Once again, I'm forcibly reminded that there's people who want to kill me, simply because of my religion. On Saturday, Pittsburgh experienced the worst mass murder against Jewish people in the history of the United States: 11 people were killed and several more were wounded. The murderer was a virulently antisemitic & racist psychopath, who … Continue reading Thoughts on the Tree of Life Synagogue mass murder
File this story under "(No) Return on investment" - LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - It was a busy New Year's Eve for Louisville Metro Police. According to LMPD's Public Information Officer Lamont Washington, ShotSpotter, Louisville's new technology that allows police to detect the sound of gunfire, was activated a total of 465 times between 11 p.m. New … Continue reading Louisville’s $1.2 million ShotSpotter system counted 465 gunshots on NYE. No Arrests Made.
Spotted on The Firearm Blog, a hobbyist machinist fabricated his own AR-15 lower receiver. Big deal, some people will scoff, "80% lower builds are nothing new." Well, this actually is a big deal, because this guy took around 250 aluminum cans, melted them down in a backyard forge, poured them into ingots, and then created … Continue reading Gun Control is Doomed to Failure: The “Aluminum Can” AR-15 build.
Newsbusters posted this a few days back, with a clip from MSNBC's Morning Joe show. Here's the transcript: JOE SCARBOROUGH: …background checks, still 97% of Americans support background checks. 60% of American support some sort of ban on so called assault weapons. In that stricter gun law, 61% support. That assault weapon number is higher than usual. So now does seem like again … Continue reading NOWTTYG: MSNBC Urges Dem Senators to Seize ‘Opportunity’ of Terror Attack to Push Anti-Gun Agenda
Oh look, another gun buyback... A South Florida boxing gym is taking a stand against gun violence in hopes of making our neighborhoods safer. A gun buyback event is being held in Miami this weekend. "We need you guys to turn in your guns. We need the community from all over Miami-Dade County to show … Continue reading Social Engineering Opportunity: Gun Buyback in Miami = opportunity for buyers
I'm still pretty incensed from Tuesday's press conference, where President Obama mentioned background checks 22 times: The problem is some gun sellers have been operating under a different set of rules. A violent felon can buy the exact same weapon over the Internet with no background check, no questions asked. A recent study found that about … Continue reading Dontray Mills & Jalita Johnson – perfect examples of why the President is wrong on background checks.
With another mass shooting making headlines, the antigun extremists are out in force, from the President stating he would like Australian style gun control (and the firearms bans & confiscations that go with it), columnists not even bothering to hide that they want confiscation, to the slacktivists sharing facebook memes. Here's the thing, though. When they are … Continue reading What can be done to stop mass shootings & gun crime? I’m ever so glad you asked.