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  • Scotland Yard's anti-gun chief hurt in gang attack (Gun-free utopia alert)

    11/24/2008 9:03:32 AM PST · by holymoly · 22 replies · 1,885+ views
    Yorkshire Post ^ | 24 November 2008 | Grace Hammond
    A senior police officer was hit with a brick during an attack by a gang of four people – including a girl of 15 –it has been revealed. Detective Superintendent Gary Richardson, who leads Scotland Yard's Operation Trident which tackles black gun crime, was assaulted while walking along the road with his wife and son. Two men abused the officer before hitting him on the back of the head with a brick. A scuffle followed, during which Mr Richardson, 49, blocked several blows with his arm and was hit in the back. The attack in West Molesey, Surrey, took place...
  • Dan Lungren to run for House GOP Leadership

    11/14/2008 12:53:27 PM PST · by BlueStateBlues · 186 replies · 9,606+ views
    ABC News, Drudge Report
    Dan Lundgrean (R-Calif) will run for the GOP House Leadership.
  • Illinois State Rifle Association Executive Director Issues Open Letter Regarding Obama

    10/17/2008 9:51:22 PM PDT · by PhiKapMom · 25 replies · 2,280+ views
    Illinois State Rifle Association ^ | Oct 15, 2008 | Richard Pearson
    Illinois State Rifle Association Executive Director Richard Pearson Issues Open Letter to Nation's Sportsmen Regarding Obama's History in the Illinois Senate Last update: 1:06 a.m. EDT Oct. 15, 2008 CHICAGO, Oct 15, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The following is the text of an open letter to the nation's hunters and sportsmen issued today by Illinois State Rifle Association Executive Director Richard Pearson: Fellow Sportsman, Hello, my name is Rich Pearson and I have been active in the firearm rights movement for over 40 years. For the past 15 years, I have served in the Illinois state capitol as the...
  • 'Obama Working to Protect Your Gun Rights' (Friday laugh)

    10/17/2008 1:12:35 PM PDT · by pabianice · 50 replies · 1,411+ views
    Obama is talking to gun owners -- and they're listening By Ray Schoenke at October 14, 2008 - 11:00am I was in Florida over the weekend campaigning for Obama. I'm impressed with the way the Obama campaign will not cede any vote to McCain. This is the first time any Democratic presidential campaign has so aggressively fought for gun owners. I think it's working - and it's throwing the GOP-controlled NRA for a loop. I like this headline from the Daytona Beach News-Journal: "Obama, McCain lining up gun groups" Obama is actually lining up gun voters, which is most important....
  • Raging Against Self Defense: A Psychiatrist Examines The Anti-Gun Mentality

    06/29/2008 2:23:05 PM PDT · by My hearts in London - Everett · 44 replies · 155+ views
    "You don't need to have a gun; the police will protect you." "If people carry guns, there will be murders over parking spaces and neighborhood basketball games." "I'm a pacifist. Enlightened, spiritually aware people shouldn't own guns." "I'd rather be raped than have some redneck militia type try to rescue me." How often have you heard these statements from misguided advocates of victim disarmament, or even woefully uninformed relatives and neighbors? Why do people cling so tightly to these beliefs, in the face of incontrovertible evidence that they are wrong? Why do they get so furiously angry when gun owners...
  • On the Second Amendment, Don’t Believe Obama!

    06/08/2008 6:49:21 AM PDT · by epow · 75 replies · 144+ views
    NRA-ILA ^ | 6/08/08 | staff
    The presidential primary season is finally over, and it is now time for gun owners to take a careful look at just where apparent nominee Barack Obama stands on issues related to the Second Amendment. During the primaries, Obama tried to hide behind vague statements of support for “sportsmen” or unfounded claims of general support for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms. But his real record, based on votes taken, political associations, and long standing positions, shows that Barack Obama is a serious threat to Second Amendment liberties. Don’t listen to his campaign rhetoric! Look instead to what he...

    05/09/2008 6:05:00 PM PDT · by yoe · 67 replies · 117+ views
    SAF ^ | May 9, 2008 | Staff
    BELLEVUE, WA – New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has moved from outrage to atrocity by asking anti-gun activist federal Judge Jack B. Weinstein to ban any reference to the Second Amendment during a civil lawsuit trial beginning May 27 against Georgia gun dealer Jay Wallace, proprietor at Adventure Outdoors. The New York Sun reported that Bloomberg’s attorneys made the request. Alan Gottlieb, founder of the Second Amendment Foundation, said the move clearly shows that Bloomberg has “total disregard not only for the Second Amendment, but also the First.” Bloomberg’s attorney on this case, Eric Proshansky, has reportedly argued in a...
  • "Pro-Gun" Group Endorses Most Anti-Gun Candidate

    04/19/2008 8:08:01 AM PDT · by epow · 23 replies · 121+ views
    NRAILA ^ | 4/18/08 | staff
    Friday, April 18, 2008 As this unusual campaign season has unfolded, we’ve seen the candidates ratcheting up their politically expedient rhetoric in an attempt to distinguish themselves as the “candidate of choice” for every constituency, while testing the far reaches of credibility in the process. We’ve heard blatantly anti-gun politicians claim to be supportive of the Second Amendment. We’ve seen hypocrisy, and we’ve heard double-speak and insults to our intelligence. When it comes to campaign rhetoric on the Second Amendment, we’ve seen a change in the way many anti-gun politicians campaign. Rather than talk openly about their desire to ban...
  • Corruption In The Anti-Gun Crowd

    03/24/2008 4:16:30 PM PDT · by epow · 10 replies · 538+ views
    NSSF ^ | 3/24/08 | Unknown
    New Orleans Morial v. Smith & Wesson, Corp., 2000 WL248364 (La. Civil Dist. Ct. 2000) January 2008 – Roy Rodney, lawyer and advisor to former Mayor Marc Morial, pleaded guilty to a single misdemeanor charge of failure to file income tax returns. September 2007 – Jacques Morial, younger brother of former Mayor Marc Morial, pleaded guilty to three misdemeanor charges of failing to file federal income tax returns Restaurateur and Morial pal Stan "Pampy" Barré and former city property management director Kerry DeCay, received federal indictments for allegedly skimming hundreds of thousands of dollars from a massive energy-management contract with...
  • Anti-Gun bill before VA Senate COJ committee TODAY - ACTION REQUIRED

    01/23/2008 6:10:28 AM PST · by Gopher Broke · 6 replies · 230+ views
    Senator Marsh's bill to require background checks for private buyers and sellers of guns, at gunshows, is before the Senate Courts of Justice Committee TODAY. Please send a note to the members of that committee, asking that they OPPOSE regulation of gun sales between private buyers and sellers. Members emails:
  • Romney Supports Ban on Weapons of 'Extraordinary Lethality'

    12/17/2007 6:49:50 AM PST · by holymoly · 421 replies · 730+ views
    CNS New ^ | December 17, 2007 | Susan Jones
    ( - Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney was asked about his "retreat" on gun control Sunday, just one of the issues raised in his appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press." Host Tim Russert asked Romney about his earlier support for strong gun control laws, noting that in his 1994 Senate race againt Ted Kennedy, Romney backed two gun-control measures -- the Brady Bill with its waiting period on gun sales; and the renewal of a 1994 ban on "assault" weapons. At the time, Romney said he didn't "line up with the NRA." But when he decided to run for president,...
  • Roanoke Times editoral: Gun Data belongs in Public view (BARF ALERT)

    12/06/2007 6:22:14 AM PST · by Gopher Broke · 32 replies · 98+ views
    Here we go again...the libs at the Roanoke Times want to make Concealed Carry information available to the public view.... It's almost inevitable that Virginia lawmakers will allow the public less access to records on who has a state permit to carry concealed handguns. The hullabaloo this newspaper stirred up in March, when a Roanoke Times editorial writer produced a column that included a link to the online database, pretty much assures a legislative reaction. What thoughtful Virginians, including gun-rights advocates, should oppose vigorously is legislative overreaction. And that is what came out of the State Freedom of Information Advisory...
  • Why MITT and not RUDY is the clear choice amongst Evangelicals...

    11/07/2007 11:07:49 PM PST · by jodiluvshoes · 22 replies · 156+ views ^ | 11.08.07 | Kevin McCullough
    ...The truth is - significant evangelical voices have spoken with great conviction about the qualifications of one of the leading top tier candidates of recent - and more voices continue to come forward almost weekly. While Mayor Giuliani's faith would on the surface expect to share similar values with evangelical voters, apparently the Mayor himself does not. But Mitt Romney - who has not been ruled out of support from prominent leaders like Dr. James Dobson and Dr. Tony Perkins. Is also enjoying expressed outspoken support from additional prominent conservative evangelical voices like Paul Weyrich, Dr. Wayne Grudem, and perhaps...
  • Rudy's Adoption Agenda and Proven Effectiveness

    11/05/2007 8:00:35 AM PST · by Ooh-Ah · 61 replies · 190+ views
    Townhall ^ | June 11, 2007 | By David Vitter & Theodore B. Olson
    We are conservatives who are proud to support Rudy Giuliani for president. We support Rudy because he is a strong leader -- a man of action and a man of his word. And a big part of that is his proven effectiveness -- his record of actually changing things for the better in concrete, measurable ways. A perfect example of his leadership and proven effectiveness is Rudy's record on adoption. Rudy Giuliani dramatically increased the number of adoptions in the New York City system as mayor. Adoptions skyrocketed 133% over his eight year tenure compared to the eight years before...
  • Giuliani is GOP's best shot against Hillary, said Ford

    10/28/2007 8:37:21 AM PDT · by Sadecki · 216 replies · 85+ views
    Jerry Ford wasn't sure Hillary Clinton could be elected President, but he was absolutely certain which Republican had the strongest shot at stopping her: Rudy Giuliani. "That would be a great contest between Hillary and Rudy," the 92-year-old former President told a reporter in May 2006. "I think Giuliani is an electrifying guy," he added. "He's a great speaker. He's had a good record of winning in New York City, and he can be tough." Ford had gotten to know the former mayor at various political and corporate events over the years - both were members of the World Trade...
  • Rudy a Lefty? Yeah, Right.

    10/28/2007 4:43:03 AM PDT · by libstripper · 197 replies · 106+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | October 28, 2007 | David Greenberg
    You wouldn't know it from reading the papers, but the favorite to win the Republican presidential nomination is a confirmed right-winger. On issues such as free speech and religion, secrecy and due process, civil rights and civil liberties, pornography and democracy, this moralist and self-styled lawman has exhibited all the key hallmarks of Bush-era conservatism. That candidate is Rudolph W. Giuliani. As any New Yorker can tell you, the last word anyone in the 1990s would have attached to the brash, furniture- breaking mayor was "liberal" -- and the second-to-last was "moderate." With his take-many-prisoners approach to crime and his...

    09/19/2007 10:42:26 PM PDT · by voteNRA · 33 replies · 435+ views
    Chaska Police 411 ^ | September 19, 2007 | Mark Glaze, Wendy Balazik:
    DC. .– The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the world’s largest association of law enforcement executives, today called on Congress and the Administration, as well as state and local governments, to support strong and effective gun violence prevention policies, and to provide law enforcement with the resources necessary to reverse a two-year rise in violent crime. The IACP unveiled a set of nearly 40 recommendations for policymakers, police, and community and philanthropic leaders which are the result of the “Great Lakes Summit on Gun Violence.” The summit, held in Chicago earlier this year, was a groundbreaking collaboration of...
  • Corruption Run Amok Within Anti-Gun Ranks

    09/07/2007 9:36:18 PM PDT · by epow · 11 replies · 817+ views
    NRA-ILA ^ | 9/7/07 | NRA staff
    Corruption Run Amok Within Anti-Gun Ranks Friday, September 07, 2007 A recent spate of contemptible allegations has shaken up some prominent players within the ranks of the anti-gun community. Earlier this week, anti-gun Broward County, Florida Sheriff Ken Jenne resigned after agreeing to plead guilty to federal tax evasion and mail fraud charges stemming from a federal corruption investigation. You may recall Sheriff Jenne’s involvement in the controversial 2003 CNN report where he and reporter John Zarella blatantly and deliberately misled viewers in a staged “demonstration” of semi-automatic “firepower,” and were called to task for their misrepresentation by NRA Executive...
  • The Beginning of The Self-Destruction of the Ghouliani Presidential Campaign

    08/20/2007 8:34:42 AM PDT · by hardback · 57 replies · 1,413+ views
    Huffington Post ^ | 8/20/7 | Miles Mogulescu
    Websters II New College Dictionary: "ghoul": 1. an evil spirit or demon in Muslim folklore said to plunder graves and feed on corpses. 2. a grave robber. 3. One who delights in the morbid or loathsome. 4. A former NYC Mayor who earns tens of million dollars and catapults to frontrunner status among Republican presidential hopefuls by standing on the corpses of 3,000 dead 9/11 victims and hundreds of dead and thousands of sick first responders. For anyone who has watched the career of the angry, egomaniacal, authoritarian, thin-skinned, Nixonian, thrice divorced, former Mayor of NY City, it was just...
  • N.J. Mayor Continues Trend: Leaves Bloomberg’s Anti-Gun Coalition ("spreading anti-gun propaganda")

    07/31/2007 7:30:39 PM PDT · by Stoat · 9 replies · 532+ views
    New Jersey Mayor Continues Trend: Leaves Bloomberg’s Anti-Gun Coalition   Monday, July 09, 2007   Fairfax, VA - Oldsmans Township, NJ Mayor Harry Moore has resigned his membership from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun coalition, continuing the trend of mayors jaded by Bloomberg’s focus on gun control rather than crime control. “I applaud Mayor Harry Moore for having the courage to quit this anti-gun coalition once he recognized Mike Bloomberg true intentions,” said Chris W. Cox, National Rifle Association (NRA)’s chief lobbyist. “Mayors across the country have come to realize the coalition is nothing more than a front...