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  • Wyoming district allows armed staff in area cited by DeVos

    04/17/2018 10:44:46 PM PDT · by blueplum · 14 replies
    AP ^ | 17 Apr 2018 | MEAD GRUVER
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming school district where U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos suggested that teachers might need to be armed to protect children from grizzly bears voted Tuesday on doing just that, though concerns about school shootings worry parents more than the possibility of big bruins on the prowl. The 4-2 vote by the Park County School District No. 6 board in the town of Cody near Yellowstone National Park came after more than six months of discussion and debate. Under the proposed policy...
  • Michigan Supreme Court to Hear Open Carry in Schools Case

    04/16/2018 2:04:41 PM PDT · by marktwain · 17 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 11 April, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Michigan law protects the right of people with carry permits to openly carry guns in schools. The law also preempts local government entities from creating local laws and regulations that violate the state laws. People with carry permits are more law abiding than police officers. They make schools more safe, not less safe. Some school officials are perfectly willing to have law enforcement officers openly carry in schools, but not parents with carry permits. From foxonline.com: “Obviously, we don’t believe that individuals should open carry in our school unless they are uniformed officers of law enforcement,” says Fletcher Spears...
  • Bank of America will no longer lend to companies that make ‘military-style’ weapons

    04/11/2018 5:48:16 AM PDT · by ptsal · 39 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 04-10-2018 | Victor Morton
    Bank of America officially took sides in America’s gun debate Tuesday, announcing it would no longer make loans to companies that make “military-style” weapons. The second-biggest U.S. bank announced Tuesday that it would drop current loan-customers Vista Outdoors, Remington and Sturm Ruger, and blackball any other manufacturer of assault weapons. Bank of America Vice Chairman Anne Finucanetold Bloomberg TV on Tuesday her bank has told those companies “it’s not our intent to underwrite or finance military-style firearms.” “We have had intense conversations over the last few months,” Ms. Finucane told Bloomberg, a network founded by tycoon and gun-control-financier Michael R....
  • Background check supporters should blame themselves

    04/07/2018 2:50:04 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 11 replies
    Backers of Question 1, which mandated background checks on private-party gun sales, have spent the past 15 months complaining that state officials have failed to implement the initiative. They’ve pointed fingers at everyone involved except the guilty party — themselves. A recent letter from Gov. Brian Sandoval’s office confirmed this yet again. Last week, Gov. Sandoval’s office sent FBI officials a letter thanking them for agreeing to discuss implementing Question 1, which voters narrowly approved in November 2016. The initiative required private-party gun buyers to obtain an FBI background check. After that election, Gov. Sandoval’s office asked then-President Barack Obama’s...
  • Boulder City Council considering Ordinance 8245: adding additional firearm regulations

    03/31/2018 4:35:56 PM PDT · by flamberge · 30 replies
    Official Boulder City Council Meeting Notification | 3/31/2018 | self
    Boulder City Council is considering: Ordinance 8245: adding additional firearm regulations to the Boulder Revised Code MEETING DATE: April 5, 2018 AGENDA TITLE Introduction, first reading and consideration of a motion to order published by title only: Ordinance 8245 adding additional firearm regulations to the Boulder Revised Code PRIMARY STAFF CONTACT Thomas Carr, City Attorney, 303-441-3020 REQUESTED ACTION OR MOTION LANGUAGE Motion to introduce and order published by title only Ordinance 8245 imposing additional firearm restrictions in the city of Boulder and setting forth related details ATTACHMENTS: Description Memo and Attachments
  • Gun Grab - Boil the Frog Scenario

    03/26/2018 6:41:15 PM PDT · by Moe-Patrick · 34 replies
    3/26/18 | self
    Politicians can pass legislation to ban manufacturing of specific weapon. No confiscation of existing weapon. Public stays calm. Politicians pass legislation to confiscate specific weapon. Some (sheeple) comply. Months later, letters are sent to gun owners requesting compliance. Some comply. Months later, letters threatening fines are sent. Some comply. Months later, warrants are issued and your traffic violation results in a jail cell to which turning in your gun eliminates the fines and jail time. Some comply. By slowly and discreetly draining individuals financially and emotionally for compliance.....boiling the frog.
  • NC Democratic Sheriff Candidate Jokes About Killing Gun Owners

    03/26/2018 12:43:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 55 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 2, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Once again, we’re reminded how the Left just hates us, and that they can’t be trusted on gun control. Enough with the lies that they just want common sense gun control. They either want to lay down the foundation to ban and confiscate guns, or they just want to kill you—or at least joke about it. In North Carolina, a Democrat running for sheriff joked about just that during a meeting with Moms Demand Action. The race is in Buncombe County (via NTK Network): Video Democrat Daryl Fisher, a candidate for Buncombe County Sheriff in North Carolina, joked that he...
  • Some Wisconsin gun owners believe it's time to put more limits on guns (barf alert)

    03/25/2018 7:25:05 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 49 replies
    Milwaukee J-S ^ | 25 march 2018 | Craig Gilbert
    PRAIRIE DU SAC - Jeff Recob is a gun owner, National Rifle Association member and small businessman who sells ammunition, gear and gun supplies to target shooters. He also thinks it’s time for his side to give a little in the gun debate. “As far as I’m concerned, we’d better be ready to give something up now. I’m talking about us as NRA members and the gun-owner community,” said Recob, interviewed at his family business, Recob’s Target Shop, just weeks after a Florida high school massacre set off a new round in the country’s unflagging gun debate. “Hopefully, the NRA...
  • 3 Data Points That Crush The Gun Control March

    03/22/2018 9:42:04 AM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 15 replies
    As we head into another energy-draining, media-drenched, wrong-headed protest by angry liberals in this weekend’s highly publicized anti-gun march in Washington, responding to the salvos of misinformation becomes a real challenge. Those who understand and appreciate the Second Amendment and the Constitution — which does not include large numbers of protesters — should be armed with a few basic facts that really do make the entire anti-gun histrionics case go ker-splat! These are important because whether it is the school kids or the activists or the media, the people driving this narrative are rarely if ever confronted with contextual facts....
  • When Capone’s gang massacred people, Congress wasted no time banning Tommy guns (barf alert)

    03/20/2018 5:48:46 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 49 replies
    Chicago S-T ^ | David Ziegler
    ----(snip)In the aftermath of the 1929 massacre, that question was answered with action, passage of the historic National Firearms Act. Now, as we struggle with how to keep our kids safe in 2018, we should look to the effectiveness of that law. Passed in 1934, the original National Firearms Act imposed a tax on the making and transfer of certain firearms, as well as a special (occupational) tax on persons and entities engaged in the business of importing, manufacturing, and dealing in NFA firearms.
  • Stoneman Douglas survivor: 'I have no choice' but to advocate for gun control [Clipped hair One]

    03/18/2018 10:46:30 PM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 19,2018 | Julia Manchester
    Stoneman Douglas survivor Emma Gonzalez said on Sunday that she has no choice but to advocate for stricter gun control laws. "I have no choice because there were CNN cameras there, and my speech was broadcast all over the country in like four seconds and I had no ideas they were going to be there, and that's..like I'm not upset about that..I'm never going to be the same person again," Gonzalez told "60 Minutes" on CBS.
  • Here’s What Congress Is Doing to Tackle School Safety

    03/12/2018 10:42:00 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | March 7, 2018 | John Malcolm and Lindsey M. Burke
    In the wake of the recent horrific shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, a number of proposals involving federal grant programs have been offered in Congress to try to address the critical issue of school safety. Empowering states and localities to implement evidence-based programs that meet their needs represents a sensible approach. Among the proposals under consideration is the Students, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act of 2018, which has been introduced in the House by Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., a former sheriff, and in the Senate by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah. Both House...
  • Question to Law Enforcement FReepers

    03/12/2018 6:42:30 AM PDT · by George Rand · 39 replies
    Myself | Today | George Rand
    Quick, simple questions to our law enforcement members here. Realistically, if you were gradually tasked with confiscating firearms from citizens, how would you react? Additionally, what is your take on how your precinct as a whole would react?
  • VA congressional candidate videos felonious creation of SBR, posts to YouTube

    03/09/2018 9:48:15 AM PST · by Paal Gulli · 17 replies
    The Gun Feed ^ | 9 March 2018 | Karen Mallard
    [Video] Karen Mallard Makes An Illegal SBR in Her Campaign Video Video here.
  • The History of the 'Assault Weapon' Hoax. Part 1: The Crime that Started it All

    03/09/2018 7:39:40 AM PST · by Paal Gulli · 21 replies
    reason.com ^ | Mar. 2, 2018 6:40 pm | David B. Kopel
    The History of the 'Assault Weapon' Hoax. Part 1: The Crime that Started it All A 1989 shooting at a Cal. schoolyard began the national "assault weapon" issue. It was a consequence of law enforcement failure. David B. Kopel|Mar. 2, 2018 6:40 pm The "assault weapon" controversy first became a national issue in January 1989, when a career criminal murdered five children at school playground in Stockton, California. The failures of law enforcement before and during that crime—and the media and political failures thereafter—were similar to those related to the recent murders in Parkland, Florida. These failures are part of...
  • How To Contact Gov. Rick Scott (Ask him not to sign the gun bill)

    03/08/2018 5:33:16 AM PST · by Jed Eckert · 39 replies
    Florida Governor's Office ^ | 3/8/2018 | Florida Governor
    Office of Governor Rick Scott The Capitol 400 S. Monroe St. Tallahassee, FL 32399-0001 (850) 717-9337 Email Governor Scott For more immediate service, please include email address with your letter or phone call. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
  • Nolte: How Close Is America to Outright Gun Confiscation? Very Close.

    03/06/2018 6:26:08 AM PST · by Cheerio · 136 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 5 Mar 2018 | John Nolte
    The so-called fact checkers at the far-left Washington Post are liars. Straight-up liars. Because here is what Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama actually said in favor of gun confiscation: Barack Obama, June 2014: Couple of decades ago, Australia had a mass shooting, similar to Columbine or Newtown. And Australia just said, well, that’s it, we’re not doing, we’re not seeing that again, and basically imposed very severe, tough gun laws, and they haven’t had a mass shooting since. Our levels of gun violence are off the charts. There’s no advanced, developed country that would put up with this. Barack Obama,...
  • American activists hijack Bannon's Zurich visit to raise money for gun safety

    03/02/2018 12:46:23 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    The Local ^ | Caroline Bishop
    American activists hijack Bannon's Zurich visit to raise money for gun safetyA group of Americans in Switzerland is using Steve Bannon’s first public speaking engagement in Europe to raise funds for gun violence prevention. Bannon, US President Donald Trump’s former right hand man and co-founder of far-right US news site Breitbart, will speak in Zurich on March 6th. The former White House Chief Strategist has repeatedly warned Trump against backing gun control, even after the mass shooting in Las Vegas in which 59 people died and 515 were injured. Now campaign group Action Together: Zurich, is turning Bannon’s appearance in...
  • Guess Who’s Funding the ‘Student’ Gun Control Movement?

    03/05/2018 11:49:21 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 42 replies
    Constitution.com ^ | March 1, 2018 | Onan Coca
    At the risk of being called cold or harsh, let me begin by saying every American has a right to his/her opinion on just about any issue. Including guns. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, let me add this: the people playing partisan politics on the graves of the 17 innocent dead people from Douglas High School are despicable. I don’t care what age they are. Over the last couple of weeks, a variety of conservative voices have gotten in trouble for insinuating that the anti-gun protesters coming out of Douglas High School seem far too practiced...
  • Kroger Joins Walmart, Dick’s Sporting Goods: No Gun Sales Unless 21 Years Old

    03/01/2018 7:39:21 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 43 replies
    Big Government ^ | March 1, 2018 | AWR Hawkins
    Kroger announced Thursday that it will not longer sell firearms or ammunition to persons under 21 years of age. The grocery chain sells guns and ammunition at its Fred Meyer stores in the western U.S. Those sales will continue but persons under the age of 21 will be prohibited from purchase. CNN Money reports that Kroger released a statement, saying, “In response to the tragic events in Parkland and elsewhere, we’ve taken a hard look at our policies and procedures for firearm sales. Recent events demonstrate the need for additional action on the part of responsible gun retailers.”