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  • New NJ gun laws don’t make us safer

    06/14/2018 10:55:34 AM PDT · by richardb72 · 8 replies
    The gun control bills that New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed this week won’t save lives. If anything, it will lead to more crime and death. The laws aim to keep firearms out of the wrong hands, expand background checks, and reduce magazine size. But at best, the new laws will harass otherwise law-abiding New Jerseyans and make it difficult for the poor to defend themselves. Take the so-called Red Flag law. This law will allow the government to take away people’s guns without even a hearing before a judge -- something that most states currently require. When people “really”...
  • American Medical Association endorses gun control

    06/13/2018 5:44:08 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 45 replies
    Axios ^ | 6/13/18 | Sam Baker.
    The American Medical Association has formally — and overwhelmingly — endorsed a slate of gun control measures, calling gun violence a public health crisis. Why it matters: The AMA isn’t as powerful as it once was. But in the uphill climb to frame gun violence as a public health issue, having the AMA on board certainly can’t hurt.
  • Bill Introduced In Congress That Would Require Gun Owners To Be Licensed & Sales Tracked

    06/12/2018 6:11:34 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 36 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | June 11, 2018 | Tim Brown
    Needless to say, you don't need a license to own a gun, just like you don't need a license to engage in any of the other rights that are supposed to be protected under our Constitution, like exercising the Christian religion in public, free speech, freedom of the press or freedom of assembly. Here's just another way that Communist Democrats are attempting to regulate and restrict your God-given right to keep and bear arms. A bill introduced last week in the House by Representative Bobby Rush as H.R. 6024 and in the Senate as S.3002 by Senator Tammy Duckworth would...
  • The lesson of ’31 bullets’: We have the power to civilize our gun laws (barf alert)

    06/08/2018 3:34:44 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 28 replies
    Chicago S-T ^ | 8 june 2018
    We are shouting from the outside. Shout loud and long enough, though, and we can prevail. We can civilize our gun laws. One month ago, this editorial page launched a campaign called “31 bullets” to promote 31 ways to curb gun violence in our nation, and with each proposed action we did our best to include a simple way that you, personally, could make it happen. We presented our 31st and last bullet — a call for federal design safety standards for American-made guns — on Tuesday. EDITORIAL We have called the campaign, which we are conducting in partnership with...
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas students to embark on summer tour

    06/04/2018 8:04:23 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 60 replies
    Axios ^ | 6/4/18 | Mike Allen
    The students of March for Our Lives, including survivors of the Parkland high school shooting, today will announce a 60-day, 20-state, 75-stop summer bus tour to register young people to vote and to promote gun law reform. A key quote: David Hogg, 18, who graduated yesterday with the other seniors of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, told me in an interview Saturday to promote the tour that his biggest surprise as he travels the country has been: "There’s a lot more love than hate out there." Hogg, who plans to work on voter registration during his gap year ahead, said:...
  • The gun control debate has shifted. Can a new initiative bring change?

    05/15/2018 2:19:03 PM PDT · by BBell · 19 replies
    After the passion of March for Our Lives, some groups see the best hope for legislative success in states such as Washington and OregonThough America has seen a string of mass shootings over the past year, no gun control legislation has been passed at the federal level.Three months after 17 people were killed and 17 injured at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, leading to a national push for reform led by student survivors, the debate has shifted, from Capitol Hill to states across the country.As November’s midterm elections approach, advocates of stricter gun laws hope to place...
  • We know you lie.

    03/27/2018 5:44:02 PM PDT · by Jack Black · 42 replies
    Cascade Free Zone ^ | March 27, 2018 | xeroxero
    When you say “common sense” we know that’s just a term of art. We know you are lying. When you say “we don’t want to take away your guns” we know you are lying. When you say “we support the Second Amendment” we know you are lying. When you say “we only want some guns” we know you are lying. We are quite able to look around and see what has happened to the people who believed that they were just agreeing to some “common sense” gun laws. It’s happened all over the world, there are some nice stories, Darb.
  • Feinstein And Company Introduce New Assault Weapon Ban BIll

    11/08/2017 1:29:52 PM PST · by C19fan · 17 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | November 8, 2017 | Tom Knighton
    You had to know it was coming. In the wake of two deadly mass shootings where a maniac happened to choose an AR-15 style rifle to unleash his mayhem with, you had to know that Sen. Dianne Feinstein would reintroduce an assault weapon ban. Well, folks, it’s here now.
  • Gun Control Groups Lie About Non-Existent Background Check "Loophole," Blame NRA Instead of...

    07/13/2015 7:41:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 7/13/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    In case you missed it last week, FBI Director James Comey admitted his agency is responsible for Charleston killer Dylann Roof getting his hands on a gun when he ineligible to do so. Roof passed a background check during a firearm purchase, something Comey admitted shouldn't have happened due to a felony charge on his record prior to the purchase. In a meeting with reporters at FBI headquarters, [FBI Director James] Comey said failures in the gun purchase screening system enabled Roof to acquire the weapon used in an attack that authorities have said was motivated by Roof’s racist views,...
  • Switzerland, America and New Zealand: The Kiwi is low-hanging fruit

    03/16/2015 5:12:56 AM PDT · by Travis McGee · 36 replies
    Western Rifle Shooters Association ^ | March 15, 2015 | Matthew Bracken
    New Zealand is frequently mentioned as an emigration destination by American freedomistas* fearful of being trapped between our burgeoning federal police state, and the intertwining forces of social disintegration. Locations from the Bahamas to Patagonia are named, but I hear New Zealand in everybody’s top three. And in the present era, New Zealand does indeed have many desirable qualities. But what will keep New Zealand both safe and free when global conditions turn Macro Mad Max, or World War Three breaks out? Certainly not its own military forces, which independent of outside help, could not repel an invasion from Liechtenstein....
  • Obama Begins Covert Attack on Second Amendment

    05/10/2010 4:43:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies · 1,789+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | 9 May, 2010 | Joel McDurmon
    Obama has apparently taken a step to disarm America, according to a document that has been leaked. The step is strategic and very cunning: begin with the military. The document reveals a proposal to force all military personnel to register all firearms—even privately owned firearms that are kept in their private residences. It would force a regular inventory of all such firearms concurrent with the regular inventories of military weapons. Soldiers maintaining privately owned firearms in their private residences, off base, would be required to keep their weapons in locked containers or with trigger locks, unloaded, and have the ammunition...
  • Another state to feds: Take your gun regs and stuff 'em

    03/10/2010 10:30:39 PM PST · by Red Steel · 11 replies · 607+ views
    WND ^ | March 10, 2010 9:24 pm Eastern | Bob Unruh
    Utah has become the third state to adopt a law exempting guns and ammunition made, sold and used in the state from massive federal regulations under the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and supporters say about 30 more states have some sort of plan for their own exemptions in the works. Officials in Utah say they expect a lawsuit over their direct challenge to Washington if the federal government succeeds in its current case against Montana's law. Gary Marbut of the Montana Shooting Sports Association, who has spearheaded the Montana law, now describes himself as a sort of...
  • Obama revives talk of U.N. gun control

    11/16/2009 6:53:22 AM PST · by SHAWSBLOG · 13 replies · 937+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 11.16.09 | Drew Zahn
    Gun rights supporters are up in arms over a pair of moves the White House made last month to reverse longstanding U.S. policy and begin negotiating a gun control treaty with the United Nations.
  • They Must Take Away Our Guns!

    11/04/2009 5:10:27 AM PST · by JosephJames · 18 replies · 1,445+ views
    Catholic Prophecy Today ^ | 2009 | Rev. Joseph Dwight
    When Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, the forward assault troops were ordered to attack and take control of the local police station as a first priority. Poland had a very liberal version of the 2nd Amendment (fashioned after the US Constitution) but the citizens who owned handguns and long guns were required to register their names, addresses and list of weapons with the local police station. So the problem for the German army was pretty well solved by the registration process. YOU THOUGHT IT WOULD NEVER HAPPEN HERE! WELL, HERE IT COMES!!! Gun control by secrecy! If you...
  • Spike Lee: Obama Is 'Pre-Deortained'

    10/28/2008 6:27:23 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 60 replies · 1,054+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    B.C. and A.D? Get with it, old man. It's B.B./A.B. now. And George W. might have been "misunderestimated" as he engaged in "strategery." But that's so, like, yesterday. Barack Obama is "pre-deortained." By whom? Spike Lee stopped short of saying it is God's hand at work. But he was clearly speaking in quasi-religous terms as he discussed The One on today's Morning Joe. View video here.
  • Spike Lee: Obama is "Pre-ordained"

    10/28/2008 6:44:07 AM PDT · by St. Louis Conservative · 11 replies · 714+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | October 28, 2008 | Mark Finkelstein
    B.C. and A.D? Get with it, old man. It's B.B./A.B. now. And George W. might have been "misunderestimated" as he engaged in "strategery." But that's so, like, yesterday. Barack Obama is "pre-deortained." By whom? Spike Lee stopped short of saying it is God's hand at work. But he was clearly speaking in quasi-religous terms as he discussed The One on today's Morning Joe. View video here. SPIKE LEE: I say, it's very simple. You have B.B.: Before Barack and A.B.: After Barack. And a bit later . . . LEE: What he's done is historic. This coalition which he's gotten:...
  • Bush Administration Pursues “Reasonable” Ban on Guns

    02/13/2008 5:41:30 PM PST · by Amerigomag · 267 replies · 174+ views
    Intellectual Conservative ^ | 02-09-2008 | Larry Pratt
    Leave it to the Bush Administration to put forward the argument that the Constitution permits "reasonable" infringement of the right to keep and bear arms. The Solicitor General, Paul Clement, of the United States is the lawyer for the Justice Department. On January 11, Clement dropped a bomb designed to destroy the Second Amendment. The bomb was a friend of the court brief that is a marvelous work of Newspeak as described by George Orwell in his novel of a horrifying future where words mean the opposite of their original definitions. On the one hand, the brief argues that the...
  • Supreme Court Will Hear D.C. Guns Case

    11/20/2007 10:17:40 AM PST · by SmithL · 325 replies · 313+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 11/20/7 | MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press Writer
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will decide whether the District of Columbia can ban handguns, a case that could produce the most in-depth examination of the constitutional right to "keep and bear arms" in nearly 70 years. The justices' decision to hear the case could make the divisive debate over guns an issue in the 2008 presidential and congressional elections. The government of Washington, D.C., is asking the court to uphold its 31-year ban on handgun ownership in the face of a federal appeals court ruling that struck down the ban as incompatible with the Second...
  • 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...
  • Homeowner Arrested For Killing Alleged Burglar, 15

    01/21/2007 9:56:14 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 38 replies · 2,500+ views
    CBS) ^ | Jan 21, 2007 6:57 pm US/Pacific
    BELLFLOWER A man suspected of fatally shooting a boy, 15, while the victim was breaking into a shed behind the man's Bellflower home was arrested on suspicion of murder, sheriff's deputies said. Deputies responded to a burglary call at the home in the 8500 block of Park Street at 6:25 a.m., according to the sheriff's department. Homeowner Jerry Cress, 57, told deputies he confronted two suspects, one of whom had a hammer, Deputy Anthony Moore said. He said that in fear of his life, he opened fire with a pellet gun, Moore said. Shortly afterward, deputies at the Lakewood Station...