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  • Off-Duty Security Guard Found Not Guilty After 1.5 Years in Jail

    06/21/2018 10:11:15 AM PDT · by marktwain · 30 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 12 June, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On 16 November 2016, an off-duty security guard, Melvin Stephens, shot and killed a man who charged at him up stairs at his apartment complex. The incident occurred in Austin, Texas. The two had been in a confrontation earlier. The man killed, Dedric Earl, had scissors that were discovered at the scene. Stephens called 911 to report the shooting. Stephens was arrested and jailed because of statements he made to police. Bail was set at $125,000. It was more than Stephens could raise or afford. He spent over one and a half years in jail, from November 2016, to...
  • Loudoun County (Virginia) BoS Proposes Outdoor Shooting Ban

    06/21/2018 4:23:09 AM PDT · by Ken Regis · 21 replies
    06/12/2018 | Ken Regis
    Today, June 21, the Loudoun County (Virginia) Board of Supervisors (BoS) will consider a proposal from Supervisor Kristen Umstattd (D-Leesburg) to amend the Loudoun County ordinance dealing with the discharge of firearms, which will affect both hunting and shooting. If this passes, there are likely to be serious consequences. Supervisor Umstattd is overreacting to a rare incident in Loudoun where a firearm was discharged carelessly and resulted in minor property damage. Discharging a weapon is always a serious matter. If the Board reacts hastily to an isolated incident, that would be a serious mistake, but that may be what is...
  • Tennessee Law to Exempt County Commissioners from Gun Law takes effect on July 1

    06/21/2018 5:13:39 AM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 21 June, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Knoxville City-County Building On July 1, 2018, HB 1939, now Pu.. Ch. 880, will go into effect. The law creates a special exemption for county commissioners so they may legally exercise their Second Amendment rights in public buildings that contain courthouses. From wbir.com: A new Tennessee state law will go into effect at the beginning of July that will allow county commissioners to bring their handguns into buildings where meetings are held. Anderson County Commissioner Steven Mead is one commissioner saying he looks forward to July 1. "I won't have to leave my gun out where it can be...
  • Illinois' ignorance about concealed carry shootings (barf alerta0

    06/21/2018 3:25:41 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 13 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 21 june 2018
    Since Illinois began issuing permits to carry concealed firearms in 2014, state government has generated considerable evidence of how its 265,000 permit holders use their weapons. There have been dozens of shootings by licensees. At least 11 people have been killed. These episodes might confirm the value of armed citizens in stopping violent criminals. Or they could reveal a pattern of trigger-happy amateurs blasting away without a good reason. So which is it? We can’t say — and neither can law enforcement. As the Tribune’s Katherine Rosenberg-Douglas and Jennifer Smith Richards report, “The state police know nothing about the nearly...
  • Arizona woman who fatally shot Chinese student gets 25 years

    06/20/2018 2:41:21 PM PDT · by BBell · 22 replies
    PHOENIX (AP) — The family of a Chinese college student came to Arizona to tearfully plead for harsh punishment against the woman who shot the 19-year-old to death after a minor car crash, but a judge honored a plea agreement Friday to send her to prison for 25 years. Holly Davis, 34, was initially charged with first-degree murder for killing Yue Jiang after hitting her car in suburban Phoenix in 2016 but pleaded guilty to second-degree murder under a deal with prosecutors. Jiang’s family traveled from China this week to protest the plea agreement, saying it demeaned the young woman’s...
  • THE MEDIA IMAGE OF LEAKS COMING FROM MORALLY TROUBLED WHISTLEBLOWERS IS TAKING A SERIOUS BEATING

    06/20/2018 5:31:44 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 25 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | June 20, 2018 | John R Lott Jr
    Many members of the media act like leaks of government information are coming from whistleblowers who are compelled by their consciences to do the right thing. But over the last week, that image has taken a real beating. It has recently surfaced that New York Times reporter Ali Watkins may have had an affair with James Wolfe, the former security director for the Senate Intelligence Committee. Wolfe is 32 years her senior. The New York Times is still investigating, but there appears to be a real concern that the “meteoric” and “stunning” rise of Watkins as a star reporter may...
  • Manhunt Underway For Central Pa. Man Accused Of Threatening To Kill President Trump [...]

    06/20/2018 11:45:07 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 79 replies
    CBS PITTSBURGH (KDKA) ^ | 20JUN 18 | staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — U.S. Marshals are searching for a Central Pennsylvania man accused of threatening President Trump and other officials. WNEP reports that Marshals are looking for 26-year-old Shawn Christy of McAdoo, Pennsylvania. Authorities say he should be considered armed and dangerous.
  • Request for email/phone support: Loudoun County, VA proposing additional gun restrictions

    06/20/2018 11:06:04 AM PDT · by harpygoddess · 2 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 06/20/2018 | Harpygoddess
    I'd like to ask for email and publicity support to fight proposed gun restrictions where I live - Loudoun County, VA. There' hasn't been a lot written about this incident, but it turns out someone was target shooting in Loudoun County, Virginia on May 5, 2018 and some bullets hit three houses. Nobody was hurt, thankfully. It appears (again, limited reporting) as if the Loudoun County Sheriff's Department knows who was doing the shooting, but is not planning to prosecute them. It's not clear why that's the case - several state laws were clearly violated, including reckless endangerment. Why are...
  • PAC backing Johnston for governor gets another $1M from Bloomberg ( enemy action in Colorado )

    06/20/2018 6:56:03 AM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    Colorado Politics ^ | June 19, 2018 | Marianne Goodland
    A political action committee backing former state Sen. Michael Johnston of Denver for the Democratic nod for governor has received another $1 million dollars from Michael Bloomberg, bringing the wealthy former New York mayor’s total donations to the committee to $2 million. ... The $1 million contribution was the largest that any campaign committee received in the most recent reporting period from May 31 to June 13, according to the secretary of state’s office’s TRACER campaign finance system. Second on the list: another $750,000 from fellow Democrat U.S. Rep. Jared Polis of Boulder to his gubernatorial campaign, bringing his total...
  • L.A. sheriff's detectives seize more than 500 firearms from felon's home

    06/20/2018 9:43:04 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 31 replies
    The San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 06/18/18 | Richard Winton
    A search of a felon’s home in Agua Dulce led Los Angeles County sheriff’s investigators to a stash of more than 500 firearms, marking one of the largest seizures from a person forbidden by law from possessing guns. Investigators raided the home of Manuel Fernandez after getting a tip that he had an arsenal of firearms. After entering the property early Thursday, they found a staggering number of weapons, including rifles, shotguns and handguns, some decades old. Fernandez, 60, was arrested after the raid, during which investigators found 432 guns. A search the next day uncovered 91 firearms concealed...
  • Gun Control Advocate: Obviously, The Trenton Shooting Was the NRA’s Fault, Too

    06/20/2018 9:37:57 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 20 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 06/20/18 | Dan Zimmerman
    “It has pissed me off quite frankly that we as a country, as a whole, don’t seem to be willing to face this issue head-on, don’t seem to be able to do anything about it. Other countries have. It kills me that people say, ‘Oh, there’s nothing we can do,’ or ‘The gun culture is so pervasive and we have the Second Amendment.’ There are things that can be done. Look at Australia — that is the model. They had this horrible mass shooting and they collectively decided that this is not who we want to be and they we...
  • 9mm Handgun puts down Charging Bear

    06/20/2018 5:07:12 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 46 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/20/2018 | J Hines
    This Alaskan Guide has a true tall tale to tell you. Phil Shoemaker, an experienced Alaskan hunting and fishing guide, was guiding a couple of clients on a salmon fishing trip in the Becharof National Wildlife Refuge in southwestern Alaska. While there they encountered at close range with an angry bear. Thank goodness nobody got hurt just the bear. Whats amazing and you don't hear too often is that Phil stopped this raging bear with a 9mm pistol at close range. Phil and his clients were lucky enough to walk away without a scratch. Seasoned outdoorsman who pack hand cannons...
  • OK: Payne County Employees can Exercise Second Amendment Rights

    06/20/2018 3:59:48 AM PDT · by marktwain
    Gun Watch ^ | 20 June, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    The Payne County Oklahoma Budget Board voted to restore county employee's Second Amendment rights on May 14, 2018. Oklahoma requires a state issued carry permit to carry a handgun outside the home, except for certain, limited exceptions. The Payne County Budget Board made clear that county employees can exercise Second Amendment rights inside of county buildings, if they have  a valid carry permit and sign a waiver. The waiver states they understand some limitations, and they are not to draw the firearm except in valid defense of self or others. From stwnewspress.com: Reding said the Budget Board, a body...
  • Three companies to hold upcoming job fairs (Alabama and elsewhere)

    06/19/2018 3:39:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    WHNT-TV ^ | June 19, 2018 | Noel Geiger and Christine Mitchell
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Three Huntsville companies are searching for people with different skill sets this summer. Remington Arms Company, Mesker Doors and Torch Technologies will host their own job fairs in June and July. Below are the following details: JUNE: Who: Remington When: Thursday, June 21, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Where: 1816 Remington Trail SW (follow the signs on Wall Triana Highway) Why: Hiring for CNC Mill & Lathe Operators _____________________________________ Who: Torch Technologies When: Thursday, June 28, 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Where: The Freedom Center, 4090 South Memorial Parkway, Huntsville, AL Why: Seeking individuals with technical degrees...
  • More than 500 guns seized from Southern California homes

    06/19/2018 10:50:21 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 56 replies
    Fox ^ | 19 June 2018
    Authorities have seized more than 550 guns at two Southern California homes and made one arrest after getting a tip that a convicted felon was storing an arsenal. ..."Detectives also seized computers, cellphones, and hard drives from the residence believed to be involved in the illicit purchase of firearms by the suspect," the sheriff's department said in its release.
  • 'Never Again!' Belongs to the Holocaust— Not an Anti-gun Rights Book and Campaign

    06/19/2018 8:49:25 AM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 6/19/2018 | Dov Marhoffer
    I am a Holocaust concentration camp survivor. I am one of a rapidly dwindling number of eyewitnesses to the Nazi Holocaust, the most systematic genocide of all time. Today, misinformed students cynically led by progressives are using that event and its rallying call to confiscate guns and turn them over to government—the exact opposite of the core lessons to be learned. This is so fundamentally wrong no justification can excuse it. Naming a book Never Again!—which is a desperate call to arms—to address drug-addled, video-mesmerized, psychotic, murderous classmates —misappropriates and reverses the central messages and lessons of the Holocaust.
  • David Muir Hails Parkland's Hogg for Handling Haters, Asks How He'll 'Bridge Divide' on Guns

    06/19/2018 8:57:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 6/19/2018 | Kristine Marsh
    On Tuesday's Good Morning America, fill-in anchor David Muir held a sympathetic sit-down with Parkland activist David Hogg and his sister Lauren to promote their anti-gun activism movement called #NeverAgain. Muir pretended that Hogg had never been nasty to people who disagreed with him politically, and actually asked him what lessons he could share about how to deal with critics, with fellow young people. The short interview started with Muir getting straight to the point, asking Hogg how he’d respond to his critics “who believe” that he’s infringing on their Second Amendment rights. Muir even asked how he'd be the...
  • U.S. rappers XXXTentacion and Jimmy Wopo die in separate shootings

    06/19/2018 6:10:24 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 61 replies
    MSN ^ | June 19, 2018 | Reuters
    Two up-and-coming U.S. rappers, XXXTentacion and Jimmy Wopo, were killed on Monday in separate shootings near Miami and in Pittsburgh, police and local media reported. In Florida, the Broward County sheriff's office said that XXXTentacion, 20, was shot while leaving a motor sports dealership in Deerfield Beach, about 40 miles (64 km) north of Miami. The rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was later pronounced dead, the sheriff's department said. "The adult male victim has been confirmed as 20 year old Jahseh Onfroy, aka rapper #XXXTentacion," the sheriff's department said in a posting on Twitter....
  • 'Unacceptable and frustrating': Chicago sees most violent weekend of the year

    06/19/2018 5:46:23 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 60 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 6/19/2018 | Madeline Buckley, Hannah Leone, Jeremy Gorner and Kyle Bentle
    The weekend began with seven people shot in just an hour on the South Side. It ended with 10 people shot in two attacks on the West Side. By Monday morning, at least 56 people had been hit by gunfire in Chicago over the weekend. At least nine of them died(snip) "Most of Chicago celebrated and enjoyed this weekend," Chicago police First Deputy Superintendent Anthony Riccio told reporters,(snip) "However, we saw an unacceptable and frustrating level of gun violence in several communities. “There’s too many illegal guns on the street,” he added, echoing a constant theme of his boss, Superintendent...
  • Which is Better? - 10mm or 357 Magnum

    06/19/2018 4:44:30 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 60 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/19/2018 | J Hines
    Yeh, I think most gun enthusiasts understand how powerful both these handguns are. For the non-gun educated, the term .357 magnum itself is enough to bring fear into their minds. Both the Glock 10mm and the .357 magnum are serious personal defense calibers. Which caliber is best against real muscles or something that simulates it? YouTuber mark3smle tests this out by demonstrating which caliber is capable of against a ballistic gel. Ballistic gelatin is a testing medium scientifically correlated to swine muscle tissue (which in turn is comparable to human muscle tissue), in which the effects of bullet wounds can...