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  • Lawsuit Against Cities Near Chicago, for Black Crime in Chicago is Struck Down

    03/20/2016 4:36:28 AM PDT · by marktwain · 32 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 14 March, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    A bizarre lawsuit, filed by the reliably leftist Rev. Michael Pfleger, was dismissed by Cook County judge Franklin Valderrama on February 25th. Other leftist activists had joined Rev. Pfleger in filing the lawsuit against three municipalities outside of Chicago.† From A lawsuit filed by Rev. Michael Pfleger and a group of activists last year that said lax local gun laws in Lincolnwood were to blame when guns sold by the townís only firearms dealer ended up at Chicago crime scenes has been dismissed by a Cook County judge. The lawsuits tried to make the claim that black people...
  • Trophy Lion Hunting Vindicated. 200 Lions to be Wasted

    03/02/2016 5:05:31 AM PST · by marktwain · 17 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 29 February, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    When the witch hunt for Walter Palmer began on social media, following the killing of an old, collared lion tagged ďCecilĒ by humans, many warned that the emotional outburst would result in further loses of lions and lion habitat.This is because trophy hunting is what provides the mechanism to conserve lions in the wild.† This is especially true in Africa, where locals view lions as a pest, and only tolerate them if they bring in desperately needed dollars, marks, or euros. Trophy hunting makes lions valuable.† Social Justice Warriors (SJW) who work to destroy trophy hunting out of ignorance...
  • Wanted: Help in Contacting ProTELL Swiss Rights Organization

    12/17/2015 8:43:07 AM PST · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 December, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    I am researching an article on suicide and guns in Switzerland, but I need some help obtaining numbers from about the reduction in Swiss militia in the 2004 drawdown, and how the numbers of guns in peoples homes may have been reduced. It would be very helpful to obtain some detailed suicide data as well, particularly for the militia. Unfortunately, I do not speak or write German, Italian, or French.† I am sure that there exists a ProTell member who could assist me, but I have not found any† way to contact them. An alternate possibility would be a...
  • Poll on Armed, Trained, Teachers

    10/10/2015 12:44:31 PM PDT · by marktwain · 34 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 10 October, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    ABC11 is running a poll to gauge whether people think armed, trained, teachers should be allowed to protect students.† They have framed the question as an all or nothing choice between all teachers being armed and none.†† The people voting on the poll are not buying it, and are voting for armed teachers almost 2-1.Here is a link to the poll.† It is a down on the bottom of the article. The article is about a North Carolina father petitioning the local school to allow select and trained teachers to protect children. Wrennís proposal says ďany administrator or teacher that...
  • L.A. Launches More Gun Buyback Dog & Pony Show

    05/05/2015 9:05:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies ^ | 5/5/2015 | RRangel
    Over this next weekend the city of Los Angeles, will be having more gun buybacks, for ďillegal and unwanted guns.Ē The city handlers say itís successful and necessary, yet there isnít a peep about the failure of Proposition 47 in the CBS article, that has led to a major increase of violent crime and shootings in the city. Itís completely likely that gun buybacks, have no effect, being that thereís no actual deterrent to violence committed by criminals.
  • TX: Dramatic Video of Gunfight

    09/17/2014 11:11:12 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 16 September, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    The man attempting the robbery appears to have a pistol gripped shotgun of unknown make.††† In the video, it is clear that he hides the shotgun until he starts to attempt the robbery.†† In the narrative, it is unclear exactly what happens next, whether the father pulls out a gun and tells the robber to leave after the daughter is threatened, or whether the father hands the gun to the 20 year old son,† or whether the son takes the gun from the father, and then shoots the robber.† It seems most likely that the father handed the handgun...
  • AZ:.22 Rimfire Spotted in Yuma

    09/07/2014 3:01:18 PM PDT · by marktwain · 59 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 7 September, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    .22 rimfire is starting to become more available, as tremendous demand is being met.†† From around the country I am hearing reports of more .22 rimfire being available, though supplies are still not sufficient to keep stores stocked. My friend Jerry needed to purchase some shotgun ammunition for dove hunting, as I was taking his son and friend out as beginning hunters.†† We drove to Wal Mart.†† Shotgun ammunition has never been in short supply.†† Wal Mart was out of dove loads!† Shooting dove with duck loads or buck shot is not a good idea.†† I should explain that...
  • Fresh violence in riot-hit US town, new autopsy ordered

    08/17/2014 2:17:08 PM PDT · by Morgana · 22 replies
    yahoo ^ | Loic Hofstedt
    Ferguson (United States) (AFP) - Fresh violence in the riot-hit US town of Ferguson left one person shot and seven people arrested Sunday as authorities ordered a second autopsy on an unarmed black teenager gunned down by police. A week of racially charged tensions following the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown flared anew overnight Saturday as police confronted around 200 protesters who defied an overnight curfew.
  • MO:Owner with gun stops jewelry store heist

    12/23/2013 7:37:37 PM PST · by marktwain · 5 replies ^ | 3 December, 2013 | AP
    ELLISVILLE, MO. (AP) -- Two men are in custody after allegedly trying to rob a St. Louis County jewelry store, only to have the store owner pull out a pistol and shoot at them.
  • Recall efforts against Colorado gun controllers move forward

    07/10/2013 10:11:17 PM PDT · by RC one · 5 replies
    On Tuesday, the Colorado secretary of state rejected a challenge to one state senatorís recall while the other senator filed a complaint in district court to stave off a vote that could see him become the first elected official kicked out of office in state history. Supporters of Sen. Angela Giron are a step behind those of Senate President John Morse, whose attempt to toss out signatures calling for his ouster was rejected last week. The lawyer representing one of Morseís constituents argued that the petitions should be invalidated because they didnít contain specific language calling for an election to...
  • Sen. Mike Lee blasts Ďclosed-door backroom dealsí on gun bill; demands full text

    04/11/2013 8:16:44 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 31 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | April 11, 2013 | 10:47 am | Charlie Spiering
    On the Senate floor moments ago, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, reminded his colleagues that they still didnít have the full text of the gun control bill they were about to vote on. Lee explained that the text of the background check compromise proposed by Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on Wednesday had still not been revealed. ďAs of this morning, as of this very moment, not a single senator has been provided with the legislative text of that very provision.Ē Lee stated, reminding his colleagues that the provision was the ďheartĒ of the bill.
  • Dem Congressman: ĎItís Clear That We [Also] Need to Look at Handgunsí

    02/11/2013 1:38:21 PM PST · by neverdem · 62 replies
    National Review Online ^ | February 10, 2013 | Andrew Johnson
    NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† The CornerThe one and only. Dem Congressman: ‚ÄėIt‚Äôs Clear That We [Also] Need to Look at Handguns‚Äô By¬†Andrew Johnson February 10, 2013 4:41 P.M. On Friday night‚Äôs Rachel Maddow Show, Illinois representative Luis Guti√©rrez told guest host Melissa Harris-Perry that the violence in his Chicago district could be cause for lawmakers to take action not only on semi-automatic weapons, but on handguns. Noting (correctly)¬†that nearly 97 percent of Chicago gun murders in 2011, the most recent year for which statistic are available, were carried out with handguns, Guti√©rrez said,‚ÄĚIt‚Äôs clear that we need to...
  • Idaho Lawmaker: 'Government Not Responsible for Controlling Weapons'

    01/08/2013 11:11:04 AM PST · by Red Steel · 12 replies
    Boise Weekly ^ | Sun, Dec 23, 2012 at 10:14 AM | George Prentice
    Sales of firearms have been increasing nationwide, and Idaho is no exception. This morning's Coeur d'Alene Press reports that concealed carry classes have been booked solid in the north Idaho community, and one gun shop has seen a 30 percent jump in sales in the past several days. "I think the No. 1 reason (sales are up) is people are afraid theyíre going to lose their ability to purchase firearms,Ē Ed Santos, owner of Center Target Sports in Post Falls, told the Press. "Look at cities that have gun control, like Chicago. Gun control doesn't work." Meanwhile, Coeur d'Alene Republican...
  • Detective in George Zimmerman case turns to Jose Baez for legal help(FL)

    11/20/2012 6:35:52 AM PST · by marktwain · 9 replies ^ | 19 November, 2012 | Frances Robles
    The lead detective in the George Zimmerman murder trial has hired famed lawyer Jose Baez to represent him as he maneuvers the next steps of the contentious, high-profile case, The Miami Herald has learned. Chris Serino, a former Sanford police major-crimes investigator, became a controversial figure when evidence revealed he had quietly filed an arrest affidavit a few weeks after the shooting death of Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin, even as his chief publicly said there wasnít enough evidence to make a case. A letter was sent last week by Baez to Dean Ringer Morton & Lawton, the law firm...
  • City rejects Sanford police chief's resignation

    04/23/2012 2:48:10 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 25 replies
    Raycom News Network ^ | April 23, 2012 | Theresa Seiger
    SANFORD, FL (RNN) - Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee Jr. announced Monday he would resign permanently from the city's police force, but the city commission is having none of it. Lee said early Monday he would resign immediately and permanently, and the commission planned to discuss his severance package at 4 p.m. ET. However, the AP reported the commission voted 3-2 to reject Lee's resignation. The majority voting in favor of the rejection cited the very public uproar over George Zimmerman's shooting and killing of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, 17, as the reason for their vote. Lee resigned temporarily March...
  • Annual gun show a social experience for many(AK)

    03/12/2012 10:33:31 AM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies ^ | 10 March 2012 | GREG JOHNSON
    PALMER ó It takes a high-caliber weapon to turn heads at the annual Palmer Lions Club Gun Show, like Doug Albrightís Browning M2 .50-caliber machine gun. The Fairbanks resident had the fully functional weapon mounted on two-by-fours at his booth. Albright isnít selling the gun, but said itís a great conversation piece and a way to draw show-goers to his table to see what else he has to offer. ďOh, it works,Ē he said. ďIíve shot up old cars with it before, cast-iron boilers, theyíre good, too.Ē Itís at Albrightís table, Anchorage resident Deryl Titus was found admiring the Browning....
  • New York City -1 US Constitution-0 NYC profits from seizures of legal guns

    01/28/2012 8:06:03 AM PST · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Homeland Security Examiner ^ | 27 January, 2012 | Kimberly Dvorak
    The case, New York against Mark Meckler, Tea Party Patriots co-founder; The charge, C Violent Felony of Possession of a Firearm with Intent to Use; The reality, Meckler was in-transit at LaGuardia Airport and declared his fully-licensed, unloaded weapon that was stored in a TSA-approved locked case located in his luggage; The result, jail and a fine. Meckler describes his ordeal as nothing short of a nightmare. ďOn December 15, I requested a firearms declaration form from the ticket agent. It was my intent to declare and check my unloaded firearm. I have a valid concealed carry permit for it...
  • Senator Levin: It was Obama who required Indefinite Detainment Bill INCLUDE U.S. Citizens

    12/13/2011 8:52:56 AM PST · by opentalk · 33 replies
    sherriequestioningall ^ | December 11, 2011
    Well now we know, for those who have been holding out ďhopeĒ that Obama will veto the 1031 Indefinite Detainment Bill against holding U.S. Citizens without rights to a trial or lawyer or charges for the rest of their livesÖ. It was Obama who required the bill have the language of U.S. Citizens being held without rights in the bill! The only reason he would veto it, is because it does not give him the absolute power as he wants!...Here is Senator Levin on the floor of the Senate revealing it was Obama himself who Demanded U.S. Citizens be part...
  • Unbelievable: Operation Fast and Furious Agents...Promoted

    08/16/2011 3:36:45 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies ^ | August 16, 2011 | Katie Pavlich
    You got our gun control regulations through! Great job! Here's promotion! ATF agents involved in Operation Fast and Furious who should have been fired by now for putting over 2000 high powered weapons into the hands of ruthless Mexican drug cartels, on purpose, have been promoted. Yes, promoted. Only in government can you have blood on your hands and get a pay raise and moved from the Phoenix Field Office to a cushy office in Washington D.C.The three supervisors have been given new management positions at the agency's headquarters in Washington. They are William G. McMahon, who was the ATF's...
  • American Tracy Barnes Wins World Biathlon Shoot-Out

    03/30/2011 10:16:13 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 13 replies ^ | 29 Mar 2011 | unattributed
    Tracy Barnes of Durango, Colorado beat the very best biathletes in the world in the Shoot-Out phase the Veltins World Team Challenge in Schalke, Germany. The World Team Challenge, held annually in the Veltins Arena, is the equivalent of the SuperBowl of Biathlon. Tracy grabbed top honors in the prestigious Shoot-Out event, a shooting competition for the top 20 biathletes in the world. In this invitation-only event, 10 women competed head-to-head in a four-stage shooting event duplicating the format for a regular biathlon race (two prone, two standing). In the final round of competition, the top three ladies from the...
  • Governor supports open-carry concept (OK)

    03/19/2011 6:48:23 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies ^ | 19 March, 2011 | BARBARA HOBEROCK
    Gov. Mary Fallin supports the concept of allowing Oklahomans to openly carry guns, her spokesman said Friday. ďI think we will wait and see what gets to her desk, but she supports the concept of open carry in general,Ē Alex Weintz, a Fallin spokesman, said Friday. Advertisement Fallin campaigned on protecting Second Amendment rights. Several measures in the Legislature deal with guns. Sen. Steve Russell, R-Oklahoma City, on Tuesday secured passage of Senate Bill 129 that would allow anyone 18 or older to openly carry a gun. The vote was 36-8. Russell said several other states have similar laws, adding...
  • Nuclear bomb material found for sale on Georgia black market

    11/07/2010 5:17:21 PM PST · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Guardian ^ | 11/7/10 | Julian Borger
    Exclusive: Georgia trial reveals how sting netted highly enriched uranium that had been smuggled via train inside lead-lined cigarette box Highly enriched uranium that could be used to make a nuclear bomb is on sale on the black market along the fringes of the former Soviet Union, according to evidence emerging from a secret trial in Georgia. Two Armenians, a businessman and a physicist, have pleaded guilty to smuggling highly enriched uranium (HEU) into Georgia in March, stashing it in a lead-lined package on a train from Yerevan to Tbilisi. Georgia's president, Mikheil Saakashvili, informed other heads of state of...
  • Jacksonville Home Invader Shoots Woman Pistol Whips Man Drug Money

    08/07/2010 5:41:49 PM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies ^ | 6 August, 2010 | Dan Scanlan
    An intruder pummeled a 33-year-old Jacksonville man with a gun Thursday afternoon and shot his naked 31-year-old girlfriend, but was fired on himself as he fled their home in the 7000 block of Paul Jones Drive. The man got away in a beige Chevrolet Impala, but it was unclear if he was wounded in the home-invasion robbery. The male victim was in the den and his girlfriend was taking a bath when a 6-foot African-American man with a Jamaican accent in a black shirt, tan pants and a black bandana on his face appeared in the door. He pointed a...
  • Caption this picture

    01/26/2010 8:59:00 PM PST · by iowamark · 22 replies · 1,177+ views
    NY Post ^ | 01/26/2010
  • The Savage silence of the lambs, Part 2 (part 2 on the banning of Savage in the UK)

    08/10/2009 3:44:48 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 3 replies · 449+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 8-10-09 | Ellis Washington
    Regarding the Michael Savage affair, I would like to echo the comments by Jeff Kuhner who frequently hosts "The Savage Nation" in Michael's absence, particularly his revelatory monologue on Aug. 5. Jeff eloquently voiced the passions and frustrations of Michael and "The Savage Nation" audience, pointing out that normally when someone is profiled in the revered New Yorker magazine, they are granted instant celebrity status and given entree to all of the major network news, cable, newspapers and radio media.
  • What makes everyone so antsy about Michael Savage?

    07/21/2009 6:22:41 PM PDT · by SmithL · 53 replies · 1,570+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 7/21/9 | Rich "Big Vinny" Lieberman
    A relative of mine asked me how in good conscience I could be a guest on the Michael Savage show. Michael Savage?!WTF!?, that "god-awful, pathetic hate-mongering" nut case on radio?We'll, first off, I was asked to be a guest and accepted, just like I was offered an interview, via phone, regarding Savage and his much publicized situation with the UK and its "ban-list", which still includes Savage's name despite reports that he's off it. He's not and told me so, among other things.Let me first state very overtly and openly that, yes, as I've said in this corner, on TV,...
  • Fenty Just Says "Semi-automatic handguns will still be illegal" in DC!

    06/26/2008 9:14:08 AM PDT · by NewJerseyJoe · 141 replies · 378+ views
    Fox News Channel ^ | 6/26/08 | Fox News Channel
    [Link is to FNC main site, not to individual video] Mayor Fenty just said, live on Fox News Channel, that although DC citizens can keep guns in their homes and they will start allowing people to register/license, that "semi-automatic handguns will still be illegal" in DC! Doesn't that directly contravene this morning's ruling? Is he spitting in the face of SCOTUS already??
  • 'Mayors Against Illegal Guns' Preparing Their Assault

    10/29/2006 10:02:39 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 65 replies · 1,316+ views ^ | October 26, 2006 | Susan Jones
    ( - More than one hundred of the nation's mayors are breathing new life into the gun control movement. The "Mayors Against Illegal Guns Coalition," a bipartisan group of 109 mayors in 44 states, is meeting Thursday in Chicago to "share strategies in the fight against illegal guns." According to the coalition's website, those strategies include "how to work with local law enforcement agencies and state representatives to maximize penalties for those who possess, use and traffic in illegal guns." The discussion also will focus on information sharing and "best practices on enforcement and legislative issues." Two more "working groups"...
  • A special double edition of Carnival of Cordite is up.

    09/10/2005 3:34:28 AM PDT · by 2Am4Sure · 133+ views
    Resistance is Futile ^ | Sep. 9, 2005 | Gullyborg
    Carnival of Cordite Double Edition! Welcome back, readers. As most of you know, we took last Friday off from regular Carnival posting in order to focus on relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Katrina. This week, our prayers continue to go out to those in need. If you haven't already, please help. And now we begin our special DOUBLE LENGTH Carnival of Cordite. Due to the overwhelming number of posts, plus those left from last week, I'll have to keep my own comments to a minimum. I'm doing my best to ensure each and every submission is included; if...
  • Elderly Man Kills Intruder

    02/16/2005 2:28:59 PM PST · by hoosierboy · 12 replies · 876+ views
    wsbt ^ | 02/16/05
    Police say shooting appears justified (WSBT) Police say an elderly Mishawaka man was justified in shooting an intruder in his home early Wednesday morning. It happened about 1:12am in the 700 block of 3rd Street. Investigators say 84-year-old Robert Birtwhistle was sound asleep when he heard 40-year-old James Rosebush trying to kick in his front door. "That ain't the first time that fella's been here," he told NEWS22. "He come in here and I had this locked like this just right here to where he absolutely could not get in," Birtwhistle said, pointing to one lock on his door. "But,...
  • Multiple Shooting in Wisconsin

    11/21/2004 4:04:56 PM PST · by Lijahsbubbe · 34 replies · 3,252+ views
    Updated: 11/21/2004 06:00:59 PM Rice Lake, WI -- Five people are dead and three injured in a shooting incident that apparently began over a hunting dispute in western Wisconsin. The confrontation began around noon, when authorities said a man in hunting gear was told to leave some wooded land by the property owners. The man left, but returned with an automatic rifle and started firing. Sawyer County was in a virtual lockdown as authorities searched for the gunman. One suspect was eventually taken into custody around 5:20 p.m. The suspect's name has not been released. Officials at Lakeview Medical Center...
  • second amend alert Bradies on MSNBC dancing on reagans grave.

    06/10/2004 2:09:55 PM PDT · by longtermmemmory · 16 replies · 122+ views
    June 12, 2004
    sara gungrabber on now.
  • Bazooka seized in huge gun bust

    01/17/2003 9:46:18 AM PST · by gnarledmaw · 108 replies · 1,559+ views
    CNN ^ | Thursday, January 16, 2003 | Kelli Arena
    <p>QUEEN CREEK, Arizona (CNN) -- A "deadly" weapons cache was uncovered in an Arizona storage facility Thursday by agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, an agency spokesman said.</p> <p>"There is a large cache of military firearms, including explosives, machine guns, a bazooka, a flame thrower," said a spokesman for the ATF in Phoenix. A Russian rocket-propelled grenade launcher also was seized.</p>