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  • NRA Asked Anti-Gunners the Name of the SCOTUS Case They Were Protesting. Their Responses Are Amazing.

    12/03/2019 9:28:42 AM PST · by rktman · 32 replies ^ | 12/3/2019 | Beth Baumann
    Full header: NRA Asked Anti-Gunners the Name of the SCOTUS Case They Were Protesting. Their Responses Are Amazing. "The name of the case, I don't know," one man said. "Actually, frankly speaking, I did not read. I was recruited here to represent my grandchildren." Later in the video the same man is shown talking about the NRA. "Demand action! Demand action for shutting down [the] NRA," he said. The man also suggested getting rid of the Second Amendment because "a gun for self-protection" is "not relevant at all" today. "We live in a civilized society and must protect the interest...
  • Supreme Court Finally Ends Brady Campaign Suit Against Armslist Over 2012 Spa Shooting

    11/29/2019 5:46:27 PM PST · by rktman · 4 replies ^ | 11/25/2019 | Dan Zimmerman
    The Supreme Court won’t revive a lawsuit against a firearms website over a suburban Milwaukee spa shooting. The justices rejected an appeal Monday from the daughter of one of three people shot to death by a man who illegally bought a semi-automatic pistol and ammunition from someone he met through The Wisconsin Supreme Court dismissed the suit, ruling that federal law protects website operators from liability for posting content from a third party. The state court rejected arguments that websites that enable gun deals must take reasonable care to prevent sales to people prohibited from purchasing firearms. The Wisconsin...
  • Uber Eats driver delivers a surprise to armed robber

    11/24/2019 10:15:05 AM PST · by rktman · 22 replies ^ | 11/24/2019 | Thomas Lifson
    One Uber Eats driver may be scouring the want ads today after using his legally-owed firearm to defend himself against an armed robber in Austin, Texas, even though the company prohibits drivers from carrying on the job. The delivery worker went to Arbor Terrace apartments, which is just off Interstate 35 near East Oltorf Street in Southeast Austin, around 2:25 a.m. on Saturday, an arrest affidavit says. When the delivery was done, the worker turned around to find a man aggressively standing very close to him. That man was identified by police as 37-year-old Gabriel Menchaca Palomino. When the driver...
  • Crazy Uncle Joe Strikes Again, This Time He Takes Aim at Handguns

    11/20/2019 5:59:32 AM PST · by rktman · 15 replies ^ | 11/20/2019 | Beth Baumann
    Former Vice President Joe Biden has been all over the place when it comes to his stance on guns and the Second Amendment, although we know he's no friend to gun owners. Just last month he admitted he would favor a national registry for "assault weapons." He's repeatedly championed the idea of "smart guns," even though the technology doesn't exist. But remember: he continually talks about his shotgun. Biden made another really dumb yet scary comment during a swanky fundraiser hosted by an Amazon executive in Seattle, Washington this weekend. For $2,800 a head, you too could hear the former...
  • UNews Omits ‘Good Guy With a Gun’ From Report on Oklahoma Walmart Shooting

    11/19/2019 5:57:18 AM PST · by rktman · 18 replies ^ | 11/18/2019 | Jorge Bonilla
    Univision led off its Engligh-language newscast, UNews on Fusion, with a brief report on the shooting at Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma. However, the network left off a critical element of the story; one that happens to be most inconvenient to its agenda. Watch below as anchor Carolina Sarassa delivered the report that omitted what many other local and national outlets had reported by then: the confrontation of the shooter by an armed citizen: We begin today with details on yet another shooting. This time, outside a Wal-Mart in Duncan, Oklahoma. The police chief says two men and a woman have...
  • MSNBC's Katy Tur Invites Analyst to Find GOP 'Responsible' for School Shooting Deaths

    11/15/2019 8:10:12 AM PST · by rktman · 17 replies ^ | 11/15/2019 | Brad Wilmouth
    On Thursday afternoon, within a couple of hours of covering the school shooting in Santa Clarita, California, MSNBC journalists were predictably suggesting Republicans were to blame for the deaths as analysts and several Democratic guests pined for more gun control. At one point, host Katy Tur invited MSNBC law enforcement analyst Jim Cavanaugh to blame Republican Senators for gun deaths because of their refusal to support more restrictions: "Would you go so far as to hold them responsible for the deaths that are continuing -- the lives that are continuing to be lost with gun violence?" Cavanaugh, who had already...
  • Joe Biden Says We Can’t Own ‘A Magazine With A Hundred Clips In It’

    11/12/2019 3:07:09 PM PST · by rktman · 51 replies ^ | 11/8/2019 | unknown
    Joe Biden said he believes in the 2nd Amendment right before he talked about restricting gun rights, which means he doesn’t actually believe in the 2nd Amendment. He also said that he wants to ban magazines that have “a hundred clips” in them, which means he doesn’t know what the hell he’s talking about. All of this is related to his desire to protect the geese, which means he’s still Crazy-ass Joe.
  • The Nazism of Democrat Gun Control

    11/09/2019 7:11:50 PM PST · by rktman · 14 replies ^ | 11/9/2019 | Rich Logis and Scott Newmark
    November 9 marks the 81st anniversary of the first day of Kristallnacht, also known as the "night of broken glass." For nearly a week, the Nazi Sturmabteilung paramilitary forces carried out a pogrom against Jewish-owned businesses, synagogues and properties across Germany and related territories; 267 synagogues and 7,000 businesses were damaged or destroyed, and 30,000 Jewish men were incarcerated in concentration camps. There was another sinister motive equal to the anti-Semitism: gun control. What many don't know is, weeks before, the Nazis had disarmed the Jews whom they terrorized; they knew who had firearms because of a compulsory, pre-Nazi gun...
  • MSNBC ‘Shocked’ at ‘Incredible’ Thought of NRA Gun Auctions at Schools

    11/06/2019 7:57:16 AM PST · by rktman · 16 replies ^ | 11/6/2019 | Alex Christie
    Despite Beto O'Rourke's best efforts, it is still legal in the United States to buy and sell firearms. This constitutional fact, however, greatly unnerved MSNBC Live host Stephanie Ruhle on Tuesday as she devoted an entire segment to gun auctions and raffles hosted by the NRA Foundation's charitable arm, Friends of the NRA, at schools. The very existence of these of these auctions where deemed "shocking" and "incredible" in various teases throughout the hour, but the truth is far less nefarious. Washington Post reporter Beth Reinhard co-authored the source material and joined Ruhle to discuss. Ruhle began by quoting Reinhard's...
  • New Zealand’s Gun Confiscation Shaping Up To Be Massive Failure

    11/05/2019 1:22:42 PM PST · by rktman · 15 replies ^ | 11/4/2019 | Cam Edwards
    New Zealand Police Minister Stuart Nash announced this week that more than 32,000 prohibited weapons have been returned to the government since collections began in mid-July. Some estimates put the number of newly-banned military-style semi-automatic rifles in the country at up to 175,000. This would suggest a compliance rate, so far, as low as 18 percent, 16 weeks into the buyback program. With seven weeks left to go until the amnesty period ends, if the current rate of return holds, the New Zealand government is on track to collect around 50,000 prohibited weapons pursuant to the buyback. That would impute...
  • Behar to Dems: Don’t Announce Gun Bans — Wait Until You Get Elected, Then Take Them

    11/04/2019 11:18:27 AM PST · by rktman · 70 replies ^ | 11/4/2019 | pam key
    On Monday’s broadcast of ABC’s “The View,” while discussing the failed 2020 presidential candidacy of former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), co-host Joy Behar commented on O’Rourke’s calls for a ban on assault-style weapons. Behar said, “They should not tell everything they’re going to do. If you are going to take people’s guns away, wait until you get elected and then take them away. Don’t tell them ahead of time.” Co-host Meghan McCain said, “By the way, that’s what people like me think you’re going to do, so I appreciate his honesty.”
  • A Constitutional Case for Gun Control (super mega barf alert)

    10/29/2019 5:51:50 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 31 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | October 28, 2019 | Joshua Feinzig, Joshua Zoffer (Yale Law students)
    Supreme Court briefs are not known for their colorful writing. Readers are far more likely to encounter austere Latin legalisms than gripping personal narratives. Yet March for Our Lives chose to upend this norm in its amicus brief—a legal filing written by an interested outside party—in the upcoming Supreme Court case New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. City of New York. Its brief “presents the voices and stories of young people from Parkland, Florida, to South Central Los Angeles who have been affected directly and indirectly by gun violence.” The Supreme Court confirmed earlier this month that...
  • President Trump Explains the Best Way to Reduce Gun Violence

    10/29/2019 7:15:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 7 replies ^ | 10/28/2019 | Katie Pavlich
    Speaking to the International Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference in Chicago Monday, President Trump discussed the issue of crimes committed with firearms and explained the best way to deal with the ongoing issue. "The best way to reduce gun violence is to put criminals with firearms behind bars," Trump said to applause from the audience. "And just so you understand, we will always protect our Second Amendment."
  • Gun Owners: Here's Why You Should Think Twice Before Posting Pictures of Your Firearms on Social

    10/25/2019 8:53:03 AM PDT · by rktman · 60 replies ^ | 10/23/2019 | Beth Baumann
    It's no secret that technology plays an important role in our lives. Almost every single aspect of our life is ruled by technology, from smart phones to computers and the internet. That's why it's not surprising to know that Google and Facebook are keeping tabs on gun owners' firearms. According to The Firearms Blog (TFB), the two tech giants are scanning users' pictures to look for serial numbers. They're then creating an index of every person's firearms based on the image scans. If you've posted a picture of your firearm on a social networking site and didn't smear out the...
  • Montana Supreme Court To Missoula: Your Anti-Gun Ordinance Went Too Far…So We Killed It

    10/24/2019 7:18:39 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies ^ | 10/24/2019 | Matt Vespa
    The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday reversed a Missoula judge's decision upholding the city of Missoula's gun ordinance, which would have required background checks on all transfer of firearms, including gun show purchases. The high court ruled 5-0 in favor of Montana Attorney General Tim Fox, who voided in 2017 the Missoula City Council's ordinance adopted the year earlier, arguing the council did not have the authority to infringe on gun ownership rights in the state and U.S. constitutions. […] In its Tuesday ruling, the Supreme Court said the ordinance went too far beyond keeping guns away from convicted felons,...
  • Police Organizations Torch 2020 Democrat's Gun Confiscation Plan As 'Asinine, Ridiculous,(T)

    10/22/2019 9:05:50 AM PDT · by rktman · 18 replies ^ | 10/21/2019 | Matt Vespa
    Full Header: Police Organizations Torch 2020 Democrat's Gun Confiscation Plan As 'Asinine, Ridiculous, and Likely Unconstitutional' Former Rep. Robert Francis O’Rourke (D-NM) (aka ‘Beto’) is the left-wing blowhard on guns that liberals fear. Why? Well, it’s because he gives up the playbook and he did so on a national stage. You all know about his plan to confiscate so-called scary guns from the hands of the law-abiding citizenry. AR-15 rifles, one of the most popular in the U.S., and AK-47s are the two scary rifles anti-gun liberals want out of the hands of civilians. Only the government can be trusted...
  • Lone Woman Shoots Home Invasion Suspect Dead(x2)

    10/20/2019 10:22:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 49 replies ^ | 10/19/2019 | AWR Hawkins
    A Tucson, Arizona, woman shot and killed one home invasion suspect and fatally wounded another after waking to strange noises in the night. AZ Central reports the incident occurred on Wednesday around 3:45 a.m. Tucson police spokesman Officer Frank Magos indicates that the woman investigated the noise and discovered two men allegedly trying to make entry into her home. Magos said, “She confronted them, she armed herself with a firearm and shots were fired and that info was relayed to us by 911.” reports the identity of the alleged invaders as 18-year-old Corey Teixeira and 18-year-old Ali Mohamed, both...
  • Steve Kerr Compares Genocidal Chinese Dictatorship To Americans Being Killed By Rifles

    10/11/2019 10:18:40 AM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies ^ | 10/11/2019 | David Hookstead
    Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr made some absurd comments Thursday night about the Chinese dictatorship and gun violence in America. The NBA and China have been in the news nonstop ever since the Houston Rockets GM tweeted support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. You’d think expressing support for democracy instead of communism would be a winning idea. However, the NBA has been dealing with the fallout ever since, and not everybody seems to be on the same page. Kerr isn’t just not on the same page, but he seems to be under the impression that gun violence in...
  • Guns and Cannabis: The Insidious Creep of Tyranny

    10/11/2019 7:41:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 82 replies ^ | 10/11/2019 | John Klar
    In 2004, Vermont implemented a medical marijuana registry, promising patient confidentiality on its state website. Then, in 2018, Vermont legalized recreational marijuana use and imposed a universal background check on gun-purchasers. Here's the rub: the federal government was not consulted, and the ATF maintains that anyone using marijuana will be denied clearance to purchase any gun. This was already the case prior to Vermont's recreational cannabis legalization — those who were on the state's marijuana registry were not allowed to buy guns from federally licensed dealers, as the state of Vermont provided the list of registrants surreptitiously to the federal...
  • Alleged Robber with ‘Assault Rifle’ Killed by Good Guy with a Gun

    10/09/2019 10:47:51 AM PDT · by rktman · 42 replies ^ | 10/9/2019 | AWR Hawkins
    An alleged robber with an “assault rifle” was killed Tuesday by a good guy with a gun in an Apple store in Dallas, Texas. Fox News reports the suspect allegedly walked in about 2:30 a.m., through a door that was open for construction personnel to enter and exit. The suspect was described as being armed with an “assault rifle” and wearing body armor. He was shot and fatally wounded after unsuccessfully attempting to disarm the store’s security guard. A Dallas Police press release summarized the incident: The suspect, described as an adult Black male, attempted to disarm the security officer...