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  • Judge opens path for jury to clear Kyle Rittenhouse on firearm possession charge

    11/13/2021 9:18:27 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 11/13/2021 | Bruce Vielmetti
    <p>The judge in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial on Friday said he'll instruct the jury that unless the state proved the teen's AR-15-style rifle had an unlawfully short barrel, he can't be convicted of being a minor in possession of a firearm.</p>
  • How Did the Boulder, Colorado Gunman Obtain His Firearm?

    03/27/2021 8:51:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 59 replies
    Townhall ^ | 03/27/2021 | Beth Baumann
    Anytime a mass shooting takes place, Democrats and members of the mainstream media make assumptions about why the gunman carried out the attack and how gun control proposals could have prevented the tragedy. The same thing happened following last week's attack in Boulder, Colorado. As the scene was unfolding, speculation took place and instant calls for anti-Second Amendment legislation were imminent. One of the biggest claims is that "universal background checks" or "enhanced background checks" could have prevented the gunman from obtaining his firearm. This is flat-out false. Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa purchased his Ruger AR-556 pistol six days before...
  • If ATF Comes A Knocking, Only Surrender Your 80% Frame or Receiver Under Protest!

    12/15/2020 2:15:06 PM PST · by voicereason · 66 replies
    Prince Law Office ^ | 12/14/2020 | Joshua Prince, Esq.
    As many in the Firearms Community are aware, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) raided Polymer80, Inc last week and since then, there is at least one report of a customer being visited by ATF and forced to surrender their “P80.” Given what appears to be ATF’s active enforcement of its interpretive jiggery-pokery, ever changing interpretations of the Gun Control Act and implementing regulations, it is important that any individual confronted by ATF regarding this newly minted interpretation, advise the agent that he/she is surrendering the items under protest, that you do not consent to the forfeiture...
  • GOP Lawmakers Urge Attorney General to Defend St. Louis Couple’s Gun Rights After Firearm Confiscation

    07/14/2020 3:12:39 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 7/13/20 | Jake Dima
    GOP lawmakers wrote a letter to Attorney General William Barr Friday, urging the protection of the firearm rights of the St. Louis couple that saw their guns confiscated after they went viral for defending their home against demonstrators, according to reports. Mark and Patricia McCloskey were seen in a video brandishing a M16A2-style rifle and small handgun outside of their home as demonstrators broke through a private gate and encroached on their property line in June. Police executed a search warrant Friday and confiscated the couple’s rifle, and later their pistol, despite not yet filing any known charges against the...
  • OT: Favorite Firearms

    07/08/2020 7:07:54 PM PDT · by deek69 · 83 replies
    What is your favorite Pistol & Revolver and why?
  • Logan Co. man allegedly driving stolen vehicle filled with uranium, a rattlesnake

    07/11/2019 12:55:17 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 66 replies
    Oklahoma's News 4 ^ | July 10, 2019 | Cassandra Sweetman
    GUTHRIE, Okla. - Two people were arrested after a traffic stop of a stolen car revealed the two had a rattlesnake, radioactive uranium, and an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe. Stephen Jennings is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, transporting an open container of liquor, operating a vehicle with a suspended license, and failure to carry security verification form. Rachael Rivera is charged with possession of a firearm after a former felony conviction. The traffic stop was made at 11 a.m. in a Guthrie neighborhood because the tag was expired. Jennings was in the driver's seat, Rivera in the...
  • He was accused of plotting to kill Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi. Now he’s out of jail.

    04/25/2019 3:55:44 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 56 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | April 25, 2019 | Andrew Sheeler
    A federal judge has ordered the release of a Coast Guard officer and self-proclaimed white nationalist who is accused of stockpiling weapons as part of a plot to kill several media and Democratic political figures, including California Sen. Kamala Harris, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, and Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles.
  • How Not To Open Carry - Active Self Protection

    03/17/2019 9:42:18 AM PDT · by farming pharmer · 28 replies
    Youtube ^ | 03/17/2019 | John Correia
    A real life open carry situation gone wrong and some valuable advice to those that do.
  • A Wish List of Favorite Firearms

    11/22/2018 5:37:01 AM PST · by vannrox · 45 replies
    metallicman ^ | 22NOV18 | editorial staff
    Ah… Guns. As an American, I have a distinct interest in firearms. After all, what’s the point in having a Right given to you by God if you don’t exercise it? Here, I’d like to share my thoughts on some of my dream weapons; my favorite firearms. No, I’m not talking about a “Phased plasma rifle in the 40-watt range” that the Terminator was looking for. But rather some firearms that I have wanted for some time, but regrettably will probably never purchase. So here’s my dream / wish list. MP-40 Let me start with one of my long time...
  • 12 pairs of dueling pistols

    09/22/2018 5:46:09 AM PDT · by vannrox · 35 replies
    OOBJECT ^ | Unknown FR Post 9-22-2018 | David Galbraith
    Dueling pistols are strange, beautiful and ironic. Gadgets to shoot each other in the face, crafted with the delicacy and decorative extravagance of expensive jewelry.They appeared in the 18th C, as faster firing versions of older, flintlock guns replaced swords. Their use dwindled in the 19th C, while duels were still fought in the Western US states. Here the less rich would engage in gouging, similarly prearranged combat, with the aim of plucking out the opponent’s eyes. Dueling pistols were designed for the upper classes, for the preservation of honor. They were used illegally by generals and poets (Pushkin was...
  • FBI Agent Accidentally Discharges Firearm

    06/03/2018 8:39:31 AM PDT · by ThunderSleeps · 93 replies
    Fox News Online ^ | 6/3/18 | Katherine Lam
    An off-duty FBI agent accidentally fired his gun, striking another patron in the leg, at a Denver nightclub while he was dancing early Saturday, police said.
  • Mock Shooting Alarms Crowd, Triggers Police Response At Movie Theater In CT

    04/25/2018 8:20:19 AM PDT · by yoe · 17 replies
    CBS ^ | April 24, 2018 | Tony Aiello
    STAMFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – The sound of gunfire and someone shouting “Everybody down, everybody” shocked moviegoers sitting in the lobby of the Bow Tie Majestic 6 movie theaters Sunday night, but the incident appears to have been a juvenile prank. Five children ranging in ages from 10 to 16 were arrested and face both criminal charges and potential school disciplinary action after police say they used toy cap guns to stage the mock attack in Stamford, reports CBS2’s Tony Aiello. Police say three members of the group had noisy toy guns and fired them in the theater while shouting “everyone...
  • Fairbanks Man Shoots Pit Bull Attacking Dog Being Walked By Two Girls

    04/19/2018 11:37:51 PM PDT · by Norski · 132 replies
    Fairbanks Daily Newsminer ^ | 4/19/18 | Dorothy Chomicz
    FAIRBANKS—A Fairbanks man critically shot a pit bull in Aurora Subdivision on Wednesday evening after it attacked another dog being walked by two girls. The pit bull was shot twice in the head and later euthanized by a veterinarian, according to Fairbanks police officer Doug Welborn. The 12- and 16-year-old girls were walking their rat terrier on the 2000 block of Bridgewater Drive when the attack happened. The girls were not injured, but the pit bull's owner was bitten while trying to stop the attack, according to Welborn. Vern Woods, 80, told the Daily News-Miner he was home watching TV...
  • Gun rights activists rally at state capitols nationwide

    04/15/2018 7:41:39 AM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 7 replies
    Yahoo and AP news ^ | 04/15/2018 | Yahoo News Photo Staff
    Gun rights activists rally at state capitols nationwide Yahoo News Photo Staff April 14, 2018 Gun rights supporters gathered at the state Capitol in Atlanta for one of dozens of rallies planned at statehouses across the U.S. According to The Associated Press’ count, more than 135 attended the rally Saturday, and more were arriving. Most of them were armed and some held signs as they listened to speeches. A few people wearing “Black Lives Matter” T-shirts made videos, but didn’t interact with the ralliers. The rallies come less than three weeks after hundreds of thousands marched in Washington, New York...
  • Second Ammendment Nationwide Rally April 14 2018 All Fifty State Capitols

    04/13/2018 2:42:23 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 35 replies ^ | 04/03/2018 | Nancy Oakley
    Oath Keepers 2nd Amendment Rallies ~ All State Capitols ~ Saturday April 14 by Nancy Oakley , April 3, 2018 The National Constitutional Coalition of Patriotic Americans Oath Keepers are attending these events all over the country. If you know of other patriotic groups that would be interested, please let them know. Most of the rallies are at the State Capitols.
  • School resource officer leaves gun in faculty restroom

    02/05/2018 4:22:20 PM PST · by oxcart · 23 replies
    Northwest Florida Daily News ^ | 02/05/18 | None Cited
    <p>FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a school resource officer left her loaded handgun in a faculty restroom at an elementary school in the Florida Panhandle.</p> <p>Northwest Florida Daily News reports that a parent of a student found the gun Monday morning at Elliott Point Elementary School in Okaloosa County.</p>
  • DOJ Halts Operation Chokepoint, Which Targeted Firearm Dealers

    08/20/2017 7:10:21 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/18/17 | Kerry Picket
      The Department of Justice has ended its Obama-era Operation Chokepoint initiative, which aimed to block some businesses, including firearm dealers and payday lenders, from having access to bank loans. The department made the revelation in response to an inquiry from House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte Thursday. In a letter to Goodlatte and ranking committee member John Conyers, Assistant Attorney General Stephen F. Boyd wrote that DOJ considers Operation Chokepoint a “misguided initiative conducted during the previous administration.” The news was first reported by Politico. “We share your view that law abiding businesses should not be targeted simply for...
  • Texas police chief asked to leave doctor's office for carrying gun

    08/10/2017 7:32:25 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 92 replies
    Police One ^ | 08/10/2017 | PoliceOne
    Police Chief Philip Dupuis told The Courier that he went to see the ENT specialist Tuesday while wearing his badge on his belt next to his gun and his ID on a lanyard around his neck. He was checking in when the receptionist asked him about his firearm. She requested he store his firearm in his car, but Dupuis refused. He reiterated that he was an officer and he carried his weapon for his safety and the safety of others. He said he was then asked to leave.
  • The Complete Guide to What Every Man Should Keep in His Car

    08/09/2017 4:42:52 PM PDT · by vannrox · 117 replies
    The Art of Manlness ^ | January 27, 2017 | AoM Team
    When I was growing up, I noticed that my father kept his car well-stocked with supplies. A lot of the equipment was for his job busting poachers as a game warden, but most of the things were for emergency situations that could happen to anyone. And there were plenty of times when my dad was able to put those supplies to work.Be it a maintenance issue or a snowstorm, keeping the following items in your vehicle can save you time and discomfort, and perhaps even your very life, should an emergency arise. Obviously, the necessity of some items depends...
  • Concealed-Carry ‘Reciprocity’ vs. Federalism

    06/02/2017 8:08:43 AM PDT · by Mafe · 29 replies
    National Review ^ | June 1, 2017 | Robert Verbruggen
    I took a number of steps before I started carrying a gun. I got training, I read books and articles by self-defense experts, I learned the laws of my state, I started going to the range regularly, and I did “dry fire” exercises at home to keep my shooting skills up. I also got a concealed-carry permit, which in Virginia required almost none of the above preparation. All I had to do was get a form notarized and send it in — along with $50 and a copy of the hunter’s-safety card I earned in Wisconsin when I was 13...