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  • Watch: Officer fires through window in Las Vegas car chase

    07/17/2018 11:12:48 AM PDT · by dragnet2 · 93 replies
    Watch: Officer fires through window in Las Vegas car chase An officer in Las Vegas fired through a window in a dramatic high-speed car chase last Wednesday. The police unit released the video on Monday which showed dramatic body camera footage of an officer at the wheel, grabbing his gun, and peppering his windhsield with bullets to stop the suspect from getting away. The chase and shootout, which occurred July 11, came after officers responded to an attempted murder call, police said. Another police car joined the chase but was shot at by the suspects a number of times. Metropolitan...
  • Russian National Linked To NRA Is Charged With Conspiracy

    07/16/2018 5:34:34 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 40 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 16 July 2018 | Chuck Ross
    The Department of Justice has arrested a Russian national on charges that she conspired to infiltrate American political groups in order to influence U.S. politics, the agency announced Monday. [GOP implicated, of course]
  • Prediction: More Guns, Less Suicide During Trump Administration

    07/17/2018 4:10:24 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 9 July, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    There have been a number of recent opinion articles that attempted to create a linkage between firearms in society and the rate of suicides in society. The opinion articles contain explicit calls for more regulation of firearms in society, even though most of the policy prescriptions would have no effect on suicides. Banning or restriction semi-automatic firearms? Suicides only need a single shot.Banning or restricting magazine capacity? Suicides only need one shot. Magazines are superfluous to suicide.Reducing the age of sale for semi-automatic rifles? The same lack of logic applies. The general argument that more guns result in more...
  • Protests continue after body cam video released of South Shore police shooting

    07/16/2018 9:08:16 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 54 replies
    ABC7 ^ | 07/15/18 | Jessica D'Onofrio, Michelle Gallardo, Leah Hope and Liz Nagy
    Hundreds of protesters turned out again Monday, taking over the same block of 71st Street where police shot and killed a man in the South Shore neighborhood on Saturday. The protests continued after police made the unprecedented decision to release body-camera video of the incident, less than 24 hours after it happened. It's been two days since 37-year-old Harith Augustus was shot and killed during a confrontation with Chicago police officers. An independent investigation into the shooting is underway, but several groups say they don't trust it. "I think that Mr. Augustus' constitutional rights were violated," said Maxwell Little, South...
  • Cops Attempt Gun Confiscation Without Warrant (trunc.. Oh and NJ)

    07/16/2018 7:25:49 PM PDT · by Celerity · 19 replies
    SHTFplan ^ | 7/16/18 | Mac Slavo
    Police in New Jersey have officially crossed the [thin blue] line and literally attempted to confiscate guns from an army veteran without a warrant. But it didn’t go as planned, because Leonard Cottrell Jr. refused to comply with the orders of the cops. Eventually, all gun confiscation will be carried out by the police; who of “don’t make the laws, they just enforce them,” and Cottrell found this out the hard way. After serving two tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom overseas, Cottrell found himself at end of the state’s tyrannical oppression and gun elimination scheme.
  • Michigan Primary (candidates by office / party / district)

    07/16/2018 4:57:54 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 31 replies
    Michigan Sec'y of State ^ | July 2018 | et al
    Sec'y of State GOVERNOR Republicans Patrick Colbeck, Canton Brian Calley, Portland Jim Hines, Saginaw Township Bill Schuette, Midland Democrats Gretchen Whitmer, East Lansing Abdul El-Sayed, Shelby Township Shri Thanedar, Ann Arbor Libertarian Bill Gelineau, Grand Rapids John Tatar, Livonia U.S. SENATOR John James, R- Farmington Hills Sandy Pensler, R-Grosse Pointe *Debbie Stabenow, D-Lansing U.S. House of Representatives 1ST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT *Jack Bergman, R-Watersmeet Matthew Morgan, D-Traverse City 2ND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT *Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland Rob Davidson, D-Spring Lake Nick Schiller, D-Grand Rapids 3RD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT *Justin Amash, R-Cascade Township Joe Farrington, R-Lyons Cathy Albro, D-Middleville Fred Wooden, D-Grand Rapids, 4TH...
  • Gun control advocates are hyperventilating over Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination

    07/16/2018 2:38:07 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 16, 2018 | John R Lott Jr
    Gun control advocates are hyperventilating over President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun rights group, Everytown for Gun Safety, warned: “Judge Kavanaugh has applied an extreme and dangerous interpretation of the Second Amendment when determining whether a law is constitutional, one that does not take into account a law’s impact on public safety.” Since the Supreme Court’s last gun control case in 2010, the court has turned away at least 15 gun-rights cases, including several challenges to prohibitions on semi-automatic assault rifles and on public carry of firearms. Gun control advocates hoped that...
  • How Entertainment Shows Have Become Vehicles for Gun Control Propaganda

    07/16/2018 7:46:03 AM PDT · by rktman · 82 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 7/16/2018 | John Lott
    All of the major television networks use their primetime entertainment shows to push a pro-gun control agenda. Liberal television executives apparently think that they have the power to change Americans’ attitudes. Not liking guns has been portrayed as cool for a long time. It is an old theme that dates back to the original 1980s MacGyver series, in which the titular character avoids using guns and expresses his aversion to them. This theme has continued with the current remake. But the push to sway public opinion really seems to have picked up. This spring on ABC’s “The Crossing,” the sheriff’s...
  • Found a Henry Big Boy .357 Magnum Carbine at the gun show...couldn't resist.

    07/16/2018 7:18:36 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 22 replies
    07/16/18 | Me
    I've been wanting a .357 rifle for some time, and a single dealer had exactly what I wanted at the gun show over the weekend. Got him to knock off tax and the credit card fee, and it was a done deal. Now to order sling swivels and a sling, and schedule some range time!
  • Trump Era Gun Checks Remain near Record Levels in June of 2018

    07/16/2018 6:36:58 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 16 July, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Many people believed that President Trump would preside over an era of decreasing firearm sales. Firearm sales dropped a little from the record levels in the 2016 presidential election year. They did not drop much. 2017 had the second highest ever yearly total NICS checks. 2018 is trending higher than 2017. In 2017, at the end of June, the total NICS checks were 12,601,112. 2018 is becoming the second highest year on record. In 2016, the all time record year, they were 13,829,491 at the end of June. In 2018, they have moved up from 2017 and are approaching...
  • Bullet points: Twenty-five good, bad and ugly ideas to reduce gun violence

    07/15/2018 8:02:45 PM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies
    newsreview.com ^ | 7/12/2018 | Mitch Ryals, Daniel Walters, Samantha Wohlfeil, Wilson Criscione and Quinn Welsch
    The U.S., overall, is a much less violent place than it used to be. Our reported violent-crime rate is almost half what it was in 1991. But mass shootings haven’t decreased. In fact, they’ve become even deadlier. In 2010, the World Health Organization found that the United States’ gun-homicide rates were more than 25 times higher than in any other high-income country. And that was before Las Vegas—and before Parkland, Florida. We’ve witnessed 19 of the 30 deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history during the past decade.
  • Chicago police release body cam video of South Shore police shooting

    07/15/2018 4:28:42 PM PDT · by BBell · 90 replies
    http://abc7chicago.com/ ^ | 7/15/18 | Diane Pathieu and Will Jones
    Chicago police released body camera video on Sunday of the fatal police shooting of 37-year-old Harith Augustus, which sparked a night of protests in the South Shore neighborhood. Supt. Eddie Johnson said he made the decision to release the video "because the community needs some answers and they need it now." He said he wanted to clear up misinformation about the shooting. After the shooting, crowds gathered near where the shooting occurred Saturday evening at 71st Street and Clyde Avenue. Four police officers injured and four protesters arrested. Protesters threw rocks and bottles at police officers and jumped on squad...
  • NERF bazooka! (amazing YouTube video)

    07/15/2018 6:10:00 AM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 30 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 25, 2018 | Ryan & David
    These guys built a NERF bazooka/rocket launcher and it is positivalutely SCARY and awesome to behold. 2.5" barrel, pneumatic system powered by a 9-volt battery. The "NERF darts" are pool noodles with PVC fittings, put together and look exactly like ginormous official NERF ammo. 3D printed cosmetics including flip-up sights, safety switch and button to fire. Finally it's painted with the same scheme as real NERF toys.Here's the video of it on YouTube.
  • The Miracle Continues: 365 Days of 2ndVote GunCam Shows No Evidence of a Gun Committing a Crime

    07/15/2018 12:43:58 PM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies
    2ndvote.com ^ | 7/11/2018 | unknown
    Can you believe it? After 365 days of careful, around-the-clock scrutiny, our 2ndVote GunCam experiment has not produced any observable evidence that a watched gun will move, load, fire, or harm anyone on its own. See for yourself! Last week, we reminded you to watch closely as we counted the final days to the 1-year mark of our groundbreaking study. We know everyone was nervous, and watching with baited breath. But we can now proudly celebrate! And what a relief! We are grateful to our supporters for being part of this harrowing journey. As researchers, we know it will take...
  • U.S. GOVERNMENT LIFTS BAN ON CODY WILSON’S 3D PRINTED GUNS

    07/15/2018 10:34:18 AM PDT · by 1_Inch_Group · 19 replies
    3dprintingindustry.com ^ | 11 July 2018 | BEAU JACKSON
    In a seismic decision from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and U.S. Department of State (DOS), Cody Wilson’s open-source 3D printed firearm file sharing site Defense Distributed is no longer banned from distributing 3D models of guns. In the legal battle it was deemed that the ban was in breach of the First Amendment – imposing censorship on a gun maker’s rights to expression. It was also decided on the basis that certain types of guns are not “inherently military” and, seemingly, present less of a threat to the population.
  • It's Gator Mating Season

    07/15/2018 11:13:17 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 17 replies
    email from a friend | 7/15/2018 | unknown
    It’s “gator mating” season—be careful out there!!! Another good reason to have a concealed weapons permit. Florida Woman Stops Alligator Attack Using a Small .22 cal Beretta Pistol: This is a story of self-control and marksmanship by a brave, cool-headed woman with a small pistol against a fierce predator. What's the smallest caliber that you would trust to protect yourself? Here's her story in her own words: "While out walking along the edge of a pond just outside my house in The Villages with my soon to be ex-husband, discussing property settlement and other divorce issues, we were surprised by...
  • Family Of Burglar Shot in the Act: He Was Human, Too

    07/15/2018 10:38:38 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 85 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 07/15/18 | Dan Zimmerman
    We wrote about a recent burglary in Des Moines in which a Des Moines store owner arrived at his business, only to find Amund Benjamin Haarstad in the process of relieving him of some of his inventory. The store owner shot and killed Haarstad. Now, as happens so often these situations . . . Family members of a man slain in an apparent burglary attempt said he never should have been shot and killed, admitting wrongdoing by both parties involved. The fatal shooting happened just after 7:15 a.m. Wednesday at Kraft Imports and 5 Star Muffler in the 1400...
  • FBI To Launch Secondary Firearm Background Check System

    07/15/2018 7:48:27 AM PDT · by rktman · 48 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 7/14/2018 | Beth Baumann
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) internal process for firearms-related background checks is gearing up for a change. A secondary system, known as the National Data Exchange (N-DEx), will be implemented in conjunction with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), National Public Radio (NPR) reported. "The N-DEx system is an unclassified national information sharing system that enables criminal justice agencies to search, link, analyze, and share local, state, tribal, and federal records," the FBI's website said. "N-DEx is also a strategic investigative information sharing system that fills informational gaps and provides situational awareness." N-DEx is being implemented because...
  • Italians Desire for Gun Law Reform increases from 26% to 39%

    07/14/2018 3:50:19 AM PDT · by marktwain · 26 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 14 July, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Italians are questioning the reasonableness and effectiveness of their complex and strict gun control laws. From thelocal.com: While 26 percent of people questioned in 2015 said they supported looser laws on owning a gun for self-defence, the latest research carried out by social studies institute Censis and private security sector organization Federsicurezza found that 39 percent were in favour. The percentage was highest among people with a low level of education and the elderly, rising to 51 percent among respondents who hadn't completed high school and 41 percent for the over-65s. The study also found that the number of...
  • ‘In all reality, there were three shooters.’ Oklahomans kill an active shooter

    07/14/2018 2:42:48 AM PDT · by T-Bird45 · 45 replies
    WaPo via MSN ^ | 7/13/18 | Frances Selllers, et al
    Juan Carlos Nazario was sitting on a lakeside bench waiting to play soccer when he heard the staccato popping of gunshots outside Louie’s On the Lake, a popular waterfront grill and pub. He ran to his car to get his gun and moved toward the sounds. Bryan Whittle was driving with his wife, heading off for a Memorial Day weekend getaway, when he saw a commotion outside Louie’s. He thought someone might be drowning, so instead of turning his truck onto the highway, he barreled into the parking lot to offer help. As he jumped out, what he learned stunned...