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  • Black Lives Matter plans armed 'peace officers' in 'war on police,' NY leader says

    06/03/2020 2:06:30 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 49 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...
  • How the Media Fans the Flames: A clear-cut case of self-defense becomes a hate crime.

    06/03/2020 10:48:00 AM PDT · by karpov · 10 replies
    American Spectator ^ | June 3, 2020 | John Jiang
    Imagine that you were, god forbid, a journalist. You’ve been assigned to relay the facts of a fatal shooting. The scene is a bar in the middle of a rioting city with its windows smashed in and a group of people gathered outside. The bar owner’s father comes out to confront them, and one of them knocks the old man to the ground. At this point the bar owner himself comes out and, indicating that he has a gun on his person, and demands that the group leave — only to be tackled to the ground as well. The owner...
  • West Palm Beach Mayor Bans Guns, Ammo Sales in Response to Rioters

    06/03/2020 9:06:56 AM PDT · by rktman · 48 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 6/3/2020 | AWR Hawkins
    West Palm Beach Florida Mayor Keith James declared a 72-hour State of Local Emergency on May 31, 2020, in response to riotous protests and the declaration includes a ban on gun and ammunition sales throughout the city. The declaration is published online begins by positing there “has been an act of violence or a flagrant and substantial defiance of, or resistance to, a lawful exercise of public authority.” It continues by maintaining there is further risk of acts of violence and/or defiance of authority, including “widespread disobedience of the law, and substantial injury to persons or to property; all of...
  • Armed citizens form group to protect businesses in Tri-Cities

    06/03/2020 9:07:34 AM PDT · by DEPcom · 13 replies
    Komonnews ^ | June 3, 2020 | Christopher Poulsen
    KENNEWICK, Wash. - More than 5,300 residents of the Tri-Cities in Eastern Washington have joined a group to protect area businesses from vandals in the past 24 hours. The group is called "Defend the Tri" and police and business owners say they're all for it, as long as everybody follows the rules.
  • Looters Break Into Philly Gun Store. It Doesn't Go Well for Them.

    06/03/2020 9:10:31 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 71 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 6/2/2020 | Victoria Taft
    Riot-torn Philadelphia contributed two nominees to 2020’s Darwin Award list on Tuesday. Early Tuesday morning, looters decided to raid a South Philly gun store. Amazingly, it turns out if you and your buddies plan to ‘jack a gun store, a person with a gun might be there to stop you. Such was the case in South Philadelphia at Firing Line, Inc., early Tuesday morning after a night of riots by “grief-stricken” looters, arsonists and vandals. NBC Philadelphia reports that the gun shop owner, a 67-year-old man, watched on his surveillance cameras as three or four burglars used bolt-cutters to break...
  • Store Owner Armed With AR-15 Caught A Looter In His Store – Deals With Him Simultaneously (Video)

    06/03/2020 7:46:57 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 28 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 06.03.2020 | Sarah Hall
    Thousands of people across the US have flooded the streets to protest police violence in the wake of George Floyd’s death. But as protesters confront police brutality, some are concerned that some protesters are being needlessly aggressive. In several videos circulating on social media, protesters deface, destroy property, or steal things from shop owners. President Donald Trump has blamed some of the protests on Antifa, an umbrella term for anti-fascists, and has sought to designate it as a domestic terrorist group. Attorney General William Barr has also blamed Antifa and “groups of outside radicals and agitators” for “riots” at the...
  • Dozens of guns stolen from Atlanta store during looting, owner says

    06/03/2020 6:10:12 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 03 2020 | Greg Norman
    An Atlanta gun store owner says he’s hoping that “no one will get hurt” after 42 handguns were stolen from his business over the weekend during looting sparked by the death of George Floyd. Jim Hinsdale, the owner of Chuck’s Firearms in the Buckhead neighborhood, told Fox5 Atlanta on Tuesday that his store was burglarized for the first time in 50 years. "They were here to take advantage of the opportunity of police not being able to be dispatched and address the normal crime," he said, adding that 42 semi-automatic handguns and revolvers were stolen from display cases, ranging in...
  • Americans Just Bought Five Million More Guns

    06/03/2020 5:04:14 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 29 replies
    nationalreview.com ^ | June 2, 2020
    More than 1.7 million firearms were sold in the U.S. last month, up 80 percent compared to last May. That follows a 71 percent surge in April to just under 1.8 million sold, and just under two million guns were sold in March. Some perspective: The all-time record, following the Sandy Hook massacre and President Obama’s address vowing to make a major push for more gun control, was two million guns sold in January 2013. This chart shows a general trend upward for years. In September 2001, gun sales were only about 750,000, and that was a month when sales...
  • Douglas County Attorney calls death 'senseless, but justified', no charges in shooting of protester

    06/02/2020 8:00:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 34 replies
    KETV ^ | June 2, 2020 | KETV
    OMAHA, Neb. — Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine announced Monday that there would be no charges against Jake Gardner in the shooting death of 22-year-old James Scurlock, a black man who was killed amid protests in the Old Market Saturday night. "Douglas County is a community of people I truly love. And I've been very proud of and very proud to serve as the county attorney in this this great county that we live in," he began his remarks. Kleine said the death of Scurlock was "senseless," because the situation stemmed from what was meant to be peaceful protests. Kleine...
  • 2 Saggy-Pants Thugs Carjack ‘Helpless’ Florida Woman — Big Mistake

    06/02/2020 5:07:34 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 81 replies
    Tap Haps ^ | 6/2/20
    A shocking story has emerged out of Clearwater, Florida, where two saggy-pants-wearing thugs carjacked a woman and her son in the parking lot of a Bank of America. The story went viral after the fed-up “helpless” woman they targeted turned the tables on them. The punks definitely realized their big mistake too late. A Clearwater, Florida, woman shot two thieves attempting to carjack her, resulting in the death of one of the suspects and a second-degree murder charge for the other. Now, many people are applauding her efforts to protect herself, her son, and her property from a couple of...
  • Western Rifle Shooters Association (WRSA) Taken Down

    I don't know if many freepers visit WRSA. I do. It appears that it was taken down by Wordpress today. Perhaps they'll return to their previous site on Blogspot. ******************** westernrifleshooters.wordpress.com is no longer available. This blog has been archived or suspended in accordance with our Terms of Service. For more information and to contact us please read this support document.
  • St. Louis police captain killed by looters at pawn shop: report

    06/02/2020 12:16:00 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 02 2020 | Robert Gearty
    Authorities say looters shot and killed a retired St. Louis police captain early Tuesday, according to reports. David Dorn, 77, suffered a gunshot wound to his torso about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday and died on a sidewalk in front of the looted shop, Lee's Pawn & Jewelry, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The paper reported the shooting was apparently recorded on Facebook Live. The Ethical Society of Police, a St. Louis black officers fraternal organization, mourned Dorn in a tweet as "the type of brother that would've given his life to save them if he had to."
  • At least 50 handguns stolen in overnight heist in California, police say

    06/02/2020 12:24:25 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 02 2020 | Vandana Rambaran
    More than 50 handguns were stolen in an overnight looting spree in California, marking another escalation in nearly a week of protests seeking justice for George Floyd. Travis Morgan, the owner of Guns, Fishing, & Other Stuff in Vacaville, told Fox News between 50 and 70 handguns were stolen during the early-morning heist that occurred shortly before 3 a.m. Police believe the suspects used social media to organize and coordinate the hit, according to local reports.
  • 32 guns stolen from Red’s Indoor Range in Pflugerville, $5K reward offered

    06/02/2020 1:43:08 PM PDT · by Levy78 · 22 replies
    KXAN Austin ^ | 6/2/2020 | Kate Winkle
    PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — A $5,000 reward is being offered for information about a burglary of an indoor range in Pflugerville in which three suspects stole 32 guns. Officials suspects forced their way into Red’s Indoor Range at 1908 West Pecan St. at 3:32 a.m. Monday. They took both handguns and long guns. The Pflugerville Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are involved in the investigation....
  • Report: LAPD Arrests Man ‘Armed to the Teeth’ in National Guard Uniform

    06/02/2020 1:45:57 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 02 2020 | JOSHUA CAPLAN
    A heavily armed man wearing a National Guard uniform was arrested early Tuesday morning on assault weapon charges in Los Angeles, according to FOX 11. Reporter Bill Melugin said the arrest occurred near protests over the death of George Floyd in the city’s downtown area. The suspect, 31-year-old Gregory Wong, was taken into custody at 1st Street and N Main Street around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. The site is located across the street from the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) headquarters. “Authorities [said] that the suspect was dressed in National Guard apparel and had multiple weapons on him at the...
  • Looters Argue With Armed Store Owners ‘About Why They Can’t Break In’ On Live TV

    06/02/2020 1:57:18 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 34 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | June 2, 2020 | Jake Dima
    A live TV broadcast showed a group of suspected looters in Los Angeles confront business owners bearing long guns for not allowing them to break in to stores. “There’s a standoff here arguing about why they can’t break into the place,” a Fox 11 TV reporter said during a live broadcast Sunday evening. Soon after, both the alleged looters and the people in front of the store attempted to flag down police. When police arrived, confusion broke out and officers began to arrest everyone.
  • Judging from the line outside this Long Island gun store, the ‘you don’t need a firearm to protect yourself just call the police’ narrative is in trouble

    06/02/2020 2:01:05 PM PDT · by kevcol · 51 replies
    Twitchy ^ | June 2, 2020 | Doug P.
    In the last several days we’ve seen many people on social media say that they’ve called the police and have been told the response either wouldn’t happen or would take a long time. It seems now more than ever that Americans increasingly aren’t relying on the police to protect them and are taking things into their own hands. Here’s just one example: Line up for a gun shop in Long Island right now. +50 people and over a 2 hour wait. pic.twitter.com/SOVAfoc3Gk — Clarion Project (@clarionproject)
  • Armed ‘Patriots’ patrol Coeur d’Alene (Idaho)

    06/02/2020 11:32:32 AM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 53 replies
    Coeur d'Alene Press ^ | June 2, 2020 | Bill Buley
    Reports and rumors that groups bent on rioting and violence in Coeur d’Alene brought out men and women with guns on Monday determined to stop them if they arrive. Dan Carson was patrolling Sherman Avenue with an AR-12 automatic 12-gauge across his chest, an AR-15 strapped to his back, two 9mm handguns holstered and a .38 special, too. “I heard there are some people on the way who shouldn’t be here,” he said early Monday evening. Those people, he said, were Antifa and Proud Boys, militant far-left and far-right groups. Carson said he was in Spokane Sunday night helping protect...
  • Parkland Victim’s Father Attacks Smith & Wesson’s Free Speech

    06/02/2020 10:05:15 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    bearingarms.com ^ | 6/1/2020 | Tom Knighton
    The latest to try it is the ever-annoying Fred Guttenberg. The father of a mass shooting victim and two gun safety groups petitioned the federal government on Sunday to stop the firearms manufacturer Smith & Wesson from using what they described as “deceptive and unfair” marketing to promote assault-style rifles. The father, Fred Guttenberg, whose 14-year-old daughter, Jaime, died in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre in Parkland, Fla., joined with the advocacy groups Brady and Everytown for Gun Safety to send a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission. As part of the complaint, Mr. Guttenberg and the gun...
  • FBI: May 2020 Shatters Firearm Background Check Record

    06/02/2020 10:09:54 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 6/2/2020 | AWR Hawkins
    The number of National Instant Criminal Background System Checks (NICS) conducted in May 2020 shattered the record for the most checks conducted in any May since the inception of background checks. 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. Moreover, May comes on the heels of April 2020’s record setting checks, as there were more NICS conducted in April 2020 than in any April since background checks on gun sales were conducted in April 1999. And March 2020 not only set a record for the...