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  • January 31, 2023: Tesla Driver Charged For Series of Road Rage Attacks in Los Angeles County

    02/01/2023 12:05:50 PM PST · by absalom01 · 42 replies
    Los Angeles County DA's office ^ | Jan 31, 2023 | LA County DA Media Relations Division
    Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Nathaniel Radimak has been charged with threatening multiple people on Southern California roadways and damaging some of their vehicles. “The victims in this case were reasonably terrified by what they experienced, but this reign of terror ends today,” District Attorney Gascón said. “Motorists in Los Angeles shouldn’t have to live in fear of being attacked while simply driving on the freeway. Our office will continue to work with our partners in law enforcement to determine if this person has committed similar acts against people in Los Angeles County and elsewhere.”...
  • Israeli Government’s Response to Latest “Mass Shooting” Is the OPPOSITE of How the U.S. Government Responds

    01/30/2023 12:39:20 PM PST · by grundle · 14 replies
    Liberty Daily ^ | January 30, 2023 | J.D. Rucker
    Anytime there’s a mass murder by firearm in the United States, social media fills with calls to “do something.” Gun-grabbers pounce. Politicians virtue signal. The fervent calls to add stricter gun laws come in almost immediately after the news breaks. While the confused and easily manipulated masses make these calls without actually comprehending what they mean, Constitutional conservatives jump into action to defend the 2nd Amendment. It’s an ongoing cycle that ebbs and flows based on the narrative du jour. For whatever reason, our side of the 2nd Amendment fence cannot seem to break through to enough hearts and minds...
  • Self-defense gadgets you should see (Video)

    01/16/2023 2:13:10 PM PST · by MAGA2017 · 5 replies
    TechZone ^ | 10/22/22 | TechZone
    What do you think? 00:00 - MANTIS X1 01:06 - Sabre Aim And Fire 02:04 - Safe Life Defense Multi-Threat Body Armor 03:01 - CRKT Provoke Knife 03:57 - Go Guarded 05:02 - Paracord Bracelet Knife 05:58 - United Undercover Tanto Black 06:45 - Protekkt Life-Saver 07:46 - Double McKnuckles 08:30 - The Torque X Slingshot 09:15 - TenPoint Nitros 505 10:07 - ZAP Double Trouble 11:02 - Folding Rubber Band Gun
  • Maryland Dems Push to Bar Concealed Carry for Self Defense in Public Places

    01/13/2023 6:42:21 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/13/2023 | AWR HAWKINS
    Maryland Democrats are pushing restrictions for licensed concealed carry that would prevent the legal carriers from being armed for self defense in pubic places. WBAL-TV reports that State Sen. Jeff Waldstreicher (D) is pushing the Gun Safety Act of 2023, would bans concealed carry in “schools, hospitals, libraries, synagogues, churches, mosques. Also parks, restaurants, anywhere the public is gathering.” The synopsis of Waldstreicher’s bill says: “Prohibiting a person from knowingly wearing, carrying, or transporting a firearm onto the real property of another unless the other has given certain permission to the person or the public generally; and prohibiting a person...
  • HPD: Robber shot, killed by customer at taqueria in SW Houston

    01/07/2023 11:54:16 AM PST · by lowbridge · 86 replies ^ | January 6, 2023 | Brittany Ford, Ugochi Iloka, Jaime E. Galvan
    A customer at Ranchito Taqueria shot and killed a man who robbed the restaurant in southwest Houston late Thursday night, according to the Houston Police Department. It happened just before 11:30 p.m. Thursday at the restaurant on S. Gessner near Bellaire Boulevard. Houston police said the armed man in a mask came inside the restaurant, demanding money and wallets from customers. However, as he was leaving, one of those customers shot the suspect. The incident was caught on surveillance video. Houston police also released surveillance photos of the customer who shot the robber in the video. Investigators said he is...
  • The Case for Safety in the Synagogue

    01/01/2023 3:55:38 PM PST · by Twotone · 14 replies
    City Journal ^ | December 22, 2022 | Stuart Halpern, Tevi Troy
    American Jews are feeling vulnerable. The 2018 Tree of Life and 2019 Poway Chabad house synagogue shootings; the Colleyville, Texas hostage standoff in January of this year; and arrests of those threatening to harm Jews in synagogues in New York, New Jersey, and Michigan in recent months contribute to this unease. Coupled with largely unpunished street violence against Jews in Brooklyn and social-media threats worsened by Kanye West’s anti-Semitic ravings, Jews have had to bolster security measures at houses of worship. While President Biden recently announced an interagency taskforce to combat anti-Semitism, and while the governor and mayor of New...
  • California market owner Craig Cope, who shot would-be robber in viral video, dies after stroke - “He shot my arm off!”

    12/28/2022 6:39:54 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 13 replies
    East Bay Times - Southern California News Group ^ | December 28, 2022 | December 28, 2022
    An 80-year-old Norco market owner whose videotaped shooting of a would-be robber in July made national headlines and spawned a get-tough slogan to commemorate the confrontation, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, two months after suffering a stroke. Craig Cope’s death was confirmed by the market, Norco Mayor Kevin Bash and the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office, which is prosecuting the four men charged in the case. “We lost our Craig this morning. I’m sorry I am without words right now but I promised to not leave you in the dark,” an unnamed employee of the Norco Market & Liquor posted on...
  • NJ Gov. Signs Bill Limiting Where Concealed Carriers Can Be Armed for Self-Defense

    12/22/2022 4:47:35 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/22/2022 | Awr Hawkins
    Gov. Phil Murphy (D) signed legislation Thursday limiting the locations in which concealed carry permit holders can be armed for self-defense. The gun control was passed in reaction to SCOTUS’s June 23, 2022, Bruen decision, which struck down New York’s proper cause requirement for concealed carry permit issuance. reports that the legislation, A4769, creates “sensitive places” in which firearms cannot be carried.
  • CDC removed stats on defensive gun use over pressure from gun control activists: report

    12/15/2022 8:56:00 PM PST · by bitt · 36 replies
    foxnews ^ | 12/15/2022 | Anders Hagstrom
    The CDC commissioned the gun use study itself, but removed it last year The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reportedly removed statistics on defensive gun use in the U.S. following pressure from gun control advocates. The stats sourced from a CDC-commissioned study finding that instances of defensive gun use occur between 60,000 and 2.5 million times per year. References to that study were deleted from the site following private meetings with gun control advocates in 2021, emails obtained and published by The Reload show. "[T]hat 2.5 Million number needs to be killed, buried, dug up, killed again and...
  • 72-Year-Old Homeowner Shoots, Kills Intruder

    12/20/2022 3:39:44 AM PST · by marktwain · 32 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | December 15, 2022 | Dean Weingarten
    On December 10, 2022, at about 3 a.m., the Bedford 911 service received an urgent call. According to the Pennsylvania State Police at the Bedford station, Bedford 911 received a call reporting a home invasion and an assault in progress. The call was disconnected. After the call was reconnected, there was a report of shots fired. When the State Police arrived, they determined one shot had been fired, and the intruder, Dakota Lance Hall, was struck and died at the scene. WTAJ reported this. From Police out of Bedford said they received a call of a home invasion and...
  • Restaurant Worker Attempts Disarm, Shoots Robbery Suspect

    12/15/2022 12:22:26 PM PST · by marktwain · 29 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | December 12, 2022 | Dean Weingarten
    On December 2, at about 9:45 p.m. In Warner Robins, Georgia, Joshua Hickey attempted to rob a restaurant at 1307 Watson Blvd. Warner Robins is about 70 miles southeast of Atlanta, and about 8 miles south of Macon, Georgia. The restaurant is an American Philly-N-Wings on Watson Blvd near Vernon Drive. After Hickey jumped the counter, a restaurant worker attempted to disarm the suspect. But Hickey is said to have pistol-whipped the worker, attempting to gain compliance. The worker was struck to the floor, then drew his own handgun and shot Hickey three times. Hickey fled the scene. From
  • Would-Be Robbers Made Their Move On A Concealed Carrying Senior Citizen In Chicago – Learned A Lesson They Will Never Forget

    12/07/2022 2:27:55 PM PST · by thegagline · 68 replies
    Defiant America ^ | Mack Cogburn
    A concealed carry holder shot two teenagers who were trying to rob him Monday morning in Austin, according to Chicago police. The man, 56, was in his car in the 4700 block of West Arthington Avenue when three teens approached in another car just before 6 a.m., police said. The incident unfolded around 6 a.m. in the city’s west side when a vehicle with “three males inside” approached the victim, who was inside his own vehicle, Chicago Police told Fox News Digital in a statement. “One of the individuals got out of the vehicle, pointed a firearm at the victim...
  • What Do You Do When BLM Attacks You in Your Car?

    12/05/2022 4:06:40 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 119 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 5 Nov, 2022 | Justin O. Smith
    That's the question Kathleen Casillo encountered last year. Now she's in court, and her life may be ruined. Anyone with a modicum of common sense understands that a person shouldn't try to block a road with his body and then proceed to intimidate and threaten the drivers he's forced to stop. When push comes to shove, protesters in the middle of the road aren't going to win the battle against a two-ton vehicle, especially if they really make a person fear for his life and the lives of his passengers. It's just a good rule of thumb, if you happen...
  • California robbery suspect killed store clerk, not charged with murder; victim didn’t act in self-defense: DA

    12/03/2022 4:34:48 AM PST · by marktwain · 38 replies ^ | December 1, 2022 | Louis Casiano
    A man accused of killing a California gas station clerk during a "botched" robbery will not face a murder charge because the victim had opened fire on the suspect despite his life not being in danger, officials said Thursday. James Williams, 36, was killed during an early Saturday morning gunfight with Ronald Jackson Jr., 20, at a Chevron in Antioch, Fox San Francisco reported. The Antioch Police Department said a gas station employee called to report a person had been shot at the Extra Mile mini-mart just after 2 a.m. When officers arrived, they found a man with a gunshot...
  • California robbery suspect killed store clerk, not charged with murder; victim didn’t act in self-defense: DA

    12/02/2022 3:42:48 AM PST · by where's_the_Outrage? · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | Dec 1, 2022 | Louis Casiano
    James Williams, 36, opened fire on the robbery suspects as they were fleeing before one fatally shot him in the leg and chest, authorities said A man accused of killing a California gas station clerk during a "botched" robbery will not face a murder charge because the victim had opened fire on the suspect despite his life not being in danger, officials said Thursday. James Williams, 36, was killed during an early Saturday morning gunfight with Ronald Jackson Jr., 20, at a Chevron in Antioch, Fox San Francisco reported. The Antioch Police Department said a gas station employee called to...
  • 'Ukraine drone attack' sparks inferno at Russian oil depot: Giant blaze hits critical resupply route for Putin's invading forces

    11/30/2022 5:12:47 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 16 replies
    An oil depot in Russia exploded in a towering inferno this morning after a drone attack thought to have been orchestrated by Ukraine. Three tanks containing thousands of tonnes of diesel fuel caught fire around 6am local time at a site in Bryansk, a Russian region that borders Ukraine to the north. The fire began after a drone dropped explosives into one of the fuel tanks, according to Russian media. Nobody was injured in the attack. Videos taken shortly after the strike showed two fuel tanks spewing smoke and flame with at least one showing signs of blast damage, with...
  • Grandfather of Oklahoma Teen Killed by Homeowner in Burglary Says AR-15 Made for ‘Unfair’ Fight

    11/21/2022 5:27:30 PM PST · by george76 · 148 replies
    RNN ^ | November 18, 2022 | Jim Clayburn |
    Three Oklahoma teenagers were killed when they broke into a house and were met by a homeowner with an AR-15. Now the grandfather of one of the teenagers is speaking out about his grandson’s death. According to KTUL-TV, Leroy Schumacher, grandfather of 17-year-old Jacob Redfearn, believes the death of Redfearn was unjustified because the homeowner’s AR-15 gave him an unfair advantage over the three burglars. Speaking to KTUL, Schumacher acknowledged that breaking into a house was “stupid,” but death was not the appropriate consequence. “What these three boys did was stupid,” Schumacher said. “They knew they could be punished for...
  • Should Christians Kill? Pacifism versus responsibility – who can rightly refer to Jesus and who is wrong?

    11/02/2022 7:38:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/02/2022 | Elmar Nass
    The current war in Ukraine reignites the debate over whether Christians should be pacificists or if they have a responsibility to fight and therefore defend themselves. Christian pacifists consider fighting a betrayal of the message of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, which is deeply rooted in our social morality and remains the ultimate reference of Christian moral judgment. On the other hand, responsibility ethics dictate that the use of force is justified when used in self-defense. Pacifism versus responsibility – who can rightly refer to Jesus and who is wrong? This question falls short. Paradoxical as it may sound: We...
  • Man Brutally Beating Pregnant Girlfriend Confronted by Good Guy With a Gun Who Ends It Right There

    10/27/2022 8:47:33 AM PDT · by jdege · 68 replies
    RedSrate ^ | October 27, 2022 | Mike Miller
    As reported by the Miami Herald, another good guy with a gun drew his firearm outside a grocery store in Florida over the weekend, in response to a pregnant woman being beaten and stomped on the head by her boyfriend. As you might guess, the good guy brought an end to the brutal attack — pronto. The woman told Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputies that her boyfriend — 27-year-old Cole Danisment — got angry and repeatedly punched her in the face in the parking lot of a Publix in Largo around 5:15 p.m. on Saturday. Largo is approximately 45 minutes southwest...
  • Two Florida robbery suspects shot, killed by mall jewelry store owner, two others being sought

    10/15/2022 5:07:38 AM PDT · by devane617 · 27 replies
    foxnews ^ | 10/15/2022
    Four suspects allegedly tried robbing a jewelry booth at the Magic Mall in Orlando when the store owner shot and killed two of them, police said October 14, 2022 2:50pm EDT Two robbery suspects were shot and killed by a jewelry store owner during a robbery attempt inside a Florida shopping mall, and two other suspects are being sought, police said. The robbery occurred at the Magic Mall in Orlando when four suspects robbed a jewelry booth with at least one of them armed, the Orlando Police Department told Fox News. "The store owner shot at the suspects," police said...