Guns

Detroit mother scares off 3 home invaders with rifle

February 19, 2014
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California Court Strikes Down Excessive Concealed Carry Requirement

February 14, 2014
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More via the Guardian:

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court in California ruled Thursday that a rigorous “good cause” requirement when applying for a concealed carry permit was too strict and violated Second Amendment rights. The power to issue concealed carry permits to gun owners falls to each individual county in California and...

Calif. concealed weapon law tossed by fed appeals court on 2nd Amendment grounds

February 14, 2014
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Interesting….

A divided federal appeals court on Thursday struck down California’s concealed weapons rules, saying they violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

More via Calif. concealed weapon law tossed by fed appeals court | Fox News.

Police captain Curtis Reeves who shot dead moviegoer over texting: ‘I can’t believe what I’ve done’

February 5, 2014
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A Tampa, Florida police captain exclaimed ‘I can’t believe what I’ve done’ after fatally shooting a fellow moviegoer because he was texting, a witness said.

Alan Hamilton, a Sumter County cop, was inside the West Chapel screening of Lone Survivor and watched as 71-year-old police officer Curtis Reeves shot dead 43-year-old...

US judge upholds Connecticut gun control law

January 30, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge upheld Connecticut’s gun control law on Thursday, saying the sweeping measure is constitutional even as he acknowledged the Second Amendment rights of gun owners who sued to block it.

via Houston Chronicle.

Michael Bryce Underwood who shot friend will avoid jail ‘if he becomes advocate for gun safety’

January 28, 2014
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An 18-year-old who accidentally shot dead his friend while he had been drinking on a hunting trip has escaped jail after agreeing to become an advocate for gun safety.

via Michael Bryce Underwood | Mail Online.

Harvey Weinstein, Meryl Streep making movie targeting NRA, to make them ‘wish they weren’t alive’

January 17, 2014
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Who needs entertainment when you have a political agenda?

Harvey Weinstein said that he and Meryl Streep, his frequent star, will be working on a movie that lampoons the NRA and the gun industry

  • Mega-producer revealed his plans to make a film to help battle the gun industry and the NRA
  • Said it...

Well, duh! Convicted felon Tyler Smith on ‘Doomsday Preppers’ arrested on weapons charges

January 16, 2014
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So stupid it hurts….

During a November 2013 episode of the National Geographic Channel TV show “Doomsday Preppers,” Tyler Smith described his plans to commit armed robbery and was filmed loading and firing two rifles on his property in Buckley, Pierce County.

Though he may claim he was preparing for doomsday,...

Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill’s wife Lauren returns rental car, leaves AR-15 on back seat

January 16, 2014
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Startling discovery: An upstate New York mother and daughter renting the Nissan Rogue only hours after Lauren Tannehill found the gun and snapped this picture

I’m tempted to post a pic of Lauren Tannehill at top, as she’s far more attractive than the gun but the gun  is the story after all.

Miami...

Fight over space aliens ends when woman pulls gun from genitals after lewd act

January 8, 2014
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Don’t look at me. I wasn’t there to see it. Thank God!!

 

Jennifer McCarthy, 48, was arrested and held at the Santa Fe County jail in New Mexico on a charge of aggravated assault on a household member. She has since been released on $5,000 bail.

According to a police statement...

Dem’s Employing Bloomberg Control on Gun Control?

January 8, 2014
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Bloomberg’s pushing gun control has hurt Dems in some cases. Is he relenting under pressure?

After donating $2.5 million to the Democratic Senate Majority PAC, America’s favorite Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-independent, former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg, is signaling that his great crusade against guns is running out of steam.

More via At Democrats’ Request,...

Brits: 86% Want UK Handgun Ban Repealed

June 2, 2013
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As I noted in the wake of Woolwich, the fact that there are  special gun police and the average cop doesn’t carry isn’t too assuring. And even then, there’s no substitute for being able to defend yourself. The monarchy didn’t see fit to extend that right to the sheep, I...

NJ cop Michael Dotro firebombed home of his captain, Mark Anderko

May 24, 2013
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Now, why on Earth would you need a gun as an American citizen when you have these fellows looking out for you? LOL

A New Jersey police officer with a history of disciplinary issues reportedly firebombed the home of his supervisor, authorities said. (more…)

NY sheriffs oppose strict gun law, to join lawsuit: “Vague, impossible to enforce”

May 24, 2013
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A little ray of sunshine to brighten up one’s day.

County sheriffs have asked to join the federal lawsuit challenging New York’s tough new gun restrictions, calling some provisions vague and impossible to enforce fairly.

The New York State Sheriffs’ Association and five individual sheriffs are asking U.S. District Judge William...

Gun Rights Groups File Lawsuit against state of Conn. over gun law

May 22, 2013
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Because rights is a terrible thing to waste.

A group of Connecticut organizations that support gun rights, pistol permit holders and gun sellers filed a lawsuit in federal court Wednesday against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other state officials, arguing the state’s new gun control law violates their constitutional rights. (more…)

Fact Check: Ed Markey Shamelessly Exploited Newtown

May 22, 2013
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Time and again, Ed Markey of Massachusetts has touted his alleged courage in ‘...

An Obama Admin Feature, Not A Bug? Sharyl Attkisson’s computers compromised

May 21, 2013
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It’s beginning to look like snooping on reporters may be a feature not a bug with the Obama administration, though it’s too soon to draw any firm conclusions.

However, it does now seem as though the best reporter going on all things Fast and Furious and Benghazi, Sharyl Attkisson, may...

Some Pa. colleges allow students to carry guns as PA Gov’s lawyers say ban Unconstitutional

May 18, 2013
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Well, if lawyers from the PA governor’s office said it, it must be true, right? Below a list of five schools who quietly changed their gun policies based upon the advice.

Students on some of Pennsylvanias college campuses might be carrying more than books. (more…)

Police Chief Asks Citizens for Ammo, Gets 1,500 Round Loan

May 16, 2013
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Just your average patriotic Americans willing to step up and do their part — without being harassed by the IRS.

Okay, well, they are sure to be harassed by the IRS, now. But that’s a different story.

As the “Great Ammunition Shortage” continues, police departments across the country are struggling to supply their...

Colorado Democrats facing recall efforts for pro gun-control votes

May 11, 2013
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Colorado Democratic lawmakers who recently helped pass some of the toughest gun-control laws in the country now face the political backlash of recall efforts.

Two groups are targeting state Rep. Mike McLachlan and state Sens. Angela Giron, Evie Hudak and John Morse.

The Democrat-controlled legislature passed bills that ban magazines holding more...

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