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  • Wyoming: Another Successful Handgun Defense against a Grizzly

    06/18/2018 4:21:19 AM PDT · by marktwain · 40 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 June, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Image by Troy Nemitz On May 31, 2018, about two o'clock in the afternoon, 23-year-old Noah Kolis was guiding three friends from Chicago. They started at his boyhood home near Cora, Wyoming. His dog, a Chesapeake-Lab mix, was with them. They were heading to some rock formations. Noah was carrying his 460V Smith & Wesson revolver. Two other men in the party were carrying bear spray.  The two men with bear spray had fallen 50 yards behind. The dog alerted on something. Noah thought it was some sort of big animal. Then he saw the bears, a grizzly sow...
  • PAC backing Johnston for governor gets another $1M from Bloomberg ( enemy action in Colorado )

    06/20/2018 6:56:03 AM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    Colorado Politics ^ | June 19, 2018 | Marianne Goodland
    A political action committee backing former state Sen. Michael Johnston of Denver for the Democratic nod for governor has received another $1 million dollars from Michael Bloomberg, bringing the wealthy former New York mayor’s total donations to the committee to $2 million. ... The $1 million contribution was the largest that any campaign committee received in the most recent reporting period from May 31 to June 13, according to the secretary of state’s office’s TRACER campaign finance system. Second on the list: another $750,000 from fellow Democrat U.S. Rep. Jared Polis of Boulder to his gubernatorial campaign, bringing his total...
  • U.S. rappers XXXTentacion and Jimmy Wopo die in separate shootings

    06/19/2018 6:10:24 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    MSN ^ | June 19, 2018 | Reuters
    Two up-and-coming U.S. rappers, XXXTentacion and Jimmy Wopo, were killed on Monday in separate shootings near Miami and in Pittsburgh, police and local media reported. In Florida, the Broward County sheriff's office said that XXXTentacion, 20, was shot while leaving a motor sports dealership in Deerfield Beach, about 40 miles (64 km) north of Miami. The rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was later pronounced dead, the sheriff's department said. "The adult male victim has been confirmed as 20 year old Jahseh Onfroy, aka rapper #XXXTentacion," the sheriff's department said in a posting on Twitter....
  • 'Unacceptable and frustrating': Chicago sees most violent weekend of the year

    06/19/2018 5:46:23 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 60 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 6/19/2018 | Madeline Buckley, Hannah Leone, Jeremy Gorner and Kyle Bentle
    The weekend began with seven people shot in just an hour on the South Side. It ended with 10 people shot in two attacks on the West Side. By Monday morning, at least 56 people had been hit by gunfire in Chicago over the weekend. At least nine of them died(snip) "Most of Chicago celebrated and enjoyed this weekend," Chicago police First Deputy Superintendent Anthony Riccio told reporters,(snip) "However, we saw an unacceptable and frustrating level of gun violence in several communities. “There’s too many illegal guns on the street,” he added, echoing a constant theme of his boss, Superintendent...
  • D.C. Area Witches Unite for Gun Control, Hurl Curses at the NRA

    06/17/2018 6:48:35 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 25 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | 6/15/18
    Gun control advocates can now boast of a new group of allies joining their dubious coalition: witches. It kind of makes sense. We all know that gun control is based mainly on magical thinking. Its advocates, after all, ask us to believe we’re just a few more “commonsense safety measures” away from a world in which evil people who are otherwise determined to kill others refrain from doing so for fear they might violate a gun control law somewhere along the way. A related premise is that gun control advocates hold the keys to ending violent behavior once and for...
  • Delta, Bank of America drop sponsorship of Shakespeare in The Park That Shows Trump Assassination

    06/12/2017 6:45:45 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 21 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 06/12/17 | Kate Feldman
    Delta Airlines and Bank of America pulled out of their sponsorship of New York’s Public Theater on Sunday over a production of “Julius Caesar” that re imagines the main character as President Trump. Shortly after Delta, who was a four-year sponsor, made its announcement, Bank of America yanked its support as well. The Shakespeare in the Park play tells the story of the leader assassinated by Roman senators over the fear that he’s becoming too tyrannical, but rather than the original setting, the production stages Caesar (Gregg Henry) and his wife, Calpurnia, (Tina Benko) with Donald and Melania Trump lookalikes....
  • Some financial companies move to cut off services to firearm companies

    06/17/2018 8:27:31 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 18 replies
    When gun control advocates can’t win on guns, they have tried to either silence those who support self-defense from having their views covered in the media, youtube banning videos intending to sell firearms or accessories or how to use guns or build them, or prevent firearms companies from getting financing. On financing, the first strategy was to use government pressure. With that ended, individual finance companies are making life difficult for those in the firearms industry.
  • Second Amendment Foundation Secures Injunction Blocking Deerfield ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban

    06/13/2018 8:36:33 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/12/2018 | AWR Hawkins
    On Tuesday the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) secured an injunction blocking Deerfield, Illinois, pending “assault weapons” ban. On April 3, 2018, Breitbart News reported that Deerfield was not only banning said weapons but empowering its chief of police to confiscate them and destroy them. He would also be empowered to confiscate and destroy “high capacity” magazines. On April 5, 2018, Breitbart News reported that SAF filed suit against Deerfield, claiming the village’s “assault weapons” ban violated Illinois’ preemption law. SAF’s lawsuit was joined by the Illinois State Rifle Association and Deerfield resident Daniel Easterday.
  • New Jersey’s Attorney General demands 80-percent receiver makers stop selling in state

    06/13/2018 7:32:31 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 26 replies
    Guns.com ^ | 06/13/18 | Chris Egar
    Attorney General Gurbir Grewal sent letters to a number of gun parts manufacturers threatening legal action unless they halt future sales in New Jersey. Grewal’s action targets unnamed “ghost gun makers” who he argues advertises build and kits to New Jersey residents with possible civil action under New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act, with as much as a $10,000 penalty for initial offenses. He holds that fraud is committed because the makers do not disclose that possessing a firearm classified under state law as an unregistered “assault weapon” in New Jersey is a crime. “As the chief law enforcement officer...
  • Ross Olmos: NRA built on false notion that gun rights are absolute

    03/14/2018 1:56:27 PM PDT · by rktman · 121 replies
    ocala.com ^ | 3/12/2018 | Ross Olmos
    As a first step, I would like to challenge Sen. Rubio to publically explain why any American civilian actually needs to own a military assault weapon. The 2nd Amendment of our Constitution consists of 26 words written in arcane language that has caused much confusion down through the years. Since the amendment was written at a time in our history where virtually every home contained a flintlock musket and gun ownership was an accepted, normal part of everyday life, it’s reasonable to believe that, rather than dealing with individual gun ownership, the 2nd Amendment was intended to protect the right...
  • Retired Secret Service agent had warned Stoneman Douglas about security failures

    06/10/2018 7:14:48 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 15 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | 6-8-2018 | Lisa J. Huriash
    Wexler retired from the Secret Service in 2014 after 27 years with the agency. ~~~~~~~~~~~ He had offered in the past to make security recommendations. The district “finally took me up on the offer” in December when a teacher on behalf of the school’s security committee asked him to conduct a “site survey” of the campus. Was school security sufficient? they wanted to know. ~~~~~~~~~~ He said he printed out details about the school: its floor plan, bell schedule and an aerial map. Then he arrived early for his meeting Dec. 13 and pulled his truck into the visitor’s parking...
  • Oklahoma governor vetoes gun bill, signs adoption bill angering gun and gay rights groups

    05/12/2018 3:49:09 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 42 replies
    Nbc news ^ | May 12, 2018
    AOKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma's Republican Governor Mary Fallin vetoed a bill that would have allowed adults to carry handguns without a permit and signed another that permits religious organizations to exclude same sex couples from adoptions, managing to anger both gun and gay rights groups on the same day. The twin actions announced late Friday were among more than a dozen decisions on legislation taken by the term-limited governor as she clears the decks in her waning months in office. They also followed a tumultuous session of the Legislature that saw striking teachers march on the Capitol, prompting lawmakers to...
  • Florida Lawmaker Seeks To Create Nationwide Gun Registry

    06/10/2018 10:22:50 AM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies
    bearingarms.com ^ | 6/7/2018 | Tom Knighton
    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson introduced legislation this week that would create a national gun registry. Known as the “Crime Gun Tracing Modernization Act,” the bill would require ATF to set up a “searchable, computerized database” of all records pertaining to the sale, importation, production or shipment of firearms. The agency would be given three years to get the system up and running. “The fact that there is a law on the books that forces agents to comb through millions of files by hand is absolutely ridiculous,” said Nelson, a Florida Democrat.
  • Florida Didn't Conduct Gun Background Checks for a Year Because an Employee Couldn't Log In

    06/10/2018 7:26:24 AM PDT · by rktman · 32 replies
    Fortune ^ | 6/8/2018 | Alana Abramson
    The Florida government did not conduct background checks on thousands of applicants for concealed weapons for a year because the state employee was unable to log into the system. According to a February 2016 investigative report from Florida’s Inspector General, first reported by the Tampa Bay Times, a state Division of Licensing employee identified as Lisa Wilde was unable to log into the system to actually complete these background checks. She never mitigated this issue. When determining eligibility for purchasing a firearm, applicants must undergo a background check known as the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), which is...
  • California Farmer Attempts to Comply with Law and is Arrested

    06/09/2018 6:11:34 AM PDT · by marktwain · 35 replies
    Ammoland ^ | June 4, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Last month, April, 2018, the California Department of Justice raided prominent Kern County Farmer, Jeffrey Scott Kirschenmann. The justification for the raid was pictures the farmer had sent to the Department of Justice in an attempt to register a rifle. The DOJ claimed the rifle was an illegally modified “Assault weapon”.  During the raid, the DOJ confiscated 230 rounds of ammunition, a dozen guns, two objects claimed to be “silencers”, and some sort of trigger activator. There is reason to be wary of the accuracy of the claims of what was found during the raid. California law is very complex....
  • VIDEO: Interview With The Hacker Who Swatted David Hogg

    06/09/2018 5:43:14 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 28 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 8, 2018 | Tim Pool
    VIDEO SWATTING IS EXTREMELY ILLEGAL. YOU WILL GO TO PRISON. DO NOT ENGAGE IN ANYTHING LIKE THE CALL DEPICTED IN THIS VIDEO. THIS VIDEO IS FOR NEWS AND EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY I recently interviewed a hacker claiming to be the person who Swatted the home of David Hogg. They provided me with a recording that is included in this video as proof that they are who they say they are. It is possible this is a hoax on me however I believe the evidence provided does prove they committed this swatting. Yes I understand the ethical conundrum of publishing an...
  • UPDATE: Lawton dog shot after attacking man on Monday morning, victim recovering

    06/05/2018 12:00:13 AM PDT · by Norski · 88 replies
    ABC News 7 kwso ^ | june 4, 2018 | Caitlin Williams
    A man is recovering after he was attacked by his neighbor's dog. The attack happened near 35th and Gore around 8:00 a.m. Monday. An investigation is underway following the attack. Police said a man went outside and was bitten by his neighbor's dog, he then went back inside to get a gun and shot the Staffordshire Terrier, more commonly known as a pit bull. The dog was impounded and is now in quarantine at a local vet while its owner is facing charges. "The dog owner was cited for running at large," Lawton Animal Welfare's Field Supervisor Roy Rodrick said....
  • Homeowner Shoots & Kills 2 Burglars With His AK-47

    06/04/2018 9:39:58 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 77 replies
    Freedom Outpost | June 4, 2018 | Tim Brown
    This is just one example of why AK-47s are needed by law-abiding citizens. Get that Senator Feinstein and the rest of you Communist gun confiscators posing as American representatives of the people? A Memphis, Tennessee homeowner unleashed firepower from his AK-47 against two burglars who had broken into his home on Friday evening. Both burglars are now dead. According to a local CBS affiliate, 28-year-old Azell Witherspoon and 17-year-old Demond Robinson were shot and killed after the homeowner, who asked not to be identified, and a friend arrived at his house to discover the two men rummaging through his house....
  • TN Gubernatorial Candidate Randy Boyd Unveils Public School Safety Plan During Bus Tour

    06/04/2018 9:06:35 PM PDT · by Qathleen · 17 replies
    LocalMemphis.com ^ | June 04, 2018 | Brad Broders
    MEMPHIS, Tenn (localmemphis.com) - Local 24 is your local election headquarters and with the August primary inching closer, Tennessee's gubernatorial candidates are pounding the pavement, shaking hands and working for votes. Monday, Republican Randy Boyd's bus tour made stops in west Tennessee and he unveiled his public- school safety plan. video TN Gubernatorial Candidate Randy Boyd In the Fayette County courthouse shade Monday, Boyd brought new ideas into the light. "Every school, every kid needs to be protected by the absolute best person that we can have on the front line," Boyd said. The school safety plan would put resource...
  • WATCH: Leaked Mexican Cartel Video Shows Firefight South of Texas Wildlife Refuge

    06/04/2018 8:32:40 PM PDT · by BBell · 10 replies
    REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Convoys of cartel gunmen clashed in a Mexican neighborhood immediately south of a U.S. wildlife refuge. The fierce gun battle went on for more than an hour and reached an international bridge zone that connects this city with Pharr, Texas. A leaked cartel video obtained by Breitbart Texas reveals the moment when gunmen from one of the factions ride in an armored SUV in what appears to be a patrol operation. Moments later, the gunmen can be heard calling for reinforcements as they begin to fire their weapons at rivals.