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  • CA: Another Reason for a Gun at the Door

    01/09/2015 11:47:06 AM PST · by marktwain · 28 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 8 January, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Jeff Preach, above, is 63.  He believed that his days as a high school football center were long gone.   He has been a pillar of his community, town council member, a Lions Club president, president of the Chamber of Commerce, member of the Violin Canyon Corporation.  He lives in a large house on a dirt road in the country near Castaic, California.   Confused motorists have often stopped and asked for directions, according to a commenter who claimed to be related.   It was about 10:30 on Sunday night when he answered the door.    From "I opened the...
  • Shotgun-wielding Avondale man saves wife after she is attacked while walking dog

    12/09/2014 10:18:35 AM PST · by boycott · 82 replies ^ | December 9, 2014 | Carol Robinson
    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A woman who just finished walking her dog in Avondale this morning was attacked when a man apparently followed her home and forced his way inside. The woman wasn't injured, and was rescued when her husband awoke. Birmingham police spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards said the incident happened at 4:56 a.m. The woman was walking her dog in the 3800 block of Fifth Avenue South. When she finished and opened the door to her apartment, the assailant forced his way in behind her. He pushed her down and covered her mouth with his hand to keep her from...
  • How to Buy Child First Shotgun

    12/05/2014 8:35:01 AM PST · by w1n1 · 35 replies
    Western Shooting Journal ^ | 12/5/2014 | Larry Case
    I hope that you have not forgotten what it was like to be a 10-year-old kid on Christmas morning. Now add to that you are a kid in a hunting and shooting family. You have been wishing, hoping, and praying that you will see that new gun under the tree. Can you remember this? Think of Ralphie in A Christmas Story. A lot of our hunting traditions are going by the wayside; I hope that this one has not. I think it does a kid good to hope for the present he or she desires with all their little...
  • "Johnny Dronehunter"-Anyone see this?

    10/03/2014 6:39:29 AM PDT · by hoagy62 · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10/3/14 | hoagy62
    A friend of mine showed me this video today. I know it's an ad for a company that makes this case, a shotgun silencer. However, the idea behind the video struck me as something right up FR's alley. What do you think? Johnny Dronehunter video
  • ME:Don't use your Shotgun as a Club... Unless you must

    10/02/2014 6:29:21 PM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 2 October, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    In a dramatic video from Maine, a neighbor uses his shotgun as a club to drive off Pitt bulls attacking a neighbors Basset hound.   It is a bad idea to use your firearm as a club.   The firearm may be damaged, and not operable when you need it.   In the video, the man in the blue shirt (MIBS) is showing clubbing the attacking dogs with the shotgun, then shooting one of them. Link to video That is what is shown, until you look at the time stamps.   When you check those, it is clear that the man in the...
  • CA:Long Beach store employee uses shotgun to stop pipe attack following dispute

    09/07/2014 8:02:09 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies ^ | 3 September, 2014 | Beatriz Valenzuela
    LONG BEACH >> A Long Beach store employee used a shotgun to frighten off two men and a teen following an alleged attack with a pipe in the business Wednesday afternoon. Around 1:30 p.m., police were called to a business in the 2800 block of E. Anaheim Street regarding an assault after the trio became involved in a dispute with employees resulting in a physical attack, said Nancy Pratt, spokeswoman for the Long Beach Police Department. During the argument, one of the three struck an employee with an object found in the business. Initial reports indicate it may have been...
  • WA: One Charge Dropped in "Joe Biden Defense" case, another Threatened

    08/23/2014 4:22:33 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 22 August, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Jeffrey C. Barton The man who fired a shotgun in the air to scare off car burglars, following Vice President Joe Biden's advice, has had the charge involved with the shooting dropped, according to the Columbian: A person, even in a no-shooting zone, still has the right to defend their person or their property,” Golik said. “In this case, based on the facts, there is a reasonable argument that Mr. Barton may have been defending his person and property when he fired in the air. Jeffrey C. Barton has an NRA supplied attorney, and says that a threat of...
  • New developments in 'Joe Biden defense' case

    08/22/2014 6:40:18 AM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 1 replies ^ | August 18,2014 | Paris Achen
    Clark County's prosecutor said Tuesday he will dismiss a firearms-related charge against a Vancouver man who said he was merely taking Vice President Joe Biden's advice on how to defend his property from car prowlers. Instead, the man will be prosecuted for obstructing a police officer. Jeffrey C. Barton, 53, made international news when he told journalists: "I did what Joe Biden told me to do. I went outside and fired my shotgun in the air.
  • Vanity: Need help choosing home invasion shotgun

    08/18/2014 9:57:48 PM PDT · by DRey · 171 replies
    8/18/2014 | DRey
    I carry concealed a nice glock .40. Fits female hand great, but want a short barrel home invasion shotgun loaded for bear. Any recommendations on a reliable, relatively light-weighted weapon? Brand? Model? Thanks!
  • GA: Teen Mother Fights Home Invaders

    08/09/2014 6:53:59 AM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 9 August, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Kayla Walker's Residence In Georgia, a teenage mother fought back against two home invaders. She managed to fight her way to a shotgun, and that persuaded them to retreat. Her attempt to fire was met with a very loud "click" as the firing pin connected with an empty chamber. From "But by the time I got in here, they was coming in and I was pushing them back out as hard as I could," she said. Walker said she immediately pushed the man out of the house, but another man behind him pushed them both back inside, knocking...
  • ‘I Was Not Going to Cower,’ Says Homeowner Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Teen

    08/06/2014 1:08:22 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 56 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | August 5, 2014 | Caroline Bankoff
    In November 2013, 54-year-old Theodore Wafer was charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter, and possession of a firearm for fatally shooting 19-year-old Renisha McBride on the front porch of his suburban Detroit home. McBride, who had been drinking heavily and smoking pot that night, wound up at Wafer's door after wandering away from the scene of a late-night car accident several hours before. (Witnesses said she appeared "disoriented.") Prosecutors and McBride's family say she was clearly looking for help. Wafer said that he acted in self-defense, having taken the noise McBride was making outside for a sign that someone was trying...
  • OR: Attackers Call 911 on Man who Defended Himself Against Them

    07/18/2014 2:04:20 PM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 July, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Suspects who called the Police Florida recently passed a law making it harder to prosecute people who are defending themselves with firearms.   The law builds on a trend started with an Arizona law that codified the defensive display of a firearm as legal. The Arizona law had been prompted by criminals use of the criminal justice system to punish people who had foiled their crimes by displaying a firearm in self defense. This Oregon case, though it did not receive official sanction, shows how criminals attempt to use, or use, the criminal justice system to their advantage. In the...
  • Wash. state congressional candidate scraps shotgun-blast ad

    07/13/2014 8:24:14 AM PDT · by hoagy62 · 12 replies ^ | 7/13/14 | AP
    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) - A Democrat running for Congress in conservative central Washington on Saturday removed an online campaign video that showed him blasting an elephant-shaped pińata with a shotgun. The Tri-City Herald reported that the advertisement for Estakio Beltran generated a lot of criticism after it was posted last week, including from a group founded by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, the Arizona Democrat who survived a gunshot wound to the head in 2011. "Mr. Beltran's ad showing him shooting a stuffed elephant - the longtime symbol of the Republican Party - is irresponsible and offensive," said the statement from...
  • CHARGES: Neighbor, 61, pulls gun on father teaching girl to ride bike

    06/02/2014 2:01:33 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 27 replies
    FOX 9 ^ | 1/6/2014 | FOX 9
    ROSEMOUNT, Minn. (KMSP) - It's yet another instance of a neighbor puling a gun on a neighbor. This time, it happened in Rosemount, Minn. while a father was teaching his 7-year-old daughter how to ride a bicycle. Gary Drake, 61, is facing second-degree assault and terroristic threat charges after he was accused of brandishing a shotgun on Daytona Way last week. It's an idyllic street, but neighbors there like to talk. When Jeanne Helgeson heard rumors that a well-known neighbor had threatened someone with a gun, she didn't believe it -- until her next-door neighbor confirmed the details, that is....
  • Biden Talks Tough against Russian Aggression in Europe

    05/05/2014 8:53:52 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 2 May 2014 | John Semmens
    Contending that “20th century history has proven that the borders of European countries cannot be changed by military force,” US Vice-President Joe Biden called for Russia to “stand down or face annihilation.” “Students of history are well aware that Hitler’s plan to reshape the map of Europe came to a bad end for him,” Biden declared. “None of his conquests stood for long. Every subjugated people was eventually set free by the triumphant intervention of the Allied nations. Putin should not forget this.” Perhaps, though, Russian President Vladimir Putin is remembering that Russia made significant territorial gains during and after...
  • Man Tried to Rob Bookies with Cucumber Hidden in Sock ... Sentenced to 3 Years (U.K.)

    03/02/2014 9:04:43 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 17 replies
    NYDN ^ | March 2, 2014 | Lee Moran
    Man sentenced to 3 years for holding up bookies with cucumber hidden in sock Gary Rough claims he was 'only joking' when he tried to rob the Ladbrokes in Glasgow, England, with a cucumber hidden inside a sock, which he tried to play off as a sawed-off shotgun. Rough was given 40 months jail time for the incident. A British robber has been jailed for holding up bookies with a cucumber. Gary Rough, 28, stuffed the lengthy vegetable into a black sock to try and make it look like a sawed-off shotgun. He then demanded cash from terrified staff at...
  • MN:Ford Dealer: Shotguns with Pickup Purchase

    02/28/2014 2:47:07 PM PST · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 1 March, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    A Ford dealer, Muscatell Burns Ford, in Hawley, Minnesota, is offering a free shotgun with each new pickup truck it sells.    A shotgun costs a few hundred dollars and a pickup truck tens of thousands, so while a nice addition, it is not a big deal. It tells the customers that the dealership supports a constitutional republic, in a way that is willing to make national news and take a little heat from the "progressive" media.  This is a proven promotional idea that savvy dealerships have used a number of times to gain free publicity.  This promotion is scheduled...
  • Police identify shooter in Maryland mall shooting

    01/26/2014 7:02:59 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 96 replies
    newstimes ^ | Jan 26, 2014
    <p>COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Police have identified the shooter in the Maryland mall shooting as a 19-year-old teenager from College Park.</p> <p>Howard County Police Chief Bill McMahon said Darion Marcus Aguilar arrived at the mall after 10 a.m. on Saturday and shot to death two people at a store on the upper level before killing himself.</p>
  • VA:Man pulls shotgun out on would-be car jackers

    01/21/2014 7:29:27 PM PST · by marktwain · 13 replies ^ | 11 January, 2014 | Rashard Rose, Sandra Jones and Emily Satchell
    HENRICO COUNTY, Va (WTVR) – A Henrico man fired his shotgun into the air Friday, defending himself from would-be carjackers, according to police. Police say the man met the two suspects when he went to the Staples Mill Townhomes complex along the 4100 block of Townhouse Road to look at a car he was interested in buying. Callan Hisle is a resident in the area, and he is surprised by the violence occurring in what is normally a quiet area. “That’s outrageous to be happening in Henrico,” Hisle said. ”This is a pretty…I mean there’s a lot of kids around...
  • Irresponsible Gun Owners of the Day: Austin Police Department Officers

    01/02/2014 9:22:12 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 18 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | Jan 2, 2013 | Robert Farago
    Irresponsible Gun Owners of the Day: Austin Police Department Officers Shelly Holmstrom and Vincent Giles By Robert Farago on January 2, 2014 I love me some tactical shotguns. They’re as close to a one-stop shot as you can get in a firearm. They’re perfect for making solid objects disappear in an explosion of bits. Don’t try that at home. Or in a police patrol car. OK, Austin, Texas police officers Shelly Holmstrom and Vincent Giles didn’t try to blow the bejesus out of their squad cars with their department-issued scatterguns, but by God they managed it. The video above features...
  • Colorado School Shooter Appears to be Anti-Gun Socialist Based on Reports

    12/16/2013 7:16:38 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 27 replies
    Guns Save ^ | Dec 14, 2013 | Dan Cannon
    Colorado School Shooter Appears to be Anti-Gun Socialist Based on Reports Karl Pierson is shown in a Facebook photo.The Denver Post appears to have published some interesting information about Karl Pierson, the 18 year old high school student suspected of shooting a classmate yesterday. According to the Post, it appears Pierson did not like Republicans and had strong opinions on several political social issues, Pierson also appears to mock Republicans on another Facebook post, writing “you republicans are so cute” and posting an image that reads: “The Republican Party: Health Care: Let ‘em Die, Climate Change: Let ‘em Die, Gun...
  • Washington man sticks with 'Joe Biden defense'

    11/20/2013 4:41:02 AM PST · by djf · 20 replies
    News Tribune ^ | News Tribune
    VANCOUVER, Wash. — A Washington state man who fired a shotgun in the air to scare off car prowlers has refused a plea deal and says he's sticking with what's become known as the "Joe Biden defense." Jeffrey C. Barton of Vancouver told The Columbian ( ) he will not admit any wrongdoing for the incident last July because he was protecting his family, within his Second Amendment right, and following advice from the vice president. In response to a question about home defense, Biden told an interviewer in February Americans don't need semi-automatic weapons because a couple of blasts...
  • AZ: Another set of Dog Related Killings

    10/29/2013 9:52:36 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 30 October, 2013 | Dean Weingarten
    This Ithaca pump shotgun is typical of the tens of millions used for home defense and hunting in the United States every year A troubled Phoenix man shot and killed a family of four on Saturday, the 26th of October, in a case that is reminiscent of the Peach House Gunfight of last year in Texas. That case also involved a disagreement about dogs.  A couple was killed, but a neighbor made a long range pistol shot that stopped the killer as he was firing at a police officer. In the Arizona case, the armed neighbor did not open his...
  • CA:Pit Bull Shot After Biting Child in San Bernardino

    10/16/2013 5:44:36 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies ^ | 7 October, 2013 | Brandon Lowrey
    A pit bull attacked at least two children on a neighborhood street, wounding one, before someone fatally shot the dog Sunday afternoon, police said. The dog got loose in the 2400 block of North Genevieve Street (map) and began attacking people about 2:40 p.m., a San Bernardino police lieutenant told NBC4. The pit bull bit a child's thigh. Someone arrived with a gun and fatally shot the dog, the lieutenant said.
  • Women Share Stories of Empowerment from Armed Citizen Project Firearms Training

    09/29/2013 5:18:39 PM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies ^ | 27 September, 2013 | Brandon Darby
    The Armed Citizen Project, a Houston-based nonprofit providing training and arms to women and others for personal empowerment and self-reliance, has provided arms training to 150 citizens as of this month, mostly women.  The group, headed by Kyle Coplen, has released a video showing their most recent training of 50 women and providing personal stories.
  • 12 people murdered with Joe Biden-inspired weapon. One killed with AR 15

    09/19/2013 8:56:37 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 9 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 09-19-13 | DrJohn
    Aaron Alexis seems to have listened to Joe Biden and taken his advice. Back in February Biden said: "You don't need an AR-15," he said. "Buy a shotgun! Buy a shotgun!" And that's what Aaron Alexis did. Back then Bided added: "I have two shotguns at home. No one is going to come and take my guns." Here's the video: Alexis did buy a shotgun- legally: Aaron Alexis legally purchased the shotgun he used to kill 12 people, the FBI said Tuesday. FBI Assistant Director Valerie Parlave also told reporters that Alexis only had the shotgun -- not an...
  • Navy Yard shooting highlights gun control's failure

    09/19/2013 7:20:59 AM PDT · by sdnet · 13 replies
    Small Government Times ^ | 2013-09-19 | Steve Adcock
    Armed with a Remington shotgun and two stolen handguns, suspected shooter Aaron Alexis unleashed a barrage of gunfire on innocent people at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, prompting immediate and knee-jerk cries for gun control and “common sense” reforms to curb gun violence. But the details of this case prove once again the ineffectiveness of gun control. Wasting no time and taking full advantage of the emotional climate of yet another highly-publicized gun crime, Diane Feinstein asked “When will enough be enough?”, and accused Congress of “shirking its responsibility” of preventing gun violence. White House spokesman James Carney said...
  • Police identify intruder shot to death by a Northland homeowner

    09/08/2013 4:08:50 AM PDT · by kevcol · 40 replies
    The Kansas City Star ^ | September 5, 2013 | CHRISTINE VENDEL and GLENN E. RICE
    Robinson allegedly stole three vehicles in a pre-dawn crime spree that ended with his death inside a residential garage in the 9000 block of North Garfield Avenue in Kansas City, North. He allegedly fought with the homeowner, who killed him with two shotgun blasts after Robinson stole keys and tried to drive off in the family’s vehicle. The homeowner’s wife held their child and hid in a closet while calling 911 after Robinson broke into their home, police said.
  • MO:Kansas City home owner shoots, kills intruder with shotgun

    09/05/2013 6:54:26 AM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies ^ | 5 September,2013 | Staff
    Rheuan Creason was home alone when she heard the man rummaging through her garage. She quickly locked the door leading to the house but she says she wasn’t scared. She figured he just wanted her stuff. “And then he banged on the door trying to get it open and that’s when I decided I better get out,” she said. Creason says the man took a hammer, hatchet and BB gun along with her car. “At the time I didn’t know he was getting into other people houses and property,” she said. Police said when he left Creason’s, the suspect then...
  • old shotgun question (vanity)

    09/03/2013 10:42:57 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 65 replies
    me ^ | 9-3-13 | Turbozamboni
    old western arms (Ithica) sidebyside shotgun question: couldn't find any serial number or make/model. 20 gauge shells fit in it. any recommendations on lower power shells to start with ? if it works well and is reliable, will be looking to keep it bedside.
  • Hilarious Biden "Buy a Shotgun" video

    08/10/2013 9:06:31 PM PDT · by rlmorel · 16 replies
    Darren Criss (via YouTube) ^ | 8/5/2013 | Darren Criss
    This is brilliant. One of the best things like this I have ever seen.Joe Biden-"Fire two blasts" Video
  • GA:Man fires shot, scares away burglar

    07/23/2013 8:38:00 AM PDT · by marktwain · 20 replies ^ | 19 July, 2013 | Asia Ashley
    A man scared of a burglar Saturday morning after he fired off a warning shot. A police report says that an officer was responding to the 900 block of Washington Street at about 3:53 a.m. Saturday for a residential alarm call when he learned that a gun shot had been fired from the residence. Officers arrived at the location where the owner and neighbor of the location was carrying a 12 gauge shotgun. The man told police that when he learned of the alarm going off next door at the area in which he used for storage, he grabbed his...
  • Man charged with ‘illegal aiming or discharging a firearm’ after taking Joe Biden’s advice

    07/18/2013 7:35:16 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 11 replies ^ | July 18, 2013 | Jennifer Cruz
    Man charged with ‘illegal aiming or discharging a firearm’ after taking Joe Biden’s advice A Vancouver, Wash. man has found himself in the midst of a legal battle after following the advice of good old Joe “just fire two blasts” Biden. Apparently Jeffrey Barton suspected that there were prowlers on his property early Monday morning. So “I did what Joe Biden told me to do,” Barton said. “I went outside and fired my shotgun in the air.” Now Barton is facing charges of illegal aiming or discharging a firearm, to which he plead not guilty. Deputies stated that the law...
  • TX:Homeowner opens fire on suspects running from police in southwest Houston

    07/12/2013 4:31:28 AM PDT · by marktwain · 27 replies ^ | 10 July, 2013 | Staff
    It was just after 4.a.m. when officers spotted a speeding pick-up they suspected may have been stolen. They attempted to pull it over and four men jumped out. Officers started chasing the suspects on foot in a neighborhood near W. Orem Drive and Buffalo Speedway. Police say the men tried to break into a woman’s home and tried to shoot one of her dogs. The dog wasn’t hurt. The suspects then ran through several neighbor’s yards until one of the homeowners took out his shotgun. "I aimed at one coming that way, and then one coming the other way. I don’t know if...
  • NC:Four arrested, fifth suspect shot after home invasion in Wilmington

    07/03/2013 3:10:40 PM PDT · by marktwain · 33 replies
    WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Four suspects are in jail and a fifth is in the hospital after a home invasion overnight in Wilmington. Police have arrested: Angel Domonique Myers, 18, Jay Jawan Cromartie, 23, Jamaar Tyree Walker, 19, and Michael Alexander Betrand 20. Police also have warrants for the fifth suspect Jamar Hakeen Gordon, 27, of Leland. Gordon was wounded during the invasion and is now hospitalized. The suspects face multiple charges, including first degree burglary, attempted armed robbery, second degree kidnapping, conspiracy to commit armed robbery and one charge of firearm by a felon. Police say the suspects broke...
  • 4 shot at N.C. law firm, Wal-Mart; suspect caught

    06/22/2013 5:35:05 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies
    CBS News ^ | 6/21/2013 | unknown
    A man armed with a shotgun shot one person outside a North Carolina law firm Friday before darting across a busy street and wounding three others outside a Wal-Mart before officers subdued him, police said.
  • WA:Homeowner holds burglar at gunpoint for deputies

    06/21/2013 4:12:03 AM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies ^ | 18 June 2013 | Staff
    A would-be burglar was stopped in his tracks by a Spokane Valley homeowner armed with a 12-gauge shotgun who said he's had enough with thieves on his property. Homeowner Chris Malloy saw a man walk behind his shed around 9:15 Tuesday morning in the 13600 block of E. 20th. It's the third time something like this has happened to him in three months and he's sick of it. "I was in the house, walked past one of the bedroom windows and just saw him walking across the golf course, the yard, then I knew something was not right," Malloy said....
  • Dude Disarms Guy Pointing Shotgun at his Face (35-second video)

    05/02/2013 10:55:53 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 29 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | 4/29/13
    Dude Disarms Guy Pointing Shotgun at his Face ****************************************************************************** ..For those who call fake.. ****************************************************************************** NEW ORLEANS POLICE) – Detectives are asking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for an attempted armed robbery which occurred this past Saturday, around 5:05AM, 1900 block of Burgundy Street. On Saturday, 4/27/13 at or about 5:05AM, the victim was walking in the 1900 block of Burgundy when he was approached by an unknown black male. The subject pointed a shotgun at the victim’s face and stated give me your money. The victim disarmed the gunman and then chased him. Moments later...
  • Amazing Video: Would-be victim snatches gun away from robber, turns it on him

    05/01/2013 3:08:11 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 18 replies ^ | april 30, 2013 | Chris Mandia
    A shotgun wielding robber was thoroughly humiliated Saturday when his intended victim promptly disarmed him and gave chase. The would-be robber approached his mark in the early morning hours along a deserted street in New Orleans, Louisiana. The suspect quickly shoved a shotgun into the victim’s face and demanded cash, police said. But in a daring maneuver, the victim disarmed the gunman and pursued him as he fled the scene. Moments later, the victim was approached by a sedan — whose driver audaciously asked for his gun back. Instead, the victim smashed out the vehicle’s rear windshield — causing the...
  • Bill Clinton: “You’re way better off with a shotgun than an assault weapon. Trust me.”

    04/30/2013 7:13:24 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 91 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/30/2013 | Erika Johnsen
    Been getting our self-defense and firearm-selection advice from our esteemed vice president, have we? Or, would that be just our talking points? Via the Washington Examiner:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO If you live in a city and you think you need protection of your home, you’re way better off with a shotgun than an assault weapon,” Clinton added. “Trust me. It’s not even close. Groan. For the umpteenth time — yes, a shotgun is a very solid choice for in-home self-defense, but for goodness’ sake, stop trying to discount AR-15s and their ilk as an defense option because of...
  • Man grabs shotgun from would-be robber in Marigny: Watch video

    04/30/2013 6:49:54 AM PDT · by BBell · 25 replies ^ | April 30, 2013 | Stephen Babcock
    A man thwarted an armed robbery early Saturday morning when he disarmed his assailant of a shotgun, then broke the windshield of his assailant's car, according to New Orleans police.About 5:05 a.m., the man was walking in the 1900 block of Burgundy Street when he was approached from behind by a man wielding a shotgun. The gunman pointed the weapon at the man's face and ordered him to turn over his money. Video released by police shows the man pausing for a moment, then quickly disarming the gunman and chasing him down the street.Moments later, the man was approached by...
  • Man turns tables on shotgun-wielding attacker

    04/30/2013 11:12:07 AM PDT · by detective · 9 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | April 30, 2013 | Mike Krumboltz
    A man being robbed at gunpoint at 5 a.m. Saturday morning in New Orleans turned the tables on his attacker when he managed to grab the shotgun, causing the attacker to flee. The confrontation was captured by surveillance footage from a nearby security camera. According to, the victim-turned-vigilante wasn't done yet.
  • Biden: If you use an AR-15 for home protection, you can kill your kids

    04/11/2013 5:38:56 AM PDT · by theruleshavechanged · 129 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/11/13 | Charlie Spiering
    “You know, they make fun of my saying about use a shotgun. . . "
  • Texas Organization To Give Away Shotguns In Indianapolis

    04/05/2013 8:27:56 AM PDT · by nascarnation · 13 replies
    Indiana Public Media ^ | April 4, 2013 | Network Indiana
    A group in Texas is giving away free shotguns to residents and they will soon be coming to Indianapolis to do the same. Justin Dupuy with the Armed Citizen Project says they are offering free shotguns to residents in high-crime areas. “There‘s people in their homes that are scared to walk from their car to their house for fear someone‘s going to stick ‘em up and we‘d like that to change,” Dupuy says. “We‘d like someone to be there and empower them with a weapon. Those who want a shotgun must submit to a background check and must go through...
  • Clear Your Airspace with Uranium-Filled, HP Anti-Drone Shotgun Shells!

    04/05/2013 2:52:30 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 15 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 05 April 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Converts any 12-gauge shotgun into an anti-aircraft platform with  1 km vertical range instantly... I honestly haven't done much research on the legalities involved here, but if somebody's bound-and-determined to nip unwarranted snooping/amateur peeping toms in the bud, the ammo's already commercially available- and with specially-formulated propellant and depleted uranium buckshot, no less:  Big Brother is watching, and with modern technology, if Big Brother can see it, he can turn it into a giant smoking crater with just the press of a button. Even your secret remote wilderness bunker is no match for today’s military drones. In partnership with Tacnition Ammo, Lucky...
  • Tim Ralston Reveals The X Caliber Shotgun Gauge Adapter

    03/28/2013 2:35:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    youtube ^ | 3/28/13 | GEARUPCHANNELGEARUPCHANNEL
    Tim Ralston, Survival Expert Founder of Gear Up and International Spokesman for NatGeo's Doomsday Preppers, reveals the ultimate survival rifle system...the X-Caliber. WHAT IS X CALIBER?: X Caliber is the most versatile Gauge Adapter system in the world. It allows you to shoot 11 different caliber rounds from one shooting platform: a single-shot 12 gauge shotgun. Each X Caliber adapter is made from 7 inches of 4140 chromoly steel. Each adapter is also rifled to increase accuracy. WHAT GAUGES X CALIBER FIRES: The calibers of ammunition that the X Caliber can fire include: .22LR / 38 special / .357 /...
  • Isle of Wight County store clerk grabs robber's shotgun

    03/28/2013 5:02:14 AM PDT · by csvset · 4 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | March 28, 2013 | Cindy Clayton
    A clerk grabbed a robber’s shotgun during a struggle Wednesday night and the robber fled without getting any cash. Shortly after 8:30 p.m., a man walked into the Rushmere Food Mart at 4761 Old Stage Hwy. and pointed the shotgun at the clerk, who grabbed it, according to a news release from the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office. The clerk gained control of the shotgun during the struggle and the robber fled the store. No one was hurt. The gunman’s description was vague, but the release said he has a medium build and wore a black sweatshirt with a...
  • The Awesome Adapter for Your 12-Gauge Shotgun That Turns It Into an ‘Ultimate Survival Rifle’

    03/27/2013 3:56:33 PM PDT · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 31 replies ^ | March 27, 2013 | Liz Klimas
    In an extreme survival situation where the appropriate amount of ammunition for the type of firearm you’re carrying can’t necessarily be guaranteed, what would you do? Carry multiple types of firearms to increase your chances of coming across ammo you can use? You could do that, or you could have an adapter system that comes in a handy pouch that allows one 12-gauge shotgun to take 11 different types of ammunition. The creator of Gear Up’s X Caliber Shotgun Gauge Adapter System, Tim Ralston, told TheBlaze it’s like carrying 11 guns in one.
  • AMAZING WIENER Shotgun Load! (Video)

    03/06/2013 1:21:16 PM PST · by servo1969 · 31 replies ^ | 1-16-2013 | taofledermaus
    For this experiment, we froze Vienna Sausages using dry ice to see if we could shoot them from a shotgun. Using Federal Multipurpose (birdshot) loads, we cut off the crimps, and inserted the frozen wieners in the shell, starting out with small pieces and ending up shooting the whole thing. The results are unexpected and scary.
  • "Shotgun Joe" ... Shooter Takes VP Joe Biden’s Advice — and Lands in Trouble with Cops

    03/02/2013 1:09:40 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 16 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 1, 2013 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Shooter takes VP Joe Biden’s advice — and lands in trouble with cops Vice President Joseph R. Biden told a Field & Stream reporter in a published report on Monday that if “you want to keep someone away from your house, just fire the shotgun through the door.” That same day, a 22-year-old man in Virginia Beach, Va., did just that — and was charged with reckless handling of a firearm. WAVY 10 reported that the man was in his bedroom when two armed masked men leaned through the window and warned him to close the bedroom door. The 22-year-old...