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Federal District Court Strikes Down Washington, DC Handgun Carry Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 6:40pm
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Well, well, well–I guess the big guy upstairs knew I could do with a pick-me-up while I struggle through this respiratory infection.  And boy, did he deliver big (with a h/t to Ace of Spades HQ).

In light of Heller, McDonald, and their progeny, there is no longer any basis on which...

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Supreme Court Affirms Conviction In Gun “Straw Purchase” Case

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 16, 2014 at 7:30pm
Supreme Court Justices 2010

[Edit: The title of this post was edited to better reflect the Court's ruling.]

This morning the US Supreme Court released it’s ruling in Abramski v. United States–the firearm “straw purchase” gun case–in which it affirmed Abramski’s convictions.  (The full-length opinion is embedded at the bottom of this post.)

In reaching it’s decision...

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NRA: “small number… crossed the line from enthusiasm to downright foolishness”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 2, 2014 at 5:40pm
Extremist open carry advocates frighten public, turn opinion against gun owners.

Well, the National Rifle Association has finally decided to release a statement about what I call the “open carry IN YOUR FACE!” (henceforth “OCIYF!”) crowd in Texas, and the implications for reasonable gun owners and concealed carriers. The money shot?

Let’s not mince words, not only is [the open carry of long...

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Why did NY GOP lawmakers fund the SAFE Act?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 9, 2014 at 11:33am
http://youtu.be/LLzsMf7gtcs

Republican lawmakers created quite a stir earlier this week, when they complained to the New York Post that the recently passed budget contained secret funding for the SAFE Act.

Two senators who wished to remain anonymous, told...

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Detroit Mom who fought off attackers with rifle starts trend

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 7:00am
http://www.wxyz.com/news/mother-who-defended-home-in-detroit-has-message-for-teens

This is a follow-up to our story in February about the Detroit mom who used a rifle to fight off three attackers who kicked in the back door of her house, Rifle used by Detroit Mom to defend family is illegal “Assault Weapon” in NY.

The woman and her husband recently were ...

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Someone Who’s Not David Gregory faces tax investigation after absurd gun prosecution

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 28, 2014 at 11:46am
http://youtu.be/zhpZitINL3k

We have written about Mark Witaschek many times before.

Witashek was aggressively prosecuted the same D.C. Office of Attorney General that refused to prosecute David Gregory for a clear gun law violation, all because Witaschek was found in possession of an inoperable shotgun shell and “muzzle loader” bullets, Someone who’s not David...

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Bloomberg’s anti-gun group just got a little smaller

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 25, 2014 at 8:00pm
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The anti-gun advocacy group created by Former New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, just lost one of it’s most high profile Republican members, Tom Ridge, the Daily Caller recently reported.

Former Republican Gov. Tom Ridge is stepping down from his position with Michael Bloomberg’s new anti-gun organization, The Daily Caller has learned.

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Someone who’s not David Gregory convicted of stupid DC gun law violation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 8:20am
David Gregory If I Were You Meme

Yesterday, a D.C. Judge found Mark Witaschek guilty of “attempted possession of unlawful ammunition” for possessing an antique replica muzzleloader bullet.

Emily Miller at the Washington Times has thoroughly chronicled Mr. Witaschek’s court proceedings, which to date have spanned nearly two years and now appear likely to continue into...

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Rhode Island State Senator when challenged on gun control legislation: “Go F*** Yourself”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 9:43am
http://youtu.be/Zo98fDcFbtc

Oh, how I miss my formerly home State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

A State run by the best and the brightest — and the indicted and the investigated and the Democrats and the Unions.

Just a few days ago the feds and State Police raided the office and home of the...

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Here we go again: 10-year-old boy suspended for pointing finger like a gun

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 9:09am
http://www.dispatch.com/content/pages/video.html?ooid=g4cW15azokhKmd-HiPv7UXLslunIQXVt&cmpid=share

We have witnessed a series of “zero tolerance” incidents in which school officials punish young children, usually boys, for using their imagination to play act guns:

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Rifle used by Detroit Mom to defend family is illegal “Assault Weapon” in NY

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 21, 2014 at 9:15am
http://youtu.be/vpv9tJwjmAk

I saw the videotape below at Ace of Spades HQ, as well as at Hot Air, regarding a Detroit mother at home with her children when three men, at least one...

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9th Circuit rejects California “good cause” limitation on 2nd Amendment carry right

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 7:18pm
http://youtu.be/7C44B55YYLQ

In a decision issued earlier today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the California law conditioning the right of “responsible law-abiding” citizens to carry firearms in public for self-defense purposes on a showing of “good cause” unlawfully restricts Second Amendment rights.

California prohibits the open carry of firearms and imposes...

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Wendy Davis’ Open Carry announcment may cost her any chance of winning

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 2:39pm
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=252666281562497&set=pb.191561997672926.-2207520000.1390442065.&type=3&theater

Start from the premise that Wendy Davis probably was going to lose the election against Greg Abbott no matter what.

But probably wasn’t a sure thing. Abbott never was in Edwin Edwards territory: “The only way I can lose this election is if I’m caught in bed with either a dead girl...

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Wendy Davis supports open carry

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 7, 2014 at 8:15am
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152135196110094&set=pb.10150100007820094.-2207520000.1391734233.&type=3&theater

She’s the rock ‘em sock ‘em cowgirl, now.

Goodbye pink sneakers, hello six shooter.

Because abortion isn’t going to win her the Governorship.

Wendy Davis joins Greg Abbott in supporting ‘open carry’ gun law

The Wild West tradition of openly carrying your six-shooter on the street has long been banned in Texas under state...

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