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  • Buffalo mass shooting being investigated as a hate crime

    05/14/2022 5:05:53 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 73 replies
    The hill ^ | 05/14/2022 | Lexi Lonas
    The Saturday shooting at a Buffalo, N.Y., supermarket that left 10 people dead will be investigated as a hate crime, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York Trini Ross said during a press conference. Erie County Sheriff John Garcia called the shooting a “straight-up racially motivated hate crime.” Police said a white man drove from hours away to go into a Tops Friendly Market, which is in a predominantly Black neighborhood, and opened fire.
  • RAW VIDEO: Kyle Rittenhouse’s Rifle Destroyed By Crime Lab Technician

    03/13/2022 5:34:48 PM PDT · by shadowlands1960 · 28 replies
    Breaking 911 ^ | March 13, 2022 | uncredited
    Video footage shows a Wisconsin state crime lab technician destroying the AR-15 rifle that Kyle Rittenhouse used to shoot three people during a racial injustice protest in Kenosha two years ago. Rittenhouse wanted the firearm destroyed so it couldn’t be used as a political symbol or ‘trophy.’
  • Now Beto O’Rourke Says He Will Buy Back Texans’ AR-15s

    03/13/2022 7:34:05 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 105 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/13/2022 | Awr Hawkins
    The shifting sands of Democrat gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke’s gun control plans have solidified, for now, into a pledge to buy back AR-15s and AK-47s from Texans if the state legislature will support doing it. O’Rourke spoke with Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith on Saturday and KVUE reported O’Rourke’s comments.
  • Donald Trump Jr. brought his 12-year-old son to Texas for a Trump rally and let him build an AR-15 at his friend's business

    01/30/2022 1:19:43 PM PST · by SaxxonWoods · 77 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 1/29/2022 | Morgan Keith
    "Oh, I love Texas. And today, by the way, I got to do the most Texas thing ever," Donald Trump Jr. said during his speech at the rally. "Since we came in late last night, I was able to bring my little son Donny to my buddy Dion's manufacturing facility at F-1 Firearms. And Donny, little kid from New York City, now Florida, thank God, got to make his own AR-15."
  • Nevada court sides with gunmakers in Las Vegas shooting lawsuit

    12/04/2021 11:58:30 AM PST · by PROCON · 14 replies
    AP ^ | Dec. 4, 2021
    CARSON CITY — Nevada’s Supreme Court ruled gun manufacturers cannot be held responsible for the deaths in the 2017 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip because a state law shields them from liability unless the weapon malfunctions.The parents of a woman who was among the 60 people killed in the shooting at packed music festival filed a wrongful death suit against Colt Manufacturing Co. and several other gun manufacturers in July 2019.
  • Beto O’Rourke Doubles Down on Gun Pledge — ‘Should Not Allow’ Americans to Own Weapons of War

    11/21/2021 12:19:08 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 95 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/21/2021 | Pam Key
    Democrat Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that he stood behind his pledge to take away “weapons of war” from American citizens. Anchor Dana Bash said, “It was gun control, in particular, was your number one issue in your presidential campaign. I want to play something you said on the debate stage in 2019 shortly after a mass shooting in your hometown of El Paso.”
  • I Trust Kyle Rittenhouse With A Gun More Than I Trust Alec Baldwin

    11/19/2021 11:57:26 AM PST · by raptor22 · 25 replies
    The Constitutional Conservatives ^ | November 19, 2021 | Daniel John Sobieski
    The Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms and the right to bear arms is what has really been on trial in the Kyle Rittemhouse proceedings in Kenosha, Wisconsin. His use of that “giant gun”, as the lib cable media describes his AR-15, to defend himself has been on trial, not the rioting, looting, burning and killing that has occurred in the BLM/Antifa riots that ravaged the nation in 2020’s “mostly peaceful” protests. That he successfully defended himself with that AR-15 against a less than stellar cast of pursuing attempted murderers that were part of a raging mob of...
  • Why the Rittenhouse Case Has Changed Everything

    11/16/2021 7:50:38 AM PST · by Heartlander · 43 replies
    American Greatness ^ | November 15, 2021 | Adam Mill
    Why the Rittenhouse Case Has Changed Everything The Rittenhouse case is a clinic in exactly why Americans have a right to an AR-15.“You don’t need an AR-15,” U.S. News and World Report told readers just three and a half years ago. ThinkProgress in 2018 published a piece called, “The myth that civilian gun ownership prevents tyranny.” When Ben Shapiro justified private ownership of guns to counter potential tyranny in the United States, CNN’s Piers Morgan guffawed contemptuously. “Do you understand how absurd you sound?” Morgan asked Shapiro in 2013. Until recently, people laughed at the idea that an AR-15 could...
  • The increasing popularity of AR-15 style rifles: What to know

    10/27/2021 8:28:08 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 41 replies
    ABC News ^ | 27 oct 2021
    --(snip)-- Sometimes referred to as "assault weapons" or "military-style rifles," this class of firearm can encompass many different kinds of guns -- not just the more well-known rifles, such as the AK and AR-15 series weapons. The term "assault weapon" generally encompasses a wide range of models, including the UZI rifle and pistol, the Beretta AR-70, the SKS rifle and more, according to the California Attorney General's Assault Weapons Identification Guide. AR-15 style rifles are rifles "modeled on the AR-15 platform and that fire the same caliber cartridges," Klarevas said, such as the Smith & Wesson M&P15 and the Ruger...
  • WATCH EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Dog thieves get into gunfight with woman who was selling micro bullies

    10/25/2021 6:35:14 AM PDT · by marktwain · 21 replies ^ | October 20, 2021 | Sanela Sabovic
    WEST PARK, Fla. – A South Florida woman was nearly killed over two dogs she was selling. She got into a shootout with three attempted dog robbers Monday night, and the entire ordeal was caught on camera. The video was obtained exclusively by Local 10 News. One of the suspects, a 16-year-old boy, has been arrested, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday morning. Investigators believe the other two are also juveniles. The woman said she was in fear for her and her girlfriend’s life and was forced to open fire after a group of young men started shooting at her....
  • AR-15s Are Why Leftists Can’t Commit Taliban Atrocities Here

    09/09/2021 8:00:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    The Federalist ^ | September 9, 2021 | Mark Overstreet
    Taliban executions remind Americans to never give up arms they need for the primary reason the Constitution guarantees their right to have them.In Afghanistan the world is again seeing that radical Islam is an ideology premised on murdering non-believers and using that example to intimidate everyone else. Historically, the same has been true of leftism, when its adherents have achieved totalitarian control in a country.Leftists don’t have totalitarian control in America yet, so over the last few years they have mostly given us a heads-up about their desires by rolling out mock guillotines during their protests and riots, posing for...
  • 'Tell Me What You Define As An Assault Weapon': Mike Lee Presses Biden Nominee On Tweet About Guns

    08/08/2021 2:13:23 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 30 replies
    Forbes Breaking News ^ | 8/8/21 | Mike Lee
    How do you define assault weapon? Dodge How do you define it? Sidestep... Also talk about wild horse and boro legislation
  • Op-Ed: I Tried Firing An AR-15 Yesterday And I Have Literally Been Soiling Myself For 17 Straight Hours

    08/06/2021 12:38:14 PM PDT · by DFG · 41 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 08/06/2021 | Babylon Bee
    The AR-15 — the deadliest abomination known to man. A gun so terrible it’s killed more people than net neutrality and Trump’s tax cuts combined. And to demonstrate how awful this weapon is, I did something foolish: I tried firing one. And the experience was so horrible I have not stopped crying and soiling myself since. Yes, even as I type this, tears fill my eyes at the remembrance of pulling that trigger and the terrible things that followed. And my pants... my pants are so soaked. How to describe the experience of firing that monstrosity? When I pulled the...
  • Shots Fired: A Reporter Visits Vermont’s First Indoor Gun Range

    08/05/2021 3:47:02 PM PDT · by absalom01 · 71 replies
    Seven Days (Vermont Hippy Rag) ^ | August 4, 2021 | KEVIN MCCALLUM
    ... While the pistol was manageable, even comfortable to hold and fire, the rifle was a different beast altogether. Everything about it — its weight, tactical scope and overall lethality — was downright intimidating. The fact that the first magazine refused to click into place didn't help either, further unnerving me. What if I just broke a $3,500 rifle? A fresh magazine worked just fine, though, and after loading it, I sent the target out to 15 yards. When ready, I lined up the target in the cross hairs, pulled the stock onto my shoulder, squeezed the trigger and —...
  • Criminal case against man who allegedly purchased gun Kyle Rittenhouse used in fatal shootings delayed until after Rittenhouse trial

    07/31/2021 2:19:11 PM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 35 replies
    Kenosha News ^ | Jul 29, 2021 | Deneen Smith
    The criminal case against the 19-year-old who allegedly made the straw purchase that provided Kyle Rittenhouse his gun has been put on hold until after the Rittenhouse trial. Dominick Black, who now lives in Racine according to court records, is charged with two counts of intentionally giving a dangerous weapon to a person under 18 causing death. According to court documents, Rittenhouse allegedly gave cash to Black — who was dating Rittenhouse’s sister — to purchase an AR-15 style rifle for Rittenhouse from a Wisconsin hardware store because Rittenhouse was underage. Court documents allege Rittenhouse retrieved the gun from Black’s...
  • BREAKING: Sandy Hook Families Offered $33 Million by Former Remington Arms Insurers

    07/30/2021 6:45:57 AM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 72 replies
    Guns America Digest ^ | 7/28/2021 | Jordan Michaels
    The insurance companies handling the bankruptcy of the former Remington Arms Company made a $33 million bid this week to escape a specious lawsuit leveled by families of Sandy Hook victims. Remington’s proposed settlement would provide $3.66 million to relatives of each of the nine victims in the lawsuit, according to Reuters. Even if the families take the offer, any settlement in the case must first be approved by the judge overseeing Remington’s bankruptcy case in Alabama. Big Green has been fighting this lawsuit for years. Families of nine of the victims of the 2012 massacre brought the case shortly...
  • Can’t Afford An AR-15 Or Glock Gun? You Can Build One Yourself.

    07/14/2021 6:23:37 AM PDT · by Onthebrink · 40 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 7/14/2021 | Peter Suciu
    A downside of the record sales in firearms is that the price of said firearms is also at record levels. For many, that could mean that you’re priced out of an AR-15 or a Glock handgun. While there are probably good options in “used” firearms, another option is to build one instead.
  • Judge Benitez: Miller v. Becerra, AR15 Rifles ARE Protected by Second Amendment!

    07/04/2021 6:30:49 AM PDT · by marktwain · 47 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 27 June, 2021 | Dean Weingarten
    U.S.A. –-( On June 4th, 2021, in the Southern District of California, Judge Roger T. Benitez found the complex regulatory scheme of California gun laws that outlaw the ownership of “Assault weapons”, particularly semi-automatic clones of the AR-15, are unconstitutional violations of the Second Amendment on their face.From the decision:Like the Swiss Army Knife, the popular AR-15 rifle is a perfect combination of home defense weapon and homeland defense equipment. Good for both home and battle, the AR-15 is the kind of versatile gun that lies at the intersection of the kinds of firearms protected under District of Columbia v....
  • US appeals court [9th Circus] blocks judge’s decision to overturn state’s assault weapons ban

    06/21/2021 6:20:14 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 22 replies
    L. A. Times ^ | JUNE 21, 2021 5:27 PM PT | Maura Dolan
    The 9th Circuit, acting on a June 10 appeal filed by Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta, put Benitez’s ruling on hold pending a full-blown decision. “This leaves our assault weapons laws in effect while appellate proceedings continue,” Bonta said said in a tweet. “We won’t stop defending these life-saving laws.” The 9th Circuit judges on the panel issuing the stay were Barry G. Silverman, a Clinton appointee, Jacqueline Nguyen, an Obama appointee and Ryan D. Nelson, a Trump appointee. Benitez, appointed by former President George W. Bush, said the weapons ban unconstitutionally infringed on the rights of California gun owners and...
  • St. Louis Couple Touts New AR-15 After Guns Seized Over BLM Encounter

    06/21/2021 2:15:57 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 50 replies
    Fox News ^ | 06.20.2021 | Bradford Betz
    Despite having their weapons seized and pleading guilty to charges in connection with pointing guns at Black Lives Matter rioters on their private property during the summer of 2020, Mark and Patricia McCloskey appeared defiant Saturday, posting a picture of a new AR-15 the St. Louis couple intends to buy. Twtter Link"Checking out my new AR!" Mark McCloskey tweeted along with two pictures: one with McCloskey at a gun store with the owner, and another with him and his wife, Patricia. In both, he is holding an AR-15 rifle. The picture came just two days after the McCloskeys pleaded guilty...