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  • U.S. probing whether border agent death was friendly fire: sources

    10/05/2012 3:23:28 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 11 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | October 5, 2012 | (Reporting by Mark Hosenball; Editing By Cynthia Johnston and Jim Loney)
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Authorities are investigating whether a Border Patrol agent shot dead in Arizona near the Mexican border may have been killed by friendly fire, two U.S. government sources said on Friday. The sources, government officials familiar with the matter, declined to elaborate. A Department of Homeland Security spokesman declined to comment.
  • Women Holding Guns Made of Vegetables

    10/05/2012 2:50:15 PM PDT · by marktwain · 19 replies
    themarysue.com ^ | 5 October, 2012 | NA
    After finding a portrait subject, he asks her to put together a hot-pot meal using veggies and ingredients native to her country. They then assemble the foods into the shape of a gun and do a portrait shoot. Once the photograph is made, Ozawa and his model disassemble the delicious weapon, cook the ingredients, and share a meal together.
  • Friendly fire a possibility in border agent's death Ballistics investigators to shed light

    10/05/2012 12:17:48 PM PDT · by SandRat · 12 replies
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Tim Steller and Brady McCombs
    Investigators are looking into whether friendly fire caused the death of Border Patrol agent Nick Ivie or the wounding of his colleague early Tuesday morning. Acting Cochise County Sheriff Rod Rothrock said it remains possible that either one was shot by another agent, though the investigation is still in its early stages. "Gunfight situations are highly fluid and dramatic, and this was out there in the middle of the night," Rothrock said. "People are moving and running, and I can't say it didn't happen." If it was friendly fire, that conclusion will be reached later in the investigation, he said....
  • 7th Annual TexasCowboy Memorial Shoot - Live Thread

    10/04/2012 6:03:18 AM PDT · by TheMom · 1,333 replies
    10/04/12 | TheMom
    <p>Thank you humble gunner for the graphic.</p> <p>TexasCowboy (aka COB1) was a true Texas gentleman, great friend, patriot, and a firm believer in the 2nd Amendment. It is truly an honor to continue a tradition he started many years ago, hosting shoots for FRiends around the great state of Texas.</p>
  • Man signs contract to take gun safety class to avoid gun charges(CO)

    10/05/2012 12:20:20 PM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    thedenverchannel.com ^ | 4 October, 2012 | AP
    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - The Mesa County District Attorney's Office is deferring prosecution after a 65-year-old man signed a contract promising to take a gun safety class after causing a panic at Grand Junction High School while carrying a gun on his hip.
  • NRA endorses Romney as ‘only hope’ for firearms freedom

    10/05/2012 12:13:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 4, 2012 | Jonathan Easley
    The National Rifle Association (NRA) endorsed Mitt Romney for president late Thursday. NRA Executive vice president Wayne LaPierre and NRA Political Victory Fund chairman Chris Cox will formally announce the endorsement at a Romney rally in Virginia later Thursday evening. Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will also be on hand. “In this election, there is no debate,” LaPierre said in a statement. “There is only one choice – only one hope – to save our firearms freedom and our way of life.” The endorsement is not surprising — the NRA has a history of supporting conservative candidates, who traditionally support...
  • FYI: Is It Legal To 3-D Print A Handgun?

    10/05/2012 11:39:04 AM PDT · by marktwain · 54 replies
    popsci.com ^ | 4 October, 2012 | Clay Dillow
    Earlier this week, the Wiki Weapons Project--an initiative to create a 3-D printed handgun and distribute the digital design file for free online--ran into a stumbling block when 3-D printer provider Stratasys pulled the lease on a printer it had provided the group. Stratasys cited a clause in the lease agreement that allows the company to rescind a lease for printers believed to be used for unlawful purposes. That raises the obvious (and thorny) question: Is the Wiki Weapons Project doing anything illegal? We at PopSci are experts on many things, but federal firearms regulations and intellectual property law are...
  • NRA-PVF endorses Romney; California agency change angers sportsmen

    10/05/2012 11:17:07 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Seattle Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 5 October, 2012 | Dave Workman
    After soundly trouncing Barack Obama in Wednesday night’s debate, Mitt Romney added even more momentum to his campaign Thursday when the National Rifle Association's Political Victory Fund officially endorsed him. NRA's decision could be heavily weighted by Paul Ryan's presence on the ticket. Ryan is a devoted hunter and gun owner, and he's been outspoken about it, while Romney has not publicly shared that passion. While the NRA-PVF endorsement is good, but hardly surprising news, another situation brewing in California that could energize western sportsmen to vote next month has finally erupted. That state will change the name of its...
  • NRA's Keene: Americans Approve of Guns More Than Ever

    10/05/2012 10:42:29 AM PDT · by neverdem · 9 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 04 Oct 2012 | Henry J. Reske and John Bachman
    The greatest accomplishment of supporters of the Second Amendment is the belief that “guns are cool,” National Rifle Association President David Keene tells Newsmax.TV. Keene, speaking to Newsmax at CPAC Colorado, said that Americans oppose gun laws and it’s not just the work of the NRA or of the Supreme Court ruling that the Second Amendment right to bear arms extends to individual Americans. “The greatest accomplishment of the believers of the Second Amendment today over a decade ago or more is that guns are cool,” he said. “That wasn’t the case before.” He noted that after a recent breakfast...
  • Mexican Officials: 3 Weapons Used in 2010 Massacre Are Connected to Fast and Furious

    10/05/2012 9:23:50 AM PDT · by Neil E. Wright · 8 replies
    ABC/Univision ^ | October 4, 2012 | SANTIAGO WILLS
    The Mexican Attorney General's Office (PGR) has confirmed that three guns linked to Operation Fast and Furious were used in the massacre of 15 teenagers in Villas de Salvarcar, Ciudad Juarez, on January 30, 2010, according to the Mexican newspaper Reforma. Citing unnamed officials, Reforma, one of Mexico's most influential newspapers, reports that several government agencies are currently investigating the massacre and other violent crimes connected to Operation Fast and Furious. Univision News Univision News obtained the list of Fast and... Univision News Univision News obtained the list of Fast and Furious weapons and a list containing almost 60,000 recovered...
  • Burglary suspect shot by woman at Atlanta apartment(GA)

    10/05/2012 7:58:56 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    ajc.com ^ | Mike Morris
    A burglary suspect was shot late Wednesday after she allegedly kicked in the door of an apartment in southwest Atlanta. The incident happened just before midnight Wednesday at an apartment complex on Continental Colony Parkway. A woman inside the apartment got a gun and fired several shots, striking the suspect three times in the chest, Channel 2 Action News reported.
  • Gunrunning’s collateral damage: Mexican teens

    10/05/2012 7:43:00 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 3 October, 2012 | Jerry Seper
    Fourteen teenagers slaughtered at a birthday party in Mexico with weapons purchased during the now-discredited Fast and Furious gunrunning investigation are the faces of a “reckless” operation that allowed hundreds of illegally purchased guns to be transported south of the border. “We have known for some time that weapons brought to Mexico from Operation Fast and Furious would contribute to significant death and carnage,” said Rep. Darrell E. Issa, who chaired a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee investigation of Fast and Furious. “Univision’s new findings add details and faces to what occurred as a result of a reckless initiative,...
  • Dead Patriot Films Assaulted Reaches Funding Goal

    10/05/2012 6:31:47 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    kickstarter.com ^ | 5 October, 2012 | marktwain
    The Kickstarter web site shows that Dead Patriot Films has reached its funding goal for "Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire" This has the potential to become an iconic film about how California is and has historically deprived its citizens of the right to keep and bear arms. The goal for pledges to start the project was $65,000. That goal was reached nine hours ago. Current pledges stand at $71,140.
  • Why Do Gangsters Aim Their Guns Sideways? Marine Marksman Sheds Light On Gangbanger Tactics

    10/04/2012 8:21:47 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 59 replies
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 4 October 2012 | Damien Gayle
    So why do gangsters aim their guns sideways? Marine marksman sheds light on how gunmen from the 'hood unwittingly use a well-known aiming technique It's an iconic image immortalised in dozens of Hollywood gangster films: the gangster aiming down the side of his pistol before pumping a volley of bullets into his victim. But with most people knowing that the aiming sights are found on the top of a gun barrel, it's also a counter-intuitive way to accurately fire a weapon. So why is it that gangsters are always shown using their guns in this way? According to Jon Davis,...
  • Nov. 6: A historic opportunity for La. voters to protect their gun rights

    10/04/2012 3:24:13 PM PDT · by neverdem · 7 replies
    ZacharyToday.com ^ | 10.02.12 | Chris W. Cox
    With just one vote on November 6th, you can build an iron wall around your Second Amendment freedoms and protect them from anti-gun, activist judges. That’s because on your ballot this year is an amendment to Louisiana’s state constitution that would provide the most rock-solid state-level legal protection for the right to keep and bear arms in the nation.  The language of the amendment reads: The right of each citizen to keep and bear arms is fundamental and shall not be infringed. Any restriction on this right shall be subject to strict scrutiny. The key words here are “strict...
  • [Mexico:]Gunman wounded, kidnapping victims rescued in Reynosa shootout

    10/04/2012 2:36:26 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 7 replies
    KGBT ^ | 10/04/12 | Sergio Chapa
    Authorities have confirmed that one gunman has been wounded and that five kidnapping victims have been rescued following a Wednesday afternoon shootout in a busy downtown Reynosa shopping district. Mexico's Ministry of National Defense (SEDENA) confirmed that a shootout took place in the "peatonal" or "pedestrian shopping area" of downtown Reynosa on Wednesday afternoon. SEDENA officials reported that soldiers were in the area when they came under fire from an unknown number of men. Reynosa residents reported the gunfire on the social media network Twitter. SEDENA officials reported that shootout ended with one gunman being wounded and five alleged kidnapping...
  • Help Repeal Handgun Registration in Michigan

    10/04/2012 2:31:51 PM PDT · by neverdem · 10 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | October 3, 2012 | NA
    Contact Your State Senator TodayHouse Bill 5225, legislation that would eliminate the state handgun “permit-to-purchase” and registration requirements, is currently stalled in the Michigan Senate. The reason for this delay stems from opposition by the Michigan State Police, as well as Governor Rick Snyder’s office, asking Senate leadership to "hold" HB 5225. The Michigan State Police, never friendly to pro-gun reforms, including the current state Right-to-Carry law, has even proposed a number of crippling amendments to HB 5225 that would perpetuate Michigan’s antiquated registration system in the event that they are unable to stop its passage.The Michigan State Police (MSP)...
  • Holder pressed on source of guns from 2011 killing‘Spillover’ effect from operations concerns...

    10/04/2012 1:48:15 PM PDT · by neverdem · 13 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 2, 2012 | Jerry Seper
    ‘Spillover’ effect from operations concerns Cornyn A senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee called on Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Tuesday to immediately make public any information the Justice Department has on the existence of federal gunrunning operations in Texas and to reveal the source of weapons found at the February 2011 murder scene of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agent Jaime Zapata. Sen. John Cornyn, Texas Republican, said in a letter to Mr. Holder that more than 19 months had passed since the veteran federal drug agent was gunned down during an ambush in Mexico...
  • Gun control advocates stirring trouble for the presidential candidates

    10/04/2012 7:34:03 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    examiner.com ^ | 3 October, 2012 | Joseph D'Amore
    Advocates for gun control may have possibly inserted a sleeper issue for the first debate on October 3rd, between presidential challenger Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama and surely both men would wish to avoid this issue like the plague on that evening. The dilemma for the candidates is that the second amendment right to bear arms is a critical issue for anyone that wants to win the big swing states since many of them have territories where gun ownership is popular. But clearly both men have been moved by what appear to be genuine humanitarian principles and are bound...
  • George Zimmerman Is Suing NBC For Making Him Look Like A Racist

    10/04/2012 6:07:28 AM PDT · by blam · 33 replies
    TBI ^ | 10-4-2012 | Abby Rogers
    <p>The man accused of killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is attacking media giant NBC for its damning edit of his 911 calls.</p> <p>Back in April, the "Today" Show aired a segment featuring a selectively edited version of the calls that made it seem like Zimmerman targeted Martin solely because the teen was black.</p>