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  • MSNBC: Handguns Are Too Slow To Stop A School Shooter

    02/23/2018 7:44:14 PM PST · by doug from upland · 125 replies
    daily caller ^ | 2-23-18 | Amber Athey
    MSNBC anchors are claiming that teachers armed with handguns would be unable to stop a school shooter because rifles shoot “three times faster.” Anchor Lawrence O’Donnell said on his show Thursday night that “a bullet fired from an AR-15 travels 3x faster than one from a handgun…and yet the president and the NRA think giving teachers guns will stop a school shooter.” MSNBC ✔ @MSNBC Lawrence: A bullet fired from an AR-15 travels 3x faster than one from a handgun. And yet the president and the NRA think giving teachers guns will stop a school shooter Stephanie Ruhle similarly asked,...
  • We Need Full Constitutional Carry, Several Dozen Insane Asylums, and a FULL BAN ON ANTIDEPRESSANTS

    02/23/2018 6:10:52 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 59 replies ^ | 2/22/18 | Ann Barnhardt
    Cut the Crap: We Need Full Constitutional Carry, Several Dozen Insane Asylums, and a FULL BAN ON ANTIDEPRESSANTS See this kid? Yeah, where Im from, thats called, crazy as a shithouse rat. Heres a nutty idea. Stay with me. How about we put the crazy people in a facility where they can receive supervision, care and treatment? We could call it hmmm lets see an insane asylum, or even a mental hospital. That is, a place where people who are insane and/or mentally ill could receive shelter and care, and at the same time the rest of society would likewise...
  • Condi Rice: its time to discuss what 2nd Amendment means in the modern world

    02/23/2018 6:54:51 PM PST · by Pelham · 122 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 2-23-2018 | Jessica Chasmar
    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Friday that its time to discuss what the Second Amendment means in the modern world in light of last weeks mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Ms. Rice, who served under President George W. Bush, said that while the Second Amendment remains indivisible, she doesnt think civilians should have access to guns like the AR-15, which was used by 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz to fatally shoot 17 students and teachers on Valentines Day. I think it is time to have a conversation about what the right to bear arms means in the modern world,...
  • These companies are cutting ties with the NRA

    02/23/2018 6:50:12 PM PST · by C19fan · 55 replies
    Yahoo ^ | February 23, 2018 | Krystal Hu
    Corporate America is taking on the countrys most powerful gun lobby group. In the wake of the mass shooting in a Florida high school last week, companies are dropping their partnerships with the National Rifle Association (NRA), which touts 5 million members. According to a list compiled by ThinkProgress, an advocacy organization, there are at least 22 corporations, including car-rental companies and financial institutions that have been offering discounts to NRA members. As the #BoycottNRA movement picks up steam, some companies have cut ties.
  • Insurer Chubb says will stop underwriting NRA insurance for gun owners

    02/23/2018 3:12:38 PM PST · by Patriotic1 · 50 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2/23/2018 | Reuters Staff
    Insurer Chubb Ltd on Friday said that it will stop underwriting a National Rifle Association-branded insurance policy for gun owners. Chubb gave notice three months ago of its plan to stop participating in the NRA insurance program, known as NRA Carry Guard,
  • Sources: Coral Springs police upset at some [3 more] Broward deputies for not entering school

    02/23/2018 2:32:38 PM PST · by Blood of Tyrants · 139 replies
    MSN ^ | 2-23-18 | Gerald Herbert
    When Coral Springs police officers arrived at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14 in the midst of the school shooting crisis, many officers were surprised to find not only that Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson, the armed school resource officer, had not entered the building, but that three other Broward County Sheriff's deputies were also outside the school and had not entered, Coral Springs sources tell CNN. The deputies had their pistols drawn and were behind their vehicles, the sources said, and not one of them had gone into the school.
  • When Sheriff Israel Was Accused of Corruption ... 'Lions Don't Care About the Opinions of Sheep'

    02/23/2018 2:37:30 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 61 replies
    Reason ^ | 02/23/2018 | Robby Soave
    FULL TITLE: When Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel Was Accused of Corruption, He Responded: 'Lions Don't Care About the Opinions of Sheep' Broward County Sheriff Scott Israelthe man whose agency failed to prevent the Parkland massacre despite having received a tip last November that Nikolas Cruz was plotting a mass shootinghas been accused of public corruption. Two years ago, the Sun Sentinel reported that Israel was rewarding top political supporters by giving them and their family members cushy jobs doing public relations and community outreach for the Broward County Sheriff's Office. One such position, outreach manager, paid out a salary...
  • Police Chief Says Some Detroit Teachers Should Be Armed

    02/23/2018 4:11:48 PM PST · by george76 · 12 replies
    WWJ ^ | February 23, 2018 | Greg Bowman
    In the wake of this months school shooting in Parkland, Fla., Detroit Police Chief James Craig said he is open to the idea of some teachers being armed with guns in classrooms. Certainly, there should be a very thorough vetting process, ... When I talk about vetting, I mean someone who is trained, someone who is responsible, the rigors associated with someone in a school environment. It could be an ex-military, ex-police officer; some of those folks are teachers, as an example. Craig likened the vetting process to that of airlines following the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, in that...
  • Ebullient Trump Campaigns Again at CPAC

    02/23/2018 11:52:46 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Rush ^ | February 23, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Hey, quick question for those of you just tuning in to the program today: How many of you saw Trumps CPAC speech? He went about an hour and 20 minutes. It was very raucous. But how many of you saw it? I, of course, watched it here. And you know, folks, I have to tell you. It was so great and theres about a thousand of em in there. It was so great seeing a bunch of young people cheering the president at a conference instead of watching him on CNN. It was just so much more pleasant...

    02/23/2018 6:02:33 PM PST · by conservative98 · 177 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 Feb 2018 | AWR HAWKINS
    A report released Friday claims four of Broward County Sheriff Scott Israels deputies waited outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School while the attack was occurring. On February 22 Breitbart News reported that one deputy resigned after it was learned that he was on scene but failed to control Nikolas Cruz. Sheriff Israel told ABC 13 that video shows the deputy, Scott Peterson, arrive at the west side of Building 12 and take a position outside the school but never go inside. The sheriffs office moved to suspend Peterson, who resigned before the suspension could take place. Now CNN reports...
  • More Big Corporations Sever Ties With NRA

    02/23/2018 3:11:31 PM PST · by demkicker · 133 replies ^ | 2-23-18 | Awe Hawkins
    The announcements by MetLife and Symantec mean four companies have cut ties with the NRA this week. On Thursday, First National Bank of Omaha and Enterprise Rent-A-Car cut ties with the NRA as well. The First National Bank of Omaha announced that it would no longer offer NRA Visa Cards and Enterprise Rent-A-Car announced it would no longer offer discounts to NRA members.
  • Gov. Rick Scott Pushes Firearm Confiscation Orders, Opposes Arming Teachers for School Safety

    02/23/2018 12:41:11 PM PST · by Cheerio · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 Feb 2018 | AWR Hawkins
    Gov. Rick Scott (R) is pushing firearm confiscation orders and stands opposed to the suggestion that teachers should be armed for school safety. CNN reports that Scott is pushing a Violent Threat Restraining Order, which are similar to Californias Gun Violence Restraining Orders in that they a designed to secure court orders to confiscate firearms following a family members complaint. It is difficult to see how such ordersdesigned to be triggered by family requestswould have been effective against Nikolas Cruz. After all, the family with which he was staying repeatedly called the police on him in November 2017 but refused...
  • John Lott on Fox News: Debate on how to stop mass public shootings

    02/23/2018 11:01:34 AM PST · by rogerantone1 · 7 replies
    Dr. John Lott from the Crime Prevention Research Center and Igor Volsky with the Center for American Progress debated how to stop mass public shootings and the role of gun control. The discussion took place on Laura Ingrahams show.
  • Nation That Calls Trump Hitler Demands He Take All Guns Away (Satire, sort of)

    02/23/2018 10:59:24 AM PST · by Gamecock · 9 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | February 23, 2018
    U.S.Sources across the United States confirmed Friday that the cross-section of citizenry which has been comparing President Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler for two years has begun to demand that he take guns away from all citizens at once. Passionate protests and rallies recently all demanded the dangerous madman confiscate everybodys firearms. Trump is a dangerous tyrant, so he should be the only one with deadly weapons! one woman screamed at an anti-gun protest. People obviously cant be trusted with them. Instead, we need to entrust them only to the most powerful man on the planet, who has proven time...
  • (fake Indian) Elizabeth Warren goes on tweet rager against NRA's Wayne LaPierre, and fundraises too

    02/23/2018 11:29:00 AM PST · by Zakeet · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 22, 2018 | Daniel Chaitin
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she is not intimated by the National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre after he singled her and other liberal Democrats out in a speech Thursday smearing the tide of "socialism." Furthermore, in the Massachusetts senator's tweet rager Thursday evening, she pledged to fight the NRA "at every turn" in advocating for stricter gun control measures and also plugged a fundraising link to her re-election campaign. "Wayne LaPierre can call me whatever he wants. He doesn't scare me," Warren said hours after LaPierre's speech at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. "You know what scares Wayne LaPierre? That...
  • FL Gov Scott: Gun Restraining Orders, Gun Buying Age to 21, Bump Stock Ban, Cops in all Schools

    02/23/2018 8:35:13 AM PST · by Simon Green · 84 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 02/23/18 | Robert Farago
    Speaking at a press conference, Florida Governor Rick Scott has unveiled his plan to prevent another school attack like the one that claimed 17 lives in Parkland, Florida. Governor Scott pledged his support for a gun violence restraining order, raising the minimum age to purchase any type of firearm to 21, banning bump fire stocks and putting a police officer in every school.
  • It's not NRA money that's the problem, it's NRA voters (barf alert)

    02/23/2018 8:49:48 AM PST · by rellimpank · 46 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 23 feb 2018 | Eric Zorn
    With stunning poise and steely confidence, Cameron Kasky, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, confronted U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., live on CNN on Wednesday evening. Can you tell me right now that you will not accept a single donation from the (National Rifle Association)? he demanded. In the arena where the town hall event was held, the crowd of some 7,000 most of them connected to the school community that was shattered when a gunman killed 17 during a Feb. 14 rampage stood and cheered for more than 20 seconds. After a bit of back-and-forth,...
  • #BoycottNRA: Enterprise car rentals, Omaha bank sever gun lobby ties as boycott movement gains steam

    02/23/2018 5:23:12 AM PST · by C19fan · 26 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 23, 2018 | Fred Barbash
    Two major companies, Enterprise Holdings Inc. and First National Bank of Omaha ended co-branding partnerships with the National Rifle Association Thursday as a #BoycottNRA social media movement picked up steam. Enterprise is the parent company of three car-rental brands: Enterprise, Alamo and National. The arrangement offered discounts to NRA members.
  • Is there an alternative Credit Card to replace First National Bank of Omaha?

    02/23/2018 4:47:55 AM PST · by Tazzo · 5 replies
    self ^ | 02/23/2018 | self
    Looking for help: Is there a credit card I can use that will support gun rights?
  • Trump tiptoes toward possible fight with NRA

    02/23/2018 1:05:52 AM PST · by familyop · 86 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 22, 2018 | JONATHAN EASLEY AND LYDIA WHEELER
    On Thursday morning, Trump tweeted support for background checks, new age limits on some gun purchases and the end of the the sale of bump stocks. I will be strongly pushing Comprehensive Background Checks with an emphasis on Mental Health. Raise age to 21 and end sale of Bump Stocks! Congress is in a mood to finally do something on this issue - I hope! Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 22, 2018 Legislative proposals that prevent law-abiding adults aged 18-20 years old from acquiring rifles and shotguns effectively prohibits them for purchasing any firearm, thus depriving them of their...