In the wake of the Paris attacks, Harry Reid and his buddies have decided that they just can't let this opportunity slide by - they want to eliminate the so called "terrorist loophole" on firearms: “Republicans care more about kowtowing to the NRA than preventing terrorists from legally buying assault rifles and explosives like the … Continue reading The so called “terrorist loophole” or how the Left admitted they hate due process
I can't make this up. Despite the fact that the attackers used fully automatic AK-47 rifles and had suicide vests loaded with TATP explosive, both of which are banned outright, the EU response to this has apparently been that more gun control is needed. A normal person would go "Hey, these are guns that nobody can … Continue reading In the wake of fully automatic weapons and bombs used in Paris, the EU response is more gun control. Democrats seize the opportunity as well. Seriously?
If you've ever heard the phrase "May you live in interesting times" then you understand why it seems so apropos these days. In the past 6 weeks we've seen a number of highly publicized mass shootings in addition to the usual gang related violence that is reported, then ignored by everyone. June On June 17, … Continue reading It’s been an “interesting” time lately. Are we seeing the beginning of a full court press?
When an article starts with: In most states, you cannot have guns if you’re a felon, or if you have been committed for mental illness. Many also prohibit gun ownership by domestic violence offenders or drug abusers. You know you are in for some interesting reading, simply because the author didn't bother to do any … Continue reading Oh really? What a shock: “California discovers it’s really expensive to confiscate people’s guns”
The President sat down for some softball questions today on "Good Morning America" http://abcnews.go.com/video/embed?id=30157356 "But the power of NRA and the gun lobby in Congress is formidable," Obama said. "And you know, we're going to keep chipping away at this, but until you get intense public demands for this, it's probably not going to happen … Continue reading “Obama Says He Hasn’t Given Up On Gun Control” and in other news, Water is wet
Maryland is going through CCW law hearings right now and the following is testimony from a resident who lends a personal face to what is otherwise just statistics: Kudos to the Daily Mail for actually being impartial in presenting this in their story: This incredibly difficult moment a rape survivor stood up in Maryland state Senate hearing … Continue reading Rape Survivor testifies at Maryland Legislator for Concealed Carry
Maryland is one of the most hostile states to firearms owners. In this video, Jack McCauley (the former commander of Maryland's Gun Licensing Division) explains why he was wrong about gun owners & his preconceptions about them. His credentials: Commander of the Maryland State Police Licensing Division, 24 year veteran of the MSP Member of … Continue reading Former Commander of the Maryland State Police Gun Licensing Division on Gun Owners, Concealed Carry and misconceptions about them.
For me, gun rights is the equivalent of the old time "canary in the coal mine" - if a politician doesn't trust you to own firearms, they really aren't going to care much about any of your other civil rights either. Chuck Schumer & Diane Feinstein both make no bones about wanting to remove your access … Continue reading Due process? LOL no – “Schumer: Close Loophole Allowing Possible Terrorists To Buy Guns In US”
From Nonprofit Quarterly's Rick Cohen, comes this missive: "Gun Control Stalls: Assault Rifles and Us" It is so strange that the American movement for gun control has flickered and come close to disappearing despite the ubiquity of gun violence in the U.S. and its resurgence in Western Europe. In liberal Vermont, for example, a bill … Continue reading The tears are delicious – Rick Cohen’s “Gun Control Stalls: Assault Rifles and Us” pity party
Campus Carry is making the news, especially after the remarks of one Nevada Lawmaker who suggested that women shooting rapists would have a deterrence effect: The sponsor of a bill in Nevada, Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, said in a telephone interview: “If these young, hot little girls on campus have a firearm, I wonder how many … Continue reading The pushback against Campus Carry is much ado about nothing.