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  • BREAKING: USMC To Adopt Modular Handgun System

    03/20/2018 4:41:50 PM PDT · by BBell · 45 replies
    The US Marine Corps is set to replace its M9s with 35,000 Modular Handgun System pistols, budgeting over $6 million for the procurement. Since the US army’s adoption of the XM17/18 in January 2017, there has been much speculation around if and when the other services would follow. It seems the Marine Corps will be the first. The recently published 2019 Fiscal Year Budget Estimates Justification Book for United States Marine Corps procurement gives us some insight into the Corps small arms aims for the next couple of years. The adoption of SIG Sauer’s Modular Handgun System is one of...
  • City of Richmond School Safety Resolution: Ban ‘Large-Capacity Ammunition Cartridges’

    03/20/2018 6:35:06 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/19/18 | Awr Hawkins
    A proposed City of Richmond School Safety resolution asks Congress to ban “large-capacity ammunition cartridges.” The proposed resolution also calls on Congress to “ban the manufacture, sale, purchase, possession, and use of assault weapons.” It also asks to implement “universal background checks.” Such checks would require a background check for a private sale just like the background check currently required for a retail purchase. Ironically, almost every high-profile firearm-based attacker acquires his or her gun via background checks at retail sales, so such an expansion would do nothing to prevent future attacks. To date, attackers that do not acquire firearms...
  • Anti-Gun Group Tweets a Photo of a Gun...That's Loaded Backwards

    03/20/2018 6:28:56 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 34 replies
    MRC ^ | 03/20/18 | Brittany M. Hughes,
    Everytown For Gun Safety, an anti-gun activist group known for posting all kinds of false stats about gun violence in an effort to strip law-abiding citizens of their Second Amendment rights, tweeted a Newsweek article alleging that arming teachers would somehow make minority children in urban schools "less safe." Perhaps even more ridiculous than the premise of the article was the photo along with it: a gun, with a magazine that's loaded...backwards. So, just to recap: the anti-gun group that thinks itself qualified to dictate gun policy is so ignorant about firearms that they didn't even notice the bullets...
  • Staten Islanders to attend 'March For Our Lives' rally in Washington D.C.

    03/20/2018 1:45:15 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 15 replies
    Staten Island Advance ^ | March 20, 2018 | Tracey Porpora
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Shortly after 17 students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. were the victims of a mass shooting in February, Staten Island activists mobilized and are now gearing up to attend the "March For Our Lives" rally in Washington, DC on March 24. About 10 buses will leave St. George on Saturday to participate in the student-led march to stop school shootings and end gun violence. "This is a sign of hope that Staten Island is ready to join the national movement," said Lorie Honor, leader of Staten Island Women Who March,...
  • Terrifying Weapons in Wales – Kitchen Knife Described as “Makeshift Bayonet”

    03/20/2018 1:16:13 PM PDT · by marktwain · 44 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 16 March, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    As with many leftist writers in Europe and the United States, the author appears to glory in their ignorance of weapons and weapon technology. The short spear improvised from a kitchen knife, above, is not a “makeshift bayonet”. A bayonet is a blade that is to be attached to a firearm for use in hand to hand fighting. There is no firearm associated with the blade in the picture above.  From Police raided a home and found two loaded crossbows and a makeshift bayonet.Officers entered a house in Sandfields , Port Talbot on Saturday afternoon, following a complaint...
  • People Are Ready to Buy Some Guns in the World’s Murder Capital (Brazil)

    03/20/2018 1:09:33 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 5 replies
    Bloomberg | March 20, 2018 | David Biller
    No excerpt allowed from Bloomberg, story here.
  • Officer who fatally shot Justine Damond charged with murder, turns himself in

    03/20/2018 11:00:51 AM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 83 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/20/18 | Fox News Staff
    The Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an Australian woman in July was charged with murder Tuesday after he turned himself in when a warrant was issued for his arrest. Officer Mohamed Noor turned himself in on Tuesday in connection to the 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. his attorney confirmed. Jail records show he has been booked on charges of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
  • REPORT: ‘Armed School Resource Officer’ Took Down Maryland High School Shooter

    03/20/2018 8:55:03 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 76 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10:45 AM 03/20/2018 | Christian Datoc
    The Great Mills High School student who injured two others Tuesday morning was reportedly stopped by the school’s “armed” resource officer. snip Sheriff Tim Cameron... stated that three students were injured in the incident, including the shooter himself, who was taken down by an armed school resource officer. The SRO reportedly responded without hesitation and exchanged gunshots with the suspect before disarming him. He was not injured in the exchange.
  • Gun control groups continue to embrace Hillary Clinton

    03/20/2018 9:01:04 AM PDT · by PROCON · 19 replies ^ | March 20, 2018 | Chris Eger
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords. (Photo: Giffords)National gun control organizations still use the former presidential candidate and secretary of state to garner attention for events and fundraisers. Hillary Clinton, who received the quick public endorsement from both Everytown and Giffords during her failed 2016 bid for the White House, still weighs in on gun politics and is feted by the groups. This week, the umbrella organization backed by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg emailed invitations to attend some 800 Everytown-sponsored March for Our Lives gun control events signed by Clinton. “I have...
  • YouTube Removing Gun Videos in 30 days

    03/20/2018 8:53:46 AM PDT · by JamesP81 · 89 replies
    Full30 Facebook page ^ | 3-19-2018 | Full30
    I received an email from my Google/YouTube rep at 9:30pm tonight. He requested an emergency meeting tomorrow to discuss YouTube's new policies regarding firearms content. This is really bad. Please read this carefully and a couple of times, and let it sink in. 1/3rd of my videos or more will need to be removed. If you don't have them removed in 30 days, your channel will be deleted for policy violations. I wish this were a joke. It's not. I feel horrible for reloading channels or NFA channels. Showing how to make ammo or even showing the installation of a...
  • MSNBC Promo Promises Fawning Coverage of Gun Control March

    03/20/2018 8:26:44 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies ^ | 3/19/2018 | Kyle Drennen
    Displaying the liberal cable channel’s eager anticipation for Saturday’s gun control protest in Washington D.C., the March for Our Lives, on Monday, MSNBC aired a gushing ad celebrating the movement to restrict gun rights. In promo that could just as easily have been created by the Democratic National Committee, a headline appeared on screen declaring: “There’s a movement afoot.” A soundbite followed of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student and gun control activist David Hogg proclaiming: “I don’t want something like this ever to happen again. I want us to take action.” More headlines scrolled across and touted how the...
  • David Hogg: We Need To Use Our "White Privilege" To Make Sure Black Gun Victims Are Heard

    03/20/2018 6:15:32 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 91 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | March 19, 2018 | Ian Schwartz
    At a Twitter live stream event held Monday, Parkland High School shooting survivor David Hogg said he will use his "white privilege" to make sure that other non-white victims of gun violence can be heard. Hogg lamented that if a similar event happened in a "lower socio-economic" place "like a black community" that the media would not give it the coverage like he and his fellow students have received "no matter how well those people spoke." "I think one of the greatest obstacles that we've faced though with this movement is the fact that there is a lot of racial...
  • Tennessee man charged for lying on gun background check form

    03/20/2018 6:58:11 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 28 replies ^ | 03/20/18 | Christen Smith
    A Tennessee man faces federal charges for a “lie and try”-style gun purchase at a Walmart near Nashville last month. Khari Milak Whitehead, 26, of Antioch, allegedly failed two background checks while attempting to buy a semiautomatic rifle “that could hold a lot of bullets” at a Walmart in the Nashville suburb of La Vergne on Feb. 22. A Rutherford County judicial official committed Whitehead for a mental health evaluation in December after a family member reported his disturbing behavior to the Metro Nashville Police Department, according to a complaint filed last week. The unidentified family member told law...
  • 2 Students Disciplined For Going To Gun Range Outside Of School Hours

    03/20/2018 5:24:20 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 43 replies
    themaven ^ | 03/18/2018 | Andrew Blake
    An attorney from a New Jersey gun organization association announced that a lawsuit may be pending after a school disciplined two students for going to a gun range outside of school hours. reported that attorney Daniel Schmutter, with the Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs, sent a letter to Lacey Township School District officials after two students posted pictures on Snapchat showing them at a gun range. There was no threatening context to the pictures or anything that would otherwise cause alarm. In the letter, Schmutter stated that suspending the two students for posting photos off school...
  • When Capone’s gang massacred people, Congress wasted no time banning Tommy guns (barf alert)

    03/20/2018 5:48:46 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 47 replies
    Chicago S-T ^ | David Ziegler
    ----(snip)In the aftermath of the 1929 massacre, that question was answered with action, passage of the historic National Firearms Act. Now, as we struggle with how to keep our kids safe in 2018, we should look to the effectiveness of that law. Passed in 1934, the original National Firearms Act imposed a tax on the making and transfer of certain firearms, as well as a special (occupational) tax on persons and entities engaged in the business of importing, manufacturing, and dealing in NFA firearms.
  • Wildey Survivor .45 Winchester Magnum Pistol

    03/20/2018 4:54:28 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 8 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 3/20/2018 | J Hines
    This Wildey Survivor .45 Winchester pistol is a bad ass gun. In these days of 9mm with high capacity for the CCW, this big gun may not have a chance. Make no mistake this is not a gun for CCW its built to be worn on the outside. Which makes this the ideal blaster to carry for the outdoors. The Wildey is a gas-operated, double-action/single-action pistol designed by Wildey J. Moore. It was designed to fire several high-pressure proprietary cartridges like the .45 Winchester Magnum and .475 Wildey Magnum. Perfect fit for a bear gun or against muggers. YouTuber LifeSizePotato...
  • Nets: ‘Superhero’ Gun Control Teens Are ‘Voices of a Generation’

    03/20/2018 3:44:33 AM PDT · by OttawaFreeper · 21 replies
    MRC Newsbusters ^ | March 19 2018 | Scott Whitlock
    Teenage students lobbying for strict new gun control laws appeared on all three networks on Monday and were hailed as “superheroes” and “voices of a generation.” In total, ABC, CBS and NBC devoted 19 minutes and 14 seconds to various young adults from the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. None of the networks asked these teens tough questions about exactly how many guns they want to take away and what is the end game for their efforts.
  • No bump stocks turned in to Denver police after ban

    03/19/2018 7:40:48 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 34 replies
    Fox 31 ^ | 03/17/18
    DENVER — No bump stocks have been turned over to Denver authorities after the city banned the accessories used in last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed 58 people and injured hundreds. Denver Police police last month invited city residents to turn in any bump stocks in their possession but Denverite reports that none have been handed over. The ban on bump stocks approved by the city council in January was considered largely symbolic. Denver had previously banned the types of semi-automatic rifles that can be modified with bump stocks. A bump stock is a device that can...
  • Parkland shooting survivors say the NRA is "basically threatening" them

    03/19/2018 6:49:25 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 68 replies
    Since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last month, survivors have mobilized the #NeverAgain movement to push for school safety and stronger gun legislation. Two vocal leaders, David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez, spoke with CBSN Monday to discuss the movement and why they believe they can through the partisan divide on gun control and drive real change in policy. Both Hogg and Gonzalez, who refer to themselves as members of the "mass shooting generation," say they've received death threats in response to their efforts in launching the movement. But they aren't letting threats deter...
  • Stop Disarming Willing Teachers

    03/19/2018 5:04:59 PM PDT · by marktwain · 21 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 15 March, 2018 | Jeff Knox
    Disarming willing and qualified teachers and other school staff is stupid. There has been a lot of talk about “arming teachers” recently, but that's really never been the issue. The real issue is about disarming teachers who would like to be carrying. Like any other controversial subject, any discussion of school safety must begin with some agreement on basic facts and mutual understanding of terms and definitions.We can't come to a consensus on solutions if we can't agree on what the words we are saying actually mean. When gun owners and politicians talk about “arming teachers,” we are not...