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  • 8chan will probably be back on Oct. 17

    10/14/2019 8:27:15 PM PDT · by old-ager · 95 replies
    Watkins Xerces channel - YouTube ^ | 2019-10-14 | Jim Watkins
    8chan owner Jim Watkins says the new site (named 8kun) should be up around Oct. 17. "Our Favorite Anon" hung out at 8chan. Fire away.
  • Why Red-Flag Laws Are Purely un-American! 1

    10/14/2019 6:02:20 AM PDT · by budj · 31 replies
    Richard Moorhead ^ | Oct 13, 2019 | Richard Moorhead
    Local residents of a Martha’s Vineyard town in Massachusetts are up in arms after a revered school crossing guard has had his legally owned guns and carry license confiscated by police. Stephen Nichols is an 84-year old Korean War veteran who served as a police officer of Tisbury, Massachusetts for six decades. He’s been employed as a school crossing guard of the Tisbury School, until recent termination as a result of the same unclear incident that’s resulted in the red flag gun seizure executed against him. Local reports indicate that Nichols had criticized a local school resource officer in a...
  • We don’t need Red Flag laws – we have the tools to help the mentally ill and protect people’s rights

    10/12/2019 11:03:49 AM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 7 replies
    Broad and Liberty ^ | October 10, 2019 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    Everyone wants to stop dangerous people from getting guns. The hot new policy option before this committee is Red Flag laws, which take away the guns of people deemed dangerous to themselves or others. But there is a much more effective alternative already in place.
  • We don’t need Red Flag laws – we have the tools in place to help the mentally ill

    10/11/2019 12:50:36 AM PDT · by richardb72 · 8 replies
    Broad+Liberty ^ | October 10, 2019 | John R Lott Jr
    Everyone wants to stop dangerous people from getting guns. The hot new policy option before this committee is Red Flag laws, which take away the guns of people deemed dangerous to themselves or others. But there is a much more effective alternative already in place. They are known as Baker Act statutes (Pennsylvania’s is called the “Mental Health Procedures Act”), and have been around since the early 1970s. They allow police, doctors and family members to have someone typically held in most states for a 72-hour mental health examination based upon a simple reasonableness test – little more than a...
  • Several guns seized from Redmond man after 'concerning Twitter posts' for 'Joker' movie

    10/09/2019 3:46:26 AM PDT · by LouieFisk · 78 replies
    KOMO ^ | October 8th 2019 | KOMO News Staff
    Investigators became aware of the posts last week, including one dated Sept. 26 showing the man holding two AK-47 guns -- one in each hand, pointing skyward, fingers on triggers. The caption on the photo read: "One ticket for joker please," according to Redmond police. The post comes as U.S. officials had issued warnings about the potential for mass shootings at the movie, which opened on Thursday to increased security around the Seattle-area movie theaters. FBI intelligence officials had uncovered social media posts related to extremists classified as 'incels' -- short for "involuntary celibate" -- and the man had been...
  • CONFIRMED: Florida’s Red Flag Laws are Used Five Times a Day to Confiscate Firearms, Report Says

    09/26/2019 9:12:50 PM PDT · by Farcesensitive · 27 replies
    BLP ^ | Sep 26, 2019 | Jose Nino
    PoliticsElections reports that the state attorney for Palm Beach County Florida Dave Aronberg appeared on MSNBC celebrating Florida’s frequent use of red flag laws. Aronberg stated, “Law enforcement officials are using Florida’s so-called “red flag” law to remove guns from people five times a day.” The other MSNBC hosts appeared to be happy to see how these laws are being implemented on a frequent basis. For them, this serves as a template at the national level... ...These numbers should raise some concern among Second Amendment advocates. Lawmakers initially stated that these orders would not be used frequently, but Politifact rates...
  • Bill Weld suggests Trump could face execution over Ukraine phone call

    09/23/2019 9:52:33 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 79 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 23, 2019 | Ronn Blitzer
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, who is challenging President Trump in the Republican primaries, proclaimed Monday that the president committed treason through his controversial phone call to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky -- adding that the punishment for treason is death. The statement drew a swift rebuke from the Trump campaign. “The media’s affliction with Trump Derangement Syndrome has driven them into an actual discussion of the proposed execution of the President of the United States,” communications director Tim Murtaugh told Fox News. “In severe cases of TDS such as this, immediate consultation with a physician is recommended.” Weld was responding...
  • Democrats Refuse to Include Gang Members in “Red Flag” Laws

    09/21/2019 7:08:48 AM PDT · by marktwain · 36 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 19 September, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    On 10 September 2019, Colorado Congressman Ken Buck (R-CO) offered an amendment to the proposed bill to create federal grants for  “Red Flag” bills in the House of Representative. The amendment was offered in the Judiciary Committee.  Representative Ken Buck's introduction of the amendment occurs in the first minute and ten seconds of the video on C-Span. “Red Flag” bills allow police to confiscate guns from people with a mere accusation they may pose a threat. In Red Flag bills, there is little due process. An accusation is sufficient. No court appearance by the accused, or confrontation of witnesses,...
  • Evers, Wisconsin Democrats introduce red flag law

    09/19/2019 10:50:14 AM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 24 replies ^ | 9/19/19 | AP
    Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers and Democratic lawmakers are introducing a "red flag" bill that would allow judges to seize guns from someone determined to be a threat. Evers unveiled the proposal Thursday. It comes after the governor and fellow Democrats introduced a universal background check bill in August. The proposals come in the wake of several mass shootings across the country.

    09/18/2019 8:55:47 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 43 replies
    tmz ^ | 9/17/2019 | tmz
    Nick Carter says his brother, Aaron, has left him with no choice but to seek legal protection after he claims Aaron threatened to kill Nick's pregnant wife and unborn child ... though Aaron says he'd never harm family. According to the temporary restraining order obtained by TMZ ... Aaron has to stay at least 100 feet away from Nick, Nick's wife, their kids and other family members, specifically their residence in Las Vegas. Nick says both he and his sister were forced to seek the order against Aaron, "In light of Aaron's increasingly alarming behavior and his recent confession that...
  • AARON CARTER COPS CAN'T TAKE HIS GUNS ... Unless He's Officially Deemed Mentally Unstable

    09/17/2019 8:46:43 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 37 replies
    tmz ^ | 9/17/2019 | tmz
    Aaron Carter's arsenal isn't going to be taken from him ... at least not yet, but that could change if authorities decide he's mentally unfit to own firearms. Carter has been erratic lately ... friends and family have been so worried they've called police to do welfare checks. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... until a court, board, commission, judge or other lawful authority determines Aaron suffers from a mental illness or condition that causes him to be a danger to himself or others, he can keep his guns. If this were to happen, we're told Carter would possibly be...
  • NY schools first to have 'red flag' petition power on guns

    09/16/2019 2:33:18 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 32 replies
    AP and ABC News ^ | 15 Sep 19 | Byryan tarinelli
    Schools across New York began the academic year with a new tool intended to prevent student suicides and violence: the ability to ask a court to remove a troubled person's access to firearms. About a third of U.S. states have so-called "red flag" laws, which allow courts to temporarily seize guns from people believed to be a danger to themselves or others, but New York is the first to empower schools to petition a court themselves for such an order, rather than go through local law enforcement. In New York, school principals are now allowed to petition the court for...
  • Democrats frown on targeting gang databases with 'red flag' laws

    09/14/2019 8:57:18 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 54 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 14 sept 2019 | Susan Ferrechio & Kerry Picket
    House Democrats this week advanced a new measure to encourage states to pass “red flag” laws, known as extreme risk protection orders, that authorize removing guns and ammunition from dangerous individuals. Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee amended the measure during a Wednesday mark-up to authorize the federal government to issue extreme risk protection orders in some instances, but they rejected an amendment that would have red-flagged anyone who law enforcement lists as a gang member. “The majority of violent crime, including gun violence, in the United States is linked to gangs,” Rep. Ken Buck, a Colorado Republican who sponsored...
  • Red Flag Laws

    09/13/2019 11:19:01 AM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 19 replies
    The Federalist Society ^ | September 12, 2019
    In the wake of the tragic February 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, states have increasingly looked to so-called “red flag” laws as a means of combating gun violence. To date, 17 states and the District of Columbia have enacted some version of red flag legislation, and many more have considered similar provisions. The general idea behind these laws is to better identify individuals posing extreme risks of danger to themselves or others and to disarm them before they commit acts of violence. This is often accomplished by permitting non-state actors to request that...
  • MSNBC's Donny Deutsch Urges Democrat Debaters: 'Assault' Trump the 'Ogre'

    09/12/2019 9:07:30 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 31 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    On today's Morning Joe, Donny Deutsch urged the Democrats participating in tonight's debate to "assault" President Trump, because "we need to get rid of this ogre." Deutsch claims nothing else matters because "our democracy is under siege." Instead of squabbling over their various plans to wreck America's health care system, or who said what about busing 35 years ago, Deutsch urged the Democrats participating in tonight's debate to focus their fire on President if they haven't been doing that. "I hope one of them stands up, and understands what the American people want to hear tonight. And they want...
  • Red Flag Laws Spur Debate Over Due Process

    09/05/2019 6:34:43 PM PDT · by familyop · 46 replies by way of Pew Trusts ^ | September 4, 2019 | Matt Vasilogambros
    In the year since Florida enacted its red flag law, Kendra Parris has defended nearly 20 clients against risk protection orders that could remove their firearms. The Orlando-based lawyer has long represented people who might be subject to the state’s involuntary mental health treatment provision. But when this new law, meant to protect against people who might be a harm to themselves or others, passed in the aftermath of the February 2018 Parkland mass shooting, she saw yet another opportunity for the state to potentially deprive certain people of their civil liberties. “It’s almost like a shiny new toy for...
  • Remarks against Antifa prompt FBI seizure of former Marine’s weapons under Oregon’s ‘red flag’ law…

    09/01/2019 5:47:57 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 76 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09/01/2019 | Dom Calicchio
    A former Marine who said at a protest that he would “slaughter” Antifa members in self-defense, if attacked, recently had his five weapons confiscated by the FBI, according to reports. The temporary seizure came through the use of Oregon’s “red flag” law, which allows law enforcement agencies and family members to seek a court order to have weapons taken away from an individual viewed as potentially violent. Such laws are often opposed by supporters of Second Amendment gun rights. The former Marine, Shane Kohfield, 32, was not charged with any crime, but surrendered five guns, including an AR-15 rifle, according...
  • A middle finger to Red Flag laws - do they really expect us to keep all of our guns in one place?

    08/28/2019 9:20:15 AM PDT · by Enge1934 · 55 replies
    Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love pvc. Sometimes you just have to admire the chutzpah of the Commie-Democratic party. They live in an insane fantasy world were unicorns leap over rainbow pride flags and we are all just one more law away from living in complete peace and harmony. The only thing is that one law keeps on changing, this time around it’s magic of confiscating guns with red flag laws. To hear them talk, all they need is the power to send in a SWAT team in at 3:00 AM on a no-knock warrant, kill everyone...
  • Washington Post’s Rubin: We Have to ‘Burn Down the Republican Party’

    08/26/2019 9:26:26 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 114 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/26/2019 | Jeff Poor
    Sunday on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin called for the shunning and shaming of the supporters of President Donald Trump, which she argued was part of a plan to “burn down” the GOP and start from new. “It’s not only that Trump has to lose, but that all his enablers have to lose,” she said. “We have to collectively, in essence, burn down the Republican Party. We have to level them because if there are survivors — if there are people who weather this storm, they will do it again. They will take this as confirmation that,...
  • Jeb Bush: Red Flag laws and Gun Violence Restraining Orders make a lot of sense

    08/26/2019 7:41:45 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 57 replies
    Jeb Bush Twitter ^ | Aug 5, 2019 | Jeb Bush
    Red Flag laws and Gun Violence Restraining Orders make a lot of sense.— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) August 5, 2019