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  • Bullets And Ballots - Florida Recount's Hidden Gun Control Agenda

    11/13/2018 3:36:36 PM PST · by Starman417 · 11 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-13-18 | Daniel John Sobieski
    We’ve all seen those lists of objects, names, places on tests attached along with the question of which one doesn’t belong or is out of place. Apply that test to the three Florida races affected by the vote fraud/incompetence in Broward and Palm Beach counties: Senator, Governor, and Agricultural Commissioner. Uh, agricultural commissioner? Why is anyone trying to steal that election, one lost under the radar among the seemingly more important national impact offices at stake. The answer is that capturing the Florida agricultural commissioner’s post would be a key victory in liberal and progressive push for gun control. As...
  • What the Pittsburgh Tree of Life Synagogue shooting taught me (vanity)

    11/11/2018 2:53:44 PM PST · by Optimist · 6 replies
    vanity | 11/11/18 | self
    Once again Liberals are shown to be blind to their own hypocrisy. Although the following comments can be attributed to liberals of all stripes, in this case I specifically refer to Jews due to a) the Tree of Life massacre being against Jews specifically, b) my being Jewish and my constant amazement at the disconnect of those around me, c) my observances of the congregation, members and the Rabbi before and after the Pittsburgh massacre, and d) their ongoing attacks on everything conservative and Trump. Fact: Most Jews are Liberals guided more by "social justice" and liberal policy than facts,...
  • Pelosi: Gun control ‘will be a priority’ in next House

    11/09/2018 3:46:50 AM PST · by SMGFan · 86 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 8, 2018
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who plans to return as Speaker in the next Congress, declared Thursday that gun control will be a priority under the newly elected Democratic majority. “I do believe, because in this Congress…there is bipartisan legislation to have common sense background checks to prevent guns going into the wrong hands. It doesn’t cover everything, but it will save many lives,” Pelosi said on CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time" as the nation grapples with its latest mass shooting. “This will be a priority for us going into the next Congress,” she added.
  • Gun owners need to take action

    11/09/2018 6:56:39 AM PST · by Paul R. · 43 replies
    Me | 11/9/2018 | PaulR
    I am going to throw this out there as an incomplete idea, in the hope that some of our more astute FReepers can put some real thought into it, and make some serious suggestions. I believe that a certain level of "gun violence" is a price we pay for freedom. I also believe that a good deal of that violence associated with drug crime and the like could be addressed and minimized with harsher penalties and a widespread program to both saturate violence prone communities with knowledge of those penalties, demonstrate to members of those communities that cooperation with police...
  • Illegal Alien Murders Wife after Portland Sheriff Sets Him Free Without Notifying ICE

    11/03/2018 8:52:44 AM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | November 3, 2018 | Brock Simmons
    Multnomah County “sheriff” Mike Reese is now taking heat for failing to notify I.C.E. when he had an illegal alien in custody up on assault charges. Those charges were dropped, of course, and the illegal alien was set free, only for said illegal alien to go on to murder his wife by stabbing her to death and dumping her body in a ditch. Multnomah County is home to Portland, Oregon. ... A man accused of murdering his wife and leaving her body in a ditch is at the center of a firestorm between ICE and the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office....
  • OBAMA: "If they bring a knife, we bring a gun." - Search for video

    11/02/2018 5:21:22 PM PDT · by Bon mots · 35 replies
    MSM | November 2, 2018 | Bon Mots
    I am trying to find video of Obama saying that. It is widely acknowledged that he did say it on June 13, 2008 in Philadelphia, but YouTube, Google and all of the MSM have carefully scrubbed the net of this video. Soon, they will deny he ever said it. Just like that video of Al Gore saying that the North Polar Ice Cap would be completely gone by 2013.It's GONE - never to be seen again. I found an archive of Obummer speeches, but it's also been removed from there: ObamaDownloads.com
  • Georgia man allegedly puts infant daughter on top of gun during traffic stop

    10/30/2018 5:11:14 AM PDT · by LoicW · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/29/18 | Bradford Betz
    Authorities in Georgia on Monday said a man -- driving with his three-month-old daughter in his lap -- put the baby on top of a stolen handgun on a car's floorboard after police pulled him over on a busy highway, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Detavis Madison, 24, allegedly told Snellville Police officers there wasn't anyone else inside the vehicle. But when officers inspected Madison's car, they found his daughter sitting on top of the gun, Channel 2 Action News reported.
  • It Was No More The Guns, Than The Bombs

    10/28/2018 7:08:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 28, 2018 | Kevin McCullough
    Wrapping up a week of some tragic and absurd news stories it was easy to see the knives coming out. Two national horrors in back to back succession left many asking for answers—as is almost always the case. Two mentally disturbed individuals—one a Trump “supporter” (though his life demonstrated values far different from his social media,) the other an avowed hater of the President. Their support or hate of this President or the previous, or the next ten of course does not matter. The media will nevertheless blame all of it on a Republican President that most of theirs didn’t...
  • 47,220 gun incidents in the U.S. in 2018

    10/27/2018 6:37:24 PM PDT · by jmclemore · 60 replies
    marketwatch.com ^ | Oct. 27, 2018 | Sue Chang
    In 2018 alone, including the most recent carnage at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, there have been 47,220 gun-related incidents resulting in 11,984 deaths in the United States, according to data compiled by Gun Violence Archive, an independent data-collection and research group. That breaks down to 157 incidents and 40 deaths a day and does not include 22,000 suicides. Of the total fatalities, 548 were children, while 2,321 were teenagers. www.marketwatch.com
  • Ruger LCP .380 vs. the Taurus Spectrum .380 as a trail gun?

    10/25/2018 10:11:02 AM PDT · by Paul R. · 92 replies
    Self | 10/25/2018 | Me
    What are FReeper's thoughts on the Ruger LCP .380 vs. the Taurus Spectrum .380 as a trail gun? I am looking for something fairly small and light, with decent punch, but decent quality, to carry in a backpack while hiking, fishing, etc. Budget is limited to around $200. I might spring for a 2nd magazine to keep snakeshot* charges in, the 1st would get hollow points. I have looked at and briefly handled a Ruger LCP .380: Size, weight, and "feel" are all good for me. Reviews seem to indicate it is very reliable and not ammo picky. The Taurus...
  • Police release video showing Lakeland city commissioner firing shot that killed shoplifting suspect

    10/16/2018 10:35:27 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 26 replies
    WFLA ^ | 10 16 20108 | Mark Douglas
    Lakeland police have released surveillance video showing a city commissioner shoot a man who was trying to steal a hatchet from his military surplus store. The video has been edited for this story and does not show the fatal shot being fired. Police are investigating the deadly shooting. The shooting happened Oct. 3 at the Vets Army Navy Surplus which is owned by Dunn. The video shows the city commissioner trying to detain Lopez with his left hand and then shoots him with a semi-automatic Glock handgun in his right hand as Lopez tried to make a break. Lopez has...
  • Cody Wilson and the 3-D Printed Gun Taken Down

    10/01/2018 2:45:03 AM PDT · by vannrox · 19 replies
    Kirt Nimmo Blog ^ | 21sep18 | Kurt Nimmo
    the 3-D Printed Gun Taken Down This is what happens if you go up against the state and you have a degree of notoriety—you get framed, or set-up for a fall and a lifetime of shame. That’s what happened to Cody Wilson, the guy who invented the 3-D printed gun. He was arrested in Taiwan, accused of “sexual assaulting” a 16-year old girl in Texas. From The New York Times: Mr. Wilson, 30, is accused of taking a girl he met via the website SugarDaddyMeet.com to a hotel in Austin on Aug. 15, having sex with her and paying her...
  • Was Handgun used by Middleton Workplace Attacker Homemade?

    09/27/2018 5:15:51 AM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 27 September, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Image from WKOW On Wednesday, 19 September, in Middleton Wisconsin, at WTS Paradigm, , a worker shot four co-workers. Three have been hospitalized and are recovering.  One was grazed, treated, and released. Tong was killed in a shootout with police. Anthony Y. Tong was prohibited from possessing firearms in 2004, after an incident in which he exhibited paranoia. When his home in Madison, Wisconsin, was searched, firearms parts, ammunition, and a silencer were found, according to police. From wcfcourier.com: The search of Tong’s house at 9738 Gilded Cider Blvd. following a court-authorized, no-knock entry revealed a cache that included six...
  • 12 pairs of dueling pistols

    09/22/2018 5:46:09 AM PDT · by vannrox · 35 replies
    OOBJECT ^ | Unknown FR Post 9-22-2018 | David Galbraith
    Dueling pistols are strange, beautiful and ironic. Gadgets to shoot each other in the face, crafted with the delicacy and decorative extravagance of expensive jewelry.They appeared in the 18th C, as faster firing versions of older, flintlock guns replaced swords. Their use dwindled in the 19th C, while duels were still fought in the Western US states. Here the less rich would engage in gouging, similarly prearranged combat, with the aim of plucking out the opponent’s eyes. Dueling pistols were designed for the upper classes, for the preservation of honor. They were used illegally by generals and poets (Pushkin was...
  • V-103's Wanda Smiths Husband Pulls Gun On Comedian Katt Williams After She Loses Epic Roast Session!

    09/18/2018 8:42:40 AM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    TNN News Raw3 ^ | Published on Sep 17, 2018 | Tommy Sotomayor
    V-103's Wanda Smiths Husband Pulls Gun On Comedian Katt Williams After She Loses Epic Roast Session!
  • US judge strikes down California ban on handgun ads

    09/11/2018 6:49:14 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 11, 2018 | AP News
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. judge on Tuesday struck down a nearly century-old California law that banned handgun ads at gun shops, saying the state failed to show it would prevent suicides or crime. The 1923 law banned any handgun ads at gun shops that were visible from outside the store. State officials argued the ads would spur impulsive people to buy a handgun, and impulsive people are more prone to suicide and crime. The law, however, did not restrict ads for other firearms. Judge Troy Nunley in Sacramento noted in his ruling that gun shops could display a...
  • A good guy with a gun has saved many lives in Florida – something the media rarely report

    09/05/2018 6:16:21 PM PDT · by Coleus · 6 replies
    FOX News ^ | 08.07.18 | John R. Lott
    A good guy with a gun has saved many lives in Florida – something the media rarely report Bystander with gun stops shooting at Florida park Gunfire breaks out at back to school event. Thankfully, a heroic citizen with a permit to legally carry a concealed handgun was able to save countless lives in Florida Saturday when he shot a gunman who opened fire on a back-to-school event attended by over 150 students at a park in Titusville, Florida. The media rarely give national news coverage to incidents like this, but responsible gun owners have stepped forward in this way...
  • Vigilantes With A Badge: Warrior Cops Endanger Our Lives And Freedoms

    08/31/2018 9:55:27 PM PDT · by vannrox · 55 replies
    Rutherford Institute ^ | 31AUG18 | John W. Whitehead
    “There are always risks in challenging excessive police power, but the risks of not challenging it are more dangerous, even fatal.” - Hunter S. Thompson, Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century I have known a lot of good cops, I have defended a lot of good cops, and I have been fortunate to call a number of good cops friends. So when I say that warrior cops - hyped up on their own authority and the power of the badge - have not made America any safer or...
  • Man shot at women drivers, thinking only men should operate vehicles, authorities say

    08/28/2018 3:45:05 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 110 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com ^ | 08/25/2018 | By Amy Lieu
    Texas man whom authorities claim has a "dim" view of women was arrested this week, accused of firing shots at women drivers because he doesn't believe they should be allowed behind the wheel, officials said. Nicholas D’Agostino, 29, is linked to at least three road rage shootings, all occuring in the Houston suburb of Katy, officials said. He appeared before a judge Thursday night on charges of shooting two women in their cars in two separate instances, Fox 26 Houston reported.
  • Pew Poll Supports High levels of Defensive Gun Use

    08/07/2018 6:39:06 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 3 August, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    The number of defensive gun uses (dgu) in the United States is difficult to measure. Surveys which ask about defensive gun uses have routinely shown numbers between 500,000 and 3 million per year.  A survey, specifically designed to determine dgu in the U.S., the National Self Defense Survey, (NSDS) found about 2.5 million dgu per year in 1993. The National Crime Victim Survey (NCVS), shows smaller numbers, about 80,000 per year. The NCVS does not ask about defensive gun uses, but depends on victims volunteering the information.Numerous other polls have found similar numbers to what the NSDS found.  These...