:41:41 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 51 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/25/2015 | Peter Holley
    A woman in Charleston, W.Va., may have saved her own life and the lives of many other women, as well, when she shot and killed an alleged attacker in her home last week. Neal Falls showed up at the woman’s home on July 18 after answering an escort ad she had placed on, according to police. He showed up with a “kill list,” multiple pairs of handcuffs and a Subaru full of weapons and tools, including a shovel, knives, a bulletproof vest, a machete, bleach, trash bags, sledgehammers and axes, according to Fox affiliate KPTV. In Falls’s pocket, police...
  • Movie theater shooter's mental problems didn't stop him from buying gun

    07/26/2015 5:51:28 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 49 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 26, 2015
    John Russell Houser was deeply troubled long before he shot 11 people in a movie theater in Louisiana, but decades of mental problems didn't keep him from buying the handgun he used. Despite obvious and public signs of mental illness — most importantly, a Georgia judge's order committing him to mental health treatment against his will as a danger to himself and others in 2008 — Houser was able to walk into an Alabama pawn shop six years later and buy a .40-caliber handgun. [Snip] Court records reviewed by The Associated Press strongly suggest Houser should have been reported to...
  • Granny’s Got a Gun: More Seniors Now Purchasing Firearms

    07/25/2015 9:13:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | July 25, 2015 | Cortney O'Brien
    If you thought the elderly's weapon of choice was their knitting needle, think again. A growing trend reveals that today’s senior citizens are taking advantage of their Second Amendment rights just as much as younger generations. One gun store in Georgia, Sandy Springs Gun Club and Range, has seen an influx of senior citizens eager to get their hands on firearms. Sandy Springs records show a 30 percent increase among seniors buying guns, or showing up for target practice. Even more telling are statistics from Dekalb County which show that out of 1,800 gun applications, 244 were over 55 years old....
  • MSNBC Poll: Do you think people should be allowed to carry guns in public? poll Do you think people should be allowed to carry guns in public?
  • Obama Granting Gun Rights To Illegal Aliens While Dissolving Our Borders

    07/24/2015 1:54:39 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 27 replies ^ | july 22, 2015 | james franklin
    While the Spring 2015 Unified Agenda is markedly vague concerning most of its 3,415 regulations, clearly its overarching purpose is to enforce American compliance with an ever-expanding body of “international norms” like those required by the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. Consequently, the 2015 Unified Agenda contains a number of backdoor gun control measures designed to further restrict the possession, storage, sale and acquisition of firearms and ammunition by law-abiding citizens; yet in contrast, the Obama administration intends to lessen such restrictions for non-citizens. Rule 1140-AA44, originally signed by Eric Holder, “would finalize an interim rule published on...
  • Jindal calls for prayers for families of US shooting victims

    07/24/2015 9:27:41 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 3 replies
    The Times of India ^ | Friday, July 24, 2015 | Press Trust of India
    Washington: Indian-American Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal has called for a prayer for the victims of the shooting at a movie theatre in his state that killed three people, including the shooter. The gunman, according to the police, was a 58-year-old white man who opened fire from his weapon at a movie theatre in Louisiana on Thursday evening. Later he shot himself, the Lafayette City Police chief Jim Craft told reporters. Jindal, who has been busy in his presidential campaign most of the week rushed to the scene to personally lead the post-shooting effort. "I'm on my way to Lafayette right...
  • Baltimore police investigate 2nd triple shooting within 24 hours

    07/23/2015 8:49:01 PM PDT · by RC one · 30 replies ^ | Jul 23, 2015 | By: WMAR Staff
    BALTIMORE, Md. - Baltimore police are investigating the second triple shooting in the city within 24 hours after three shooting victims walked into an area hospital. Officers responded to a local hospital Wednesday night where medical staff directed them to three men suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Two of the victims, ages 21 and 29, had injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening. A third victim had a gunshot wounds to the chest and was listed in critical condition Thursday morning. Detectives determined that the three men were shot in the 2000 block of N. Forest Park Avenue in...
  • Mystery Man Found Decomposing In Car Had More Than 1,200 Guns, Cash, Underwater Car

    07/23/2015 3:15:36 PM PDT · by amnestynone · 43 replies
    CBS-sacremento ^ | July 22, 2015 | Tami Abdollah
    <p>LOS ANGELES (AP) – An attorney said Wednesday that the body of a mystery man was decomposing in his car in the tony Pacific Palisades neighborhood in Southern California for nearly two weeks before he was found by authorities on July 17.</p>
  • Nancy Pelosi: Sanctuary City Policies Are Not the Problem, Guns Are

    07/23/2015 2:24:20 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 40 replies
    Breitbart California ^ | 7-23-2015 | AWR Hawkins
    During a July 23 press conference, House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)(D-CA-12th) suggested the problem with sanctuary city policies isn’t the sanctuary aspect but the continued the access to guns. An unidentified reporter asked Pelosi if she supports the current GOP push to force cities to comport with immigration laws, and Pelosi made clear that she does not. She then explained her opposition by making nameless references to the July 1 murder of Kathryn Steinle–allegedly shot to death by illegal alien Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez on San Francisco’s Pier 14–and argued that sanctuary cities are not the problem. Pelosi said:...
  • 70 lawmakers call on DoD to lift ban on personal firearms on bases

    07/23/2015 9:17:07 AM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 13 replies ^ | 7/23/15 | Chris Eger
    Capitol Hill Republicans are demanding Secretary of Defense Ash Carter make changes to the policy of prohibiting personal firearms on Department of Defense property. U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Va., penned a letter signed by 67 other members of the House as well as Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan. and Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark. Wednesday to Carter calling for the change in light of the attack in Chattanooga last week that left five service members dead. “The American people want to know what we are doing to give their sons and daughters the highest probability that they can go to work in...
  • Pentagon Tells Military Recruiters ‘No Guns’ Allowed at Centers – “CLOSE THE BLINDS”

    07/22/2015 3:05:26 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 45 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/20/15 | Jim Hoft
    Pentagon Refuses to Arm Military Recruiters – Tells Them to “Close the Blinds” Army chief of staff Gen. Ray Odierno said on Friday he has no plans to arm recruiters or add security patrols to military recruitment centers in the wake of the Islamist terror attacks on unarmed, unguarded military offices in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Thursday. Odierno basically said he doesn’t trust his troops to handle their weapons properly. Also on Friday, the Marine Corps ordered recruiters to not wear their uniforms at work for ‘force protection.’ Today the Pentagon added this– Military recruiters are being told to “close the...
  • It’s Too Easy To Crack Your Gun Safe

    07/22/2015 7:34:34 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 56 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 7/22/2015 | Dave Goetzinger
    Not long ago, I was in the market for a small handgun safe. After visiting a local gun shop and bringing home something made by GunVault, I took my new safe out of its box, and wondered if I’d spent too much. Up close, the device looked insubstantial. A nagging suspicion motivated me to go online, where I quickly discovered research by Marc Tobias and Tobias Bluzmanis of Investigative Law Offices and Security Laboratories. Their work confirmed my suspicion about the safe. It could be broken into easily. Tobias and Bluzmanis, who specialize in evaluating security systems, did an analysis...
  • Ben Carson Is Talking About Guns Again, and He’s Clarifying a Very Important Point(t)

    07/21/2015 7:02:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies ^ | 7/21/2015 | Fred Lucas
    Any doubts Ben Carson left about his commitment to the Second Amendment stemmed from “political inexperience,” the famed neurosurgeon told TheBlaze. Carson, who is among the leading Republican presidential candidates in most polls, said in 2013 shortly after the public began calling for him to run for president, that the right to own a semi-automatic weapon depended on whether someone lived in a rural or populated area.
  • Obama Administration Pushes to Block Some Old People from Owning Guns

    07/20/2015 5:34:12 PM PDT · by lbryce · 31 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | July 20, 2015 | Morgan Chalfant
    In a new push toward gun control, the Obama administration wants to bar certain individuals receiving Social Security benefits from owning firearms if they are deemed no longer able to handle their affairs. The Los Angeles Times reported that the White House wants the Social Security Administration to weed out beneficiaries who cannot manage their affairs because of what federal gun laws label “marked subnormal intelligence, or mental illness, incompetency, condition, or disease” and then report those individuals to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). Established in 1993, the background check system is used to prevent certain dangerous...
  • New Obama plan: ban gun ownership for some Social Security recipients based on “incompetency”

    07/20/2015 5:07:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/20/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    By the pen and the phone.The President is not going quietly into that good night and lame duck isn’t on the menu as far as he’s concerned. Barack Obama’s next fourth quarter play seems to be an attempt to go around congress and restrict the Second Amendment rights of millions of Americans based on data in the Social Security system. Specifically, if you are someone collecting benefits who has their payments handled by another family member or third party, you could find your information being turned over to the feds and your gun rights suspended. (From Fox News) The...
  • Report: As Conceal Carry Permits Climb, Murder Rates Drop

    07/19/2015 1:51:31 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | July 19, 2015 | Leah Barkoukis
    Gun control advocates insist that tougher gun laws will reduce murder rates, but according to a new report by the Crime Prevention Research Center, just the opposite has been true under President Obama. Since President Obama’s election the number of concealed handgun permits has soared, growing from 4.6 million in 2007 to over 12.8 million this year. Among the findings in our report: -- The number of concealed handgun permits is increasing at an ever- increasing rate. Over the past year, 1.7 million additional new permits have been issued – a 15.4% increase in just one single year. This is the largest...
  • Lib Openly Declares People Should “Shoot Republicans”… and Where He Worked Should Terrify You

    07/19/2015 6:18:17 AM PDT · by TangoLimaSierra · 63 replies ^ | July 18th, 2015 |
    Roland Windsor Vincent, a liberal activist who runs a blog known as Army of the Revolution, recently wrote a bizarre post that blamed Republican and conservative voters for an “animal holocaust” and proclaimed, “If we were to start shooting Republicans, we would likely not harm a single friend of animals or the environment.” The blog post, which was titled “Protect Animals And The Environment. Shoot Republicans,” ended with another peculiar suggestion, one that said, “In my view, the animals need a massive depopulation of the human race. It may come in revolution, in climate disasters, in pandemics. But it must...
  • Conn. Father: Son's flying gun drone video broke no laws

    07/18/2015 10:17:07 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 20 replies ^ | July 17, 2015 | Dan Corcoran and Bob Connors
    The father of an 18-year-old boy who built a drone with a gun attached and posted video of it on YouTube with the title "flying gun" says they broke no laws. The footage appears to show a gun affixed to a drone hovering several feet off of the ground in a wooded area. The gun appears to discharge several times while the drone is in flight. In the posting, Austin Haughwout, 18, describes the device as a "homemade multi-rotor with a semi-automatic handgun mounted on it."
  • .Hutchinson Orders Adjutant General To Arm Full-Time Military Personnel (ARK)

    07/18/2015 6:49:37 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 26 replies
    5 News Online ^ | 17 JUL 15 1700hrs | Curtis Lanning and Dillon Thomas
    ARKANSAS (KFSM) – Following the shooting death of four Marines in Chattanooga, Gov. Asa Hutchinson has authorized Arkansas National Guard Adjutant General Mark Berry to arm full-time military personnel. The governor also ordered the Arkansas flag to be flown at half-staff on Monday (July 20), according to a news release. “Our hearts break at the news of another senseless act of violence and terror, this time out of Chattanooga,” Governor Hutchinson said. “Our prayers go out to all the families of the victims, especially the family of Staff Sgt. David Wyatt of Russellville, one of Arkansas’s own.” He continued, “I...
  • When will Military Recruiting Centers be Armed? . . and other things.

    07/17/2015 10:17:21 PM PDT · by Art in Idaho · 34 replies
    self | July 17, 2015 | Art in Idaho
    Okay, enough already. It's rant time. Obama issues a 'Happy Ramadan' right after the four Marines were killed. How could you? Oh, I forgot. . 'I shall side with the Muslims. . . Any mention of arming the guys at our recruiting centers or our military bases? Nah, can't do that, it's against the narrative. But others are going to die! Sorry, against the anti-gun narrative. Obama signs a Nuke deal with Iran that guarantees they will get a nuke, (just a matter of time), and now he gives Iran a $150 Billion 'signing bonus' that will cost every American...
  • Soldier brings gun to recruiting center, accidentally shoots self

    07/17/2015 7:58:22 PM PDT · by napscoordinator · 58 replies
    Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | 17 July 2015 | David Markiewicz
    A recruiter at the Armed Forces Recruiting Center in Gainesville brought a gun inside the center Friday and accidentally shot himself in the leg, police said. It wasn’t immediately clear why the unidentified recruiter brought the gun to the Dawsonville Highway center. Soldiers are not allowed to bring weapons inside the center, Channel 2 Action News reported. “Given recent incidents in Chattanooga we know the public may be concerned about the police presence, there is no need for public alarm, this was an accidental shooting,” Gainesville police said in a statement on the department’s Facebook page. The recruiter was taken...
  • Andrea Mitchell to Chattanooga killer’s HS classmate: Was he into guns, or hunting maybe?

    07/17/2015 12:08:48 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/17/2015 | AllahPundit
    Via the Free Beacon, the search for motives goes on for a media that hasn’t yet nailed down whether “Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez” is a Muslim name. Andrew Stiles’s alternate headline for this one is better than mine, frankly: “Andrea Mitchell: Is there a chance the Muslim extremist Tennessee gunman was also a redneck?” Nope, no chance, as it turns out. Which is surprising. I bet there were some sweet deer-hunting opportunities during that mysterious months-long trip to Jordan that Abdulazeez took last year before he started writing cryptic blog posts about breaking free of one’s earthly prison and entering...
  • Soldier of Fortune? The Pro’s and Con’s to Contracting Overseas

    07/17/2015 11:20:06 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 3 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 7/17/2015 | Robert Spunga
    Today, there are hundreds of thousands of men and women working overseas on various contracts and making good money, probably two to three times what they can make in the United States. On top of that, they may even be eligible for the foreign earned income exclusion, which in 2014 meant that the first $99,200 of their total income earned overseas was excluded from being taxed at the Federal level (it’s higher for 2015). However – and I can’t emphasize this enough – they are earning it! Naturally, the best-paying jobs are in high-threat environments such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria,...
  • For Heaven's Sake, Let's Arm Our Service Members

    07/17/2015 9:44:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | July 17, 2015 | Matt Towery
    The tragedy of Thursday's attacks on two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is simply too much to take. It's one thing to know that the Obama administration has proposed shrinking the size of our active duty military, and has negotiated deals that inure to the financial benefit of nations who hate us. It's another thing to watch our loyal servicemen and women having to work on military bases with no ability to protect themselves. This is the last straw. In the early 1990s bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., began what has been an extended and renewed ban on military personnel...
  • Lone Wolf Gun Kills Civilian, Four Marines

    07/17/2015 6:35:30 AM PDT · by Voice of Reason1 · 49 replies
    The Peoples Cube ^ | 7/16/2015 | Kilroy
    CHATTANOOGA, TN Four United States Marines were killed when an apparent lone wolf gun attacked two military sites in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Thursday. According to the FBI, the gun also murdered 24-year old peace-loving resident and sometime neighborhood dog walker Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez. Government sources confirmed that the gun was not on any watch list, and does not appear to have been aided. Investigators “have not determined whether it was an act of terrorism or whether it was a criminal act,” Edward Reinfold, FBI special agent in charge, told reporters. “We are looking at every possible avenue, but all appearances...
  • Gun Control: The Killer’s Best Friend

    07/17/2015 6:14:44 AM PDT · by Voice of Reason1 · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 17, 2015 | David Harsanyi
    Abdulazeez shot his victims in a ‘gun-free zone,’ which is a useful illustration of the absurdity of gun-control laws: we constrain conscientious Americans but offer free rein to killers. [..] Surely, we are in for a new round of emotional pleas for more gun-control laws. And, helpfully, in this week’s Newsweek cover story by Kurt Eichenwald we already have a compendium of muddled and misleading anti-Second Amendment talking points that dominate the Left these days. The confusion begins with headline, which is based on an absurd premise, and bleeds into the lead: Let’s start with an undeniable truth: In the...
  • Donald Trump: 2015 NRA-ILA Leadership Forum

    07/16/2015 9:08:31 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 4 replies ^ | 4/15/15 | Donald Trump
    Donald Trump: 2015 NRA-ILA Leadership Forum Donald Trump addresses the crowd at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum, an event of the 2015 NRA Annual Meetings in Nashville, Tennessee. Originally aired 4/10/15.
  • Trump: "Disgraceful" That Marines In TN Couldn't Carry Guns And Were Just Sitting "Targets"

    07/16/2015 7:56:02 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 78 replies ^ | July 16, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump argued that it’s “absolutely ridiculous” that the Marines attacked in Tennessee were not allowed to carry guns and thus were “just sitting there as targets” on Thursday’s “O’Reilly Factor” on the Fox News Channel.
  • Four servicemen killed and one critical after gunman opens fire with 'high-powered rifle'..

    07/16/2015 11:59:56 AM PDT · by CivilWarBrewing · 289 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 16, 2015 | Ashley Collman - DM
    Sources say four military members were killed and a cop injured after a gunman opened fire on recruitment offices in Chattanooga, Tennessee Shots rang out at military recruitment offices in a strip mall on Lee Highway just before 11amActive shooting situation then moved several miles north to a U.S. Naval Reserve Center near the Chattanooga State Community College campusJust before 1:30pm, the Chattanooga police tweeted that the active shooter situation was over Multiple local stations are reporting that the shooter is dead Four military members were killed this morning and at least one police officer injured, when a gunman opened fire...
  • Tim McGraw’s Gun Control Fundraiser Coming Up this Friday

    07/16/2015 9:40:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies ^ | 7/15/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    Through this kind of decision making, McGraw also supported the campaign of gun control candidate Barack Obama in 2008. He told People Magazine: It’s innate in me to be a blue-dog Democrat. I’m not saying I’m right or wrong, but that’s what I am. My wife and I and our family will do everything we can to support Obama. I like his ideas, I like his energy, and I like the statement he would make for our country to the world.
  • Micro Black Aces Shotgun! Is it Legal?

    07/15/2015 3:19:08 PM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 37 replies
    Guns America ^ | 7/9/15 | Jacob Epstein
    Black Aces is offering a discount for GunsAmerica readers. If you’ve been thinking about buying a DT now might be the time. Use the code GA10 when ordering and get 10% off. Check out Black Aces: These aren’t easy to find, either. Ordering is easy enough, but they’re not languishing on store shelves, if you know what mean. As of the writing of this, only one lucky reader can buy one on GunsAmerica: Aces DT During the course of this review, I asked Black Aces Tactical’s Eric Lemoine what DT stands for. “DT stands for Delirium Tremens,” Lemoine...
  • Family, survivor call for federal probe of police shooting

    07/15/2015 3:14:08 PM PDT · by redreno · 67 replies ^ | 07/15/2015 | AP By BRIAN MELLEY and AMANDA LEE MYERS
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of an unarmed man fatally shot by police in suburban Los Angeles called for a federal civil rights investigation into the police department involved Wednesday, saying newly released video of the shooting raises significant questions. Newly released videos of the shooting show Diaz-Zeferino with his palms open at waist level when officers shoot him eight times. A second man who had his hands up, Eutiquio Acevedo-Mendez, survived a gunshot wound to the back.
  • Getting Past The Obstacles In Gun Training for Girls

    07/15/2015 10:18:09 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 11 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 7/15/2015 | Robert Campbell
    Women are not a minority in America, gentlemen. There are some 6 million more of them than us – perhaps even a few more since 2010’s census, where that stat comes from. Many female shooters are interested in the shooting sports as well as personal defense. If you are in a gun-related sales field, you would do well to treat them well. If you are a professional trainer, you must be alert to the nuances and differences of the female thought process. To ignore this significant portion of the shooting fraternity/sorority is a disservice to all concerned. I am going...
  • Plantation police officer fatally shoots man who punched him in face....[Ferguson Redux?]

    07/13/2015 2:37:46 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | 7/13/15
    ..... officer on foot patrol fatally shot a man who punched him in the face behind an office building on Sunday evening....
  • NY suspends background checks on ammunition purchases

    07/13/2015 6:39:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/13/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    The gun grabbers are up in arms this week while demonstrating the conveniently situational respect they have for the constitution when it comes to the Second Amendment. For our lead item, we return to New York where Governor Andrew Cuomo has just moved to quietly suspend a portion of the odious SAFE Act, resulting in all sorts of anger from the Democrats here. (From the New York Times) The administration of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo agreed on Friday to suspend a plan to require background checks on ammunition sales, putting in doubt part of the gun control law that...
  • Guns Don't Deter Crime, Study Finds

    07/11/2015 6:01:01 PM PDT · by PROCON · 86 replies
    livescience ^ | July 11, 2015 | Stephanie Pappas
    A high-profile shooting, like the June 17 crime that left dead nine members of a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, is typically followed by calls for greater gun control, along with counter arguments that the best way to stop gun crimes is with more guns. "The one thing that would have at least ameliorated the horrible situation in Charleston would have been that if somebody in that prayer meeting had a conceal carry or there had been either an off-duty policeman or an on-duty policeman, somebody with the legal authority to carry a firearm and could have stopped...
  • Embassy of The United States to Mozambique [Obama Does Not Condemn Evil Flag!]

    07/11/2015 10:00:25 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 2 replies
    [from the American taxpayer funded "self help" program for Mozambique]: The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program provides small grants for community development activities in Mozambique...The SSH program can finance projects up to $10,000 and each project funded must be implemented within one year....
  • Following Obama Pentagon speech, Israel introduces elite unit to fight ISIS

    07/10/2015 7:07:58 AM PDT · by Sam's Army · 24 replies
    Leader and Times ^ | 09 July 2015 | Jim Kouri
    While President Barack Obama during his Pentagon visit on Monday explained his approach to fighting and defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) with the statement that “Ideologies are not defeated by guns; they’re defeated with better ideas,” Israeli political officials and their security commanders announced their own plans for a specially trained brigade. According to an Israeli source, Geoff Gotfield, a former member of a police counterterrorism team, the new unit – created and trained in secret – was also formed to deal with the threat of Iran’s nuclear weapons program, despite Obama and Secretary of State...
  • Dem Sen. Chuck Schumer: Gun iPhone Cases Likely Violate Federal Law

    07/09/2015 4:53:39 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    The Washingon Free Beacon ^ | July 9, 2015 | Morgan Chalfant
    New York Sen. Charles Schumer (D.) wrote letters to Amazon and eBay urging them and other online retailers to stop selling gun-grip iPhone cases on their platforms. Schumer argues that the case “creates danger when seen in kids’ pockets” and likely breaks federal law, according to press release posted to his website Tuesday.Versions of the cases available online come in multiple colors and feature imitation trigger guards, grips, and barrels. The particular “Gun Grip Case” cited by Schumer resembles a 9mm handgun and features an imitation trigger guard and grip. “Any retailer willing to sell this potentially dangerous and tasteless...
  • Man with gun arrested at local abortion clinic (Tennessee)

    07/08/2015 9:03:38 PM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies ^ | Jul 08 2015 | Lenny Cohen, Digital Media Manager
    A man walking into a local abortion clinic is under arrest after protesters there said he pulled a gun on them. Bristol, Tennessee, police arrested Derrick Doss just before 10am Wednesday, outside the Bristol Women's Clinic on West State Street. Doss is charged with aggravated assault. Protesters said they approached him as he was walking into the office, and then he pulled a gun on them.
  • Pelosi Uses Murder Committed By Illegal Immigrant To Pitch ... Gun Control

    07/08/2015 2:47:12 PM PDT · by absentee · 34 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 7/8/15 | Caleb Howe
    Last week, 32-year-old Kate Steinle was murdered at Pier 14 in San Francisco, shot to death by Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez, a 45-year old multiple deportee, according to his own words. Sanchez has been charged with murder. He is pleading not guilty, and has claimed the shooting was the result of an "accidental discharge." Sanchez is an illegal immigrant. He is also a convicted felon. He has been deported five times and was back here again in San Francisco. Even liberal senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) has classified Sanchez as a threat to public safety. But San Francisco is a "sanctuary...
  • Think you can Handle this type of Long Range Shooting Competition?

    07/08/2015 12:28:13 PM PDT · by w1n1 · 10 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 7/8/2015 | Robin Taylor
    Looking down from atop a three-story shooting tower, 12 steel targets stand out along a green hillside, each one further away than the last. They’re all challenging, and the furthest sits at 936 yards. When the buzzer sounds, you’ll have three minutes to shoot all 12. The problem is, you can’t actually see the targets yet. You’re starting at the bottom of the tower’s stairwell, carrying 200 rounds of ammunition, a coat, a gear bag, a sling, sunscreen, elbow pads, bipod, and a heavy sniper rifle. By the time you get to the top of those stairs and see the...
  • Owner of garbage service terminates employee who shot and killed dog

    07/07/2015 3:33:53 PM PDT · by cripplecreek · 20 replies ^ | July 07, 2015 | Theresa Ghiloni
    JACKSON, MI – A Modern Waste Services employee involved in an incident where a dog was killed no longer works for the company. The owner of the garbage service, Phil Duckham, said the employee was terminated Tuesday afternoon. Duckham said he wanted to meet with the former employee in person before making a decision on how to handle the fatal Monday night shooting of a 9-year-old Rottweiler-Labrador mix. "This isn't how we do business," Duckham said. "I wanted to hear both sides of the story, and we don't condone damaging people's property. ... It's a service we give and it's...