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  • 10 Vintage Gun Ads that would be Banned in 2017

    08/14/2017 8:23:16 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 48 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 8/14/2017 | E Nestor
    Gun ads have changed with the times. Political correctness is certainly not the name of the game in these classic pieces of gun marketing. It was just plain old fashion advertising back in the day. Hammer the hammer? Lawyers wouldn’t come within a football field of this one. Of course, hammering on a vintage revolver probably is a bad idea anyway…Oh no, that guy is teaching his son how to hunt, you say? Where are their iphones, video games and couch? Well, buddy, this is how a father is supposed to raise his son to be a man, not a...
  • Tom Reed supports Chris Collins’ gun rights bill

    08/04/2017 6:12:24 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 7 replies
    © Copyright 2017 Finger Lakes Times, 218 Genesee St. Geneva, New York ^ | Aug 2, 2017 | By STEVE BUCHIERE sbuchiere@fltimes.com
    The signs calling for the repeal of New York’s SAFE Act have become a fixture in the landscape of many parts of upstate New York, including the Finger Lakes. Now a western New York congressman is sponsoring legislation he claims would do what so many Second Amendment supporters have called for since the state Legislature adopted it with virtually no public debate in 2013: Repeal the controversial gun-control legislation called Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, or SAFE Act. Rep. Chris Collins, R-27 of Clarence, said Monday that he is sponsoring legislation called the Second Amendment Guarantee Act, which he...
  • D.C. Court of Appeals Strikes Down “May Issue” Concealed Carry Law

    08/03/2017 4:50:20 PM PDT · by marktwain · 19 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 31 July, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    A three judge panel on the D.C. Court of Appeals has struck down the District of Columbia “may issue” concealed carry law. The District of Columbia bans the open carry of firearms. With its law banning the concealed carry of firearms except in exceptionally rare cases, it has effectively banned the carry of weapons outside the home.The three judge panel of the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled the law to be an unconstitutional infringement on the right to bear arms.From foxnews.com: D.C. requires gun owners to have a “good reason” to obtain a concealed carry permit. The U.S. Court...
  • Walmart Markets Jacket Designed for Concealed Carry

    07/31/2017 1:04:27 PM PDT · by marktwain · 23 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 28 July, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    WalMart is carrying a jacket specifically designed for concealed carry. Clothing designed for concealed carry has been available commercially for decades. But most of the shops marketing it were specialty oriented. WalMart may have seen the latest CPRC report. It shows the presence of 16.2 million concealed carry permit holders in the United States. The 16.2 million does not include the populations of the 14 states that do not require a permit to carry concealed pistols. Second Amendment supporters are winning the culture war. From WalMart.com: Rothco's Lightweight Concealed Carry Jacket has 2 inner pockets for concealed carry, one...
  • Break-in suspect shot, man in home charged [ Canada ]

    07/31/2017 9:12:35 AM PDT · by george76 · 43 replies
    THE CHRONICLE HERALD ^ | July 25, 2017
    A man is charged with attempted murder and a raft of firearms offences after helping fend off home invaders, one of whom he’s now charged with shooting. Kyle Earl Munroe was arrested on July 12 after RCMP and Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a home invasion involving firearms at a home in Porters Lake. Police said that three men entered the residence with guns and a struggle took place with two men inside. The two in the home seized a firearm from one of the suspects and several shots were fired as the suspects fled. Police later...
  • Need suggestions for college paper on second amendment

    07/26/2017 12:09:59 PM PDT · by greylurker · 43 replies
    Hey Shipmates, I am writing a paper for an American Politics Class, I am having a hard time finding any scholarly references relating to how crime decreases when the citizenry is armed, any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
  • Truck Open Carry Case offers Chance to Validate Wisconsin Constitution

    07/25/2017 4:47:50 PM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 22 July, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    In Wisconsin, a truck driver, Guy A. Smith, is contesting an arrest for carrying a concealed weapon. The handgun was on the floor of his truck, and was visible to an outside camera. Smith made no attempt to hide the firearm when the truck was inspected by a Wisconsin State Trooper. Open carry has always been legal in Wisconsin, but case law from 2003 found that carrying a loaded handgun concealed beneath a seat or in a glove compartment, was carrying concealed. The Supreme Court found the ruling to be correct, in spite of the passage of the strong...
  • BUNKERVILLE STANDOFF TRIAL UNDERWAY IN JUDGE GLORIA NAVARRO'S KANGAROO COURT

    07/24/2017 2:42:33 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/22/2017 | Nextrush/Self
    The second Bunkerville Standoff trial of four men not convicted in a trial earlier this year began Monday. Eric Parker, Steven Stewart, Scott Drexler and Ricky Lovelien are being tried under conditions imposed by US District Judge Gloria Navarro that included her ruling in favor of a prosecution motion to ban use of the First and Second Amendments of the US Constitution as a legal defense. The prosecution also got Judge Navarro to ban the defense from mentioning alleged misconduct or excessive use of force by the federal authorities that were involved in the dispute over Cliven Bundy's cattle that...
  • 3 Men Blocked I-80 Ramp Before Early Morning Carjacking (Suburban Chicago)

    07/23/2017 6:30:58 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 78 replies
    Illinois Patch ^ | July 23, 2017 | Tim Moran
    3 Men Blocked I-80 Ramp Before Early Morning Carjacking A report indicates three suspects carjacked a vehicle on the I-80 ramp to I-355 in New Lenox early Saturday morning. By Tim Moran (Patch Staff) - Updated July 23, 2017 12:41 am ET NEW LENOX, IL -- A reported car jacking took place early Saturday morning on an expressway ramp. An incident was reported on police scanner traffic on the westbound Interstate 80 ramp to northbound Interstate 355. Three men were blocking the ramp and asked the victim to use his phone before one of the men approached on the passenger...
  • Anti-Second Amendment Academics Shot Down in Texas Case

    07/21/2017 1:09:31 PM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 20 July, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- In August, 2016, two professors from the University of Austin, Texas, and an Associate Teaching Assistant Professor, sued the Attorney General of Texas, Ken Paxton, the President of the University of Texas, Austin, and the Members of the Board of Regents of the University of Texas at Austin.A number of frivolous claims were offered in an attempt to stop the Texas statute allowing exercise of the Second Amendment on Campus from going into effect. The claims included that the law is vague, the law violated the plaintiffs' First Amendment, Second Amendment, and Fourteenth Amendment rights.  The arguments were...
  • Lawsuit Alleges Agency Told Grandfather to Give Up Gun Rights to Foster His Grandson

    07/19/2017 5:21:32 PM PDT · by Hadean · 9 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 19, 2017 | Stephen Gutowski
    A lawsuit filed in federal court on Monday alleges the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) violated the gun rights of foster parents. Caseworkers from MDHHS and a county judge told William Johnson of Ontonagon, Mich., that he had to choose between his Second Amendment rights and fostering his grandson, according to a complaint filed with the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan. The 54-year-old Johnson is a retired, disabled Marine with a Michigan Concealed Pistol License. He and his wife were asked by the state of Michigan to foster their grandson. According to...
  • Black Lives Matter blasts ‘aggressive’ NRA videos, vows to protect itself from ‘gun-toting racists’

    07/17/2017 2:05:48 AM PDT · by RC one · 40 replies
    the Blaze ^ | Jul 11, 2017 2:23 pm | Dave Urbanski
    They use their guns to assassinate black people. They use their schools to funnel black students through a school-to-prison pipeline. They use their state institutions, bought politicians, business conglomerates and white-supremacist domestic terrorists to incite violence over and over again. And then they use their new president to enact a law-and-order administration. All to make them shoot first, to make them ask questions later, make them scream, “I thought he had a gun in his hand” and “I feared for my life” and “he matched the description of a suspect” and “she was threatening us.” To shoot and kill Philando...
  • Bill exempting CHL holders from gun-free zones passes Ohio House

    07/10/2017 2:25:24 PM PDT · by RC one · 20 replies
    Guns.com ^ | 7/07/17 | Chris Eger
    A House measure that would allow those with a concealed carry license to ignore “no gun” signs is headed to the Ohio Senate. Termed the Decriminalization Effort for Ending Notorious Deaths Act by its sponsor, HB 233 states that members of the military or those with a carry permit would not be guilty of violating most areas deemed gun-free. The measure passed in a Republican-heavy 65-31 vote on Thursday.“The bill decriminalizes so-called ‘gun free’ zones for concealed handgun license holders,” said bill sponsor, Rep. John Becker, R-Clermont. The proposal’s language protects CHL holders and military members found carrying a weapon...
  • Most Heavily Armed States In America

    07/10/2017 11:58:06 AM PDT · by Penelope Dreadful · 47 replies
    CBS News ^ | 2017 | N/A
    As America reels from yet another mass shooting, inevitable questions resurface about guns laws and the nation's pervasive firearm culture. Here is a look at per capita weapons data, based on the ATF's National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record, and 2013 data from the U.S. Census. While the ATF's National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record is the only accessible list of its kind, it is not all-inclusive. NFA firearms only include the categories regulated by The National Firearms Act of 1934: machine guns, short-barreled rifles, short-barreled shotguns, suppressors, destructive devices like bombs and grenades, concealable devices with the ability to...
  • Police kill gunman who tried to hijack helicopter at Hillsboro Airport

    07/05/2017 3:14:11 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 25 replies
    Oregon Live.com ^ | July 3, 2017 | Everton Bailey Jr. and Olivia Dimmer
    Police kill gunman who tried to hijack helicopter at Hillsboro Airport Updated on July 3, 2017 By Everton Bailey Jr. and Olivia Dimmer As Christopher Neal watched planes fly in and out of the Hillsboro Airport with his wife and young son, a stranger in a gray hoodie caught their eye. With his hood up and hands in his pockets, the man walked from across Northwest Cornell Road toward a barbed-wire fence leading to airport property, Neal said. The man briefly looked at the family, then back toward the fence. It was the beginning of a bizarre attempt to hijack...
  • Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Peruta Case on Second Amendment

    07/05/2017 1:04:00 PM PDT · by marktwain · 30 replies
    ammoland ^ | 29 June, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- In Peruta v. California, the Ninth Circuit held that the right to carry concealed arms outside the home was not protected by the Second Amendment.The Ninth refused to consider that the ability to carry openly was prohibited by California law, thus nullifying the right to carry outside of the home. On Monday, 26 June, the Supreme Court officially denied the petition for a write of certiorari. The Ninth Circuit denial of Second Amendment rights outside the home will stand. From politico.com: The Supreme Court declined to review a case about the right to carry firearms outside the home,...
  • Howard Dean Goes On Unhinged Rant Against 'White Supremacist' NRA

    07/05/2017 7:10:13 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 46 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | July 3, 2017 | Kevin Baker
    By Kevin Baker | July 3, 2017 4:54 PM EDT Howard Dean appeared on Monday’s MSNBC Live with Katy Tur and went on an unhinged rant against the state of American politics. He began by first stating that, “the right has been out of step with America for a long time.” This naturally prompted the question by Tur as to why Republicans then control the presidency and Congress. Dean answered by labeling far-right Trump voters as people “with guns that want to shoot up the place” and the NRA as a “white supremacist organization.” Tur only offered a tepid condemnation...
  • Reform of Michigan Knife Law Goes to Governor Snyder

    07/01/2017 4:55:01 PM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies
    ammoland ^ | 26 June, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Michigan is on the verge of repealing its antique ban on automatic knives.Michigan was the first state to ban switchblades. It was an early test of the power of the post-war media to push emotional, irrational, legislation. The law, which had an exemption for one-armed people, was passed in 1952.The impetus for the ban is believed to have come from a November, 1950 article  by Jack Harrison Pollack. The Toy That Kills was published in  the Woman's Home Companion. Call it propaganda, yellow journalism, muckraking; it had little to do with fact, and everything to do with pushing legislation...
  • Most Americans know that owning a gun is an essential part of our freedom

    06/29/2017 5:54:04 AM PDT · by Reno89519 · 16 replies
    FOX News ^ | June 29, 2017 | Stacy Washington
    An overwhelming majority of Americans view gun ownership as essential to their freedom. This is what a recent Pew Research poll discovered in a deep dive into the complex relationship Americans have with guns. According to the poll... And its findings reflect the understanding of many clear-thinking Americans on the 2nd Amendment: for those who do own and use firearms, it is integral to who they are. Guns are ubiquitous in our culture ... gun ownership is completely normal, and – contrary to what the gun grabbers and “security liberals” would have you believe – safe. There is a direct...
  • Tested: The 22 Nosler

    06/26/2017 10:54:50 PM PDT · by RC one · 15 replies
    American Rifleman ^ | Friday, June 23, 2017 | Aaron Carter
    Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower,” believed the late Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Apple, Inc. It’s obvious that Nosler, Inc., subscribes to this philosophy as well; since 2014, the year that the 26 Nosler made its debut, the Bend, Ore., company has introduced a total of five new cartridges. Outside of the early 2000s, when Winchester and Remington were embroiled in a frenzied ballistics battle, such a flurry of activity is somewhat unusual—makers of proprietary and wildcat cartridges notwithstanding, of course. Of the new Nosler namesakes, the .22 caliber is arguably the most...