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  • Sheriff Bob Gualtieri: Clearwater shooting fits 'Stand Your Ground'

    07/20/2018 4:32:51 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 54 replies
    BayNews9 ^ | July 20, 2018 @5:40 PM | Holly Gregory  | 
    Ali Salous, the owner of the Circle A convenience store, told us Drejka has caused problems at his store before. "This guy -- he did this before," Salous said. "He always hangs out in the parking lot and if he sees someone parking, he just wants to start trouble with people." Gualtieri, however, maintained that Drejka's history didn't matter when it comes to making an arrest. All that matters, according to the sheriff, are the facts of this brief confrontation caught on tape. "He might well be a thorn in people's side. He might be a jerk," Gualtieri explained. "He...
  • WV Governor Signs Reform to Protect Exercise of the Second Amendment

    04/02/2018 12:33:59 PM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 28 March, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    West VirginiaArizona -(Ammoland.com)- Governor Jim Justice of West Virginia has signed a reform bill to ensure that West Virginians can exercise their Second Amendment rights during travel. The Governor signed the bill HB 4187, on Friday, March 23rd. The bill passed the House with 85 Yea votes to 14 Nays, on February 27th. It passed the Senate on 9 March, 32 to 1, then had to return to the House because of two amendments that passed the Senate. It passed the House again, on 10 March, 87-11. From wdtv.com: CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WDTV) — Governor Jim Justice has signed a...
  • WV: Second Amendment Protection in Parking Lots Goes to Governor

    03/13/2018 10:55:17 AM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 14 March, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    On 9 March, 2018, HB 4187 passed the West Virginia senate, 32-1, with 1 senator absent. The bill insures that busnesses may not ban privately owned firearms from vehicles in company parking lots. Summary From HB 4187: The purpose of this bill is to create the “Business Liability Protection Act”. The bill includes the right to limit possession of firearms on certain premises and definitions. It also provides for misdemeanor criminal offense and penalty. It prohibits employers from certain specific actions against a person when that person possesses a firearm legally, including a condition of employment. The bill provides...
  • West Virginia Moves to Extend Second Amendment Rights to Parking Lots

    03/08/2018 5:33:31 PM PST · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 2 March, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    In the trend to restore Second Amendment rights across the United States, 22 states have created statutes to protect the right to have arms inside personal means of transportation.  On 27 February, a bill in West Virginia passed the House by an overwhelming majority of 85-14. Here is the Summary From HB 4187: The purpose of this bill is to create the “Business Liability Protection Act”. The bill includes the right to limit possession of firearms on certain premises and definitions. It also provides for misdemeanor criminal offense and penalty. It prohibits employers from certain specific actions against a person...
  • MS: Supreme Court: Statutary Protection of Employee 2A Rights is Valid

    04/02/2016 2:53:18 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 26 March, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Mississippi is a hire or fire at will state.  The Doctrine is from the State Supreme Court.  Employers or employees may terminate their relationship at will, for any or no reason. There are very few exceptions to this Mississippi legal doctrine.  Those exceptions have to be codified by the legislature.  That is exactly what the legislature did regarding the exercise of Second Amendment rights through the storage of firearms in employees' locked vehicles on company property.  A company, Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, ignored the state law and fired an employee, Robert Swindol, for violating the policy.  They publicly fired...
  • Man, 32, is left with brain damage after 'being attacked by gang of 20 black men'

    08/26/2014 11:03:42 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 149 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 26 August 2014 | MailOnline Reporter
    "A West Point man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after he and a friend were attacked by a group of around 20 people in a Huddle House parking lot, police said, potentially as retaliation for Michael Brown's killing. Ralph Weems IV, who is white, was injured early Saturday but is now in fair condition at North Mississippi Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Genie Causey said. A relative, Bradley Barnes of Madison, told The Associated Press by telephone on Sunday that his brother-in-law was in a medically induced coma following brain surgery. 'They're going to try and wake him up...
  • Dystopia, CA - Man, 79, Beaten After Accidentally Bumping Into Car In Grocery Store Parking Lot

    05/13/2014 7:13:24 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 43 replies
    CBSLA.com ^ | May 8, 2014 | CBSLA.com
    Man, 79, Beaten After Accidentally Bumping Into Car In Grocery Store Parking Lot APPLE VALLEY (CBSLA.com) — A 79-year-old man was attacked when he accidentally bumped into a car in a grocery store parking lot in Apple Valley. The incident happened Sunday at a Stater Bros. on Bear Valley Road. According to sheriff’s officials, Alfred McOsker was unloading his groceries into his car when his leg touched a newer Hyundai parked next to him. The car’s owner accused McOsker of scratching his vehicle and then punched the older man repeatedly in the face. The victim’s daughter, Alison Rennie, said the...
  • Healthy Baby Girl Delivered in Ottawa Parking Lot

    01/31/2014 4:21:12 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    CBC ^ | Jan 31, 2014
    Paramedics arrived 1 minute after girl born in minivanMarivic Lezada, 31, was in the backseat of the family van as her husband Jonald drove along Highway 174 near Blair Road just after 5 a.m. when she realized she wasn't going to make it to the hospital. "I was just telling him, 'Quick, quick, quick, I can feel the head already,'" said Lezada. After her water broke earlier in the morning, the Orleans couple had packed up their 18-month-old son and soon-to-be four-year-old daughter to dash to the hospital. But Lezada, feeling more and more powerful contractions along the way, instead...
  • Woman gives birth in Walmart parking lot

    01/04/2014 6:39:16 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 34 replies
    clickorlando.com ^ | Jan 03 2014 11:36:59 AM EST | John Shull
    A pregnant woman and her three daughters were waiting in the car while the father went into the store to grab a few groceries. The mother's water broke while he was shopping, however, and when he came outside, he saw his children yelling for him to hurry to the car. The man had only been inside the store for a few minutes, but in that short amount of time, the mother had given birth to her fourth child
  • North Carolina SB 408 - Lawful Citizens Self Protection Act

    03/31/2013 6:02:23 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    No Lawyers Only Guns and Money ^ | 30 March, 2013 | John Richardson
    North Carolina State Senators Jeff Tarte (R-Mecklenburg), Andrew Brock (R-Davie), and Shirley Randleman (R-Stokes) have introduced SB - Lawful Citizens Self Protection Act. This bill would expand where Concealed Handgun Permit holders could carry and includes a employer parking lot provision. Grass Roots North Carolina issued an alert today on the bill asking North Carolinians to contact their state senator and to thank Sen. Jeff Tarte for his leadership on this issue. Sen. Tarte is a freshman who ran on a platform of protecting and advancing gun rights in the state. Senate bill would remove certain restrictions for CHP holders...
  • Tennessee Senate panel OKs guns in parking lots bill

    02/06/2013 10:33:19 AM PST · by EXCH54FE · 8 replies
    Times Free Press ^ | Feb 6, 2013 | Andy Sher
    NASHVILLE — A bill letting Tennessee’s 375,000 handgun-carry permit holders store firearms in vehicles parked on most public and private lots sailed through the state Senate Judiciary Committee this afternoon despite objections voiced by businesses. The measure’s next stop is the Senate floor. Eight Judiciary Committee members, including Sen. Todd Gardenhire, R-Chattanooga, voted for the National Rifle Association-backed bill, sponsored by Republican Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey of Blountville. A lone Democrat, Sen. Ophelia Ford of Memphis, abstained. Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman Bill Ozier told lawmakers that large and smaller businesses continued to have concerns about the legislation,...
  • Cuyahoga County ME identifies TSA agent fatally shot at Hopkins

    12/12/2012 12:59:40 PM PST · by Cindy · 3 replies
    FOX19.com (WOIO) ^ | December 9, 2012; Updated December 10, 2012 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "Two people are dead, including a TSA Agent, after a domestic murder-suicide.  Sunday morning Cleveland Police were called to the Riveredge Parking Lot behind the 100th Bomb Group Restaurant, where airline and airport employees park. Investigators say 28-year-old Ahmad Alkahder followed his estranged wife, identified as 20-year-old Kimberly Alkahder, to work at Hopkins Airport. Airport reps say he got in by piggy-backing her at the parking lot gate.  There isn't any security there, only parking lot attendants."
  • Karachi: bellwether for Pakistan, a country on the brink

    01/01/2012 8:28:49 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 2 replies
    Globe and Mail ^ | Sunday, January 1, 2012 | stephanie nolen
    Karachi is one of the largest cities in the world, home to 17-million people, give or take a million. It is the economic engine of Pakistan, responsible for three-quarters of its economy. It is the bellwether for a precarious nation -- as Karachi goes, so goes Pakistan, they like to say here. It's also, according to a recent report from global human resources consulting firm Mercer, South Asia's lowest-ranking city for personal safety and the sixth most dangerous city in the world. It has had no elected government for more than 18 months, after the last one dissolved in bickering...
  • US District Court rules against the second amendment

    10/18/2009 10:05:37 AM PDT · by Still Thinking · 46 replies · 2,616+ views
    Cheyenne Gun Rights Examiner ^ | October 17, 2009 | Anthony Bouchard
    In a case where a firearm was locked in the glove box of a postal employee, the strong central government once again stuck it's chest out and scoffed at the Second Amendment. From an appeals case in U.S. District Five: “the Postal Service owned the parking lot...and its restrictions on guns stemmed from its constitutional authority as the property owner” How arrogant of the Judges to rule that someone other than “we the people” own the postal property. Finally there is no constitutional authority granting them any right to restrict firearms, they do so only by a string of rulings...
  • Parking-lot fender bender for Britney (OOPS! I dinged it again!)

    08/09/2007 3:09:11 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies · 414+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/9/07 | AP
    LOS ANGELES - Oops, she dinged it again. Paparazzi took pictures and videos of a puppy-toting Britney Spears steering her car into another one as she tried to turn into a spot in a Studio City parking lot. Then assessing the damage to her own car only. Then heading off to shop. But the tale of the tape made it clear to the owner of the parked car just who it was who scraped up her silver Mercedes-Benz. Kim Robard-Rifkin, 59, told the entertainment Web site CelebTV.com on Wednesday that nobody from Spears' camp had contacted her about the damaged...
  • Protect yourself from holiday parking lot predators

    11/25/2006 5:01:35 PM PST · by SandRat · 9 replies · 407+ views
    While you're out shopping, some people are looking to take advantage of you. News 4's Lupita Murillo looks at what you can do to stay safe for the holidays. ------ Graciel Mariscal's shopping cart is filled with Christmas gifts for family and friends. She and her mother are spending time Christmas shopping on one of the busiest days of the year. But as she loads up her vehicle with her purchases, she's also aware that the parking lot can be a perfect oppurtunity for criminals to do their Christmas shopping. Mariscal says, "I'm always looking out for my surroundings and...
  • Parking lot replaces historic Roman city [ Colonia Augusta Firma Astigi in Spain ]

    05/08/2006 6:28:28 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 13 replies · 254+ views
    United Press International ^ | April 30, 2006 | unattributed
    Archeologists say the site contained a well-preserved Roman forum, bath house, gymnasium and temple -- as well as dozens of private homes and hundreds of mosaics and statues... The socialist local council says the remains never would have been found had the town not dug up the main square, Plaza de Espana, to build the car park in 1998, the newspaper said. Mayor Juan Wic said the parking lot is "essential for the commercial future of the square and city."
  • Parking-lot rage leaves others shaking heads

    08/04/2005 1:41:46 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 89 replies · 3,835+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | August 4, 2005 | SHANNON TAN
    A woman is bumped by a car a week after a fatal shooting. AAA advises not holding a spot by standing in it. Gerry Milot, 70, couldn't find a handicap space at the crowded Wal-Mart on Missouri Avenue in Largo. So his wife, June, 66, staked out a spot, standing in it until he could move their car over. But Henry Gawlik also wanted the coveted space. So he bumped June Milot out of the way with his Cadillac, police said. Gawlik, 81, was arrested on charges of aggravated battery with a vehicle and battery for hitting Gerry Milot after...
  • "The least you could do is say you're sorry, lady."

    02/13/2005 10:15:59 AM PST · by Dallas59 · 4 replies · 815+ views
    Milk and Cookies ^ | 2/13/05 | Malcom In The Middle
    LOL!
  • Hussein and Mobs Virtually Empty Iraq's Prisons (People chanting BUSH! BUSH!)

    10/21/2002 4:07:40 PM PDT · by July 4th · 57 replies · 526+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 20 October 2002 | John F. Burns
    ABU GHRAIB, Iraq, Oct. 20 — Tens of thousands of Iraqi prisoners stormed out of their cells to freedom today after President Saddam Hussein declared an amnesty that appeared to have all but emptied a sprawling, nationwide network of prisons that have served as the grim charnel houses of one of the world's harshest police states. At the Abu Ghraib prison, a sprawling compound on the desert floor 20 miles west of Baghdad that has become a notorious symbol of fear among Iraqis for its history of mass executions and allegations of torture, the heavy steel gates gave way under...