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  • Chicago quietly drops hyped-up lawsuit against Glock firearms company

    07/23/2024 6:11:34 AM PDT · by Salman · 6 replies
    CWB Chicago ^ | July 23, 2024 | CWB Chicago staff writers
    CHICAGO — When Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson announced in March that it was filing a “first-of-its-kind lawsuit” against firearm manufacturer Glock, the city drummed up publicity with a press release and widespread media coverage. There was no press release and no media coverage on Monday when the city’s attorneys unceremoniously dropped the case in a two-sentence federal court filing. The city’s lawsuit sought to hold Glock responsible because some of its handguns can be equipped with cheap, illegal after-market devices that allow the weapons to generate automatic gunfire, similar to a machine gun. ...
  • Video shows shooting by Sangamon County Sheriff's deputy that killed Sonya Massey (body cam released)

    07/22/2024 7:31:34 PM PDT · by heartwood · 18 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | 7/22/2024
    Video only
  • Rep. Raskin Asks Congress to ‘Find the Courage’ to Ban AR-15s

    07/22/2024 8:16:16 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/22/2024 | AWR HAWKINS
    During Monday’s House Oversight Committee hearing regarding the U.S. Secret Service, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) urged his congressional colleagues to “find the courage” to ban AR-15 rifles. He pushed universal background checks and repeated the Democrats’ decades long push to close the so-called gunshow loophole, even though the AR-15 used in the failed Trump assassination was “legally purchased.” (When law enforcement speaks of a gun being purchased “legally” it means a purchaser passed a background check to acquire the firearm at retail. Nevertheless, Raskin wants more background checks in the wake of the failed assassination attempt.
  • Trump shooter and DHS trained at same PA gun range

    07/22/2024 9:04:35 AM PDT · by BEJ · 20 replies
    More information on the shooter.
  • Man fatally shot after breaking into Orion Township house to attack ex-girlfriend

    07/21/2024 4:29:59 AM PDT · by marktwain · 21 replies ^ | July 17, 2024 | David Komer
    OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. (FOX 2) - A 67-year-old suspect was fatally shot after breaking into a residence to attack his ex-girlfriend in Orion Township Wednesday morning. The suspect was fatally wounded by the ex-girlfriend's stepson inside the house, on Elkhorn Lake Road around 10 a.m. Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard said. The woman and her stepson retreated to an upstairs bedroom after Galen Gavitt broke into the residence using an ax. Once inside, the stepson - who had his own gun - barricaded the door and the woman hid in the attached bathroom. Gavitt fired a shot through the door,...
  • Trump tells Jesse Watters that he was not warned about gunman, despite reports

    07/20/2024 7:47:36 PM PDT · by blueplum · 33 replies
    Fox ^ | 20 Jul 2024 | Andrea Vacchiano
    Fox News host Jesse Watters recently conducted a sit-down interview with former President Trump to discuss last week's failed assassination attempt. The interview, which will premiere on "Jesse Watters Primetime" on Monday night at 8 p.m. ET, featured both Trump and his vice presidential candidate JD Vance. ... Trump revealed during the interview that he was not warned..."Nobody mentioned it,"...
  • Citigroup finances 'weapons of war' while refusing banking services to firearms industry

    07/20/2024 2:54:37 PM PDT · by ChildOfThe60s · 3 replies
    Buckeye Firearms Association ^ | July 11, 2024 | Joe Bartozzi
    Citigroup, the international banking giant worth over $300 billion, is suffering from a case of cognitive dissonance when it comes to its banking services policies. Citigroup is holding steadfast to its refusal to provide services to firearm businesses that won’t knuckle under to their gun control demands but is standing by its decision to finance actual weapons of war. Citigroup last week urged its Wall Street staff to “keep their cool” when anti-Israel protestors blocked their New York City headquarters building. The protestors took issue with Citigroups’s alleged financial agreement to support Israel’s purchase of fighter jets from the U.S....
  • Trump Snubs Gun Rights in Longest Acceptance Speech on Record

    07/20/2024 5:24:25 AM PDT · by DoodleBob · 55 replies
    The Reload ^ | July 19, 2024 | Jack Fogleman
    The 2024 Republican National Convention (RNC) came to a close Thursday night. From start to finish, gun policy was entirely left off of the main stage–even during Donald Trump’s hour-and-a-half keynote. Former President Trump officially accepted the party’s nomination to attempt to retake the White House. He took the stage for his first speech since a would-be assassin nearly took his life at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania last weekend. His remarks began with an uncharacteristically stayed recounting of his harrowing near-death experience and paid tribute to the man who was killed in the attack before pivoting to accepting the...
  • Sniper killed would-be Trump assassin with 'one-in-a-million shot': source

    07/19/2024 8:36:30 PM PDT · by LisaFab · 125 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/19/24 | Greg Wehner
    The shot that killed the man who attempted to assassinate former President Trump at a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, last Saturday was a "one-in-a-million shot," according to a source familiar with the investigation into the shooting. Fox News learned from the source the kill shot was a single shot taken by a Secret Service counter sniper whose view was obscured. A local tactical team also took a shot at the would-be assassin, 20-year-old Thomas Matthew Crooks, but missed.
  • Armed man shot and killed by driver during suspected road-rage confrontation in Indianapolis: video

    07/19/2024 10:16:00 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 57 replies ^ | July 18, 2024 | Ronny Reyes
    Harrowing footage captured an armed man being shot dead in Indianapolis as he yelled at a driver in a suspected road-rage incident. The footage shared on social media allegedly shows the moment Gavin Dasaur, 29, quickly approaches a white Chevy pickup truck on Tuesday evening and attempts to punch the driver while holding what appears to be a handgun. The driver tries to smack the punch away, with Dasaur shifting the weapon to his left hand as he appears to berate the driver while pointing at them repeatedly with his right hand. The driver then points their own gun at...
  • NICS for June 2024 Sixth Highest Year for Gun Sales & Background Checks

    07/19/2024 5:56:11 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | July 15, 2024 | Dean Weingarten
    National Instant Background Check System (NICS) numbers show firearm sales for June of 2024 were down five percent from 2023. They are still over 1 million for the month. According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, this is the 59th month of over one million sales a month. If July sales are over a million, it will be five complete years of over a million firearm sales a month. May, June, and July are traditionally the lowest months for firearms sales during the year, although the pattern is not absolute. Specific events can increase firearms sales. The assassination attempt, which...
  • Thomas Matthew Crooks hid rifle in advance of Trump rally sniper attack, Secret Service source says

    07/18/2024 11:31:28 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 116 replies
    BETHEL PARK, Pa. – Thomas Matthew Crooks, the 20-year-old would-be assassin who opened fire on former President Donald Trump's Pennsylvania campaign rally Saturday, hid the weapon in advance, according to a Secret Service source. It was not immediately clear where he hid it, however. By the time agents spotted him on the roof, he was already holding it. "We went from golf range finder to AR-15, and now we have to fill in the gap," the source told Fox News
  • Illinois deputy charged with murder in fatal shooting of woman who called 911

    07/18/2024 10:44:57 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    abcnews.go ^ | 07/18/2024 | AP
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- An Illinois sheriff’s deputy charged with murder in the death of a Black woman shot her in the face during a tense moment over a pot of water in her home, authorities said Thursday. The details were in a court document filed in support of keeping former Sangamon County Deputy Sean Grayson in custody without bond. Sonya Massey was killed at her home in Springfield, about 200 miles (322 kilometers) south of Chicago, after deputies responded to her 911 call early July 6, State’s Attorney John Milhiser said. Prosecutors said Grayson “aggressively yelled” at Massey to put...
  • Cyndi Lauper’s son name-drops pop-star mom, hit song during gun arrest: court docs

    07/18/2024 10:01:41 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 29 replies
    NY Post ^ | 07/17/2024 | Kyle Schnitzer
    Cyndi Lauper’s troubled son name dropped his legendary pop-star mom and her hit single “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” when he was arrested on gun possession charges stemming from a Harlem shooting earlier this year, new court papers show. Aspiring rapper Declyn “Dex” Lauper begged police to call his mother after the discovery of a loaded gun in his fanny pack on Feb. 7 — and even tried to make sure they knew who she was by reminding officers of the singer’s trademark 1983 hit. “I grew up, my mom is Cyndi Lauper, Girls Just Want to Have Fun,”...
  • Why no massive call for gun control like after every other mass shooting?

    07/18/2024 7:56:04 AM PDT · by frogjerk · 37 replies
    Freerepublic ^ | 7/17/2024 | Frogjerk
    Since what happened on Saturday would be considered a mass shooting event why hasn't there been a massive call by the usual suspects regarding the need for more background checks, gun control legislation and other anti-2nd Amendment legislation. Could it be they are ok with what happened on Saturday? We have been told that "Silence is consent"This is my last Vanity for a while. Thank you for your patience.
  • Lucky Gunner Uses AmmoLand Data in Handguns for Bear Defense Video

    07/18/2024 4:22:36 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | July 15, 2024 | Dean Weingarten
    Chris Baker at Lucky Gunner has produced a very good video summation of the use of handguns to defend against bears published on AmmoLand. The graphics in the video are well done. There were over 95 thousand views in five days, with 748 comments. The vast majority of comments were favorable. This is a well-made video worth watching if you prefer to obtain your information via video instead of print. The video is 11:48 minutes long. Chris has obviously studied the data collected and analyzed it from the long-running series at AmmoLand. He has created a good narrative and visual...
  • Leftist Activist Arrested for Burning Down Gun Shop Owned by Republican Iowa State House Candidate

    07/17/2024 5:32:14 PM PDT · by CFW · 21 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/17/24 | Cassandra MacDonald
    A leftist activist has been arrested for burning down a gun shop owned by Cornel Rasor, a Republican candidate for the Idaho State House of Representatives, on the Fourth of July. The activist, Jennifer S. Meyer, is accused of burning down Cornel Rasor’s Army Surplus Store in Sandpoint, prompting celebrations from her fellow leftists. Meyer has reportedly made signs for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and a local arts commission. It appears the fire that consumed Cornell Razor’s Army Surplus store (located just 1 block away from where Sandpoint Pride is held) was ARSON, not a “stray firework.”...
  • Biden Panders on Pot, But There's a Catch for Gun Owners

    07/17/2024 4:19:17 PM PDT · by CFW · 9 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 7/17/24 | Cam Edwards
    Joe Biden's pitch to voters is increasingly reminding me of a used car salesman desperate to stop a prospective buyer from leaving the lot. "Sure, this ride may not sound great. It's slow and runs inconsistently, and it definitely has a few more miles on it than you'd like, but if you buy it we'll throw in Supreme Court reform free of charge. And have I mentioned that we'll expunge the records of anyone convicted of marijuana possession just as soon as your check clears (and we have the votes)?" President Biden @POTUS I'm making sure no one goes to...
  • Congressional committee demands answers on Army briefing that labeled pro-lifers ‘terrorists’

    07/17/2024 1:23:39 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Live Action News ^ | July 17, 2024 | Cassy Fiano-Chesser
    The House Armed Services Committee has sent a letter to Army Secretary Christine Wormuth, seeking answers about why pro-lifers were smeared as terrorists in a recent briefing at an Army base. The Committee gave a deadline of two weeks for response. Last week, photos of a slide presentation given to a group of soldiers at Fort Liberty in North Carolina were leaked; in the presentation, groups like National Right to Life and Operation Rescue were listed as potential terrorist groups. Bullet points on the slide said being “anti-abortion” and “Pro Life,” as well as opposing “Row v Wade [sic]” were...
  • Federal court rules Minnesota ban on 18 year olds carrying guns unconstitutional

    07/17/2024 12:23:33 PM PDT · by Twotone · 30 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 16, 2024 | Jack Birle
    A federal appeals court upheld a ruling striking down a Minnesota law restricting public handgun permits from those under the age of 21. The U.S. Appeals Court for the 8th Circuit panel of three judges ruled 3-0 in favor of the Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus and other pro-gun groups. They found that the law, the Minnesota Citizens’ Personal Protection Act of 2003, barring 18 to 20 year olds from obtaining the permits, violated the 2nd and 14th amendments. “Minnesota has not met its burden to proffer sufficient evidence to rebut the presumption that 18 to 20-year-olds seeking to carry handguns...