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  • One dead after attempted 'Craigslist' robbery in Aiken

    11/27/2015 6:50:12 AM PST · by rktman · 24 replies
    wach.com ^ | 11/25/2015 | Matthew Stevens
    One man is dead after a shooting Wednesday in Aiken. Coroner Tim Carlton said Frank Frazier Jr., 23, was fatally shot at 1pm, Wednesday on Willis Hill Road in Aiken. According to witnesses, a couple was purchasing a car from Frazier that was posted in a Craigslist ad. It is then alleged Fraizer and an acquaintance of his each pulled gun on the couple in an attempt to rob the couple. The woman in response pulled her gun and shot Frazier and the other man fled from the scene. The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is still investigating the matter.
  • David Leyonhjelm uses Paris attacks to further a dangerous pro-gun agenda

    11/26/2015 8:33:09 AM PST · by rktman · 14 replies
    theguardian.com ^ | 11/25/2015 | Hugh McDermott
    People like Senator David Leyonhjelm are using the tragedy of the Paris attacks to further their pro-gun agenda, twisting facts to create a narrative that is misleading and dangerous. On Tuesday, in response to a tweet that read: “Aust’s tough gun laws have better insulated us against a Paris-style terror attack, Keenan said ...” Leyonhjelm tweeted: — David Leyonhjelm (@DavidLeyonhjelm) November 24, 2015 Sure helped a lot in Paris. And let's not mention the Lindt Cafe and Parramatta. https://t.co/8yfuKG6Gbx In fact, Leyonhjelm has appointed himself Australian “spokesman” of the NRA, the US pro-gun lobby, which has political influence disproportionate to...
  • Gun Sales Generally Up Since Paris Attacks

    11/22/2015 4:16:20 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 11 replies
    KXAN ^ | 11-22-15 | Chad Petri
    More than a week after the terrorist attacks in Paris, many Americans are thinking about personal safety. The attacks prompted yet another jump in gun sales nationwide. Gun shows in southwest Alabama are usually busy, and this weekend at the fairgrounds is no exception. Mark Beasley has been very busy in the days since the Paris terror attacks. "Sales have gone up at least 50% in the last five days," said Beasley. He runs Quality Pawn in Huntsville. Timothy Dilcher just a few tables watches more sales as well. "It puts a scare in an individual, it takes something like...
  • Buying Glock G 43

    11/20/2015 3:08:44 PM PST · by saleman · 51 replies
    me | 11/20/2015 | saleman
    Buying glock g 43. Or was.....
  • 13-year-old homeschooler shoots, kills felon during home invasion

    11/20/2015 12:26:19 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 25 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | 11-16-15 | Ed Staff
    Two men with extensive criminal backgrounds attempted to break in to a home in Ladson, South Carolina in the middle of the day last week. They were greeted by an unlikely hero: a 13-year-old, who takes public classes online at home. When the alleged burglars attempted to enter the property, the boy killed one of them and scared off the other. One of the burglar's guns was identified as a Colt .45, and the weapon the boy used was unreported — except that the gun belongs to his mother, who owns it for self-defense.
  • Donald Trump Thinks The Paris Attacks Would Be ‘Much Different’ If Citizens Had Guns

    11/16/2015 5:57:01 AM PST · by xzins · 67 replies
    Uproxx ^ | 11.15.15 | Kimberly Ricci
    GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump returned to the great state of Texas on Saturday during his quest to “Make America Great Again.” As this video shows, he spoke for over an hour, which is his new plan of action. His campaign has transformed into a series of long-winded monologues that feel like he’s trying to convince himself to stay in the race. Perhaps Trump has realized that he’d take a significant pay cut as president, which isn’t as much of a joke as reality. To Trump, money is the ultimate motivator, and (as he enjoys reminding us) he’s poured a...
  • Ten Ways to Avoid Being Killed In A Terrorist Attack

    11/15/2015 2:22:19 PM PST · by conservativejoy · 126 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 11/15/2015 | Brent Wheat
    In light of Friday's terrorist attacks, it seems only a matter of time before similar incidents occur in the U.S. The question many people are asking is "What would I do if suddenly in a situation like Paris??" To help answer that concern, Bearing Arms will offer a list of ten things you can do to avoid becoming a casualty in the "War on Terror." 1.Realize it WILL happen here : This isn't a paranoid statement: it is a simple unpleasant fact based upon intelligence gathering efforts, expert opinion, and common sense. At some point, it is likely there will...
  • CNN Analyst: European Countries Pretend Gun Control Works, But ‘It Just Doesn’t’

    11/14/2015 6:11:01 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 14 Nov 2015 | AWR Hawkins
    During CNN’s November 13 coverage–just hours after the heinous terror attacks on Paris had taken place–CNN law enforcement analyst Tom Fuentes said European countries have long pretended that gun control can keep them safe, but it cannot. In fact, Fuentes alluded to how the gun control culture offers a large number of “soft targets” to “gangsters and terrorists” who have no problem getting the guns that law-abiding citizens are forbidden to own.Fuentes said, “Many of the European countries have been in denial that their strict gun control laws are going to keep guns out of the hands of bad guys,...
  • Coulter after Paris attacks: 'Trump was elected president tonight'

    11/14/2015 3:41:29 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 265 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/14/2015 | Caitlin Yilek
    Ann Coulter took to Twitter on Friday night to respond to the Paris terror attacks, saying that “Donald Trump was elected president tonight.” The conservative commentator tweeted a series of reactions to the attacks that left more than 120 dead, calling for “no more Muslim immigration.” She also targeted recent U.S. college student protests, as well as American gun and immigration laws and proposals. Coulter ended her string of Tweets with: “They can wait if they like until next November for the actual balloting, but Donald Trump was elected president tonight.”
  • Trump: Paris Attacks ‘Much Different’ If France Had More Guns

    11/14/2015 3:32:56 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 37 replies
    variety.com ^ | Ted Johnson
    Donald Trump, speaking at a rally on Saturday in Beaumont, Texas, suggested that fewer people would have been killed had more civilians been armed. "When you look at Paris, toughest gun laws in the world, nobody had guns but the bad guys," he said. "Nobody had guns. And they were just shooting them one by one, and then they broke in and had a big shootout and ultimately killed the terrorists. And I will tell you what--you can say what you want, if they had guns, if our people had guns, if they were allowed to carry, it would have...
  • Donald Trump says tough gun control laws in Paris contributed to tragedy

    11/14/2015 2:47:57 PM PST · by springwater13 · 82 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/14/2015 | Jenna Johnson
    BEAUMONT, Tex. -- Donald Trump says the tough gun control laws in Paris contributed to the high death toll during a series of terrorist attacks on Friday. The attacks, he added, also reveal the danger in allowing Syrian refugees into the country. "You can say what you want, but if they had guns -- if our people had guns, if they were allowed to carry -- it would have been a much, much different situation," Trump said to cheers during a political rally at an arena in southeast Texas on Saturday afternoon. "I hear it all the time, you know....
  • VIDEO: Donald Trump Massive Rally in Beaumont, TX

    11/14/2015 1:24:20 PM PST · by JoeSeales · 68 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 11-14-15 | Donald Trump
    November 14, 2015: GOP Presidential candidate and front-runner Donald Trump spoke to thousands at a rally in Beaumont, TX at the Ford Park Arena. Trump spent the majority of the time talking about immigration...
  • Armed Israeli Stops Knife Attack on Video

    11/14/2015 6:24:39 AM PST · by marktwain · 7 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 14 November, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Video from Israel, where an armed Israeli stopped a knife attack before the knife man made contact. In the video, situational awareness is key. The shooter, who is on the right, looks over his shoulder. He probably hears the approaching knife man running up to attack.Link to Live Leak video of Israeli defense against knife attack He turns around, drawing a pistol as the knife man gets close. The knife man, seeing the drawing motion, makes a fatal mistake. Instead of being committed to the attack, he hesitates and stops moving forward. He seems to be attempting a knife...
  • Need some advice on a handgun.

    11/14/2015 12:32:38 AM PST · by GunHoardingCapitalist · 102 replies
    Today | Meeeeeeee
    So I am in no mans land here, I am looking for a hand gun for my daughter for concealed carry. I have not bought one for someone else before however we have been to the range many times and she has handled many firearms over the years. I am a stickler when it comes to, "if it's not comfortable in your hand, you will never shoot it right" philosophy. However, I have big huge man hands so all of them are fit for me, and her hands are a lot smaller. For expert opinion, let me describe her. 5'6"...
  • Review: The Inalienable Right to Stand Your Ground

    11/04/2015 5:11:16 AM PST · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 1 November, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Joshua Prince, Esq. and Allen Thompson, Esq., have written an important article about natural law and the right of self defense in the St. Thomas Law Review. A tip of the hat to Dave Hardy for a link to the article (pdf). The article is well written and impeccably footnoted. I found many references of which I was unaware, including an excellent history of how the idea of "retreat" as a necessity became included in some state's law, relatively recently. Here is the introduction: In 1776, Thomas Jefferson stated what American political and legal thinkers took to be "self-evident":...
  • Homicide Rates Cut In Half Over Past 20 Years (While New Gun Ownership Soared)

    11/01/2015 5:59:50 PM PST · by george76 · 10 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 11/01/2015 | Tyler Durden
    the murder rate was cut nearly in half from 7 per 100,000 in 1993 to 3.6 per 100,000 in 2013. Over the same period, overall gun deaths (including accidents and suicides) have fallen by one-third from 15.2 to 10.6 per 100,000. In spite of this, Pew reports, the American public believes that homicides and gun deaths are increasing in the United States. Those who think violence is getting worse should probably watch less television and look around them instead. The murder rate in the US is currently similar to 1950s levels. Meanwhile, the number of privately owned guns (and gun...
  • The Magdeburg Confession

    12/17/2009 12:06:40 PM PST · by the_conscience · 2 replies · 388+ views
    Law and History Review ^ | John Witte Jr
    Ironically, Beza found his "signal example"8 of how to deal with tyranny and resistance not so much in the work of early Calvinists as in the work of later Lutheransparticularly the Lutheran jurists and theologians who had drafted the Magdeburg Confession of 1550. The Magdeburg Confession was a major distillation of the most advanced Lutheran resistance theories of the day.9 The leaders of the small Saxon city of Magdeburg had drafted this Confession in response to the order of the Holy Roman Emperor to impose by civil law the uniform Catholic doctrines and liturgies being crafted by the Council of...
  • Video Supports Motorcyclist Self Defense Claim

    10/26/2015 4:33:42 PM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 26 October, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    A story is developing in Florida. It appears to be another case where the video shows a completely different story from what the police originally reported. Christian Gunter is the motorcyclist.Note that he is wearing a full face helmet and what appears to be a complete motorcycle outfit, including jacket and pants.This picture is a screenshot from surveillance video, just after the shooting.The red car in the upper right is the car that the person who was shot, Roger Atlas, arrived in.Roger is wearing a green upper garment in the video below.Here is the early report from Sarasota County...
  • NW Portland resident fires gun at burglar in early morning break-in, police say (Oregon)

    10/22/2015 9:31:11 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 14 replies
    Oregonian ^ | 10/22/2015 | Noelle Crombie
    Portland police early Thursday responded to a report of a break-in in which a home's resident fired a gun at the burglar. The burglar ran when someone living in the home fired a gun. The accused burglar was later found in a vacant residence in the 2700 block of Northwest Pettygrove Street. The burglar was arrested and taken to a Portland hospital for treatment of a condition unrelated to the incident.
  • Liberal and Progressive Vision

    10/20/2015 3:17:58 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    CNS News ^ | 10/20/15 | Walter E. Williams
    Here's my question to you: If an evil person is guaranteed that he can inflict physical pain upon others and guaranteed to never suffer pain himself, what happens to his willingness to inflict pain? You say, "What do you mean, Williams?" OK, I will make my question more concrete. Suppose a young punk knows that he can knock out an innocent person and never suffer physical pain himself, such as being knocked out; what happens to his willingness to play the knockout game? Suppose a rapist knows he can brutally rape a woman and never have to suffer physical pain...
  • Neighbor Stops Rampaging Feral Hog; Media credits Officials

    10/20/2015 1:22:20 PM PDT · by marktwain · 21 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 20 October, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    200+ pound feral hog pictured above was causing considerable damage when one of the neighbors shot the pig with a .40 caliber handgun. From wbtv.com in North Carolina. Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement responded to the 4000 block of Wimbledon Drive Sunday where there were reports of a vicious hog that had been charging residents in the area and damaging property, according to Captain Jentsch with the Gaston County Police Department.Jentsch said that a neighbor shot the hog before Gaston County Police officers arrived on scene and euthanized the animal. The reporter found a neighbor who complained about...
  • John Kerry Urges Israeli Residents to Not Defend Themselves Against Knife-Attacks

    10/20/2015 8:15:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 43 replies
    gunsnfreedom.com ^ | 10/20/2015 | unknown
    Even after Israeli authorities have recommended that conceal carry permit holders arm themselves when they go out into the public, Secretary of State John Kerry is urging them to not fight back. We are hearing of more attacks in Israel on a daily basis, most of them involving knives. So much for evil guns being the problem. But good luck getting anti-gunners to admit that its evil people who want to take innocent life that should be the target of our attention. According to PJ Media, John Kerry wants Israelis to be sitting ducks and to forget about the self-help...
  • Police: Pastor Shoots, Kills Man Inside Church In Detroit

    10/19/2015 4:48:10 AM PDT · by cripplecreek · 68 replies
    Clickondetroit.com ^ | Oct 18 2015 | Local 4 - ClickOnDetroit news staff
    DETROIT - A pastor shot and killed a man armed with a brick during a church service on Sunday after the man threatened parishioners at the City of God Church on Detroits west side, according to police. The 25-year-old man stormed into the church during a service wielding a brick. Police say the man was well known by the congregation and especially the pastor. The 36-year-old pastor pulled out a gun and shot the man multiple times. Authorities say the pastor had been trying to help the man, but those efforts had gone south. Investigators said four or five shots...
  • Israelis invest in firepower as knife attacks rise

    10/15/2015 8:12:31 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | 10/15/2015 | Daphne Rousseau
    Cars are double- and even triple-parked outside a gun shop in Israel's coastal city of Tel Aviv. Inside, customers jostle each other as they wait to be served. Israelis fearful of a rising number of knife and other attacks by Palestinians are increasingly turning to firepower for personal protection. Seven Israelis and around 30 Palestinians have been killed in an upsurge of unrest since October 1, with many of the attackers wielding blades.
  • Harvey man shot girlfriend's ex after he stormed house: JPSO

    10/14/2015 1:50:41 PM PDT · by BBell · 22 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 10/14/15 | Michelle Hunter, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    A Harvey man shot his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend in the chest with a shotgun after the man forced his way into the couple's home on Sunday night (Oct. 11), authorities said. Douglas Moody, 31, of Belle Chasse, suffered wounds to his chest, neck and head, according to a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report. Moody's former girlfriend called 911 on Sunday about 11:15 p.m. and told operators that he had contacted her several times threatening to harm her and her new boyfriend. Moody the father of her child -- told the woman he planned to drag her out of her...
  • Why You Need a Gun

    10/13/2015 9:38:45 AM PDT · by Torcert · 54 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | Oct 12 2015 | Dave Blount
    [Chilling, Real 911 Call] Woman Attacked//No Police to Help https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTy1QstL5jQPublished on Mar 4, 2014 The horrifying 911 recording of a young woman in Oregon who gives us a glimpse into what it feels like to live without law enforcement. Dispatcher: I dont have anybody to send out there Victim: OK Dispatcher: Umm obviously if he comes inside the residence and assaults you.. can you ask him to go away? Dispatcher: Is there any way you can safely leave the residence? Victim: No, I cant Dispatcher: Well, the only thing I can do is give you some advice call the...
  • GQ: No Self Defense for You!

    10/13/2015 7:11:52 AM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 10 October, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    <p>In a recent online article from GQ, disarmist writer Drew Magary says to "F*CK Ben Carson" because Dr. Ben Carson, the presidential candidate, dares to advocate defending oneself and others.</p> <p>"Not only would I probably not cooperate with him, I would not just stand there and let him shoot me. I would say, Hey, guys, everybody attack him. He may shoot me, but he cant get us all. </p>
  • Florida HB169 Strengthens Protection for Self Defense

    10/08/2015 1:42:03 PM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 7 October, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Florida HB169, a bill that would limit prosecutors ability to use the legal process to punish people who have legitimately acted in self defense, has been introduced in the Florida Senate.HB169 was introduced on the 15th of September by Senator Baxley, co-introduced by Combee, Drake, Gaetz and Stone. From the flsenate.gov: Use or Threatened Use of Defensive Force; Provides legislative findings & intent; provides for retroactive application; specifies that once prima facie claim of self-defense immunity has been raised, burden of proof shall be on party seeking to overcome immunity from criminal prosecution; entitles criminal defendants who successfully claim such...
  • Warning: Sex-assault epidemic in churches (Expert: Preventing 'molestation' demands...)

    10/07/2015 3:43:29 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 8 replies
    WND ^ | October 3, 2015 | Unattributed
    Around the world, Christians are targeted for persecution and martyrdom, something that is developing even in the United States. But even as church leaders increasingly are on guard against threats of murderous violence, experts warn they may be ignoring a far more common threat sexual assault against congregants. Sexual assaults taking place on church property is an epidemic in our nation, Carl Gallups told WND. The reasons for it are numerous (and sometimes complex), but the main problem is that most churches have an abysmal lack of adequate security measures. While many churches are concerned about the growing trend...
  • Urban Survival-Every Day Carry

    10/05/2015 10:57:02 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 9 replies
    More often than not I encounter women who have their concealed-carry permit yet leave their gun at home. During the first six months after receiving my permit I did too. Just like so many, I was almost more fearful of being under-prepared to bring the gun than I was about my own safety. I had the gun, holster, belt and more than a few hours spent down range, but had no idea how to transition from the range to carrying every day. What was missing? The tools and the knowledge to address the moments before, during and after the critical...
  • How much "Gun Violence" will Obama, Hillary and other Liberals be willing to inflict...

    10/05/2015 10:49:23 AM PDT · by FiddlePig · 13 replies
    Redneckoblogger ^ | 10-05-2015 | Redneckoblogger
    The short blog for today...How much "Gun Violence" will Obama, Hillary and other Liberals be willing to inflict to prevent "Gun Violence" in America. If a law is passed that outlaws all firearms for the common populace and effectively repeals the 2nd Amendment, how shall it be enforced? (root word FORCE). Will armed police and/or military go house to house searching for the now illegal guns (using guns and even heavier weapons I presume)? This will by default, result in the complete destruction of entire The Constitution, not just the 2nd Amendment! Will deadly force be an option against those...
  • Hunter stabs black bear in self-defense in Michigan

    09/22/2015 11:23:14 AM PDT · by george76 · 37 replies
    MLive ^ | September 19, 2015 | Brad Devereaux
    GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP, MI A 46-year-old man was injured in what the Michigan Department of Natural Resources suspects was a black bear attack. ... a black bear came from behind, knocked him over and attacked him. "Using his hunting knife, the man stabbed the bear, which scared it off. The bear is thought to be injured," the DNR said in a news release. "The DNR was informed about 45 minutes later." Sgt. Jon Wood spoke with the hunter and advised him to seek medical attention. The DNR's Law Enforcement Division is continuing to investigate the incident. The DNR plans to...
  • Another Good Man Calling It Quits on USA Army - Obama killing morale

    09/17/2015 7:24:41 AM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 24 replies
    Ann Barnhardt ^ | 09/15/2015 | Ann Barnhardt
    http://www.barnhardt.biz/ 09/15/2015 A Letter From Another Good Man Calling It Quits on the Former USA and the Army (Just over the transom Emphases mine.) Dear Ann, In response to your post There Must Be A Reckoning I can only say that I am also one of those who have failed to do justice. I have kept hoping that someone somewhere would notice what was going on and put a stop to it. I have also had the despairing thought of what can I do about it? I am just one man. I spoke with my new Battalion commander this weekend...
  • Would-Be Victim Shoots, Kills Armed Robber: Police

    09/10/2015 10:00:32 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 9 replies
    NBCPhiladelphia.com ^ | 09/10/2015 | David Chang
    A would-be victim turned the tables on an armed robber in Chester, shooting and killing him, police said. The unidentified man was getting out of his vehicle . . when he was approached by two robbers, police said. When one of the robbers pulled out a gun and fired two shots, the man pulled out his own weapon and returned fire, according to investigators. One of the robbers was struck by the gunfire while another fled the scene. The first robber, who police have not yet identified, died from his injuries.
  • Rethinking Personal Protection In The Jewish Home [any home]

    09/03/2015 4:55:33 AM PDT · by SJackson · 12 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | August 11th, 2015 | Bill Bernstein
    Over the last 20 years we have seen a surge of horrendous violent acts against Jews and Jewish institutions. The attack on the shul in Copenhagen in February was only the latest of these events. Among others are the 1999 attack on the Los Angeles JCC by the white supremacist Buford Furrow, the horrific murder of the Chabad rabbi and his wife in Mumbai, India, and the November 2014 killing of worshipers in a shul in Har Nof. The Hyper Cacher market attack in Paris last January was only the worst in a long series of anti-Semitic incidents in France....
  • Bleeding victim of black-gang shooting: Forgive them - Teen attackers shoot man in both legs

    08/18/2015 10:52:45 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 43 replies
    WND ^ | August 18, 2015 | Bob Unruh
    A man who was shot in both legs by a black gang during a home invasion was lying on the ground, bleeding profusely, as emergency responders attended to his wounds. In excruciating pain, he had a single message for the attackers: Forgive them Father, they know not what they have done. Michael Lashs recitation of Luke 23:34 was related by his wife, Whitney Lash, who posted an update of her husbands condition on a GoFundMe page launched by friends trying to raise a little help for the family. The attack happened late Sunday at their home in Atlanta. WSB-TV...
  • Police: Man who shot burglar charged with voluntary manslaughter

    08/18/2015 1:53:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    WJW-TV ^ | August 17, 2015 | Darcie Loreno
    AKRON, Ohio Police have charged an Akron man with voluntary manslaughter after he allegedly shot and killed a home invasion suspect earlier this month. **For a previous story, watch the video player above** According to a release from Akron police, David Hillis, 21, of Hilbish Avenue, was arraigned Monday morning in Akron Municipal Court and then booked into Summit County Jail. Hes accused of shooting and killing burglary suspect Marcus Glover, 25, of Akron, on Aug. 7. A second burglary suspect, who police say was with Glover, has also been arrested. Terry Tart, 37, of Akron, faces charges of...
  • The Economist Goes all out Disarmist

    08/12/2015 6:07:02 PM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 11 August, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    The Economist is a worldwide read, widely respected publication base in England, with a circulation of about 1.5 million, half if that in the United States. The publication has always had an elitist, progressive editorial stance. They have been supportive of restricting access to firearms to all but the elite. The publication has also had a reputation for facts. Ideology overcame fact finding in the August 1st edition, with an article titled "God, good guys and guns". The article is simply an advocacy piece for draconian restrictions on guns. It makes no attempt at fairness or balance. It cites...
  • RAW FOOTAGE=> Protesters Flee When They See Ferguson Store Owner Is Packing Heat

    08/12/2015 2:01:50 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 57 replies
    gatewatypundit ^ | Aug 11, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    After being looted twice in the past year, the Ferguson Market and Liquor Store employees decided to take things into their own hands since the government failed. Video
  • Thugs To My Left, Terrorists To My Right: A Victim No More

    08/10/2015 5:38:27 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 8-10-2015 | MOTUS
    I see that Ferguson marked the anniversary of the murder of the Gentle Giant with another protest of sorts. One speaker, Yonasda Lonewolf, declared: Mike Brown was murdered here. This was the epicenter of the movement of black lives matter. We still cannot get justice. She added, Its time for us to not seek justice but to demand justice. So it appears that Big Guys job is indeed done here: he has fundamentally transformed America back to 1967.Detroit Riots, 1967Since our country continues to be besieged by both domestic and international thugs and terrorists it seems wise to acknowledge that...
  • FL League of Women Voters Opposes Arming College Women for Self-Defense

    08/08/2015 9:56:45 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/08/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On August 13 Florida League of Women Voters (FLWV) Gun Safety Committee chair Patti Brigham will hold a conference for leaders who oppose arming women and other law-abiding citizens on college campuses for self-defense. Brighams conference comes as Florida state senator Greg Evers (R-Baker) and representative Greg Steube (R-Sarasota) prepare to renew their push for women with concealed carry permits to be able to carry guns on college campuses for self-defense. Evers and Stuebe both offered bills that would have allowed women to arm themselves in 2015, and both bills were defeated by opposition from gun control groups geared toward...
  • Delaware man killed with own gun in Steelton home invasion, shooting: Dauphin County coroner

    07/29/2015 3:24:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Patriot-News ^ | July 28, 2015 | Megan Trimble
    HARRISBURG A Delaware man was killed with his own gun after a botched attempt to invade a Steelton home. The fatal shooting started as a John Doe case, with the victims saying they did not know the man or his accomplice, Dauphin County Coroner Graham Hetrick said Tuesday afternoon. While the coroner's office has since identified the man killed in the incident, Hetrick said he is withholding the name to allow the man's wife to discuss the death with the couple's young children in Wilmington. Hetrick described him as "a black male that is not really from this area"...
  • Grannys Got a Gun: More Seniors Now Purchasing Firearms

    07/25/2015 9:13:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2015 | Cortney O'Brien
    If you thought the elderly'sweapon of choice was their knitting needle, think again. A growing trend reveals that todays senior citizens are taking advantage of their Second Amendment rights just as much as younger generations. One gun store in Georgia, Sandy Springs Gun Club and Range, has seen an influx of senior citizens eager to get their hands on firearms. Sandy Springs records show a 30 percent increase among seniors buying guns, or showing up for target practice. Even more telling are statistics from Dekalb County which show that out of 1,800 gun applications, 244 were over 55 years old....
  • Syriac-Assyrians welcome US statement on self-government and self-defence [Christians]

    07/21/2015 4:57:52 AM PDT · by huldah1776
    Middle East Monitor ^ | July 21, 2015 | N/A
    Christians in Syria have welcomed the statement by US General John Allen, the special coordinator of the International Coalition against ISIS, in which he recognised the need for all peoples in Syria to have some degree of autonomy when they are freed from tyranny. The Syriac-Assyrians made their comments in a press release in which they also welcomed the continuing efforts of the coalition against ISIS. "This demonstrates," they said, "that the war against the militant group is a war to defend the whole of humanity." against the militant group is a war to defend the whole of humanity." There...
  • Oklahoma gov orders arms for state military personnel

    07/18/2015 4:02:56 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 17, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) issued an executive order late Friday authorizing certain full-time military personnel in her state to be armed following a deadly shooting the previous day in Tennessee. Four unarmed Marines were killed in what appears to be a domestic terrorist attack, Fallin said in a statement accompanying her executive order. It is painful enough when we lose members of our armed forces when they are sent in harms way, but it is unfathomable that they should be vulnerable for attack in our own communities," she said. Fallin's order applies to those on military installations in Oklahoma,...
  • MS: Assault over gate results in Self Defense, Shooting, Death

    07/15/2015 5:15:09 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 12 July, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    There are very few details in this case yet. It appears that two men were on tractors, and there was a dispute over a gate. When Jerry Lyle attempted to pull James Lawn off of the tractor, Lawn shot Lyle, who died. The investigation continues, and will be presented to a grand jury in September. Lawn has not been arrested; the authorities say that it may have been a case of self defense. From wjtv.com: Were told the shooting might have been an act of self defense. One of the men wanted the gate closed while the other one...
  • Former CNN Anchor: The Second Amendment Saved My Life

    07/08/2015 2:05:05 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 8, 2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Last week during a road trip out west, former CNN journalists Chuck de Caro and Lynne Russell had a brush with death after an armed man pushed his way into their New Mexico motel room. Luckily, the recently married couple was armed and their assailant ended up dead. Here are the details:Ex-reporter Chuck de Caro killed the alleged gunman after he accosted de Caro's wife, Lynne Russell, in the parking lot of an Albuquerque motel and forced his way inside their room, Russell told local outlet KOB-TV. Russell, a retired CNN Headline News anchor, said she slipped a handgun into...
  • Robber killed by former CNN journalist in attempted robbery reportedly identified

    07/03/2015 3:40:36 PM PDT · by rikkir · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/3/2015 | No author listed
    The man shot and killed by a former CNN journalist at an Albuquerque motel was reportedly identified by police Thursday night. Albuquerque Police Department spokesman Tanner Tixier said Tomorio Walton, 27, was involved in the shooting, the Albuquerque Journal reports. Walton was on parole in Memphis, Tennessee before fleeing police. Officials are unsure how long Walton was in the city for. Former CNN anchor Lynne Russell said her husband Chuck de Caro, and Walton exchanged gunfire after the man entered their room at a Motel 6 on Albuquerques western edge and demanded jewelry.
  • Ex-CNNer Lynne Russell's husband kills robber in wild motel shootout

    07/01/2015 7:50:32 PM PDT · by rikkir · 49 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7/1/2015 | Shawn Cohen
    A road trip down old Route 66 led to a Wild West-style motel shootout for a pioneering CNN anchor and her former-soldier hubby. Lynne Russell the first woman to ever solo-anchor a primetime network news show and Chuck de Caro, 65, had stopped at a Motel 6 for the night in Albuquerque when an intruder slipped into their room as Russell went to grab something from the car around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. I opened the door and he materialized out of nowhere; he was inside, she told The Post. And he pushed me into the room and onto...
  • Police: Domino's delivery driver shot armed robbery suspect

    06/29/2015 10:42:56 AM PDT · by dware · 29 replies
    KOB ^ | 06.29.2015 | Blair Miller and Elizabeth Reed
    Albuquerque police say a Domino's delivery driver shot an armed man who attempted to rob him in the restaurant's parking lot in the North Valley late Sunday. Police responded to the scene near Menaul and 12th around 9:30 p.m. Sunday. Officers received reports of a robbery in progress and shots being fired in the area.