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  • Gun-grabbing father of Alison Parker on all channels praising Obama and demanding "gun control"

    08/28/2015 11:48:05 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 73 replies
    August 28, 2015
    This is disgusting. He just said both liberal democrat US senators in VA helped him when he ran for office and he helped them and he's disappointed they have not call him and called for more gun legislation. Then he says Obama can do something about guns because his hero got a deal with Iran passed, got healthcare for everyone, blah, blah, blah. I am getting sick and tired of seeing this liberal gun grabber on cable 24/7. He needs to take some and grieve his daughter who was just murdered. If Hillary Clinton is elected she's got a job...
  • Slain Reporter's Father: I Want More Gun Control

    08/28/2015 3:17:12 AM PDT · by markomalley · 113 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 8/28/15 | Paul Bois
    Once again, the left has exploited the ruminations of a grieving father to push gun control. In an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo Thursday, Andy Parker, the father of slain WDBJ journalist Alison Parker, demanded that his daughter's death at the hands of a murderer may be a cause to bolster politicians into passing more gun control laws. "If I have to be the John Walsh of gun control and -- look, I'm for the Second Amendment, but there has to be a way to force politicians that are cowards and in the pockets of the NRA to come to...
  • “Obama: Many more in US die from gun-related incidents than from terrorism”

    08/28/2015 10:22:36 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 36 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/28/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    Robert Spencer has been revealing the truth about Islam and its murderous minions for many years. The article below, taken by Spencer from the Blaze, reviews Barack Obama’s extraordinary reaction to the murder of reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam Ward by a “disgruntled” former work mate. “Watch What Obama Says About Gun Violence and Terrorism When Asked About WDBJ Shooting,” by Oliver Darcy, The Blaze, August 26, 2015: an excerpt “…In an interview with WPVI-TV, the president reacted to the killing of 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old photojournalist Adam Ward. “It breaks my heart every time you read...
  • Judge Andrew Napolitano’s Bizarre Op-Ed on RFRAs: He argues that RFRAs are unconstitutional

    04/06/2015 9:47:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/06/2015 | Ed Whelan
    In a challenging field of competitors, Fox News Channel’s Andrew Napolitano has a strong entry for the most laughable legal analysis of the Indiana religious-freedom law. In an April Fool’s Day op-ed that he evidently means to be taken seriously, Napolitano argues that state Religious Freedom Restoration Act laws are unconstitutional. Napolitano’s core claim is that the Supreme Court, in its 1997 ruling in Boerne v. Flores, ruled that the 1993 federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act is unconstitutional. In Boerne the Court ruled that Congress lacked the constitutional power to apply the federal RFRA against the states. Napolitano accurately summarizes...
  • How TV murderer was reprimanded for wearing an Obama badge to report on elections(trunc)

    08/27/2015 9:05:29 AM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 8/27/2015 | Ben Ashford
    Warped TV reporter Vester Lee Flanagan exasperated bosses with his 'stiff and nervous' delivery, his inability to use a teleprompter - and by wearing a President Obama badge during an election report, Daily Mail Online can reveal. Management at WDBJ dubbed the failed newsman the 'human tape recorder' because he frequently parroted what interviewees had told him rather than doing his own journalism. Flanagan, 41, clashed repeatedly with photojournalists, belittling them in public and intimidating them with his violent temper, according to internal reports. He was also censured for wearing an Obama sticker while recording a segment at a polling...
  • Vester Flanagan Threatened Colleagues, Played the Race Card for Years

    08/27/2015 8:06:25 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 75 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 8/26/2015 | Katie Zavadski, Kate Briquelet
    The cold-blooded Roanoke killer kept getting fired, kept threatening co-workers, and kept claiming he was the real victim. Vester Lee Flanagan claimed in a suicide note Wednesday that June’s massacre of black parishioners at a South Carolina church was “the tipping point” that sent him on the path to murdering two journalists on live television Wednesday. But in court papers and interviews with The Daily Beast, former colleagues describe Flanagan as a problematic employee, who was repeatedly reprimanded for his harsh treatment of coworkers, and complained racism was behind harsh evaluations of his work. “He just had a history of...
  • An Open Rant Aimed at Those Who Would Repeal the Second Amendment

    08/28/2015 9:10:39 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies
    nationalreview.com ^ | 8/27/2015 | Charles C. W. Cooke
    We should be absolutely clear about what Delaney is arguing here: He is a) agreeing with Jefferson that “laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind,” b) contending that “progress” suggests that the individual right to keep and bear arms is now counterproductive, and c) concluding that it is time therefore to make a “change in law and constitution” — in other words, to repeal the Second Amendment. This, it is true, is not a mainstream position on the American Left — at least, it is not one that is argued openly. But...
  • Clarke: ‘Shame on the Left’ For ‘Exploiting’ WDBJ Shooting ‘To Pursue a Political Agenda’

    08/28/2015 8:54:57 AM PDT · by rktman · 18 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/27/2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke (D) declared, “shame on the left” for “exploiting misery and tragedy for a — to pursue a political agenda” on Thursday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. Clarke said, “Well, shame on the left, shame on the Democrats for once again exploiting misery and tragedy for a — to pursue a political agenda. Shame on the president of the United States to invoke terrorism into this horrific incident that happened in Virginia.”
  • CNN's Don Lemon Grills Ben Carson: Rethink Gun Control

    08/28/2015 7:32:44 AM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 8/27/2015 | Scott Whitlock
    CNN anchors on Wednesday night hit two Republican presidential candidates on the subject of gun control, wondering if yesterday's horrific shooting in Roanoke, Virginia has prompted them to rethink their positions. Talking to Ben Carson, Don Lemon demanded, "After you watch a crime like this, does it make you question at all the role of guns in our society?" Carson reminded, "The Second Amendment of that Constitution gives citizens the right to keep and bare arms. Therefore, anything that we're going to do has to be done with respect to the Second Amendment." The Republican mentioned the opportunity to do...
  • The Truth About Guns in Virginia

    08/28/2015 7:15:57 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 8/27/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Since Wednesday's horrific double murder of journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward in Roanoke, Virginia, anti-gun activists have pounced at the opportunity to call for more gun control and exploited the tragedy within hours of its occurrence. Keep in mind the following statements were made before the facts were in about how the killer obtained his firearm.
  • Obama's next backdoor assault on 2nd Amendment (just to try to reduce legitimate gun ownership')

    08/27/2015 11:59:10 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 8 replies
    WND ^ | August 27, 2015 | Greg Corombos
    Secretary of State John Kerry Secretary of State John Kerry once again signed the United Nations Arms Treaty on Wednesday, a move that supporters say will help stop weapons from getting into the hands of criminals and terrorists worldwide but critics contend is is a backdoor assault on law-abiding gun owners. The treaty would require nations to conduct a detailed registration of all guns. The issue is dead on arrival in the U.S. Senate, but one of the leading experts on guns says even if the agreement is only ratified in other countries, it can still work to erode...
  • Kangaroo court in Waco: No reason needed to arrest packing pastor with CCL

    08/27/2015 9:43:17 PM PDT · by ExyZ · 30 replies
    Grits for Breakfast ^ | 08/27/2015 | Scott Henson
    Gun ownership is on trial in Waco, so why aren't the NRA and all the open-carry advocates going nuts over what's happening regarding prosecutions from the the Twin Peaks biker massacre? In McLennan County, visiting Judge James Morgan ruled after an examining trial that there was sufficient cause to have arrested a 65-year old concealed carry permit holder who wasn't wearing a biker cut but a Christian t-shirt (he's chaplain to the Bandidos and two veterans groups) because he was carrying legal personal weapons. The judge declared there was probable cause to support an arrest even though no police "officer...
  • Slain TV reporter's boyfriend asks for dialogue over gun violence

    08/27/2015 5:59:58 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 97 replies
    CNN.com ^ | 08/27/2015 | Ben Brumfield, Eliott C. McLaughlin and Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN
    (CNN)One day after reporter Alison Parker, 24, and her cameraman, Adam Ward, 27, were gunned down on live television in Roanoke, Virginia, Parker's boyfriend said merely remembering their lives is not enough. "There needs to be some action that is taken out of an event like this -- out of an event like Sandy Hook, like Charleston, like Aurora, Colorado... where these things just don't occur anymore," Chris Hurst told CNN on Thursday, citing a litany of American gun violence. "We need to have a substantive conversation on what is going on in America that is allowing evil to continue...
  • Father Of Slain Reporter Pledges That Gun Control Will Be ‘Alison’s Legaicy'

    08/27/2015 2:40:13 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 71 replies
    The Politistick ^ | 8/27/15 | GREG CAMPBELL
    America is still reeling from the on-air execution of Alison Parker and Adam Ward. While doing their jobs, both were slain by a devout racist and former colleague of their. The thoughts and prayers of everyone at PolitiStick go out to the families of these victims. It’s a senseless crime and it’s natural to try and make sense of such heinousness. The shooter, a homosexual black man, authored a 23-page manifesto clearly explaining his racial motivations for killing the two straight white people. And though America became engulfed in a rage of race-obsessed hysteria after the Dylann roof shooting, few...
  • Black, Gay Reporter Murders Straight, White Journalists — Media Blame the Gun

    08/27/2015 2:31:14 PM PDT · by RC one · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/26/15 | Ben Shaapiro
    Williams murdered two people while they were live on air on WDBJ in Virginia: reporter Alison Parker, and cameraman Adam Ward. After the murders, he went on the run – and while he was on the run, he tweeted out his rationale for the killings, accusing Parker of making “racist comments” and Ward of going “to hr on me after working with me one time!!!” He then posted video to his Facebook and Twitter pages of himself shooting both at point-blank range.
  • Jarrett on Gun-Control Push: ‘Everyone Should Be Able to Live in Our Country’

    08/27/2015 10:19:53 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 53 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | 8-27-2015 | Bridget Johnson
    White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett said the administration is renewing its call for gun control because while Wednesday’s journalist murders in Virginia “may not have been a mass shooting… it felt like a mass shooting.”Killer Vester Flanagan, who murdered reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward and wounded Chamber of Commerce official Vicki Gardner, passed a background check to buy two Glock handguns weeks ago. Jarrett told MSNBC last night that the shooting was “just heartbreaking,” and “we’re just faced with another tragedy.” “And we are once again asking ourselves, what more can we do? We know that the...
  • UN Gun Control Body Supported By Obama Sets Up Veto-Proof Framework

    08/27/2015 9:30:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 47 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/27/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    Representatives attending the UN Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in Mexico this week have set up a structure for future conferences on gun control that include a veto-proof decision making process. According to Reuters, representatives from 130 countries gathered in Mexico, although only 72 countries have fully ratified the treaty. They determined that Geneva will be “the seat of the permanent secretariat for the ATT” and they unanimously decided that unanimous agreements would not have to be reached on gun control decisions going forward. This gives the body a veto-proof process for making gun control decisions going forward.
  • Obama: Virginia shooting shows gun control is more urgent than fighting terrorism

    08/27/2015 9:28:16 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/27/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Talky pointy We touched yesterday on the left’s out-of-the-gate seizing on the Roanoke shooting to kick off the latest gun control push. It’s what they do, and no one was surprised that they did it - tinged as always with warnings like “we can’t wait any longer,” which imply, I guess, that everyone knows the left’s gun control agenda would stop killings like this, and we’re all just dragging our feet because the approval of the NRA is more important than the lives of folks like Alison Parker and Adam Ward. That’s the implication, and it’s hardly new. They dropped...
  • Secretary of State John Kerry Signs United Nations Gun Ban Treaty Against Wishes of U.S. Senate

    08/27/2015 7:01:02 AM PDT · by blueyon · 60 replies
    GOPthedailydose ^ | 8/27/15 | clyde
    If U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has his way the United Nations will be able to say if Americans are allowed to have their Second Amendment rights. He has just signed an anti-gun treaty with the United Nations that the U.S. Senate has already said it is against. The treaty Kerry signed without authorization from the Senate would create an un-Constitutional registry of all US gun buyers and would lead to the UN controlling American’s gun rights. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday signed a controversial U.N. treaty on arms regulation, riling U.S. lawmakers who vow the Senate...
  • Disarming America, the Final Solution?

    08/27/2015 6:16:46 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 20 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/27/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    A new report touted by NBC News’ Maggie Fox makes the claim that the level of firearm ownership can be correlated with homicide deaths of Law Enforcement Officers. More civilian gun ownership in a given area, more dead police. Study authors David Sewedler and David Hemenway would later admit that perhaps this homicide rate was actually driven by criminals. The “criminal offender theory” draws the not-so-remarkable conclusion that police who have frequent encounters with violent criminals are more likely to be injured or killed. Not all that surprising a proposition, is it? Of course, gun hating members of the media...
  • Virginia Gov. McAuliffe Calls for Gun Control in Wake of Shooting

    08/26/2015 2:09:02 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 46 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | August 26, 2015 | 12:31 PM EDT | Mark Judge
    Hours after the shooting deaths of two Roanoke reporters on live television, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe called for more gun control. […] “It goes back to what I’ve talked about for a long time,” McAuliffe said. “There are too many guns in the hands of people who should not have guns.” …
  • White House says Virginia TV shooting points to need for gun control

    08/26/2015 12:22:10 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 27 replies
    MSN ^ | August 26, 2015
    The White House said on Wednesday that the shooting of two television journalists in Virginia is another example of gun violence that is "becoming all too common." White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters that Congress can pass legislation that would have a "tangible impact of reducing gun violence in this country."
  • Hillary Clinton: Citizens and Police Alike Are ‘Much Too Eager’ to Use a Gun

    08/26/2015 10:43:57 AM PDT · by rktman · 66 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/25/2015 | AER Hawkins
    What we’ve seen too much of in the last few years is a spate of people who have reached for a gun before they really figured out what was going on. They’ve been much too eager to use that gun—we’ve seen it with policing and we’ve seen it with civilians.
  • Gun Violence in America vs. the World: Mass Shootings and Police Killings: The Facts

    08/26/2015 10:31:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies
    ringoffireradio.com ^ | 8/24/2015 | KJ McElrath
    It’s no secret that the U.S. has far more gun-related deaths on an annual basis than any comparable industrialized nation on earth. Those statistics go way beyond drug-related violence and incidents involving family members or acquaintances. When it comes to public mass shootings, America is definitely Number One. This information comes as a result of a study carried out at the University of Alabama. Professor Adam Lankford, who teaches criminal justice, recently completed an analysis of public mass shootings across the globe over a 46-year period. Between 1966 and 2012, the US averaged five mass shootings a year for a...
  • Nevada officials negotiate option to buy up to 2.5 million rounds of ammunition

    08/26/2015 10:26:42 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    lasvegassun.com ^ | 8/24/2015 | Kyle Roerink
    State officials made 55 separate requests for ammunition for 9mm pistols, 12-gauge shotguns, semi-automatic rifles and other firearms as part of a solicitation to vendors across the country, according to bidding documents received by sporting good wholesalers. Officials described the deal as routine, a way to secure cheap rounds for highway patrol, parole and probation, emergency management, wildlife and other state departments. Several counties, including White Pine and Esmeralda, also took part in the bid, purchasing officials said.
  • Bloomberg Spends $764,232.35 Buying Oregon Background Check Bill

    08/26/2015 10:05:03 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies
    ammoland.com ^ | 8/24/2015 | unknown
    It was the Michael Bloomberg-funded Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund that spent $764,232.35 in the reporting period covered, eclipsing even the Oregon teachers lobbying arm by $484,055. How much did ALL the pro-Second Amendment groups spend? Ready? It was a grand total of $88,000.
  • VA Gov McCauliffe Touts Advocacy For Backround Checks During Interview On Shooting

    08/26/2015 8:15:33 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 66 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 26, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) stated, “there are too many guns in the hands of people who should not have guns. This is why I’ve long advocated for background checks” in an interview on the shooting of a reporter and a cameraman on Washington DC’s WTOP radio, portions of which were broadcast on Wednesday’s “CNN Newsroom.”
  • Slain Cameraman Photographed His Killer

    The gunman who shot and killed a Virginia TV crew was a man dressed all in black. Cameraman Adam Ward captured the man approaching as he fired at him and reporter Alison Parker. The shooter has not yet been identified. According to the station manager Jeffrey A. Marks, it appears that the cameraman was shot first, and Parker was shot while running away.
  • Thoughts on Article V and the Second Amendment

    08/22/2015 10:01:22 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 14 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/22/15 | Rod & Sherri Dodsworth
    Article V of the Constitution is to the body of the nation what the Second Amendment is to our persons; both enshrine the right to self-defense. Their enumeration in the Constitution isn’t actually necessary, for both rights are derived from nature and nature’s God, existing long before the Constitution. They are thus unalienable, meaning we could not give them away if we wanted to. Still, it is hard to not regard both as bequests, as invaluable gifts from our Framers to every subsequent generation of Americans. Having pursued and ultimately failed at peacefully settling their differences with George III and...
  • Here Comes the Small Arms Treaty Again

    08/25/2015 4:00:28 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 9 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 8/24/2015 | David Risselada
    Recently, we witnessed the circus that is the United States Senate completely surrender its constitutional powers to the executive branch. Last November, we went to the polls and handed the Republican establishment the largest majority it has had in decades, only to watch them capitulate to the Obama regime on every single issue. From failing to defund Obamacare, reign in spending, and, most recently, stop the Iran deal, the Republicans have shown themselves to be the traitorous, communist infiltrators they are. What people need to see is that there is a conditioning process taking place, and the events revolving around...
  • Man crushed to death by armored tank on Jelly Belly CEO's property

    08/25/2015 9:36:58 AM PDT · by rey · 113 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 25 Aug 2015
    <p>FAIRFIELD — Authorities say a man was accidentally crushed to death with a World War II-era tank on a Jelly Bean's chairman Herman Rowland's property in Fairfield.</p> <p>The Reporter of Vacaville (http://bit.ly/1MPNBZH ) say the California Highway Patrol said the victim was 54-year-old Kevin Wright of Suisun City.</p>
  • It’s a U.N. ‘Gun Grab’ — Reach for Your Wallets!

    08/25/2015 9:29:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 40 replies
    thetrace.org ^ | 8/24/2015 | Adam Weinstein
    Obama and the United Nations are coming for your guns. For real this time. What’s that? You hadn’t heard? Monday’s global summit of “states parties to the Arms Trade Treaty” in Cancun was not already marked on your calendar, the August 24 start date circled in blood-red ink? It must have something to do with where you’re getting your news from. In 2013, after nearly a decade of effort (and opposition from the Bush administration), the U.N. adopted an Arms Trade Treaty to curtail illicit sales of war weapons, including tanks, fighter jets, warships, missiles, artillery, and small arms, chiefly...
  • NRA Sues Over Seattle's Adoption of 'Gun Violence Tax'

    08/24/2015 3:38:48 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 23 replies
    Three gun rights groups, including the National Rifle Association, sued the city of Seattle on Monday over its adoption of a so-called "gun violence tax," a tax on firearms and ammunition designed to help offset the financial toll of gun violence. The complaint was filed Monday in King County Superior Court by the NRA, the Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation and the National Shooting Sports Foundation, along with two gun owners and two gun shops. It called the tax legally unenforceable because Washington state prohibits local governments from adopting laws related to firearms unless those local ordinances are specifically authorized by...
  • Obama Officials Heading to Mexico to Discuss International Gun Control Via UN Treaty

    08/23/2015 5:23:08 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 45 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | August 23, 2015 | Awr Hawkins
    On August 24 officials from the Obama administration will be attending the UN Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) conference in Mexico City. The ATT was signed by Secretary of State John Kerry on September 25, 2013 but never ratified by the US Senate. Nevertheless, Gun Owners of America reports that Obama officials will be in Mexico City for the conference. Breitbart News previously reported that the ATT is an international gun control treaty designed to be implemented apart from, or in spite of, the general framework of governance for countries that are signatories to it. Thus, while it will not do...
  • Baltimore marks 211 homicides; mayor takes aim at gun control

    08/22/2015 5:51:21 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 59 replies
    BALTIMORE —Amid an unrelenting streak of violence, Baltimore's mayor said current gun laws miss the mark. The number of homicides in Baltimore reached 211 on Wednesday, matching the number for all of last year. The 211th homicide was recorded when police found the body of a man who was shot in a vacant house in the Penn-North neighborhood of west Baltimore, the same area hit by riots in April. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's political career may depend on getting the violence under control. She gave credit Wednesday to city police officers because arrests are back up to a normal pace. She...
  • Gun Control: CA Legislature to Consider 10-Year Ban

    08/21/2015 11:46:54 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 37 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 18 Aug 2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On August 19 the California legislature will take up a new gun control measure, Senate Bill 347–a bill designed to expand the reasons for which California residents can face a 10-year ban on gun possession. SB 347 is sponsored by state senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara). In 2014 Jackson praised legislation that put “Gun Violence Protection Orders” in place, thereby allowing the state to temporarily deny Second Amendment rights to Californians whose families, friends, or co-workers believed they were a threat to themselves or others.
  • Gunman 'injures three after firing Kalashnikov' on Amsterdam-Paris train: latest

    08/21/2015 11:29:48 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 45 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 8/21/15 | James Rothwell
    A man has been arrested after firing a Kalashnikov rifle on board an Amsterdam-Paris train, according to French media. Le Parisien reports that a Briton and an American are "seriously" wounded. A third person, the French actor Jean-Hugues Anglade, was also wounded and is said to have raised the alarm. La Voix du Nord, a newspaper in the Calais region, said a man was arrested on suspicion of firing the weapon on a Thalys train near the northern town of Arras. Police say that have not ruled out terrorism as a possible motive and Bernard Cazeneuve, the French interior minister,...
  • Why Shooting To Wound, Warn, Or Brandishing Is A Bad Idea

    08/21/2015 9:08:52 AM PDT · by rktman · 57 replies
    gunsnfreedom.com ^ | 8/20/2015 | unknown
    Prosecutors have another term for warning shots: attempted felonious assault, improper discharge of a firearm etc. Shooting someone in the leg rather than center mass is similarly misguided and will not evade serious felony charges. Similarly, pulling out a gun just to “defuse the situation” is a legal non-starter. Do not be tempted to do this. If the gun comes out of the holster, the gun owner had better be justified in immediately employing it fully. There is no such thing as a warning shot or shooting to wound. This will be construed as a miss, bad marksmanship and perhaps...
  • Don’t Let Agenda-Driven Bureaucrats Set Policy on Guns and Mental Health

    08/21/2015 8:34:02 AM PDT · by rktman · 6 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 8/21/2015 | Liz Sheld
    John Feinblatt, president and gun-grabbing propagandist extraordinaire for Everytown for Gun Safety, has published an adorable little fable in the The Hill about Senator Cornyn’s (R-TX) bill known as the “Mental Health and Safe Communities Act.” The op-ed is titled “Don’t let the NRA set policy on guns and mental health.” Mr. Feinblatt opens with the question: “Do we really want to make it easier for people with dangerous mental illness to get guns?” He goes on to claim that the Cornyn bill “backed by the NRA” will do just that. (The bill is also backed by American Jail Association,...
  • Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly: We’re for ‘Gun Responsibility’ Not ‘Gun Control’

    08/21/2015 7:51:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 50 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/20/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On August 20, the Essex News Daily ran a story in which Mark Kelly and Gabby Giffords claimed they “actually do not support ‘gun control’ in the traditional sense of the phrase,” but “gun responsibility.” This comes after they have spent nearly three years supporting new gun trafficking laws, new laws on gun show sales, new laws on internet sales, limits on ammunition magazine capacity, expanded background checks, and gun control ubiquitously under the guise of domestic violence prevention. Yet they say they are not for gun control.
  • [Video] “Pro-Gun” Bernie Sanders Calls for Stricter Gun Control

    08/20/2015 10:22:33 AM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies
    thegunfeed.com ^ | 8/20/2015 | unknown
    [Video] “Pro-Gun” Bernie Sanders Calls for Stricter Gun Control
  • Washington, D.C. and Gun Violence Among Black Youth: A Bellwether City at a Crossroads

    08/20/2015 10:08:17 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    huffingtonpost.com ^ | 8/19/2015 | Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick
    I don't imagine children in Georgetown or Chevy Chase would have similar reactions to the same sound. The episode is evidence of glaring disparities in safety and gun violence in Washington, D.C. This city the seat of international power and influence, yet parts of it, particularly the poorest parts, are being terrorized by gun violence. We desperately need solutions to this crisis. As the world watches, what will we do about it? Gun violence is on the rise in Washington, D.C. and the perpetrators are emboldened with violence spreading across the city. Those who pull the triggers are largely young...
  • Stevie Wonder Advocates For Gun Control Mid-Concert

    08/20/2015 9:52:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 8/19/2015 | Kaitlan Collins
    Stevie Wonder spouted off about gun control in the middle of his concert in New York Monday night. “As much as we have made some incredible strides, we have also really gone to this crazy place, like them against us and us against them,” Wonder said. “We really need to do that thing called fixing the planet, by fixing each other, fixing ourselves. That includes everyone, me and us, in the spirit of love.” “What we have to do, whether you’re NRA or whatever, is find a place of everyone being accountable for every gun we have here.”
  • Small Town Resists Federal Gun Control, Shows the Path Forward for Liberty

    08/19/2015 2:22:09 PM PDT · by all the best · 12 replies
    Tenth Amendment Center ^ | August 19, 2015 | Shane Trejo
    Everyday Americans, state lawmakers and local officials recently came together to protect a veteran threatened with having his guns confiscated by the feds. The peaceful demonstration shows exactly what happens when people stand up against the federal government – it backs down. Although the federal government likes to gives off the impression that its authority is supreme, all it takes is a small group of folks saying no to them to show that’s not the case. A Breitbart report elaborates on how resistance effectively worked in Idaho: On August 6, residents and Bonner County Sheriff Daryl Wheeler lined up outside...
  • Clinton Talks Guns And ‘Stand Your Ground’ At Las Vegas Town Hall [VIDEO]

    08/19/2015 10:28:02 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 8/19/2015 | Chuck Ross
    Hillary Clinton fielded questions about guns and about the self-defense law known as “stand your ground” during a town hall event held in Las Vegas on Tuesday. Clinton did not present any specific proposals to beef up gun control laws. Instead, she repeated the common call for “common sense” legislation to expand universal background checks. “I feel so strongly that we are way out of balance here,” Clinton told the woman who asked her about guns — an activist with the Nevada branch of the gun control group Moms Demand Action. “I don’t see any conflict between the legitimate protection...
  • Donald Trump on the Second Amendment over the Years

    08/18/2015 5:29:17 PM PDT · by marktwain · 61 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 August, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Donald Trump is unquestionably the frontrunner in the Republican field of presidential contenders at this time.  He says that he is for the Second Amendment.  All candidates say that they are for the Second Amendment, but many of them are lying.  President Obama, for example, seems to thing that the Second Amendment is about hunting.    John Lott has written that while at the University of Chicago, Barrack Obama told him that he thought that people should not be allowed to have guns.    In the year 2000, Donald Trump wrote a book about his solutions to America's problems.  In it,...
  • A Culture Clash Over Guns Infiltrates the Backcountry

    08/18/2015 6:30:38 AM PDT · by rktman · 49 replies
    nytimes.com ^ | 8/18/2015 | Jack Healey
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah — As a lover of ancient rock art, Steve Acerson usually roams Utah’s backcountry searching for images of hunters and rams carved on boulders and canyon walls. But one morning, on a hillside speckled with those prehistoric petroglyphs, he was also finding signs of a younger civilization: Shotgun shells. Bullets. Shredded juniper trees. Exploded cans of spray paint. “It’s all been shot,” he said. “It’s just destroying everything.” America’s cultural divide over guns has gone into the woods. As growing numbers of hikers and backpackers flood national forests and backcountry trails searching for solitude, they are increasingly...
  • [June 1, 2015 Video] Donald Trump on the need for NSA phone data collection

    08/17/2015 4:49:48 PM PDT · by JediJones · 103 replies
    FOX News ^ | June 1, 2015 | FOX News
    "security has to preside...and be pre-eminent" "if anyone wants to listen to my phone calls, it's fine" "I think we have to err on the side of security" "we don't love it, but we have probably not much of a choice" "it doesn't seem to be very popular, what [Rand Paul's] doing" "Most people seem to feel the way I do" "My best trait will be security"
  • Researchers are wrong about private guns, police deaths

    08/17/2015 4:41:49 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 17, 2015 | John R Lott Jr
    Between 1996 and 2013, 991 police officers have been killed in the line of duty. These public servants put their lives on the line to protect Americans. Their deaths should concern everyone, including public health researchers. But researchers’ dislike of guns may be clouding their judgment, and a new study, which claims that more police were feloniously killed in states with more guns, mistakenly concludes that private gun ownership causes police deaths. The study, which was announced last week and is forthcoming in the American Journal of Public Health, received extensive national and international news coverage. But if the researchers...
  • Guns & Guitars Rock Nashville & Honor War Heroes At Charlie Daniels’ Volunteer Jam

    08/17/2015 10:05:41 AM PDT · by rktman · 7 replies
    ammoland.com ^ | 8/14/2015 | unknown
    NASHVILLE, TN – -(Ammoland.com)- On August 12, 2015 the sold-out crowd at the Bridgestone Arena was brought to a standing ovation when four war heroes were invited onstage and presented with Henry Military Service Tribute Rifles during the Charlie Daniels’ 40th Anniversary Volunteer Jam. Anthony Imperato, President of Henry Repeating Arms, gifted the rifles to thank the veterans for their heroic contributions to our country. The presentation was made midway through The Charlie Daniels Bands’ set, with Charlie standing by. Imperato also presented Charlie Daniels with a customized Henry Golden Boy rifle embellished with the Volunteer Jam logo and an...