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  • AR15 Clone Used to Rescue Treed Teen Girl from Big Alligator

    07/13/2018 2:51:48 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 13 July, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Image of 11 foot Alligator from Victoria Advocate, 2009 On Friday afternoon, 29 June, 2018, a 15 year old girl, Jordan Broderick, was floating on a raft in Freek creek in the Ocala National Forest. That section of the creek is in Lake County Florida. Alligators chased her up a tree. Her mother called 911 and reported that alligators had treed her daughter, and were aggressive. From foxnews.com: "My daughter's stuck in a frickin' tree and there's gators surrounding her!" Broderick's mother reportedly told a 911 dispatcher. "Oh my God! Please hurry! Please hurry!" Deputy Mitch Blackmon responded to...
  • A Major Reason Gun Sales Remain Strong

    07/04/2018 5:43:41 AM PDT · by marktwain · 39 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | July 4, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Gun sales have remained strong during the Trump era. Through the end of May, 2018 is trending to be the second highest year on record. The NICS checks through May of 2018 are 97% of those of 2016. Political writers and gun industry writers, and those who are both, have speculated that politics have been the major driver of guns sales for the last decade. The latest Rassmussen poll shows evidence of a deeper reason people would fear to be disarmed. From rasmussenreports.com: Thirty-one percent (31%) of Likely U.S. Voters say it’s likely that the United States will experience...
  • CO: Boulder Doubles Down on Gun and Magazine Ban

    07/02/2018 5:34:31 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 25 June, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On May 15, 2018, the Boulder, Colorado, city government passed a gun and magazine ban unanimously. The ban is likely illegal. It was immediately challenged in a lawsuit. On 19 June, 2018, the Boulder city government doubled down on the ban, adding more restrictions, and an exemption for competitive shooters who travel through the city. From the dailycamera.com: Five amendments were proposed. On an 8-1 vote, council passed three: Removing an exemption for 30-round handgun magazines that are legal under Colorado law; allowing competitive shooters to travel through Boulder with assault weapons; and clarifying the language so that any...
  • AR-15 Reload: A Divine Explanation

    06/27/2018 7:24:35 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 6 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/27/2018 | J Hines
    Came across this video out on Facebook from Thunder Ranch of how to reload and use the bolt release. The explanation is very simple, Clint Smith of Thunder Ranch explains the relationship between God & Eugene Stoner. While most of us know how to reload an AR-15, there is a bit of a polarized perspectives on how to push the bolt release. There are some groups saying that you could lose fine motor skills. Some believe you will while others say it is a myth and training overcomes that myth. Clint is on a totally different level believes that God...
  • AR-10 vs AR-15

    06/13/2018 9:15:38 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 37 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/13/2018 | J Hines
    We can all agree that ARÂ’s are not only reliable but are great at short ranges from 0 to 300 yards. But what if you want to reach out further to 400 yard or 1000 yards? For the larger cartridge would the AR be able to deliver the same punch as its cousin the .308 or 6.5 Creedmoor? Before making the decision to go with an AR10 or AR15, lets take a look at the comparisons.AR-10 The AR10 rifle is an air-cooled lightweight rifle that is gas operated and comes with the 7.62mm (.308) barrel. uses the standardized 7.62x51mm loads...
  • A Weapon Far More Important Than The AR-15

    06/08/2018 10:54:18 AM PDT · by davikkm · 11 replies
    IWB ^ | Daniel Carter
    echnology continues to advance at an unprecedented rate, and the technology of weaponry is no different. The science fiction of ten or twenty years ago is now becoming a reality. Killer robots are on the rise. And no, I’m not joking (as you will see below). There has been a loud debate in recent months over citizens’ rights to own AR-15s. Gun rights advocates are strongly in favor of citizens having the right to own AR-15s and so am I. The government-backed anti-gun groups are against this right for obvious reasons. However, to compensate for rapidly evolving technology, citizens will...
  • ICYMI: Boulder Just Banned Ownership of AR-15 Rifles

    06/05/2018 8:38:53 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 49 replies
    Townhall ^ | 4 Jun, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Well, this is no shocker. Bolstered by the Supreme Court’s inaction on answering the question concerning the constitutionality of assault weapons bans, slices of Blue America have taken it to its limits—and by limits I mean passing ordinances that are totally unconstitutional. In Deerfield, Illinois, the village has banned the ownership of AR-15 rifles and other firearms liberals find scary. Yet, it goes beyond that, because the definition of an assault weapon (yes, I know not a real term) is so broad. Essentially any firearm that uses a detachable magazine that holds more than ten rounds is a so-called assault...
  • Gun groups want a restraining order against Deerfield's assault weapons ban before..

    06/03/2018 8:18:16 AM PDT · by PROCON · 43 replies
    chicagotribune.com ^ | June 1, 2018 | Karen Berkowitz
    Full Title: Gun groups want a restraining order against Deerfield's assault weapons ban before it takes effect in 2 weeksGun-rights advocacy groups are asking a Lake County Circuit Court judge to bar the village of Deerfield from enforcing its ban on assault weapons that is set to kick in June 13. The ordinance enacted April 2 by the Deerfield Village Board gives residents until June 13 to turn in any guns that fit the village’s definition of assault weapons, remove them from the village or modify the guns so they’re no longer considered assault weapons. The ordinance empowers the town’s...
  • Molon Labe: State Bans Popular AR-15 Accessory—Not a Single Person Complies

    05/30/2018 9:22:37 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 70 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | May 29, 2018 | Rachel Blevins
    State police were shocked to find that after banning bump stocks and threatening violators with 5 years in prison, not a single resident has complied. The state of New Jersey has become the latest to ban bump-stocks for firearms, and despite strict threats to owners who refuse to turn their newly illegal devices over to police, not a single resident has complied with the new law. The legislation banning the popular A-15 accessory, Senate Bill 3477, went into effect immediately after it was signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie in January, and it gave residents 90 days to “voluntarily...
  • ... art installation ... in Chicago ... with replica AR-15s 'for rent'

    05/20/2018 2:21:15 PM PDT · by gandalftb · 19 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 15 May 2018 | Staff
    Art exhibit has been dubbed the Chicago Gun Share Program. Each bike slot is filled with an AR-15 to show just how easy it is to get a gun in US. Exhibit was created by the Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 'We're hoping the Chicago community can take advantage of this...and learn how simple it is for a civilian to obtain a weapon of war.' Also included in the exhibit is a screen that allows people to donate to the Brady Center. At least 862 people have been shot in Chicago in 2018 and 173 people have...
  • Why Science and Experience Command That You Buy an 'Assault Rifle'

    05/07/2018 8:38:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 36 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 5/7/2018 | Kurt Schlichter
    It must be nice walking through life believing that the paradise the founders built here in North America is the natural state of man, and that we can therefore forgo the difficult and dangerous tasks associated with defending it. But some of us don’t have the luxury of illusions. We know that peace and civilization are not the natural state of man, and that the black swan events that we have somehow convinced ourselves could never happen do happen with startling regularity. And this is why you should buy guns and ammunition. Specifically, you should own, at a minimum, a...
  • A Fun and Useful Rifle for the Woods: Setting Up an AR-15 for Hunting

    05/07/2018 1:05:06 AM PDT · by JayCh · 13 replies
    Minute Man Review | Jay Chambers
    With the bad press the AR-15 is getting lately, even from so-called Second Amendment advocates, it would seem that the future of the Swiss Army Knife of rifles is grim. “They’re not hunting rifles,” they say. “They were only ever designed to hunt two-legged targets, and that’s all they can ever do! They are ASSAULT WEAPONS.”
  • Abington man with AR-15 involuntarily committed for a mental health evaluation

    05/04/2018 2:00:30 PM PDT · by dirtboy · 44 replies
    Philly.com ^ | 5/4/2018 | Erin McCarthy
    The man who was seen earlier this week toting an AR-15 through the streets of Abington Township has been involuntarily committed for a mental health evaluation – not for openly carrying the long gun but for making concerning comments to friends, police said Friday. The man, who has only been identified as an adult resident of the Montgomery County township and a current or former Penn State student, was taken in for an evaluation mid-morning Thursday after friends reached out to police via social media, authorities said. The man’s AR-15 was confiscated as well. “This case illustrates the very complex...
  • Man toted AR-15 in Abington to 'gauge the political climate,' police chief says [PA]

    05/02/2018 8:21:41 AM PDT · by dirtboy · 13 replies
    Philly.com ^ | 5/1/2018 | Erin McCarthy & Joseph A. Gambardello
    Police first encountered the man walking the streets of Abington with an AR-15 rifle slung across his back around 8:30 p.m. Friday. In talking with officers that night, he gave only his first name and explained that he “wanted to educate the public about his right to carry this weapon,” Abington Township Police Chief Patrick Molloy said. “He also wanted to gauge the political climate of Abington Township.” When that same man resurfaced Monday afternoon, carrying the same type of semiautomatic weapon through the North Hills, Ardsley, Glenside, and Abington Shopping Center sections of the township, residents became alarmed. Sightings...
  • What Does AR stand for in AR-15?

    05/01/2018 4:58:16 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 21 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 5/1/2018 | J Hines
    AR stands for "Armalite Rifle", named after the company that developed this firearm. Contrary to popular beliefs it is not "assault rifle" or even "automatic rifle". Brief History of the AR The rifle was first used during the Vietnam War as an alternative to the M-14 rifle. Ok, lets back up a bit here’s a short history of it. In the late 1950s, the gun manufacturer Colt purchased the rights to the rifle but had difficulty selling it to the U.S. military. The ArmaLite Division of Fairchild is the first phase of the company’s history and where it built the...
  • (Pro-2A Student) Kyle Kashuv Interrogated By Broward County Deputies After Range Trip

    04/23/2018 4:33:59 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 166 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 04/23/18 | Dan Zimmerman
    Kyle Kashuv is a Parkland student who, just like Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg, was at Douglas High School the day Nikolas Cruz murdered 17 of his classmates. Unlike Gonzalez and Hogg and many other Douglas survivors, Kashuv has been a lone, persistent student voice in favor of gun rights and the Second Amendment. Despite his support for the right to keep and bear arms, Kashuv didn’t own a firearm and had never fired one. That changed over the weekend when he went to a range with his father. He tweeted stills and video of the range session. As...
  • AR-15 Effective in Defending against Multiple Home Invaders

    04/24/2018 11:46:19 AM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 25 April, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Young Woman Carrying AR15 style Rifle in Yuma Arizona On Sunday morning, April 15, 2018 at about 4 a.m. in Glen St. Mary, Florida, a group of seven masked home invaders barged into a mobile home located on County Road 125. A shot was fired by one invader. Two of the four occupants of the home responded with armed force. One of the residents had an AR15 style rifle. The person with the AR15 said they fired over 30 rounds while repelling the invaders. One invader was killed and others wounded. No resident was injured. As soon as the...
  • Wisconsin Crybullies Fail to Disrupt Charity Gun Raffle

    04/23/2018 12:35:35 PM PDT · by marktwain · 29 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 16 April, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Even in extremely liberal Madison, Wisconsin, there is a core of Second Amendment supporters. Friends of the NRA is not a political group. The events are meant to raise money for things such as shooting ranges and teaching firearms safety. They are not allowed to endorse political candidates. It is clear that Friends of the NRA are Second Amendment supporters.  The Friends of the NRA in Madison, Wisconsin, held their 26th annual fundraising event on 11 April 2018. The event has been non-controversial for 25 years. This year the event drew some crybullies who want to tell other people...
  • Waffle House Shooter Had Been Arrested in ‘Restricted Area’ Outside White House Last Year

    04/22/2018 1:23:03 PM PDT · by Politically Correct · 106 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 22 Apr 2018 | DAN ZIMMERMAN
    As more is becoming known about Travis Reinking, the suspect wanted for murdering four people in a Nashville area Waffle House this morning, we’re hearing a familiar refrain. Reinking was well known to both federal and state authorities. In July 2017, the U.S. Secret Service arrested Reinking for being in a “restricted area” near the White House, according to the Secret Service. After the arrest, his Illinois firearms authorization was revoked and local Illinois police seized four weapons. The firearms were given back to his family. “Among the weapons seized by those authorities was the AR-15 rifle used at the...
  • US: 4 dead after nude gunman opens fire on restaurant

    04/22/2018 11:01:08 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 45 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/4/18
    Four people are dead and several more wounded after a gunman opened fire on a restaurant in a predawn shooting Sunday morning outside of Nashville, Tennessee. Local authorities launched a manhunt for 29-year-old Travis Reinking, who is believed to be the shooter. “Murder warrants are now being drafted against Travis Reinking,” police tweeted. Nashville police said Reinking had fled the scene naked, and asked locals to report any sightings of a naked man walking the streets to authorities. "If you see a nude guy walking around this morning call the police department," Metro Nashville Police Department’s Don Aaron told WTVF....