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  • Don't Let Anti-Gun Activists Weaponize the Capitol Hill Riot

    01/20/2021 11:41:43 PM PST · by richardb72 · 8 replies
    Newsweek ^ | January 20, 2021 | John R Lott Jr.
    After the riot at the U.S. Capitol, gun control organizations warn that armed rioters at state capitols across the country on Inauguration Day pose a threat to our democracy. They claim the only solution is for states to ban guns on capitol grounds, thus extending their bans on carrying guns on public property generally. Never mind that the small group of rioters didn't use guns at the U.S. Capitol. Never mind that congressmen are allowed to carry in the U.S. Capitol, but not on the legislative floor, where Congress was meeting at the time to count Electoral College votes. If...
  • Mk 17: The U.S. Special Forces Special Assault Rifle

    01/20/2021 7:58:35 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 10 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/20/2021 | Peter Suicu
    In 2004, the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) issued a solicitation that called for a new weapon for special operators. However, the Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle wasn’t just to be a single rifle, but actually, a platform that would be designed around two different calibers yet maintain a high commonality of parts while having identical ergonomics. The weapon was to replace the various AR-15 derived 5.56x45mm rifles as the updated M-14s that were then in service with the special operators. Among the entries included the Heckler & Koch HK416 modular system, but in the end, the FN...
  • South Los Angeles Shooting Victims Surge 742 Percent in 2021

    01/20/2021 6:23:59 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Jan 2021 | AWR HAWKINS
    The number of shooting victims in South Los Angeles rose 742 percent during the first 16 days of 2021 as compared to the first 16 days of 2020. LAPD Headquarters tweeted about the surge in shooting victims, noting there were 59 such victims by January 16, 2021, whereas there were only seven by the same time in 2020.
  • Defensive Mountain Lion Shooting by Sheriff’s Deputy with AR15 Rifle

    01/20/2021 4:13:43 AM PST · by marktwain · 42 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 18 January, 2021 | Dean Weingarten
    Defensive Mountain Lion Shooting by Sheriff’s Deputy with AR15 Rifle In the afternoon of 11 January 2021, a family with two small children and two small dogs was walking along the El Dorado bike trail. They were just outside of Placerville, California, on the east side. The trail there is paved. The weather was very good for walking, the sky was clear and the temperature was about 55 degrees F, with a light breeze. The two small children were in a stroller.The couple noticed a mountain lion behind them on the trail. They shouted at the lion. It continued to...
  • Armed Protesters Begin To Arrive At State Capitols Around The Nation (Boogaloo)

    01/17/2021 3:04:58 PM PST · by blam · 158 replies
    Truly Times ^ | 1-17-2021 | Anonymous
    Armed protesters have arrived at multiple state capitol complexes across the country Sunday morning. This follows a special bulletin from the FBI last week that warned: “armed protests” were being planned at 50 state capitols and the US Capitol in Washington, DC, ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20. While the protesters are being identified across various platforms as members of a so-called “boogaloo” movement, they largely appear to be anti-government – some of whom call themselves “liberty boys,” and others who oppose the conservative Proud Boys. Their sudden emergence surrounding the inauguration is curious to say the...
  • Shelter-In-Place Order Issued After At Least 4 Injured In String Of Shootings In Northeast Pa.

    01/18/2021 6:47:30 PM PST · by narses · 46 replies
    MOUNT POCONO, Pa. (AP) — At least four people were injured Monday in a string of shootings that prompted a shelter-in-place order for some residents north of Mount Pocono, authorities said. Mount Pocono Borough Mayor Michael Penn posted on Facebook that there were four or five crime scenes Monday night and “multiple police forces at this time in the Coolbaugh/Tobyhanna areas.”
  • Tragic! Federal Government Bans Conservative Laura Loomer from Owning Guns

    01/19/2021 4:02:56 PM PST · by White Lives Matter · 108 replies
    GP ^ | January 19, 2021 | Jim Hoft
    Laura writes: While I have NEVER been convicted of a felony, domestic violence, and I’ve never been adjudicated mentally unfit by a judge, my name was placed in the Federal National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) and I have been prohibited from ever owning or even touching a firearm.
  • GAU-8 Avenger: The Super Cannon That Powers The A-10 Warthog

    01/19/2021 7:05:59 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 49 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/18/2021 | Peter Suicu
    The GAU-8 Avenger is one impressive weapon system and the foundation of the A-10 Warthog, despite its age, won’t go away anytime soon. Used for combat during the time of the Gulf War in 1991, the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt – also known commonly as the “Warthog” – destroyed more than 900 Iraqi tanks, some 2,000 other military vehicles, and approximately 1,200 artillery pieces. The aircraft also reportedly shot down two Iraqi helicopters.
  • Nebraska Governor Ricketts Has No Problem with Open Carry at Protests

    01/18/2021 3:52:02 AM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 16 January,2021 | Dean Weingarten
    Image screenshot from Youtube video KETV, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten There are few Governors who unabashedly support the exercise of Second Amendment rights at protests inside their own state Capitol buildings. Governor Pete Ricketts of Nebraska is one of them.On 12 January 2021, Governor Pete Ricketts gave a press conference about how the Covid19 protective measures.At about 42:11 in the video, a reporter asks about potential “armed protestors” at the Capitol. From Governor Ricketts:So, If people want to protest and bring their guns, obviously open carry is allowed in Nebraska. But I would suggest that everybody remember that...
  • TMS Live Stream with Matt Bracken - 3PM EST SUNDAY January 17th 2020

    01/17/2021 11:52:09 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 7 replies
    youtube ^ | 17 Jan, 2021 | Fernando Aguirre and guest Matt Bracken
    The Modern Survivalist with Fernando Aguirre and guest Matt Bracken (Free Republic's Travis McGee) discuss cultural instability, self defense, preparation and survival skills. The show starts live at 3PM EST. The broadcast usually lasts two hours. Watch live or replay later at the same link.
  • Florida's New Assault Weapons Ban Bill Explained: Its Bad!

    01/17/2021 11:24:31 AM PST · by ShadowAce · 23 replies
    Youtube ^ | 14 January 2021 | Guns & Gadgets
    Florida's New Assault Weapons Ban Bill Explained: Its Bad! Florida Assault Weapon Ban Bill: Florida Senate President: King Farmer: Tallahassee Office 228 Senate Building 404 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100 (850) 487-5034 Senate VOIP: 5034 YOUR Florida Legislators: CHANNEL:
  • 5 Main Battle Rifles Of World War II (They Changed History)

    01/17/2021 7:56:58 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 63 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/17/2021 | Peter Suicu
    Movies, TV shows and notably video games have convinced the masses that every soldier fighting in the Second World War was equipped with a submachine gun – but in fact, most soldiers carried a rifle. And in many cases, the rifles were little improved from those used a generation earlier in the First World War. Below you will find my list of the most well known and used battle rifles of World War II. Some were loved, some were hated–but all were feared, for one reason or another.
  • Man Arrested Near Capitol With Gun, 500 Rounds of Ammunition

    01/17/2021 5:35:37 AM PST · by Magnatron · 57 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 16 January 2020 | Newsmax
    A Virginia man was arrested Friday when he tried to enter a restricted area near the U.S. Capitol with unauthorized credentials, a loaded handgun, and hundreds of rounds of ammunition, according to police. Wesley Allen Beeler of Front Royal, Virginia, was stopped by U.S. Capitol Police at about 6:30 p.m. Friday, according to a police report. He had driven up a security checkpoint at the intersection of E Street and North Capitol Street, about a half-mile from the Capitol building. The arrest came at a time of high alert in Washington as it prepares for Wednesday’s inauguration of President-elect Joe...
  • Marines Begin Mass Fielding of Suppressors (Silencers) at end of 2020

    01/17/2021 3:49:37 AM PST · by marktwain · 43 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 14 January, 2021 | Dean Weingarten
    Image from Knight Armaments Company Suppressor on M38 cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten The Marine Corps is well on its way to procuring suppressors (silencers) for all small arms in its arsenal.In 2020, the Marines have procured 6,700 suppressors for M4, M4A1, and M27 rifles. Suppressors are in common use with the M38 squad designated marksman rifle.Another 7,000 suppressors are in the pipeline. The goal is to have about 30,000 suppressors by the fiscal year 2023. From Defense Visual Information Service:In 2020, PM IW procured about 6,700 small arms suppressors through Defense Logistics Agency’s Tailored Logistic Program, and...
  • Fugitives wanted in Canada for murder, kidnapping found with an arsenal during U.S. traffic stop, police say

    01/16/2021 11:31:27 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    National Post ^ | Jan 15, 2021 | Adrian Humphreys
    Officers found 67 guns and numerous magazines in four bags in the truck, according to the complaint. One was loaded with live ammunitionWhen a Minnesota State Trooper stopped a pickup truck for speeding on a U.S. highway this week, he not only discovered an arsenal of 67 suspected crime guns inside but two Toronto fugitives — one wanted for murder and the other for the kidnapping of a wealthy Chinese student. Dayne Adrian Sitladeen, 29, and Muzamil Aden Addow, 29, are both wanted for high-profile crimes in Ontario. With lockdown restrictions tightening, these indoor activities could make your day Sitladeen...
  • Why The Israeli Military Loves The Tavor X95 Rifle

    01/16/2021 7:20:48 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 29 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/15/2021 | Caleb Larson
    Tavor X95: Lightweight, long barrel length, and Israeli dependability has proven popular internationally. A Solid Weapon The Tavor X95 is a decidedly space-age looking weapon. With its bullpup-style layout and prominent handguard (on models sold in the United States), it is easily identifiable. The manufacturer, Israeli Weapon Industries, offers several X95 variants, with differing barrel lengths available, as well as several calibers, including the NATO-standard 5.56x45mm as well as the Soviet, now Russian 5.45X39mm cartridge. The X95 is even offered as a 9mm submachine gun, and more recently in .300 AAC Blackout.
  • December 2020 New Record for Background Checks, Gun Sales for Year

    01/16/2021 3:37:50 AM PST · by marktwain · 18 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 11 January, 2021 | Dean Weingarten
    2020 is over. The year set records for every month and for total National Instant background Check System (NICS) background checks done in a year. 2020 almost certainly set a record for the number of new firearms owners. New firearms owners are estimated at over 8 million, based on the NSSF figures of about 40% of firearms purchasers in 2020 have been new firearms owners. Precise records of new owners are not available, only estimates.2020 firearms sales by type and month compared to 2019 In December, the number of NICS background checks was 3,937,066, an all-time record. The number of...
  • Fed Rule Bars Banks From Targeting Gun Manufacturers

    01/16/2021 1:00:59 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 14 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 1/15/2021 | Stephen Gutowski
    The Trump administration adopted a new rule to prevent big banks from denying services to gun manufacturers and other industries in a rebuke of an Obama-era financial program. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) rule, which was finalized on Thursday, will instruct large financial institutions to only deny services to specific clients on a case-by-case basis instead of making industry-wide blacklists. The regulation came as a rebuke to Operation Choke Point, which sought to pressure big banks to cut ties with businesses disfavored by the Obama administration, including the gun and payday lending industries. Operation Choke Point—coupled...
  • Governor Abbott Says Texas Should Be a “Second Amendment Sanctuary”

    01/15/2021 5:03:56 PM PST · by DFG · 39 replies
    The Texan ^ | 01/15/202 | Daniel Friend
    One year ago, a wave of Texas counties began declaring that they were “Second Amendment sanctuaries.” Now Governor Greg Abbott has said that he wants the entire state to be a gun rights haven. “I want to make sure that Texas becomes a Second Amendment sanctuary state so that no government official at any level can come and take your gun away from you, despite those people who said, ‘Heck yes, we’re going to take your gun,’” said Abbott during the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s 2021 Policy Orientation. “We’re gonna say, ‘Heck no, you cannot take people’s guns away in...
  • NRA filing for bankruptcy, moving from New York to Texas

    01/15/2021 3:09:11 PM PST · by Java4Jay · 21 replies
    The National Rifle Association (NRA) has filed for bankruptcy and will reincorporate in Texas, the gun rights advocacy group announced Friday.