Crowning A World Champion of Shooting?

Editor's Note: This seemed to be the weekend of worldwide shooting competition. The ISSF World Championships continued in Spain (and the US had a BIG day- see the news section), the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) held its 2014 U.S. Championships at the US Shooting Academy in Tulsa, Oklahoma and the inaugural World Shooting Championship from Glengary, West Virginia set out to...

I-75 shooting in Ohio exposes truth self-defense advocates have long known

On Friday morning, September 12, police say Terry Froman, 41, went to the Mayfield, KY home of his ex-girlfriend Kim Thomas, 34, shot and killed her oldest 17 year-old son, then kidnapped her. According to The Journal-News , when friends went to her home after she failed to report to work and discovered her son's body, they immediately called police. Prior to that call, the article says the...

Virtual School Practices Real Oppression, Bans Pixilated Firearms

The cultural campaign to label firearms and firearm ownership as socially unacceptable claimed another victim last week, when a “virtual” school demanded that an elementary school student remove an image of a firearm from his online profile. The incident involved Wisconsin Virtual Learning, a public charter school, which offers Wisconsin’s elementary and high school students the opportunity to...

Ray Rice and New Jersey “Justice”

The release of a videotape of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his fiancé and knocking her out, has created quite a stir in the media. The TV gossip show, TMZ, released the video [last] week, ushering in a whole new chorus of outrage toward Rice, the NFL, and the Atlantic County, New Jersey Prosecutor’s Office. After an initial 2-game suspension, the Baltimore Ravens have now...

Violence Policy Center's Cars Theory Not Hitting on All Cylinders

The anti-gun Violence Policy Center (VPC) thinks it has finally come up with a way to get handguns, and maybe some other guns, banned. Compare ‘em to cars! Obviously, some background is in order. VPC was formed, and is still led, by Josh Sugarmann, a former staffer for the National Coalition to Ban Handguns and the author of the book, Every Handgun is Aimed at You: The Case for Banning Handguns...

Appeals Court: Sheriff Improperly Suspended Man’s Concealed Handgun License

Ohio's Third District Court of Appeals has ruled that Henry Co. Sheriff Michael Bodenbender improperly suspended a man's Ohio concealed handgun license, and ordered that it be returned. From : The court ruled Sept. 2 that Sheriff Michael Bodenbender wrongly relied on a section of state law that allows a sheriff to deny a concealed handgun license (CHL) to someone “in danger of...

Harvey Weinstein Renounces Earlier Renunciation of Violent Films?

From the “You Can’t Make This Stuff Up” files comes an update on heavyweight Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. As we reported in January, the movie tycoon and Obama fundraiser had, at that time, announced his intention to “make a movie with Meryl Streep” that would make the NRA “wish they weren't alive ….” We had suggested that perhaps Weinstein was not the best person to lecture the rest of...

Armed home invader wearing Insane Clown Posse mask dies after being shot by homeowner

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that a 17-year-old boy was burglarizing a house in Prairie Township when the homeowner shot him early on Saturday. From the article: Reb Barbee was armed with a knife and wearing an Insane Clown Posse mask when he was shot in the living room of 8798 Hubard Dr. S, investigators said. ... Barbee, shot in the shoulder, and three other youths ran about a half-mile...


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