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  • State acts to thwart US law on terrorism(AZ Barf alert)

    04/23/2012 6:08:45 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies ^ | 20 April, 2012 | NA
    PHOENIX - State legislators have all but finalized a law making it a crime for any state official or employee to assist in the enforcement of a federal anti-terrorism law. SB 1182 would block state employees from enforcing two sections of the new National Defense Authorization Act dealing with when the federal government can detain people - including U.S. citizens - suspected of involvement in terrorism. The proposed state legislation, which passed the House Thursday on a 34-24 vote, would make helping the feds with that a misdemeanor. That even includes state and local police. A nearly identical version already...
  • ‘Gunwalker’ suspect gave ATF and border authorities plenty of clues amidst lies

    04/23/2012 5:56:21 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 19 April, 2012 | David Codrea
    From his hospital bed in Birmingham, Ala., Mike Vanderboegh of Sipsey Street Irregulars has obtained a copy of the Department of Justice Report of Investigation of the incident where an ATF agent let a surveilled suspect with prior arrests go, after giving him a $10 bill with her phone number written on it in exchange for his pledge that he’d lead her to bigger fish. “During the inspection, a Border Patrol Agent assisting the CBPOs [Customs and Border Protection Officers] performed Treasury Enforcement Communication Systems (TECS) subject queries on the subjects which disclosed CELlS-ACOSTA was under investigation for firearms trafficking,”...
  • The Gun Is Civilization

    04/22/2012 11:13:15 PM PDT · by Mier · 10 replies
    The Gun Is Civilization THIS IS THE BEST WORDED PRO-GUN ARGUMENT THAT I HAVE EVER READ. And, from a Marine! ! ! ! As the Supreme Court hears arguments for and against the Chicago, IL, Gun Ban, I offer you another stellar example of a letter (written by a Marine), that places the proper perspective on what a gun means to a civilized society. Interesting take and one you don't hear much... Read this eloquent and profound letter and pay close attention to the last paragraph of the letter..... "The Gun Is Civilization" By Maj. L. Caudill USMC (Ret) Human...
  • For one South Florida politician, Trayvon case has brought the spotlight (Gun grabbing Dem)

    04/22/2012 9:26:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | April 22, 2012 | Kathleen Haughney and William E. Gibson
    TALLAHASSEE — Until a few weeks ago, Chris Smith was little known outside his Broward-Palm Beach County state Senate district. Then came the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. While civil-rights activists led by the Rev. Al Sharpton plan more marches, church vigils and rallies in Tallahassee and other state capitals to protest local gun-use laws, Smith is leading legislative attempts in Florida to roll back or change them. In the process, he has gotten plenty of national attention — including from Sharpton. "Everybody has a role. I'm an activist and a civil-rights leader and a talk-show host," Sharpton told the...
  • Police ID suspected shoplifter who died after being shot in Walmart(TX)

    04/22/2012 8:40:28 PM PDT · by marktwain · 43 replies ^ | 22 April, 2012 | ROSALEE GETTERMAN
    The suspected shoplifter who died after being shot during a scuffle with a loss-prevention officer inside the College Station Walmart was killed by his own handgun, College Station police revealed Saturday. The man was identified by police as 47-year-old Michael Alan Bradshaw of Robertson County. Bradshaw was pronounced dead at College Station Medical Center at about 8:15 p.m. Friday. Police said Bradshaw had been detained by store personnel as he attempted to leave the Walmart with a shopping cart of stolen merchandise sometime around 4 p.m. Friday. After being escorted to the store's loss-prevention office, Bradshaw began to struggle with...
  • Self-defense ruled in Summerlin backyard shooting(NV)

    04/22/2012 8:34:20 PM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies ^ | 20 April, 2012 | Jackie Valle
    LAS VEGAS (Las Vegas Sun) -- A Summerlin resident acted in self-defense and will not be charged in the fatal shooting of an unarmed backyard intruder last month, officials at the Clark County district attorney’s office determined. The screening unit at the district attorney’s office, which reviews all incoming cases, made the determination April 12, closing the case, Assistant District Attorney Chris Owens said. The shooting happened the morning of March 20 in the 2100 block of Spurs Court, near Hualapai Way and Sahara Avenue. The resident, who called 911, told Metro Police he fired shots at a backyard intruder,...
  • Police: Shooting Of Home Intruder Was Self-Defense(TN)

    04/22/2012 8:28:38 PM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies ^ | 20 April, 2012 | NA
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Police said a Nashville man acted in self-defense when he fatally shot a convicted felon who forced his way into his apartment in south Nashville. Police said 35-year-old Michael Shane Martin was killed late Wednesday night at the Brentridge apartment complex off Bell Road. Investigators said Michael Moffitt and his girlfriend, Caycee Albright, heard a knock at their door around 11 p.m. and Moffitt found the door peephole was covered. He told Albright to call police while he got an AR-15 rifle and opened the door once he saw it was uncovered. Police said Martin charged in...
  • Trayvon Martin shooting was not an act of racism, but a community trying to defend itself

    04/22/2012 6:00:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Irish Central ^ | April 22, 2012 | Ed Farnan
    The sensationalism by the media against George Zimmerman for the shooting of Trayvon Martin, clouds the real reason a shooting occurred in the first place. The pundits, the community organizers, the pot stirrers, are all trying to find a scapegoat and the convenient one to blame is George Zimmerman. But Zimmerman is but the symptom of a government failing in its prime function: To provide protection and security for its citizens. If government does not provide protection for its citizens, then the citizens will provide it for themselves...and what the citizens provide will not be as professional and polished as...
  • Family: New Caney robbery, shooting victim knew one of her attackers (TX)

    04/22/2012 8:24:31 PM PDT · by marktwain ^ | 20 April, 2012 | Staff
    NEW CANEY, Texas – Family members of a 59-year-old woman who was shot during a robbery at her home this week said the victim knew one of her attackers, but they don't know what the suspects were after. Dayna Cooper and a 65-year-old man were shot at her home around 2 a.m. Thursday when two suspects burst in with guns blazing. Cooper reportedly had been robbed before, so this time, she was ready and fired back with her own weapon. But she was shot in the neck and the arm, and the suspects got away with a safe and some...
  • Would-be carjacker gets bullet in chest(NM)

    04/22/2012 8:20:09 PM PDT · by marktwain · 19 replies ^ | 19 April, 2012 | Gabrielle Burkhart
    HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) - Nathan Velasquez admitted to Hobbs police he shot an unarmed man but said he had good reason: the man was trying to steal his car and endangered his life. Hobbs dispatch received an emergency call just after 8 p.m. Monday from Cristobal Carrizoza night who said he'd been shot in the chest. "When police got here they found Cristobal Carrizoza suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest, and the individual Velasquez, who we later learned had done the shooting," Hobbs Officer Mike Stone said. Velasquez, 20, told police he went to get into his car...
  • Local man thwarts robbery before sheriff's detectives arrive(TX)

    04/22/2012 8:15:13 PM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies ^ | 17 April, 2012 | Adam Shear
    WACO - A McLennan Co. man's attempted robbery on April 13 ended quickly when his victim pulled out a gun on the robber just before some county sheriff's detectives were able to put a stop to the crime. Dr. Craig Burnside was just finishing a call with his wife and about to get out of his car in a parking lot in Downtown Waco late Friday night when two suspicious men approached him. "[The robber] said hey your lucky my friend Sean is here and I said well why is that?," said Burnside. "[The robber] said because otherwise I'd be...
  • News: State of Wisconsin State reaches 100,000 milestone for carry permits

    04/22/2012 8:05:56 PM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    The Badger Herald ^ | 22 April, 2012 | Ben Vincent
    With hundreds of applications flowing in every day, the Department of Justice last week issued the 100,000th concealed carry permit in the state since the law passed last year, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced Friday. Van Hollen said the department has been flooded with applications, reaching the 100,000 milestone in just six months. Van Hollen estimated the state would approve 125,000 permits by the end of the first year. Making the announcement in one of the DOJ’s rooms where the permits are printed off, Van Hollen applauded the efforts of the DOJ staff and law enforcement officials for making...
  • The NRA Speeches: LaPierre, Cox, Romney, Gingrich, Santorum, Bolton, Beck

    04/22/2012 7:54:04 PM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 19 April, 2012 | Mike Piccione
    The National Rifle Association just concluded their annual meeting. If you have never attended then you have missed an epic event. There are acres and acres of guns and gear, 70,000 like-minded friends and some of the best public speaking on behalf of the Second Amendment you will ever hear. Here are the NRA speeches from last week. If you are not an NRA member please click here for a NRA membership special offer from the Daily Caller. The NRA is the only organization with the power to represent gun owners in Washington, DC and throughout the United States. Join...
  • Maryland files first brief in support of permanent stay in Woollard v. Sheridan case

    04/22/2012 7:48:23 PM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies ^ | 20 April, 2012 | John Pierce
    As reported here, on March 30th Judge Legg granted a temporary stay of his ruling in Woollard v. Sheridan. In that case, he ruled that the “good and substantial reason” requirement to receive a Maryland handgun permit was unconstitutional. The temporary stay order set three deadlines for briefs to be filed. The first was an April 19th deadline for the state. The second is May 9th for the plaintiff’s response. And a final brief is due from the state on May 23rd. Following that, Judge Legg will issue his decision on whether or not a permanent stay is appropriate while...
  • Jan Brewer - No Friend of Liberty(AZ)

    04/22/2012 7:24:09 PM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies
    Phoenix Conservative Examiner ^ | 19 April, 2012 | Wayne Kulick
    Recently, Jan Brewer vetoed HB2729, State Regulation of Firearms. The essence of the bill would prevent, a state agency, or a political subdivision of the state to enact ordinances or rules in accordance with state law that limit or prohibit the possession of firearms on public property unless: * The public property is a secured facility. * There are signs prohibiting the possession of firearms clearly posed at all public entrances, and * There are secure firearm lockers within reasonable proximity to the main public entrance that are under the control of the operator of the property and that allow...
  • The NRA’s star may be on the wane (barf alert)

    04/22/2012 7:12:47 PM PDT · by marktwain · 20 replies
    The Economist ^ | 19 April, 2012 | N.L.
    ONE of the things Europeans find incomprehensible about America is its love of guns. There are two reasons they don’t get it. One is that Europeans live in a much more urbanised, regulated and crowded part of the world. More importantly the concept of owning a gun as an essential civil liberty is entirely absent. There is no second amendment guaranteeing the right to bear arms, and there is little sense that it is up to the individual to defend one’s family and property. The organisation most associated with America’s culture of guns is the National Rifle Association (NRA). The...
  • Nugent cleared, Coulter nails Democrats over racist gun laws

    04/22/2012 7:05:20 PM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Seattle Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 19 April, 2012 | Dave Workman
    Rocker Ted Nugent has been cleared by the Secret Service of making threats against the president after what the Motor City Madman called a “positive meeting” in Oklahoma City, but the announcement will affirm what Northwest gun rights activists have been saying this week. The folks on the Northwest Firearms forum have been carrying on two discussions about the Nugent controversy, here and here, and at the WaGuns forum here. "Good, solid, professional meeting concluding that I have never made any threats of violence towards anyone. The meeting could not have gone better.”—Ted Nugent, as quoted by Reuters. This column...
  • Homeowner Shoots, Kills Suspected Home Intruder(TN)

    04/22/2012 6:58:30 PM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies ^ | 19 April, 2012 | Janet Kim
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A homeowner shot and killed a suspected intruder during a home invasion in south Nashville late Wednesday night. It happened at the Brentridge Apartments on Brentridge Circle around 11 p.m. Investigators said a man and woman were inside their apartment when they heard a knock on the door. When they went to answer it, they said a man armed with a pistol and wearing a mask barged in. There was a brief altercation, and that's when the man inside the apartment pulled out a gun and opened fire on the intruder, killing him. Police were working to...
  • Soros-Funded Group Intimidates Organization for Second Amendment Support

    04/22/2012 6:38:45 PM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    The New American ^ | 19 April, 2012 | Raven Clabough
    Color of Change, a 501(c)(4) non-profit corporation that engages in lobbying and public advocacy, is organizing a campaign against the “stand your ground” self-defense laws in a variety of states, particularly in Florida as a result of the Trayvon Martin incident that took place in Florida. Color of Change was founded in 2005 by James Rucker and Van Jones. Rucker previously directed Grassroots Mobilization for — one of multiple groups funded by George Soros. Jones served as Special Advisor for Green Jobs in the Obama administration, a position from which he resigned after it was exposed that he belonged...
  • Stand Your Ground laws and the dignity of human life

    04/22/2012 6:27:04 PM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    19 April, 2012 | AWR Hawkins
    Lately, with Trayvon Martin’s death serving as a focal point for anti-gunners, Stand Your Ground laws have come under attack from every corner. Gun-grabbers of all stripes have voiced their outrage over the people’s right to bear the arms they keep, and to actually use those arms to defend their own lives. And while what happened that fateful night between Martin and George Zimmerman is being examined in a court of law — as it should be — the justification for Stand Your Ground laws will not stand or fall with the judge’s decision: rather, the justification for such laws...