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    02/25/2018 12:08:53 PM PST · by Stanwood_Dave · 13 replies
    GUN WEEK | September 13, 1991 | J. Neil Schulman
    I just thought this would be helpful. For what it's worth I had to dig deep back to September 13, 1991 issue of GUN WEEK, via a back-up disk to find this. Hope you all enjoy. The following is reprinted from the September 13, 1991 issue of GUN WEEK: THE UNABRIDGED SECOND AMENDMENT by J. Neil Schulman If you wanted to know all about the Big Bang, you’d ring up Carl Sagan, right? And if you wanted to know about desert warfare, the man to call would be Norman Schwartzkopf, no question about it. But who would you call if...
  • Florida Shooting: Why Is This One Different?

    02/25/2018 12:05:53 PM PST · by Simon Green · 40 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 02/25/18 | Robert Farago
    When the Newtown spree killer mowed down 20 children six and seven year olds and six adults, the call for federal gun control reached a fever pitch. It was thwarted in the final furlong by lovers of firearms freedom, galvanized into action by the legislative threat to firearms freedom. This time, after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School slaughter we have a Republican-controlled House and Senate and a Republican in the White House. And yet were seeing momentum for expanding [unconstitutional] background checks, raising the minimum age for a long gun purchase and Presidential support for due-process-denying gun violence restraining...
  • NRA rejects Trump's call for age limit on gun purchases

    02/25/2018 11:52:34 AM PST · by Simon Green · 70 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 02/25/18 |
    <p>The National Rifle Assn. is rejecting President Trumps call for a federal ban on rifle sales to those under 21, but a spokesperson sought to play down the disagreement.</p> <p>NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch, interviewed Sunday on ABCs This Week, said the gun lobby does not believe the age for purchases should be raised from 18.</p>
  • CNNs Drew Griffin: Survivor Colton Haab Lying [PROPAGANDA ALERT]

    02/25/2018 11:08:27 AM PST · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2-23-2018 | John Nolte
    CNNs Drew Griffin explicitly accused school shooting survivor Colton Haab of lying over the students claim that CNN wrote a question for him to recite at the far-left networks widely criticized anti-gun town hall. On Thursday evening, President Trump tweeted out criticism of CNNs ongoing fake news crisis with a quote from Fox Newss Tucker Carlson, who interviewed Haab Thursday night. School shooting survivor says he quit @CNN Town Hall after refusing scripted question. @TuckerCarlson, Trump tweeted, adding, Just like so much of CNN, Fake News. Thats why their ratings are so bad! MSNBC may be worse.
  • Bank of America Reviewing Relations with Assault Weapon Manufacturers

    02/25/2018 10:17:50 AM PST · by rktman · 39 replies ^ | 2/25/2018 | AWR Hawkins
    Bank of America is undertaking a review of its relations with assault weapon manufacturers. On February 24 Axios published a statement from Bank of America: We are joining other companies in our industry to examine what we can do to help end the tragedy of mass shootings, and an immediate step were taking is to engage the limited number of clients we have that manufacture assault weapons for non-military use to understand what they can contribute to this shared responsibility. This statement follows a February 19 New York Times column which explained how banks and credit card companies could team...
  • Espionage: How the Obama Team Almost Stole the American Presidency

    02/25/2018 9:20:06 AM PST · by capecodder · 47 replies
    Constitution ^ | 4/21/2017 | Bill Robinson
    ...How were the Democrats, Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama able to spy on their opponent Donald Trump? My sources tell me they had no integrity and had done it before; here I reference the IRS scandal and despicable Iran Deal. They had done it many times before.
  • These Companies Are Sticking By The NRA

    02/25/2018 7:54:43 AM PST · by rktman · 52 replies ^ | 2/23/2018 | Sara Boboltz
    In what may be a pivotal moment for American gun law reform, the National Rifle Association has become the object of intense pushback from anti-gun activists and survivors of last weeks mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 dead. All the attention prompted the gun-rights group to break from its usual strategy of keeping quiet after mass gun deaths. NRA officials have gone on the attack to rail against the politicization of a tragedy, and going so far as to suggest that members of the media love mass shootings because of the ratings they supposedly bring. The...
  • Liberals See Only Opportunity in the Murders in Florida

    02/25/2018 5:56:13 AM PST · by Kaslin · 33 replies ^ | February 25, 2018 | Derek Hunter
    The horrific shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, will not be the watershed moment of the murder of 17 innocent people that liberals hope it will be. While it may lead to changes in some laws, liberals will not get the American people to cede to government their right of self-defense, especially since the tragedy occurred after a string of failures by all levels of government to act on existing laws that might have prevented it from happening. But it is yet another straw on the back of the camel already overloaded with the angry divisions...
  • Florida Emergency Alert! Dont Let Them Blame You For Parkland [2nd-A]

    02/25/2018 5:34:16 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 28 replies
    Support NRA-ILA ^ | February 23, 2018 | Marion P. Hammer (Past Pres.)
    Today, Governor Rick Scott, the Florida Senate and the Florida House announced their respective plans to stop future mass shooters in our schools. There are components of the plan that we should all support. Hardening our schools, putting law enforcement in all schools when students are present, training volunteer teachers to use guns and protect children, keeping guns out of the hands of the dangerously mentally ill, and allowing law enforcement and administrators to deal with people who are a danger to themselves or others, are all things that need to be done. Unfortunately, there are gun control measures being...
  • After call with Trump turns testy, Mexicos president scraps plan to visit White House

    02/25/2018 5:13:57 AM PST · by EagleUSA · 77 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | 2/25/2018 | Rucker, Partlow, Miroff
    Tentative plans for Mexican President Enrique Pea Nieto to make his first visit to the White House to meet with President Trump were scuttled this week after a testy call between the two leaders ended in an impasse over Trumps promised border wall, according to U.S. and Mexican officials. Pea Nieto was eyeing an official trip to Washington this month or in early March, but called off the plan after Trump would not agree to publicly affirm Mexicos position that it would not fund construction of a border wall that the Mexican people widely consider offensive, said the officials, who...
  • Steph Curry: Trump Revoking Warriors W House Invite a Rallying Point for the Entire Sports World

    02/25/2018 2:53:35 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 76 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/24/2018
    Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry sat down with CNNs Van Jones for an interview and the All-Star guard discussed President Donald Trump revoking the teams invitation to celebrate their championship at the White House after Curry and his teammates suggested they were not interested in going. Curry told Jones that it was surreal to have the president tweeting about him, adding the revoked invite was a rallying point for the sports world. [Trump] kind of, you know, took that power away from us and didnt allow us to have that process to come to the decision [to go] as...
  • Mexico Lectures US on Gun Violence: Fmr Mexican Pres Fox: FL Shooting 'What You Get'...

    02/24/2018 11:43:32 PM PST · by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC · 57 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb 17, 1018 | Fox News Insider
    Former Mexican President Vicente Fox offered his condolences to the victims of the Florida high school shooting before adding that the tragedy is "what you get" with "aggressive and violent language" from the Trump White House. .... "We need harmony. We need love. We need happy communities," Fox said... Full Title: "Former Mexican Pres. Fox: FL Shooting 'What You Get' With 'Racist' Trump's 'Violent Language'"
  • Condoleezza Rice says US needs to consider Second Amendment's place in 'modern world'

    02/24/2018 11:24:47 PM PST · by familyop · 128 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 25, 2018 | Amy Lieu
    I think it is time to have a conversation about what the right to bear arms means in the modern world, Rice told radio host Hugh Hewitt on Friday...More specifically, Rice said weapons like the AR-15...shouldn't be available to civilians, the Washington Times reported...Rather, she supports looking to law enforcement and guards as ways for protection.
  • NRA Statement on Corporate Partnerships

    02/24/2018 7:01:07 PM PST · by SamAdams76 · 106 replies
    FAIRFAX, VA The more than five million law-abiding members of the National Rifle Association have enjoyed discounts and cost-saving programs from many American corporations that have partnered with the NRA to expand member benefits. Since the tragedy in Parkland, Florida, a number of companies have decided to sever their relationshipwith the NRA, in an effort to punish our members who are doctors, farmers, law enforcement officers, fire fighters, nurses, shop owners and school teachers that live in every American community. We are men and women who represent every American ethnic group, every one of the worlds religions and every...
  • Trump mulling 'red flag' orders to remove guns from those found to be a risk: report

    02/24/2018 6:11:59 PM PST · by Simon Green · 87 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/24/18 | Max Greenwood
    The White House is weighing a plan to use "red flag laws" to confiscate guns from people deemed too dangerous to possess them, according to a Bloomberg report. The laws extreme risk protection orders allow authorities to temporarily take firearms away from people that judges have determined to be a danger to themselves and others. Five states already have such laws in place. According to Bloomberg, the White House has been looking at an Indiana version of the law. The Trump administration is considering a plan to encourage other states to enact the laws. One way the administration...
  • It's Not About Saving Lives: Democratic Senator Says Gun Debate Will Help His Party In Midterms

    02/24/2018 5:18:08 PM PST · by Kaslin · 40 replies ^ | February 24, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Did anyone catch Sen. Bill Nelson’s (D-FL) rather gratuitous swipe at Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday? CNN held a town hall event in Sunrise, Florida hosted by Jake Tapper, where National Rifle Association Dana Loesch and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) literally ventured into the lion’s den. Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) also participated. It was a two-hour bashing of Rubio, the NRA, Loesch, every law-abiding gun owner, and every supporter of the Second Amendment. It was show trial, a North Korean kangaroo court that resembled something out of the two minutes of hate from Orwell’s 1984.   Rubio was likened to shooter...
  • CPAC speaker Mona Charen stuns with fiery rebuke of Trump, Le Pen (Cheese-Eating Surrender Monkey)

    02/24/2018 4:06:37 PM PST · by kiryandil · 173 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 24, 2018 | Gabby Morrongiello
    A conservative columnist was escorted out of the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday after slamming President Trump and conservatives for behaving like "hypocrites" when it comes to women's issues. Mona Charen, a National Review writer and senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, was asked during a panel about the Left's treatment of women what has left her most fired up in the Trump era...
  • What does the 2nd Amendment mean?

    02/24/2018 3:05:57 PM PST · by Blood of Tyrants · 72 replies
    Various | 2/24/2108 | Self
    A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. What does it mean? Well let's go through it.
  • Several Broward deputies waited outside during Florida school shooting, report says

    02/24/2018 2:49:25 PM PST · by familyop · 52 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 24, 2018 | Robert Gearty
    Coral Springs cops who responded to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School say several Broward sheriffs deputies waited outside rather than rush in as the killer was gunning down students, according to reports...The Florida Sun-Sentinel reported that according to police sources at least three Broward deputies, including Peterson, waited outside.
  • Fox's Jeanine Pirro to interview Trump this weekend

    02/24/2018 1:04:34 PM PST · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 24, 2018 | Joe Concha
    Fox News' Jeanine Pirro is set to interview President Trump live by phone on Saturday night amid the president's calls for a range of gun measures in the wake of last week's shooting at a Florida high school. Trump and the "Justice with Judge Jeanine" host are expected to "discuss the state of the economy, as well as the debate on gun legislation" in the wake of the shooting at the school in Parkland, Fla., according to a network announcement. Pirro, a staunch supporter of the president, has interviewed him before, most recently in May 2017. Their latest interview...