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  • Alito Takes a Blow Torch to Liberal Justices' Dissent(2nd amendment call pt2)

    06/24/2022 9:29:16 AM PDT · by rktman · 79 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 6/23/2022 1415 hrs edt | Katie Pavlich
    On Thursday morning the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to strike down restrictive "may issue" concealed carry laws in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen. Justice Clarence Thomas wrote the majority opinion and explained how the Second Amendment is not a second-class right. The arguments made by the dissenting justices were wildly irrelevant from the issue of constitutionality and current law, prompting Justice Samuel Alito to file a separate, concurring opinion destroying their claims. He also took issue with their ignorance and arrogance surrounding the facts of lawful gun ownership vs. criminality. (Take a look, bolding is mine)
  • USSC rules 6 to 3 in favor of gun rights

    06/23/2022 9:14:51 AM PDT · by JimBianchi11 · 53 replies
    APnews.com ^ | June 23, 2022 | JESSICA GRESKO
    USSC rules in favor of gun rights. Huge win for the 2A!!
  • **Six Things YOU DO That Gets You Arrested After a Self Defense Shooting (2A)

    06/14/2022 11:48:25 AM PDT · by max americana · 68 replies
    uutube ^ | 06/25/2021 | ethical preparedness
    For Freepers who "still" dont know what to do after a self-defense shooting when a feral animal or ghetto animal violates your space and property.. ETHICAL PREPAREDNESS : Youtube host is a 20-year experienced LEO who will provide 6 TIPS on what happens and what you should do to avoid issues. Informative 2A channel.
  • Justin Trudeau: Using a Gun For Self Defense Is “Not a Right That You Have” In Canada

    06/11/2022 9:42:32 AM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 77 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | June 11, 2022 | Julian Conradson
    Fresh off of last week’s decision to implement a sweeping ban on handgun sales, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau doubled down and decried ‘American-style’ views on gun ownership while arguing that Canadians have no right whatsoever to use guns for self-defense. From Trudeau: “There are debates, and we have a culture where the difference is. Guns can be used for hunting or for sport shooting in Canada – and there are lots of gun owners, and they’re mostly law-respecting and law-abiding – but you can’t use a gun for self-protection in Canada. That’s not a right that you have in...
  • Trudeau bans guns? Here’s what you need to know

    05/29/2022 7:02:29 PM PDT · by CanadianNewsSource · 31 replies
    Toronto 99 ^ | May 29 | Mark Slapinski
    Is Trudeau banning more guns in Canada? In the wake of another deadly school shooting in the United States, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government want to ban more guns, according to gun rights advocates.
  • WH Gun Control Push Will Backfire on Democrats in Midterms

    04/15/2022 4:51:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 15, 2022 | Gabriela Hoffman
    Despite historic inflation numbers and low marks, resident Joe Biden is doubling down on gun control. On Monday, he announced a final rule to ban so-called “ghost guns” and used the occasion to nominate Steve Dettelbach, a failed Democratic Ohio Attorney General candidate, to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (BATFE). Unfortunately for Biden and Democrats, pushing sweeping policies that target law-abiding gun owners will hurt their midterm election prospects. Banning “Ghost Guns” Won’t Deter CrimeGun control advocates and their media backers have a new target in their crosshairs: “ghost guns.” The White House announced their final...
  • As Gun Sales Soared, the Number of Violent Crimes Committed with Guns Plummeted

    01/14/2022 4:29:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 14, 2022 | John R. Lott, jr
    With violent crime soaring over the last two years, Americans want a solution. Over and over, resident Joe Biden and gun control advocates frame violent crime as a gun problem. Relying on public health researchers, articles such as this one in the Atlantic and in local news stories this week point to increasing gun sales as the cause. But reported gun crimes fell in 2020, so the writers ignore the obvious explanation for rising crime, that law enforcement isn’t being allowed to do its job. Gun sales increased dramatically in 2020 before receding some in 2021. Background checks on gun...
  • I Trust Kyle Rittenhouse With A Gun More Than I Trust Alec Baldwin

    11/19/2021 11:57:26 AM PST · by raptor22 · 25 replies
    The Constitutional Conservatives ^ | November 19, 2021 | Daniel John Sobieski
    The Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms and the right to bear arms is what has really been on trial in the Kyle Rittemhouse proceedings in Kenosha, Wisconsin. His use of that “giant gun”, as the lib cable media describes his AR-15, to defend himself has been on trial, not the rioting, looting, burning and killing that has occurred in the BLM/Antifa riots that ravaged the nation in 2020’s “mostly peaceful” protests. That he successfully defended himself with that AR-15 against a less than stellar cast of pursuing attempted murderers that were part of a raging mob of...
  • The Kyle Rittenhouse Prosecutor’s Case Comes Down To Rioting Good, Self-Defense Bad

    11/11/2021 9:08:13 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 11, 2021 | Eddie Scarry
    The bulk of Thomas Binger's questioning of Rittenhouse on Wednesday assumed that unless a person has physically touched you, there is no reason to protect yourself with force that may prove deadly.If you follow the prosecution’s case against Kyle Rittenhouse, the only logical end is the assertion that self-defense is almost never an option and visiting the scene of a riot is only okay if you are there to burn property. There are other facets to lead prosecutor Thomas Binger’s arguments — that Rittenhouse, 18, was in illegal possession of a gun, that he showed up in Kenosha, Wis., that...
  • What The Baldwin Mishap Says About Guns Isn’t What You Might Think

    10/29/2021 8:58:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 29, 2021 | Mark Overstreet
    The right to keep and bear arms is, at a last resort, our most important right, thus it’s one that should be exercised with the utmost care and attention to detail.The investigation into the fatal shooting of movie camerawoman Halyna Hutchins by actor Alec Baldwin with a prop gun on the set of the latter’s movie, “Rust,” last Thursday is ongoing, with new information and speculations appearing daily, so prudent people will let the investigation run its course before reaching conclusions. The fact that Mr. Baldwin has been a hard-core leftist activist, particularly against the right to keep and bear...
  • More Diverse Firearms Community Could Derail Biden’s Gun Control Agenda

    10/08/2021 3:43:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 8, 2021 | Gabriella Hoffman
    Nearly 14 million gun-sale background checks have been conducted in 2021. As more Americans purchase firearms, it’s natural to see participants from more diverse racial and socio-economic backgrounds. For gun control interests, this is unsettling. Why? They arrogantly assume it’s sexist and racist to support gun rights. And they couldn’t be more wrong. That’s why organizations like the U.S. Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) hope to capitalize on this positive trend through their Reality Check campaign. I recently spoke to two USCCA ambassadors, firearms instructor Beth Alcazar and Top Shot Season 4 Champion Chris Cheng, on why a strengthened firearms community...
  • Sounding Off on Suppressor Deregulation: Will It Ever Get a Shot?

    09/24/2021 3:35:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 24, 2021 | Gabriella Hoffman
    There’s an appetite to deregulate suppressors and make the process to obtain them easier. What explains this push, and why now? Why didn’t Republicans pull the trigger when they controlled all branches of government during the 114th Congress? Passing legislation under a Democratic-controlled Congress, even with slim majorities, is unlikely. And don’t count on President Biden, a gun rights foe, to sign any bill into law. While efforts may not succeed today, the future of suppressor deregulation isn’t out of sight yet. The Industry SpeaksThe push for suppressor deregulation isn’t new. It’s always been a top priority for the firearms...
  • Chipman Nomination Pulled, But Fight to Protect 2A Isn’t Over

    09/10/2021 4:07:42 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 10, 2021 | Gabriella Hoffman
    Good news: David Chipman won’t lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) after all. In a stunning move yesterday, the Biden White House announced it was pulling Chipman’s nomination as ATF Director citing growing bipartisan concerns. Joined by all 50 Senate Republicans Senators, Angus King (I-ME), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Jon Tester (D-MT) either opposed him or were non-committal—spelling doom for his prospects. The Reload’s Stephen Gutowski, whose sterling reporting brought new light to the gun control advocate’s questionable behavior and positions, especially deserves kudos for sinking his nod. A Giffords senior policy advisor, Chipman was selected for...
  • AR-15s Are Why Leftists Can’t Commit Taliban Atrocities Here

    09/09/2021 8:00:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    The Federalist ^ | September 9, 2021 | Mark Overstreet
    Taliban executions remind Americans to never give up arms they need for the primary reason the Constitution guarantees their right to have them.In Afghanistan the world is again seeing that radical Islam is an ideology premised on murdering non-believers and using that example to intimidate everyone else. Historically, the same has been true of leftism, when its adherents have achieved totalitarian control in a country.Leftists don’t have totalitarian control in America yet, so over the last few years they have mostly given us a heads-up about their desires by rolling out mock guillotines during their protests and riots, posing for...
  • Ammo Alone Won’t Keep You Safe. Here’s What To Do When It’s Hard To Find

    09/08/2021 8:20:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 57 replies
    The Federalist ^ | September 8, 2021 | Mark Overstreet
    The Biden administration’s decision to stop the importation of ammunition from Russia has some supporters of the right to arms chafing, but its effect can easily be minimized.The Biden administration’s decision to stop the importation of ammunition from Russia—which it claims is in retaliation for that country’s attempted assassination of a political opposition figure—has some supporters of the right to arms chafing. However, it is relatively inconsequential, the ammunition shortage it compounds has been mostly the fault of hoarders, and its effect can easily be minimized.Biden’s decision is relatively inconsequential because, first, it pales in comparison to everything else he,...
  • Gun rights and gold medals: US shooters sweep the skeet in Tokyo

    07/28/2021 8:45:27 AM PDT · by Sixgun Symphony · 15 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 7/26/2021 | Tom Dart
    Amber English won the third gold of the Games for the US shooting team, who back home have joined forces with an ultra-conservative college Amber English won the women’s skeet gold medal on Monday and Vincent Hancock triumphed in the men’s event, a day after Will Shaner was victorious in the men’s 10-metre air rifle. All set Olympic record scores. The US is indeed the all-time medal leader, with roughly as many gold medals as the next three countries (China, Russia and Italy) combined. But Ginny Thrasher’s first-day success in the 10-metre air rifle was the US’s only shooting gold...
  • Czech Constitution Adding Amendment Protecting Guns for Self-Defense

    07/25/2021 11:17:17 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 Jul 2021 | AWR HAWKINS
    The Czech Republic’s Senate approved a measure this week to amend their constitution and protect the right to defend one’s life with a firearm. Prague Morning reports the amendment will be added to “The Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms,” and will say: “The right to defend one’s own life or the life of another person with a weapon is guaranteed under the conditions laid down by law.” The amendment was pushed because of “disarmament trends in the EU.” Those who pushed the amendment wanted to insure the right to use firearms for self-defense was recognized as being above restrictions...
  • Gun Sanctuary Movement Erupts, 61% Of US Counties Now Protect Second Amendment

    06/24/2021 5:27:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    One of the most important stories of the year, so far, is the massive surge in Second Amendment sanctuaries at the state, county, and local levels, entirely ignored by liberal media. More than 61% of American Counties are Now Second Amendment Sanctuaries https://t.co/vm5gkNmBqg — Sanctuary Counties (@SanctuaryCounty) June 21, 2021According to Noah Davis of sanctuarycounties.com, "1,930 counties that are protected by Second Amendment Sanctuary legislation at either the state or county level... this represents 61.39% of all of the counties in the United States of America." The mainstream media seems to be ignoring the Second Amendment Sanctuary movement because they're...
  • Don’t Believe Leftist Lies About A Federal Judge’s End To California’s Gun Ban

    06/07/2021 5:09:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 7, 2021 | Margot Cleveland
    Judge Roger Benitez’s opinion provides a perfect primer for Americans seeking to understand the law and the gun fallacies leftists push.On Friday, a federal judge struck down California’s assault weapon ban in Miller v. Bonta. In the nearly 100-page opinion, District Court Judge Roger Benitez dissected post-Heller Second Amendment jurisdiction, while scrutinizing the state’s claimed justification for banning ownership of so-called “assault weapons,” before enjoining enforcement of several sections of California’s Assault Weapons Control Act (AWCA). Yet for 30 days Judge Benitez also stayed the execution of the declaratory judgment and permanent injunction to allow the named defendant, California Attorney...
  • TEXAS Constitution Carry HB-1927

    04/19/2021 7:05:58 PM PDT · by ptsal · 10 replies
    ptsal ^ | 19 APRIL 2021 | SELF
    Please excuse the vanity post. Please encourage State Senator Kel Seliger (R-31), who represents the Texas Panhandle, to get on board and support HB-1927. The bill passed the house and now it needs to get support from state senators to bring it to the senate floor for a vote. Also, call Lt. Gov. Patrick and urge him to bring this bill forward.