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  • CNN: Piers Morgan out – Sarah Brady in

    03/02/2014 6:07:56 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 58 replies
    Like certain other TV networks, CNN likes gun control supporters. For more than a year, it allowed Piers Morgan to relentlessly and viciously attack the Second Amendment and anyone who supports it, until Morgan’s perennially low-rated show had cost the network so much in lost advertising revenue that keeping him on the air was no longer financially sustainable.As noted in the previous Alert story, CNN recently made the decision to cut “Piers Morgan Live” from its lineup. However, from the network’s perspective, the problem was the messenger, not the message.So, this week, with Morgan on the way out, CNN teamed with another anti-gun messenger—Sarah Brady, chairwoman...
  • Liberal hate Groups tear into NRA

    06/24/2012 10:25:27 AM PDT · by pabianice · 11 replies
    NRA First Freedom (print edition only) | 6/12
    Excerpt from First Freedom quoting anti-gun spokesweasles.
  • Propaganda: Collectivist/Statist vs. Individualist

    11/30/2011 8:10:04 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 2 replies
    Renew America ^ | 11-30-11 | Frank Maguire
    "Lest we forget at least an over-the-shoulder acknowledgment to the very first radical: from all our legends, mythologies, and history (and who is to know where mythology leaves off and history begins — or which is which), the first radical known to man who rebelled against the establishment and did it so effectively that at least he won his own kingdom — Lucifer." Rules for Radicals, Saul Alinsky "A radical programme of social legislation, particularly unemployment insurance; the shifting of the burden of taxation to the wealthy classes; free popular-education — all these and similar measures, which in themselves do...
  • Congress expands Fast and Furious probe to White House

    09/13/2011 5:28:17 AM PDT · by Broker · 107 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Sept. 09, 2011 | Richard A. Serrano
    Congressional investigators reviewing the failed gun-tracking program Operation Fast and Furious have formally asked the Obama administration to turn over copies of "all records" involving three key White House national security officials and the program, other ATF gun cases in Phoenix, and all communications between the White House and the ATF field office in Arizona. The letter signed Friday by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Sen. Charles E. Grassley of Iowa, the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, was sent to National Security Advisor Thomas E. Donilon, a top...
  • Obama: We're working on gun control 'under the radar'

    04/29/2011 11:41:28 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 86 replies · 1+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | April 26, 2011 | Jeff Knox
    "I just want you to know that we are working on it," Barack Obama reportedly told Sarah Brady regarding gun control. "We have to go through a few processes, but under the radar." This interesting bit of news was reported in an April 11 Washington Post Lifestyle section story about Obama's gun-control and regulatory policy wonk Steve Croley. Toward the end of the article the writer, Jason Horowitz, mentions a March 30 meeting between Jim and Sarah Brady and White House Press Secretary Jay Carney during which the President "dropped in." Horowitz quotes Sarah Brady relating how President Obama gave...
  • Sarah Brady claims Obama pushing ‘under the radar’ gun control

    04/20/2011 4:54:32 AM PDT · by marktwain · 35 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 19 April, 2011 | David Codrea
    Anti-gun activist Sarah Brady claims President Barack Obama is committed to stealth gun control according to a report in The Washington Post. Recounting a March 30 meeting between Brady, her husband Jim and White House Press secretary Jay Carney, The Post reports: During the meeting, President Obama dropped in and, according to Sarah Brady, brought up the issue of gun control, “to fill us in that it was very much on his agenda,” she said. “I just want you to know that we are working on it,” Brady recalled the president telling them. “We have to go through a few...
  • Rep. McCarthy Intros Bill to Ban High-Capacity Ammo Clips

    01/18/2011 4:01:18 PM PST · by DarthVader · 137 replies · 1+ views
    ABC News Blog ^ | 1/18/11 | John R. Parkinson
    In the aftermath of the attempted murder of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords earlier this month, lawmakers on Capitol Hill have proposed a cluster of gun control measures ranging from a ban to knowingly carrying a firearm within 1,000 feet of certain high-profile government officials to a proposal to allow members of Congress to carry firearms in the U.S. Capitol. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy formally introduced her own bill on the House floor Tuesday that would ban high-capacity ammunition clips like the one Jared Loughner used to gun down 19 individuals in the Tucson shooting Jan. 8. McCarthy, who is regarded as one...
  • Tucson shooting victim blames Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck, Sharron Angle (*BARF*)

    01/14/2011 9:50:08 AM PST · by markomalley · 179 replies
    Politico (where else) ^ | 1/14/11 | Kendra Marr
    A wounded survivor of the Tucson shooting that critically injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is blaming Sarah Palin, House Speaker John Boehner, Fox TV host Glenn Beck, and former Nevada GOP Senate candidate Sharron Angle for the tragedy. “It looks like Palin, Beck, Sharron Angle and the rest got their first target,” Eric Fuller said in an interview with Democracy NOW. “Their wish for Second Amendment activism has been fulfilled — senseless hatred leading to murder, lunatic fringe anarchism, subscribed to by John Boehner, mainstream rebels with vengeance for all, even 9-year-old girls,” he added, referring to the death of Christina...
  • Winner Of 2010 Sarah Brady Visionary Award Resigns In Disgrace

    06/15/2010 2:24:43 PM PDT · by neverdem · 8 replies · 695+ views
    NRA - ILA ^ | June 11, 2010 | NA
    ·11250 Waples Mill Road ·   Fairfax, Virginia 22030    ·800-392-8683   Winner Of 2010 Sarah Brady Visionary Award Resigns In Disgrace   Friday, June 11, 2010   On May 18, the Brady Campaign held a big shindig in Washington, D.C., to give this year’s “Sarah Brady Visionary Award” to now-former Hearst News Service White House reporter Helen Thomas.In accepting the award, Thomas vilified the U.S. Supreme Court for declaring the Second Amendment to protect an individual right to arms, and vilified the Armed Forces for fighting the war on terrorism.“The inept Supreme Court has found a way for all individuals to have...
  • Gun used by Fort Hood Shooter legally bought "cop killer" pistol. (Huh?!)

    11/06/2009 1:55:44 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 53 replies · 3,433+ views
    AP ^ | 06 NOV 09 | By LARA JAKES and DEVLIN BARRETT (AP)
    AP Sources: 1 rampage gun purchased legally By LARA JAKES and DEVLIN BARRETT (AP) – 20 minutes ago WASHINGTON — A 5.7-millimeter pistol used in the Fort Hood shooting was purchased legally by suspect Nidal Hasan at a Texas gun shop, law enforcement officials said Friday. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the case. Records indicate Hasan bought the FN 5.7 at store called "Guns Galore" in Killeen, Texas, well before the attack that left 13 people dead, one of the officials said. The pistol has been dubbed a "cop killer" by...
  • Former congressman to run for Ohio governor [Rep. John Kasich..........]

    05/22/2009 5:24:45 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 118 replies · 3,553+ views
    Former congressman to run for Ohio governor Posted: 06:11 PM ET From CNN's Mark Preston and John King WASHINGTON (CNN) – Former Rep. John Kasich plans to announce next month that he will run for governor of Ohio, two Republican sources tell CNN. Kasich has already filed paperwork with the state that allows him to raise money, established a Web site and posted a YouTube video encouraging supporters to join him at a June 1 event in his hometown for a "very special announcement." Kasich has not yet officially announced his plans to challenge Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland in 2010.
  • A Note From Jim and Sarah Brady (Henry Bowman Know Thy Enemy Barf Alert!)

    04/16/2009 2:44:09 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 65 replies · 2,010+ views
    MY MAILBOX | 16 APR 09 | dcbryan1
    Dear 1LT Bryan: I'm sitting here in my wheelchair today, mad as hell, trying to control my anger, but without much success. And please understand-I'm not angry with folks like you...or angry about my own personal situation.Many years ago, with the help of my wife Sarah, I was able to cope with the initial bitterness and depression that come with the knowledge that I'm going to spend the rest of my life confined to a wheelchair.Instead, I'm angry at the gun lobby led by the National Rifle Association (NRA), and the dangerous state of "gun politics" in Washington D.C. But...
  • Gun Law Update—Early Brady Plans Revealed: Push to end all private sales tops list

    12/01/2008 6:14:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 104 replies · 3,064+ views
    Men's News Daily ^ | December 1, 2008 | Alan Korwin
    Push to end all private sales tops list “Universal background checks for EVERY gun sold in this country.” [NOTE: Don't forget to recognize and celebrate Bill of Rights Day, Dec. 15; in Phoenix we will be at the Wrigley Mansion starting at 5:30 p.m., you're invited, for details or to RSVP: http://www.gunlaws.com/newstuff.htm] Plenty of gun-ban speculation is flying. I have this quote direct from Sarah Brady in a letter addressed to me: “On Election Day, we helped deliver a strong victory for President-Elect Barack Obama and Vice-President-Elect Joe Biden. They will be two of the most powerful allies we have...
  • Repeal Second Amendment, Analyst Advises

    06/12/2007 4:23:30 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 177 replies · 4,315+ views
    Repeal Second Amendment, Analyst Advises By Nathan Burchfiel CNSNews.com Staff Writer June 12, 2007 (CNSNews.com) - The Second Amendment guarantees the right of an individual to own guns and for that reason should be repealed, according to a legal affairs analyst who opposes gun ownership. "The Second Amendment is one of the clearest statements of right in the Constitution," Benjamin Wittes, a guest scholar at the center-left Brookings Institution, acknowledged in a discussion Monday. "We've had decades of sort of intellectual gymnastics to try to make those words not mean what they say." Wittes, who said he has "no particular...
  • Lapse of Federal Law Allows Sale of Large Ammo Clips

    04/16/2007 9:46:24 PM PDT · by neverdem · 23 replies · 576+ views
    blogs.abcnews.com ^ | April 16, 2007 | Brian Ross and Dana Hughes
    High capacity ammo clips became widely available for sale when Congress failed to renew a law that banned assault weapons. Web sites now advertise overnight UPS delivery of the clips, which carry up to 40 rounds for both semi-automatic rifles, including 9mm pistols, and handguns. "High capacity magazines read extreme firepower and gusto. Stock Up!" is the headline of one of many gun shop Web sites. Virginia law enforcement officials have not identified the weapon used in the shootings today at Virginia Tech, but gun experts say the number of shots fired indicate, at the very least, that the gunman...
  • GUN REGISTRATION BILL (PA Dems want yearly fee per gun)

    03/28/2007 3:05:54 PM PDT · by Kay Ludlow · 116 replies · 2,711+ views
    WTAJ TV10 News website ^ | 3/28/07 | WTAJ TV10 News Altoona PA
    House Bill No. 760 was introduced in the State House of representatives last week. The bill was introduced by representatives Cruz, Youngblood, Parker, Wheatley, Bennington and Curry. The legislation calls for every gun in Pennsylvania to be registered with the state, and each registration must be renewed annually. The registration would cost the gun owner $10 per gun each year. The bill also calls for each gun owner to be fingerprinted, have a back ground check, and to submit pass port-style photos for registration cards. The registration card for each gun would then have to be carried with that gun...
  • Brady Bunch Poll

    02/27/2007 4:29:08 PM PST · by Miguel Alberto · 13 replies · 567+ views
    AlertsList@FirearmsCoalition.org ^ | Tue, 27 Feb 2007 | Firearms Coalition
    "Sarah Brady is sending supporters a link to an on-line survey asking them (as a faithful friends) to answer the questions and help guide the Brady Campaign in their dealings with Congress and state legislatures. Being a democratic guy, I feel compelled to share this with others concerned about the gun control issue so the Brady's get a very clear picture of just what the public really thinks about their issues. Just like the surveys often sent out by pro-gun groups this survey is more about fundraising than actually seeking anyones opinion. Please answer the survey and consider following through...
  • Words of Respect for a Man Who Never Let the Party End [Barf Alert]

    01/20/2007 9:26:03 AM PST · by kiriath_jearim · 6 replies · 433+ views
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Selected comments from Brady Campaign leaders on the passing of Art Buchwald, who for many decades was a passionate supporter of efforts to reduce gun violence in America: From Sarah Brady: "Jim and I are deeply saddened. Art has been a dear and wonderful friend to both of us personally, and to the prevention of gun violence. "No one brought a greater smile to our faces over the years than Art. His spirit was especially amazing in recent months, when his staying power brought joy to us all. I will forever remember his warmth and...
  • Evidence scant on effectiveness of one-gun laws

    09/27/2006 11:07:42 PM PDT · by neverdem · 39 replies · 1,415+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | Sep. 27, 2006 | Larry Eichel
    INQUIRER SENIOR WRITER One-gun-a-month laws sound attractive to gun-control activists and draw broad public support in polls. But it's not clear that such statutes have had much impact on gun violence. A study published last year in the journal Injury Prevention found that the laws restricting purchases had had no measurable impact. The study was done by a team of doctors from the University of Washington, using data from 1979 to 1998. Another study, done in 2001 by the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, found evidence of a slight decrease in gun violence associated with Maryland's one-gun...
  • Stop the UN Gun Ban

    05/09/2006 5:46:53 PM PDT · by kerryusama04 · 136 replies · 3,104+ views
    stopungunban.org ^ | 5/9/06 | Wayne La Pierre
    This 4th of July, while you and your family celebrate the 230th Anniversary of the founding of our great nation, there’s one party you won’t be invited to... ...And that’s the party that Kofi Annan is throwing at United Nations headquarters in New York — using your tax dollars — for nearly fifty dictatorships, six terrorist states, governments that endorse execution based on religious faith, and a multitude of other nations from around the globe. You see, this party isn’t to honor your freedoms -- but to conspire to take them away. That’s right. Over our 4th of July holiday,...
  • Sights set on local gun manufacturers (Illinois)

    02/26/2006 2:09:34 PM PST · by holymoly · 34 replies · 976+ views
    Quad-Cities Online ^ | February 26, 2006 | Stephen Elliott
    Henry County is known by many as the Gun Valley of Illinois. However, that could change if a bill making its way through the Illinois House of Representatives becomes law. HB2414, sponsored by Rep. Edward Acevedo, D-Chicago, would make it illegal to manufacture, possess or deliver semi-automatic assault weapons, assault-weapon attachments, .50-caliber rifles and .50-caliber cartridges. Last session, a similar bill sponsored by Rep. Acevedo fell three votes short of passage in the Illinois House. If this one passes, it could affect five Quad-Cities area firearms manufacturers, three of them in Henry County -- Springfield Armory and ArmaLite Inc., both...
  • Sarah Brady Comments on Cheney Shooting Accident

    02/12/2006 3:56:44 PM PST · by mcg2000 · 126 replies · 4,187+ views
    US News Wire ^ | February 12, 2006 | Sarah Brady
    To: National Desk Contact: Peter Hamm of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, 202-289-5792 WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /U.S. Newswire/ -- James and Sarah Brady made comments today related to Vice President Cheney's reportedly accidental shooting yesterday in Texas. "Now I understand why Dick Cheney keeps asking me to go hunting with him," said Jim Brady. "I had a friend once who accidentally shot pellets into his dog - and I thought he was an idiot." "I've thought Cheney was scary for a long time," Sarah Brady said. "Now I know I was right to be nervous." http://www.usnewswire.com/
  • NRA bill would OK guns in cars at work

    02/08/2006 7:13:35 AM PST · by neverdem · 555 replies · 3,390+ views
    MiamiHerald.com ^ | Feb. 08, 2006 | MARC CAPUTO
    TALLAHASSEE A bill being pushed by the NRA to allow people to keep guns in their cars on workplace parking lots faces a tough challenge from the powerful Florida Chamber of Commerce. TALLAHASSEE - The National Rifle Association is pushing a bill that would penalize Florida employers with prison time and lawsuits if they prohibit people from keeping guns in their cars at workplace parking lots. But the proposal is facing stiff opposition from a group just as powerful in the state capital as the NRA: Florida's biggest business lobby. Mark Wilson, a vice president of Florida's Chamber of Commerce,...
  • Girl Accidentally Shot at Md. Day Care

    01/24/2006 12:01:35 PM PST · by zaxxon · 34 replies · 1,138+ views
    Tampa Bay Online/AP ^ | January 24, 2006 | Stephen Manning
    GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) -- A gun brought to a day care center by an 8-year-old boy accidentally went off Tuesday, wounding a 7-year-old girl in the arm, police said. The boy had the gun in a backpack and was playing with it when it went off at the For Kids We Care center, Montgomery County police spokesman Derek Baliles said. The girl was taken to Children's Hospital in Washington, he said. Her injury was not considered life-threatening. There were six children in the center at the time of the shooting, which happened around 7 a.m. No one else was hurt....
  • .50 Caliber Terror News Special Alert!(extreme barf alert)

    01/11/2006 11:06:57 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 46 replies · 819+ views
    email | 1 11 06 | .50caliberterror.com
    Dear xxxxxx We are pleased to tell you that the campaign to protect America from "50 Caliber Terror" is gaining momentum! This week the New York State Assembly passed a package of legislation to stem the tide of gun violence that included a ban on .50-caliber sniper rifles. And in Illinois, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley announced 4 pieces of gun violence prevention legislation that also included a bill to restrict anti-armor, .50-caliber sniper rifles. Your support of the Freedom States Alliance is helping to educate America about these weapons of terror. You can help us build our campaign by asking...
  • Kopel Newsletter (Lots of Second Amendment news)

    12/06/2005 6:09:35 AM PST · by Blood of Tyrants · 1 replies · 707+ views
    Various links | 12/06/05 | various
  • Teen dad profiled in People mag is killed

    11/22/2005 7:20:33 AM PST · by ncountylee · 513 replies · 9,156+ views
    UPI ^ | 11/21/2005
    PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- An 18-year-old single father whose struggle raising his toddler daughter was featured in People magazine has been killed in Philadelphia. Terrell Pough was shot in the head on his way home from work Thursday night and later died at Temple University Hospital, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. Police said they have no suspects but do have a possible lead. No further details of the slaying were released. The August issue of People profiled Pough, who worked as the night manger at a local restaurant while attending school full-time and raising his daughter, Diamond, who will be...
  • Gun Control Group Plans to Challenge Protections for Gun Industry

    10/20/2005 6:11:41 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 13 replies · 762+ views
    cnsnews.com ^ | 10 19 05 | Susan Jones
    CNSNews.com) - The House is expected to vote Wednesday on a bill that would restrict lawsuits against gun makers and gun sellers for the criminal misuse of their products. But even before the voting begins, a gun control group announced it would challenge the measure on constitutional grounds. The Senate passed the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act" in July, and the House is expected to follow suit. The National Rifle Association says the bill will stop "meritless, reckless lawsuits" that are filed with the goal of bankrupting the gun industry. But lawyers at the Brady Center to Prevent...
  • Children shot in schoolyard attack (In China)

    10/13/2005 12:05:29 AM PDT · by FreedomCalls · 72 replies · 3,992+ views
    The Herald Sun (Australia) ^ | October 113, 2005 | From correspondents in Beijing
    A CHINESE man shot and injured 16 young schoolchildren as they were doing their morning exercises, Xinhua news agency said today. It was the latest in a wave of school attacks to shock the country in recent years. The middle-aged man opened fire with several home-made guns at the children at the Niutoushan Primary School in impoverished eastern Anhui province yesterday morning, Xinhua said. Seven of the 16 wounded were in serious condition in hospital in the neighbouring province of Zhejiang. One man working near the school tried to stop the shooting but was knocked down by the gunman as...
  • Michigan debates deadly force legislation

    09/19/2005 10:03:57 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 17 replies · 684+ views
    wndu.com ^ | 9 19 05 | wndu.com
    Gun control advocates want to stop Michigan legislators from passing a law allowing people to use deadly force to defend themselves without fear of prosecution.The bills were introduced this month in Michigan. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and the Million Mom March are calling lawmakers in an attempt to keep the bills from getting out of the House Judiciary Committee. The battle in Michigan over the so-called deadly force legislation is an important one for both sides. It could open the doors to similar laws across the country, a top priority for the National Rifle Association, or stop...
  • The Sorry Party: Ken Mehlman updates the GOP's wedge issues. (obvious barf alert)

    07/14/2005 3:43:02 PM PDT · by Crackingham · 10 replies · 545+ views
    Slate ^ | July 14, 2005 | Bruce Reed
    Love Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry: Today, RNC chair Ken Mehlman will apologize for the Republicans' divisive, racist Southern strategy: "Some Republicans gave up on winning the African American vote, looking the other way or trying to benefit politically from racial polarization. I am here today as the Republican chairman to tell you we were wrong." Even in what is fast becoming the sorriest year in American politics, Mehlman's apology may be the most galling. If not for its Southern strategy, Ken Mehlman would be stuck in Baltimore and the modern Republican party simply would not exist. From...
  • NYP: GUN BANNERS WHO CAN'T SHOOT STRAIGHT - The Daily News relied on a false statement

    06/03/2005 5:55:22 AM PDT · by OESY · 13 replies · 990+ views
    New York Post ^ | June 3, 2005 | JOHN R. LOTT, JR.
    When the federal assault- weapons ban expired last September, its fans claimed that gun crimes and police killings would surge. Sarah Brady, one of the nation's leading gun-control advocates, warned, "Our streets are going to be filled with AK-47s and Uzis." Well, over eight months have gone by and the only casualty has been gun-controllers' credibility. Letting the law expire only showed its uselessness. Yet, while this lesson has been learned in the rest of the country — Illinois' Democrat-controlled state Assembly last week defeated both a proposed assault weapons and 50-caliber gun bans — New York's Legislature was going...
  • Conceal Carry Bill Changed; St.Louis And St.Louis County Must Begin Issuing Permits

    05/04/2005 4:41:32 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 18 replies · 1,067+ views
    ksdk .com ^ | 5 4 05 | ksdk .com
    Time has run out to stop conceal carry permits from coming to Saint Louis City and Saint Louis County. The excuse that there is no funding to cover the costs is no longer valid. Tuesday, Missouri senators gave final approval to a bill that passed in the house in March. Now a spokesman for Governor Matt Blunt says it's not a matter of if he will sign this new bill, but when. It will becomes law immediately. The conceal-carry law has resulted in a barrage of opinions from gun owners and those against guns getting in more hands. Despite his...
  • Ted Nugent Gets More Insane About Guns(gun grabbing weenies take on the nuges nra appearance)

    04/19/2005 10:31:38 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 63 replies · 2,798+ views
    If nothing else, Ted Nugent isn't going to have to relinquish his "Motor City Madman" nickname any time in the near future. In a speech given to the National Rifle Association's national convention in Houston, Nugent brandished a pair of assault rifles while urging NRA members to recruit other gun-packing nuts into the gang. He went so far as to urge NRA members not to associate with non-members, and to become "hardcore, radical extrimists." Siezed by a Second Amendment furor, Nugent then whipped up the crowd condoning shoot-to-kill vigalante justice. The spectacle, urged members to pull their heat and kill...
  • Fulton Co. Judge shot and killed in courthouse shooting (BREAKING Fri 9A)

    03/11/2005 6:39:06 AM PST · by mhking · 3,534 replies · 135,203+ views
    WAGA-TV/WSB-TV Atlanta | 3.11.05
    This is a breaking news situation. A man entered a courtroom in the Fulton County Courthouse this morning and shot a Fulton County Sheriff's deputy, a clerk and a judge; there are reports from both WSB and WAGA, the judge is deceased. The perp has carjacked multiple vehicles -- now on his third -- and is still at large. I've just come from downtown Atlanta, and the city is a madhouse.
  • Killed...By A Single Pellet

    03/05/2005 2:03:02 AM PST · by beaversmom · 53 replies · 2,833+ views
    The Mirror ^ | March 5, 2005 | Gary Jones
    THE grieving mother of a toddler who died after being shot with an airgun called yesterday for the weapons to be banned. Two-year-old Andrew Morton was hit in the head by a single pellet - thought to be aimed at firefighters tackling a house blaze - as he went out with his brother to buy chips. His family took the agonising decision to turn off his ventilator after doctors said there were no signs of recovery. Mum Sharon McMillan, 34, said: "Airguns should be banned and anyone who carries them should be locked up. "Andrew was a wonderful wee boy,...
  • Woman's Attacker Obsessed With Motherhood

    02/13/2005 1:00:14 PM PST · by ambrose · 15 replies · 761+ views
    AP ^ | 2.13.05
    Posted on Sun, Feb. 13, 2005 Woman's Attacker Obsessed With Motherhood Associated Press FORT MITCHELL, Ky. - A woman stabbed to death while possibly trying to steal a pregnant woman's fetus had been carrying an ultrasound picture of someone else's twins and was wearing maternity clothing filled with padding. Police said 26-year-old Sarah Brady, who was nine months pregnant, acted in self-defense Thursday when she killed Katherine Smith. No charges had been filed Sunday and Commonwealth Attorney Bill Crockett said he hadn't decided whether to present the case to a grand jury. The attack happened after Smith called Brady and...
  • Gun nuts' have no real excuse(gun grabbing weenie barf alert 4 bags minimum)

    02/02/2005 10:45:23 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 146 replies · 2,805+ views
    dailycampus.com ^ | 2 1 05 | Robert Schiering
    At first glance, the term "gun nut" would appear to be nothing more than an ad hominem against the more enthusiastic weapon owners of this country. However, as one reads the literature espoused by gun nut organizations, the reasoning behind this term becomes startlingly clear. Gun nuts are called as such because they are incontrovertibly insane. The gun lobby has adopted the same attitude toward politics as Rush Limbaugh: "Don't confuse me with facts, I've got my mind made up!" Gun nuts are so obsessed with opposing gun control laws that no amount of factual evidence against their position will...
  • MAINSTREAM MEDIA GOES AFTER .50 CAL RIFLES. A Terrorist Tool?

    01/06/2005 6:49:26 PM PST · by Happy2BMe · 144 replies · 2,577+ views
    (CBS) A military rifle capable of piercing armor from over a mile away is too readily available to civilians, and could end up in terrorists' hands, say critics of the .50-caliber weapon that is for sale in 49 states. Correspondent Ed Bradley reports on the big gun that was recently banned in California for 60 Minutes, Sunday, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. ET/PT. "I think it's a great thing on the battlefield," says one of the weapon's chief critics, Tom Diaz of the Violence Policy Center in Washington, D.C. "I just think there are certain occasions when we say in our...
  • Why Gun Control Doesn't Work

    01/03/2005 10:13:59 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 17 replies · 1,006+ views
    www.freepatriot.com ^ | 1.1.05 | www.freepatriot.com
    FEWER GUNS = MORE CRIME by Rod D. Martin, 11 July 2000 Four years into the British and Australian gun bans, the verdict on gun control is in: disaster. Those who argue for the right of self-defense have always said that banning guns would disarm the law-abiding while encouraging the criminals. Yet even by the standards of most pro-gun arguments, the actual results of total gun control have been startling, leaving anti-gunners and government officials at a loss to explain the debacle. Take Australia. Just over one year ago, the Australian government spent more than $500 million to confiscate 640,381...
  • Pics of Kerry with Sarah Brady on 9/13

    09/15/2004 4:42:38 PM PDT · by Mike Haas · 4 replies · 1,077+ views
    NRAWinningTeam.com ^ | 9/15/04 | NRAWinningTeam.com
    Pictures taken Sept 13, the day the AWB sunset. John and Sarah were staying close as the Assault Weapons Ban was dying it's painful (for John and Sarah) death. Times of deep sadness, such as in the death of a family member or close friend, causes family to WANT to gather around each other for comfort. http://nrawinningteam.com/They should wear a sign around their necks that says "Quiet! Scheming in progress!" Mike Haas -------------------------------------------------Californians! You need to contact Gov. Shwarzenegger RIGHT NOW to urge a veto of SB1140 and SB1152, two bad bills on his desk. Stay focused! All efforts need...
  • The Brady Campaign, and NBC`s Katie Couric, Try to Re-write History

    06/10/2004 6:53:18 PM PDT · by neverdem · 27 replies · 252+ views
    NRA-ILA ^ | June 10, 2004 | NA
    Exploiting tragedy for political gain is nothing new for the media and the Brady Campaign, but this morning’s appearance on NBC’s Today Show reached a new low. Katie Couric and Sarah Brady used the tragic occasion of President Reagan’s passing to shamelessly forward the gun-ban agenda with deliberate misinformation. Led by carefully crafted questions from Couric, Sarah Brady claimed that President Reagan wasn’t actually an NRA member, and that he "worked hard" for passage of the so-called "assault weapons" ban. In fact, President Reagan, the owner of an AR-15, was a strong and consistent supporter of the Second Amendment and...
  • Marchers Demand Bush Extend Assault Weapons Ban

    05/09/2004 3:47:41 PM PDT · by yonif · 42 replies · 381+ views
    Reuters ^ | May 9, 2004 | Peter Kaplan
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gun control supporters marched through Washington, D.C. on Sunday demanding that President Bush extend a federal ban on the sale of military-style assault rifles. Several thousand protesters, organized by the same group that put together the Million Mom March in 2000, walked from the U.S. Capitol to the Washington Monument chanting "Halt the assault." At the head of the march, protesters held a banner depicting an AK-47 assault rifle, saying the president would be to blame for more violence unless he fulfilled a previous promise to sign an extension of the 1994 ban before it expires in...
  • TRT/MD/DC FReepers vs. Clinton/Brady Bunch: 2004 Elections implications?

    12/08/2003 8:04:29 AM PST · by VasilyZaitsev · 53 replies · 284+ views
    TRT/MD/DC FReepers after action reports... | December 8, 2003 | VasilyZaitsev
    TRT/MD/DC FReepers vs. Clinton/Brady Bunch: 2004 Elections implications? From 4:00 pm. until about 8:30 pm., Thursday, December 4, 2003, members of the Maryland/DC Tyranny Response Teams, plus three DC Chapter Freepers, gave the national anti-RKBA, anti-gun elite a chilly greeting as the “Brady Bunch” celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the passage of the infamous “Brady Bill”. This exclusive forum and reception was held at the internationally acclaimed Omni Shoreham hotel in the Cleveland Park area of Washington, D.C. Sarah/James Brady, John (D.C. Gun Ban) Hechinger, Sr., Sam Donaldson (ABC News), national Million Mom March leaders, elected members of the Kennedy...
  • The Cop Revolt Against Gun Control

    10/23/2003 4:36:27 PM PDT · by Richard Poe · 59 replies · 2,101+ views
    RichardPoe.com ^ | October 23, 2003 | Richard Poe
    AN ALL-OUT REVOLT against gun control may be brewing among rank-and-file police officers. In my last column, "Gray Davis’ Cop-Killing Gun Law," I revealed that anti-gun zealots such as Sarah Brady and Ted Kennedy have found a new enemy: cops. No longer content to disarm ordinary citizens, gun prohibitionists now want to strip off-duty and retired police of the right to keep and bear arms. Reader reaction to my column was mixed. Virtually every correspondent favored gun rights, but many expressed disdain for the rights of police. "Maybe when their CCW [Concealed Carry Weapon] rights are stripped away they will...
  • Gray Davis' Cop-Killing Gun Law

    10/08/2003 4:03:52 PM PDT · by Richard Poe · 57 replies · 4,786+ views
    RichardPoe.com ^ | October 8, 2003 | Richard Poe
    GRAY DAVIS is gone. But his destructive legacy lives on. In the final weeks before his ouster, Davis used what dwindling power he had to hamstring California’s legal and political system for years to come. He made over 260 last-minute judicial and state commission appointments. Davis also quietly signed into law one of the most far-reaching handgun bans in the nation on September 24 – a law which threatens to send many California police officers to their graves. Police and sheriffs all over the state pleaded with Governor Davis not to sign SB 489. But he ignored them. The law...
  • Statement of Sarah Brady On House Passage of H.R. 1036

    04/14/2003 6:14:32 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 53 replies · 316+ views
    Press Release The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence United With the Million Mom March 1225 Eye Street, NW Washington, DC 20005www.bradycampaign.org Contact: Eric M. Howard Phone: (202) 289-5785 "Today's (Wednesday's) vote by the U.S. House of Representatives was shameful. It boggles the mind that any industry, never mind the gun industry, would be given sweeping immunity from citizen lawsuits. "This legislation would slam the courthouse doors to people who have been wronged. Americans cherish their right to seek redress from the courts, and this legislation would take that right away from gun violence victims who deserve better. "I urge...
  • Canadian failed gun registration experiment would cost the USA 24 billions and be worthless.

    12/04/2002 9:24:03 PM PST · by CHICAGOFARMER · 15 replies · 597+ views
    Canadian failed gun registration experiment would cost the USA 24 billions. Most Americans would rather have better health care, and self defense rather than a worthless database of data designed to trap honest American citizens. Here are the facts regarding Canada firearm registration. Conclusion: Cost per Canada firearm owner $ 319.17. Admitted firearms registration cost by Canada government $ 1,053,260,000 Number of Canadian firearm owner?s 3,300,000 Cost of firearm registration per firearm owner? 1,053,260,000 /3,300,000 = $ 319.17 dollars per firearm owner Cost of firearm registration per registered firearm owner? 1,053,260,000 /1,885,430 = $ 558.63 dollars per firearm owner How...
  • Gun Control Horror

    10/13/2002 1:01:31 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 73 replies · 318+ views
    www.sierratimes.com ^ | 10. 12. 02 | Ted Lang
    The efforts of Sarah Brady, the Million Moms and the Violence Policy Center, supported by incessant, aggressive marketing by the liberal media, brought pressure on the FAA to disarm pilots that had been routinely carrying handguns prior to 9-11. Gun control propaganda advanced by this alliance disarmed pilots and 3,000 of our fellow Americans paid with their lives. Do the American people know this? Since most still get their "news" from the liberal TV information and communications "news" conglomerates and The New York Times, most Americans do not know this fact because it was suppressed with the same mindset that...
  • Sarah Brady's gun gift

    08/02/2002 4:53:45 AM PDT · by rhema · 16 replies · 229+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | 8/2/02 | Marianne M. Jennings
    Sarah Brady, wife of former Reagan press secretary, Jim Brady, and founder of Handgun Control, Inc., disclosed in her new autobiography that she purchased a gun for her son for Christmas 2000, a .30-06 bolt-action rifle, complete with scope. She allows that she felt funny driving home packing heat. The gun she gave to her son is one she and her antigun cronies demonized as a "sniper rifle." How ironic that some of the legislation she and HCI have proposed would have made it a crime for her to put the gun under the tree without transfer papers and prior...