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  • Store Owner Armed With AR-15 Caught A Looter In His Store – Deals With Him Simultaneously (Video)

    06/03/2020 7:46:57 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 28 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 06.03.2020 | Sarah Hall
    Thousands of people across the US have flooded the streets to protest police violence in the wake of George Floyd’s death. But as protesters confront police brutality, some are concerned that some protesters are being needlessly aggressive. In several videos circulating on social media, protesters deface, destroy property, or steal things from shop owners. President Donald Trump has blamed some of the protests on Antifa, an umbrella term for anti-fascists, and has sought to designate it as a domestic terrorist group. Attorney General William Barr has also blamed Antifa and “groups of outside radicals and agitators” for “riots” at the...
  • Judging from the line outside this Long Island gun store, the ‘you don’t need a firearm to protect yourself just call the police’ narrative is in trouble

    06/02/2020 2:01:05 PM PDT · by kevcol · 51 replies
    Twitchy ^ | June 2, 2020 | Doug P.
    In the last several days we’ve seen many people on social media say that they’ve called the police and have been told the response either wouldn’t happen or would take a long time. It seems now more than ever that Americans increasingly aren’t relying on the police to protect them and are taking things into their own hands. Here’s just one example: Line up for a gun shop in Long Island right now. +50 people and over a 2 hour wait. — Clarion Project (@clarionproject)
  • Parkland Victim’s Father Attacks Smith & Wesson’s Free Speech

    06/02/2020 10:05:15 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies ^ | 6/1/2020 | Tom Knighton
    The latest to try it is the ever-annoying Fred Guttenberg. The father of a mass shooting victim and two gun safety groups petitioned the federal government on Sunday to stop the firearms manufacturer Smith & Wesson from using what they described as “deceptive and unfair” marketing to promote assault-style rifles. The father, Fred Guttenberg, whose 14-year-old daughter, Jaime, died in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre in Parkland, Fla., joined with the advocacy groups Brady and Everytown for Gun Safety to send a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission. As part of the complaint, Mr. Guttenberg and the gun...
  • South Philly Gun Shop Owner Shoots, Kills Looter, Police Say

    06/02/2020 5:12:16 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 48 replies ^ | June 2, 2020 | By Miguel Martinez-Valle and Dan Stamm
    A South Philadelphia gun shop owner shot and killed a man trying to break into his store early Tuesday morning amid heightened looting concerns. Philadelphia police said the owner of Firing Line Inc. was staying the night inside the shop on South Front Street because over the last few nights someone had tried breaking in. The owner told police he was monitoring his surveillance camera and saw three or four people trying to get in around 4 a.m. The group was using bolt cutters on the gate. A broken lock could later be seen on the ground. The group then...
  • Gov. Northam Can’t Help Himself, Picks Gun Control Over Virus Control

    06/01/2020 9:16:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 1, 2020 | Lawrence Keane
    Gun control legislation has been all the rage in Richmond since Democrats took over the Virginia General Assembly last November. The Democratic majority teamed with Gov. Ralph Northam in their ambitious efforts to cross items off the gun control checklist, such as enacting a “red flag” law, banning private firearm transfers, reviving a handgun purchase limit, and even implementing a modern sporting rifle ban that was thankfully defeated in committee — for now. It should come as no surprise, then, that the governor who wouldn’t let his past use of blackface stop his political pandering would also not let a...
  • L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later - Gun Store Manager David Joo Looks Back (3 min video)

    06/01/2020 12:15:11 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 12 replies
    A&E Youtube ^ | Apr 18, 2017 | A&E
    David Joo, a former Koreatown gun store manager, describes the gunfights outside his storefront during the L.A. riots in this clip from "L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later (3 min video) L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later - Gun Store Manager David Joo Looks Back

    05/30/2020 6:57:08 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 10 replies
    Andover Leader ^ | May 29, 2020 10:45 am EDT
    Peter Manfredonia, a student at the University of Connecticut, is on the run and is suspected of killing two men, injuring another and kidnapping a woman, then fleeing in a stolen car, over the long weekend.... Manfredonia is suspected to have started his killing spree Friday morning in an attack on a dirt road in Willington (CT) that left Ted DeMers (62) dead and another man seriously injured, state police said... In the past, Manfredonia has used his Instagram account to speak against gun violence.... In a February 2018 publication, Manfredonia wrote that the school shootings “are an epidemic that...
  • Forget gun control

    06/01/2020 8:06:17 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies ^ | 6/1/2020 | Silvio Canto, Jr.
    Back during the Hurricane Katrina disaster, I saw a news report of citizens protecting themselves from bad guys. I can also recall similar scenes during the L.A. riots of 1992. In both instances, we saw the wisdom of allowing people to defend themselves, their families, and their property. History repeats itself, and the 2nd Amendment is alive and well, perhaps more than ever. What happens when the mayor prefers to lecture the world on racism rather than defend his constituents? The answer is that the public has to defend itself, as we see in this story: After four long nights...
  • Gun sales surge 80% in May: research firm

    06/01/2020 7:50:13 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 72 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Monday, June 1, 2020 | David Sherfinski
    Gun sales surged in May as shops reported an uptick in interest and demand amid national protests after the Memorial Day killing of George Floyd and as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc and stoke fear across the country. “Almost, you couldn’t even keep up with it. That’s how crazy it was,” said Joe Hawk, owner of Guns & Roses in New Jersey. “After Memorial Day, it spiked again. It just went crazy again.” Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting, a private research firm, estimated that more than 1.7 million guns were sold in May, an 80% jump from May 2019. “Yet...
  • Gun stocks soar as riots, looting erupt across America

    06/01/2020 10:52:16 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 29 replies
    Fox Business ^ | June 01 2020 | Jonathan Garber
    Gun-related stocks soared on Monday after a weekend of civil unrest stretching from New York to Chicago to Los Angeles. Gunmakers American Outdoor Brands and Sturm, Ruger & Co., ammunition maker Vista Outdoor and police body cam and Taser stun gun maker Axon Enterprise were all trading sharply higher as investors priced in the possibility the violence could propel already surging sales. Americans flocked to gun stores as states began issuing stay-at-home orders to slow the spread of COVID-19 amid concerns the stores would be deemed nonessential and forced to temporarily close their doors.
  • As NRA membership wanes, America's largest black gun group is thriving

    05/28/2020 9:39:26 AM PDT · by re_tail20 · 50 replies
    cbs ^ | September 11, 2019
    The country's largest and best known gun rights association, the NRA, is losing board members amid a spate of deadly mass shootings. But another, lesser-known gun organization is thriving: the National African American Gun Association, the largest minority gun group in the country. The group was founded by Phillip Smith, who fondly remembers the first time he fired his 9 mm pistol at a gun range. "I felt free," Smith said. "I had a chance to kind of have some power in my hands." Smith formed the first chapter of the National African American Gun Association, or NAAGA, in Atlanta....
  • Madonna Declares ‘F the Police!’ After George Floyd Death (no one should be allowed to carry a gun. Most of all cops)

    05/28/2020 12:17:58 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 28 2020 | JOSHUA CAPLAN
    Left-wing pop icon Madonna on Wednesday lambasted all police in the wake of continued protests in Minneapolis in response to the death of George Floyd. “Watching this Cop suffocate George Floyd with his knee on his neck, handcuffed and helpless, crying for his life with his face in the street is the most sickening, heartbreaking thing ive seen in a long time. This Officer knew he was being filmed and murdered him with arrogance and Pride. This has to stop!!” Madonna wrote in an Instagram post.
  • David Hogg says grandfather was 'part of the Antifa forces' who fought in WWII

    06/01/2020 6:24:36 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 90 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6/1/20 | Spencer Neale
    David Hogg, a Parkland shooting survivor-turned-gun control activist, compared law enforcement and officials in President Trump's administration to fascists, saying his grandfather fought with antifa against similar forces during World War II. Hogg, who has been highly critical of the Trump administration, suggested the president called his grandfather and other veterans "terrorists" when Trump said the United States would designate antifa a terrorist organization. "My grandpa was part of the Antifa forces in WWII sad Donald Trump has labeled him and his fellow vets as terrorists," Hogg tweeted. Trump has blamed the left-wing antifa movement for violent demonstrations across the...
  • The Riots Remind Us Why We Need the Second Amendment

    06/01/2020 1:31:25 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 01 2020 | KRIS W. KOBACH
    For years, Philadelphia has been run by liberal progressives who oppose private gun ownership. In Philadelphia, a permit is required to carry a gun or transport one in a vehicle. Although Pennsylvania state law prohibits Philadelphia from enacting all of the gun control measures the city’s leaders wish, the city’s website reads like a gun control propaganda sheet. The city’s progressive leaders believe that guns should not be widely owned by ordinary citizens. The protection of the city’s residents should be handled exclusively by the police department. But what happens when the police are unable to protect the city’s residents?...
  • Video: Armed Patriot In Cowboy Hat Caught Looters In His Cigar Store – Deals With Them Simultaneously

    06/01/2020 1:20:53 PM PDT · by USA Conservative · 12 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 06.01.2020 | Natalie D.
    The worst civil unrest in decades erupted in cities across the U.S. this weekend as anger sparked by the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody touched off demonstrations nationwide as protesters torched vehicles, smashed windows and defaced buildings. What started as a peaceful Justice for George Floyd protest turned violent thanks to fringe Progressive and Antifa activists. And their abhorrent behavior is being defended by bad-faith voices, pretending we’re under assault by white supremacists. Or, even worse, peaceful protesters who are fine with the destruction. We’ve seen hundreds of cases where innocent Americans get beaten or their...
  • Louisiana Bill may flip the Script in Favor of the Second Amendment and Churches

    06/01/2020 4:37:32 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 28 May, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    Image courtesy Dean Weingarten Louisiana is one of a few states which ban guns in churches but allow church leaders to allow guns on a case by case basis. According to Concealed, as of 2018, there were ten states and the District of Columbia with this policy of religious discrimination against churches that approve of an armed population. The laws in states that ban guns in church are a way to demonize guns. They fairly scream: Guns Bad! Good People Don't Have Guns!The laws flip the script of the Second Amendment, where guns are assumed to be part of...
  • History Matters: Riots on Familiar Ground

    05/31/2020 9:36:18 AM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 6 replies
    Ricochet ^ | May 30, 2020 | Clifford A. Brown
    ....So, we have a truly diverse, when it comes to ancestry, history of domestic street mob violence. Through our first 200 years as a nation, it may be that people who felt unrepresented by the results at the ballot box eventually turned to street violence. It appears, however, that the class makeup has shifted, starting with the late 1960s radical college student movement. Instead of poor and working-class men alone, it appears that there has been a shift towards people with more resources, including more ability to network, coordinate, and travel greater distances in support of street violence and threats....
  • Nextrush Unplugged: Weekend Version DC 19 Are You Distracted Yet? The Uniparty Police State?

    05/30/2020 9:38:19 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 8 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/30/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Welcome to the weekend the Dictatorship of Covid-19 continues the "New Normal" emerging that isn't "True Normal". I got an N95 mask this week to use at work in both my jobs which helps me to perform better on the jobs. No headache or shortness of breath side effects I have experienced with other masks... Images have the power to outrage or enrage and in 1963 the race issue was propelled to the forefront in the United States when this was seen on television.... Well is this all about race? I think there's something deeper here the dehumanization of other...
  • National African American Gun Association: As NRA Membership Wanes, Black Gun Group Thriving

    05/30/2020 7:38:36 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 8 replies
    CBS News ^ | Sep 2019
    The country's largest and best known gun rights association, the NRA, is losing board members amid a spate of deadly mass shootings. But another, lesser-known gun organization is thriving: the National African American Gun Association, the largest minority gun group in the country. The group was founded by Phillip Smith, who fondly remembers the first time he fired his 9 mm pistol at a gun range. "I felt free," Smith said. "I had a chance to kind of have some power in my hands." Smith formed the first chapter of the National African American Gun Association, or NAAGA, in Atlanta....
  • They can’t arrest us all, so they will bankrupt us – Inslee’s plan to suppress “insubordination” By Glen Morgan -May 27, 2020

    05/28/2020 9:55:37 AM PDT · by A44MAGNUT · 32 replies
    We The Governed ^ | 05/27/2020 | Glen Morgan
    It is no secret that Washington State Governor Inslee is deeply offended by the fact that so many Washingtonians refuse to blindly obey his emergency proclamations. He has complained about his “insubordinate” subjects to the tame media. Reportedly, he has been enraged when local sheriffs have refused to arrest anyone who defy his random orders and dictates (approved by no elected body in this state), and this is why the Snohomish County Sheriff is facing a recall election effort mostly from Inslee supporters right now. Some observers are speculating that this move by Inslee’s politicized followers at L&I is an...