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  • Group wants to eliminate 'human black silhouette' targets

    02/19/2017 7:31:24 AM PST · by Zakeet · 70 replies
    Guns.com ^ | February 17, 2017 | Chris Eger
    The No More Black Targets campaign argues that shooting ranges and instructors should not use "menacing" black targets, and is petitioning to end the practice, citing trigger bias. "Young black men are 3X more likely to be shot by trained shooters than their white peers," notes the site for the campaign. "A disturbing potential correlation: The most popular target for shooters to learn to use their firearm is a black silhouette. Unconscious bias can be deadly."
  • Group wants to eliminate ‘human black silhouette’ targets (VIDEO) {Racism}

    02/17/2017 9:51:26 AM PST · by PROCON · 46 replies
    guns.com ^ | Feb. 17, 2017 | Chris Eger
    The No More Black Targets campaign argues that shooting ranges and instructors should not use “menacing” black targets, and is petitioning to end the practice, citing trigger bias. “Young black men are 3X more likely to be shot by trained shooters than their white peers,” notes the site for the campaign. “A disturbing potential correlation: The most popular target for shooters to learn to use their firearm is a black silhouette. Unconscious bias can be deadly.” A Change.org petition by the group intends to call upon the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors to end the use of...
  • Why China and Russia Fear America's New Ford-Class Aircraft Carriers

    01/29/2017 11:01:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    The National Interest ^ | January 29, 2017 | Kyle Mizokami
    In 2009, the U.S. Navy finally began construction of the first new type of aircraft carrier in nearly thirty-five years. Named after former president and naval aviator Gerald R. Ford, the USS Ford fully takes the nuclear supercarrier into the twenty-first century. The technological innovations built into the new ship, while causing the inevitable delays involved in building a first-in-class vessel, will keep the Navy’s unique fleet of super flattops the largest and most advanced in the world for the foreseeable future. USS Ford follows in the steps of the highly successful Nimitz-class carriers. Construction began in 2009 at Huntington...
  • Op-Ed: Trump targets Clinton and Obama betrayal of Israel agreements

    05/02/2016 2:06:23 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 2 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 5-2-2016 | David Singer
    Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech has created expectations that he will match Marco Rubio’s pledge to stand by the commitments made by President Bush to Israel’s Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in Bush’s letter dated 14 April 2004. Rubio made his unequivocal pledge on 3 December 2015 at the Republican Jewish Coalition Presidential Forum during his unsuccessful race to secure the Republican Party’s endorsement as its Presidential nominee: “I will revive the common-sense understandings reached in the 2004 Bush-Sharon letter and build on them to help ensure Israel has defensible borders” President Obama and his then former Secretary of State Hillary...
  • Muslims target Americans in tourist-beach attack

    03/14/2016 6:24:48 AM PDT · by rktman · 24 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 3/13/2016 | Tom Wyke and Jay Akbar
    Suspected al Qaeda terrorists shot dead a five-year-old boy who fell to his knees and prayed for his life during a terror attack on a tourist resort in Ivory Coast, eyewitnesses have said. At least four men armed with AK47s and hand grenades killed 16 people, including four Europeans, in the historic town of Grand Bassam before they were gunned down in a shootout with government troops. One survivor who saw the attack unfold said: 'They killed a child despite him kneeling down and begging. They shot a woman in the chest. They've killed innocent people.' Another witness, Marcel Guy,...
  • Dr. John Lott (Even liberal academics are turning pro-gun ownership)

    02/11/2016 5:23:46 PM PST · by VictimsRightsPro2a · 10 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 02/11/2016 | Dr. John R. Lott Jr.
    John Lott: Even Liberal Academics Are Turning Pro-Gun Ownership From the left and right, people are bombarded with diametrically opposing claims on guns. But most of this bombardment isn’t coming from the National Rifle Association. Michael Bloomberg is spending far more money — hundreds of millions of dollars — trying to convince Americans that guns should be kept out of the hands of even law-abiding citizens. And yet, by double-digit margins, Americans say that they feel safer if more people in their neighborhood own guns. The answer is the same on concealed carry. Most of the media are doing their...
  • Strikes Target ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

    01/15/2016 11:44:28 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 8 replies
    DoD ^ | 1/15/16 | some gay guy
    SOUTHWEST ASIA, January 15, 2016 — U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details of the latest strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Attack, fighter, and remotely piloted aircraft conducted five strikes in Syria: -- Near Mar’a, three strikes struck three separate ISIL tactical units and wounded an ISIL fighter. -- Near Manbij, a strike destroyed an ISIL vehicle. -- Near Raqqah, a strike struck an...
  • Huckabee offers Obamacare shooting targets

    01/07/2016 5:59:14 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | January 6, 2016 | Paul Bedard
    Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee didn't just blast President Obama's new gun control initiative and move on, he's produced three shooting targets for opponents to aim their fire directly at the administration. "Americans should go out and buy a new gun – and to improve your accuracy, you can take aim at Washington stupidity, blow holes in ridiculous government programs and shred our unfair tax code with a customized shooting target," said the former Arkansas governor and shooter.
  • ISIS Releases Video Threatening To Blow Up White House

    11/19/2015 11:13:05 AM PST · by Strategy · 84 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 19, 2015 | By Edwin Mora
    The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) threatens to blow up the White House and launch more attacks in Paris in its latest propaganda video released today. According to The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), the video was produced by ISIS in Dijlah Province, Iraq.
  • ISIS Hackers Plan "Message to America" Attack Today (Cyber attack 2PM EST)

    05/11/2015 6:57:53 AM PDT · by maggief · 158 replies
    Vocativ ^ | May 11, 2015 | Gilad Shiloach
    A group of hackers affiliated with ISIS are threatening to carry out a cyber attack—dubbed “Message to America”—against a number of targets 2 p.m. EST today. The targets were not identified on ISIS forums and social channels but the hackers are promising something “surprising” that “will frighten America”.
  • California sets tough new targets to cut emissions (MoonBeam goes off the deep end .. officially)

    04/29/2015 6:21:35 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 43 replies
    BBC News ^ | 4/29/15 | BBC
    Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order to bring down emissions to 40% below 1990 levels, in the next 15 years. The US state was already one of the most ambitious in its previous targets and has forced companies to pay for their carbon pollution. Mr Brown said the new target must be met for the sake of future generations. He called the plan "the most aggressive benchmark enacted by any government in North America to reduce dangerous carbon emissions". There were few details about how he intends to meet this target, but the governor has previously talked about increasing...
  • Israeli planes strike targets in Syria, Arab media report

    04/25/2015 11:11:23 PM PDT · by shove_it · 31 replies
    LATimes ^ | 25 Apr 2015 | BATSHEVA SOBELMAN
    Israeli warplanes struck military targets in Syria early Saturday, according to media reports that were not confirmed by Israeli or Syrian officials. According to Arab media and pro-opposition sources in Syria, the strikes targeted several bases belonging to Syrian missile brigades in the mountainous Qalamoun region near the Syrian-Lebanese border. The targets reportedly were Syrian army brigades said to keep long-range missiles and other strategic weaponry...
  • REPORT: Obama Refused to Assist Jordan, Egypt With Information on ISIS Targets

    02/17/2015 12:05:21 PM PST · by opentalk · 81 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | February 16, 2015
    Report: Obama Refused to Give Jordan, Egypt Information on ISIS Targets.Oliver North told Greta Van Susteren tonight that the Egyptian government asked the US for information on ISIS targets in Libya yesterday after ISIS beheaded 21 Christians. But, the Obama Administration refused the request. The Obama administration also refused to give Jordan information on ISIS targets in Syria after their pilot was burned alive in a cage.“President El Sisi asked for American intelligence targeting intelligence before today’s strikes and didn’t get it. King Abdullah of Jordan asked for Intelligence data on targets to respond to the murder of a Jordanian aircraft pilot. The...
  • European Police: Gun Control Not Working, Jihadists Have Us Outgunned

    01/30/2015 1:09:49 PM PST · by rktman · 37 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 1/30/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    Police armed with pistols in heavily gun-controlled European countries are realizing a hard lesson fast–jihadists with no respect for the law are side-stepping gun control and stockpiling weapons that will give them the upper hand in confrontations with officers. Europol chief of staff Brian Donald says there were two “large seizures” of firearms–particularly “assault weapons”–over the last two weeks and more seizures are expected as investigations and tracking continues.
  • Alone and Defenseless: A UK Citizen's call for arms

    01/23/2015 7:29:40 AM PST · by rktman · 79 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 1/23/2015 | Ciaran Brady
    This is where we find ourselves now. Every citizen in Europe and the UK faces the risk of an Islamic attack merely while going about normal day-to-day business. UK citizens in particular face this risk whilst being denied weapons of self defense. In the past I have fully and enthusiastically supported the UK’s complete ban on hand guns. But immediately after the killing of Lee Rigby I began to reconsider the wisdom of that ban and I now utterly oppose it. As things stand in the UK, hand guns are illegal. For those shotguns you could own, extremely strict licensing...
  • US, allies conduct 29 airstrikes on Islamic State targets

    01/17/2015 12:28:36 PM PST · by Libloather · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/17/15 | Peter Schroeder
    The United States and its allies carried out 29 separate airstrikes targeting the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq on Friday, according to the Combined Joint Task Force. The strikes occurred between Friday and Saturday morning, and targeted a range of Islamic State vehicles, buildings, and other positions, according to Reuters. Sixteen of the attacks occurred in seven different Iraqi cities. Vehicles, buildings, equipment and fighting positions were targeted, as well as Islamic State units, according to the task force. In Syria, 11 more airstrikes were conducted around the city of Kobani. Those strikes destroyed a tank and other fighting...
  • Al-Qaeda Magazine Listed Slain French Satirist as 2013 Target; Current Issue Names Bernanke, Gates

    01/07/2015 9:59:44 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 01/07/2015 | Bridget Johnson
    Charlie Hebdo editor Stephane Charbonnier, who was among the 12 killed in a terrorist attack on the magazine’s Paris office today, was included on the above “most wanted” list in the Winter 2013 issue of al-Qaeda’s Inspire magazine. The list also included British writer Salman Rushdie, Dutch politician Geer Wilders, American pastor Terry Jones, Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks, Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, former Jyllands-Posten (the newspaper that ran Westergaard’s Mohammed cartoons) editor-in-chief Carsten Luste and creative editor Flemming Rose, National American Coptic Assembly leader Morris Sadik, Aayan Hirsi Ali, and American cartoonist Molly Norris, who created “Everybody Draw Mohammed...
  • Hamas Threatens: All Israeli Leaders 'Legitimate Targets'

    11/22/2014 3:45:06 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 21 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 21/11/14 | Tova Dvorin
    Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri justified a foiled plan to assassinate Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beytenu) on Friday, claiming that while he does not personally know of information regarding the plot, "all the leaders of the occupation are considered legitimate targets for resistance." "The leaders of the occupation, who are responsible for the killing of women and children and the desecration of holy places, are legitimate targets," he said, in remarks translated by Channel 10 news. On Thursday, the Israeli Security Agency (ISA or Shin Bet) revealed that three Hamas terrorists had been planning to assassinate Liberman during Operation...
  • IAF strikes 550 targets in Gaza

    07/09/2014 11:14:21 AM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    ynet ^ | 7/9/14 | Yoav Zitun
    IAF strikes 550 targets in Gaza IDF says it destroyed at least 120 concealed rocket launchers, demolished homes of Hamas regional commanders, with over 165 rockets being launched from Gaza; Palestinians say old women, children killed in attacks. Yoav Zitun Latest Update: 07.09.14, 20:26 / Israel News Israel warplanes have so far hit 550 targets in Gaza, and Hamas militants have hit back with 165 rockets, some of which struck Jerusalem and Tel Aviv and as far away as Hadera, 116 kilometers (72 miles) to the north of the coastal enclave. Palestinian fatalities include militants but also women and children....
  • Islamic Jihad: 'Settlers' Are Legitimate Targets

    07/02/2014 8:28:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    inn ^ | 7/2/14 | Elad Benari
    The Islamic Jihad terrorist group said on Wednesday that “settlers” were a “legitimate target” for “the resistance”, the Ma’an news agency reported. In a statement, Islamic Jihad held Israeli authorities and the army responsible for what it said were “continuous attacks on Palestinians, their lands and religious sites.” The statement condemned the “crime” of the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, which the group blamed on Israel and said was “a continuation of a series of crimes by the Israeli army and settlers.” The burnt body of 16-year-old Abu Khdeir was found in the Jerusalem Forest area on Wednesday morning. While...