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Dumb: Two seventh grade students in Va. Beach suspended for shooting airsoft guns UPDATE: Expelled!

Posted by: ST on September 24, 2013 at 10:38 am » 12 Comments

WAVY reports on another instance of a “zero tolerance policy” in schools going way too far: VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – A suspended seventh grade Virginia Beach student will find out soon if he is expelled for the rest of the year for shooting an airsoft gun. Like thousands of others in Hampton Roads, Khalid […]

 

Illinois Supreme Court overturns state ban on carrying firearms

Posted by: Phineas on September 14, 2013 at 1:09 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Here’s a surprising victory for constitutional rights in one of the most gun-restrictive states in the nation: In an unusually forceful and straightforward opinion in the case of People v. Aguilar, the Supreme Court of Illinois unanimously held that the state’s “comprehensive ban” on the “use of an operable firearm for self-defense outside the […]

 

Colorado gun rights advocates score big win in #COrecall election

Posted by: ST on September 11, 2013 at 11:22 am » 3 Comments

Via Political Wire: “An epic national debate over gun rights in Colorado on Tuesday saw two Democratic state senators ousted for their support for stricter laws, a ‘ready, aim, fired’ message intended to stop other politicians for pushing for firearms restrictions,” the Denver Post reports. [...] Joshua Spivak: “There’s no question that Gun Rights groups scored a […]

 

Connecticut firearms maker set to formally announce move to South Carolina

Posted by: ST on June 19, 2013 at 6:33 pm » 9 Comments

Via the Sun News of Myrtle Beach: CONWAY — Connecticut firearms manufacturer PTR Industries will announce Monday that it has decided to move its operation to Horry County. The formal announcement is to be made at a 2:30 p.m. ribbon cutting ceremony at an industrial building in the Cool Springs Business Park. [...] The company was […]

 

VP Biden to clergy: Please urge your flock to support gun control

Posted by: ST on May 7, 2013 at 11:53 am » 5 Comments

The Associated Press reports on the latest in a round of aggressive tactics taken by the White House to try and drum up support for their gun control legislation: WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden wants pastors, rabbis and nuns to tell their flocks that enacting gun control is the moral thing to do. But another vote may […]

 

Manchin-Toomey falls short, 4 Dems vote with GOP, Obama throws a tantrum

Posted by: ST on April 17, 2013 at 6:19 pm » 8 Comments

Pretty much all you need to know about the defeat of the much-discussed “compromise” amendment from Senators Manchin and Toomey.  Here’s a full list of “defectors” from both sides: Republicans who defected and voted “yes”: Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk Maine Sen. Susan Collins Arizona Sen. John McCain Democrats who defected and […]

 

Michael Moore: Let’s show pix of dead #Newtown children in order to destroy the NRA

Posted by: ST on March 15, 2013 at 7:04 pm » 15 Comments

Despicable beyond measure: Filmmaker Michael Moore’s suggestion that showing crime scene photos of the children slain at Sandy Hook will hasten the demise of the National Rifle Association is not getting rave reviews in the shattered Connecticut community. The left-wing social critic wrote in his blog Wednesday an item titled “America, You Must Not Look […]

 

Whaddaya Know: Following Biden’s shooting advice could equal jail time in Delaware

Posted by: ST on February 21, 2013 at 6:41 pm » 5 Comments

Turns out the “advice” the nation’s veep gave this week regarding firing ‘warning shoots’ from a shotgun if you feel threatened might get a Delaware gun owner in trouble with the law. Oops! Via US News: Vice President Joe Biden might want to have a talk with his son, Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, before […]

 

Joe Biden: If you want to defend yourself against an intruder, all you need is a shotgun

Posted by: ST on February 19, 2013 at 6:45 pm » 12 Comments

Via HuffPo: WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that there’s no reason that people should need to own an assault weapon. They’re hard to aim, they’re difficult to use. But shotguns, well, that’s a different story. During a Facebook Town Hall hosted by Parents magazine, Biden took a handful of questions from readers […]

 

Gun violence in Chicago now important to President Obama

Posted by: ST on February 11, 2013 at 10:51 am » 6 Comments

The Chicago Tribune reports that our celebrity President will be making a post-SOTU visit to his liberal home base in Chicago to discuss, among other things, gun violence (hat tip): President Barack Obama will visit Chicago on Friday, when he will discuss gun violence as he focuses on his economic message from Tuesday’s State of […]