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  • NYC mayor calls on lawmakers to pass gun reform after two cops shot

    01/22/2022 7:51:35 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 121 replies
    The hill ^ | 01/22/2021 | Caroline Vakil
    New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) called on lawmakers in Washington, D.C., to pass gun reform after the city announced that one officer had been fatally shot and another remained in critical condition during a shooting in Harlem on Friday evening. “We don't make guns here. How are we removing thousands of guns off the street, and they still find their way into New York City? In the hands of people who are killers, constantly carbon highways of death, destroying our communities,” Adams said on Friday night. “We need Washington to join us and act now to stop the...
  • What Reporters Should Ask Biden About Guns at His Promised Press Conference on Wednesday

    01/18/2022 3:53:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 18, 2022 | John R. Lott, jr
    resident Biden’s remarks after the hostage situation at the synagogue in Texas leave more questions than answers. What were the motivations for the attack occur? A full day after a Pakistani Muslim attacked a synagogue on the Jewish sabbath to gain the release of Aafia Siddiqui described as the “Lady of al Qaeda,” Biden doesn’t know. The synagogue was near where Siddiqui is held. But when asked why the attacker targeted that synagogue, Biden again responded that he didn’t know but promised more at a press conference on Wednesday. Those answers are surely much better than the answers given by...
  • Historic Gun Control: Wounded Knee Massacre, December 29, 1890

    01/12/2022 4:10:56 AM PST · by marktwain · 14 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 7 January, 2022 | Dean Weingarten
    Burial of Native American dead at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, 1891.Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (reproduction no. LC-USZ62-44458) When people are disarmed, they are at the mercy of those who have disarmed them. History is full of instances where mercy was in short supply.The desperate fight, which became a massacre at Wounded Knee, on December 29, 1890, was one of the better recorded of such events. From Britannica.com:Forsyth was clear in his terms: the Miniconjou must surrender all their weapons. Big Foot was hesitant, but he surrendered a few guns as a token of peace. Forsyth was not satisfied and...
  • Trust the Science?

    01/06/2022 9:53:25 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 1 replies
    Americas 1st Freedom.org ^ | Dec 6, 2021 | Jason Ouimet
    Trust the Science? by Jason Ouimet, Executive Director, NRA-ILA - Monday, December 6, 2021 Tucked away in the NRA-ILA archives is an Atlanta Constitution article from April 20, 1975. Titled, “Life-Style Disease: Atlanta’s CDC Plans to Examine Ways People Make Themselves Sick,” the item doesn’t mention firearms, but details how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention planned to expand its role beyond controlling actual communicable diseases like polio and smallpox and into all manner of personal conduct. The Atlanta Constitution item assured readers, "The CDC itself by no means has plans to go out and force people to change...
  • Thunderbolts And Lightfoot - Chicago Mayor Begs Biden For Crime Help After Turning Down Trump Offer For Assistance

    12/24/2021 12:30:11 PM PST · by raptor22 · 19 replies
    The Constitutional Conservatives ^ | December 24, 2021 | Daniel John Sobieski
    One wonders how many black lives were gunned down in the city of Chicago between the time Mayor Lori Lightfoot turned down President Trump’s offer of federal assistance in fighting the crime wave that was ravaging her city and still is, and her current pleading to “dementia” Joe Biden for similar federal assistance. Quick to hunt down residents not wearing a mask, Lightfoot slashed Chicago’s law enforcement budget while preaching social justice and demanding police be fully vaccinated before they arrest criminals her prosecutors would fail to prosecute. As PJ Media reports: This is a big turnaround for Lightfoot. In...
  • Their lives were changed by gun violence, and now they're running for office (barf alert)

    12/14/2021 3:21:13 PM PST · by MAGA2017 · 22 replies
    NPR ^ | 12/14/14 | JUANA SUMMERS
    Earlier this year, the gun control group Everytown launched a new program to train its volunteers to run for office. More than 100 people are participating in Demand A Seat this year. Among them is Mia Livas Porter, who is running for a California Assembly seat, and whose brother, Junior, took his own life with a gun after battling mental illness. She said that for years she felt powerless — but that changed when she joined Moms Demand Action, an arm of Everytown. "I felt empowered to use my voice as a survivor. And I saw how it could make...
  • Biden says stalled spending bill provision would reduce mass shootings

    12/14/2021 12:30:44 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/14/2021 | Steve Nelson
    President Biden on Tuesday called for passage of his stalled multitrillion-dollar social spending bill in a video message marking the ninth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre — highlighting a relatively obscure provision in the bill that he said would prevent additional mass shootings. Biden has taken many opportunities to promote the sprawling package, which would cost $2.2 trillion as passed last month by the House, or $4.5 trillion if its programs are extended over 10 years. “There are three common-sense bills to reduce gun violence that the Senate should pass now, right away, long overdue,” Biden said...
  • NBC crew robbed in Oakland

    12/13/2021 3:45:27 PM PST · by george76 · 56 replies
    Yahoo ^ | December 13, 2021
    An NBC Sports crew working on assignment in Oakland, Calif., was robbed at gunpoint Saturday morning.. and the robbers got away with a camera from the crew's vehicle. .... This robbery is reportedly the third involving news organizations in Oakland within 2 1/2 weeks' time. On Dec. 3, a San Francisco Chronicle photographer was held up in an armed robbery, and before that a security guard for local news station KRON-TV was shot and killed during an attempted robbery ... "We in Oakland believe in a comprehensive and effective approach to ending gun violence," Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (D) said...
  • Newsom is completely off the rails on anti-gun laws

    12/12/2021 8:29:56 AM PST · by SCConservative58 · 34 replies
    California governor Gavin Newsom (D.) is strategizing to use the enforcement mechanism of a recently enacted Texas abortion law, which the Supreme Court allowed to survive on Friday, to curb the sale and circulation of “assault weapons” in the state. On Saturday, Newsom said in a press release that the governor’s office would work with the legislature and attorney general to create a bill that would empower private citizens to sue for at least $10,000 “anyone who manufactures, distributes, or sells an assault weapon or ghost gun kit or parts in the State of California.” “If the most efficient way...
  • Gavin Newsom says he'll use Texas abortion law as model for gun-control measure.

    12/12/2021 3:23:36 AM PST · by carriage_hill · 153 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12.13.2021 | Brie Stimson
    In responding to the U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing the Texas abortion ban to stay in place, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday said he plans to propose a gun control law that would be modeled on the Texas one. Newsom said the Supreme Court’s decision has set a precedent that will allow states to avoid federal courts when enacting laws.
  • Vaccinated Washington Post editor dies of heart failure

    12/10/2021 11:15:09 AM PST · by george76 · 45 replies
    Free West Media ^ | December 8, 2021
    A very influential American vaccine proponent has died after suffering from "sudden cardiac arrest".. Washington Post editor Fred Hiatt suffered “sudden cardiac arrest on November 24” and did not regain consciousness. Hiatt was a recipient of the jab after his employer imposed a vaccine mandate in July to “help safeguard the health and safety” of the newspaper’s staff. The dramatic upswing in heart failure has been linked to vaccination. Hiatt was directly involved in spreading false news, including the Russiagate hoax and lies to justify the attack on Syria. He published “at least” 27 editorials pushing for war in the...
  • Gun Control Prevents Citizens From Defending Themselves In An Increasingly Dangerous America

    12/08/2021 6:42:38 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 8, 2021 | Philip Reboli
    For many Americans, the last 24 months or so have likely comprised the most difficult span of time they’ve ever faced. Our nation was pummeled by a pandemic, economic downturn, and political and social upheaval.?Yet when the history of 2020-2021 is written, the most shocking and infuriating aspect should be that federal and state laws prevented Americans from protecting themselves against the violent riots that erupted around the country.? Imagine this scenario. You wake up coughing in the middle of the night. Your house is full of smoke. You rush your spouse and kids out to the street to escape...
  • Detroit artist identified as person whose studio accused Michigan shooter’s parents fled to after manslaughter charges

    12/05/2021 6:23:31 PM PST · by blueplum · 14 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 05 December 2021 | THERESA BRAINE
    The man who gave reportedly gave the parents of accused Oxford High School shooter Ethan Crumbley a place to stay as they were being hunted by police is a Detroit artist. Artist Andrzej Sikora said through a lawyer on Sunday that he had given shelter to the parents of accused Oxford High School shooter Ethan Crumbley but did not know they had spent the night, and that he’s cooperating with police.... ...The couple said they did not intend to flee but had left their home for safety reasons and planned to return for their arraignment. Authorities, meanwhile, launched a manhunt,...
  • Sen. Chuck Grassley Blocks Democrat Gun Control Push

    12/03/2021 8:50:45 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/03/2021 | Awr Hawkins
    Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) shut down a Democrat gun control push Thursday, saying it would not prevent shootings but would hamper the law-abiding in exercising Second Amendment rights. The Guardian notes the push came from Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT), who sought “unanimous consent on Thursday to pass the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021.” The Act would expand retail background checks so as to include private gun sales as well.
  • GUN OWNERS DEFEAT ANTI-GUNNERS UBC SCHEME (Fantastic Pro 2nd Amendment News!)

    12/02/2021 5:17:56 PM PST · by Perseverando · 13 replies
    Gun Owners of America ^ | December 2, 2021 | Aidan Johnston
    Yesterday evening and this morning, we sent you two URGENT action alerts. And you all responded marvelously. The team here at GOA is so grateful for all of you who took action. Your loud voice makes it known to legislators on Capitol Hill that people back at home are truly watching what they’re doing. Yesterday our team in Washington, D.C., learned that anti-gunners in the Senate were trying to pass Universal Background Checks without a single senator voting. So-called Universal Background Checks are only enforceable if the government has a registry to check if a gun belongs to a gun...
  • ANTI-GUNNERS ATTEMPT STUNT TO PASS UBCS WITHOUT A VOTE (US Senate -> TODAY 12/2/21

    12/02/2021 12:14:37 PM PST · by Perseverando · 23 replies
    Gun Owners of America ^ | December 1, 2021 | Aidan Johnston
    In response to the recent tragedy in Oakland County, Michigan, what did the anti-gunners do? Following their standard course of action, they are politicizing the deaths of four high school teens in an attempt to undermine your constitutionally-protected rights. In fact, bowing to the will of their far-Left overlords, anti-gun senators are bringing H.R. 8 to the Senate floor—which is a bill to institute Universal Background Registration Checks (UBCs). And to make matters worse, they are trying to do this by unanimous consent—without an actual vote. Please, contact your Senators and make sure they know you’re opposed to H.R. 8...
  • Top 8 Reasons You Absolutely DON'T Need A Gun

    11/29/2021 12:40:57 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 35 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | November 26, 2021 | The Babylon Bee and Armslist.com
    Are you thinking about buying a gun? Ew. What's wrong with you? Gross! Just... ew. Guns are very problematic, and so are the people who use them. You don't need one. Here's why. #1) You can always count on the police to protect you: That's just a fact. Police are proven 100% effective at protecting innocent people! #2) There's no evidence to suggest the government would ever overstep and try to take away your rights: A government has literally never done this. Don't be so paranoid! #3) Guns make journalists wet their pants: If you live near a journalist and...
  • New Documents Confirm Pilgrims, Indians Argued About Politics Over Thanksgiving Dinner

    11/26/2021 10:07:48 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 1 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | November 23, 2017 | The Babylon Bee
    U.S.—New documents recently uncovered by Smithsonian historians confirmed that the group of pilgrims and Indians who gathered for the first Thanksgiving argued vehemently about politics throughout the course of the meal. The newly discovered journal seems to indicate that just after giving thanks for the meal, one Pilgrim from England drank too much mead and began to rant about “making the colonies great again,” kicking off several hours of hostile glances, passive-aggressive remarks, and flat-out argumentation. “Apparently, Uncle Charles was asked to eat at the kids’ table after a tirade about how real patriots need to support King James I,...
  • The Resistance Library Podcast: Second Amendment Sanctuaries

    11/25/2021 11:08:36 AM PST · by ammodotcom · 3 replies
    Ammo.com ^ | 11/25/2021 | Sam Jacobs
    On this episode of The Resistance Library Podcast, Sam and Dave discuss Second Amendment Sanctuaries. Nullification is as American as apple pie. It dates back to 1798, when the legislatures of Kentucky and Virginia supported resolutions that asserted the states’ right to stand against federal infringements on their powers. During the 1850s, Northern states resisted the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. For Second Amendment activists attempting to roll back federal overreach on the right to bear arms, this strategy is slowly becoming an attractive option. During the Obama Administration (2008-2016), Republicans in various state legislatures put forward dozens of nullification...
  • Beto Is Back

    11/25/2021 5:06:13 AM PST · by Kaslin · 55 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 25, 2021 | Emmett Tyrrell
    One of my favorite candidates in the 2020 race for the Democratic nomination has just announced that he is running for high office once again in 2022. He is Beto O'Rourke, and he is one of the great innovators in recent American politics. Of course, he is one of the great losers in recent American politics, too, having lost in 2018 to Sen. Ted Cruz and, two years later, having lost in his run for the Democratic presidential nomination. He bowed out of the race before it began. How many millions of dollars he cost his backers I would not...