Showing posts with label firearms. Show all posts
Showing posts with label firearms. Show all posts

2nd Amendment Assaults

Latest Update: July 7, 2017
NRA scores two victories against California gun-control laws
Why California gun owners may be breaking the law on July 1
Bullet-proof posters to hide behind in case the "gun-free zone" sign isn't working
A resounding vote against Due Process and the Second Amendment
Thought police order psych exam for student who made anti-gun control video

How The Obama Administration Helped Arm El Chapo

by Keith Farrell.     When the infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was captured, he was found to be in possession of one of the rifles from the Obama administration’s defunct Fast and Furious program. Fox reports: After the raid on Jan. 8 in the city of Los Mochis that killed five of his men and wounded one Mexican marine,    ... MORE

America's History Of Justice: How Jury Nullification Set Wild Bill Hickok Free Although He Killed A Man Illegally!

Because justice is a result, not simply a process.   On July 20 1865, James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok was playing in a poker game at the Lyon House Hotel in Springfield MO., when a friend of his, Davis Tutt showed up claiming Hickok owed him $45 from an earlier game. Hickok said he only owed $25 since he had paid Tutt $20 some days    ... MORE

William N. Grigg: Police Chiefs Across The US Admit Armed Citizens, Not Cops, Is The Best Deterrent Against Terrorism

“If you’re a terrorist, you want unarmed citizens."      If you want to be protected from potential terrorist attacks like the recent massacre in Paris, and suspected domestic terrorist incidents such as the murder of three people at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood facility and fourteen more at an office party in San Bernardino, you    ... MORE

VIDEO: Trey Gowdy - Infringement Of The 2nd Amendment

Coming: America’s First 24-Hr Firearm Shopping Channel

by Michelle Gorman. GunTV debuts in 2016.     As the fractious debate over American gun laws continues, two people in California are preparing to launch the country’s first all-gun home shopping television channel. Created by Doug Bornstein and Valerie Castle—both of whom previously worked for home shopping networks—the new channel, named    ... MORE

The Federal Government's Illegal Registry Of Gun Owners

by Joshua Krause.     I remember after the Sandy Hook shooting, when states like New York and Connecticut passed laws that would force their gun owning residents to register some of their firearms. At the time I thought that was a little absurd. Not knowing any better, I just assumed that the government already knew exactly what kinds of firearms  ... MORE

John Stossel: Self-Defenseless

Ask the French if they need a 2nd Amendment?    What might have happened if a few of the 1,500 concert attendees in Paris' Bataclan theater had guns? The terrorists had time to kill, reload and kill again. The police unit didn't come for more than a half hour. If a few people in the theater were armed, might they have killed the killers? We'll   ... MORE

Pew Research: Homicide Rates Have Been Cut In Half Over The Past 20 Years (While New Gun Ownership Soared)

"An armed society is a polite society" - R A Heinlein. The Pew Research Center reported last week that the murder rate was cut nearly in half from 7 per 100,000 in 1993 to 3.6 per 100,000 in 2013. Over the same period, overall gun deaths (including accidents and suicides) have fallen by one-third from 15.2 to 10.6 per 100,000. In spite of this, Pew   ... MORE

5 Times Concealed Carriers Have Stopped Mass Shootings

Why not do what works?  We’ve seen our fair share of tragedy over the last decade.  Mass shootings, the loss of life, the cracking of the very fabric of society… Sometimes it’s hard to come up with solutions to these problems.  But what if a solution already existed — and best of all, it worked? It does.  It’s called carrying a concealed firearm every  ... MORE

Poll Shows NRA Is 50% More Popular Than Hillary Clinton

Maybe the people are not-so dumb.    We’ve been hearing a lot about this subject in the last few weeks.  Among the list of the “enemies” that Hillary Clinton is most proud of having made, the National Rifle Association is right near the top of the list. This led one of her prominent supporters to declare that the demise of the organization was   ... MORE

Renewed Calls For Gun Control Laws Spur Sales

by Kevin Johnson.     Renewed calls for more restrictive gun laws, following a succession of fatal shootings in the United States, immediately appear to be generating a boost for the gun industry. Newly released August records show that the FBI posted 1.7 million background checks required of gun purchasers at federally licensed dealers, the     ... MORE

Ed Krayewski: The Long War on Guns

A failure called ATF.      "In a paramilitary-style operation, government agents invaded the neighborhood of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Tungren," the vignette reads. "A four-block area was sealed off, the neighborhood evacuated, and the Tungren home surrounded. Some of the agents ransacked their home, while others stood over the Tungrens     ... MORE

Off-Target: California GOP Embraces Gun-Grab Program

by Steven Greenhut.     With friends like this, who needs enemies? Republican legislators are known for their support of gun rights, yet a letter they sent regarding state Attorney General Kamala Harris last week has a man-bites-dog quality about it. A dozen state GOP senators called for an oversight hearing to examine why Harris has been too    ... MORE

How Gun Control Is Causing Another European Holocaust

by Pedro Gonzales. When Adolph Hitler got into power, he confiscated all the guns owned by Jewish people.  Then, once they were defenseless, he sent them all to concentration camps.  Now, in 2015, Jews are being slaughtered again because of their religion.  And because of strict gun control laws in Europe, they are once again defenseless.   ... MORE

Armed Intruders Fail To Heed Warning From Homeowner With Gun To Not Take Another Step, Then Pay The Price

by Dave Urbanski.       In the space of five days the city of Memphis, Tennessee, has seen its second fatal shooting by a homeowner against reported armed home intruders. TheBlaze reported the first instance which occurred Tuesday when a woman answered a knock at a front door. When two men reportedly forced their way in — one of them   ... MORE