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  • 4 Guns I Promise Not to Grab, by Ima Nidiot (Satire)

    07/06/2020 5:24:11 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 1 replies
    Freedom's Lodge ^ | 2020-07-03 | Ima Nidiot
    But what about BWANIIs?Ima is a gun-grabbing guest contributor to Freedom’s Lodge, and a friend of our regular columnist Trace Munson. She occasionally gives us insight from the anti-gun side of the aisle, in an effort to help bring us all together (and maybe have a laugh or two). It’s recently come to my attention that there are people out there who call me and folks like me “gun grabbers.” The sheer unmitigated gall of them to act as if I want to take their guns away—that’s just asinine, and I’m even more offended than usual! All I’m asking for...
  • There's an Interesting Twist Concerning the St. Louis Couple Who Defended Their Home from Lefty Trespassers: They Were Supporters Of Black Lives Matter!

    06/30/2020 7:26:17 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Townhall ^ | 06/30/2020 | Matt Vespa
    You could almost hear the narrative being crafted in liberal newsrooms. The white couple who scared off lefty trespassers in St. Louis was about to be poster kids for every garbage ‘woke’ narrative under the sun. These clowns forced their way onto these people’s property. They were trespassing. That’s illegal—a key aspect of this story. The property belonged to Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who came out armed with firearms to deter these lefty agitators from the premises. Mark was sporting an AR-15 rifle, which surely triggered liberal America. This was a case of self-defense. To make things more interesting, the...
  • St. Louis Homeowner Speaks Out After Confronting BLM Militants with Firearm, ‘The Only Thing That Stopped the Mob Was my Rifle’

    06/30/2020 7:22:44 AM PDT · by Politically Correct · 22 replies
    American Digest ^ | 29 Jun 2020 | VANDERLEUN
    Somebody forced the gate, and I stood up and announced that this is private property. Go back. I can’t remember in detail anymore. I went inside, I got a rifle. And when they … because as soon as I said this is private property, those words enraged the crowd. Horde, absolute horde came through the now smashed down gates coming right at the house. My house, my east patio was 40 feet from Portland Place Drive. And these people were right up in my face, scared to death. And then, I stood out there. The only thing we said is...
  • Colorado Supreme Court upholds 2013 large-capacity gun magazine ban as constitutional

    06/29/2020 11:12:08 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 57 replies ^ | last updated 10:40 AM, Jun 29, 2020 | Blair Miller
    Colorado Supreme Court upholds 2013 large-capacity gun magazine ban as constitutional By: Blair Miller DENVER – The Colorado Supreme Court upheld the state’s ban on large-capacity gun magazines as constitutional in a ruling issued Monday nearly seven years after the law passed in the wake of the Aurora theater shooting. “The legislation is a reasonable exercise of the police power that has neither the purpose nor effect of nullifying the right to bear arms in self-defense. Accordingly, the court affirms the judgment of the court of appeals,” Justice Monica M. Márquez wrote in the opinion. Rocky Mountain Gun Owners and...
  • Sister pulls out gun and saves her brother from would-be robbers

    06/29/2020 5:13:40 AM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    KTAL/KMSS ^ | 25 June, 2020 | Alexandra Meachum
    HREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – An attempted home invasion and robbery is thwarted by a sister with a gun who’s quick reaction helped to save her brother. It was early Sunday morning when a Shreveport homeowner said he was working on his Jeep in his garage along with his sister when two men with guns rushed up to him shouting “where’s the money?” “I was leaning into my Jeep and two boys came up behind me and one grabbed me by my arm and the other grabbed me by my head and went to walk me into my house and …...
  • Propaganda aimed at Self Defense in Albuquerque Shooting

    06/23/2020 5:45:08 AM PDT · by marktwain · 20 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 19 June, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    In New Mexico, on June 15, the police were pulled back, refusing to arrest people as they attempted to destroy public property. Leftist media called the situation a protest. It was a propaganda event meant to intimidate and demoralize. Residents of the area, including local militia members, attempted to prevent the destruction of the statue.  Mindful of a hostile, leftist media, armed militia members were careful not to engage in violence, or to be baited by leftist agitators.Steven Baca, a former political candidate, was videoed scuffling with leftists who were working to destroy the statue. He appears to have taken...
  • NPR: ‘Vehicle Attacks Rise As Extremists Target Protesters’

    06/21/2020 1:34:44 PM PDT · by rintintin · 87 replies
    NPR ^ | June 21 2020 | Hannah Allam
    Right-wing extremists are turning cars into weapons, with reports of 50 vehicle-ramming incidents since protests against police violence erupted nationwide in late May. At least 18 are categorized as deliberate attacks; another two dozen are unclear as to motivation or are still under investigation, according to a count released Friday by Ari Weil, a terrorism researcher at the University of Chicago's Chicago Project on Security and Threats. Weil has tracked vehicle-ramming attacks, or VRAs, since protests began.
  • Roof Koreans: How Civilians Defended Koreatown from Racist Violence During the 1992 LA Riots

    06/18/2020 12:50:56 PM PDT · by ammodotcom · 10 replies ^ | 6-18-2020 |
    The riots of the spring of 2020 are far from without precedent in the United States. Indeed, they seem to happen once a generation at least. The 1992 Los Angeles Riots are such an example of these “generational riots.” And while most people know about the riots, less known – though quite well known at the time – were the phenomenon of the so-called “Roof Koreans.” The Roof Koreans were spontaneous self-defense forces organized by the Korean community of Los Angeles, primarily centered in Koreatown, in response to violent and frequently racist attacks on their communities and businesses by primarily...
  • New Mexico Antifa self defense shooting is JUSTIFIED. Proof included.

    06/17/2020 10:08:21 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies ^ | 6/16/2020 | William Shanahan
    We’ve all heard by now of the incident in Albuquerque, New Mexico in which the individual was arrested and already determined “guilty” by the mayor’s comments, but here’s another video and view: Guy starts getting surrounded and attacked by Antifa while trying to retreat. One Antifa guy (on the left) grabs a skateboard as a weapon. One of the 3 attackers says “I’m going to f***ing kill you“: The individual was attacked by 3, one of which had a weapon and hit (or attempted to hit) him over the head (could cause death or great bodily harm). This was a...
  • The Rayshard Brooks Case Is Not Another George Floyd Incident

    06/17/2020 7:27:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 61 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 17, 2020 | Ian Haworth
    Americans must resist the push to conflate dissimilar events in order to promote the radical political aims of the Black Lives Matter movement. In the aftermath of George FloydÂ’s death, the subject of racism and police brutality lept to the forefront of our political discourse. While both are important matters to explore and discuss, the fact is that such debate is not being held in an honest fashion. Instead, a chosen narrative has become more important than fact. Worse, there is an intentional effort to conflate even the most dissimilar events in order to promote the political aims of the...
  • Former council candidate charged in protest shooting (ABQ NM statue removal protest)

    06/16/2020 12:51:38 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 82 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | June 16, 2020 | Elise Kaplan
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A former city council candidate has been arrested and charged after police say he shot and critically injured a protester during a demonstration calling for the removal of the “La Jornada” sculpture in front of the Albuquerque Museum Monday night. Steven Ray Baca, 31, was booked into the Metropolitan Detention Center early Tuesday morning. He is charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon with a firearm enhancement. Police say Scott Williams was shot several times in the torso and is in critical but stable condition at University of New Mexico Hospital. In 2019, Baca, the son...
  • Juan de Ońate statue to be removed following shooting during protest (NM) (Albuquerque)

    06/15/2020 10:25:02 PM PDT · by LegendHasIt · 61 replies
    KOB 4, (NBC affiliate in Albuquerque) ^ | Updated: June 15, 2020 10:43 PM | Justine Lopez & Megan Abundis
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A protester was shot at Tiguex Park Monday evening during a demonstration that called for the removal of a Juan de Ońate statue, "La Jornada", outside the Albuquerque Museum. The injured man has been transported to the hospital for treatment. He is listed in critical but stable condition. Someone’s been shot. Multiple people calling 911. Chaos. — Megan Abundis (@meganrabundis) June 16, 2020 Moments before protesters were about to remove the statue with a chain, a struggle broke out among the crowd. Video footage shows the protesters directing their attention toward a man brandishing a gun....
  • These Terrified Black Americans Are Packing Heat

    06/08/2020 8:42:52 AM PDT · by 4Runner · 43 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | June 8, 2020 | David Dent
    In the shadows of news coverage of protests nationwide, people like Williams live with the sometimes painful challenges of raising African-American children in a hostile climate. Many parents like her see learning how to use guns safely as one of the best options to protect their families. Williams, who voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016, says she is troubled watching what looks like a rise in open white supremacy and Americans erupting in anger over politics. She says she tries her best not to discuss Trump, politics, “and watches her back everywhere” to avoid giving anyone a reason
  • 3 Dumb Self-Defense Myths That Could Land You in Jail

    06/08/2020 5:28:26 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 45 replies
    Freedoms Lodge ^ | June 7, 2020 | Mo Rockwell
    Tater Salad weighs in on the controversy… Right now, the media is spreading myths about self-defense that will send you to the Gray-Bar Hotel. It certainly doesn’t help that the current front-runner for the Democratic nomination for President, Joe Biden, is so grievously misinformed about guns and the use of lethal force–and that the mainstream media is so happy to repeat his misinformation–but his most recent comments merely reflect a myth about self-defense that has been around for a very long time. There are others that will no doubt begin circulating if they haven’t already, and they’re extremely dangerous. In...
  • How the Media Fans the Flames: A clear-cut case of self-defense becomes a hate crime.

    06/03/2020 10:48:00 AM PDT · by karpov · 10 replies
    American Spectator ^ | June 3, 2020 | John Jiang
    Imagine that you were, god forbid, a journalist. You’ve been assigned to relay the facts of a fatal shooting. The scene is a bar in the middle of a rioting city with its windows smashed in and a group of people gathered outside. The bar owner’s father comes out to confront them, and one of them knocks the old man to the ground. At this point the bar owner himself comes out and, indicating that he has a gun on his person, and demands that the group leave — only to be tackled to the ground as well. The owner...
  • No charges will be filed against Omaha bar owner who fatally shot protester, Don Kleine says

    06/01/2020 1:16:14 PM PDT · by Arones · 34 replies
    Omaha World Herals ^ | Jun 1, 2020 | Todd Cooper
    The white bar owner who shot and killed a 22-year-old black Omaha man fired in self-defense after ending up on the ground in the middle of a group Saturday night, Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said Monday. In turn, Kleine said, Jake Gardner, owner of The Hive bar near 12th and Harney Streets, will not be charged in the death of James Scurlock. Kleine said he reviewed the evidence — and interviews with witnesses — and determined that Gardner had acted in self-defense. Kleine played video of the confrontation at a 1:30 p.m. press conference, currently underway. A law enforcement...
  • Florida man fatally shoots home intruder who was attacking his wife

    05/28/2020 5:29:03 AM PDT · by kevcol · 30 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 27, 2020 | Stephen Sorace
    A Florida man in his 70s fatally shot a home intruder who busted through the glass front door and began attacking his wife on Tuesday, investigators said. Deputies arrived at the Panama City home around 6:05 a.m. and found 31-year-old Nathan Jerrell Edwards laying on the floor dead and a handgun on the counter, the Bay County Sheriff’s Office said.
  • BGPD: Shots fired in self-defense after car crash on North Sunrise

    05/14/2020 5:18:56 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    wbko ^ | 11 May, 2020 | Staff
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - On Friday, May 8, Bowling Green Police responded to shots fired complaint in the area of North Sunrise. Multiple officers responded to the area to help after receiving multiple calls.When one officer arrived, he saw two vehicles in the middle of the roadway - a yellow Camaro and a black SUV that had collided in the 1400 block of North Sunrise.Police spoke with the driver of the Camaro, who explained that when he was at a friend's house, an unknown vehicle sped through the area and an unknown male got out.The driver says the unknown...
  • CCFR calls for Blair’s removal

    05/04/2020 12:36:28 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 10 replies
    Canadian Coalition for Firearms Rights ^ | 2nd May 2020 | Tracey Wilson
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 02, 2020 CCFR calls for Blair’s Removal OTTAWA, ON -The Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights (CCFR) is calling for the immediate removal of Minister Bill Blair from the Public Safety file. Following a reading of yesterday’s regulation banning a swath of semi-automatic firearms and a briefing with officials from Public Safety, CBSA, Global Affairs, RCMP and the Department of Justice, it was made abundantly clear that the regulations were crafted in haste, and that the government has neither planned nor formulated the rest of the legislation required to implement their hastily crafted policy. As a result,...
  • More on Florida Case: DeRossett was Justified in Shooting Deputy

    04/28/2020 6:23:46 AM PDT · by marktwain · 31 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 27 April,2020 | Dean Weingarten
    A few days ago, on 15 April, 2020, the Florida 5th District Court of Appeals dismissed charges against retired General Motors worker John DeRossett, who wounded a deputy in a gunfight at his home in 2015. It was at night. The officer at the door was in plain clothes at the time, had no warrant, and was developing a case of solicitation for prostitution on DeRossett's niece, Mary Ellis. The other two officers were in plain clothes and hid in the dark outside the house.  The officers attempted to take Mary Ellis into custody, at DeRossett's home.  The officers never...