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  • Gun Background Checks: How the State Came To Decide Who Can and Cannot Buy a Firearm

    10/22/2020 5:12:56 PM PDT · by ammodotcom · 32 replies ^ | 10/22/2020 | Molly Carter
    Prior to 1968, most adults in the United States could purchase a firearm without state interference. Guns were available in local retail stores, as well as mail-order catalogs, and as long as you hadn’t been convicted of a felony and you had the funds, there weren’t any questions asked. Things are different now. Depending on where in America you are and what type of gun you want to buy, there’s a good chance you’ll need to pass a NICS-mandated background check to complete your purchase. Although many people hold a strong opinion for and against gun background checks, they’ve proven...
  • Colorado’s Pistol Packing Momma Lauren Boebert - Trumpian Warrior

    10/19/2020 6:31:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | October 19, 2020 | Joy Overbeck
    She’s sometimes called the “conservative AOC.” Though it seems too few Republican candidates have learned anything from the success of President Trump’s bold, straight-talking, sometimes combative campaign style that his fans love, Colorado Congressional candidate Lauren Boebert most definitely has. And voters in Colorado’s Third Congressional District are loving it. When famous gunphobe Beto O’Rourke came to Aurora, Colorado last year and proclaimed he would take our guns, this small, pretty dark-haired woman with a Glock pistol in her hip holster stood up and told him, “I’m here to say hell no, you’re not! ” Boebert had driven several hours...
  • Time To Ban The Fists – FBI Report Says That Almost Twice As Many Americans Were Killed By Punches And Kicks Than By Rifles In 2019

    10/11/2020 1:33:03 PM PDT · by USA Conservative · 13 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 10.11.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    In the midst of a challenging pandemic, many American cities have been under siege. Amid violence and riots, the rule of law has been abandoned by the same elected officials who swore to uphold it. Law-abiding citizens who unwittingly drove through protests have found themselves attacked or left to the mercy of a mob. The promotion of civil unrest and the systematic destruction of neighborhoods and businesses have been permitted with limited consequences under the guise of the First Amendment’s protection of the right to protest. Yet when the case for protecting the Second Amendment couldn’t be stronger to reasonable...
  • Biden website vows ‘assault weapons’ ban, forced gun registration and banning online sales of guns, ammo and parts

    10/08/2020 11:51:25 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 65 replies
    AMN ^ | Laura Widener
    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden vowed on his campaign website to ban online gun and ammo sales, limit gun sales, ban “assault weapons,” force gun owners into buybacks or registration, and various other restrictions. Biden has expressed his anti-gun ideas, but his website spells out the specific measures he intends to take if he wins the election and assumes the presidency, which he describes as “constitutional, common-sense gun safety policies.” “Biden will enact legislation to once again ban assault weapons,” Biden’s website says. “While working to pass this legislation, Biden will also use his executive authority to ban the importation...
  • James O’Keefe Strikes Again! Project Veritas Exposes Democrat Mark Kelly’s True Plans to Crack Down on Your Second Amendment Rights (VIDEO)

    10/04/2020 6:29:21 PM PDT · by bitt · 59 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 10/04/2020 | Jim Hoft
    Last week James O’Keefe III and Project Veritas released the blockbuster videos exposing voter fraud and ballot harvesting by Ilhan Omar connected political operatives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. James O’Keefe III and Project Veritas tonight released video of an Ilhan Omar connected ballot harvester exchanging $200 for a general election ballot. Last week James teased an upcoming investigation on the Mark Kelly campaign. UPDATE– And here it is. Mark Kelly, like his fellow Democrats, can’t get elected on his real agenda. So Mark Kelly is lying to Arizona voters. James Exposes Democrat Mark Kelly’s true plans to crack down on your...
  • Trump Will Not Denounce Armed Americans Acting If Police Stand Down

    09/01/2020 9:50:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 51 replies
    The Federalist ^ | September 1, 2020 | David Marcus
    Defending your property with a gun if needed is as American as apple pie. Donald Trump will not denounce it. When rioters in Kenosha, Wisconsin last week burned down and looted businesses, the police did not stop them. We have seen this in cities across the country. No storeowner in Democratic-run areas that are subject to a leftist protest, which can “intensify” into riots, can have the slightest hope that the police will keep it from happening. That being the case, they really have no choice but to defend their property themselves or let it go up in flames. President...
  • Parkland Dad: Biden Jeopardizes Kid's Lives

    08/26/2020 5:22:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    American ^ | August 26, 2020 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow was brutally murdered in the Parkland school massacre, put this election in the proper perspective as one between Joe Biden, who would put the safety of our kids and our country at risk for the sake of ideology, and Donald Trump, who would protect both. Pollack rightly condemned liberal Democratic policies in general for putting the students at Parkland and elsewhere in danger by pursuing social justice and social engineering policies that protect those who would do us harm and not allow us to protect ourselves. It is the same mindset of those who today...
  • Australia: Police are preparing to launch their aerial arsenal as part of a crackdown on COVID rule breakers. High powered drones will be used to find people not wearing masks, and cars too far from home.

    08/19/2020 9:08:11 AM PDT · by rintintin · 49 replies
    7News Melbourne ^ | Aug 17 2020 | 7News Melbourne
    Police are preparing to launch their aerial arsenal as part of a crackdown on COVID rule breakers. High powered drones will be used to find people not wearing masks, and cars too far from home. @tdolling #7NEWS
  • The Trump Formula for Victory: Guns, Black Voters and the NFL

    08/09/2020 3:52:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies ^ | August 9, 2020 | Wayne Allyn Root
    Well, I'm sure I've got your attention now, with that provocative title! But I'm not kidding. I think President Donald Trump will win by an electoral landslide on Nov. 3 because of guns, black voters and the NFL. Let me explain this winning formula. First, guns. It's hard to believe Democrats are this clueless, blind, deaf and dumb. And I stress dumb. They've made the 2020 election about guns. What a huge mistake in a country dominated by gun owners. First, a Soros-funded St Louis circuit attorney made the PR mistake of a lifetime: indicting Mark and Patricia McCloskey for...
  • Backdoor handgun ban up for a vote in California

    08/07/2020 3:18:55 PM PDT · by TedMartin · 20 replies
    Press California ^ | 8/7/2020 | Staff Report
    Sacramento, Calif. — A proposed amendment to California’s Handguns Certified for Sale law seems like a minor change at first, but Second Amendment advocates warn that it would amount to a de facto ban on handgun sales in the state. AB 2847, would relax the state’s difficult microstamping requirements, but at the same time, it would remove three older handgun models for every new handgun it adds to the official roster of those safe for sale. “In theory it makes the California microstamping or handgun roster easier for manufacturers to comply with,” said gun rights activist Reno May. “What it...
  • US firearms purchases skyrocket during pandemic, according to FBI records

    08/03/2020 5:26:31 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 21 replies
    CNN ^ | 08 03 2020 | Josh Campbell
    As the nation has grappled with a global pandemic and images of some rioters causing damage after hijacking peaceful protests demanding racial justice, more and more Americans appear to be arming themselves. In July 2020, the FBI conducted more than 3.6 million firearm background checks, making it the third highest month on record for checks since the bureau began keeping statistics in 1998, according to new data released on Monday by the agency. By comparison, the bureau conducted just over 2 million checks in July 2019. Background checks associated with the sale, transfer or permitting of firearms set an all-time...
  • They're Coming For Our Guns (Really)

    07/23/2020 7:15:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies ^ | July 23, 2020 | Cal Thomas
    For years conservative groups and especially the National Rifle Association have been warning that the government would find a way to confiscate the guns of law-abiding Americans. Many dismissed what they regarded as a scare tactic designed to raise money. What is happening in St. Louis should awaken us to the fact that those fears are well founded. The top prosecutor in St. Louis has charged a married couple with "felony unlawful use of a weapon for displaying guns during a racial injustice protest outside their mansion." Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who the media identify as being "white," are in...
  • Missouri's Republican Governor Backs the McCloskeys' Right to Defend Themselves

    07/16/2020 5:59:06 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 10 replies
    P.J. ^ | 7/16/2020 | BRYAN PRESTON
    St. Louis, MO has been the scene of violent protests over the past few weeks. In the most notorious case of violence related to the unrest, rioters murdered retired police captain David Dorn and ransacked his pawnshop. Dorn was black. His killers shot him multiple times. As “defund the police” gained traction in St. Louis and other cities, and cities all over the country lost hard-won ground to violent crime, Americans purchased firearms in record numbers. They are preparing to have to defend themselves. It was in this context, and the rising violence and abdication of public safety in St....
  • There’s Nothing Depressing About Americans Buying Guns

    07/10/2020 8:17:00 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies ^ | 7/10/2020 | Gabriella Hoffman
    Just before our Independence Day celebration, British journalist Piers Morgan took to Twitter to complain about surging firearms sales here. He tweeted, “BREAKING: Just when you thought the news couldn't more depressing...8.3 million guns have been sold in the United States since March, meaning 2020 is on course to be the biggest year for gun sales in American history.” Morgan, who once told Ben Shapiro our Constitution is a mere “little book,” isn’t the only one downplaying this incredible phenomenon. Gun control activists are touting a new UC-Davis study, absent of peer review and marked by faulty methodology, attributing historic...
  • The Anti-Police Rioters Finally Got Me To Buy My First Gun

    06/19/2020 10:39:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 85 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 19, 2020 | Greg Jones
    With weak mayors and powerless police, we have little choice but to take our safety into our own hands. I bought a gun last weekend. It’s not a purchase I wanted to make, and I pray I never have to use it, but with mayhem recently engulfing cities across the United States, I and many others are biting the bullet and purchasing firearms.Mine is a Springfield 9mm — something small enough to fit in my nightstand or under my driver’s seat should I have to visit one of America’s many war-torn cities. But it’s powerful enough to do the job.I’ve...
  • 7 Times John Roberts Was A Leftist Hack

    06/19/2020 7:02:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 69 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 19, 2020 | Kylee Zempel
    John Roberts is a politician — a politician who consistently makes laws, inconsistently applies the Constitution, and can't be voted out of office. Knock, knock. Who’s there? Unelected leftist politicians in robes with lifetime tenure. Turns out, the Supreme Court is a joke, and the punchline is Chief Justice John Roberts.Two high court decisions this week brought that reality into focus, when the George W. Bush-appointed chief sided with leftist justices to say sexual orientation is “sex,” and that the current commander in chief can’t undo unlawful executive action from a past president because of his reasons.Roberts has quite the...
  • SCOTUS Gun Case Denials Signal Conservative Justices Don’t Trust Roberts With The Second Amendment

    06/17/2020 7:13:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 17, 2020 | Lawrence Keane
    The fact that four justices who complained that the court needed to hear Second Amendment cases passed on 10 chances to do so tells us much about the courtÂ’s 'swing vote.' The U.S. Supreme CourtÂ’s decision to pass on nearly a dozen gun-rights-related cases is breathtaking, not in the denial of hearing any, but in the seeming admission that the conservative associate justices think Chief Justice John Roberts canÂ’t be trusted to protect the Bill of Rights.The nationÂ’s top court denied writ of certiorari to 10 cases. The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the firearm industry trade association, submitted amicus curiae...
  • A Champion Of Our Rights Has Passed (Gun Rights Pioneer)

    06/14/2020 8:28:40 PM PDT · by PROCON · 16 replies ^ | June 14, 2020 | Massad Ayoob
    I was deeply saddened to learn from Alan Gottlieb that Joe Tartaro passed away this week. I consider Joe the Grand Old Man of the gun owners’ civil rights movement. He was pushing 90 and still amazingly active. The longtime president of the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), which he had helped to foster with Alan, Joe was also one of the prime movers of the Cincinnati Revolt in 1977. That was the profound sea change in which Joe and other activists turned the National Rifle Association from a group of hunters and target shooters into the gun rights activism powerhouse...
  • Pittsburgh appeals judge’s rejection of firearm restrictions

    05/04/2020 5:24:12 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 8 replies
    AP ^ | 05 04 2020
    Attorneys for the city of Pittsburgh are asking a state court to overturn a judge’s order striking down firearm restrictions approved after a 2018 mass shooting at a synagogue. The three ordinances were approved in April 2019 following the October 2018 mass shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue that killed 11 worshippers. Gun rights advocates fought the ordinances, and a judge struck down the measures in October, saying Pennsylvania law forbids municipalities from regulating firearms and the ordinances were “void and unenforceable.” City lawyers argue in briefs filed late last week that neither lawmakers nor the state’s highest court...
  • Supreme Court Disappoints on Gun Rights Once Again

    04/29/2020 12:46:34 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | April 29, 2020 | Bob Barr
    Last December I suggested that conservatives hold off uncorking the champagne when the Supreme Court agreed to hear oral arguments on its first major gun rights case since it decided District of Columbia v. Heller in 2008 and McDonald v. Chicago two years later. On Monday, my cautionary note proved prescient. The High Court once again sidestepped providing jurisprudential support for the fundamental right to possess a firearm. In what has become a recurring theme for conservatives looking to Chief Justice John Roberts for a degree of constitutional backbone in protecting individual liberty against government overreach, he sided with the...