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  • Delta, Bank of America drop sponsorship of Shakespeare in The Park That Shows Trump Assassination

    06/12/2017 6:45:45 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 21 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 06/12/17 | Kate Feldman
    Delta Airlines and Bank of America pulled out of their sponsorship of New York’s Public Theater on Sunday over a production of “Julius Caesar” that re imagines the main character as President Trump. Shortly after Delta, who was a four-year sponsor, made its announcement, Bank of America yanked its support as well. The Shakespeare in the Park play tells the story of the leader assassinated by Roman senators over the fear that he’s becoming too tyrannical, but rather than the original setting, the production stages Caesar (Gregg Henry) and his wife, Calpurnia, (Tina Benko) with Donald and Melania Trump lookalikes....
  • One dead, multiple injured in shooting at New Jersey art festival

    06/17/2018 8:36:03 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 34 replies
    NY POST ^ | May 17, 2018 | Tamar Lapin
    Father’s Day fun turned into chaos at a New Jersey all-night arts festival when two gunman opened fire — injuring over a dozen people, including a 13-year-old boy, early Sunday. Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri said that 16 of the 20 people injured were treated for gunshot wounds, and that four, including the teen, were in critical condition. One of the suspects, a 33-year-old man, was killed and the other was in custody. The Art All Night festival in Trenton NJ., didn’t appear to have been targeted and the shooting was prompted by a fight at the event, Onofri said....
  • Would-Be Robbers Get Plugged With Bullets After Messing With the Wrong Armed Couple

    06/17/2018 9:20:14 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 15 replies
    Conservative Tribune ^ | June 17, 2018 | Cillian Zeal
    Several would-be robbers got an impromptu lesson in the Second Amendment outside a supermarket in suburban Atlanta, all thanks to the fact that they messed with the wrong couple. According to WSB-TV, the men were shot after approaching a couple outside of a Kroger in Decatur, Georgia, on Friday. Details are still sketchy, but police say the men followed the pair out of the store just after 4 p.m. and tried a robbery of some sort. That’s when one of the targets pulled out a gun and shot the men. “It was chaos,” one witness said. “I saw the guy...
  • “Suspected Walmart robber tries to carjack two different cars, both drivers pull out guns”

    06/17/2018 8:45:52 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 12 replies
    The robber tries to carjack a vehicle, but the driver pulls a concealed handgun on him. He then tries to carjack a second driver, only to find that she is also armed. At that point, the driver gives up and hides in the restroom of a nearby store.
  • Opinion: New NJ gun laws don’t make us safer

    06/17/2018 8:37:34 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 10 replies
    northjersey.com ^ | June 14, 2018 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    The gun control bills that New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed this week won’t save lives. If anything, it will lead to more crime and death. The laws aim to keep firearms out of the wrong hands, expand background checks, and reduce magazine size. But at best, the new laws will harass otherwise law-abiding New Jerseyans and make it difficult for the poor to defend themselves.
  • Some financial companies move to cut off services to firearm companies

    06/17/2018 8:27:31 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 13 replies
    When gun control advocates can’t win on guns, they have tried to either silence those who support self-defense from having their views covered in the media, youtube banning videos intending to sell firearms or accessories or how to use guns or build them, or prevent firearms companies from getting financing. On financing, the first strategy was to use government pressure. With that ended, individual finance companies are making life difficult for those in the firearms industry.
  • 2 injured, suspect dead in shooting at Tumwater (Washington) Walmart

    06/17/2018 8:01:22 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 27 replies
    K5 News ^ | June 17, 2018 | King
    Police say the suspect shot a man while trying to carjack him in the Tumwater Walmart parking lot. That's when another man stepped in and shot the suspect. Two people were injured and a suspect shot dead after a man tried to carjack several people at the Walmart in Tumwater Sunday afternoon. The incident happened about 5 p.m. Sunday at the Walmart Supercenter at 5900 Littlerock Rd SW, located near several businesses, including a Home Depot and a Toyota dealership. According to a police spokesperson, the call began as a DUI suspect call. While police were searching for the suspect,...
  • D.C. Area Witches Unite for Gun Control, Hurl Curses at the NRA

    06/17/2018 6:48:35 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 21 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | 6/15/18
    Gun control advocates can now boast of a new group of allies joining their dubious coalition: witches. It kind of makes sense. We all know that gun control is based mainly on magical thinking. Its advocates, after all, ask us to believe we’re just a few more “commonsense safety measures” away from a world in which evil people who are otherwise determined to kill others refrain from doing so for fear they might violate a gun control law somewhere along the way. A related premise is that gun control advocates hold the keys to ending violent behavior once and for...
  • Nearly 220 Texas School Districts Allow School Staff to be Armed(219-221?)

    06/17/2018 9:38:38 AM PDT · by rktman · 2 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/16/2018 | AWR Hawkins
    Nearly 220 Texas school districts allow school staff to be armed for defense of themselves and their students. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports that the exact number of school districts allowing armed staff sits at 217. At the beginning of February there were just over 170 Texas districts allowing armed staff, but that number grew as district after district responded to Parkland and other school shootings by changing policies to allow staff to defend their students.
  • Left Wing Adult-Led March for Our Lives Launches Voter Registration Tour (70 states)

    06/17/2018 9:30:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/16/2018 | Penny Star
    A movement sparked by the shooting deaths of 17 people at Parkland High School in Florida morphed into an adult-led anti-Second Amendment protest using the March for Our Lives teens to register voters. The “Road to Change” bus tour started in Chicago on Friday and includes dozens of events in more than 20 states over the summer, including Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Minnesota.
  • Second Amendment Fight Protects More than Guns

    06/17/2018 5:09:48 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 17 June, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    People who talk and write about the Second Amendment focus on firearms. There is nothing wrong with that. Some people go off into the weeds on nuclear weapons, but the cost of obtaining one for non-state actors is prohibitive and covered in minute detail by thousands of pages of regulations. Consider the other end of the spectrum. That end is clearly covered by the Second Amendment. Consider how much protection the Second Amendment gives to items other than firearms. Items which are used and carried every day by tens, perhaps hundreds of millions of Americans. This was driven home...
  • Gun Control Activists Laid Down For 'Die-In' — Group Trolls Them with Epic Reminder of 2A

    06/16/2018 6:26:24 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 20 replies
    ijr ^ | 06/15/18 | Julio Rojas
    While pro-gun control activists where hosting a “die-in” in front of the U.S. Capitol building and Senate Republican offices, other activists held local “die-ins” to demand strict gun control legislation be passed and signed into law. At some locations, there were pro-Second Amendment supporters hosting counter-rallies. During the rally in Nashville, members of Freedom Rights decided to place pocket Constitutions on the people who lay down: “We just wanted to make sure they had copies of the Constitution,” Cerise Bowes, vice president of the group,“ told Tennessean. ”Though they have every right to say what they feel, we don’t necessarily...
  • 2 men, including NRA instructor, accused of forging applications for handgun permits

    06/16/2018 10:00:20 AM PDT · by BBell · 11 replies
    https://www.nola.com/ ^ | 6/15/18 | Laura McKnight
    Two New Orleans area men, including a National Rifle Association instructor, are accused of scheming to forge documents as part of applications for concealed handgun permits, according to Louisiana State Police. Annis Broussard, 54, of Slidell was booked Thursday (June 14) with conspiracy to commit forgery. Broussard was serving as an NRA Certified Instructor, but the state has revoked that certification, a state police spokeswoman said. According to state police, Broussard plotted with Derrick Jones, 47, of Waggaman, who was booked Thursday with 27 counts of forgery and conspiracy to commit forgery. An investigation into the permit applications kicked off...
  • A Royal Pain: UK Malcontents Throw Tantrum over Prince George's Toy Gun

    06/16/2018 12:37:26 PM PDT · by PROCON · 16 replies
    nraila.org ^ | June 15, 2018
    The United Kingdom’s legions of miserable scolds are at it again. A mere two weeks after admonishing an English national team soccer player for a firearm tattoo, the anti-gun whiners have found a new target. This time the killjoys have deemed it their station to lecture the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on proper parenting. The sad controversy erupted on June 10, as Kate Middleton, Prince George, and his sister Princess Charlotte watched Prince William participate in the Maserati Royal Charity Polo Trophy in Gloucestershire. During the match, four-year-old George was pictured playing in the grass with an orange-tipped toy...
  • D.C. Area Witches Unite for Gun Control, Hurl Curses at the NRA

    06/16/2018 9:56:25 AM PDT · by PROCON · 47 replies
    nraila.org ^ | June 15, 2018
    Gun control advocates can now boast of a new group of allies joining their dubious coalition: witches. It kind of makes sense. We all know that gun control is based mainly on magical thinking. Its advocates, after all, ask us to believe we’re just a few more “commonsense safety measures” away from a world in which evil people who are otherwise determined to kill others refrain from doing so for fear they might violate a gun control law somewhere along the way. A related premise is that gun control advocates hold the keys to ending violent behavior once and for...
  • Florida Man Tries Two Carjackings, Discovers Both Drivers Are Carrying Guns

    06/16/2018 10:59:51 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 30 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 06/16/18 | Dan Zimmerman
    Before the Parkland shooting and Governor Rick Scott’s capitulation to the forces of civilian disarmament, Florida was affectionately known as The Gunshine State. That moniker was earned for having the most citizens with concealed carry permits in the nation…nearly 1.8 million. One side benefit of all those armed law-abiders going about their business is that it makes things more difficult for law-breakers. That’s a fact that Christopher Hill learned the hard way. Hill apparently didn’t have much of a plan for robbing a Jacksonville Walmart, but rob it he did. After jumping over a counter and grabbing a cash...
  • Gun Lies, Myths, Half-Truths, and Conspiracy Theories

    06/16/2018 8:46:12 AM PDT · by rktman · 3 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 6/16/2018 | Rich Logis
    Guns and gun crime are the new climate change: those who know nothing about the subject are suddenly "experts." I call this faux expertise Albert Gore-itis, and I discuss it at length in my upcoming book, 10 Warning Signs Your Child is Becoming a Democrat. Here's a roundup of some of the new – and old – lies, myths, half-truths and conspiracy theories. It's estimated that there are 300 million legally owned firearms in the U.S., and 2 trillion rounds of legally owned ammunition. The percentage of households owning one or more firearm has fluctuated over the years and was...
  • Any thoughts on the upcoming Colorado primary?

    06/15/2018 7:43:18 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 19 replies
    06/15/18 | Me
    From my limited research, it seems likely that Stapleton will win the Republican primary for the Governor's race, and that he'll almost certainly face Polis in November. And then Stapleton will likely lose. Polis has a 5 point edge on him in current polling, but I don't know that any of the other Republican candidates have any better chance. Incidentally, here's each candidate's position on my #1 issue, gun rights: Walker Stapleton Supports teachers voluntarily carrying concealed weapons. Supports repeal of "misguided" 2013 gun control measures limiting magazine size and requiring more background checks. Advocates increased security at schools and...
  • California: Deadline to Register or Modify “Assault Weapons” is Rapidly Approaching

    06/15/2018 3:11:48 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 35 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | 06/15/18
    The deadline for gun owners to register their firearms as “assault weapons” or modify them to be compliant with the restrictions that resulted from SB 880 and AB 1135 (2016) must be completed by 11:59:59 P.M. on June 30, 2018. NRA opposed these bills because gun registration inevitably leads to gun confiscation. NRA is continuing the fight against recently enacted gun control laws in the Golden State by supporting ongoing litigation efforts. In the case of Villanueva v. Becerra, challenging the regulations that accompany the Assault Weapons Control Act, an order was recently issued denying the petition to invalidate CA...
  • Broward Teachers Union pressuring state officials to end gun manufacturer contributions (Florida)

    06/15/2018 3:10:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    WSVN-TV ^ | June 15, 2018 | Joel Franco
    TAMARAC. FLA. (WSVN) - - The Broward Teachers Union, state representatives and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School parents and students held a joint press conference, Thursday afternoon. The union called for Florida Gov. Rick Scott to force the state pension board to stop investing teacher retirement fund contributions in three firearm manufacturing companies. “You have turned our teachers retirement fund into blood money,” said Meiling Hoshing, Marjory Stoneman Douglas student. “No teacher wants your unhealthy decisions on their soul.” One of the firearm companies receiving a bulk of the funds manufactures the AR-15 rifle, the weapon used in the Marjory...