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  • [Vanity] Advice on firearms?

    06/05/2020 10:04:30 AM PDT · by oblomov · 55 replies
    5 June 2020 | self
    I am interested in buying two firearms: a handgun, and a short-barrel shotgun, for personal protection and for sport. From what I've read, handgun design for the mid and upper-end prices have improved significantly over the past several years. The Luago Alien looks like a beautiful gun, with all the features I'm looking for. At $5K, it's pricey. The Sig Sauer M400 and CZ75 Czechmate look great, too. All are red-dot ready. As far as shotguns are concerned, the Mossberg JM Pro 940 looks great.
  • Florida Supreme Court rules against assault weapons ban amendment

    06/05/2020 9:40:34 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies
    The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday knocked a proposed constitutional amendment to ban possession of “assault-style weapons” from a prospective berth on the 2022 ballot. In a 4-1 decision, the court ruled Ban Assault Weapons NOW’s 75-word ballot summary “affirmatively misleads voters” by contradicting broader text in the proposed amendment. “Specifically, the next-to-last sentence of the ballot summary informs voters the initiative ‘exempts and requires registration of assault weapons lawfully possessed prior to this provision’s effective date’ when, in fact, the initiative does no such thing,” the majority opinion said. “Contrary to the ballot summary, the initiative’s text exempts only...
  • Retired Milwaukee police chief's 2014 viral video spreads online again amid George Floyd unrest (must see/read)

    06/04/2020 2:31:14 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 04 2020 | Frank Miles
    In wake of the death of George Floyd, a black man who pleaded for air as a white Minneapolis officer held a knee on his neck, a viral video from 2014 of Milwaukee’s former police chief Ed Flynn began to spread again around the web. The video, filmed by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Ashley Luthern, got thousands of likes and retweets including from Donald Trump Jr., son of President Trump, who retweeted it while stating "This is a must watch and RT. This is the difference between the truth and the narrative the media runs with. Why won’t the media...
  • How a Marine Corps Veteran Disarmed a Rioter During Seattle Protest

    06/05/2020 4:40:57 AM PDT · by marktwain · 20 replies
    coffeeordie.com ^ | 2 June, 2020 | Joshua Skovlund
    A Marine Corps veteran turned security contractor, who asked that his name not be used for security reasons, unintentionally took the internet by storm after a video surfaced of him disarming a Seattle rioter who had stolen a police officer’s AR-15 from a destroyed squad car Saturday.   The preliminary details of what happened have become distorted on social media, with misconceptions about a second rifle that was slung on his back as well as why he was at the protests that developed following George Floyd’s death in police custody. Coffee or Die obtained an exclusive interview with the contractor to...
  • SIG Sauer to shutter German weapons factory

    06/04/2020 10:02:37 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 06.04.2020 | ipj/rt (dpa, KNA)
    SIG Sauer, long the target of disarmament campaigners in Germany, announced Thursday it intended by year’s end to close its factory at Eckernförde near Kiel, capital of Germany’s northernmost state of Schleswig-Holstein. It blamed “locational handicaps” hindering its diverse pistol and sports guns sales, claiming a “few other local producers” were preferred in government purchases for Germany’s police forces and Bundeswehr military. Public broadcaster NDR quoted manager Tim Castagne as saying the workers’ council at the Eckernförde site, established in 1951, had been briefed about some 125 job losses as well plans to fulfil purchase orders. ”Due to its international...
  • “America has a gun problem,” they said. We‘ve had the gun control narrative screamed at us like crazy for over a decade.

    06/04/2020 8:16:21 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 18 replies
    ThreadReaderApp.com ^ | June 2, 2020 | J.R. Holmsted
    “America has a gun problem,” they said. We‘ve had the gun control narrative screamed at us like crazy for over a decade. Americans cannot be trusted with firearms & would likely “shoot first” in all kinds of situations, especially those they perceive as threatening. 1/ And definitely those that involve minorities. Trigger happy & whatnot. The gun situation is obviously highly dangerous, right? Well American cities are knee deep in protests, riots, & destruction. Yet shootings in response are crazy low. 2/ If ever there was a time such irresponsible, gun wielding Americans would go nuts, it would be now....
  • The armed vigilantes standing up to the looters: How residents armed with AR-15s and wearing bullet proof vests are taking matters into their own hands to defend businesses and stop widespread vandalism

    06/04/2020 4:13:42 PM PDT · by kevcol · 84 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | June 4, 2020 | Rachel Sharp
    Residents armed with AR-15s and wearing bullet proof vests are taking matters into their own hands across America, coming out in force to defend businesses and stop widespread vandalism by looters. Heavily armed vigilantes wielding everything from bats to rifles have started appearing at protests in places including Philadelphia, Idaho, California and Chicago, threatening to take action if things turn violent in the absence of law enforcement. In Minneapolis, neighborhood watch groups are springing up - in support of protests over George Floyd's death but in defense of businesses and homes being destroyed by looters as night falls. In many...
  • How to Build an AR-15 (The Complete Parts Guide)

    We've got a lot to cover, so we'll keep this short: You want to build an AR-15 from scratch. You might have no idea where to begin. We're going to teach you everything you need to know! The rifle we're piecing together in this guide is a typical AR-15 with a 16" barrel, chambered in 5.56/.223. That's the gold standard for nearly all rifles (the beauty is, you can customize later). First, we'll look at the relevant gun laws and answer some questions you probably have. Next, we'll explain every part you need to build your own AR-15 kit, including...
  • Vigilante residents wield their rifles as they block their street in Florida to guard against looters

    06/04/2020 1:52:37 PM PDT · by Morgana · 43 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | harry howard
    A group of residents including children held rifles and other weapons as they blocked their road to 'guard it from looters'. Footage of the group, who were standing next to their cars to block the street, was posted on website LiveLeak and appears to have been filmed in Belleview, Florida. The residents were allegedly guarding their street to stop looters after stores in many parts of the country were raided during nationwide unrest caused by the death of black man George Floyd. The video of the guarding residents was filmed by a family in a passing car. They are seen...
  • ‘Eyes are on you:’ Minneapolis neighbors band to stand guard

    06/04/2020 10:07:15 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 17 replies
    ap ^ | 6/3/2020 | Kathleen Hennessey & Tim Sullivan
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The two men stepped from the shadows as the car turned off an upscale shopping street into a residential area located on the far edge of the rioting that swept through Minneapolis. It was after midnight. A pair of metal dividers blocked the road, and the men stepped to either side of the car as it stopped. Both carried assault rifles. “Do you live here?” one of the men asked, politely, but forcefully. His hands rested casually on the rifle slung across his chest, and a pistol was strapped to his belt. “We have lots of old...
  • California man seen on camera pointing AR-15 at protesters arrested, charged with assault

    06/04/2020 10:07:25 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 65 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 04 2020 | Danielle Wallace
    A California man captured on camera pointing a loaded AR-15 rifle at a group of advancing protesters has been arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Jacob Daniel Bracken, 38, of Rancho Cucamonga, faces two counts of assault with a deadly weapon related to the incident in Upland on Monday, the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office said. Even though Bracken did not fire the rifle and no one was injured, Upland Police Chief Darren Goodman explained the assault charge: “You point the weapon at someone with the intent to intimidate and the weapon being loaded itself.”
  • Soldiers Kneel to Antifa?

    06/04/2020 11:58:01 AM PDT · by Old Sarge · 72 replies
    Twitter ^ | 6/3/2020 | Johnathan T. Gilliam
    Twitter feed showing individuals dressed as soldiers kneeling before an Antifa protest. Jonathan T Gilliam @JGilliam_SEAL These soldiers should be court-martialed along with whoever is in charge of this gaggle.
  • 2 Million First-Time Gun Owners in First Half of 2020 Alone

    06/04/2020 11:26:34 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 04 2020 | AWR HAWKINS
    As concerns over self-defense became more pronounced in 2020, initially during the cornonavirus hysteria and then during the current spate of protests and riots, two million Americans became first-time gun owners. On Wednesday the NRA tweeted: Earlier this week Breitbart News reported that May 2020 shattered the record for the number of National Instant Criminal Background System (NICS) checks performed in a given May. FBI numbers show 3,091,455 NICS checks were conducted in May 2020, easily surpassing the previous record of 2,349,309 checks set in May 2019 and dominating the numbers from any other May since records began to be...
  • PIERS MORGAN: You're not fit to light Churchill's cigar, Mr President so listen to Meghan Markle and stop dividing and start uniting a country crying out in pain (ultimate barf alert)

    06/04/2020 10:59:50 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 88 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 04 2020 | PIERS MORGAN
    A year ago, I interviewed President Trump in the Churchill War Rooms in London. To mark the occasion, I presented him with a replica black Lock & Co hat of the type Churchill loved to wear. Trump was delighted, and immediately tried the hat on. Then he said perhaps the only self-deprecating remark he's ever uttered: 'I think Winston looked much better in it..'
  • What a difference a day makes

    06/04/2020 9:10:17 AM PDT · by Michael.SF. · 28 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 4, 2020 | Myself
    Saturday, was a great day. With friends and family we celebrated my wife’s birthday. it was a delight to be amongst loved ones after 10 weeks of isolation. On Sunday, my wife and I were standing in line at a local gun shop to buy our first gun. What a difference a day makes. I never have been anti-gun. Dad owned a British Enfield, my brother and I tagged along when he went shooting. I had also kept a Browning Superposed for many years for a friend, who lost his way. It was a pleasure to return his father’s gun...
  • Mossberg 590A1

    06/04/2020 8:10:11 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 22 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/4/20 | F Jardim
    For When You Need a War Shotgun - If you do your bird hunting with a classic Mossberg 500 shotgun, you might be taken aback when you first handle their tactically oriented, nine-shot, bayonet-lug- and aperture-sight-equipped Magpul series Model 590A1. For starters, the 590A1 is built for war, not sport, and the Magpul series takes it a step beyond with furniture that enhances its tactical function and allows for more user customization than the standard military stock. Whether you’re repelled by it or drawn to it, you have to admit: it’s a sexy beast. At nearly 8.5 pounds empty, I...
  • California Exploits Ammunition Background Checks to Confiscate Guns

    06/04/2020 6:17:10 AM PDT · by cowpoke · 16 replies
    The Beacon ^ | 5/26/2020 | K. Lloyd Billingsley
    Since last July 1, California has required background checks for those purchasing firearm ammunition. As we noted, by December 2019 the state had run 345,000 background checks and rejected 62,000 Californians legally entitled to purchase ammunition, including off-duty sheriff’s deputies purchasing shotgun shells to hunt ducks. Officials blamed glitches in the system, but for Ari Freilich of the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, the system was working as intended, as a “red flag” law allowing seizure of weapons from those who have committed no crime. As it turns out, Freilich was on to something. Last month, the state...
  • Gun-toting members of the Boogaloo movement are showing up at protests

    06/04/2020 5:14:04 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 83 replies
    CNN-LOL ^ | 4 June 2020 | Robert Kuznia, Drew Griffin and Curt Devine
    Benjamin Ryan Teeter was at his home in Hampstead, N.C., when the call to action came. It was an alert from the heart of the raging protests in Minneapolis, posted on an online forum by a fellow member of the Boogaloo movement, a loosely knit group of heavily armed, anti-government extremists. The "alert" was from a man who had a run-in with the Minneapolis police while on the frontline of the police-brutality protests set off by the death of George Floyd. "He caught mace to the face," said Teeter, and "put out a national notice to our network." After Teeter...
  • First a pandemic, then civil unrest: Gun sales spike again

    06/04/2020 3:35:18 AM PDT · by C19fan · 38 replies
    FOX 5 New York ^ | June 4, 2020 | Jodi Goldberg
    Phones have been ringing off the hook and the line has been wrapped around the building at Coliseum Gun Traders in Uniondale, Nassau County, ever since the coronavirus pandemic began. And now with protests and rioting after the killing of George Floyd, the store has seen another enormous spike in sales. Keeping the shelves stocked has been hard, store owner Andy Chernoff said. "We started out this week with a fair amount of merchandise. We're running out. Literally running out," Chernoff said. "Never thought I'd say that."
  • Black Lives Matter plans armed 'peace officers' in 'war on police,' NY leader says

    06/03/2020 2:06:30 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 54 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 03 2020 | Peter Aitken
    The Black Live Matter movement will develop an armed branch of “peace officers” to combat police brutality in black communities during the so-called “war on police,” according to one of its leaders. Protests broke out across the country following the death of unarmed Minneapolis black man George Floyd while in police custody, bringing the BLM movement back into national focus. In an interview with the Daily Mail, BLM New York chapter Chairman Hawk Newsome described how the group plans to follow in the footsteps of the Black Panthers Party by matching fire with fire – when necessary. “We're talking about...