Keep and Bear Arms
Home Members Login/Join About Us News/Editorials Archives Take Action Your Voice Web Services Free Email
You are 1 of 217 active visitors Monday, December 05, 2022
EMAIL NEWS
Main Email List:
Subscribe
Unsubscribe

State Email Lists:
Click Here
SUPPORT KABA
» Join/Renew Online
» Join/Renew by Mail
» Make a Donation
» Magazine Subscriptions
» KABA Memorial Fund
» Advertise Here
» Use KABA Free Email

» JOIN/Renew NOW! «
 
SUPPORT OUR SUPPORTERS

 

YOUR VOTE COUNTS

Keep and Bear Arms - Vote In Our Polls
Do you oppose Biden's anti-gun executive orders?
Yes
No
Undecided

Current results
Earlier poll results
2728 people voted

 

SPONSORED LINKS

 
» U.S. Gun Laws
» AmeriPAC
» NoInternetTax
» Gun Show On The Net
» 2nd Amendment Show
» SEMPER FIrearms
» Colt Collectors Assoc.
» Personal Defense Solutions

 

 


Today | By Month
Newslinks for 1/18/2020

Submit
Newslinks
Search
Newslinks
Army Lieutenant Competes for Her Spot on Olympic Shooting Team
Submitted by: Corey Salo

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Sarah Beard, a Danville, Indiana native, trains for the Olympic Trials at the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit in Fort Benning, Georgia. (Video by Maj. Michelle Lunato, U.S. Army)

Video story
 

CA: Self-Defense Bill Fails To Pass Committee
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: http://www.marktaff.com

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
This week, Assembly Bill 503 failed to pass out of the Assembly Public Safety Committee on a party line vote. AB 503, sponsored by Assembly Member Heath Flora (R-12) would have allowed an individual with a valid concealed carry weapons license to carry to, from, or in a church, synagogue, or other place of worship on the grounds of a public or private K-12 school when the individual has the written permission of the school authority.
 

PA: In Philly, new gun group wants to educate marginalized communities on gun ownership
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: http://www.marktaff.com

There is 1 comment on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
With the rising number of shootings in Philadelphia and the nation, a new organization has quietly established itself in Philadelphia with the goal of educating marginalized communities on gun ownership.

You've heard of the National Rifle Association (NRA). Now, there's the Socialist Rifle Association (SRA), with a Philadelphia chapter.

The local chapter was founded about 18 months ago and has approximately 80 members. The organizers interviewed preferred to use only first names.
 

GA: Lawmaker says she receives threats after filing anti-machine gun bill
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: http://www.marktaff.com

There are 2 comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
State Senator Donzella James, D-South Fulton, says she believes in the right to bear arms, but not automatic guns

"I am only talking about those weapons that shoot multiple rounds. I’m not taking anyone’s second amendment rights, in fact, I’m a gun carrier myself," explained James.

She has filed a bill (SB281) to make it illegal to possess or sell working automatic weapons.

Ed.: Not machine guns. The bills bans semi-auto firearms.
 

OR: Oregon lawmakers unholster new gun-safety proposal
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: http://www.marktaff.com

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
Oregon’s gun owners will face penalties for not securing their firearms when not in use under a proposal that’s likely be introduced in the upcoming legislative session.

State Reps. Rachel Prusak, D-West Linn, and Janeen Sollman, D-Hillsboro, shared at a legislative hearing Jan. 15, their proposal that they said would prevent gun deaths and keep firearms out of the hands of children and teens.
 

NY: New York man acquitted on all charges in 2013 fatal shooting
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: http://www.marktaff.com

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
A New York man has been acquitted of all charges in relation to the 2013 fatal shooting of another man who was wanted wanted on rape charges.

David Carlson faced charges of manslaughter and negligent homicide in a bench trial for the death of Norris Acosta-Sanchez.

Carlson was accused of firing his shotgun twice at Acosta-Sanchez as the pair walked along the road where Carlson lives. Carlson claimed he was escorting Acosta-Sanchez at gunpoint, so a neighbor could call police and that the fugitive lunged at him before the shooting.
 

PA: Homeowner fatally stabs armed suspect during home invasion in Northeast Philadelphia
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: http://www.marktaff.com

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
An attempted home invasion ended with the death of the armed suspect Thursday evening, police say.

The incident happened just before 10 p.m. on the 6000 block of Tulip Street in Wissinoming.

Police say an armed robber attempted to burglarize a home when the homeowner fought back.

The homeowner, a 27-year-old woman, was shot in the arm by the suspect and she stabbed him in self defense, according to police.
 

VA: What Virginia gun rally says about future of Second Amendment rights
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: http://www.marktaff.com

There is 1 comment on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
Richmond, Virginia, has long been central to historic American struggles. On Monday it may be the center of another bitter U.S. dispute, this time over Second Amendment gun rights.

Pro-gun groups plan a big rally at the state capitol, with upwards of 20,000 people, in opposition to a package of gun control bills now speeding through the Virginia legislature. Worried that extremist groups may be planning violence around the event, Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam has temporarily banned weapons from the capitol grounds.
 

VA: Trump warns of 'attack' on 2nd Amendment ahead of Virginia gun rights rally
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: http://www.marktaff.com

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
President Trump on Friday warned of an “attack” on the Second Amendment after Virginia Democrats curtailed access for firearms at the state capitol.

“Your 2nd Amendment is under very serious attack in the Great Commonwealth of Virginia. That’s what happens when you vote for Democrats, they will take your guns away. Republicans will win Virginia in 2020. Thank you Dems!” Trump tweeted.
 

AL: 'He Had Already Hurt Me.' Alabama Woman Argues For 'Stand Your Ground'
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: http://www.marktaff.com

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
Brittany Smith, who has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a man she says brutally raped her, argued in court this week that she acted in self-defense and should be immune from prosecution.
 

AL: Florida man acquitted of murder in 2016 Alabama shooting
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: http://www.marktaff.com

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
A Florida man has been acquitted of a felony murder charge stemming from a 2016 fatal shooting in Alabama.

A Houston County jury sided with the defense's argument that Joseph Dozier was acting in self defense when he shot Christopher Damon Grimsley in Dothan in September 2016, The Dothan Eagle reported. A mistrial had been declared in December and the trial rescheduled for this month when one of the prosecuting attorneys became sick, court documents showed.
 

V-MAX Ammo: V-MAX Bullets Explained
Submitted by: David Williamson
Website: http://libertyparkpress.com

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
The Hornady V-MAX line of ammunition was created for varmint control, as the bullet has a thin jacket and was designed to fragment on impact with a target, even at low velocities. For many years, your standard varmint ammo was pretty much whatever you had on hand, and this produced mixed results depending on what you were shooting. The V-MAX has a lot of features to make sure any critter is humanely dispatched immediately and is extremely accurate.
 

NC: NC GOP lawmakers support ‘Second Amendment sanctuaries,’ will attend Va. gun rally
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: http://www.marktaff.com

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
Republican state lawmakers are showing their support for areas that declare themselves “Second Amendment sanctuaries,” and some plan to attend a gun rights rally Monday in Virginia that the state’s governor fears might turn violent.

Fifty members of the Republican House caucus, including Speaker Tim Moore and Majority Leader John Bell, signed a letter from Rep. Keith Kidwell’s office that supports those who want “Second Amendment sanctuaries,” especially in Virginia.
 

WA: Man Acquitted on Shooting at Whisky Creek, Self-Defense Ruled
Submitted by: David Williamson
Website: http://libertyparkpress.com

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
From the Washington Statesman, 3 January 1862, Walla Walla, Washington Territory: “Two men named Bebee and Davis got into an altercation on Whisky Creek last Sunday, about a ‘family affair,’ which resulted in the shooting of Davis by Bebee.
 

Hawaii: Gun Control Measures Introduced With More on the Way
Submitted by: David Williamson
Website: http://libertyparkpress.com

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
The Hawaii Legislature opened on Wednesday and an onslaught of bills targeting your Second Amendment Rights have been introduced. Below, find a brief description of the more significant anti-gun bills that were introduced this week. House Bill 1599, House Bill 1734, and Senate Bill 2152 would change the permitting system for the purchase of rifles and shotguns (long guns) to match the procedure currently in place for handgun purchases.
 

New Hampshire: Private Transfer Ban & Waiting Period Bills Set for Committee Hearing
Submitted by: David Williamson
Website: http://libertyparkpress.com

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
On January 22nd, the New Hampshire House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee will hold public hearings on House Bill 1379-FN and House Bill 1101-FN, sponsored by Representative Rogers (D-Merrimack 28), at 1:00 PM in Rooms 210-211 of the Legislative Office Building. NRA members and Second Amendment supporters are encouraged to attend these hearings to express opposition to these gun control bills. If you are unable to attend, please contact committee members and urge them to OPPOSE House Bill 1379-FN and House Bill 1101-FN.
 

VA: Second Amendment Supporters Unite at Militia Muster Call in Floyd County
Submitted by: David Williamson
Website: http://libertyparkpress.com

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
More than 100 supporters of the Second Amendment gathered together for a militia muster call on Saturday afternoon in Floyd County. Concerned Citizens of Floyd — the group who organized the event — says the purpose of the muster call was to organize volunteers willing to join a militia to defend the rights of Floyd County citizens if necessary. More than 100 men and women assembled for the event on Saturday.

 

Record Background Checks in 2019 Indicate Increasing Gun Purchases
Submitted by: David Williamson
Website: http://libertyparkpress.com

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
Gun purchases in 2019 exceeded all other years on record since 1998, according to the number of background checks. The total number of background checks for 2019 was about 28.4 million—nearly the population of Texas. This is about 3% higher than the previous record of 27.5 million in 2016.

 

OH: Vouchers, Guns, Sentencing Reform Top on Ohio Lawmakers’ Agenda
Submitted by: David Williamson
Website: http://libertyparkpress.com

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
State lawmakers want to do the following in the next six months: take certain schools off the voucher list, allocate about $2.6 billion for construction projects, downgrade certain drug possession charges and change Ohio’s gun laws.
 

IL: Gun Dealers React to New Illinois Regulations at Peoria Gun and Knife Show
Submitted by: David Williamson
Website: http://libertyparkpress.com

There is 1 comment on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
Dealers from across the state set up shop at the Peoria Gun and Knife Show, bringing thousands to the Expo Gardens. One gun and ammo store owner said their industry has been hit hard by new Illinois regulations then went into effect on January 17th. The Firearm Dealer License Certification Act applies to any business that leases, sells or trades firearms.
 

KY: Sanctuary resolution passes
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: http://www.marktaff.com

There are no comments on this story
Post Comments | Read Comments

 
Taylor County became the latest Kentucky county to become a Second Amendment sanctuary Tuesday night in front of a packed room at the Taylor County Courthouse.

The discussion lasted less than two minutes in all and was approved unanimously by the Taylor County Fiscal Court.
 

 QUOTES TO REMEMBER
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German philosopher

COPYRIGHT POLICY: The posting of copyrighted articles and other content, in whole or in part, is not allowed here. We have made an effort to educate our users about this policy and we are extremely serious about this. Users who are caught violating this rule will be warned and/or banned.
If you are the owner of content that you believe has been posted on this site without your permission, please contact our webmaster by following this link. Please include with your message: (1) the particulars of the infringement, including a description of the content, (2) a link to that content here and (3) information concerning where the content in question was originally posted/published. We will address your complaint as quickly as possible. Thank you.

 
NOTICE:  The information contained in this site is not to be considered as legal advice. In no way are Keep And Bear Arms .com or any of its agents responsible for the actions of our members or site visitors. Also, because this web site is a Free Speech Zone, opinions, ideas, beliefs, suggestions, practices and concepts throughout this site may or may not represent those of Keep And Bear Arms .com. All rights reserved. Articles that are original to this site may be redistributed provided they are left intact and a link to http://www.KeepAndBearArms.com is given. Click here for Contact Information for representatives of KeepAndBearArms.com.

Thawte.com is the leading provider of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and digital certificate solutions used by enterprises, Web sites, and consumers to conduct secure communications and transactions over the Internet and private networks.

KeepAndBearArms.com, Inc. © 1999-2022, All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy