Stories

The BATFE's "rubber band ruler"

After the ATF's raid on a pair of California gun companies, many in the firearms industry -myself included- wondered just what changed the ATF's collective mind what morphed unfinished polymer AR-style rifle lowers into finished-and unregistered "guns". It was a matter of no small amount of speculation. The speculation wasn't unfounded. It wouldn't be the first time the BATFE had suffered a...

Neighbors say Columbus home-owner acted in self-defense during home invasion

WBNS (CBS Columbus) is reporting that a homeowner may have acted in self-defense during a shooting in Southwest Columbus. From the article : Police were called to a home on Londonderry Avenue around 10 pm Friday night on a report of a homeowner shooting a robbery suspect. A neighbor told 10TV's Shelby Croft he heard multiple gun shots. Alex Mitchell said he ran outside to find the man shot in...

Zero-Tolerance Policies Now Exploited by Enterprising Bullies

There is a long history of school administrators behaving like bullies when enforcing the irrational zero-tolerance policies that have ensnared scores of students. A recent case out of Vernon, N.J., however, suggests that the hysterical enforcement of these policies in some schools has reached a level where an actual peer bully can exploit zero-tolerance to torment a victim. This latest incident...

Headline: WWII vet, pistol-packing wife chase away would-be robber

WLWT (NBC Cincinnati) reported recently that a knife-wielding man was outgunned when he tried to rob an elderly Ohio couple. From the article : The 92-year-old World War II veteran and his 89-year-old wife were more than a handful for the alleged attacker. Investigators said Robert Kelly Jr. talked his way into a home in Springfield, Ohio where he had previously done odd jobs. "I was so proud of...

Sen. Cornyn Sends Letter to Holder Demanding Answers on DOJ's Proposal to Push "Smart Guns"

As we reported [yesterday], Attorney General Eric Holder recently testified on Capitol Hill that the country needs to spend $2 million to study "smart" gun technology, as part of a $382 million expenditure on what the Obama administration calls "gun safety." "Smart Guns" is a made-up term for a conceptual firearm that incorporates technology that theoretically permits the gun to be fired only by...

Grassroots education: Bloomberg's "Everytown" launched on Facebook - by pro-gun rights advocates

Last week, anti-gun rights billionaire Michael Bloomberg announced that he was rebranding his gun control lobby apparatus under a new moniker, "Everytown for Gun Safety." Announcing plans to deploy staff in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Washington, Bloomberg told the New York Times...

Holder Floats Taxpayer-Funded "Smart" Gun Research

[Last week] week, Attorney General Eric Holder testified on Capitol Hill that what America needs at this pivotal moment in its history is to spend $2 million for "smart" gun technology, as part of a $382 million expenditure on what the Obama administration calls "gun safety." Translation: Federal "universal" background checks, "assault weapon," and "large" magazine legislation was defeated in the...

Seventy-two killed resisting gun confiscation in Boston

Boston – National Guard units seeking to confiscate a cache of recently banned assault weapons were ambushed on April 19 by elements of a para-military extremist faction. Military and law enforcement sources estimate that 72 were killed and more than 200 injured before government forces were compelled to withdraw. Speaking after the clash, Massachusetts Governor Thomas Gage declared that the...

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