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  • Celebrities Urge Americans to Reject NRA, Concealed Carry in Wake of Vegas Shooting

    10/18/2017 8:07:29 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 73 replies
    Big Hollywood (Breitbart) ^ | October 18, 2017 | AWR Hawkins
    Emma Stone, Melissa McCarthy, and Sheryl Crow are among a number of celebrities urging Americans to “reject the NRA” and concealed carry of firearms in the wake of the shooting at a Las Vegas country music concert this month. Laura Dern, Bill Hader, and Adam Scott are also taking part in the anti-gun campaign, as is noted gun control advocate Julianne Moore. The celebrities are part of the Michael Bloomberg-funded Everytown for Gun Safety PSA against the NRA specifically, and against gun rights generally. In typical Everytown fashion, the PSA does not present real solutions to the attack in Vegas–after...
  • 10 Best Compact Handguns for Everyday Carry

    10/11/2017 5:45:30 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 49 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/11/2017 | J Hines
    A concealed carry license deserves reliable and top of the line handguns. However, with a huge market to choose from this can be a challenge. We stacked up 10 guns against each other to bring you our top carry handguns based on stopping power, weight, ease of use, and price. Using a scale of 1-5, with 5 being the best, you'll be able to compare the best of the best. In this article, we’re only covering compact handguns. Here are 10 ideal choices for the everyday carrier. Glock 26 Gen3 (9mm) Portability: 4Ease of Use: 5Weight: 3.5Affordability: 2Stopping Power: 3...
  • A NATION OF COWARDS

    10/06/2017 7:27:35 AM PDT · by drypowder · 9 replies
    The Public Interest | Fall of 1993 | Jeffery Snyder
    Preface: I have obtained reprint permission for the Internet for Jeffrey Snyder's "A Nation of Cowards". It may be reproduced freely, including forwarding copies to politicians, provided that it is not distributed for profit and subscription information is included. I especially encourage you to copy and pass on this strong statement about firearms ownership to friends, colleagues, undecideds, and other firearms rights supporters. Your grassroots pamphleteering can counter the propaganda blitz now going on by introducing some reason to the debate. This essay is one of our best weapons. To get plaintext: ftp ftp.rkba.org, get /public_html/comment/cowards.txt The WWW URL is:...
  • Hillary Clinton Tried Politicizing the Las Vegas Shooting. Here's How That Worked Out.

    10/03/2017 8:15:59 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    MRC TV ^ | October 2, 2017 | Nick Kangadis
    Radical liberals and others on the far-Left took to Twitter Monday morning to not only send their condolences to those affected by the massive shooting in Las Vegas, but also to use the event as a way to climb on their soapbox and politicize the incident. Among them was failed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, who wasted no time in using the tragedy to her political advantage, tweeting:
  • Celebrities Rush to Call for Gun Control After Las Vegas Mass Shooting

    10/02/2017 7:23:00 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 69 replies
    Big Hollywood (Breitbart) ^ | October 2, 2017 | AWR Hawkins
    Celebrities took to social media Monday morning just hours after the tragic Las Vegas mass shooting to call for increased gun control measures. Breitbart News reported that the attack occurred while country music singer Jason Aldean was playing and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department identified the attacker as 64-year-old Stephen Craig Paddock. He opened fire on concert-goers from an elevated position–the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel. LVMPD SWAT members burst into Paddock’s room Sunday night and found him dead. Michael Ian Black tweeted:
  • ‘Durn Tootin’, Great Shootin”: Richard Dawkins Mocks Americans, 2nd Amendment

    10/02/2017 7:06:19 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 56 replies
    Big Government (Breitbart) ^ | October 2, 2017 | Joel B. Pollak
    Noted evolutionary biologist and atheist Richard Dawkins greeted the news of the mass shooting in Las Vegas by tweeting his contempt for Americans and the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. “Durn tootin’, great shootin’. Cool dude sertin’ he’s 2nd Mendment rahts. Hell yeah!” Dawkins tweeted, apparently attempting to mock a southern accent — perhaps in a reference to the country music festival at which the shooting took place. He added: “Every country has its psychopaths. In US they have guns”.
  • Murphy: Congress needs to 'get off its ass' and take action on gun violence

    10/02/2017 7:39:16 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 108 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/02/17 | JACQUELINE THOMSEN
    Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) called for Congress to “get off its ass and do something” about gun violence after a deadly Las Vegas mass shooting that left at least 50 people dead. Murphy, who emerged as a leading figure in the push for gun control legislation after the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in his state of Connecticut, said it was “positively infuriating” that Congress had failed to pass laws to stop gun violence. “Nowhere but America do horrific large-scale mass shootings happen with this degree of regularity. Last night’s massacre may go down as the deadliest in...
  • EDITORIAL: Melrose Park cops misfire by raffling off dangerous weapon (barf alert with a snicker)

    09/19/2017 6:49:18 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 22 replies
    Chicago S-T ^ | 19 sept 2017
    Melrose Park police sent an appalling message over Labor Day weekend when they auctioned off an AR-15-style semiautomatic rifle to raise money for their police union. EDITORIAL They apparently did not care that Melrose Park, the very town they have sworn to serve and protect, bans possession of AR-15s — semiautomatic rifles that can load magazines with multiple bullets. ADVERTISING The village bans the gun for good reason. Nobody need such a powerful weapon to protect themselves their homes or to hunt. And the guns can be exceptionally dangerous when they fall into the wrong hands. But, as Robert Herguth...
  • Vanity: Freeper ideas on decorating kids rooms for patriotic/religious/educational

    08/15/2017 10:25:43 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 18 replies
    15 AUG 17 | dcbryan1
    Wife unit and I just completed painting our childrens rooms. Theme should be between K-3 , boy and girl. What posters/themes centered on education and religion would you put in their room? Below is a small list I have brainstormed, and I am interested in things that just ARENT taught as much anymore or not emphasized enough. When I was growing up my room was filled with posters to keep my mind going......most were hand made by mom. I'm sure there are nice ones that homeschoolers and teachers use that maybe I'm not thinking of. Thanks! FReegards!
  • 10 Vintage Gun Ads that would be Banned in 2017

    08/14/2017 8:23:16 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 48 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 8/14/2017 | E Nestor
    Gun ads have changed with the times. Political correctness is certainly not the name of the game in these classic pieces of gun marketing. It was just plain old fashion advertising back in the day. Hammer the hammer? Lawyers wouldn’t come within a football field of this one. Of course, hammering on a vintage revolver probably is a bad idea anyway…Oh no, that guy is teaching his son how to hunt, you say? Where are their iphones, video games and couch? Well, buddy, this is how a father is supposed to raise his son to be a man, not a...
  • EDITORIAL: Gun crimes must be top target for Chicago’s U.S. attorney (barf alert)

    08/05/2017 6:56:15 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 18 replies
    Chicago S-T ^ | 5 aug 2017
    The U.S. attorney’s office in Chicago, among the busiest in the nation, must set its priorities to fit the times. Twenty years ago, the top priority might have been public corruption. Ten years ago, it might have been white-collar crime. EDITORIAL Today, as John Lausch prepares to take over the job, we urge the U.S. attorney’s office in Chicago to focus on one priority above all others: Ridding our city of illegal guns. Shootings are the scourge of Chicago, so much so that President Donald Trump has mocked our city for its violence, though he has done nothing to combat...
  • Break-in suspect shot, man in home charged [ Canada ]

    07/31/2017 9:12:35 AM PDT · by george76 · 43 replies
    THE CHRONICLE HERALD ^ | July 25, 2017
    A man is charged with attempted murder and a raft of firearms offences after helping fend off home invaders, one of whom he’s now charged with shooting. Kyle Earl Munroe was arrested on July 12 after RCMP and Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a home invasion involving firearms at a home in Porters Lake. Police said that three men entered the residence with guns and a struggle took place with two men inside. The two in the home seized a firearm from one of the suspects and several shots were fired as the suspects fled. Police later...
  • Residents must lead the way on action against gun violence (barf alert)

    07/10/2017 5:38:57 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 14 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | 10 july 2017
    April 1 — Marcus Thomas Jr., age 3 1/2 weeks, is shot and killed when a gunman sprays his parents’ car with bullets outside a North Las Vegas apartment building. April 25 — A 4-month-old is struck in the hand by a bullet fired through the wall of an apartment near the Las Vegas Strip. June 2 — A 2-year-old is injured at an apartment complex near UNLV after an argument between two men leads to gunfire. In Las Vegas and across the U.S., children are paying in blood for the nation’s refusal to control firearms and reduce gun violence.
  • California’s gun control efforts suffer 2 legal setbacks

    06/30/2017 11:50:14 AM PDT · by libstripper · 13 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 30, 2017 | Don Thompson
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California’s efforts to strengthen what already are some of the nation’s strictest gun laws took two blows this week, the latest coming when a federal judge blocked a law set to take effect Saturday that would have barred gun owners from possessing high-capacity ammunition magazines.
  • Patrick Tomlinson: Constitutional carry comes for Wisconsin (barf alert)

    06/21/2017 6:15:10 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 11 replies
    Madison.com ^ | 21 june 2017 | Patrick Tomlinson
    I am a lifelong firearm enthusiast. I started shooting at 10 years old when my father got me a Crossman pump action air rifle with a four power Tasco scope. He was one of only three NRA training counselors in the state of Wisconsin for many years. I began shooting competitively through 4-H not long after, eventually shooting air rifle, air pistol, and shotgun trap through the program. After 4-H, I went on to shoot small-bore rifle in local competitions. Today, I own four firearms of various kinds, make time to shoot several thousand rounds per year, and am licensed...
  • Commentary: How the NRA conquered Washington and abandoned gun owners like me (barf alert)

    06/20/2017 11:20:21 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 24 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 20 june 2-017 | Matt Valentine
    In the winter of 2008, shortly after the election of Barack Obama, my fiancee and I stopped into a local gun shop in Austin to buy ammunition for target practice, a hobby we enjoyed once or twice a month. Though we hadn't asked, the clerk behind the counter told us that all the AR- and AK-style rifles were back-ordered. We could get on the waitlist, he offered, but the delay might be a couple of months — "if it's still even legal to buy one then." Eight years later, gun rights in America appear not only to have survived the...
  • What gun debate? There is no gun debate in Washington, D.C. (baf alert)

    There is zero chance that the shooting of U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise earlier this week will change anything about the gun debate in Washington, D.C. That’s because there is no gun debate in Washington, D.C. The NRA has won. Not the debate — the gun lobby remains very wrong on the facts. But the group had won the politics — big time. I have been a gun owner all my life. I’ve shot long guns of every kind and a variety of handguns. I have no problem with people owning them for legitimate purposes. I own a half dozen of...
  • Six dead, 30 injured in London terror attacks; 3 suspects shot dead

    06/04/2017 5:16:17 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 41 replies
    Chicago S-T ^ | 4 june 2017
    Gerard Vowls told The Guardian newspaper that he saw a woman being stabbed by three men at the south end of London Bridge. He said he threw chairs, glasses and bottles at the attackers in a bid to stop them. “They kept coming to try to stab me . they were stabbing everyone. Evil, evil people,” he told the newspaper. “I want to know if this girl is still alive. I’ve been walking around for an hour and a half crying my eyes out. I don’t know what to do.” Bartender Alex Martinez said he hid in a garbage bin...
  • Wisconsin lawmakers debate permitless carry of concealed guns

    MADISON - People in Wisconsin would be able to carry concealed firearms without getting training or state permits, under a proposal debated by lawmakers Wednesday. The broad legislation would also allow some people to bring guns onto school grounds and lower the penalties on unauthorized people who are caught doing so. The bill by Sen. David Craig (R-Town of Vernon) and Rep. Mary Felzkowski (R-Irma) goes beyond the state’s 2011 law, which allows concealed weapons but reserves them for trained and licensed residents. Instead, Senate Bill 169 would make Wisconsin a “constitutional carry” state where qualifying people could pack firearms...
  • Eighth Circuit: Open Carry not Reasonable Suspicion for a Police Stop

    05/31/2017 6:02:52 AM PDT · by marktwain · 53 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 30 May, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    In 2011, on November 2nd, The Lincoln City Police Department received a call about a young man displaying a firearm in an Astro van outside of a convenience store. The call lead to the felony stop of an Astro van about 4 hours later.In the van was 58-year-old black pastor who was a double amputee. The officers forced the pastor, Leroy Duffie, to exit the van with his hands held up, after he had told them that he could not do so because of his disability. At gunpoint, Duffie opened his door, and twisted his body in an attempt...