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  • Wolf Shot in Self Defense: Department Recommends Warning Shots

    11/12/2017 6:01:19 AM PST · by marktwain · 74 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 10 November, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    On 27 October, 2017, an Oregon elk hunter found himself being stalked by three wolves. One of the wolves charged directly at him, in spite of his yelling in an attempt to scare it off.  The hunter fired at the charging wolf, believing his life was in danger.The wolf was killed, and the other two wolves ran into cover at the shot.  The hunter initially thought the animal might have been a coyote, but examination by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) revealed it was an 83 lb female wolf.From bluemanountaineagle.com: Further investigation at the site of...
  • Time for God’s Men to Pack Heat to Church

    11/09/2017 4:24:19 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 34 replies
    raptureforums ^ | Bryan Fischer
    Devin Kelley, an atheist and Air Force reject, a man who had been court-martialed and dishonorably discharged for assaulting his wife and child, entered the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday in full combat gear and cut down 26 Christians in cold blood and put another 20 in the hospital. Victims include eight members of one family and the pastor’s own 14-year-old daughter. The fill-in pastor was shot in the back as he made his way up to the pulpit. Said Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt, Jr, “He (Kelley) just walked down the center aisle, turned...
  • The 2nd Amendment's very ancient roots

    10/26/2017 7:24:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 10/25/2017 | Bill Federer
    In September of 1774, Dr. Joseph Warren wrote the Suffolk Resolves.British statesman Edmund Burke cited the Suffolk Resolves as a major development in colonial animosity, which eventually led to the Declaration of Independence. The Suffolk Resolves stated: “That it is an indispensable duty which we owe to God, our country, ourselves and posterity, by all lawful ways and means in our power to maintain, defend and preserve those civil and religious rights and liberties, for which many of our fathers fought, bled and died, and to hand them down entire to future generations … and that the inhabitants of those...
  • The Top 5 Glocks for Personal Defense

    10/24/2017 9:23:19 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 57 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/24/2017 | C Morgan
    Take a look at the ideal Glocks for concealed carry and personal defense. These are some of the most prestigious and popular self- and home defense weapons made by one of the world’s leaders in master weapon engineering and production, Glock. Glock has been one of the leaders in self-defense and tactical weapons for years with their top notch designs and perfection in the art of producing some of the world’s leading firearms. So the question remains, are you carrying the right weapon for your protection? Where does a person draw the line that tells them that they are well...
  • Loaded Handgun Carrying Among US Adults, 2015

    10/21/2017 10:29:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 24 replies
    ajph.aphapublications.org ^ | 10/17/2017 | Ali Rowhani-Rahbar MD, PhD, MPH, Deborah Azrael PhD, Vivian H. Lyons MPH, Joseph A. Simonetti MD, MP
    Objectives. To determine the frequency of loaded handgun carrying among US adult handgun owners, characterize those who carry, and examine concealed carrying by state concealed carry laws. Methods. Using a nationally representative survey of US adults in 2015, we asked handgun owners (n = 1444) about their past-30-day carrying behavior. Results. Among surveyed handgun owners, 24% (95% confidence interval[CI] = 21%, 26%) carried loaded handguns monthly, of whom 35% (95% CI = 29%, 41%) did so daily; 82% (95% CI = 77%, 86%) carried primarily for protection. The proportion of handgun owners who carried concealed loaded handguns in the past 30 days was 21% (95% CI = 12%, 35%) in...
  • Dramatic self defense by concealed handgun permit holder caught on high definition video

    10/12/2017 8:56:27 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 12 replies
    Detroit, Michigan, October 10, 2017: An attempted robbery in Detroit didn’t turn out the way the criminal hoped it would. A concealed handgun permit holder was able to react quickly. “Police told the CPL holder it was a good thing he was legally armed or he and his cousin may not be alive today.”
  • Australian Gun Culture Part 26: Guns Confiscated for Self-Defense

    10/01/2017 4:37:11 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 28 September, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    David Dunstan, a farmer in Victoria, about 10 miles outside the Australian town of Albury, found himself confronting a teen armed with a knife and a large club at 3 a.m. on the 14th of September, 2017. He slammed shut the door, and called for his wife to get the key to the gun cupboard.He retrieved an unloaded .22 rifle, and used it to convince the thug that he should get in a car and drive to the police station. The offender is in jail without bail.  He is suspected of invading another house just hours previously.From weeklytimesnow.com.au: A...
  • North Texas Pastor Helps Protect Flock From Potential Active Shooter Situations

    09/25/2017 9:20:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | 9/25 | Ashleigh Barry
    A North Texas pastor says he isn't taking any chances after a shooting Sunday at a Tennessee church, where one woman was killed and six others were wounded. The Rev. Brian Ulch, of Trinity Lighthouse Church in Denison, packs a pistol and says he feels a great sense of responsibility to protect his congregation. "Our desire is to be able to meet any need that comes through our doors, whether it's ministry, medical or an active threat," Ulch said. Ulch said increased threats against houses of worship inspired him to make a choice. "We sought out to what we could...
  • Violence Policy Center keeps using using Justifiable Homicide data to make false claims

    09/25/2017 5:41:06 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 2 replies
    It has become an annual rite with the Violence Policy Center to release a report claiming, “Firearms 100 times more likely to kill women than protect them.” Last year, the New York Times and Vice carried the claims.
  • Tennessee church shooting leaves 1 dead, several wounded, officials say

    09/24/2017 12:27:53 PM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | 24 September, 2017 | Fox
    Authorities said one woman was killed and seven others were wounded after a 26-year-old African-American man wearing a ski mask opened fire at a Tennessee church Sunday. The gunman, who officials said shot himself and was taken to a hospital, opened fire in Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, southeast of Nashville, just after 11 a.m. and fired “multiple rounds,” police said in a news conference. The Nashville Fire Department called the incident “a mass casualty situation.” A church usher confronted the gunman at one point and was pistol-whipped, causing "significant injury around his head." He told police he...
  • Circle K Clerk Claims She was Suspended After Using Gun to Foil Armed Robbery

    09/23/2017 7:18:24 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 9/22/2017 | AWR Hawkins
    An Albuquerque, New Mexico, Circle K clerk claims she was suspended for two weeks after using a gun to defend herself during an attempted armed robbery. The incident occurred Monday night. The clerk — Jennifer Wertz — told KOAT 7 that she gets nervous walking out to her car alone at night, so she brought her gun to work when she realized she was scheduled for the late shift. She said that she “put her gun in her pocket after she heard that another nearby convenience store was just robbed,” and soon a man allegedly entered the store while holding...
  • Black Chicagoans Ignore Dem Leaders, Pull Epic Conservative Move

    09/21/2017 6:41:16 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 25 replies
    conservative tribune ^ | Sep 19, 2017 | Kim Smith
    Black Chicagoans Ignore Dem Leaders, Pull Epic Conservative Move By Kim Smith on September 19, 2017 at 3:38pm Black women in Chicago are coming to the realization that the best defense is a good offense. Despite Democrat leadership in the crime-ridden city imploring citizens to let law enforcement handle the exploding crime, residents — primarily black women — are thinking for themselves and buying guns for self defense. The Chicago Tribune reported that nearly 1,400 black women in Illinois have received concealed carry permits in 2017. That number has gone up since last year and is almost twice the 800...
  • Defending Your Family During States of Emergency(guns)

    09/04/2017 8:06:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 9/4/2017 | F. Paul Valone
    In Houston, as in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, looting follows as floodwaters recede. Homeowners already ravaged by Hurricane Harvey are finding themselves ravaged yet again by thugs and looters. Nor is Harvey the only hazard. As we approach the height of hurricane season, Hurricane Irma threatens the Caribbean and, potentially, our Atlantic coast. Even beyond natural disasters, residents of Charlottesville, Charlotte, Baltimore, and elsewhere have suffered from America's increasing propensity for riots, looting, and property destruction. As you probably know, you may legally defend yourself using deadly force if you or your family faces a reasonable fear of imminent...
  • Self Defense Against a Knife Attack

    08/08/2017 8:36:19 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 39 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 8/8/2017 | B Richardson
    Knife Defense techniques has been around since the early centuries. With the use of firearms for self defense, defending against a knife has taken a back seat. However, in some countries like the United Kingdom their stats of knife attacks happens every 4 seconds back in 2008 (dailymail.co.uk) this is more knife attacks per capita than U.S. gun attacks at the time. Regardless, knife attacks do exist and here we will introduce functional knife defense that was design to be taught to the mass, learned in a few minutes, but needs to be honed. The more you practice the better...
  • HCSO: 60-year-old woman fatally shoots armed intruder near Katy

    08/01/2017 7:21:22 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 18 replies
    KHOU ^ | July 31, 2017 | Jason Miles, KHOU
    nvestigators say a woman near Katy turned the tables on a pair of intruders. She shot and killed one of them before a second man got away. It happened around 11:30 Monday morning along Fort Bowie Court in the Sundown subdivision. “This is really a very safe neighborhood,” said neighbor Teresa Roberts. She and others watched investigators work a scene they never expected in the middle of the day.
  • 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...
  • 3 Men Blocked I-80 Ramp Before Early Morning Carjacking (Suburban Chicago)

    07/23/2017 6:30:58 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 78 replies
    Illinois Patch ^ | July 23, 2017 | Tim Moran
    3 Men Blocked I-80 Ramp Before Early Morning Carjacking A report indicates three suspects carjacked a vehicle on the I-80 ramp to I-355 in New Lenox early Saturday morning. By Tim Moran (Patch Staff) - Updated July 23, 2017 12:41 am ET NEW LENOX, IL -- A reported car jacking took place early Saturday morning on an expressway ramp. An incident was reported on police scanner traffic on the westbound Interstate 80 ramp to northbound Interstate 355. Three men were blocking the ramp and asked the victim to use his phone before one of the men approached on the passenger...
  • 17 Year Old Girl Pulls Gun On UNWANTED INTRUDE

    07/18/2017 7:19:49 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 33 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | July18,2017 | Brock Simmons
    “I fired a shot at him, cause I didn’t want him coming back” says 17 year old Kimber Wood, describing the action when a man on the run from the law KHQ Reports: It’s an unbelievable story that started as a pursuit with Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies. They made a traffic stop in North Spokane County, but they driver they were stopping took off. Deputies spent hours looking for him, and we reported that on the Wake Up Show Monday morning. It turns out Wood’s boyfriend was watching our newscast. He called her to say there may be a bad...
  • Controversial Florida Judge Claims Legislature does not Have Power to Make "Stand Your Ground" Law

    07/12/2017 2:24:01 PM PDT · by marktwain · 26 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 5 July, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Controversial Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Milton Hirsch, intensely dislikes the "Stand Your Ground" concept. He ruled the legislature does not have to power to regulate the "Stand Your Ground" law. The Florida legislature passed a reinforced "Stand Your Ground" law in 2017.  The new law stems from prosecutorial abuses, where people who are clearly justified in using force for self defense, are put through the criminal justice system, even though the chance of a conviction in the courts is slim.  People charged with a crime faced years of court costs and uncertainty.  It is punishment by process. The legislature removed...
  • AR15 Style Rifle Used in Defense; Did California Restrictions Handicap Defender?

    06/22/2017 6:09:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 21 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 14 June, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    On 6 June, 2017, at a quiet residential home in Fresno, California, a home invasion resulted in a gunfight . The 30 -year-old  victim who fought back was wounded, two home invaders were killed, as was another victim, the father of the wounded defender. Another man was wounded. His name was not released. The defensive firearm used was described as an AR-15. From abc30.com: Yang said the family was preparing to celebrate her brother-in-law's birthday when in the early morning two armed suspects walked through their front door. The father, 69-year-old Chong Yee Yang, hollered to warn his children--...