As reported, a Montgomery, Alabama homeowner used his gun to stop three armed home invaders, fatally wounding one of the intruders.
Monthly Archives: January 2013
Below is an NRA article that discusses S. 150, which is the new proposed Federal “assault weapon” ban. Those who haven’t done so already should take action now to protect our gun rights.
Below is my review of the FS2000, which is a bullpup rifle chambered for .223/5.56x45mm.
As reported, a letter signed by 77 members of Congress and addressed to President Obama points out the flawed approach that is being undertaken by the president in the wake of the Sandy Hook shootings. A couple of noteworthy paragraphs:
As reported, an Omaha, Nebraska homeowner used his gun to save his wife from a violent intruder. Police say that at about 11:30pm, an intruder pounded on the door of a home near 16th Street and Drexel Street in Omaha, NE. The wife opened the door, and was attacked by the intruder, at which point the husband grabbed his gun and ordered the intruder to release his wife, according to news reports. Acting in defense of his wife and himself, the armed … Continued
Opposing Views recently published an article that highlights over a dozen pro-gun celebrities. That article can be seen here.
As reported, a Bradenton, Florida man used his handgun to stop three armed robbers:
As reported, an elderly Ellsinore, Missouri man used his gun to stop a much younger home invader.
As reported, a Miami-Dade, Florida homeowner fatally shot one burglar and sent his accomplice fleeing.
I have written about the pointlessness of bans on so-called “assault weapons” before, and have also discussed how such firearms are rarely used by criminals anyway. The video clip below reinforces those points quite nicely:
SPECIAL ALERT – NEW LOCATION FOR RALLY: GLENVIEW GUN CONTROLLERS PLAN RECRUITMENT AND ORGANIZATION RALLY The ISRA has been notified that the location of this event has been moved due to “anticipated larger attendance”. The new location is the Glenview Police Station, 2500 East Lake Avenue, Glenview, IL 60026. The gun control movement is on a roll in the northern suburbs. They will be holding a rally to recruit and organize new gun grabbers into their campaign to take your … Continued
How Officer James G. Page wrongfully ticketed me In October 2012, my wife, our daughter, and I flew from Iowa to McHenry, IL, in order to attend a birthday party and spend time with my wife’s family. As we were headed back to the airport, we drove through Prairie Grove, IL. I was seated in the front passenger seat of my brother-in-law’s pickup truck, which he was driving. My wife was seated behind me, and our daughter was in a … Continued
The gun control movement is on a roll in the northern suburbs [of Chicago, IL]. They will be holding a rally to recruit and organize new gun grabbers into their campaign to take your guns away from you. IT IS VITALLY IMPORTANT THAT YOU AND YOUR FRIENDS ATTEND THIS RALLY! As a patriotic firearm owner, you have a responsibly to defend our Constitution by challenging those who would tear down our Bill of Rights. If the gun controllers are left … Continued
As reported, a gas station clerk in Hollywood, Florida used his gun to stop multiple armed robbers, fatally shooting one such robber:
Rabbi Jen Feldman of the Kehillah Synagogue in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, recently spoke out in favor of anti gun laws. Some of the Rabbi’s statements, other statements from related individuals, and my responses, follow:
As reported, an armed homeowner in East Ridge, Tennessee stopped an early morning burglar:
Below is a news release from the Second Amendment Foundation. It addresses an issue that I have also discussed both in the past as well as more recently, which is the hypocritical manner in which anti-gun politicians try to deny ordinary citizens the right to keep and bear arms for self defense, while still keeping their own armed bodyguards:
I have learned that Alan Grossman, an all around excellent firearms instructor and human being, has passed away. My deepest condolences to his family:
Ruger has created a nice webpage that will allow you to inform the President, Vice-President, your Senators, Representative, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State-Level Elected Officials, and State Attorney General that you support gun rights and believe that the passage of anti-gun laws is misguided. I encourage everyone to spend a minute doing so. The web page can be seen here. Then, click here to see other steps that you can take to protect our gun rights.
As reported, an armed robber in Houston, Texas was reportedly stopped by a pair of armed bystanders, and then bitten by a dog as he attempted to flee.
President Obama is a long-standing opponent of gun rights. He has opposed concealed carry, going so far as to voice support for a Federal law banning concealed carry in every state. One would be hard-pressed to find an anti-gun law that Obama hasn’t supported. At the same time, President Obama enjoys the armed security provided by the secret service. His neighbors in Chicago are unable to park their cars near their own homes, and have to pass through security checkpoints, … Continued
In an effort to combat anti-gun biases in the mainstream media, Cam Edwards from NRA News breaks down and rebuts media misinformation – NRA News – January 7, 2013:
I would like to point out an excellent article entitled Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Gun Control Alchemy. This article was written by Nicholas J. Johnson, who is a Professor of Law at Fordham University. My thanks to the reader who pointed out this excellent article to me.
Congressman Steve Stockman has introduced H.R. 35, the Safe Schools Act of 2013 — a bill to allow principals, teachers, and staff to possess firearms in order to defend their students:
As reported, a Loganville, Georgia woman used her handgun to stop an intruder who broke in and pursued her and her children into the crawlspace.
Below is another urgent alert from the Illinois State Rifle Association. I would encourage all Illinois gun owners to act now:
As reported, a homeowner in Lyon County, Kansas sused his gun to shoot one burglar and hold another a gunpoint until the police could arrive.
As reported, a Miami, Florida homeowner used his gun to stop a naked burglar who was choking his dog:
Below is an urgent alert from the Illinois State Rifle Association, concerning two anti-gun bills:
Below is the Gun Control Fact-Sheet, created by Gun Owners of America. The original can be found here. Mar 2004 Gun Control Fact-Sheet 2004 / From Gun Owners Foundation by Gun Owners Foundation 8001 Forbes Place, Suite 102 Springfield, VA 22151 1. Highlights * Guns are used 2.5 million times a year in self-defense. Law-abiding citizens use guns to defend themselves against criminals as many as 2.5 million times every year—or about 6,850 times a day.(1) This means that each … Continued
Below is an email from the Illinois State Rifle Association, regarding the latest anti-gun legislation that is expected in the wake of the Sandy Hook shootings.
As reported, a robber was shot by an armed store clerk in Houston, TX: