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ATF trace reports refute Bloomberg's ‘iron pipeline,’ raise 'Gunwalker' question
Submitted by: David Codrea
Website: http://www.davidcodrea.com

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... "... Yet the 'time-to-crime' documented in the ATF report shows a New York average of 13.70 years, as opposed to a national average of 11.20 years, suggesting 'iron trickle' would be a more appropriate."...

"Curiously absent from the Mexico report posted on ATF’s website are time-to-crime numbers, generally presented in tracing summaries ATF provides in its domestic reports..."
 

Competence is sexy
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"One of the current memes going around the fitness world is 'strong is the new skinny', which aims to place emphasis on getting fit and healthy rather than just 'skinny'. It’s a sort of counter-culture movement aimed directly at the rail-thin fashion models and magazine covers that promote what is actually an unhealthy and unobtainable body image."

"So why are we talking about this on Gun Nuts Media? I’m so very glad you asked. For years, the firearms industry has struggled with how to recruit women, and in part that’s because how women are portrayed in firearms media publications. ..." ...
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H/t to Natalie at Girls Guide to Guns.
 

California legislator wants to ban popular firearm accessory, and discussion
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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... "The chilling part, though, is the next sentence. Yee would apparently allow 'no debate, no discussion' about effective militia capable arms for Californians. If he feels so free to trample the first two amendments of the Bill of Rights, can his attacks on the other eight be far behind?" ...
 

Gun Rights and Civil Rights
Submitted by: Rick Schwartz
Website: http://www.weprotectyourkids.com

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"Fordham Law Professor Nicholas Johnson is not the sort of person you probably picture when you think of the typical gun rights advocate."

"He's an academic with a J.D. from Harvard, Black, and has lived and worked in the New York City area for nearly 20 years. But he's originally from West Virginia, where his friends and family were 'universally armed.' Growing up, he recalls, 'all the good people of the community were armed' including his father and grandfather, both Baptist ministers." ...
 

Latest Violence Policy Center press release debunked: Comparing motor vehicle and firearm deaths is ridiculous
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"The Violence Policy Center, an anti-gun group funded almost exclusively by the anti-gun Joyce Foundation, issued a May 22, 2012 press release entitled 'Gun Deaths Outpace Motor Vehicle Deaths in 10 States in 2009 New Analysis Shows.'"

"This press release attempts to make the argument that consumer safety regulations have reduced motor vehicle deaths, and the lack of firearm consumer safety regulations are the reason that firearms now outpace motor vehicles as killers. As always, VPC's claims do not withstand any degree of scrutiny." ...
 

How Far Up at Bank of America Do They Dislike Guns?
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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... "'I asked [BoA Arizona President] Almanza at the end of the meeting,' McMillan said, 'Since your reasons and Mr. Fox's reason for not wanting my business are so far apart that it couldn't be a misunderstanding, who should I believe, because one of you is not telling the truth?'"

"Almanza replied: 'I don’t know what Mr. Fox said because I wasn’t here.'"

"McMillan said this explanation stretches credulity. 'Imagine this,' he says, 'Mr. Fox has a meeting that stirs up so much trouble that his boss, the state president of BoA has to handle damage control, and he shows up in my office without having talked with Mr. Fox to find out what he had said. I don’t know if I can believe that one.'" ...
 

The Mexican Ambassador Can Go Screw Himself
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"When the ambassador of a neighboring nation disparages our Second Amendment rights and our commitment to them, in my humble opinion, he can go screw himself. The Ambassador of Mexico to the United States, Arturo Sarukhan, suggested today that our concerns about his country's attempts to denigrate our Second Amendment rights is 'gobbledygook'." ...
 

Celebrity Gun Owners: Stars Who Are Packing Heat
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"These celebrities are certainly game to exercise their Second Amendment rights."

"It doesn't surprise us to learn that stars like Robert De Niro, Marc Anthony and Clint Eastwood are cock-and-pull aficionados, but Miranda Lambert, Howard Stern and Donald Trump don't strike us as the gun-toting type." ...
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Submitter's Note: Love the Eastwood quote: "I have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it."
 

Hunting’s Roughrider
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"Conservation and democracy are among America’s most enduring principles, and each Memorial Day we take time to remember the tens of thousands of veterans throughout our nation’s history who have sacrificed so much to ensure that all of us have the opportunity to experience the benefits of both."

"In fact, no other nation enjoys the array of national parks, monuments, rangelands, forests, rivers, and wilderness as the United States, what historian Frederick Turner called the 'greatest gift ever bestowed on mankind.'[2]" ...
 

Gear Review: Comp-Tac Paddle Holster
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"When I first started carrying, I was hell bent on an IWB holster. Nick and RF told me that I’d ditch it soon in favor of a OWB model. Sure enough, like the certainty of death, taxes, and a SWAT team shooting your dog, they were right. And you are looking at the one that did it . . ." ...
 

Lock & Load Cleans as It Lubricates. SEXIST JOKE DELETED
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"Press. Release."

"Revolution Products, Inc. announces that retired U.S. Army Brigadier General Roger Burrows will be the 'face' and spokesperson for their latest product, Lock & Load GCL. Lock & Load GCL is a revolutionary new gun oil that cleans and lubricates the gun as it is shot. This gun oil/cleaner is unique in the fact that it cleans all moving parts as it lubricates them, leaving the gun owner with only one other part of their gun to clean: the barrel . . ." ...
 

So You Want to Buy an Old English Side by Side?
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"At the expense of incurring the wrath of all the shotgun manufactures I test guns for – this is written in stone – a new gun price depreciates significantly the moment you sign on the dotted line for the sale. Walk out the showroom door with a new smoothbore, try to sell it the next day, the next week or the next month and you are going to see that the new gun is worth considerably less than what you paid for it. This isn’t a completely bad thing for there’s a lot that can be considered rewarding to buying and shooting a new gun."

"But there’s also a great deal that can be rewarding to buying a used gun, especially an old English side by side. There are also plenty of pitfalls, though. ..." ...
 

UTS-15 Bullpup Shotgun Headed to the Silver Screen
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"The UTS-15 may be the next big movie gun. The manufacturer, UTAS Makina, has just signed a contract with the producers of the film 'The Matarese Circle,' an adaptation of the spy thriller by the same name written by Robert Ludlum, famous for his books which served as the basis for the Jason Bourne films. " ...
 

Ammo review: Winchester .38 Super +P
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"During testing of the EAA Witness Elite Stock II, I’ve had the chance to shoot several different brands of ammo through it, with some very interesting results. Let’s take a look by the numbers at the Winchester .38 Super +P that I’ve been shooting."

"The first thing to do is explain why all .38 Super ammo produced in the States is labeled as +P, despite the fact that it’s loaded in the standard pressure range for .38 Super. ..." ...
 

Guest Post: Choosing A Concealed Carry
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"My friend Andrew Tuohy over at Vuurwapen Blog (Translated: Gun Blog) never ceases to astound me with his encyclopedic knowledge of firearms. He was kind enough to lend us some of his wisdom with this piece about how to choose your concealed carry firearm."

"If you’ve been looking to purchase a firearm for concealed carry, as many Americans are doing, you might have already noticed that there are a lot of different firearms on the market which are supposedly idea for the purpose. While it’s true that many people carry many different handguns and the vast majority of them do so successfully, some handguns offer certain advantages over others." ...
 

Self-Defense Tip: Never Say the Words “Warning Shot” (video available)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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... "These are the words you need to know and say: 'I was in fear for my life. I wish to speak to my attorney. I do not agree to any search.' Never, never, ever allow the words 'warning shot' to pass your lips. 'I was in fear for my life. I wish to speak to my attorney. I do not agree to any search.'" ...
 

Why 1911?
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve received a deluge of emails, forum PMs, phone calls, and smoke signals asking what in the world made me decide to shoot a 1911 for the next endurance test. Well, the answer is pretty simple: I didn’t really have faith in the gun’s staying power until now. I mean, anything can last for 100 years. But 101? That’s awesome."

"OK, not serious."

"There are a few different reasons I wanted to undertake this test." ...
 

23 State Attorneys General Would Rather Please NRA than Enforce Law
Submitted by: Opposing Views
Website: http://www.opposingviews.com

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"Lining up public officials in support of legislation is standard fare for interest groups advancing their agenda on Capitol Hill."

"But the letter signed by 23 state Attorneys General in support of the National Rifle Association’s bill to nationalize concealed carry of handguns suggests that, for those public officials, pandering to the gun lobby is far more important than doing the job they were sworn to perform." ...
 

Mexican ambassador calls 2nd Amendment fears 'gobbledygook'
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"In a slap at gun-rights advocates, the Mexican ambassador to the U.S. dismissed accusations that Mexico is seeking to undermine the Second Amendment in order to curb the influx of U.S.-purchased guns."

"'There is an 'urban myth' out there that somehow the Mexican government is seeking to lobby against and destroy the rights enshrined in the Second Amendment,' said Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan. 'This is gobbledygook.'" ...
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Submitter's Note: 'Gobbledygook'? really? To quote the famous Inigo Montoya: "You keep using that word; I do not think it means what you think it means."
 

Arms trade treaty must include global sale of ammunition, urges Oxfam
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"The global sale of ammunition has to be included in any new arms trade treaty (ATT) if the illicit and irresponsible sale of weapons is going to be properly regulated, a report argues." ...
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Submitter's Note: To paraphrase: If you want my ammo, come and get it!
 

TX: Two Texas Store Clerks Shoot Armed Robber (video story)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"Two fast acting store clerks in Texas fought back against an armed robber who held a gun to one of the worker’s heads. The would be robber was shot in the back and apprehended by police." ...
 

TX: Terry Nye Arrested for Firing Warning Shot During Attempted Burglary
Submitted by: Opposing Views
Website: http://www.opposingviews.com

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"In Mesquite, Texas, Terry Nye was arrested for firing a warning shot into the ground of his own backyard, after detecting prowlers, reports Fox News." ...
 

IL: Dolton police: Man wounded while trying to rob off-duty railroad officer
Submitted by: Raymond Shaw

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... "'He looked down (at his watch) and when he looked back up, they were brandishing a weapon,' Burge said. The officer drew his weapon, shooting one of the men several times, Burge said." ...
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Submitter's Note: It is sad that the Second Amendment only applies for some in Illinois.
 

The Black Pastor Not Invited To Meeting (video story)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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... "One African-American pastor not invited to the meeting was Rev. Kenn Blanchard. NRA News' Ginny Simone interviewed Kenn about this meeting as well as the attempt to use black clergy to put pressure on Speaker John Boehner over a contempt citation for Eric Holder."

"Kenn didn't hold back in the interview. He described many of those who claim to be 'civil rights veterans' as mere opportunists who are not even close to following in MLK's footsteps. That is pretty powerful stuff!" ...
 

WA: Washington gun law in the crosshairs
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"Washington State’s 29-year-old model state preemption statute is definitely under the gun in the wake of Wednesday’s multiple slayings and a string of recent shootings that have put the Seattle Police Department’s skills to the test." ...
 

WA: Anti-gunners waste no time exploiting Seattle slayings
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"While Seattle still reels from Wednesday’s horrific one-man crime spree that left five people dead and one seriously wounded, members of Washington Ceasefire are wasting no time in using the events to push their agenda."

"Northwest Cable News reported Thursday morning that Ceasefire representatives will be meeting later in the day with members of the Seattle City Council. An open letter from Ceasefire President Ralph Fascitelli – who showed up Wednesday at the Roosevelt Avenue crime scene near Café Racer in the University District long enough to appear on KIRO and NWCN/KING5 live feeds – spells out what his group has in mind. ..." ...
 

WA: Seattle Officials Want Local Control Of Gun Laws
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"Wednesday afternoon as shootings unfolded in two locations in Seattle, a panel at the Republican party convention in Tacoma addressed 'Defending the Second Amendment,' the right to bear arms. It seems that Seattle officials and gun rights supporters will be facing off in Olympia next year on the issue of gun violence." ...

"Seattle officials say recent shootings have given them renewed interest in seeking tighter gun regulations. To do that, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn says they need to get rid of the state 'preemption' law."

"McGinn: 'We do believe that state law should be changed and we should have the authority to have our own regulations.'" ...
 

WA: Predictably Amusing Fallout from the Seattle Shootings
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"Not that anyone’s amused by the shootings. It’s the fallout that’s amusing – and oh, so predictable – in an infuriating kind of way. First, they blamed the guns. Now it’s 'stand your ground' laws. The connection? None that I can see, really. Their solution: 'stronger' gun laws that hardly affect the bad guys but make life a lot more difficult for legal and wannabe legal gun owners . . ." ...
 

Ben Quayle Defends Second Amendment Freedoms
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"In order to protect American gun owners from potential regulation from the United Nation’s Arms Trade Treaty, Congressman Ben Quayle proposed the Second Amendment Sovereignty Act of 2012. The Arms Trade Treaty, to be finalized by the UN in July, could contain a number of provisions in direct violation of the constitutional rights of American citizens." ...
 

OH: HB495 (Reciprocity & Concealed Carry Modernization) scheduled for hearing in House
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"Chairman Ron Maag as announced that there will be hearing proponent/opponent/interested party testimony on Representative Terry Johnson's (R-McDermott) HB495 next Tuesday, June 5 at 1:30 p.m. in Room 116 in the Statehouse."

"HB495, also known as the reciprocity & concealed carry modernization bill makes three changes to current law:" ...
 

VA: VCDL: Virginia Attorney General Renders Opinion on Motor Vehicle Carry
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"Plenty of local gun laws are needlessly (and intentionally) vague. That gives police and prosecutors all kinds of wiggle room to prosecute or not, depending on 'circumstances.' Philip Van Cleave, president of the Virginia Citizens Defense League wanted clarification of the Old Dominion’s law governing car carry. Virginian’s don’t need a permit to keep a heater in their Hyundai, but the law says the gun must be 'secured.' Just what secured means depends on what the meaning of 'is' is. So Van Cleave wanted an official opinion from AG Ken Cucinelli to pass on to the state's gun owners. Make the jump for the whole magilla reprinted with permission from the VCDL’s email blast . . ." ...
 

Heads We Win, Tails You Lose
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"By the time the appellate court is able to rule on whether or not Shipley will receive a new trial, Shipley will have served his prison sentence. ..."
"Welcome to Borg justice, where resistance is futile." ...
 

Senate Report Reveals Extent of Chinese Counterfeit Parts in Defense Industry
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"Unless Congress eliminates incentives for offshoring, we will continue to have counterfeit parts slip into the military/defense procurement system and endanger the lives of our military personnel and threaten our national security."

"On May 21, 2012, the Senate Armed Services Committee released a report[.pdf] on counterfeit parts in the Department of Defense supply chain. The Committee discovered counterfeit electronic parts from China in the Air Force’s C-130J and C-27J cargo plane, in assemblies used in the Navy's SH-60B helicopter, and in the Navy's P-8A surveillance plane, among 1,800 cases of bogus parts." ...
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Submitter's Note: China wants an unarmed USA populace ... where else are we vulnerable?
 

Obama's Secret Kill List
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"The leader of the government regularly sits down with his senior generals and spies and advisers and reviews a list of the people they want him to authorize their agents to kill. They do this every Tuesday morning when the leader is in town. The leader once condemned any practice even close to this, but now relishes the killing because he has convinced himself that it is a sane and sterile way to keep his country safe and himself in power. ..."

"This is not from a work of fiction, and it is not describing a series of events in the Kremlin or Beijing or Pyongyang. It is a fair summary of a 6,000-word investigative report in the New York Times earlier this week about the White House of Barack Obama. ..." ...
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H/t to David Codrea who notes: Well, this certainly makes me feel better about the potential of deploying armed drones domestically.
 

ATF whistleblower announces court hearing, cites ‘withering personal attacks’
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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... "'Our allegations were validated in the recently released inter governmental survey showing that Senior ATF management has lost the trust and confidence of the field,' Cefalu pointed out, adding 'Although each and every manager I have made allegations against has denied or attempted to mitigate MY/OUR allegations over the last five years, they have ALL been removed from their positions by one manner or another.'"

"'I now have my case before a legitimate authority, the United States District Court - Northern District Court of California,' Cefalu announced. 'In other words, I have stood long enough…to have my day in court.'" ...
 

Rep. Don Young Meets With ATF Over Alaskan Gun Store Visits (video story)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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... "Ginny Simone talks to Congressman Don Young (R-AK) about his recent discussions with ATF over their requests for Firearms Retailers Bound Books ..." ...
 

VA: Roanoke County police guns checked after pistol fails to fire
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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... "The department's investigation after the incident revealed the officer's .45-caliber Heckler & Koch semi-automatic pistol likely malfunctioned because of improper maintenance, said Lt. R.C. Mason, a police spokesman." ...
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Submitter's Note: Wait, you mean we actually have to read this and do what it says?!?
 

SC: SLED: Sheriff candidate plotted kidnapping of judge (video available)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"A candidate for Oconee County sheriff has been released on bond after being accused of trying to arrange the kidnapping of a retired judge."

"James Bartee is charged with solicitation to commit a felony." ...

"Bartee, who is a retired U.S. Secret Service agent, is one of four candidates for Oconee County sheriff. He is accused of trying to arrange to have retired circuit Judge James C. Williams Jr. kidnapped." ...
 

RI: Lincoln officer fights to get job back
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"The police officer convicted of kicking a woman outside of Twin River is fighting to get his job back with the department." ...

"Earlier this year, Krawetz was convicted of felony assault for kicking Donna Levesque in the head outside the slot parlor. " ...
 

WI: Milwaukee police get more complaints of cavity searches, chief says
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"'Many more complaints' about alleged illegal body cavity searches have been filed since Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn first asked people to step forward nearly three weeks ago, Flynn said Wednesday." ...
 

AR: Judge sentences ex-Ark officer in corruption probe
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"A former police officer who was accused of accepting bribes and looking the other way while drug traffickers shipped illegal drugs throughout the region has been sentenced to two years in prison." ...
 

CO: Greeley Mother Accuses ATF Of Terrorizing Her And Her Child (video available)
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"A mother claims Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents terrorized her and her 8-year-old child. She claims the person they were seeking no longer lived there."

"The incident happened in the 2400 block of 18th Street southeast of Greeley. Amanda Griego claims it was a terrifying experience when federal agents and police just burst in to her home without a warrant or consent."

"It’s called the RAGE Task Force, which stands for Regional Anti-Gang Enforcement. ..." ...
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SUBMITTER'S COMMENT: I wonder who comes up with these cutesy acronyms.
This story should provoke RAGE among defrauded taxpayers.
 

PA: Officer shot wife in buttocks showing gun to pals
Submitted by: GunPOliticsNY
Website: http://www.gunpoliticsny.com

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"Authorities say a central Pennsylvania police officer shot his wife in the buttocks as he was showing his department-issued gun to family and friends during a weekend cookout at his home." ...
 

CA: Former Sacramento police officer ordered to stand trial
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"A former Sacramento police officer accused of filing false police reports and then lying about it has been ordered to stand trial."

"Sacramento Superior Court Judge Patrick Marlette issued the holding order Tuesday on Brandon Michael Mullock, 27, on 23 counts of filing false police reports and 11 counts of perjury." ...
 

Taxpayer-funded gun control gets huge foundation boost
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Gun rights advocates recently discovered that the gun control group Mayors Against Illegal Guns has burrowed its 'gun violence prevention coordinators' (read 'anti-gun lobbyists') into city payrolls from Augusta, Maine to Seattle, Washington, at taxpayer expense."

"... MAIG touts an agenda of 'commonsense reforms' that gun rights advocates see as being somewhere on the far side of repealing the Second Amendment."

"With a membership that started at 15 and now approaches 600 mayors, MAIG's agenda has expanded from tracking 'illegal' guns used in crimes to promoting outright gun bans in Congress. But the tactic of slipping anti-gun operatives into municipal governments looks like something new." ...
 

NC: NC Wildlife Resouces Commission Backs More Public Ranges
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Gordon Myers, Executive Director of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, testified last week before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Natural Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs. They were holding hearings on HR 3065 - the Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act. Mr. Myers was testifying in favor of the bill on behalf of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies." ...
 

FL: Gun advocates take aim at Orlando gun-law staffer
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Gun-rights advocates are squaring off against Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer for hiring a new city employee to spearhead the city's fight against illegal guns."

"Dyer said the city is simply targeting so-called 'crime guns' that end up in the hands of felons. But a gun-rights group argues that public employees shouldn't be trying to erode the Second Amendment right to bear arms."

"'It gets to the issue of whether someone is working in the public interest or for a special interest,' said Sean Caranna, executive director of Florida Carry." ...
 

NY: Gov. Cuomo says he has no problem giving funds to New York State gunmakers
Submitted by: GunPoliticsNY
Website: http://www.gunpoliticsny.com

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"Gov. Cuomo said he has no problem giving economic development funding to two New York gunmakers that have opposed a bill for bullet microstamping that he wants to see passed."

"'I don’t think (the state) should be in a position of funding or not funding based on my political position on microstamping,' Cuomo said Wednesday." ...
 

Julie Golob Wins Third Bianchi Cup Championship
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Team Smith & Wesson Captain Julie Golob has won the 2012 NRA Bianchi Cup Women’s National Championship. The MidwayUSA/NRA Bianchi Cup match, held at the Green Valley Rifle & Pistol Club, is widely considered one of the most difficult—and prestigious—events in competition shooting, due to the high degree of accuracy required in each of the stages." ...
 

Mark Muller: a free man acting free
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"Two weeks ago, I wrote an op-ed explaining what it means for free men to act free. Because of the overwhelmingly positive reaction to that piece, I thought I’d elaborate with an example of a free man acting free."

"In 2009, CNN’s Carol Costello interviewed Mark Muller, the owner of the Max Motors auto dealerships. Although the interview is now somewhat dated, it perfectly demonstrates both the tactics of the left and the unflinching stance of a free man."

"The point of the interview was to make Muller look like a backwoods hayseed for sponsoring a sales promotion where every customer who bought a new vehicle received a gun. At the time of the interview, Muller was running the promotion for the second year in a row. ..." ...
 

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