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  • The true secret of the NRA’s success

    10/05/2017 9:05:53 PM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 15 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 5, 2017 | Jonah Goldberg
    An old rule of thumb holds that when someone says it’s not about the money, it’s really about the money. But there are exceptions to almost every rule. The National Rifle Association is a case in point. In the wake of the horror in Las Vegas this week, countless politicians, journalists and commentators are insisting that the National Rifle Association has a “stranglehold” on the Republican Party. Hillary Clinton claimed that the GOP-controlled Congress simply does “whatever they are told to do” by the NRA and the gun lobby. The Washington Post and New York Times laid out splashy reports...
  • As Expected, Michael Moore Has Another Dumb Revision To The Second Amendment

    10/05/2017 6:07:49 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 24 replies
    Town Hall ^ | Oct 05, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    Well, if there’s one person who can totally torpedo any meaningful discussion about gun policy, it’s left wing activist Michael Moore, who took to Facebook to outline his changes to the Second Amendment. It would essentially call for a gun ban. It outlaws automatic and semi-automatic firearms, band magazines that hold over six rounds, a man must get written permission from his wife and his “most recent ex-wife” (if he has one) to own a firearm, among other things. Here’s his proposal [emphasis mine]: See twitter at link My Proposal to Repeal the Second Amendment and Replace It With This:...
  • Truck control, it only happens here and other gun control myths

    10/05/2017 5:31:56 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 7 replies
    Frontpagemag ^ | 5th October 2017 | Daniel Greenfield
    (1) Everything Kills -- “Guns are uniquely lethal.”Last year, a Muslim terrorist with a truck killed 86 people and wounded another 458. Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, the Tunisian Muslim killer, had brought along a gun, but it proved largely ineffective. The deadliest weapon of the delivery driver was a truck. Mohammed, who was no genius, used it to kill more people than Stephen Paddock would with all his meticulous planning in Vegas. Do we need truck control? Deadlier than the truck is the jet plane. Nearly 3,000 people were killed on September 11 by terrorists with a plan and some box cutters....
  • Las Vegas Shooter Also Kills Two Pending Pro-gun Bills

    10/05/2017 3:15:38 PM PDT · by Sopater · 18 replies
    The New American ^ | 04 October 2017 | Bob Adelmann
    When House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) was asked on Tuesday about the status of the “suppressor” legislation (Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act), which had passed a House committee last month and was headed for a vote on the floor, Ryan was disingenuous: “That bill is not scheduled now. I don’t know when it’s going to be scheduled.” Ryan's response was disingenuous because, as speaker of the house, he is the one responsible for scheduling such votes. RINO Representative Chris Collins (a Republican from New York with a Freedom Index rating of just 53 out of 100), agreed: “I think...
  • NRA: Bump Stocks Should Face 'Additional Regulation'

    10/05/2017 12:30:31 PM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 57 replies ^ | 10/05/2017 | Todd Beamon
    The National Rifle Association said Thursday that "bump stock" devices used to fully automate rifles "should be subject to additional regulation" in light of the Las Vegas massacre that killed 58 people and injured 489 others. "In the aftermath of the evil and senseless attack in Las Vegas, the American people are looking for answers as to how future tragedies can be prevented," the NRA said in statement. The National Rifle Association said Thursday that "bump stock" devices used to fully automate rifles "should be subject to additional regulation" in light of the Las Vegas massacre that killed 58 people...
  • Surrender Caucus: GOP Rep. Kevin Yoder Supports Gun Control on Bump Stocks

    10/05/2017 2:21:31 PM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/5/17
    Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS) used an October 5 press release to announce his support for gun control for bump stocks. His announcement was tweeted by KCTV’s Emily Sinovic with the hashtag #GunControl
  • DC stands down on strict gun law, easing path to get concealed-carry permits in capital

    10/05/2017 2:02:24 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 5, 2017
    District of Columbia officials announced Thursday they will not appeal a federal court ruling that struck down parts of the city’s restrictive gun laws, a move that paves the way for more gun owners to obtain concealed carry permits. In June, a federal appeals court ruled against a D.C. law that requires people to have a “good reason to fear injury” in order to carry a handgun, saying it infringes on residents' Second Amendment rights. Because of the stringent requirement, only about 120 people currently have a permit to carry a concealed handgun in the city.
  • Nancy Sinatra Calls for NRA Members to Be Killed by Firing Squad

    10/05/2017 1:06:53 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 140 replies ^ | 10/5/17 | Alex Griswold
    Singer Nancy Sinatra on Thursday called for members of the National Rifle Association to be killed by firing squad. Sinatra—the daughter of legendary crooner Frank Sinatra—shared the sentiment on Twitter following the murder of 59 people in Las Vegas by a mass shooter over the weekend. The murderous members of the NRA should face a firing squad. — Nancy Sinatra (@NancySinatra) October 3, 2017 In response to criticism, Sinatra clarified that she did not mean all gun owners, just NRA members. I didn't say every one, I said the "murderous members of the NRA" — Nancy Sinatra (@NancySinatra) October...
  • Thiss is all over face book, Freeper comments please.

    10/05/2017 12:25:22 PM PDT · by Bob Celeste · 149 replies
    ZuckerSmucks FB ^ | 10-5-17 | Lloyd Acree
    from the facebook page of Lloyd Acree.......Take it from 8 years' professional Marine Corps machine gunnery and marksmanship expertise: Having trained to pro military "expert"-grade skill sets on rifle marksmanship and multiple machine guns in the Marine Corps infantry, I quickly started noticing a fowl odor in the news narrative on this Vegas massacre. The following are the weapons I am tired of shooting copious rounds through on both known and unknown distance ranges, running, hiking and training with, disassembling and reassembling, etc. Notice they all shoot automatic or can if switched over. - M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (full automatic)...
  • Phoenix Resident Turns His Guns Over to Police Following Vegas Shooting. Encourages Others..

    10/05/2017 12:43:47 PM PDT · by PROCON · 99 replies ^ | Oct. 5, 2017
    Full Title: Phoenix Resident Turns His Guns Over to Police Following Vegas Shooting. Encourages Others to do the Same [VIDEO]There’s nothing new about the gun control debate. After mass shootings, like the one that left 59 people dead at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, the debate heats up. Some of these crimes make such an impression on people that they behave in atypical ways, even when it comes to the gun control debate.Jonathan Pring is from London, England, but he’s been living in Phoenix for more than a decade. He runs a coffee shop and drives a doubledecker bus....
  • Paddock bought a high-powered rifle that has not been found.

    10/05/2017 11:37:15 AM PDT · by Labyrinthos · 33 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Octobner 6, 2017 | Martin Gould
    Mass killer Stephen Paddock bought a high-powered hunting rifle just hours before he arrived in Las Vegas on his mission of death, can reveal. But bizarrely the rifle wasn’t one of the 23 weapon haul found by police in his sniper’s nest hotel suite.
  • NRA endorses more regulation on bump stocks that boost guns' firing rates

    10/05/2017 11:34:15 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 143 replies
    CNBC ^ | 05 OCT 17 | CNBC Staff
    The powerful National Rifle Association on Thursday backed "additional regulations" on devices that boost semi-automatic weapons' firing rates, like the tools used by the shooter in the Las Vegas massacre. In a statement, the influential gun rights group's Wayne LaPierre and Chris Cox urged the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to review the legality of so-called bump stocks. They stopped short of pushing Congress to pass a bill banning or regulating the devices. Still, the NRA's support for more regulation of bump stocks could give Republican lawmakers more breathing room to pass a bill regulating them. The statement...
  • Where did the Las Vegas Mass Murderer's Money Come From?

    10/05/2017 11:01:19 AM PDT · by marktwain · 39 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 6 October, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    One of the puzzles about the mass murderer in Las Vegas is the source of his money. His brother characterizes him as "very wealthy" and that "$100,000 is no big deal". His real estate holdings holdings have been estimated as worth several millions of dollars. He paid cash for his latest real estate, and gambled up to a million dollars a year, according to a real estate agent who dealt with him. From the The 64-year-old, who opened fire slaughtering 58 people at a country music festival at the weekend, bought his 2,000 sq ft home in Mesquite,...
  • Schumer Asks Trump to 'Break from the NRA...And Work With Us'

    10/05/2017 10:21:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 65 replies ^ | 10/4/2017 | Susan Jones
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) told a news conference on Tuesday he's sent a letter to President Trump, asking for a meeting to discuss gun control. "I have requested of the President to call us together, Democrats and Republicans, to come up with a reasonable solution. Before he was a candidate and marched in lockstep to the NRA, Donald Trump expressed a very reasonable position on gun control," Schumer said. Schumer described the National Rifle Association, a group that supports Americans' constitutional right to keep and bear arms, as a swamp: "Look, this is, I mean, this is the...
  • Facebook Censors Pro-Gun Video Mocking Weapon Hysteria

    10/05/2017 10:06:25 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 17 replies ^ | 10-5-2017 | David Hookstead
    Facebook censored a pro-gun video of a user mocking the hysteria around how “easy” it allegedly is to convert rifles to automatic fire. The video can be seen here, but can’t be embedded because it “may show graphic violence or gore.” The censored video doesn’t show violence or gore. It shows Facebook user Andy Orlando disassembling a rifle and handgun while joking about converting them to automatic fire. In reality, he made the weapons completely useless. He pulled the slide spring out of his Sig handgun, and removed the bolt carrier group from his AR-15 rifle. The AR-15 is 100...
  • Watch A Man Convert His AR-15 So It Fires ‘70,000 Rounds A Minute’

    10/05/2017 10:01:39 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 116 replies ^ | 10-5-2017 | David Hookstead
    One man showed millions of people how to convert an AR-15 so that it can fire 70,000 rounds in a minute. All Andy Orlando used was a mil-spec butter knife, and he “converted” a handgun and rifle into automatic weapons in less than five minutes. He got the rifle to a sustained rate of fire of 70,000 rounds per minute, and the handgun to a rate of 2,000 rounds per minute. Absolutely incredible accomplishment. I don’t want to give any of his secrets away, so go ahead and watch the video.
  • The depressing truth about gun control

    10/05/2017 9:10:39 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 21 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 5, 2017 | Leah Libresco
    Before I started researching gun deaths, gun-control policy used to frustrate me. I wished the National Rifle Association would stop blocking common-sense reforms such as banning assault weapons, restricting silencers, shrinking magazine sizes and all the other measures that could make guns less deadly. Then, my colleagues and I at Five­ThirtyEight spent three months analyzing all 33,000 lives ended by guns each year in the United States, and I wound up frustrated in a whole new way. We looked at what interventions might have saved those people, and the case for the policies I’d lobbied for crumbled when I examined...
  • Congressman: Requiring 'Military-Type Weapons' to be 'Locked Away' in Gun Club (T)

    10/05/2017 8:37:16 AM PDT · by rktman · 66 replies ^ | 10/4/2017 | Nicholas Ballasy
    Foster said banning individuals from carrying assault weapons in public is “absolutely not” a violation of the Second Amendment. “A well-regulated militia is completely consistent with having military-style arms put under lock-and-key in a regulated environment,” he said.
  • ‘Conservative’ NYT Columnist Says The Second Amendment Should Be Repealed

    10/05/2017 8:25:19 AM PDT · by rktman · 70 replies ^ | 10/5/2017 | Will Racke
    The time has come to repeal the Second Amendment, New York Times columnist Bret Stephens argued Thursday, joining the chorus of liberal voices calling for drastic action on gun control following the Las Vegas massacre. The supposedly conservative-leaning Stephens, who was hired by the NYT in April to “broaden the range” of debate appearing in the paper’s typically progressive editorial pages, said incremental gun control measures would not be enough. “Americans who claim to be outraged by gun crimes should want to do something more than tinker at the margins of a legal regime that most of the developed world...
  • VIDEO-How US mass shootings are getting worse(Barf alert)

    10/05/2017 8:18:05 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 8 replies
    BBC News ^ | 4th October 2017 | Franz Strasser
    Deadly rampages are happening more often and claiming more American lives. Here's how the US changed.