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Gun Appreciation Day — Hour wait at Jacksonville Gun Show

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 3:02pm 1/19/2013 at 3:02pm

Today is Gun Appreciation Day.

We aren’t following it the way we did with Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day or Empty Chair Day.

But a reader did to go the Jacksonville Gun Show today, and sent in the following comment, photos and video.

One hour wait to get in the gun show!

Also, we talked to a guy who...

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Anonymous staunch 2nd Amendment supporters?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 5:25pm 1/17/2013 at 5:25pm

I told you on Monday, when I announced that I was joining both the NRA and EFF that

The Tea Party movement has more in common with the hacktivist community than either side wants to admit.

That common ground is not expansive.  The Tea Party movement certainly is not...

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Is there a “David Gregory Clause” in the New York Gun Law?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 3:50pm 1/17/2013 at 3:50pm

We have a Gun Class Project ongoing to try to unravel the 39-page gun law passed and signed into law this week.  It is a very complicated Bill, to put it mildly.

One thing I just noticed.

There is a provision in the law which sounds a lot like it was a reaction to ...

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Gun Class Project

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 1:44pm 1/17/2013 at 1:44pm

Embedded below is the text of the gun law just enacted in NY State. The underlined portions are new wording or sections.

It’s complicated stuff. I’ll be reviewing it to try to figure out the answers to some popular questions — such as what happens to current pistols which are build to accomodate...

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Someone probably not concerned about the 10-round magazine limit (7 in NY)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:17am 1/17/2013 at 11:17am

From The Providence Journal:

“IPlead ThePiff” posed on his Facebook page with marijuana, money, a delivery guarantee — and guns.

“I don’t talk,” he wrote on one photo. “I let my guns sing and if a … gotta problem. wit it tell em my revolver said it.”

A commenter warned him: “Stop putting them...

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Repugnant and cowardly

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 4:27pm 1/16/2013 at 4:27pm

One of the things I missed today during my long drive was the White House calling the ad embedded below “repugnant and cowardly.”

I’ll tell you what else is regugnant and cowardly, a Presidential statement made by exploiting children on stage as a sympathy ploy meant to suggest that those...

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The would-be murderers are shaking in their boots

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 7:40pm 1/15/2013 at 7:40pm

What is wrong with this sentence?

From The Daily News editorial cheering the draconian gun control law passed in NY State with no public discussion, no public debate, no normal waiting period, no time for Senators to read it, no likelihood of actually reducing crime, but great likelihood of making criminals of otherwise...

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Gun Free Zone for thee, but not for me

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 9:32am 1/15/2013 at 9:32am

From James O’Keefe (via Charlie Spiering):

Veritas video reporter James O’Keefe has released a new video of his team posing as an anti-gun group promoting an initiative to journalists.

At each home, the group dubbed as “Citizens Against Senseless Violence” asks each homeowner if they are willing to put up a “Gun Free”...

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Finding common ground in limited government — I am the NRA and EFF

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 14, 2013 at 10:08am 1/14/2013 at 10:08am

I’ve been giving serious consideration to finally joining the NRA.

The people who want to take away your guns (and they would if they could) almost always are the same people who want to control every aspect of your life, from the health care you get to the sodas you drink to the pain...

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California targeted for enhanced gun control activism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 6:21pm 1/13/2013 at 6:21pm

California’s conservative activists are preparing to battle back Sacramento legislators, who are using the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy and their new super-majority to impose further restrictions on gun ownership.

A Fox News report describes some of the proposed measures:

Political analysts say the political landscape puts California in the pole position to...

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Mayors against Illegal Guns swindle with latest infographic

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 3:49pm 1/13/2013 at 3:49pm

An infographic from Mayor Bloomberg’s “Mayors against Illegal Guns” depicting “common-sense gun control” shows how graphics can swindle their audiences using simple tricks.

Despite the fact that the NRA has condemned the group for being anti-gun, MAIG is attempting to define the terms of the debate in ways to positive their aims more positively....

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David Gregory and wife knew D.C. Attorney General

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 11, 2013 at 6:24pm 1/11/2013 at 6:24pm

District of Columbia Attorney General Irvin Nathan issued a lengthy letter today explaining the decision not to prosecute David Gregory “despite the clarity of the violation of this important law,” despite rejecting NBC’s claims of a subjective misunderstanding of the law, and despite vowing vigorous enforcement of gun laws.

Emily Miller of ...

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David Gregory will not be prosecuted

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 11, 2013 at 4:16pm 1/11/2013 at 4:16pm

Just released by D.C. Attorney General there will be no prosecution of David Gregory despite a finding that there was a clear violation of the law (emphasis mine):

Having carefully reviewed all of the facts and circumstances of this matter, as it does in every case involving firearms-related offenses or any other potential...

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Anonymous-style threat to expose more journalists’ personal information

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:00am 1/11/2013 at 7:00am

The publication of the names and home addresses of gun permit holders in two counties in New York by the Lower Hudson Journal News kicked off a firestorm of criticism, and refusal by another county to provide this information to the Journal News as a danger to public safety.

The Journal News...

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Injured special forces soldier arrested in upstate NY for possession of high capacity ammunition magazines

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 2:15pm 1/9/2013 at 2:15pm

While the prosecutors in D.C. decide whether to charge David Gregory, another example of how the laws against possession of high capacity ammunition magazines are applied to the little people is unfolding in upstate New York, as reported by The Watertown Daily Times, Injured veteran arrested in weapons investigation (h/t ...

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Will a corporatist policy work on gun control?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 7, 2013 at 1:51pm 1/7/2013 at 1:51pm

In order to pass Obamacare, Obama bought off the drug industry, so much so that a consortium of drug companies ran ads in favor of the de facto nationalization of health care sector of the economy.

The same approach may be used in connection with gun control:

The White House is weighing a...

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Waiting for David Gregory and NBC News to meet the press and the law

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 2:46pm 1/3/2013 at 2:46pm

Emily Miller points out how David Gregory is receiving special treatment at the hands of the D.C. police, Two systems of justice:

It’s been more than a week since police in Washington, D.C., opened an  investigation into NBC’s David  Gregory’s possession of a “high-capacity magazine” that’s prohibited in the  District on on...

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