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  • Woman in Pennsylvania shoots and kills home intruder: police

    04/17/2024 10:40:47 PM PDT · by grundle · 7 replies
    A Beaver County woman shot and killed a man who broke into her home, police said.
  • Police Find Wounded Intrusion Suspect Lying in Street with Handgun After Resident Opens Fire

    04/17/2024 8:41:01 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/17/2024 | AWR HAWKINS
    One alleged intruder was found wounded in the street and a second was found dead in the bushes after a resident opened fire on them Tuesday morning in Newport Beach, California. The incident occurred in Newport Beach’s Newport Coast neighborhood around 4:45 a.m. The Orange County Register reported that responding officers found one of the alleged intruders lying in the street with a handgun. He was wounded but alive and taken to the hospital for treatment.
  • 85-Year-Old Idaho Woman Fatally Shoots Home Intruder In ‘Heroic’ Act Of Self-Defense

    04/14/2024 4:35:38 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 25 replies
    One America News ^ | April 14, 2024 | Abril Elfi
    An 85-year-old Idaho woman fatally shot a home intruder in an act of self defense. County Prosecutors stated that Christime Jenneiahn committed a “justifiable homicide” after she shot an armed burglar who handcuffed her to a chair and threatened to kill her multiple times. Jenneiahn shot and killed 39-year-old Derek Condon, presenting “one of the most heroic acts of self-preservation” that Bingham County prosecutor Ryan Jolley has ever heard of, according to an incident review written Tuesday.
  • Driver justified in shooting bicyclist after road dispute: DA

    04/12/2024 9:06:57 PM PDT · by lightman · 94 replies
    PennLive ^ | 12 April A.D. 2024 | Madison Montag
    The shooting of a bicyclist along a Lancaster County road in March in a road dispute was justified, the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office announced on Friday. The shooting was reported about 4:20 p.m. on March 13, on Fruitville Pike near the intersection with Delp Road in Manheim Township, the DA’s office said. On that day, Robin Megill, 33, of Lancaster, was riding a bike on Fruitville Pike in the lane of travel with multiple vehicles backed up. The driver directly behind Megill beeped their horn, police said, prompting Megill to stop in the middle of the roadway with no...
  • Biden: I’ll Consider Further Unilateral Action on Guns, Can’t Believe Trump Said ‘No One’s Going to Touch Your Guns’

    04/10/2024 5:22:41 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 63 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9 Apr 2024 | IAN HANCHETT
    During an interview with Univision that took place last Wednesday and aired on Tuesday, President Joe Biden stated that he would consider taking further executive action on guns and criticized 2024 Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump because Trump “famously told the NRA that, don’t worry, no one’s going to touch your guns” if Trump won. “[Trump] famously told the NRA that, don’t worry, no one’s going to touch your guns if I — from the very beginning, I used to teach the Second Amendment in law school, from the very beginning, there were limitations. … And — but...
  • Colorado Democrats Pushing 11% Excise Firearms Tax, Other California Gun Controls

    04/01/2024 8:01:03 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/01/2024 | Awr Hawkins
    Colorado Democrats are pushing an 11 percent excise tax on gun and ammunition sales, as well as numerous other California-style gun controls. There is a public hearing on the excise tax proposal today, and Colorado Springs firearms instructor Ana Flanell is urging the public to rally against the tax. On Easter Sunday she posted to X: “Join me at the Capitol tomorrow to testify against this “sin” tax. Self-defense is our right and we should not be taxed an outrageous 11% to exercise our Second Amendment rights. I’ve included a screenshot below of what to select when signing up. Let’s...
  • WATCH: Sen. Kennedy Humiliates Another Biden Judicial Nominee

    03/21/2024 2:08:07 PM PDT · by george76 · 29 replies
    PJ Media ^ | MARCH 21, 2024 | Matt Margolis
    Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) gave us another amusing demonstration of his ability to humiliate Joe Biden’s unqualified judicial nominees during Wednesday's confirmation hearing. United States District Judge Nancy Maldonado of the Northern District of Illinois, who has been nominated by Joe Biden for a spot on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, had previously signed a brief supporting a ban on "assault weapons" in Illinois state courts in the 2010s, yet, when he asked her to define "assault weapons,” she couldn’t. “You said, ‘assault weapons may be banned because they’re extraordinarily dangerous and are not appropriate...
  • 2 armed robbers got into a shoot-out with a security guard, then returned and got shot at by a concealed carry holder, Chicago police say

    03/17/2024 6:32:25 AM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    CWB Chicago ^ | March 17, 2024
    CHICAGO — Prosecutors say two Chicago men robbed a construction crew, exchanged gunfire with an off-duty sheriff’s deputy at the scene, fled, then returned to fire another shot, only to have one of the victims pull out a gun and open fire on them, too. No injuries were reported. And, according to court records, one of the men was eyed as a suspect in a series of robberies last fall but ended up being charged only with a misdemeanor. He’s also on “first-time weapon offender probation” for a 2022 gun case. The robbery occurred on March 1 in the 11500...
  • Investigation Ordered by City of Uvalde Exonerates Police (and Parents Are Outraged)

    03/09/2024 5:07:54 AM PST · by george76 · 73 replies
    Hot Air ^ | March 08, 2024 | John Sexton
    There's only so much outrage left in the tank on a sunny Friday afternoon, but wow this is just insane in the membrane. An independent investigation into the school shooting at Robb Elementary school in Uvalde, Texas was commissioned by the city of Uvalde in 2022. Yesterday, the results of the investigation were released to the public during a city council meeting. The gist of the new report is that police on the scene did nothing wrong. Former Austin Police Department detective Jesse Prado examined the actions of each Uvalde police officer as they responded to the deadliest school shooting...
  • Republican AGs demand Wells Fargo answer for abruptly closing gun dealer's account, other woke policies

    03/06/2024 2:01:15 PM PST · by george76 · 29 replies
    FOX Business ^ | March 6, 2024 | Joe Schoffstall
    16 Republican AGs seek answers from Wells Fargo CEO Charles Scharf... ... debanking ... Wells Fargo is pushing the Biden administration's anti-gun and anti-traditional energy policies and discriminating against customers who don't fall in line with their political beliefs," Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen... As attorney general, it's my job to protect Montanans from discriminatory business practices. I will continue to investigate and fight against any illegal actions that could impact Montana businesses and consumers." ... Wells Fargo unexpectedly closed the business and personal accounts of Bradon Wexler, the owner of Florida-based firearms dealer Wex Gunworks, with a vague explanation...
  • The Bill to Force a Gun Registry in California

    02/18/2024 3:22:23 PM PST · by PROCON · 33 replies
    Washington Gun Law ^ | Feb. 18, 2024 | William Kirk
    Washington Gun Law President, William Kirk, introduces everyone to SB 1160, a bill, in California, that would actually force California residents to register each and every firearm they own...annually. Yes, this is a bill, that claims to not violate 18 U.S.C. 926, but just exactly that and does it by design. Just when you thought that California could not get any more evil or detached from Constitutional reality, they out-do themselves once again. Learn about all of this insanity and arm yourself with education today.
  • Man asleep in truck after fight with girlfriend fatally shoots accused thief: TX cops

    02/13/2024 2:22:48 PM PST · by grundle · 47 replies
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram via Yahoo ^ | February 13, 2024 | Mitchell Willetts
    A Texas man was shot to death after breaking into a truck while the owner was asleep inside, with a rifle in reach, officials say. Deputies responded to the scene of a shooting overnight at an apartment complex in north Houston, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said in a Feb. 13 post on X, formerly Twitter. The owner of a truck awoke to find another man inside the vehicle, having broken in, Gonzalez said, and the owner opened fire with an AR-15. The alleged thief died at the scene, Gonzalez said, adding that he was “possibly armed with pistols.” Deputies...
  • In today's gun rights cases, historians are in hot demand. Here's why

    02/05/2024 12:02:45 PM PST · by DallasBiff · 29 replies
    NPR ^ | 2/3/24 | Martin Kaste
    Historians have found themselves caught in the middle of America's debate over gun control ever since the Supreme Court ruled in 2022 that firearms laws must be consistent with American "tradition." That decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen set off a new wave of challenges to state and federal restrictions on guns. "What's happening now is a fight over what the Second Amendment ultimately means," says Chuck Michel, president and general counsel at the California Rifle & Pistol Association, which is suing the state over newly passed limits on concealed firearms. "This truly is a...
  • Packing Services: Federal Judge Rules Ban on Guns in Post Offices is Unconstitutional

    01/14/2024 11:38:40 AM PST · by zeugma · 22 replies
    Jonathan Turley blog ^ | 01/14/24 | Jonathan Turley
    In Florida, U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle has ruled that the federal law prohibiting people from possessing firearms inside post offices is unconstitutional. The ruling is based on the 2022 Supreme Court ruling New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen recognized a person’s right to carry a handgun in public for self-defense.The case concerned Emmanuel Ayala, a U.S. Postal Service truck driver, who had a concealed weapons permit and held a Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun in a fanny pack for self-defense. When police tried to stop him, he ran and struggled with officers. While dismissing the...
  • "We Will Shoot You!" Calif Business Owners Fed Up

    01/11/2024 6:41:40 AM PST · by grundle · 42 replies
    NBC News via YouTube ^ | January 10, 2024
    Business owners in the Bay Area say they are fed up with the third-world policies that have lead to lawlessness. Several business owners say if cops don't stop the bad guys - they will.
  • Ohio sees drop in gun crimes across major cities after permitless carry law, study shows

    01/04/2024 1:43:03 PM PST · by george76 · 24 replies
    WOIO ^ | Jan. 3, 2024 | Gabby Hart
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Contrary to concerns from some local leaders, a new study shows a decrease in gun crimes across six of Ohio’s eight largest cities following the implementation of the state’s “constitutional carry” law. The research, conducted by the Center for Justice Research (CJR) in partnership with Bowling Green State University, analyzed data from June 2021 to June 2023, covering a year before and after the law went into effect in June 2022. It focused on crimes involving firearms, verified gunshot-detection alerts, and the number of officers struck by gunfire. The findings revealed: Overall Decline: Across all eight cities,...
  • Houston grand jury declines to charge man who shot and killed robber inside taqueria

    01/03/2024 8:47:44 PM PST · by grundle · 8 replies
    Fox News via Yahoo ^ | January 3, 2024 | Andrew Miller
    A grand jury in Texas has decided not to charge a man who shot and killed a robber inside a Houston taqueria last year. A grand jury decided on Wednesday that it will not charge a man who shot and killed 30-year-old Eric Eugene Washington, according to a press release from the Harris County District Attorney's Office, after Washington entered the El Ranchito taqueria in January 2023 while flashing what appeared to be a gun and robbing the residents inside in an incident that was captured on video. The armed customer, described by Houston police as a White or Hispanic...
  • Armed would-be carjackers pick wrong Chicago commuter to rob: 'shot the car up'

    01/03/2024 3:17:53 PM PST · by grundle · 30 replies
    Fox News via Yahoo ^ | January 3, 2023 | Emma Colton
    Four men soon approached the Corolla in a silver SUV at about 4:40 a.m., brandishing firearms at Sims and her coworker and demanding they exit the vehicle, CBS News reported. "I started screaming my coworker’s name out," Jaquita Sims told the Chicago Sun-Times. A gun fight ensued as the 65-year-old, legally armed coworker pulled out his own gun and used the only five bullets he had to defend himself and Sims, the outlet reported. "They wanted to carjack them," Janice Sims said. "They just shot the car up maybe 20 times." The suspects fled, and the 65-year-old drove himself and...
  • Prosecutor says people who rob stores ‘should expect to be shot’

    12/29/2023 8:40:14 AM PST · by george76 · 51 replies
    New York Post ^ | Dec. 27, 2023 | Yaron Steinbuch
    An Ohio prosecutor has indicted a smoke shop manager for allegedly shooting to death a 16-year-old boy during a robbery attempt — but warned that people “should expect to be shot” if they target stores. Hamilton County Prosecutor Melissa Powers filed the charges against the manager, Tony Thacker, 29, for allegedly shooting at would-be robbers as they fled VIP Smoke Shop in Delhi Township on Oct. 20.. “There is simply no justification for shooting at someone as they are running away,” Powers said .. “However, I want to make perfectly clear — these retail thefts will not be tolerated. If...
  • ‘I had to think about my babies.’ Woman tells FOX 4 she shot 14-year-old to protect family

    12/22/2023 11:39:12 AM PST · by grundle · 78 replies
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram via Yahoo ^ | December 22, 2023 | Harriet Ramos
    Family members say 14-year-old Devin Baker was shot and killed Dec. 14, 2023, by a woman who reported he was trying to break into her home at Peppertree Acres Apartments. The woman who fatally shot a 14-year-old boy outside her south Fort Worth duplex said she saw him opening a bedroom window and she fired to protect her daughters. Family members identified the 14-year-old as Devin Baker, an eighth-grade student at Rosemont Middle School. His family also lives in the Peppertree Acres Apartments. Devin died at the scene. “I stood in the hallway, and I could see him standing at...