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  • 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--...
  • Left-Wing Writer Describes Scalise Shooting as ‘Self-Defense’

    06/14/2017 2:47:47 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 69 replies
    Lifezette ^ | 14 Jun 2017 | Jim Stinson
    Liberal writer tweets hoping wounded lawmaker dies, says 'respect for human life' doesn't apply to GOP by at 1:34 PM A left-wing writer is making no apologies after suggesting on Twitter that the Wednesday morning shooting of a Republican congressman and staffers may have been tantamount to an act of “self-defense.” Malcolm Harris, who has a book contract with Little, Brown of New York, made tasteless tweets Wednesday morning following the shooting of at least four people in Alexandria, Virginia, including Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.). Harris suggested the shooting of conservative Republicans could be justified. "If the shooter has a...
  • Anti-Sharia marches, counter-protests lead to fighting and arrests

    06/10/2017 2:51:35 PM PDT · by Mechanicos · 56 replies
    ABC News ^ | Jun 10, 2017 | Morgan Winsor Kevin Dolak
    Police in Seattle and St. Paul, Minnesota, made arrests after fighting broke out during a series of marches across the U.S. on Saturday against Sharia, a strict form of Islamic law, that were confronted by counter-protests. Police in Seattle used pepper spray and made several arrests for assault after a brief scuffle near the city's Occidental Square, according to ABC affiliate KOMO-TV.
  • [AntiFA) attack conservative columnist Andrew Bolt ... thugs weren't expecting him to fight back.

    06/08/2017 4:32:15 AM PDT · by Mechanicos · 13 replies
    Twitter ^ | Jube 7, 2017 | Rita Panahi
    Leftist fascists attack conservative columnist Andrew Bolt. Pathetic thugs weren't expecting him to fight back. (Video)
  • Peter Hitchens on freedom vs. gun control (UK citizens could own guns before 1920)

    06/03/2017 6:28:22 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 30 replies
    You Tube ^ | 10/16/2014 | Robbbing Hood UK
    (Peter Hitchens at :29)....no they can't shoot me because they've been disarmed by the state. A couple of interesting points that people need to consider until the year 1920, Steven touched upon, the gun laws of this country made Texas look effeminate. There was complete freedom in this country to own and buy guns to such an extent that the unarmed police at one major incident in London where they had to deal with a foreign anarchist gang in 1909 borrowed guns from passers by to shoot them..... (at 2:43)...At one point in our history citizens were actually required to...
  • Run, Hide, Tell vs. Stand and Fight

    06/04/2017 6:59:42 AM PDT · by Tudorfly · 42 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 06-04-2017 | Anthony Joseph & Ekin Karaskin
    The Metropolitan Police have issued a warning to 'run, tell and hide' as they hunt for terrorists who went on a rampage on the streets of London tonight.
  • Gold Medal Winning Woman Shooter in India Stops Kidnapping with Licensed Pistol (what model?)

    06/01/2017 7:54:01 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 30 May, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Link to video of interview on Youtube Ayisha Falaq is a competitive shooter in India.  On the 25th of May, she used her licensed .32 ACP handgun to rescue her brother in law from kidnappers in a village, Bhopra near to the Haryana border.  It was an impressive achievement. Ayisha is being lauded in the Indian and international media. From ndtv.com: New Delhi: A national-level shooter, 33-year-old Ayisha Falaq, has been handling guns for the last six years. But last week, she took up her licensed revolver for the first time to counter crime after her 21-year-old brother-in-law Asif...
  • Knife Reform Bill Passes Texas Legislature: On to Governor Abbott

    05/30/2017 5:19:21 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    ammoland ^ | 27 May, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    The Texas Legislature has passed significant knife law reform by large margins. The bill is on the way to Governor Abbott, and will likely be signed into law. The bill removes bowie knives, dirks, throwing knives, daggers, swords and spears from the list of “illegal knives”.H.B. 1935 in the House with a vote of 131 to 1. The Senate vote has not yet been reported. In the last legislature a similar bill was approved by the Senate unanimously. The ban on knives was first passed in 1871.In 1871, the reconstruction government in Texas passed the bill to forbid the...
  • Pennsylvania Republican Pushing Ban on Private Gun Sales

    05/29/2017 7:32:51 AM PDT · by george76 · 46 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 28 May 2017 | AWR Hawkins
    Pennsylvania State Rep. Jamie Santora (R-163) is pushing a ban on private gun sales nearly identical to the ones Michael Bloomberg-funded Moms Demand Action pushed in Washington state, Maine, and Nevada. Santora’s bill would bar the private sales that Americans have enjoyed since the Second Amendment was ratified in 1791 and would require that every sale be processed in front of an agent of the government via a background check. This means that law-abiding Pennsylvanians selling a gun to a fellow hunter, lifelong co-worker, or childhood friend would have to seek out a Federal Firearms License (FFL) holder and the...
  • Hundreds of Detroit Women Flock to Free Gun Training Event

    05/25/2017 10:44:40 AM PDT · by marktwain · 30 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 21 May, 2017 | Stephen Gutowski
    Hundreds of women showed up for free gun training in Detroit, Mich., on Sunday. The event, which has been held annually for the last six years, saw its best turnout yet. Organizers said about 700 women expressed interest in the training and around 600 attended. The goal, they said, was helping women learn how to protect themselves. "We teach women how to shoot and discharge a firearm, and a personal protection strategy," Rick Ector, the founder of Legally Armed in Detroit and creator of the event, told the Detroit Free Press. "This is an event to see if owning a...
  • In Jackson Mississippi, A Man’s Home is not his Castle

    05/24/2017 3:53:58 PM PDT · by marktwain · 52 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 23 May, 2017 | Ari Lieberman
    July 21, 2016 began as any other day for Wayne Parish. The Crystal Springs resident woke up, bid his family farewell and went to work at Performance Oil on McDowell Road in Jackson Mississippi. But the transformative events of that fateful day changed Parish’s life forever. On that day, the hard-working, law-abiding family man crossed paths with a 17-year-old delinquent named Charles McDonald. Despite his youth, McDonald was already an aspiring criminal and a recidivist offender. On July 21, his mother, Yvette Mason-Sherman, tried to take him to the Henley-Young Youth Detention facility, which is located next to Performance...
  • The NRA Is Selling Insurance To Gun Oowners Willing To Shoot In Self Defense

    05/06/2017 4:46:07 PM PDT · by blam · 55 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 5-6-2017 | Alex Yablon and Mike Spies, The Trace
    (The Trace) — First, the National Rifle Association worked to let gun owners carry firearms in public. Then it fought to pass laws that say gun carriers can open fire to stop a perceived threat, even when retreat is possible. Now that the NRA has expanded the legal right to armed self defense, it’s muscling into the niche industry that’s arisen to help Americans deal with the costly consequences of actually exercising it. This week, the group unveiled insurance plans that it says will help defray the legal costs that can arise from shooting another person. As the NRA prepares...
  • Oklahoma likely to pass Defensive Display (SB 40)

    05/03/2017 6:01:51 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 28 April, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    The vast majority of defensive firearm uses involve the defensive display of the firearm. In some states, it is illegal to display a gun for defensive purposes without risking a felony. Mere display is considered the use of deadly force. Estimates of defensive gun uses vary form about 100,000 to 3 million each year(CDC pdf). Yet only 1,500 to 3,000 people are justifiably killed each year. About five to ten times that many are shot and end up hospitalized. About five to ten  times as many as are shot, are shot at, but missed.  The number of times when...
  • Monks with guns

    04/28/2017 8:41:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies
    aeon.com ^ | 4/26/2017 | M. Jerryson
    Westerners think that Buddhism is about peace and non-violence. So how come Buddhist monks are in arms against Islam?
  • Bouncer Punches Girl In The Face - :10 sec clip

    04/19/2017 2:28:56 AM PDT · by bogusname · 42 replies
    Salt YT ^ | 4/19/2017 | Salt
    Girl swings at bouncer and he punches her in the face. The verdict is...he was completely justified in matching force with force.
  • Why You Don’t Shoot From “The Back Of The Bus”

    04/12/2017 7:32:25 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 19 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 11 Apr, 2017 | Bob Owens
    South Africa is a rancid next of criminal behavior, and unfortunately, their cops clearly aren’t very well trained. In the security camera video below, several officers are attempting to engage a gang of armed robbers at a Katlehong township gas station. There are two officers in the footage. The officer with the rifle is in a kneeling position engaging the robbers with a semi-automatic rifle, while his skittish partner bounces around behind him like a five-year-old on a long car trip with a full bladder. The officer in the rear finally decides he wants of a piece of the action,...
  • CCW Weekend: Important Limitations On The Castle Doctrine

    04/08/2017 10:38:18 AM PDT · by Strac6 · 33 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Sam Hoober
    A man’s home is his castle, and a great many states have either a de jure or de facto “Castle Doctrine” on the books allowing a person to defend themselves in their home if threatened, with deadly force if necessary. These laws, along with the “Stand Your Ground” laws, establish the right of a person to defend themselves if attacked. Even California has such a law, even though that state is generally held to be loathe to let anyone have a permit to carry a gun in a concealed carry holster, or even openly for that matter. (Though some counties...
  • Cheap guns are good enough

    04/07/2017 12:18:16 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 29 replies
    Backwoods Home Magazine ^ | March/April, 2000 | Massad Ayoob
    More than 10 years ago, my friend Mark Seiden called me in on a murder case in Miami that Janet Reno, then State’s Attorney for the county in question, had ordered prosecuted. A woman named Mary Hopkin had killed her common law husband, a man named James Yarolem.[snip] The cops arrived. When Jim came back Metro-Dade officers were there. They arrested him. When they dragged him away, the cops testified later, he was screaming “Mary, you f—in’ bitch, I’ll kill you for this!”