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SAF seeks preliminary injunction against Illinois ban on 'carrying'
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Capitalizing on its federal appeals court victory Wednesday in Ezell v. City of Chicago, the Second Amendment Foundation has moved for a preliminary injunction against the State of Illinois to prevent further enforcement of that state's prohibitions on firearms carry in public by law-abiding citizens." ...
 

Second Amendment Foundation Continues To Fight For Your Rights At The United Nations
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"The Second Amendment Foundation, represented by Alan Gottlieb and Julianne Versnel, is in attendance at the Third Preparatory Committee Meeting for the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in New York this week."

"These meetings lay the ground work for the final negotiation sessions of the ATT in 2012. SAF’s position is firm- an ATT which in any way affects the constitutional rights of American gun owners is totally unacceptable. Civilian firearms and ammunition must not be within the scope of the United Nation’s Arms Trade Treaty. There is no compromise on this crucial point." ...
 

Gun ‘preppers’ go mainstream as more people realize no one is immune to disaster
Submitted by: David Codrea
Website: http://www.davidcodrea.com

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... "KIRK: What was it you sensed?
SPOCK: The touch of death.
KIRK: And what do you think they felt?
SPOCK: Astonishment." ...
 

Bellevue v. UN as int’l gun control battle intensifies
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Gun rights advocates like Gottlieb have been insisting for years that there is a genuine threat to Second Amendment rights at the UN, and this proposed treaty – up for final adoption next year (coincidental, perhaps, to the November 2012 election for United States president) – is no laughing matter in the firearms community."

"SAF has been active in the Programme of Action to Prevent and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons, and Versnel used the opportunity last year to speak about the importance of firearms ownership to women, as a defense against state-sanctioned brutality against women. Like it or not, rape has been used as a weapon in various conflicts." ...
 

Wisconsin wins, Illinois loses, F&F a fiasco; the common ‘D’-nominator
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Friday’s signing of concealed carry legislation in Wisconsin by Gov. Scott Walker was just the latest demonstration that a vast philosophical chasm still exists between American firearms owners and one political party, despite efforts from within to change that impression." ...

"At the same time Wisconsin citizens were winning a little more liberty, citizens in Illinois are still having to fight for theirs in the courts. Chicago — a city controlled by (you guessed it) Rahm Emanuel and the Democrat Party machine, just lost another round in court ..."

"Meanwhile, as this column continues to report, the scandal erupting from Operation Fast and Furious is continuing to expand. ..." ...
 

Using the courts to remind Illinois of the 'bear' in 'keep and bear arms'
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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... "The day after SAF's motion for an injunction against the Illinois self-defense ban, the NRA, ISRA, and yet another individual Illinois resident filed a similar motion in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois."

"In other words, Illinois courts are getting in rather a lot of Second Amendment work lately. How they'll rule on the requested injunctions is, of course, hard to predict. It probably is fairly safe to assume that however the two district courts rule, the losing side will appeal it up to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. ..." ...
 

Gun Rights Advocates Wary of Coming Obama Measures in Wake of Tucson Shooting
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Gun rights advocates are expressing concern over the Obama administration's plans for a new gun control push six months after the shooting in Tucson, Ariz., and they warn that attempts to curb gun rights could provoke a political fight."

"Attorney Alan Gura, who successfully argued two recent Second Amendment cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, vowed to give intense scrutiny to any new initiative the president puts forward." ...
 

All Women Shooting Match
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"A few weeks ago, I attended a way cool pistol match. Usually, I go to these things as a competitor. This time, my function was reporter, spectator, and 'ammo boy.'"

"The occasion was the first all-women’s event in the Glock Shooting Sports Foundation discipline. ..." ...
 

Gear Review: XS Lever Scout Mount
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"As a boy, I daydreamed about how cool the world would be if an asteroid hadn’t taken out the dinosaurs. I really wanted my very own Triceratops to ride around on. Now that I have graduated up to big boy toys, that same urge to bring together things that never co-existed in nature can be expressed. Like a Marlin lever gun with a red dot sight. Or a huge hunting optic. Or a hunting optic co-witnessed with iron ghost ring sights. Enter the XS Scout Scope Mount for Marlin 1894 Rifles . . ." ...
 

Self-Defense Tip: Be A Sheepdog
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Dave Grossman is fascinated by the individual’s ability to take another life. Or lack thereof. The retired Lieutenant Colonel’s book On Combat divides citizens into three main groups: those oblivious to the danger of violence, the predators who attack them, and the citizens prepared to counter predation. Click here to read his now famous chapter 'On Sheep, Wolves and Sheepdogs.' So, which one are you? Or is that an obvious question . . ." ...
 

Gun Review: Smith & Wesson Model 60
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"The first known revolver appeared in the late 1500's, some 300 years before the Mauser's Broomhandle introduced the world to the joys of a reliable semi-automatic pistol. In the last century, revolvers have not only survived the introduction of semis, wheelguns have thrived. These days, Smith & Wesson can't build them quickly enough to meet demand. While it's one of those 'rising tide lifts all boats' deals, point taken. Revolvers still have a role to play in modern self-defense. Yes, but what? The Smith & Wesson Model 60 provides plenty of answers, and a few questions besides . . ." ...
 

Leupold Introduces New Tactical Optics
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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... "Leupold, maker of accessories from flashlights to precision rifle optics, launches a new line of aiming devices targeting the tactical market. Be it a modern sporting rifle, good 'ole Ma Duece .50, or your coveted Mk19 grenade launcher – Leupold wants to be the optic you wear. The Army likes 'em for sniping, and they're gunning for a contract to outfit the Marines. So, just what's new from Leupold? Official release after the jump . . ." ...
 

Handguns for Self Defense - Better than Sharp Sticks
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Handguns are very popular for self-defense in the United States. There are a variety of reasons for this, many of which have to do with convenience. While we all recognize that a 12-gauge shotgun is probably better at stopping an assailant, how easy is it to tote one around all day?"

"In 2009 alone, more than 4.5 million handguns were manufactured and imported into the US. While many of these firearms were sold to collectors and shooters for various sports, I would argue that many, if not most, were sold to people for defensive use."

"There is a problem with handguns that many people don’t know about: they stink on ice for actually stopping an attacker." ...
 

Shooting in defense of a third party
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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... "... A neighbor heard the commotion and responded to the scene with a gun in hand. One of the criminals allegedly fired at the good samaritan neighbor, who then returned fire, killing one of the aggressors. The three others have been arrested and are charged with murder."

"Forgetting all the legalese for a minute, is this not what we as a society want from our fellow citizens? Such are the actions of heroes in movies. ..."

"But life is not like the movies. In real life, we must now deal with the law." ...
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Submitter's Note: Although this piece cites Ohio law it is a good reminder to keep up to date with laws regarding defense of self and others.
 

F.A.T.S – FireArms Training Simulator
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"I recently had the opportunity to try out the F.A.T.S training system after taking a level two Urban Pistol class at the Police Academy range."

"The class was fantastic but after it was over, I peeked in the room where the F.A.T.S training sessions were being conducted."

"F.A.T.S stands for FireArms Training Simulator."

"It is an entirely interactive system that uses a computer program, a large screen and very realistic firearms that are loaded with computer chips instead of ammunition. It looks somewhat like a big video game, but it is definitely not a game." ...
 

Fear mongering and the NRA
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"A buddy recently got an invitation from the NRA to join. Did I say invitation? I meant a hard-sell screed designed to scare him into joining. ..." ...

"It’s almost as if the NRA doesn't know what is so obviously true. It's won. When an alleged cop killer in Texas can own a 90-round ammo drum and the assault weapon to accommodate it, when virtually every state now has a concealed-carry law, when every elected body out there would rather kowtow to than question the NRA and its tactics and when the U.S. Supreme Court translates the 2nd Amendment in such a fashion that even reasonable restrictions become harder to enact ... there really is no other conclusion about who has won. Which means a whole lot of gun victims have lost." ...
 

Issa, ATF Agent Warn of ATF Cover-up
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"Eric Holder’s position as attorney general is getting more tenuous as pressure grows on him to resign over the gunrunning scandal that saw automatic weapons fall into the hands of Mexican drug lords."

"The actions of his Department of Justice are the subject of an Congressional obstruction of justice investigation into the scheme, said Rep. Darrell Issa, the Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee."

"'It is very clear that people were being discouraged from speaking to us,' Issa told Fox News’ Sean Hannity." ...
 

Family of Murdered Border Patrol Agent Considering Suing Feds Over 'Fast and Furious' (video available)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"The family of murdered Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry wants justice, and that may include suing the federal government."

"'If the evidence shows Brian's death was proximately caused by the negligence of the federal government, there may be a cause of action,' said Terry family attorney Paul Charlton." ...

"Officials traced the gun found at the scene to Operation Fast and Furious, a weapons trafficking program run by the U.S. Department of Justice and the [ATF] that let guns travel south of the border."

"Generally speaking, government officials can't be sued for damages, however misguided or incompetent. Yet, there are exceptions when agencies can reasonably foresee their actions will do harm." ...
 

ATF’s Fast and Furious Seems Colored With Shades of Iran/Contra Scandal
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"The acting head of ATF (the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives) has seemingly blown the cover of both DEA and FBI informant operations in order to spare his own neck and to deflect blame away from a badly flawed operation undertaken by his own agency."

"In doing so, ATF Acting Director Kenneth Melson has also left open the door to the house of mirrors that always comes into play when U.S. interests intersect with foreign affairs." ...
 

Media storm clouds form over administration’s ‘Fast & Furious’ cover-up
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"A prominent Pacific Northwest newspaper jumped into the Operation Fast and Furious fray today with an editorial demanding openness and accountability from the Obama administration on what it calls 'a tragically inept attempt' to trace illegally-trafficked guns that has now 'grown into something bigger.'"

"Oregon’s Eugene Register-Guard has joined other news agencies demanding answers, as the gun running scandal, and what is increasingly looking like a Justice Department cover-up, continues to grow. ..." ...
 

Obama’s Watergate
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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... "Nearly forty years later, another 'scandal,' exponentially larger than Watergate, has the potential to bring down the occupant of the oval office along with other high ranking officials. While no one was murdered as a result of Watergate, two law enforcement officers are dead because of the current 'scandal' that is leading closer and closer to the highest levels of the Obama administration, including the Department of Justice and the U.S. State Department." ...
 

'Fast and Furious' scandal
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"A gun-rights advocate says the director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) recently admitting that his agency made mistakes in directing a controversial sting operation in Mexico illustrates the folly of the Obama administration's anti-gun agenda." ...
 

Rediscovered information on Project Gunrunner leading to misconceptions
Submitted by: David Codrea
Website: http://www.davidcodrea.com

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"GUNRUNNER has been well known. For a long time. See those 'Journalist Guide' icons in the left margin of my WarOnGuns blog? Guess where I got the cover art to modify from? And Gunrunner is NOT synonymous with Fast and Furious--that was a component strategy presented as a sting op. that turned out to be something else."
 

US requires gun shops in 4 Southwest border states to report on buyers of high-powered rifles
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"In an effort to stem the illicit flow of weapons into Mexico, the Justice Department announced Monday that all gun shops in four Southwest border states will be required to alert the federal government to frequent buyers of high-powered rifles."

"The new policy comes amid criticism of a failed federal probe aimed at dismantling large-scale arms trafficking networks along the Arizona border with Mexico." ...
 

DoJ announces gun reporting requirements; Issa, Grassley respond
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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... "Here is Issa’s blistering response:"
"'This political maneuver seems designed to protect the careers of political appointees at the Justice Department and not public safety. It's disconcerting that Justice Department officials who may have known about or tried to cover-up gunwalking in Operation Fast and Furious are continuing attempts to distract attention from clear wrongdoing. In Operation Fast and Furious, gun dealers didn't need this regulation as they voluntarily provided ATF agents with information about suspected straw purchasers. ...'" ...
 

Evidence suggests U.S. finances illegal gun operations
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"As the Obama administration proposes gun control measures through Executive Orders, thus bypassing all legislative processes, has evidently, through a United States Department of Justice, been illegally running guns through a program it colloquially called, 'Fast and Furious.'"

"The evidence suggests the disturbing possibility, that the Justice Department has not only allowed criminals to smuggle weapons, but that taxpayer dollars were utilized from other agencies to finance those engaging in such activities." ...
 

DoJ proceeds with long gun reporting requirement
Submitted by: David Codrea
Website: http://www.davidcodrea.com

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... "It appears the first veil has dropped and a strategy of counterpunching/'best defense is a strong offense' is being adopted-along with continued stonewalling and interference being run by the Elijah Cummings/media alliance. And there is no mention of multiple long guns sales to Project Gunwalker-directed straw purchasers, and what effect exposing the complete truth on that operation would have on trafficking and violent crime." ...
 

'Moderate' label dogs Huntsman in GOP race
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Jon Huntsman is focusing on Florida more than other GOP presidential candidates, but his past moderate stands on issues from gay rights to economic stimulus raise questions about how he will perform among the state's conservative Republicans." ...

"Asked whether he can win conservatives and tea party members, he said, 'I'm pro-life, I'm pro-Second Amendment. We had the largest tax cuts in the history of our state, I worked for President Reagan and President Bush' and helped win Forbes Magazine's most-business-friendly ranking, he said." ...
 

Santorum announces New Hampshire endorsements
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum announced several New Hampshire endorsements today, including three state representatives."

"State Representatives Jason Antosz of Epping, Lenette Peterson of Merrimack and Matt Swank of Manchester all endorsed Santorum. Antosz, a former volunteer firefighter, is a member of the National Rifle Association and New Hampshire Liberty Alliance. Peterson is a Second Amendment advocate ..." ...
 

Rep. Michelle Bachmann: What ‘constitutional conservatism’ means to me
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"I am a constitutional conservative. So what does that mean? I've earned a couple of law degrees, but defining 'constitutional conservatism' shouldn't require a legal scholar. Let me start by pointing out that the conservative movement, as Ronald Reagan believed, is a three-legged stool. One leg consists of peace-through-strength conservatives, another of fiscal and economic conservatives, and the third of social conservatives — the values voters."

"Constitutional conservatism includes all three of those legs. My candidacy is based on the unity of the conservative movement — because each leg of the stool is vital." ...
 

Jon Huntsman Jr. revs up presidential campaign in Florida
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. is attempting to rev up his presidential campaign in Florida, making four appearances in the Tampa Bay area Saturday." ...

"Huntsman even worked in a joke about gun control."

"'And when people say, 'Where do you stand on the Second Amendment?' I say, 'With a name like Huntsman, do you think I have a choice?' he quipped." ...
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Submitter's Note: Not to sound cynical, but that was a really non-responsive 'answer'.
 

Obama’s Gun Control Program Revealed
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"To paraphrase Charlton Heston from Planet of the Apes, oh my God, he’s finally gone and done it. 'Administration officials told Newsweek and The Daily Beast that starting as early as next week, Obama will begin a series of changes designed to tighten [gun] regulations and penalties under current laws—bypassing a fight in Congress with the pro-gun National Rifle Association in the process.' Naw. C'mon. Really? As the ATF Gunwalker scandal continues to percolate—a cluster-you-know-what of epic proportions wherein the Bureau is known to have enabled illegal gun sales—the President is about to tighten gun sales regulations by executive fiat? Apparently so. And here are the gory details . . ." ...
 

Obama’s Quiet Guns Crackdown
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"Just 48 hours before his premiere gun-fighting agency took a public flogging in Congress last month, Attorney General Eric Holder sent a memo that escaped much public notice but left federal prosecutors with an unmistakable message."

"People who buy guns at U.S. shops with the intent of secretly transferring them to someone else–a tactic known as 'straw buying' that is at the heart of Mexican border violence–should face new, stiffer prison sentences, Holder declared." ...
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Submitter's Note: And those who use their governmental office to facilitate straw buying? Should they go to prison too Mr. Holder?
 

MO: Missouri Lowers CCW Age to 21. Finally.
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"At 23 years of age, the Show Me state has had the highest age requirement for concealed carry in the nation. Legally an adult? Yep. Exercise the franchise? Check. Join the Army? Yes sir. Carry a heater? Uh, no…we really think you should really wait another five years. Until now, that is. Governor Jay Nixon, a Democrat, signed a new gun rights bill into law Friday that lowers the CCW age to 21 ..."
 

WI: Gov. Scott Walker On Wisconsin's New CCW Law (video story)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"... An interesting point [Gov. Walker] made was they had every female Senator - Democrat and Republican - on his side for CCW. Cool!"
 

IL: Illinois’s “A Very Different State,” Can’t Handle Concealed Carry
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"At least the people of Illinois now know – in no uncertain terms – exactly what their elected representatives think of them. Or what Highland Park’s Representative Karen May thinks of them, anyway. And she found out at a recent town hall meeting what a lot of annoyed Illinoisans think of her…" ...

"May finally grew tired of all the impertinent questioning."
"I get mail about the budget, I get mail about pensions, I get mail about education, I get mail about providing human services and education…I do not want to spend a whole hour discussing conceal carry because it’s not the No. 1 issue for this district."
"You see, she gets to decide what’s important and what isn’t. ..."
 

LA: Cops slam mans head into patrol car (video)
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"Unfortunately another video of police brutality. ..."
 

PA: Police Officer Arrested On Corruption Of Minor Charges (video available)
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"State police in Ephrata said they arrested Stephen Watson, 36, a member of the Manheim Borough Police Department, on corruption of minor charges."

"A 17-year-old girl said Watson had contact with her in an inappropriate manner between December 2006 and June 2010 at his home on Cambridge lane in Warwick Township, according to a police report." ...
 

LA: Ex-cop admits to NOLA Katrina shooting cover-up
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"A former police detective testified Monday that he participated in a plot to fabricate witnesses, falsify reports and plant a gun to make it seem police were justified in shooting unarmed residents on a New Orleans bridge after Hurricane Katrina." ...
 

NM: Police Confront Man for Open Carrying Firearm Legally (video available)
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"Know your right folks...."

"This is as good of an example as you can get of asserting your rights. Pete is no stranger to filming police and this is the second video of his used by Cop Block. The first was confronting Arlington police officers about parking their cruiser illegally, which Cop Block is still waiting to hear the outcome of that investigation. Petes decisions to go to his girlfriends aid, film the police, open carry a firearm, refuse to produce ID and to walk away from the police,without satisfying their request, were all perfectly legal acts." ...
 

WA: Stink rises over gun rights restoration for ex-Pierce sheriff
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"A political and social stink is rising over Pierce County with the weekend disclosure that former Sheriff Mark French successfully petitioned the Superior Court for restoration of his gun rights seven years after pleading guilty to possession of child porn."

"Some people are outraged that French once again can own firearms ... It is a dilemma in the gun rights community because many believe that restoration of those rights should come when a person finishes his/her sentence and obligations for having violated the law, while at the same time one wonders if French had been just a common citizen and not a former elected sheriff, he might have been treated differently." ...
 

WI: Madison, WI prosecutors drop charges filed against gun rights activists after open carry incident
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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... "The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported recently that prosecutors have dismissed disorderly conduct charges issued against the five gun rights activists." ...

"While the bogus charges against these men have been dropped, our friends at Wisconsin Carry Inc. are pleased to report that their civil rights lawsuit is still alive and well."

"Text from a Wisconsin Carry Inc. press release announcing the lawsuit follows:" ...
 

MS: New Mississippi Gun Law Hits Snag
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... "What's the reason behind this? Reportedly lawmakers wanted to offer a benefit to gun owners who get additional training."

"Problem is, Mississippi's Department of Public Safety, charged with enforcing the new law apparently won't recognize it."

"Oxford Attorney Reed Martz ran across the problem when he checked with DPS. ..."

"He says DPS refuses to recognize any training completed before the law's July first effective date, and has yet to approve any instructors or courses since." ...
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Submitter's Note: Well I guess the lege should just remove the "extra training" requirement. That'll fix the problem.
 

WA: Retired Pierce Co. Sheriff Convicted Of Child Porn Gets Gun Rights Back
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"A retired Piercy County Sheriff convicted of possessing child pornography in 2004 has regained his right to possess a gun."

"... Pierce County Superior Court Judge Bryan Chushcoff okayed former Sheriff Mark French's petition to vacate his child porn conviction from his record and regain his gun rights." ...
 

MA: Gun bill is an assault on our right to bear arms
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"It is embarrassing and disgraceful that some Massachusetts legislators are hell bent on destroying the Constitution and established law."

"State Rep. Timothy J. Toomey of Cambridge in January filed one of the most insidious gun control bills in the country."

"Toomey’s bill would force most law abiding gun owners in Massachusetts to make a choice between loosing their legal ability to own a gun, or become criminals." ...
 

WI: Bars prep for concealed carry (video available)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Most aspects of Wisconsin's concealed carry law will take effect in about four months. Officials tell FOX 11 under the new law, individual private businesses can deny patrons the right to carry hidden weapons on their property."

"Stadium View bar is a mainstay in Ashwaubenon, and owner Jerry Watson is planning on a successful future. And part of that future, he says, keeps guns outside, away from alcohol and patrons." ...
 

IL: Charge for concealed carry permit
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Letters to the editor about concealed carry argue about Second Amendment rights. I am addressing another side of the argument overlooked by supporters and opponents of concealed carry. ... If concealed carry was allowed in Illinois, most would probably apply for a permit. It is possible that a number of those without FOID cards probably would request a permit. A reasonable $100 permit fee could be charged (about what other states charge). Almost $130 million could be realized ... A two year renewal, another $130 million. I can't believe elected officials who say our government is broke have overlooked this windfall. ..." ...
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Submitter's Note: Why not implement a "poll tax" at the same time? A 'reasonable' $100 fee would raise over $350 million (based on 2010 Gov.'s race numbers)!
 

AZ: Guns in Arizona: Concerns over safety, rights shape gunslinger attitude
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Guns and the debate over whether the weapons need regulation has long been a mainstay of the political conversation in Arizona, where firearms violence spawned a counterculture long before statehood.' ...
 

FL: Deltona man tagged 'political extremist'
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Plenty of Americans have expressed concerns about the security of America's borders. Kurt Howland is one who has done something about it."

"Howland is among citizens who travel to the Arizona-Mexico border region to help patrol illegal activities, such as unauthorized border crossings and drug smuggling."

"In an age of heightened concerns of terrorism and drug smuggling at the border, illegal immigration has become an issue viewed in very different ways through different lenses. Howland's activities, for example, are viewed by some as heroic. They have also gotten him noticed in an unflattering way by the Anti-Defamation League of Florida." ...
 

DC: Critics take aim at new D.C. handgun legislation
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"D.C. Councilman Phil Mendelson released the text of his emergency legislation to make the District a federal firearms licensee, able to sell and transfer guns to citizens." ...

"'They need to come to terms with the fact that the Second Amendment applies to them,' Alan Gura, the attorney who is bringing the new lawsuit against D.C., said."

"Gura filed suit in federal court in May on behalf of the Second Amendment Foundation and three D.C. residents who legally own handguns in other states but can't bring them into the city under current law. Right now the United States, Virginia and D.C. are all defendants, but Gura said that could change if D.C. would just drop its FFL rule." ...
 

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