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  • Going Great Guns

    01/26/2023 8:34:40 AM PST · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    AmSJ ^ | 1/26/2023 | F Jardim
    Ever wonder why your special lady doesn’t want to go to the range with you? Could it be your humiliating “mansplaining” training style? Maybe she doesn’t think it’s funny when you fart in her port while she’s trying to aim.
  • Biden’s Gun-Control Misdirection

    01/25/2023 9:50:15 AM PST · by rellimpank · 5 replies
    National Review ^ | 24 jan2023
    In response to the news that there had been two mass shootings in the state of California in the space of only 48 hours, President Joe Biden did Tuesday morning what he often does when faced with a complex societal problem: He talked confidently about something else. In a hastily released statement on the topic, Biden urged “both chambers of Congress to act quickly” and send an “Assault Weapons Ban to my desk.” Tragedy, meet non sequitur. The notion that the ambitions of nihilist mass murderers are likely to be meaningfully constrained by arbitrary limitations on the way that certain...
  • 2 men on electronic monitoring for gun cases drove around, played with a gun on Instagram Live: prosecutors

    01/25/2023 7:27:35 AM PST · by Salman · 10 replies
    CWB Chicago ^ | January 24, 2023 | CWB Chicago staff writers
    Chicago — Two men on electronic monitoring for separate felony gun cases live-streamed themselves driving around Chicago while brandishing a gun, prosecutors said as they announced new gun charges against both men. Judge Susana Ortiz ordered Keonte Henson, 23, and Myron Westley, 22, held without bail during a court hearing Tuesday afternoon. She noted “the brazenness of advertising this act to the entire world.” Westley was on electronic monitoring for a pending unlawful possession of a machine gun charge after being allegedly caught with an automatic weapon during a “large group” disturbance in the Loop last spring. Henson was placed...
  • Pritzker family opens Wisconsin gun range as over 170 types of guns are outlawed (Truncated Title)

    01/24/2023 8:40:39 AM PST · by Towed_Jumper · 14 replies
    Chicago City Wire ^ | January 17, 2023 | Chicago City Wire Report
    As Gov. J.B. Pritzker was signing a sweeping gun ban and gun registry many law enforcement officers are refusing to enforce, the Pritzker family was opening a gun range as part of a museum under construction in Somers, Wis. The new facility will house the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, located at 104 S. Michigan Ave., in downtown Chicago. Pritzker’s cousin James Nicholas Pritzker, who in 2013 announced he is a transsexual now known as Jennifer N. Pritzker, is behind the push to move the collection north. According to Kenosha News, “the gun range and facility will be about 22,000...
  • In Groundbreaking Ruling 5th Circuit Strikes Down ATF’s Bump Stock Ban

    01/22/2023 5:07:19 AM PST · by marktwain · 27 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | January 18, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    In what is likely to become a landmark case, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in an en banc decision of all the judges in the circuit, struck down the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF) rule which changed the definition of a machinegun to include bump stocks. Thirteen judges were in the majority, with three judges dissenting. The case is Cargill v. Garland. This correspondent wrote about it previously. Here is a summation of how the sixteen judges ruled. From the opinion: Of the sixteen members of our court, thirteen of us agree...
  • America’s unique, enduring gun problem, explained (barf alert)

    01/22/2023 7:06:06 AM PST · by rellimpank · 34 replies via msn ^ | 22 jan 2023 | Nicole Narea, Li Zhou, and Ian Millhiser
    A shooter opened fire at a ballroom dance studio, killing at least 10 and injuring as many more on Saturday night in the city of Monterey Park, a near suburb of Los Angeles. The shooting happened shortly after the conclusion of a nearby celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year. The gunman is still at large and a motive has not been determined.
  • Judge issues order blocking Illinois semiautomatic gun ban

    01/21/2023 5:31:51 AM PST · by rellimpank · 16 replies
    AP via msn ^ | 21 jan 2023
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A judge issued a temporary restraining order Friday blocking the new Illinois law banning assault-style weapons and high-capacity magazines. Effingham County Judge Joshua Morrison issued the order after former Republican candidate for attorney general Tom DeVore sued to block the law. DeVore said he’s representing hundreds of people from dozens of counties who argue the law violates their constitutional rights. Morrison’s ruling only applies to 850 plaintiffs listed in the lawsuit in Effingham County and four licensed gun dealers.
  • New Biden gun grab based on just two shootings

    01/20/2023 3:23:40 PM PST · by rellimpank · 15 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 20 jan 2023 | Paul Bedard
    The Biden administration’s weak case for abruptly imposing new rules and taxes on firearms long free from them is giving hope to some Second Amendment advocates that decades of gun laws dating to Al Capone’s days will finally be killed by the U.S. Supreme Court. The about-face on regulating millions of AR-15 style “pistols” and forcing owners to register them or face jail and fines is already being challenged as an overreach by fervently anti-gun President Joe Biden and his Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. “The part I’m actually excited about is that we have a Supreme Court...
  • Industry Day at the Range SHOT Show 2023 ~ After Action Report

    01/20/2023 7:49:51 AM PST · by marktwain · 11 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | January 17, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    On Monday, January 16, 2023, Industry day at the range started with cool temperatures, gusty wind, and rain showers. It was the worst condition at the range day since 2019. The day gives media and industry insiders a chance to look at new products at the range, shoot new guns, ammunition, and accessories, and talk with industry representatives as they showcase their products.Pre checking the weather forecast, this correspondent was prepared with warm, weather-resistant clothes, high-tech hunting pants, work boots, and layered wind and water-resistant jacket with a fleece underneath.Some new products caught the eye, out of dozens of booths....
  • Gun Laws Have Disproportionate Impact on Black Communities |

    01/19/2023 9:49:47 AM PST · by rellimpank · 35 replies
    Newsweek via msn ^ | 19 jan 2023 | Jeff Charles
    The Second Amendment guarantees our right to bear arms. And if you look at the lives that are taken by gun violence, it's a very minuscule percentage that are taken by these so-called weapons of war, which are not weapons of war. These are not weapons that the military uses. People actually use AR 15s for hunting. There's a lot of people who do. There's a lot of people who use it for home defense. And you have the right to have that. And to me, this whole assault weapon hysteria is just a precursor to putting restrictions on the...
  • Where in the Constitution does it say people must live in fear of powerful weapons? (barf alert)

    01/19/2023 8:08:21 AM PST · by rellimpank · 42 replies
    Chicago S-T ^ | 20 jan 2023
    When guns are used to threaten or shoot at people, they paint a target on the backs of free expression and democracy as well spreading death and injuries. On Monday, Solomon Peña, a failed Republican political candidate in New Mexico, was charged with organizing and participating in a scheme with four other men to fire bullets into the homes of four Democratic lawmakers. It was just another example of firearms being used in a way that could quell free and open debate. One of the guns the assailants reportedly carried was an automatic rifle that could have, by firing many...
  • Gun lobby, stores file federal challenge to assault weapons ban, arguing it violates ‘right to keep and bear common arms’

    01/18/2023 2:49:19 PM PST · by rellimpank · 34 replies
    Chicago S-T ^ | 18 jan 2023 | Tina Sfondeles and Jon Seidel
    The Illinois State Rifle Association has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s newly enacted assault weapons ban, saying the week-old law violates the Second Amendment “right of the people to keep and bear arms.” Plaintiffs also include: St. Clair County resident Dane Harrel; C4 Gun Store LLC; Marengo Guns Inc.; Firearms Policy Coalition, Inc.; and the Second Amendment Foundation. The lawsuit appears to be the first in federal court to challenge Illinois’ new weapons ban, but it is part of a burgeoning legal effort aimed at undoing the new law. Other lawsuits have been filed in state court. More...
  • Law-abiding citizens transformed into criminals overnight! A new federal rule puts law-abiding gun-owners in a tough place

    01/17/2023 6:29:55 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/17/2023 | John Klar
    After years of flip-flopping, the ATF has issued a rule recharacterizing guns with pistol braces, making millions of currently owned guns subject to federal "short-barrel" rifle registration, together with a $200 tax. The effect of this rule change is particularly potent in Connecticut, where existing laws banning so-called "assault rifles" are immediately triggered. Owners there of handguns with pistol braces cannot merely remove the brace if the weapon has a "forward pistol grip" or "second hand grip"; these guns are effectively rendered instantly illegal due to the fickle federal rule change. Prior to the rule change, Connecticut gun-owners could legally...
  • GOP lawmakers, NRA slam ATF rule to regulate pistol braces: 'Unconstitutional overreach'

    01/14/2023 7:19:09 AM PST · by Blood of Tyrants · 65 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 01/14/2023 | Chris Pandolfo
    Republican lawmakers and gun rights groups blasted the Biden administration over a new rule that tightens regulations on pistol stabilizing braces. The Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives (ATF) finalized a new regulation Friday that will treat guns with stabilizing accessories like short-barreled rifles, which require a federal license to own under the National Firearms Act. The move is part of a comprehensive gun crime strategy President Biden announced in April 2021, in response to the massacre at a grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, where a gunman using a stabilizing brace killed 10 people. A stabilizing brace was also...
  • My stalker murdered my husband. Here’s how you can protect yourself

    01/14/2023 6:32:10 AM PST · by VictimsRightsPro2a · 101 replies
    Fox News ^ | 01/14/2023 | Nikki Goeser
    January 2023 marks the nineteenth annual National Stalking Awareness Month. As a victim of a very serious and violent case of stalking, I wanted to share my own experience and bring awareness to what stalking is, how it can lead to extreme violence that can have lifelong devastating effects on victims, and how to protect yourself. With one in three women, and one in six men potentially being stalked in their lifetime, this an important topic to cover. If you ever question whether you are being stalked, ask yourself if what is happening is scary/distressing, not the first incident, and...
  • Treasurer Moore, Delegates Propose Bill to Block New Credit Card Gun, Ammo Tracking Scheme

    01/13/2023 10:31:49 AM PST · by Twotone · 8 replies
    West Virginia State Treasurer ^ | January 12, 2023 | Press Release
    State Treasurer Riley Moore today announced the introduction of legislation he proposed to lawmakers prohibiting the use of credit and debit card transactions to surveil lawful gun and ammunition purchases in West Virginia. House Bill 2004, The Second Amendment Financial Privacy Act, would prohibit financial institutions from using credit card merchant category codes assigned to firearm and ammunition retailers to discriminate against West Virginians’ constitutionally guaranteed right to bear arms or enable government agencies to track lawful gun and ammunition purchases. “Woke activists in Congress and their allies on Wall Street continue to find new ways to undermine our freedoms...
  • Dems drop first anti-gun bill of the 2023 Legislative Session (New Mexico, bans large capacity magazines)

    01/11/2023 12:31:55 PM PST · by CedarDave · 37 replies
    The Piñon Post ^ | January 10, 2023 | Renato Costa
    On Monday, far-left New Mexico state Rep. Patricia Roybal-Caballero (D-Bernalillo) dropped the Democrats’ first anti-gun bill of the 2023 Legislative Session, H.B. 50. The bill is a magazine ban that would make violations of the bill if passed, felons. The bill reads, “It is unlawful for a person to possess or transfer a large-capacity magazine within New Mexico, except when the person is: a resident of another state who transports a large-capacity magazine into New Mexico for use exclusively in an established shooting competition” or “a peace officer, in accordance with the policies of the peace officer’s law enforcement agency,”...
  • Georgia - Armed citizens foil robbery attempt

    01/11/2023 11:11:47 AM PST · by CFW · 23 replies
    WSBRadio ^ | 1/11/23 | Sandra Parrish
    (GILMER COUNTY, Ga.) — Not one, but three armed citizens were able to disarm a robbery suspect attempting to hold up a gas station at gunpoint in North Georgia. When a customer saw 39-year-old Shawn Sutton pull a gun on the clerk at the Ideal Mart in Ellijay, he pulled his own weapon. A second customer then retrieved his gun from his vehicle to assist, and both were able to disarm Sutton. When he tried to escape, a third customer pumping gas came inside with his gun and all three were able to hold him until police arrived
  • Debunking gun control myths

    01/11/2023 10:20:51 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    Will Cain Podcast ^ | 29/6/22 | Charles
    On this episode, Will dives deep with multiple guests to break down the fallacies of all of the best gun control arguments, and paint the fullest possible picture of the gun control debate.
  • Louisiana woman shoots and kills home invasion suspect to protect her children: police

    01/09/2023 10:24:48 PM PST · by CFW · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/9/23 | Greg Wehner
    A Louisiana woman shot and killed a man who broke into her home during the early morning hours on Sunday, according to law enforcement officials. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to reports of shots being fired at a residence on Klein Road just after 5 a.m. on Sunday.