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  • Pistol-whipped cop says he didn’t fight back for fear of public backlash if he hurt black man

    08/15/2015 5:32:28 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 24 replies
    BIPAC Review ^ | 08/14/15 | Nicole Haas
    President of the Fraternal Order of Police spoke for the detective whose picture went viral after he was pistol whipped to the ground by a violent criminal and explained why the cop didn’t fight back. “Local law enforcement officers are walking on egg shells because they’re so hesitant of how to interact because of what’s taking place in the media,” police Sgt. Heath Boackle told the NY Daily News. The Daily News reported: “The Birmingham detective, whose name has not yet been released, paused while a suspect attacked him during a traffic stop because he feared the country-wide backlash he...
  • WA: Pistol Whipped, Tied, Husband Escapes, Gets Gun, Fights Back

    11/22/2014 1:59:52 AM PST · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 21 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    If you cannot effectively fight back immediately, escaping and fighting back may be the next best thing.  The best chance to fight back and prevail is usually before you are put under restraint.   That does not mean that you have no chance after that point.   Your assailants may be sloppy or overconfident.  You many be able to seize an opportunity.  Getting away should be more important than revenge.   If you manage to escape, try not to give yourself up to allies of your assailants, as happened recently in Syria. Washington State had two home invasions recently.  The first,...
  • Man fatally shot on South Side, 13 wounded in other shootings [Chicago]

    03/29/2014 12:52:49 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 23 replies
    Chicago Trib ^ | 3-29-14 | Carlos Sadovi, Deanese Williams-Harris, and Rosemary Regina Sobol
    A man was fatally shot in the city's South Side in the Bronzeville neighborhood, and at least 13 others were wounded during shootings citywide over 36 hours Friday and Saturday. Most recently, about 7:30 a.m. in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, a 19-year-old man was shot in the upper thigh in the 3500 block of West Hirsch Street, according to police. Chicago Police News affairs Officer Jose Estrada said the man was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County in an unknown condition. In addition to the gunshot victim, another 19-year-old man was the victim of a battery...
  • MI:Police: Homeowner Shoots Intruder In Attempted Robbery

    09/22/2013 5:53:17 AM PDT · by marktwain · 17 replies
    cbslocal.com ^ | 17 September, 2013 | NA
    WARREN (WWJ) – Two people are hospitalized following an exchange of gunfire in a Warren home. A photo of a note taken into evidence at the scene. (credit: Warren Police) Police said the shooting took place following an attempted robbery Tuesday afternoon on Norma Street, in the area of I-696 and Hoover Road.The victim, a man in his 60s, and his brother sell gold and jewelry out of the home, according to police.Warren Police Commissioner Jere Green said a prospective customer came knocking, but, once inside, pulled out a handgun.A note taken into evidence by police at the scene reads: “Do...
  • General Assembly overrides governor´s veto of concealed carry bill

    07/09/2013 6:12:35 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 7/9/13 | Ray Long & Monique Garcia
    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois today became the last state in the country to legalize the concealed carry of guns after both the House and Senate rejected Gov. Pat Quinn’s attempt to rewrite the compromise bill. Senators voted 41-17 to override Quinn’s amendatory veto of the bill. Earlier in the day, the House voted 77-31 to overturn the governor’s rewrite. The measure now becomes law, though the actual ability of gun owners to carry a concealed firearm remains months away. The action by the Democratic General Assembly was a major repudiation of the actions of the state’s Democratic governor.
  • Let Freedom Ring! Illinois Enacts Nation’s Final Concealed-Gun Law

    07/09/2013 1:46:00 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 18 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7-9-2013 | EdBigCon
    A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. Illinois enacts nation’s final concealed-gun law. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois became the last state in the nation to allow public possession of concealed guns as lawmakers rushed Tuesday to finalize a proposal ahead of a federal court’s deadline. Both chambers of the Legislature voted to override changes Gov. Pat Quinn made to the bill they approved more than a month ago. Even some critics of the law argued it was better to...
  • (IL) General Assembly overrides governor's veto of concealed carry bill

    07/09/2013 1:16:09 PM PDT · by bigbob · 23 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 7-9-13 | Ray Long and Monique Garcia
    Illinois today became the last state in the country to legalize the concealed carry of guns after both the House and Senate rejected Gov. Pat Quinn’s attempt to rewrite the compromise bill. Senators voted 41-17 to override Quinn’s amendatory veto of the bill. Earlier in the day, the House voted 77-31 to overturn the governor’s rewrite. The measure now becomes law, though the actual ability of gun owners to carry a concealed firearm remains months away. The action by the Democratic General Assembly was a major repudiation of the actions of the state’s Democratic governor. Supporters of the compromise legislation...
  • Quinn says he's ready for 'showdown' on concealed carry

    07/09/2013 6:35:04 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 7 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 13 july 2013 | Monique Garcia and Rick Pearson
    Lawmakers return to Springfield on Tuesday, poised to override Gov. Pat Quinn's rewrite of a proposed law allowing concealed carry of firearms, but his actions and those of his potential rivals have created a conundrum for many Downstate Democrats in the early stages of the 2014 race for governor. The prospects for rejecting Quinn's changes are high in the Democratic-controlled legislature, which faces a court-ordered deadline to enact a concealed carry law. Still, even a quick resolution on the latest gun regulation fight poses longer-term questions for the Democrats. Quinn's gun-control position, along with those of potential primary challenger Bill...
  • Override Gov. Quinnochio's Carry Veto, House and Senate start session at 11AM, call 217-782-2000.

    07/08/2013 5:58:12 PM PDT · by Steelers6
    Jacksonville, IL Journal Courier ^ | July 7, 2013 | Illinois 2nd Amendment Supporter
    Gov. Pat Quinn is off target in his bid to rewrite a bill that would allow Illinoisans to carry concealed firearms. Last week, and with only a week before a federal court deadline requiring the state to approve a concealed carry law, Quinn issued an amendatory veto of House Bill 183, the legislation passed in May by the Illinois General Assembly in an attempt to meet the court's mandate. Even though the bill was approved by wide margins in both the Illinois House and Senate, Quinn's amendatory veto sends the measure back to legislators with significant changes that the governor...
  • IL:Quinn’s veto of gun measure misfires

    07/08/2013 6:09:50 AM PDT · by marktwain · 19 replies
    thetelegraph.com ^ | 7 July, 2013 | NA
    Gov. Pat Quinn is off target in his bid to rewrite a bill that would allow Illinoisans to carry concealed firearms. Last week, and with only a week before a federal court deadline requiring the state to approve a concealed carry law, Quinn issued an amendatory veto of House Bill 183, the legislation passed in May by the Illinois General Assembly in an attempt to meet the court’s mandate. Even though the bill was approved by wide margins in both the Illinois House and Senate, Quinn’s amendatory veto sends the measure back to legislators with significant changes that the governor...
  • Illinois: Governor Quinn Issues an Amendatory Veto on Concealed Carry Legislation

    07/07/2013 3:58:06 PM PDT · by neverdem · 25 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | July 3, 2013 | NA
    Yesterday, with the federal court deadline for enactment of concealed carry legislation fast approaching, Governor Pat Quinn (D) issued an amendatory veto on House Bill 183. This legislation was introduced and passed by the state legislature last month in an attempt to comply with a ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on December 11, 2012, that invalidated Illinois’ total ban on carrying firearms for self-defense. Governor Quinn’s irresponsible amendatory veto, if allowed to stand, would impose some of the strictest concealed carry laws in the nation and make a mockery of the serious issue...
  • Legislature should accept changes to gun bill

    07/04/2013 6:12:31 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 26 replies
    Chicago Sun -Times ^ | 04 july 2013
    So a man packing 10 guns, some peeking out of his jacket, goes into a restaurant and gets drunk and boisterous. Good idea? Only as a set-up in a Quentin Tarantino movie. Using the power of his amendatory veto, Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday deleted the provisions that would allow for such a scenario from a bill that passed the Legislature in May to legalize the concealed carrying of guns. He also edited out other troubling measures. Quinn wants to limit the number of concealed guns to one — and require that one be fully concealed. He would limit the...
  • Concealed-carry legal in Illinois after Senate joins House in blocking Quinn’s amendatory veto

    07/09/2013 4:56:54 PM PDT · by umgud · 24 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 7/9/13 | Dave McKinney
    SPRINGFIELD-Illinois joined 49 other states Tuesday by approving legislation allowing gun owners to carry their weapons in public places, overriding Gov. Pat Quinn and dealing the governor a resounding defeat. The Senate put the finishing touches on the override push, voting 41-17 to reject a series of changes Quinn had recommended to the concealed-carry legislation that passed in May. The Senate’s action followed a 77-31 vote by the House earlier Tuesday.
  • House overrides governor's veto of concealed carry bill

    07/09/2013 12:03:31 PM PDT · by bigbob · 19 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 7-9-13 | Ray Long and Monique Garcia
    The Illinois House, with no debate, voted 77-31 today to override Gov. Pat Quinn’s changes to a compromise plan to regulate the concealed carrying of firearms in the state. The state Senate must also vote to override Quinn’s rewrite of the bill for the measure to become law. That vote is expected later today.