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  • Newsweek writer:'Almost every single person I’ve heard of with an AR-15 has been a mass murderer'

    11/18/2018 3:55:13 AM PST · by kevcol · 56 replies
    Twitchy ^ | November 17, 2018 | Brett T.
    Almost every single person I’ve ever heard of with an AR-15 has been a mass murderer. Based on Twitter sample the rest of them are scarily paranoid. Get on the right side of history . . Wow, Rep. Eric Swalwell and his nukes have really kick-started that conversation on that “common-sense gun control” they always want to have.
  • Beto: We Shouldn’t Be Selling ARs in this Country

    10/09/2018 9:43:02 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 112 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 10/08/18 | Dan Zimmerman
    Just an election season reminder this was said: “I think banning bump stocks makes a lot of sense. I don’t know that we should raise the age for buying an AR-15 I just don’t think we should be selling AR-15s in this country. “That weapon was designed for one purpose and one purpose only, to kill people as effectively and as efficiently as possible on the battlefield.” – Senate candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke in an interview with CBS News
  • Obama AR-15 gun-ban plan under investigation

    10/06/2018 8:35:57 AM PDT · by rktman · 37 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 10/4/2018 | Unknown
    It was under the Barack Obama administration that bureaucrats in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms tried to ban ammunition for AR-15 rifles, which are among the most commonly used in America. The move failed when intense resistance developed from majorities in the House and the Senate. But the details of that campaign have remained hidden over the intervening years, and Washington watchdog Judicial Watch says the secrecy needs to end. The organization filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the BATF over about 1,900 pages of records regarding the proposed reclassification that would have banned certain types...
  • Does the Barrel Twist Rate affect accuracy?

    09/27/2018 5:40:09 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 27 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 9/27/2018 | C Cocoles
    Many of you that are gun geeks understand the basics of rifling can skip this article. This is for the average gun enthusiasts and newbies that enjoy shooting and want a little more understanding of how a barrel twist rate can affect accuracy. So does barrel twist rate affect accuracy on an AR15? The short technical answer is that barrel twist starts the bullet spinning at a given rate to stabilize the bullet. The rate has to be constant for the utmost accuracy. On the opposite end of the spectrum – Decreasing the twist rate will almost certainly result in...
  • David Hogg: Kavanaugh is Wrong Because AR-15s Shoot Further than Handguns

    09/08/2018 8:27:03 AM PDT · by PROCON · 110 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | Sept. 7, 2018 | AWR Hawkins
    On September 5 gun control activist David Hogg suggested AR-15s cannot be used for self-defense because they shoot further than handguns. He made this suggestion via a tweet which he sent in response Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s testimony that AR-15s and other semiautomatic rifles are used for “self-defense.” Kavanaugh’s full statement was that “handguns and semi-automatic rifles are weapons used for hunting and for self-defense.” But Hogg isolated the words “self-defense” and tried to make a point: David Hogg ✔ @davidhogg111 The effective range of an AR-15 is 1600 feet for comparison your typical handgun is 75 feet if...
  • Argument over politics on Facebook leads to man being shot in buttocks

    08/08/2018 6:25:59 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 20 replies
    WFLA ^ | Aug 07, 2018 | Staff
    TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - An argument on Facebook over politics led to the shooting of a man in Tampa on Monday. According to police, Alex Stephens, 46, and Brian Sebring, 44, became involved in an argument over politics on the social media platform. After receiving several explicit messages and threats, Sebring went to Stephens’ home to confront him. Sebring, anticipating the confrontation would escalate, brought his Glock semi-automatic pistol. When he arrived to Stephens’ home, Sebring honked his horn and waited by his truck for the victim to leave his home. Stephens left the home and immediately sprinted towards Sebring,...
  • Political dispute went from Facebook to firearms (Democrat does shooting)

    08/08/2018 9:25:35 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/8/2018 | Amy Lieu
    A dispute over politics on Facebook went from virtual to physical this week when one man shot another in the thigh and buttocks, officials said. Authorities said Brian Sebring, 44, shot Alex Stephens, 46, after their political argument became too heated, the Tampa Bay Times reported. Sebring is a registered Democrat, the report said, while Stephens, a former felon, has no party affiliation, the report said, citing corrections records. "After receiving several explicit messages and threats, the defendant responded to the victim’s home to confront him in reference to the messages," a police official said, according to the Times.
  • Shotgun vs AR-15 for Personal Defense

    08/07/2018 5:10:04 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 76 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 8/7/2018 | W Clapp
    At one time back in the day, inside most police cars were equipped with an M-870 shotgun. Then theres an odd ball patrolman with his AR-15 with .223 caliber. Which patrolman has the advantage? The logic behind the usage of an AR stems from situations where a firearm needed for greater range than a shotgun. So the debate begins, shotgun folks talk about having the knock down power to stop the fight with its 00 buck. AR’s with its high velocity and more firepower in terms of 20 rounds – 30 rounds magazine capacity. Using either firearm we can make...
  • Five easy Ways to Make AR15 type Receivers at Home

    08/02/2018 5:18:48 AM PDT · by marktwain · 30 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 2 August, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    There are at least five easy ways to make AR15 receivers at home. 1. Purchase an 80% blank and finish it with a drill, files and patience, it gets easier with a Dremel type tool. Or use a drill and mill and skill. Many videos on how to do it  are available on the Internets. There are numerous sites on the Internets vying for profits, good reviews, and price point. 2. Purchase an 80% receiver and finish it with a programed CDC machine, i.e. the Ghost gunner. Order it on the Internets. The Ghost Gunner has an excellent reputation...
  • AR15 used to stop Home Invasion in Hawaii

    07/30/2018 3:53:01 AM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 28 July, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On Thursday, July 19, on the Hawaiian  island of Maui, a victim of a home invasion fired an AR15 style rifle at one of three armed home invaders. The trio hastily retreated, firing shots as they left the residence.  There were three victims of the home invasion. The suspects are reported to have taken $3,000. No one is reported as being hit by gunfire.  From staradvertiser.com The bandits forced one victim into a bathroom, then walked through the house. A second victim armed himself with an AR-15 rifle and fired a round at the robbers, nearly striking one. The...
  • AR15-type Rifles Used to STOP Shooting Spree, Carjacking & Attempted Murder

    07/28/2018 2:17:04 AM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 26 July, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On 2 July, 2018, a little after noon, on Rampart Range Road in El Paso County, Colorado, a carjacking attempt was reported to the El Paso County Sheriff's  Office. The event escalated into a crime spree with numerous gunshots fired at innocent people.Twenty-nine year old Austin Nelson has been identified as the suspect doing the shooting, threatening, and driving. He was stopped by an armed citizen in the Devils Head campground. From epcsheriffsoffice.com: On July 2, 2018, at approximately 12:20 pm, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a Motor Vehicle Theft in Progress in...
  • AR15 Clone Used to Rescue Treed Teen Girl from Big Alligator

    07/13/2018 2:51:48 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 13 July, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Image of 11 foot Alligator from Victoria Advocate, 2009 On Friday afternoon, 29 June, 2018, a 15 year old girl, Jordan Broderick, was floating on a raft in Freek creek in the Ocala National Forest. That section of the creek is in Lake County Florida. Alligators chased her up a tree. Her mother called 911 and reported that alligators had treed her daughter, and were aggressive. From foxnews.com: "My daughter's stuck in a frickin' tree and there's gators surrounding her!" Broderick's mother reportedly told a 911 dispatcher. "Oh my God! Please hurry! Please hurry!" Deputy Mitch Blackmon responded to...
  • A Major Reason Gun Sales Remain Strong

    07/04/2018 5:43:41 AM PDT · by marktwain · 39 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | July 4, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Gun sales have remained strong during the Trump era. Through the end of May, 2018 is trending to be the second highest year on record. The NICS checks through May of 2018 are 97% of those of 2016. Political writers and gun industry writers, and those who are both, have speculated that politics have been the major driver of guns sales for the last decade. The latest Rassmussen poll shows evidence of a deeper reason people would fear to be disarmed. From rasmussenreports.com: Thirty-one percent (31%) of Likely U.S. Voters say it’s likely that the United States will experience...
  • CO: Boulder Doubles Down on Gun and Magazine Ban

    07/02/2018 5:34:31 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 25 June, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On May 15, 2018, the Boulder, Colorado, city government passed a gun and magazine ban unanimously. The ban is likely illegal. It was immediately challenged in a lawsuit. On 19 June, 2018, the Boulder city government doubled down on the ban, adding more restrictions, and an exemption for competitive shooters who travel through the city. From the dailycamera.com: Five amendments were proposed. On an 8-1 vote, council passed three: Removing an exemption for 30-round handgun magazines that are legal under Colorado law; allowing competitive shooters to travel through Boulder with assault weapons; and clarifying the language so that any...
  • AR-15 Reload: A Divine Explanation

    06/27/2018 7:24:35 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 6 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/27/2018 | J Hines
    Came across this video out on Facebook from Thunder Ranch of how to reload and use the bolt release. The explanation is very simple, Clint Smith of Thunder Ranch explains the relationship between God & Eugene Stoner. While most of us know how to reload an AR-15, there is a bit of a polarized perspectives on how to push the bolt release. There are some groups saying that you could lose fine motor skills. Some believe you will while others say it is a myth and training overcomes that myth. Clint is on a totally different level believes that God...
  • AR-10 vs AR-15

    06/13/2018 9:15:38 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 37 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/13/2018 | J Hines
    We can all agree that ARÂ’s are not only reliable but are great at short ranges from 0 to 300 yards. But what if you want to reach out further to 400 yard or 1000 yards? For the larger cartridge would the AR be able to deliver the same punch as its cousin the .308 or 6.5 Creedmoor? Before making the decision to go with an AR10 or AR15, lets take a look at the comparisons.AR-10 The AR10 rifle is an air-cooled lightweight rifle that is gas operated and comes with the 7.62mm (.308) barrel. uses the standardized 7.62x51mm loads...
  • A Weapon Far More Important Than The AR-15

    06/08/2018 10:54:18 AM PDT · by davikkm · 11 replies
    IWB ^ | Daniel Carter
    echnology continues to advance at an unprecedented rate, and the technology of weaponry is no different. The science fiction of ten or twenty years ago is now becoming a reality. Killer robots are on the rise. And no, I’m not joking (as you will see below). There has been a loud debate in recent months over citizens’ rights to own AR-15s. Gun rights advocates are strongly in favor of citizens having the right to own AR-15s and so am I. The government-backed anti-gun groups are against this right for obvious reasons. However, to compensate for rapidly evolving technology, citizens will...
  • ICYMI: Boulder Just Banned Ownership of AR-15 Rifles

    06/05/2018 8:38:53 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 49 replies
    Townhall ^ | 4 Jun, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Well, this is no shocker. Bolstered by the Supreme Court’s inaction on answering the question concerning the constitutionality of assault weapons bans, slices of Blue America have taken it to its limits—and by limits I mean passing ordinances that are totally unconstitutional. In Deerfield, Illinois, the village has banned the ownership of AR-15 rifles and other firearms liberals find scary. Yet, it goes beyond that, because the definition of an assault weapon (yes, I know not a real term) is so broad. Essentially any firearm that uses a detachable magazine that holds more than ten rounds is a so-called assault...
  • Gun groups want a restraining order against Deerfield's assault weapons ban before..

    06/03/2018 8:18:16 AM PDT · by PROCON · 43 replies
    chicagotribune.com ^ | June 1, 2018 | Karen Berkowitz
    Full Title: Gun groups want a restraining order against Deerfield's assault weapons ban before it takes effect in 2 weeksGun-rights advocacy groups are asking a Lake County Circuit Court judge to bar the village of Deerfield from enforcing its ban on assault weapons that is set to kick in June 13. The ordinance enacted April 2 by the Deerfield Village Board gives residents until June 13 to turn in any guns that fit the village’s definition of assault weapons, remove them from the village or modify the guns so they’re no longer considered assault weapons. The ordinance empowers the town’s...
  • Molon Labe: State Bans Popular AR-15 Accessory—Not a Single Person Complies

    05/30/2018 9:22:37 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 70 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | May 29, 2018 | Rachel Blevins
    State police were shocked to find that after banning bump stocks and threatening violators with 5 years in prison, not a single resident has complied. The state of New Jersey has become the latest to ban bump-stocks for firearms, and despite strict threats to owners who refuse to turn their newly illegal devices over to police, not a single resident has complied with the new law. The legislation banning the popular A-15 accessory, Senate Bill 3477, went into effect immediately after it was signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie in January, and it gave residents 90 days to “voluntarily...