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ATF and HHS propose new mental health, background check gun rules
Submitted by: David Codrea
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... "As with all such comment opportunities, it is important to provide observations and concerns that will be practically and legally useful, particularly if enacted rules ignoring legitimate concerns provoke legal challenge. ..." ...
 

SAF to Host Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire Cast and Crew at SHOT Show
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"The Second Amendment Foundation will be hosting the cast and crew of the pro 2nd Amendment film Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire at booth 16753 throughout the SHOT show."

"Assaulted, is feature length documentary that takes a step back from the normal public discourse that is filled with emotional rhetoric, to offer unique perspectives on the Second Amendment’s significance in American society while taking a critical look at current gun laws and their effect on public safety and civil rights." ...
 

The Truth about Gun Control
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"'The laws which forbid men to bear arms … only disarm those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes,' Cesare Beccaria, an Italian scholar and founder of the modern science of criminology, wrote in his 1764 treatise on the subject. 'These laws make the victims of attack worse off and improve the position of the assailant.'"

"In a new pamphlet from Encounter Books’ Broadside series, Cato associate policy analyst David B. Kopel expounds upon Beccaria’s classic insight to investigate why the right to keep and bear arms has always been central to the American identity." ...
 

Using statistical sleight-of-hand to push an agenda
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"An article in yesterday’s Poughkeepsie Journal discussing the number of accidental firearms fatalities among juveniles ages 14 and under offers a statistic that raises questions about why Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America doesn’t devote its energy to something far more threatening than guns: Water." ...
 

Gun control backlash: Americans setting records for carry permits
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"Kansas citizens last year set a new record for concealed carry permit applications, according to yesterday’s Kansas City Star and Wichita Eagle, while Illinois residents began applying by the thousands on Sunday, following a trend around the country, including Washington, that suggests a public backlash against last year’s push for new gun control measures, including this state’s dueling initiatives."

"It also demonstrates, according to gun rights advocates, that increasing numbers of American citizens want to exercise their right to bear arms for their personal safety. Perhaps the rush to arms is a cornerstone of the backlash." ...
 

A Lesson Learned As Chicago’s Gun Laws Fall
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"In his ruling this week that struck down one of the last relics of Chicago’s long-standing gun ban, U.S. District Court Judge Edmond E. Chang made a startling observation. Chang noted that while one of the fundamental duties of government is to protect its citizens, 'certain fundamental rights' are protected by the Constitution, and thus should be 'outside government's reach.' To put it more bluntly, government cannot – and should not -- be trusted with those rights." ...
 

What the facts show
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"As a response to the Jan. 3 Express Yourself letter writer who so gallantly stood up for her country against all 'enemies foreign, domestic, and I suppose, stupid.' I guess it goes over some people's heads that that is exactly what I was doing with my remarks regarding the Second Amendment in an earlier edition of this paper. It is apparent that some people believe that the Second Amendment trumps the right that the entire constitution is based on: The inalienable Right to Life."

"Facts show that more than 11,100 U.S. citizens lost that right by American terrorists with guns in 2011. Go to www.gunpolicy.org and click on FACTS BY COUNTRY on the left and pick USA." ...
 

2013: Year of the Gun
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"Twenty-one million applications for firearm purchases were run through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) in 2013 – a 7.7 percent increase from 2012. That makes 2013 'the best year for firearm sales in history,' according to the Independent Firearm Owners Association."

"Last year also marked the 11th straight year in which firearm sales increased."

"Good. An armed populace is a safer populace – a correlation repeatedly documented by crime reports released each year by the [FBI]. Nonetheless, government went after Second Amendment rights in a big way following the tragic December 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut – with several states passing new barriers to firearm ownership." ...
 

New from Benelli: ETHOS Shotgun
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"Come back Benelli! We love you! Kirsten Joy Weiss’ toilet-paper shredding infatuation with my M4 is only our most recent ode to your well-deserved reputation for scattergun excellence. Besides, the MR1 rifle review that raised your hackles is more than three years old now. ... Our ethos is truth telling. Yours is a new 12-gauge semi-automatic shotgun. According to your press release (after the jump), the ETHOS contains your best bits (Inertia Driven action, Progressive Comfort recoil reduction) in a gun with figured AA-Grade European walnut. We’d really like to check out the new two-part carrier latch, beveled loading port, redesigned carrier, larger bolt release, patented anti-seize magazine cap and easy access cartridge drop lever. ..." ...
 

Gun Review: Zastava M70A Handgun
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"Everyone and their brother is looking for the most bang for their buck when it comes to handguns, and on the lower end of that scale things tend to look pretty bleak. Your options are pretty much limited to either the Hi-Point C9, which compares unfavorably with a masonry brick, and a wide assortment of military surplus handguns that either use calibers that come in boxes with foreign languages on them or look like they were picked up after a particularly nasty battle. So when I saw that Zastava had a new production handgun that retailed for under $240, I was intrigued. Century Arms International (who imports them into the United States) was nice enough to lend me one to review, and… well…" ...
 

New from Plinker Arms: 10 Round Magazines that Look Like Standard Magazines
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"A lot of the fun in designing firearms is just making a gun that looks cool. And in places like New York and California, that’s damn near impossible thanks to their ludicrously restrictive laws (which don’t stop crime and don’t save lives). Now, though, Plinker Arms is looking to solve that situation by introducing a 10-round magazine that looks like a 30-rounder. It’s the magazine equivalent of putting a fake silencer on your rifle, but there’s no doubt that it’ll look cool in the process. Presser after the break . . ." ...
 

New from TrackingPoint: AR-15 Rifles in 5.56, 7.62 and 300 BLK
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"Remington is coming out with their 20/20 line of rifles at the show, which includes an AR-15 or two as well as the usual bolt action rifles. Not to be out-done, TrackingPoint has just announced that they’ll be rolling out three AR-15 rifles in 5.56, 7.62 (x39 presumably, but they didn’t say) and my favorite 300 BLK. The rifles will run about $9,500, which is nearly half the price of an original TrackingPoint rifle. The original plan was to introduce a way to track and shoot at multiple targets when the AR-15 was introduced, but that seems to have been canned as the video only shows one tag and one firing. We’ll see more at SHOT Show, but make the jump for the bumf." ...
 

Gear Review: Hera Arms Magazines Take 2
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"In our first look at the Hera Arms magazines, things didn’t turn out so well. The feed lips went all French revolution on me liberated themselves from the rest of the magazine, leaving me with a useless piece of plastic. Turns out Hera Arms heard the many, many customers reporting similar crappy performance with their magazines and came out with an updated version that they claim actually works. Our source sent us two fresh new magazines, and testing began again." ...
 

Gear Review: Traditions Tactical AR Patrolman 1-4 x 24
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"I’m a relative noob to the world of smallish objective, 1-4X scopes. You’re never going to find me clearing a house in my mall ninja clothes. Despite Foghorn’s best guilt trips, I still haven’t competed in a 2 (or 3) gun competition. But I did sign up for a 7 mile run through the desert next year, and in doing so kicked off a quest for a new kind of scope. Something that could help me engage targets from 25 to 400 yards, but not get in the way doing it. I knew I’d have to slim down. Have I mentioned I’m a cheap bastard too? Enter the Traditions Tactical AR Patrolman 1-4 x 24. And uhhh… I’ll be damned if it isn’t pretty awesome . . ." ...
 

They clamor for 'universal background checks,' but really want universal denials
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"Josh Horwitz, executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, wrote in the Huffington Post yesterday that 'Expanding Background Checks Necessary, But Not Enough.' By that, he means that of course he remains fanatically on board with the forcible citizen disarmament lobby's obsessive longing for 'universal background checks,' but he also wants a vastly larger percentage of those background checks to come back with a 'No gun for you!' answer." ...
 

On lawmaking, gun culture and ‘ceding some rational points’
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"Revving up for the start of the 2014 Colorado legislative session tomorrow, Republican lawmakers eyeing Election Day in November are saying they want to revisit the gun-law debates that marked last year’s session. Those debates were intense and deeply felt and often far short of rational. They featured talk-radio exaggeration, name-calling, hallway shouting matches, gun-industry giveaways and threats of rape, assault and murder."

"For Colorado politics followers, Ravi Somaiya’s front-page Sunday New York Times story on the banishment of Dick Metcalf from contemporary gun culture likely held few surprises. ..." ...
 

Friend-or-foe mindset pits gun lovers against each other
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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... "Metcalf’s experience is eye-opening, disheartening and worth remembering next time there is a mass shooting — they come with the regularity of buses — and you find yourself wondering why we can’t all agree on some simple, common-sense ideas to take weapons of mass destruction out of the hands of those who should not have them."

"Why not expanded background checks? Why not mandatory gun-safety classes? Why not some system of mental-health reporting?"

"Think of Metcalf when you hear yourself asking those questions. Then ask yourself how many other Metcalfs must be out there ... And maybe these people would speak up as Metcalf did — except they know they’d be treated as Metcalf was." ...
 

IL: We need rational limits on guns
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"Here’s the bottom line on guns in Chicago: We have far too many gun deaths, gun injuries and gun crimes, and we can’t rest until we get those numbers down substantially."

"On Monday, U.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang shot down the city’s ban on firearms sales, which the city had portrayed as an important tool for protecting citizens. Given the U.S. Supreme Court’s evolving interpretation of the Second Amendment, Chang’s ruling is not surprising, though he stayed his ruling to give the city a chance to appeal. A city spokesman said Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants “all options” to be considered for better regulating gun sales." ...
 

NBC Skips Big Win for Second Amendment, Hypes Bigfoot Reality Show Instead
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"Both ABC's Good Morning America and CBS This Morning on Tuesday covered a big win for the Second Amendment in the courts. But NBC's Today couldn't make time for the ruling ... Instead, the morning show devoted almost five minutes to a new reality show about the mythological Bigfoot monster." ...

"This Morning only allowed 14 seconds to the topic. GMA managed a scant 17 seconds. But the two networks combined total of 31 seconds was still more than Today's complete blackout. (The previous evening's NBC Nightly News also ignored the decision.)"

"Instead, Today offered almost five minutes of air time to promote Dean Cain's new show, the 10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty." ...
 

Watch Jerry Miculek Fire 6 Rounds From a Barrett .50 Cal in Under 1 Second – With 6 HITS! (video story)
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"If you follow competitive and/or speed shooting, you’ve certainly heard of Jerry Miculek."

"In this video, which Jerry released on Jan 6th, we see Jerry handle the granddaddy of civilian semi-auto rifles, the Barrett .50 cal rifle."

"The video is beautifully captured at 3600 frames per second and in the ultra slow motion you can see what good form for speed shooting really looks like. Keep in mind that the entire slow motion part of the video is actually less than a second." ...
 

Note to CHL Instructors: STFU
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"'My wife goes to Communist New York to watch the plays.' ... 'Politicians are lily-livered people who will sell you down the toilet for a vote.' 'Blue states (in this map) are the real United States. The rest are hero-free Communist states.' 'These laws were made when criminals had all the rights and you had none.' I agree with everything my Texas Concealed Handgun License instructor had to say about corrupt politicians, scumbag criminals, bone-headed laws and liberty-sucking liberals. But that kind of talk has no place in a course designed to teach the general public how to safely and legally use a handgun for self-defense. Right wing concealed carry class agitprop is counter-productive on at least three levels . . ." ...
 

Post Defensive Gun Use Respiratory Distress Revealed
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"If you’ve recently taken the required class for your Texas CHL as RF and I did on Saturday, you may have heard about the latest health scourge afflicting the nation’s gun owners. No, it’s not the elevated blood pressure, self-inflicted hair loss and accelerated wallet bleed-out associated with the ObamaCare enrollment process. Instead, the malady is known as Post Defensive Gun Use Respiratory Distress. This acute condition strikes individuals in the immediate aftermath of a defensive gun use who’d rather not take the more hard-line approach with inquisitive members of the 5-O ('I feared for my life. I want to talk to my lawyer before I say anything else.') advocated by many . . ." ...
 

LA: 63 Year Old Grandmother Shoots and Kills 16 Year Old Home Invader Armed With a Shotgun (video available)
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"Guns, the great equalizers. How else could a 63 year old woman who lives alone ever fight back against a 16 year old armed with a shotgun?"

"A 63 year old grandmother, who does not want to be identified, had to use deadly force to defend herself and her home this week."

"A shotgun wielding, 16 year old home invader forced his way into the woman’s home and demanded money."

"After the woman opened the safe she keeps in her home, she handed the suspect a bag of coins from the safe. When the suspect took one hand off the shotgun, the woman grabbed her gun, which was also in the safe, and fired one round at close range." ...
 

CA: Defensive Gun Use Of The Day: Seven Isn’t Heaven Edition
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"'Nobody needs weapons of war on America’s streets. Nobody needs more than fifteen (ten? eight? seven? six? two?) rounds for self-defense.' Bullsh*t. A California restaurant employee is alive today because he had enough rounds in his gun when two men stormed his Vista eatery with bandanas over their faces and guns in their hands. ..."

"The employee, who hasn’t been named by police, was holding down the fort at Uncle Tony’s Italian Cuisine on the night of January 3rd. When the two gunmen tried to rob the restaurant, the employee drew his own pistol and opened fire. His combat shooting was better than that of most police officers: he fired eight times and managed to hit each of the gunmen at least once." ...
 

Democrats backing away from gun control after a banner year for gun sales
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"Certain progressives' best and deeply misguided efforts to enact what we are constantly told are nothing more than 'common sense' attempts to mitigate gun violence but are in fact ultimately ... merely feel-good gun-control measures from the federal level downward notwithstanding, Second Amendment supporters rather handily won a few significant victories throughout 2013. Illinois became the last state to finally enact at least some type of concealed-carry legislation ... and a Chicago judge just struck down the city’s ban on handgun sales; Coloradans successfully recalled two gun-control advocating state senators from office and pressured a third into resigning; and once again, gun sales across America went through the roof. ..." ...
 

Obama to Prevent 'Dangerous' People From Owning Guns
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"Once again, President Barack Obama has demonstrated that he considers his will to be the supreme law of the land and he alone will decide who is allowed to buy a gun."

"In an executive “Fact Sheet” issued January 3 by the White House, the president purports to establish new guidelines for 'keep[ing] Guns out of Potentially Dangerous Hands.'"

"What President Obama — a former part-time law professor — seems not to understand is that every time he issues some executive order, presidential finding, or “fact sheet,” he is exceeding the constitutional limits on his power and thereby violating his oath of office." ...
 

Democrats Ask Mike Bloomberg to Back Off Gun Control Push
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"As Michael Bloomberg moves beyond his push for expanded background checks to actually targeting Senators who did not support more gun control in 2013, Democrats are asking him to back off."

"They politically cannot afford to have him focus attention on the failed, Democrat-led push for gun control." ...
 

PA: New mayor of Chambersburg takes oath of office
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"Chambersburg's new mayor, Darren Brown, took his oath of office Monday and pledged to 'serve for the benefit of the people.'" ...

"After the oath, Brown said he will take seriously his oath to uphold the Constitution, something he said he has done twice in the Army and in the National Guard. And while he does not have much power in the position, he would like to do his best to uphold the Second and Fourth Amendments."

"'The right of the people to bear arms should not be infringed,' he said. 'I will remove Chambersburg from Mayor Bloomburg's Mayors Against Illegal Guns list. It is a solicitously-named organization that goes against the people and the right to bear arms.'" ...
 

PA: Pennsylvania County Takes Stand for 2nd Amendment
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"Another Pennsylvania county has taken a stand against unconstitutional federal gun control."

"The Clearfield County Commissioners voted unanimously on Dec. 3 to pass a resolution reaffirming the Second Amendment rights of county residents, according to a Courier Express article. They now join Susquehanna County, East Coventry Township and Gilberton as local communities to speak out in defense of the God-given right of self-defense that has been enshrined in the Constitution." ...
 

TX: Open Carry Arrest Could Hurt Gregg Abbots’ Run for TX Governor. Or Not
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"Texas is gun friendly. But it’s not gun rights friendly. The Lone Star State’s plenty damn restrictive. You can’t carry in hospitals (if posted), schools or racetracks. Texas cops can arrest a citizen with a concealed handgun license (CHL) for any amount of alcohol in their system (if considered impaired). That said, the laws are better than they were, and they’re getting better all the time. As always, open carry is the ultimate litmus test for gun rights. Texas ain’t got it (for handguns). Fortunately, there’s plenty of political momentum in the Lone Star State to get it done. Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbot is fer it. Fer now. ‘Cause open carry could become a cause célèbre amongst his opponents. ..." ...
 

NY: NY Governor Cuomo: Seven-Round Loading Limit or Nothing
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"New York’s SAFE Act was crafted in the aftermath of the Newtown massacre ... The result is an egregious an infringement on Empire Staters’ natural, civil and Constitutionally protected right to keep and bear arms. Amongst its Second Amendment-defiling provisions: a law prohibiting legal gun owners from loading more than seven rounds in their handgun’s magazine – unless the owner’s at a state-approved gun range. That particular stipulation was so obviously arbitrary and unjustifiable that the bone-headed federal judge that upheld the rest of the SAFE Act tossed the seven-round limit. On this, Governor Cuomo will not yield – and for good reason . . ." ...
 

PA: Appeals Court Decides City Can't Ban Guns From Erie Parks
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"A big win Tuesday for the Erie man, who took the city of Erie to court for a city ordinance, which banned the right to carry guns in city parks."

"The Commonwealth Court on Tuesday, ruled the city's ordinance is 'unlawful and unenforceable.' Download the ruling."

"It's been a battle for the past 9 months, that all stemmed from an open carry rally, back in April of 2013."

"Justin Dillon held the pro-firearms rally in Perry Square, but police cited Dillon and seven other demonstrators who were carrying guns during the rally."

"The city said they violated the city's ordinance, which bans guns in city parks." ...
 

IL: Evil Second Amendment restored in Chicago
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Chicago has some of the strictest gun laws in the country, and is therefore one of the safest cities in the country. Gun crimes are practically nonexistent. But once again, Utopia has been thwarted by the stupid Constitution and its meddling adherents." ...
 

IL: Chicago's gun ban is unconstitutional, says Obama-appointed federal judge, paving the way for residents to arm themselves
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"A federal court ruled Monday that Chicago's ban on private gun ownership, one of the nation's toughest, violates the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of individuals' rights to bear arms."

"The decision was the fourth major court ruling in recent years to go against the Windy City, in a trend that has Second Amendment supporters trouncing gun-control advocates even in the face of widely publicized school massacres and other public shootings."

"The city 'has not demonstrated that allowing gun sales and transfers within city limits creates such genuine and serious risks to public safety that flatly prohibiting them is justified,' read the 35-page decision ..." ...
 

CA: Embattled Los Angeles County sheriff to retire
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"Embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca announced his retirement Tuesday amid federal investigations that have targeted abuses in his jails and discrimination against minorities in one of the communities his deputies patrol."

"Baca said he would step down at the end of the month and wouldn't seek re-election because he was concerned about the 'negative perception' the upcoming campaign would create concerning the nation's largest sheriff's department." ...
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H/t to David Codrea who asks "I wonder if he'll still get to carry a gun?"
 

PA: Ex-Cop Pleads to Stealing From Little League
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"A former police officer and treasurer of a youth baseball league has pleaded no contest to stealing more than $12,000 from the league."

"Forty-four-year-old John Rapp of Concord was charged with making more than $5,000 worth of unauthorized purchases with the Chichester Baseball League's debit card at a casino, convenience stores and elsewhere. He was also accused of stealing $7,000 in funds that were supposed to be used to pay umpires." ...
 

LA: La. police chief arrested on malfeasance charge
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"A north Louisiana police chief has been arrested on charges that include malfeasance in office."

"The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office says it arrested Goldonna Police Chief Johnny Earl Rowell on Friday as part of an investigation that involves one of the chief's relatives. The sheriff's office didn't identify the relative." ...
 

MN: SLP Man Awarded $125k After Bar Brawl With Off-Duty Cop
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"A St. Louis Park man was awarded $125,000 by a federal jury after alleging in a lawsuit that an off-duty Minneapolis police officer punched him in the head and kicked him in the face."

"The jury agreed with Jeremy Axel, an IT salesman, that Michael Griffin used 'excessive force' during the 2011 altercation in downtown Minneapolis, according to the Star Tribune. Two other claims, of battery and false imprisonment, were dismissed by the jury." ...
 

NC: 2 Thompsons Machine Guns To Be Traded; Hundreds Destroyed By FBI
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"The Chief Deputy of Forsyth County, North Carolina, came up with a smart move to save the taxpayers money: Trade two vintage 1928 Thompson submachine guns with drum magazines for eighty eight Bushmaster AR-15 type rifles, even up, about a $60,000 dollar value." ...

"The article lets slip another item of government malfeasance that the Sheriff remembered from his training with the FBI and the Thompson."
"He is quite familiar with the Thompson submachine gun, since he had to qualify with it during training for his career in the FBI. He said leaders eventually determined that it was not something that should be used on the streets to enforce the law, so hundreds of the guns were destroyed." ...
 

FL: Gun-rights activists rally for protection
Submitted by: Bruce Krafft
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"Groups supporting the Second Amendment and potential legislation protecting federal controls on guns from affecting Florida gathered at the Capitol Tuesday."

"Following the rally, the group of more than 50 led by the Florida Citizens’ Alliance then fanned out throughout executive and legislative offices to encourage the state’s political members to get on board with the Florida Second Amendment Preservation Act." ...
 

IL: Firearm retailers have hopes set on Chicago (video available)
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"Some firearms dealers near Chicago contemplated new business opportunities Tuesday following a federal judge's ruling declaring the city's ban on gun sales unconstitutional."

"Tony Kole from Norridge, was one of them."

"Back in Dec. Tony Kole won his battle on gun retailers when the village of Norridge voted Dec. 11 to back off an earlier total ban on firearm sales. "

"But he may have lost the war."

"Norridge's new rules will force Kole to move his small Internet and mail order-business out of its current office, because it's less than 1,000 feet from Northridge High School." ...
 

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